What a ride! – Virgin.com

Richard Branson

What a ride! – Virgin.com.

Is Self-Improvement Different For Women Than Men?

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This article is the starting point for self-Improvement. Is Self-Improvement different because of your sex?  Self-improve has become mainstream conversation in recent years, it seems to be showing up in articles almost everywhere. Almost everyone should work on their self-confidence, happiness, career, finances, relationships, home and health. Wherever you may be, whatever your situation, you should work on self-improvement.Get ready to change your life! Set up a program and start working on it.  You can reach your full potential and create the success you deserve. There is no quick fix; the road to change is not an easy one. For this to work you must commit to and dedicated yourself to bring new changes of improvement into your life.  I suggest you take it one step at a time, the greater the commitment the longer the journey.Ask yourself is self-improvement any different for women than for men?  My answer is yes and no.  However both male and females differ physically and the fact is that a woman does have circumstances that are different from those of the man, when it comes to self-improvements they are basically the same.

Have you ever though that some men and women are born leaders?  The answer to that is no, being positive and staying positive is a choice for both men and women. One must stay positive if we are to improve ourselves. Building self-esteem and drawing lines for self-improvement is a choice, not a rule. Leaders and positive thinkers are not born they are made out of the desire for self-improve. If you want to be a leader you have to develop a burning desire for self-improvement and stay with it.

Your changes must come from inside. Your work won’t improve unless you improve regardless what your sex may be. Your relationships won’t improve unless you improve. Society won’t change unless the people in it change, meaning you. You are the only person you can change. While self-improvement is not contagious, a change in you can influence a change in others.

Now it is time for you to start putting the puzzle together for self-improvement?  First be positive. Second be contented and most of all stay happy. Don’t forget to be appreciative.  Never overlook the opportunity to compliment someone.

A positive way of life will help you build a higher self-esteem, let this be your starting point for self-improvement. Turn loose your resistance, don’t procrastinate.  Find your internal motivation then move forward toward with your self-improvement. Discover your inner self and explore your own personal powers.

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This article is the starting point for self-Improvement. Is Self-Improvement different because of your sex?  Self-improve has become mainstream conversation in recent years, it seems to be showing up in articles almost everywhere. Almost everyone should work on their self-confidence, happiness, career, finances, relationships, home and health. Wherever you may be, whatever your situation, you should work on self-improvement.

Get ready to change your life! Set up a program and start working on it.  You can reach your full potential and create the success you deserve. There is no quick fix; the road to change is not an easy one. For this to work you must commit to and dedicated yourself to bring new changes of improvement into your life.  I suggest you take it one step at a time, the greater the commitment the longer the journey.

Ask yourself is self-improvement any different for women than for men?  My…

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Success And Happiness On “The Road Not Taken”

                     Success And Happiness On The Road Not Taken

Steve Jobs at the WWDC 07

Steve Jobs at the WWDC 07 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Thomas Gunter – Set your goals high as you journey down the road to success. Raise the bar when you reach a goal and raise it even higher when you reach the next. Never give up! Remember it is your right to be wrong, because if you do not you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward. One who does not make mistake probably is doing nothing anyway. You cannot be a success without making a few mistakes along the way. Learn from your mistakes and try not to repeat them.

What is success? Is it someone who spent their life working 60 to 80 hours a week, living in airports and   hotels as they fight their way up the corporate ladder to VP of a Company? He would probably consider himself more successful than the guy who owns the local garage in his hometown. You know the guy that spends his nights at home having dinner with his family, the guy that spends his weekends and spare time at home with his wife, playing with his kids,  working on his hobbies.  Could it be the local garage owner may be more happier, healthier and live a fuller life? Ultimately, it is up to each one of us to decide what success means to us, it is important that everyone be mindful of the decision they are making or planning to make it will effect them the rest of their life.

Each one of us has to choose which road in life to take, with each different road come a different adventure, a different successful story and a different love story. Be careful which road you take and make sure it is the right one for you.

