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Mystery Shopping Secrets eBook Preview

Preview of Mystery Shopping Secrets: Unlock the hidden profits in Mystery Shopping by Myrna MarshallTo download, right click mouse on link above and save. To read online, left click mouse on link above. Requires Adobe® Reader® (available free). CONTENTS: What Is Mystery Shopping? | Why Use Mystery Shoppers? | How Can You Avoid Mystery Shopping […]

Starting Your Own Import Business

by J.F. (Jim) Straw Importing as a small business has long been shrouded in the mysteries of International intrigue. While, in actuality, importing is just about as mysterious as buying from the “Sears” catalog. The fantasies surrounding the import business have been passed down generation after generation. — As a matter of fact, I would […]

Finder Fundamentals Master Guide

The Finder Fundamentals Master Guide is your essential guide to collecting fat Finder Fees from multiple Finder opportunities.

Get Paid Taking Surveys – Best Earning Opportunity For Moms

Stay at home mothers can earn a little extra money to spend on their children if they get paid to take surveys. There are two types of survey web sites: free and those that charge a fee. Free paid survey websites earn their money from the companies that are conducting the surveys. They get a […]

What You Can and Cannot Take Photos of Legally

Anyone interested in starting a career in photography needs to understand that there are limits to what they are allowed to take photos of. For example, you cannot just go out and start taking pictures of people in their homes and sell them off as stock photos of domestic life. You will get in trouble […]

Setting up a Virtual Assistant Office

Virtual assisting is a profitable home business. It can be started with little seed money. Here are some of the essential items needed when setting up a home office for the virtual assistant.

Dealing with Backorders

by Chris Malta It’s going to happen. If you’re selling on the Internet, there are going to be backorders. As I write this, I have just finished dealing with a backorder situation, and steam is still rising from my ears. By now, I should be used to it. I shouldn’t let the little things get […]

Business Borrowers Complete Success Kit

Business Borrowers Complete Success Kit shows you how, and where, to borrow money for any business or real estate project. Included are practice forms so the reader can become expert in filling out loan applications for any loan sought. Contents:

Spend Time Dog Walking and Earn Some Cash

Do you like spending time with pets, particularly dogs? If you do, then dog walking could be the business for you. Get some fresh air and make some extra cash in the process. If you need more money but don’t want the time constraints of a second job, consider putting one of your interests to […]

Brand Building Takes Time

Branding expert Laura Ries explains why a slow start may be better than a rocket takeoff of your brand.

Common Family Tax Questions

What better workers than your children to help out with the family business?! The question, however, is whether or not you have to report what you pay your children. The answer is yes, if related to your business. In this case, your children are considered common law employees and a W-2 needs to be filed […]

Should I Offer Free Shipping?

by Chris Malta Boy, it’s tempting, isn’t it? Free Shipping! People will see your proclamation of Freedom from the dreaded SHIPPING CHARGE (imagine agonized screaming here), and flock to your site to take advantage of THE INCREDIBLE SAVINGS! (Fanfare, people cheering). Well, it’s true. In my experience, shoppers will check out an offer of free […]

Analyzing Forex Data

If you are into trading Forex, then you probably take analyzing Forex data very seriously. Most Forex investors choose their trades each day by going over lots of information, charts and opinions in order to analyze Forex data. Here are some great tips and resources for analyzing Forex data.

What’s the True Cost of Outsourcing?

So many new marketers are reluctant to outsource, because they don’t like spending the extra money. They think it would be a waste of cash to pay someone else to perform tasks they can do themselves. But that thinking is very flawed.

Free Tax Advice Resources on the Web

Thanks to the Internet, you have a whole variety of free tax advice resources at your disposal. Following are a few user-friendly sites, all of which offer information for both your personal and business tax questions alike:, AOL’s Tax Advice section of their Money & Finance department offers great tips and advice on everything […]

Cashing in on Your Spare-Time Interests

Have you ever thought about earning a full time living from your hobbies? It doesn’t matter if it’s sports, crafts, or even trading merchandise – it’s more than possible to earn a living with your hobbies – it’s the major source of income for millions of people all over the world!

