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Ignorance in Marketing – Is Poor Grammar Making You Look Stupid?

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The scary thing about ignorance is that you don’t know you are ignorant about something until you are made aware of it. And at that point, not only do you realize you were ignorant, but now you are also ashamed and embarrassed, to make matters worse. While everyone is capable of making mistakes whether through ignorance or forgetfulness, I have found that there is no better way to learn something than through the humiliation of being caught in an error, no matter how inadvertent. While ignorance may be bliss, its ramifications are truly mortifying!

As marketing professionals, it is our job to mastermind brilliant ways to bring success to the clients we represent. A marketer’s tools include effective use of language, visuals and sounds, all of which should work together to create a memorable and powerful symbol of appeal.

Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, (should be “more easily said than done” but the original is an idiomatic expression and is acceptable in its cruder form). If a marketer suffers from a lack of knowledge about any of the components within his repertoire, the work he produces may suffer as well.

Grammatical errors seem to take predominance. Examples can be found both in written and spoken form, published and broadcast in news, commentary and advertising formats, as well as weather and traffic reports. No one seems immune these days and the more such errors proliferate through the media, the more the population seems to adopt them as proper form. Often these errors are difficult to trace, whether originating as gang-speak on the street or trickling down from the most reputable icons of our sources of cultural information.

One of the most prevalent of these errors involves the addition of the preposition “of” where it does not belong, as in “not too big ‘of’ a deal,” or “not too bad ‘of’ a ride,” which more correctly should be “not too big a deal” and “not too bad a ride.” I understand where the confusion comes from since it is correct to say “not too much of a problem.” Why is one correct and not the other? It is all based on whether the word before the word “of” is a noun or an adjective. If it is a noun, following it with the word “of” is correct. If it is an adjective, following it with the word “of” is incorrect. Here is a very helpful explanation from wiki.answers:

“The word ‘of’ only belongs with words like ‘much,’ so ‘too much of a problem’ would be correct, but ‘too big of a task’ should instead be ‘too big a task.’ This goes for most adjectives, for instance: ‘too blue a shirt’, ‘too tall a building’, ‘too deep an ocean’, etc.”

The word “much,” which can be an adjective, an adverb or a noun depending on the context, is used as a noun in this instance, according to Merriam Webster dictionary, unlike the words “big,” “blue,” “tall” and “deep” which are used as adjectives. A simple formula to apply for clarification could be:

Too (adjective) a (noun) or…

That (adjective) a (noun) or…

Quite (adjective) a (noun) or…

How (adjective) a (noun)…

…as in “too sassy an attitude” or “that high an elevation” or “quite boring a speech” or “how wonderful an occasion.” The consensus seems to be that interjection of the word “of” in this context seems to be indigenous to North America and is largely informal in use. If this is true, I predict that its current prevalence in language (particularly within the media), no matter how incorrect it may be, will eventually creep into our cultural lexicon to become the permanent rule as opposed to the exception – something I find disheartening after all the effort it takes to remember, understand and apply correct usage.

This reminds me of something my mother taught me many years ago which continues to make me feel like someone from a different planet when I still obey her today, though she’s been dead for more than twenty years. When the phone rings and I am asked, “Is Marilyn there?”, the proper response according to my mother and proper English usage is “This is she” or “I am she.” I am probably the only person on earth who feels compelled to reply in this way leaving the inquirer to think I am putting on airs to elevate my social status, when in fact I am only trying to avoid the guilt of motherly disobedience. The reason it is correct is that there must be agreement between “This” or “I” and “she,” all of which must be in the nominative case. If I were to say, “This is me” or “This is her,” the words “me” and “her” would be in the objective case and would not agree with the subject “This” in the nominative case. But I digress.

What really gets me is that when errors like this are so flagrantly repeated day after day, week after week, within radio traffic reports, for instance, no one of any authority makes an effort to correct them, comment about them, apologize for them or otherwise address them as incorrect. Am I the only one to notice these things?

