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Demystifying Call Tracking In AdWords

A primer on showing phone numbers with your online ads and tracking the resulting calls using the latest AdWords features like Call Extensions.

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A few months before summer started, I finally — after years of lamenting — bought an ice cream maker. I have to say it was one of my best (and most used) purchases this year. So far I’ve made nearly thirty flavors, and I’ve experimented with custard bases, non-custard bases, dairy-free and sorbets. …

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When I went to college, I found that my cafeteria’s meal plan left much to be desired; that’s when I turned to my toaster oven and got creative. I soon became a nacho pro (but only after failing miserably at the temperature part). The key to good nachos is setting the oven to low, layering the …

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It never occurred to me how easy it might be to make <i>elote</i> — spicy Mexican-style corn on the cob — until my friend Fiona brought the dish over to a dinner with friends last summer. It had always seemed like an obscure melange of ingredients that wasn’t easily reproduced at home. But the opposite is …

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<i>(Music by Jukeboxer and Eric Beug)</i><p><i>Just in time for your holiday party plans, here’s a fun how-to video from last year that’s sure to please your guests!</i><p>This week’s How-Tuesday is brought to us by the beloved Victoria Belanger, a.k.a. the Jello Mold Mistress of Brooklyn. Her combination of the …

Expert Advice: 15 Things to Know About Knives

When it comes to knives, there’s really only one place to go in San Francisco: Town Cutler. Many of the city’s famed chefs and serious foodies come …

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …

Latches and Hardware: Cannonball Gate Closer

I’m a sucker for the solid heft of anything round and heavy–crystal ball, bocce, Magic 8 Ball, I’m there–so when I spotted this old-fashioned garden …

Landscaping

HOUSE*TWEAKING

Wow! The sliding barn door in our bedroom has caused quite a raucous. 104 comments??!! Yowsas.<p>Wanna know how we, I mean, Handy Hubby did it? Good. …

DIY: Hanging Belt Vessel

21 Comments<p>We've been saving some pretty cute Italian juice jars recently for a possible project in our future, and finally was inspired. Later last …

20 One Afternoon Craft Ideas

Here are 20 of our very favorite one afternoon craft projects! What's a "one afternoon" project? It's any project that can be completed in one …

How to Make Citronella Candles

If your favourite thing in the summer is warm nights outside then likely one of your least favourite is getting eaten alive by mosquitoes. Making …

Contact lenses, now with zoom!

A team led by led by Joseph Ford of UCSD and Eric Tremblay of EPFL have developed a contact lens granting the wearer variable zoom of up-to 3x. "An …

Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

Leadership Without Presumption: Lessons From Eisenhower | Inc.com

During World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower took a cruise around the Isle of Capri. On seeing a large villa, he asked about it and learned that it was to be his quarters. He inquired about the neighboring villa as well, and learned that it would soon belong to Army Air Force General Carl Spaatz.<p>“Damn …

How-To: Neon Shoe Revamp

Give old scuffed kicks a new lease on life with this neon shoe revamp tutorial from petit à petit!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to petit à petit to see how it’s done.

How-To: Make a Neck Cooler

The summer heat and humidity here in Austin is downright oppressive right now. Just yesterday (when it was actually cooler than the recent back-to-back triple digit days) I ventured downtown with the kiddos with a stylish folding fan in my hand, trying to whip up some kind of breeze. No luck. Even …

The Thought Leader Interview: David Kantor

Photograph by Peter Gregoire<p>Every once in a while, you meet someone who really knows how to “read a room.” This is the individual, often a seasoned …

Leadership

Owner vs. CEO Management

There’s a distinctly different management philosophy between owners and CEOs. I grew up watching my father singlehandedly run our family business and for the last 6 years I’ve had the counsel of board members who’ve recruited and employed CEOs of hyper-fast growth companies. Sometimes their styles …

Exclusive: SAP CEO Bill McDermott on Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

SAP CEO Bill McDermott is undoubtedly one of high tech's most successful CEOs, but he didn't get his career start in a big company. McDermott first business experience was as a small-scale entrepreneur.<p>A while back, my friend Gerhard Gschwandtner sat down with McDermott, who explained how he built …

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31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects

These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.

How-To: Reusable Washi Tape

Make your own repositionable paper tape decorations that will stick again and again with this reusable washi tape tutorial from Vanessa at Tried & True!<p>Ready to start making? Head over to Tried & True to see the full how-to!<p>[Via WhimseyBox]

DIY Bucket Bag Tutorial from A Pair & A Spare here

<b>DIY Bucket Bag Tutorial from A Pair & A Spare here.</b> This is a basic pattern that can be altered really easily. For more DIY bags of all kinds go here: <b>truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/bag</b>

How-To: Washi Tape Doorway Decor

Give your doorways some colorful—and removable—personality with this washi tape doorway tutorial from A Beautiful Mess!

How-To: DIY T-Shirt Dress

Take the t-shirt dress to a whole new level of cute with this DIY t-shirt dress video tutorial from Mark Montano!

How-To: Ripstop Nylon Hammock

Insructables user Mrballeng put together a great tutorial that shows how to make a durable and light-weight hammock from ripstop nylon, so you can nap on the go!

How-To: Gatsby-Inspired Bridal Fascinator

Is there a day to dress up in your near future? Make a gorgeous Gatsby-inspired fascinator with this detailed tutorial from Joyce at Angelica Brigade!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Angelica Brigade to see the full how-to.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Mirror #6...Acid mirror tutorial

You too can make an antiqued etched mirror!<p>To start.<p>Mirrors are made with glass, then a layer of reflective material,<p>then a layer of paint that seals …

20 Great Photobooth Backdrop Ideas | Design Sponge

<b>20 Great Photobooth Backdrop Ideas</b> | <i>Design Sponge</i>