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Freelance Writer

Status: Member since December 17, 2008
Location: United States of America
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Laura Bell is Freelance Writer. The Bell Business Report offers common sense business advice and how-to info for running your business. It takes the everyday headlines apart, dealing with business news, and shows you how to put that information to work for you.

The fact that we are living in hard times has been the discussion on a mystery writers' list I belong to. Writing, publishing and how to publish is their usual conversation. Hard times' issues have crept into people's lives so much that they are chatting about it everywhere.
This should be obvious by the gas prices going through the ceiling. Has everyone forgotten that there is a simple premise controlling this, despite the politics involved? Anyone ever heard of supply and demand?
Here's simple insight on how to cope. Can we reasonably answer the question, just how bad is it? It's easier than the analysts would have your think.
One of the main reasons is America's addiction to debt. I posted this theory on Linkedin.com and got so many responses I could barely get through them. Truly, this is a subject on everyone's mind.
We are all seeking the best price on everything these days. We are clutching those dollars so tight the images might jump off.
Times are tough and it is even tougher trying to find jobs if you are a self-employed consultant, no matter what the field. Wages and fees for projects just keep going down.
Many average folks think when the economy goes bad, it's ok to lay the problem at the feet of those in Washington.
So you have a business that you want to advertise on the Net. You have heard various stories about spam police and you are sitting their wondering how to start; or maybe you should just give up the idea and stick with print ads.
The World is loaded with people who bought FrontPage or DreamWeaver and started calling themselves Web Designers or worse yet, Webmasters.
Successful business on the World Wide Web depends on people being able to find you. It's not much different than trying to be successful as a store or a service working out of an office.