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February 2007 Blog Posts (21)

Outsource And Fail Without This Knowledge.

Sure, you may know that outsourcing is a means of moving business forward, but it has its down side, which is why you must be careful to ensure that you get value for your money. The Internet parades lots of freelancers, but not all of them are good enough to help you achieve success online. For this reason, you, as an Internet marketer, whether you are a professional or newbie should acquaint yourself with the rudiments of outsourcing, so that you achieve your aim of getting what you want for… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 28, 2007 at 11:50am — No Comments

Nominations to honor Hispanic leaders in TX

Nominations are being accepted for outstanding students, business owners and community leaders for the annual Hispanic Forum Awards.



Award categories include Student of the Year, Business of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and Person of the Year. The awards recognize a top local high school graduate, a thriving business and Hispanics who have contributed to the community through volunteerism, political activism or leadership.



Nominations can be made through May. Nomination… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 27, 2007 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Outsource And Fail Without This Internet Marketing Knowledge.

Sure, you may know that outsourcing is a means of moving business forward, but it has its down side, which is why you must be careful to ensure that you get value for your money. The Internet parades lots of freelancers, but not all of them are good enough to help you achieve success online. For this reason, you, as an Internet marketer, whether you are a professional or newbie should acquaint yourself with the rudiments of outsourcing, so that you achieve your aim of getting what you want for… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 26, 2007 at 11:27am — No Comments

House Bill to Prohibit ITIN-mortgage lending "Extremely Disruptive"

New legislation on Capitol Hill seeks to curb an increasingly popular mortgage concept: providing home loans to applicants using their individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN), in lieu of a Social Security number.



The bill introduced in Congress would prohibit financial institutions from providing home mortgages to anyone who lacks a Social Security number. The bill (H.R. 480), introduced by Rep. John T. Doolittle, would amend the Truth in Lending Act to make ITIN mortgage… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 26, 2007 at 10:54am — No Comments

Before You Apply For Or Consolidate Your Student Loan(s)

As a student or the guardian of a student one of the most important relief you can receive is to conclude a Student Loan. But often the debt burden associated with student loans begins to way down on your income due to monthly repayments.



There are different student loans programs available, some of them out rightly exploitative. Student loan programs are either the Federal or the Private loans:



1. As the name implies, Federal loans are usually funded and administered… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 20, 2007 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Dr. Laura Murillo

She is the new president and CEO of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She becomes only the third woman and the youngest to lead the fast-growing group that serves as a resource to thousands of Latino-owned businesses in Houston.

Dr. Murillo leaves a post at Memorial Hermann Hospital as senior executive director. She's the fourth CEO of the chamber in the past four years. She replaces George Donnelly.

Added by NSHP Editor on February 19, 2007 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Online Credit Card Processing And Your Hard Earned Money

Credit card processing is very important in doing business online. Whether you are buying or selling, you require a reliable form for making or taking payments, a system you can trust to safe guard your hard earned money from internet thieves.



There are different modes of making and receiving payments online, but the favorite option for most online customers and sellers is the credit card, which necessitated the need for credit card processing companies, the very reason why people… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 19, 2007 at 4:49pm — No Comments

How You Can Qualify To Obtain An Accredited Associate Degree Online In 7 Days

You are seven days away from obtaining an associate degree at home if you have life or work experience. There are Educational institutions that provide online associate degrees for professionals and working adults on mere authentication of valid life and work experience.



Many offline and online Institutions offer the above program in which you'll find a wide range of majors for your life experience accredited associate degree at home.



To receive an Associate degree, the… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 19, 2007 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Proper Alcohol Rehab Methods

The best solution for a drinking or alcohol problem is to find the proper drug or alcohol abuse treatment program and then gently discuss with the patient, if he is not the one initiating the alcohol rehabilitation, the dangers of continuing alcohol or abuse, the benefits of rehabilitation and your love for them. The patient may not be amenable to your appeal initially, don’t give up.



Tell them lovingly the need to get back on a healthy track and that going to an alcohol rehab center… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 19, 2007 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Quepasa buys Hispanic online dating site

Phoenix, AZ--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--February 14, 2007--Aiming to make love bloom across the world this Valentine's Day, Quepasa Corporation (Nasdaq:QPSA), owner of Quepasa.com, the world's largest bicultural, Hispanic Internet community, has acquired Corazones.com, one of the leading online dating sites in the U.S. and Latin America. The match-up of these two means Cupid's arrow now has a more powerful global flight across the online dating world.



