When a client's site cries out for help

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs When a client’s site cries out for help Monday, October 6, 2008 at 3:39 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Web/Tech Like many small developers, I built a number of websites between 1998 and 2002 using the then standard approach of hand-coded HTML and, later, a web editing program.

2008 100

Elon Musk, The Entrepreneurial Hustle, And Some Tax Nuances

Brilliantly Better

There is a very popular short story about Elon Musk that goes (more or less) like this: Elon Musk made $180M when PayPal was acquired in 2002. He put $100M in SpaceX, $70M in Tesla, and $10M in Solar City. He borrowed money for rent.

2002 79

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Local SEO: Four Tips for Ranking High in Your City

Andrea Kalli

2010 135

4 steps to ending extreme poverty | Shameran Abed

TED Talks

BRAC, the world's largest NGO, began a sustainable, multifaceted intervention called the Graduation approach in 2002. BRAC, the world's largest NGO, began a sustainable, multifaceted intervention called the Graduation approach in 2002.

2020 83

When Getting Things Done Gets In the Way

Simple Productivity Blog

When Getting Things Done (GTD) was introduced in 2002, it quickly became the go-to productivity system. It had the advantage of being one of the first formal methodologies combining not only time management, but project and goal management as well. I hopped on the GTD bandwagon soon after it was released. But thirteen years later, and I no longer use it.

2015 189

The Digitialization of Jobs

Small Business Labs

  As the report chart below shows (click to enlarge), the number of high digital jobs has grown from 5% of jobs in 2002 to 23% in 2016. Brookings recently released an interesting study on Digitalization and the American workforce.    The report: " presents a detailed analysis of changes in the digital content of 545 occupations covering 90 percent of the U.S. workforce in all industries since 2001. The analysis categorizes U.S.

2017 151

Welcome to the New Advertisers!

Simple Productivity Blog

CareOne has been providing personalized plans and free resources to help individuals resolve their debt since 2002. It is with great pleasure that I introduce my two newest advertisers to the SimpleProductivityBlog.com readership! Habilis provides lifestyle management and virtual assistants to help you create more time. Welcome! Thanks for subscribing to the RSS feed for SimpleProductivityBlog. More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Blog Business

2011 109

5 Best Cities for Starting a Business

Small Business CEO

But take it from a (once) small business owner, Michael Nemeroff, founder of RushOrderTees , “When we founded RushOrderTees in 2002, we were just serving our city. Starting a business can be both an exciting and nerve-racking endeavor.

2020 74

How climate change fueled the devastating floods in Germany and northwest Europe

Vox Open Sourced

In 2002, we had flooding in the east of Germany , but it impacted one region and developed slowly,” Krok said. The destruction in the pedestrian area of Bad Muenstereifel, western Germany, after heavy rain hit parts of the country, causing widespread flooding, on July 16, 2021. |

2021 108

The Future (And History) of Phishing And Email Security

Dumb Little Man

By 2002, both the U.S. Not that long ago, the only way to communicate with someone across the office was to get up and walk over. Then, it became calling one’s phones with individual extensions being widely used.

2019 200

3 Of The Best European Football Grounds

Dumb Little Man

The stadium is relatively new, having opened in 2002, and is named after the retail group King Power, owned by the famous Thai billionaire businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.Take a trip to the Midlands and sample some of the celebrated atmosphere! With the European football season well and truly in full swing, travel experts Expedia have created a guide to almost every football ground in Europe, helping fans heading overseas to sample the sights and sounds of continental football.

2016 202

Economic Uncertainty Hits Millennials; Only 1/3rd Feel They are Middle Class

Small Business Labs

in 2002 to 34.8% The Guardian's  US millennials feel more working class than any other generation  covers data from the General Social Survey showing that the number of millennials (born 1980 to 2000) who consider themselves middle class has fallen from 45.6% in 2014. This is part of a broader trend of fewer Americans in general seeing themselves as middle class.

