Author: Craig Middleton

5 Basic Communication Skills Every Car Salesperson Should Have

When it comes to selling cars, a successful salesperson must be an effective communicator. Great communication entails not only what’s conveyed but also how it’s conveyed and how choice rhetoric and body language develop viable relationships and drive sales. Once a car salesperson elevates communication skills to an excellent level, they are not only able to relate better with prospects but also improve sales. Attentive Listening   When dealing with a prospect, for there to be effective communication, a salesperson must be conscious that they are two parties and both parties must be actively involved. Don’t just talk as...

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Flipping Homes: The Work-From-Home Entrepreneurial Strategy

A “fixer upper” house doesn’t garner the highest price out of all the properties for sale in the neighborhood. So, the average buyer might not be too interested in owning the home. A leaky roof or the need for new plumbing means costly repairs. For someone capable of getting those repairs done right, a distressed property presents an opportunity. Repairing a house raises its value. Professional home flippers can make big money with this classic entrepreneurial strategy.   The math speaks for itself. A home is purchased for $65,000. $30,000 of repairs are performed. The property sells for $125,000....

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Medical Recovery: More than Just a Physical Process

How to Recover From Medical Debt   According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the estimated medical expenses for the average U.S. citizen in 2016 was $10,365 for the year. This is a staggering amount, and with this in mind, it is not surprising to learn that medical bills are the leading cause of bankruptcy in the United States. Regardless of the medical events that have occurred in your family this year, you may be looking for a way to cope with mounting medical debt.   Set Up a Payment Plan for Large Bills   In many...

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Should I Really Buy This Home: The Do’s and Dont’s

Falling in love is common, but not as common as the love people have when they see their dream home. Falling in love with the idea of having that dream home become a reality could not be more exciting.   when we are bombarded by images of beautiful houses it’s hard not to be excited when we can actually afford and own one, but what if there’s more to owning a home than you thought?   In this article, we will explore some of the questions people have about owning a home and what to do when buying a...

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6 Tips for Moving to Your Next Big Texas Ranch

Moving is expensive. It is also a lot of work. If you plan ahead, however, it does not have to be so stressful. The most anxiety inducing part of doing anything is often fear of the unknown. Anything can happen. When you make a dedicated plan and stick to it, you reduce the likelihood of a surprise. If you carefully plan out your move to your big Texas ranch house in San Antonio, it is more likely to go smoothly and will bring you less stress. Here are some things you should include in your plans when orchestrating your...

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Top 4 Skills for Kickstarting Your Digital Marketing Career

A career in digital marketing can be lucrative, and it doesn’t necessarily require a formal degree. Even so, it does require a certain skill set and it’s critical that anyone who truly wants to find success in digital business has those skills.   Let’s take a look at the top 4 skills that will help your career kick off with a bang.   Analytics   Analytics may be the most important skill that you have if you want to work in digital marketing. Anything else that you might know how to do is relatively useless if you’re unable to...

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Best Glam Products 2018: What You Need to Know

Every year, new makeup and beauty products arrive, clamoring for attention. But which ones are really worth buying? With so many upcoming great options, it can be tough to decide which ones you should spend your hard-earned money on, but that is where we come in. Below, you will find the very best glam products for 2018.   Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo Having great looking brows is essential and will continue to be in 2018. One of the best things about this duo of powders is that it is actually a taupe color, which can be difficult...

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Top 3 Myths about Food Preservatives; You Don’t Need to Be Paranoid

There’s no doubt that the issue of food additives and preservation is a hotly debated one in today’s society. Thanks in no small part to a constant stream of information (and misinformation) on the internet and social media, the state of our food quality has taken center stage. Much of the contention surrounds the use of food preservatives and their perceived effect on health. As the popularity of fresh and organic dairy and produce has grown so has the notion that all processed foods are dangerous and irresponsible, or even that they are blatantly ignored in the name of...

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Unite Style and Comfort to Customize Your Own Special Look

  Your style is based on merging timeless clothing and up-to-the-minute fashion plus your distinctive personality. It results in spectacular outfits that look wonderful and afford you the comfort to run the full range of your daily activities.   Looking Cool, Feeling Warm, Making the Most of Winter Weather Every season brings its own challenges. With the upcoming cooler weather, try layering pieces that you already own and love and hot new items. The advantages of this are that you can go shopping in your own closet, you can customize your comfort level according to the environment by adding...

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The Results of Negative Publicity on Businesses

Publicity is what drives interest and attention to a brand. It’s what generates new leads, creates new partnerships and investments, and ultimately stimulates business growth. But what if the public paints a rather unflattering picture of your brand? Negative publicity can be a hindrance to getting new customers and keeping existing ones. It can deter other businesses from partnering with you as well. Read on further as we discuss the five most likely results of negative publicity for a company.   Distrust From the Public   Information leaks, inaccurate news, and exposed lies can produce bad publicity. It’s quite...

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