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Sales Forecasting in Real World Markets

Virtually every manufacturing or service company needs to generate forecasts of their short to medium term sales. Being able to forecast demand more accurately has major commercial advantages, whethe...


Are You a Trendsetter or Someone Who Will be Left Behind?

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend in the San Francisco Bay Area who has owned her business for nearly 30 years. After catching up on the family and all our pets, we ended up talking about ...


Trends in Long-Term Incentives

Upper Saddle River, N.J. – March 8, 2004 - Compensation Resources, Inc. released the results of a study they recently conducted of 642 companies covering the usage of Long-Term Incentives (LTI). Sin...


Is Turnover Back in Vogue? One Trend to Pay Attention to in 2005

Upper Saddle River, N.J. - January 10, 2005 - With the start of the year, a flurry of articles have appeared, talking about what we can expect in the way of business trends during 2005. One of the mo...


Alarming Marketing Trend

One key discipline of successful direct marketing has been to test marketing communications tactics to continually improve results. There is now an alarming trend according to a recent survey that we...


HP Beats Lowered Forecast

I have been a fervent witness to the growth of your company. I consider your company as the biggest manufacturer of the latest and the most updated printers in the field. With regard to technology, y...


Charming Trends in Jewelry

Fashions that owners and their dogs can share. The wearing of charms dates back to 400 or 500 BC, when they were believed to hold special powers -- particularly the power of protection. By the 1890's...


2004 Prediction … The Next Fitness Trend

Millions practice the same New Year’s ritual of making the infamous resolution to exercise. And most realize that New Year’s good intentions typically don’t last more than a couple of weeks. “2004 m...


New Trends in Design & Comfortable Living

For the past several years I have seen the emergence of a new trend called ‘Lifestyling’. Lifestyling encompasses many elements on gracious living, extravagant and memorable entertaining, architectur...


Hot or Not -- Prom Trends for 2004

Prom: it's loaded with expectations. For some, it's merely a dance. For others, it means that first great step into adulthood, while savoring one's position at the top of the grammar-school food chai...


Books, Trend-spotting & the Gubernatorial Race

Ok I admit it. I'm a Californian. We live in shorts, we dine at juice bars and our politics are nothing short of, well, a Hollywood movie. If you've been shaking your head wondering how someone with a narrow political background could be elected to a st...


What are the latest online advertising trends? Check out these one2one streaming media channels…

In the past, we will spend our budget to advertise through banner ads, direct emails, and affiliate programs. However, the response rate is extremely low in response rates or click-thru rates (CTRs). Sometimes, we will even get as low as 0.03 to 0.05% (th...


Trends in Gift Giving – Jewelry a Timeless Favorite

In times of rapid change, constants lend comfort to our lives. Since ancient times, jewelry has been one of the most popular gifts to give and to receive, and it still ranks among the top gifts as a universal, particularly pearls and birthstones. Jewelry...


Marketing Trends from the Digital Frontlines

The web and ways to market on the web continue to evolve at warp speed - we see some positive and negative changes occurring - our observations du jour: 1. Publishers are finally starting to charge f...


4 Trends You Need to Know About The Passive Income Super Highway

The Internet has created financial freedom for millions of individuals who see the opportunities and were willing to take action. Here are 4 Trends that will greatly benefit Online Network Marketers:...


The Latest Affiliate Marketing Trends


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Major Players in the Affiliate Marketing Industry like Commission Junction, Linkshare & BeFree are losing an armada of potential affiliates!
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If you're ac...


The Growing Trend in Business Networking

A Review of "The Five Keys To Building Business Relationships Online"



If you are a practitioner of business networking, you know that you can only connect with so many people at each event. But, what if you had the o...


Trends In Online Sourcing and What It Means To You

When I first discovered the joy and practicality of web surfing it was the unearthing of information I valued that excited me. Recent studies prove that this is the chief motivating factor even today among business owners and managers.

According t...


Home Based Businesses are not just for mommies anymore…time to tap into a growing trend. Mommies move over…the seniors are here!

Many people hold the misconception that a home based business is only for women taking care of small children. WRONG!
As a result of the corporate and private employment world’s covert adherence to age discrimination when hiring those over 50, the hom...