You Can Make Money As A Dropshipper

The distribution of products has been around for a very long time. When a product is created it needs a distributor to get it to the stores that will sell it. A manufacturing company creates a new product, sells it to wholesale distributors, and the distributors then sell the product to the retail stores that […]

Boost Your Paid Survey Income Figures by Tenfold

Of late, paid surveys have been catching on and more and more people take advantage of it to get their very own side income going. All said and done, this isn’t exactly a bad thing, but it does have several negative effects for others who are doing something similar. For one thing, there now appears […]

Work at Home Business Ideas

by J. Stephen Pope Here are some excellent businesses that you can start, operate and grow from your home. All these work at home businesses have the following desirable features: Low Startup Costs Ease of Entry High Income Potential Home Based and Operated Worldwide Sales Potential Residual, Recurring and/or Passive Income Potential

Top 7 Dropshipper Advantages

by J. Stephen Pope Here are seven reasons you should consider being a dropshipper.

How the Old Pros Really Do Mailorder

by J.F. (Jim) Straw Let me tell you a true story … Some years ago, a very dear friend of mine (retired; living on Social Security) came to see me. He had with him a mailorder “drop ship dealer” program he wanted to get involved with and wanted to use some of my mailing list. […]

Positioning: Get Paid For Who You Are, Not What You Do

A simple strategy to get more clients choosing you and willing to pay you more than you’re currently getting. A shift in your positioning is all that’s required – and in this video Rich Schefren explains how to do exactly that by answering two simple straightforward questions.

Top 7 Lucrative Paper Businesses You Can Run

by J. Stephen Pope Why not run a lucrative paper business? Paper businesses do not require large investments of capital for expensive equipment, inventory, and buildings. Many paper businesses can be run from your own home. A paper business is a business that can be operated mainly using pieces of paper, such as contracts, invoices, […]

Wholesale Product Terms: What SKU Means

In his Wholesale Video Tip 18, Chris Malta describes what the term “SKU” (a.k.a. Stock Keeping Unit) means, how your wholesale suppliers may use it, and why SKUs play an important role in your online selling.

Sure Ways to Raise Money Today

by Tyler G. Hicks Raising money for business or real estate is a lot easier if you use the sure and proven ways approved by all lenders, namely:

Trade Forex

It is extremely easy to trade Forex and many day traders as well as investors are looking into Forex as a means to reach their investment goals. If you would like to trade Forex, here are some suggestions.

From Full-Time to Own Time – 4 Tips to Start Your Virtual Assistant Business Whilst Working Full-Time

by Lisa Taliga Are you working full-time, want to start your Virtual Assistant business but just don’t seem to find enough hours in the day to focus on it? This may also apply to you if you are working part-time or have a growing family. A good chunk of your day may be swallowed up […]

Entrepreneurial Articles by Jim Straw

Earn Your Fortune In Finder’s Fees: The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Make! Exporting- The Fastest Way To Grow A Small Manufacturing Business! International Mailorder- Exporting is nothing more than selling overseas … by mail. Where To Place Your Classified Ads: One of the least kept secrets in the Mailorder industry

How To Start Your Own Home-Based Secretarial Service

Editorial Comment: Although this article is dated, you will still find some useful pointers. A new approach to serving one of the oldest and most basic needs of even the smallest business community, a home-based secretarial service can satisfy the entrepreneurial needs of even the most ambitious woman! This is a kind of service business […]

How a Small Business Can Go Big on Customer Service

Almost every company, whether they’re big or small, has a customer service department — or at the very least an owner who wears the customer service hat on a daily basis. A small business can actually become big based on their customer service. Before you start laughing at the idea, let’s take a look at […]

