Jordan Associates Newsletter
Helping You To Take Advantage of The Internet To Build Your  Business, Keep In Touch And Enjoy Life   Early March 2009
In This Issue
Hank Jordan's Thoughts
Paul Harvey Exits
Beat The Bad Economy
On The Humorous Side
Betcha' Didn't Know

Hank's Thoughts
HJ Head Outdoors 

Yes, this issue of the Jordan newsletter is printed in green and orange.  It's in honor of St. Patrick's Day of course.  The Irish celebration is coming up in less than two weeks.
I'm half Irish and half Scotch myself.  The Irish half of me loves to be with happy people, and talk a lot, and party and spend money.  The Scotch genes in my brain say "Stop you fool!  Shut up and save your money."  The two will never agree I fear.
Anyway, Happy St. Pat's Day to you, whatever your heritage happens to be.
I'm currently in the midst of writing two books - one fiction and one non-fiction.
The non-fiction, aimed at entrepreneurs, will hopefully bring in some bucks, but the novel is basically being written just because I want to write it.  It's another love story, but totally different from my previous novel which was published last year.  Different people, different setting, different time period, completely different story.
Each of the books gets attention only during the brief lull periods in between ghost writing for clients and doing the hundreds of errands and chores necessary to survive daily life.  As a result, I cannot promise you when they will be finished, but my New Year's Resolution Numerous Uno was to finish and publish both this year.
I never intended and do not intend, to publish a Blog.  This column is as close as I will get to doing one.  There's too much work to do keeping a blog fresh - if you don't write often and post often, a blog drops off the radar screen in a big hurry. I do keep up with the latest rage - Social Media.  Dozens of people have advised me to join MySpace, YouTube, Squidoo, Twitter, or some of the hundreds of other Internet chat opportunities.  I won't promise.  So far, I've given in to Linked-In and a couple of authors' groups online.  I can't help but wonder when the eager social media crowd of enthusiasts ever have time to do any work.
Any time you want to discuss writing, publishing, business promotion, making money or the state of the Universe, call me or email me.  I'd love to examine ideas with you.  Meantime, if you have written an article you think people would enjoy reading, send it to me and I just might publish it in a future newsletter.

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A Great VoicePaul Harvey
 Loved By Millions ...
Has Left Us

Tribute to Paul Harvey


Paul Harvey was without question the most-listened-to, and the most popular, radio broadcaster during the past hundred years.  He died in late February at age 90, after 60 years of devoted service to humanity via the airwaves.


Not only was he blessed with a unique voice that captured the admiration and loyalty of millions, he was one of the most talented writers America has ever produced.  He wrote all his material, in contrast to most commentators and newsmen, who recite what others (editors) have written.


He was born Paul Harvey Aurandt in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but dropped the last name because so many people found it difficult to pronounce.


He interweaved news about . . . .


Computer Studying
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On The Humorous Side
All eyes were on the radiant bride as her father escorted her down the aisle. They reached the altar and the waiting groom; the bride kissed her father and placed something in his hand.  The guests in the front pews responded with ripples of laughter. Even the priest smiled broadly. As her father gave her away in marriage, the bride gave him back his credit card.

On an Electrician's truck:
"Let us remove your shorts."
At an Optometrist's Office:
"If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to the right place."

In the front yard of a Funeral Home:
"Drive carefully. We'll wait."
Wrinkly Bull Dog
Betcha' Didn't Know... 
Did you know that the typical fast food strawberry milkshake contains 59 ingredients, including 40 different chemicals, but does not contain any strawberries or milk?
Q: What vehicle is spelled the same backwards and forwards?
A: racecar
The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work is Alaska
The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% -- but get this...  The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.