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Showing posts from December, 2011

Dilemmas with Search Engine Optimization

Do you know if your website is ranked and if so how high?What measures have you taken to obtain a higher page rank or to ensure your site is at the top of a search?Most website owners have either thrown the idea around or have attempted some type of search engine optimization (SEO).Those who have tried to undertake their own search engine optimization know that it is not easy, difficult to configure and problems can arise at any time.The first problem with search engine optimization is the cost.If you are unable to figure out your own search engine optimization or you simply don’t have the time it can be very costly to have another company do it for you.  It can be very difficult to determine who or what company to use, and to be sure they are legit and/or successful at what they do.
Another problem website owners run into when trying to perform their own local search engine optimization is what to do with their keywords.It can be difficult to determine where to add keywords, should th…

Do You Need A Technology Lawyer

When you first started your on-line business, website or blog did you ever wonder about the legality of it all?For some business owners it is hard to determine what is legal on line and what is not.What information do you need to provide to your buyers, what policies should you provide and how do those taxes work?  Make sure you are following the rules of the internet.E-commerce has grown significantly and the laws are constantly changing.It would be very difficult to find and follow all of the laws if you didn’t have any help. Someone once told me that the best way to insure you are doing it all right is to hire a technology lawyer.
If you do not obtain a technology lawyer you can put yourself and your business in jeopardy.There are harsh consequences for not abiding to the law.How silly would it be to be reprimanded for something as silly as not charging the correct taxes?A technology lawyer knows the laws and can help make sure your business is safe, secure and following the correct…

Happy Holidays + $25 Best Buy Gift Card Giveaway

Tips 4 Saving would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday season and an early Happy New Year!

Don't forget to enter the $25 Best Buy Gift Card Giveaway for all of your after holiday needs!

FREE 2012 Bird Watching Calendar

Click here to grab your FREE 2012 Bird Watching Calendar.  This calendar is a fold out wall calendar, perfect for keeping track of all your important appointments!

We Have a Winner

Congratulations to Heather ~ the Boogie Wipes Winner!
Thank you to all those who entered:  You can still enter in the $25 Best Buy Gift Card Giveaway!

Tips 4: Using Left Over Orange Peels

In an effort to reduce waste I have come up with some unique ways to reuse your orange (and lemon) peels.Stop throwing them away and start reusing your peels today!
1.Add a citrus scent to the kitchen: Place 2-3 ice cubes and your left over orange peels into the kitchen sick. Turn on the garbage disposal until everything is gone.Not only will you have a fresh scent in your kitchen, but your garbage disposal blades will be sharpened and cleaned. 2.Bug repellent:Just take your left over orange peels and rub the inside of the peel on your skin and it will help keep the bugs away. 3.Soften your sugar:Place an orange peel in your sugar canister to keep it from drying out. 4.Keep the cat away: If you have plants or gardens you want to keep your cat out of, just place some orange peels in there and your cat will stay away (cats hate the smell of orange).
I have also heard of people using the peels in cooking and for making homemade jams. How do you reuse your orange peels?

Why Auto Insurance Is So Important ~ Our Personal Experience

We have recently gone through a very emotional experience involving my brother in law, who was involved in an accident. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon he was hit head on by a driver who fell asleep at the wheel going 60 mph.  Please check out our full story here and why it is soooo important that you either get or beef up your automobile insurance!

Metal For Your Upcoming Projects

Do you have a lot of upcoming projects that require metal?If you are a metal user you need to check out the Industrial Metal Supply Company (IMS), a full line metal distributor.They have been servicing metal users since 1948.You will be amazed at the inventory, production capabilities and personal and responsive customer service offered by IMS.Their wide varieties of products include metals in all different shapes, alloys and sizes. Best of all they will create your perfect piece before you come pick it up.They can do this with their laser cutting, production shearing and cutting and Band Sawing. Beyond their amazing products and services they offer exceptional customer service.It’s always refreshing working with a company who cares about their customers and IMS is one of those companies.Along with their personal service the offer; next day delivery, same day pick up, no minimum purchase, credit lines with good terms, a knowledgeable staff and so much more.Join a community that shares …

Try Renuzit Products for FREE

Renuzit is offering a rebate for two of their newest holiday products.  Go Here to print the rebate form to get your money back and get your Renuzit products FREE!

