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Using Twitter to grow your business by Travis Lane Jenkins Using Twitter to grow your business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 15, 2014 12796 words Read a sample
Travis and Sean are going to be discussing how to effectively use social media giant Twitter for the best interest of one’s business. Sean will also share how the lessons he has learned from the real estate business translates to online marketing, and how Steve Jobs has inspired his platform and decisions a great deal.
Structuring Your Blog PROPERLY for Success by Travis Lane Jenkins Structuring Your Blog PROPERLY for Success by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 15, 2014 11343 words Read a sample
David Risley, founder of PCMech.com, is the guest in episode 40 of Diamonds in Your Own Backyard: The Entrepreneurs Radio Show, Conversations with Successful Business Owners that Grow Your Business.
Branding your business for success by Travis Lane Jenkins Branding your business for success by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 15, 2014 12018 words Read a sample
Travis has a chat with National Fitness Hall of Fame Inductee, award-winning TV host, author, spokesperson, motivational keynote speaker, and life coach, Forbes Riley. Forbes discusses her journey to becoming one of the country’s leading promoters. From the power of a name, to how tragedy could lead to something good, to dreaming big and understanding the need to take action.
Micro-Health Insurance: How and why it works in Indonesia by Ely Duffield Micro-Health Insurance: How and why it works in Indonesia by Ely Duffield Sep. 15, 2014 788 words Read a sample
AXIS Capital is a group of global insurer and reinsurer, providing clients and distribution partners with a broad range of specialized risk transfer products and services, i.e. health insurance that serves a host of industries and diverse coverage needs through our operating subsidiaries and branch offices in Bermuda, Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Singapore and the United States.
The Instant Gospel by Dr.Timothy Sng The Instant Gospel by Dr.Timothy Sng Sep. 15, 2014 1857 words Read a sample
For the busy man/woman on the move, this `Instant Gospel' is a must for you, to hear and receive the `passport' or `password' to enter the Kingdom of God. The very same Gospel that has knocked on the hearts of men and women for over 2000 years is still here and freshly available for you to transform your life, to enable your to be `born again' by the Spirit of God, as God's precious child.
New School Clothes by Patricia Barnard New School Clothes by Patricia Barnard Sep. 15, 2014 2191 words Sample 30%
Christopher decides to earn some money by working during his school holidays. A farmer gives him a job looking after sheep during the day. A frightening storm floods his house, and the river he has to cross breaks its banks. How will Christopher get to the farm?
The Masquerade: a prequel short to The Rental by Rebecca Berto The Masquerade: a prequel short to The Rental by Rebecca Berto Sep. 14, 2014 9201 words Read a sample
Nineteen-year-old Rick Delaney is at a masquerade party when temptation dangles in front of his eyes in the form of fifteen-year-old Vee Wyland. Not only is she too young for him, but she’s too pure to taint with his wild ways and—worst of all—the crush of his reckless younger brother’s eyes. Beneath their masks burns a fiery hunger for each other; however, it’s a desire they must quell.
Breath Of The Titans: Little Black Stormcloud by Riley Amos Westbrook Breath Of The Titans: Little Black Stormcloud by Riley Amos Westbrook Sep. 14, 2014 57032 words Read a sample
Lovonian is a young half-elf/half-dragon living in Elvenhom. His life is good, as yours would be if you had a dragon for a mother. But all is not well in paradise. A new Titanbringer has risen, sending his metallic constructs to kill any and all who might oppose his power. This story follows Lov around as he travels the world, looking for revenge against the man who destroyed his homeland. Follow
Phaladeedika (Malayalam)   Occupation / Livelihood by Mullappilly Parameswaran Phaladeedika (Malayalam) Occupation / Livelihood by Mullappilly Parameswaran Sep. 14, 2014 806 words Read a sample
As in chapter 1
Bond Beyond Measure by Karl Thorn Bond Beyond Measure by Karl Thorn Sep. 14, 2014 4261 words Read a sample
This is a short story of a 5 year old boy, while on a passenger liner, finds himself in the middle of an adult war. This leads to an extraordinary encounter with an alien species.
