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  • 25 Free Low Cost Advertising Tips by Small Business Expert Tom Egelhoff


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    25 Free Low Cost Advertising Tips

    by Tom Egelhoff

    (Tom’s FREE Podcast for this topic is available. – For More Info Click Here)

    If there is one mistake small town businesses make more often than any other it’s, What ever is left over, we’ll use for advertising.

    Marketing and advertising is an investment, not an expense.

    I know it sure seems like an expense to me when I’m writing the check, but trust me it’s not.

    Without enough money put aside for advertising your sales can go down and you suddenly have less and less for promotion.

    When do you advertise the most? For most businesses it’s the first day of business.

    Don’t you have a Grand Opening, balloons, flyers, ads, on-site radio stations, contests, and prizes?

    Did the income from sales pay for that? No, it didn’t. You advertise most when you need business. You advertise more when you don’t.

    An average cost of advertising is usually 1 to 5% of gross sales, which can vary according to location, local advertising rates, and industry. Car dealers need more advertising than funeral homes.

    Before we get to the 25 tips let’s look at the basic strategies of successful advertising.

    * In order to be successful, your advertising must provide a consumer benefit or solve a problem.
    * That benefit or solution must be wanted by the consumer.
    * The product or service you are offering must be tied directly to that benefit or solution.
    * The benefit or solution must be distinctly communicated through medial advertising. In other words, be clear, forget the advertising glitz and make sure the message isn’t lost in the ad.

    A small-budget advertiser doesn’t have the ”deep pockets to develop big advertising campaigns. Some time you need to break the rules to be noticed.

    Avis did it by admitting they were Number 2 in the car rental business and that campaign took them from 6th place to second place.

    When they stopped that campaign they dropped back to 6th again. In the past year they have gone back to it.

    Budget conscious advertisers must achieve top results for their advertising dollar. Expand your dollars by adopting some creative techniques.

    Here’s 25 tips I hope will help you.

    1. Radio, newspapers and magazine specialists will frequently give free help in developing an advertising strategy. Things like demographic information, money-saving ways to produce your ads etc.
  • Place your ads in off hours or in unusual locations for less. Many times you can still reach your target market with these spots.
  • Instead of a one-time big splash ad, be consistent with frequent small ads that work.
  • Monthly magazines sometimes have unsold ad space at the end of the month they will sell at a discount.
  • If you have an 800 number, put it in every ad for immediate response and feedback.
  • Try advertising consistently in the classifieds. These ads may draw more customers than more expensive display ads.
  • Can you barter for the cost of ad production? Maybe the newspaper needs painting in exchange for an ad about your paint store.
  • Piggyback advertising are the ads you receive with your Mastercard bill. Is there someone in your town that sends out a lot of bills? Can you put a small flyer in with their bills and split the postage? Or pay a small fee?
  • Split advertising costs with the people who sell to you. Vendors and manufactures are always looking for exposure. Let people know you carry their products and have the vendor pick up part of the ad cost.
  • Are there up front advertising discounts for cash?
  • Consider advertising in regional issues of national magazines. The costs are lower and you can still reach your target market. TV Guide is a good choice. It stays around for at least a week. Time, Newsweek, and US News and World Report may stay in local doctors offices for years.
  • Share ad costs with neighbor business. Video stores and Pizza parlors are natural partners. Have coupons to each others stores or share the cost of flyers.
  • Try reducing the size of your ad (not in the Yellow Pages) or length of your radio spots. A 60 second spot is not twice as much as a 30 second spot but you won’t get twice as many customers for a 60 over a 30. Going with small ads or shorter spots will allow you to do more ads which normally pulls more customers. It’s better to be there every day with small ads than every month with one big one.
  • Develop tight production controls to minimize the need to reject finished ads. The message is more important than the messenger. Don’t try to produce ads that win awards, produce ads that sell.
  • Who are your very best customers? Aim your ads to talk directly to people like them.
  • What will suppliers give you in the way of point-of-purchase materials. Posters, stand ups, handouts, etc. Some have excellent display racks you can use.
  • Some national chains like Coke and Pepsi provide outdoor signs for businesses. There are also indoor lighted signs you write on with special markers to advertise your special offers.
  • Can you sponsor a community event? A fun-run, golf tournament, or other event that will be well publicized in the community. Your name may not be prominently displayed but sometimes the positive exposure in the community will bring in new customers.
  • Small businesses can seldom afford saturation advertising. You must be selective in the media that reaches your customers. Pin your ad reps down and make them show you exactly how their media reaches your target audience.
  • Exploit the media you choose to the fullest. If your message is verbal, you don’t need TV. Use radio, billboards and newspapers to the fullest.
  • Consider direct mail. A letter and brochure before customer contact can increase business. An IBM study concluded that selling time can be reduced from 9.3 to 1.3 total hours with direct mail advertising. A Sales and Marketing Executives International Study showed salespeople went from eight orders per 100 cold calls to 38 orders per 100 when direct mail was used.
  • Try an editorial style ad. These are ads that look like actual stories in the newspaper. They will have advertisement at the top of the article. Develop a good headline, and 50% more people will read the article than would read an ad of the same size.
  • You can’t match larger competitors dollar-for-dollar but, you can use unusual approaches (like the Avis idea above), color, music, slogans, humor (be careful here), or media selection to win your market away from the big guys.
  • Due to the high costs of conventional advertising on, radio, TV, newspapers, many cost conscious business have been forced to look for lower cost methods. Can you advertise on parking meters, taxi boards, balloons, blimps, and grocery shopping carts. Community bulletin boards, movie ads, and weekly newspaper shoppers.
  • Key your ads. Put something in the ad that will let you know which media it came from. On coupons, put a code that will record the paper and date of the ad. In radio or TV, have them mention the ad to get the discount. Ask every customer how they found you.
  • Plan for a rainy day. During the year put a small amount aside each month for emergencies. You never know when you’ll need to react quickly to whatever the competition is doing. You must be able to capitalize on breaking national events or news regarding your industry. If negative things happen in your industry you may need to respond quickly to make sure the right message is presented.
  • Always give the customer more than you promised and more than they expected. This is tip number 27 of the 25 we advertised. Maybe this last one is the one you needed.
  • I hope these tips will help your business grow. Not all may be relevant to your particular situation. Hopefully, they will illustrate the importance to plan and control your advertising budget.

