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I know everyone and their mothers are blogging. So I've decided that instead of ignoring this trend for myself-I should embrace it. Typically, a trend implies that it won't last. However, I've come to realize blogging has been here for awhile and isn't going anywhere.
As a young PR professional I find it useful to stay current on social media trends, blogs and so forth. Now that I'm beginning to blog I've been reading up on how to do it successfully. Are there any tricks to the trade?…Continue
Added by Michael Woods on January 31, 2012 at 11:41am — No Comments
Ben Bernanke said that the Fed will go for a Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP) through 2014. That means that the housing and economic recovery isn't as robust as hoped. The government is trying to give a boost to the economy. Treasury bill rates are 3%. However, with rates this low, it would take 25 years for an investor to double their money. While the lower interest rates won't help your IRA or savings plan, it does mean your buying power in real estate has never been stronger.…Continue
Added by Beverly Fast Sinclair on January 30, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments
INDIANAPOLIS - Mayor of Indianapolis, Greg Ballard, has admitted that his city's hosting of the 46th annual Super Bowl is really starting to hit home, insisting "it's actually about to freaking happen! Christ, I can't believe this."
Read the rest at The Indy Tribune
Added by Laurence Brown on January 26, 2012 at 11:31pm — No Comments
One year ago today, Indianapolis, and the world, lost a true hero. Officer David S. Moore passed away from injuries sustained in a shooting during a routine traffic stop. During the past year, as his family and community struggle to understand and cope, it has helped to reflect on his amazing life and service. On Tues. January 31, The Community Spotlight shines on Officer Moore during the Indiana Pacer VS New Jersey game (tip off 7…Continue
Added by LYNN MILLER on January 26, 2012 at 3:44pm — No Comments
One year ago today, Indianapolis, and the world, lost a true hero. Officer David S. Moore passed away from injuies sustained in a shooting during a routine traffic stop. During the past year, as his family and community struggle to understand and cope, it has helped to reflect on his amazing life and service. On Tues. January 31, The Community Spotlight shines on Officer Moore during the Indiana Pacer VS New Jersey game (tip off 7…Continue
Added by LYNN MILLER on January 26, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments
I was at a local Panera Bread getting a hot tea while waiting for my next appointment when I overheard the lady in front of me tell the gentleman she had just met in line she was looking to meet a man – and her criteria – he just better have his teeth. She said she just couldn’t image having a man in her life that would take his teeth out in the evening.
After I giggled a bit, it made me stop and think – wow, what are our priorities when it comes to things that are important in our…Continue
Added by Serina Kelly on January 26, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
If relationships are going to be at the fore-front of your networking activities, then you first have to strengthen your relationship with self. Self-reflection, reason for being, purpose driven and vision is an important part of that process. If you don’t take the time to sit back and work on yourself, who will?
Added by Ron Sukenick on January 25, 2012 at 7:24pm — No Comments
Fishers, Indiana real estate saw 544 homes for sale in December 2011 down from 621 homes for sale in 2010. There were 92 new listings for the month and a total of 84 sold. These average price of homes for sale and average price of sold home numbers seem to be slightly above that of the …Continue
Added by Michael Woods on January 25, 2012 at 4:02pm — No Comments
Home security is important at all times for yourself, your loved ones, and your property. If you rent out your home during special events in your city, such as the Super Bowl, protecting your family and your possessions becomes even more important. To safeguard your home during this time, precautions should be made well in advance to ensure you have the proper security coverage before temporary guests arrive.
The easiest way to be sure you have taken all the necessary steps…Continue
Added by Holly Hammond on January 25, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Fishers Indiana real estate seemed to fare a little better compared with what the Indianapolis homes for sale market showed in regards to average days on the market. A positive in the Indianapolis market shows days on the market were down 2 percent from the previous…Continue
Added by Michael Woods on January 24, 2012 at 4:24pm — No Comments
Does my Dog Need Prozac®?
By Dr. Anndrea Hatcher
Olive Branch Parke Veterinary Clinic
Does this sound familiar? You come home from a long day at work and open the door into a blizzard. You blink and realize that the inside of your home is actually blanketed with upholstery stuffing. Your Rat Terrier, VelcroBoy, leaps up from the remains of your couch and greats…Continue
Added by Dr. Anndrea Hatcher on January 24, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I’ll be honest with you, I had seen the QR Codes all over the place and assumed – and we know what that word really means – that this was too high-tech for me as I don’t really do technical kind of stuff. But this stuff is easy!
First step, pick a code generator website. Many of these sites are free and very fast to set up. I just typed in free QR code generator in Google, and a whole list came up. Here are three that seem quite popular:…Continue
Added by Serina Kelly on January 24, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Added by Michael Woods on January 23, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments
In summary, the Fishers Indiana real estate market showed increases in every area compared to the Indianapolis market. Indianapolis homes for sale were down 8.2 percent from the same month a year before while Fishers homes for sale showed a 2.4 percent…Continue
Added by Michael Woods on January 23, 2012 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Added by Jeffrey C. Farren on January 23, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
Some families base their entire housing search on the quality of the schools near the home for sale. According to Move, Inc., buyers and sellers in top school districts will often see median home prices range from 10 to 28 percent higher than homes in lesser performing districts. A National Education Association study on student performance finds that nearby affordable housing and stable neighborhoods is a key component to a student’s success. But buyers still consider factors such as…Continue
Added by Michael Woods on January 21, 2012 at 3:43pm — No Comments
There were 8.4 percent fewer homes for sale in Indianapolis, IN in December compared to the previous month. By contrast, there was a 9.7-percent decrease in the number of Plainfield homes for sale during the same period. Even better, the total number of homes listed for sale in…
Added by Michael Woods on January 21, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments
On behalf of Pacer Sports and Entertainment, and the Indiana Fever, I send out some very special offers for tickets. None of those offers, however, could ever be closer to my heart than the one I send out today;
One year ago this month, Officer David S Moore of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was fatally wounded during a routine Traffic stop. The entire…Continue
Added by LYNN MILLER on January 19, 2012 at 5:35pm — No Comments
Maybe you have decided that you want to incorporate QR Codes into your marketing plan. Why not, they seem to be quite popular nowadays, right? Well, before you just start placing your QR Codes all over the place, here are a few best practices to keep in mind:
Added by Serina Kelly on January 19, 2012 at 5:32pm — No Comments