Got A Small Business? Choose The Right Domain Name.

Choosing a domain name can be daunting. Research the subject (after all, you’re the type of marketer who researches, right?) and you’ll be hit with a landslide of opinions, most contradictory. There are, however, two points that everyone agrees on:

– Pick your domain before you launch your business.

This is especially true if your market niche has lots of competition. Research your domain before you commit to a business plan.

– Don’t wait too long if you like a domain.

While you’re researching, you’ll likely come across a couple of domains that attract you. You might be tempted to wait, since you haven’t finalized or refined your business plan. Don’t. A handful of domains isn’t going to cost you much at an affordable registrar like GoDaddy, and once they’re gone, they’re gone. Chances are you can even resell the rejects at cost, if not a profit. Or “develop” them with unique content and point them to your main site for extra traffic.

Now that we have the easy part of the way, let’s wade into murkier waters.

Q. Which TLD (top-level domain) is best?

A. If you’re a juggernaut in the business world with a giant ad budget, the answer is dot-com (.com). If you’re a smalltime business struggling for search engine positioning, the answer is still dot-com.

People do disagree on the value of a dot-com TLD. Some assert that dot-coms have no particular value in the search engines, which may be true.

However, the fact is, if you haven’t yet seared your brand on the collective brow of the planet, dot-com makes you easier to remember. If you eschew dot-coms, then in some deep dark place inside, people will remember you as “that hard-to-remember URL with the ending that isn’t dot-com.” What’s worse, if you pick an otherwise memorable domain ending in dot-net, -us, or (God forbid) -tv, some of your traffic will end up at that competitor who snagged the dot-com version of your domain. Okay, that’s settled. Now for the controversial stuff. Which is best: the “keyword” domain, or the “creative-genius, snappy and brandable” domain?

– Keyword Name vs. Creative-Genius Brandable Name

A Keyword Name is the boring, workhorse kind of domain. You seem them everywhere. They bristle with hyphens: “” Or “” On the face of it, they’re hard to brand. They’re hard to fit on business cards. They’re really hard to explain over the phone to Aunt Martha.

On the other hand, a Creative-Genius Brandable Name is the sexy kind of domain. The successes are sparkling: Yahoo!, Google, You can shout these URLs across the room and the other guy will probably get it right. But note: the dot-com road is littered with hip, snappy business who failed to brand their product successfully, or get listed high in the search engines. Now their URLs all point to the same page: “server not found …”

The debate rages on, but the first question you must ask yourself is:

How will people find YOU?

It was recently reported that “direct navigation” web traffic has started to outnumber search engine traffic. In other words, more people visit sites by typing in the URL directly than they do by combing search engines for results. So more gurus are recommending ‘brandable’ domains.

But think about this. As a small business owner, how will people find you? Word of mouth? Billboards on I-95? “Corporate sponsorships” on hockey arenas? Probably not: they’ll find you through search engines. They’ll type in “cheap purple widgets,” and as a smart marketer, you will offer them a website optimized for the keywords “cheap purple widgets.”

Still, this doesn’t imply you should automatically pick a keyword domain. There are pros and cons to both types.


The brandable domain is great for business cards. In fact, it’s nearly compulsory if you’re planning on offline marketing. In other words, if you’re printing up stationary at Kinkos, you want a brandable domain name.

If you’re also a marketing genius, this is a fit challenge for your talents. Finding a memorable, apt domain to brand your business is something no software-driven suggestion tool can do.

Most “hybrid” domains — ones that are really crosses between keywords and brandable names — are long gone. But if you create a unique idea for your brand, you can probably snag the dot-com name for yourself. Now all you have to do is burn that brand onto the world’s collective forehead. If you do, you’ll benefit from type-in traffic. That means that if someone hears about you, they can probably find you just buy typing in your domain.


The brandable name requires solid marketing skill, research and luck. Your name should be so catchy, it’s almost viral. It should also convey your actual business – or you’ll have to work hard (often meaning, spend money) to associate the two. Your name should be “tested” on coworkers, cousins and dishwasher repairmen to ensure it has no undesirable connotations. Finally, your name should be available as a domain, and not suffer from competitors with similar domains. Sometimes, pulling all this off is difficult.


