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Is Groupon Bad For Small Businesses? Editor’s note: The following post is a response to our guest series taking a critical look at the daily deals industry.

Is Groupon Bad For Small Businesses?

It is written by Vinicius Vacanti, CEO of Yipit, a daily deal aggregator that collects deals from more than 300 daily deal sites.

Economia Criativa

A sociedade em rede e a economia criativa. Future News for Year 2020 and Beyond - News of Future. 500752.pdf (objeto application/pdf) » Haiku Productivity: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential. Walter Schindler Keynote Speech - Examples of Sustainabilty - Sustainability Forum. How to Grind a Stump - Tree Stump Grinders.

Landscapers charge according to the size of the stump.

How to Grind a Stump - Tree Stump Grinders

Expect to pay between $90 and $150 to have a 24-in. -dia. stump removed. You can rent a gas-powered stump grinder for about $100 to $190 per day, depending on the size of the machine. Therefore, if you only have to remove a stump or two, you'd be better off hiring a pro. However, if you have more than two stumps or plan to share the rental expense with a neighbor, renting is definitely the more economical way to go. How to Build a Flagstone Patio - Designs for Flagstone Patio. Backyards in Brooklyn are almost always blessed with these glorious bluestone patios.

How to Build a Flagstone Patio - Designs for Flagstone Patio

Massive slabs the size of truck beds hold entire Adirondack chairs, and in the rain, water runs along the rivulets it has slowly carved in the stones' shimmering navy surface. Ask the owners where the stone was acquired, and the answer invariably comes back: "We just started digging, and there it was. " The New Sharing Economy. Technology is connecting individuals to information, other people, and physical things in ever-more efficient and intelligent ways.

The New Sharing Economy

It’s changing how we consume, socialize, mobilize— ultimately, how we live and function together as a society. In a global economy where the means of production are becoming increasingly decentralized, where access is more practical than ownership, what do the successful businesses of the future need to know? Mesh - the living network of sharing. Collaborative Consumption: It's Not About the Money. Tell HN: Our experience with Groupon. For three years I managed a skydiving facility.

Tell HN: Our experience with Groupon

In March of 2010 we chose to run a Groupon promotion. At the time I hadn't heard of Groupon, and frankly, not many others had. They were new and at the beginning of the discussion with our Groupon rep, we had no idea what to expect. Who Needs a Grill? Build a Hot-Box Solar Oven. August 12, 2011 6:30 AM 1.)

Who Needs a Grill? Build a Hot-Box Solar Oven

Find Parts This March in Minnesota, our solar oven got hot enough to bake a killer batch of scones—and in the summer, it can whip up brownies in a brownout. Wood Pellets Stoves - Wood Heating. Lee Richards lives with his wife in a 1957 brick rancher in a neighborhood of cookie-cutter homes in Charlottesville, Va., where he works as the city's commissioner of revenue.

Wood Pellets Stoves - Wood Heating

In the past decade, he decided to become a more self-sufficient consumer of energy. He commutes to work on foot and by bus. He powers his home with 18 solar panels bolted to his roof and sells the excess electricity back to the grid. Smart Strategies & New Tech for Boosting Home Energy Efficiency. 27,022 kilowatt-hours.

Smart Strategies & New Tech for Boosting Home Energy Efficiency

That's how much energy the average U.S. home uses in a year. Here's where it all goes. This diagram, based on data from the Department of Energy, can help homeowners spot the best ways to boost efficiency. The numbers may surprise you. Refrigerators and air conditioners tend to be the villains in an electric bill, but they don't dominate total energy usage.

On the other hand, the spread of widescreen TVs, iPod chargers and other electronics is boosting electricity usage. Note: A fuel's energy content typically is shown in British thermal units (BTU). Sharing.pdf (objeto application/pdf) The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success eBook: Carol Sanford, Rebecca Henderson, Chad Holliday. Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption. What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. The U.K. Riots And The Coming Global Class War. TEDxCovilhã - Luís Quental Pereira - A criatividade está entre o vívido e o vivido. Hélio Leites. Tendências sociais: novos modelos de negócios e novas formas de se comunicar através das redes sociais. O que é uma Nova Economia Sustentável? artigo de Mauro Schorr.

Publicado em julho 28, 2010 por HC.

O que é uma Nova Economia Sustentável? artigo de Mauro Schorr

Um dia e tanto! Uma woodstock de idéias no TEDXPortoAlegre. Vamos trabalhar juntos? O objetivo de uma economia não é o ganho, mas sim o bem-estar de toda a população. Eric Hobsbawm: uma nova igualdade depois da crise! Sonho Brasileiro. Tim Ferriss on "The 4-Hour Body" at NEXT Conference. How To: Make Incredible Chocolate Mousse in Five Minutes, with Only Two Ingredients » Man Made DIY. I'm not a huge dessert guy. I mean, I like sweets as much as anyone, but I don't crave them often, and would much rather waste the calories on salty, savory foods than baked goods. Well, except for one thing: pudding. Well, doughnuts, too, but those aren't really desserts. But pudding, mousses, chantilly creams, custards, and other whipped and airy delicious sauces in a bowl? Gimme please. So, last night, I tried this chocolate mousse. Cafe Fernando reports,

Pensar 21. Sugata Mitra's new experiments in self-teaching. Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation. TEDxUSP - Luis Carlos Menezes - Aprender com o Imponderável. VALÉRIA BRANDINI - ANTROPOLAB. Olavo de Carvalho - Sapientiam Autem Non Vincit Malitia. A Sociedade em Rede e a Economia Criativa. 10 coisas que aprendi com os meus 28 anos de idade. Esse deveria ser um artigo cujo título seria algo como “28 coisas que aprendi nos meus 28 anos de idade”, mas quando comecei a escrevê-lo logo percebi que elencar 28 aprendizados seria uma tarefa difícil e que inevitavelmente alguns desses aprendizados não seriam coisas que eu julgaria como realmente valiosas e importantes.

Diante dessa constatação optei por reunir apenas os 10 aprendizados mais importantes que adquiri desde o dia em que nasci até hoje, data em que comemoro 28 anos de idade. GTD: Começar pela tarefa mais difícil ou pela mais rápida? The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss — Entrepreneurship. My first in-person meeting with Charlie Hoehn. Zion National Park, 2009. Charlie Hoehn first reached out to me in 2008 through Ramit Sethi. Registrar. “Must Have” Tools. Simple Accountability. Positive Change.