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Exposed: The golden opportunity right under your nose

Exposed: The golden opportunity right under your nose

Business
You’re living in THE golden age for small business owners. You have opportunities available to you today, which previous generations of business owners couldn’t have imagined. Just think about it for a moment: Social networks provide you with free access to a global audience. Podcasting gives you the opportunity to have your own radio station. Many podcasts have larger audiences than traditional radio shows. YouTube offers you your own free, worldwide TV channel. They’ll even pay you a cut of the advertising revenue. Digital publishing allows you to publish books, videos, training courses and audio programs, without the need for a book deal, agent or publishing contract. WordPress provides you with a free magazine plus free global distribution. They even look after the...
Where Americans see a deadly tragedy, Trump sees an opportunity to score political points

Where Americans see a deadly tragedy, Trump sees an opportunity to score political points

Politics
Since Donald Trump took office in January of 2017, it has been a year of disasters. Three massive hurricanes ravaged the Gulf Coast and the Caribbean. Mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and a church in Texas were among the deadliest in modern American history. Terrorist attacks around the world killed thousands. School shootings, naval ship crashes, white nationalist violence, wildfires, police killed in the line of duty, and innocent and unarmed people killed by police all cost lives here and abroad in the first year of the presidency. So how did a new president respond?  With Twitter, Trump’s chosen outlet for his response to the events each day. His Twitter timeline tells the story of the first 12-plus months of the Donald Trump era. As these calamities unfolded — some acts
Focus on Europa League creates challenges, but also provides opportunity

Focus on Europa League creates challenges, but also provides opportunity

Sports
Chelsea’s 3-0 win last night moved them back into the top four ahead of Sp*rs, and the gap between us and the Champions League places is now eight points. Given that Chelsea play Manchester United before we play again in the league, the gap could be eleven points with just 11 games left to play. That’s a lot. Our maximum points tally from this season is 78, that’s if we win every game, home and away, which would mean beating both Manchester teams along the way. It means we’d need 3 points from every game, which is not impossible but highly unlikely for a team which is averaging 1.66 points per game this season. Thierry Henry spoke on Sky Sports last night about what was left for this season, and said: Should they focus on the Europa and let the league go? I don̵...