Monthly Archives: July 2014

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Top 3 Investments You Should Have At The Age Of 30

Posted on by Mike Cage in Money Talks | Leave a comment

As young and energetic as you are in your mid-20s, you can expect a slight change of perspective in financial undertakings as you get older. Some say that attitude to risk can change with age. You are more likely attracted to longer term and higher risk investment options when in a younger age bracket, compared to someone who is getting close to retirement. With a stronger sensitivity to financial investments, here are the top investments you should have as you …

Skin Cancer: Prevention and Myths

Posted on by Derick Hill in Wellness Zone | Leave a comment

Cases of skin cancer in Singapore are multiplying. Among the major types, there have been 4,044 reported cases of basal cell carcinoma, 2,064 of squamous cell carcinoma, and 415 of melanoma. Among the major types, melanoma is the least common yet also perhaps the most serious type. Skin cancer is becoming a problem around the world. In the States, for example, in response to the growing number of cases, the American Cancer Society even launched a slogan, “Slip! Slop! Slap! …

Avoiding an Epic Fail: 3 Social Media Posting Rules to Live By

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Leave a comment

Social media can be a very effective of generating traffic to your website, that is, if you get it right. When done badly, however, you can alienate consumers and hurt your brand. Stories about social screw-ups pop up here and there, yet many companies still don’t get it. Here are a few things you should always keep in mind: It’s Your Brand’s Voice For many consumers, your Twitter, Facebook, and other social accounts are extensions of your brand. When a …

Wedding Monster Alert: Avoid Becoming Bridezilla

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Leave a comment

Planning a wedding can get overwhelmingly stressful, but you don’t have to go crazy and throw tantrums whenever things don’t go your way. Turning into a wedding monster or bridezilla will just complicate things. Learn to set limits and value other people’s opinions. Here are a few other tips to avoid turning into the bridezilla nobody wants to deal with: Avoid Micromanaging While you want your wedding to be perfect, micromanaging will only cause more stress and anxiety. Learn to …

Cooling Therapy Halts Brain Damage In Babies, Study Shows

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The treatment of cooling newborn babies suffering from lack of oxygen at the time of birth significantly increases their chance of survival without neurological abnormalities to later childhood, a new study has claimed. ‘Remarkable’ study The research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that infants given with the therapy survived with a higher IQ at school age, compared to those treated with standard care. “What is remarkable about this study is that 20 years ago people thought …

Storm Damage Prevention: Shielding Your Home from Destructive Winds

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Leave a comment

Authorities have advised Perth residents to take precautions with the severe weather associated with the current season. News stories have shown how the winds have become destructive, sporting 125 km/h gusts that can be damaging for both residential and commercial properties. In most cases, PermaCoat says that the wind itself isn’t a big threat to property damage; rather, it is what the wind can hurl onto the roof. Missiles – not the gusts – are what hurt your roof whenever …

What Low Iron Levels Indicate About Your Health

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Iron can make a big difference between feeling energetic and downright miserable. It’s an important component of the human body, which helps it function properly. Out of all nutritional shortages, iron deficiency is the most prevalent in America. Without proper levels of iron, you may begin to feel weak. While it’s normal to feel overtired, a constant state of fatigue could signal an underlying medical problem. Your iron level can provide clues to your overall health. You have an enlarged …

Social and Personal: Social Media and Its Impact on Trade Shows and Events

Posted on by Sharon Williams in Promotions | Leave a comment

Social media has changed – and is still changing – the way people interact with each other, both online and offline. It has made connecting with audiences easier, whether you’re part of a news outlet, a marketing department, or an event management team. For businesses, social media has become a powerful tool to get messages across. Social media can also do a lot to help boost your brand and improve the impact you make during conferences, trade shows, and other …

Raising Capital: Funding Options for Your Business

Posted on by Teresa Harper in E-Biz | Comments Off on Raising Capital: Funding Options for Your Business

While self-funding is the most common business funding method, it is not suitable for everyone, especially those with limited savings. As expenses often exceed revenue during the infancy stages of business, it is important to explore different funding options. Here’s a discussion on the topic to guide you: Venture Capital This funding option is a type of equity financing that supports the budgetary needs of companies with potentially high returns. Most venture capital investments are made through cash in exchange …

Going Solo: The Perks of Living Alone

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on Going Solo: The Perks of Living Alone

Most people spend their childhood years with their parents and siblings. As they grow up, they start exploring and experiencing things. They start dreaming about being successful in a particular career, buying their own house, or driving a new car. They want to live independently, hang out with friends, and enjoy. As a young professional, you’re dreaming of a good life. You want to enjoy every day while you’re still single. You want to explore opportunities and make a good …