Remember I said you have the right to be wrong? Yes you do, you are going to make a few mistakes along the way but the earlier in life you can figure out what your mistakes and weaknesses are the sooner you can move forward and be more successful and happy with every aspect of life. Take charge of your life, if you want to be successful you have to be happy.  Without happiness wealth has very little or no meaning.

Don’t be afraid to change your mind, what is right for someone else may not be right for you.  We are all unique and different individuals; everyone must custom tailor their own life if they want to be happy and successful.

Myself, I took *”The Road Less Traveled” and like Robert Frost said in his poem “The Road Not Taken and that has made all the difference”.   Good luck my friends in making the right choice this is where it gets tough.  Taking the road less traveled was a very hard decision for me with so many roads to choose from.  Many of those roads were quite inviting but dead ends.  Once I made the right choice I never looked back except to measure my success and failures. From that point on I knew who I was and where I was going. For you the road most travel may the right choice for you, like I said we are all different. We see,we feel and we do things differently so don’t be judgmental of the people who choose a different road than you.

A man who also took “The Road Not Taken” was one of the most successful business men in today’s  business world; he was the late Steven Paul Jobs better known as “Steve” Jobs, co-founded of Apple IncorporatedSteve Jobs was a household name and American business legend in the world of success. He helped revolutionized the world as we know it today with his contributions as a designer, inventor and entrepreneur in the world of communications and computers technology.

I will leave you with the following thoughts you may wish to consider using on your own road to success, they were spoken by the late Steve Jobs. Steve had a set of principles he lived by which I would like to share with you.

1. Do what you love.

2. Put a dent in the universe.

3. Make connections.

4. Say no to 1,000 things.

5. Create insanely different experiences.

6. Master the message.

7. Sell dreams, not products.

I wish your luck on your journey my friends as you travel down your own road to success.

Thomas S. Gunter

4/11/2013

BILLBOARDS AND THE FUTURE

One digital billboard can do the work of 6 to 8 conventional static billboards. In my opinion they look much more attractive that the static billboard. The cities are trading off the tradition static billboards at a ratio of 4 to 6 static billboards for one digital, that sounds like a win, win for everyone, right?. Not really unless you are a large billboard company that would like to trade off your income billboards.

Some of the politicians and garden clubs would take them all down if and plant flowers or a trees. Can you imagine Times Square without its electronic billboards? How about the flashing billboards in Las Vegas? Would you take the famous “Hollywood” landmark billboard down and plant a few bush or trees instead? What if you took all the billboards down? Stripped every American city naked of all the billboards and cleared them from the highways? Would that not be a desecration of the face of America? You bet it would and it is not going to happen.

I think you will be seeing less static and more digital billboards across America in the future as laws regulating and governing billboards get tighter. The trade-off of 4 to 6 static billboards for one digital is a great deal for the cities but not for all billboard companies. For instance a small mom and dad billboard shop in LA or Dallas may not have 4 to 6 billboards to trade-off for one digital billboard, where a large billboard company such as Clear Channel Outdoor which has many. How do you make this fair to the mom and dad operators? Their rights are also important; these kinds of laws knock them out of the race leaving a monopolized market by the large companies. The small guy loses once again.

It would be great to see the clutter cleaned up and quality control move in as long as it is not at the expense of the little people who make up the majority. If the mom and dad operator’s rights are to survive is important to take them into consideration when writing new laws by both state and local governments.