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    Based in Bozeman, MT, Tom Egelhoff is the author of How To Market, Advertise Promote Your Business Or Service In A Small Town. and The Small Town Advertising Handbook: How To Say More And Spend Less. He is also a seminar and workshop presenter and trainer. He may be reached at 888-550-6100 or PO Box 271, Bozeman, MT 59771-0271

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    Management BA (Hons) – Aberdeen Business School #management #programme, #management #concepts, #management


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    Management Degree BA (Hons)

    Degree in Management

    1. Overview

    Our BA Management degree provides an excellent foundation for a range of business and management careers.

    The wide range of options available in year 4 will enable you to tailor your studies to the interests you have developed throughout your degree. You will also explore areas such as quality management, project management, leadership and knowledge management.

    This broad-based course will prepare you for a managerial career in industry or the public sector. The subjects chosen as option modules can widen opportunities for more specialist managerial positions. Positions held by our graduates include trainee manager, area manager, logistics manager and business analyst.

    2. What you will study

    You may also choose to study abroad with a partner foreign university in Europe, the USA or Canada during semester 1 of year 2.

    Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes.

    The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course disclaimer for more information.

    3. Entry requirements

    Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H2H3

    Alternative Qualifications: We welcome applications from those with equivalent qualifications to those stated, including SVQs/NVQs, access programmes and overseas qualifications. Applications from students with non-standard qualifications or work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

    Applicants from Partner Colleges: A relevant HNC or HND from one of our partner colleges will be considered for entry into Year 2 or 3. Students entering Year 3 of the course will follow the class based taught route as an alternative to a placement. Find out more about Degree Link.

    Advanced Entry: All other applicants who are interested in applying for advanced entry will be considered on an individual basis.

    International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.

    English Language

    We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

    * All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.

    4. Placements and accreditations

    Each of the courses within the Management Programme offers the opportunity to undertake a one-year salaried placement. Through our placement opportunities, you can work with small, medium or large companies based locally, nationally or internationally and undertake real jobs, with real salaries and real responsibilities.

    Many of our placement students have had the opportunity to go on business trips, work with senior managers and directors, and take responsibility for their own projects.

