7 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Mascot Performer for Your Character

Designing the right mascot for your business can turn out to be a complicated process. Upon deciding on the style look, type, brand personality and how the custom mascots will be used, the next stage is to choose the right performer. You might have the best mascot costumes, but without...
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  • December 27, 2017
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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Courier Service

If you run an online-based business, odds are your courier service is the only actual human interaction most of your clients will have with the company. In other terms, your courier represents your business when making the requested deliveries. As such, choosing the right courier services is therefore of vital...
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  • December 26, 2017
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Is a Marketing Career Right for You?

Many people use the professional services of marketing recruiters to assist them with a job search each year. You may have previously worked in this field, or you may be thinking about changing fields to improve your career prospects. Before you make the decision to use headhunters to help you...
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  • June 8, 2017
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The Top Benefits of Professional Document Shredding

Sadly, simply putting personal documents with sensitive information into the recycling bin without shredding them has become a thing of the past. Identity theft and personal identity scams are real, and businesses and companies need to be aware of this. If you have a business or company and are faced...
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  • April 27, 2017
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Are You Shredding Everything You Need To?

Document shredding is an important but often overlooked tasks that can ultimately lead to significant liability for your company. Many businesses currently have a paper shredding system in place, and this may include a manual paper shredder or a document shredding service that collects items to be shredded on a...
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  • March 29, 2017
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How Pizza Delivery Bags Ensure Customer Satisfaction

If you are in the restaurant business, you may be well-aware of how important it is to serve quality food in a great environment. These are the two primary components that equate to customer satisfaction in the restaurant business, and satisfied customers are repeat customers. You have complete control over...
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  • February 2, 2017
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What It Takes to Succeed in Business College

Students in colleges and across the country are actively working hard to earn a degree, and many are studying in their school’s business college. Degrees in areas such as digital marketing, accounting and business management are in high demand. However, before you can benefit from having one of these incredible...
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  • January 15, 2017
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Maintaining Digital Infrastructure With Periodic Software Testing

Ensuring that all software, systems and applications are able to work across multiple platforms is an essential part of establishing the right digital infrastructure. Performing periodic tests and inspections of software applications is absolutely critical in terms of producing the most up to date and accurate information regarding their level...
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  • January 4, 2017
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Paper Shredding and Community Services

Anyone who has watched the news in the past decade knows that paper shredding services play a vital role in protecting individuals and companies from the unscrupulous attention of identity thieves. What you may not be aware of is how these same document shredding services have become a new revenue...
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  • January 4, 2017
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Welcome to the June/July 2010 Issue of Dulcimer Sessions®!

Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both. To make mountain dulcimer music accessible to hammered dulcimer players we usually include with mountain dulcimer tablature the accompaniment chord letters and either notation or...
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  • November 30, 2016
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“Flop Eared Mule” an Easy and Popular Old-Time Tune for Hammered Dulcimer

arranged by Sally Hawley This popular jamming and contra dance piece is also called the “Blue Bell Polka.” It is actually what’s called a “cotillion.” Usually with cotillions, the parts are played in A-B-A sequence. “Flop Eared Mule” is also fun because it changes key. The A part is in...
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  • November 30, 2016
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“Kevin Keegan’s Waltz” an Irish Waltz for Hammered Dulcimer

This is one of hammered dulcimer artist Ken Kolodner’s “signature” pieces. Ken says of this it, “Kevin Keegan’s Waltz is one of the many great tunes which I have learned from button accordion virtuoso Billy McComiskey. Billy is widely regarded in traditional music circles for his playing in the Irish...
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  • November 30, 2016
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Hammered Dulcimer: “Be Thou My Vision”

This collection of music conveys author Madeline MacNeil’s love of hymns. Many of these arrangements provide a harmony part that may be performed on another instrument such as the flute, guitar, bowed psaltery, or mountain dulcimer. The majority of these tunes can be played on a 12/11-course hammered dulcimer (with...
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  • November 30, 2016
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Christmas Carol for Hammered Dulcimer

The melody of “Ding Dong, Merrily on High” was first a secular dance tune titled “le branle de l’Official” and appeared in a sixteenth century dance book written by Jehan Tabourot. The lyrics, in somewhat antiquated language, were written much later by an English composer named George Ratcliff Woodward and was...
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  • November 30, 2016
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“Spanish Lady” for Mountain Dulcimer

This traditional Irish song captured my attention on folk radio. What struck me was the beautiful melody and rhythm in conjunction with the quirky counting chorus, and the story: a young man is smitten by a woman of questionable reputation washing her feet by candlelight on a late-night street in...
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  • November 30, 2016
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