The poll finds positive assessments of two specific economic segments. Six in ten Americans say the stock market is in good shape, 26 percent think it is getting better, and 51 percent say it is staying the same. Among those who have investments in the stock market (about half of Americans), 72 percent think the stock market is in good shape, and 33 percent think it is improving..
Ironically, the best way to get their attention is to turn your back on both agents and big publishers! The large publishing houses now rely on their sales reps to scout out self published and small imprint books that are selling well. Why settle for 6 15% royalties when you can keep up to 80% of the profits from your book sales and retain the rights to TV and video productions, foreign rights, book clubs, etc? Especially since you’re going to have to do most of the marketing work yourself anyhow. And you don’t need an agent to pursue them.
Alauddin J. Feerasta, Chairman of Soneri Bank, is the owner of Rangeworth Limited, a company registered in British Virgin Island, having an account in a Swiss bank. Nooruddin Feerasta, his nephew and chairman of Rupali Polyester Limited, also has a company set up in British Virgins Island with an account in Swiss Bank.
I hire people in the tech community and have for quite some time now. Lots of them. What you describe and advise is not consistent with what I and every single hiring manager I know in the community (probably 75% of them) are dealing with. SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileFrom billion dollar Hollywood blockbusters like Avatar to animated features like Up, this year’s nominations for the best picture Oscar tries to encompass the wide spectrum of film released in 2009.For the first time, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named 10 nominees instead of the traditional five for its top category.It doubled the number of nominations in the hopes that having 10 contenders would boost TV ratings.The decision was made after Academy voters commented that more than five films deserved consideration in 2009.What do you think will take the honours for best picture at the 2010 Academy Awards? Take our poll.2010 Academy Awards: Which film do you think will take best picture?(polling)(This poll is not scientific. It is based on readers’ votes.)Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.