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Business Etiquette: Business shirt etiquette, business shirt, junior analyst
business shirt, junior analyst, david beckham: Roman, Fashion has never done well with being dictated to by Dame Etiquette . Otherwise,you d be wearing a Homburg and telling everyone that dungarees were for cow hands. So, it isn t what I think,it s what does your company think? David Beckham...

Business Etiquette: Business Voicemail, jane doe, voice mail
jane doe, voice mail, proper greeting: Jo, Record in her voice that the caller has reached the office of John Doe and to please leave a detailed message at the tone. It is not necessary for her to state that it is her extension. You may also opt for You have reached Jane Doe , executive...

Business Etiquette: bar onwer, small business owner, beer distributor
small business owner, beer distributor, formal education: Dear Nick, No special education,or should I say formal education is required. It would help,obviously to know how to keep the books (accounting) and some other fundamentals of business. These can be learned outside of a classroom if the person wishes...

Business Etiquette: business card protocol, religious affiliations, leader dogs
religious affiliations, leader dogs, lions club: Davy, The Lions club is a social/community/global organization and does not have any religious affiliations. The Lions Club provides support to Leader Dogs for the Blind, assists with fundraising efforts for community needs, and develops future leaders...

Business Etiquette: business etiquette for teens, business etiquette, anne taylor
business etiquette, anne taylor, teenage son: Annie, If you type in business etiquette in the search bar of your internet provider, a host of sites will show up. Business etiquette practices remain the same regardless of age, so all behaviors and strategies will be applicable. There is a book by...

Business Etiquette: business etiquette, mail signature, school colleagues
mail signature, school colleagues, signature lines: Dear Drew, When forwarding youtube links and pictures that are NSFW,please use just one MA. Best regards, Amanda Gamble PS Joking aside,even the great Stephen Hawking only uses one ...

Business Etiquette: business invitation, formal thanks, chinese consulate
formal thanks, chinese consulate, prospective guests: Dear Melita, No,it isn t weird to give prospective guests all the information they need to know. Is there a schedule in place for the celebration? Let them know what it is and trust that they will understand that they may come to all or some of the...

Business Etiquette: business writing, cynthia lett, licensed clinical social worker
cynthia lett, licensed clinical social worker, clinical social worker: Dear J.: The protocol of listing your academic credentials depends upon what you are doing for work. If you are a practicing social worker then you would list your LCSW first, then your MSW and then your MS. You could drop the MS altogether and you wouldn...

Business Etiquette: Calling in sick, poor judgement, poor choices
poor judgement, poor choices, anne taylor: Trisha, I understand your frustration. I also know that at the age of 23 social status and having fun does tend to get in the way of responsibility. Sometimes it is best to let a person learn the hard way...perhaps losing her job as a result of her...

Business Etiquette: Church Dress, church attendance, pews
church attendance, pews, decline: Dear Ed, I cringe when I see come as you are signs for church services. I know church attendance is on the decline and ministers are happy to fill the pews any way that they can, but I just cannot get used to Casual Sundays . So,yes,by all means,dress...

Business Etiquette: Not Clocking out for a Dinner Meeting, business socials, company dinner
business socials, company dinner, business dinner: Kristine, Corporate policy usually dictates this particular situation. However, future communication for such events should clearly state the intention for employee compensation. Typically, such engagements do not provide for compensation as it is the...

Business Etiquette: Co-Worker Being Rude?, dear liz, vacationing in canada
dear liz, vacationing in canada, rudeness: Dear Liz, It is a little odd and childish to demand a treat from a returning co-worker. I would go ahead and bring in what you bought with them in mind though,no need to punish all for Mr.X s behavior. As for the stamp,that s not that unusual...

Business Etiquette: College Meeting, college representative, anne taylor
college representative, anne taylor, shirt tie: Ed, Dress in a professional manner, if a suit is too formal, consider sport coat, shirt, tie, and trousers. Take a portfolio with note pad and pen to take notes, and have questions prepared regarding your expectations, and their requirements. Good luck,...

Business Etiquette: Communication etiquette, cynthia lett, mail fax
cynthia lett, mail fax, tone of your voice: Dear Ainsley: We sure do have a lot of choices regarding communications these days, don t we? The most appropriate method of communication is just to respond which many people forget. They receive e-mail and then don t let the sender know they received...

Business Etiquette: Competitors at company events., cynthia lett, company functions
cynthia lett, company functions, proprietary information: Dear Roby A: A company has no say about who you date, get engaged to or marry. Those are issues of free will not company dictate. Regarding social company functions there also should not be a limitation about who is the guest being brought by an employee....

Business Etiquette: Complaints on Business Letterhead?, formal business letter, human resources department
formal business letter, human resources department, business letterhead: If this is an internal document I would recommend that you do not address a letter of complaint on their company stationery. Be brief, and concise, read before you send and be sure your complaint is valid and in good taste. Set the structure as a formal...

Business Etiquette: career, lab analyst, one of my best friends
lab analyst, one of my best friends, how to quit your job: Dear Mark, I m sorry. I can tell you how to quit your job politely, but I haven t the background to tell you which courses you would need to switch careers. It s funny,when I was in college one of my best friends was a man who had been a banker and...

Business Etiquette: career planning, anne taylor, twelveth
anne taylor, twelveth, seeking employment: First, I would recommend when sending email, do not write in all capital letters, when reading it is the equivalent to shouting at someone in print. Second, it is important to focus on an area in which you can become the expert. If you are too diverse...

Business Etiquette: career, lab analyst, anne taylor
lab analyst, anne taylor, pharmaceutical company: This is a difficult question to answer. It is important for you to do an assessment of where you have been, what you desire in a career, where you want to be. Many individuals study a particular interest in college and end up in fields unrelated, do not...

Business Etiquette: church attire, aberdeen university, english c
aberdeen university, english c, younger son: Dear Graeme, I will turn this around by asking you the question my own dear Grandmother always asked me. Is this a tartan that your son is entitled to wear? Best regards, Amanda...

Business Etiquette: Can I get a copy of interview transcript?, cynthia lett, interview transcript
cynthia lett, interview transcript, prospective employer: Dear Heidi: The recruiter cannot legally record you unless you gave your permission ahead of time. Did you? Either way, you most certainly should have a copy of the recording. If he refuses, I would consider dropping him as a recruiter. Best regards,...

Business Etiquette: Dealing with Japanese / Koreans, cynthia lett, korean cultures
cynthia lett, korean cultures, korean business: Dear Ms. Klaesi: Both Japanese and Korean cultures are group oriented. You will hardly ever if ever deal with just one person in business. You will be greeted by a small group who will take what is said in your meeting and relay it to higher authorities...

Business Etiquette: Dear Sir Paul McCartney, cute beatle, john doe
cute beatle, john doe, formal letter: Knights Dear Jeff, Oh,why stand on ceremony? Just call him Macca like the tabloids do. Kidding. Envelope: Sir Paul McCartney,MBE Open: Sir or socially Dear Sir Paul, Close: Yours faithfully If you were just using the cute Beatle...

Business Etiquette: Degree on Business Card, cynthia lett, bachelors in social work
cynthia lett, bachelors in social work, undergrad degrees: Dear Heather: Thanks for asking this question. A Master s degree or PhD. indicates that you have higher qualification unusual and respected in the field you are working. A Bachelor s degree is great but doesn t necessarily qualify you for the field you...

Business Etiquette: Degrees and certiifcations on business cards, certified public accountant, cpa certified public accountant
certified public accountant, cpa certified public accountant, cynthia lett: Dear Karen: If your business card reflects your position in the same field as your master s degree, it is proper to put the MA or MBA or MLS or other master s distinguishment after your name. If you received a master s degree in art history and now you work...

Business Etiquette: Delivery methods of Thank You notes, business clientele, anne taylor
business clientele, anne taylor, awkward position: You certainly may hand deliver, however, keep in mind that it may be seen as an intrusion without an appointment. It could possibly put the receiver in an awkward position if they know you have come by to extend a thank you and they are unable to oblige....

Business Etiquette: dealing with dinner meeting leftovers, practice thanks, outrageous behavior
practice thanks, outrageous behavior, dinner salad: Dear Katy, Please just tell them that the full time staff has not yet eaten or that you want to save the food for tomorrow s faculty meeting with the full time staff . Just make your intention to serve the food to others clear. I doubt you ve said...

Business Etiquette: How to put my degrees on my business card, polymer scientist, thermoplastic elastomers
polymer scientist, thermoplastic elastomers, polymer science: Dear Brett, Unless there is some compelling reason to put your degrees on your business card --i.e. You are the world s only polymer scientist who has written about Alan Greenspan s affect on thermoplastic elastomers in the late 1990s and this makes...

Business Etiquette: disabled work from home, prime minister churchill, upshot
prime minister churchill, upshot, infinite number: Dear Cynthia, I once participated in a very enlightening excersize. 30 people were asked to cross the room in any way they wished. The only catch was that you could not duplicate anyone else s method of walking,jumping,skipping,etc. We each had...

Business Etiquette: Employee favoritism, private lunch, classy place
private lunch, classy place, captive audience: Hi again Lynn: It is generally accepted behavior that the boss doesn t do anything that would favor one employee over another. It is not ethical either but... realistically, people favor some over others and neither reprimand nor shame will change their...

Business Etiquette: Etiquette Business Invitation, 25th anniversary party, path of least resistance
25th anniversary party, path of least resistance, paced lifestyles: L. York, Unfortunately our casual and hectic paced lifestyles have watched the RSVP suffer the bumps and bruises of frustrated hosts and hostesses. Some individuals have resorted to having only those who cannot attend, or regrets only , trying the path...

Business Etiquette: Etiquette for a funeral home service, cynthia lett, short anecdote
cynthia lett, short anecdote, lett group: Dear Ms. Glenn: I am assuming that you are among the family of the deseased. If that is not true, let me know. Assuming that you and the family present should form a reception line so that mourners can greet you and give their condolences before the service...

Business Etiquette: Etiquette for Opening Bonus envelope, anne taylor, support staff
anne taylor, support staff, receipt: Barbara, I would suggest that you open the envelope at a later time, as each bonus may not be the same and it would be unsettling if someone had more or less than another. If it is a gift, then I recommend opening upon receipt. Denise Anne Taylo...

Business Etiquette: Excluded spouse, corporate direction, tie dinner
corporate direction, tie dinner, anne taylor: This is not an uncommon practice in organizations to have corporate functions that do not include spouses or significant others. Although you may not attend the black tie dinner, it may still be possible to accompany your husband out of town and then...

Business Etiquette: engraving with a title, cynthia lett, written address
cynthia lett, written address, military title: Dear Tracy, When an military officer retires, he or she retains their military title with restrictions. The word Retired or the abbreviation - Ret. is used by all military personnel retired because of age or physical disability. In the case of your friend...

Business Etiquette: etiquette, business luncheon, apple pie
business luncheon, apple pie, whit: Dear Hayes, A man may order for a woman in a restaurant if she has laryingitis or doesn t speak the language used by the waiter. Apple Pie a la Mode may be eaten with a fork or a spoon. A napkin placed on the table means The waiter may now ...

Business Etiquette: etiquette, business etiquette, amanda
business etiquette, amanda, phrase: Dear Judy, If you could provide the context in which you saw the phrase that would be helpful. I know it s a musical term & a design term as well as an alternate way of saying business etiquette . Best regards, ...

Business Etiquette: ex-boss, cynthia lett, small claims court
cynthia lett, small claims court, real option: Dear Mr. Ohlinger: I am sorry you find yourself in this situation. This isn t really an etiquette question but I will share my opinion. This matter would be best settled in small claims court and if you don t owe any debts (loans or advances or misstated...

Business Etiquette: express appreciation, eastern indonesia, key point
eastern indonesia, key point, widgets: Dear Stephen, Write a note to your hosts (or guests) the next day. Thank them for dinner (or meeting you for dinner) and then touch on a key point of what was discussed. I was pleased to know that we have similar goals for expanding into Eastern Indonesia....

Business Etiquette: who extends the hand, caracas venezuela, anne taylor
caracas venezuela, anne taylor, social etiquette: Dear Aura, In the place of business there is no gender, everything is gender neutral regarding etiquette. The person whom extends their hand first will show initiative and control of that situation. It is not based on rank and status. In social etiquette...

Business Etiquette: First Interview, cynthia lett, dream job
cynthia lett, dream job, interviewer: Dear Melissa: It should be standard practice for you to call to confirm. Call to speak with the interviewer s secretary or assistant if you can. State that you are calling to confirm your appointment with ____. It would be ok to say something like, I...

Business Etiquette: First interview, dream job, tomorrow morning
dream job, tomorrow morning, date time: Dear Melissa, Does this woman have a secretary? If so call to confirm the date/time of the appointment. No need to explain,just ask. If you don t get it clarified and lose the opportunity how bad would that be? TERRIBLE! If for some reason you can...

Business Etiquette: Formal letter writing, anne taylor, formal letter
anne taylor, formal letter, internal memo: Sylvia, There are several options; one is an internal memo request, the other would be a more formal request. What is the company policy and procedure for such requests? Be sure to follow protocol and to cc all appropriate parties to be involved. If...

Business Etiquette: Funeral, loss of a loved one, darkest hour
loss of a loved one, darkest hour, gesture: Dear Ms. Watson, Someone who has suffered the loss of a loved one is free from normal etiquette expectations for a year. This means if they are not up to writing thank you notes for the food and flowers they were given,everyone must be understanding....

Business Etiquette: How do I get my job back, spell caster, scamer
Business Etiquette: How do I get my job back, spell caster, scamer, gmail

Business Etiquette: Office name tag, nametags, nametag
Business Etiquette: Office name tag, nametags, nametag, meetings and events

Business Etiquette: Searsucker Suit, easter sunday, dress code
Business Etiquette: Searsucker Suit, easter sunday, dress code, labor day

Business Etiquette: finding a job, how to write a cover letter, letter style
how to write a cover letter, letter style, anne taylor: Natalie, Before I begin I would recommend that you use complete spelling of words and not the edited or text version. It is important that your communication be complete and abbreviations leave too much room for error. A cover letter is provided with...

Business Etiquette: follow up after second interview, cynthia lett, voice mail
cynthia lett, voice mail, teaching position: Dear Karina: You should call and just state that you are still interested in the position and then ask when a final decision will be made. In this case, don t just leave a voice mail - if you can t reach your contact live, keep trying until you can. Slightly...

Business Etiquette: foreign language at work, cynthia lett, etiquette standards
cynthia lett, etiquette standards, language speakers: Dear Ms. Moore: It is considered rude for foreign language speakers to converse in their native tongue if English speakers are apt to be listening. It is exclutionary and makes those who don t understand uncomfortable. Since the point of demonstrating good...

Business Etiquette: Gift for boss and invitation for lunch, gift for boss, luncheon
gift for boss, luncheon, holiday season: Dear Brigid, You all may decide upon or set the date,but please leave the choice of restaurant up to him. The thinking being that you can look at schedules and see what would work best for the most people. Tell him It looks like the 12th of December...

Business Etiquette: Gifts for Chinese Businessmen, chinese businessmen, sport massage
chinese businessmen, sport massage, hot blondes: Carol: Just wanted to ad that you have to play it by ear when it comes to offering the massage and/or table dance club eve. If your guests look very respectable (the BOD of a large company, very formal, older, etc) they won t find being invited to these...

Business Etiquette: Greeting cards, cynthia lett, business correspondence
cynthia lett, business correspondence, christmas cards: Dear Tom: It depends - I assume you know that cards to past customers would be sent only to their office address. When you send business correspondence (which is what Christmas cards to the office are) you are able to include a business card. Taping your...

Business Etiquette: greeting potential employers, current business news, good listener
current business news, good listener, networking events: Conversation at networking events can prove to be very powerful. Stay on current events, hobbies of interest, travel, latest movies, etc., then lead to stating your desire for internship. Avoid gossip, jokes in poor taste, money discussion, keep it simple....

Business Etiquette: Handling a delicate situation, anne taylor, delicate situation
anne taylor, delicate situation, natural response: Dan, Concern is a natural response to such a situation. However, other than remaining aware and informed there is no action required on your part. Your wife may choose to evaluate her association with the individual, above and beyond the workplace. ...

Business Etiquette: Handling Workplace Interuptions, prime target, workplace situation
prime target, workplace situation, personal consultation: Dear Ellen, I m sure that you re putting one hand over the other ear when possible to drown out the noise. That and turning your back or holding up the one minute finger is about the best that you can do. Obviously,you can t control or predict...

Business Etiquette: Help Making Rain, women business owners, national association of women business owners
women business owners, national association of women business owners, junior associate: Junior Associate, Do you have any morning timeslots or lunch slots available during your day/week? Most worthwhile networking events take place during this timeframe. Investigate a local chamber of commerce, trade associations, check out the local chapter...

Business Etiquette: Help!, unfair business practices, better business bureau
unfair business practices, better business bureau, vacation hours: Dear M: While this is not a strickly etiquette question, I do know something about this kind of situation. You should send a letter to your ex-boss, copy human resources, the BBB and and employment attorney, the executive director of the professional association...

Business Etiquette: Holiday Bonuses, year end bonus, thoughtful gesture
year end bonus, thoughtful gesture, holiday bonus: Mr. Guimot, It is not always customary to send a thank you note for holiday bonus. However, when working for a small to midsize business that has a more intimate setting I would recommend sending a handwritten note regarding the thoughtful gesture. Upon...

Business Etiquette: Holiday Gifts to customers, speciality gift baskets, liquir
speciality gift baskets, liquir, anne taylor: It is not that it is not ok to provide wine or liquor as a gift, however, it can possibly reflect poorly against your intent. In this day and age where many individuals have alcolhol related issues you may want to consider another gift idea. It is true...

Business Etiquette: Home Business Question, business question, plausible reason
business question, plausible reason, beauty company: Dear Shannon, If this woman is a good prospect and had a plausible reason for not being able to find the packet,consider cutting her a break and mailing a new one. Your chance to press her into finding the one she was given was at the time of the phone...

Business Etiquette: high school students learning etiquette, summer youth camps, non verbal communication
summer youth camps, non verbal communication, inappropriate behaviors: Thank you for providing such valuable information to the young people of your community. I work with summer youth camps and what is termed at-risk in my community and it is truly rewarding. Etiquette is of value regardless of age, ethnicity, or income...

