Your Roadmap to Staging Your Home to Sell in 30 days!Knowing what buyers really want and putting that knowledge to use in your house is the key to helping it stand out & sell faster! In general, the home selling market is competitive and deciphering what buyers are really looking for can feel not just overwhelming, but flat out impossible to some people. But, there is hope.The hard truth is that houses can be a bit tricky because there are a number of factors that c, there is hope.The hard truth is that houses can be a bit tricky because there are a number of factors that can affect the perceived value of your home which can drive the price a buyer is willing to pay up or, worse, even down...The good news is that while it can be tricky, it's not actually that mysterious. There really are steps you can follow to set your house up for success.In her book 3,2,1: Sold! Jennifer Carroll dives deep into all of these steps and shows you how to set your house apart in the marketplace to attract the best buyer. She is an experienced home stager who has watched the houses she stages sell fast (many within 24 hours) with multiple offers. So, you can be confident in knowing that the steps she shares here work!This book is like having a pro right there by your side to guide you on the journey to sell your house quickly and for top dollar!… read more
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Fortune Cookie Bookmarks Set. Ensure you keep just the right place in your book with this charming set of bookmarks showcasing a fortune cookie design.Includes two bookma … rksFull graphic text (first bookmark): The best chapter is yet to comeFull graphic... read more
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Whether you are a realtor hoping to help your client sell a home quickly or you are a home-owner, this book will give you step by step and practical ways to sell your hom … e—FAST! Written in a simple format, this book gives you free, or at least inexpensive, tips and ideas on making your home stand out from the rest. You will gain wisdom of how to make the most of your Internet photos on the listing. See how important it is to de-clutter. Gain understanding on making a good first impression. Incorporate the whole family (or people living in the home) in the process. Become a power team with your realtor for the quickest possible sale read more
Get started selling handmade! This straightforward book walks you through the process of preparing your goods for sale, pricing and bookkeeping, finding venues, marketing … and promoting your products, and working with customers both online and off -- all without quitting your day job. Clear, concise instructions explain everything you need to know to sell crafts effectively in your spare time, and help you decide whether to take selling to the next level. Learn how to: - Find out whether you --and your crafts -- are ready to start selling. - Set prices to cover your costs and make a profit. -Establish a bookkeeping system. -Manage dual inventories of parts and finished goods. -Discover the best places to sell your crafts in person or on the Internet. -Identify the right people to market to. -Accept credit cards and process other forms of payment. -Start selling wholesale. -Stay out of tax and legal trouble. -And much more! read more
You have at your fingertips an easy to read, logical and informative book on how to stage your house to sell. As an interior decorator and former real estate agent, you a … re benefiting from years of experience in both industries. In addition, I am a homeowner who has bought and sold multiple houses. You will receive useful inside information that is practical, personal, and professional, and doable. The housing market is as competitive as ever. Now is the time for you to read "Stage Your House to Sell". You will learn to present your most prized possession in the best possible light; which will give you the best chances of receiving top dollar for your house. read more
Find profitable new outlets for selling your crafts.Selling crafts online is a successful trend, but this book explores so many other avenues for casual and active indie … crafters, and teaches them how to work more efficiently, manage inventory, and... read more
Find profitable new outlets for selling your crafts.Selling crafts online is a successful trend, but this book explores so many other avenues for casual and active indie … crafters, and teaches them how to work more efficiently, manage inventory, and find and utilize all outlets for selling their work. Clear, concise instructions on every aspect of selling crafts - from flea markets to websites - including:?Pricing your crafts and managing inventory?Creating an identity?Payment, shipping, and promotion?Selling venues (online, trunk shows, parties, fairs)?Tax and business management read more