And why is it important, anyway? Some people feel nitpicking about usage of the English language is pointless since the meaning is clear regardless of such minuscule aberrations. Anyone complaining about these seemingly archaic grammatical rules should “man up” and “get a life!” In today’s world, slang seems to be the universally acceptable format du jour.

Someone like me who is paid to write a wide variety of business marketing items such as letters of introduction, ad copy, website content, press releases, etc., must do so as professionally as possible which includes adhering to proper grammatical usage of the English language. To do anything less than that would be a disservice to my clients who hire me because they cannot do it themselves. Therefore, it is my responsibility to know the rules of syntax thoroughly to be able to defend whatever I write.

But more importantly, having command of the English language in its proper form differentiates a writer or a speaker from those who do not, elevating one’s skills to a more sophisticated level and defining one’s style as eloquent, articulate and expert. Absence of grammatical errors is not something which normally attracts any attention. But subliminally, it evokes respect for what is being presented as authoritative, trustworthy and believable. Interject even a typographical error and suddenly the source of the document is suspect as a charlatan!

I find that if using proper grammar makes you feel pretentious as per my phone retort example above, there is always another way to express oneself and such an exercise actually improves your skills as a writer or speaker since you are constantly challenging yourself to be the best you can be. For instance, instead of struggling with the horrendous “This is she” reply, why not just say, “This is Marilyn” or “I am Marilyn”? Better yet, identify yourself upon answering the phone so there is no need to beg the question.

Need more proof of ignorance run rampant? Among the huge numbers of errors which include misuse of such words as it’s/its, utilization of double negatives, and many others, here are a few examples of common usage issues I encounter frequently in the media:

Of all the accidents reviewed, none were considered serious. (WRONG!)

Of all the accidents reviewed, none was considered serious. (RIGHT!)

Why? Because none implies “not one” which is singular and must be followed by a verb which agrees.

What about use of the Latin abbreviations: i.e. and e.g.? What do they mean, and when and how do you use them? The Latin abbreviation i.e. literally translates as id est which means “that is,” or, “in other words.” The Latin abbreviation e.g. literally translates as exempli gratia, which means “for example.” Therefore, i.e. is used to specify exactly what you mean while e.g. is used to merely provide some examples of what you mean. A comma always follows either abbreviation.

The lecture focused on war, i.e., World War I and World War II.

Soldiers injured during war was part of the discussion, e.g., spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, etc.

Often in songwriting, grammatical errors occur for the sake of rhyme or rhythm and is apologetically referred to as poetic license. (One example from Jim Morrison and the Doors: “Till the stars fall from the sky, for you and I” This comes to mind because of a common error with objects of the preposition.

With confidentiality as a concern, the investment advisor revealed financial losses only to my wife and I. (WRONG!)

With confidentiality as a concern, the investment advisor revealed financial losses only to my wife and me. (RIGHT!)

In discussions between Bob and I, we agree there is only one correct investment strategy. (WRONG!)

In discussions between Bob and me, we agree there is only one correct investment strategy. (RIGHT!)

Why? Prepositions are followed by the objective case.

And errors pertaining to disagreement of singulars and plurals are extremely common:

Those kind of things. (WRONG!)

That kind of thing or those kinds of things! (RIGHT!)

Errors using the words Fewer and Less: The following are correct examples.

We need fewer problems and less strife in the world.

With fewer hours to work, we accomplish less.

Less milk, fewer bowls of cereal.

But “I want to pay less taxes” is incorrect. While the intention is to convey the idea that you want to pay less money toward your taxes, and the correct “I want to pay fewer taxes” does not truly communicate that meaning, the way to say it correctly could be:

“I want to pay less in tax.” Or, just rephrase completely to say, “I pay thousands in taxes and I want to pay less!”

Errors with the words “Amount of” and “Number of” These examples are correct:

She drank a large amount of milk with her cake.

She passed a great number of lakes on her trip.

A large amount of oil has spilled in the gulf.

Often an additional error occurs in these instances with lack of agreement of verbs with preceding subject (singular or plural)

A large number of fishermen have been impacted. (WRONG!)

