Why Free Myspace Layouts Are Exciting?

Myspace is being used by millions of users, and it is the most popular networking site in the world.
Every day several thousands of users are being added to the sites.


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hey use various layouts as well as backgrounds to make their profiles look much better. Most of these Myspace layouts options are available for free on several web sites.

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Free services like free Myspace layout will be appreciated by anyone, and they will begin to use these for various images.

The variety is large and thus will keep all the users excited. No other site offers such a variety, as these free Myspace layouts. Because of this, all users try to make as much use of it as possible.

They even begin applying them every day if they have the time.
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There would be possible thousands of free Myspace layouts, and it is sometimes difficult to pick one of them for the profile.

However to make things simple, members can divide the interests and pick what suits the mood of the profile most. This would be the most exciting part of using these free Myspace layouts.

They will also keep the visitors occupied to a great deal because of the variety.
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No visitor wants to be bored with layouts, and they definitely do not want to see the same thing over and over again when they visit everyone’s profiles.

So by using various free Myspace layouts, the members allow the visitors too to have a better impression about the profile. The various categories make it all the more exciting.

This free Myspace layout can be used according to the theme of the profile, as each member will have a different concept with his profile.
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Free Myspace layouts are probably one of the most exciting things about this community, as this social networking community offers this completely free. Designers take a lot of effort to be as creative as possible.

This way, users will not be bored of their own profiles, and they also get the chance to be very innovative as well.

Based on the interests of the members too, free Myspace layouts can be used, as the variety is easily available. For example, music lovers will have layouts of music bands, and movie lovers will have movie layouts.
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The popularity of these layouts has also increased, as the variety is never ending.

Members can browse through as many layouts as they need before setting them up for the profile. If they have patience, they can also change them once a week. There is absolutely no need to have any knowledge about technology to apply these layouts.

Free Myspace layouts can be as exciting as ever, because anyone with any kind of interest will be able to find what he is looking for.

The library is so huge, that one may not even be able to use them all if he wants to.


Wireless Barcode Scanners: The Next Generation Gizmo

Wireless barcode scanners are a clear example of the best just having got better.


Much like Alexander Graham Bell’s wired telephone that got eclipsed by the cordless phone which became a craze across millions of households, wireless bar code scanners have become a mega-hit with an ever-increasing number of business entrepreneurs making the upward shift to realize greater productivity day in day out.
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To put it simply, wireless barcode scanners offer you all the benefits of your regular barcode scanner or barcode reader and then, some more!

But hold on just yet, while wireless barcode readers and scanners are blitzing the market, you still need to which type of the device you need to best suit your business needs before going ahead and making a purchase.

You need to very clearly articulate the reason for wanting to move into the wireless barcode scanner space and the plausible reasons for wanting to go wireless could be any of the following:-

  • You need the freedom of mobility to be able to capture information away from your computer because of the spatial location of your tagged products
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  • You might want to collect the data away from your computer but be able to sync it or upload it once you get back to the origin i.e. the computer
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  • You might not only want to collect data away from the computer but also be able to log on via wireless networks to a database and post the captured information
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    Thus simply put, do you need a simple barcode scanner with a really long cord or do you have a genuine need for a wireless barcode scanner?
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    And once you do a cost comparison on the various types of the barcode readers and barcode scanners, both wired as well as cordless, you will know exactly how much you are paying for what, and how much you are likely to benefit from the application of the device.

    Accurate information capture, ease of the information capture, speed at which different materials can be barcode registered and tagged, exquisite levels of data control are just some of the innumerous benefits that this technology promises for the user!

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    Finally a key thing that you need to keep in mind is that implementation of a new technology by itself does not guarantee success.

    You need to handle the change from one level to the next very well and proactively too, as in the case of wireless barcode scanners too. People management as part of change management is crucial to the success of your business and this should be given core focus.

    New technology is useless unless its espoused as a unifying cause by all in the work force.

    Once you have mastered the change in people, you have truly put yourself on the road to progress. Experience the wonders of wireless barcode scanners and be awestruck!


    The Myth Of AutoShip

    The Myth Of AutoShip

    AutoShip, or the automatic delivery of products or services on a monthly basis primarily serves two functions:
    1) To create consistent consumption and repeat purchases of that product or service by the consumer;
    2) Customer convenience, by eliminating the need for the customer to have to repeatedly reorder the same products or services over and over again.

    Unfortunately, the benefits of AutoShip for either of the above purposes are vastly overrated.


    It is true that network marketing companies would love to see their customers continue to come back month after month to make repeat purchases.
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    However, in reality, it simply doesn’t work that way. Unless you have a product or service that by nature is generally delivered via ongoing subscription, i.e., newspapers and magazines, utilities (including communications and Internet), insurance, loans, financial services, etc., just getting the customer to agree to go on AutoShip is no guarantee that they won’t cancel it.

