Monthly Archive: May 2011

How to Reduce Flood Damage

The images coming to television and computer screens of the recent Mississippi River flooding have been harrowing. Many people are feeling gratitude that they don’t live in flood plains and are therefore safe from such disasters. What they may not realize is that they are still at risk of smaller scale flooding. This may be caused by broken pipes or leaving the water running in the bathtub or kitchen sink. In some areas, heavy rainfalls can cause minor flooding in low lying areas or basements.

There are steps that homeowners can take to reduce the damage caused by these types of floods.… Read the rest

Even Blogs can Benefit from Marketing

A decade ago few people had heard the word blog and now many people rely on them for news, information, and opinions. Many major newspapers and television news shows offer blogs in addition to their traditional media and celebrities and experts in most fields have also taken to the blogosphere .

Whether you have a company blog or are stepping out as a freelance consultant and using your blog to establish authority and credibility, you need to put some thought into how to market that blog. After all, without anyone finding and reading it, you might as well be printing the blog in invisible ink.… Read the rest