Business Etiquette: Should hourly employee be compensated for a business lunch, business lunch, anne taylor
business lunch, anne taylor, misunderstanding: Brianna, Corporate policy would dictate compensation. However, in most cases, a business lunch would not be compensated. This is the cost of doing business, and it allows you to build a working relationship with your superior. You would be allowed a...

Business Etiquette: Informal Interviews, internships in new york, human resources department
internships in new york, human resources department, maths degree: Dear Marck: I am glad to hear how motivated you are to succeed in your chosen field. I think that taking the opportunity to visit NY in person and meet with prospective employers is terrific. But... you need to do some planning. Target no more than three...

Business Etiquette: Interrupting, phone rings, quizz
phone rings, quizz, conversations: Dear Ms. Gagnon, A customer should try to respect the bank employee who is serving another customer. The only reasons I can think to break into a conversations involve the need to inform one and all of a fire or flood. If I am being waited upon...

Business Etiquette: Interview Follow up protocol, quality stationery, sending a fax
quality stationery, sending a fax, initial interview: Thank you notes should be sent within 24 hours of the interview. The thank you note should be sent through the mail, and specifically addressed to your contact person in the organization. The turn-around time for sending the note via the postal service should...

Business Etiquette: Interview Follow Up, anne taylor, small gifts
anne taylor, small gifts, job interview: Ira, A hand-written thank you note is sufficient. I would recommend holding off on the sending of small gifts including the suggestion of wine. However, you may reference the conversation regarding wine in the thank you note as acknowledgment. ...

Business Etiquette: Introductions in Restaurants, professional colleagues, business lunch
professional colleagues, business lunch, tom jane: Dear Audrey, If they are passing by,let them interrupt your meal,don t wait and interrupt theirs. As they are passing,say a word or two that will delay them. Tom! What a wonderful coincidence. or Just the person I most wanted to see. Then make the...

Business Etiquette: Invitation wording, alumnae group, slush fund
alumnae group, slush fund, invitation wording: Dear Heather, YIKES.I am curious as to what kind of an organization this is,frankly. To invite people to a recruiting night and refuse to offer them any kind of food or drink is a little unheard of. Do you not charge annual dues? Do you not have...

Business Etiquette: When intoducing a female salesperson to a male prospect, whose name should be spoken first, jones prospect, business introductions
jones prospect, business introductions, anne taylor: Liz, In business introductions it is not about gender in relation to whom is first. It is about rank and status. The client or potential client is the most important person in the introduction that you provide. Therefore, the name of the person of...

Business Etiquette: How do I get my job back, anne taylor, employment agreement
anne taylor, employment agreement, place of employment: Steve, First, be aware that a company does not have to provide a reason when releasing an employee. If you read the fine print of your employment agreement it may be stated that an organization can release an employee without explanation. In addition,...

Business Etiquette: job for 12 year olds, anne taylor, 12 year olds
anne taylor, 12 year olds, wonderful way: Kamri, I began babysitting at your age, and it is a wonderful way to earn the money. I would suggest making a flier that you can pass out in your neighborhood stating that you are looking for babysitting opportunities, your name, phone number, and fee...

Business Etiquette: Lunch Attire, turning over a new leaf, professional clothing
turning over a new leaf, professional clothing, business attire: Ed, Make it a great day, and let us know if your in need of any future guidance. Have a great day! Denise Anne Taylor www.passportforsuccess.com Always err on the side of formality. As you mentioned, you feel better, more confident and because...

Business Etiquette: Lunch Hour at Work, work question, lunch hour
work question, lunch hour, social person: Dear Jill: My advice is to just be friendly and not take offense at others behaviors - especially about socializing at work. You have a small office but team-building isn t just a social process - work on building the team through your work, not your lunch...

Business Etiquette: Luncheon Invitations, luncheon invitations, strained relationship
luncheon invitations, strained relationship, holiday spirit: Ann, Although it was inappropriate of the individual to invite the General Manager to your department luncheon, you may want to consider allowing the General Manager to attend. You may have a strained relationship, however, it could play in your favor...

Business Etiquette: letterhead, blank sheet of paper, professional appeal
blank sheet of paper, professional appeal, cotton paper: Formal letterhead is usually found on 100% cotton paper 24lb or 28lb in weight, with letterhead at top of page. Many people are utilizing their home computers to duplicate letterhead, if this is the case, then use good quality paper, not copy paper. ...

Business Etiquette: Men's shirts, short sleeve polo, short sleeve polo shirt
short sleeve polo, short sleeve polo shirt, patterned shirts: John, Although there are many options in patterned dress shirts, the basics still rule when the outcome is to present a confident and authoritative presence. Some creative industries like advertising or fashion promote a more creative business dress...

Business Etiquette: Mexico, cynthia lett, men and women in the workplace
cynthia lett, men and women in the workplace, equality of men and women: Dear Ms. King: In Mexico, machismo is the state of affairs. Women are in business but they must defer to men in most situations. When a woman has earned a high position, she must continue to earn it beyong what a man in the same position must do. I hope...

Business Etiquette: moving, june hines moore, personal attributes
june hines moore, personal attributes, anne taylor: Laura, There are many books available, however, the one that you may find useful for your circumstance would be; The Etiquette Advantage, rules for the business professional. The book is written by June Hines Moore and published by the The Life@Work Company....

Business Etiquette: Name Tags, jane doe 1, doe john
jane doe 1, doe john, john doe: Wendy, The name of each individual should be noted (without further explanation) on the name tag, i.e. Jane Doe or John Doe , John Smith , Sue Smith....etc. During the introduction is when the detail on the relationship is revealed. It is important...

Business Etiquette: Names, anne taylor, business associate
anne taylor, business associate, occassions: Lisa, Be sure to correct an individual immediately when you recognize they have mispronounced, mis-stated your name. This will save them embarrassment down the road. I would recommend the next time you are in the presence of this person that you correct...

Business Etiquette: Neighborhood planning, cookie exchange party, holiday cookie exchange party
cookie exchange party, holiday cookie exchange party, cookie monsters: Dear Janice, Cindy hit the nail on the head when you pointed out that the party was about fellowship and good will among the neighbors. Calling someone to tell them that No Bake cookies are not allowed is a very unkind thing for Marsha,Marsha,Marsha...

Business Etiquette: New Job ettiquette, anne taylor, first job
anne taylor, first job, do the right thing: If you are aware that this particular position is truly not of interest, and you are seeking other opportunities, then do the right thing and allow them to find a person that they can invest their training time and energies. I am a business owner and nothing...

Business Etiquette: New Job and Vacation, anne taylor, vacation plans
anne taylor, vacation plans, necessary adjustments: Ashley, It is important to be up front regarding your vacation plans. Indicate your pre-planned and pre-paid commitment as soon as possible. Do not put off communication about this matter so that your company can make the necessary adjustments when arranging...

Business Etiquette: Notify supervisor of other interviews?, proper business, business etiquette
proper business, business etiquette, prospective employer: Dear Donna: Proper business etiquette is somewhat based upon practical common sense. That being said, informing your current supervisor that you are looking around for a better opportunity would not serve your interests well and thus would not serve their...

Business Etiquette: Let go without any notification, new boss, anne taylor
new boss, anne taylor, tiny print: Cindy, Unfortunately when you read the tiny print on most employment agreements, an employee can be released without cause. The decision not to notify you was in poor taste. I would not pursue the matter further, and move on to a new and more exciting...

Business Etiquette: Office appropriate attire, miss match, business behavior
miss match, business behavior, anne taylor: Dear Sheryl, The company should compile a clear cut dress code for their place of business and as it pertains to client contact. A corporation is not a democracy, and organizations must step up and have a standard of excellence in many areas of business...

Business Etiquette: Office name tag, anne taylor, name badge
anne taylor, name badge, name tag: Carla, The rule was created to follow the line of sight when shaking hands. Typically, we shake hands with the right hand and it allows an individual to view clearly the name and detail. I would recommend wearing all name badge detail on the right, as...

Business Etiquette: office holiday luncheon, holiday luncheon, washington dc area
holiday luncheon, washington dc area, christmas lunch: Dear Jordis: I completely understand the situation you will be facing soon. After all, I live in the Washington, DC area and politics is life here. How nice to hear you refer to the occasion as a Christmas lunch and not the politically correct holiday gathering....

Business Etiquette: order of degrees, forensic art, united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland
forensic art, united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland, art historian: Dear Anne, If there is some compelling reason to have all three degrees listed,say,because they are in wildly different fields and you hope to establish yourself as the world s first forensic art historian internist,then put them in ascending order....

Business Etiquette: order of listing degrees, cynthia lett, chronology
cynthia lett, chronology, pharmacist: Dear KB: The highest degree or certification in the business you are working is listed first. If you are working as a pharmacist then the MPH is listed first. If you are practising medicine, then the MD is listed first. Best regards, Cynthia Let...

Business Etiquette: Pay Disparity, educational attainment, grave mistake
educational attainment, grave mistake, diplomatic manner: Mindy, Compensation is always a complicated factor in the place of business. It is important that you negotiate the best offer possible for your position, based on your experience, education, and required responsibilities. When your next evaluation or...

Business Etiquette: Please use Amazon.com wishlist, amazon wishlist, wendy dear
amazon wishlist, wendy dear, gift registries: Dear Wishing Wendy, I m sorry,but no,you may not point them to the site unless specifically asked So..what do you want for your birthday? (or other holiday) . I get that you are frustrated and that they are wasting their money,but...

Business Etiquette: Political function, casual selection, political affair
casual selection, political affair, representative smith: Ed, I would ask your relative their preference. In a more informal format they may allow for a more casual address, and when in the company of others in a more professional setting you may want to defer to the more formal approach of Judge or Judge Bates....

Business Etiquette: Polo Shirts, polo shirts, polo shirt
polo shirts, polo shirt, anne taylor: Don, Is the polo shirt worn under a sport coat with trousers? Or is the polo shirt worn under a dedicated suit? The polo shirt may be matched with sport coat and trousers, however, is typically to casual to be utilized with a business suit. If you...

Business Etiquette: Professional Degrees, proper sequence, professional degrees
proper sequence, professional degrees, dvm: Dear Dana, Unless there is some compelling reason to list their degrees on their business cards,they should leave them off. If they do list the degrees,you place them in the order received. Best regards, Amanda Gambl...

Business Etiquette: Professional Hair, professional demeanor, anne taylor
professional demeanor, anne taylor, casual environment: Christina, I did respond to your request, and apparently it did not process properly. Hair should be pulled back if past the shoulders for a more professional approach. If you want to be taken seriously in the place of business, be deliberate when...

Business Etiquette: Proper followup after submitting a resume, resume submission, letter answer
resume submission, letter answer, sole job: Many companies that post listings in the newspaper receive hundreds of responses from those looking for hire. A handwritten note of thanks is appropriate after the interview. A letter prior is not necessary. You may call the contact person to confirm...

Business Etiquette: Protocol for resume submission responses, resume submission, legitimate employers
resume submission, legitimate employers, prospective employer: Dear Bonnie, Obviously,ignore the scams. Give a polite rejection to the ones wanting you to take an unrelated job and feel free to follow up with the ones who say they will call. You have nothing to lose by calling the ones who say they mean to call...

Business Etiquette: Protocol for sending Business Invitations, thanksgiving holiday, social occasion
thanksgiving holiday, social occasion, christmas party: Dear Patricia, A faulty laptop and the Thanksgiving Holiday have delayed my reply,I apologize. Please send it to the business address since it is not a personal social occasion. Best regards, ...

Business Etiquette: party invitation etiquette, party invitation etiquette, old neighborhood
party invitation etiquette, old neighborhood, housewarming party: Dear Debbie, I can see where you would want to avoid the appearance of shilling for gifts! You ve already furnished your home,this is just a get together with the neighbors from whom you have been separated for too long. Just issue a standard...

Business Etiquette: How to proceed, programmer analyst, anne taylor
programmer analyst, anne taylor, education background: You should make sure your employment file is current and I would suggest that you supply the most accurate educational detail to human resources. Your employer will indicate what document they require for proof of completion. Then, after your information...

Business Etiquette: promotions, team memebers, personal acknowledgment
team memebers, personal acknowledgment, poor judgement: A thank you is always welcomed. A handwritten congratulations, or thank you would be appropriate. Email although convenient is less personal. Acknowledgment and validation in each of the situations you describe is always professional and appropriate....

Business Etiquette: RE-ENTERING JOB FORCE, reputable insurance company, tight labor market
reputable insurance company, tight labor market, helpful guidance: Your situation is not uncommon. The past year and a half has been a challenge for many individuals. We are experiencing a tight labor market, where there are more people available to fill fewer positions. This will mean that you have to not only have...

Business Etiquette: Real Work from Home Jobs?, nerds on call, customer service positions
nerds on call, customer service positions, cynthia lett: Dear Landon- It is true that there are many work from home jobs that are scams. Remember, you should never pay to work, you get paid to work. You have many strengths to use - the work from part should be just where you do the work. Have you used your...

Business Etiquette: Real Work from Home Jobs?, work from home jobs, sba government
work from home jobs, sba government, real work from home jobs: Dear Landon, Because you appear to have a background of almost ten years in desktop publishing you may want to consider starting your own business. Although the idea of starting your own business may seem daunting it is actually not as difficult as you...

Business Etiquette: Recent promotion, work ethic, anne taylor
work ethic, anne taylor, writing a thank you note: Faith, Please check with your corporate policy. Some organizations frown upon any significant gift giving above a certain dollar amount, or if at all. A handwritten thank-you is always welcomed and appreciated. Your thank-you is in the hard work and...

Business Etiquette: How to Request Appropriate Attire, summer cocktail attire, cynthia lett
summer cocktail attire, cynthia lett, floppy hats: Dear Erin: While I am not Ms. Taylor, I will be happy to answer your question. On the invitation you would state Summer cocktail attire.(hats encouraged) - you could leave out the hats part but you have to prod some people to know what is acceptable. ...

Business Etiquette: Requesting Appropriate Attire, floppy hats, anne taylor
floppy hats, anne taylor, floppy hat: Erin, Obtain the dress code detail from the location and because summer garden party attire is vague (everyone has their version of garden party) and can be taken in many different directions, you may want to use other language. Would attendees be able...

Business Etiquette: Responding to congratulation notes, congratulation notes, anne taylor
congratulation notes, anne taylor, handwritten note: Erin, Acknowledgement is always appreciated on both sides. Always respond with a reply so that the sender is aware of its receipt and appreciation. It is not necessary , however, it will reflect favorably upon you, when you choose to respond. The...

Business Etiquette: Response to pregnancy question?, pregnancy question, personal question
pregnancy question, personal question, hook: ..by what right do you ask such a personal question? usually works. Or stare at them coldly until they begin to squirm then change the subject. It is not okay for them to ask invasive questions and you are under no obligation to make them comfortable...

Business Etiquette: Restaurant Cleanliness Complaint, food safety concerns, restaurant cleanliness
food safety concerns, restaurant cleanliness, pizza dough: It is completely understandable to have food safety concerns when dining out. It is also appropriate to let management know if you have any concerns in a friendly, diplomatic manner. Although many health and safety operations are required by law, not all...

Business Etiquette: Resume etiquette, email response, anne taylor
email response, anne taylor, job postings: Most companies have strict rules about follow-up by phone or email. You may want to send a hard copy of your cover letter and resume to the potential employer a few days after your email response. You do not have to refer to your online submission and it...

Business Etiquette: real estate agents, rackers, real estate agent
rackers, real estate agent, real estate agents: Dear Ms. Rackers, Hit send before proofreading and it s going to bother me all day if I don t correct my mistakes. Commission and bouquet weren t spelled correctly and I forgot to take out the word the before lock. Whew. Now I feel better!! Have a...

Business Etiquette: on relationships, cynthia lett, personal power
cynthia lett, personal power, lola: Dear Lola: Being told that someone doesn t like us is difficult no matter where or when we hear it. If someone says that they don t like you in front of other people, your response could be one of two things. If you like that person, you might say, I m...

Business Etiquette: make them remember, cynthia lett, correspondence cards
cynthia lett, correspondence cards, personal stationery: Dear Eric: To be remembered, you need to do something most other people do not do. You need to write a personal note on your own personal stationery (I recommend you get a set of correspondence cards with your name on them). Within 48 hours of meeting...

Business Etiquette: Not remembering name, amanda, gamble
amanda, gamble: Dear Keith, Apologize ONCE and confess that you cannot recall their name. This happens to everyone,including the person you re apologizing to. You don t have to be embarrassed. Best regards, ...

Business Etiquette: Searsucker Suit, lightweight suits, living in new england
lightweight suits, living in new england, lightweight fabric: Dear Tim, The key to answering this question is knowing your geography. Do you live in a climate where it makes sense to wear a lightweight fabric three seasons out of four? Four seasons? Two? Early missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands were famous...

Business Etiquette: Shirt attire, wearing diapers, informal occasions
wearing diapers, informal occasions, charity program: I like the S on the chest part, he has been listening to 50 cent s rap lately I guess. The S stands for Show me please .... yes, Polo shirts are NOT tucked in, unless you are playing in a LPG Golf Tournament, and full button up shirts are always tucked...

Business Etiquette: Shirt Etiquette, professional appearance, finished bottom
professional appearance, finished bottom, polo shirt: Based on your description, one is a three button, polo shirt (casual) and the other is a button down, full button-up shirt. For the most professional appearance, and to be seen as a polished expert in your field, both shirts should be tucked in. I am...

Business Etiquette: Spouse at Social Business Dinner, majority shareholder, business dinner
majority shareholder, business dinner, social business: Dear Kevin, As you are a peer to and not an inferior of the other stockholders,you don t have any reason to (overly)apologize or explain your wife s absence. Just say Jane is sorry not to be here tonight,she had another commitment. This statement is...

Business Etiquette: Suck Ups (is there a more PC name?), leadership capabilities, anne taylor
leadership capabilities, anne taylor, gain control: Lena, There are many times in business when we have to be tolerant of those in our workplace. You may want to consider the attempt at moving past your definite opinion of this person so that you do not sabotage your success by allowing one person to impact...