    Many companies and their representatives like to rely on the fact that a certain percentage of customers will indeed stay on AutoShip for extended periods for no other reason than habit, and/or because they simply don’t know how to cancel it.

    Is that really the position that you want your customers to be in, though? People who are buying your product simply because they forgot or don’t know how to cancel the recurring AutoShip order?
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    Most friends and associates tend to view me as a well organized person. And certainly I’m not one to waste money.

    Yet, despite that, I will admit that in any given year it is not uncommon for me to spend anywhere from several hundred to over one thousand dollars on products and services that I simply didn’t have time (or didn’t know how) to cancel. It is not by accident that many companies make it easy to sign up for the automatic delivery of their products or services, but provide no easy way to cancel.

    In the case of one MLM related service that I decided to try out, not only was there no way to cancel online, but their Contact form didn’t work, so there was, seemingly, no way to send them an email either!

    At first, they provided only a Contact form and no email address. When eventually I found an email address and sent an email asking them to cancel my account there was no reply!

    Finally I found a phone number and called them, and even then they often had problems with their voicemail box being full or not taking messages, etc.
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    So, while it is possible to retain some customers longer simply because it’s easy for them to signup for AutoShip but not so easy to cancel, again, do you really want your customer to feel like he or she is being held hostage?

    Ideally, you should have high quality products and services that are well understood and in demand by your customers. Customers should continue ordering because they WANT or NEED your product or service, and not simply because it’s on AutoShip.

    In the majority of cases, companies, and their representatives, want people on AutoShip for ONE reason and one reason only, to attempt to extract ongoing consistent revenue from that customer.
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    At least from the company’s standpoint, that’s the real bottom line. And, from both the company’s standpoint and that of the representative, that AutoShip may very well be tied to that representative achieving or maintaining a certain compensation level, often with names like Silver, Bronze, Gold, Platinum, Executive, etc.

    The more money you spend each month (especially on AutoShip) the more money you qualify for in the compensation plan. Often this results in inflated and/or artificial consumption. In other words, people either buying things they don’t really need, and/or buying more than they really need.

    Rule #1 For Keeping AutoShip Under Control: For your own long term financial success and in the best interests of your customers, is to make sure that you buy only what you need! If you need a particular product or service delivered every month and in that quantity, great. If not, don’t agree to have it continue to be auto-shipped to you.

    Rule #2 is to remember that, whether as a representative or a customer, YOU are the ultimate consumer and purchaser. It’s your money! Therefore, it should be up to you as to when and how much of it you spend. Don’t be intimidated by your company or upline into buying more than you need, or fall into the trap of trying to make your representatives and customers to do the same (buy more than they need on AutoShip).
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    In the short run you may make less money than if your numbers are artificially inflated by people buying more on AutoShip than they really want to.

    But, in the long run, you’ll have a stronger customer and rep base, and your representatives and customers will respect you far more for keeping their best interests in mind by encouraging them to buy your products and services because they want and need them, and in the quantities they need them in.

    At the very beginning of this article, “Customer Convenience” was mentioned as one of the reasons that companies claim to offer AutoShip.
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    However, after decades of experience ordering a multitude of products worth tens of thousands of dollars, and watching others do the same, I’m absolutely convinced that AutoShip can be just as much an inconvenience as it is a convenience.

    And please let me be quick to point out that, yes, I absolutely DO have products and services that to this very day are delivered to me each and every month on AutoShip. I’ll go even further by sharing with you that in just one category, nutritional products, I order as much as $400 to $600 PER MONTH worth of those kinds of products.

    HOWEVER, in a “slow” month I might order as little as $100 to $150 worth of product. So, you might be wondering, why the difference, and what do I mean by a “slow” month?

    Just one example: Health Packs (or Paks). Keep in mind that this is most commonly applicable to health and nutritional products, but it can apply to many other products and services as well.
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    Most health and wellness companies offer at least one, “Health Pack,” which they’ve stocked with items they feel that most people would always want to purchase every month. Again, these packages may also be designed to qualify the representative for a particular level in the company’s compensation plan.

    The problem with this approach is that, especially if it is a pack that contains many varied products, it is highly unlikely that you will consume all of its contents equally over the entire month. So, at the end of the month it is very possible that you’ll end up with too much, or too little, of some of the products included in any given package.

    If you just keep ordering that same package then before long you’ll end up with a whole surplus of some items, and perhaps run short on others. That’s what I mean by a “slow” month.
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    Slow months for me are those months where the previous months’ AutoShips have caused me to be overstocked on certain items. If I end up getting overstocked on many if not most items, then I may only spend as little as $100 to $150 that month buying just the few items that I’m running out of.

    On the other hand, if it is a month during which I’ve almost run out of everything, or soon will be, then I can easily spend as much as $400 to $600 purchasing all of the health and nutritional products that I might typically buy in any given month.