By keyword names, we’re not talking about the glorious generic keywords – the one-keyword kings such as or No, we’re talking keyword names you can afford.

This is where you buy the domain name in hopes of getting a top search ranking for cheap purple widgets.

Advantages are many. First, more keyword names are available. (They’re ugly, and many people feel an aversion to hyphens.) Also, they do help you place higher in the search engines. It’s true that search engines only give you a little credit for having a keyword in your domain, but “a little credit” counts.

Second, keyword domains leave no doubt in the searcher’s mind about what you’re selling. If you decided to call your widget business “Ableeza,” a searcher might not get at a glance what it is you’re selling, even if your rank is high.

Finally, if you can get people to link to you, those links will be valuable. No matter how Webmaster Joe describes you, the link part will always say, “cheap-purple-widgets.” This is a powerful search engine strategy for moving higher.


You won’t get type-in traffic for a keyword name. You can’t really explain it across a phone. It won’t look pretty on a business card, and it’s almost impossible to pair up with a cute logo. But if search engine traffic is going to drive your business, the keyword name is worth a long, hard look.


Regardless of which type you choose, don’t play guessing games. If you go with a keyword name, use a search tool (like estion.aspx) to determine what keyword phrases people are searching on.

If you choose a brandable name instead, test it out on a variety of real people first. Pay attention to their reactions. Reserve your domain early, since brandable domains go fast unless they’re very unique.

In the long run, both types of domains can work for you, especially if offline marketing is an option and you have a knack for branding. Overall, though, the keyword domain is probably the easiest path to success for the small-business owner.

About the author: Blake Kritzberg is a web designer and small business owner. Find more on domain selection, buying and selling at

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The Money Keyword List – Superchrage Your Website’s Earning

Many webmaster are making money or want to make money with Google AdSense. The problem is that some of them don’t know the keywords to use in their websites. It’s become necessary that those of us in the know share this key information with them to cut down their frustration. It should also help those webmasters boost their income.

Below are the keyword list I use when I build my AdSense websites. I call it ��•My Money Keyword List”. They pay from $1.00 to $100.00 per click. Can you feel the power in this list?

The list is in alphabetical order. A few keywords may drop in and out of the list from time to time, but 99.9% of them stay on the list.

In the interest of saving space and not make this a very long document, I’m presenting this list in 2 parts. This is part 1 of 2 of the list.

Drum roll please—–:-)

1. Acne 2. Adult Diaper 3. Adult Education 4. Alcohol Treatment 5. Annuity 6. Anti Spam Software 7. Anti Virus Protection 8. Asbestos 9. Bachelor Degree 10. Bankruptcy 11. Bextra 12. Blue Cross 13. Bonds 14. Borrow Money 15. Business Credit 16. Calling Cards 17. Canadian Pharmacy 18. Cancer 19. Car Insurance 20. Cash Advance 21. Casino Online Game 22. Casinos Online 23. Cell Phone Plans 24. Cellular Phone Rental 25. Cheap Hosting 26. Consolidate 27. Consumer credit 28. Credit Cards 29. Credit Counseling 30. Credit Score 31. Death Insurance 32. Debt Consolidation 33. Dedicated Hosting 34. Dental Plans 35. Depression 36. Distance Learning 37. Doctorate Degree 38. Domain Name 39. Drug Rehab 40. Eloan 41. Email Hosting 42. Equity Line Credit 43. Equity Loans 44. Extra Money 45. Facelift 46. FHA Mortgage 47. Fioricet 48. Free Credit Report 49. Gambling 50. Gambling UK 51. Gambling Online 52. Helpdesk Software 53. Home Equity 54. Home Equity Loan 55. Home Insurance 56. Homeowners Insurance 57. Internet Broker 58. Internet Poker 59. Investing 60. IRA Rollover 61. Jet Charter 62. Laptop Computer 63. Lasik 64. Legal Advice 65. Lenox China 66. Lexington law 67. Life Insurance 68. Loans 69. Low Interest Credit Card 70. Malpractice Lawyer 71. Master Degree 72. Mesothelioma 73. Mortgages 74. Need Money 75. Online Banking 76. Online Casino 77. Online Casino Gambling 78. Online Gambling 79. Online Marketing 80. Online Poker

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Robert Bosch GmbH – Turned Parts – Machined Parts Supplier

