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Free!! Resume Templates (Take Our Poll)

Are you interested in greatly improving your first resume or in updating your current resume — or just interested in a better-looking resume? If your answer is yes, then check out these FREE and EASY templates: CV Marker My Perfect … Continue reading

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FREE Resume Templates

Are you having trouble preparing your first resume or in updating your current resume — or just interested in a better-looking resume? If your answer is yes, then check out these FREE templates: CV Marker My Perfect Resume Resume Builder … Continue reading

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FREE Resume Templates

Are you someone who has trouble writing TARGETED resumes geared to specific jobs? If your answer is yes, or you just want to get some new resume ideas, keep reading. HubSpot is making available TEN free resume templates covering these … Continue reading

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Free Data from the Retail Owners Institute

The Retail Owners Institute provides a lot of free and inexpensive data through its Web site. While the data are valuable to retailers of any size, the site is very good for small retailers because of the pricing: “The ROI … Continue reading

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An Interesting Take on “Free” Shipping from Vermont Teddy Bear

Free shipping is certainly a hot button issue for many online shoppers and the retailers that serve them. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the strategy of Vermont Teddy as to shipping fees. As reported by Tim Parry … Continue reading

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Free Internet Connections at McDonald’s

For years, retailers such as Starbucks and Panera Bread have encouraged their customers to use wireless in-store Internet connections — usually, for free.  Now, we can add McDonald’s to the mix, where Web access is sometimes used in a different … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Looking to Same-Day Shipping

Amazon is already an online retailing behemoth. It’s free standard shipping on orders of $25 or more has led the industry for years. Amazon Prime (at $79/year) gives shoppers guaranteed two-day delivery without a minimum purchase amount, as well as … Continue reading

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