Stage and Sell Your Home Book 15 Simple Steps on How to Stage and Sell Your Home – Fast! Every year homeowners miss opportunities to make more money by not taking a littl … e extra time and effort to stage their home and make it more attractive to buyers. In this revolutionary Itty Bitty Book, Eduardo Mendoza shows you how to use his proven, easy-to-do tips and low cost techniques to design a more beautiful home that everyone wants to buy – now! Immediately start using these simple but effective 15 ideas and tips in your home today and you will be amazed at how easily your house stands out from the rest on the market and attracts people ready to buy. For example: •Make your bathrooms look like spas •Create spaces that feel comfortable and inviting to potential buys •Design rooms that help your home sell for over the asking pricePick up a copy of this easy-to-use book today and you’ll see just how easy and fun it is to stage your house and how happy you’ll be from the extra revenue that comes when you sell the home quickly. read more
Etsy is a wildly popular website where crafters and craftsmen alike have discovered a portal where they can market and sell their handmade wares - literally around the gl … obe. According to the latest stats from Etsy, there are over 14 million registered members, over 800,000 shops, over 39 million unique visitors each month, and transactions spanning across 150 countries. Those numbers represent a global marketplace for someone interested in selling their handmade items, but they also mean a tremendous challenge when a seller is faced with the daunting task of making their Etsy storefront visible among the thousands of others.Any successful Etsy seller will tell you the difference between a successful Etsy storefront and the storefront that gets lost in the mix often boils down to the tricky details. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts with Etsy is written by someone who has proven selling success on Etsy and knows the tricks that will get a storefront noticed - and wares shipping out the door. From having the right keywords in place for optimum searchability, to creating an attractive storefront that will create return customers and loads of traffic, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Selling Your Crafts with Etsy will help you learn the tricks of the trade and help you build the successful Etsy business you have always wanted. read more
Your Essential Reference for Writing for Magazines! In The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing, accomplished freelance writer, author, and instructor Kerrie … Flanagan demystifies the idea that writing for magazines is a difficult process meant only for those with journalism degrees. Drawing from her 20 years as a freelance writer and instructor, Flanagan takes you step-by-step through the entire process, sharing her knowledge and experiences in a friendly, conversational way. With more than a dozen sample articles, expert advice from magazine editors and successful freelance writers, practical tips on researching potential publications and instructions on crafting compelling query letters, you'll find the tools needed to write and publish magazine articles. In this book you'll learn how to: Find and target ideas for the right magazine. Develop effective query letters to catch the attention of editors and land more assignments. Organize your writing life using the checklists and tools throughout the book. Understand and negotiate contracts. Write and sell personal essays to consumer, niche and trade magazines. Whether your goal is to get your first byline or make the switch from part-time freelancer to full-time writer, The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing is your go-to resource for writing success. read more
Are you tired of the 9-to-5 grind? Are you more of a creative person than a pencil pusher? Are you looking for a way to break out of the tedium of the office, actually en … joy your job, and bring joy to your life? Its not just a pipe dream! Turning your creative hobby into a profitable small business is within your reach.This book will walk you through the ins-and-outs of setting up an online crafting business from scratch. You will find out where to sell your crafts, learn useful shipping and pricing strategies, as well as some advertising ideas, and ways to deal with customers.Dont waste any more time behind a desk; read on and learn how to make a career out of your creativity, and build the life youve always wanted. read more
Stylish Weddings & Things Guide to Developing Your Wedding Budget is a 10-week course intended to help you get your finances in order so that you can begin planning your … wedding on a budget of any size but more specifically on a budget on a small scale. During your search for wedding planning assistance, you’ll find countless number of books, blogs, and articles to help you plan your wedding on a budget, but you won’t find anything with a primary focus on developing your wedding budget until you read this book. read more
