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Music’s Most Successful Pop Stars Under 30

Apr 20, 2015 in Sports/Entertainment . 0 Comment

Music’s Most Successful Pop Stars Under 30

It’s often said that financial success comes to those who diversify. Looking at the careers of young pop stars, that same concept holds true. For most successful music artists, their success has come in some part due to an ability to reinvent themselves when necessary. In the music industry today, a significant amount of money can still be earned from a one hit wonder. However, the ability to continually churn out new hits takes success to a new level. The following are the most successful pop stars under the age of thirty.

Taylor Swift

From country crooner to international pop star, Taylor Swift has earned the respect of millions with her ability to craft a catchy tune. As a result, she was ranked at number 18 on the 2014 Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Her devoted fan base has helped her take some musical risks. Her album 1989 sold over 4 million copies in the U.S. alone in the first 4 months after its release. She earned a whopping $64 million in 2014, and her total net worth is estimated to be well over $200 million. 

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Craigslist Safe Selling Tips

Apr 17, 2015 in Tech . 0 Comment

Craigslist Safe Selling Tips

Craigslist is a convenient tool for selling and purchasing goods online. It has leveled the playing field by making classifieds postings free and easily accessible. However, the site has also gained an unfortunate reputation due to several infamous criminal activities that were launched directly from the service. This has resulted in several users avoiding a popular and extremely useful tool for doing business. Fortunately, it can be used safely with a little planning. Follow these tips to create a strategy for safe selling and buying on Craigslist.

A Wide Audience

As a premier global classified section, Craigslist receives over 50 billion monthly page views. It is one of the fastest ways to get your stuff sold. It is also a great place to scout for must-have items at a discounted price. With over 60 million people visiting the site from the U.S. alone, any Craigslist posting has the potential to get attention. This translates to an extremely useful platform for both buyers and sellers. Avoiding Craigslist may mean missing out on a huge potential customer base. While some have used the site for nefarious purposes, you don’t have to stay away from this treasure trove of customers to stay safe. To protect its users, Craigslist proposes a number of strategies when using the site. 

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Best Gifts for Graduates

Apr 15, 2015 in Lifestyle . 0 Comment

Best Gifts for Graduates

It is the time of the year when students grace the stage to receive their diplomas or degrees. Be sure to come to the occasion with a gift in hand to reward your graduate for his or her hard work. If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift, here are a few ideas.

High School Graduates

As the loved one in your life heads off to college, a gift can make the transition easier. A laptop or iPad is not only a wonderful way to stay connected, but it can also help students with their studies. Consider preloading programs such as Word or Publisher that may help with their major or general studies. 

When the graduate in your life packs their bags for college, he or she may enjoy a set of luggage. Many young people have yet to invest in their own luggage and rely on their parent’s bags when traveling. It may also be good for traveling from the campus to home for weekends and breaks. 

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How to Make Analytics Work for Your Company

Apr 13, 2015 in Business/Finance . 0 Comment

How to Make Analytics Work for Your Company

Big data is one of the best things to happen to businesses today. Yet, many small businesses are reluctant to incorporate big data solutions into their strategies. Business owners often mistakenly think that analytics are only for giant corporations. However, small businesses can get the same benefits with the right tools. Read on to learn more about the best analytics tools available for small businesses today.

Finding the Meaning

Analytics tools are used to sift through troves of data to find meanings and patterns. Any small business can have access to loads of data. For example, your small business website can gather a massive amount of actionable data. Credit card transactions are another useful data stream. The key is to tap into the right sources of information. That is why it’s necessary to choose the right analytics tools for your purpose.

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What You Should Know Before Buying Carpet

Apr 10, 2015 in Homeowner . 0 Comment

What You Should Know Before Buying Carpet

Today’s carpet selections come in a stunning variety of colors, textures and finishes. With so many choices, it can be challenging to match the available products to your needs. Read on to learn what you should know before purchasing carpet for your home.

How It Holds Up

Wear and maintenance are the two things that will affect the look of your carpet the most. Determine what room it will be in. Some textures and piles are suited to high traffic areas. Others will show tracks quickly and are best suited to guest bedrooms or other infrequently used rooms.

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) recommends vacuuming carpets at least biweekly. CRI does make some concession towards busy lives, adding that high traffic areas need the most care. Realistically, if you’re working 40+ hours per week and have an hour long commute, it’s best to select a texture that wears well and doesn’t highlight dirt. This is especially important if you have pets or kids.

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