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Major Updates to Our Videos (2 Examples)

Posted by: leelefever on April 15, 2008- 5:00pm

Categories: business, green, rss, store, video

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A couple of weeks ago, we announced The Common Craft Store.  It was a pretty soft roll-out, but was a huge moment for us.  Not only did it mark the end of a lot of preparation, but a new business model.  So far, so good.  Plus, the more-ready-for-prime-time Store will soon be coming to an Internet near you. A big part of preparing to open the Store was making new versions of each video in both Windows (.wmv) and Mac (.mov) formats.  This gave us a chance to make improvements across the library... Continue Reading

How to Stop Receiving Phone Books and Yellow Pages

Posted by: leelefever on August 15, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: advertising, green, home, lesson

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You've likely seen it before, you come home to find a bag of useless phonebooks on your porch. I realized recently that I haven't used a phonebook or yellowpages in years - I take them straight to recycling. They are dinosaurs. This got me thinking - shouldn't I be able to opt-out of automatic delivery? Wouldn't there be a significant impact if everyone stopped receiving phonebooks and yellow pages? Apparently the major players pumped out 540 million directories this year. This is insane... Continue Reading