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The Key to Success When Working Online

The key to success when working online ultimately is your ability to connect with others. Online relationships are difficult to develop when marketing on the internet due to the lack of physical contact. Special effort must therefore first be put into developing trust which can be achieved by having a positive impact over those you come in contact with. Here is a simple 5 step strategy one should consider adopting when marketing on the internet if you hope to become successful working online. Know Tour 'Target' Audience What makes them tick or why are they even looking around online! You cannot expect to 'forge' a relationship with anyone without first knowing a little about them. If you intend to be of help to them and make a positive impact upon them in some way it is best to be familiar with their needs. Heck you may discover that what you have to offer is no benefit to your audience thereby you are wasting both your time and theirs. Share Your Best Kno


LOS ANGELES _ The 2010 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual program honoring the best of the world publishing community. The Los Angeles Book Festival will consider self-published or independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children's books, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business, spiritual, photography/art, poetry, foreign language, romance and mysteries published on or after Jan. 1, 2007. Our grand prize for the 2010 Los Angeles Book Festival Book of the Year is $1500 cash and a flight to the awards ceremony in February. Submitted works will be judged by a publishing panel using the following criteria: General excellence and the author's passion for telling a good story. The potential of the work to reach a larger audience. ENTRIES: Please classify your book and enter it in the following categories. Multiple entries must be accompanied by a separate fee for each book. G

Breast Cancer Awareness on A Good Story is a Good Story tonight 8pm CST

I won't be on the show right away because my daughter has lit night at her school . . . can you believe it at the same time. But I will be joining the show asap after. I hope you all can listen it. This is a very important topic for all women. RRWL - A GOOD STORY IS A GOOD STORY - HOST Host Marsha Cook  Breast Cancer Awareness will be the topic Monday October 25, at 8 pm CST, 9pm EST, 6pmPCT - A GOOD STORY IS A GOOD STORY with Hosts Marsha Casper Cook, and Virginia S. Grenier. Their guests this week will be breast cancer survivors and some very special stories.Getting regular screening tests is the best way for women to lower their risk of dying from breast cancer. Screening tests can find breast cancer early, when it's most treatable. This show is dedicated to all those who have survived breast cancer. A very important portion of the show will include a representative from BRIGHT PINK Bright Pink is a national non-profit organization t

Interview Friday with Connie Arnold

Connie Arnold is an author and poet residing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with her husband, has two married children and three young grandsons. She is the author of three inspirational poetry books. Animal Sound Mix-up is her first published children’s book. Her writing appears in several anthologies, magazines and newsletters. VS: Connie, I want to thank you for being my guest here on The Writing Mama today. I know being a parent and writer can be hard. I find myself asking if I am giving my three children enough attention throughout the day. So to start my first question is . . . what is a typical writing day like for you? Connie: Since my children and grandchildren live far away, I don’t have the distraction of them needing my attention through the day, although I’d love to have much more of that! On a writing day, I usually begin first thing in the morning while I’m sitting at the dining room table with a banana and juice. That’s my most creative time. Sometimes I have

Stories for Children Magazine Reopens Its Doors!

Stories for Children Magazine a trademark of Stories for Children Publishing, LLC An Ezine for Children (3 to 12) Website: M E D I A   R E L E A S E   For Immediate Release Stories for Children Magazine Reopens Its Doors! The exciting growth and changes continue to occur at Stories for Children Magazine and we are pleased to announce its reopening! This award-winning Ezine shut down for a short hiatus as their Founder, Owner and Editor-in-Chief VS Grenier gave birth to a wonderful baby girl. “Being a mother takes a lot out of you, but now that my little girl is old enough to play in my office and my other kids are back in school . . . it’s time to reopen Stories for Children Magazine,” states VS Grenier. “I’ve really missed working with our great list of authors and illustrators. In addition, I am looking forward to working with the new SFC Team. We have a few of our old team members back, but we’ve added a lot of new faces as well.” Stor

Article Wed: 3 Simple Steps to Developing Writing Ideas

New and fresh writing ideas are sometimes hard to come by if you write articles as part of your online marketing strategy. You want readers to be able to gain something useful every time they read your work. Of course, you want to write articles related to your topic or niche to make it more relevant for your readers. Well today, we are going to focus on how to write an article based upon how you complete a typical task that is common to your line of work. Now this task can be anything from setting up a website to composing email messages for your auto-responder as long as it is useful and relevant. The following 3 steps will show you how to write an article by breaking down any work assignment and explaining how to successfully complete it. Pick a Task, Any Task Every business has some type of online marketing strategy, which is made of several different variables involving countless functions that need to be performed. The range of strategies and functions that go into opera