ProGuide: Is Your Business Social Media Savvy?

August 28th, 2014

Social networking sites have become the biggest tool in a small to medium sized business’ arsenal and by simply being social the same companies can unlock business growth and market their products and services at very little cost. These days capitalising on your corporate social media presence is integral to a company’s survival, in fact it’s strange to think that just a few tweets and likes could turn into pure profit.

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Whilst you may have a personal love of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram, translating this to your business is not always easy. Wake up to the power of social media, promote your commercial interests and bag those all-important clients and customers with our guide to becoming a socially savvy business. (more…)

The Best Home Design Features for Cold Climates

August 28th, 2014

Living in areas where winters can be brutally cold presents many day-to-day challenges for homeowners. Heating elements have to work overtime in these climates, causing energy costs to skyrocket. Safety issues arise and finding ways to be comfortable indoors can prove difficult.

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When designing a home located in a colder climate, consider a few helpful features to alleviate and eliminate common problems caused by low winter temperatures:

Image of the Week: Design by Color

August 27th, 2014

Who says that a pool needs to be surrounded by cool, aqua tones? These red benches and lounge chairs create a bold contrast to the placid water and provide an outdoor space for friends and family to gather. They also look great against that white siding and deck. Get more exterior design ideas here.


Image #1: Splash of Red

Love that monochromatic, minimalist look? Craving your own marble island and wide open dining space with a view? You can learn more about Sea Island Builders’ kitchen renovation projects on their website. (more…)