Win at DealFun and shop for Christmas at the same time

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Posted on 16th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

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If you consider all the ways that we have to shop online it can be quite challenging to really find the best deals. With coupon sites, online auctions, and discount sites finding the best deal can be a blast or a total nightmare. If you are going to shop online for this upcoming holiday season why not have some in doing it. At sites like DealFun you can do both and get some great deals on some of the most popular items in electronics like the iPad 2, laptops, and PS3 for up to 95% off retail. They have made penny auctions fun and exciting and even allow you to use your bids that you have placed on item to purchase that item should you not win. And if you are new to the site they even have a bid guarantee that if you do not win anything within the first 24 hours of your first bid then your bids are placed back in your account.
You can view these dealfun.com reviews and see what others are saying. You will start to see DealFun and other sites like them start to show in the national news as the holiday season gets closer. What I have liked about DealFun is that they are open about how the bidding works and provide beginner auctions, past auctions, and great customer service. One of the most valuable tools that you can view is the past auctions. If you are going to bid on a iPad 2 and what to know when and how to bid just look at past auctions and you can get a sense on what people are spending on this item and how many bids it typically takes to win one. So get started today and purchase your bid packs and have fun shopping for your holiday gifts.

New homes in Phoenix by Ashton Woods

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Posted on 16th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

Across America various real estate markets are starting to show signs of turning around for overall home value. It is a good sign to home builders like Ashton Woods creating new communities like Phoenix, Austin, and Orlando.They now have energy efficient homes Homes for sale in Phoenix that offer a wide range of features and looks that will appeal to a large base of home buyers. With their focus on offering energy efficient homes that can save most home owners up to 47% off their utilities this can be a huge advantage. I had a chance to check out of their planned communities Laurel Ridge where they offer two story homes with three car garages and great features like vaulted ceilings. Phoenix is a great area to live and offers a lot to do outdoors and year round climate that is sought out by those looking to escape the colder areas.

Don't Let the Thought of Endless Debt Hold You Back from Going to College

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Posted on 16th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

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Don’t Let the Thought of Endless Debt Hold You Back from Going to College

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Many people nowadays don’t attend college for one reason: they don’t want thousands of dollars of debt upon graduation. While college debt is still considered “good debt” because of the opportunities that await after walking across the stage and getting a diploma, many people are still hesitant at going back to college for fear of a lifetime of debt. While in some cases accruing debt during college is unavoidable, there are also many ways to get through college and graduate without owing a cent to the school or the government. If the only thing holding you back from going to college and getting that networking degree is the fear of being in debt when you graduate, check out these ways that you can get through college without accruing massive amounts of debt that may take you years to pay off.

Work, Work, Work

One of the reasons that many people accrue lots of debt during college is because they fail to have a job. Many people simply accept thousands of dollars of student loans and live off them throughout the time they spend in college. This is fine if you are prepared to pay all that money back plus interest when you graduate, but for many it’s not a great option. Having a job (or even multiple jobs) while you’re in college will be tough at first, but once you get into the rhythm of things it will be a piece of cake. Work one job during the school year and pick up an extra job during the summer, and save as much money as you can for when school starts. If you make sacrifices during college, it will pay off in more ways than one; you won’t have piles of debt when you graduate and you’ll have a strong work ethic once you do graduate.

Scholarships

Apply for every single scholarship you can. Applying for scholarships can be tiring and time consuming, especially since many scholarships require personal statements and essays. But the more scholarships you apply for, the more you’ll get; it’s essentially the law of averages. Meet with a counselor to see what scholarships are specific to your major or demographic, as there will likely be some. Your counselor can help you determine the best way to apply for scholarships, and help you make your application stand out. Spend the entire summer before fall term applying for scholarships, and shoot to apply for one each day. You’ll receive lots of denials, but the more you apply for, the better chance you have at getting a scholarship.

 What It Is You Want to Study

Often times, going to college can be much more expensive for people who aren’t sure of what it is that they want to major in. That’s because if you set on a major and start taking classes in it, those classes will essentially be useless towards earning your degree when you switch majors. Many people switch majors once in college, so spend your first few years taking your general education requirements so you can be certain of your major once you become an upperclassman. You’ll be throwing dollars away every time you switch your major as an upperclassman, so be certain that what you’re studying is what you want to major in.

