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NMOA Network Newsletter for
March 16, 2011

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B o o k   R e p o r t

Direct Marketing Toolkit for Small and Home Business

Learn to recognize, conceptualize, and develop a winning business concept...then jump-start it on a shoe-string using successful low cost direct marketing and publicity methods.

Use the Internet, catalogs, direct mail, free publicity, classified ads, newspaper and magazine ads, and other direct marketing methods...to start and build your business!

Who needs this book?

This book is written for the entrepreneur. The person who wants to start a business from home...and be successful at it from the start. Or, you're a person who has already started a small or home based business…and you need to sell more of what you sell, and you need practical marketing tactics and techniques that you can put to use right now.

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F e a t u r e d   P r o d u c t
Wholesale Only: This product is available only to resellers

WhirlWind Ideas Introduces the New Patented B/C BRACKET for Blinds

Now you can display your window treatments right from your blinds, without tools or measuring and without holes in your walls, woodwork, or tile.

The B/C BRACKET is made for 1" mini, vinyl, wooden, aluminum blinds as well as vertical blinds. B/C Bracket the ultimate decorating solution for commercial and residential blinds.

There is no complicated measuring with the B/C BRACKET. It is always level.

Renters, homeowners, military and government housing, RV dwellers, dorms, hospitals and offices can benefit from the B/C BRACKET. more information

D i r e c t   M a r k e t i n g   A d v i c e

Working With Family Members: It's Not Personal - It's Just Business
By Rhonda R. Savage, DDS

If you've ever been in business with a family member, you know there are several advantages, but even the most dedicated, hard working family member can experience or create tension, stress and conflict in the company. Can you really separate your family history, emotions and knowledge you have of a person at a deeper level and also have a great working relationship?

Families have successfully worked together, but there are reasons why it's worked. What are the qualities that facilitate successful family working relationships? What are the common issues in practices that exist within companies that employ family? If you are in business with or thinking about working with family members, being aware of the following issues can prevent them from becoming problems in your business.  read full article
Doing "Different" Right: Ten Big-Time Difference Makers and How They Made Some Serious Dough Thinking Outside the Box
By Maribeth Kuzmeski

If you're looking for ways to set your business apart in this economy, look no further. There has never been a better time to be different. Here are ten companies that have done "different" better than the rest.

In today's business world, "business as usual" is likely to put you out of business. If you're using the same old marketing strategies today because they brought in business in years past, you're in danger of being pummeled by your competition. In order to keep your customers happy (and happily spending!), you have to get their attention, and that means your typical tried-and-true marketing tactics aren't going to cut it anymore. To beat your competition, you have to stand out and find ways to be you - uniquely!  read full article

P r o d u c t s


Fuel Saver
Gasoline Independence
Gasoline Technology System

Granny Lock
Extra Door Security for
Entrance or Interior Doors

Kids Interactive
Interactive Educational
Products for Children

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