Business Etiquette: To send a thank you note for a thank you?, maternity clothes, secret thrill
maternity clothes, secret thrill, unexpected surprise: Dear Angel, Yes,by all means send a note to each of the ladies. Doesn t have to be long,it is just to let them know that you received the gift card. Mention that it was a pleasant and unexpected surprise. It was wasn t it? You gave the items without...

Business Etiquette: shaking hands, cynthia lett, business situation
cynthia lett, business situation, social situation: Dear Damon: If you are in a business situation, you extend your hand to a woman just as you would to any man. In a social situation, you extend your hand to women your age and younger. Wait until an older woman extends her hand to you. Social situations...

Business Etiquette: social invites sent to business addresses, black tie event, mail theft
black tie event, mail theft, addressing envelopes: Janice, The man s name always appears first when addressing envelopes to a couple. If an honorific such as Dr. is utilized it would read: Dr. and Mrs. William Smith. If the Dr. is female it would read: Mr. William Smith and Dr. Mary Smith. Utilize...

Business Etiquette: Telephone Etiquette, cynthia lett, telephone etiquette
cynthia lett, telephone etiquette, none of your business: Dear Janice: Great question and one that is asked often. The caller essentially doesn t believe you when you say he is unavailable. A gracious way to say It s none of your business. is to say, I m sorry, sir, all I know is that he is currently unavailable...

Business Etiquette: Thank you letters?, server trouble, anne taylor
server trouble, anne taylor, head hunter: I apologize for the delayed response, I had server trouble. A thank you letter, handwritten, is always appreciated. Regarding a thank you to the new employer; a letter of introduction about your enthusiasm for joining their team, and how you would like to...

Business Etiquette: Type of Invites, corporate wellness programs, target market
corporate wellness programs, target market, benesh: Dear Heather, It will depend on the impression you are planning to make and how it represents your fitness center. Based on your target market a more upscale approach would be appropriate to capture their attention. Keep in mind the invitation should...

Business Etiquette: Can't remember name, cynthia lett, three times
cynthia lett, three times: Dear Keith: First of all, everyone forgets names, so don t be embarrassed. Just say to the person whose name you forgot, I know we were just introduced but please remind me of your name. (or something to that effect). People would rather you ask if you...

Business Etiquette: Can't remember name, anne taylor, handshake
anne taylor, handshake, co worker: Keith, Extend your hand for a handshake, say hello , and indicate that you apologize but simply cannot recall their name, most people understand and will provide their information. However, be sure to remember their name the next time! You may also...

Business Etiquette: How to talk with seniors at work place..., lacking confidence, business presence
lacking confidence, business presence, anne taylor: Pradip, I would recommend seeking out a business etiquette professional in your area to assist with refining your business presence. Conversation skills are important. Always address those of rank as Mr. or Ms. 2/3 of your conversation should be...

Business Etiquette: telephone etiquette, nurse jane, blessing and a curse
nurse jane, blessing and a curse, true expert: Dear Joan, I am sorry about the tardy reply,but I had to consult a TRUE expert in this field! My sister is an R.N. and here is how SHE answers: Dear Amanda, Talking with the doctor is good...the disconcerting thing is appropriate...

Business Etiquette: How to tell...?, cynthia lett, elevator operator
cynthia lett, elevator operator, college grads: Dear Rick: What great news!!!! Share it with everybody. Tell your boss, tell your co-workers, tell the elevator operator. Oh, and tell HR. A easy way to tell is to say, I am so proud of myself, I just graduated with my bachelor degree in _________. ...

Business Etiquette: When it's time to leave a Volunteer job, hospital appointment, volunteer job
hospital appointment, volunteer job, volunteer position: Dear Susan, I am terribly sorry about your Grandmother s illness. The stress of caring for her must be overwhelming for you at times. This in and of itself is more than enough excuse to leave the volunteer work behind. Oddly,I just had this happen...

Business Etiquette: Vocabulary and speech, second language programs, voice and articulation
second language programs, voice and articulation, english as a second language programs: Ed, If you visit your local library they have audio programs on tape or cd to improve speech, diction, vocabulary. They may be checked out for free or a nominal sum ($1-$2 per week). Then you can learn and practice as you drive in your car or the privacy...

Business Etiquette: Voice Mail Greeting, voice mail greeting, delicate area
voice mail greeting, delicate area, live person: Marsha, I would redirect the call to a key contact at the firm or to the administrative assistant/operator by saying in the message: You have reached the voice mail of ________(Ms. name). Please do not leave a message at this time, and press 0 (or...

Business Etiquette: Wedding gift etiquette, price of airfare, wedding gift etiquette
price of airfare, wedding gift etiquette, second marriage: Dear Lisa, There is a saying that I like, Never give a child a choice that you don t want them to have. This little bit of wisdom would have come in handy when speaking to your husband s brother and fiancee. But what s done is done,you are going...

Business Etiquette: Wedding gift, anne taylor, wedding invitation
anne taylor, wedding invitation, wedding card: Bob, Base your gift on the relationship with the staff member and see the daughter as an extension of that relationship. For those not as close to the bride and groom, a suggestion may be to ask if the daughter has any special causes or supports any...

Business Etiquette: Work dress, professional work environment, ymca gym
professional work environment, ymca gym, casual suggestions: I would first start by pointing out that there are statistics available that prove the way you choose to dress is in direct correlation to the way that you work. The way you dress carries over into your voice over the phone, your posturing, and the way...

Business Etiquette: wedding gift thank-yous, delivery confirmation, bride and groom
delivery confirmation, bride and groom, newlyweds: Dear Mendy, The bride (and GROOM) need to send the thank you notes for wedding gifts with in a few weeks of returning from their honeymoon. Now,having said that,technically,the friends and family should cut the newlyweds some slack. I don t start...

Business Etiquette: working with MD's, bad habit, billing manager
bad habit, billing manager, medical secretary: Dear Ms. Forehand, While I agree with you that these employees should address their boss(es) by their honorific(s),it is not up to you to get them to change. I am sure you all have let your feelings be known on this subject. If they chose not to listen,then...

Business Etiquette: workplace clique, social person, woman one
social person, woman one, coworkers: Jill, It is easy to get caught up in workplace politics and social discourse, however, do not allow yourself to get too personal as it relates to this situation. You give others too much credit for being so calculated. Typically, they have their own...

Business Etiquette: writing a letter after being fired, adam binder, motorcycle shop
adam binder, motorcycle shop, power sports: Dear Mr. Binder: Being fired from a job can be a real life lesson and it doesn t have to be bad. It gives you the opportunity to grow. Since your boss kept the door open by saying that you could come back if you grew up , you have a chance with this particular...

Business Etiquette: What to do?, professional business conduct, work ethic
professional business conduct, work ethic, friendly relationship: First of all, I would recommend you take a step back and separate personal feelings from professional business conduct. It appears from your request that perhaps the line is blurred between the two forms of conduct. Next, you must rebuild trust in your...

Business Insurance: small business health plans, health insurance plan, group health insurance
health insurance plan, group health insurance, gelineau: Hi Ryan, Thank you for using allexperts.com. I m afraid to properly answer your question I need a little more information. - Where is you business located? - How many employees do you have? - Do you have an existing group health insurance plan? ...

Business Majors: Finance, business economics, gemology
business economics, gemology, dr joseph: Marketing since most businesses now need sells. I would also recommend that you obtain your gemology or GIA certification. http://www.gia.edu/ is a good place to look this up. Most of my friends in your father s business are making as much with appraisal of...

Business Majors: MBA admissions, professional snowboarder, undergraduate gpa
professional snowboarder, undergraduate gpa, formal leadership: You are heading in the correct direction. Work on your career networking first. Many employers have reimbursement programs for graduate work, at least the employers that value their human resources. Work towards employers and industries that provide for this....

Business Majors: Degrees
Review the courses for each, and each university could show marked differences in the coursework. An admission specialist is the best source for this definition. You can ask the admission specialist and should the difference in the placement job income by...

Business Majors: 4 year degree and MBA college choice?, recruiter firm, executive recruiter
recruiter firm, executive recruiter, florida state university: Where you get an MBA does not matter at all. It is more how you can expess the benefit to the employer. Some employers are not even interested in degrees, they just want to understand how you make money for them. I have been a professor of 5 universities...

Business Majors: Accounting(Fiancial Statements Analysis), beauchamp, business activities
beauchamp, business activities, balance sheet: It allows you to check on how the money flows in the company for a year. Operating cash flows could be negative in a year, and the company might show positive earnings. In the old days, you had to know how to prepare this from a balance sheet. You can do this...

Business Majors: Accounting(Financial Statement Analysis, cash and cash equivalents, cash flow statement
cash and cash equivalents, cash flow statement, cash flow purposes: One would expect that, with such a fundamental issue as the presentation and disclosure of cash movements, the requirements of the UK and international regulations would be the same. Nothing could be further from the truth. The regulators cannot even agree...

Business Majors: accounting degree/CPA, accounting degree, degree in accounting
accounting degree, degree in accounting, cpa test: Finance degree is more important than accounting degree. Not having CPA might HELP you find work. A degree in accounting without a CPA would be better than the alternative. You might wish to check out http://wwww.roberthalf.com or http://www.brillianpeople.com...

Business Majors: accounting(Financial Statements Analysis), percentage of completion method, financial statements analysis
percentage of completion method, financial statements analysis, financial ratios: An economist would say that revenue is earned as the product is being produced. Production adds value, value added increases wealth, and wealth increases from nonowner sources increases profits. This idea is consistent with the way people view their wages....

Business Majors: accounting minor, local college, beauchamp
local college, beauchamp, dr joseph: You would need to check out the http://mrinetwork.com site and look at the jobs. You will see the requirements and education on the nearly million jobs listed. Then, I would recommend talking to an admission person at a local college in your area. They can...

Business Majors: admission, undergrad majors, business majors
undergrad majors, business majors, city college of san francisco: Students who pursue an MBA come from a wide variety of undergrad majors. And, I am not just referring to Business Majors. I don t think that your undergrad major will not be an handicap in choosing your MBA major. For info on admission and careers for business...

Business Majors: applying PPI to real prices, elephant in the living room, seeing the elephant
elephant in the living room, seeing the elephant, professional insight: Here are a few more notes to consider --- Dr. Joseph deBeauchamp Business firms in search of effective methods of coping with inflation often employ price adjustment (escalation) clauses in long-term sales and purchase contracts. A conservative estimate...

Business Majors: What area of business do you recommend?, finance majors, finding the money
finance majors, finding the money, dr joseph: You might try the school or university in your area: Argosy University. http://www.agrosyu.edu is the website. Although some colleges have some bad reputations, most are the same in coursework. When I look into what the employers are becoming more concerned...

Business Majors: B Schools, b schools, b school
b schools, b school, trick question: Amanda: I really can t tell if this is a trick question. So, I will try. Instead of the quality of school, as of way back in the 50 s, law schools and engineers were called just that and biz schools were called for some reason, B schools. it is...

Business Majors: BBA credit hours, bachelors degree in business administration, bachelor of science in business administration
bachelors degree in business administration, bachelor of science in business administration, bachelors in business administration: Hi Abbas, About the credit hours, please refer to the university promotional material. If you have a 4 year BBA degree, then it is usually adequate for admission to an MBA program. BBA and BSBA are just titles (like many others). Do not let these specific...

Business Majors: Business Administration Degree, business administration degree, mba consulting
business administration degree, mba consulting, business adm: Jobs are now available without the MBA. Some work can be found in information technology without a master degree. Medical, statistics, communications, and marketing all provide opportunity today, even without a MBA. Consulting practices today are looking for...

Business Majors: Business computing, state references, beauchamp
state references, beauchamp, competitive environment: The IT industry shows many changes. Business owners need to find professionals that provide V2V for their planning. Velocity to Value continues to remain the focus in IT planning. Far too many programs come into business owners today (such as CRM), which show...

Business Majors: Business Majors, business majors, prestigious business
business majors, prestigious business, beauchamp: We schedule 20 different MBAs at our university. Any time you involve yourself with a check in the door, you elevate your chances getting hired. Therefore, marketing and investor relations directly involve cash to the company, and not another cost center....

Business Majors: Business major, executive recruiter, dr joseph
executive recruiter, dr joseph, specialization: As an executive recruiter for MRI Seattle, you might want to check out myself and the team under http://www.mriseattle.com. Seldom does the degree matter in the employment process. Mostly, it is how you are able to explain the benefits to the employer. Employers...

Business Majors: Business major, college dropouts, business majors
college dropouts, business majors, average earnings: It works in many different ways. But, I think that it is beyond doubt that there is a strong correlation between the average earnings of professionals and the school they attended. Naturally, there will be a difference that arises from person to person. ...

Business Majors: Business in Pharmacy, regional wholesaler, wholesale drugs
regional wholesaler, wholesale drugs, pharmacy education: Usman, You could wholesale drugs, and actually they make alot of money. $500,000 per year is common. You make your hours as you choose. See high level doctors, and hospitals, and other educated persons. If you like to run your affairs without corporation...

Business Majors: business administration, school counselor, degree in business administration
school counselor, degree in business administration, business administrations: You should have some basic business classes in High School. When you enter into college you can obtain your first degree in business administration. Just in Seattle, where I live, there are 50 schools that provide for a degree that is undergraduate in business....

Business Majors: business/mother, grove city college, beauchamp
grove city college, beauchamp, dr joseph: Stay with a business that starts with a profit and revenue immediately. Avoid any business ideas that show a future revenue or sales. Do not work towards a business that delays the turnover until sometime in the future. This is the best way to start a business,...

Business Majors: business in pharmacy, pharmicist, pharmacy school
pharmicist, pharmacy school, dr joseph: You will need a license from the state where it will require a Pharmicist to run the store. You will not have to obtain these to own a business and run the store. If you own a drug store, you do not have to obtain a license, just the people issuing the drugs....

Business Majors: business, power curve, bachelor degree in business
power curve, bachelor degree in business, average salary: It is more important to track the business, prior success to determine the degree and salary. A business degree in marketing is probably best. This would allow you to understnad the management aspects, and look over the areas of fast growth. For example, Google...

Business Majors: Career Path, certified fraud examiner, cpa license
certified fraud examiner, cpa license, fraud examination: Jesse, You might consider going for financial analysis CFA before you move onward. The CFA is held in higher esteem and the jobs pay better for a money manager and/or publishing on the forward looking aspects of the business. These are three hard tests,...

Business Majors: Choosing the Best Business School, undergraduate business schools, best business school
undergraduate business schools, best business school, jeff boyd: I do not believe that finance and operations can be outsourced to India because of Sarbanes Oxley. I would have a different ranking of undergraduate schools than some people. I would limit any school that had over 35 students per class. I would recommend that...

Business Majors: College Business Degree, goldman and sachs, huntsman program
goldman and sachs, huntsman program, argosy university: Diego, Where you get a degree really does not matter at all. Argosy University, part of Education Management, was recently purchased by Goldman and Sachs. I would think that this new ownership will elevate Argosy University, since they will shortly become...

Business Majors: Confused on Masters Degree, human resources field, work psychology
human resources field, work psychology, bachelors degree: I would suggest you that MBA in marketing and human resources. Contact a school of your choice and see the student services people to help guide you. Employment will be much stronger if you continue into MBA rather than a MA. Dr. Joseph de Beaucham...

Business Majors: changing careers, sarbanes oxley, court experience
sarbanes oxley, court experience, bus admin: Companies need people that can help in the legal area. HR or compliance for their stock or Sarbanes Oxley are large areas of concern for companies today. A degree will help, but the primary need is to focus on the benefits that you can help them. You should...

Business Majors: Should I get a concentration in Human Resources?, business management degree, human resource field
business management degree, human resource field, concentration: Naturally Jennifer, this is something that cannot have a yes or no answer. But based on what you write, if you are sure that HR is what you want to spend your career in, I would encourage you to stay another semester. Thanks Ajeet http//businessmajors.about.co...

Business Majors: cpa, accounting degree, degree in accounting
accounting degree, degree in accounting, cpa exam: Yes you would be able to find jobs with CPA, and not an advanced degree in accounting. You might try out http://www.mrinetworks.com --this is a site that has 3 million salaried jobs all over the world. We have 1500 offices in 35 countries. We get a broad view...

Business Majors: DILEMMA, cominvest, commerzbank
cominvest, commerzbank, larger company: I think since Commerzbank is involved as a parent of Cominvest, then this is still the recommeded choice. Berlin also has branches of Commerzbank. With this bank you would be able to move and travel anywhere in the world. This bank has excellent resources...

Business Majors: Direction for an MBA, chemistry area, masters in business administration
chemistry area, masters in business administration, bachelors in biology: Mike, I am not aware of any university that allows real estate MBA. You can check http://argosyu.edu and look into this school. It is where I work and there are something like 20 different MBA programs. Once you complete your core subjects, you can tailor...

Business Majors: degree for bussinesmen did not finish high school, undergraduate business degree, high school diploma
undergraduate business degree, high school diploma, academic credentials: Hello, Honestly. I don t have much information about the issue. The one option I can think of if you are interested in a business education is an executive MBA. These programs are designed for executives who are already working and for whom a work experience...

Business Majors: Will my degree be taken seriously?, southern nazarene university, fortune 500 companies
southern nazarene university, fortune 500 companies, rogers state university: I taught at UOP. I did not like the style of teaching, and quit. I would say that it is perfectly accredited. UOP would be completely satisfactory to employers, and many employers pay for their employees to go there. Again, this UOP has much group work in...

Business Majors: What is the difference between, executive head hunter, one billion dollars
executive head hunter, one billion dollars, fortune 500 company: Ang I think what is meant by this is grade point average. Overseas, where I got my last several degrees, I received honors because I did a prefect 4.0 or A. I think that USA universities can also do this. When I received my first masters degrees in the...

Business Majors: education, department chairperson, fianace
department chairperson, fianace, executive recruiter: Marketing graduates make more money in the world, than finance people. Tell your folks that marketing persons can make more money, and find easier employment. I would suggest that you go onto http://www.mrinetwork and look up an executive recruiter in your...

Business Majors: eligibility criteria, bachelors of science, india bangalore
bachelors of science, india bangalore, medical background: MHP is not a MBA. As I understand this, you do not need a medical background to enroll in this degree. As to the MBA, you certain do NOT need a medical background for this degree. You may wish to read over the http://online.argosyu.edu site on our MBAs. Check...