Online Work at Home Careers Are Abundant

If you’re among the unfortunate throngs of people still searching for work, then you know how frustrating it is to search – and how limited the job opportunities are. What you need to know is that if you’re having trouble finding work or you’re having trouble making ends meet, then you have a chance to […]

Wisely Managing Capital in the Forex Market

One area of forex that is rarely discussed, despite how important it is, is the capital that any investor requires if they want to enter the market. Without capital, you have nothing to invest and therefore it is unthinkable to foray into the forex market. Even once you do have capital though, there is more […]

Wholesale Suppliers — Who They Sell To

See Chris Malta’s Top Ten ‘Wholesale Tips’. In video tip 1, you’ll learn what wholesale suppliers expect from you, whether you’re an Internet merchant, selling on eBay, or running a home business. When you need products to sell online, you have to work with real wholesale suppliers and real dropship wholesalers (a.k.a. wholesalers who drop […]

How To Avoid Getting Burned By Your Own Tax Return

by Wayne M. Davies I did it. I finally did it. Last weekend, while the rest of Fort Wayne celebrated the long-awaited onset of springtime temperatures, I stayed inside and did something I’ve never done before. I burned my first CD.

Wholesale Trade Terms: What’s the MOQ?

See Chris Malta’s Wholesale Tips video series. In video tip 13, you’ll find out the meaning of the wholesale term MOQ, find out when and how your wholesale suppliers will use it, and learn what the real purpose of the MOQ is. By studying wholesale jargon and industry terms, you’ll be able to communicate effectively […]

What is Ghostwriting?

Ghostwriting may sound mysterious, but it is a profession that you are probably very familiar with. You have, undoubtedly, seen many books written by celebrities. Well, the celebrities name may be on the cover, but a ghostwriter is the actual author; for instance, Clay Aiken’s autobiography “Learning To Sing” was actually written by Allison Glock.

Exporting Is Usually Better For You Than Importing

by Tyler G. Hicks PEOPLE CALL US SAYING: ” I want to import products to sell here.” This is a good idea. But after you mentally go through the steps in importing, you wonder. For example, when you import items to sell you must: Find the product Negotiate a price Get it shipped to you […]

How To Start Your Own Carpet Cleaning Business

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Finding a Good Dropship Source

When trying to locate a good dropship source, there are several things to keep in mind. As wonderful as the World Wide Web is for finding everything you need right at your fingertips, it’s also a source of scams and illegitimate dropship sources. It seems there’s this almost parallel stream of businessmen and women whose […]

Peeking into the Criterions of Paid Survey Eligibility

Some people find that, when they register to various paid survey sites in order to start earning a little side income, they get very few surveys, if any. On the other hand, their friends could be getting tons and tons of surveys –more than they can easily handle. Many who are new to the system […]

Mystery Shopping for Fun and Profit (Video)

What is a Mystery Shopper? Why the Need for Mystery Shoppers? How To Make Money as a Mystery Shopper Variety is the Spice of Mystery Shopping

Basic Forex Terminology

What is Basic Forex Terminology? Basic Forex terminology is used by most individuals and companies that trade Forex. Forex stands for foreign exchange markets. Forex is the largest financial market in the world and trades global currencies in real time. In order to excel at Forex, you should be aware of basic Forex terminology. Here […]

Start Your Own Medical Transcription Business

A Medical Transcriptionist takes a physician’s dictated notes and types them up to be put in the patient’s medical file. When you consider how many patients any given doctor sees in a day you can just imagine the high demand there is for the services of an MT professional. What skills and tools are needed […]

First Do Something

Saying something isn’t enough. Branding expert Al Ries explains the law of public relations: “Doing something is better than saying something.”

How to Make Big Money in Real Estate

This book shows how you can make big profits in real estate in the 21st Century–even with no down payment. Tyler G. Hicks, renowned consultant to wealth builders throughout the world, shows you how to: build your wealth with foreclosures; buy two properties a month with no down payment; nail down affordable financing in any […]

Who Needs a Virtual Assistant?