    We have also had a small number of students run their own company instead of participating in a traditional placement. They are given business advice by academic staff from our Centre for Entrepreneurship and assigned to an industry mentor.

    5. Student Funding

    If you are a Scottish resident or EU national you are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

    Students from other parts of the UK should visit the appropriate website:

    Disclaimer

    Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

    7. How to apply

    Home, EU and Rest of UK applicants to Robert Gordon University must apply online at www.ucas.com/students/apply .

    It is important that you keep track of your application process using the UCAS website. as it will update you on whether you have been offered a place from the University. It is also where you should respond to offers and receive confirmation of your place within your chosen course, rather than contacting the institution in the first instance.

    International fee paying students have the option of applying either via UCAS or direct using our application form.

    8. Prospects

    This broad-based course will prepare you for a managerial career in industry or the public sector. The subjects chosen as option modules can widen opportunities for more specialist managerial positions. Positions held by our graduates include trainee manager, area manager, logistics manager and business analyst.


    James Scott Farrin North Carolina Legal Staff and Lawyers: About Us –


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    About Our Staff and Attorneys

    Rely on experienced personal injury lawyers in North Carolina

    The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin employs a large staff and uses state-of-the-art technology geared solely toward serving its clients. Our firm focuses on providing aggressive representation for people who have sustained serious injuries and families that have lost loved ones due someone else’s negligence.

    North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers

    The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin was founded in 1997 to help people receive the compensation the law may provide. The firm has since grown from the two employees and 30 clients we started with to over 100 employees and thousands of clients and former clients. We have an active car accident injury litigation and trial practice, and we have been involved in several high profile North Carolina personal injury cases that have been covered by the media. We were involved in one of the largest civil rights cases in the United States. We have the experience, ability and commitment to take clients’ cases to court, or wherever necessary, to seek justice on their behalf.

    As we have grown, we have tried to stay true to our founding purpose: combining quality representation with exceptional service. Whatever the size of someone’s personal injury or car accident case — whether it involves a car accident, personal injury, workers’ compensation, patent infringement, or civil rights, we believe they deserve the best representation and service we can provide. This belief inspires us to hire individuals who are dedicated to professionalism in all that they do. Our values of teamwork, integrity, professionalism, quality, and community guide our employees in achieving results for our clients.

    At the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, customer service is one of our highest priorities. We offer the following services:

    • 24/7 Toll free phone access at 1-866-900-7078;
    • Free and expedient initial case evaluation;
    • We will come to your home, job site, or hospital — morning, noon, or night;
    • Periodic customer service calls to make certain we are delivering outstanding client service;
    • Internal goals of frequent case managers or attorney client contact;
    • If we cannot assist you, we will strive to place you in contact with someone who may be able to help;
    • Many convenient office locations around the state. Click here to view all of our locations .

    Attorneys

    Our attorneys will fight for you and strive to provide you with excellent customer service. Our case management team will keep you informed every step of the way. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin currently employs more than 20 attorneys and more than 100 professional staff. Among our attorneys, several are North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law and one is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Law. Several presently hold or have held leadership positions within the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and several of our attorneys are admitted to practice law in other states.

    Bilingual Staff

    Our firm is proud to employ many bilingual staff members. Our Spanish-speaking clients usually speak directly to Spanish-speaking staff members, not through translators, and several of our attorneys are also fluent in Spanish. En las Oficinas de James Scott Farrin sabemos lo difícil que es entender y comprender el proceso legal y el funcionamiento de las leyes en los Estados Unidos y si le añadimos que tal vez no entendemos muy bien ingles, lo hace aun mas difícil. Es por eso que en las Oficinas de James Scott Farrin contamos con un amplio personal bilingüe que lo podrá atender en español.

    Call Center

    When you call the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, you will speak with an experienced call center representative who will ask you to provide detailed information about your accident and your injuries. Your answers to these questions will help us determine what kind of case you might have.

    Paralegals and Case Management

    Paralegals and case managers serve as the primary point of contact for most active clients. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin employs paralegals and case managers who deal with a variety of cases — from personal injury cases involving soft tissue injuries, head and brain injuries and serious bodily injuries, to workplace injuries involving workers’ compensation, as well as other types of cases such as those involving patent infringement and civil rights.

