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Coping with the Daily Stream of Interruptions

This past few weeks has brought into a brighter light one of the ... that we, as home business owners, have to endure all the time… ... ... Sure, ... don’t just happe

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Great Technical Writing: Has Anyone Ever Used Your Product?

OverviewProduct documentation gives the feeling that nobody has ever used the product. Most documentation: Ignores the product's failings (warts), and how to overcome them. Leaves out tips that would improve the User's experience with the product Leaves out knowledge that experienced Users could share with the new User Before you release a product, have some people use it.

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Business Like Image

So you want to start a home based ... Just think, you can work in your slippers when you want to - what could be better? No commute, not having to play office ... no income - Whoops how di

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Why AT&T Tried to Kill the Answering Machine

The idea of an answering machine surfaced in the early 1900s and recording phone calls was an idea that went back to the beginning of recording technology. However AT&T was afraid of phone recording technology and did their best to suppress it. Thus, the average person in the U.S. didn't have access to answering machines until the breakup of the AT&T monopoly.

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Is your first impression HELLO?

We only get one chance to make a first ... This is ... when ... new ... We need to ... ... perceive us as the ... in ...

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From Answering Machine to Answering Service

When answering machines first became popular, they were heralded as the future of communications and the death of live communications. Today, that automated future once predicted by the popularity of the answering machine has been surpassed by the growing need for personal live communication that answering services can offer.

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The Future is...Virtual

Running a business? Things going well? Love the idea of a PA but don’t want the commitment or think you can’t afford one? WRONG!

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Job Search Etiquette

For most people, the word "etiquette" conjures up images of privileged wealthy people and esoteric rules of social behavior that have no real meaning. When it comes to business interactions and especially those relating to job searching, etiquette is an important component in coming across as a candidate worth considering. Business etiquette is not about being a snob: in fact, it's about *not* being a snob. It's about being considerate of other peoples' feelings and helping them feel comfortable with the social aspects of interacting with you on a professional basis.

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Voice Mail Retrieval - Don’t Rely on Your Device for Safe Storage

Using a voice mail recording service is a great way to free up your answering machine or voice mailbox and eliminate that “mailbox is full” message. It also will allow you to permanently save messages for sentimental business, or legal purposes.

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Hallo! Who is dis? ... Handling business phone calls!

We too often take the ... for granted. I hear so many people speaking on the phone in the same way they would ... Then, when we want to escape from the world, or a ... person, w

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4 Quick Tips to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Loss of self-confidence can happen to anyone at any time. Here are four easy activities that a person can do to help boost their confidence.

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Offline Promotion - The Other Source for Potential Customers

Don't fall into the trap of promoting your Internet business exclusively online, you'll be missing many valuable opportunities to attract customers in the real world. Take advantage of these low cost and free promotional strategies to boost your exposure.

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The Growth of the Answering Machine - Let No Phone Go Unanswered

The history of answering machines goes back farther than most people realize - as far back as the history of recording. In fact, the early recording formats were originally intended for recording phone calls or dictation, not music.

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Flipping The Switch

So, you work from home. Good for you! No boss looking over your ... no wasting time ... to and from the office, no-one setting your hours for you or telling you what to do. No one to care

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