A large number…HAS been impacted. (RIGHT!)

Let’s look at the word “lay” which is so commonly misused everywhere. Conversationally, professionally, musically. Ah, yes. Back to the musical violations. Bob Dylan leads the way with “Lay, Lady, Lay” followed closely by Eric Clapton’s “Lay Down, Sally”

In Bob’s case, unless he is referring to laying eggs and Lady is a chicken, he’s way off base. Eric doesn’t have a prayer. He’s just dead wrong, as they say.

How do I remember what is correct? I don’t always but I am not too proud to do some research… in fact, a lot of research. Even though I’ve always had a very good memory for these things, what I remember most is what sounds correct because of my upbringing. My mother was obsessed with teaching me proper English perhaps because her mother only spoke Hungarian. So she hammered exercises like the following into my young brain, day in and day out. Maybe it was her pet peeve but I thank her for her tedium today. Of all the things my parents gave me as a child, I would have to say that their efforts to expose me to proper use of the English language was their greatest gift of all!

Lie, Lay, Lain; Lay, Laid, Laid

I lie down today.

I lay down after supper last night.

I have lain down after eating quite a bit lately.

The dog has been lying there for hours! Lie down, Fido!

Think: recline.


I lay the book on the table.

I laid it on the table about an hour ago.

I have laid it on the table many times.

Just lay the book on the table, Melissa.

She is now laying the book on the table.

Think: put or place.

As a marketing professional, I have a natural interest in mainstream marketing. Lately, I have noticed a couple of grammatical infractions in radio advertising for extremely popular brands. Not that this is so uncommon, I just find it unfortunate because our culture, particularly the younger members of our population, mainline the media’s message through sound, often more than through print, ingesting such errors as acceptable forms of speech. While I can understand the use of less-than-perfect English to represent a fictitious character rather than a true person, (the way snarky Popeye had to eat “me spinach,” true to the sailor-man that he was), deliberately saying “This is one of them cases” when the word “those” could easily have sufficed makes no sense to me. Likewise, saying “It worked pretty good” instead of “…pretty well” may have been for the purpose of appealing to a more blue-collar market but hardly can be justified as responsible advertising if it is teaching our children to speak like street urchins.

Often clients complain if I add a hyphen where it belongs when they send me a slogan to use verbatim. I regard it as my duty to explain why I added the hyphen but give them the option of omitting it if that is their preference. After all, how many years did we listen to the defiantly improper, Madison-Avenue-produced branding: “Winston tastes good like a cigarette should”?

So, while it may be acceptable in some contexts to regard proper grammar flippantly, doing so on a professional level may result in a blow to your reputation, doubt about your expertise, and ultimately loss of business. If you compromise the language knowingly, that’s one thing. But if you do so out of ignorance, you do so at your own risk.



The Success Of Eccomerce And The Future Expectations

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It was in the 1970’s that eccomerce appeared on the scene. Originally it was a process of electronically transacting business using Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer. This was a way of making electronic transactions and information between businesses. This is the basis of the eccomerce that is enjoyed today. Although this was an adventurous plan they could not begin to predict eccomerce and the future it would bring.

Because of this original invention, credit cards, ATM machines and telephone banking developed in the 1980’s. Early in 1990 this expanded to include enterprise resource planning, data mining and warehousing. By 1994 this phenomenal use of technology started to advance by leaps and bounds.

With the introduction of high speed internet connections there were faster connective speeds and the ability to make more online transactions. Between 1998 and 2000, businesses first started building their online eccomerce sites, unfortunately, in 2000 there were a number of these businesses that failed. This was mainly due to their failure to realize the type of web site design that is needed to be successful.

This did not discourage many of the stronger businesses and they stayed with the idea of eccomerce. The success of their faith in the idea is illustrated by the huge amount of commercial transactions that now happen every day on the Internet.

It was in 1994 that eBay and Amazon were the first to establish eccomerce brands. This was not success at first try. Amazon is considered the first eccomerce pioneer but it was ten years before a profit was ever realized a profit because of the immense amount of investment required when it was launched.

