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Alvin Jay Registered business address is one of the common virtual office services that you need to have. In essence, it is the calling card of your business, the first thing your client (potential) appraises before he or she decides to contact you. Having a good business address is part of the battle won, it inspires confidence and gives you business integrity. Virtual offices should normally give you a business address in a premier location, and this is especially true in Singapore. Rang
YouTube is throwing a bone to content creators with questions about how to do online video right.

The mega-video site is partnering with Videomaker magazine to offer free webinars on topics of interest to the would-be iJustines and Ask A Ninjas of this world. Topics will cover how to shop for a video camera, microphone techniques, lighting, and all the basics of shooting palatable, watchable online video content.
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We've found out the hard way that shooting video for the Internet can yield mixed results, and the smallest mistakes while the camera is rolling can lead to huge failures once the video is live online.

Because different content creators struggle with different elements of online video, YouTube is asking users to vote for which topics the first webinar should cover. Options include shopping for a camcorder, button basics, lighting and filtering, microphone techniques, the art of composition, and handheld camera techniques. Users can also submit their own ideas and discuss common issues.

The first webinar is scheduled to take place October 27, 2009, at 2 p.m. Pacific Time/5 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar will last for one hour, and interested parties can register here.

As we already know, one of the best ways to avoid the brutality that is YouTube comments (which were recently voted the worst thing on the Internet, we will have you know) is to shoot high-quality video content. Even with inexpensive equipment and no formal filmic education, many YouTube heroes have learned to generate stellar videos. All it takes is practice and a few hints from folks who know. Props to YouTube for giving their users a small nudge in the right direction.

And if you can't make time for the webinar, just watch this very serious and detailed tutorial on video blogging from Justine Ezarik:


Issue 8 of FeedFront Magazine came in the mail to me yesterday. This issue of FeedFront Magazine includes a recap of Affiliate Summit East 2009, as well as articles on auditing affiliate programs, productivity, pro digital video camera formats, PPC, email, advertising tax, and the death of an affiliate network.

Plus, interviews with Loren Feldman of [...]This post originally appeared on the Affiliate Marketing Blog by Shawn CollinsRead and comment on I G
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Motivational speaker Anthony Robbins once said, “If you want to be successful, find someone who achieved the results you want and copy what they do, and you’ll achieve the same results.” It’s an idea I became familiar with many years ago… When I was first getting started online, I made a lot of mistakes. Not because I wasn’t trying to model successful businesses, but because there simply weren’t businesses online to model. (In 1996, I was among the first handful of people to actually start s
How Can I Make Sure That My Account Will Not Be Disabled? Google Adsense Program Policies make no allowances for deceptive practices. The most important thing a publisher can do to ensure the integrity of their site is to be aware of what is happening on your site. Google has made it abundantly clear not to click on your own ads or ask others to do so. But what about practices a publisher may not purposely carry out? Make sure that ads associated with Google never appear in an unr
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Have you heard of Johnny B Truant? He started writing at ‘The Economy Isn’t Happening’ but recently, he revealed he’s made $10′000 in 3 months. In his Ittybiz column, he told how he made nearly $3′000 in one month. He’s also written a couple of guest posts here on ProBlogger [...]Post from: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

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Over the past 20 years, the number of businesses owned by women has grown by more than 42%. In fact, in 2008, women-owned firms accounted for more than 1.9 trillion dollars in sales.

But while more and more women are eager to become small business owners, they're also still facing more challenges than men. Businesses owned by women are nearly 50% less likely to reach the million dollar mark—and often produce less return on investment for hours worked.

A new study by Michele DeKinder-Smith, market research professional and founder of the website
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Success can be defined in many ways and it's clear that each of the five types have their own definition of success. Taken overall, if we consider business revenue and personal satisfaction with work/life balance, one might say that the type that is most conventionally successful is the type known as "Jane Dough".

Why should we pay attention to Jane Dough? Comprising 18% of all female entrepreneurs, she's five times as likely to hit the million dollar mark as the average female entrepreneur. She's also one of the groups most satisfied with her work/life balance. So, if growing a large business while working reasonable hours is important to a business owner, she can learn from Jane Dough's characteristics, behaviors and decisions.

Here are some of the traits that tend to make Jane Dough so successful.

1) Focus on growth

Running a business is filled with a ton of minor details, every day of every year. But Jane Dough has learned how to personally stay focused on the big picture: growing her business. This means getting past the details, the billable hours and the overdue invoices—and paying attention to the process of getting (and handling!) more business, in less time.

2) Building teams and systems

Jane Dough knows there's only so much a woman can do by herself. Because business growth is an important goal, she's learned how to build a team and delegate responsibility. This means using systems that create leverage and prevent her from falling victim to the 'dollars for hours' trap.

3) Prioritization

Along with a focus on growth and systems, Jane Dough tends to prioritize those activities that will make her the most amount of money with the least amount of personal time expended.

4) Looking ahead

How does Jane Dough stay so focused on exactly what she needs to do to grow a successful business? Well, many of these women started their companies with a big vision and/or they are intentionally building a business they can later sell or pass on to their children. These big, longer-term priorities help her stay consistently focused on the big picture.

5) Putting in the hours—but leaving work at work

Jane Dough is the type of entrepreneur who's willing to put in the hours it takes to make her business successful. However, unlike some other types of female entrepreneurs, for whom business can be intensely personal, Jane Dough understands that work is work and that tomorrow is another day. Because she's supported herself with systems that give her the flexibility to problem-solve when she needs to, she feels confident that she can and will be able to manage things during the hours she has designated for work. Yes, she might check her email in the evening after she's home, but she's not going to consistently find herself spending her personal time as a slave to demanding customers. Her ability to mentally keep work and personal life reasonably separated and her perspective and confidence that she can solve any problems tomorrow contributes to her higher-than-average work/life balance.

6) Confidence in marketing and selling

While many women in business express concerns about their ability to successfully market their business for profitability, Jane Dough is highly confident in selling both herself and her business. This confidence (which can be learned!) is a major factor in her financial success.

7) Perspective

When the going gets tough, Jane Dough stays focused, and doesn't let doubt creep in. She tends to view challenges and setbacks objectively rather than personally, and keeps focused on her big picture goals. Jane Dough loves her business and she keeps it in perspective, as well.

Interested in learning more about the five Jane types and which Jane you are? Check out

About the Author:

Michele DeKinder-Smith is the founder of Jane out of the Box, an online resource dedicated to the women entrepreneur community. Discover more incredibly useful information for running a small business by taking the FREE Jane Types Assessment at Jane out of the Box. Offering networking and marketing opportunities, key resources and mentorship from successful women in business, Jane Out of the Box is online at

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It is a fact that home based businesses can and do make people successful with working at home every day. You hear about them online, in home based business publications and on TV. There are people out there making their dreams of having a work at home job a reality, and enjoying the freedom and flexibility that go along with owning a home based business. What is it that these people have that you don’t? It isn’t money, education or intelligence. It isn’t more time on their hands or less to lo
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