Written by Keith Scheafer

Networking isrepparttar most powerful force in business. Even businesses that can afford lavish television commercials and expensive newspaper ads say networking isrepparttar 119079 engine behind their sales.

Most businesses say up to 80 percent of their clients come from networking and word-of-mouth.

Networking is also an excellent way to get valuable, customized information at low cost or free. Even one tip from an expert can give you a big jump on your competition saving you lots of time and money. I often use smart advice from very successful entrepreneurs to help me earn profits from offshore opportunities.

Networking for information is especially important onrepparttar 119080 Internet. Bill Gates predictsrepparttar 119081 Net's most important function will be to connect you with an expert who hasrepparttar 119082 right solution for your problem.

Here are three top ways to connect with people who can speed your path to profits.

1. Find UseNet newsgroups that specialize in your main topic of interest. There are thousands of groups discussing any subject you can imagine. Most groups have one or more well-known experts who are ready to answer your questions.

Post a few short comments or questions onrepparttar 119083 newsgroup over a period of several weeks. Once you are known to regular participants, you will find experts will be glad to send you long emails of advice that would otherwise cost hundreds or thousands. Best of all, this advice is tailored just for your situation.

How to attract users, you never thought of !

Written by Klaus J. Peter

What isrepparttar most unlikely visitor on your site? Users (potential customers as anyone) with impaired vision.

But how true is this statement today? Well - to sayrepparttar 119078 least - it is about to change. Whilerepparttar 119079 hearing impaired utilizedrepparttar 119080 web right from start and made it to their tool of choice.

For a user, whose vision is impaired - or is even completely blind,repparttar 119081 odds not very long ago were very dim, to take part inrepparttar 119082 biggest improvement sincerepparttar 119083 invention of TV -repparttar 119084 World Wide Web.

Test to Speech Engines, Voice Recognition and Multimedia - all these tools have improvedrepparttar 119085 situation dramatically - and they far from being inrepparttar 119086 experimental state.

Every once in while you have these encounters, where a customer tells you about his blind family member and how neglected they feel in respect to so many things.

And sometimes - they ask you, what they can do to address this group on their site.

When I started to take on this issue, I was first a little helpless, for this was a whole new area of expertise in Marketing and Web development. But soon it became clear thatrepparttar 119087 tools andrepparttar 119088 means to implement something, allowing visitors with impaired vision to take advantage of a site.

The first step were voiceovers - presented as real media. A real bummer. But -repparttar 119089 production costs, considerations like bandwidth make them a tool, which cannot be applied allrepparttar 119090 time.

And then I re-discoveredrepparttar 119091 Agents. Remember those little animated guys, Microsoft® introduced with Office 97? These guys -repparttar 119092 Microsoft® Agents - cannot only communicate with Balloons and interact withrepparttar 119093 user - no. They can speak!

Utilizing a text to speech engine,repparttar 119094 MS® Agent Technology, and an Agent of your choice, you can make this cartoon character speak, whatever text you provide. And it is fast and what is more - they can even listen to voice commands and interact - which I will talk of in one of my next articles.

On all new Microsoft OS® Versionsrepparttar 119095 Agent technology is included anyway, and if not installed,repparttar 119096 download of it,repparttar 119097 DevKit and most ofrepparttar 119098 Agents is free.

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