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Many Businesses Are Still Not Online

Listen here Click to listen // It’s been nearly two decades since the Internet started appearing in homes and offices. Yet even today, there are numerous companies that do not have a presence online. Websites provide businesses with many advantages, such as lower costs compared to other media, direct communication with customers, and the potential…
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Bridal Show Season Is Here

Listen here Click to listen // Despite the freezing weather outside, this is the time of year that couples plan ahead for their weddings in the spring and summer. Wedding expos are being held throughout the world in January and February as women look for the perfect dress and men search for the best suit imaginable. Even during these difficult…
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Donate2Play

Listen here Click to listen // Donate2Play is a company based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada that has found a new way for charitable organizations to…
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A Hotel Throws Money At Its Guests

Listen here Click to listen // If you visit the MenDan Wellness Hotel in Zalakaros, Hungary, then there is a good chance you will have paper money thrown at you by the hotel’s staff. Last Thursday, the hotel gave away about $1,200 to its guests. The money would have been used in the hotel’s marketing budget. However, the hotel’s marketing director…
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The PIIGS

Listen here Click to listen // Last month we wrote about the BRIC countries. Now we would like to discuss the PIIGS. The acronym stands for Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Greece. Together they represent the countries in the eurozone* that have faced the most difficulties during the financial crisis. However, the challenges and the level of…
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£250,000 for the Best Strategy to Exit the Euro

Listen here Click to listen // British businessman Simon Wolfson is giving away £250,000 to the person who can provide the best way for a country to leave the euro. The aim of the prize is to prevent economic chaos in Europe and the rest of the world if one country needs to exit the euro. It is the second biggest academic cash prize after the…
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Making Calls on the Internet

Listen here Click to listen // Thanks to companies like Skype, Toktumi and Voipfone, millions of people throughout the world are able to save lots of money on their telephone bills. If two people use the same Internet telephone service, then their calls are free and they can speak as long as they like with each other. Toktumi and Voipfone even…
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The Social Network for Businesspeople

Listen here Click to listen // Social networking has been the biggest trend on the Internet over the past couple of years. Facebook, hi5 and MySpace are three social networks where people find and follow what is going on in the lives of their friends. LinkedIn, however, is a more serious social network. The goal of LinkedIn is to help people find…
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