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Posing questions to phone system providers helps your business to choose a suitable system. Questions related to price and details about business line rental.
Television viewers continue to demand more of the Kardashian family. What makes the lifestyles of Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian so irresistible to viewers?
Target your customer base to create an effective marketing strategy. Learn the ways to find your typical customer profile, and the reasons to do so.
Gingivitis mouthwash is an effective product for prevention and treatment of gum disease. Find out more about gingivitis and use of the product.
WordPress rolls out Twenty Thirteen, the new default theme of the year. It is colorful and enhances many types of online content.
Google updates its search engine for mobile users. The search engine introduces expandable site links and Quick View cards. Optimize your business website, given the changes.
Cisco Jabber gets updates that may increase the applications usefulness for businesses that have BYOD policies.
Sony announces the Xperia Tablet Z, soon to hit the market in Japan. The launch will likely impact businesses worldwide.
Create a social media personal profile outline by following these key pointers. Craft a unique title, embed relevant links, and offer engaging content in the body of the profile.
Find replacement china dishes for broken pieces by recording unique details of dish, such as stamp on bottom. Follow tips to find an appropriate provider online or in-store.
Google changes the look of its search results page for US users. Search options move from left-hand side of page to the top.
Microsoft unveiled a new television ad for its picture-password feature. The ad shows that touch technology is the wave of the future.
Microsoft announces pre-launch offer for free upgrades to Office 2013. A purchase during the limited time period will likely save businesses money.
Why do people often socialize online more often online than in person? A look at reasons for the growing trend.
Justin Bieber strikes two-year partnership with Adidas. The pop singer acts as style icon to the NEO Label collection and brings youth appeal to the brand.
Three successful marketing strategies with Swiss roots are K-Swiss, Victorinox, and TAG Heuer. The companies' decisions are examined for what worked within the approaches.
Bing Ads has a new name and look after Microsoft re-branded the product. There are pros and cons for advertisers of using the service.
The BBC video titled How Google Fine Tunes Its Search Engine offers you a look at Google's usability labs. See how products are tested by handlers within the test facilities.
JCPenny is a retail chain that has stores across the United States and a sales website. The company, also known as JCP, has a new 2012 marketing strategy to increase sales and the customer base. The marketing strategy includes a new corporate logo, new pricing methods, and new spokesperson Ellen DeGeneres.
Here are five of the best technical colleges across the United States. Schools are the California Institute of Technology, ITT Technical Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Institute of Culinary Education, and National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence.
Yes, you can get paid to write about the sweet treats. Here are five companies that have affiliate programs that pay you to write about chocolate.
This review compares the fashionable footwear website Fergie Shoes to Shoebuy.com, to help customers determine which company best suits their needs. Pros and cons of each company are described, and prices are compared.
StumbleUpon is a great social bookmarking tool to get more followers to your blog. Tips on how to do so!
Stumble, rate, share, and review content using the StumbleUpon extension for Google Chrome. Version 184.108.40.206 has a cleaner Toolbar that lets you explore the StumbleUpon site to find new items based on your Interests and easily upload content to the site.
An important part of the online writing process is creating the outline. The outline is one of the first steps and sets the groundwork for creating an article that does well for page views online and is well-composed as well.
Free until August 31, 2012, people can each send one free personalized photo postcard! The free offer results from the Touchnote and Samsung partnership "Share Great Moments".
A great compilation of funny pictures to put on Facebook. Examples are humorous signs and fake quotes.
Picture prompts are great ways for writers to gain inspiration to create short stories, poems, and other creative works. There are valuable sites online for writers to access picture prompts, as well as using photos personally taken.
The LinkedIn Today blog is a great social news website to follow regularly to keep on top of business trends. Use the blog to customize news to relevant industries, inspire business ideas and broaden social interests.
Twitter is a huge social media platform used daily as a way to share valuable content easily and quickly worldwide. Companies and individual users are turning to automated Twitter posts as a way to save time and multi-task, however there are issues with the new social media strategy.
While the first person perspective is largely discussed in the genres of fiction and poetry, it is also a useful point of view for writing articles in print and online.
Facebook recently added the useful option to schedule a post to appear on a Fan page or a personal profile page.
While it can be strong some days, motivation likely is not at a high level every day. Writing for HubPages is no exception. Here are ways to stay motivated to keep writing hubs!
