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5 Common Driving Distractions that Could Cause an Accident

We all lead busy lives and when we get in the car, things don’t just automatically turn off. Our busy lives keep on rolling as we move down the road so it’s common for many people to continue to multitask behind the wheel. The problem with this is that when you’re driving, you are operating a large vehicle that has the capacity to seriously i


Top 10 Patriotic iPhone Apps for 4th of July

Standing Dog chose our top 10 iPhone apps to amplify your firework-watching experience. Here are the top 10 patriotic iPhone apps for the 4th of July.

For Disabled Vets Returning Home on the 4th, Has G

CNN launched a new showed I think my audiences would like, especially for the 4th of July as we remind ourselves of those brave men and women that put their blood and treasure on the line for our independence.

The Tax System, Explained in Beer

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100… If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this…


Social Media Dance Off Submission

Here is our social media dance off submission, from a bunch of people who are in social media. Comments welcome!

Destination Weddings: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

We’re not even in the heat of summer and we’re already feeling the heat. So we thought our winter brides looking for a destination wedding might appreciate this “cool” setting from Photographer Carrie Patterson at the Lazy Moose Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Wedding Proposals: Photographers Capture the Moment

In today’s world where everything is discussed, texted, posted, etc., it’s a challenge to surprise your perspective bride. Add a photographer (maybe incognito) in the mix to capture your “secret wedding proposal” and, if you pull it off, you are “king” in our books!

Weddings Themes: Western Weddings with a Kick

With the recent wedding of Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton in Texas, we wanted to show off some of the wonderful western weddings that we’ve showcased here on our blog. (Lord knows we tried to find decent wedding photos of their wedding…the one below is the best we could find and it’s a scan from Us Weekly – sorry!).

Spring 2012 Bridal Collections: Oscar de la Renta

We know our brides will love, love, love these couture bridal gowns from Oscar de la Renta’s 2012 Spring Collection. This is just a sample of the gorgeous photographs that they sent to us. (Look for two more posts in the next few weeks featuring the remaining collection).

Featured Hotel: The Olsen Hotel – Boutique South Yarra, Melb

Our featured hotel is the Olsen Hotel, a boutique hotel located in South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia. The Olsen Hotel offers travelers premier South Yarra accommodation with 229 elegant five-star suites that are infused with the lyrical works of revered Australian Landscape artist Dr John Olsen.

Duplicate Content: Google Not Following Own Best Practices

Google is not following their own webmaster guidelines on their own web site. We all have issues with our web sites at one time or another. When we optimize our web sites we try to make sure that we follow the industry’s best practices. But that doesn’t always happen, even if you are Google. I have uncovered a few instances where Google is not foll

Lewis Miller Design Transforms the Bowery Hotel

Lewis Miller Design, one of our New York Floral amp; Event Design partners, is so versatile. We captured these recent images of his work from his blog. Even though his transformation was part of a perfume launch, Bulgari’s Mon Jasmine Noir, we thought it might give some of our New York City brides some ideas for a lush, verdan

Royal Wedding Ideas: Wedding Castles in England and Scotland

The countdown continues for the Royal Wedding, which made us think of castles. Getting married abroad in a castle would be such a magical experience. We found these two lovely castles (two of many castles used in England and Scotland for weddings) to share with our readers.


Exclusive Look: Where The Workers Who Made Your iPhone Sleep

Foxconn s factory in Shenzhen, China, is home to about half of its 420,000 workers. They make many of our gadgets and computers, then walk to dormitories on the 2.1-kilometer-square campus. I got to look inside.

How to Avoid Destruction

Moving on is a part of life. Every day people discard and destroy objects that are no longer meeting their needs; things that have outlived their usefulness. Our possessions are not the only things vulnerable to being discarded or destroyed; businesses are at risk as well. If enough of our customers perceive that the products or services we provide

New PubCon South At Dallas Video Interviews Online

During the recently concluded PubCon South at Dallas conference our own Vanessa Zamora, video content producer at WebmasterWorld, conducted many video interviews with some of the people who spoke to PubCon audiences about search, social media and other Internet marketing subjects. These interviews are available now on the PubCon video blog and are

Dr. Howard Bellin: Beyonce Music Makes Nose Jobs Better

I m a fan because I have to admit...many of my patients like the fact that we play Beyonce s music when we perform Rhinopasty operations (nose jobs). Apparently they just end up looking better when her music is playing in the background. We have actually tested this theory, and the Beyonce music definitely helps our patients nose jobs.

Search Engine Optimization: Why We Still Need Meta Tags

Combined with the title tag, I still believe that as online marketers we absolutely need to make sure that we continue to populate these meta tags correctly and appropriately on all pages of our websites or our clients websites even though some search engines do not use certain tags for ranking purposes.

Twitter Ads Imminent, Might Actually Make Money

One of the games that digital prognosticators love to play is guessing when and how Twitter will make money. We ve taken particular joy in lambasting one of our favorite social networks for absorbing investor dollars like a black hole. But all of the fun and games may be coming to an end now that rumors are swirling of a Twitter Ad platform that wi

How to Insulate Yourself Against High Energy Bills

In this day and age, we are all searching for ways to save money and protect the environment without sacrificing quality of life. Like many friends and neighbors, we have all made a conscience effort to replace incandescent bulbs, lower our thermostats and draw the blinds. Every little bit helps. But what could help even more is making sure that yo

Elaine Turner Previews Spring 2010 Collection

Our fantastic turnout of guests enjoyed chocolate covered-strawberries and champagne in the spirit of Saint Valentine s Day while browsing the new Elaine Turner Spring 2010 Collection.

How to Finance Land in Texas

There is a good chance that the piece of property that you are considering is on one our master planned communities. So, what is the next step to purchasing the land? If you are not going to pay cash for the property, then you will need to secure financing for the land if you are not going to build on it right away.

How I Replaced My HVAC Free Using Tax Credits and Rebates

In this case, we did have to use our credit card and pay for our system to be installed. But, we are applying enough tax credit and getting the rebates from the government that actually will end up covering the total cost of the new system. So, while we do have to pay for some of it, we will end up getting the whole system (virtually) for free.


How I Met a Celebrity by Using Craigslist

Over this past weekend, I had the pleasure of a brief third visit from a real, honest-to-goodness, household name celebrity. This time, it was this celebritys husband visiting our home. And to think, it all started with a simple Craiglist ad, one that I placed on the Dallas Craigslist about two months ago.