Statistics Operating in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, the Bosch Group reported sales of 43.7 billion in fiscal 2006, an increase of 5.4% over the previous fiscal. In 2005, worldwide sales of the Bosch Group came to 41.5 billion (reported as US$49,102,300,000), with about US$8 billion in US sales. In the auto-component supply market, the top competitors of Robert Bosch GmbH are: Delphi Corporation, Visteon, DENSO Corporation, and, Continental AG. In 2004, Robert Bosch GmbH was 17th on the list of Top 20 Patent Winners in the United States, with 907 new patents. This was an improvement from 20th (758 patents) in 2003, and 23rd (683 patents) in 2002. Ownership Robert Bosch GmbH, including its wholly owned subsidiaries such as Robert Bosch LLC in North America, is unusual in that it is an extremely large, privately owned corporation that is almost entirely (92%) owned by a charitable foundation. Thus, while most of the profits are ploughed back into the corporation to build for the future and sustain growth, nearly all of the profits distributed to shareholders are devoted to humanitarian causes. Diagram of Robert Bosch GmbH (Beteiligung relates to shares, Stimmen to voice/votes). As shown in the diagram (above), the Robert Bosch Stiftung (Robert Bosch Foundation) holds 92% of the shares (Beteiligung) of Robert Bosch GmbH, but no voting rights (Stimmrecht). The Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG (Robert Bosch Industrial Trust KG), with old members of the company management, agents of the Bosch family, and other eminent people from the industry (such as Jrgen Hambrecht, CEO of BASF), have 93% of the votes (Stimmen), but no shares (0.01%). The remaining 8% of shares and 7% of voting-rights are held by the descendants of the company founder Robert Bosch (Familie Bosch). For example, in 2004, the net profit was US$2.1 billion, but only US$78 million was distributed as dividends to shareholders. Of that figure, US$72 million was distributed to the charitable foundation, and the other US$6 million to Bosch family stockholders. The remaining 96% of the profits were pumped back into the company. In its core automotive technology business, Bosch invests 9% of its revenue on research and development, nearly double the industry average of 4.7%. Arrangement of the company Notable subsidiaries The Bosch Group comprises more than 275 subsidiary companies. In addition to auto-component supply business, which brings in more than 90% of its revenues, the company produces industrial machinery and hand tools. It also owns 50% of Bosch-Siemens Hausgerte, the European appliance maker. Bosch’s Blaupunkt unit is a major manufacturer of vehicle audio equipment. The subsidiary Bosch Rexroth produces hydraulic, electric, and pneumatic machinery for applications ranging from automotive to mining. Bosch has also purchased Telex Communications, and has purchased 50% of Purolator Filters as a joint venture with Mann+Hummel. Worldwide presence Although most of the company’s plants and employees are located in Germany (112,300 employees), Bosch is a truly worldwide company. In North America, Robert Bosch LLC (a wholly owned Bosch subsidiary) has corporate headquarters in Farmington Hills, MI; with factories and distribution facilities in Mt. Prospect, IL; Hoffman Estates, IL; Broadview, IL; Kentwood, MI; Waltham, MA; Clarksville, TN; Anderson, SC;Charleston, SC; South Bend, IN; and 11 other cities. The Research Technology Center is located in Palo Alto, CA near Stanford University. There are also two corporate sites in Brazil and ten in Mexico where a central purchasing office for all divisions of Bosch Group is located.[citation needed] In North America, Bosch employs about 24,750 people in 80 locations, generating $8.8 billion in sales in 2006. There are other wholly owned Bosch subsidiaries in: Turkey (7,000 employees in Bursa and Istanbul, 500 in Manisa) India (18,450); Brazil (14,190); China (12,370); France (9,720); Czech Republic (8,690); Japan (8,130); Spain (7,950); Hungary (6,280); Italy (5,160); United Kingdom (4,920); Portugal (3,940); Romania The Netherlands (3,320); Switzerland (2,780); Australia (2,300); Malaysia (2,220); Austria (2,140); Belgium (2,040); South Korea (2,000); Russia (1,730); Poland (1,640); Sweden (1,230); South Africa (1,010); Tunisia (770); and other countries. Bosch employs over 281,717 people in more than 50 countries, supplying a complex distribution network of new products and parts. Logo The Bosch logo represents a simple magneto armature and casing, one of the first components produced by the business. Core businesses Automotive technology About 60% of Bosch’s worldwide annual sales are produced in automotive technology. Bosch invented the first practical magneto, an early ignition electrical source, which provided the spark to ignite the fuel in most of the earliest internal combustion engines. Bosch’s corporate logo to this date depicts the armature from a magneto. Bosch also invented the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), and as time passed, Bosch became a leader in such specialised