Frank Myers Auto Maxx November 2010 Newsletter

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Frank Myers Auto Maxx November 2010 Newsletter

  1. 1. This Month In History A Free Family Resource Courtesy Of Frank Myers Auto Maxx “We Specialize In Helping Individuals & Families Find, Qualify For And Own The Vehicle Of Their Dreams With Little Or No Money Down Even With Less Than Perfect Credit.” Your Automotive Transportation & Financing Experts | 336-767-3432 | http://www.FrankMyersAuto.com Thanksgiving Travel with Kids Source: http://thanksgiving2010.net/thanksgiving- travel-with-kids Thanksgiving is a time for gathering the family, but how do you keep kids interested while in the car or sitting in airports? Have them keep jour- nals. THANKSGIVING TRAVEL Nothing beats getting your extended family together for Thanksgiving. It is a great time to catch up and laugh about old times. The only aggravat- ing thing, of course, is actually trav- eling to meet up. There are already stories of travel nightmares in the news two days be- fore Thanksgiving. This can be particu- larly troubling if you have kids who be- come easily bored. In these days of the Internet and video games, the average child seems to have an attention span of about 30 sec- onds. If a glassy-eyed child killing things on a screen is not your idea of good thing, what alternatives do you have? Giving your child a writing journal is a great way to keep them busy without resorting to violent video games. For many kids, the only way to truly get their attention on a Thanksgiving trip is to get them involved. The best method for doing this is to give them a journal and ask them to keep notes on everything they see. At the end of the day, they should be encouraged to write a journal entry about what happened during the day. It will give them an outlet for their thoughts, promote good writing skills and pre- serve family experiences they would otherwise forget with time. A good journal for kids will combine a number of characteristics. First, it should be compact. Second, it should have a case to protect it from rain, spills and just because kids will be kids. Third, the journal should con- tain blank areas for notes, doodles and so on. Finally, the journal should contain cue spaces to remind chil- dren to pay attention to certain things and write them down. Cues should include: 1. Who went on the family vaca- tion, 2. Places visited and why they are important, 3. The most memorable experi- ence each day, 4. New friends made and contact information for them, 5. Which family members were pre- sent, and 6. Impressions. As time passes, the family vacations journals will remind your kids of past trips. Memories fade with time, even for kids. By keeping a journal, kids will open their eyes to things around them, enhancing your Thanksgiving family gathering. Hopefully, it will also keep them busy and away from video games, at least for some of the time. 9 - 1989 - The 27.9 mile Berlin Wall was opened up after standing for 28 years 10 - 1775 - The US Ma- rine Corps was estab- lished as part of the US Navy. 11 - 1938 - Irving Ber- lin’s God Bless America was first performed (becoming the most re- quested patriotic favorite of Americans) 22 - 1935 - Trans-Pacific airmail service began 23 - 1963 - Three days after his assassination, John F Kennedy was bur- ied with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery 11
  2. 2. FAMOUS WORDS Interesting Facts You Never Knew Albert Einstein said…. “Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” Did you know…Ben Franklin wanted our national bird to be the Turkey. Did you know....Our nations Veterans are honored on No- vember 11th… “to those who served!” Did you know…A spooked turkey can run at 20 miles an hour. They can also burst into flight approaching speeds be- tween 50-55 mph in a matter of seconds. Tips to Take Great Holiday Pictures Source: http://www.babiesonline.com/articles/photography/ greatholidaypictures.asp You don’t want the same picture that you took last year, and you want it to look different than Uncle Joe’s picture when he is standing right next to you. Here are some ideas to help you take great pictures this holiday that everyone in the family will be able to cherish and remember. 1. Use high resolution. For photos that you do not want to print, low resolution is great! But if you are taking a picture that you are going to want to print out for your al- bum or scrap- book, or to give as a gift to your mother for her upcoming birthday, you will get a better printed image with a higher resolution. If you need to buy an extra memory card so that you have the storage room, splurge on yourself and buy one. 2: Get close up. Create impact by getting up close. The picture will look to- tally different with your subject up close and personal than it will with them just fitting into the background. 3. Don’t use the “Auto” set- ting. Take control of your camera and your pictures. Doing it manually you are likely to get different and more interesting shots. For portraits, use low aperture – around 2.8. For landscapes, use high aperture – around 16. Don’t be afraid to experiment. 4. Change your angle. Don’t just stand in front of your subject. Try kneeling down in front of your subject, laying down and taking the picture from the ground, or standing up high on a chair or on a second floor balcony. Have your fam- ily stand on the stairs and take pictures from the side as well as the bottom of the stairs. 5. Don’t center your picture. There is no rule that your friend or family member have to be in the center of the picture. You can get a great picture by an- gling it so that your subject is to the left or right side. You can have him sit on top of a sturdy table and take the picture so that the table is included and your subject is just in the top frame of the picture. Play around, experi- ment and have fun!
