Water Dripping from Boiler

If the water has been successfully turned off, no water should be flowing out of the water heater. Start at the boiler and check all of the pipes and fittings, removing any covers if you need to. If there is a way to isolate the domestic cold supply from the …

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Take On The Media

Before you take on the media, you have to know something about The Pitch. The way you pitch your project can have more bearing on your long-term success or failure with the media than the project’s merit itself. How many times have you gotten in an argument with someone …

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What type of Hull agency to choose?

No one will know how wonderful your product or service is if they never hear about it.

Online marketing has proven to be beneficial for businesses as it not only provides a wider channel to communicate with the potential customers, but also enables entrepreneurs to market in a much cost-effective …

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How Our Ancient Ancestors Lived And Loved

We don’t know much about how our ancient ancestors lived and loved. Perhaps their romantic lives were as tumultuous as ours, filled with unrequited yearnings and torrid affairs. Perhaps they loved their offspring with the same ardor, cooing over their newborns and mourning a child’s untimely death. We …

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Face To Face Marketing

Face-to-face marketing is also known as personal selling, and it is a very effective tool that helps in building buyer preferences. Direct selling helps convince customers to try specific market offerings, and it can involve interaction between two or more individuals. The people involved can observe others in making decisions …

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Cynthias story

She is serving a life sentence for murder. Our interview was rather lengthy by prison visit standards and we discussed a great deal. Still, it was clear that there was more on Cynthia’s mind, as she struggled to communicate the depths of her feelings about her life prior to …

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African american women and sexual abuse

Charlotte Pierce-Baker’s discussion of African American women’s experiences of rape and their need to connect with one another and see themselves in the others’ reflections mirrors the experiences of many incarcerated African American women. In 1997, for example, the GAO reported that approximately 40 percent of female inmates …

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Alaska's state revenue

In Alaska, where 92 percent of the state’s revenue is still dependent on the oil and gas industry, summertime now means unusual thunderstorms, relentless wildfires, and unprecedented heat waves. In 2018, Alaska set an ominous milestone: for the first time, the state’s annual average temperature crossed 32°F …

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Self Promotion The Right Way

A lot has been said in the past ten years about women not having to apologize for who they are. We all know this new narrative. We must feel comfortable taking up space. We must not hide our light under a bushel. We must shout about our achievements. We must …

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Moving at Internet Speed

It's fashionable to speak of things happening in Internet time because processes on the Web simply occur faster than in the physical world. Instant communications and gratification are not only possible, they are expected. It's as though, as a species, business has been transformed from a lumbering elephant, which lives …

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The Importance of Vision

I have often thought about Martin Luther King, Jr’s words (“I have a dream …”) in the context of game-changing leadership. Reverend King painted a vivid picture of what his new world looked like. A world where people would be equal. A nation where everyone would be free to speak …

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Getting the Most from Market Research

Market research can be an expensive and time-consuming activity – large companies spend fortunes on gathering information about their potential customers in order to target them more effectively. Believe it or not, you have some big advantages over these large companies. You are in a niche market. How do you know …

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A Quick History of Retail

Civilization may have started out with an emphasis on hunting and gathering, but it wasn’t long before bartering entered the picture. The marketplaces (Roman or otherwise) that were created long ago were no Amazon or Tmall, but they did the job. Just a couple of centuries ago, retail slowly …

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