Flawless Vision - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami Flawless Vision - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami Sep. 14, 2014 60250 words Read a sample
Are you quick to vocalize faults of others? Why is it that no matter what you do, you are dissatisfied and unhappy within? The answer is very simple. You have faulty vision. If you see faults in others, pain will arise within you. If you begin to see where you are wrong, you will become free from pain and free from hurt to anyone. Find this bliss through Dadashri's Flawless Vision. It is easy.
Inbound and Content Marketing to Increase Your Sales by Travis Lane Jenkins Inbound and Content Marketing to Increase Your Sales by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 9856 words Read a sample
Travis had an interesting talk with well-known speaker, established entrepreneur, and owner of the successful online, inbound marketing company SalesLion.com. An experienced trainer and practical speaker, Marcus shares some of his secrets that he has learned through time to all aspiring entrepreneurs.
How to start a blog that grows your business by Travis Lane Jenkins How to start a blog that grows your business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 11083 words Read a sample
Travis talk with successful entrepreneur and trusted adviser Corbett Barr. Corbett is the founder of the successful websites Think Traffic and Expert Enough, which have helped entrepreneurs over the years with ways on how to start-up or improve their business. Corbett’s blogs have also garnered millions of viewers and established his presence in today’s business and entrepreneurial world.
The Rose by Adam Glasier The Rose by Adam Glasier Sep. 14, 2014 2254 words Read a sample
A man wages war against a rose that has sprouted up on his front lawn. What secrets of his past does this rose force him to face?
Using Content Marketing to grow your business by Travis Lane Jenkins Using Content Marketing to grow your business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 12074 words Read a sample
Travis had an informative talk with successful entrepreneur and trusted content marketer Joe Pulizzi. Joe, the founder of Content Marketing Institute, and Content Marketing World has build a business that is trusted all over the world and he has written books and blogs that serves as a guide for millions of people establishing themselves through content marketing.
Attitude Equals Altitude In Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Attitude Equals Altitude In Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 9241 words Read a sample
Travis talks with Sean McCullough, a best-selling author and entrepreneur who’s also active mentor for insurance agents. He’s also an active Christian radio host and producer for Christian-based podcast. In their talks, Sean shares his life’s lowest points and how he mustered the strength and courage to get back up and now become a successful entrepreneur that everyone can get inspiration from.
Giving FIRST to Grow Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Giving FIRST to Grow Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 11120 words Read a sample
Travis introduces us to Bob Burg, a successful speaker and international best-selling author. He has written over 5 books and his most recent one, The Go-Giver, is the main topic of this episode’s discussion. Bob’s creative and practical ways of handling your economy would definitely help any struggling entrepreneurs or businessmen who are working their way in today’s unstable economy.
Online Marketing for your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Online Marketing for your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 10770 words Read a sample
In this episode, Travis talks to successful entrepreneur Ryan Lee, the founder of the successful fitness and coaching website RyanLee.com. Ryan’s exploits led him to be one of the most trusted fitness coaches in the business today.
Search, Social & Mobile For Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Search, Social & Mobile For Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 13129 words Read a sample
In this episode, Travis interviews Rich Brooks, the founder and president of Flyte New Media, a web design and internet marketing company, and a contributor to successful social media and marketing websites such FastCompany.com and SocialMediaExaminer.com. Rich is also the founder of The Agents of Change Digital Marketing which is an event that focuses on search, social, and local, which are the 3
Using Podcasting to Build Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Using Podcasting to Build Your Business by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 11422 words Read a sample
In this episode Travis interviews Jason Van Orden, a highly-successful entrepreneur and media consultant. His show Internet Business Mastery and the website howtocreateapodcast.com is one of the ways he helps people who wants to start their own podcast and start their own business as well as aspiring businessmen trying to improve their products through the use of podcast.
Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Travis Lane Jenkins Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 7035 words Read a sample
In this episode, Travis interviews Guy Kawasaki, a best-selling author, Silicon Valley venture capitalist, as well as former Apple Evangelist. Guy has written over 12 books that caters to various readers and enthusiast which were born out of sheer interest; from authors who would like to self-publish their books to budding tech entrepreneurs, which reflects Guy’s personality of being a product-dri
Implicit Incentives and the Neurobiology of Stupidity, Corruption and Disaster: Your guide to sucking up, doublespeak, alibis, strategic goals and more! by Evelyn Valala Implicit Incentives and the Neurobiology of Stupidity, Corruption and Disaster: Your guide to sucking up, doublespeak, alibis, strategic goals and more! by Evelyn Valala Sep. 14, 2014 33926 words Read a sample
This ground-breaking career development program is the first to apply new scientific discoveries in the fields of neurobiology and neuro-economics to real-time office politics. By following this guide, and doing what it says to do (and smoking what you need to smoke), you will develop a post-modernist relationship with the truth that is so important in the today's organizations.
Passive Income by Travis Lane Jenkins Passive Income by Travis Lane Jenkins Sep. 14, 2014 13233 words Read a sample
Travis interviews James Clear in this episode with whom they share valuable insights on creating and maintaining your online business in your own terms. James, a successful entrepreneur, is the CEO of Passive Panda, an online company which helps people create business strategies that allow you to earn more money, time, and freedom through business networking and entrepreneurship.
Shadows of Her Mind: A Short Story by R.A. Marler Shadows of Her Mind: A Short Story by R.A. Marler Sep. 14, 2014 4593 words Read a sample
St. Bartholomew's Mental Health Center is the only home Serenity knows. She was brought to St. Bartholomew's at the age of eight, as a complete introvert. She may have taken up residency here, but she really lived in her own world, and just visited our's from time to time. With help from Dr. Vivian Carter, and Damon, an orderly at St. Bartholomew's, she begins to leave her world behind.
Storm: The Hottest Guy in Hollywood - An Erotic Romance (Storm Episode 1) by Tara Crescent Storm: The Hottest Guy in Hollywood - An Erotic Romance (Storm Episode 1) by Tara Crescent Sep. 14, 2014 13772 words Read a sample
Timothy Banks is Hollywood's hottest star. He is funny, charming and utterly sexy. I'm the girl who runs a pizza shop in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. Population 2700. He is a storm. I seek safe harbor. Timothy Banks does not belong in my life. Why then, do I feel only yearning when I look at him?
"Homicide John": A Short Story by C.E. Paul Sep. 14, 2014 1719 words Read a sample
Just in time for Halloween! A young cadaver discovers that he can bring himself back to life by consuming the flesh of the living.
El reloj, un cuento breve by Jordi Diez El reloj, un cuento breve by Jordi Diez Sep. 14, 2014 7150 words Read a sample
El primero de una serie de cuentos de misterio, El reloj sumergerá al lector en una espiral de emociones de la que difícilmente podrá escapar incólume.
Autumn in the Mind by Rori O'Keeffe Autumn in the Mind by Rori O'Keeffe Sep. 14, 2014 1658 words Read a sample
Autumn reminds me of sleep - not of death. We awake with new awareness, full of hope and bursting with life when springtime arrives. There's no need to mourn the world when autumn arrives - hope is eternal. Can we find the wherewithal to survive in a crowded world with finite resources? I say yes, but the changes need to come from within, not just in governance. Liberty is essential. 1500 words.
One Small Boy And a Bicycle by Tim Candler One Small Boy And a Bicycle by Tim Candler Sep. 14, 2014 1940 words Read a sample
In 1958 one small boy contemplates a bicycle and makes a friend...
