Get A Latvia Golden Visa For The Cheapest Real-Estate Investment

There are many beautiful countries in the world you wish to make your home. Yet, there are a lot of difficulties in becoming a permanent resident of a foreign country, citizenship, of course, being the biggest of them.

Yet, you can become a resident of Latvia by investing in real estate in the country and get the Latvia Golden Visa. The investment rates are immensely cheaper than in most countries which makes Latvia a great option to settle in. There is no denying that it isn’t as beautiful as, say, Switzerland but Lativa has its own beauty and is without a doubt one of the safest countries for immigrants.

Great Property At Cheaper Prices

It is surprising how the highest quality properties are available at such low prices in Latvia. You can choose the property you want to buy from a plethora of options at your disposal. The price and the type of these properties differ and you can choose one that you deem to be the best suited to you. So, don’t miss this wonderful opportunity of becoming a permanent resident of a country that makes it housing so much cheaper and easier for you.

What are the benefits of Cashcat loans in the Philippines?

Even though online loans impose very high interest rates, they serve those people who have no other options. And provided that the outstanding amount is paid off fast, the borrower won’t accrue that much of debt. Cashcat is one of the major aggregators, collecting information about various offerings on the market. 

Advantages of Cashcat

First, the Cashcat loans work much faster as compared to similar products offered by banks. 

Second, these services are highly convenient since all operations are done on the web, without the need for office visits and phone calls. 

Third, there’s usually no need for collateral and guarantors, making such payday lending easy to get. 

Fourth, Cash cat lending facilities are available to a wide swath of the Philippines society. Anybody aged from 17 till 65 and having a source of income can apply. 

Borrowers can contact individual lenders directly, but it’s more efficient to talk with the so-called “aggregators” who bring together the payday loan offerings from dozens of facilities all around the country.

 

How to Find the Highest Paying Surveys?

There are lots of panels that pay for your opinion. You simply need to sign up and honestly answer the questions. It’s really that simple. However, there’s a small catch. They don’t usually pay much. You’ll earn about $0.25-$0.75 per survey if you qualify for it. Imagine how many surveys you’ll have to deal with to get real money. That’s why Rebecca Slater, the owner of the blog Survey Clarity gathered the sites that let you make at least $250 per month. Let’s see what she found.

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Paper wallets for bitcoin and anonymity with Bestmixer

To protect your bitcoins, you need to pay attention to the safety of their storage. All storage methods have their advantages and disadvantages, and you need to choose based on what your future plans. The smart decision is the devitrification of the storage and improving the anonymity with mixers like Bestmixer.

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3 Must-Have Small Biz Revenue Growth Strategies for the New Year

What will you do differently in the New Year to help your small business grow? I recommend first optimizing your existing and most effective marketing activities before you initiate any new projects.

By improving strategies already working, you’re almost guaranteed that the extra time and money you spend today will ultimately help your small business grow affordably and swiftly. You already know the strategy works, now you just need to optimize it to enhance its performance.

Too often small business owners look for new initiatives to spur sales. I disagree with this approach. The reality is that you’ve probably been using effective strategies, but just not to capacity. By optimizing current strategies, you’ll save time and money and likely increase revenue more quickly.

Here are three revenue-optimizing marketing strategies:

#1 – Tie Your Marketing Activities to Environmental Triggers

What is a trigger?
According to Jonah Berger, author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On, “Triggers are like little environmental reminders for related concepts and ideas.” He adds that sights, smells, and sounds can trigger related thoughts and ideas, making them more top of mind, ultimately increasing the possibility of customer action.

I agree with him. Let’s put his concept to work for your business…

Let’s say you own a small local eatery that serves breakfast and lunch. You’re satisfied with your breakfast sales; however, your lunch sales are flat. To increase lunch sales, try inserting a trigger. For example, when you prepare and display your daily lunch special in front of customers ordering to-go-breakfasts, you’ll likely increase the chances of these same customers returning to purchase your lunch special. When your customers get hungry later, having seen and smelled your lunch special from the morning will likely trigger their memory about your eatery learn more here.

Another Example
Perhaps you own a small auto repair shop. Most of your business includes oil changes, tire rotations, and tune-ups. However, you also sell tires and you’d like to sell more of them. When a snowstorm or heavy rain strikes, display your all-weather and snow tires more prominently during the week of the storm, and include signs on top of the tire stacks with specific sales copy promoting the purchase of new tires, e.g., “This week only, when you purchase a set of all-weather tires, you’ll receive free rotate and balances for two years.” By tying your promotion to an environmental influence, your tire sales will likely increase.