It is hard to believe that Amazon started out as an online bookstore when one looks at its extensive coverage of online products today. It also was the original enterprise to pioneer in affiliate marketing, which allows other websites to earn sales commissions by way of referrals to Amazon sites. Amazon and Dell are recognized as the two largest internet retailers in the world.

It is amazing how a single idea can advance to the giant that eccomerce is today. When one looks at the thousands of online stores on the web, where it is possible to make a purchase at the click of a mouse, it is unbelievable. With their advanced web tracking abilities, these sites can determine customers preferences and plan their marketing accordingly. With the ability to make purchases on line, many people do the majority of their purchasing in this manner. Safeway and Albertsons even offer online shopping and delivery of grocery goods which has become very popular.

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Top 10 Safety Hazards At Home

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Two years ago, a 4 years old boy accidentally shot and killed himself with a gun that is owned by his father. The accident happened in his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Until now, the case has not been settled yet.

In that case, his father did not realize that his gun could kill his boy. This accident is only one example of safety hazards that may persist in your home.

Many parents may do not realize about this hazard. They do not take enough care against safety hazards that may exist in their homes. What they can do is only to regret on what was happened. Of course it is too late and painful.

So, as a parent you must always be careful against safety hazards, which may harm your whole family members. Knowing precisely about them is a half-battle.

That’s why I write this article. It is to help you identify top ten safety hazards at home. You may find them all in your home. But, some of you may not. It is unique for each home.

Top 10 Safety Hazards at Home

You will be able to clearly see most of safety hazards below. But, there is one safety hazard that you cannot see, smell and taste.

I will list the invisible hazard first in order to get more attention from you since you will never know about its existence at all. Except, you use a detector.

  1. Carbon monoxide hazard. It is a toxic gas. People call it as silent killer since this gas is colorless, odorless and tasteless. You cannot use your sense to detect this gas. Detection can only be done by a carbon monoxide detector. Make sure that you have already had them installed in your home.
  2. Gun in the house. In the opening paragraph I already show a sad story related to danger of gun. If you have one in your home, make sure that your children are hindered to play it. Only you can use it.
  3. Slippery floor. Immediately dry up water and liquid spilled on the floor. Children under five years’ old and old parents may easily fall down and get injured. Watch your bathroom floor too since generally it is slippery.
  4. Sharp edge. I did not remember how many times my head got injured due to sharp edge especially at table edge. Installing table guard could be a great protection against this hazard.
  5. Fire hazard. Be careful with this hazard. You can easily find many sources of fire in your home; fireplace, gas stove, cigarette, candles including grills. Furthermore, fire hazard generates other hazards such as carbon monoxide poisoning.
  6. Small parts. Toy parts, needle, small magnet and any other small parts should be kept away from young children under five years’ old. Those things can be easily swallowed accidentally.
  7. Furniture tip-over. According to Consumer Product Safety Commission, between year 2000 to 2011 there were 105 fatalities involving furniture falling. This statistic should make you more careful about this kind of hazard.
  8. Electric hazards. AC outlet without plug, outlets close to water, defective electric wires and damage sockets are examples of electric hazards that are commonly found at home.
  9. Falling from height. Use ladder correctly when you try to repair something on the roof. And never used damage ladder to climb up. Falling from height may cause you injured and death. Never force yourself to climb up if you are unsure. Let the work done by experienced serviceman.
  10. Chemical hazards. Mosquito repellent, cleaning chemicals, plastic ware containing BPA and pesticides contain hazardous chemicals as their ingredients. Use those products as recommended by the manufacturers and keep out of reach of children.


Never think that you will only focus on those above safety hazards at home. Perhaps, there are still many other hazards at home. Always watch around your home.

And what you need to do is keeping out them from your whole family and if it is possible educates your family about those hazards since education is the best approach to protect your family from them.

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What Is Toyota Production System?

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What is Toyota Production System (TPS)?

