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Using Social Media to Grow Your Direct Sales Business
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Using Social Media to Grow Your Direct Sales Business

January 30, 2015 Having been in direct sales since before the online era of “social selling,” I used to struggle with the efforts of trying to get in front of customers in my local town while having two (and then three) small children. Then the online world exploded and opened a whole new path for anyone in direct sales. I could…

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Spring Into Action – 5 Tips For Growing Your Direct Sales Business

March 29, 2013 It’s the season of re-birth and new growth and it’s the perfect time to re-commit to your direct sales business and take actions to build it bigger. There are many ways to grow a business, both online and offline in your local town. To start, here are 5 creative tips to get…

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Ways to Support Your Local Small Businesses

August 24, 2020 We all know small businesses are suffering. Even before the pandemic, it was important to support small businesses, especially those in your local towns. Now it’s more vital than ever. Speaking to business owners and reading articles, I’ve rounded up some reasons why we should take action to support small businesses. Small…

5 Unique New Year’s Resolutions for Work at Home Moms
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5 Unique New Year’s Resolutions for Work at Home Moms

January 2, 2012 As the close of the holiday season ushers in the New Year, many work-at-home-moms begin to reflect on their past accomplishments and mull over any regrets of unachieved goals.  For many, these thoughts inspire them to make New Year’s resolutions for the upcoming year that will make up for previous failed attempts…

1943 Copper Penny Value: Is the 1943 Copper Penny Worth $1.7m?

1943 Copper Penny Value: Is the 1943 Copper Penny Worth $1.7m?

The biggest dream of any collector is to happen upon that prized crown jewel, the Monalisa, the Holy Grail of their field—especially doing so for only a fraction of its actual market value. In the world of coin collecting, the 1943 copper penny is one out of the small handful of coins that can lay…

Most Popular Antique Stoneware Crock: History, Identification, Valuing

Most Popular Antique Stoneware Crock: History, Identification, Valuing

Before technology developed and refrigerators appeared in our lives, stoneware crocks played an essential role in American kitchens. People used this airtight container to hold their heat-sensitive foodstuffs, like vegetables, salted meats, and butter. Antique stoneware crocks were mainly used because of their affordable, practical, and durable nature. Their core was sturdy enough to hold…

One of the First Tools Humans Invented: How to Identify and Buy Antique Hammers

One of the First Tools Humans Invented: How to Identify and Buy Antique Hammers

Hammers are one of the most essential tools in any household or workshop. They come in all shapes and sizes, and are used for a variety of tasks. Whether you’re hanging a picture, driving a nail, or building a deck, there’s a hammer out there that’s perfect for the job. This tool has been a…

Review of the 6 Most Valuable US Stamps (With a Detailed Guide for Buyers and Sellers)

Review of the 6 Most Valuable US Stamps (With a Detailed Guide for Buyers and Sellers)

What could be a more befitting pastime for an ace stamp collector like Warren Buffett? After a long day at work, he returns home and can’t help but stare proudly at the impressive stamp collection he’s amassed over the years. Some stamps drive him through the memory lane as he reminisces about several significant moments…

Antique Glass Pitchers: A Guide to Collecting and Identifying (2022 Updated)

Antique Glass Pitchers: A Guide to Collecting and Identifying (2022 Updated)

When I was a wee lad, my grandma had the most beautiful glass pitcher. It was so delicate and intricately made, with swirls of colors running through the glass. She would use it to serve water or iced tea at family gatherings, and everyone would admire it. Even now, years after my grandma has passed…

Antique Floor Lamp: Identification, Valuation, And Buying Guide (2022 Updated)

Antique Floor Lamp: Identification, Valuation, And Buying Guide (2022 Updated)

Antique floor lamps, or standard lamps, are an elegant and highly practical item in any home. They have been manufactured and perfected for over 100 years in a range of intriguing and elaborate styles. Genuine antique floor lamps can fetch a high price in auctions, and make a fantastic addition to your vintage-style sitting room….

Antique Crosscut Saws Identification: What Types Of Antique Hand Saw Worth?

Antique Crosscut Saws Identification: What Types Of Antique Hand Saw Worth?

