Featured Blog

Get Rich Slowly

By J.D. Roth

4 Free Business Productivity Apps To Help You Grow Your Small Business

Managing a business is easier said than done. When you run your own business, you need to give it all your time and attention. It’s a job that is both demanding and fulfilling. Eventually, you’ll want to turn it into a business that can run without you. This, unfortunately, is the harder part. The first obstacle you need to anticipate is manpower.

Hootsuite vs Buffer vs Sprout Social: What is the Best Social Media Management Tool?

Social media management tools are your best friends when it comes to integrating social media into your marketing strategy. They can help you manage multiple profiles, track specific keywords, as well as allow you to schedule your posts in advance so you don’t have to spend hours every day coming up with content and logging into various accounts just to post updates.

Sweet dreams bedhouses

IKEA items used: Malm chest of 3 drawers (2x) Lack wall shelf (3x) Kritter bed frame (2 x) Dioder LED 4-piece lighting strip set (x2) Others: 8 beams (30mmused 30mm, height is depending on how high you want the rooftop to be) 4 thin MDF plates (size depending on how large you want the roof to be) - Assemble 2 Malms according to instructions, leaving out the drawers (next hacking project: fin

How A Wilderness Adventurer Wrote His Way To A Location-Independent Lifestyle

This is a reader profile. (Read others or nominate someone to be featured.) Kevin Casey has wanted to explore the most remote parts of the world ever since he watched nature documentaries as a little kid.

10 Essential Things You Should Do Before 30

It has been a while since I celebrated my 30th birthday. Looking back, I had a lot of big and small dreams- from backpacking in Europe to making the most delicious cinnamon rolls. I believe I should or could have done all of them while I was still young so that I can be happier and richer. Unfortunately, I can’t turn back time. No one can. If you are in your 20’s, stop hesitating.

Video Business to Business: How to Work With The Doers

Creative vision and technical know-how are a given for any good video producer. But client management skills are also important for success. In this series, you’ll learn about the three main types of clients who hire for video services—The Outsourcer, The Doer, and The Designer—and how to best help them achieve their goals.

A Eulogy for My Grandfather, William D. Hurst

Editor’s Note: Last week my grandfather, who was my last living grandparent and a big inspiration in my starting the Art of Manliness, died.

TORTA JARDIM ESPELHADA (com flores comestíveis!)

Conheça a ‘Torta Jardim Espelhada': uma das sobremesas mais lindas que já fiz e que já comi na vida! Rs. A primavera chegou e trouxe consigo flores comestíveis incríveis, que utilizei na receita! Aprenda a fazer, a massa, o creme e a gelatina! O post TORTA JARDIM ESPELHADA (com flores comestíveis!) apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

The Myth of Scarcity: 12 Stupidly Easy Things That’ll Set You Apart from the Pack

In the modern world, it often seems like it’s harder than ever to accomplish your goals. It seems like everyone has already done the thing you want to do — that your idea is already out there, that your niche is beyond saturated. Want to start a blog? You’re up against a million rivals. Thinking about starting a podcast? So is everyone else and their mom. Hoping to write a book?

How Millennials Measure Success At Work

Although many people think success can be measured by the amount of money you make or how big your house is, success is actually subjective. Millennials know this better than any other generation since their definition of a successful career is very different than others. But how do you exactly measure the success of millennials at work?

A Little Happier: Someplace, Keep an Empty Shelf; Someplace, Keep a Junk Drawer.

One of the things about happiness that continually surprises me is the degree to which, for most people, outer order contributes to inner calm, and inner self-command.

Leksvik toddler tractor bed

My Ikea hack is a tractor bed I made for my 2 year old son. The base is a Leksvik extendable bed (not in Ikea collection anymore) I bought for 20€. At first I sawed the knobs off. Then I sanded and painted the bed parts. I cut the roof, hood and sides from thick plywood sheets with a figure saw, then sanded and painted them.

How To Get Your First Customers: 4 Strategies That Actually Work

If you are new to your niche and relatively unknown to your market, knowing how to get your first customers can be a tough task. A lot of beginning businesses actually struggle with lead generation and acquiring customers. In this post, I’ll give you the exact 4 strategies that I used to build up a content marketing company. I still use all of them today. Here’s the video version: 1.

How to Work With Gmail Passwords Safely & Not Get Hacked

Security can be a scary issue for small business owners. With the news being filled with stories about email accounts being hacked, like the recent coverage about thousands of Yahoo accounts getting hacked (including some from Gmail), you may wonder if your own accounts are safe. Small businesses are especially vulnerable to hacking because they can’t pay for expensive in-house security monito

Laundry room hack

We had laundry room in need of counter space measuring 67” x 34”. Normal countertops are 26 inches deep and leave a gapping hole in the back for items to disappear.