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Sia – The We Meaning You Tour – Blog #1

Join Sia and her dogs, Lick Lick and Pantera, for a good peek into their world on the road and find out why Sia doesn’t wear her new Marc Jacob shoes, who she’s watching on the TV and what she keeps hidden inside her new oven glove…

Don’t forget that Sia is currently touring North America and Europe on The We Meaning You Tour… tickets are available now at http://www.siamusic.net.

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Posted by mark - December 29, 2014 at 3:14 pm

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What is the parent company of Bloomsbury book publishing company?

I am doing a project for college and I am wondering if disney owns the Bloomsbury book publishing company. Is it disney? Thanks everyone!

http://www.bloomsbury.com/info/default.aspx

Looks like they (i.e., Bloomsbury Publishing PLC) *are* the parent company (independent publisher).

~Dr. B.~

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Posted by mark - December 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm

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Mommy Bloggers Hit the Road

I held a meeting for the Silicon Valley Moms Group bloggers this spring here at CBS, moms who blog about parenting, politics, and everything else. The video is here on my channel.

Well, a bunch of those bloggers are heading to San Francisco for the annual BlogHer conference. Five of them are getting there by road trip…from D.C. all the way to SF!

Check out their blog at momroadtrip.com!

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Posted by mark - December 26, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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Self-Publishing Symposium 2008

The 3rd Self-publishing Symposium was held in the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem NY. The event included authors and other publishing professionals who gave advice to those interested in publishing they own books.

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Posted by mark - December 25, 2014 at 1:54 pm

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How Can I Make Money Through Blogging?

I am a little tight on cash at the moment and I am wondering how I can make money through writing blogs. I see all these blogging websites that will pay you all over the internet, but it just doesn’t seem to real. What are the requirements, how much can I get payed, how do I start, and what’s the best site for me? Please help. Thanks.

i make a little bit of money through a website called treasure trooper.
you dont have to write blogs. all you have to do is complete offers. it only gives you about 70 $ a month but its allright with me. ( im 13 )
please join under my refferal link so i can get 20 % of what you and your refferals make

http://www.treasuretrooper.com/305231

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Posted by mark - December 24, 2014 at 12:49 pm

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What are the benefits of ‘self publishing?’?

I am a composer and I have had a few albums published. I would like any information about self publishing, what it entails? what are the benefits etc?

Kerry,

There are many self-publishing companies you can go to; and they’re not all equal. Some self publishers ask you to purchase a set number of books as part of the contract. They make their money on that sale. It’s up to you to sell your own copies. You can always return to them to purchase more.

Some other self-publishers are "print on demand" publishers, and will print as many copies as you desire (though some of these companies also have minimum copy orders).

Occasionally people make out well with self-publishing. Many years ago, a salesman named Robert Townsend self-published a book entitled "Up the Organization." He aggressively marketed his work, and he made a fortune. Likewise, the same happened to James Redfield who wrote a novel entitled "The Celestine Prophesy." He too made a fortune. The benefit of self publishing is that you own 100% of the royalties. After you pay for the printing and binding of the books, you make ALL of the money. For standard publishers the royalty is somewhere between 10-to-15% of retail list price.

The drawbacks of self-publishing are real as well. Yes, occasionally someone makes it big; but those cases are rare. Most books that are self-published are terrible, and are written by people with no talent, but who long to see their names in print. Thus, reviewers never review these works, and bookstores never stock them. The onus is ALL on the author. As soon as anyone in media hears that the book is self-published they run from it. So, very often, self-publishing kills the author’s credibility, and makes it more difficult for him/her to attract real publishing interest in the future.

To sum up…
ADVANTAGES:
100% of the Royalties.
The fun of seeing your name in print.
The possibility of success that you don’t have to share.

DISADVANTAGES:
Monetary Costs.
Full responsibility for marketing, sales and distribution.
Potential loss of reputation.

That’s about it. Hope this helps. Cheers, mate.