GET a FREE HTC EVO 4G or EVO Shift Here

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sprint for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It is that time of year again for great Holiday Deals.  The best deal of the year has just arrived from Sprint!  For a limited time get great holiday deals on Android™ powered EVO 4G devices.  Right now you can get the HTC EVO 4G or EVO Shift for FREE only at Sprint.  If you haven’t experienced 4G yet now is your chance to experience it absolutely FREE.  You will get so much with this new FREE phone; unbeatable value, simple pricing and amazing look and feel.  Also, Wi-FI wherever you go, true HD Vision and so much more!  Sprint offers superior network coverage and a plan to fit your budget.  Here is a special bonus to this already amazing deal.  If you take advantage of the FREE Android™ powered EVO 4G devices deal you will get a waived activation fee for new lines of service plus FREE shipping.  Come on now, deals don’t get any sweater than this.  Go grab your FREE Sprint HTC EVO …

Applebee's Gift Card Giveaway

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gift Card Weekend. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you love to eat out or are you in need a date night?  Here is your chance to win a $25 gift card to Applebee’s! Starting 12/5 – 12/9 Gilbert the Gift Card Machine will be giving away more than 100 gift cards leading up to the ultimate Gift Card Weekend. Gift Card Weekend will include gift cards from all your favorite places including; JCPenny, Regal Cinema, Subway, Sephora, Applebee's, Bass Pro Shops, Adidas, Buca di Beppo, Lowe’s, Spa Finder, Marriot and Giant Eagle. The popular Gift Card Weekend is a one-time event held each year where participating retail partners give featured offers for gift cards purchased during the Holiday season. The gift cards can be redeemed from January 6 –January 8, 2012. Here's your chance to increase the value of all those gifts. You don't want to miss this amazing event. Do you want to know how to get your hands on one of the $25 Applebee’…

Trade Shows to Promote Your Business and Products

There are so many ways to promote your business or products.There are crafts fairs,, building your own product website and trade shows.There are countless benefits to using these methods of product promotion.However, there is one that is significantly better than the rest.By taking part in a trade show you will have the opportunity to improve your product and brand visibility.You will be able to personally promote your existing products and any new or future products you have coming out; create a buzz!Trade shows give you the ability to generate leads and increase sales.Also, you will have the priceless opportunity to meet other people just like you and bounce ideas off of them.It’s amazing what you can learn from just sparking up a conversation with another business person.

Best Buy Gift Card Giveaway

I would like to say Happy Holidays and Thank You to all of my wonderful readers!  It has been a great year for my family and I.  We are all healthy, happy and very thankful!  To end the year on a positive note I am giving away one $25 Best Buy Gift Card to a Tips 4 Saving Follower!

Manufacturing in Mexico to Cut Costs

Is your company bogged down by manufacturing costs?The best way to cut costs is to work with an offshore manufacturing management company like Entrada, who specialize in manufacturing in Mexico.There are many benefits for manufacturers in Mexico including; lower costs, high quality employers and if you are nearby you can cut down on delivery times.When you make the switch to Mexico manufacturing with Entrada you will help create an offshore manufacturing operation that Entrada will support but you will control.With 20 years of experience Entrada understands any and all concerns or issues your company might have before manufacturing in Mexico.They have clients who are available to discuss your concerns and help educate you with their experience and knowledge of the country. 

If you are looking to reduce costs and become even more competitive in the market you need to look into manufacturing in Mexico. Check out Entrada today.Read their newsletter; download their podcasts and sign up for…

New Student Loan Consolidation Program

Are you worried about your impending student loans or struggling with the ones your paying now?  President Obama has come out with a new student loan consolidation program coming out this January.  If eligible you can sign up to consolidate your loans between January 2012 and June 2012. To read more on the details of the new student loan consolidation program click here.

Silo Unloading

Does your business use or looking to use silos for bulk storage? If you don’t already use one for your bulk storing needs they are structures used for storing bulk material in industries such as agriculture and other industrial businesses. Silos are commonly used to store bulk grains, coal, cement, woodchips and much more. They are really used to store whatever it is your business uses in bulk quantities.Anyone in the industry knows that silo unloading is a very important component to the business. A smart corporation will want to make sure they invest in silo unloading appropriately to minimize costs, safety concerns and increase their overall bottom line.
The United Conveyor Corporation (UCC) designs efficient systems to store and also unload ash. Their systems are cost effective and the system performance is exceptional. UCC has a plethora of performance features for their silo unloading including; corrosion resistant mixing chamber, long lasting, self adjusting packing-type shaft …

Saline Soothers Review and Giveaway

Saline Soothers are a new product from the makers of Boogie Wipes!