Business Majors: Failed Ad Campaign, melissa sue anderson, lynda carter
melissa sue anderson, lynda carter, little house on the prairie: Not familar with the ad, or the issues. Perhaps contacting a local college and talk to someone in the business department with a degree in business marketing would help? Or, contact a local ad company would help? I have taught no marketing classes in the last...

Business Majors: Flexible Budgeting, analytic capabilities, hospital finance
analytic capabilities, hospital finance, budget preparation: Budgeting Ė Fixed and Flexible Print Despite managementís best intentions, hospitals still spend hundreds of hours developing their budgets. Most agree they spend too much time on administrative and process issues. It would save time and money if the...

Business Majors: Floral Industry Product and Packaging, mercury man, flowers plants
mercury man, flowers plants, leonard green: I am not sure on this topic. I would suggest you go to http://hoovers.com (free website) and type in the word flowers. I found this: FTD Group, Inc. (NYSE: FTD) 3113 Woodcreek Dr. Downers Grove, IL 60515 (Map)Phone: 630-719-7800 Fax: 630-719-6170...

Business Majors: Business Administration Degree, degree in business administration, complete waste of time
Business Majors: Business Administration Degree, degree in business administration, complete waste of time, job opportunity

Business Majors: Professor salaries, aacsb accredited schools, accounting faculty
Business Majors: Professor salaries, aacsb accredited schools, accounting faculty, average salary

Business Majors: finance, present value annuity formula, present value annuity
present value annuity formula, present value annuity, effective annual rate: You would multiply the payment times two, and then twelve. You mentioned bi-monthly which means twice a month. My number is more correct. However, semi-annual makes this an impossible problem. This does not exist in the real world. Dr. Joseph de Beaucham...

Business Majors: about finance division in a company, division hierarchy, leadership theory
division hierarchy, leadership theory, finance division: Hakim, I would recommend by reading Leadership, Theory and Application Skill Development, by Lussier and Achua, 2nd edition, publisher Thomson, ISBN 0-324-15556-5. Read Chapter 4 on pages 70-81. You can find this edition in most public libraries. You are...

Business Majors: finance, division hierarchy, employee logs
division hierarchy, employee logs, finance division: where are you located? grade? class? finance handles the cash of the company. IT uses the numbers applicable in the company and compares those to the activities of the company; sales, revenues cost of goods and expenses and places ORIGINAL document...

Business Majors: HELP!, international business degrees, pacific lutheran university
international business degrees, pacific lutheran university, doctorate levels: I work at http://argosyu.edu and you might look there. I found the layout better with private or for profit schools over the state run universities. I would recommend this school, after teaching right up to the doctorate levels at many schools for over 20...

Business Majors: Hello, my name is Scott.I..., liberal arts school, qualitative aspects
liberal arts school, qualitative aspects, small liberal arts: Scott, You might want to try the http://argosyu.edu site. We have over 72 campuses, and have online eduction. We were just sold to Goldman, and will become private. We are under the parent of Education Management, or symbol EDMC. You do not need the GMAT...

Business Majors: help please, first three months, wave theory
first three months, wave theory, basics of accounting: Amir, You could go to http://www.argosyu.edu --where I teach. You will have a catalog and by subject. Also, http://online.argosyu.edu could be helpful to you. Most universities do not tell you specifics in the first three months. They tell you general subject...

Business Majors: help, high school grades, quality university
high school grades, quality university, beauchamp: Try Argosyu.edu and go over and meet them. They have online and classes. Quality university and would take you to at least a graduate level. Fully accredited. http://www.argosyu.edu or http://online.argosyu.edu for a quick look up. Dr. Joseph de Beaucham...

Business Majors: hi, master of business administration, beauchamp
master of business administration, beauchamp, dr joseph: M, MBA stands for Master of Business Administration. You can go to the site of http://argosyu.edu or http://onlineargosyu.edu for more information about the programs for this school. Many other schools have websites that define the courses and requirements....

Business Majors: hi, dr joseph, ofcourse
dr joseph, ofcourse, time limits: I think that the area of marketing is best received now. A business major in marketing will help most in job finding and pay. Most universities have courses in classes in the day and the evening. Teachers in the evening are usually better because the classes...

Business Majors: hotel and restaurant management, restaurant management, research paper
restaurant management, research paper, salaries: wowowo ok tipping: it is expected in some industries and prohibited by others. It is the only biz i know where: owners keep disproportionate profits since they are permitted to spread the costs of salaries 2x [the customer pays for all expenses...

Business Majors: hotel and restaurant management, hotel business, restaurant management
hotel business, restaurant management, beauchamp: Use http://www.hoovers.com and look up a hotel or restaurant. Towards the bottom of the profile, such as Hilton, you see listed several competitors. Financials show up on the left side. You could then study the sales to asset ratios of say ten competitors...

Business Majors: International Business, podunk iowa, ancillary courses
podunk iowa, ancillary courses, average salary: AR: I have only known one person to get such a degree but I am sure hundreds have. an MBA with ancillary courses accomplishes the same thing. who uses them? any fortune 500 firm, any American firm with a foreign office. more. salary; 35-125k,...

Business Majors: International Business and Finance, calclus, wigets
calclus, wigets, glendale arizona: Yixin: International finance is a field of study in the business world. You can focus your studies anywhere you like. I am not great at algebra, or calclus but neither is needed outside of engineering--regardless what the teachers or counselors say....

Business Majors: International Business, lap top computers, namibia africa
lap top computers, namibia africa, printer cartridges: how about Namibia, AFrica, and make it the internet. or, lap top computers or manufacturing of printer cartridges or $50.00 PDAs. etc. or Swaziland or Lesotho [also Africa] thanks for asking [what grade r u in? what school? do have a job...

Business Majors: And what about that import..., revenue generators, import taxes
revenue generators, import taxes, dear mr: any municipal body [city, state, federal] can make any laws they like and that includes taxes, their favorite revenue generators. tell me more. YOU seem to be beating around the bushes-- what do u actually wanna know? HOW TO set up an import biz ...

Business Majors: More info on MBA programs, mba programs, mba program
mba programs, mba program, private school: I would try a few universities in the area, and go visit the dean for the school. Having a sit down with a local professor will help alot. You might try a private school, and then a public university. Other websites can be helpful, but you should check out...

Business Majors: international market research project help, deposit receipts, indian aviation
deposit receipts, indian aviation, aviation sector: Tulika, You could go to the Bank of New York s website and look up American Deposit Receipts. You would then find that about 50 companies in India trade here. You can also go to the India website for their stock markets, and you will be surprised to see...

Business Majors: Jobs available for a Business Admin Graduate, price waterhouse coopers, internship in london
price waterhouse coopers, internship in london, pappas restaurants: I would recommend that he goes to the http://mrinetwork.com site. Going to this site, he will find hundreds of thousands of jobs. He will be able to determine what he is qualified to do, and where the jobs are movning the best. We have an international company...

Business Majors: Knowledge Management, industry cluster, skill knowledge
industry cluster, skill knowledge, car dealerships: learning is a process of gaining a new skill knowledge is what is already known innovation is using the first and second to come up with something new industry cluster is often many retail car dealerships on the same street. Consortium is like businesses...

Business Majors: Law Degree or MBA?, education references, subjective view
education references, subjective view, education degree: Both are considered a higher education degree, since they come from above high school. Higher education references the use of college or university work. If you are asking, which, is better ... that is a matter of subjective view. Both have equal issues for...

Business Majors: Marketing research, seminar class, business seminar
seminar class, business seminar, faster service: one develops marketing reserch, not a MR. AS I am guessing u live in Europe, why not find out what is most needed by your friends? That would make an excellent project!! for example: Hi-- I live in city , perhaps near you. AS I see it, our...

Business Majors: Master of Economics or Master of Finance, prestigious business school, master of finance
prestigious business school, master of finance, master of economics: You might want to read over the listing on the http://www.mrinetworks.com and see what employers are looking to hire. Most jobs in management require at least an MBA. You will find a few on this site that do not. This will help you form better conclusions...

Business Majors: Master of Economics, bachelor of finance, master of economics
bachelor of finance, master of economics, gre scores: If you truly look at the rankings, they do not provide you enough information. The degree that you receive tells you nothing about the employers need for your services. You should work with a recruiter or headhunter. You would find that having the ability...

Business Majors: MBA Course, health services management, mba co
health services management, mba co, universities in toronto: Dr. Kylene Quinn at kylenequinn@aol.com should be able to help you. She can be reached at 425-829-8782. I think you could take a MBA in IT with compliance twist in Sarbanes Oxley regulations. I teach most of the accounting and finance classes for Argosy University....

Business Majors: MBA requirments and opportunities, mba marketing, mba course
mba marketing, mba course, educational documents: Some places allow you to take up to 21 different special situations within the MBA: marketing, IT, finance, and so on. Most campus requirements are writing up a personal statement, transcripts, references and TOFEL. The admissions department should be able...

Business Majors: MBA Study, sajid ali, mba study
sajid ali, mba study, marketing marketing: Big question, long answers. Here is a short answer: work on a specific subject in your MBA, such as marketing. Marketing and human resources are very good skills to have to find work now days. Both areas within the MBA look to help find you work. Dr. Joe...

Business Majors: Meaning of Bachelors of Science, bachelors of science degree, bachelors of science
bachelors of science degree, bachelors of science, human resource management: Arts degree are considered more liberal arts, where science degrees have more math and science in the coursework. You will find this out when you go online at several universities and scroll down in the requirements. You could see that the concentrations are...

Business Majors: Microcredit, professional institutions, indian context
professional institutions, indian context, microcredit: Microcredit refers to loans of very small amounts (often as little as 500 rupees), given by non-professional institutions to participants of their community. In India, there are a large number of small business people, artisans etc. They do not have access...

Business Majors: what major should i take in my MBA?, department chairperson, bahria university
department chairperson, bahria university, mba course: I would suggest that you sit down with your department chair person. This could help you map out your course work in the future. With you in overseas school, and far away with different language, the best person would be your department chairperson. Over here,...

Business Majors: Which major?, mba school, finance investments
mba school, finance investments, masters degree: General administration degrees are what most take in management. You might want to work in graduate school, since most corporate jobs require a min. masters degree. You might think about a MBA with human resource area, since you are in psychology. Most MBA...

Business Majors: management accounting, management accounting, economic time
management accounting, economic time, beauchamp: Shopping to spend us out of a bad economic time? No, people should behave responsibly with their incomes, and save also. The government controls the economy with Says law. Spending money to improve the economy makes as much sense as ----smart people should...

Business Majors: management of diversity, human resource management, company states
human resource management, company states, issues management: Now I understand. Thank you for the question. In the last year, we reviewed over 6000 annual reports on this topic. Only one public company states the break down of diversity to the public. This is Ford, and would be good for you to order, since they break...

Business Majors: management, free management library, leadership and supervision
free management library, leadership and supervision, line groups: Index of Topics in the Free Management Library(SM) Complete, highly integrated library of resources for nonprofit AND for-profit businesses To find any of 675 highly integrated topics, click here First-timers | Home page | Contact us Free, For-Profit...

Business Majors: mba stream, international business course, proper communications
international business course, proper communications, corporate compliance: Tulika, I think corporate compliance, Sarbanes Oxley regulations, and investor relations is a growth area. I would suggest that many companies in India, and the world, are just starting to understand that proper communications to the investment public is...

Business Majors: Nation's best Hospitality and Tourism Management programs, hospitality and tourism management, university of nevada las vegas
hospitality and tourism management, university of nevada las vegas, nevada las vegas: I do not know about this. I do have a recommendation on this, however. I would send you over to admissions at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. http://business.unlv.edu/ because this is Vegas, they would know about this. I got my first two degrees from the...

Business Majors: Negotiations seminar, american arbitration association, negotiation and conflict
american arbitration association, negotiation and conflict, business professors: You might try and sign up with the American Arbitration Association. You might also try an Argosy University in your area and ask one of the psy. professors or business professors on suggestions. I work at the Argosy campus in Seattle, and there is an...

Business Majors: need to know, kylene, studying engineering
kylene, studying engineering, beauchamp: Ahmed, You might try connecting to Dr. Kylene Quinn at Argosy U. She has wide powers to help you in this quest. I think she can work something out to your satisfaction. She can be found at kylenequinn@aol.com or 425-829-8782 ---many of the classes in...

Business Majors: Online v/s Traditional classes, masters in counseling, argosyu
masters in counseling, argosyu, poor reputation: Kbailey, I work online and in classroom at ArgosyU. I am in Education, Psychology and business department. I know that others have poor reputation for online degrees, but not ArgosyU. I also honestly find that classroom is a much better place to teach and...

Business Majors: Organizational Leadership, organizational leadership degree, business majors
organizational leadership degree, business majors, casino management: Off beat specializations go so far as a degree in casino management (http://businessmajors.about.com/b/a/105355.htm). Compared to that Organizational Leadership sounds much more mainstream. But, I am always vary of the motivation in running such programs....

Business Majors: Organizational Leadership, organizational leadership degree, mba level
organizational leadership degree, mba level, financial publishing: I review about 6000 companies a year, and look at their hiring. I publish on about 2000 of those. A business degree is important now days. Organizational Leadership would not be what I would recommend. Most companies are hiring human resource people, marketing,...

Business Majors: online and campus universities, employment chances, bachelor degree in business
employment chances, bachelor degree in business, business managment: I have taught both for decades. I believe that there are certain subjects that do not learn well for online, such as statistics. I do not think that this will impair your employment chances, but you might have some areas where you could use some dialog in...

Business Majors: online degree, multimedia usage, ba degree
multimedia usage, ba degree, running a business: I think all universities and colleges have online programs. Argosy University to Harvard all have degree programs online. Some topics will probably never work online, such as fashion or the arts. Psychomotor skills like boxing will never work online. However,...

Business Majors: Part-time MBA, time mba, inforte
time mba, inforte, mba program: I would work at this part-time. It might add a year to your study, but nothing like employment. All are good schools, and you will probably find more value starting with a company now, and finishing the MBA over time. Check out distance learning courses also....

Business Majors: PhD Program, internal audit department, dba program
internal audit department, dba program, argosy university: Initial public offering is the IPO. This means that all is in the open and discoverable. You will know the financial situation of the school and the key people. This is good information to know, and another reason why I selected the Cappella. We had 50 colleges...

Business Majors: Planning a teaching career in mgt/mkt, introductory level classes, masters in canada
introductory level classes, masters in canada, business information systems: Hi Hsk, I understand your situation quite well. In 1991, I obtained my bachelors degree in Computer engineering. Thereafter, I got an MBA from the Univ of Texas at Austin, and spent the following decade in teaching / training. But, you are going to have...

Business Majors: Professor salaries, business professors, professor salaries
business professors, professor salaries, money aspect: I have a Ph.D. in economics and one in Finance. I am working on my third, and final, in Educational Leadership. Professors make from $60K to $80K. Many schools will pay for adjuncts, which is part time teaching. You can also make $3k per class you construct...

Business Majors: prerequisite, walden university, apollo group
walden university, apollo group, mba schools: You can get into most universities on probationary basis for the first 19 credit hours, and if you maintain a good GPA, then you are able to move into full time schoolwork. Many universities have gone to open enrollment and accept anyone provide they meet...

Business Majors: programming careers, python programmer, high school education
python programmer, high school education, python language: I do not know anything about this language. I would think that knowing the basic languages are important for the field. You could call public companies in your area and ask for the department of technology. Ask them what they recommend to take, and what they...

Business Majors: proper ststement, handyman business, proper nouns
handyman business, proper nouns, billing question: Randy; I cannot tell if you are writing a letter, sending an invoice, or what? what you are saying so far a charge against gross income means nothing to me. I would not use it to describe anything. I am guessing though, that a few words changed...

Business Majors: regarding affiliation, appollo group, franchise program
appollo group, franchise program, university harvard: If I understand, this will vary per university. Harvard would not consider this, and some universities do have a franchise program. You might try the Appollo Group or Phoenix University, since they have an easy way to affliate with other schools outside the...

Business Majors: Salary, average salary, mba degree
average salary, mba degree, business employers: It could range alot on different factors. I think that the income would remain about the same for the starting pay for both BA and MA. Where I think it would make the most difference is getting an interview. Many business employers only consider a MBA as a...

Business Majors: Schools for Degree In Finance, mba finance, business majors
mba finance, business majors, ajeet: Dear Gandharv Vasudev, Your question is very important to your career planning, but at the same time, it is impossible to handle without a detailed analysis of your case and background. At this point, I am not in a position to do so. I receommend that you...

Business Majors: Scope of the problem?, low job, organizational outcomes
low job, organizational outcomes, job satisfaction: Shain, Better go back to the teacher. You should call and clarify with them right away. The teacher will have their way on how to have this information provided. It would be wrong to answer this for you, since they have to provide you a rubric on how...

Business Majors: Simple question(s)..., composite indices, stock share
composite indices, stock share, wave action: It is usually expressed in dollars. Most indexes have a division adjustment and average to the total price per share per company. To make more sense of this, since sometimes people learn better when reading in a library, you might go to the public library,...

Business Majors: scholarship in mba major , in canada(ontario), goldman and sachs, art institute of toronto
goldman and sachs, art institute of toronto, school admissions directors: Azadeh, I think you should call and speak to the admissions director of your school. Admissions directors are very familar with scholarships, grants, and government loans. In Canada, there is something like FASA money down in the states. I also found...

Business Majors: I am a senior in high school and am..., business classes, beauchamp
business classes, beauchamp, dr joseph: International business usually has some classes that would fit for you. There are even classes in the stock market that would help you learn how to make investments. Most school have international business classes that would be perfect for you. Dr. Joseph...

Business Majors: textile industry analysis, strategic planning institute, learning curve effect
strategic planning institute, learning curve effect, experience curve: Jules, Quite far outside my area. There are quite a few research reports out there, but very expensive on the subject. Mostly in France and Germany, I found some material. I would suggest that you contact the Arts Institute in your area and ask for...

Business Majors: topic for mba summer internship, american depositary receipt, mba summer
american depositary receipt, mba summer, india companies: You probably have a public library in your area. In this library there is probably a mutual guide that is called Morningstar. This would have the International section of mutual funds, and these would probably be buying stocks in India. Also, Bank of New York...

