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Catherine Franz
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Kindergarten Planning Works: And Works Extraordinarily Well - .

Have you ever returned to your office after time away to find where you left off and what priorities you are working had escaped your memory? I have. Too many times before I learned this. . . Before .
(January 07, 2007)
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The Secret To Using a Piggy Bank To Become Rich

Did you know that rich people keep piggy banks around their home? Yes, generally they do. Multimillionaire Kim Kiyosaki, wife of Rich Dad Poor Dad Robert Kiyosaki, and author of “Rich Woman: ..
(November 23, 2006)
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The Ten Beliefs You Want To Have To Succeed In Business

The Ten Beliefs You Want To Have To Succeed In Business Beliefs are the foundation from which we stand. They are formed through experience, observation, heritage, and environment. They dictate our ..
(September 30, 2006)
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7 Tips On How To Locate Junior Editors for Your Children's Book

Are you writing a children’s book - nonfiction or fiction? Here are a few tips on how to test your almost final draft. And test your manuscript on the same audience that is going to read the ..
(September 20, 2004)
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Going On A Word Diet

There are three ways to write a first draft. One is to ink whatever surfaces, in whatever order without regard to grammar, spelling or staying on topic. After the free write, the points, and message ..
(September 20, 2004)
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Increase Book Sales: When a Book is No Longer Just a Book for .

Do you have books sitting in your garage that you haven't sold yet and looking for ways to move them? Then you will want to know about these five outrageous ideas that aren't difficult and can be ..
(September 20, 2004)
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Revving Up Your Writing Productivity

Productivity begins by recognizing and valuing your brilliance, time, and space. It starts with awareness of what works and what does not. It continues with examining what needs grease, or other ..
(September 20, 2004)
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Seven "Really" Truly Unique Ways to Sell More Books

These marketing tips aren’t for the weak at heart. Use discretion and know where the ego and self-promotion boundary stands for you. 1. Use a fold over business card. Place your book ..
(September 20, 2004)
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Web Writing: Create Writing Flow With Four Uncommon Connectors

Connectors - conjunctions, punctuation, and transitional phrases - allow readers to process information promptly by creating balance and relationships between sentence parts. The connectors are ..
(September 20, 2004)
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Writing the PDA Way

When we think of writing it triggers many thoughts and visions depending on our framing. It could trigger a lone man with a full astray, unshaven, staring at an old plunking typewriter with white ..
(September 20, 2004)
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Writer's Conference Comparison Chart Available

To those looking for some writing education this year. . . I gathered and compiled information on 3-day writer's retreats and conferences for the remaining part of 2004. The chart lists all the 3-day .
(September 20, 2004)
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28 Reasons Why Publishers Will Buy Your Book

Editors will buy a book for one or more of the following reasons. By knowing what these reasons are, you can then design a marketing plan with those features in mind. 1. The author's previous books ..
(September 21, 2004)
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Teleclasses: 15 Ways to Promote Yours Programs

Teleconferences, also known as teleclasses or teleseminars depending on the presentation format, are the second hottest delivery technique for 2004. This delivery format satisfies the yearn to learn ..
(September 23, 2004)
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A Checklist To See If How "Real" Is Your Info ..

A 10-point checklist to help you be real with your ideafirst! 1  Can you make money from this idea?  What is available inthe marketplace now?  Is your market large enough togenerate the revenue ..
(September 23, 2004)
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Increase Book Sales: At Book Fairs, Festivals and Trade Shows

Play a bigger game with your book sales by expanding your audiences at local or nonlocal book fairs, festivals or trade shows. Can't afford a booth or table, rent a space on someone else’s ..
(September 23, 2004)
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Telling Your Story: The First Ten Seconds Are A Make Or Break

Why do people write long copy? It is not because their readers read it all! People write long stories for the same reason that restaurants that serve big portions get customers lining up at their ..
(September 23, 2004)
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Increase Book Sales: When a Sale Is No Longer Just a Sale

Do you have books sitting in your garage that you haven'tsold yet and looking for ways to move them? Then you willwant to know about these five outrageous ideas that aren'tdifficult and can be just ..
(September 26, 2004)
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Teleconferences: 15 Ways to Promote ePrograms Of Any Kind

It is true that this article is directly more towardsteleclasses, yet, the ten tips also included hold true forany type of electronic Learning (eLearning) marketing andpromotion. Teleconferences, ..
(September 26, 2004)
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Freewriting: A Strategy That Will Bring Your Writing To Life

Freewriting is a release from the prison of rules. It allows the fastest and deepest improvements to a writer’s creative process. Freewriting shows writers how to overcome past resistance ..
(October 30, 2004)
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8 Great Journaling Tips

Mix a martini, don't forget the olives, or pour yourself a tea, relax and enjoy! There are no hard-set rules for keeping a journal. How often you write, time you spend, and how rigorously you ..
(October 30, 2004)
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Create An Article Reference Box That Calls To Readers

There are two primary factors in creating a successful reference box, also called a bio box, that get the results you want from your Internet-posted articles. The first is adding the right keywords ..
(November 03, 2004)
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Voice Care for Speakers

Speakers rely heavily on their voice for business. If they do consulting or create audio products, voice maintenance needs to be one of their top self-care priorities. This information also applies ..
(January 10, 2005)
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10 Reasons Why People Attend Book Signings

This is the survey result of 325 people conducted by myself so I can improve at my own book signings. After completing the survey, I saw the wealth of insight it had given me. I felt it was important .
(January 26, 2005)
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15 Ways To Keep Your Speaking Inspiring and Creative

When stressed or blocked it is wise to make a change so that we don’t stay in that place. Yet, many times we forget some of the simple things that we can do for ourselves, quickly and easily to .
(January 29, 2005)
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Journaling In The Now

Generally, people either live in the past or in the future the majority of their day. This leaves the opportunity of being in the present moment fleeting. It is only in our present moment where we ..
(February 03, 2005)
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