I am so thankful right now for Saline Soothers.My son is sick and now I am sick with a terrible runny nose (it never fails, mom always gets what the kids get)!The tissues we had kept leaving my nose red and sore.My son has been using Boogie Wipes for a while with no complaints.I tried the Saline Soothers that are made just for adults and WOW I am so impressed.They feel so good and my nose was no longer sore or red.They are just as great as the Boogie Wipes.I love it that both the Boogie Wipes and Saline Soothers were created by moms just like us! You can buy these Saline Soothers at the same retailers you find Boogie Wipes or thanks to Saline Soothers 1 lucky Tips 4 Saving reader will have the chance to win 2 packs of their own!
To enter please fill out the easy Rafflecopter form below!

Bookkeepers For Your Business

Bookkeepers are a valuable asset to every business.Having a bookkeeper can help save you precious time and money.A bookkeeper is appropriate for those who do not know how to properly set up and use financial software, enter transactions or have the required accounting knowledge for running a business.The bookkeeper Melbourne turns to for quality and low cost bookkeeping services is Accounts & Advice.Actually Accounts & Advice will work with your organization no matter where you are in Australia.
The Accounts & Advice bookkeepers are both qualified accountants and charge bookkeeper rates.It’s very important to have a bookkeeper with accounting knowledge because not all transactions have simple classifications.If you stick with a public accountant you most likely will be over charged (usually charged an accountant’s rates for this service) and won’t get the same quality of service a bookkeeper can provide.They offer many different services including; accounting and payment p…

Boogie Wipes Review and Giveaway

Boogie Wipes have become a staple in our household; especially around this time of year.My son is always getting some type of runny nose or illness when it gets cold outside.

Nose blowing has become a struggle with our toddler.He is in the stage where he knows how to blow, but just doesn’t want to do it.He prefers his nose to be wiped.We all know how harsh regular tissue can be when you are constantly rubbing it around your sensitive nose.That is exactly why we love Boogie Wipes, they are soft, comfortable and perfect for sensitive little noses.
There are different varieties of Boogie Wipes to please everyone; Great Grape, Simply Unscented, Fresh Scent and Magic Menthol.Each wipe contains a natural saline to help wipe away all those hard, dried up and crusty boogies.My son isn’t into scented products right now so the Simply Unscented works perfectly.He loves using the Boogie Wipes so much that he actually doesn’t mind blowing his nose into them.It has taken away some of the stress when …

The Steam Team

We used to have very nice looking furniture before we had kids.It seems like as time goes by our couches and floors have collected new stains and colors.If it’s not milk or spit up then its juice or spaghetti sauce everywhere.It is soo hard, actually simply impossible to clean up these deep set stains ourselves, I can never seem to get my couch or rugs back to their original state.It is great to know that there is a company out there that offers full service cleaning, restoration and catastrophe management.You can find The Steam Team here and get your quick quote today!
A couple of the important services the Steam Team offers is professional upholstery cleaning Austin and shampoo carpet cleaners Austin. I like the fact that I can call up and schedule someone to come over and professionally clean my couches, carpets and rugs.Once they are cleaned we can breathe easier, the house smells fresher and the surfaces look like new again.Call, order on-line or get yo…

FREE Huggies Sample, Pull-Ups and GoodNites

This one is for Sam's Club Members only.  Grab a FREE Sample of GoodNites underwear, Pull-Ups door hang and Huggies Snug and Dry diapers.

High Performance Seals

As part of our money saving strategies for the winter we have been checking for leaky sinks.We discovered we did have one sink that was leaking, a very slow constant drip.After turning the water off and taking the sink head apart we discovered it only needed a new rubber O-ring.Parco specializes in high-performance seals and is the industry lead in the development of proprietary rubber compounds and bonding techniques. Parco was actually the first manufacturer to specialize in O-rings and is still their primary product.Parco is a very hands on company selling to many Fortune 500 companies.They make their own molds, mix their own rubber and mold their parts in computer-controlled presses. They cater to six major industries; oil field machinery, military & aerospace, water filtration, motor vehicles, farm & construction and fuel-dispensing.
Here are some of the most popular Parco products.In the oil field machinery their most popular product is the 0419-90 Black Nitrile (90-durom…

FREE Enfamil Formula, Coupons and Gifts

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Boost Your Business With POS Systems

I just returned to one of my favorite childhood restaurants the other day.It had been a couple years since I have eaten there and have always had such great family memories from the times we visited.The one thing that did stand out in the past were the long lines we always had to wait in.I noticed this time around that the wait time was shorter and the waiters and waitresses were using new credit card processing services.It was so nice to be able to just swipe our card so easily and quickly.It really cut down the time we had to wait after eating.I think all business merchants should use these POS systems (point of sale) to help the flow of business. You would have the ability to offer customers (like ourselves) flexibility with payments.Merchants could offer customers the ability to pay via Visa, Master Card, American Express or Interac.This will in-turn allow merchants to increase store traffic and profitability.
We left the restaurant extremely happy that day.We were completely satis…