Business Majors: Vocational School or Public School?, education options, sacramento state
education options, sacramento state, vocational school: To be very honest, much as I would like to answer your question and help you to the extent possible, unfortunately my experience regarding the education options you are considering is very limited. From my discussions with my students I find that many of...

Business Majors: I want to go to school for..., beauchamp, series 7
beauchamp, series 7, degree program: Finance major has the opportunity to move into accounting to venture capital. Yes, a business major and you could go to a PhD on the topic. Financial Advisor is usually a test called a series 7, and quite common. You should stay on a degree program, and move...

Business Majors: What????, class document, business area
class document, business area, beauchamp: Best way to determine this is a call to a local school, and ask for their website. You might look over http://www.argsoyu.edu ====and under the business area. You will then obtain full class by class document on what is required and what the courses are about....

Business Networking: business networking, referral marketing, animation academy
referral marketing, animation academy, creating animation: Hi Kaniyoor, Without knowing specifically what you do or exactly what you are selling it is hard for me to give you specific advice, but I certainly can help get you started as the basic referral marketing principles can be applied to selling anything....

Business Networking: money management, double digit growth, target market
double digit growth, target market, marketing products: Hi Sean, The answer is false . There are so many variables associated with marketing products and services that there are subsequently an almost infinite number of reasons that could prevent financial success that make the answer to your question ...

Business Networking: Refferals, search engine optimization, referral fee
search engine optimization, referral fee, doing advertising: Great question Roman; You are already on the right track, you just need to tweak what it sounds like you are already doing. Advertising is everywhere in our world economy. As a result large numbers of consumers are numb to it; so sending people you donít know...

Business Networking: Google Sniper, negative votes, rule of thumb
negative votes, rule of thumb, knowledge with regard: Hi KGG, I do not know anything about Google-Sniper , so this information is my opinion and only based on my years of experience and personal knowledge with regard to similar programs. What I can tell you is that google-sniper is a product being...

Business Networking: Referral Fees, direct response advertising, right on target
direct response advertising, right on target, small business owner: Hi Mike, Generally, referral fees run between 1 and 5 percent. Larger construction groups pay around 2% of the entire contract, so you are in the ballpark. However, these larger groups are also biding on projects of $500,000 or more. If your average bid...

Business Networking: quixtar, social networking sites, starting your own business
social networking sites, starting your own business, myspac: Hi Arayn, I can t tell you personally whether or not Quixtar is a good company to do business with as I have no experience doing anything with them. I can tell you this - Quixtar is better known as or formally known as Amway Global. They do business worldwide....

Business Networking: Electronic Commerce, small business advertising, reputable businesses
small business advertising, reputable businesses, scam artists: Hi Housam, I could write on this subject for days. This is a very large and involved subject area. The answers below are basic but hopefully will give you somewhere to start additional research if you wish. 1. The simplest answer to your first question...

Business Networking: How Creates Vodafone Marketing Campaigns , Vodafone, Marketing
Vodafone, Marketing, Brandia Central: Hello Aniket, It would appear that somewhere along Vodafone s rich history they recruited several bright marketers, and developed an internal Marketing Department, For example: http://www.vodafone.com/start/media_relations/news/local_press_releases/greece/greece_press_release/vodafone_s_new_advertising.html...

Business Networking: Facebook, Facebook, Status Update
Facebook, Status Update, Wall Postings: Hello Wayne, The Status Update box, and the area you uses for posting comments are the same. The difference is that when your status area next to your name is empty the post will display on both your status and your wall. When status is filled all posts...

Business Networking: FBML, FMBL
FMBL: Hello, You need to segment the image and place codes in tables. Here s is a detailed example of I page we did for Rainmaker: table cellpadding= 0 cellspacing= 0 width= 520 tbody tr td colspan= 2 valign= top width= 520 img width= 520 px...

Business Networking: Opinion on social media..., Opinion on Social Media, Is Social Media a fad
Opinion on Social Media, Is Social Media a fad, DIR Incorporated: I agree to some extent. For some reason social media has come to mean Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. And yes, some brand are paying too much attention to those social media platforms. Ultimately, I brand needs to determine where its target audience hangs...

Business Networking: Using online social networks for a business start-up, social networking sites, online social networks
social networking sites, online social networks, referral marketing: Hi Roger, Your thought process for marketing a small business is right on track. All I will do is help give you some direction which I think may help you get things started. Social media is taking over. It is no longer a trend in advertising; it is...

Business Networking: affiliate marketing, affiliate marketing program, full time job
affiliate marketing program, full time job, luck jim: Hi Krasimir, Good question. Your hesitation in jumping in to any affiliate marketing program is wise, especially if you are required to spend any money to get in. Affiliate marketing is not easy. Affiliate marketing can be a full time job but has...

Business Networking: Referrals, referral fees, advertising costs
referral fees, advertising costs, tax preparation: Hi Linda, Sorry it took so long for me to respond. I am not a tax advisor so please don t use my thoughts on this for tax preparation purposes. Generally speaking, referral fees are classified as an advertising expense because you are paying someone...

Business Networking: Management Consulting, resource procurement, social networking site
resource procurement, social networking site, networking groups: Hi Ronnie, The Internet offers all sorts of tools to market yourself. The hard part is getting people to use those tools to find you. Start by joining a social networking site. I will use facebook as an example. Create a personal profile and then create...

Business Networking: links, internet marketing, seo
internet marketing, seo, social media: Hi Arahin, Of the very many ways you could go about getting other sites to link to yours, I m just going to talk about a few - outbound linking and inbound linking from forums, blogs, articles and social media. Outbound linking is very straightforward...

Business Networking: contact marketing, marketing, referral marketing
marketing, referral marketing, BNI: Hi Neal, BNI and similar referral based networking organisations are excellent vehicles for SME s to market their business. As are active groups such as Chambers of Commerce, Rotary and Lions Clubs. Successful word of mouth marketing depends on consistent...

Business Networking: online marketing, business traffic, exact questions
business traffic, exact questions, attractive website: Hi Dave, What you are describing does pose challenges. However I happen to be a director and on the board of a company that has a business plan that seems to answer those exact questions. The company does not specifically deal with one particular type of...

Business Networking: Attracting Affiliates., affiliate marketing company, affiliate marketing programs
affiliate marketing company, affiliate marketing programs, luck jim: Hi Andrew, The best and most prestigious worldwide online affiliate marketing company I know of is Commission Junction. They literally have thousands of companies they run online affiliate marketing programs for. You can find them here http://www.cj.com/...

Business Networking: Contacting Athletes, Sport agent ethics, social rules of engagment
Sport agent ethics, social rules of engagment, sports business networking: Dear AG, I know it is tempting, but do NOT contact the athlete yourself. First, you want to make sure you are NOT breaking any collegiate bylaws. Look at some of the issues USC and Reggie Bush have recently faced. If the agency you are suppose to...

Business Networking: Local Online Marketing, local search optimization, search engine visibility
local search optimization, search engine visibility, rating and reviews: I can certainly understand your desire to grow your presence online, because, the growth of search marketing has become a primary driver of buying decisions in some local market segments. This growth is most evident for small business owners. In fact, if your...

Business Networking: Socially Perfect!!!, move baby move, social media marketing fitness
move baby move, social media marketing fitness, video content sharing process: Dear Meranda & Aaron, Move Baby Move has a ton of potential, especially via use of social media. However, there are areas of much needed improvement. Your website needs to be more socially engaging, streams, like buttons and widgets are available on...

Business Networking: LinkedIn Dilemma, goals, future plans
goals, future plans, firing your boss: Al, Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. It has been busy around here lately. It sounds like your ultimate goal is to leave your main career in due time . I was in a similiar situation a couple of years ago. What I did was I removed the...

Business Networking: Marketing, Golf Course Packages, Makreitng
Golf Course Packages, Makreitng: Bob, You are way ahead of the curve in that you at least have two databases with unique distinctions. The first thing I would do is reach out to the 2500 with a brief survey offering a free meal at the clubhouse for their time to respond. Ask them what...

Business Networking: Marketing, marketing, referral marketing
marketing, referral marketing, networking: Hello Lawrence, I m rephrasing your questions a little and hope you ll forgive me for this and that it won t mean missing out on any aspect you would like addressed: 1. How to use a word of mouth marketing (WOMM# strategy to inform your target market about...

Business Networking: Drupal Website Developers, open source platform, open source content
open source platform, open source content, open source content management system: Hi Jessy, Drupal is an open source content management system that can be used to organize, manage, and publish content. Because it is an open source and distributed under the terms of a general public license, it is constantly being updated and worked on...

Business Networking: I NEED YOUR ADVICE, chevron texaco, light crude oil
chevron texaco, light crude oil, social networking site: Hi Christopher, Sorry, I a don t know of any other networking sites. Linkedin is free for basic use and is by far the largest and most powerful online networking platform for business people in the world. Linkedin has many groups that focus on oil and gas....

Business Networking: open source social/community networking, open source platform, open source web
open source platform, open source web, bells and whistles: Hi John, I am not aware of any off the shelf social networking software that you can plug into an existing web site. However, I am aware of and have built web sites using an open source platform (Joomla) that includes functionality similar to what you...

Business Networking: social networking sites, social networking sites, invention of the telephone
social networking sites, invention of the telephone, world hi: Hi Diana, Great questions! Are social networking sites good for our society? In my opinion it doesn t really matter. Social networking sites are here to stay whether we like it or not. Like the Internet itself, online social networking has changed how we...

Business Networking: Need Some Tips For Marketing, sign holding, marketing your business
sign holding, marketing your business, networking: Hi Vandan, Regrettably their is no magic formula for marketing your business. In fact I think you are doing the right thing by calling existing web development companies and asking them if they outsource work. I would take that one step further. Find out...

Business Networking: Lead Gen for Commercial Construction, Lead Generation, Marketing Automation
Lead Generation, Marketing Automation, CRM: Hi Chase, I would love to discuss this further in private. That said, here is the approach we would take. 1) Using the Revenue-Driven Marketing model, we would conduct a full assessment on the marketing and sales departments to address alignment issues,...

Business Networking: ORGANIZING EVENT
Dear Anita, Please accept my apology for not answering your question - I do not get very many questions and hadn t logged in for a long time. I noticed your question was marked pending since May 2013. Unfortunately, at that time I was seriously ill in hospital...

Business Networking: Raising Awareness For Our Program, Nonprofit Awareness
Nonprofit Awareness: Hello Dave, First of all, you have a great cause. That said, I think you could start be augmenting your digital presence. Use success stories, create powerful infographics, and empower your staff and volunteers to share their reasons for being a part...

Business Networking: business profiles, business mentor, dun bradstreet
business mentor, dun bradstreet, jennifer thanks: Hi, Ra. Thank you for your question. My suggestion is for you to contact Dun & Bradstreet for information about the companies you are interested in. They can assist you with other resources that are on a global scale. Their website is http://www.dnb.com....

Business Networking: Career Transition and Networking, alfredo alamo, networking groups
alfredo alamo, networking groups, facebook: Hi, Alfredo. Thank you for your question. I would suggest you use websites like MeetUp.com or Facebook to talk with others about their careers. You may also want to check out a personal growth meeting group such as the Power Teams from Anthony Robbins...

Business Networking: Contracts, sears holding corporation, hoffman estates il
sears holding corporation, hoffman estates il, foot trailers: Hi, Tiffany. Thank you for your question. You will need to approach companies like Walmart, Target and Kmart by finding out other trucking companies they work with and whether they work with a broker or direct. One of the best ways to network for this...

Business Networking: How to findout about wheather on line jobs are real or your being led down the garden path?, e mail address, legal ramifications
e mail address, legal ramifications, garden path: Hi, Alemenia. Thank you for your question. I would caution you to do your due dilignece in a situation like the one you have presented. Make sure you are very familiar with the whole situation. This situation is a specific example described in...

Business Networking: question, hatem, proper actions
hatem, proper actions, big boss: Hi, Fars. Thank you for your question. Your best strategy is to be transparent with Linda. Let her know you d very much like to work for the company. Also let her know you have concerns re: Hatem and tell her a brief concise history of your interactions...

Business Networking: Social Networking, sphere of influence, exchange numbers
sphere of influence, exchange numbers, social networking: Hi, Mary. Thank you for your question. One of the easiest ways to make friends is to ask others what they do when they are not working. If they have a similar interest that you have, ask them what groups they belong to or if they know of other resources...

Business Process Reengineering: businesses
Hi Suzanne, Perhaps your request has landed in the wrong expert zone. Please check your request with the site administrator. I can help you with advice on Business Process Re-engineering, Microsoft Access and IT Consulting/Outsourcing but not Yellow...

Business Process Reengineering: BPR
Hi, A company can determine which business processes need re-engineering ONLY after drafting out a brief layout of your current Business Process. Your business process should be identified first in the form of a workflow diagram and then converted to a...

Business Process Reengineering: Comprising a Task Analysis
Hi, Optimum factor allocation is a part of production Domain, this is where MAJOR FACTOR[s] in the entire production process are classified to identify & measure the efficiency of every production task performed. This can vary from Machine-to-Machine...

Business Process Reengineering: process
Dear Vahid, Salaam, Please write to me on manish@aqantassoftware.com, so I get your email address. I wish to send you a .PDF explaining Measuring the Effects of a Step Change using the EPC Process . I m sure it will help you. Best regards, Manish...

Business Process Reengineering: sir tell me ans
Salaam Mr.Malik, The Domain area for Survey Instruments and field procedures is really vast. I would like to know which area of expertise would you like information on. Anyway for Advanced field procedures pls follow this link. http://avaxhome.ws/ebooks/advancedfieldproceduresforemergencies.html...

Business Process Reengineering: Products, anita roddick, health licence
anita roddick, health licence, advisory web: No they really happen. Lord Alan Sugar started from the back of his car. Sir Richard Branson started from his university room. Hewlett and Packard started from a shed. Unfortuantly rules and regulations as well as the tax authorities mean that you must...

Business Process Reengineering: Requisitions., homework question, benefit of the doubt
homework question, benefit of the doubt, requisition: I was not quite sure whether this was a homework question or not but I will give you the benefit of the doubt. You should be asking not what should happen but more what works for your company. It is plainly obvious that the Sales Department need some way...

Business Software: basic software, small business accounting, federal estimates
small business accounting, federal estimates, office expense: QuickBooks is considered the premier small business accounting package. They have almost no competition in that area. That being said, I think she should probably have an accountant and use what the accountant recommends. She may be able to get by with a simple...

Business Software: Excel to Calc Conversion, office web site, calc program
office web site, calc program, excel workbooks: I have not worked with Macros in either Excel or Calc. I expect there to be problems, though. I do not know the differences between the Macro language in Excel as compared with Calc. I did a mass convert from Excel to Calc, several years ago with few problems....

Business Software: MS ACCESS CHECK BOXES, check boxes, colume
check boxes, colume, contract number: You might be able to get the result you are looking for by having each color be a separate field. Then a check on the form could be recorded as an x in that color s field for that record. For the most part I have been working in Open Office rather...

Business Software: personal database, personal address book, shareware libraries
personal address book, shareware libraries, time span: To manage an address book, there are bunches of things you can use. Check shareware libraries. However, Project Management is a much larger issue. Most project managers can get very expensive. Considering the types of projects you are using, MS Project...

Business Software: what to use, assets liabilities, customer vehicle
assets liabilities, customer vehicle, vehicle expenses: Yes, Quickbooks is best. Quicken does not have a balance sheet to track inventories, assets, liabilities, etc. I do bookkeeping and taxes, so let me know if you have any questions regarding other issues. - Arthur Naman namansrv85@naman.com ...

Business Software: cafezee, e mail address, address support
e mail address, address support, yahoo group: I did a search and couldn t find any support sites for the product. They do have a support e-mail address: support@cafezee.com. You might consider starting your own Yahoo group or similar for user support. Hope this helps Scott Go to Yahoo Groups....

Business Software: Email Extractor Programs?, e mail addresses, realtors in houston
e mail addresses, realtors in houston, houston realtors: There are web sites with mailing lists for purchase. One I have heard of is www.infousa.com, although there are others. Just search on the term mailing list for more. They should provide actual addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc. These...

Business Software: Microsoft Access Find Duplicates Query, report wizard, information jpg
report wizard, information jpg, database in access: Ok, I suspected that. Because generally, you would not include both name and e-mail address in the link table. You would only have a foreign key linking back to the customer table. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office...

Business Software: MS- Access - Isolate a record in a report, report in ms access, report thanks
report in ms access, report thanks, command button: Again, it depends on how you run the report. I need to know that to advise. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office Access 2007 VBA Excuse me? I just saw your ratings and I must take exception to them. There are different...

Business Software: New Program, investment portfolios, software manager
investment portfolios, software manager, investment manager: I would go to the software manager s supervisor or the highest level manager he can find, maybe even the investment manager s supervisor. If he can t get management signoff, then he should have the investment manager making the request sign off that he understands...

Business Software: PDF, adobe acrobat reader, excel spreadsheet
adobe acrobat reader, excel spreadsheet, wikipedia: I just took a look at that article and I can see where it might be a little confusing. Think of it this way. If someone sent you an Excel Spreadsheet, you would not be able to open or view that file unless you had a copy of Excel installed on your system....

Business Software: Milage by State, street atlas, state border
street atlas, state border, milage: I don t know of any software that will break it down like that. I do know that Delorme s Street Atlas can create a route where you can include several stops. You can add a stop for whenever you cross a state border. You could, then export the routin listing...

Business Software: Modifying Lebans PDF Converter, button code, command button
button code, command button, sample database: OK, if you don t need to select from a list then just substitute the3 report name for Me.lstRptName surrounding the name in quotes. So if your report is named MyReport you use: blRet = ConvertReportToPDF( MyReport , vbNullString, _ MyReport & .pdf ,...

Business Software: Ms access password, access password, microsoft access
access password, microsoft access, application data: I just double checked and I can t see anything that would require a login when just loading Access. I would try holding down the Shift key as you open Access. It may be automatically loading a database. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: shopping cart, web host service, building my own website
web host service, building my own website, cart code: That s not what you asked nor did you tell us what research you had done. But like I said, the search suggestion I gave you listed several samples of code. If you had asked the right question I would have declined to answer. But, silly me, I thought you...