    Investigators

    Your case will be reviewed by one of our attorneys. If we are able to represent you, we will send one of our investigators to your home, office, job site, hospital or any other place at in which you feel comfortable to sign your paperwork. They will provide you with a list of necessary documentation that you may need to gather about your case. Investigators are also charged with further looking into your case and, if applicable, may need to take pictures of your physical injury, your wrecked vehicle, or speak with witnesses about your case.


    Arizona Personal Injury Attorneys #personal #injury #lawyer, #injury #lawyer, #accident #lawyer, #accident


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    Zanes Law

    Tucson Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyers

    The Zanes Law injury lawyers have helped clients recover tens of millions of dollars on their personal injury claims. Over the years, we have helped thousands of clients on everything from normal everyday car accident claims to extremely complex wrongful death claims. We take an aggressive approach to how we represent our clients because we care deeply about them and understand that we are here to fight for them. Our personal injury lawyers are some of the best in Arizona and have helped clients on a variety of injury cases, which include car accidents, truck accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death claims, and more. We are personal injury attorneys and car accident lawyers with years of experience.

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    We are an Arizona personal injury law firm with offices in Tucson and Phoenix, but we help clients nationally. So regardless of your location, we can help you on your personal injury or car accident case. Our Tucson and Phoenix personal injury lawyers are here to help you, regardless of where you live.

    TUCSON PHOENIX CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS

    If you drive a car, unfortunately sooner or later you will be involved in a car accident. At least that is what the statistics show. If and when that happens, Please call a Zanes Law Phoenix car accident lawyer or Tucson personal injury attorney so that we can help you. This is important. It is important that you have a Phoenix personal injury attorney or a Tucson car accident lawyer who has the experience to get you the compensation that you deserve. Hiring the right personal injury lawyer will help to ensure that you get the highest compensation possible. Although there are many car accident law firms and personal injury lawyers to choose from, it is the Arizona car accident lawyers at Zanes Law who have a proven track record of success. Our personal injury lawyers strive to provide our clients with the best possible representation and our car accident lawyers have successfully helped thousands of clients.

    4 WAYS WE CAN HELP YOU AFTER YOUR ACCIDENT

    The attorneys at Zanes Law have helped thousands of injured people make smarter, more confident legal decisions so that they are made whole after an accident. Today it’s your turn.

    Do you have questions or concerns about health insruance, providers, and covering medical costs?

    Medical Bills

    Medical bills caused by an auto accident are a cost that should be covered by your injury settlement. If you have health insurance, you should present your insurance card to all medical providers so they will bill your health insurance. If you do not have health insurance, you will need to find a medical provider that will treat you on a lien. This is something that Zanes Law can help you with.

    *Treating on a lien: This means that you will not be charged any up-front costs for treatment and the provider will be compensated upon your settlement. This provider would require payment for their services before you receive your proceeds from the claim.

    Property Damage Insurance

    Car rentals: If you have rental car coverage through your insurance carrier, you should request your car rental through them. It’s usually an easy process and your insurance will be reimbursed if liability is accepted by the adverse party. When you do not have rental coverage, you will have to wait until liability is established with the other driver’s insurance.

    Property damage: Open a property damage claim with your insurance company (even if the accident is not your fault). If you have collision coverage on your insurance, your insurance company will fix your car and will work with the other car’s insurance to ensure they cover the costs. Please note, you may be required to pay your deductible up-front if liability has not yet been established. Once it is, your insurance company will be able to get your deductible back and reimburse you. Click here for information about property damage after a car accident.

    Bodily injury: Injury claims are completely different than property damage claims. If you are injured due to a car accident, we recommend you consult with a personal injury lawyer or accident lawyer to open your bodily injury claim for you. If you were injured in the accident, you need to seek medical care immediately and you need to speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. If you are injured and choose to speak with the insurance adjuster on your own, you must make it clear to the adjuster that you are in fact injured. However, our advice is that you seek the assistance of a personal injury attorney and that you limit the conversations that you have with the insurance adjuster. Let your personal injury attorney handle all of these conversations on your behalf.

    Lost Wages Compensation

    Lost wages: If your accident has caused you to miss time from work, you are entitled to some type of compensation through your injury claim. You should document all time you took off and keep all doctor’s notes that justify your time off.

