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Solid Wood Furniture Looks Great At The Cottage

Written by David Jones on May 10, 2017

Craftsmanship and elegance: two words that go hand-in-hand when you talk about custom-made, solid wood furniture. There comes a time in your life when buying your furniture from IKEA no longer seems like such a great idea, but even higher-end furniture stores don’t seem to have what you want. Besides, they’re all mass-manufactured and, while they may be a step up from the furniture you bought when you were just starting out and living alone, they’re still not made to last. (more…)

Energy Efficient Windows Prepare You For The Summer Heat

Written by David Jones on May 10, 2017

Windows don’t just define a home’s curb appeal, they define its character inside and out and not just in looks. Grille patterns, colour, and frame material are all aesthetic considerations about which you should consult with your clients. Show them their options and learn how they envision their home down to the tiniest details. The windows they choose will also determine so much about the inside of their home; how much natural light they get, whether their kitchen will be unpleasant and drafty all winter long, or comfortable and inviting. Will they be able to open the windows wide in the summer and let the breeze cool down their homes, or will beating rays of sun make parts of their home unlivable at certain times of day?

Choosing the right windows and doors in London, Ontario is every contractor’s responsibility, as is consulting with your clients on the final decisions. The process can be a lot easier if you already know where to go to find high-quality, beautiful, energy efficient windows locally. (more…)

The Benefits Of A Full Time Vs. Part Time MBA

Written by David Jones on May 10, 2017

“Do I go back to school part-time or full time?” This is the first question many prospective MBA candidates ask themselves when thinking about an MBA. While someone emerging fresh out of their Bachelor degree might feel perfectly comfortable allocating one to two years of additional schooling to their overall trajectory, those who’ve found some success in the job market might not find leaving their current employment a feasible option.

The ideal MBA program values both types of aspiring businessperson – the one who is up-and-coming, as well as someone already established and looking to advance or shift paths. The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics offers potential candidates this versatility by providing options for both full time study in Waterloo, or part-time study in Toronto. (more…)

How to Do Link Building Beyond Your Blog

Written by David Jones on May 6, 2017

There are many ways to do link building to promote your business or any personal endeavor. While many are aware that it can be done on the usual place such as one’s website or blog, not many know that it can also be done in other avenues online. Going beyond one’s site when it comes to building links is vital if your goal is to stand out from the rest on your way to establishing authority and trust with your followers.

With the information overload people are experiencing in this digital age, it’s a good idea to be in several places online other than your own site. This way, you can include your links (both inbound and outbound) and from there, drive people back to your site. (more…)

Financial Tips For Single Income Mothers

Written by David Jones on May 5, 2017

You’re on the clock 24/7, you’re expected to work without breaks, and in some of the messiest conditions. Wondering what this job is only so that you don’t accidentally apply for it? It’s only the summary of the toughest job in the world: motherhood. Unfortunately, it’s made all the more difficult by the fact that it’s a career choice that doesn’t pay — which means many single mothers in Canada are struggling to make ends meet. If you’re tired of living paycheque to paycheque while raising your children, take a look at this guide to see how you can save money. (more…)