Scottish Blood Bond by Donna Pierce Scottish Blood Bond by Donna Pierce Sep. 14, 2014 150372 words Read a sample
When a handsome Scot comes to town, Maggie's life is forever changed. Their attraction is instant, the chemistry undeniable. She has no idea that the man she has fallen for is a vampire who is protecting her from her father's family secret. Danger forces her to flee to the Kintyre peninsula of Scotland where she is reunited with her long lost love and family she never knew existed.
In The Wind... (on a Friday Morning) by Mark Johnston In The Wind... (on a Friday Morning) by Mark Johnston Sep. 14, 2014 2434 words Read a sample
A short story for bikers (and would-be bikers) everywhere.
The Shadow Rises by K.S. Marsden The Shadow Rises by K.S. Marsden Sep. 14, 2014 47510 words Read a sample
Witches are real, and to be blunt, they’re all black-hearted, and evil. Charged with stopping the witches, taking whatever measures necessary are the witch-hunters, all reporting to the Malleus Maleficarum Council. The best the MMC has to offer, the talented seventh-generation witch-hunting Hunter Astley has his own part to play. In his own way.
Summertime Blues - The Story by Phil Jones Summertime Blues - The Story by Phil Jones Sep. 14, 2014 17033 words Read a sample
A ghost story with a twist.
Love Revisited by Marie Brown Love Revisited by Marie Brown Sep. 14, 2014 16448 words Read a sample
A year after a disastrous breakup, Shane is desperate, unhappy, and about to move on. Life isn't getting any better. Time to restart somewhere else. Then he discovers that his former lover is in town, and decides to say goodbye, see if Erik will speak to him one last time... A brief, unashamedly sweet tale of love rescued from the trash can. Warning: contains M/M sex, not graphic
Kingdom Creatures presents Derek Donkey by Jennifer Lucas Kingdom Creatures presents Derek Donkey by Jennifer Lucas Sep. 14, 2014 511 words Sample 50%
Derek Donkey decided to stick with what he knew was right, even when the other donkeys made fun of him. Join in his journey as he takes Jesus into Jerusalem. Derek Donkey Is part of the Kingdom Creatures series, teaching Biblical truths in a way that's easy to understand.
18 With a Place for Both Men: Story 37 of the 18 Collection by Candace Mia 18 With a Place for Both Men: Story 37 of the 18 Collection by Candace Mia Sep. 14, 2014 3913 words Read a sample
Nasha has waited a long time to turn 18. There’s a few me she loves, and they’ve given her so much. All she wants is to give back. Luckily, she knows just what they need.
Nó Górdio - Ricardo Dias by Fantasy & Co. Nó Górdio - Ricardo Dias by Fantasy & Co. Sep. 14, 2014 3980 words Read a sample
O líder de uma agência de correcção de anomalias temporais defronta-se com o maior dilema da sua vida. Um problema aparentemente insolúvel, mas que exige uma solução a todo o custo...
Lâmina de Cristal - Pedro Pereira by Fantasy & Co. Lâmina de Cristal - Pedro Pereira by Fantasy & Co. Sep. 14, 2014 2554 words Read a sample
A milenar ordem Roul desde sempre acolheu os possuidores do Dom. Os aprendizes são acolhidos em tenra idade e treinados, de forma a aprenderem a controlar os seus poderes, vistos pela Igreja como uma maldição e uma ofensa aos seus deuses, os Inai. Irus Garis, um aprendiz no final de treino, inicia a derradeira prova para ser aceite na ordem: conseguir um cristal para uma das míticas espadas Roul.
Actos de Dor - Sara Farinha by Fantasy & Co. Actos de Dor - Sara Farinha by Fantasy & Co. Sep. 14, 2014 2102 words Read a sample
Há dores que não têm cura. Nico tirou a própria vida para fugir a uma dessas dores mas, incapaz de encontrar paz, volta para descobrir quem falhou… E descobre que as vidas se embrulham em nós impossíveis de desamarrar.
