Designing Your Trade Show Booth To Maximize Your Efforts

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The design of your trade show booth will either make it a successful effort or a waste of your time. You’ll be competing with other vendors for the consumers’ attention, and the better booth designs will be the most successful at this. Here are a few of the key trade show design elements to consider before setting up your booth. Get Seen Early in the Trade Show Exhibit Hall Within the restrictions placed on you by the trade show hall, use signs and banners to get your booth seen as people enter the exhibit space.…

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Crafts For Profit And Mental Health

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Crafting activities have made a comeback in recent years. Knitting, crocheting, sewing, and other crafts are excellent entertainment for many, but they offer other benefits in addition to their fun factor. Crafts can improve your mental health and help you earn extra income.  Mental Benefits Researchers believe that crafts such as embroidery offer the same benefits that meditation does. One psychologist calls the state of being totally engrossed in an activity “…

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4 Ways To Ensure Your Carpet Lasts Longer

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Do you always find yourself wanting to replace your carpet after just a few short years? Carpet is supposed to last anywhere from ten to twenty years – some brands even have a thirty year warranty – yet who has ever been able to keep carpet looking new for a decade? In reality, there are ways to make your carpet last longer, but they usually involve routine maintenance. 1. Get Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned…

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Craft Show Labeling Basics For Handmade Quilts

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If you create and sell handmade quilts, chances are you have run against the common difficulty of labeling. You need a label that lasts and is attractive. Most of the DIY options don’t fit the bill, because the ink runs or fades when the quilt is washed. Fortunately, there is a labeling solution that will elevate your quilts to professional level. Choose a Style Fabric labels fit labeling requirements without detracting from the appearance of your quilt.…

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How To Make A New T-Shirt Look And Feel Vintage

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Everybody has at least one in their wardrobe: that super comfortable t-shirt that you’ve had forever and love wearing on lazy days. Unfortunately, when you buy a new t-shirt, it can take hundreds of wears before it finally begins to feel “broken in” and gets that stylish, vintage look. Have you ever wished there was a way to speed up that process? Believe it or not, there is—and it’s easier than you might think!…

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How To Prevent Your Boat From Being Stolen

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When you keep your boat in a dock, you do so with the understanding that it will be kept safe. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Your boat could be at risk of theft, but there are a few things that you can do to help prevent it from being stolen. Follow these tips, and you can help prevent yourself from being the victim of boat theft. Choose the Right Marina…

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