Baby Name Trends: From Classic to Hip

Goodbye Bertha, Hello Kaitlyn! The top baby names of today break with tradition and follow-up on new trends. Because choosing the perfect name can be a daunting task, many informative web sites have ...


Baby Names - Choosing Trendy or Traditional

Lists of baby names are always fun to look at, whether you're seeking a name for your soon-to-be-born baby boy or baby girl, wondering about the popularity of your own first name, or just curious abo...


Tough Nuts Marketing: A New Trend Among List Owners

List owners aren't going to take it anymore.

I'm seeing more and more list owners stand up
and tell the subscribers complaining to them, "You're
on my list, either buy what I offer or get off now."

Is that too tough of a stance...


Demographic Trend You Need to Know About

There is a demographic trend of which HR personnel, management, business owners, and CEOs need to be aware. According to demographic trends analyst, Cheryl Russell, by the year 2005, the most common household in the US will be single-person households. "...


RECYCLING HUMAN ASSETS – PERSONNEL TREND OF THE FUTURE?

In Economics 101 I learned the basic laws of supply and demand. When the demand was high and the supply was low . . . prices went up. From an employer’s perspective, I would say that lesson accurately describes today’s job market.

The economy is g...


Dot Bomb - Trend or Lesson?


In these days of the "dot bombs", there are a number of us who are getting nervous about the future of the WWW as a viable means deriving a living.

We have been made very aware through different forms of media that some of the big names on th...


FORECASTING AND SURVIVING A LAYOFF OR DOWNSIZING

Dirty words for jobseekers include downsizing, acquisitions, mergers, closures, cutbacks, and layoffs. No one wants to lose their job, especially with rising gas, utility, and cost-of-living prices. Just the mention of proposed company changes has employe...


Reciprocal Linking: A Disturbing Trend

In the world of Internet Marketing, and Web site promotion, nothing changes faster than the parameters that rule good Search Engine rankings and placement. This has led to a developed new science in...


The Weather Forecast on Your Computer

I use the Internet to find just about every type of information. Even the weather. Sure, I could just stick my head out the window and call out, "Hello. What's the weather forecast today?" But if th...


Honeymoon Trends

While the traditional vows endure, the ways to celebrate a marriage have changed right along with the travel industry. Today's honeymooner may be looking for value, adventure, or variety and searchin...


Facial Exercises – a New Trend In Non-Surgical Facial Toning

There is a moment in everyone’s life, when you notice for the first time, (it may be for some around your 35th birthday), wrinkles and sagginess on your face. These may appear as a result of stress-f...


Fashion Trends Spring 2005

The spring 2005 fashion trends show clothing and accessories that are very feminine and full of color, style and patterns. What are the experts forecasting for spring? Fabric – Romance is in the air...


Plus Size Fashion Trend: Feminine Chic

A new fashion year is here and so are the latest styles for women looking to freshen up their wardrobes. Ladies, good news. Femininity is back! From the office to casual wear, you can show off the p...


The Latest Media Trend - Movie Downloads

Movie Download websites are becoming more and more popular for anyone who enjoys watching movies.

Think about this. You go to your local media store and pay $19.95 for a movie. If you really want to expand your movie collection, this can get expens...


Fashion Trend Report: The New Basic is Anything But Black

We all have it in our closets. Black – the universal color that mixes and matches with anything. Black makes us look good, while covering up figure flaws. And that’s good. Black has its place in our ...


Got A Closet Full of Trendy Clothes? Watch Out!

You just bought a pair of Ugg boots to go with your hip hugger jeans and trucker cap. And that’s not all. You scour the fashion magazines for the latest trends, then go running out to fill your close...


5 Great New Fashion Trends for Women

Here’s a quick look at some of the new trends in women’s fashion. The overall trend is chick and ladylike. Liven up your wardrobe by adding a few of these pieces. Brooches Your great grandmother prob...


Trend of TV Shows on DVD

What's the best way to watch an entire day of "Friends"? Or the first season of "Magnum P.I."? How about hours upon hours of "Knight Rider," "24" and "The Sopranos"?