Business Software: Adobe Acrobat, cutepdfwriter, hp scanner
cutepdfwriter, hp scanner, ebay: First, if all you need to so is create plain PDFs from scans, then you can getby with a generic PDFMaker. You can download CutePDF, which us a freebie. This creates a PDFwriter in your Printer list. So to create a PDF you simply select the CutePDFwriter as...

Business Software: OCR Software, automation solution, cvision
Business Software: OCR Software, automation solution, cvision

Business Software: How a field is displayed in a form, conditional formatting, microsoft access
conditional formatting, microsoft access, mvp: Well first, you don t have fields on a form. You have controls that may or may not be bound to fields in a table. This is a subtle but important distinction. You might look at conditional formatting, it may do what you want. Hope this helps, Scott ...

Business Software: OCR Software, plain text documents, ocr button
plain text documents, ocr button, sister product: I wouldn t use OmniPage for this. OCR works well with plain text documents, but when you have heavily formatted documents like forms, the elements aren t going to come through well. What I would suggest is using either OmniForm (a sister product to OmniPage...

Business Software: Open Office Writer (grids) and Calc Spreadsheet, office writer, allexperts
office writer, allexperts, open office: If the program is freezing every time you use the software, then I would uninstall and reinstall. Perhaps there is a corrupted file or something. I have been using OO as long or longer than you have without any problem like you describe. Having said that,...

Business Software: OpenOffice Writer Formatting Issue, pdf conversions, system default
pdf conversions, system default, problem description: The answer may be that a user has to option of using the settings that are on the document or using the system default settings - for formatting. BTW, I just read on the open office support site, a posting by alyh23 dated 02/21/08 which, based on the problem...

Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, lockup, ing
Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, lockup, ing

Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, physical memory, memory 512mb
physical memory, memory 512mb, memory capacity: Star Office - I used this software years ago when OO was at a beta version, pre-v 1.0. I have not used it since. I expect that the code is the same with only additional features added (which is why it costs to purchase). Memory: I suspect that your memory...

Business Software: Tracking Sales and Inventory with Access 03, product id field, inventory control system
product id field, inventory control system, using quickbooks: Although I am not using Access at this time, having switched to Open Office, I have used it to make changes to forms and reports. I have not used the Order Entry template or any other Access template for that matter. You should be able to accomplish this...

Business Software: Visio - size to widest, ms access forms, drawing programs
ms access forms, drawing programs, format painter: No I can t find any thing similar in Visio. When you place a shape in Visio it places it at the same size. If you don t change the individual shape you can adjust the size of several shapes at once. But you can t make several shapes the same size if they were...

Business Software: Web based company bulletin board, usenet newsgroup, free bulletin board
usenet newsgroup, free bulletin board, server network: You can setup a Usenet (newsgroup/NNTP) server, that s Open Source. But there are free WEB based BBSes. Unfortunately I don tknow any off hand, but googling free WEB BBS should find some. Another option would be to setup a private Yahoo group. Hope this...

Business Software: MS Office plus - publisher, corruption problem, file corruption
Business Software: MS Office plus - publisher, corruption problem, file corruption, tech support

Business Software: Microsoft office professional, microsoft office professional, staples office
microsoft office professional, staples office, softwareking: Why not go to the college bookstore? Yes, Microsoft allows retailers to sell Academic Editions to qualified educators and students at a great discount. These are the same versions as sold to the public, the only difference is they can t be used to get upgrade...

Business Software: MS Office plus - publisher, backup policy, office category
backup policy, office category, text boxes: The only thing I can think of is that somehow the file got corrupted. I use Publisher to create a monthyl newsletter for my bike club and I ve never had a problem. I suggest, though, that you setup a backup policy for your data files, so that you have...

Business Software: Auto Fill in Of customer information in all MS softwares, letter formats, document checklist
letter formats, document checklist, word project: Simply entering information in one document will not make it appear in another document. Those documents have to be linked. For example, if customer information on one document or spreadsheet is liked to customer information in another document or spreadsheet,...

Business Software: Computer Monitors, image contrast ratio, vga image
image contrast ratio, vga image, digital and analog: This is really not an area of great expertise for me. Its really a hardware, not a software question. But I know some of the answers. Contrast ratio is a measure of brightness and sharpness. The higher the number, the better the display. VGA, DVI,...

Business Software: Converting pdf form, adobe software, reader pdf
adobe software, reader pdf, software www: I think you can accomplish this by installing the Adobe software, www.adobe.com / Products - Adobe V. 8 Pro. It costs $449. I believe you can try it for free for a month, so you might be able to do just one document. I am not aware of any means of...

Business Software: project/time mgt software, time mgt, inexpensive options
time mgt, inexpensive options, project time: I don t know of any specific ones, but there are a number of them, many freeware. I would suggest going to tucows.com and searching for time tracking and you should find several to choose from. Most will have free trials if they aren t freeware. Hope this...

Business Software: suppressing headers, visible property, page header
visible property, page header, microsoft access: Use the ON NoData event of the report. You can set the visible property of the Page Header to No or just not print the report at all and display a message that there is no data. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office Access...

Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, free demo, manufacturing materials
Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, free demo, manufacturing materials, planning systems

Business Software: Making automatic subtotals in word, when transferring data from c5, report writer, c5
report writer, c5, word document: I don t know of any. Word is not a report writer and has very limited capabilities that way. I would suggest you contact c5 (whatever that is) and ask them how to create orders within their package or suggest a better report writer. Hope this helps Scott...

Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, production benchmarks, budget excel
production benchmarks, budget excel, excel spreadsheets: I am not aware of any off the shelf software like Quickbooks or Peachtree which will work to your exact specifications. With that said, there might be add-on software which works with Quickbooks or Peachtree which will work. Excel or Access could likely...

Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, production benchmarks, budget excel
production benchmarks, budget excel, template access: I recommended three templates. And yes, I think you stand a chance, but its going to take a lot of work. It will be worth it in the long run. And I (and others) are here to help you along as you go. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: template in OpenOffice, translation feature, dot file
translation feature, dot file, layout format: Try the following: In MS Word, open the template, then save as a regular .doc file. Then open the file in OO Writer. After editing the file (for layout, margins, etc. if needed), save as a OO template. OO has a new feature called xForms. It is used, for...

Business Software: Calendar Creator Plus 4.0, correct resolution, office supply stores
correct resolution, office supply stores, calendar creator: You can buy it from here: http://www.broderbund.com/shopping/search/searchresultsmain.jsp?fresh=1&searchType=advanced&iMainCat=0&iSubCat=0&attribute14=0&attribute15=0&attribute16=0&RS=1&keyword=calendar+creator&ysmchn=GGL&ysmcpn=Print+Creativity&ysmcrn=sr2br7go491gx1106pi8ai44&ysmtrm=sr2br7go491gx1106pi8ai44+calendar+creator&ysmtac=PPC&ovtac=PPC&SR=sr2br7go491gx1106pi8ai44...

Business Software: Choosing inventory software for small business, free inventory software, barn owls
free inventory software, barn owls, control template: This seems to require a rather specialized functionality that I doubt if you would see in freeware or even low cost software. On the other hand, if you have Access, it wouldn t be too hard to do it on your own starting from an inventory control template....

Business Software: Software For Biscuit Factory, bookkeeping software packages, inventory management software
bookkeeping software packages, inventory management software, biscuit factory: I do not specifically know of inventory management software. My first question is what are you doing for your general bookkeeping software -- Peachtree?? Quickbooks?? etc. There are inventory packages which link to bookkeeping software packages. There...

Business Software: scanning and document mngt, document management software, hp scanner
document management software, hp scanner, hp product: The HP scanner I have scans into a .tiff or .pdf format. I generally use .pdf, Adobe Acrobat, for saving all copies I make. As you likely know, Acrobat is free and comes with some searching capabilities. I am beginning to save most everything in .pdf format...

Business Software: uninstalling MS Office Professional 97, ms office professional, ms office 97
ms office professional, ms office 97, office 97 professional: How are you trying to uninstall, From Add/Remove Programs? If so, you may have to manually remove it. This means deleting all the folders then running a registry cleaner (like CCleaner) to clean out the orphaned entries. Hope this helps Scott ...

Business Software: Database Software, data base software, development platforms
data base software, development platforms, viable product: There are currently two database development platforms that cover your needs. Microsoft Access and Filemaker. I would highly recommend Access. It can be used on many levels so the novice can create fairly robust apps with little or no coding, while the intermediate...

Business Software: on-line forms, portable document format, nuance software
portable document format, nuance software, omniform: Yes its possible. Three products come to mind; Acrobat, Omniform and Paperport. Acrobat is Adobe s portable document format it can also be used to create electronic forms from scanned documents. The other two are both from Nuance software. Omniform, lets you...

Business Software: Excel duplicate finder, existing records, deduplication
existing records, deduplication, check software: The key to the answer to your question is in the last sentence of your question: ... my database of 50 thousand customers ... In other words, my recommendation is that you switch from having your database in a spreadsheet software and switch to true database...

Business Software: Excel duplicate finder, existing records, deduplication
existing records, deduplication, excel sheet: I do not know of any free software that will check for duplications in an Excel sheet. They may exist, but I ve not run across any. However, I think you have outgrown Excel with your usage. You would be much better off using Microsoft Access to manage this...

Business Software: pdf highlighter, eye of the beholder, yellow highlighter
eye of the beholder, yellow highlighter, inexpensive software: I believe Paperport from Nuance has these features. Hope this helps Scott First, only Paperport Deluxe costs $199. The Standard version which has the same features, lists for $99 and can often be found on sale for $49. Second, inexpensive is in...

Business Software: filling orders and maintaining inventory, inventory management tool, management sytems
inventory management tool, management sytems, office max: I believe both Office Max and Staples have modules that will enable you to manage inventory, at least of items you purchase from them. If you have a contract with either talk to your sales rep about it. As to a web based inventory management sytems that...

Business Software: Document Security, restricted account, external storage
restricted account, external storage, microsoft xp: You can try creating a separate user account on your that is a restricted account and then hide certain folders from that account. You can also use Winzip to zip the folder into a compressed archive that requires a password to open. You can also move the folder...

Business Software: converting scanned docs, optical character reader, reader software
optical character reader, reader software, accuracy: Any OCR (Optical Character Reader) software. OmniPro is one, there are a number of others. OCR is rarely more than 90% accurate. The accuracy depends a lot on the quality of the scanned image. The layout, type of font etc. Hope this helps Scott ...

Business Software: Video Rental Software (Filmrent), video rental software, compatability
video rental software, compatability, select properties: From the look of your screenshot this is an old program probably written original for DOS. If you are trying to run it under a current OS, like XP or Vista, it may not work as intended. I would strongly suggest that you contact the author for an updated version....

Business Software: Access Survey setup, db structure, answer text
db structure, answer text, question text: OK, Since this is a survey that has no right and wrong answers you don t need tblAnswers. Also, the identification type questions shouldn t be in tblQuestions. What you should have is a Repondents table: tblRespondents RespondentID (PK AQutonumber) Firstname...

Business Software: Access VBA Code, access vba code, code question
access vba code, code question, strsql: Ahh, I assumed you were only entering Title. I m pretty sure I can come up with a solution, but I need to know two things. First the RowSource of the combo and, second, where you get DrawingNumber from. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: Can the fields in Pivot table be locked -- Ms Access, table wizard, filter area
table wizard, filter area, field users: I couldn t find any way of doing this. What I can suggest is that you use the On Close event or your own close button to make sure that changes aren t saved to the form. So even if a user plays around, the next time the form is loaded, its loaded as you want...

Business Software: Installing Microsoft Office, e mail address, netherlands holland
e mail address, netherlands holland, microsoft office 2003: You can t copy programs from one drive to another. The install routines have to be run because they make entries into the Registry and install other pieces in other places. If you have your license key, you can contact Microsoft for replacement media....

Business Software: Javelin, software package
software package: No thanks ------------------------------ Excuse me? You made a nice offer, but I really don t have the time to learn a software package that I may not use. So I declined your offer? How does that justify your rating and name calling? Scott ...

Business Software: Printing a filtered datasheet, filter property, print button
filter property, print button, microsoft access: If there is a filter being applied to a subform, you can use the Filter property in the OpenReport method like so: DoCmd.OpenReport reportname ,,,Me.Filter However, this may not pick up the filtering that is performed by the parent-child link between...

Business Software: AutoResponder, e mail providers, e mail marketing
e mail providers, e mail marketing, mail client: Um that s not what an A/R is. An A/R resonds to received e-mails. Sophisticated A/Rs can scan the mails looking for keywords to customize responses. But its basically used to respond. If you are trying to send out sales letters to an opt-in databases, you...

Business Software: Investor relations management, investor base, investment history
investor base, investment history, history documentation: I haven t heard (and couldn t find in a brief search) shareware that specialized. There are plenty of contact management apps, some with additional features that might be tweaked to fill your needs. However, if you have Access with your Office version,...

Business Software: how intelligent a business software can be, computer database software, munsif
computer database software, munsif, automatic transaction: There are dozens. Any accounting software can perform calculations. Any banking software can be set to automatically deduct fees. You really need to loo at the specific application you want, then search for software in that category. One good place to...

Business Software: Software for certifications / diplomas / invoices, creating cards, certification cards
creating cards, certification cards, microsoft publisher: There are several that do this. Microsoft Publisher can definitely do it and print from a list of names. Other apps like PrintMaster can create the documents but I m not sure if they can print from a list. Most of the greeting card apps can also print things...

Business Software: Using VBA in Access to create code that will run in Adobe, mirror image, batch file
mirror image, batch file, microsoft access: Ok, so if I understand you, you are using a PDF to display the information entered for a new project. The PDF is e-mailed to someone who may or may not need to change the original data. Personally, I think you are trying to make it too automated. The e-mail...

Business Software: choosing an optimizable domain name, naming a business, domain naming
naming a business, domain naming, naming a domain: Not a clue. A best fit name for a domain is whatever you want. I don t believe any software can choose that for you. As far as optimizable, I don t what you mean by that. Its not a term I ve ever heard associated with domain naming. Naming a domain is...

Business Software: Project Management Software, project management software, true collaboration
project management software, true collaboration, legal contracts: The main difference is that Professional can be integrated with a server and the WEB to allow for collaboration on projects from different locations. Something I think you may find useful. Given your business, I would assume you often have people working at...

Business Software: Calculation in MS Access, datediff function, microsoft access
datediff function, microsoft access, current date: Use the DateDiff function. You can do it in either a form (seting the Controlsource to the DateDiff expression) or a query (adding a column withthe DateDiff expression). Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: Microsoft Office Access...

Business Software: Export/append records, m ail, vba code
m ail, vba code, querydef: Well your first problem is you are naming a variable with a reserved word. naming a QueryDef type as QueryDef is going to confuse matters. Public Function DistributeBudget() Dim db As DAO.Database Dim rs As DAO.Recordset Dim qd As queryDef Dim attyName...

Business Software: Linking Tables, primary keys, claimant
primary keys, claimant, microsoft access: I name my primnary keys using the convention: tablename % ID example CallerID, QuestionID, etc. My foreign keys use the same name where possible. CallerID and PharmacistID are foreign keys in your In your Claimant and Question tables. Also ClaimantID...

Business Software: MS Access 2007, database tools, first data
database tools, first data, menu system: Depends on how you want the app to work. Generally, forms are loaded from a menu system like a Switchboard. If you use the Switchboard Manager included in Access (under Database Tools) you can open a form in either Add or Edit mode. The Add mode opens to a...

Business Software: office automation and group collaboration software, office automation and group collaboration software, group collaboration software
office automation and group collaboration software, group collaboration software, microsoft office suite: Office Automation allows you to control other programs in the Microsoft Office suite from one program. For example: you can generate an e-mail from Access. Or control a spreadsheet from within Word. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: PDF program, acrobat software, pdf writer
acrobat software, pdf writer, nuance: You don t need to buy anything if you just want to convert a report to PDF. There are several free PDF writers out there. I would recommend CutePDF. You need a commercial PDF writer only if you need to use other features of PDFs. If you want one, I would...

Business Software: QueryDef, great strides, dynamic query
great strides, dynamic query, foreign key: What you should do is STEP through the code seeing what actually happens. To do this you set a watchpoint by clikcing in the left hand margin next to the line of code. I would set the watchpoint at the Top of the loop (the Do While statement). When you execute...

Business Software: using Word 2007 and Word 2003 on the same hard drive, compatibility problems, office 2k
compatibility problems, office 2k, microsoft access: I had Ofice 97, Office 2k, Office XP, Office 2003 and Office 2007 all on the same XP machine at one point. The key is to install them in chronological order. So first install 2003 and then 2007. The only Office app that can t coexist is Outlook. Hope...

Business Software: Calendar maker software, dell windows, platinum cd
dell windows, platinum cd, calendar maker: Check for a new version of Calendar Creator. Should be a Vista supported version. Try broderbund.com. Under Design and Print. Any of the XP versions should work with Vista though you might want to call them to check. The Platinum CD does state Vista Compatible....

Business Software: Consignment Business Software, innumerable hours, consignment shop
innumerable hours, consignment shop, reputable company: I m not that familiar with Quickbooks, but you may be able to tweak it to do what you want. I would contact omeone expert in Quickbooks or Intuit sales support to see if they can tell yu whether it can be done. I don t know of any software specific to...

Business Software: Publisher - Brochure, tabloid size, bike club
tabloid size, bike club, a4: I do a newsletter for my bike club. I lay the pges out on letter size. When I go to print I set it for tabloid size, which is double letter size (11x17) as a booklet. Pub then set it up to print pages 1 & 4 on one side ans 2 & 3 on the other. Hope this...

Business Software: Sending mass email with personalized information from Microsoft Access, e mail address, mail call
e mail address, mail call, mass email: You caught me at a good moment. I just set this up for one of my clients. There are two modules to this process. The first can be kicked off by an event on a form. It prompts the user if they want to send to all managers or just the currently displayed one....

Business Software: Dispatch Register: Databased software for letters/post mail, contact management software, mail letters
contact management software, mail letters, mail client: I don t know of any canned software that specifically does it. Contact Management software like ACT, GOLDMINE or MAXIMIZER should be able to do it. Of course your E-mail client stores your e-mail. If you want to develop your own, and database can do it....