  3. 3. THANK YOU! Prize Winner Do you know of someone who is looking for a quality pre-owned vehicle or wants to upgrade their current vehicle? Even if they have little money to put down or they’ve had trouble qualifying in the past… I can help them! Send them my way. They’ll be glad you did and so will you! Here’s why… If you refer someone to me this month, when we close the deal, they’re a GUARAN- TEED winner of up to $500! Tracy Myers is an author and consumer advocate. He has spent his life fighting the negative stigma that plagues car dealers around the world. He does this by fighting for the consumer as a car dealer that advises people and helps them get the quality vehicle they want and de- serve in an positive and safe environment. Frank Myers Auto Maxx 4200 N. Patterson Avenue Winston-Salem, NC 27105 336-767-3432 http://www.FrankMyersAuto.com “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Frank Auto Myers Maxx, and my experi- ence has been great. They are professional and their customer services trumps all. They have put in a lot of commitment and time servicing their clients, and it shows. You simply don’t get to be where they are without a great reputation and a following of thou- sands of HAPPY customers and fans, like me.” - by Jacqy Law Search This Newsletter For The Answer To The Sony Digital Voice Recorder Question and Then Submit Your Answer Online Steps for a Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner Source: http://thanksgiving2010.net/plan-the-perfect- thanksgiving-dinner-in-5-easy-steps Thanksgiving is supposed to be a holiday for giving thanks and spend- ing time with friends and family. Add to that all of the wonderful food and it’s easy to see why Thanksgiving is one of the most popular holidays. Unfortunately, if you’re the one host- ing a Thanksgiving dinner, all of the preparations can be very stressful. Well, not anymore! The reality is most of us already know how to plan the perfect Thanksgiving, all it takes is a little extra preparation. Just follow these five easy steps and your holiday stress will be a thing of the past: Step 1 – Several weeks before Thanksgiving, start planning your menu. You’ll need to decide what kind of turkey or other meat you’re going to have (grilled, deep fried or baked) and you will also want to shop for any items you can get in advance, like rolls, pie mixes, frozen goods, etc. It’s also a good idea to put up your outside decorations and start thinking about how you’re going to decorate inside. Finally, cook double sized meals now and freeze them so that you don’t have to worry about cooking family meals the week of Thanksgiving. Step 2 – The weekend before Thanksgiving, go ahead and do any major cleaning that you will need to do, especially if you will be having guests staying overnight. Double check your menu and go shopping for any items you haven’t gotten yet. If anyone asks what they can bring, it’s usually best to ask for desserts or fin- ger food since they’re easy to trans- port. You’ll also want to prep your kitchen by removing any unnecessary clutter since you will need all the counter space you can get. Step 3 – A few days before Thanks- giving, check your menu again and make sure you aren’t missing any vi- tal ingredients. You should also go ahead and make anything that can be done ahead of time such as pies or dips for veggie trays. It’s also a good idea to prep your fresh produce by chopping and bagging them. You can also do this with casserole ingredients sothat on Thanksgiving all the prep work is done. Step 4 — The day before Thanksgiving, go ahead and make the mashed potatoes and put together any veggie trays if you are having any. It’s also a good idea to set the table, so that you aren’t scrambling to do this at the last minute. Set out all of your plates, wine glasses, silverware, placemats and napkins. Step 5 – On Thanksgiving Day, spend some time in the morning put- ting together any casseroles you prepped for earlier. You also want to be sure to allow plenty of time for cooking the main course since it will take the longest. Plan for the meat to finish cooking roughly an hour before you intend to serve the meal, that way if it takes longer than expected you still have plenty of time. That’s it! It may seem like planning and preparing the perfect Thanksgiv- ing dinner is stressful and over- whelming, but it really isn’t. With a little smart planning, you can break down all of the preparation into man- ageable pieces so that your Thanks- giving dinner this year goes off with- out a hitch! Happy Thanksgiving!