2016 100

8 Of The Most Iconic Cars From The Movies

Dumb Little Man

Lexus 2054 was a beautifully designed concept car for the 2002 Spielberg film, Minority Report. Throughout the years, the big screen has featured some of the most iconic cars in the automobile industry, and in many cases, the actors have been upstaged by the actual cars! Here are eight of the best movie cars. Lexus 2054 – Minority Report. Via imcdb.org. The Lexus 2054 came with biometric security systems and a 100% crash proof structure!

2018 181

IELTS Writing Task 1: Sample Answers and Tips

Daily Writing Tips

However, the number of minutes spent on international and national calls and mobiles both increased over the period; with mobile minutes increasing dramatically, thus narrowing the gap between the three categories by 2002. Minutes spent on local calls fluctuated over the time period, with just over 70 billion minutes in 1995, peaking at approximately 90 billion in 1999 and then steadily decreasing to just over 70 billion minutes in 2002.

2019 67

Using Dreamboards

Simple Productivity Blog

I rediscovered it in 2003, only to see that everything in that booklet had been achieved by 2002. “Out of sight, out of mind” It’s not just true about people and things we are trying to avoid. It’s also true about our goals. Thoreau once said, “Our life is frittered away by detail.” ” Without a visual reminder of the things we are working toward, we will not work on them. Out of sight, out of mind. Dreamboards.

2012 172

Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks

Dumb Little Man

Starred in: City of God (2002). There’s something quite magical about seeing filming locations with your very own eyes. The celebrities and cameras may have gone, but a story’s physical setting stays just where it is. You can consider it as a star in its own right. Here are 10 travel destinations that should absolutely be on every film lover’s bucket list: New Zealand. Starred in : The Lord of the Rings trilogy (1999–2001). “A

2017 196

6 Science-Backed Tips On How To Be More Successful In Life

Dumb Little Man

According to a study conducted back in 2002, setting deadlines can increase self-motivation and ultimately help individuals to prosper at double rates. Balancing your work responsibilities and personal life commitments is never easy. Being in an active relationship can put you way behind your professional objective. Focusing intensely on your goals at work can prevent you from keeping an eye on your lifestyle and eating habits. In the end, you may need to sacrifice one for the other.

2017 171

5 Things Every Office Should be Replacing with Online Technology

Tips From T. Marie

Is your computer a relic from 2002? We’re well into the 21 st century, so why is it that so many business offices are still using outdated office machines and systems? It’s like they are clinging onto old business machines like a two-year-old clings to Mommy’s leg when she appears to be leaving them. It reminds me of how long it took businesses to replace typewriters with computers. When they finally gave in and bought computers suddenly they wondered why it took them so long.

2016 101

The hidden world of London’s Livery Halls

Practically Perfect PA

Haberdashers’ Hall is very different located at West Smithfield a five minute walk from St Paul’s Cathedral this is the 4 th Hall and was reopened in 2002 by the Queen of England having been re-designed by Sir Michael Hopkins.

2015 194

Artificial Intelligence and Science Fiction: A Swapped Reality

Dumb Little Man

In 2002, AI technology aided in the development of iRobot Roomba, the world’s very first robotic vacuum. As the world continues to progress, almost anything is possible: good or bad. It’s interesting how, in the grand scheme of things, the excitement for the autumn season is no longer about reeling in seasonal beverage and cozy sweaters. Instead, these things are overshadowed by the craze for new technology releases. The fact of the matter is: Technology is a common interest.

2019 116

Are We Becoming a Part-Time Nation?

Small Business Labs

In 2002, roughly 18% of all part-timers were teens aged 16 to 19. The U.S. has always had a lot of part-time employment.  In 2007, a year when the economy was strong and unemployment low, a bit over 22 million Americans worked part-time. This was about 16% of U.S. non-farm employment.    The vast majority of these folks - 88% - chose to work part-time.  Only 12% would have preferred a full-time job.

2012 190

And The Oscar For The Best Speech Goes To…

Dumb Little Man

Halley Berry was the first African-American woman to receive the prestigious award in 2002. Also called the Oscars, the Academy Awards is one of the most significant and highly anticipated annual events in the film industry. The set of awards is given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize cinematic excellence. And there is no actor/actress that won’t love to hear his/her name called after the much-awaited “And the Oscar goes to…” announcement.

