Friday, June 29, 2007

Friday Funny 3

It is Friday already, and this week has gone so quickly!

Congratulations to Pinkapple again for her winning comment on last weeks Friday Funny. We might have to rake up a prize for you at this rate, Chris!

Here is this weeks Friday Funny.

Can you think of the perfect caption for this image? You have one week to submit them and you can submit as many as you like. All you have to do is to post your caption as a comment on this post.

Good luck.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Spotted - a 'you-beaut' sale

If you are looking for some wonderful gifts then head on over to Tonic Gifts. It is end of year sale time. "For 3 days only until midnight on Friday 27 June, Tonic Gifts is offering 20% off all stock including beauty and bath products, gourmet gifts, books, toys, children's clothing, stationery and much more."
Visit the Tonic Gifts Blog, too, for some product reviews. It will make your shopping easier. The blog is full of tips and information, so it is a great read whether or not you want to shop.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Life Insurance

Life insurance is an essential investment for all responsible adults. With an adequate life insurance policy, individuals can rest assured that heir family will be taken care of, their assests will be managed in a responsible matter, and one's estate will be taken care of.
For those considering life insurance in Australia, the internet is an invaluable resource. It enables consumers to compare life insurance and determine which is the best to suit their needs and provide their spouse with adequate coverage. It is easy to compare life insurance on the internet without evefry having to leave the house. Several factors may be taken into consideration when purchasing life insurance Australia. An individual's gender, age, health status, and if that person has ever smoked may effect the price of life insurance policy.
When a person chooses life insurance, they are choosing to give their loved ones peace of mind and the event that something tragic should occur. Burial costs which are quite considerable will be covered. Debts can be paid and a family can be cared for as a result of an adequate insurance policy. Breathe easy today, compare life insurance policies, and provide family with enough insurance coverage today.

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Top 5 Image Boosters (for those difficult mornings)

Some days it is an effort just to get out of bed. How hard is it to find something to wear and make yourself look presentable on that sort of morning?

Here are my Top 5 Image Boosters for really hard mornings.

1. Decent Underwear.
There are two reasons for this. Firstly, nothing makes you feel better like wearing your gorgeous lingerie. It almost sends subliminal messages of confidence to the brain. On a day when you need a boost, lingerie can give it to you.

Secondly, well fitting lingerie, especially your bra, can take years off your appearance. Nothing makes you look older or more rounded than a chest that sits on your belly. It is definitely worth being professionally fitted for a good bra.

2. Bronzer.
My skin is naturally pale but some days it can look washed out. A light dusting of bronzer is enough to give me some instant health. If your skin is fair keep the bronzer light in colour. You don't need a lot to make a difference, but you can dust it across your face and neckline to add colour. If you are scared of the thought of a bronzer at least use a little blush on your cheeks.

3. Lipstick.
I have to admit that lipstick is a lifesaver. It adds colour to your look and gives a finished look to your appearance.

4. Favourite Outfit.
When the morning is this hard, you will feel best in your favourite outfit. Sometimes a new outfit can energise you, but it can also be a bit of hard work sorting accessories to match. Stick with the familiar. It has proven itself, you look good in it and you know exactly what to team it with.

5. Jewellery.
Jewellery has many uses other than decorative. It finishes your look. Careful placement can attract the eye to your best features. On a bad day, it can distract the eye from your tired features too. Don't go overboard with it, but select a piece with definite style and impact.

6. Perfume.
OK, I cheated. I just can't go anywhere without perfume...... A quick dab boosts me straight away. In fact, if I can find a perfume to suit my pj's I might skip the first 5 steps altogether!

Now get up and get going!

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Small Business, Big Opportunity

I have found a great little book for those of us trying to build a business in Australia. It is called Small Business, Big Opportunity and it is free! Sensis has teamed up with best-selling author Rob Hartnett to produce the Guide.

It is a really comprehensive guide covering start ups through to business building.

The chapters are:
Chapter 1: Small Business in Australia
Chapter 2: The entrepreneurial
Chapter 3: Marketing to drive
Chapter 4: Marketing
Chapter 5: How image and brand drive
Chapter 6: Developing your unique buying
Chapter 7: Finding more of the right customers
Chapter 8: Turning browsers into buyers
Chapter 9: Winning the customer's heart
Chapter 10: Creating advertising that sells
Chapter 11: Making your message seen
Chapter 12: Local area marketing
Chapter 13: Direct marketing
Chapter 14: Driving results with directory advertising
Chapter 15: Virtual profits - an overview of digital marketing
Chapter 16: Search engine marketing
Chapter 17: Broadcast media
Chapter 18: Print media
Chapter 19: Outdoor advertising
Chapter 20: Public relations
Chapter 21: The road ahead

You can download the chapter that is relevant to you or download the whole book. You can even order a printed version to keep, and it is all free.

This is a wonderful book so grab a copy or download it now.