House Fire - Be Prepared!

by FactSnap - Free Business Listings & Article Submission on 02/11/2011 - 10:23 pm

Not too long ago, my wife and I experienced something that I hope none of you ever have to experience, a house fire.  At about 7pm on a Saturday night, my wife was in the backyard doing some gardening.  A neighbor from across the lake yelled to her and said he saw smoke coming from our house.  She ran to the garage to find an entire wall, from floor to ceiling, engulfed in flames.  My wife made it into the house where I was hanging a new light fixture in the kitchen (had nothing to do with the fire).  "Our house is on fire, our house is on fire", my wife yelled as she ran back out of the house with me a short distance behind.  Turning as I ente ...

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Start a Crime Scene Cleanup Business

by FactSnap - Free Business Listings & Article Submission on 02/11/2011 - 10:10 pm

Crime scene cleanup is a business that few have heard of.  Even fewer know that these companies charge between $125 to $400 per hour for their services.  And, nearly all of the work is paid for by insurance companies!
Crime scene cleanup is a niche market within the janitorial or cleaning industry. Although sometimes referred to as “CTS Decon” (crime and trauma scene decontamination) it’s more widely referred to as “Crime Scene Cleanup”.   For the past twenty years, companies involved with the crime scene cleanup industry have been helping families who have been traumatized by the loss of a loved one or a dear friend.
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Search Engine Optimization Tips

by FactSnap - Free Business Listings & Article Submission on 02/10/2011 - 01:43 pm

I own and manage several business directories, as well as a dozen other websites associated with a wide range of industries.  As I work with my clients, especially those listed with my business directories, I realize how little most people know about search engine optimization.  For example, each of my business directories allow for the client to enter 4000 characters of text.  Each listing is also afforded the opportunity to associate keywords and META descriptions with their listings, upload banners, pictures, sales literature, address and phone number info, website URLs, email addresses, etc.  To my surprise, even after both email and verbal instructions, very few ...

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Are You Really Unemployed?

by FactSnap - Free Business Listings & Article Submission on 02/10/2011 - 01:36 pm

Roughly 14.8 million people are currently unemployed in the United States . . . at least that's what the statistics say.  How many jobs vacancies are there?  Has anyone ever sat down with a calculator to see how many people could be employed vs. unemployed if they'd just get off their asses and work (this does not apply to those who are legitimately unemployed)? 

I own several businesses.  On a daily basis, I have three or four openings.  Granted they aren't high paying positions, however well above minimum wage.  I spend hundreds of dollars a week in advertising and can't get enough people to respond to fill the vacancies I have.  Those who d ...

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