2019 166

The Panama Papers Breach: Don’t Blame WordPress

Tips From T. Marie

So much so that I’m no longer shocked to find a paralegal asking me to send a.doc formatted document because they are still running Word 2002 or to find out the operating system they are on is Windows 98. Last Thursday, WordFence revealed on their blog that the Mossack Fonseca data breach that resulted in the Panama Papers was possibly initiated via an outdated WordPress slider plugin. They have since done an update regarding the breach as it relates to WordPress.

2016 101

How Awareness In Business Can Predict Your Future Success

Dumb Little Man

By 2002, Yahoo shut down its broadcast services and also discontinued Broadcast.com. In 2000, Reed Hastings met with Blockbuster’s CEO, John Antioco, to propose adding another video rental delivery system. Antioco rejected the proposal and ignorantly followed the path that eventually led to the closure of Blockbuster. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, achieved success while Antioco missed the opportunity.

2017 170

3 Of The Best European Football Grounds

Dumb Little Man

The stadium is relatively new, having opened in 2002, and is named after the retail group King Power, owned by the famous Thai billionaire businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.Take a trip to the Midlands and sample some of the celebrated atmosphere! With the European football season well and truly in full swing, travel experts Expedia have created a guide to almost every football ground in Europe, helping fans heading overseas to sample the sights and sounds of continental football.

2016 116

Finland’s Urpo Ylönen: The Goalie Coach Who Found a Niche on the Ice

The Solopreneur Life

Before 2002, no Finnish goaltender had ever held a starting role in the National Hockey League. T he Niche: Teaching young hockey players in Finland how to be goaltenders. The Man: He’s called the High Priest, the Yoda, the Obi-Wan-Kenobi, The Oracle, The Zenmaster of goalie coaches. Urpo Ylönen (right) works with one of his first standout pupils, Miikka Kiprusoff, who played for Calgary in the NHL. His name is Urpo Ylönen. People call him Upi.

2014 143

10 Terms About the Coronavirus You Should Know

Daily Writing Tips

Coronavirus: This word refers to a large family of viruses that includes SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), the first identified strain of which caused a two-year outbreak that began in 2002.

2020 105

Infographic: US Women Business Owners

The Small Business Blog

Female business ownership in the US increased more than 20% between 2002 and 2007. An interesting trend in the US recovery is how much of it has been driven by women. This meant they were an important source of employment for many as the recession began in 2008. The infographic below has a whole load… Read the full article here: Infographic: US Women Business Owners on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics Woman in Business Women Entrepreneurs infographic women

2013 163

Learn How to Post A Job On LinkedIn Like A Pro Recruiter

Recruit CRM

LinkedIn has officially passed around half a billion mark, ever since it has started in 2002 and has been growing rapidly since then. LinkedIn has actually been around you for longer than Facebook or Twitter and with over 600 million professional users.

2020 71

How heat waves form, and how climate change makes them worse

Vox Open Sourced

and the 10 warmest summer minimum temperatures have all occurred since 2002,” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Extreme heat events are becoming more common due to climate change. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images.

Forms 86

What is Your Business Website Saying?

Tips From T. Marie

A Stanford Web Credibility study proved it back in 2002. Did you know that 75% of web users admit that they judge a business based on the design of their website? If it were true 10 years ago, imagine how true it is in today’s ‘connected’ society! I guarantee that number is higher today, probably somewhere closer to 95%!!

2012 127

Is it Possible to be an Outgoing/Extraverted Introvert?

Stephanie LH Calahan

However, when I started my business back in 2002, I quickly learned that. Earlier this week, one of my readers commented on a post I wrote about ADHD.    Her comment was such a good question that it sparked this post.    She said: I love Janet's question!    Let's talk about that today. Over the years of attending networking functions and conferences I've learned that a good number of the people there consider themselves introverts. included. 