    Do I continue to keep receiving products on AutoShip every month even when I already have too many, or don’t need them? Absolutely not!
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    If I see that I’m getting too stocked up on certain items then I’ll remove those items from my AutoShip order for that month. Some companies let you put AutoShip on “pause” and then resume it again when you are ready for exactly this reason.

    However, if no such options are provided I am not at all shy about simply canceling my AutoShip order for a particular month altogether. Then, when I see that I’m going to be running low on those items, I’ll go back on AutoShip.

    AUTO SHIP DEADLINES

    Especially if you are new to receiving products on AutoShip, be sure to familiarize yourself with your company’s policy for submitting changes or cancellations to your order. Some companies will allow you to literally change your order almost at the last minute.
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    More commonly, however, they will have a policy that states that you must do so well prior to the actual AutoShip date, sometimes by as much as 10 days in advance! If your company has such a policy and you wait until after the deadline you may be unable to stop your AutoShip for that month, even if you don’t need any more of the product!
     
     
     

    To Summarize:

    1. Emphasize the value of your products and services so that both you and your customers are purchasing because they need and want your products, and not just to meet some compensation plan requirement. Ask yourself, “if I weren’t personally involved in this company, would I still be buying this product?”

    Almost all of the products and services that I mentioned above that I buy, sometimes to the tune of as much as $400 to $600 a month, are for my personal consumption only and not at all because I’m trying to qualify for a spot somewhere in a company’s compensation plan.
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    In fact, in most cases, I do not push the opportunity at all, and in most have never signed up even a single rep. (Though I’m a huge fan of health and wellness and practice it daily, it just so happens that my primary focus is on building organizations outside of the strictly heath and wellness area.).

    So, I can definitely answer with a resounding, “yes,” the question, “would I buy these products anyway even if no opportunity were involved?”

    If you can answer, “yes,” to that question and you happen to be in the health and wellness area, awesome! You’ll be much better off and build a stronger organization and customer base as a result.

    2. Do not buy and certainly do not continue to receive on monthly AutoShip anything that you do not really want or need. Buy products because you actually intend to use them, and not just to qualify for a certain level of compensation.

    3. Monitor your AutoShips and your usage of the products and be ready to adjust as needed, ordering more, or less, whenever necessary.

    4. Finally, remember that YOU ultimately are in control and are the one who determines what you need, and in what quantity, and when. So, if you are simply getting too stocked up on certain items, or you simply don’t need them during a certain month, don’t be shy about canceling your AutoShip order if your company doesn’t give you more flexible options. You can always resume your AutoShip order when you are ready.

    And, lastly, let me point out that, all things considered, as long as you actually need and want whatever products you are buying, then by all means DO take advantage of any specials, bonuses, and/or compensation plan benefits that you will enjoy by ordering on AutoShip.

    In other words, if your company offers advantages to placing your order on AutoShip, as opposed to placing a “regular” order, there is nothing wrong with that. Very few companies have a policy that states that you won’t get those same advantages just because you don’t stay on AutoShip every single month.
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    If you cancel your AutoShip this month for instance, naturally you probably won’t enjoy for that month any of the perks that are offered for being on AutoShip. However, when you DO decide to order again, if you place your order back on AutoShip, you’ll probably enjoy the same benefits as if you had been on AutoShip the entire time.

    Some people like to shop at sales just because items are on sale. Hence the old saying, “no sale is a good sale if you don’t need the item that’s on sale!”

    Likewise, AutoShip does have it’s place, but no benefit is likely to worth it if you are spending money each month buying products on AutoShip that you don’t really need or want.


    The Miami Heat As Your Business??

    The Miami Heat As Your Business??

    What do I mean by this title “The Miami Heat As Your Business?”
    Simply put they just won the NBA championship and many of the elements they used to be Number 1 will allow you to be Number 1 in your business when you apply them.


    You get many of the things that led to their success by listening to the comments of the players and coaches after the clinching game Tuesday night (June 20, 2006).

    Success leaves clues and some of the ones they cited were 15 strong (as in it takes 15 players on a basketball team) and no browbeating your teammates when they make mistakes.

    Now to the 4 Championship Factors:

    1. The ‘Zo Factor…as in Alonzo Mourning

    He was diagnosed with kidney failure and announced his retirement from the NBA on October 3, 2000 to deal with his health. Fortunately for him his cousin donated him a kidney. Because of what he has done he is an inspiration to many others.
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    While in the hospital receiving the kidney he read both of Lance Armstrong’s books to pull inspiration for himself. He actively took part in his own healing process.

    After the game he was talking and credited his mindset for his recovery. He never gave up, always knew and believed he’d get better, visualized himself as healthy again, never got pissed and asked “why me”, and realized there is always someone out there worse off and found something to be thankful for.