HOW TO BUILD A CASH FLOW MACHINE

Did you know “Digital Billboards” in a great location can produce 6 to 10 times the revenue of a standard static billboard in the same location? How is a ROI on investment of $48,000.00 to $80,000.00 per month on a $400,000.00 to $600,000.00 Investment? Can your bank do that? Stocks and Bonds? Do the math and then contact me, I want to find and build your “Digital Cash Machine”.
I confess 3 to 4 years ago I was one of those people that said digital will never work. You have to prove something to me first, I am from “The Old School” when it comes to outdoor advertising. I watched the technology get better and as it improved it caught the ad agencies and advertisers attention. The following three I watched the ads and images change too sharper and more crisp. The demand was getting incredible. They actually did make the big money! It was finally a Wall Street firm who convince me when they offered me a partnership and CEO in a national digital billboard network they were planning. That was January 2008 before the economy crashed.
Like any normal investors it is about the ROI… bottom line. These digital billboards really work like they said, they worked so well I coined the phrase and name for them as “Cash Machines” because that is what they are … The returns on investment are incredible.
A Few Words of Caution: You need more than just a digital billboard and a plot of dirt to make this work. First you need to employee the services of a reputable billboard consulting company with a track record, one that knows how to make all of this work. Today you need “Old School” plus “New School Technology.”
It is time to get back in the game; there is still at least one business out there I know that is making money, outdoor digital advertising. Outdoor advertising makes over 6.4 Billion Dollars a year in advertising revenue in the USA alone. Money markets, socks and bonds, real estate you are just treading water and in many cases you re losing ground, I am sorry to say they don’t cut it in todays economy.  You need to consider “Alternative Investing,” you need to consider adding outdoor advertising to your portfolio.
Do your math, check out my personal web site, then contact me and I will help you get started. I will even send you my “Free e-book” to answer many of the questions you need to help you get started. 

Get Back in the Game! Stop losing money and turn your money around.
For more information on how you can get back on the pathway to a higher return on investment e-mail me Tom Gunter at TopGunUSA@aol.com or check out my web site for Billboard Brokers of America at. http://www.billboardbroker.com 
Together we can make a difference.

Starting Your Own Internet Business? Are You Ready?

Internets = srs.biz. Parody motivator.

Internets = srs.biz. Parody motivator. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

What happens when you find out how to set up your own successful Internet business and develop your own Internet marketing plan?

I am going to help you answer that question but first let me qualify myself.

My name is Thomas Gunter a 46 year plus veteran of the outdoor adverting industry and owner of Billboard Brokers of America, LLC.

I have my own Internet marketing plan and website, I am easy to find on the Internet you can look me up on Google by simply placing the words Billboard Broker in the search window.Withthat said let’s move on.

No I am not an Internet Guru I and I am not trying to sell you anything. I am a business  man that found a better way to make money which I would like to share with you. A way you can also reach out to thousand of people around the world from your website. If I can do this, so can you.

Get ready to increase your new-found Internet revenues to a place where there are no limits! The Internet! Cyber space! Here you can go as far as your intelligence and imagination can possibly take you. There are no speed limits so you can take your time or go just as fast as you would like to. It is a great place to build a new business.

The goal of this information is to help you get started building your very own Internet business by having the right mindset.  Once you have all this in place by all means it time for you to get started!

Setting up an Internet website can be quite lucrative and exciting once you know how it is done.

Listed below are a few of my step by step details to help you get started.

Step 1 – Do your research.  Read all the information you can find and seek the information that suits you and your marketing plan best. Study web sites that are successful,their designs continent and marketing techniques. Find techniques and foot prints that will help you to plan and design your own. Set your goals high and become your own  success story.

Step 2 – Educate yourself. To develop a productive web business necessitates the proper knowledge, this is what separates the winners from the losers in all business.  Be sure you learn from someone who has already been successful on the web, listen to what they have to say and then and then decide for yourself what is right for you.

Step 3 – Once you have a money-making system invest in your new-found business and yourself

To create your online enterprise you need to set up a robust money-making process that will be making you a great cash income.  Once you have that technique down you should think about outsourcing techniques of repetitive tasks and focus on increasing the speed of that method so you can grow.

Step 4 – Develop a master approach for yourself to definitely what you are going to do and stay with it. Being self-employed requires a lot of self-discipline. This is where the mindset part comes in.

Your Internet business will most likely not succeed if you fail to process your goals along with a plan to execute it.  In making your new web business lucrative you will have to develop a master plan and provide ample focus and attention to it until it works. Perseverance is one of the main keys to success in any business.

To setup your worldwide web business you’ll want to set up essential methods that you will have to adhere to in order to succeed. Most likely that is going to require long hours and a lot of dedication especially in the beginning.

