Your Questions About Title 9

William asks…

What is the NCAA Title 9 (IX) rule?

I still don’t understand what the rule is. And why do they stop some colleges from participating in some sports in regard to the rule

barry0912 answers:

I’m very passionate about women’s sports and I’ve played many throughout my life. This is the best answer I can give you:

In 1972, Congress passed the Educational Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. One important section of this law, Title IX, changed the landscape of intercollegiate athletics, especially for women. It states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance” (Salter 6).

Title IX meant greater opportunity for women’s participation in college athletics traditionally only available to men and effected women’s lives in a positive manner.

In the 35 years following the passage of Title IX in 1972, the federal legislation that mandates equal opportunities for men and women, has prompted significant increases in participation opportunities for high school and college female athletes. Many advances have been made for girls and women in sport, but equity has yet to be achieved. However, major discrepancies still exist in the area of facilities, travel schedules, and support services, and equity in equipment provided. We have yet to reach the point of fairness in America’s education sports programs.

Find more discussion, information, articles, tips, drills, etc on all kinds of sports at http://www.active.com and http://active.typepad.com/teamsports

Michael asks…

When will the discriminatory law, Title 9 finally end?

barry0912 answers:

Title 9 is NOT discriminatory.

Title IX was put in place to guarantee women had equal access to sports – that’s the opposite of discriminatory.

College presidents are using Title IX as an excuse to cut sports programs that don’t make the university money.

TAHIRA- So, the 52 Americans held for 444 days in the embassy was not threatening the US? Wow, you’re dumb!

They were held hostage IN THE EMBASSY and the new IRC did NOTHING ABOUT IT. THAT IS A THREAT!!!!!

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing Blog

Helen asks…

UK specific internet and marketing books?

I am looking for UK-specific books on the following (all the ones I have found are American) either indivdually or ones that encompass all (apart from cover letters, which is for something different)
Cover letter writing
Blogging
Search engine optimisation
Social media marketing
Can anyone recommend any? Much appreciated. (I am definitely not interested in any tailored to the American market)

barry0912 answers:

Instead of learning the internet marketing from books, I suggest you to find blogs. Blogs give you much fresher information about the mentioned topics. But if you want to learn from books, just check out Amazon.

Ruth asks…

Trying to learn internet marketing..looking for some good reads and info, thanks?

barry0912 answers:

Internet Marketing Basics & The Tank Method is a great place to start. Especially for newbies check out my blog for more info–> http://hubpages.com/hub/Internet-Marketing-Basics-The-Tank-Method

Hope this helps and let me know if you have any ???

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing

Lizzie asks…

Internet Marketing, What Is It? ?

How can I learn more about Internet Marketing and what it is?

barry0912 answers:

Internet Marketing is the same as Marketing Online over the internet.
Also known as eMarketing or Web Marketing.

It is the same as selling stuff over the internet, which means you need to have a website and know ways to promote it over the internet. This is where Internet Marketing comes into the picture.

The following link will be useful for your reading:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_marketing

Good luck on your quest.

Sandy asks…

what are advantages/dis advantages of internet marketing?

internet marketing not internet advertising

barry0912 answers:

ADVANTAGES:
Internet marketing, also known as SEO, is typically considered the most effective form of marketing, online or offline. That is because having Internet marketing performed correctly and ethically on one’s Website allows the site to reach the most online visitors, across the most states and countries, across many search engines, for numerous keyword terms.

Other advantages include: being able to build brand recognition, a site can achieve first page keyword rankings across search engines like Google, MSN, Yahoo and others, eliminating costly PPC programs if a site is optimized naturally/organically in engines, and a site owner can see a fast ROI (return on investment).

DISADVANTAGES:
Internet marketing, while usually a monthly ongoing maintenance fee, may still seem too expensive for businesses working out of their homes or small business trying to find an affordable way to market their websites online. In addition, once an Internet marketing or SEO professional completely stops maintaining your Internet marketing program for you (and you do not considerd yourself to be a qualified professional), the rankings a site owner worked so hard to achieve in the search engines eventually drop/fall in the results (nobody working on keeping them there anymore). Getting high keyword rankings and keeping them takes ongoing commitment and time, so when nobody is there anymore to continuously work on the rankings, they will fall. One last disadvantage I can think of is that sometimes Websites simply cannot be optimized at all or have Internet marketing performed, due to a number of reasons, such as the Website was designed/built in a way that search engines cannot find or recognize pages within the site in order to optimize it (frames, flash websites, dynamic HTML pages, etc).

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing Company

Mary asks…

Help with SEO stragegy! Which keyword would produce the best results for my business?

My company does business development; everything from webdesign and marketing to research and consulting.
For example from the following 2 keywords (assume I can get the same rank on page 1 for either):
Internet marketing for small business – 8,100 global monthly searches
Marketing in new york – 49,500 global monthly searches

What concerns me is that with the higher searched keyword would a lot of the searches be people looking for marketing jobs in new york rather than to purchase marketing services? So essentially those people would leave the site and hurt my score right?

Any thoughts on this?

barry0912 answers:

I will do keyword research for you though. Generally you want to pick as specific of a keyword as possible. Before even receiving the results of the research I can tell that “Marketing in new york” will be a waste of your time. You are using broad monthly searches too. You should be using exact global monthly searches.

Organic Search Competition Results:

“internet marketing for small business”:
Exact Global Searches: 1600
CPC: $14.41
SEO Competition: 51/100
Average Domain Authority: 50.28
Average Backlinks: 3,632

“marketing in new york”:
Exact Global Searches: 36
CPC: $5.80
SEO Competition: 41/100
Average Domain Authority: 34.6
Average Backlinks: 348

I hope this helps! Feel free to contact me if you need anything else.

William asks…

ACN Is it a scam. How many people actually lose money by joining?

Its a marketing company that is endorsed by Donald Trump that sells phones and internet access along with unlimited opportunities for wealth. Most of the people i have talked to about it have horror stories about poor technology and bad service.

barry0912 answers:

I will be honest with you. I have been in it for about a year now and have done great! Sadly, not everyone has success. The problems I have seen with people who don’t do well aren’t coachable. This business is a cookie cutter business. You simply do whatever the successful people are doing. If people aren’t doing well they simply need to change their approach and they can succeed! I hope this helps!

If you have any questions you can email me at svp4life@hotmail.com

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