    Pain and Suffering: This is a term used in the legal industry that refers to emotional and physical stress, as well as the actual physical pain, caused by a car accident. Injury victims are entitled to compensation for pain and suffering.

    Overall compensation: Settlement amounts are directly correlated to the facts of a particular case. Some factors that determine a settlement amount are: types of injuries sustained, how long the individual sought medical treatment, total amount of medical bills, future medical bills, and many other factors. We recommend that you contact the personal injury attorneys at Zanes Law in order to find out what the actual value of your claim is.

    Everything

    Bills, property damage, medical treatment, insurance, lost wages, and compensation.

    If all of the above are concerning you right now, we recommend you speak to a personal injury attorney to answer your specific questions. Yes, a personal injury attorney. Not a general attorney who practices all case types. A personal injury attorney works on these cases all day, everyday and is more experienced when it comes to injury claims. An accident attorney can assist with motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, construction accidents, premise accidents, bicycle accidents, mass torts, burn injury and class action lawsuits to name a few.

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    WELCOME TO NIGHTINGALE HAMMERSON

    Nightingale Hammerson is an independent charity which has been serving the community for over 170 years. We offer a range of services tailored to meet the needs of each of our residents.

    We run three homes: Nightingale House in South West London, Hammerson House in North West London and Belmont Lodge in Bushey Herts which is supported sheltered housing home.

    We are one of the Jewish community’s leading providers of care for older people. We pride ourselves in providing high quality holistic care in a safe and stimulating environment.

    Nightingale House, providing residential. nursing and dementia care. accommodates 170 residents. Hammerson House can care for 85 residents and provides short stay residential and nursing care as well as assisted living accommodation. Belmont Lodge provides accommodation for up to 12 tenants.

    Our dedicated, well trained team of staff and volunteers ensure that individuals living in our homes receive attention all day, every day.

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    Free Hotel Vouchers for Homeless People and Families #golden #chain #motels #nsw

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    Free Hotel Vouchers for Homeless People and Families

    I Have No Place to Live

    There are many ways to find free hotel vouchers for homeless families, whether you live in warm climate states like California, Texas, or Arizona and cold weather climates like Wisconsin, Minnesota, or Illinois. If you and your children are in danger of losing your house or place to live, or if you just need a place to stay for a short period of time, you will have some options to keep in mind. In this article, I will show you some of the ways you can get your hands on free hotel vouchers when you and your family are homeless or fear you will be soon.

    The first thing you need to do is figure out where you can search for the charitable housing in your area. While you will have to do a little digging to figure it all out on your end, there are some places that you will want to contact to get them. Listed below are some of the typical places that help out those that have no place to stay following eviction, foreclosure, or just about any other situation that would require a family to check our free hotel vouchers for the homeless.

    Local Sheriff Office/Dispatch Center. Especially in rural areas, local law enforcement agencies have various forms of assistance to help those that have no place to stay. It s not necessarily that the agency itself is providing the help, but they are often connected to those that do. In my area, for example, there are programs originally started for stranded travelers that have been extended to include just about anyone that faces an emergency and needs a place to stay, when there are no other options available. The Sheriff Office is often just the hub that collects the information and forwards it to others, or supplies the caller with contact information to people and groups that provide free hotel vouchers for homeless families.

    Churches. There are many churches that offer forms of help to anyone that needs it. Catholic charities and others are out there and a good place to look for a place to stay the night when you have no other place to sleep than the streets. Make some phone calls to the local churches in your area to find out if they have any free hotel vouchers that they give out to homeless families. Many of them offer other short-term housing solutions as well, which will be covered below.

    Government Programs. A visit to a local courthouse and you can possibly get your hands on some free hotel vouchers. When homeless families go to the courthouse, they may also be able to apply for other kinds of entitlement programs, giving a more permanent place to live. For those that just need a place to stay the night to keep their kids off the street, there are often many programs that provide temporary shelter. Stop by or call the courthouse, visit human services, and see what you can get for help. Some areas, Like Orange County, have programs designed just for this type of service.

    Charities. There are many charities that offer helping hands. Some offer only temporary shelter, while others provide more permanent options. Make some calls or do some searching online to see what you can find in the area you live.

