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- Ask Mike | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
- Girl Scouts of the USA | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
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AUGUST 30, 2011 BMW, Nestlé and other social media disasters!
Buffer. BMW, Nestlé and other social media disasters! My recent blog post about Pizza Hut and the abusive and/or amusing comments on their Facebook page was very well received and I decided to look into other social media disasters and see what damage can be done to companies that don’t manage their social media properly! Have a break have a Killer? Give me a break!! www.marketingm8.co.uk.
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AUGUST 30, 2011 Train4TradeSkills News: Oikodomophobia – The Phobia that is gripping the nation
There are plenty of different phobias: from the usual (heights, spiders, snakes) to the downright weird – like Triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13), Nomophobia (fear of being without your mobile phone) and Papaphobia (fear of the Pope). Now another phobia is apparently gripping a large part of the notion. This all probably comes down to the fact that we as a nation are hopeless at DIY.
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AUGUST 30, 2011 Are You Using Backlinks to Build Your Web Traffic?
Google optimization is based on the premise that the more people like your site, the more credible it is and therefore it gets a higher ranking. Right, wrong or indifferent…that’s how the game is played. So what are you doing to make sure other sites are linking back to you? recently read a guest post on [link] by Nicole Sorochan that outlined 14 Easy Ways to Build Backlinks. Nicole Nicole stresses that if you’re going to go to the trouble of doing backlinks to make sure to make them complete. thought I’d share five ways that hit home with me.
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AUGUST 30, 2011 Craftsmanship is Timeless
A friend of mine just got back from the Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone with stories of an extraordinary combination of old-growth wood and great design. If you’re a dedicated woodworker like me, the inn is a testament to true … Continue reading → Events Trade Wood Woodworker/Carpenter Inn lodge pole pin Yellowstone Yellowstone Inn
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- Success numbers with strategic alliances
In yesterday’s posting , I outlined my findings in my SMPS Foundation White Paper about strategic alliance best practices that there seems to be limited if any evidence that these alliances improve business volume. I interviewed approximately two dozen individuals who have participated in strategic alliances. One told me that his overhead costs declined somewhat (but he couldn’t quantify the number) and another said he estimates his business has gained about 10 per cent in volume — but he declined to be quoted directly on that fact. MORE >>
THE SMART VAN Hands On With the Ford Transit Connect: Less Fuel, Same Space
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
The Smart Van asked Rob Benefiel, owner of Certified Comfort Heating and Cooling in Louisville, KY, and one of its service techs, to review the new Ford Transit Connect , a compact van that focuses on fuel and space efficiency. Launched in 2002 in Europe, the van made its US debut in 2009 and has been gaining traction as business and fleet owners look to combat rising fuel costs. It’s been a busy summer and I’ve been driving the Transit Connect for two months now. absolutely love it. certainly wish I could have purchased this van two years ago. Why all the love? from my Jobox. MORE >>
HTRC Let’s Blog Off: Kelly’s Kitchen Sync
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
Talk about timing, I finally got the time to finish Kelly Morisseau’s new book & was planning on writing up the review last Thursday when I got delayed. That night as I was sitting down to get it written, guess what pops across my Twitter feed, why this week’s Let’s Blog Off, asking what is Read more. General Articles Blog Off Kitchen Remodeling Kitchen Renovation MORE >>
- Your Projects Are Taking Too Long…. And Here’s Why
“The projects are always taking longer than I expected when I submitted pricing”. … seems like every kind of contractor has this sentence at the tip of their tongue when they start to discussion production. And almost instantly, the conversation turns to the crews, or the people. But are you looking in the right place? Is Is it possible, even likely, that your problems are rooted in the way you sell, design and estimate your projects? By this we mean: Did the sales team clearly identify all the contract requirements? Was the estimate accurate? sound familiar? MORE >>
CONSTRUCTION LAW IN NC Sleep, perchance to get LEED credit? (Tue Tip)
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
Sleep. A subject dear to my heart. I currently have a coffee mug at work that says: “Eat. Sleep. Read. Seriously; that’s what it says. h/t to Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville for the mug). What What does sleep have to do with the subject of construction law besides, that is, the potential of any legalese to cure insomnia? [.]. green design tips construction design LEED certification MORE >>
- Gurkha Soldier retrains with Train4TradeSkills TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
- Lincoln Electric Product Selection Expanded WELD MY WORLD | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
- Train4TradeSkills Radio: Grant talks about his plumbing training with T4TS TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
- Introducing A New Field Inspection Tool: The Inkling by Wacom AEC FORENSICS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
- Uncovering the True Age of a Historic House MASTERCRAFT HCP | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
- Bamboo vs. Hardwood FLOORING THERAPY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
- US Housing Market Really is That Bad CONSTRUCTION KNOWLEGE | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
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