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Why Your Business Needs a Newsletter

Jul 21, 2014 in Business/Finance. 0 Comment

Why Your Business Needs a Newsletter

In today’s digital climate, many businesses are starting to wonder if they should opt out of their newsletters. Some believe that social networking alone is enough to reach clients. However, this can be a mistake, as there are numerous benefits to newsletter marketing. Here’s a look at why your business needs a newsletter.

The Benefits

A company newsletter is a powerful tool with the potential to boost sales, strengthen loyalty, and increase brand awareness. While social media can also be used towards those ends, it is a completely different tool in your arsenal. This is becoming increasingly important, because as algorithms change, direct marketing through these sites may turn out to be more difficult for some small businesses. The newsletter is about delivering specific content to consumers who want to hear from you. It is also delivered directly to the inbox or mailbox of your customer.

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Affordable Beach Towns for a Fabulous Vacation Home

Jul 18, 2014 in Homeowner. 0 Comment

Affordable Beach Towns for a Fabulous Vacation Home

Spending time on the beach can be very relaxing, but building your own vacation home in an out-of-the-way spot that isn’t crowded or expensive can be an ideal dream. Choosing the right place for a second home depends on whether you want a lot of activities to keep you entertained or a quiet place to relax. Here are a few inexpensive locations that provide a great getaway spot that you will want to return to over and over again.

Gearhart, OR

This quiet little beach town in Oregon has no traffic lights and boasts wide streets for bike riding. After spending the day exploring the unspoiled beaches, check out the antique shops or have a meal at the Pacific Way Cafe and Bakery. This sleepy little town has been a recreation destination since the late 1800s. It makes for a quiet location for your vacation home that you won’t want to leave.

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Summer 2014 Fashion Trends

Jul 16, 2014 in Lifestyle. 0 Comment

Summer 2014 Fashion Trends

As you step into summer, you should not only be planning your vacation, but also your wardrobe. What are the hot summer trends for 2014? Here are just a few things that have been hitting the runway and spicing up the summer.

What Your Clothes Should Say

Your clothes should most definitely say something about you, including in the literal sense. Graphic T-shirts are always in style each year. Now you can take it a step further with a T-shirt dress that displays a bold message. Get your message out to the world in a fun outfit.

Your clothes should showcase your vibrant personality. This can be achieved by wearing bold colors. One of the hottest shades of the summer is pink. Even the guys are trying out various shades in shirts and accessories. 

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Buying a House When You Are Ready To Start a Family

Jul 14, 2014 in Homeowner. 0 Comment

Buying a House When You Are Ready To Start a Family

Starting a family is a big decision, but finding a house that will grow with a budding family is also a big undertaking. It can be a daunting task to find the point at which price, size and features of a home intersect with your future needs. Here are some tips to help you do just that.

Location, Location

With any home, location is important. When you’re buying a home with kids in mind, there are a few other considerations to keep in mind. The biggest deal breaker is the school district. If you plan to send your children to a public school, do a little homework. Find a compromise between good schools and the amount of house you can afford. Look for houses in that range. 

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What's Going On With Yo?

Jul 11, 2014 in Tech. 0 Comment

What's Going On With Yo?

A new messaging app has people talking. To be precise, they’re only saying a single word. The app, called Yo, allows people to say “Yo” to their contacts and friends. That’s it. Just “Yo.” If it sounds simple, it’s because it is. Despite its simplicity, the app is blowing up. Not only has it gone viral on social networks, it also has a backing of $1 million from angel investors. Here’s a look at the app that’s getting everyone’s attention, with just one word. 

The Yo App

If you haven’t received a “Yo” yet, here’s the scoop. The app lets you send the word “Yo” along with a funny sound to anyone with a smartphone. It has been downloaded over 100,000 times and has just reached the US App Store top-10 list. The initial idea was to find a simpler way to send a push notification to an assistant. The app makes it easier to get someone’s attention with just the push of a button. 

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