2012 184

The Word of the Year 2011

Daily Writing Tips

2002: weapons of mass destruction. 2002: misunderestimate. Each year at about this time, the English-language media rolls out various reports announcing the word of the year according to one or more authorities. These pieces imply or overtly suggest that these selections are keywords for our society’s values, beliefs, and obsessions.

2011 84

5 Myths Haunting Your Healthy Foods

Dumb Little Man

September, 2002, vol. 2002, pgs. These days, eating healthy has become a curiously difficult task. Despite the fact that the canons of healthy eating have not changed in centuries, the proliferation of health food products has continued unabated for years. It’s become a crisis of abundance. However, just because a product occupies shelf space in a boutique food store doesn’t mean it’s any better for you than its generic counterpart.

2012 219

Neither… or?

Daily Writing Tips

You don’t have to take my word for it: If two or more particular things or people are being mentioned, neither is followed by nor , not by or …–Penguin Writer’s Manual (2002). Because I was taught a long time ago that either is used with or , and neither is used with nor , constructions like these bother me: “Neither Mrs Thatcher or I, would have any time for the sisterhood approach” says Ann Widdecombe.

2014 86

How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

For example,e between 2002 and 2011, the organic food segment grew 238%, whereas the overall food ,market grew 33%; similarly, the use of renewable energy grew 456%, while the use of non-renewable fuels actually fell by 3.2%. This probably isn’t a question that you ask yourself often, but: just how eco-friendly is your furniture? As a matter of fact, what is eco-friendly furniture anyway?

2016 109

Featured Soloist Mel DePaoli: “Always Ask for Honest Feedback”

The Solopreneur Life

2002, then again in 2009. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Mel DePaoli. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet Mel DePaoli of Seattle. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com. Name of solopreneur: Mel DePaoli. Name of business and city: Omicle; Seattle.

2011 135

Center Around and Centre Round

Daily Writing Tips

The Penguin Writer’s Manual (2002) points out that, logically, the verb centre should be “followed by the prepositions at , in , on , or upon.” The phrases “center around” (US) and “centre round” (Br) are often heard in speech and seen in writing on the Web: Other concerns centered around decreased property values.—Book Book published by SUNY Press, 2004. Our concerns center around response time to our emergency rooms.—Statement Statement issued by a Florida medical center.

2015 80

Featured Soloist Monique Y. Wells: “I Love the Freedom to Explore”

The Solopreneur Life

I launched a solo consultancy in preclinical safety assessment in 2002. T his is The Solopreneur Life’s “Featured Soloist,” the purpose of which is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. Today we meet Monique Y. Wells. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com. Monique Y. Wells. Name of solopreneur: Monique Y. Wells.

2012 204

Intro to the 3 Foundations of Productivity Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

Getting Things Done was published in 2002 as a method of productivity. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Today I wanted to take a high level look at some of the most influential productivity theories that most other systems use – the foundations of productivity systems. While there are many, many other systems, these three are the ones that (in my opinion) provided the most radical shifting of thought. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

2013 172

Whitney Houston’s story shows the danger of being America’s sweetheart

Vox Open Sourced

Even when her public image reached its nadir, as it arguably did in her infamous 2002 interview with Diane Sawyer , she knew what standards she had to meet. Hélène Baum-Owoyele for Vox. Why America embraced Whitney Houston, and how it destroyed her.

2021 85

Work of Art Titles

Daily Writing Tips

Works like “Patina,” from 1975, and “Clavichord,” from 2002, feel like classic Ihara. When a freelance magazine writer asked me how the title of a sculpture should be written, I went to The Chicago Manual of Style to find out if it should be italicized, enclosed in quotation marks, or left plain.

2015 78

Green Gift Giving: Soda Stream Review & Giveaway!

Eco-Office Gals

The energy required to make water bottles in the US only, is equivalent to 17 million barrels of oil (Container Recycling Institute, 2002). The Sodastream products had struck my fancy for a few holiday seasons. Several blogs had been giving them away and unfortunately, I hadn’t won one yet. So, I was excited when the company agreed to be part of my Green Gift Giving series this season!

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