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Month: March 2018

Diatoms: Interesting Facts

Diatoms are tiny single-celled organisms that make up diatomaceous earth. They were first discovered in 1702 by Anton van Leeuwenhoek and for hundreds of years these microscopic creatures have been studied and analyzed. Richard B. Hoover contributed to this research by travelling the world, studying diatoms and collecting new species. In a June 1979 Edition of National Geographic, he published his exciting findings on these extraordinary organisms. Below are some of the most exciting and intriguing findings regarding diatoms: While studying a diatom collection in Belgium, that had been dried on paper in 1834, Richard B. Hoover was shocked to find that after adding water to a slide, the diatoms were revived and began to swim around… after nearly 150 years! More than twenty-five thousand species of diatoms have been discovered, none of which have the same shell. Diatoms exist in large numbers in most bodies of water throughout the world. In fact, just one liter of seawater can contain as many as ten million diatoms! The greatest numbers of diatoms exist in cold oceans. Diatoms can thrive wherever there is light, water, carbon dioxide, and nutrients. In some cases diatoms can even live out of the water – in moist conditions, they are able to live in topsoil, or attached to moss, tree trunks and even brick walls. Diatoms are very resilient and can endure lengthy droughts. Diatoms...

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Market Report – Distressed Sales February 2018 ARMLS

 Permission is granted only to ARMLS® Subscribers for reproduction from 2018 ARMLS® STAT – with attribution to “ARMLS® COPYRIGHT 2018”.  Distressed sales accounted for 2.2% of total sales, down from the previous month of 2.6%.  Short sales dropped 51.5% year-over-year.  Lender owned sales dropped 33.3% year- over-year. Considering selling your Arizona home? Feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation so we can share with you our proven home selling process. No hype. No gimmicks. No nonsense.   Just Results!          ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Click the button below to Subscribe to ourArizona Real Estate blog!   All images purchased and  licensed from Shutterstock , shared from YouTube, sourced from Vectortoons, or were taken by the...

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Cleaning Business Profits, Earnings and Salaries – How Much Money Can You Make?

The cleaning business, while not the most glamorous of industries is nevertheless a fast growing multi-billion dollar business in the US and offers entrepreneurs unique opportunities to profit and earn a ‘six figure’ annual salary. Let’s examine the cleaning industry and look at how much money it is possible to earn and what it takes to get to the ‘six figure’ level. How much Money can you make Cleaning? Most small cleaning business owners who work at it full-time as sole operators in their first year are able to earn between $20,000 and $30,000. Once they are able to take on employee, build up some local reputation and get good systems in place then a $100,000 annual income is not unrealistic and much more is possible for those who put in the effort. What Separates the ‘Six Figure’ Operators from the Rest? Here are ten factors to consider that typically separate the high income earners from the rest – 1) Different cleaning niche markets offer different opportunities. In some cities and states in can be easier to make it in the office cleaning sector and in other areas the carpet cleaning sector is more lucrative. It all depends on local demand and how many companies are catering to that demand. 2) Start building your brand right from the start and view it as your company’s most valuable asset. 3)...

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SEO Services

Professional SEO services can lift your site above your competitors. According to SEO experts, they help business owners deliver their sites to top rank search engines. They ensure that the site has a unique setting that attracts Internet users. Search engine optimization experts apply the newest analytics service, which has a positive impact on a website. SEO companies are facing great competition in the SEO field. However, they introduce guaranteed SEO services to cope with the competition. These SEO companies have a strategy requiring clients to pay the major search engines (including Google and Yahoo) for monthly website maintenance. However, the company has guaranteed SEO services, where clients do not pay maintenance for that month. Google has remained top, since they have accurate methods and algorithms that deliver credible results to the searchers. However, Google has made it difficult for web developers to use optimization tricks in manipulating search engines. This is why SEO companies have the guaranteed SEO money refund. SEO companies ensure that guaranteed SEO services include the Google’s webmaster guidelines. Webmaster guidelines boost website rank and search activity. The services clients get from SEO experts are like marathons. However, clients should be aware that SEO tricks can have a great impact on a website and damage it-which is why they have to use the legitimate SEO strategies in order to receive impressive results. Although one may...

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Market Report – Monthly Sales February 2018 ARMLS

  Permission is granted only to ARMLS® Subscribers for reproduction from 2018 ARMLS® STAT – with attribution to “ARMLS® COPYRIGHT 2018”.   Sales are up 13.6% month-over-month.  The year-over-year comparison is up 7.4%.  Considering selling your home? Feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation so we can share with you our proven home selling process! No hype. No gimmicks. No nonsense.   Just Results!        ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Click the button below to Subscribe to our Arizona Real Estate blog!   All images purchased and  licensed from Shutterstock , shared from YouTube, sourced from Vectortoons, or were taken by the author unless otherwise noted. About the Authors – Updated 2017 If you are considering a Traditional or...

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