#2 – Tie Your Marketing Initiatives to Your Customers’ Habits

The moment you attach your marketing efforts to your customers’ habits, you increase your marketing strategy’s effectiveness.
For Example:

Many people run errands during their lunch hour. Make your service part of your customers’ errands. Let’s say you’re a hairstylist seeking to optimize your salon marketing strategies. Your lunch hour business is slow. To increase business, post a sign at your station describing a lunch hour promotion, such as “LUNCH HOUR SPECIAL: Always receive 15% off a wash, style and blow dry from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Don’t worry – we’ll get you back to work in time and looking great!” People will run errands, so the idea is to become one of their errands.
Another Example

If your customers are more likely to respond to email first thing in the morning, before they’ve left for work, then have your emails waiting in your customers’ inboxes for when they first sit down with their morning coffee. Most professional email services report email open times and allow for scheduled distribution. (Mine does. I use Constant Contact.) What’s more, most email services report who opened your email in addition to the day and time. This said, consider segmenting your customer email database by the time of day. Send the same email, just at different times, helping to increase your open rates.

#3 – Tie Your Marketing to Popular Events & Holidays

Generally speaking, as a small business you don’t need to educate your customers about shopping seasons because big businesses such as Walmart and Target essentially take care of this for you. The key is to take advantage of this influx of customer spending by tying your products and services to that very holiday or event. Certainly many of us are already tying our products and services to highly popular holidays; however, are your messages and offerings optimized?

For Example:
Let’s say it’s wintertime and you own a landscaping business. It’s your off-season and your primary service is snowplowing. How about piggybacking onto the biggest shopping season of the year – Christmas, Hanukkah and others? What do the majority of your customers do starting the week surrounding Thanksgiving? They decorate their homes indoors and out! Consider offering an outdoor holiday decorating service. You have the equipment, you’re already taking care of your customers’ properties, and most people will decorate their homes. All you need to do is let your customers know. The reason for them to decorate already exists; you’re merely optimizing your winter services.
Improving your existing marketing strategies generally takes less time than implementing a new one, and the return is more cost-effective. What’s more, by repeating and improving upon your current activities, you’re compounding your efforts, creating momentum. It’s momentum that sustains affordable and efficient small business growth. It’s what will underscore your healthy revenue growth in the New Year.

Marketing Consultant Sharron Senter is the founder of Senter & Associates, a Boston north boutique marketing communications firm that helps small businesses grow revenue by creating useful, high-quality, distinguishing content. She uses a blend of online and offline advertising, PR and social media strategies that work concurrently to build momentum and expedite small business growth. Sign up for Sharron’s FREE monthly marketing tips at

How a ‘Monster’ Texas Oil Field Made the U.S. a Star in the World Market

MIDLAND, Tex. — In a global collapse of oil prices five years ago, scores of American oil companies went bankrupt. But one field withstood the onslaught, and even thrived: the Permian Basin, straddling Texas and New Mexico.

A combination of technical innovation, aggressive investing and copious layers of oil-rich shale have transformed the Permian, once considered a worn-out patch, into the world’s second-most-productive oil field.

And this transformation has apparently inoculated Texas against its traditional economic enemy, the boom-and-bust cycle pegged to oil prices.

Even now, with prices still far below their peak, the Permian is bursting with production and exploration, and the biggest concern is how to create more capacity to get all that oil to market.

The shale-drilling frenzy in the Permian has enabled the United States not only to reduce crude-oil imports, but even to become a major exporter for the first time in half a century. Its bounty has also empowered the United States diplomatically, allowing it to impose sanctions on Iran and Venezuela without worrying much about increasing gasoline prices.

Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two

A small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances to advance.

PHOENIX — It’s hard to miss the dogged technological ambition pervading this sprawling desert metropolis.

There’s Intel’s $7 billion, seven-nanometer chip plant going up in Chandler. In Scottsdale, Axon, the maker of the Taser, is hungrily snatching talent from Silicon Valley as it embraces automation to keep up with growing demand. Start-ups in fields as varied as autonomous drones and blockchain are flocking to the area, drawn in large part by light regulation and tax incentives. Arizona State University is furiously churning out engineers.

And yet for all its success in drawing and nurturing firms on the technological frontier, Phoenix cannot escape the uncomfortable pattern taking shape across the American economy: Despite all its shiny new high-tech businesses, the vast majority of new jobs are in workaday service industries, like health care, hospitality, retail and building services, where pay is mediocre.