Business Software: Title service company software?, customer relationship software, car registrations
customer relationship software, car registrations, correct spelling: Hi Nicole, Sorry I couldn t be of better use to you as this area is not within my domain knowledge. I would suggest you contact your local MVD office or the other agency who printed out the title on the spot. I can perhaps be of better help if you need...

Business Software: Instructor's Payroll (Flexible)
Hi Issa, You should really have a good idea of your budget to begin with since this greatly influences futher course of action. In my opinion, current HR packages may have more features than what you may need and this can be good or bad. Good in that, when...

Business Software: Instructor's Payroll (Flexible), berlitz language center, instructo
berlitz language center, instructo, travel charge: If this is primarily for payroll, there are any number of payroll packages out there that should suit. Quickbooks comes to mind as the most popular. But it should suit your needs. The only question I would have is whether it can produce the summary sheets...

Business Software: Microsoft Office 2010 with Vista X86 flatform, 32bit software, microsoft office 2003
32bit software, microsoft office 2003, intermediate skill: Hi - Unless you have some intermediate skill in computers, you may not want to do this on your own and may want to get in person help. Nevertheless, I will try to help you. First, I would address the root cause of your problem. You want to run Office 2010...

Business Software: Portable microsoft office 2007, microsoft office software, referenced memory
microsoft office software, referenced memory, microsoft office 2007: First, I do not beleive this is a Microsoft product. Second I m still not clear what this does. If you are having trouble with a product you downloaded you need to go back to their tech support. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author:...

Business Software: Organisational Charts for email distribution lists, organization chart software, google search
organization chart software, google search, organisational charts: That s why I said a there USED to be... ;) Haven t seen it for a while so don t know if they are still around. You can try this google search: http://www.google.com/search?q=org+organization+chart+software&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a...

Business Software: The right software!? CRM/Gantt/Pipeline/management, microsoft products, jens
Business Software: The right software!? CRM/Gantt/Pipeline/management, microsoft products, jens, frueh

Business Software: The right software!? CRM/Gantt/Pipeline/management, video film production, clients contact details
video film production, clients contact details, video production studio: You need a CRM solution plus. Frankly, I don t know of any one size fits all solution. The best thing I can recommend is to roll your own. I would suggest using Microsoft Access as your base. You can integrate that with Project to get your Gantt charts. If...

Business Software: Internal Blog, internal lan, lan server
internal lan, lan server, word press: There are a number of tools that can be used for INTRANET blogging. You could set up a WEB server on an internal LAN server and use any blogging platform. This not really an area of expertise for me, so I am not aware of specific products. But googling...

Business Software: What is , and what isn't, programming?, time programming, computer programming
time programming, computer programming, continuum: Programming is when a device is given a set of instructions that make it perform a task. When you set a microwave cook a potato for 5 minutes you are programming the microwave. In terms of computer programming, it refers to instructions written in a programming...

Business Software: Inventory Software, access filemaker, inventory application
access filemaker, inventory application, database platform: What you are looking for is called a Bill of Materials (BOM). Its often a part of an inventory application. There are loads of applications that do inventory management, You can check sites like download.com to see if you can find any freeware. You can...

Business Software: Best software for condominium management, real estate management, condominium management
real estate management, condominium management, trade groups: I m actually not familiar with specific packages in this area. What I would suggest is finding trade groups that deal with Real Estate management. These will probably have journals that advertise such software and forums where you can ask for recommendations....

Business Software: Online CRM Solutions, affordable solution, functionality
Business Software: Online CRM Solutions, affordable solution, functionality, small business

Business Software: Online CRM Solutions, CRM, Small Company
CRM, Small Company, ZoHo: Hi Rich, Give your basic and specific requirements, on of the tools that comes to mind at once is Zoho. http://www.zoho.com/ This website has an array of Business Apps, CRM being on of them, and they charge by a set of users. The biggest trade off...

Business Software: Need BPO QC software, missing line, missing letters
missing line, missing letters, double space: Hi - Can you provide more information regarding your business process and what data will you be storing and checking - .Net Code, Employee Call Register, etc. Your bullets have me think about MS Word first, but I guess you don t need a Word Processor...

Business Software: Production Reporting, Essbase, Crystal Reports
Essbase, Crystal Reports: Hi Monica, I don t know if you have tried Crystal Reports with Essbase, but this should allow you to create custom reports in almost any configuration you wish. Keep in mind that Crystal Reports may require the use of an applications programmer to get...

Business Software: Access 2007 Nested Subforms, filter records, tabbed interface
filter records, tabbed interface, access 2: OK, if the form is being used for editing, then using a multi-table query will probably not work. Otherwise see what you can work out. Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: Microsoft Office...

Business Software: C# Language can used for erp?, ERP Software, Open Source
ERP Software, Open Source: C Sharp can be used to develop ERP software. There are no special languages needed for this type of project, but I don t recommend starting from scratch if it can be avoided. ERP software is complex and to get a fully functional system, it would take...

Business Software: C# Language can used for erp?, oracle developer suite, software development tool
oracle developer suite, software development tool, erp implementation: Hi - If you need to design a specific software for a potential customer with a specific set of requirements, then you can simply use a software development tool such as DotNet or Java. ERPs are usually bought from existing vendors through some channel partner...

Business Software: Mobile Ad Serving Technology needed?, design advertising, private label
Business Software: Mobile Ad Serving Technology needed?, design advertising, private label, ad serving technology

Business Software: Mobile Ad Serving Technology needed?, software development toolkits, mobile phone providers
software development toolkits, mobile phone providers, software mobile phone: Hi Navi. Do you want to allow interested customers to advertise on your own apps, or set up a business such as AdMob? Do remember, AdMob itself took four years to break even, and the software is the easy part. One more thing to consider is, there were fewer...

Business Software: Portfolio Management Software, Portfolio Management, Argus Software
Portfolio Management, Argus Software: The software solutions available are generally developed for either portfolio management or real estate management. There are multiple solutions that look good for both individually, but if you are looking for one solution that does it all, the best one I...

Business Software: PFS, software publishing corporation, blank screens
Business Software: PFS, software publishing corporation, blank screens, professional file system

Business Software: PFS, Access Database
Access Database: Hi Carole, I haven t used Professional File personally, but did find some information about it. You can read more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional_File_System. In addition, the system was sold to Aminet.net. The latest version appears...

Business Software: technology, shahid, scope
shahid, scope: Hi, I am sorry this is out of my scope. I know ZNet as a VPS Server, but it may not necessarily be the best. Although, the question is why would you need a VPS Server in the first place. I hope you have done your study and are sure that you do indeed need...

Business Software: Goldmine 5.7, Goldmine Business Contact Manager
Goldmine Business Contact Manager: Hi Dan, I believe that if you upgrade to Goldmine 6.7 and choose either the Premium or Enterprise edition, you will have the capabilities you are looking for. If you have a sales force that is spread across a geographic area (not all in one office), I...

Business Software: Graphical Report - Bar Graph or Line Graph Plot for Employee - Designation Report., designation report, graph creation
designation report, graph creation, graph plot: Hi Prashant, You should be able to plot Employee Names on the x-axis and Salary on the y-axis for either a bar or line graph in both excel or crystal reports. You will have difficulty plotting Employee Names on the x-axis and Designation on the y-axis...

Business Software: Identifying Text and Graphical Reports within Desktop/Web Applications., Graphical Reports, Text Reports
Graphical Reports, Text Reports, Crystal Reports: Hello Prashant, I use a general rule for creating reports for clients: Give them raw or formatted data in Excel. Give them system outputs (reports) in .PDF. There are a couple of reasons for this - one is that the client can t change system data...

Business Software: Access 2010 Report Filter, donation receipt, receipt printer
donation receipt, receipt printer, openreport: What is the RecordSource of the report? If its a query (as it should be), then Add the Receipt field as a column to the query and set the criteria to True. If it isn t a query, then create a query that returns the records you want and use it as the Recordsource....

Business Software: XML issue, final draft 7, draft 8
final draft 7, draft 8, meta data: No you can t change the scheduling/budget program. You can ask Final draft for a way to export just an XML file. If that doesn t work, you can try to edit the script that Final Draft 8 outputs and trim it to just the XML. Without seeing the file I can t tell...

Business Software: How can we apply countif formula with multiple criteria in multiple sheets in excel based if particular condition has been met?, c b2, cell b2
c b2, cell b2, cell a1: Hi Shoaib, I re-read your question.Correct me if i am wrong, but if i understand you right, if Cell A1of Sheet1 is Completed and the user inputs the value in Sheet2, then you want to count total occurences of a particular value in the entire workbook,...

Business Software: ased on another sheet values, the values should be shown in another sheet., k2, h2
k2, h2, match: Hi Shoaib, Please see if this works for you... =IF(OR(COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pst ,OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pending ) 0, COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pst ,OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2,0,0,100-1,1), ) 0), Pending , IF(OR(COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1),...

Business Software: Based on another sheet values, the values should be shown in another sheet., image file, copy paste
image file, copy paste, business software: Hi Shoaib, In simple words, if I understand you right, you only want to check for Completed or Pending only if column H has Pst in it. In that case try this formula... =IF(COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pst ,OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2,0,0,100-1,1),...

Business Software: How can we count particular value in all sheets?, blank cell, user1
blank cell, user1, user2: Hi Shoaib, You can t count across all worksheets since a 3D formula such as =SUM(Sheet1:Sheet10!A1) does not work with COUNTIF. I d suggest you to make a Master Counting worksheet, where you can enter formulas to count as per your conditions for each...

Business Software: E-mail serving software, open source email, groupware
open source email, groupware: Hi Alex, The following is a list of the leading open source software that meets (and mostly exceeds) your stated requirements: More Groupware (www.moregroupware.de/)is a open source web based groupware application with features like webmail, full featured...

Business Software: Facing problem while using formula., error changes, user3
error changes, user3, k20: Hi Shoaib, I tested the below formula in Excel and it worked for me. Do let me know how it works for you... =IF(OR(COUNTBLANK(OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2, 0, 0, B1 - 1, 1)) 0, ISERROR(MATCH( Pending , OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2, 0, 0, B1 - 1, 1), 0)) = FALSE), Pending...

Business Software: How to filter the values with help of combo box and populate the other controls?, combo boxes, exact result
combo boxes, exact result, combo box: Hi Shoaib, Replace... .Range( A1:J1 ).AutoFilter Field:=2, Criteria1:=cmboconame, Operator:=xlAnd, Criteria2:=cmbocity With... .Range( A1:J1 ).AutoFilter Field:=2, Criteria1:=cmboconame.Value, Operator:=xlAnd, Criteria2:=cmbocity.Value Simply...

Business Software: With the help of formula how can we get the particular values, if criteria have been met., h13, k2
h13, k2, shoaib: Hi Shoaib, Here is an updated formula... =IF(OR(COUNTBLANK(Sheet2!K2:K200) 0, ISERROR(MATCH( Pending , Sheet2!K2:K200, 0)) = FALSE), Pending , IF(OR(ISERROR(MATCH( Error , Sheet2!K2:K200, 0)) = FALSE, ISERROR(MATCH( No Error , Sheet2!K2:K200, 0)) =...

Business Software: With the help of formula how can we get the particular values, if criteria have been met., combo boxes, range values
combo boxes, range values, previous question: Hi Shoaib, The formula has not been modified right. Firstly, I am guessing that your data lies in range k2-k100, but it must be many sets of data as shown by you in your sample. How many rows does each set have.... five as mentioned by you earlier, or something...

Business Software: How to merge sheets data in one sheet in excel?, data consolidation, numeric numbers
data consolidation, numeric numbers, vba: Hi, Try this... If rng Nothing Then If Left(rng.Value, 1) 0 Then trg.Cells(65536, 1).End(xlUp).Offset(1).Resize(rng.Rows.Count, rng.Columns.Count).Value = rng.Value Else trg.Cells(65536, 1).End(xlUp).Offset(1).Resize(rng.Rows.Count,...

Business Software: How can I reduce the file size?, cell a1, formulae
cell a1, formulae, suggestion: Hi Shoaib, Unfortunately, the Macro-Enabled part of the Workbook increases its file size. In addition, if you used too many formulae that also increases the file size. The only thing you can do is delete empty rows and columns.... Navigate to each sheet...

Business Software: How to save the excel data through the User form?, index code, decrement
index code, decrement, scroll bar: Hi Shoaib, If I am not mistaken, Excel does get locked up when a form is run, and if you can t switch worksheets using the mouse, then i am not sure what can be done... i don t anything can be done. You can best open another workbook in another instance...

Business Software: If user select the check box in the excel, then the particular value should be shown in the particular cell, if all condition have been met., countif, test cells
countif, test cells, andrewe: Hi Shoaib, If I understand the code right, it will create the check boxes for you. Do the steps below... 1) Back up the original file 2) Delete all the existing checkboxes 3) Insert a new Module in VBA and copy-paste the code below... -----------------------------------------------------------------...

Business Software: How to get the value, if all or some conditions met in excel?, microsoft access, b10
microsoft access, b10, vba: I m not entirely clear what you need. If you are trying to returns rows in a spreadsheet range based on criteria you can create a query to do that. If that is your goal, it would be easier to link the spreadsheet to Access and do your reporting there....

Business Software: Mailmerge problem, dotx, watch point
dotx, watch point, program execution: This is indeed weird. The problem definitely seems to be your Office automation commands not recognizing that the file exists. But I can t tell why. I m afraid I m going to have to suggest another resource. I would post your question on either answers.microsoft.com...

Business Software: MS Access mailmerge code problem, run time error, isnull
run time error, isnull, access the code: Do you know how to set a watch point? Is the document in the same network folder as the app? Clearly, you need to know what the value of MergeDoc is before you hit the Documents.Add line. Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com...

Business Software: storage space for website, storage space, microsoft access
storage space, microsoft access, vba: 1 GB should be enough to get you going. Ask Shopify what is being stored (probably order info) and how many orders can fit in a GB. I would suspect it is in the tens of thousands at least. Ask also if there is a way for you to download orders periodically...

Business Software: storage space for website, retail website
retail website: If you are just starting out with an online store, you probably won t exceed 1 GB for quite some time. However, if you are already established as a retailer and have extensive inventory, you could easily exceed 1 GB. I recommend that you start with the 1...

Business Software: Essbase question, Essbase, Essbase Dimension
Essbase, Essbase Dimension, Essbase Data Loading: Hi Thomas, Unfortunately, Oracle doesn t believe in an easy way to do anything! Each parameter will need to be tuned to get your new dimension working the way you want. The following link may be more helpful than the user manual: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E12825_01/epm.111/esb_dbag/frameset.htm?dotmanul.htm...

Business Software: HELP! cant work, Citrix, Citrix Problem
Citrix, Citrix Problem, LogMeIn: Unless you are running a very old operating system, the Citrix product should be able to run on any Windows computer, since it uses the browser to function. If your boss said your account worked on another computer, this is helpful, but does not explain...

Business Software: Thunderbird email, Font Size Changes, Thunderbird
Font Size Changes, Thunderbird, Ebay: Hi Gabe, Have you tried creating the document outside of your browser, such as in Microsoft Word or other word processing system, and then copy/pasting the final version into your email? You would not have to forward the email with this approach, and...

Business Software: MS Office on a Server, office apps, networking consultant
office apps, networking consultant, nas network attached storage: There are two main types of networks, domain based and peer to peer. In a domain based network you need a network OS to authenticate users. In a peer to peer, a server is just the PC designated as a file server. I m not an Exchange expert, but if you are...

Business Software: choosing the right software, Quick Books
Quick Books: Hi Michele, Believe it or not, Quick Books will do a reasonably good job of project management, inventory management, and general accounting. As you grow, you can add modules like Payroll to make your business more streamlined. When you are just starting...

Business Software: Open source ERPs, offshore development
Business Software: Open source ERPs, offshore development

Business Software: Open source ERPs, ERP, WebERP
ERP, WebERP, Dolibarr: Hi Umair, WebERP is billed as an easy to use/understand system, which means you can get started quickly, but if you want added advanced capabilities, you will have to develop them yourself. The upside with this system is that you can do the development...

Business Software: collecting w-9 info. online, video display terminal, quality assurance program
video display terminal, quality assurance program, social security number: Hi BJ, You cannot rely on cloud server security for this type of information. Usually, you need a physical firewall along with antivirus software and intrusion detection software installed on the server. In addition, it is a good idea to encrypt the...

Business Software: How can accounting software help a (small) business grow?, Accounting Software, Intuit
Accounting Software, Intuit: Hi Victor, This is really a subject for a Blog, but I will try to answer it with limited space. Accounting Software can t sell for you or deliver a product or service. It is Back Office software to help you manage your finances. Very few small business...

Business Software: Open Office, Open Office Scrolling
Open Office Scrolling: Hi Carol, The issue you have been experiencing is a known bug in Open Office that scrolls automatically when a page break is hit, and sometimes to the end of the next page, when in Editing mode. The only fix I have been able to find is to accept ownership...

Business Software: Bespoke Application Software Development, Hospital Software, Patient Records Software
Hospital Software, Patient Records Software, Appointment System: We perform software customizations, integrations, and proprietary software development every day and I can say that each project is different. You have some unique issues regarding development in this case due to the nature of the information - you will...

Business Software: keeping on hold payments on line
It should be programmable. It would be based on a shopping cart styled software, that would have a delay in processing an order until a threshold of orders is reached. I m not sure that people will go for the business model. Hope this helps, Scott ...

Business Software: CLIENT LIST, CRM, outlook.com
CRM, outlook.com, salesforce.com: Hi Steve, There are two good solutions that I would investigate first: FREE - outlook.com - this is just about the same type of product you get with Microsoft Office, but it is an online version with full contact information you can access anywhere you...

Business Software: Messaging software for windows, Private IM, BigAnt
Private IM, BigAnt, Messaging Software: Hi Robert, It appears that Timbuktu Pro is still available through Motorola, but I am not certain of this. They list a version for Windows 7/8. You may want to switch to a different product, as Motorola may not continue to offer Timbuktu - I suggest...