    Other Temporary Shelter Options

    If you have no luck finding free hotel vouchers for your or your homeless family, you may want to explore other options to get temporary shelter. Listed below are just a few of the options you may want to keep in mind to avoid sleeping on the streets

    Shelters. There are many types of temporary shelters out there where you can find a place to sleep the night for free. Homeless shelters for families are a viable, although less desirable alternative. In addition, battered women shelters and other types of shelter programs are out there to keep in mind.

    Churches. In addition to motel stays, if you call the local churches in your area, you may find some that are willing to let you stay on site for the night, until you can get something more permanent over your head.

    Second Chance Homes. Aligned with HUD, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development has second chance homes where teens with children and single mothers can find shelter in the form of group homes. This is semi-permanent in nature, but is intended to be something to get you back on your feet.

    Finding Permanent Shelter

    Finding free hotel vouchers for homeless families and single people is great for temporary assistance, but those that need something more permanent, there are some additional options to keep in mind. Listed below are just a few options you may want to keep in mind if you lose your job, are evicted, lose your house, or just need a place to stay for a longer timeframe.

    Low Income Housing: You may be able to find shelter through low income housing programs. Many base rent on a set percentage of income. This could give you a place to stay, keep a roof over your head, and allow your children to keep safe. When you call the local courthouse in your area, be sure to ask about low income housing and programs, even if you cannot find free hotel vouchers for homeless families.

    Other Entitlement Programs. Local human services can often help you find food, shelter, money, and other forms of assistance. Be sure you ask for all the help you can get when you are homeless or in danger of becoming a family without a place to stay. There are many different forms of temporary assistance to needy families out there that you can explore.

    HUD: In addition to second chance homes, HUD provides several forms of assistance to those that need a place to stay. Contact your local agency to see what type of help is out there for you.

    As you are looking for a place to stay, keep in mind that free hotel vouchers for homeless families are only a temporary solution to your problems.





    Terminally Ill Woman Brittany Maynard Has Ended Her Own Life – Cancer,

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    Terminally Ill Woman Brittany Maynard Has Ended Her Own Life

    By Nicole Weisensee Egan

    11/02/2014 AT 07:35 PM EST

    Brittany Maynard. who became the public face of the controversial right-to-die movement over the last few weeks, ended her own life Saturday at her home in Portland, Oregon. She was 29.

    “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me … but would have taken so much more,” she wrote on Facebook. “The world is a beautiful place, travel has been my greatest teacher, my close friends and folks are the greatest givers. I even have a ring of support around my bed as I type … Goodbye world. Spread good energy. Pay it forward!”

    Doctors told Maynard she had six months to live last spring after she was diagnosed with a likely stage 4 glioblastoma. She made headlines around the world when she announced she intended to die under Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act by taking a fatal dose of barbiturates, prescribed to her by a doctor, when her suffering became too great.

    “My glioblastoma is going to kill me and that’s out of my control,” she told PEOPLE last month. “I’ve discussed with many experts how I would die from it and it’s a terrible, terrible way to die. So being able to choose to go with dignity is less terrifying.”

    On Oct. 6, she launched an online video campaign with Compassion Choices. an end-of-life choice advocacy organization, to fight for expanding death-with-dignity laws nationwide.

    “For people to argue against this choice for sick people really seems evil to me,” she told PEOPLE. “They try to mix it up with suicide and that’s really unfair, because there’s not a single part of me that wants to die. But I am dying.”

    A Heartbreaking Choice

    Arriving at her decision was a gradual one, she said.

    “It’s not a decision you make one day and you snap your fingers,” she told PEOPLE.

    She said she began thinking about death with dignity in January when she was first diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after coming across an article on it while researching possible treatments.

    RELATED: PHOTOS: Brittany Maynard’s Life and Legacy

    “Really, from the beginning, all the doctors said when you have a glioma you’re going to die,” she told PEOPLE. “You can just Google it. People don’t survive this disease. Not yet.”

    Doctors removed as much of the tumor as they could, but it came back larger than ever two months later, she said.

    After researching her options, she decided not to try chemotherapy or radiation.

    “They didn’t seem to make sense for me,” she said, because of “the level of side effects I would suffer and it wouldn’t save my life. I’ve been told pretty much no matter what, I’m going to die and treatments would extend my life but affect the quality pretty negatively.”

    In June, she moved to Oregon with her husband, Dan Diaz, 43, her mother, Debbie Ziegler, 56. and her stepfather, Gary Holmes, 72, so she could have access to the state’s Death with Dignity Act, which allows physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to certain terminally ill patients.

