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Booking Vacation Online

As the Internet continues to grow and expand in leaps and bounds, the vacation industry is taking advantage of every aspect of the World Wide Web. Travel agencies are no longer solely relying on physical travel agents to sell trips to customers. Instead, they are relying on their websites to get the job done. This means advertising special deals through their sites for trips to various parts of the country and even around the globe. More deals can be found on travel websites than in their stores, which encourages their…

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Ford and Google to Join Forces

Ford, one of the most popular automakers in the United States, and Google, one of the most popular search engines and technological companies in the world, are talking about a pact that would create a union between the two companies. Ford is looking into the possibility of having Google integrate some of its technologies into new Ford vehicles being released to the public in the near future. Ford is not only working on a pact with Google but they have also announced agreements with social media outlet Twitter, audio news…

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Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

There’s no denying that the cost of education today is exponentially skyrocketing with demand. We all know education is an individual’s basic right – but how many see it is a form of investment in one’s personal talent, skills, and aptitude? A student’s interest in particular subject areas no longer counts as the foremost measure of career success. A graduate’s ability to rise above mismatched skills, low salaries, underemployment, and unemployment after obtaining their degree is a good measure of their success. The global education system is now swamped with…

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Using Social Media to Market Video Games

Different uses for marketing a product or service on the internet include article marketing, blogging, viral marketing and the use of social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and many other social media sites. One of the industries using social media to market their new products is the video game industry. New video game releases are some of the hottest trending topics on Twitter; just ask those who purchased the new Call of Duty game, Modern Warfare 2, after hearing about the game on Twitter. Twitter is one…

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Using Ebay to Earn Income

As the economy continues to struggle and jobs are yet to be added to the United States workforce, unemployed citizens are struggling to find ways to make money. Paying the bills has gotten incredibly difficult for thousands of people across the country, leading people to the Internet to make money. There are plenty of different ways to make money using a computer with Internet access. Those options include selling items on Craigslist, writing a blog with advertisements on it, taking up freelance writing, and selling items on Ebay. Ebay has…

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Hammertap Market Research

Hammertap software is the leading software program for eBay users. This software program has helped millions of eBay users worldwide when it comes to buying and selling their products on the internet. What makes this software so special? The answer is in the title of the article. Hammertap market research is what makes this product so special and what makes it stand out from the rest. Its main competitor is Terapeak software, also used by eBay customers. Hammertap software, much like Terapeak software, offers market research of prior transactions including…

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Internet Schools

Online schools are becoming more and more popular than ever because of their convenience and low cost fees. Online education can be extremely convenient and rewarding all in one. People taking classes on the internet can pretty much make their own schedule except for the rare classes scheduled at specific times. Getting an online education can work out for people that work from home, stay at home moms or stay at home dads, disabled people that do not want to go to a large campus or people that just want…

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PRESS RELEASES

Ficano ends longstanding benefits for department heads Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has ordered an end to extended health and life insurance benefits for appointed department heads and deputy department heads, a benefit provided since Wayne County Commission resolutions were enacted in 1993 and 1994. Ficano Honors Commitment to Reduce Union Concessions Thursday, October 06, 2011 Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano announced today that effective Oct. 21, 2011, wage concessions for AFSCME members will be reduced to 10 percent. For the last year, a 20 percent…

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Tom Walsh: Wayne County pitches new energy park to Asian firms

Wayne County officials traveling to Asia with Gov. Rick Snyder this week are pitching a newly assembled, 1,000-acre site in Plymouth and Northville townships to battery suppliers and other energy-related firms in Japan, South Korea and China. The proposed advanced technology park straddling 5 Mile Road west of Beck, just north of the M-14 freeway, includes the vacated Robert Scott Correctional Facility, a women’s prison closed by the state in 2009, and has more than 20 development-ready parcels of 10-60 acres each, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano told the Free…

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CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES Tadarial SturdivantClick Here to View CORPORATION COUNSEL Zenna Faraj ElhasanClick Here to View ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GROWTH ENGINE (EDGE) Wayne County PACE Program Please click here for information on the PACE program. To stay competitive in this changing economy, we must create an environment where people want to do business. An environment where innovation prospers, ingenuity thrives, and new investment is rewarded. An environment where the emerging technologies of tomorrow are being created right here, today. Wayne County’s Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) aims to strengthen our…

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