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Don't Let the Thought of Endless Debt Hold You Back from Going to College

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Posted on 16th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

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Don’t Let the Thought of Endless Debt Hold You Back from Going to College

Networking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: http://www.braintrack.com/
Many people nowadays don’t attend college for one reason: they don’t want thousands of dollars of debt upon graduation. While college debt is still considered “good debt” because of the opportunities that await after walking across the stage and getting a diploma, many people are still hesitant at going back to college for fear of a lifetime of debt. While in some cases accruing debt during college is unavoidable, there are also many ways to get through college and graduate without owing a cent to the school or the government. If the only thing holding you back from going to college and getting that networking degree is the fear of being in debt when you graduate, check out these ways that you can get through college without accruing massive amounts of debt that may take you years to pay off.

Work, Work, Work

One of the reasons that many people accrue lots of debt during college is because they fail to have a job. Many people simply accept thousands of dollars of student loans and live off them throughout the time they spend in college. This is fine if you are prepared to pay all that money back plus interest when you graduate, but for many it’s not a great option. Having a job (or even multiple jobs) while you’re in college will be tough at first, but once you get into the rhythm of things it will be a piece of cake. Work one job during the school year and pick up an extra job during the summer, and save as much money as you can for when school starts. If you make sacrifices during college, it will pay off in more ways than one; you won’t have piles of debt when you graduate and you’ll have a strong work ethic once you do graduate.

Scholarships

Apply for every single scholarship you can. Applying for scholarships can be tiring and time consuming, especially since many scholarships require personal statements and essays. But the more scholarships you apply for, the more you’ll get; it’s essentially the law of averages. Meet with a counselor to see what scholarships are specific to your major or demographic, as there will likely be some. Your counselor can help you determine the best way to apply for scholarships, and help you make your application stand out. Spend the entire summer before fall term applying for scholarships, and shoot to apply for one each day. You’ll receive lots of denials, but the more you apply for, the better chance you have at getting a scholarship.

 What It Is You Want to Study

Often times, going to college can be much more expensive for people who aren’t sure of what it is that they want to major in. That’s because if you set on a major and start taking classes in it, those classes will essentially be useless towards earning your degree when you switch majors. Many people switch majors once in college, so spend your first few years taking your general education requirements so you can be certain of your major once you become an upperclassman. You’ll be throwing dollars away every time you switch your major as an upperclassman, so be certain that what you’re studying is what you want to major in.

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Pick your blog hosting wisely and save money

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Posted on 15th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing |Technology

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If you are like millions of bloggers on the net you probably have your blog on either a free service or have your own domain on a web site hosting account. Either which way you want to make sure that your provider can support you and your customers and minimize any downtime. If you are with a unreliable host and your site is constantly unavailable it will cost you more than customers. There are many things that you can look for when deciding on a hosting account some of which include customer testimonials, industry awards, and live support. While you are on their site call their 1-800 number and see who picks up and what the wait time is. This can be a huge factor when you are starting your account and need some help. You can search the web hosting review section at Hostingposting.com to receive insight into what actual customers are saying.

We have  moved several of our blogs over to a new blog hosting company called Blue Host to help accommodate the growing traffic that we have been receiving and so far the results have been impressive. There are some great reviews and comparisons at webhostinggeeks.com where you can see how various companies stack up against each other depending on your needs. You can find hosting coupons for companies like Blue Host and others where you can save over a hundred dollars per year. This is a great deal if you have multiple blogs to help you save money and use that money to invest in social marketing and organic growth for your site.

Understanding the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

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Posted on 15th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Blogging |Marketing

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With so many people looking for work or rethinking their current career path the job market has gotten much more competitive. In many jobs that are being made available the level of talent is far more qualified than what we were seeing 5-7 years ago. There are career paths that are facing a shortage and in order to be in the right position you need to look understand what options are available. That is why I wanted to do a quick discussion on the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship. They are currently taking applications from those that are fresh out of college or looking to make a career change. The area of interest is STEM ( Science, technology, engineering, and math) serving in rural or high-need secondary urban schools. This particular teach grant is available to those in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. The qualified recipients will receive cutting edge education and advanced degree to teach in these areas. You will receive a $30,000 stipend with the understanding that you will teach at least a minimum of three years in an under served area.