Not sure what to write about today? Here are easy ways to generate ideas for your next hub.
Jesse Csincsak, the winner of Season 4 of television's The Bachelorette, will return to the reality TV scene for an episode of American Guns.
Renee Wyatt is a rising television star in Discovery Channel's hit reality show American Guns, now in its second season. When I had the opportunity to interview her, I jumped at the chance.
Paige Wyatt is a rising star on the reality TV show American Guns on the Discovery channel. The Wyatts own Gunsmoke, a leading firearms facility in the US!
Some nights your thoughts are agonizing as they crowd your mind and keep you from staying asleep. Here are 10 funny thoughts that will wake you up in the middle of the night.
There are many hot trends emerging from the runway that are wearable for summer. Get in style with this fashion guide!
Tim Gunn raises an interesting point on the June 8 episode of television's The Revolution. Tim Gunn, fashion expert on the television show and co-host from Project Runway, says he is told by other people in his life that being single is being selfish.
There are many ways to earn money at HubPages. While it is primarily a writing website, there are other ways to generate income on the site. I outline five ways here and tag them as "unusual" because they are unique to HubPages and the hubs.
After nearly a decade apart, the pop duo Everything But The Girl re-releases their first four albums with a face lift.
With summer comes great, upbeat songs. Not sure which music to pick? Try Carly Rae Jepsen's 2012 pop album Curiosity. The singer is set be a star on the music scene.
While some people tell their age with great zest, other people shy away from the question or simply refuse to answer. I was out to get some answers when I asked this question at HubPages recently: Do you hide your age or tell it proudly?
Showing an emotion such as sadness by crying is a positive step toward dealing with your inner pain and discomfort.
Ryder Hesjedal is the cyclist that won the 2012 Giro d'Italia on Sunday, May 27! The 31-year-old athlete is from Victoria, BC and he is making his home-town proud.
Here are 10 signs that you need to take a break from your cell phone. Why 10 signs? Well, five is not enough reasons to get the point across to you, 8 is an unusual quantity and 10 is a good round figure.
There are creative ways to celebrate birthdays with no money. Use free resources online and innovative methods that are free. Celebrate and still have fun!
The main characters to this (true) tale are my parents, a finch and a wood burner. Together they made for an interesting afternoon!
When you are tired, that often does not mean you can just bow out from your day! These techniques do not require money and will help you feel more uplifted and encouraged to continue your day!
There are easy ways to limit your time on social media networks. While online activities are useful, sometimes they need to be curtailed in favor of other activities both on and off of the computer.
When you forgive and forget you can experience great benefits. Here are 25 reasons to forgive and forget.
Privacy settings are important to check so that personal data does not get handled without the user's consent. Frequent users of certain networks may feel high levels of comfort and therefore not regularly check the controls.
When you stretch in the morning, you actively improve your mental and physical health. The stretches only take a few minutes but they can really enhance the quality of the rest of your day.
For people who work the Monday to Friday schedule, Monday morning may be one of the most dreaded parts of the weekly routine. Make Monday more fun to help finish your weekend on a good note and start your work week off in a great way!
A bubble bath is great for your mental and physical health. Enjoy the health benefits of relaxation, smoother skin and time for the self that are provided by a bubble bath.
Walking is a great way to work out because it is a free, low-impact activity that gets you outside. Set your exercise goals and visualize the results as easy ways to motive yourself!
Freelance writers need to take time away from work to stay healthy. Freelance writers who take breaks, get regular exercise, sleep each night and have social connections are more likely to be healthy and stay healthy too.
Joshua Ledet is well known as a singer on American Idol for the 2012 television season. He is also becoming known for his fashion! His classic, streamlined outfits add to his genuine charm and strong vocals.
Boat shoes are back baby! The fun footwear trend this spring/summer 2012 for both men and women. There are great colors and styles!
The tension was strong between Lisa Lampanelli and Dayana Mendoza on the Celebrity Apprentice TV show April 29. Lampanelli said that she had no respect for Mendoza, while Mendoza said that Lampanelli was hostile toward her.
When you are regularly on social media networks, you interact with many people online. While the majority of people are supportive, others may leave rude comments on the networks. There are several ways to effectively respond to rude remarks.
Here I go, unpacking my summer wardrobe again. Seriously, I wore THAT last year? Here are some random thoughts I have while looking at my summer clothes as I unpack them.
