If not for the fact that Christmas is a time of laughter and
merriment, the yuletide season can be awfully frustrating
especially for people who have a budget to think of. With lots
of expenses for the Christmas celebration already lined up at
your door -- decorations, dinner, gifts -- sticking to the
family budget can be difficult, at best! That is, unless, you
are smart enough to come up with creative ideas on how to spend
Christmas with a bang without spending a lot.
Here are some tips:
1) ...Read more »
Giving unique gifts at Christmas does not have to break the
bank. These are some of my favorite unique gift ideas. Each of
these can be made or bought for under $10. Check your shopping
list and begin finding a unique gift for each of them. They will
thank you and so will your bank account.
No matter what the occasion you will find a unique gift idea to
suit your purpose. These will make unique gifts for Valentine's
Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Christmas presents, ...Read more »
Gift for Dads: The mom is always on the limelight when she is
pregnant. Poor Dad! He is also excited as mom. It is his
proudest moment too. After all it is his son or daughter too..
It would be nice to invite dad to the shower. If it is a ladies
only shower, you could still get the proud Dad-to-be a gift. In
this piece you will see some of the suggestions which could go
as gifts for Dad.
It is the thought that counts: The gift for dads need not be
necessarily expensive. There are plenty of ...Read more »
Shoppers spent more than $15.5 billion this Christmas on gifts
on the Internet alone. Just imagine how many millions went to
unwanted polka dot sweaters, electric nose hair clippers, and
thigh masters. That wasted cash piled up under the Christmas
tree. We've all had it happen to us.In fact, you had it happen
to you this year. You unwrapped the pretty red bow and tore
through the shiny paper on that present from your Uncle Mortie,
and immediately, you had to put on your best poker face.
How did ...Read more »
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Creating & Maintaining a "Gift Chest" by Stacie Dahl
With all of the ...Read more »
It's that time of year again, time for traveling, decorating,
holiday parties, family, friends, relatives and of course. . . .
shopping. How many of you simply whip out the credit card and
start charging every gift you can find, only to dread the day
when your statement arrives in the mail? Or are you one of the
few that save a little every month just to cover the holiday
expenses when they come around? Before you spend your money on
the latest, hottest, newest gadgets, take a look at ...Read more »
Distribute the Wealth with Business Cards By Lisa Maliga © 2004
For only pennies per card, you have in your hands one of the
most powerful and versatile tools to promote your business.
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about your business card will be the color – or lack of it. Is
it a ho-hum, unexciting card that looks like thousands of
others? Regardless of whether you have your card professionally
designed, or you create it on your home or business computer ...Read more »
Are you a person who likes to be the center of attention ... or
do you prefer to deal with people on a one-to-one basis? Are you
at your best when lots of people are swirling around you ... or
do you prefer calmer surroundings? Are you open to working in an
unstructured environment ... or is the more traditional set-up
of walls and a door your preference? No matter how you answer
these questions, our Gift Shop/Kiosk plan can work for you.
Whether you choose to market your items from a Kiosk ...Read more »
In my over 25 years of consulting businesses and installing cash
register and point of sale systems I have seen a lot of theft
and lost profits due to not having the proper controls in place.
There are a lot of articles about what you need to start a
business. Not many of them talk about controlling your business
or retaining the profits you have made. As if you need a reason
to keep your profits, I have created this list to help you
decide if you need a point of sale system.
Here are my top 10 ...Read more »
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