Destination Wedding Tips, Ideas & Locations
Did you know that the average destination wedding costs $20,600, which in many cases is less expensive than regular weddings? And they are growing in popularity! In the past year alone, they have seen a 400% increase. Here are some destination weddings tips and 10 of our recommended wedding locations within the U.S.
Diamond Engagement Ring 101
Choosing a ring she will fall head over heels in love with can be anything but straightforward, especially if you are new to the world of diamond jewelry. Below is an in-depth “diamond engagement ring guide,” including five important steps to consider before making your purchase.
Swimwear Through The Years
We take a look back at the evolution of women's swimwear, from the 1820s through today. In the 1820s, a "bathing dress" was the custom swimwear for women, which included weights in the skirt to prevent exposing too much skin. Today? On average, women own four bathing suits. In fact, women's swimwear accounts for 70% of the swimwear market.
Cost Of Acquiring New Customers Vs. Retaining
Did you know that it’s 6-7 times more expensive to acquire a new customer than it is to keep a current customer? The probability of a sale from a brand new customer is only 5-20% whereas the probability of a sale from an existing customer is between 60-70%. In fact, 80% of your future profits will most likely come from 20% of your existing customers. Considering those stats, let’s take a deeper look at the cost of acquiring new customers vs. retaining the customers you already have:
Medical Scrubs and apparel have undergone significant changes over the past two centuries. From black robes to today’s modern scrubs, we look at how trends have changed (including today’s favorite scrub colors, the average number of scrubs owned, cleaning instructions, and other interesting facts).
The New "News"
With an ever-growing number of social media news outlets, "news" is spreading faster than ever. In fact, 28% of people claim to get their news from social media. Mark Zuckerberg has made it clear he wants Facebook to serve as the "world's newspaper." Twitter has become a go-to source for breaking news; it's quick, convenient and informative. CNN has iReport. Turning to social media for breaking news is becoming the norm.
Women In Basketball
Basketball was created in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a physical education professor and instructor at the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts, known today as Springfield College. At that time, basketball was played using a soccer ball—with nine players—and shot into peach baskets.
Buyer's Guide To Phone Append
Finding current phone numbers for your customers can be harder that it looks... certainly harder than you'd probably like it to be. Finding the best information that allows you to contact customers isn't like buying a wool scarf: one size just doesn't fit all. Educated buyers are going to be effective and spend less money if they know their options.
Online Video Impact In 2014
The average American spent more than 20 hours watching online video in September 2013. CISCO expects video to account for 69% of all internet traffic by 2017. YouTube receives more than 1,000,000,000 unique visitors each month. 7 out of 10 people view brands in a more positive light after watching interesting video content from them. In short, video is important!