Your cell phone, which is likely a smartphone, goes with you many places. Try leaving your cell phone at home the next time that you go for a walk. You will likely get more enjoyment out of the time spent outside and improve your workout as well.
Freelance writers need a social media presence as a way to increase readership. Simply being on social media networks is not enough to sell books or have articles read online. A consistent social media presence is a great way to build readership and gain valuable connections.
While we may live in a separate country from some of the people we are friends with on Facebook, we still have the ability to influence each other through our actions on the site. We can spread positive thoughts or energy by engaging in friendly activities. We have the ability to spread kindness by sending Facebook friends uplifting words and sharing in their accomplishments.
There are episodes of humour, tension, and egos in Season 5 of NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice. On the show that aired on April 22, the tension and ego were present among the celebrity contestants; two out of three isn't bad. Speaking of bad (yes Mr. Trump I can segueway), magician Penn Jillette got sent home for creating a slogan that was not very popular.
Cell phone addiction is a growing problem. Learn to identify the symptoms, what are the causes, and realistic solutions to control the issue.
As London is busy preparing for the Olympic Games, set to start in July, I have a proposal to make to the board who decides which sports to include in the Games. I believe that shopping should be added. The activity would pass many of the criteria that the IOC (International Olympic Committee) Session uses to determine which sports will be included or excluded in the Program for the Olympic Games.
Kraft Dinner is an affordable meal of macaroni and cheese. Now, there is the Kraft Dinner Cup, a microwavable bowl with the macaroni and cheese mixture within, all packaged to go. Really? We had to simplify Kraft Dinner?!
Hot chocolate is a favourite beverage for many people year round. Your mug of hot chocolate can be enhanced with a few toppers, side options, and variations to the cocoa powder mix. Liven up your mug as a fun and yummy way to add a kick to the beverage!
When the comparison is made between live TV and watching by way of the PVR box, which one comes out on top? Watching live television has pros and cons compared to the PVR setting.
Road signs are a great way to alert drivers to upcoming obstacles and changes to roadways. If there were signs to indicate major life events, obstacles, and which decisions were best for you, life could just get a little bit easier for you. Or could it?
Why exactly are first cars are so memorable? Your first car represents freedom and independence. Your first car is likely also memorable for the adventures you had while you owned the vehicle.
There are many words in the English language that have two meanings, and many words even have more than two definitions. When English words take on new meanings that do not make sense, it is time to stop and pause.
Actor Jason Segel surprised American Idol Season 11 contestant Elise Testone when he appeared by video to personally offer her encouraging words. On the April 11 television episode, Testone was the last singer of the top seven to perform.
FOMO is the Fear Of Missing Out. FOMO is both an addiction and a phobia. FOMO is the fear of missing out on something more interesting or more exciting than what you are doing right now.
For Fall and Winter 2012, the menswear trend is popular! Combine a fitted blazer and tie with classic pants for an outfit that is fashionable and flatters the female body.
Isolation refers to spending time alone. Being alone means many of the distractions that often take us away from planned tasks are removed. Isolation is beneficial to the self as it is a great way to rejuvenate, to strengthen your sense of who you are, and to work through current conflicts.
Jessica Sanchez, the 16 year old singer on Season 11 of the television show American Idol, breaks away from the pack in many ways. While her singing voice is gorgeous, so is her fashion style.
Bloggers receive a variety of awards for reasons related to their websites. While many bloggers are excited to be nominated, other writers do not accept the awards and openly explain the policy on their sites. There are pros and cons to receiving a blog award.
Jaleel White broke down into tears on the Dancing With the Stars episode that aired April 2nd. White found himself caught up in emotions following his dance with his two-time dance champion partner Kym Johnson.
Pizza is a fun meal to eat. There are a variety of toppings to choose from and ordering pizza is a great way to get out having to cook dinner. Avoid feeling guilty eating pizza by easily adjusting the meal to make it a healthier option.
Certain foods have a way of becoming associated with memories.Three particular food items take me back to my childhood, growing up in Victoria, BC, Canada. The snacks are Ding Dongs, Wagon Wheels, and peanut butter on celery sticks.
Embark on your weight loss journey along with your dog! Whatever its breed, your dog can motivate you to lose weight. When your dog has a few extra pounds to shed as well, have fun together meeting the set goals.