    Maynard originally told PEOPLE she’d chosen Nov. 1 to end her life, but on Thursday she released a new video saying she might not do it that day.

    “I still smile and laugh with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like the right time now,” she said in the video recorded Oct. 13 and 14, “but it will come because I feel myself getting sicker; it’s happening each week.”

    Brittany Maynard and Dan Diaz

    Courtesy Brittany Maynard

    Her Final Months

    Maynard spent the last months of her life making the most of the time she had left. She traveled to Alaska, British Columbia and Yellowstone National Park with her loved ones and explored more local attractions like Olympic National Park in Washington.

    On Oct. 21, she and her family took a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon. a place she’d been longing to see before she died.

    “It was breathtakingly beautiful,” she said in a statement.

    The following morning, though, she had her “worst seizure” so far, she said: “The seizure was a harsh reminder that my symptoms continue to worsen as the tumor runs its course.”

    Maynard said she was deeply touched by the “outpouring of support” she got after going public with her diagnosis and her decision.

    RELATED: Inside Brittany Maynard’s Vibrant Life

    “I want to thank people for that, for the words of kindness, for the time they’ve taken in personal ways,” she told PEOPLE.

    “And then beyond that, to encourage people to make a difference,” she said. “If they can relate to my story, if they agree with this issue on a philosophical level, to get out there and do what we need to do to make a change in this country.”

    Brittany Maynard and her mother, Debbie Ziegler, in Alaska in May

    Courtesy Brittany Maynard

    Maynard also talked to PEOPLE about her legacy.

    “For me what matters most is the way I’m remembered by my family and my husband as a good woman who did my best to be a good wife and a good daughter,” she said.

    “Beyond that, getting involved with this campaign, I hope to be making a difference here,” she said. “If I’m leaving a legacy, it’s to change this health-care policy or be a part of this change of this health-care policy so it becomes available to all Americans. That would be an enormous contribution to make, even if I’m just a piece of it.”

    Before she died, Maynard asked her husband and her mother if they would carry on the work she started to get death with dignity passed in every state.

    RELATED: Brittany Maynard Realizes a Wish: Inside Her Emotional Trip to the Grand Canyon

    “I want to work on the cause,” Ziegler told PEOPLE last month. “I have so much admiration for people who are terminally ill and just fight and fight. They are so dignified and brave. This is a different choice, but it is also brave and dignified.”

    She also shared with them her hopes and dreams for their future. Upstairs in the home she shares with her family are neatly wrapped Christmas and birthday gifts for her loved ones for the next year.

    “She made it clear she wants me to live a good life,” Ziegler says.

    In her second video, Maynard, who is an only child, said she hoped her mother does not “break down” or “suffer from any kind of depression.”

    And for Diaz, “I hope he moves on and becomes a father,” she said. “There’s no part of me that wants him to live out the rest of his life just missing his wife.”

    Brittany Maynard (third from left) and her family at the Grand Canyon Oct. 21

    Courtesy Brittany Maynard

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    By Nicole Weisensee Egan

    11/02/2014 AT 07:35 PM EST

    Brittany Maynard. who became the public face of the controversial right-to-die movement over the last few weeks, ended her own life Saturday at her home in Portland, Oregon. She was 29.

    “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me … but would have taken so much more,” she wrote on Facebook. “The world is a beautiful place, travel has been my greatest teacher, my close friends and folks are the greatest givers. I even have a ring of support around my bed as I type … Goodbye world. Spread good energy. Pay it forward!”

    Doctors told Maynard she had six months to live last spring after she was diagnosed with a likely stage 4 glioblastoma. She made headlines around the world when she announced she intended to die under Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act by taking a fatal dose of barbiturates, prescribed to her by a doctor, when her suffering became too great.

    “My glioblastoma is going to kill me and that’s out of my control,” she told PEOPLE last month. “I’ve discussed with many experts how I would die from it and it’s a terrible, terrible way to die. So being able to choose to go with dignity is less terrifying.”

    On Oct. 6, she launched an online video campaign with Compassion Choices. an end-of-life choice advocacy organization, to fight for expanding death-with-dignity laws nationwide.

