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December 2009 Blog Posts (11)

What's Ahead for 2010: Video Marketing

Are you using video to market your products or services? If not, you should seriously consider adding this tool to your marketing arsenal in 2010.



Twitter’s phenomenal growth may have been the big story of 2009, but the bigger story involves the continued surge in online video usage.



Online video viewing jumped 26 percent in the U.S. during October, compared to the same period a year ago, according to data from… Continue

Added by Gloria Rand on December 31, 2009 at 1:13pm — No Comments

International Artist, Lawrence Holofcener Opens Art Gallery in Mount Dora

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International Artist,

Lawrence Holofcener

Opens Art Gallery

in Mount Dora


... from Christina Padgett



International sculptor, painter, writer and actor, Lawrence Holofcener, has chosen to open his studio gallery in Mount Dora, which has had a long reputation as a mecca for art and antiques.



He and his wife, Julia, have lived in Europe for the past 15 years, where Mr. Holofcener…

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Added by Sue Copening on December 20, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Health-care bill needs major improvement to be worth passing

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Health-care bill needs major

improvement to be worth passing


By Governor Howard Dean, M.D.

for the Washington Post
- December 17, 2009



If I were a senator, I would not vote for the current health-care bill. Any measure that expands private insurers' monopoly over health care and transfers millions of taxpayer dollars to private corporations is not real health-care reform. Real reform would insert…
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Added by Sue Copening on December 17, 2009 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Give the Gift of a BETTER SWING!

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Give the Gift of a Better SWING!



The Bill Madonna GOLF Academy

is located at: The Orlando Marriott World Center Resort



Bill Madonna is...



PGA Master Professional - TOP 1% of all 29,000 PGA members

TOP 100 Golf Teachers in America - Golf Magazine

TOP Teachers in Florida - Golf…
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Added by Sue Copening on December 15, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Holidays and the New Year

Focusing on the holidays right now can take our focus off what we intend for ourselves in the New Year.



When it comes to New Years Eve you start thinking about a resolution this often gets forgotton and never gets considered again until the next New Year.



Right now is when you should be thinking about where you are heading in 2010 so that when January 1st comes along you already have your foundation and can be ahead of your competitors.



When you are considering… Continue

Added by Helen Vella on December 14, 2009 at 10:41am — No Comments

See What a Dream Can Do...

The Holiday Season is a time of year when we think of those that are important in our lives. It is also a time when we realize how much we are thankful for, including the health of our family, friends and children. Unfortunately, the children of the Sunshine Foundation are not as lucky as most of us. They are battling serious and chronic illnesses, physical challenges, or the pain of abuse.



The Sunshine Foundation, the original wish granting organization, has been answering… Continue

Added by Richard Mergo on December 7, 2009 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Need Space for Relatives This Holiday ?



Furnished Lakefront Vacation Rental

1 Mile East of Baldwin Park – Orlando, FL





Remodeled Bungalow on spring-fed Little Lake Barton

Smoke-Free Property - Approx. 1,550 square feet of living space

• Front Den has wood floors, track lighting

• Living room has ceramic tile, plenty of windows

• Fully equipped kitchen, filtered water & ice on refrigerator door

• Family room or 3rd bedroom… Continue

Added by Meg Young on December 5, 2009 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Steps Taken To Good Fortune

Clean your desk – make room for new ideas.



Clean your room – make room for new technology.



Clean your home – make room for a New You!



When you organize and throw out what is not needed anymore, you lighten up what may be holding you down.



Take items you are not using anymore and recycle them. Give them to others in need. Maybe some things can be reused as something else, especially for those who are creative.



We are now in a world that is… Continue

Added by Bonnie Sprung on December 3, 2009 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Selling your Business??--Get it Pre-Qualified!!

As I mentioned in one of my previous blogs, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has relaxed some of their policies in regards to lending. I said before that they “became a lot more flexible by making changes to the acquisition policies impacting purchases which included Intangible Assets. These changes give “Preferred Lender Providers” (PLP) more flexibility to provide business loans WITHOUT going through the SBA for final approval. In addition to providing PLPs with greater flexibility,… Continue

Added by Fernando Simo on December 2, 2009 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Just for Laughs! A "Top 10" List

A little bit of humor…



The Top 10 Misconceptions about Translation



10. Paying promptly for the services of a plumber/lawyer/doctor is a must. However, the translator doesn't mind waiting indefinitely for payment.



9. Anybody with two years of high school language (or a foreign tongued grandmother) can translate.



8. A good translator doesn't need a dictionary.



7. There's no difference between translation and… Continue

Added by Lisa Siegel on December 2, 2009 at 10:59am — No Comments

Online Radio Blogtalk with Award-Winning Author, Daya Devi-Doolin

News & Events That Can Help You Towards a Better You and A Better World!



As of Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, Award-Winning Author, Daya Devi-Doolin will be hosting blogtalk radio show every Thursday from 2 pm to 3 pm EST.

Title - The Only Way Out Is In. Join Daya LIVE on The Only Way Out Is In show on #BlogTalkRadio at http://tobtr.com/s/791132 or call (917) 889-7358. Listen in to some of our global community heroes and see how you can apply… Continue

Added by Daya Devi-Doolin on December 1, 2009 at 3:46pm — No Comments

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