Changing Careers eCourse –

Changing Careers eCourse –

Many people don’t like their jobs – it’s part of being in the working world. Even people who claim to love their jobs still have days when the thought of going to work is just too much to bear. However, the truth is that you just may be on the wrong career path if your level of job satisfaction is less than what it should be. This guide is in 7 Parts and touches on these important aspects of considering a career change –

Part 1: Should You Make a Career Change
Part 2: SWOT Analysis
Part 3: Picking the Right Career Path
Part 4: Opportunities Available
Part 5: Saying Goodbye to Your Old Job
Part 6: Finding and Getting That New Job
Part 7: Turning a Hobby into a Career

Starting with keeping a daily work journal of what is good  and wasn’t so good about a job, through to considering turning a hobby into a new career, the course material prompts some serious thoughts and self examination.

Changing a job or career due to normal burnout, disenchantment, or other self important reasons isn’t to be taken lightly. This eCourse prompts many of the imprtant considerations and provides a reasonable check list to avoid  the possibility of a Career Change Disaster

Here’s the course Registration link
http://www.richardpresents.com/changing-careers-registration.html
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This week’s second Review –”The Importance of Building Relationships with Your
Readers” –  dozens of vital things that can be done to build trust – 10 Lessons

Creating relationships and making friends
Why are Relationships with Readers Important for Internet and other marketers? How do you build trust with others? You get to know them and find out what they are all about. It’s easier to do that face to face, yes, but it can also be accomplished in cyberspace if you are willing to work at it. But, why do any of that anyway?

Readers, site visitors, and the people who walk into brick and mortar stores
1.  have friends.
2.  have money.
3. represent a portion of the population.

Whatever their connections, they can be useful to you in building a better business.

PROs – This course covers some rather importanrt topics –

● Why Trusting Relationships with Readers are so Important
● Why you should visit their Blogs
● How to Take Genuine Interest in your Readers
● How to Connect through a Business Blog
● How Newsletters can help
● How to enhance Reader Trust
● How Social Networking works in Creating true Relationships
● What you can learn from Reader Surveys
● The Importance of outstanding  Customer Service
● Why concerned follow-up helps to Cement Powerful and Long
Lasting Relationships

CONs – lesson delivery varies between 2 and 3 days – and stretches the total course study to nearly a month. We’ll encourage the eCourse author to change delivery to a 2 day cycle for the 10 basic lessons.

Register here –
http://www.richardpresents.com/building-relationships-registration.html

For NEXT WEEK we’ll select another Internet Marketing related eCourse to review, and also one of general interest, maybe like landscaping, more on gardening, whatever –
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Blogging from the Beginning

Blogging From The Beginning 7 Part course. The FREE Lessons cover the basics of  effectively building a blog, creating great posts, attracting traffic and earning money.

PROs: the course covers the ins and outs of beginning to build a successful blog, including some basic options for setting up a blog as well as some different techniques to make it popular and profitable, reach, attract, and keep loyal readers, and get them excited about re-visiting and sharing content with everyone they know!

The first lesson starts right off from how to choose the right blog platform and builds from there.

The rest of the lessons cover different types of blog posts, developing regular visitor traffic, the social aspects of blogging, and montizing by using Affiliate Marketing, Selling a Product, Contextual Advertising, and Other types of advertising.

CONs: There aren’t many aspects of blogging left out, although they are touched on only lightly. Details of tools like pinging, use of CPanels in setting up WordPress blogs, etc., aren’t included in sufficient detail for a beginning blogger.

Monetizing a WordPress blog, for example, is left for more experienced help.

That type of information is available in many sources all over the Internet in
WordPress Tutorials  and Blog and Ping Tutorials

Suggested Reading – An Overview of the History of Blogging

Link to ”  ” eCourse registration page
CLICK HERE  to Register for the “Blogging from the Beginning” eCourse
http://www.richardpresents.com/blogging-crash-course-registration/

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This week’s second Review –  Organic Gardening Course.

Organic Gardening Course (FREE) 5 lessons, on The Pro’s and Con’s of Eating Organic Food, Gardening Organically in Your Back Yard, Controlling Insects and Weeds Naturally, Common Questions, plus Dozens more Useful Resources on things like Hydroponic Gardening, Solar Power and Your Garden, Tomato Gardening Secrets, etc

Organic gardening started centuries ago when ancient civilizations would till the soil, plant their crops and then harvest them.  As the demand for foods increased, fertilizers or pesticides were used to help grow crops.  It was only later that people realized these pesticides were also being eaten. Which led to a campaign to return to organic gardening.

Register for this one here  – www.richardpresents.com/organic-gardening-course.html

For NEXT WEEK we’ll select another Internet Marketing related eCourse to review, and also one of general interest, maybe like landscaping, more on gardening, whatever –
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Running a Safe Online Business

Running a Safe Online Business

Posted on May 15, 2011 by RichardP

Running a Safe Online Business – There are risks associated with running an online business – almost universal for anyone starting or running their own.

This 7 part course is designed to make a person starting a new Internet business aware of the risks involved and provide the basic information needed to protect them, their business and assets, including —

1. Information about online business income tax and deductions
and simple facts about paying taxes even if not making any money.

