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@nycework tweet digest: 06/23-28/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? The 3% Rule for a healthy bottom line; edible landscaping; being eco-friendly at work and play; safe and courteous bike sharing; throwing caution to the wind..and soil…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 23 through June 28, 2013:

Low-hanging grapes

Low-hanging grapes, perfect for city landscapes.
(Photo credit: Andreas Fischler via Wikimedia Commons)

  • A quote and reminder by Kahlil Gibran about why you should spend more time with Mother Earth;
  • an article listing 52 inexpensive ways you can be Earth-friendlier;
  • an article about using The 3% Rule to find and keep clients who enjoy doing business with you;
  • a video featuring Pat Warhurst talking about using city landscapes for growing fruits and vegetables instead of inedible plants;
  • an article listing 10 eco-friendly tips for your workplace;
  • a humorous set of images depicting basic tips and etiquette for users of New York City’s bike sharing program;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a video post featuring Shawn Achor talking about the happy secret to working better.

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Living Frugally in New York City

This amNewYork article by Sheila Anne Feeney shares some ideas and tips on how New Yorkers can have fun ‘stretching dollars.’

Two examples of online bargains listed in the article’s sidebar are:

  • TheSkint.com – a newsletter about free/cheap events in New York City
  • GrowNYC.org/swap – a list of scheduled swap meets in New York City

The article is a worthwhile read for NYC’s budget-conscious individual.


Article: Frugalistas Refuse to Spend at N.Y. Pace: Finding
Deals Outside of Mainstream Retail

Author: Sheila Anne Feeney

Sales and Marketing Lessons Learned from Gamil-Dot-Com

Readers, I need your help. Business-wise, there is one problem I have struggled with for some time. As readers of this article and potential clients, maybe you can provide clarity. Your advice helps, no matter how insignificant you might think it is. So thanks for your time, participation and contribution.

The Problem

I have read many business startup books and articles. Among many things they say one has to do to officially be in business, these are some common preliminaries:

  1. Choose something you are passionate about. [Check]
  2. Choose something you already know how to do well or something you wouldn’t mind investing time to learn. [Check]
  3. Choose to do one thing and one thing alone as a business. [Huh?]

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Nyce Work! Eco-friendly Diaper-Laundering Service Launches in NYC

TTMHBATG – August 24, 2011, New York City

It’s official! Nycework’s cloth diaper-laundering service is up and running. If you are among New York City’s parents and caregivers who have a fondness for the little bundles of joy in your care, and consider the well-being of our community and Planet Earth to be priorities, then this diaper laundering service might just be for you. And the service rates leave a light footprint on your bank account, too. Continue reading