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Squechee Clean

November 29, 2018

Squechee Clean is a new commercial space located in Quechee, Vt. Designed by Barrett Architecture of White River Junction, Vt and construction by Trumbull/ Nelson of Hanover, NH.The design is a very traditional New England styled barn that happens to have a  laundry mat on the inside and a car wash on the outside. I was…

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Interior design photography

Christmas at the Fells 2018

November 16, 2018

The Fells is the Historic Estate of Statesman John Hay.Hay  at age twenty-two was chosen as private secretary to Abraham Lincoln. He went on to serve as ambassador to Great Britain and served as Secretary of State under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The Fells, named after Hay’s ancestral Scotland, is situated on a hillside in…

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New England B&B

Why You Need to Blog

May 10, 2018

I know what you are saying who has time to be blogging. In order to effectively engage today’s audience having an active well written blog will help drive your website’s goggle rankings to the top of the charts. By regularly posting to your blog, goggle’s spiders will see that your site is current. An up…

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Kitchen Renovation Photography

The Skilled Labor Shortage

March 12, 2018

  There is no hiding the fact that New Hampshire and the country in generally are facing a major skilled labor shortage. There are many reasons for this. The majority of your current skilled tradesmen are close to retirement. High Schools have done a poor job of providing kids with options besides a four year…

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3 Challenges Facing the Hospitality Industry

February 5, 2018

  Finding good help:   With very low unemployment rates in most of the country finding and retaining good help is one of the greatest challenges facing the Hospitality industry. A recent blog article on the Orbital Shift website notes “According to Talent Management and HR, one third of employees quit their jobs after only…

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Five Tips to a Better Email Newsletter

January 8, 2018

  Email marketing is a great and inexpensive way to keep your firm in front of perspective clients. It is also a wonderful way to develop repeat business from previous clients. Email marketing should be a part of every firm’s marketing strategy. Tim Asimos of Circle S Studio https://www.circlesstudio.com/insights/  offers some great tips for getting…

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Custom Designed Home

Tips For Sizing Images on Social Media

December 6, 2017

Facebook, Instagram, and Houzz are all social media sites that businesses can and should be taking advantage of. However each platform has different requirements for optimizing (sizing) the quality of your images you post online. In addition each social media platform treats copyright to the images differently. Let’s take a look at each of the most…

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Cabinet Light Detail

Ten Steps To Mastering Houzz

September 29, 2017

Ten Steps To Mastering Houzz   Co-founders Adi Tatarko started Houzz as a side project in the midst of their troubled remodeling project. Today the social media remodeling platform, Founded in 2009 Houzz has over 25 million unique visitors per month, 40 million users, 1.5 million professionals with an organic listing or paid listing, 11 million photos…

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The Other 20%

July 6, 2017

  It is no secret that creative type businesses such as architecture, commercial photography, and ad agencies generate 80% or more of their commissions from referrals and repeat clients. As small business owners we are always worried. Is the well of repeat clients and referrals going to dry up in the future? One way to…

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Preparing your Design for Photography

June 14, 2017

  Architecture is a visual and creative medium best showcased with engaging photography. Before creating beautiful images of your design much preparation has to happen. The following tips will help you and your photographer eliminate surprises, control costs, and allow the creative juices flow. Eight tips before you start Photographing It is important for the…

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