There are many different types of crosscut saws available on the market today. You can find them made from different materials, with different blade sizes, and with different numbers of teeth. A crosscut saw is a tool that was used to cut wood. It has a long blade with teeth on it that cuts through…

Antique Medicine Bottles: Identification, Valuation, And Buying Guides (2022 Updated)

Antique Medicine Bottles: Identification, Valuation, And Buying Guides (2022 Updated)

Antique medicine bottles have an intriguing history which arguably fuelled the glasswork field. Medicine manufacturers competed with one another to produce the showiest bottles and the most astounding cure-alls. This created a fascinating array of beautiful bottles which have now become highly collectible in the antique world. Have you come across an interesting medicine bottle…

The Most Valuable and Rare Vintage Pyrex: Identifying, Pricing, and Where to Buy (Ultimate Guide 2022)

The Most Valuable and Rare Vintage Pyrex: Identifying, Pricing, and Where to Buy (Ultimate Guide 2022)

People love vintage Pyrex for many reasons, and some even have fond memories of playing with them as children. Others, on the hand, like to save the pieces they’ve collected over the years. Thrift stores and tag sales are familiar places where you can find these old treasures. People who love to pick vintage Pyrex…

Antique Plows: Identification, Valuation, and Where to Buy (Ultimate Guide 2022)

Antique Plows: Identification, Valuation, and Where to Buy (Ultimate Guide 2022)

Agriculture was, and still is, a vital part of human civilization. Food is necessary for survival, and without farming, we would not have the abundance of food that we enjoy today. Plows are one of the most important pieces of equipment in farming. They are used to turn over the soil so that crops can…

The Most Valuable Antique Bottles: Identification, Valuation, and Where to Buy (Ultimate Guide)

The Most Valuable Antique Bottles: Identification, Valuation, and Where to Buy (Ultimate Guide)

Humans have packed valuable materials in bottles for more than a millennium. According to historians, Mesopotamian glassmakers invented the first glass bottles around 1500 BC. Bottles have served various storage purposes since then. The oldest unopened wine bottle dates as far back as 1700 years ago in Speyer, Germany. Over time, bottle collecting has become…

The Most Valuable Antique Marbles: Identifying, Pricing, and Purchasing

The Most Valuable Antique Marbles: Identifying, Pricing, and Purchasing

Marble collection is an irreplaceable hobby for several individuals. Past marble players would likely grow fond of collecting marbles recreationally to remind them of the period they played the game. Meanwhile, other people collect marbles for their aesthetic colors rather than nostalgic intentions. These penchants have provoked an increase in the sales and demand for…

Antique Trunks: Identifying, Valuing And Buying (With Pictures)

Antique Trunks: Identifying, Valuing And Buying (With Pictures)

Antique trunks make a wonderful addition to your home nowadays but were originally designed purely for practical use. Trunks and people have a long and fascinating history, and a great number of examples are preserved today. These beautiful pieces of craftsmanship hold stories and contain intriguing features and details. This makes them extremely popular even…

Seven Reasons to Turn a Visit to Mall of America into a Weekend Family Getaway
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Seven Reasons to Turn a Visit to Mall of America into a Weekend Family Getaway

September 10, 2014 Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minnesota – only 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul – makes for a fabulous family weekend getaway. One of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, Mall of America features over 500 stores, 50 restaurants and entertainment attractions galore, including the largest indoor theme…

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Halloween Fun with Food Allergies and Other Restricted Diets

October 1, 2012 Most children look forward to Halloween with great anticipation. For the parents of children with food allergies and other conditions requiring dietary restriction (such as celiac disease or diabetes) Halloween can be a cause of some concern. But there’s no reason to be afraid on Halloween. Even with dietary restrictions, children can…

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Pinktober and Beyond – Shopping with Purpose

October 19, 2011 I come from a long line of community activists, so it’s no surprise I jumped at the chance to talk about shopping with purpose for Breast Cancer Awareness month. In addition to being hard-working and instilling within me strong work ethics, my parents, my grandparents and my great-grandparents taught me to not…

7 Ways to Enhance Your Blog Using Images
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7 Ways to Enhance Your Blog Using Images

September 26, 2011 Are you looking for ways to enhance your blog? It is well-known that successful blogs are developed by regularly posting remarkable content. By providing relevant, valuable information, blog authors are able to draw in and engage readers. However, there is a lesser-known way that truly successful bloggers use to appeal to readers:…