fields as traction control systems (TCS), the Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), body electronics (such as central locking, doors, windows and seats), and oxygen sensors, injectors and fuel pumps. Even in such humble technological areas as spark plugs, wiper blades, engine cooling fans and other aftermarket parts, Bosch has over $1 billion in annual sales. Bosch is a leading player in car stereo systems and in-car navigation systems. Robert Bosch GmbH is supplying hybrid diesel-electric technology to automakers, including PSA Peugeot 308. In June 2008 Bosch formed SB LiMotive, a 50:50 joint company with Samsung SDI. The company held ground breaking ceremony for a 28.000 m2 lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing plant in September 2009 and it is scheduled to start production for hybrid vehicles in 2011 and for electric vehicles in 2012 The plant will generate a 1.000 jobbs in Ulsan, Korea in addition to the 500 employees in Korea, Germany and the USA. Industrial technology Bosch’s subsidiary Bosch Rexroth is a supplier of industrial technology. Through this division, Bosch supplies technologies for driving, controlling, and moving machines. These technologies serve Bosch’s two core marketsactory automation and mobile hydraulics. Bosch’s packaging technology division plans, designs, manufactures and installs packaging lines for manufacturers of pharmaceutical, confectionery, food, and similar products. Bosch is one of the largest supplier of packaging technology. Consumer goods and power tools Bosch belt sander 1274 DVS Bosch caters to the areas of consumer goods and building technology with its power tool, thermotechnology, and security systems, as well as with its household appliances business within the BSH Bosch and Siemens Hausgerte GmbH joint venture. In the US, power tools are provided by the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation based in Mt. Prospect, Illinois. With its brands Bosch, Hawera, Skil, Dremel and RotoZip, Bosch manufactures power tools for the building trade, industry, and do-it-yourself-ers (DIY-ers). The product range also includes accessories such as drill bits and saw blades, under its Vermont American brand, as well as gardening appliances under its Gilmour brand. Bosch is the largest European manufacturer of thermotechnology (heating units, etc.) with its subsidiary BBT Thermotechnik GmbH. It had revenues of 2.8 billion in 2006. Its brands include Bosch, Buderus, Junkers, Dakon, e.l.m leblanc S.A., FHP Manufacturing, Geminox, IVT, Nefit, Sieger, Vulcano and Worcester. BSH Bosch and Siemens Hausgerte GmbH, in which Bosch and Siemens AG each hold a 50% share, is one of the world’s top three companies in the household appliances industry. In Germany and Western Europe, BSH is the market leader. Its portfolio includes the principal brand names Bosch and Siemens, Gaggenau, Neff, Thermador, Constructa, Viva, and ufesa brands, and further six regional brands. Bosch household appliances for the North American market are mainly manufactured at its factory near New Bern, NC. Its competitors include Viking Range, Fulgor, Sub-Zero Refrigerator, Wolf Appliance (a division of Sub-Zero Refrigerator), Fagor, Dacor, and Miele. The distribution of manufacturing workforce in household appliances is: 36% in Germany 30% in Western Europe (excluding Germany, but including Turkey) 15% in Asia 10% in Eastern Europe 5% in North America 4% in Latin America with 39,000 employees overall. Security systems In 2001, Bosch bought Detection Systems and Radionics, Inc., gaining a foothold in the North American security and life safety products manufacturing/supply business. Combining the product portfolio of the nascent business in Europe, which includes installation, supply, and call centre business, with the dealer network and product portfolio, allowed Bosch to enter the American market as a major supplier. Through the Detection Systems acquisition, Bosch also obtained additional sales channels in Latin America, Asia-Pacific (including Australia), and Europe. In 2002, Bosch acquired Philips Communications and Security, Inc., adding a comprehensive video surveillance portfolio, as well as sales channels, to its business. In 2008, Bosch acquired Extreme CCTV, a rugged camera and IP camera manufacturer, further enhancing their video surveillance portfolio. Today, Bosch Security Systems, Inc. works closely with an extensive network of certified dealers and integrators to design dependable security and life safety solutions for the market. Like others in this consolidated market, they maintain a broad portfolio of products and systems for video surveillance, access control, and intrusion and fire detection. They count major schools and universities, government agencies, correctional facilities, retail stores, casinos as many of their markets. History American Bosch Magneto Corporation 1886 Opening of Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering in Stuttgart on 15 November 1887 First low-voltage magneto from Bosch for stationary petrol engines 1897 First low-voltage magneto ignition for motor