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One Room Challenge: Week 2 | DIY Built-In Bunkbeds for Around $700

We’re so excited to share how the shared room for our daughters progressed in just one week! As soon as we hit publish on last week’s ORC (One Room …

Woodworking

Automating Google Analytics reporting via Google sheets

I’m often shocked at how much time some marketers spend trawling through the Google Analytics interface to pull stats together for reporting …

Analytics

DIY Project! Make a wicked awesome cedar fire pit & firewood organizer

Hi, and welcome to fire pit season. Crackling weather with cool nights perfect for snugging up to the fire. For the fire, you need firewood. And …

Woodworking

Comic book readers still prefer print over digital

Jeff Mordock | The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal<p>WILMINGTON, Del. — Brent Williams is a hardcore comic book collector.<p>The Wilmington resident will purchase multiple versions of the same book, hunting for issues with variant covers, industry slang for one book with multiple covers. Some of the …

Comic Books

How to Start a Blog That Generates $3817 a Month

I want to share with you how to create the perfect blog.<p>In this article, you will find a foolproof, step-by-step guide to starting your own blog (or …

Is a Big Google Search Update Happening Now?

Are your search engine rankings fluctuating? If so, do not be surprised. There is at least one Google update rolling out.<p>Any time a few website owners see their SERP ranks do the Google dance, they immediately jump to an online forum and ask each other: "Is an update happening?"<p>Often, search engine …

SEO

6 Must-Have Real Estate Investment Tools

Before starting any real estate investment, you want to have a number of tools ready that will simplify and make certain tasks more efficient. It’s …

Michael Litt, Founder & CEO @ Vidyard On How to Structure an Internal Sales Organization

<b>Welcome to Episode 48!</b> Michael Litt is the Founder & CEO of Vidyard, the video intelligence platform that allows you to create, measure and …

$249.00 DIY Kit, Build Your Unique Standing Desk with Autonomous DIY Kit

• Select a design $249+<br>• Business Edition: White $349<br>• Business Edition: Grey $349<br>• Home Edition: White $249<br>• Business Edition: Black $349<br>• Home Edition: Black …

Standing Desks

This new home of wood and stone was designed to enjoy the tranquility of the surrounding forest

This home in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, was designed to allow the home owners to enjoy the tranquility of the surrounding forest of ancient pines and …

Architecture

7 key insights I learned from earning over $150,000 in one month

Those words describe exactly how I feel when I see the number above.<p>Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I could build multiple businesses that would allow me to generate that much money in a single month.<p><i>Never.</i><p>Heck, when I graduated college, I'm not sure if I ever truly believed I could …

Entrepreneurship

How My Company Makes Millions From Only $5,000 a Month in Advertising

Proven advice that will help you make millions while bootstrapping your business, just like we did.<p>You don't need fancy commercials and big agencies to market your product. The best brands today were built from tiny marketing budgets.<p>Dollar Shave Club started with a viral video that cost $5,000. …

Marketing

Homeowners Have Real Estate Agents Over a Barrel

You just sold your home for $400,000. Good going, nice job, congratulations. Kudos are also due to the real estate agents who helped you close the …

Real Estate

Drizzle Review – Monetize Your Content with Micropayments

Want a smarter way to generate revenue from your content? Drizzle aims to shake up the world of ad blockers and paywalled content by offering website …

Payment Systems

Meet Kripa Krishnan, Google's queen of chaos

That's because a group of 10 Google engineers go around purposely breaking things at the company, under the most dire circumstances they can imagine, just to see what happens.<p>Through this process, the team makes sure that Google can keep itself running no matter what happens.<p>Sometimes this team …

Google Hangouts

A group of NBA players spent their summer shadowing regular office workers

Dahntay Jones was sitting at lunch when he came close to landing his first real estate client.<p>He was in a restaurant and ran into someone he knew. He told the acquaintance he was in town for an NBA Job Shadow Program and working with the real estate firm Douglas Elliman when a woman turned around …

Real Estate

5 essential things that your startup website must have

It is very common to hear that the most important things in your website are good web design and usability, but there are much more things to …

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley knows exactly where he's going – but it took a while

The idea was that people would use the app to "check in" to particular locations, which seemed like a fun and interesting game. But he had no idea how it would evolve, or how it would make money.<p>Now he knows.<p>Foursquare's business model is selling its unique location-based data to companies, such as …

Four Square

[list_number] Best WordPress Plugins to turn your Website into a Mobile App [year] | SoftwareFindr

1<p>Voted the BEST<p>10.3<p>Editor Rating<p>User’s Rating<p>(0 votes)<p>It’s an open-source product, available for free and is extremely developer friendly. For a …

Entrepreneur Networking Site FounderDating Just Got Acquired By Its Top Competitor

A popular website that helps entrepreneurs find co-founders and advisers just inked a deal of its own.<p>San Francisco-based FounderDating has agreed to …

Startups

3 great ways to build a website prototype

Each individual prototype, like each individual website, has its own styles, objectives, and strategies. What works well for a cloud CRM website might not work as well for an ecommerce business.<p>In this article we’ll explore three of the most common digital prototyping methods: presentation software …

Understanding the Stages of the New Digital Marketing Funnel

Adapting to modern trends and shedding the weaknesses of the traditional marketing funnel, this next evolution digital marketing funnel model has an …

Marketing

A Custom Landing Page, Call Intelligence and One Simple Question Will Maximize Your Marketing Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a business owner, there’s one line item that always seems to swell: marketing. You know it’s effective. You see the results show up in your sales numbers, but trying to figure out your return on investment (ROI) and properly allocate …

Marketing

Sell stories, not tech: 8 steps for pitching a hard-to-describe startup

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

What We Can Learn From 3 Companies Using Technology To Disrupt The Retail Business

Singapore is deemed by some as an idyllic place to foster a new breed of technologically innovative enterprises. As part of the efforts to develop a new breed of technologically innovative global enterprises, many new initiatives promote the inclusion and innovation of technology to make a wave of …

Innovation

8 ways blogging can build your startup's brand

As the number of sites on the Internet floats around one billion, the challenge with every new startup is to be found and stand out.<p>More importantly, …

Marketing

A 28-year-old entrepreneur figured out a brilliant way to get the homeless off the streets

Liz Powers started volunteering at at homeless shelters when she was an 18-year-old Harvard freshman, serving breakfast early in the morning before her classes started. Ten years later, she's running a business that helps people move <i>out</i> of homeless shelters for good.<p>Powers was working with art …

Homelessness

How much does it matter if your software quality sucks?

I ran across a fascinating piece by Leo Polovets of Susa Ventures this week, provocatively titled: “Why Startup Technical Diligence Is A Waste Of Time.” You should go read it, but its central thesis is simple: “in today’s world of SaaS tools, APIs, and cloud infrastructure … technical resources are …

Product Management

Why So Many Startups Are Launching Their Own Podcasts

<i>This piece originally appeared on Uncubed.com.</i><p>Why would a startup that builds ecommerce software — or any startup for that matter — launch a …

Marketing

This startup wants to help drum teachers and massage therapists get paid enough to not drive Ubers

The cofounder and CEO of Thumbtack has kept a close eye on the rise of the "gig economy" — or on-demand, short-term, unskilled jobs where employees are usually referred to as independent contractors — and he doesn't see how it could provide people with meaningful sources of income long-term. That's …

Startups