Business Software: database
Not sure what you want. Do you want a trial version of Oracle to practice with? I believe they have one at the oracle site. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com...

Business Software: e-learning?
Its a broad term referring to any sort of training/instruction done electronically. Either over the Internet or using downloaded files or whatever. Since it covers many types of instruction its impossible to be specific. Also its not my area of expertise....

Business Software: Software, Accounting Software, Quicken
Accounting Software, Quicken, Avanquest: Hi Bill, There are several accounting software systems that will do what you want, but I have not personally used one that will do it for $100. For $249, you can get Quick Books Pro: http://quickbooks.intuit.com/pro/ The online version is a little...

Business Software: Question, Excel
Excel: Hi Wing, The issue is probably related to how the data is formatted on the spreadsheet. After opening the spreadsheet, navigate to the Data tab in Excel. Highlight all of the cells using your left mouse button (including the Header row). Next, click...

Business Software: Spreadsheet
Do it from the Data tab. If you chose sort there it should prompt you with the column names. If it doesn t then you need to select the entire table before you hit the Sort button. Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com Website:...

Business Software: Which Windows 7? 8? 11?
No, You are mixing apples and oranges. IE is a WEB browser, Chrome is a WEB browser, Firefox is a browser. There are others but those are main ones. IE is the browser that is builtin to Windows. Windows is an operating system, an OS is what allows all your...

Business Software: ACT 2000 display size, dell inspiron 8000 laptop, design layouts
dell inspiron 8000 laptop, design layouts, resolution monitors: Thanks for your question Gary! My guess is your monitor resolution is set quite high. The ACT! Layouts were designed to display full screen on monitors set with 640 x 480 or 800 x 600 resolution. Monitors have improved significantly since those days!...

Business Software: ACT!2000 setup for my business, dummies books, marriage divorce
dummies books, marriage divorce, act database: Good Morning Thomas! What a great question! As an ACT! Certified Consultant, I am constantly amazed at the number of people who use ACT! as an eletronic rolodex. You certainly are on the right track to using it to it s fullest potential. Here are the...

Business Software: ACT! outlook synching, microsoft outlook 98, outlook database
microsoft outlook 98, outlook database, act database: Thanks for your question Ed, This is a common problem with ACT! and Outlook if you had previously imported your Outlook data into your ACT! database. Here is the ACT! KnowledgeBase document about this issue: Situation: You are using Microsoft Outlook...

Business Software: Altering Scanned Documents, optical character reader, software ocr
optical character reader, software ocr, orignal: If you want to scan text documents so you can edit them, then you want OCR software. OCR (Optical Character Reader) apps will take scanned documents and convert them to editable text, usually in Word and/or WordPerfect format. Top apps in this area are OmniPage,...

Business Software: Analytics tool, development methodology, independent tools
development methodology, independent tools, deep pockets: Hi Jothi, 1. Follow the steps of any good projecta nd development methodology. Determine what you want this tool to do and set it down as a requirements list. 2. Data is usually fetched using cursors by controlled by ODBC, JDBC or native database drivers....

Business Software: ad-hoc reporting tools, english queries, meaningful value
english queries, meaningful value, business logic: Hi Jay, To give a full answer, I would need to know a lot about the size of your business, the number of users and what exactly you are trying to acoomplish. Based on your general question I will give you a general response. It sounds like you may...

Business Software: Would like additional info., dos partition, command folder
dos partition, command folder, initial answer: First, in the future, AllExprts offers a followup option. You should use that rather then starting a new question. This option is provided for these types of situations. There is no way for me to know your level of knowledge so my initial answer will give...

Business Software: advice on software, adobe photoshop elements, photoshop elements 2
adobe photoshop elements, photoshop elements 2, adobe photoshop elements 2: Illustrator or Photoshop can produce EPS files. Both are higher end products then Photoshop Elements and can do much more. I m not sure what other products support EPS (which stands for Encapsulated PostScript). You might look for a converter that will convert...

Business Software: alternatives to microsoft office, free office suite, staroffice
free office suite, staroffice, microsoft office: Hi Marcos, I only know about StarOffice which has been around for a while. I did check their website, but I think it s not free anymore. I searched on the Internet and found the following. Check it out and see what you think. http://www.openoffice.org/...

Business Software: annoying security feature in MS outlook, e mail addresses, google search
e mail addresses, google search, microsoft outlook 2003: Hi Tom, I also did a search and found the following: http://www.tlhouse.co.uk/forums/index.php?board=3;action=display;threadid=96 The software is not free - but it seems that it did the trick for other users, and you can download a trial. Also,...

Business Software: anti-spam software, outlook inbox, sending mail
outlook inbox, sending mail, anti spam software: Thanks for your question Don, I m not familiar with spamweasel and so am not sure what you need to do to accomplish this. The email field in ACT! functions as an address book only and setting up your email system works differently. For example, if you...

Business Software: What are the applications..., presentation projects, microsoft applications
presentation projects, microsoft applications, mail: As I responded to the question regarding Excel, it depends on what you want to do. Terminology is as follows: Application: A program like Word or Excel whihc is part of Microsoft Office. Feature: What you can do in Word like s Mail Merge function...

Business Software: What are the applications..., word excel powerpoint, good luck
word excel powerpoint, good luck: This is too general a question. Applications usually are programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others. Within these applications or programs you have features that allow you to do certina things. What is you want to do with Excel. Thanks and...

Business Software: assistance, free advice forum, commerce package
free advice forum, commerce package, software products: I would suggest that you look for a WEB host that will provide an e-commerce package for you. There are many of them. I use burlee.com, but you can check hostsearch.com for others. They can help you build an e-commerce site where you can sell anything you...

Business Software: Backup Software, backup files, backup software
backup files, backup software, home computer: There are services that will back up over the Internet to a server where you can access them from your home computer. But I don t know of anything specific that will actually send them directly. You could, however, use something like PC Anywhere were you...

Business Software: Bar codes, code 39 barcode, code 39 barcode font
code 39 barcode, code 39 barcode font, sacanner: You are creating the labels using a Code 39 barcode font? Each box gets three different labels? And your scanner can only read two of them? I know that you sometimes have to use a delimiting character (I use an *) at the beginning and end of the actual...

Business Software: Becoming an ACT! Certified Consultant, projection chart, lucky person
projection chart, lucky person, speed lines: Thanks for the question Dave. I have been an ACT! Certified Consultant for about 7 years now. It has been my sole source of income. I ve had very good years and not so good years. I ve changed my business model with the times and have devoted myself...

Business Software: Best type of inexpensive software for small const. co., small business accounting, niche software
small business accounting, niche software, trade journals: I would look at Quickbooks. Its not expensive (I think its about $200) and is considered the premier small business accounting package. I think it can also do job estimating, but that may be a separate module. Another place to look is in contruction trade...

Business Software: Blackberry compatibility with outlook or palm, intellisync software, palm desktop
intellisync software, palm desktop, palm software: As far as I m aware its not possible for you to sync a Blackberry directly with the Palm Desktop utilities (Address book, Calendar, Todo List, etc.). However, its very possible to sync with Outlook on both the Blackberry and Palm. So by syncing the Blackberry...

Business Software: Business Calendars, peak demand periods, time allocations
peak demand periods, time allocations, inevitable conflicts: Hi Don, I am not aware that any concrete measures are in place to do that. My clients have used a combination of measures including: 1. Time allocations for shared resources, to cover meeting and non-meeting project time. 2. Meeting scheduling software...

Business Software: Business Card Creation, page brochures, tri fold brochures
page brochures, tri fold brochures, iridologist: Just about anything can be used to design business cards. Word, Powerpoint, most graphics programs, etc. I would NOT recommend printing your own cards however. You can design your own but take them to a printer to actually print. It will be a much more professional...

Business Software: Business Card Creation, page brochures, iridologist
page brochures, iridologist, card creation: Hi Mike, believe it or not, but I like MS Word. You can do almost anything in there (layout-wise). But as far as graphics go, try photoshop or you can download a free trial of paintshop pro at www.jasc.com. (very similar). Also, try MS Publisher. It...

Business Software: Business cards, photo suite 4, business cards
photo suite 4, business cards, business card: If you are using the by-pass paper tray with your printer, then I *do* have a suggestion. Put the business card paper in where you put normal sheets of paper. Be sure to place in the paper tray so that it will print correctly. Also, try printing on regular...

Business Software: Business Software, copyright issues, time magazine
copyright issues, time magazine, business software: If I understand you, you want to be able to create a magazine cover page where you put an individual s picture so it looks like they were featured in the magazine. For example, you might put my picture on Time magazine s man of the year issue. If that...

Business Software: Business Software, office automation and group collaboration software, office automation software
office automation and group collaboration software, office automation software, group collaboration software: I believe the answer to your question is as follows. Please note that I work mostly by myself so do not use any group collaboration software or office automation software per se. Microsoft makes software, MS Word if I understand the functions of the current...

Business Software: Business Software, contact management software, safe bet
contact management software, safe bet, commerce corporation: Thank you for your question Charlotte. You actually hit upon my area! ACT! 2000 (by Interact Commerce Corporation)is ideal for your situation. It is a contact management software that tracks all information about each of your customers. You will want...

Business Software: Business software, personal computer owners, bookkeeping software
personal computer owners, bookkeeping software, small business software: Why wouldn t you be able to? You can use any software on your system that you legally purchase. If you want to buy bookkeeping software there are many options ranging from large scale enterprise software like PeopleSoft and SAP to small business software like...

Business Software: Business software, edrawer, documentation manager
edrawer, documentation manager, search functions: Hi Bosco William I searched on download.com, and found the following. Maybe you could download a few and give them a try: ProLibra: http://www.download.com/ProLibra/3000-2076-10166425.html?tag=lst-0-2 eDrawer: http://www.download.com/eDrawer/3000-2064-10322245.html?tag=lst-0-5...

Business Software: What is the best database program?, oracle sql server, access filemaker
oracle sql server, access filemaker, relative term: First best is a relative term. The answer to your question depends on the scope of your database and business. A smaller project would probably use Microsoft Access, FileMaker or Lotus Approach. A larger project might use Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, My SQL...

Business Software: block diagrams, microsoft visio, ee student
microsoft visio, ee student, plain txt: Visio is the BEST choice. Its extremely easy to use and you can do a great deal by just manipulating the properties. I have a book on programming for Visio that should help you. I don t have it with me but if you search Amazon or BN for Visio Programming you...

Business Software: about (bpo) business processs outsourcing, how to create a business plan, business process outsourcing
how to create a business plan, business process outsourcing, company websites: I have one answer to all three questions; Research! You can use search engines to try and find company websites. Such sites usually have contact pages with such information. As for question 2, there is a load of info on the WEB about how to create a...

Business Software: buisness prog., database task, shipping trade
database task, shipping trade, trade journals: I don t know of any specific program that is designed for such a task. I would suggest checking shipping trade journals. Usually specialized software like that is advertised in such magazines. However, depending on your needs, just tracking the vessels...

Business Software: business computing, mba student, state references
mba student, state references, management model: Hello, once again I can only provide you with some pointers. Try these: An IT Planning and Management MOdel for Higher Education: http://is.memphis.edu/depts/vpcio/presentations/unzoped/itplansem/sld001.htm Example IT Plan: http://www.ctstateu.edu/is-t/strategic_plan/...

Business Software: How does business person (ex...., paper folders, ocr products
paper folders, ocr products, folder system: Thanks for your question Rick. The process of converting from a paper and folder system to a software database that tracks patient records and activity is not as complicated as you might think. There are several products available that run a veterinarian...

Business Software: Calendar Creator Plus, new dell, calendar program
new dell, calendar program, dell computer: Calendar Creator is a great program. Its up to version 8 or 9 I think. The vendor, Broderbund, is still in business. You can purchase a current version direct from them at www.broderbund.com or thru many softwarre retailers. I ve seen it at CompUSA, Best Buy,...

Business Software: Calendar Creator Plus, retail prices range, compusa
retail prices range, compusa, floppy disc: Who told you that Calendar Creator went out of business? The program is still being sold and updated. I see it on sale regularly at places like CompUSA or office supply stores. There are a few different versions from standard to Business. Its distributed by...

Business Software: Calendar Creator, dos disk, calendar program
dos disk, calendar program, calendar creator: I m familiar with CC though I don t remember it having that feature (of course I never looked for it). CC still exists, I think its up to Version 9. You can probably find it at Broderbund.com. There may be a free trial or you can e-mail them to ask if it still...

Business Software: Card Scan, installer cd, card scan
installer cd, card scan, form asp: You could try this site : http://www.corex.com/cardscan/support/cardscan_softupdate.asp Or their support page is here : http://support.cardscan.org/supportrequest/form.asp?lang=english I had a trawl, but couldn t see anything else. Take care,...

Business Software: CDs ARRANGE, record library, cd library
record library, cd library, artist title: There are any number of CD or Record library apps out there. Many of them shareware and even some freeware. Go to tucows.com or download.com and search for CD LIBRARY and you should find plenty to test out to see if it meets your needs. A good CD library...

Business Software: Collecting user expectation /requirements, market research survey, spotlight articles
market research survey, spotlight articles, personnel profiles: Hi Calvin, Keep in mind, many people have no opinion or expectations of products or services they don t use or don t use frequently. For example, I have no opinion on diapers, because I have no small children. The no opinion group is a large portion...

Business Software: Columnist, medium size businesses, small business owners
medium size businesses, small business owners, productivity applications: My curiousity is aroused here. I would be interested in pursuing this further. Topics I could write on is general use of technology in small to medium size businesses. With an emphasis on databases and other productivity applications. I would be more interested...

Business Software: Computer, software, advice question, clothing design software, old fashon
clothing design software, old fashon, search the web: In most cases the choice of software drives the choice of hardware. I have no familiarity with clothing design software, but the MAC is generally considered a better choice for graphics applications. So what I would do research into clothing design software....

Business Software: Cost calculation software, calculation software, lisl
calculation software, lisl, simple software: Hi QQ, I am a strong believer in Excel for these type of requirements, as it is very flexible and easy to change. If you need help with Excel, please let me know again. Also, have a look on www.download.com. They have a bunch of stuff to download there....

Business Software: CRM Programs, crm apps, crm program
crm apps, crm program, web requirements: This is not an area where I have a lot of knowledge or experience. For a small business I would suggest looking at ACT. Its generally at the top of the reviews for CRM apps. The next step would be a WEB search on CRM to see what you can find in terms of...

Business Software: CRM Software, customer relationship management, database module
customer relationship management, database module, shelf software: The major small business CRM out there is ACT. But I m not whether it has all the features you want. For something that bundles CRM and accounting, you would probably have to go to someothing like SAP, but that s really for larger operations and is costly....

Business Software: Creating Database, relational database analysis, multidimensional database
relational database analysis, multidimensional database, flexible database: I hate to say it, but it depends. What hotel info are you trying to accomodate? What is your purpose? Is it analysis? There are many flexible database products but each may have a different purpose. Transactional processing and reporting can best...

Business Software: Creating a database from an Excel document, vendor entry, birthday cakes
vendor entry, birthday cakes, database mapping: Thank you for your question Theresa, If you have set up columns in Excel so that on each row, you are putting the same type of information in each column, you can easily set up those same fields in ACT! and then import your data. For example, if you have...

Business Software: Crystal Reports 9, vertical alignment, invoice number
vertical alignment, invoice number, lorena: I checked and don t see anyway to format a textbox for vertical alignment. There might be a way to fudge this though. Since you are using a formula to determine the heading, you could include a Line feed with headings that will fit on one line. You could...

Business Software: Customer database software, customer database software, customer relation management
customer database software, customer relation management, shareware libraries: If you have Microsoft Office, you can use Outlook for just about all of that. The only 2 CRM (Customer Relation Management) packages that I know about specifically are ACT and Goldmine. But they are outside your budget and probably more than you need....

Business Software: cd, burner software, cdr
burner software, cdr: Sounds like you didn t close the CD. Usually, when burning you are asked if you want to leave the CD open for adding further info. If you say yes, you won t be able to use it on other PCs. So you need to close it. Check your burner software on how to close...

Business Software: color codes, html color code, pixel dimensions
html color code, pixel dimensions, exact color: Hi Seb, I do not quite understand what you want to do. Do you plan on using PowerPoint to create an image or does the endproduct have to be slides? For question no 1: You can create a small image in an Image Editor like Jasc Paintshop Pro with the color...

Business Software: consignment software?, consignment shop, thanks for your time
consignment shop, thanks for your time, easy program: Hi Cara, thanks for your question. I do not have any particular knowledge about consignment software, but you can try the following links: http://www.bestconsignmentshopsoftware.com/about.htm http://www.consignment-software.com/ http://www.theconsignmentshop.biz/...

Business Software: consignment software?, managing a business, consignment shop
managing a business, consignment shop, microsoft access: I don t know of any thing specific. You might look at Quickbooks, which has a lot of tools for managing a business. Its not just accounting. You might also consider building your own using a database app like Microsoft Access. Or hiring a consultant (like...

Business Software: converting files, csv file, open office
csv file, open office, spreadsheet: You can export/save a spreadsheet file to a .csv file. Open Office which I use has a save as function with .csv as an option. Open office also allows a spreadsheet to be exported as a .pdf file. As for converting a .pdf file to .csv, that is more challenging....

Business Software: counting software, access filemaker, database apps
access filemaker, database apps, names thanks: There are several database apps that could be used. The top ones are Microsoft Access, Filemaker or Lotus Approach. Any of the three could do the job, but would require designing and setting up the system. It probably wouldn t be too hard depending on the...

Business Software: counting type software, paper cards, type software
paper cards, type software, database program: Depends on how you define affordable. You can probably do this with Quickbooks. You can also do it with any database program. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response (either by rating or followup). It helps...

Business Software: credit card processing, accepting credit cards, gateway company
accepting credit cards, gateway company, paypal: Hi, apologies for the delay in answering your question. Try the following websites: http://www.my-credit-card-processing.com/ http://www.paymethods.com/index-2.htm http://www.graphcard.com/ Maybe email these companies and ask if they are...

Business Software: Data backup, backup my pc, photo files
backup my pc, photo files, good software: I use Backup My PC from Stomp. Others I hae heard good things about are Retrospect and NovaStor. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response (either by rating or followup). It helps me help people better if I know...