vehicle internal combustion engines 1901 First plant in Stuttgart 1902 First commercially viable high-voltage spark plug 1906 Production of 100,000th magneto ignition 1906 Introduction of eight-hour working day 1910 Opening of plant in Stuttgart-Feuerbach 1913 Start of production of headlights 1918 American assets seized; later become American Bosch Magneto 1926 Start of production of windscreen wipers 1927 First diesel fuel injection pump 1929 First TV Set from Fernseh AG division 1932 Formation of Junkers & Co. 1932 First power drill from Bosch 1932 First Blaupunkt car audio 1936 First diesel fuel injection pump for passenger cars, such as the Mercedes-Benz 260D 1942 Death of the company founder Robert Bosch on 12 March 1962 Worcester Bosch Group opens in England 1964 Robert Bosch Foundation 1970 Company headquarter moves to Gerlingen 1976 First oxygen sensors 1978 Worldwide first Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) 1979 First electronic engine management system (Motronic) 1986 Traction control system (TCS) on the market 1995 Acquisition of Atco-Qualcast Ltd 1995 First electronic stability control – Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) 1997 Common rail diesel fuel injection 2000 DI-Motronic gasoline direct injection system 2003 Acquisition of Buderus AG 2003 Digital car radio with MP3 drive and digital recorder (Blaupunkt) 2003 The formation of the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation and aquistion of S-B Power Tool Corporation and Vermont American Corporation including the brand names for Bosch Power Tools, Skil Power Tools, Dremel, Vermont-American, Primark brands, and Gilmours 2004 Third-generation common rail diesel injection for cars, with piezo injectors 2004 Bosch opens new Technology Center in Abstatt 2006 Bosch acquires Telex Communications, a maker of hearing aids, headsets and audio equipment, and partners with Daewoo to build Bosch refrigerators in Mexico 2007 The Bosch Communications Systems business unit is created to manage the brands and products of former Telex Communications 2008 Tata Nano, the $2,500 People’s Car powered by Bosch-designed engine is unveiled at Auto Expo in New Delhi. Bosch plans to acquire majority stake in Ersol photovoltaics. 2009 Bosch acquires LR Nelson, a maker of lawn and garden products, including ponds, and merges the Gilmours and Nelson brands into Bosch – Garden and Watering. Corporate social responsibility and accreditation The corporate major products are ISO 9001 and 14001 accredited. In addition to that, their management is complied with OHSAS 18001. See also Companies portal Knorr-Bremse Bosch home appliances References ^ a b c d e f g “Robert Bosch GmbH Company Profile”. Yahoo! Finance. Yahoo!.  ^ “Bosch facts and figures”. Bosch.  ^ “IFI CLAIMS(R) Compiles List of Year’s Top Patent Winners”. PR Newswire. 2005-01-11.  ^ Robert Bosch Stiftung: ber uns, retrieved on 2008-08-11 ^ Joann Muller (2005-11-28). “Parts for the Sensitive Car”. Forbes magazine.  ^ “About Bosch in the USA”. Bosch. Retrieved 2008-03-11.  ^ The Bosch Group – Locations ^ Bosch says it has contract for diesel-hybrid parts – Automotive News Europe ^ “Terms of Use”. Retrieved 2009-04-29.  ^ ^ Atco History Page ^ Robert Bosch Tool Corporation Established, Promises Continued Growth ^ Robert Bosch GmbH – Business/Economy ^ “Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2007/2008″ (PDF). Bosch. Retrieved 29 March 2009.  ^ “Global Responsibility – Environmental Report 2003/2004″ (PDF). Bosch. Retrieved 29 March2009.  External links Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Robert Bosch GmbH Robert Bosch GmbH official website Profile at Yahoo! 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Williams Tool Group)  Stahlwille  The Stanley Works (Blackhawk, Bostitch, Facom, Mac Tools, Proto, Sidchrome)  Textron (Greenlee, Klauke, Paladin Tools)  Thorsten Manufacturing  Toptul  Vaughan Manufacturing  Victorinox (Wenger)  Wera Tools  Wiha Tools  Witte Tools  Wright Tool Power tools Altendorf  Campbell Hausfeld  Cooper Industries (Cooper Power Tools)  Black & Decker (Delta Machinery, DeVilbiss Air Power Company, DeWalt, Porter-Cable)  Bosch (Dremel, Skil, Hawera, RotoZip)  Emerson (RIDGID)  Fein  Festool  Flex-Elektrowerkzeuge  Hilti  Hitachi  Husqvarna (McCulloch, Poulan)  Ingersoll Rand  Mafell  Makita (Dolmar)  Metabo  Panasonic  Paslode  Stihl  Techtronic Industries (AEG, Homelite, Milwaukee, Ryobi) House brands Ace Hardware (Ace Tools)  AutoZone (Duralast)  Canadian Tire (Mastercraft)  The Home Depot (Husky, Workforce)  Lee Valley (Veritas)  Lowe’s (Kobalt, Task Force)  Sears (Craftsman, Evolv) Categories: Auto parts suppliers | Automotive companies of Germany | Engineering companies of Germany | Electronics companies of Germany | German brands | Home appliance manufacturers | Power tool manufacturers | Home appliance brands | Plug-in hybrid vehicle industry | Privately held companies of Germany | Companies based in StuttgartHidden categories: All articles with unsourced statements | Articles with unsourced statements from March 2008 | Portal:Companies/Total