Toyota production system is an efficient productive system that is accepted worldwide by many of the businesses and was generally proved to be one of the most effective ways to make profit and to balance production along with money circulation. Toyota production system is a simple way of making things fast, quick, and productive. It is well-known for its efficiency and its just-in-time concept that results in a continuous product managing process and a well self-defense plan for a business, not to keep numbers of defective products in storage. TPS is famous for its productive management process that comes together in pair, the Jidoka and the Just-in-Time concept, in which a specific number of products are produced to prevent large numbers of stocks that are not needed. Both the Jidoka and the Just-in-Time concept are widely-used in world-wide businesses and are guaranteed to be the two best ways to manage the production process and to maintain stability in a business efficiently.

Its Origin

Form its name, ‘Toyota’ is a company from the land of the rising sun, Japan. Japan is indeed the world’s most technological country filled with technology and a wide-variety of rituals and cultural performances that wows the world with its beautiful nature as well as its wise business management and productivity processes. Developed by Taichii Ohno, the TPS or the Toyota Production System functions efficiently and was shared globally to all businesses. Many Japanese philosophers at that time brought out ideas on managing process and productivity in order to improve businesses and to enhance their efficiency through products and their high quality. Eiji Toyoda gave employees and workers values and importance which increased productivity and teaming within offices, faculties, and companies.

The Jidoka

The Jidoka is a simple concept of visualization and determination of problems. It ensures that all machines or capitals work well without any technical problems. If any problems are detected or if the machines are malfunctioned, then the machines will automatically stop once normal processes are done. Jidoka is generally a quality testing visualization concept that will ensure businesses their product quality and minimize malfunctions of capitals, stock, as well as loss of profit. With the Jidoka concept, products with high quality will be produced. These satisfying quality products will be further passed on to next processes. Jidoka is considered simple and technological due to its several installations of the andons or the problem-display screen in different parts of the company that will show the operators problems detected by the system. These operators can work on many parts of the production system and can monitor numbers of machines all at the same time with the help of technology and a well-developed plan, the Jidoka concept. This concept will benefit the whole system be increasing productivity while improvements lead to a better processing capacity

Pros and Cons of Jidoka


1. It eliminates wastes or products that are defective or malfunctioned

2. It ensures product quality

3. Provides safety for workers and labors

4. Keeps goals oriented

5. More percentage of reaching set profits and expectations


1. High cost of technological tools

2. Specific target market

3. Result in an unstable productivity

4. Strict rules and regulations


Just-in-Time is a quick, fast concept in the production line that ensures businesses its safety by elimination of wastes and by producing only what is needed by setting how much products should be produced and when they should be produced which will include ways to store products safely. The Just-in-Time concept is mainly used in motor or vehicle businesses which deals greatly with production of vehicles and the transportation plans which includes period of time needed to complete orders and ways vehicles are transported.

How Just-in-Time works

1. Once an order is placed, it should be delivered as quickly as possible to the first line of production.

2. The assembly line or those in charge of vehicle parts like wheels, colors, and seats has to have all parts well-equipped and ready made in order to function automatically as soon as possible once an order is placed.

3. The numbers or the amount of parts has to be the same for both the assembly line as well as the parts-producing process.

4. The preceding process group has to have spare amounts of all parts of a vehicle and should have at least an amount retrieved by the business’s operator.

By following 5 simple steps in the production process or line, elimination of wastes and inconsistencies will ensure profit expectations as well as standard requirements of the businesses. One of the concepts within the Just-in-Time system is the Kanban system. The Kanban systems use the idea of supermarket management and productivity. The Kanban system uses codes, serial numbers, and names to make all parts of the production process easy and flexible. It will help improve the structure of the production process as well as keep the processes on tract. The supermarket storage idea provides needed amount of products in relation to the demands in the market and so it is convenient for customers because products are in stock just only in a limited amount.