From swish soirees to simply rotting away on the sofa, time suckage is...


Hot Wedding Trend: Platinum Wedding Rings

In our hungry-for-anything new pop culture world, celebrities are often the ones that can start a hot fashion trend seemingly overnight. With their heavy media exposure, they are often photographed w...


The Hottest Beauty Trend Isn’t for Women: It’s Skin Care for Men

Not too long ago, it used to be that when a woman brought home her facial scrub, cleanser and toner, she could be sure that the closest her man got to them was reaching over those fancy jars for his ...


Baby Name Trends: From Classic to Hip

Goodbye Bertha, Hello Kaitlyn! The top baby names of today break with tradition and follow-up on new trends. Because choosing the perfect name can be a daunting task, many informative web sites have been launched with parents in mind.

A name is c...


Guide to a Growing Trend: The "Green" or Ecological Wedding

Does it seem like the phrases "ecology" and "wedding" could hardly have less in common? With the average wedding costing well over 15 thousand today, one would think so. And yet, the "green" or ecolo...


8 Tell-Tale Signs That Forecast Writing Success!

‘Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” Stephen King Ever wonder what the hands of fate will deal you...


Aging Demographics – The Other Super Secular Trend



The Dow Theorists (and yours truly) have always emphasized that the most profitable way to invest in the stock market for the average American is to invest in harmony with the primary trend. In Dow Theory terms, this would mean investing in a per...


Following trends to higher earnings

Following trends to higher earnings
By Stan Rosenzweig copyright 2004, all rights reserved.

Here are two ways to spot marketing trends that can lead you to new financial opportunities and three lessons you can apply:
Trend spotter #1: Read 10...


Marketing Wizard Shares Her 2004 Marketing Forecast

With next year just around the corner, Internet Marketing
Wizard, Catherine Franz, is sharing some tips on what to
expect in 2004 that could possibly affect your business.

* Interrupt marketing is still fading in 2004, actually
decreasing...


Emerging Marketing Trends

Emerging Marketing Trends

Copyright [C] 2003 Shahnaz Rauf www.snzeport.com

Net Marketers Beware! Change is in the air. As you all
know, on the net change is the golden rule. The all
supreme law that spells success of all shapes and


Vertical Portals: The Hottest New Trend on the Net?

The Internet continues it's explosive growth in all directions, so you would think that
identifying a hot opportunity would be a simple matter. The reality, however, is that
most netrepreneurs still struggle to make a living on the Net, while a rel...


Charming Trends in Dog Jewelry

Fashions owners and dogs can share.
The wearing of charms dates back to 400 or 500 BC, when they were believed to hold special powers -- particularly the power of protection. By the 1890's charms had evolved into a fashion statement and a popular keep...


Search Engine Positioning: Trends for 2005

Anticipating what the future may bring can always be a risky business. In spite of these difficulties, businesses must work within predictable and potential boundaries that can generate good intuition for the future. We humbly accept the possibility of ma...


Where Are Search Engines Going? Paid Inclusion Trend Emerges

The Search Engine Strategies conference and show, sponsored
by AltaVista, Search Engine Watch and Internet.com on August
16-17 provided a glimpse of several emerging search trends,
the biggest trend is toward "Paid Inclusion." The show, held


Travel Industry Trends and Predictions 2004

This article collects our thoughts about new trends in the travel industry and tourism markets, especially with regard to sustainable tourism. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list, and is quite general. These trends are included as an overview, a s...


Pop-Under Windows - The Latest Pop-Window Trend

Although there has been a great deal of controversy over the
use of pop-up windows, the fact remains; pop-up windows
are highly effective. The latest pop-window trend to hit the
Internet is the pop-under window. Pop-under windows are
less ...


Celebrity engagement rings - are you a slave to celebrity trends?

Whether we like to admit it or not, the current trend for "bigger is better", particularly when it refers to the diamond engagement rings worn by celebrities, is having an impact on what we are buying.

According to Celeste Ohrens, from New York D...


Direct from NYC Fashion Week: The Top Ten Trends for Fall 2005


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Glow Storm: How to Wear the Hottest Golden Makeup Trend

This winter, Midas touched every makeup product he could possibly reach. Soft golden liners and shadows are the latest evening accessory to any outfit. In fact, gold is a very easy color to play with: it looks lovely with all skin tones and complements da...


