• Kami Helps Publishers Collaborate Internationally

    “Kami is an affordable solution that makes collaborating on publishing materials viable within a national or international team.” – Justin Steiner, Dirt Rag Magazine, Rotating Mass Media. Challenge Justin Steiner of Dirt Rag Magazine needed a tool that allowed the mark up of and collaboration on PDF documents by people working both nationally and internationally. About the Company Rotating Mass Media is an American media company based in Pittsburgh, PA, producing six print and digital magazine issues per year – Dirt Rag Magazine and Bicycle Times. While Dirt Rag Magazine is an independent mountain biking magazine, Bicycle Times is a magazine for adventurous cyclists. Independently published since 1989, Dirt Rag…

  • Ice Breakers to Increase Sales

    For any client meeting, the start up conversations are very critical. Here both parties will assess each other; the client tends to be keen, especially if they want to know if they can trust and if they are dealing with the right person. The same goes for the real estate agent – they have to know immediately what their client wants in order to close the deal as smoothly and quickly as possible. For any real estate agent, putting their best foot forward is always advisable, but how can one do this if some clients build walls between them? Whether you like it or not, there will be initial tensions…

  • The Home Selling Process

    Many have the notion that selling your home is as easy as selling a cake in a bakery, but it is not. It requires more than just sticking up a “garage sale” sign and expecting people to come right up your front step to buy. Selling a home is never a “piece of cake.” In fact, it requires a lot of time and effort to sell a property and close the deal. While selling a home may vary from state to state, the process is almost identical. Here are steps and helpful tips for selling your home: Be Ready Selling a home takes a toll, especially on your emotions. There…

  • Using Skype for Virtual Field Trips around the World

    New technologies, such as social media, have found their way to the academic setting. More than at any time in the history of education, it is easier now for students to share ideas and collaborate with one another. For example, many classes have created their own Facebook groups to enable students to post their ideas and ask questions. Similarly, teachers use Facebook groups as an avenue for conducting online exams instead of the traditional classroom exams. Likewise, online programs, such as Google Docs and Kami, make it possible for students to edit their work online and to share them with other students. If the students don’t have offline software like…

  • Tips for Buying a Foreclosed Home

    For someone who is looking for properties to buy, foreclosure properties can be a great steal. Not only are they sold below the actual market value, but are also a great opportunity for a start-up business venture. Foreclosure properties are recuperated investments of banks where they took it over from previous owners who can no longer settle their payments. The interesting point is while most foreclosed properties are alluring to one’s pocket budget, there are hidden problems that buyers may have to face. Foreclosed properties are often called “distressed properties”; distressed because of the financial situation of the previous owner as well as the physical condition of the property. At any point, negotiation…