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Cloud Animator helps you create amazing visual presentations

popsci shop<p>Get a one-year subscription now for $19.<p>Online presentations are a great way to pitch your product and engage with potential clients. But in today’s world, bullet points and 3D graphs aren’t going to cut it. Cloud Animator Advanced is an online platform that helps you create slick visual …

Infographics

High Earning Salespeople Use This 1 Counterintuitive Strategy to Close More Deals

Mediocre salespeople tell their prospects what they want to hear. But master salespeople tell the truth.<p>Think you need to spin a story, or even worse--lie--to win more business? Think again. Top performing salespeople know that there is nothing more powerful than telling the truth to gain their …

Selling

6 Home Improvement Secrets from a Go-To Real-Estate Stager

ASH NYC’s Andrew Bowen shares the tips that make homes more attractive to prospective buyers and residents alike<p>In the 2010 film <i>Leap Year,</i> Amy Adams played a real-estate stager—a profession that few even knew existed. But in the years since then, home staging has become not only a trusted …

21 Dollar Store Finds That Put Your Expensive Halloween Decorations to Shame

It's hard to buy seasonal decorations when you're only going to use them for a month. It feels like a waste of money! Luckily, you can get in the Halloween spirit with some crazy-cheap decorations. We found some unbelievably adorable decor products from the dollar store! That's right, you can find …

Decorations

14 LinkedIn Hacks That Will Triple the Size of Your Network in Two Weeks

You probably know this already, but LinkedIn is amazing. When it comes to networking with professionals, there is simply no better place to hang out. …

Hacking

Renovating to sell: How to make the most out of your home

As a homeowner it can be easy to overlook your daggy floor tiles and crumbling timber window frames with the idea that you’ll get around to fixing …

31 DIY Projects That Will Make Your House Look Amazing

Give your home a mini makeover *without* committing to a huge renovation.

What You Need to Know About Homeowners Associations

Should having to deal with an HOA make you nervous?<p>You're buying into a residential community — made up of condominiums or single-family homes — that …

Use This 6-Step Checklist to Become a Savvy and Successful Home Buyer

Don’t want to overspend your budget, swipe your credit card too many times, and feel like a financial mess? Instead of beating yourself up for the …

Personal Finance

Top 15 Amazing DIY Home Improvements that will Pay you back – Mostly, Plus ROI Details

Did you buy a lottery ticket back in January of last year, when the Powerball lottery got to $1.5 billion? If you did, then you decided on one of the …

Keeping Up Appliances

<b>Keeping Up Appliances</b><b>Giving Yourself More Time with the Appliances you Love</b><i>This post is sponsored by American Home Shield, but all opinions and tips</i> …

Home Improvement

9 Simple DIY Projects to Boost Your Home's Resale Value

These upgrades will add a lot to your asking price.<p>Everyone wants to maximize the value of their home before they set a listing price. These easy DIY upgrades can be done for cheap and in plenty of time before your first open house.

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

11 Ways to Add a Touch of Summer To Your Home

From metallic elements to unexpected color pops...<p>With summer in full swing, adding pops of color and fresh touches to your home is a simple way to fête the season and have your interior reflect the warm weather mood. Here, peruse interior inspiration straight from Pinterest, and ensure that your …

The Final Walk-Through Checklist

After the negotiations, home inspection, and repairs, saying that you’re excited to sign on the dotted line and close on your new house is an understatement. You’re <i>ready</i>. However, it’s standard for you to take one more walkthrough of the home before closing — and you shouldn’t take this task …

Home Improvement

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

10 things I learned buying a home for the first time

After a decade of renting a cramped closet-sized apartment in New York City, my husband and I decided to buy our first real live home, with rooms and …

Real Estate

Make a Simple DIY Gift Box Out of a Sheet of Poster Board

With just a few folds, you can turn a sheet of poster board or thin cardboard into a DIY gift box.<p>This video from youtuber DaveHax shows you a cheap …

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time to sell. However, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to make sure your house is in mint condition. There are a number of upgrades you can do for under $1,000 that will impress buyers and prompt …

Home Improvement

So You Wanna Sell Your Home? Step 4: Pretty It Up

Once you've made repairs, chosen a Realtor, and decided on an asking price, your home is almost ready for market -- but first, how about a little primping and polishing? Or maybe a <i>lot</i> of primping and polishing. After all, you want your home to make a great first impression on buyers -- and that's …

Four ways to make your home smarter

The past few years have seen a recent boom in smart-home technology, with new kits, sensors and gadgets flooding the market.<p>There are many benefits …

6 DIY Projects You Should Never Do Yourself

Whether you're addicted to watching HGTV or “This Old House,” home improvement shows always make everything look <i>so</i> <i>easy</i>. But before you pick up the …

Home Improvement

Is that renovation really worth it?

Every homeowner has a to-do list, from the have-tos (leaky roof) to the hope-tos (new kitchen). And when your house is an old one — in Boston, it …

14 Sneaky Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill

Owning a home is expensive: There are property taxes and mortgages, tiny repairs and big maintenance projects, energy costs and water bills. After …

Home Improvement