  4. 4. Why am I giving away a Sony Digital Voice Recorder? Because everyone likes to win stuff. It’s fun. And I want this newsletter to be fun for you. I also want you to read it. Ahhh...now you’ll see my selfish motivation. In order to win the Voice Recorder you have to answer the question below. In order to answer the question, you have to read this newsletter. I’ve hid- den the answer somewhere in the contents of these four pages. If you read the whole newsletter, I think you’ll like it and you’ll look forward to getting it every month. Then when you are looking to buy a vehicle or know someone who is, you’ll remember this news- letter and hopefully you’ll give me the chance to earn their business. That’s my master plan. So an- swer the question and you could be the winner. There’s a new winner every month. INSIDE THIS ISSUE Here’s The Question: Who thought the national bird should be the turkey? Submit Your Answer And Win Go to www.FreePrizeQuestion.com/ CONTEST CODE: FRANK MYERS AUTO Submit Your Answer By: November 30th, 2010 There are dastardly scams being pulled on innocent car buyers every day. It’s really tough to tell where these shyster lots are and whether or not you’re on one. Remember these people are very well trained and may be taking advantage of you without you ever knowing it. You know this to be true because of the stereotypes we all hear about how shady and unscrupulous car dealers and used car salesman are. It’s true. There are some bad apples out there that spoil it for the bunch. So what can you do about it? Arm yourself with the insider information you need to recognize a common car scam when you see it. This information can save you big money, lots of time and an enormous amount of pain, heartache and frustration. I’ve prepared a FREE REPORT espe- cially for people who are thinking about making a vehicle purchase in the next few months. This report explains the ten most notorious and common car scams that go on at dealerships all over the coun- try. Some right here in our own town. This report will show you how to spot these scams and how to avoid being a vic- tim. This is insider information you won’t get from any other car dealer. In fact, I’m sure I’ll get some heat from the industry just for writing this. But I don’t care. I’m here for you. If you are in the market for a car you are entitled to this information. It is available to you absolutely FREE with no cost or obligation. To request your free copy of this spe- cial industry expose’ visit my report re- quest web site at: www.frankmyersauto.com/car-buying- secrets.html • Traveling With The Kids • Winter workouts can boost your mood, but stay safe • Interesting Facts • Steps for a Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner • Sony Digital Voice Recorder Contest Because I’m an automotive transportation and financing expert I can do things that most other car dealers can’t. I’ve been helping individuals like you and families like yours for years and you know I’ll do it for you. So here’s my promise…If I can’t help you get the car of your dreams, I will buy you a turkey dinner for Thanksgiving! - Tracy Myers Don’t Get Ripped Off The Next Time You Buy A Car. FREE REPORT Reveals The 10 Most Notorious and Common Car Scams Dealers Use To Rob You Of Your Cash & Sanity and How You Can Avoid Being A Victim!

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