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Go Beyond the Party: 11 Simple Ways to Build Business Momentum
By Bonnie Smith
Price: $26.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Celebrating a business anniversary? Try these 11 strategic methods designed to attract and impress customers, boost their loyalty to you, and secure your high status reputation. While you’re helping your business, you will also be supporting local history and building your legacy! These are proven methods developed by a marketer/historian. Don’t let the opportunity pass you by!
Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream...How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business
By Jane Plitt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Learn how a 19th century servant Martha Matilda Harper transformed her life and the lives of other poor women by creating modern franchising. With franchises worldwide, British royalty, the Kennedy clan, George Bernard Shaw, presidents of the United States all became her devoted clientele. Harper's life provides a blueprint for business success and how to use business for social change.
They Cooked the Books
By Patrick Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
By Michael Mathiesen
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time. As a For-Profit Corporation our public servants would be forced to make a profit and distribute same to the shareholders, The People.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
1930 Circus And Amusement Park Directory For New York City
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
1872 Chicago Illinois Directory of Firemen
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
I am publishing a directory of firemen who worked for the city of Chicago, various railroads, and numerous businesses in 1872. My research is taken from the United States Business Directory of 1872. 1872 was the year that followed the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871.Putting out fires was handled by steam engines that were often pulled by teams of horses.
Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
By Colleen Cross
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
Charles Ponzi lent the Ponzi scheme its name, but he is not the first—or the last—to dupe investors with this age-old con. The biggest Ponzi scheme of all time is operating under the radar right now, unknown and undetected by regulators and unsuspecting investors. Learn how to spot a Ponzi and discover my stunning prediction of where, when, and how this massive Ponzi scheme will be exposed!