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Plan your 2013 marketing strategy with NADRA
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Whether you are looking for more ways to share your news, email solutions, advertising, national event involvement, local chapter opportunities, educational sessions, social media ... you name it, NADRA is available now to help you plan for 2013. Call us now to schedule a 1-hour webinar with you and your team. Contact us. "Doing things for the right reason ... and having fun doing them!" More

NADRA Atlanta Chapter Holiday Party
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Thank you Wolmanized Wood for sponsoring Atlanta's 2012 Holiday Party! For more details and to register, click here. Bring your spouse/significant other as we meet at Maggiano's at Cumberland Mall, 7 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 12. Dinner is $35 per person/member, $45 per person/nonmember. See you there! More


WOLF expands service area to include Alabama, Indiana and Texas
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WOLF will expand its service area to include parts of Alabama, Indiana and Texas, increasing the number of states the York, Pa.-based company serves to 22. WOLF is the largest supplier of kitchen cabinets in the U.S. and a leading provider of composite and PVC decking, railing, trimboards and other building products. More

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Luxwood provides simple, easy to use design software when the bill of materials must match the design. Design a deck faster with Luxwood Design Tools than with any other system on the market today. Good graphics combined with flexibility, quick and easy revisions plus the ability to display the deck on a picture of your prospect's house make this an unparalleled selling tool for decks. MORE

Deck collapses with 8 people on it
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Three people were sent to the hospital after the deck of a suburban Atlanta home collapsed. Eight people were on the deck when it collapsed, following a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. Anitra Page said she's renting the home and moved in recently. More

Selling your home this winter? A great deck spruces up the curb appeal
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Curb appeal is integral when selling a home, but when the trees are bare and the ground is covered in dirty snow, the winter months can make it very difficult to showcase your home's attractive landscaping. But smart sellers know that taking extra steps to care for and present a home's exterior is a worthwhile investment, particularly during the real estate off-season. More

38 ideas for firepits via San Francisco Chronicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Heat up your outdoor living space with a firepit that reflects your home's unique style. More


How to calculate the value of a like
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Dan Zarrella writes: Over my decade working in web marketing, I've spent a ton of time at various marketing conferences, and I've read countless books and blogs about new media. I've noticed a disturbing trend over the past few years in the social media end of the communications world. Much of the advice and strategy I hear boils down to little more than "unicorns and rainbows" superstitions like "engage in the conversation" and "be awesome." More

Pinterest is open for business — So what's next for brands?
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Brands are so ubiquitous on Pinterest that it's hard to believe that until recently, Pinterest's terms of service specified that the platform was limited to "personal, non-commercial use." Pinterest has officially welcomed businesses with the introduction of new tools and new business terms of service, which makes it explicit that the platform can be used for commercial purposes. More

Christmas tree safety
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As you deck the halls this Christmas season, the Alabama State Fire Marshal's Office reminds you to be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. More


Important dates to remember
  • Dec. 7NJ Holiday Party
  • Dec. 12 — Atlanta Holiday Party — RSVP By Dec. 7
  • Feb. 21 — NADRA New Jersey Deck Awards at Ariana's Grande — Registration TBA
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