If you feel like you are seeing Jennifer Lopez everywhere, you are not alone. Affectionately called JLo, Jennifer Lopez has a lot of promotional projects on the go. Does she risk being overly promotional?
Being in the back of a long line-up and having a so-called "cool" guy budge in front of me is an annoying experience. It's unfair. It's aggravating.
You may feel tired due to stress at work, a hectic lifestyle, or from running after your small children. Whatever the reason, we all feel tired at some point. Initiate the process yourself to feel more energized when you find these signs frequently appearing in your days.
Poem titled "Under Lock And Key." A look at the division between people caused by money.
Flared pants are a popular trend for women this spring season. For spring 2012, Boho chic is a leading fashion trend!
The cast includes a variety of celebrity singers, actors, and sports talents. When they already have "celebrity" status, why exactly are they clamoring to appear on Dancing With The Stars? Let's put aside the draw to win the huge mirror ball trophy and instead focus on the other motivations.
Housework is a great form of exercise. Thinking of its benefits may help you feel better about devoting time to the tasks and give you reasons to smile as you check another chore off of your to-do list.
Homeless people need your help. Here are ways to help the homeless people in your local community without spending a single penny. Even without money to spare, you can still help others.
If you are on Facebook, you likely click the Like button on a post at least once during your session on the social media network. Here are funny alternatives to the Like button for users.
Whoopi Goldberg is often referred to as "Ms. Whoopi". In 2007, she joined the panel of the television show The View and is a must-see part of the talk show's personality. Whoopi Goldberg's shoes are unconventional, as are many aspects of her personality.
The answering machine, or the ever-popular voice-mail, can be awkward to use. I refer to both the act of creating a taped message and the act of leaving a message on another person's machine.
Television is an enjoyable way to relax for many people. Television can be viewed alone or with friends or family members. There are pros and cons to watching TV alone.
Today moves fast. Image a 25 hour day. One extra hour to sleep, do household chores, spend time nurturing your soul. Imagine the possibilities.
Being objective to criticism is vital to learning from the views of readers. Being objective allows you to learn how to improve your own writing skills.
The Muppets , released in theatres in late 2011, takes a funny look at the reunion of the puppet characters from the hit television series The Muppet Show . The gang, including Miss Piggy and Kermit, are joined by human stars Amy Adams, Jason Segel, and Chris Cooper.
You have signed up for Twitter for a reason. Your original reason for joining Twitter affects what type of connections you want to make on the website and what characteristics you seek in the users. Whether personal or business related, you want to make quality connections to enhance your experience on the website.
The Proposal, originally released in 2009, is a comedy film starring Sandra Bullock andRyan Reynolds. Awkward moments between the cast highlight the film. Betty White, who plays Reynolds' grandmother "Gammy" in the movie, steps in with her witty attitude to add even more laughs.
Twitter is a fast-moving vehicle. The speed limit is not marked but I know it moves quickly. I am a passenger in the vehicle on a daily basis, posting tweets, the special name for Twitter messages, and following other users. The website designers are grouped behind the steering wheel.
You are excited for your first date. He or she suggests going to the movie theatre to watch the latest action film. Going out to watch a move is a popular activity for a date, whether for teens or adults. There are both pros and cons for heading to the movie theatre on the first date.
Traditionally, many jobs were Monday to Friday. The shifts were daytime shifts, typically 9am to 5:30pm and weekends were days off. Today the schedule is changing for many job positions in many countries. The number of people who now work jobs during the weekends and nights are growing steadily.
Popular phrases are not always grammatically correct. The list includes Totally! and You the man. Take the reader poll to weigh in on the language usage fun.
I heard the song "Red Solo Cup", sung by country music star Toby Keith. One can't help laughing along with the lyrics as Toby Keith does not take the subject matter seriously. Both melody and words are comical and fun.
While you may not watch it or like it, chances are good that you are at least familiar with the concept of The Bachelor. I have noticed that aside from string bikinis and triple-coated mascara eyelashes, another link between this season's episodes is alcohol.
I was hooked. Corny lines and instrumental tunes, what more could you ask for? I found the commercial on YouTube.
When a writer publishes an article online, the content has the ability to go viral.What happens when the post includes a new phrase that the writer wants to become popular. The author can use social media to spread word about the phrase.
Be sparing with your Facebook Likes as a way to maintain a good online reputation. Too many likes can lead friends to look over your content; you do yourself a disservice.