Alena Smith's Articles http://www.a1articles.com en-us editorial@articlealley.com “Swept her off her feet” - without so much as a ransom note! As I research more and more about the traditions of the wedding ceremony, I grow concerned that this ritual has actually evolved from a collection of absurd events and histories around the world. Come with me as I explore further. Traditionally, the br... http://www.a1articles.com/swept-her-off-her-feet--without-so-much-as-a-ransom-note-2432146.html 30th July 2012 Successful Kids Birthday Party Formula By Steve Zany RI Magician It's No Magic Trick. The secret formula to planning a great kid’s birthday party Parents, who know I am a kid’s party magician in RI, often ask me: Is there a formula that can be applied to make a kids birthday party a success? And no wonder. 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Each company nowadays have t... http://www.a1articles.com/toll-free-service--how-to-raise-the-advantages-of-being-toll-free-1786779.html 12th October 2010 Custom Toll Free – Toll Free Numbers Businesses today need to have various marketing techniques to go along with their everyday operations. Sales companies have to launch powerful advertising strategies because it is their way of getting more profit. Companies that wish to expand their servi... http://www.a1articles.com/custom-toll-free--toll-free-numbers-1769723.html 30th September 2010 Custom Toll Free – Toll Free Numbers-Part2 Toll free numbers have a very different way of affecting how companies attract customers. The initial attraction occurs at once since the call is free of charge for the callers. 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