Pros and Cons of Just-in-Time Concept


1. Funds that were kept and tied up in inventories can be used later in other processes

2. Quick response to customer

3. Product quality ensured

4. Defect rates are reduced

5. Greater potential output


1. Expensive and costly to introduce

2. Not enough products in stock

3. Not enough time to complete orders/ overhaul of productivity

4. Strict rules and regulations


The Toyota Production System or the TPS is indeed an efficient way to ensure product quality and make sure products are produced fast and quickly. TPS allows high productivity and an increase in demand for products. Components of specific products can be ordered accordingly; large amount of stocks are not kept and wastes are eliminated effectively to reach the company’s goals that are set and oriented as well as reach standard requirements.

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One of the Leading Magazines of Australia – OK! Magazine

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The magazine tends to feature special interviews and personal experiences of celebrities which includes engagements and pregnancies. In 2005, celebrity pregnancies which were covered were those of Peter and Jordan, Alex Curran and Steven Gerrard. Stars like Liberty X singer, Andy Scott-Lee and Michelle Heaton announced their engagement with special deals with OK! magazine.

The magazine has a common policy of publishing only optimistic celebrity profiles, but in a 2007 interview with Britney Spears, Spears’ actions were so erratic that OK! decided to break this rule. Along with Britney, OK! also talked to her mother, Lynne Spears and her younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, on the subject of Jamie Lynn’s pregnancy. This was the best selling copy of 2007.

Just recently, in August 2008, Britney Spears did an interview with OK! at her residence and it was observed that Britney’s old unpredictable behaviour was behind her, and she conversed during the interview that she is ‘happy, healthy and eager for the future’. The interview also had pictures which showed Britney and her children.

OK! is most well-known for its reporting of celebrity nuptials. OK! is also one of the most liked magazines with details that talk about the most recent celebrity gossips. Its largest scoops were Catherine Michael Douglas and Zeta-Jones, Jordan and Peter André, David and Victoria Beckham, Britney Spears and Kevin Federline and Ashley and Cheryl Cole.

Recently, OK! was honoured with £1,033,156 in a court case. OK! had special rights to the wedding of Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, but its opponent Hello! magazine printed pictures as well, which led OK! to sue its competitor.

In October 2005, three superstar weddings toOK! place on the very same day-Jordan and Peter, Samia Ghadie and property developer Matthew Smith, and Kate Garraway and Derek Draper. OK! covered them all over separate issues. The biggest wedding of the three (which was of Jordan and Peter) was covered over two profuse issues.

The same occurred for the wedding of Ashley and Cheryl Cole and also for Christina Aguilera’s wedding. OK! also published an issue with photos of Eva Longoria’s wedding to Tony Parker.

Jade Goody was a well-liked celebrity for the magazine from 2002-2009 with many interviews and photo shoots, including her fight with cancer shown often in 2008.She holds the record for being on the cover for all the weeks throughout 2009 with subjects of her wedding, her christening and a compliment special, plus a special issue after her death and then again with her widow on the front cover.

Prior to Jade Goody’s death in March 2009, OK! flashed controversy by issuing an ‘Official Tribute Issue’ with front-page slogans stating ‘In Loving Memory’ and ‘1981-2009’, even as Goody was alive at the time.

Several months later in June 2009, OK! again caused indignation by running another tribute issue, this time for Michael Jackson exhibiting a front cover image which the magazine insiders claim was ‘his lifeless body’; additional images inside showed scenes of his attempted recovery, with Jackson’s mouth covered by an oxygen mask and impoverished to a hospital stretcher.

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Offshore Drilling Jobs – How To Get Hired Without Drilling Experience

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So, you want to work an offshore drilling job. Do you know which companies are involved in offshore oil drilling? Besides the super-big players like Esso, BP, Shell, etc. Did you know that these big boys do not always do their own drilling? Quite often nowadays, they are forced to subcontract some of the work to smaller players.