Publishing Trends: Traditional vs ePublishing

Publishing Trends: Traditional vs ePublishing

You’ve done what most people only talk about. You’ve written a book, spent countless hours agonizing for just the right words only to delete many of them in the painful editing process. After many month...


Look Out! New Trends in Self-Publishing

Unless you’ve been hiding out in a cave somewhere, you’ve most likely noticed a significant movement towards the publishing of eBooks, a.k.a. “electronic books.” This new trend is making an enormous impact on the writing community for several reasons. Cre...


Permanent tourists: A lifelong trend!


In recent years, many tourists who visit Kerkyra (Corfu for the non Greek) island end up in buying some kind of property on the area. Some of them become permanent residents, while others use their new home as a basis for their family holidays, once o...


Trendy Food Manufacturing

"By the time a trendy food becomes mass produced, it is usually on its way out," says Dana Cowin, editor in chief of Food & Wine magazine. While it is true that the culinary world leads in food trends, the staying power of a trend can be best determined...


Information Products: Changing Trends in 2005


2005 is a great year for affiliate marketers, as online businesses will continue to grow exponentially. 2004 showed a major transition in the type of products sold in affiliate markets..

Did you notice all the other major changes in the Intern...


6 Reasons Why Web Templates Are Today's Trend

6 Reasons Why Web Templates Are Today\'s Trend

As the Internet blooms at an alarming rate, so as the number of websites out there. Appearance, layout, presentation and loading times are just a few of the main essential characteristics of a succes


Wedding Dresses – The Latest Trends!

Wedding dresses are such an opportunity for any bride to show their unique sense of style and to really make a fashion statement. Gone are the days of the plain ‘meringue’ style wedding dresses with ...


Search Engine Marketing Trends

Search engine marketing is on constant evolution The world of search engine marketing is in constant evolution. With increase in the number of search engines and evolution in the techniques and tech...


Man Earring: a Radiantly Macho Trend

These days, there is a call for more "metrosexuals," or men who are conscious about their looks and clothing, so much that it is actually important for them to be not only presentable, but fashionabl...


PowerPoint to Flash – A new trend in Business Presentation

Business presentation is a key part of commercial life. How to present your products or even yourself in the best shape to the promising purchasers or employers is absolutely an art. Today you can fi...


Comfort Food Trends Bring Us Back to our Roots

Comfort food. It even sounds warm and welcoming - like cuddling up by the fire on a cold winter day. Comfort food trends have seen a real resurgence in recent years and our desire for comfort food se...


Trendy Furniture Can Make Or Break A Room

Some say that you are what you eat. The same can apply to furniture. You are as cool as your furniture is trendy. The type of furniture you choose, the color, style and look can make or break a room'...


Inkjet Printers: Stating The Trend Of Todays Printing

Inkjet printers makes use of inkjet ink which a very complex formulation that makes possible for the ink to infiltrate almost any type of surfaces. Inkjet printers are also commonly used by home owne...


Reselling Products with Resale Rights: Is This Trend Here To Stay?

Selling intangible and digital goods on the internet has brought a new e-commerce era in which resale products, resale rights and reprint rights have become an extension of the activity itself. Such ...


Unusual Baby Names - A Popular Trend

Parents today seem to be favoring unusual baby names. At one point in history, over half of the children born were given popular names. No more. Today's trend is to break with the traditional. Your p...


Latest Trend in End Mills and Cutting Tools

A new line of aluminum cutting end mills have recently been introduced to the mix. These tools are made from sub-micro grain carbide and are available in regular and long lengths. Additionally, they ...


Learn What Trend Trading Really Is

Here's a simple question-what is trading? To answer, perhaps not so simply, we first need to understand what trading is NOT. Trading isn't about buying the fanciest chart, hanging on to something b...


The Hottest Cosmetic Surgery Trends Today

Today, cosmetic surgery is an extremely common procedure carried out on both the young and the old. Most cosmetic surgery patients want to look good, nip and tuck a little bit here and there in an ef...


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