Wall and Associates Explains How You Got Yourself into Tax Debt

When it comes time for people all across America to start working on their taxes this year, Wall and Associates warns them to be careful. All too often, taxpayers accidentally start to dig their way into bigger tax debts by accidentally or, in some cases, intentionally making errors on their tax returns.

When this happens, often the only viable course for taxpayers to get back out of this debt is to hire professional tax help and work through the problem. It is much easier, however, to simply avoid these problems in the first place by gaining a better understanding of what to watch out for, says W&A. (more…)

How Has Technology Impacted Direct Selling? Insights from QNET

According to direct selling company QNET, the advent of Internet technology has changed everything—including the field of direct selling. Now, more than ever, independent distributors can call upon Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks to help expand their reach and their consumer engagement. Meanwhile, direct selling companies—QNET among them—have innovated new mobile interfaces to make online commerce easier and more seamless.

“We believe that technology can serve to empower our distributors,” QNET Head of Marketing Trevor Kuna said. “That’s why we conceived QNET Mobile, an app that allows our distributors to conduct their business on the go, enroll prospects and make payments for products on their mobile devices.” (more…)

Mahir Reiss Tackles Questions About Judaism

Mahir Reiss is a well-regarded statesman and leader in the Jewish faith, both in Israel and in the United States. He believes in the beauty of Judaism, and is glad to share his knowledge with others who are curious to learn more about the ancient religion. Some of the frequently asked questions Reiss is often asked to tackle include the following: (more…)

Aidan Cassidy Reveals Tips for Starting a Neighborhood Watch Program

Aidan Cassidy is a veteran of the law enforcement field who still remains an active member of his community. He explains that neighbors are an integral part of protecting and preserving the area in which they live. When neighbors look out for one another and remain vigilant about what is happening in their own community, it makes it easier to keep that neighborhood a safe and pleasant place to live.

A neighborhood watch program is an effective way to help preserve an area and ensure that adults and kids alike can enjoy a comfortable place to call home. When it comes to starting a neighborhood watch program, the first step is getting to know the residents of the area. It is no secret that neighbors who know one another and care for one another are going to be more invested in ensuring that other community members are safe.

With so many commitments and tasks to attend to, Aidan Cassidy says that it is easy to go years without interacting with a neighbor. However, community members should make it a point to develop real connections with those living around them. This way, if something appears amiss in the neighborhood, they can simply pick up the phone and call to ensure that everything is alright. This is a highly effective way of stopping crime, and can actually deter criminals before they ever have the chance to strike. (more…)

Television Fanatic on How to Encourage Healthy Television Viewing with Children

People often shun television as being a negative influence on children, but Television Fanatic explains that it can actually be beneficial. This browser extension provider allows for people to view their favorite television shows from their computer, making for a much more convenient experience. The company understands that television is not as terrible as many people make it out to be. In fact, it can be used to encourage growth and development in a child.

 

It is no doubt that television should be regulated for smaller children. But that does not mean that they should be completely cut off from this form of entertainment. With the right guidance, a television set can be used as a healthy learning tool. Television Fanatic recommends these following tips in order to make for a healthy viewing experience.

 

Make wise choices

Parents should be making wise choices when it comes to letting their children watch television. They should only allow their children to watch age-appropriate material that has been designed to cater to their demographic.

 

Set appropriate limits

As mentioned before, everything should be kept regulated. Parents will want to set limits on the amount of time that their children watch television. Television Fanatic recommends this limitation so as to reduce the chances of addiction. As children watch more television during their growth, they may become dependent on it as a form of entertainment. Children should only watch an hour or two of television a day while breaking it up with some reading or playing outside.

 

Join the experience

Parents should not be hesitant to join their child in the television viewing experience. This helps them form a bond and to further regulate what kind of programs they watch. Parents that share in the viewing experience with their child will play a more active part in their development.

 

Share emotions

Television can trigger emotions in viewers, especially younger audiences. Television Fanatic advises parents to acknowledge when their children express some type of emotion such as delight or confusion. Since younger toddlers have a limited vocabulary, they rely on emotions to convey their thoughts. Parents will want to keep an eye on their children to see what causes them to react positively or negatively.

 

Keep programming fresh

Children are inclined to repeat something enjoyable. This concept applies to television as well, and the child may only choose to watch a specific program. Parents will want to refresh the programs that their children watch so that the experience remains fresh and new. As the child is exposed to newer programming, they will develop a wider range of knowledge and insight.

 

Stay in control

Parents cannot simply let their children watch television and expect them to remain on healthy programming. Children are naturally inclined to explore so they may want to see other channels. Some parents will put child locks on particular networks, but it is always best to stay in control of what the child watches.

 

Diversify programming

Besides keeping programming fresh, Television Fanatic encourages parents to keep it diverse. They should introduce a wide range of programs to their toddlers so that they can take part in multiple experiences. This helps keep a child’s interest and will ensure that they are increasing their exposure to world.