    You can overcome setbacks in your life and business as well.
     
     
     

    2. The Riley Factor…as in Coach Pat Riley

    He said he really started achieving success when he stopped worrying about what others thought of him. So he felt no pressure when the media said it was on him to win the title this year.
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    He said he would give up his 6 previous championships (4 as a head coach, 1 as a player, and 1 as an assistant coach) for THIS ONE! Why?

    Because it was 18 years between championships so it seemed like an endless pursuit and there were many frustrating failures along the way making this one so much sweeter.

    It was so special because of the long drought, media and fan criticism through the failures, the great adversity faced by this year’s team, and the ULTIMATE GOAL finally realized.

    He was so confident he brought only 1 change of clothes to Dallas believing they would win despite having ZERO WINS there. His 15 strong concept allowed former superstars to put their egos aside for the good of the team.

    3. The Shaq and Flash Factor…as in Shaq and Dwyane Wade

    Shaq is aware of his fading career and was willing to defer to current superstar Flash. The close relationship between the 2 stars yields tremendous team chemistry.

    Flash learned to lead by example on the court. Shaq was a mentor to Flash and only player on the team with championship rings.

    4. The Teammates Factor…as in 13 others

    The others were open for 3 point shots when the 2 big guns were covered. They provided timely defense and blocks when problems arise and assignments are missed. They would take charges and pain for the good of the team.
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    Also, they provided timely scoring when the team was in need and veteran experience and leadership to weather the in-game storms.

    These elements outlined above are what yields success. They are the fingerprints of the Miami Heat’s championship. When you apply them to your business obviously you see they will maximize your profits don’t you agree.


    The Lure Of Quick Easy Money – Can It Really Be Achieved

    The Lure Of Quick Easy Money – Can It Really Be Achieved

    A common theme in the many get-rich-quick home business offerings that are currently available is the emphasis on the lack of effort required to make a substantial income.


    I am a corporate computer guy. As such, by nature I tend to attempt to apply logic to most things.

    It absolutely astounds me that people believe that they can work from home and type a few things on their computer each day and then the money will just come flowing in.
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    The promoters claims are that all the hard work has been done for you and everything is automated and simple. All you have to do is PAY to have access to these incredible money making systems. Reverse Funnel System, Road Map to Riches, Passport to Wealth, blah, blah, blah. I say, poppycock & bunkum!

    Now that said, it would be logical to conclude that indeed, significant money CAN be made with a home based internet business. After all, like millions, I myself do an amazing amount of consumer product shopping online. Someone is making money from marketing to the masses!
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    But I don’t believe that the “significant money” can typically be made in the no effort, get-rich-quick manner. Any degree of success WILL take education, direction and qualified mentoring along with a significant effort in the application of what you have been taught.

    Most work from home internet businesses fail primarily because the objective is to market and sell and the business owner is clueless about even the basic fundamentals required to do that effectively and successfully. There is a LOT more to internet marketing than posting as many classified’s as possible and spam eMailing.
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    Now, paying to be EDUCATED is an entirely different prospect to that of paying for a proclaimed money making system which if it fails you have no remedial options to explore because you are not equipped.

    More of my logic – if something – anything – is not working it must be changed. To make change you must, ideally, have a repertoire of alternative approaches and be skilled in deciding which to deploy dependent upon circumstances. Now why would one think that the same disciplines do not apply to a home based internet business?. Because of the luring advertised guarantee/promise of success?

    I work from home already in my corporate job but with the current economic climate I decided to explore additional feasible work at home income streams. I was taken aback by the sheer volume of offerings and researching as many as possible continues to be a daunting task.
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    Many that I encounter I immediately discard and those that capture my eye often get defeated by my ingrained skepticism. Searching on keywords “HOME BUSINESS SCAM” and “business name SCAM” assists with discrediting/eliminating process.

    My search continued in a tenacious manner until I stumbled across the Wealth Funnel System.

    My first impression was another pay to get-rich-quick promise. But digging deeper, it became apparent that this was different from the masses. The emphasis was on equipping yourself with education that could and should be used in ANY internet business venture.
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    The founder has painstakingly compiled a full suite of tutorials that cover a variety of facets of the internet marketing business, from industry terms to resources to application. THIS would be my repertoire of alternative approaches, I thought. It is sourced by a seasoned professional and in my opinion is the true value of the inevitable business investment. I can exploit the provided income streams and with confidence pursue others independently to grow my business. Somewhat like those that have been to college and pursued marketing as a career…

    Despite my natural tendency to apply logic , I am also a huge advocate of the old saying “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained”.

    At minimum I have the resources to learn how to start, manage and grow my business. Also, what is fulfilling is my Wealth Funnel System mentor has NEVER failed to respond to any contact I have initiated. Most of the time the phone is answered on the first attempt.