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Posted by mark - December 23, 2014 at 12:43 pm

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New Orleans weather 10 day forecast

New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast 

Welcome to RubyRedRiter New Orleans weather 10 day forecast!  This is your New Orleans weather 10 day forecast. It will be updated daily. The New Orleans weather 10 day forecast is a valuable tool for planning all of your New Orleans outings.    While you are here in NOLA there are plenty of people to see, places to go and things to do.  Don’t miss any of them. Make sure you are not caught unawares. Be prepared for the Louisiana weather changes. Quick and convenient, just check here before you make your plans for the day!

New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast High /
Low (°F)
Precip. % New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast
Today
Jan 13
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Mostly Sunny 45°/30° 10 %
Fri
Jan 14
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Sunny 52°/35° 0 %
Sat
Jan 15
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Partly Cloudy 58°/42° 0 %
Sun
Jan 16
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Few Showers 63°/50° 30 %
Mon
Jan 17
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Scattered T-Storms 66°/51° 60 %
Tue
Jan 18
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Few Showers 65°/44° 30 %
Wed
Jan 19
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Mostly Sunny 59°/48° 10 %
Thu
Jan 20
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Few Showers 62°/45° 30 %
Fri
Jan 21
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Showers 61°/42° 40 %
Sat
Jan 22
New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast Mostly Sunny 57°/46° 10 %

Good Morning NOLA!  Here comes the sun!   But don’t let it fool you, the high for today is only 45.  Brrrr!  Tomorrow will be slightly warmer at around 52,  with lows around freezing tonight and tomorrow.  Take the necessary precautions.  remember the three “P’s” .Be sure to protect plants, pets, and pipes! Bundle up if you are heading out doors.  There are people to see, places to go and things to do.  For you home bodies planning on stayng in, go ahead and get that soup or big pot of gumbo going.  You will be glad to have when the temperature starts dropping tonight. While you are stirring the pot at least open the blinds at let some of that beautiiful sunshine in. Soak it up while we have it.  My plan is to start that soup, but I’m not staying in today.  The beginning of next week brings showers and scattered thunderstorms, but the upside is it also brings a little bit warmer temps our way.   Have a great day!  I’ll see you in NOLA! 

New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast 

New Orleans Weather 10 Day Forecast 

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Posted by mark - December 20, 2014 at 10:13 am

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New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast

New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast New Orleans weather 10 day forecast

 

Welcome to RubyRedRiter New Orleans weather 10 day forecast! This is your New Orleans weather 10 day forecast. It will be updated daily. The New Orleans weather 10 day forecast is a valuable tool for planning all of your New Orleans outings. While you are here in NOLA there are plenty of people to see, places to go and things to do and the New Orleans weather 10 day forecast will come in very handy. The weather in New Orleans changes day to day. This is because of the city’s proximity to water. This is one of the reasons the New Orleans weather 10 day forecast is so valuable if you are traveling to New Orleans. Don’t miss any of them. Make sure you are not caught unawares. Be prepared for the Louisiana weather changes. Quick and convenient, just check here before you make your plans for the day!  

New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast High /
Low (°F)
Precip. % New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast
Today
Feb 03
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Rain 39°/37° 70 %
Fri
Feb 04
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Rain 42°/34° 90 %
Sat
Feb 05
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Mostly Sunny 48°/38° 20 %
Sun
Feb 06
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Mostly Sunny 62°/48° 20 %
Mon
Feb 07
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Showers 62°/41° 40 %
Tue
Feb 08
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Few Showers 50°/37° 30 %
Wed
Feb 09
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Few Showers 53°/41° 30 %
Thu
Feb 10
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Showers 59°/42° 30 %
Fri
Feb 11
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Partly Cloudy 61°/48° 10 %
Sat
Feb 12
New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast Partly Cloudy 63°/48° 20 %
 