All businesses need some type of support. Even with small businesses, there are enough administrative duties to prevent anything else from getting done. A virtual assistant can make all the difference.

There Is No Such Thing As Tax Simplification!

by Wayne M. Davies I’m a little upset right now, so please bear with me. I don’t get upset very often – you can always tell because smoke starts coming right out of the top of my bald head! – but I’m here to tell ya’, this one really has me both laughing and crying […]

Forex Trading Tips

Forex trading tips can be extremely helpful when learning the basics of trading Forex. Forex stands for foreign exchange, and the Forex market is the largest financial market in the world. Each day, 1.9 trillion dollars are traded around the world. If you are looking to invest in the Forex markets here are some important […]

Work at Home Business Success Stories

How many times have you landed on a website where a marketer was telling you how he or she achieved millionaire status and you silently thought, “I wish that was me”, but did nothing to become one of the work at home business success stories you’re always reading about? Online success is becoming more prevalent, […]

Common and Readily Available Alternatives to Paid Surveys

Yes, you can now get paid to take surveys. Although that may sound slightly far fetched to some, the truth is that it is based on a very old and very useful service known simply as market research. In tandem with that, there are a number of under alternatives that have also cropped up and […]

Essential Tips for Drop Shipping Clothing

Written by © All Rights Reserved Did you know that clothing, shoes and accessories are eBay’s second top seller? Clothing is a great market to get into for several reasons; there are so many different categories; there is always a demand for clothing; shipping of clothing is low risk; and there are many niche […]

Limit Your Liability to Protect Your Assets

by J. Stephen Pope If your business runs into serious difficulty, will it bring you down too? For example, what if one of your employees got involved in a serious car accident while working for you? Will the resulting lawsuit bankrupt you personally? Here are just a few ways of protecting yourself against catastrophic losses […]

How Do Managed Forex Accounts Work?

Does getting involved in Forex sound like your type of risk? Do you thrive on the possibility to gain (or lose) thousands within a short time frame, but busy as you are, you don’t have time to monitor the Forex trading yourself? Consider letting established brokerage firms do it for you by using a managed […]

Can You Learn Forex Fast and Easy?

If you can read with some level of skill, you can do anything – even learn how to trade Forex – and you don’t have to be an expert to do it, but you do need to know that like any market, you have to watch out for pitfalls. But once you know what the […]

Where to Source Wholesale Jewelry

Written by © All Rights Reserved Why get into wholesale jewelry? Jewelry is a huge market, especially online. It makes a great gift, either for yourself or for a friend or loved one. Plus it’s universal – jewelry is recognized by cultures all over the world as a symbol of wealth and well being, […]

Learn to Trade Forex

It is very easy to learn to trade Forex. Forex stands for foreign exchange and it is the world’s biggest financial market with almost 2 trillion dollars in trades each day. If you would like to learn to trade Forex in order to reach your investment goals, here are some great suggestions.

Online Forex For Everyone

Welcome to the exciting world of online Forex. When you get started with online Forex, you stand at the threshold of an adventure that can take you further than you ever imagined in your life. Online Forex is easy to learn, easy to get into and easy to make a profit. There are three rules […]

Dropship Your Way To Online Success

by Tim Knox The popularity of eBay has inspired many people to start a business. And for those entrepreneurs who don’t want to invest in a ton of inventory but still want to set up shop, dropshipping is a logical solution. Before you get started, consider these seven steps involved in starting a dropship e-business:

Traffic Methods We Don’t Use

If you’ve surfed the net at all, you’ll see program after program that will promise you millions of hits to your website for one low price. You’ll find sites that will promise you plenty of traffic, but is it really worth it? Usually, no.