If you are planning to start a home based internet business you will need to utilize the enormous power of leveraging to develop your own web business.  It is very important you save yourself from on-line misconceptions.

Obtaining the desire needed to start-up a home Internet business and having the opportunity to actually do this is two different situations.  There are some concerns you should think about before leaving your present job and starting an online business.

Be true to yourself before you begin. Ask yourself a few questions before you make a decision.  One of the first questions to ask yourself, are you ready to start a home web business?  Self-confidence will play a large part in the success of your new business.  You will need to believe that your home based business will be successful.

What do others think about your self-employment decision?  Sometimes one can be over-confident about their ability.  Are you ready for self-employment?  You need to be very honest with yourself about this.  Consider how you work at your current job?  Are you one to finish your task at hand regardless of the situation?  Do you work just as well at work when your supervisors are not around? Are you willing to work longer hours to achieve you new goals? Are you good at goal setting?

These are some of the many questions you need to ask yourself.  Have you ever considered instructional classes or workshops about starting up and managing your own business?  For individuals who have not run their own business before they may want to consider doing this before they start.  You’ll learn about the good, the bad and the ugly part of having your very own small business. It is not for everyone.

Are you ready for the real test?  If so it is time to get started. You should make sure that you have some type of back up income to help keep you afloat while you seek out your new venture.

Be ready for long hours that often generate no immediate income?  Working long hours is normal when you are working for yourself.  Sometimes you work these long hours with very little or no pay especially in the beginning.

In closing I cannot express how important it is to do your research and educate yourself before you begin.  Make sure this is something you will enjoy.  If you can start out part-time, do it  before you give up your day job. Don’t quit your day job until you are sure you are ready.  And remember to always have a backup plan.

Good luck on your new venture!

Thomas Gunter

For more information: e-mail topgunusa@aol.com

or visit my site at www.billboardbroker.com

Google’s Attack Of The Penguin

If the title sounds like something out of a cheap late night horror flick, I can honestly say it has been a nightmare story for me and many other web site owners recently hit by Google’s Penguin.

If you have a web site by now you have already heard of Google’s latest Penguin release, if you are a SEO you was most likely already prepared for it.

In reality Google did not take anything from anyone they just did a little house cleaning.

My name is Thomas Gunter, I own a company named Billboard Brokers of America and my web site was one of those that got hit and I got my butt kicked by the little Penguin guy. I was penalized for 30 days, lost a lot of my hits and could not be found on the Google search engine. I was not aware that some of the things I was doing was not consider Internet etiquette.

I am certainly not an SEO by all means. I did not want anyone else including a SEO to build my web site so I built it myself. I built it my way. I basically had many of the keywords my largest competitors still have posted on their front page. It looked so cheap to me I made my keywords the same color as my background. Well, if you don’t know already that is considered masking and that my friends will get you penalized.

Google’s Penguin update penalizes websites that are over optimized and have to may keywords,they considered that spamming. I did some serious research to find out what Google considers a good web site.

I found out they are looking for unique content material and back links to websites that are very similar to the ones the web site is linked to and spam free. This is one of the most recent moves by Google to make sure they are actually ranking websites that are the most important to the Internet. Penguin was created to target web sites that do not meet up to Google’s current standards and published in their latest rules and guidelines.

Penguin’s update is really an aggressive SEO beast to deal with.Google’s latest action is to encourage better developed of websites without spam. Two examples are keyword packing and keyword masking. Google’s Penguin upgrade penalizes keyword stuffing greater now than in the past. Hopefully you have been spared and had enough time to remove anything that would be considered keyword stuffing and masking.

As for me I cleaned my web site up and filled it with new content. I have three keywords that has me back on Google’s front page. Traffic is coming back up, I hope to be back to normal within the next month or so.

In summing it all up the Penguin update didn’t really change anything that Google had not already deemed unacceptable. If you are really interested in building and maintaining your own web site check out what theses search engines are all looking for first.

For more information on this article you can e-mail me Thomas (Tom) Gunter to Topgunusa@aol.com  or visit my web site Billboard Brokers of America at http://www.BillboardBroker.com