Finding ideas and resources online: home improvement gets social

More and more people are turning to the Web for ideas on how to improve their homes. It seems like there’s a new start-up each week that’s trying to connect homeowners to contractors and other homeowners so everyone can get inspired, spread ideas, and share stories. I get it. It’s a hot space.

Since I’ve spent many years working for various Internet companies, I thought I’d do a little comparison on a couple that seem hot right now, and also introduce some of the ones that are hoping to join them. Continue reading

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We all just want to

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….especially when we find time to shop over long holiday weekends. One of my favorite things to do is plant myself in a neighborhood, grab a bite to eat in one of its many small restaurants, and stroll along a shop-lined street in search of interesting merchandise. Continue reading