    “For people to argue against this choice for sick people really seems evil to me,” she told PEOPLE. “They try to mix it up with suicide and that’s really unfair, because there’s not a single part of me that wants to die. But I am dying.”

    A Heartbreaking Choice

    Arriving at her decision was a gradual one, she said.

    “It’s not a decision you make one day and you snap your fingers,” she told PEOPLE.

    She said she began thinking about death with dignity in January when she was first diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after coming across an article on it while researching possible treatments.

    RELATED: PHOTOS: Brittany Maynard’s Life and Legacy

    “Really, from the beginning, all the doctors said when you have a glioma you’re going to die,” she told PEOPLE. “You can just Google it. People don’t survive this disease. Not yet.”

    Doctors removed as much of the tumor as they could, but it came back larger than ever two months later, she said.

    After researching her options, she decided not to try chemotherapy or radiation.

    “They didn’t seem to make sense for me,” she said, because of “the level of side effects I would suffer and it wouldn’t save my life. I’ve been told pretty much no matter what, I’m going to die and treatments would extend my life but affect the quality pretty negatively.”

    In June, she moved to Oregon with her husband, Dan Diaz, 43, her mother, Debbie Ziegler, 56. and her stepfather, Gary Holmes, 72, so she could have access to the state’s Death with Dignity Act, which allows physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to certain terminally ill patients.

    Maynard originally told PEOPLE she’d chosen Nov. 1 to end her life, but on Thursday she released a new video saying she might not do it that day.

    “I still smile and laugh with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like the right time now,” she said in the video recorded Oct. 13 and 14, “but it will come because I feel myself getting sicker; it’s happening each week.”

    Brittany Maynard and Dan Diaz

    Courtesy Brittany Maynard

    Her Final Months

    Maynard spent the last months of her life making the most of the time she had left. She traveled to Alaska, British Columbia and Yellowstone National Park with her loved ones and explored more local attractions like Olympic National Park in Washington.

    On Oct. 21, she and her family took a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon. a place she’d been longing to see before she died.

    “It was breathtakingly beautiful,” she said in a statement.

    The following morning, though, she had her “worst seizure” so far, she said: “The seizure was a harsh reminder that my symptoms continue to worsen as the tumor runs its course.”

    Maynard said she was deeply touched by the “outpouring of support” she got after going public with her diagnosis and her decision.

    RELATED: Inside Brittany Maynard’s Vibrant Life

    “I want to thank people for that, for the words of kindness, for the time they’ve taken in personal ways,” she told PEOPLE.

    “And then beyond that, to encourage people to make a difference,” she said. “If they can relate to my story, if they agree with this issue on a philosophical level, to get out there and do what we need to do to make a change in this country.”

    Brittany Maynard and her mother, Debbie Ziegler, in Alaska in May

    Courtesy Brittany Maynard

    Maynard also talked to PEOPLE about her legacy.

    “For me what matters most is the way I’m remembered by my family and my husband as a good woman who did my best to be a good wife and a good daughter,” she said.

    “Beyond that, getting involved with this campaign, I hope to be making a difference here,” she said. “If I’m leaving a legacy, it’s to change this health-care policy or be a part of this change of this health-care policy so it becomes available to all Americans. That would be an enormous contribution to make, even if I’m just a piece of it.”

    Before she died, Maynard asked her husband and her mother if they would carry on the work she started to get death with dignity passed in every state.

    RELATED: Brittany Maynard Realizes a Wish: Inside Her Emotional Trip to the Grand Canyon

    “I want to work on the cause,” Ziegler told PEOPLE last month. “I have so much admiration for people who are terminally ill and just fight and fight. They are so dignified and brave. This is a different choice, but it is also brave and dignified.”

    She also shared with them her hopes and dreams for their future. Upstairs in the home she shares with her family are neatly wrapped Christmas and birthday gifts for her loved ones for the next year.

    “She made it clear she wants me to live a good life,” Ziegler says.

    In her second video, Maynard, who is an only child, said she hoped her mother does not “break down” or “suffer from any kind of depression.”

    And for Diaz, “I hope he moves on and becomes a father,” she said. “There’s no part of me that wants him to live out the rest of his life just missing his wife.”

    Brittany Maynard (third from left) and her family at the Grand Canyon Oct. 21

    Courtesy Brittany Maynard

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