2. The different types of legal documentation that must be used on a
website and why not using them could leave a business open for more
trouble than ever imagined possible!

3. Why it’s vitally important to know the products being sold before
starting to sell them.

4. The importance of giving customers a refund as soon as they request it
and how it will impact a business if not done. The risk just isn’t worth it!

And there’s more — Other topics covered include the Fedral Trade Commission guidelines for conducting business online, working in a heavily regulated marketand the specific regulations that are applied to that business, developing an effective Risk Management Plan, and much more.

PRO: it’s a basic review of the ‘must know’ stuff to help protect a business
investment for even the more experienced business owner.

CON: It does not take the place of Professional Support like lawyers and
accountants.

Link to “Running a Safe Online Business” eCourse registration page
CLICK HERE  to Register for the eCourse

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This week’s second Review – “Cruise Vacation” -Free  5 Part eCourse.  If your
Vacation Plans Include an Ocean or River Cruise, this short eCourse will help
you get the biggest benefit for your investment and avoid many expensive mistakes.

In port
Part 1 – A Word About Travel Agents.
Part 2 – Doing It On Your Own.
Part 3 – A Simple Plan.
Part 4 – To Insure Proper Service.
Part 5 – Getting Your Drink On Board Ship!

Plus extra bonus lessons and tips on travel etiquette that will make you the outstanding guest at the Captain’s table, the welcome visitor to foreign shores, and the coolest tourist on the deck.

PRO: Great for a first time Cruise travelers

CON: Not really much new for the experienced Ocean or River ship travelers

Register for this one here
http://www.richardpresents.com/cruise-course.html

For NEXT WEEK we’ll select another Internet Marketing related eCourse to review, and
also one of general interest, maybe like  Organic foods, more on gardening, whatever –
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Understanding Outsourcing

Internet Marketing and Outsourcing work well together.

Most Internet marketers employ at least some degree of outsourcing. The most common  are copywriting and website design.

This “Understanding Outsourcing” eCourse covers what you need to know to use Sub-Contractors, Virtual Assistants and Outsourcing effectively and safely.

The course touches on the Pros of Outsourcing. The first four lessons explain what outsourcing involves, advantages, where to go for outsourcing assistance and how to protect yourself when contracting out your work.

The Cons:  are covered in Lesson 5 – “When you should give second thoughts to the practice and NOT go out for assistance”.

For those marketers, or business owners who have not tried sub-contracting, it’s an easy to follow familiarization of the practice.

My Opinion: The course might be considered as a refresher for the more experienced marketers or business owners, but probably doesn’t contain any earth shattering breakthrough tricks.

Here’s the link to the subscription page for this 5 part “Understanding Outsourcing” eCourse
http://www.richardpresents.com/outsourcing/index.html

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This week’s second Review –”Super Simple Money Saving Tips” certainly is  timely
and important during these days of increasing costs, reduced work hours for many. and
nearly impossible opportunities to save for the future.

The Tips are to the point and easy to implement, so  even if a person is too busy or think they’re too broke to start saving for their future, they’ll find simple ways to start cutting costs and saving money right away.

From using coupons, negotiating lower credit card interest rates, making wish lists, buying in bulk, to turning off lights when not in use, these 30 Tips (in 15 lessons arriving in the email every other day) definitely appear to be  practical and doable.

My Opinion: No doubt, most people are doing many of these cost saving practices already,
but with this broad coverage, they could surely pick up a few more money saving ideas.

Link to the registration page for 15 Lessons and 30+ tips here-
http://www.richardpresents.com/save-money-tips.html

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Something a little different this week –
Guest Reviewer Nichole Dean looks at “Yummy PLR

Product Description: Private label rights (PLR) recipes and food articles membership site.
They also sell individual PLR article and recipe packs.

Who This Product is Intended For: Website and blog owners in the food, cooking or recipe
niches. Parent focused website and blog owners.

Uses: Pre-written content in the form of articles and recipes for website owners to use on
their blogs, websites, newsletters, products, reports, and more.

Pros: The articles and recipes are well written and low priced. At this time members receive
10 new articles and 30 new recipes each month. Individual packs sell for $10 each and
include either 10 articles or 30 recipes.

They provide suggested affiliate programs to compliment the articles and recipes as well.

Every month members receive an email with a link to download their new content, but in
order to receive it they must sign up with their name and email address when receiving their
first month’s content. No passwords or login links to remember.

Cons:  As with other PLR sites, YummyPLR content is not just yours. They are however
capping their membership at 250 members. The individual packs aren’t limited. However,
anyone who uses PLR the way it should be realizes the key to using it properly is to rewrite it
and make it your own.

So, this drawback is not just for YummyPLR, but all PLR sites.

Personal Opinion: If your readers love to eat then they’ll love reading YummyPLR on
your site!

YummyPLR gives me quality content to share with my readers while saving me time
(it’s available when I need it).  …...Nichole Dean

Where you can Buy it: http://www.yummyplr.com/
(Not an affiliate link)
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For NEXT WEEK we’ll select another Internet Marketing related eCourse to review, and
also one of general interest, maybe like  Vacation Cruising, more on gardening, whatever –
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