332005 Photo Contest Winners
More than 19,000 Costco members from around the world
gave us their best shots. We picked the best of the best.
Here are the winners of Costco’s annual photo contest.
Siegfried Matull, Gualala, CA
Honorable Mention, U.S.
24 Fire when ready
Does it really make sense to bite
the hand that feeds you? Sometimes
firing a client can actually help your
small business in the long run.
BY HARVEY MEYER
27 Making your Web site seen
How do you get people to visit your
Web site? Search engine optimization
is key to getting your URL on the short
list of searches.
BY PAUL LIMA
31 Super chauffeur, etc.
FOR YOUR HEALTH
55 Ditch the diet
Say goodbye to on-again, off-again
dieting by adopting some strategies
you can use for life.
BY LAURA LANGSTON
60 Healthy living
We offer stories on workouts for
women, a Lean & Fit lifestyle, the
benefits of fish oil supplements,
organizing your medicine and more.
COVER PHOTO: KEITH SZAFRANSKI
Costco member Stephany Thompson A truly Costco home drives her successful small business
41 Barbara and Cliff Marano decorated
by running errands for folks in her most of their
small town in Alaska. Connecticut home with furniture
BY DONNA FREEDMAN and accessories from Costco.
BY ANITA THOMPSON