Dinnerware by definition is the straightforward service taken advantage of to plate meals. Normally spoken of as dinnerware, its sold in place settings or in full dinner services for four, eight or twelve. Formerly, dinnerware was reserved only for the evening meal. Today, in less official places, dinnerware is utilized for breakfast and lunch also. Still, there is nothing more grand than a formal dinner with the stylishness of Royal Doulton, Lenox, Franciscan or handpainted china. Every family should spoil itself in this grace at least one time a year. It is the quickest way to boost morale and push away stress and tensions.

Formal dinnerware is normally paid out by place setting. This usually includes, dinner plate, charger, soup bowl, service plate (bread and butter plate), cup and saucer and dessert plate. Getting dinnerware by place setting can be pricy. For maintaining elegant certainty, its very worth the additional cost. Select flattering crystal glassware and a silver coffee and tea service.

Dinnerware for normal utilization has to be more sturdy. Most households choose dinnerware for every day that can take constant use. Dinnerware can be just as gorgeous in bright colors or fantastical designs. Or, dinnerware in French white is simple and attractive, yet effortlessly coordinated. Most informal dinnerware is sold in sets supplied with the standard dinner plate, soup bowl, flat plate for dessert, or bread and butter servings, as well as cup and saucer. Informal dinnerware, depending on the size of the service, is common inexpensive.

It helps to be imaginative when putting together a distinctive dinnerware service on a taut budget. This is accomplished by purchasing dinnerware at antique stores, garage sales and or company closeout sales. Select pieces that are intentionally mismatched, but together create a non-standard dinnerware service.

Why To Get – Master Degree In Special Education?

If you are one of those who work in education administration or engaged in designing curriculum for educational institutions then there are a lot of reasons that you should consider for getting a Master degree in special education. An accredited master degree program in education helps and prepares you to pass license certification exams and Praxis examinations. Besides this, if you are a teacher then this degree can enhance your teaching methodology and presentation skills as well as pedagogical development. In simple terms it can be defined as a generalist qualification that primarily includes the theories of education and educational psychology.

Today where teaching is considered as a highly noble profession, attaining a degree in special education can boost a teaching career growth. This special education program can help you improve your ability to support and encourage students as well as create successful learning environments. In addition the course also helps you learn special skills including understanding diversity, teaching reading literacy, counseling and special education. Once you complete this special education course, you will be able to make decisions and take a stand on political issues that affect education and learning.