According to U.S. News… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 15, 2007 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Bilingual ADHD booklet available for free

A new bilingual English-Spanish booklet on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder aims at helping parents of children with ADHD understand their condition and learn about the rights of children with disabilities in the public school system. The primer explains the policies and procedures public schools must follow to provide the appropriate public education to children with disabilities.



The booklet is free and can be obtained by calling 1-866-783-2645. The National Alliance for… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 15, 2007 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Gabriella reflects creator's Hispanic culture

Mary Alvarez Pearson wants you to meet Gabriella, her 18-inch-tall dream come true. The Hispanic doll, made to Mary's specifications, has straight black hair and bangs, big brown eyes that open and close, and a tan body -- all vinyl, the better for giving a doll a bath. Her clothes are normal, not too fancy.



"I wanted to make sure when a Hispanic child looked at her, she could see herself," said Mary, 49, who retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1999.



Named Gabriella because… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 15, 2007 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Hispanic students perform better in colleges with larger Hispanic community

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hispanic students at community colleges with large Hispanic populations are more likely to earn higher grades and complete their courses, according to a study headed by a professor at the University of Florida’s College of Education.



Educators have long believed that a “critical mass” of like students is vital to making minority students feel at home on college campuses – but this study, appearing in the February issue of the journal Research in Higher Education,… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 15, 2007 at 6:42pm — No Comments

What You Should Know About Traffic And Making Money Online

There are three types of internet entrepreneurs:



The newbie who knows next to nothing about internet marketing

The unsuccessful Internet marketer who has built himself several websites and singed up with several programs but does not make money online because he does not know how to properly drive traffic to his business.

The Successful Internet marketer, also known as guru, who knows all it takes to drive lots of traffic to his sites and so make loads of dollars on a… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 15, 2007 at 9:47am — No Comments

What You Should Know About Traffic And Making Money Online

There are three types of internet entrepreneurs:



The newbie who knows next to nothing about internet marketing

The unsuccessful Internet marketer who has built himself several websites and singed up with several programs but does not make money online because he does not know how to properly drive traffic to his business.

The Successful Internet marketer, also known as guru, who knows all it takes to drive lots of traffic to his sites and so make loads of dollars on a… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 15, 2007 at 9:39am — No Comments

Air Filter Review

People who suffer from chronic breathing conditions such as Emphysema and COPD should be careful when buying an air filter system. These conditions are serious life threatening health problems that can be aggravated with the use of inferior poor performance air filters.



A good air filter should clearly remove indoor allergens such as smoke, odor, gas, dust and mould through quality filtration. An excellent air filter is that which is well equipped and capable of cleaning the air in… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 13, 2007 at 9:49am — No Comments

Air Filter Manufacturers Exposed.

Friend, what is the bottom line for you in purchasing an air filter for your home? Is it to improve the over all quality of your indoor air? Sure, be that as it may, you require careful consideration in order to find and purchase the proper air filter system suitable for your particular home. An air filter that is just humming noisily only makes its presence felt, but the job might not be done after all.



There are several air filter manufacturers on the market, all claiming that… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 9, 2007 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Our first job fair in Dallas a success!

Feb 9, 2007 - Our second series of Job fairs for Hispanic and Bilingual Professionals started yesterday in Dallas, TX. With more than 55 companies present and almost 400 attending candidates we know that this event has achieved its goal as some of the job seekers were even hired on the spot! (see pictures here)



So we are already working on the last details for our next job fair, this time in Chicago.



For more… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 9, 2007 at 4:50am — No Comments

Program helps Hispanic teens through depression

San Antonio, TX - -- It started last fall -- feelings of sadness, helplessness and anger as black as the clothing she wore to feel protected and conceal the cuts on her arm. Already thin, she couldn't eat, couldn't sleep. At school, she withdrew from friends. At home, she screamed with rage at the slightest provocation. Still, as bad as she felt, there were no tears.



"I never cry. If you cry, people know you're vulnerable, and they take advantage," says Kira, 15, a 10th-grader at… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 5, 2007 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Hispanic Workforce in Nevada

Fueled by a growing Hispanic population, northern Nevada is in a prime position to maximize the benefits of the diversity of its work force, experts at an economic conference said.



"This community embraces its diversity, and that's the key to success," said Joe Cisneros III, president/CEO of the Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.



Cisneros spoke Wednesday at the three-day Hispanic Workforce Summit 2007 hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Northern… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on February 2, 2007 at 5:33pm — No Comments

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