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October 29, 2013

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Wholesale Only: This product is available only to resellers

http://www.nmoa.org/Products/images/downspoutfilter.jpgWedge Downspout and Gutter Screen

The Wedge is the only "self-cleaning" rain gutter filter in the industry and the most effective way to keep rain gutter downspouts clear of leaves and debris. This product keeps your downspouts clear!

The Wedge's revolutionary new patented "flow thru" design allows water to flow thru top, bottom, both sides and back, increasing drainage by 2000% over conventional rain gutter drain filters! The top sloped grid prevents messy clogging by forcing leaves and debris to float up and away from the drain spout opening, thus allowing more water to flow thru unhindered. It works GREAT!

Resellers and distributors wanted. more information 

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Response Rate Trends Report

Data to Benchmark Your Marketing Campaign. Knowing what performance to expect from your campaigns has never been harder – or more important.

This eighth edition of DMA's Response Rate Report provides success metrics for direct mail, email, paid search, online display advertising, and telephone marketing. For the first time, the report contains transactional data on email (courtesy of Epsilon) and online display advertising (courtesy of Bizo), which provides richer industry-level data than was possible before.

As always, the Response Rate Report is a great way to see trends in marketing and gauge your firm's marketing performance. more information

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Auditing Worksheets in Microsoft Excel
Webinar - December 11, 2013

How do you know your workbooks are accurate? This question is of utmost importance.

It is critical that we prepare workbooks that are internally consistent, with numbers that tie out and data that flows properly throughout. When we prepare workbooks, this is our responsibility, and a dedicated error check sheet is critical. Building a solid error check worksheet requires several Excel features and functions, including Boolean values, comparison formulas, the logical AND function, and conditional formatting.

When we don't prepare the workbook, but need to review it, there are several Excel features and functions that can assist. For example, formula auditing, trace precedents, formula evaluation, view formulas, and the function wizard.
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To Drive Performance, Manage the Whole Employee
By Marty Martin Psy.D.

The term "human resources management" is essential in business. But have you noticed that the majority of the literature about the topic focuses on the "resources" and the "management" aspects but barely addresses the "human" element? As a result, most managers see their employees as resources to be managed, and not as a whole person that can contribute so much more.

Managing the whole person means acknowledging that everyone is multi-dimensional and has numerous roles to balance in life—all of which affect job performance. However, this goes much deeper than simply work-life balance. It's about recognizing all aspects of an employee to ensure a work-life "fit" that benefits the company and each individual. In fact, when you focus on the whole person rather than just on an employee's work performance, you build more meaningful connections with employees, which results in greater loyalty and productivity. Following are some suggestions for better managing the whole employee. read full article

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Spin'n Stor
Salad and Produce Spinner
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Door Delights
Decorate any Metal Door
PVC Material with Magnetic Strips
 
Tag Along Teddy
Backpack with the
Removable Plush Doll

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