Reading Declutter: The Simple Guide to Tidying and Cleaning Your Home, Room by Room, to Help You Organize Your Life is like getting advice from a friend who is very suppo … rtive, but who will not hesitate to give you some tough love when you need it. This is a practical guide to decluttering and organizing that will help you whether you live in a studio apartment in the city or a six-bedroom home in the country. Quotes are presented throughout the book to inspire and entertain. They range from authors of classic American novels to modern day decluttering and organizing gurus. You will be guided through your home, room by room and given practical advice for each. This is not a “do as I say, not as I do book.” This is an “I’ve been there, this is how I handled it, and you can too!” book. Nothing in this book is unattainable. You do not need to go out and buy any special equipment. All that is needed is some hard work and the ability to be honest with yourself. You will learn:How to make your own cleaning products with ingredients you already have laying around the house!How to declutter each room!How to maintain each room once it has been decluttered!The goal here is organization, maintenance, and happiness. You will be encouraged to:Embrace items that add to your life.Release items that detract from your life, along with any associated guilt. Real life examples will be provided by an author who has been on the journey to decluttering. The book has a very approachable tone, with a been there, done that, still trying to make it better attitude. All of the goals presented here are attainable. Your home is like a living organism that needs to be nurtured. This book recognizes that you have a life outside of the home; you cannot, and should not spend every day making your house look like it belongs in a magazine. What you can do is devote some time, every day, to making it a comfortable, relaxing place to be. In short, it should be a retreat from the rest of the world. You will learn to identify what your cleaning and decluttering style is. You will not be told to change how you do things, rather you will be given advice on how to do things according to your temperament and personality. Have you ever wondered if you are more like a Hummingbird, Beaver, or Gopher? Read this book and find out!The best way to work with this book is to read it through and get started on your charts. Then as you go room by room, reference the applicable chapter and update your charts. The charts provided at the end of the book will help you:Find and utilize previously squandered downtime!Keep up your daily and weekly home maintenance!Identify your decluttering goals!Making a house-wide decluttering plan!The difficulties people face when decluttering are faced head-on. You are not expected to easily make every decision. The struggles are recognized and addressed. You will be given ideas on how to:Preserve sentimental items that bring you happiness! Release sentimental items that bring more guilt than happiness to your life! Even the items that travel with you as an extension of your home are addressed, as well as things that clutter your digital life. These days what is stored on your phone can have more of an impact than what is stored in your pantry. ✦✦✦ Free ebook if you purchase the paperback version ✦✦✦ read more
Antique beaded purses capture the imagination of artists and crafters today. This book will show how to use patterns and motifs of vintage bags to create replicas of the … purses with today's materials in easy step-by-step directions. Seven original patter read more
How much would you love spending time in your home if every surface was clean and open and a vase of fresh flowers was displayed to welcome you? Routines are key in havin … g a home you enjoy. Complete the right tasks, and your home will feel as if it’s cleaning itself. 30 Days To A Clean And Organized Living Space will walk with you step-by-step, to declutter and organize each area of your home, developing simple routines along the way, so it always stays clean, clear, and organized. 30 Days To A Clean And Organized Living Space breaks down the essential facts into an easy practical steps that will help anyone turn the tide on clutter problems. What you’ll find revealed in this one-of-a-kind book are all the simple, time-tested tasks and routines so that you will quickly turn a chaotic room full of clutter into a glorious clear and welcoming space. Whether you’re looking for a way to: Dramatically reduce the amount of clutter in your home, Discover how to complete daily routines and cement them into habits, or Simply searching for a way to maintain a clean clear home You will find 30 Days to a Clean and Organized Living Space will help get you there. In a month you can be experiencing the benefits of clutter-free and welcoming living spaces. read more
Don't let the daily grind drain your creative energy!You can work full time and still have a productive writing life. Many writers waste time waiting for the day they can … finally quit their day jobs and live the so-called writing dream. Don't wait. You can do both - and your writing will be the better for it.Balancing a full-time job and a productive writing life is no easy feat! This book offers writers advice, skill-building techniques, prompts, and exercises in every chapter, and strategies on how to get and keep writing while also working the 9 to 5 grind.Readers will discover tips and exercises for: Setting and protecting personal writing goalsCreating a schedule that complements their staminaGetting creative before and after work - and on their lunch hourFinding inspiration in the most unlikely of spots and at the most impromptu of timesWriting proficiently in multiple forms (long and short) so that they don't get bogged down writing one long projectBecoming an active participant in writing communities so they have a solid support system at the readyFiguring out how (if at all) to share their writing life with co-workers, friends, and family membersYou'll also get quick, practical tutorials to help you master scenes, point of view, characters, settings, dialogue, and more.Writer With a Day Job gives you the strategies and motivation you need to work 40 hours a week (or more!) and achieve writing success. read more