The recipients will receive paid preparation, ongoing support from the University they attend, and mentors to help in their ongoing career. This specialized training will prepare you to teach higher level math and science while helping to rewrite and improve upon current curricula. This new model is innovative and can help raise the standard for other teaching certificates to better prepare our students to be more competitive in their continuing education and eventually the work force. There are certain requirements for submitting your application along with final interviews for the top 20-30 finalists. If you are looking to make a career change and have the passion to teach and change lives then the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship may be the right move for you.

Fishing at one of Canadas premiere BC Resorts

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Posted on 15th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Blogging |Marketing

One of the most therapeutic outdoor activities that you can do is fly fishing along a stream with mountains as the backdrop.  There was even a movie that was filmed that centered around the bonding and family traditions of fly fishing. Now imagine taking this adventure at one of Canada’s premiere BC resorts where you can fish in some of the best salmon waters in the world. After your day out along BC Inside Passage, you come back to spend a few hours in the Current Spa relaxing and getting ready for your fine dining experience that evening. Voted the #1 luxury resort in Canada and offering an all inclusive package you are sure to create one of the best fishing trips you have taken.

Sonora is one of the top BC resorts that you should visit

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Posted on 14th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

Whether your idea of a great getaway is fly fishing, whale watching, or simply relaxing near the ocean then Sonora one of BC resorts top destination may be for you. Located in Western Canada about an hour flight north of Vancouver you will find a full service spa that features a hot mineral pool. Once your daytime activities you can wine and dine in their restaurant that overlooks the Pacific Ocean while their chef prepare one of several Pacific Northwest top cuisines. If you love to fish then you can tap into the fly fishing expert located on the property where you can charter a boat to take you to some of the best fishing in the Pacific Ocean. This part of the world is amazing and you will be hard pressed not to come back because there are so many different types of activities to do.

Visit one of the top BC resorts

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Posted on 14th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

British Columbia is home to some of the best fishing and skiing in the world. Whistler Mountain and Vancouver, BC hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics and the world got to see the beauty of Canada. For those looking to vacation in the area you can visit one of the top BC resorts at Sonora. Located on the Inside pasage of the Pacific Ocean. You can take a helicopter to view glaciers one day, and then go fly fishing for salmon the other day. At the end of each day you can relax at their luxury spa and enjoy a full body wrap or soak in a hot mineral pool. No matter what you are looking for you are sure to find the perfect balance of nature and luxury in this all-inclusive resort.

Relax at Sonora Spa resorts BC

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Posted on 13th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

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Imagine waking up with views of the Pacific ocean then getting ready to head out on fishing adventure for salmon to then return to a hot mineral pool to soak before heading off to a find dining experience. All of these adventures and pampering located at the Sonora Spa resorts BC. Situated about an hour north via plane from Vancouver, BC you will have access to trails, water rafting, world class fishing, and some of the best food in Canada. At Sonora resort and spa they pride themselves on pampering their guests and with the amenities like full body wraps, full indoor tennis courts, and an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean you are sure to find something that will take your mind off the daily grind. Whether you are celebrating an anniversary or just looking to get away there is so much to do you are sure to make a return visit.

Vacation at Spa resorts BC

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Posted on 13th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

If you have some vacation time that you are looking to take before the end of summer then I would look at Sonora Spa resorts BC. Located in the beautiful British Columbia province you will have access to majestic mountains, rivers, and natural forests. You can have the staff at Sonora recommend your days activities that can include outdoor hiking followed up by a relaxing day at their world class spa. There is no better way to spend your vacation than relaxing in a hydrotherapy tub with 252 programmable jets and then jumping in one of the outdoor warm mineral pools to take your mind off the demands at work and recharge your batteries. This is also a great place to consider for that upcoming anniversary to celebrate with the one that you love.

Victoria Condos a new place to live

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Posted on 13th February 2017 by Jeff Rogers in Marketing

Sometimes it is good to take a step back in time and this is true when it comes to housing. The Union victoria condos are creating that sense of nostalgia with the brick and upturned eaves with the comforts of today’s technology and convenience of being close to downtown. The housing market across the region has been slowing and people are looking to step into a property with lower upkeep and closer to work. These condos are offering a great way of life with many of the arts,restaurants, and local conveniences all within walking distance so that you can enjoy life. For those looking to live downtown and be a part of a neighborhood that is constantly buzzing with excitement then victoria condos might be your next place to call home.