Have you heard of these companies: Diamond Offshore (Houston, USA), Dolphin Drilling (Tananger, Norway), and Frigstad Offshore (Singapore)? How about Offrig Drilling ASA, Scorpion Offshore, Songa Offshore and Thule Drilling ASA? These are just some of the companies in the modern oil industry. In their own way, you can call them the modern wildcatters. During the last slump in oil prices, the giants like BP and Shell stopped investing in their staff and oil drilling technologies. But some smaller companies correctly predicted that prices would rise again. They invested in R&D to develop new drilling techniques and technologies. They build new oil rigs for deep-ocean drilling. These are the boys that Shell and BP are sub-contracting for oil drilling services.

If you want to work on an offshore oil drilling rig, you have two main choices. The path most people think of is to go on board as part of the drill crew. If you have prior experience, you will probably be a pumpman or derrickman. If not, you have to get in as a roughneck or roustabout. Drillers are pretty much the 2nd-in-command and assistant of the oil rig manager. Technically, a roughneck/roustabout is a laborer. On the other hand, how many laborers earn $50,000 per year for just 6 months of work every year? Unlike a normal laborer, who never gets the chance to work his way up to manager level, a roughneck with the proper attitude has a reasonable chance to become a manager on an oil rig. Of course, first he has to work his way through derrickman and driller.

This is not the only way to get an offshore drilling job. If you have some useful trade, like a cook or medic, this will be a good choice regardless of your offshore oil rig experience. You get the same generous living conditions of the drill crew, and better salary than a comparable job on dry land.

Just because it is an offshore oil rig does not mean it does not need office staff. No matter where you go, you can’t escape paperwork. You’ll still find your paper pushers. Except that on the oil rig they are called tool pushers. They work in the rig offices and rig floors.

You also have the mechanical department and electrical department. The mechanical department hires motormen, mechanics and maintenance supervisors who are responsible for all mechanical operations. The electrical department includes jobs like electrician, electronics technician and maintenance supervisors who repair and look after of all the electrical equipment.

An offshore drilling job is a very lucrative career. As you can see, you do not need drilling experience to get hired on an offshore oil rig. And now that you know there are companies other than Shell hiring people, you have many ways to get in on the action. You can get in as part of the drill crew, or as a tradesman.

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Dish Network Verses DirecTV – Which Is Better in Adult Programming?

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The two satellite TV service providers, Dish Network and DirecTV delivers a wide range of programming that includes Movies, Music, Sports and many more to their valuable subscribers. Adult programming is one such programming with lots of adult channels, adult TV shows and movies that will quench the thirst of adult subscribers. Subscribers can subscribe to the Adult programming package on monthly basis. Besides monthly packages, subscribers can order for limited hours of Adult Programming via the amazing Pay per view option also. Through this pay per view, Adult subscribers can enjoy their favorite programming without subscribing to any monthly package and they can pay less to watch what they wish, only for limited hours. This article guides the reader to know more about Adult Pay per view events in both Dish Network and DirecTV and the Comparison between them.

Adult Pay Per view in Dish Network

Dish Network delivers a wide range of the hottest adult programming via Dish Network Pay Per View. Adult Pay Per View option in Dish Network allows subscribers to purchase Adult programming only for limited hours without subscribing to any monthly package. Playboy TV, XTSY, fresh!, Hustler HD, Hustler TV SD, JUICY, Real, Reality Kings TV and Adult Showcase are the Adult channels delivered via Dish Network Pay Per View to adult subscribers.

Playboy TV is a X service channel that allows subscribers to engage in all passion and fun of playboy brand that includes late night movies, wild reality shows and late night specials. Subscribers can enjoy all these programming for just $9.99 in Dish Network.

Xtsy is a XXX adult channel that features top stars showcasing the newest talent. It also delivers adult movies without censor. This XXX channel can be ordered via pay per view for $13.99.

Hustler TV is a XX.5 service channel that delivers the hottest adult entertainment with most exclusive movies from big stars to fresh amateurs. Subscribers can experience the total reality and hilarious porn parodies in amazing high definition.

Hustler TV can be enjoyed by subscribers in both HD and SD just for $13.99. fresh! is a XX.5 service channel that focuses mainly on fresh girls and fresh themes. Newest performers in the business, groundbreaking series, casting calls and much more can be enjoyed for $13.99.

