4 Top, URL-Shortening Web Sites

For trendy social media sites like Twitter, that only allot a certain number of characters per post, 140 to be exact, URL shortening is the way to go in order to shorten Web links. But, which URL shortening sites are excellent for trimming the fat from links? Of the many link-shortening sites out there, four are…

4 Kid-Friendly Search Engines

Fact: The Internet is home to all types of Web sites. While surfing the Internet, kids are only a click away from being exposed to either the most helpful or harmful images. In the same vein, there are many safety concerns when off the Internet, let alone on it. But, at least by keeping these sites handy, you won’t have to…

3 More Pluses to Eating Chocolate

Many agree that chocolate is one of the best comfort foods there are and tear into chocolate bars on a regular basis. Moreover, the benefits of eating chocolate, while on the chocolate diet has gained a mammoth amount of press lately. As if we need a reason to indulge in this rich treat, here is…

4 Extra Reasons to Volunteer

People come from all walks of life, but one thing that is always needed and greatly appreciated is a volunteer. Thinking of volunteering your services to benefit others? You are not alone, many are seeking to do the same. These tips can help you maximize your volunteering experience. Extra Time on Your Hands Many volunteer…

10 States with Best/Worst Jobs Outlook

Some economists believe the economy is on the verge of a comeback. While many U.S. states have seen great job growth, others have not shown such promising signs of advancement. In this turbulent economic climate, peruse this list of states with the fastest and slowest jobs outlook, thus far. Best Job Outlook: 1. North Dakota…

3 Ways to Curb Bad Eating Habits

We eat to live and not live to eat. Though finding ways to balance eating and a healthy lifestyle may seem like one of the biggest feats to accomplish, it doesn’t have to be; especially if you follow these tips. Eating is Believing Whether we pile our plates up with our favorite foods are not,…

4 Ways to Stand Out at Your Work

We all go to work and put our best foot forward, each and every day. And, many of us are seeking ways to stand out while at our work. Want to stand out amongst the crowd of many? Here are four ways to ensure you are noted as a remarkable member of the team. Standing…

8 Online Dating Sites

February 14th, a day set aside for couples to declare their undying love brings about many things including marriage proposals, vow renewals and weddings. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there are many that have not been so lucky in love or even struck by cupid’s arrow, for that matter. But, there are Web sites that…

5 Social Media Snafus

Facebook this, Tweet that, is there anyone who’s not on some form of social media these days? More pointedly, the landscape of how we connect to one another is rapidly changing; which means we have much more to be aware of. But, you no longer have to assume anything when it comes to social media, just follow…

Blog Versus Web Site

Chances are you manage a blog, Web site or both. Conventional wisdom may suggest that they are one in the same, but, however, they are not. Do you know the difference between a blog and a Web site? The showdown begins. Blogging Basics It may seem like the term blog sporadically surfaced, but a blog actually stands…

3 Ways to Not Get Audited

You go to work and pay your fair share of taxes to ‘Uncle Sam.’ So, why would you be on the IRS’ radar? You’d be surprised by how many could have gotten the target on their back. Likewise, there are several ways to keep this well-feared firm at bay. On or About April 15 Did you know that…

3 Technology Myths Debunked

As technology continues to progress, many rumors or myths about it will continue to progress also. Read these three untruths about current technology, some of which you already may know the truth to. A Mythical Experience 1. It seems as though Apple has taken over the world these days and has flooded it with a…

3 Ways to Switch from Pessimism to Optimism

Wouldn’t it be wonderful, if with just a flick of a switch, we could turn off pessimism and turn on optimism? Are you a self-professed optimist or pessimist? Don’t worry either way, you can still learn tips for how to turn any situation around, in your mind at least. A Plethora of Feelings 1. Many…

How Do U.S. States Rate?

Nobody knows for certain when the economy tanked this time around. Although our direct orders come from Washington, D.C., it’s a turn of events that continues to hold many at its mercy. But, the economy ebbs, flows and has been the focal point of conversation for years’ now and rightfully so. Why? On the heels…

4 Best Free Things

Someone once said the best things in life are free and from there many have embraced this notion. What does this mean? We don’t have to spend tons of money just to enjoy certain pleasures in life, four of which are listed here. Free as a Bird 1. Laughter has been said to be the…

10 States with Inflated Property Taxes

In the previous article, The Exit Strategy, we saw that residents of New Jersey are fleeing the state at astronomical rates. Though no body knows exactly why such a departure continues to take place, one possible reason may be because of high property taxes. According to a study completed by Tax Policy Center, New Jersey…