 Good Morning NOLA!  It’s cold and it’s wet!  Yuck!  I bet you didn’t need me to tell you that.  The rain is here for the next couple of days and as cold as it is there is a chance for sleet and even possible snow.  This is not the kind of weather you want to be out and about in.  Personally my plans revolve around my bed and my couch for the next few days.  The highs are barely getting out of the thirties if that.  Our lows are staying in the thirties over night.  Don’t forget to take care of the pipes, the pets and your peeps.  It is cold out there.  For you northern transplants out there it might be a joke to you but this is serious weather for us. We are not used to frozen rain or snowballs, unless it’s the kind you get from the snowball stand in the sweltering summer.  Today is alsomy brother’s birthday.  Happy Birthday Bill! Have a great day whatever your plans are and I’ll see you in NOLA! …. after it warms up . 

Don’ t forget to check back tomorrow for your New Orleans weather 10 day forecast.

  New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast

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Posted by mark - December 15, 2014 at 7:28 am

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Book Printing – The Self Publishing Process

Digital printing on demand is made easy with automated machinery. View the entire process in a short two and half minute instructional video. Learn how to self publish your own book at the best price using high quality materials. Visit DiggyPOD.com today and get published now!

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Posted by mark - December 13, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Making Money Online, Can it Work

Making money online is thought to be a hoax to some people. It seems this way because these people do not know how to do it. They waste all of their time, money, and energy on scams that will never work.

These people are so concerned with opportunities, that they forget to do their research. And in order to find an online business that will work, you must first research every possible opportunity.

There are millions of people across the world that are making money online. Each one of them has their own successful method that they developed over months and maybe even years of trial and error. If you are serious about online business, you need to be able to deal with rejection and disappointment.

Not every idea will work, and not every idea will flop. It is all about capitalizing on the successful opportunities, and knowing when to phase out the ones that are not turning a profit.
Making money online can be done. Remember to never give up, and give your project or business time to perform. If you find that some business do not profit, or it is too difficult, seek out another opportunity.

Internet Money For Stay at Home Moms

It is difficult to give your child enough attention when working a full time job. This is the reason that so many mothers choose to work at home. They want to establish some type of financial standings while still being able to watch over their children.

Making money online can be a great idea for stay at home moms. It provides a flexible schedule as well as the benefit of little commuting. Some examples of great ways to make an income online are: owning a home business, completing surveys, freelancing, and reading emails. Providing mothers with the best ways to make money in the internet, these opportunities put money into moms’ pockets.

Owning an online business can be difficult, but if a person is dedicated it can be very beneficial. Even though these businesses are not an easy task, they will still provide moms enough time with their children. There are many businesses to choose from.

Some of the businesses require a fee to provide you with a product to sell. Others, such as Cognigen, will provide products and a website for free.

Completing surveys gives mothers total freedom. Because surveys are taken only when one agrees to take them, they are perfect for moms who children need constant care. The amount of money earned from surveys depends on how many surveys a person is willing to answer. A mom can earn from $25 to $600 a month from answering surveys.

Freelancing is a broad way to make money online. Freelancers are hired on to a company as a contractor. In many cases freelancing allows one to earn money for what he/she loves. One example is a mother who loves to write. There are many online opportunities for writing.

The mother may start a blog or write articles on parenting. She may even put her creative writing skills to the test by writing short stories. There are other freelancing prospects such as cartooning, web design, consulting, data entry, and desktop publishing. The list of freelance jobs is abundant.

The popularity of reading emails is rising higher each day. While this is not a great way to earn large amounts of money, it is an excellent way to earn a few extra dollars. Reading emails is a fairly easy way for stay at home moms to earn money. Emails are sent to the email address that is set up with the program.

Money, which is stored to an account, is paid to the person who reads the email. Most of the programs have a minimum payout. The company will only pay a person once the minimum has been reached. One should have a separate email address just for the purpose of the emails. One can use the same email address, but it is not recommended since so many emails will be sent.

Juhani Tontti
http://www.articlesbase.com/business-opportunities-articles/making-money-online-can-it-work-72572.html

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Posted by mark - December 12, 2014 at 5:58 am

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