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Posted 2/8/16 at 5:20 AM | Sylvie Simms

Accounting & Financial Process Automation | In a previous article we talked about how senior finance executives at companies are optimistic about the U.S. economy (56%) and about their own company’s performance (69%). But, they’re concerned about inefficiencies and willing to invest in technology to improve performance.

Posted 2/8/16 at 5:17 AM | Sylvie Simms

How to Decorate Your Home Like a Cabin

Sitting in an office all day can be difficult, especially when all you can think about is taking a weekend trip to stay in a cabin in the mountains. However, you don’t need to own a cabin or use your valuable vacation time in order to experience cabin living every day. Decorating your home like a cabin is easy to do on your own once you know how you want it to look.

You can create the perfect rustic feel by incorporating a splash of earth colors like rich brown, forest green and brick red. Wooden furniture, such as rocking chairs, desks, and tables, helps tie in the color scheme and adds warmth to your home. When it comes to lighting, consider pieces that are visually appealing and which fit in with the rest of the theme. Some examples include a pinecone candle arm chandelier or lantern wall sconces. Finally, shop for the rustic decorations and accessories to complete your home so you can always come home to your very own cabin.

Posted 2/8/16 at 5:14 AM | Sylvie Simms

Simple Ideas for Your Rustic Kitchen and Bathroom

Changing or updating the theme of your kitchen or bathroom is a breeze. For a rustic feel there are a number of simple ideas you can use as a starting point to create the atmosphere you are looking for. Finding the right accessories for the space will help you tie together your rustic theme, such as wine goblets that have bears etched into the side. Other subtle changes that you can make for your existing furniture and accent pieces are to swap out cabinet pulls, door handles, and fan or lamp chains.

Bears and wood are two common design choices that help accent your rustic kitchen and bathroom, and you will be able to easily find pieces for your home. From storage containers, to tissue boxes, to shower curtains, discovering the perfect rustic items is just a simple click away. Here are a few more ideas to complete your room:

  • Bear-themed bathroom vanity set
  • Rustic potholders and dishtowels
  • Wood-framed mirrors and wooden picture frames

Posted 2/6/16 at 2:19 AM | Joy Mali

Web Conferencing - Way to Efficient Web Meetings

It’s no big surprise that technology is changing the world in a big way. This most recent technological revolution has been going strong for decades, and shows little indication of stopping anytime soon. This is an incredibly exciting time to a consumer, and it seems as though some sort of new innovation is released monthly. Technology has changed the way that people keep in touch, communicate, pay their bills, and even organize their personal and professional lives.

The rampant and rapid development of technology has affected the business world very significantly. Everything from the idea of inter-office communication to the idea of customer service has been altered, and consumers and entrepreneurs alike are demanding the most convenient, powerful tools that they can get their hands on. One of the areas that seems to be experiencing particularly rapid growth is that of web conferencing. No longer are conferences limited to face-to-face or telephone conversations only. With the ever-increasing abilities of technology, it’s easier than ever to create dynamic web conferences that can connect everyone, regardless of geographical location.

Virtual Workplaces
The idea of a brick and mortar office is no longer the prevailing image that comes to mind when talking about the workplace. This is because, thanks to technology such as cloud-based software; stable internet connections that cover most of the developed world; and mobile devices that are able to connect individuals to corporations in all sorts of situations, individuals don’t necessarily need to be in office building itself to be productive and keep themselves on track. The unprecedented mobile technology available even allows individuals who are traveling the world to set up shop and work from any café or business that offers an internet connection. That’s not to say, however, that it’s enough to simply to move on the fly and hope that a laptop will be a sufficient tool – there are steps that need to be taken in order to ensure that a good communication infrastructure(such as online screen sharing, among others) is available to connect employer to employee. FULL POST

Posted 2/1/16 at 3:13 AM | Sylvie Simms

Golf Around the World | While in the U.S. golf continues to grow in popularity, it has been played around the world for centuries, from Australia to the United Kingdom.

Posted 1/29/16 at 5:57 AM | Sylvie Simms

How the Pontoon Boat Is Redefining Boating | The Manitou Pontoon Boats blog features information on pontoon boat maintenance, care, and anything else relating to boating safety or the boating experience.

Posted 1/21/16 at 12:39 AM | Sylvie Simms

Important Home Safety & Security Statistics | Burglary and home invasions are more common than you might think.Get the facts so you can be prepared for anything.

Posted 1/18/16 at 5:56 AM | Sylvie Simms

The History of Detectable Warning Tiles

Over the years, legislation has been passed that helps to protect those with disabilities. These acts include the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. In addition to working to make people with disabilities safer, no matter where they go, these two acts also require that sidewalks and crossing specifically be made safer.

Detectable warning tiles are the solution to making pedestrians with disabilities safer. These tiles are used to help make sidewalks safer for pedestrians with disabilities by warning them that a crossing is coming up. This is made possible by the fact that detectable warning tiles have bumps and are colored differently than the surrounding sidewalk. Over the years, the detectable warning tiles have been improved, helping to save countless lives, since pedestrians with disabilities are warned that danger may be close.

Posted 1/18/16 at 5:53 AM | Sylvie Simms

Top 5 Wine Travel Destinations

No matter whom you ask, everyone has a destination on their list for where they would most like to travel. Whether it is because of the food, culture, or history, traveling to a far-off land allows people to experience something appealing that they can’t at home. This is especially true when it comes to wine, which is why wine travel has become an industry that attracts a number of tourists to spots around the world each year. If you are looking to visit one of the world’s top wine regions, here are five places you shouldn’t miss:

  1. Bordeaux, France – France as a whole is known as a top wine producer, and Bordeaux, alone, has over 100,000 vineyards.
  2. Okanagan Valley, British Columbia – This area of Canada produces more than 60 grape varietals, ensuring you will find the perfect glass on your journey.
  3. Mendoza, Argentina – Home of the Malbec, Argentina is another can’t-miss wine region. Mendoza also produces unrivaled Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.
  4. Tuscany, Italy – Some of the finest wine, produced with old-world traditions, is found throughout Tuscany.
  5. Cape Town, South Africa – The popularity of South African wine has grown recently, and the Western Cape region produces an estimated one billion liters of wine each year.

Posted 1/18/16 at 5:52 AM | Sylvie Simms

The Holidays and Credit Card Processing | Learn more about how the holidays are affecting credit card processing this year. Visit

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