How to Select a Home-Based Business

Everyone is aware that the United States is in a recession. The word recession conjures up images of people standing in unemployment lines, food pantry lines, and Salvation Army lines. Unemployment rates typically skyrocket during a recession. More people are out of work during a recession than any other time. Other signs of a recession are increasing numbers of bankruptcies and foreclosures. Stock market Declines are also prevalent during a recession. These have made headlines along with the financial crisis facing us today. Many people are concerned about their jobs. Major corporations have announced reductions and some have cut as much as 20% of their workforce. Recessions are temporary but, by the very definition of negative economic growth for two consecutive quarters, it takes time for the economy to return to normal. Many people will be adversely affected by this recession because of the predicted effect it will have on

|

SEO – 5 Questions To Ask An SEO (Search Engine Optimizer)

We’ve dealt with many companies and websites in a search engine optimization capacity. The search engine optimization world is one surrounded by mystery. Although there is a thriving online community, search engine optimization is not typically offered as a course at schools or universities around the country. It is very much a skilled learned through experience. But, often time’s companies or “SEO experts” don’t know exactly what they’re doing. Not only is this unacceptable as you may be paying these companies or individuals good money, but in the long run some techniques employed by less experienced search engine optimizers or those willing to take short cuts can cause your site to become permanently banned by the search engines. Over the years we’ve learned that education is the key to success. Whether you’ve just begun the process of looking for a company to provide search engine optimization services, are well along

|

Ndebele Weddings

The Ndebele wedding is celebrated in three stages, this can take several years. The first stage is Labola for the bride; this is paid in instalments of both money and livestock. The second stage is a two-week sequestration of the bride during which time other women teach the bride how to be a good wife and the third stage is completed when the bride has her first child. The groom to be sends a letter to the bride’s family to request a date for the Labola negotiation. He then has to purchase a sheep; some blankets, a broom and a few clothes for the girl’s family. The grooms parents then visit the brides parents and pay the Labola, after this they take the girl to the boys family to get to know him and his family. Preparation for the wedding day will include writing up a guest list and sending

|

Facts on Aerial Photography

The art of photography has grown greatly. From those old pictures that were black and white and some images were even blurred to what the modern society has, which is defined through clarity and detail, the art of photography has certainly suffered great changes. Actually, so grand have the modifications been that today, people have something called aerial photography to refer to. Although the entire technique seems to be specific for the modern society, it is worth knowing that this people made use of aerial photography in 1858. The first person to have taken photos from impressive heights was balloonist Gaspard-FĂ©lix Tournachon. If you want to get an idea of how aerial photos looked like back in the 1850s, then you could look at one of the vintage postcards, because this is how this technique functioned. Of course today, things have changed greatly and photos taken in this manner, as

|