What’s the Simplest Exporting You Can Do?

by Tyler G. Hicks Exporting intrigues thousands of people. Yet when they’re on the verge of deciding on their own export business, they get worried and often ask: “What’s the simplest exporting I can do?” The answer is:

Your Own Products Can Make You Rich

by J. Stephen Pope Although there are advantages to selling other people’s products and services, there are also drawbacks. For example, the lack of exclusive rights to your own proprietary product can mean that you are just one of thousands selling the same thing. Excessive competition can cause you to drop your prices and to […]

A Big Tax Loophole Just Got Bigger: How To Turn Taxable Income Into Non-Taxable Income — Legally!

by Wayne M. Davies Believe it or not, there are ways to convert taxable income into non-taxable income, without any fear of an IRS audit. Here’s one of my favorites. It’s been part of our beloved tax code for over 30 years, yet many still don’t take advantage of it. What am I talking about?

Best Wholesale Clothing Suppliers

Written by © All Rights Reserved Are you looking into selling wholesale clothing but don’t where to start? Or have you been wondering where your competitors get their amazing products from (and how they get them so cheap!)? Read on to find out how to find the very best clothing wholesalers on the web!

Overcoming Writer’s Block

Suffering from writer’s block is a very common problem. Whether it is a student trying to finish a report, a professional struggling to write a speech, or a journalist who is under a deadline, writer’s block is so common, it is almost a cliché. How many times have you seen a movie, television show or […]

Top 7 Reasons to File Your Income Tax Returns on Time

by J. Stephen Pope Here are seven reasons for not being late filing your income tax returns.

Marketing Advice from Jim (J.F.) Straw

Sadly, Jim Straw passed away on December 3, 2012. You can still benefit from his marketing advice in this video. Having spent over 50 years in business, doing business successfully, J.F. (Jim) Straw now shares “Practical Instruction in the Arts & Sciences of Making Money” at the Business Lyceum. —

How To Make a Fortune in Finder’s Fees

by J. Stephen Pope Make Your Fortune as a Professional Finder How To Make a Fortune in Finder’s Fees in Regulated Fields How To Make a Fortune in Finder’s Fees as a Consultant How To Make a Fortune in Finder’s Fees on the Internet Click Here to Access

Making Money at Home and Being Your Own Boss

It’s a dream held by many but realized by very few – making money at home and having the luxury of being your own boss. With the conception of the World Wide Web, working from home has become a reality for many people who understand how to launch or participate in a profitable online business […]

Explode Your Consulting Income

by J. Stephen Pope Here are just a few ways to increase and diversify your income from your consulting business.

Dissecting the Factors Behind the Forex Market

Every Tom, Dick and Harry knows that the foreign exchange rate for any given currency is bound to fluctuate over time. However, very few laypeople actually fully understand why currency exchange rates fluctuate the way that they do, and fewer still understand how. If you’re interested in getting into the forex market though, it is […]

Wholesale Suppliers and Dropshippers

Top Ten ‘Wholesale Tips’. Video Tip 10 breaks down the process of drop shipping and explains the advantages and drawbacks of using dropship wholesalers. You’ll find out when drop shipping is the best method to use to buy your wholesale products and when you should incorporate other product sourcing methods. Whether you’re an internet merchant, […]

5 Ways to Manage Your Time While Working Online

There are many ways to manage time while working online. The computer, Internet, and various other types of activities that can be pursued while working may prove to be quite overwhelming when it comes to time restraints or deadlines. If your income is dependent upon the financial success that you achieve online, it is absolutely […]

Top 7 Work at Home Small Business Ideas

by J. Stephen Pope Here are seven great businesses that you can operate from your home.

As a Virtual Assistant, Who Is Your Ideal Client?

by Lisa Taliga Do ideal clients really exist or are they a myth? Let me assure you, there ARE ideal clients out there. You just need to know what your definition of one is. Since I started my home-based business, I’ve had ideal clients and others that weren’t so great. Believe me, your clients will […]

How To Start and Operate a Mail Order Business: Make Your Fortune in Direct Mail

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Forex Courses

Looking for Forex Courses? Many people that would like to trade Forex usually look to learn the basics before they start investing. If you are interested in trading Forex, here are some tips on finding great Forex courses.

