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4 Ways to Create a Marketing Strategy for Your Small Business

As a former CMO, I often consult with small business owners and startup founders regarding their marketing strategies. Usually these conversations …

A Small Contemporary Cabin Designed For A Rocky Coastline

Sitting on top of a bedrock plot in the Turku archipelago in Kustavi, Finland, is this small cabin with ocean views.<p>Designed by Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy, …

Mohican Hills House / Robert M. Gurney

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Mohican Hills is a small community in Glen Echo, Maryland within very close proximity to Washington, DC. …

3 Awesome Open Studio Apartment Designs

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Incredible Danish Wooden House Promoting Industrial Beauty

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The Beautiful Chaos of Crashing Waves

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has traveled the world chasing waves.<p>For the past five years, Shadbolt has been shooting surf and underwater …

7 steps to get rich, from a personal-finance classic the millionaire founder of Nasty Gal calls 'one of the best'

Before Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso reached millionaire status — she's worth an estimated $250 million— she was broke, dumpster-diving, and a frequent shoplifter.<p>She credits part of her financial revival to George S. Clason's "The Richest Man in Babylon," she explains in her book, …

How to save more money with less effort

For most people, the knee-jerk reaction is that saving over half of their income is impossible. The perception is that saving that much money every year would require a massive income and/or a lifestyle of suffering and sacrifice. I can tell you from our experience that both of those preconceptions …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …

Expand your home-cooking skills with this guidebook | Books for Cooks

Books for Cooks<p><b>We recommend:</b> “Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101” by Sara Moulton (Oxmoor House, $35).<p><b>What’s special:</b> Well-balanced recipes that provide …

How Ansel Adams Captured Images as He Saw Them

In this video essay, Evan Puschak aka The Nerdwriter explains some of the techniques Ansel Adams used to achieve his technical and esthetic mastery. …

A Catskills Destination for the Design Generation

“Most people who I talked to during this process thought I was crazy. They said, ‘The Catskills? Are you nuts? So many people have tried to do things …

Drop-Biscuit Pear and Dried Cherry Cobbler

8 Servings<p>Not a big baker? This dessert is for you. The simple topping can be made in one bowl and results in an airy, tender biscuit no matter your skill level.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>pear filling<p>6 medium Bosc pears (about 3 lb.), peeled, cored, cut into ½” pieces<p>1 cup dried tart cherries<p>⅔ …

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Is there a link between vibrators, colouring-in books and Buddhism? Eva Wiseman unravels our obsession with passivity<p>There was a period in the late 1990s when it became fashionable to have a vibrator. To have a vibrator, and to talk about having a vibrator, and to give vibrators as gifts, and to …

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17 Clever Ways to Save More for Retirement

Many workers, including those nearing retirement age, say they're not saving enough to retire comfortably. Those concerns were illuminated in the …