A Tempestade -  Pedro Pereira by Fantasy & Co. A Tempestade - Pedro Pereira by Fantasy & Co. Sep. 14, 2014 2445 words Read a sample
A chuva intensa que se fazia sentir naquele dia de Agosto obrigou John a procurar refúgio na igreja da povoação. Encharcado e cansado da viagem, mal podia adivinhar de que não se tratava de uma tempestade como tantas outras, mas sim o prenúncio de um mal que se aproximava.
A Herança do Escritor - Hugo Cântara by Fantasy & Co. A Herança do Escritor - Hugo Cântara by Fantasy & Co. Sep. 14, 2014 2382 words Read a sample
Quando o fim se aproxima, reflectimos na herança que deixamos. O que deixamos àqueles que nos são queridos? Podemos imortalizar aqueles que amamos? A herança mais valiosa de um escritor é a possibilidade de nos transportar para o seu mundo.
The Cat's Mother by Diana Mellor The Cat's Mother by Diana Mellor Sep. 14, 2014 2090 words Read a sample
These are poems which reflect my life. They are free because I hope to raise money through donations to charity in lieu of payment. So please make a donation to a charity which supports Childhood Cancer. Because they have been personal until now, they may not be to everyone's taste, so no unkind reviews please. They are free, remember.
Phaladeepika (Malayalam) : Strength of the Planets (contd.) by Mullappilly Parameswaran Phaladeepika (Malayalam) : Strength of the Planets (contd.) by Mullappilly Parameswaran Sep. 14, 2014 2318 words Read a sample
Please see chapter 1
Sew this Wrap Front Top - free sewing pattern by Deby at So Sew Easy Sew this Wrap Front Top - free sewing pattern by Deby at So Sew Easy Sep. 14, 2014 2042 words Read a sample
Sew this Wrap Front Top - free sewing pattern. The latest sewing pattern release from the popular So Sew Easy sewing site. Step by step instructions and a free sewing pattern for how to sew this easy and flattering wrap front top. Also include a video tutorial, lots of tips and tricks, materials lists, fitting tips and more.
Lost Earth: Episode 1 by Ryan Wiley Lost Earth: Episode 1 by Ryan Wiley Sep. 14, 2014 21151 words Read a sample
Brian Whitmore has everything going for him: wealth, women, and an abundance of free time. However, after a business deal goes sour, he comes home to find two masked men there waiting for him. When he wakes up, he discovers he’s been thrown into a forest, with no communication to the outside world. Now he must figure out how to survive in the wild, and why he was put there.
Uncovering Truths: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 4 by M.J. Moores Uncovering Truths: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 4 by M.J. Moores Sep. 14, 2014 3375 words Read a sample
Now that Dezmind knows the truth about his past, he’s breached the Talian Compound in search of the key to his future. Dealing with the common citizens of Xannia’s largest city, Darzeth Prime, makes his search for the lost child difficult at best, impossible at worst. How much is he willing to risk to fulfil his destiny?
Broken News by Jasbir Jagdeo Broken News by Jasbir Jagdeo Sep. 14, 2014 1679 words Read a sample
An average morning in the life of John, except that he has a new couch, and there is terrible news on the front page of the paper he reads.
Secrets of Sanctuary Hospital Mia's Dark Encounter by L.A.A. Law Secrets of Sanctuary Hospital Mia's Dark Encounter by L.A.A. Law Sep. 14, 2014 120338 words Read a sample
Mia is in the hands of her most feared enemy and doesn’t know it. Cast into an existence haunted by tragedy with no recollection of Andrew or her abilities, Mia is vulnerable to Jonathan’s pursuit. Desperate to bring to fruition the only thing that makes sense, a children’s hospital wing, Jonathan may finally deceive Mia into a choice which will seal her fate to him and hell for all eternity.
A Good Car by Julia Proud A Good Car by Julia Proud Sep. 14, 2014 13900 words Read a sample
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Black Smoke by Alfonso Mormile Black Smoke by Alfonso Mormile Sep. 14, 2014 10663 words Read a sample
Una raccolta di pensieri in prosa