Crushed Rock – A Versatile Landscaping Material

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The decision to landscape your home is big one. It’s a daunting and, at times, costly process to go through. However, the results can drastically bump up the value of your abode and can create an aesthetically pleasing yard for years to come. Crushed rock is a material that is both versatile and highly affordable, and a good starting point when considering your next landscaping project. Large Variety of Colors & Sizes Crushed rock is available in a variety of sizes and even colors, therefore giving a lot more options when considering the layout of your landscaping project. The variety…

Web Design with a Focus On Conversion

Ever stuck on why your website doesn’t have a high conversion rate? Is your web design easy to navigate through? Is your website designed specifically to cater your target market? Are there clear paths to reach the end conversion goal? This article will take you through some web design tips that will surely put your low conversion rates to a halt. Easy Navigation and Accessibility Having a simple, concise and clear layout when designing your website is essential. The idea is to make your conversion points easy to discover and access, and thus enhance the user’s experience. To do this,…

Top Outdoor Furniture Trends in 2016

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This year has seen some exciting trends hit the market in the outdoor furniture segment. Five of these in particular stand out that have really been driving the category this year. Let’s discuss each of these outdoor furniture trends in a little more detail. Sleek, Simple & Clean The sleek and sophisticated contemporary look with clean elegant lines has seen the largest growth for outdoor furniture in twenty-sixteen. The urban metallic finishes seamlessly integrate with existing home designs and therefore provide a great opportunity to create an outdoor space as an extension to the home as opposed to a segregated…

Things to ask any SEO company looking for your business

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With ever-increasing amounts of business shifting to the web, the importance of good SEO rises along with it. Local SEO, link building, usability … the list of factors to keep in mind can be endless. If you are looking for an SEO service that will take this responsibility off your shoulders, here are a series of questions to ask any SEO company looking for your business… 1) How will you improve our SEO? Saying that they can get a website to the first page, first result in Google is what virtually every SEO company will tell you. But do they…

Three Reasons Why People Don’t Travel Internationally (And Why They’re Wrong)

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International travel is a dream of many, but most people never achieve it. That’s not because it’s impossible. In fact, regular globe-hopping is well within the skills and capabilities of many people. We miss out because of one of several reasons: we’re overly committed back home, we don’t have the time or money, we just don’t make it happen because that’s not something most people do. There are good reasons why each one of these arguments for the status quo breaks down. We’ll take a look at those arguments and hopefully convince you to catch a flight or jump aboard…

Talking to Your Children About Weight Loss

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With the childhood obesity rate continuing to rise, you might be grappling with the difficult issue of talking to your children about weight loss. In a world that prizes certain body types, weight can be a sensitive subject, especially for teenagers. Does that mean you should refrain from commenting on your child’s weight, even in the face of legitimate health concerns? The body of research on this topic suggests that what you do can have a far more beneficial impact than what you say. In a study published in June in the journal Eating & Weight Disorders, a group of…

Stress Management with Chiropractic Care

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Stress is one of the most commonly treated conditions for Chiropractors. We’re not just talking about stress in terms of emotional- i.e. stresses at home or stresses at work. We are talking about physical stress (prolonged sitting, not exercising enough, bumps and falls) and chemical stress (diet, medication, alcohol etc.) as well. Unfortunately, modern day living has subjected us to these three different stresses.  Whilst all of them are different in nature, they all have the same effect on your body – it will switch on your stress response. Research shows it is designed for short periods of times which allows…

Why A Heavy Duty Pop Up Gazebo Is Better

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Too many times do we hear stories of people buying the biggest bargain of a gazebo, and, not long after, find themselves in need of shelter and comfort due to their cheap and broken low quality purchase. It’s time we all understand the exquisiteness in an enduring heavy duty pop up gazebo. When deciding on what pop up gazebo is right for your backyard party at your home, it’s important to consider the 3 vital elements: safety; protection; and weight. Protection: It’s imperative to certify that the roofing on your pop up gazebo is made from sustainable material. To be…

What You Need To Know About Sending Gifts Internationally

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Nowadays we all have family members spread out across the globe. Whether it’s for work, love or business people are moving to new countries which means getting them their birthday present or Christmas present takes a bit more time and planning. Or perhaps you are the one abroad who is wondering about sending gifts internationally to your loved ones. If you are shipping from Europe, Canada, Australia or Asia, it will need a small bit of research and thought. Below is a short guide with a few simple pointers you need to be aware of: Watch out for prohibited items.…

Avoid Becoming the Next Identity Theft Victim

If you have ever had something stolen from you, you know what a frustrating feeling it is. Whether it was something small or something big, the impact oftentimes is the same. Why would someone take one or more of your items? It never belonged to them, so why do they have a right to it now? While some items can be replaced or even compensated for, one item you never want taken from you is your identity. That said identity theft is a major crime these days, a crime that can take a negative toll on your life in a…