America's best-selling wedding author, Diane Warner, has consolidated four of her most popular wedding books into one dynamic collection. This all-inclusive omnibus--feat … uring tender new vows, ever-more-creative toasts, and unique ways to personalize your wedding, whatever its size--is the only book any bride and groom will ever need. In addition to the more traditional celebrations, this collection also contains up-to-date information on the latest trends, from entirely new chapters on "special blessings," such as handfasting and unity candles, to creative but affordable destination weddings.Brides have always loved Diane's wedding books because the end result is a trouble-free, perfect wedding day. Diane Warner's Complete Guide to a Traditional Wedding makes planning every aspect of the perfect wedding easier than ever. read more
Discover the Top Amazing Trips, Tricks with Secrets and Ideas For Hay Day And, yes, we have another game!! But not just any new game Hay Day is a new farming game for iOS … , different from Farming Simulator or any other previous farming games. The... read more
Finally, a book that will give you the home remedies you've been looking for! You’ll find instructions on how to make your own hand sanitizer, counter wipes and Febreze f … or pennies! Most ingredients you need is already in your pantry; you just didn't know it. We've got steps on how to get pesky critters out of your garden and off your pets. If you like keeping your vehicle clean and smelling good, we've got some tips in there too! Anything you can think of to clean, sanitize or just plain make smell good, it’s in “Did You Know?” And as a prelude of more to come, this will be the first of a series. We've got so many home remedies, we just had to keep going. So get a copy today of “Did You Know?” and pass onto your friends and family. read more
Whether you are a seller listing with a real estate agent or selling For Sale By Owner or you are a real estate agent, this book could potentially yield thousands of extr … a dollars in your pocket. The secret to successfully selling a house quickly and for top dollar lies in thinking differently. In this guidebook filled with tips on every page and loaded with color photographs to illustrate the points, Victoria teaches you how to think like successful sellers and make the right decisions to gain the competitive edge. This guidebook tells it like it is and does it with humor and sensitivity. It gets right to the point. Read with an open mind throughout. Learn tips gleaned from the feedback of agents and stagers across the country and years of experience getting results. The recommendations are backed up by facts and figures and are designed to put more money in your pocket and ultimately make the process of selling your home easier. Selling a house requires a lot of little decisions along the way, even those made by default as a result of not making any decisions. Many sellers make poor decisions that cost them a piece of the profits they could have put in their pockets at the closing table. After reading this book, you will know how to properly weigh your options and make your best decisions so that you can cash out all the equity possible from your sale and not leave any money on the table. This guidebook was originally conceived as a tool for real estate agents to help their clients. If your agent has made suggestions to you that you decided were unnecessary, you may change your mind after reading this guidebook. This book can also tell you what your agent may be hesitating to say. And if you're selling For Sale By Owner, someone needs to tell you these things. That's where this guidebook is helpful. Sometimes recommendations are easier to process when you're not face to face with your agent and you can focus and think about them calmly and rationally and without the distractions of all the other details that go along with the listing process. Sometimes simply seeing an illustrated example is more convincing. * Learn why staging works and what impact it can have on your sales price and your time on the market. * Learn the most common buyer turnoffs that could cause your house to stagnate on the market or that could attract lower-than-desired offers, then learn how to address them. * Learn how to think strategically when selling to maximize dollars in your pocket and minimize the inconvenience of maintaining a show-ready home. * Learn how to know if you have done "enough" to properly prepare and present your house for sale. * Learn how to use listing photos to advantage. * Learn how to avoid wasting time, money or energy on tasks that don't accomplish the goal. * Learn how to avoid becoming the listing that lingers on the market. * Get some practice looking objectively at rooms. The hardest thing for sellers to do is to see their own home objectively in order to recognize issues. The examples here may help you "see" your home more clearly so you can prepare and present it for the broadest possible appeal to your target buyer. Whether staging it yourself or working with a professional home stager, you will find the tips contained in this guidebook will help you stack the odds in your favor! read more