In last few years this education program has gained enormous popularity. It has become one of the most convenient and efficient ways to gain higher income and greater career opportunities in the field of education. Many of the employed teaching professionals, who are looking forward to advance their career to leadership roles like principal or dean, also prefer special education courses. In fact today Master of Arts in education programs is easily available at many colleges, universities and teaching colleges.

Apart from this, there are numbers of distance learning education degree programs available with various specialization options. Some of the specialization options offered by various universities are administration and supervision specialization, specialization in early childhood education, teacher education specialization, etc. Ultimately before you join a master education degree online program, try to ensure that the program will provide you with the right certificate for a career in education. Moreover, it is also advisable to perform research on options, before you sign up for a master education degree online program. Compare the programs offered by different universities and look for accredited programs that are valued by employers in your state.

Enrolling in a master of arts in education program can definitely put you on the road to gain the essential knowledge required for trained and experienced teachers. Owning a master degree in special education can put you at an advantage edge on your career ladder.

Single Moms Balancing Work, Home And Play

For a single mom, balancing work, home, and play can be a challenge. There might not be a lot of time or money left over, after working all day and paying the bills, to be spent on entertainment. But that can make it all the more special. There are many affordable ways that you and your children can enjoy each other’s company in the time that you do have to spend together.

One of the best ways to spend time with your children is to eat dinner together. But why not turn making dinner into quality time, too? Kids love to be involved, so give everyone a responsibility and make dinner together. You’d be surprised at how much fun you and the kids can have in the kitchen. Consider giving everyone a chore or dish to help with and vote on the best for each night. Or take this time to teach your daughter or son to cook. Not only will this combine quality time with a necessary task, but it also teaches the children important life skills.

After dinner, why not watch a movie or play a game? You can’t beat a movie or game night for family fun. If your town has a cheap movie theater that shows slightly older movies, treat the kids to that one evening. If you’d rather stay in, you can always rent a movie or play your children’s favorite game. You could either pick a movie or game that everyone likes or let the children take turns choosing. That way, the kids can share their interests. Just don’t forget the popcorn!

Taking walks, hikes, or playing outside with your kids is another great way to spend time but not money. Children’s imaginations grow best when fed with plenty of sunlight and fresh air anyway. Take the kids to a local park, on your favorite trail, or just for a stroll around the neighborhood. If you have a dog, schedule a time for everyone to walk the dog together. This teaches responsibility to the kids and gives you a perfect opportunity to enjoy each other’s company.

Time management is something most single moms struggle with. But with a little creativity and planning, you can balance work, home, and play while maintaining your bank account and keeping close ties with your kids. And after all, that’s what’s really important.

Phd Scholarships – Pursue Your Doctorate Degree Without Any Financial Burden

Those students who wish to complete their doctorate degree can take advantage of Phd scholarships available for eligible students. The source of this type of scholarship can be from your college or university or it can be from some private resource also. Since the total cost while completing a PhD degree is very high, many students apply for more and more scholarships and grants. This helps them cover their educational and living expenses during the period of acquiring a doctorate degree in the field of education of their choice.


Normally when any student completes his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree, he is out of fund and will need lot of money for the completion of doctorate degree if that is his ambition and ultimate academic objective. If he opts for a student loan, he will get into debt and after finishing his studies he will have to stay with the financial burden. Not only this, the student has to pay the loan amount and lot of interest and charges along with it finally. But at the same time if he applies for the scholarships and grants for the funding of his education, he will be able to remain free from the financial burden completely.


Phd scholarships are specific and so if you are looking for the options, you will have to narrow down your search and focus on the options available for your subject. One of the resources can be government also. Financial assistance is available from universities and some private funding is also offered for students who want to pursue a doctorate degree. You have to research well and review the pros and cons of all scholarships and grants before you apply for them. It is important to analyze them beforehand.


The best way to search for funding options is Internet. Visit the education section that is on the legitimate website of the government and then browse the database available. There are many private options also available for deserving students. No matter what Phd scholarships you apply, go through the details thoroughly before you fill out the application form.

