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Pocket-Size Pools For the Smallest of Spaces

Especially on summer days like these, when it's about a million degrees out, a pool is a nice thing to have. But, you may be thinking, my backyard is …

Landscaping

Ten tips that will make you a master of Instagram

It is one of the fastest-growing social networks, but are you making the most of its photo and video features? Get some handy hints<p>When Instagram was launched in October 2010, it was an app for applying stylish “filters” to your photos and sharing them with friends. Six and a half years (and a $1bn …

Mobile Photography

100 Beautiful Kitchens To Inspire Your Kitchen Makeover

Kitchens are such versatile rooms. We use them to cook meals for ourselves and our families daily. They hold homework on the island or table. They …

Here's a Clever Marketing Tactic for Getting the Attention of Thousands of People

When everybody is watching or talking about the same thing, tweet your way into the action.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Injecting your content into trending news can be a great tool to increase your exposure and following, but be careful -- it can make or break your …

Marketing

The secret ingredient to make any room feel more inviting

You know the feeling of walking into a room and immediately feeling drawn to a certain area — whether it’s a cozy seating nook or an interesting collection on the mantel? If you can’t quite put your finger on what it is about the space or group of objects that seems alluring, there’s a good chance …

Home Decorating

Pale or Powerful: See How Color Changes a Super Small Space

The coziness of a small space — or the closed-in, cramped feeling of one — isn't always due to how few square feet it is. What you fill a small room …

Home Decorating

How to write a cold email that gets a response from even the busiest people

Sending the right cold email could land you your next client, employee, or even job.<p>But, as you probably know from experience, trying to get in touch with someone you've never met, especially if they're quite busy, can be an exercise in futility.<p>Thankfully, though, there are proven tactics that …

CEOs

12 ways your landing page is making you lose potential customers

A study by Wishpond of 62 landing pages shows that a lot of B2B SaaS business landing pages are not able to convert about 87 percent of their visitors by not fulfilling certain aspects on the landing page.<p>When looking at landing pages for the B2C market this metric even goes up to about 91 percent, …

Marketing

Five Easy Photo Improving Tricks Anyone Can Do

Taking great photos doesn’t necessarily require tons of training and nice equipment. You can improve all of your photos with just a few tweaks to the …

Why paper is the real 'killer app'

With apps taking over our lives, there’s a movement afoot as people yearn for simpler, technology-free times.<p>Every January, Angela Ceberano sets goals for the 12 months ahead. And on Sunday nights, she plans and organises the coming week.<p>Sometimes, I just want to get rid of all the technology and …

Note-Taking

Remember These 4 S's for Startup Success | Inc.com

Business school was (and continues to be) an expensive learning experience, and what I remember most was that every professor claimed their stake to significance by naming or authoring an acronym, formula or 4x4 graph. Whether it was four P's of marketing, three C's of business, or simply a unique …

Entrepreneurship

Kinds of Media You Should Share on Instagram for Branding

All of us are aware of the effective ways ofThe post Kinds of Media You Should Share on Instagram for Branding appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. …

Home Depot

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

Self-improvement

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

Mindfulness

10 Things extremely positive entrepreneurs never worry about

Share95<p>Tweet<p>Share53<p>+11<p>Shares 149<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve …

10 Stylish Online Home Stores to Help Kick Your Ikea Habit

With the New Year upon us—and with any luck, some holiday cash in your pocket—it's a good time to update your home with something other than an Ikea shelving system (although, if you need one of those, so be it). The trick to having a stylish, thoughtfully appointment pad is to know where to shop …

Home

These Are the Chicest Tiny Bathrooms We've Ever Seen

It has certainly been a year filled with chic, inspiring small-space design trends across all rooms of the home. With rents continuing to rise in …

Stop Searching The Net. We've Got ALL The Photography You Need Here

Toad Hollow's Photography Links Roundup Is Here!<p>As another week rolls past us in the world of photography, here we find Toad Hollow Photography …

The Best And Worst Branding Of 2016

We revisit the highs, the lows, the most-Tweeted about. Here are our picks for the best and worst identity design this year.<p>It has never been harder to design a good visual identity. Brands live on dozens of platforms, so they have to look as good on a billboard as they do on a phone screen. …

Graphic Design

4 things you never knew about credit scores

Learn the basics of credit scores, plus 4 other useful facts that our contributors want you to know.<p>There are certain things most people know about …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Wall Street

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

Plants

36 ideas for a minimalist style that only people with taste can love

As any expert knows, the minimalist style is amazing thanks to its ability to create precisely the kind of environment you need, while only using the …

Minimalism

The Shocking Statistic That Will Make You Rethink LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently revealed an eye-opening look at what type of content the site does (and does not) prominently display on the network.<p>LinkedIn is on a mission to change your mind.<p>"You may think of LinkedIn as primarily a site where people upload their digital resume," the company notes in a new …

Marketing

AN Glass Supplement 2016

The 5 Best Free Instagram Analytics Tools

Unlike many of the other popular social media platforms out there, Instagram doesn't have its own analytics dashboard for users and brands to measure …

High Level

10 Simple Ways To Increase Your Influence On Instagram

If you want your account to be noticed by more people, get that big celeb-like fan following, and grow your influence on Instagram, here are some …

35 Best Grey Paints According To Top Interior Designers

From calming pale colors to edgier dark tones, top talent keeps coming back to these sleek shades.<p>Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't stop lusting after. The neutral color can create a calming, elegant or even electrifying effect, making it the perfect option for any decor and …

Home Decorating

A hillside home is taken down to the studs and reimagined to embrace Los Angeles

When Scott and Kendall Watson found a four-bedroom house for sale in the Hollywood Hills, it wasn't exactly love at first sight.<p>But there was no denying the 1992 home's hillside location offered breathtaking views that were hard to resist.<p>"We loved that it had unobstructed views of downtown and …