Confused about what colour to use at home? Afraid of buying the wrong paint brand? Worried that the wrong paint colour could leave you out of pocket? Awaken the interior … designer within you! Turn your home into a beautiful and elegant space with clever and dynamic colour – just like a professional. A step by step guide how professionals choose colour for their clients homes without expensive designer fees. This book will show you the following… • Why daylight matters to paint colour and how it makes a difference to your home • How to make a colour flow throughout your home • What accent colour is and how to use it • How to understand colour terms and phrases that professionals use • How many colours you should use in a scheme • Learn the difference between tones, tints, shades and hues – all explained in clear English • Frequently Asked Questions – all those questions you were afraid to ask your decorator! • Feature Walls, Ceilings and Woodwork – what you could do with them and why • Beautiful interiors using bold colour – what they’ve used and what to look for • Guidance, advice and ‘where to buy’ from an experienced and working interior designer Discover what colours I use for my clients that you could lift off the page and into your home – simply and effortlessly. read more
Your Essential Reference for Writing for Magazines! In The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing, accomplished freelance writer, author, and instructor Kerrie … Flanagan demystifies the idea that writing for magazines is a difficult process meant only for those with journalism degrees. Drawing from her 20 years as a freelance writer and instructor, Flanagan takes you step-by-step through the entire process, sharing her knowledge and experiences in a friendly, conversational way. With more than a dozen sample articles, expert advice from magazine editors and successful freelance writers, practical tips on researching potential publications and instructions on crafting compelling query letters, you'll find the tools needed to write and publish magazine articles. In this book you'll learn how to: Find and target ideas for the right magazine.Develop effective query letters to catch the attention of editors and land more assignments.Organize your writing life using the checklists and tools throughout the book.Understand and negotiate contracts.Write and sell personal essays to consumer, niche and trade magazines.Whether your goal is to get your first byline or make the switch from part-time freelancer to full-time writer, The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing is your go-to resource for writing success. read more
The updated and highly illustrated guide to understanding how just about everything in your house works! The revised and updated third edition of How Your House Works is … a hands-on guide that gives you the low-down on why your faucet is leaking, your dishwasher is overflowing, or your furnace is on the fritz. This comprehensive book is your reference to virtually everything in your house with richly illustrated explanations of electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors, and windows. This must-have book answers most questions homeowners face when repairs are needed or when a new house or addition is in your future. How Your House Works is filled with easy-to-understand illustrations that show how things should be put together and how they function. The book also highlights issues outside the house as well as clock thermostats, ventless gas heaters, moisture and mold, and passive solar heating. Using the illustrations and the author’s clear explanations might save you the expense of calling a professional. This invaluable guide: Offers a colorful resource to home electrical systems, HVAC, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors and windows, sustainability, and much more Includes easy-to-follow information for troubleshooting problems Contains dozens of new full-color illustrations Presents new chapters on solar power and smart home technologies Helps homeowners save money on many common household repairs Written for homeowners with little or no knowledge of home maintenance or repair, How Your House Works is your illustrated and updated guide to understanding how appliances, electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and more work! read more
The number one bridal magazine in America provides couples with everything they need to know to plan their dream wedding--now with updated information on the latest trend … s and current costs. Along with their combined 45 years of experience in the wedding planning field, the authors also present advice from couples who have successfully overcome the disparities in their backgrounds and from clergy and wedding consultants who have helped couples to enhance their marriage and their lives. Packed with worksheets, checklists, and boxed features to facilitate planning and organization, the book contains a ""Wedding Profile"" quiz to help couples spot and deal with potential trouble areas. read more