Regal Cinema Gift Card Giveaway!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gift Card Weekend. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey Movie Fans ~ Here is your chance to win a $20 gift card to Regal Cinemas! Starting 12/5 – 12/9 Gilbert the Gift Card Machine will be giving away more than 100 gift cards leading up to the ultimate Gift Card Weekend.  Gift Card Weekend will include gift cards from a ton of cool places we all love; JCPenny, Regal Cinema, Subway, Sephora, Applebee's, Bass Pro Shops, Adidas, Buca di Beppo, Lowe’s, Spa Finder, Marriot and Giant Eagle.  Gift Card Weekend is a one-time event held each year where participating retail partners give featured offers for gift cards purchased during the Holiday season. The gift cards can be redeemed from January 6 –January 8, 2012.  Here's your chance to increase the value of all those gifts.  You don't want to miss this amazing event.  It is so easy to get your hands on one of the $20 Regal Cinemas gift cards given away daily on Facebook.  All you h…

FREE Similac Formula, Coupons and More

Check out how you can get your hands on some FREE Similac forumula, Coupons and more!

This is perfect for mommies to be or those who are in the planning stage!

Manufacturing Software

Technology Group International (TGI) LTD is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software developer. If you are looking for manufacturing software or distribution software then you have found the right company.Enterprise resource planning (ERP) integrates internal and external management information across an entire organization, embracing finance/accounting, manufacturing, sales and service, customer relationship, management, etc. ERP systems automate this activity with an integrated software application.Its purpose is to facilitate the flow of information between all business functions inside the boundaries of the organization and manage the connections to outside stakeholders.Is your company looking for a unique business philosophy and one complete solution? TGI will make the difference.You will receive the complete application source code, direct developer support, free maintenance, successful implementation and customer satisfaction is guaranteed.
They provide many different serv…

FREE Sesame Street Fire Safety Station Activity Book

Click Here to order a free Sesame Street Fire Safety Station Color and Learn Activity Book. All you have to do is add the item to your cart and complete the checkout process.

Publish Your Own Book

Do you have a book idea you have always wanted to publish.Maybe you have wanted to turn your blog posts into a book, or take your recipes and create a cookbook.Well now you can easily turn your ideas into a published book from the comfort of your own home using online book publishers. Publish your book with Instantpublisher and stop wasting your time with desktop publishing and short run royalty publishers that keep most of your profit and see why so many other customers rave about the quality, price and speed of their book printing services.This is all easier than it sounds.Anyone can design a book cover and text pages in any Microsoft Windows or Mac based program. They offer one color and full color printing and four popular book sizes.All covers have liquid lamination and a UV coating to give a professional appearance all with no additional cost.
The best part about this book publisher is they will help sell your book!They will list the first 20 pages of your publication on Yourbook…

Website Design

Website design is an integral part of any business.New York web design offers integrated interactive services which will effectively boost your business.They offer ecommerce website designs, large-scale enterprise systems and search marketing campaigns.This is the best method to increase sales, cut costs and improve your overall bottom line on the internet.The ecommerce solution is top-quality online solutions that transform your business.New York web design will take the time to thoroughly understand your business, analyze your target audience and their behavior, and develop a strategy to cater to your customers.There are so many options available; ecommerce consulting, ecommerce solutions, user interface design, graphic design, custom websites, internet marketing (SEO and affiliate program management).No matter the size of your business there is a solution specifically for you and your company.
You can easily get a quote right on-line.They offer references and case studies you can ch…

We Have a Winner

Congratulations to Lauren comment #8 for winning the UGLee Pens!  The winner has been notified and will have 48 hours to respond.  Thank you to all who entered and to UGLee Pen for providing this giveaway!

Retail Resource

Wouldn’t it be nice to find all your retail store merchandising and supply needs in one place?Well now you can at the Retail Resource.Retail Resource is the industry leader in retail store supplies and retail store fixtures with over 7,500 products.Their wide selections of items contain many new and unique items that no one else carries.You have to check out the large array of mannequins including; kids and adults, male and female, rod and fiberglass, the possibilities are endless. Find what works best for your needs. They even have jewelry displays.
It is very easy to place your order; they provide a quick order form right on the website.Before you order you can request a catalog and once you have placed your order you can check the status very easily.The best part of ordering through the Retail Resource website is that they have a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee, no small order fees and they have very competitive pricing.Don’t waste time searching for your store supplies elsew…