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Understanding risks for small business loans and financing

Although I believe I have a great job and stable earning every month, but I always have a dream to have my own business. Right now, I’m a firewall specialist in Checkpoint products as well as dealing with Cisco products, I believe that someday I will call it a day and quit my job to run my own business.

I haven’t decided on the nature of the business that I will have in the future; maybe I will open a consultation company or completely take another path which totally not related to computers and information technology at all. I’m sure everyone dreams to have their own company and be the boss, but it’s not a simple thing to do.

One of the uphill tasks that people find difficult is not the nature of the business, but the starting capital for the company. Office lease, employees’ salary and the bills each month could be hard on some people. Sometimes people think they had saved enough to survive all this but they’re mistaken.

One way to overcome this problem as well as planning to expand your business can be achieved by getting loans from banks, Business Loan Financing Companies or external financing from banks or other financial institution but without an expert in the field, it’s the same digging your own grave or lead your empire to disaster unless you have a reliable financial adviser.

Understanding the issues surrounding small business loans and business financing becomes easier with Jon M Queen, a well-known financial analyst. Know more about Jon Queen’s profile through his blog.

Looking for job at the time of crisis?

I know a lot of people are worried about getting sacked at the time when the economy is having a crisis. No matter how big or small the company is, when the whole wide world is having an economic crisis, such domino effect will affect companies all over the world. Take my company for an instance.

I work in a multinational oil and gas company based in Houston, Texas. Although we’re know as one of the giants in the industry, we also feel the effect in certain regions especially in the United States. Although I’m lucky and still hanging on here in Malaysia, but there’s no guarantee.

But as people say, one man’s pain is another man’s gain. The decision to terminate a skilled person from the company will open a window of opportunity to other company to get a skilled person at a bargain. This time of the year, headhunters from various Executive Search Firms will hunt skilled people that lost their jobs to be recruited into various other company and industry which has less impact on the world economy crisis.

If you are looking for a job in the executive search and recruitment industry, do not forget to check out Spencer Stuart jobs, and who knows you might get a very good offer. Know more about the company by checking Spencer Stuart’s profile.

Donations needed for Sembang Komputer

I know a lot of you guys heard of Sembang Komputer right? For those who haven’t heard of it, let me make a quick introduction for Sembang Komputer.

Sembang Komputer is a blog which shares a lot of useful tips for the readers on computers tips, hardware, software and other useful tips regarding computers and internet. It’s a one man show from MK with some guest bloggers on the free time like Noktah Hitam and me.

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At the moment, the hosting and domain name for Sembang Komputer is going to expire and the owner have some financial problems on renewing the domain and hosting. So I would really love my readers to donate to Sembang Komputer and in return, you will be featured on the blog for a year!

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How to make a full screen shot of a web page

Question : How to make a full screenshot of your page or any website ?

Method 1 : The painful way of screenshot

You can use the old style of the screenshot and paste it in Paint. Edit and crop the pictures before you combine the pictures into a single picture. Too hard if you ask me. But in case you might want the thrill, you can refer to my tutorials on creating screenshots in my previous posts.

How to make a print screen ?

How to make a screen shot in Windows Media << in case you’re interested.

Method 2 : Use an online screenshot service.

There are various of screenshot service that can be used to make a full page screenshot of your blog or favourite website and most of it are free. Is this really a great things. Yes and no actually. Usually they will work like charm but sometimes they don’t. This is because:

  • they need to load the whole page before they took the screenshot and
  • sometimes because there are too many people using it, you might have to wait before your site can be captured.

Take for instance, thumbizy.com. I tested it out with a few websites and it worked great but it doesn’t work on my blog because of some issues.

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Furthermore thumbizy is quite slow in making the screenshots so I won’t bother with it. But you can find alternatives using Google.

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