How To Audit-Proof Your Tax Return Forever! (My Recent Close Encounter Of The IRS-Kind)

by Wayne M. Davies Congress recently passed legislation that is supposed to result in a more “sensitive” Internal Revenue Service. You know, not such a lean, mean, tax-collecting machine. I DON’T THINK SO! Here’s why.

6 Top Work at Home Business Ideas

It’s incredibly easy for anyone to work at home, and since you can get started without any money down, you can start earning profits fast. There are many great ways to generate an income from home – but certain work at home efforts show up repeatedly as having the top income potential. The first business […]

Venture Capital Secrets for You

by Tyler G. Hicks Are there ways to get venture capital that make it easier to find the money you need? Yes, there are. And here they are:

How I Made 400 Million Dollars Selling Products Through Mail Order

Even though he only has a high school degree and a year of college, Jim Straw has made more than 400 million selling products through the mail. And according to Jim Straw, anyone can get rich doing mail order –you just have to know the commandments of success. And in this question-and-answer interview with students […]

About Worldwide Brands

Worldwide Brands are THE Product Sourcing Experts for Home E-Biz and the publishers of OneSource, the World’s Largest Source of eCommerce Wholesalers. Their full-time research staff is dedicated exclusively to keeping OneSource updated with new Wholesalers willing to work with online businesses. An eBay Certified Solution Provider, Worldwide Brands are the official Product Sourcing Editors […]

What Is The Ideal Shape For Your Logo?

Branding expert Al Ries explains that a logo should fit your eyes — both eyes. In many cases, the ideal logotype should be: horizontal rectangular in shape 1 unit in height 2 1/4 units in width

Wolves in Distributors’ Clothing

by Chris Malta The Internet is loaded with “distributors”. Everyone who has a couple of wooden birdhouses or glass figurines to sell wants you to think they are a real, live wholesale distributor. They use phrases like “Buyer’s Club” and “Direct To You”, and if you let them huff and puff at you, they’ll blow […]

Why Instant Messaging Could Be Detrimental to Your Business

We all know why instant messaging is a great thing. It’s fast, it allows you to multi-task, and it lets you stay in contact with people that have otherwise dropped out of your circle. But were you aware that it can be hard on your business?

Real Estate Loan Getters Kit

Real Estate Loan Getters Kit shows the user how to get real estate loans for either a client or the user. Lists hundreds of active real estate lenders seeking first and junior mortgage loans for a variety of property types. Loan amounts range from a few thousand dollars to many millions, depending on the property, […]

Drop Shipping — Good or Bad Decision?

Learn how drop shipping works and what you need to know to decide if drop shipping is right for you. Find out the pros and cons of drop shipping other peoples’ products.

Make Your Fortune as a Professional Finder (Video)

Have you considered the lucrative opportunity in finder’s fees? You could become a professional finder and earn a fortune from this alone.

Use Unlisted or Private REITs for Real Estate Money

by Tyler G. Hicks A REIT–REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST–can be your source of money for real estate to: Buy, own, and collect rental income from almost any type of real estate. Lend money on almost any type of real estate mortgage. Run a hybrid business–that is own, and lend on, real estate of many types.

Do You Have What It Takes To Write For Pay?

Making money at home by writing may sound appealing, but not everyone is suited for it. The following are some skills and personality traits that writers need. Do you have what it takes to write for pay? First of all, you need to enjoy writing. If English was your least favorite subject in school and […]

What MSRP Means

See Chris Malta’s ‘Wholesale Tips’ video series. Video tip 12 will teach you what ‘MSRP’ stands for AND how it impacts your ‘ecommerce’ business. If you have an online retail or home business, you need to be able to effectively communicate with your wholesale suppliers and ‘potential’ wholesale suppliers. That’s how you make the most […]