Good Things to Know

Build Your Self Image, Build Your Life

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Your body image is a subjective picture or mental image you have of your own body. If you have a poor body image you may look into dieting as a solution to improve it. With all of the unrealistic Ads on television, online and in magazines, some women's body image and self esteem may become warped. When you are striving for an unattainable goal the feeling of failure and disappointment in yourself will arise. Eventually, this feeling will begin to damage your feeling of confidence and self-worth completely.

Hardwood Floor Refinishing

dustless hardwood floor refinishing

Homeowners in Huron County, Ontario have a new cost effective and dustless option to restore hardwood floors. Older homes in such places as Goderich, Bayfield, Exeter, Clinton, Seaforth and Wingham display their Victorian elegance to the outside world.  However, on the inside, the once magnificent hardwood flooring has been covered up by carpets which now need to be replaced. Instead of recovering your floor, have you considered restoring your home’s old hardwood charm? 

Social Media 101 What business owners need to know

Facebook Likes

The basics...Let's start with Facebook, the most popular.

Facebook is great to keep in touch with friends and family. Content goes through a “news feed” allowing for commenting on your post to Facebook. Your friends may appreciate a picture you have uploaded to your Facebook page and comment, 'oh what a cute dog,”. You may respond to a friend's post and press the "like" button. When you “like” something the friends in your network see what you like, as this content goes into their news feed. This keeps everyone connected.

Domain Name Scam Alert

If you have registered a domain name and did not purchase privacy protection, chances are at some point your will receive a a letter in the mail offering to renew your domain name at inflated prices. Beware, the solicitation letter looks like a bill, and many consumers are simply paying the bill, thinking they are dealing with their domain registrar.

Copyright Alert

If you own a business or administer a site for other types of organizations, you need to know that at the present time there are a number of large US companies that are monitoring Canadian websites to "mine your content for profit". These companies are using legal tactics to extract hundreds of millions of dollars in payments for alleged "copyright infringements" for images they claim they own, that are being used on Canadian sites.

What it takes to be cool…at Exeter Produce

The bean cooler at Exeter Produce has just enjoyed a major renovation to meet the challenge of high hydro prices and the exacting cooling needs of a bean crop. Consistent temperature at just the right level means better quality bean produce can be offered to consumers. Included in the renovation is an upgrade in insulation accompanied with the installation of new energy efficient cooling units. To save even more energy, the cooler design includes the use of cool outside air available during the spring and fall seasons.

New Accessibility Rules Affecting Private Businesses in Ontario

New Accessibility Rules

Under Ontario's Accessible Employment Law, businesses and non-profits with 50 or more employees must make their employment practices accessible to meet the needs of employees and job applicants with disabilities starting January 1, 2016. As of January 1, 2017, all Ontario businesses and non profits with 1-49 employees must also comply. So regardless of your business size, it is time to get ready for these new Ontario Accessibility regulations.

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