Real takes adult subscribers to a new level where they will experience real scenarios and real content without scripts and setups. It is a XX.5 service channel provided for just $13.99. With XX.5 service channel Reality Kings TV, subscribers can enjoy the new adult TV experience with variety of wild, fun sexual situations for just $13.99.

For $13.99, Juicy, the XX.5 service channel shows lots of fascinating fantasies from all around the globe. It delivers the hottest scenes from movies that cannot be enjoyed anywhere by subscribers. Adult showcase is a XX.5 and XXX service pack that delivers adult channels namely Xtsy, Hustler HD, Hustler TV, Reality kings, Juicy, Fresh and Real for about 3 hours for $17.99 only.

Adult Pay Per View in DirecTV

DirecTV is the abode for the hottest adult entertainment that delivers lots of movies and adult shows to their subscribers via Pay Per View. There is no monthly subscription is needed to view Pay Per view events. Adult Pay per view events can be viewed only for limited hours. Playboy TV, Reality Kings, Real, Juicy, fresh!, Spice: Access, Hustler TV and All Access Pass are the adult channels delivered by DirecTV via Pay Per View.

The Sensual channel that provides adult programming round the clock is Playboy TV. Programming consists of late night shows, adult movies and wild reality shows and subscribers can subscribe to this channel via pay per view for limited hours for just $9.99.

“Milf Hunter”, “In the VIP” and “Money Talks” are the shows delivered by the adult channel Reality Kings TV who are the creators of “Reality” content on Internet. Subscribers can experience a new adult programming in Reality Kings for $10.99.

Real channel showcases lots of reality shows with no scripts, no setups and no pretending shows. Subscribers can enjoy real people in real scenario with raw and uncut action for just $10.99.

The hottest sensual channel that shows lots of Eastern European hotties, Latin Ladies, Asian dolls and some other unique faces from all around the globe is the Juicy. In Juicy, Subscribers can enjoy the hottest scenes from movies for $10.99.

fresh! is the sensual weekend adult premier with fresh faces and fresh content in the business. The groundbreaking series, casting calls, reality programming and theme auditions can be enjoyed by subscribers in fresh! for $10.99.

Spice: Xcess is an exclusive and exciting weekend premier with varieties of performers and specialised content. This channel can be ordered for $10.99. Hustler TV satisfies adult subscribers by providing hottest action, new adult movies and the hottest talent round for $10.99. All Access Pass is an three hour block adult pay per view package where subscribers can enjoy 6 channels for one low price. Subscribers can subscribe to this 3 hour block package with the help of their remote for $14.99.


Adult Pay Per view of both Dish Network and DirecTV, the two satellite TV providers delivers almost same kind of programming to their subscribers. Though the programming remains the same in many aspects but differs slightly when compared with each other. Playboy TV, Reality Kings Tv, Real, fresh!, Juicy are the adult channels available in both Dish Network and DirecTV with same programming.

Even though, they are delivering same adult channels and programming, they vary in their pricing. Dish Network provides these adult channels for $13.99 whereas DirecTV offers less than Dish Network ie $10.99. Hustler TV in Dish Network allows subscribers to experience the adult programming in both HD and SD. On the other hand, in DirecTV Hustler TV can be enjoyed only in SD. Xtsy is an adult channel that delivers adult movies without censor is available in Dish Network and not available in DirecTV. On Contrary, Spice: Xcess, the weekend adult premier is available with DirecTV and not in Dish Network. All Access Pass is a three hour block adult pay per view package with 6 channels for one lower price $14.99 is accessible in DirecTV while Dish Network delivers Adult Showcase pay per view package that also delivers three hour block adult pay per view package with 6 channels for $17.99. When comparing the adult pay per view of both Dish Network and DirecTV, they resembles the same in many aspects and differs in Pricing.

In terms of pricing, DirecTV provides adult pay per view programming for less amount than Dish Network.

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