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Earning A Doctorate Degree In Accounting

Today no one can deny from the fact that accounting is one of the most demanding and pleasing degrees available in the present scenario. In fact, if you are one of those who hold an accounting degree, no doubt you can enjoy a bright future and career growth. These days, every company looks for and generally prefers accountants who have a good knowledge and accredited degree. Your accredited university degree can surely be a platform to enjoy decent career rewards. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting can do much for you, but if you wish to extend your opportunities, it would be better to go for more advance learning. Ultimately, a doctorate in accounting can be the best possible way to go for.

Earning a doctorate degree or PhD in accounting can mean a lot to your accounting career. The doctorate degree not just distinguishes you as an expert in your field, but even let you get the highest level credentials available through academic pursuits. The degree even gives you an access to the advanced level positions available in different fields of finance, personal and corporate investment, banking, and accounting in various agencies.

These days there are many universities and collages offering online doctorate degrees in accounting. The major advantages of obtaining this doctorate degree is that it guides you through the process and let you gain the expertise necessary to be a success in accounting and finance industry. It even helps you in broadening your skills in various areas, including auditing, management accounting, budget analysis, forensic accounting, and tax consulting and preparation services. Adding to this, the flexibility of schedule that you may find with an online accounting doctoral degree can be a great asset if you are a working professional. Apart from this, the degree even let you advance your career and qualify for positions such as CPA, Tax Consultant, VP of International Finance, VP of Accounting or Accounting Professor.

However, being a

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How To Get The REAL Low Home Loan Interest Rates Online

I’ve been involved with home loans and refinancing for several years now: As I use to work for a large mortgage firm and as a landlord of over 11 properties, and I’ve tried nearly all the major online loan companies like eloan, and others to compare rates (especially to refinance my income properties). And guess what, other then the largest online loan companies: the ones you see on TV, most of them are not very competitive at all!

These firms don’t offer the loans, nor even broker the loan direct to a bank, like most mortgage companies do. They broker the loans through another broker, who sometimes sells the lead to yet another company.

How does that affect you?

Imagine how much of a percentage cut each one of these companies is taking off the loan – talk about middlemen! By the time the loan rate actually gets back to you, you could have cut off a few points and saved yourself thousands of dollars – or years off the life of your loan! Be sure to check for reviews of reputable companies online and their interest rates from third party sources. Thats the best way to insure you’re really getting the best rate available, and it’s personally saved me tens of thousands of dollars once I found about about all this.

Also, you’ll want to improve your knowledge of reputable online loan companies and the little known techniques that can save you – or make you – a lot of money in the way you structure your loans, try reading free articles like the ones at:

The Home Loan Advisor

Good Luck and low rates!

About the author: Zachary Truss has worked in the mortgage and home loan field for several years, and is now a private real estate investor focusing on multi-unit income properties. He collaborates and writes articles for:

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Career Opportunities Of Master In Tourism

With the advancement of technology in every aspect of life, man is constantly moving from one place to another as the craving for travelling has always been there in the sprit of mankind. In these days whether travelling is to business, medical, or entertainment related, it is a fact that the number of travelers is increasing rapidly and this in turn leads to the other point; professional travel providers.

Being a proffesional in this field may give rise to immense career opportunities & to get to be a professional in this field you will need to acquire a masters in travel and tourism. The masters in tourism degree can be obtained in various universities in different parts of the world. A master degree in tourism will eventually lead to a very reputable future for aspiring young students. A professional provider in travel and tourism is simply the person managing all the tourists’ actions starting from their own place until they return home again. A master in tourism will allow you how to fully understand and deal with travel agencies, transportation dilemmas, booking places and organizing tours. Some may think these tasks can be handled without extent studies and degrees, but the point is that expansive tourism studies are not only related to tourists but also the nature of the country itself and the tourism industry along with countries own society and traditions & this will in turn give a very wide knowledge about the country and its infrastructure so that the student can contribute his/her part.

Master degree in tourism allows you to take leading and managerial positions, just after graduation. Besides taking your degree in masters in tourism for getting a reputed , high paying job you will need to do some training. Training is useful to fully interact with people in this business and make contacts with agencies and hotel managers. It’s quite a wonderful career only for those who really love to travel and visit new places and most of all enjoy dealing with this field in person.
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Kate Simms likes travelling and enjoys writing articles to share her experiences.

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