 

Engage in conversation

Even though younger children have a limited vocabulary, that does not mean that parents should refrain from conversing with them while watching television. The child is listening to and discovering new concepts in the programming, so their parent needs to engage their curiosity. By talking to the child about the program, the parent can find out what sparks their interest.

 

Encourage recall

Memory skills are an important part of child development. Television Fanatic states that parents should encourage their children to exercise their memory skills after they are done watching a show. This can be as simple as asking the child who their favorite character was, what was their favorite song, and what was the story being told during the episode. Children will begin to recall more detailed memories as they engage in more programs.

 

Television Fanatic Says, “Let Your Children Have Fun While Watching TV”

 

“Television time is a great way to bond with your child,” states a leading developmental behavioral pediatrician. “However, you need to realize the most important thing is to have fun. Your child watches television for entertainment. While it is important that they are learning something along the way, you as a parent have to understand the importance of having fun. Spending time with a child is the most rewarding experience of being a parent, so you should make television viewing time a fun and bonding occasion.”

 

Children have a notoriously low attention span, which is why all of the younger programming is designed to constantly keep them entertained. Parents need to find the right programs that will let their children have fun first and will be educational second. Television Fanatic indicates that a child who is able to enjoy the program will ultimately have a better viewing experience and may be able to learn more from television.

 

Bob Sloan, S3 Founder Has Tips for Understanding a Balance Sheet

According to Bob Sloan, S3 founder, the balance sheet is one of the most important tools that an organization has for understanding its financial outlook. Business leaders and investors alike benefit from knowing what elements a balance sheet contains, and how this information can be utilized. When read correctly, a balance sheet can provide insights into how the company might proceed, keeping its financial interests front and center.

The task of reading the balance sheet correctly is not necessarily a simple one, however. For those who have never spent much time looking at balance sheets, the documents can seem overwhelming or confusing. Bob Sloan, S3 founder, offers a few tips for those who are new to balance sheets, in the paragraphs that follow.

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PMC Property Group on How Leasing Agents Help Property Owners

While leasing agents are not strictly necessary for all real estate property transactions, the expert property managers at PMC Property Group explain that there are many advantages that a good leasing agent can bring to the table. In certain situations, in fact, the right leasing agent can become an invaluable asset to property managers looking to get the most out of their rental properties.

But to know whether or not they require a leasing agent’s services, says PMC, property managers first need to understand what it is that a leasing agent does for their properties. Below, the experts at PMC explain how leasing agents help the real estate process and how to spot an effective agent from a subpar one. (more…)

Sign Up Now and Save $350 For Social Gambling and Gaming Summit in Las Vegas

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The Social Gambling & Gaming Summit is quickly approaching! On December 10 and 11, attendees will take a deeper look at the intersection of gambling and social gaming at this exciting and innovative event. Gaming enthusiasts who are interested in discussing the future of social gambling are encouraged to register before November 6th and SAVE $350 on admission.

In addition to in-depth debates on real-money gaming, attendees will have the opportunity to hear intriguing panels and keynote presentations given by industry leaders.

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Sign Up Now and Save $350 on the Inside Mobile Apps Conference in NYC

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Mediabistro’s two-day Inside Mobile Apps conference will be held in New York City on December 3-4, 2013. Register before November 6th to save $350 on conference fees.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Investigating Monetization in Top App Platforms,” with the show offering in-depth discussions and analysis on topics including monetization, design, marketing and growth. The conference focuses on mobile platforms like iOS and Android, but will also analyze Facebook, among other platforms.

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Mediabistro’s Inside Network Launches GPlusData Pro for In-Depth Google Plus Analytics

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The following is a promotional post for a paid Mediabistro product.

Mediabistro announced that its GPlusData.com website, the leading provider of Google Plus analytics data to thousands of users, has launched a paid subscription service offering even more comprehensive statistics on Google Plus profiles.

GPlusData Pro is the in-depth analytics subscription that lets marketers, advertisers, and social media professionals gain insights into their audience and those of their competitors to optimize their activity and see their results. A GPlusData Pro subscription includes:

  • Tracking up to 10 Google+ users or pages
  • Demographic data: country, relationship and gender distribution
  • Post engagement by hour, day or day of the week
  • Most influential followers and who doesn’t follow you back
  • Download and print your tracked pages reports
  • Monthly newsletter with new feature updates and more!

“We are excited to announce the launch of GPlusData Pro,” stated Yuri Gelfand, a product specialist at Mediabistro. “For the first time companies, marketers and social media professionals will be able to obtain deep insights into the Google Plus ecosystem.  By utilizing our data of over 150 million profiles and 2 million pages, GPlusData Pro subscribers will be able customize their experience based on their interests, better understand their audience and quickly identify industry trends.”

Visit GPlusData.com for Google Plus information, statistics and trends.

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