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Padlet – Digital Cork Board

16 Feb

Are you looking for a way to collaborate better and be more productive? You need to to try Padlet!

You probably have tried Trello or some other project management tool. However, the thing that ends up happening with these sites is they just become a list. What if you could make a virtual cork board? Padlet is an online tool that allows you to do this which makes it more visual than the rest. It allows you to move around post-its, add documents, and webpages so it’s easy to read and fun to contribute to.

https://padlet.com/

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Your Last Name Origins

8 Feb

Have you ever wanted to know that popularity of your surname? Everyone has a name, but most people have a vague idea what their name means. This site is for those who want to discover name meanings, origins, distribution across the globe, genealogy tracking, anagrams, misspells, common name combinations and many other name-related things. If you want, you can even contribute to the site by adding more detail.

http://www.namespedia.com/

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Covert PDFs to Word

2 Feb

Do you need a quick tool to turn a PDF into a Microsoft Word doc? I found this free tool called PDF2Doc that works surprisingly well.

https://pdf2doc.com/

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Tips For Accomplishing Goals

27 Jan

Are you off in the new year trying to keep your goals on track? Here are some quick tips to accomplishing them.

  1. Get specific – Use the SMART approach (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound) and set a date
  2. Break it down and start small – set small milestones
  3. Find support – Ask another person or support group to hold your accountable
  4. Reflect on progress – make a done list and remind yourself why you started in the first place
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Easily Search All Of Craigslist and eBay

26 Jan

Are you looking for a quick way to search all of of Craigslist, eBay & more? I stumbled upon the Search Tempest that allows you to complete a search across all of these properties and quickly find what you are looking for. Craigslist traditionally will make you search by each city and does not give the visitor a way to find something this way. If you want a fast way to return accurate results on Craigslist and eBay that’s pleasing to the eye, check out this site.

https://www.searchtempest.com/

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At Home With A New Dog

12 Jan

LHTT cited Petfinder a while back to help locate a pet. If you received a puppy over the holidays, you should check out this article by Your Dog Advisor. They are a resource to learn how to better care your dogs and advocates for responsible dog ownership. The articles gives you a few tips on how to integrate a new dog into your home.

The first tip is consider the size, breed, and how well pets are trained can help or make integration more difficult. For example, during training always keep a collar/harness on all animals and a leash. The second tip is make integration gradual, stress free and always be vigilant. For example, all humans should talk in regular indoor voices to keep them calm.

https://yourdogadvisor.com/how-to-integrate-a-new-dog/

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Smart Links for Music Marketing

4 Jan

Are you a musician? Are you looking for a way to sell your merchandise? Linkfire creates smart links that route fans your music in the apps they use. They support 50 different music services. You can track your sales and target specific audiences.

A friend of mine that was looking for a way to market his tunes recommended it. Have you tried it?

https://linkfire.com/

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Child Proofing Your Home

1 Jan

How do you keep your little ones safe? Consider childproofing your home. It starts by doing an assessment of each room of your home. Here are some quick tips for each room your should consider courtesy of University Hospitals.

  • Bedroom – Make sure your cribs mattress is firm and no way for child to get stuck in between matress and the crib
  • Bathroom – It only takes a few inches of water for a child to drown. keep everything within in reach
  • Stairways – Look for safety gates that can screwed into the wall
  • Laundry room – Keep detergent pods locked in a cabinet
  • Living Room – Use outlet covers and mount TVs to the wall out of reach of children
  • Dining Area – Use safety straps and keep high chair away from other other surfaces so can use feet to tip over
  • Kitchen – Only use stoves back burners. Be careful with hot liquids. Install safety locks on all cabinets
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Live TV Without Cable

29 Dec

Have you considered what life would be without cable? A friend of mine told me to check out Fubo. You can stream live sports and get up to 100 TV channels. Have you tried this service? It says you also get a free DVR. If you are looking to cut the cord, you may want to check out this service. It seems like between YouTube and services like this, cable is getting a run for the money.

https://www.fubo.tv/

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Patreon Builds a Fan Base

24 Dec

Are you an online content creator? Do you want to build a network for your fan base? With Patreon, fans pay you a subscription amount of their choice in exchange for exclusive experiences & behind-the-scenes content. This means as a creator, you have predictable income from your patrons and you can build a fan base. If you are looking for a what to identify some extra income, think about this service.

https://www.patreon.com/

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