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Social Media for Startups: 5 Tools You Shouldn’t Ignore

By Guest Contributor   December 23, 2013

social media for startups

[ By Tanner Mangum, ]

Although Facebook and Twitter are top choices of startups for social media marketing, they’re not the only networks that can help a business grow. Here are the five “Social Media Sleepers” that many startups are ignoring.

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Doing Your Homework Can Help You Find the Best Movers

By Guest Contributor   November 11, 2013


[ Manuella Irwin, ]

Working with an unprofessional or even shady mover can add stress to an already stressful situation. To ensure a smooth move, you should do your homework to find the best moving company. Skipping the extensive research can result in lots of problems.

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5 Tips for Renting an Apartment in a New Town

By Guest Contributor   November 4, 2013

renting an apartment

[ Timi Burke, ]

So, you’ve been admitted to a college or hired by a new employer. Congrats! Here are five things to do if you’re facing relocation to an unfamiliar town, with no friends or relatives to offer guidance.

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How Décor Can Inspire Creativity at Work

By Guest Contributor   November 1, 2013

creativity at work

[ James Anderson, ]

No matter what your job is, creativity in the workplace is a powerful thing. It can boost morale, encourage new ideas and bolster overall performance.

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6 Things You Can Fit Into a Typical Storage Unit

By Guest Contributor   October 23, 2013

what fits in a storage unit

by Amanda Hopkins, CORT Furniture ]

Self-storage is available in all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, if you’re trying to assess what size unit you need, it can be hard to visualize your belongings in the space. Nonetheless, based on the common self-storage unit size of 100 square feet (10×10), we were able to figure out six things that you could fit into that unit.

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Spooky But Safe: Halloween Safety Tips

By Guest Contributor   October 18, 2013


A lot of people love a good horror story on Halloween, but the whole point of horror stories is that they’re fiction. Dress-up and make-believe can be fun, but we probably don’t really want to see a zombie peeking through the window or a bloodthirsty vampire following us home.

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How to Organize Your Attic

By Guest Contributor   October 11, 2013


[ by Nannette Richford, Next Door Storage ]

Attics are notorious for being cluttered with half-filled boxes and piles of unused items that are simply too good to throw away, but still get in the way. Sometimes this includes family heirlooms or old documents that, because of disorganization, end up getting lost of destroyed. Just because you use your attic for storage is no excuse for it to look like it was hit by a cyclone.

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6 Dirtiest Places in Your Home

By Guest Contributor   September 27, 2013


[ by Mark Healey, You Move Me ]

From our normal vantage point, most living spaces appear clean and well-maintained. As long as a surface isn’t caked with mud or isn’t displaying ever-evolving mold, we generally feel secure.

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De-Cluttering Your Home: From the Bedroom to the Garage

By Guest Contributor   September 25, 2013

decluttering your house

[ by Dina Colman, Four Quadrant Living ]

Is your garage so full that you can’t park your car in it? Are there piles of papers in your office that prevent you from finding what you need? Do you have magazines from five years ago? Do you keep every gift, even if you don’t like it? Is your closet filled with clothes that haven’t been worn in years?

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7 Smart Lifehacks to Save Money in College

By Guest Contributor   September 17, 2013

saving money in college

[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT Furniture ]

Many a GIF has been made of one of Kristen Wiig’s classic lines from the movie “Bridesmaids.” During an attempt to keep her pilfered first-class airplane seat, Wiig’s character looks pitifully up at a flight attendant and pleads in the smallest of slightly medicated voices: “Help me, I’m poor.”

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