4 Personal Branding Tips

Ever thought of owning your own business? Or perhaps, you are searching for ways to make your already existing business, ‘pop,’ so to speak. Either way, by following these tips, you are sure to get the stamp of approval from everyone who looks at your brand. Being the Ambassador of Your Brand 1. Personal branding…

The Taming of the Flu

It’s common place to see would-be sufferers donning a mask during “flu” season. As the super cautious occasionally peer up from their masks, you get the sense that they would rather not wear a mask at all. But, just ask anyone and they will tell you that it’s no fun being sick, especially when the…

3 DIY Projects You Ought Not Attempt

  With The Home Depot, Lowe’s and True Value home improvement stores in such close proximity to residences, it is easier than ever to tackle do-it-yourself projects. But, should you? Here are three reasons not to take-on work around the house. Work and Plenty of It 1. Do you want to beautify your home for yourself or because you…

10 Strongest U.S. Housing Markets

The U.S. is a wonderful country; it’s not without its set of problems like any other country, but wonderful nonetheless. Moreover, analysts continuously debate about whether or not the real estate market is back on track. What you should know is that 10 housing markets definitely are more secure than other ones. Utilizing Every Resource…

4 Best Antioxidant Vitamins

We are right in the thick of ‘Cold and Flu Season.’ What does this mean? There is a great need to ramp-up our vitamin intake, to help promote our health by boosting our immune system. And, what better way to do this than by taking these four antioxidant vitamins? Listening to Vitamin Talk Step one is…

4 Healthy Weight Loss Tools

Your doctor may have advised you to lose weight for health reasons or you may want to trim the fat to look svelte like your favorite celebrity. And, many have been spinning their wheels in order to maintain the ideal weight with little or no success. If this is you, you’ve found the right article to help…

How to Claim your Lost Cash

Money comes and it goes just the same. Are you unsure if you have unclaimed money from bank accounts, insurance policies and the like? Well, time is running out, to claim your money that is. The Perfect Match If you are in need of extra cash, try searching right in your very own backyard, literally,…

3 Need-to-Know Massage Options

Could you use a massage? Many people are in the same boat, but are in the dark about which techniques may be available to them. Three options are discussed in this post. More Benefits than One 1. You don’t have to travel to the Scandinavian country of Sweden, just to enjoy the benefits of a…

How to Eat Right and Stay within Budget

You have two choices when it come to food options: You can either eat healthy or fill yourself with a bunch of empty calories. If you are like most of us, you are on a budget, but you can still eat right while staying well within your means. How? One way is by following these simple…

3 Ways to Deal with Toxic People

Life does not offer the classes ‘Toxic People 101’ or ‘Introduction to Toxic People.’ That’s why we have to learn as we go on this front. Toxic people are so damaging because they can bring us down when everything is on the upswing. Wouldn’t it be great to have a way to cope with those who are…

200 Top Cat and Dog Names

Rex, Fido, Max. What is the best name for a dog? Whiskers, Tiger or Snowball, what is a great name for your cat? Pets do so much for us, such as cheer us when we are down in the dumps and contribute to our overall well-being. So, it’s only right they receive a name from…

8 Headline Makers

Whether through social media, television or the various other media outlets, we constantly hear things that are particularly interesting to us; some are rooted and grounded in pop culture, while others are not. Nonetheless, here are eight shocking moments that will forever remain on the minds of many. Or, at least until the next moment temporarily erases the…

6 Tattoo Removal Tips

Getting ‘Ink,’ also known as getting a tattoo has been around for countless decades. But, what do you do when the tattoo of your dreams turns into a nightmare? That’s right, you remove it and the following will tell you the best ways to clear your canvas. Painting a Picture Why are people searching for…

Headache or Migraine?

There aren’t enough hours in the day to devote to unearthing the difference between a headache and a migraine. There is just so much mounting information on these topics. However, a brief synopsis of these conditions is outlined below. How to Decipher You’ve spent months preparing for a presentation at your work, only to awake…

Best Cleaning Tips, Ever

The husband, the kids, the dog. Our homes are arranged and rearranged everyday. Wouldn’t it be great if you had your own personal guide on how to clean shop? By following these cleaning tips, you may get your home back in tip-top shape even faster. Cleanliness Is… It’s never too early or too late for…

Winning with Water

Soda, juice, tea and hosts of other beverage options. If you were to survey a group of individuals about their beverage of choice, water just may not make the list. After all, it is odorless, colorless and tasteless, but it is necessary for the body to function as it should. Find out what its benefits…

3 Ways to Get More Bang for Your Buck

Washington, Lincoln and Hamilton. Can you stand to stretch your dollars a little further these days? You may be thinking that’s a silly question, we all can benefit from getting the most bang for our buck. Well, you’ve found the right article to explain three ways on how to do just that. Counting Our Coins…