Classroom Communication Made Simple

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If you have kids in school, you’ll understand just how important it is to be involved in your child’s classroom life. Behavior, grades, and learning topics are just a few things that usually wait to be known until parent teacher conferences. Now there’s an app called ClassDojo that’s here to eliminate the barriers and encourage teacher, parent and student connection. This is a classroom communication platform that allows you to communicate to your child’s teacher as well as see daily activities. Their teachers can even send photos and videos directly to you with this continually growing app!

ClassDojo is working to create a community between parents and teachers, bridging the gap we’ve all known too well for far too long. Knowledge is power, and in the case, it’s the power to create a new and positive culture in classrooms and schools. So far the app is actively used by teachers in over 85,000 schools. This ranges from public schools to charter and even to private. It’s clear that teachers everywhere are falling in love with this app. The current majority of teachers that use the app are kindergarten through eighth grade.

Not only is it extremely useful, ClassDojo is extremely safe. They value all of their users, whether you’re a teacher or a parent. While they haven’t yet earned revenue, they are staying away from making profits off of their user’s data. The CTO, Liam Don, even said, “Privacy is a huge concern any time kids are involved,” and that’s what we should expect to hear from those protecting information on our children.

This communication platform is intended to keep on improving. They hope to offer premium features as well as make school payments easier. Personally, I’m always nervous handing my child a check to bring in for a school field trip. Lunch money can be another nerve wrecker! What if they lose it? Who wouldn’t be nervous? Modern technology advances focus greatly on simplifying and improving our lives. ClassDojo does just that for us, and even more importantly, for our kids too.

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Business/Fashion Business

Fabletics Takes Over Amazon Customers With More Apparel Choices in Active Wear

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Co-founder Kate Hudson has had her work cut out for herself when it comes to Fabletics apparel. When you see the advertisements on the television for Fabletics, you see Kate Hudson in a variety of yoga posses talking about her active wear line. What you might not have known however is that there is more to her business than just active wear. Here are some other choices you can shop for within the Fabletics membership plans.


Dresses and More Dresses


If you live in a tropical area or are planning a tropical vacation, you might want to look at the number of dresses made by Fabletics. Some of the dresses are perfect for the beach while others are great for a night out on the town. Either way, there is something for everyone.


Janna Dress is perfect for the beach. The Neema Maxi dress is perfect for a casual dinner date while the Adira Coverup dress is great for going out on the town. All of these dresses can be purchased through Fabletics with your membership.




Did you know that they also made swimwear? Oh you didn’t? Well they do. The Halah one piece bathing suit is sexy and appealing. It will give you the confidence that you lack when on the beach enjoying the sun or while swimming at a hotel pool. If you ever wanted to feel so beautiful, this is the swimwear you need.


Pullovers Are Great


If you need a new pullover for the winter, the Europa pullover is available in a variety of colors. The color choices that you will be able to choose from include many of the new color trends of the year. You can wear the pullover with your leggings, your favorite pair of jeans or even your pajama pants. The way’s you can wear the pullover are endless since they are chic in style.


Fabletics makes hoodies as well. With the Yukon black and gray hoodie, the hoodie is casual while elegant enough to be worn outside of working out. It offers a mixture of black and gray with long sleeves and a high top in the front. The hood is great for allowing your head and ears to be protected if you are out jogging in the wind and rain. The perfect mixture for active wear.


If you want something that is stylish while shopping for new clothes, the Femina long sleeve shirt is great. It offers an open back that allows for people to see the slope of your back, which is very attractive to others by the way. It offers a high enough back that you will be able to wear it with anything whether it’s a skirt, pair of jeans or your yoga pants. The ways to wear this shirt are endless.


As you can see, there are more choices than just yoga pants when it comes to Fabletics. They are a wide spread active wear shop with an abundance of other clothes as well. They currently offer a variety of specials for joining as they work to make the switch for customers from Amazon to them. You know Amazon carries a large portion of active wear and because of that, more than 20 percent of people choose to shop on Amazon. Well now you don’t have to. Now you can shop online at Fabletics.

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Dental Care

Dr. Avi Weisfogel Combating Sleep Apnea

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Avi Weisfogel is an insightful dentist who had the intelligence to be able to make the connection between dentistry and sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition in which the sleeper goes through a period of limited oxygen or in some cases no oxygen intake for periods of time and not knowing it. Those diagnosed with sleep apnea must wear oxygen masks when they go to sleep to avoid the dangerous condition when the brain and the body are deprived of oxygen.

By the time his interest in sleep apnea had reached a peak, he had practiced dentistry for over fifteen years and had established a successful career with his practice, Old Bridge Dental Care. In 2014 Weisfogel founded Dental Sleep Masters as a way to offer connections between practicing dentists and their patients who may suffer from sleep apnea. He has since founded other companies dealing with sleep disorders. Weisfogel has used oral appliances as a way to treat sleep apnea and other sleep disorders.

Avi Weisfogel received a B.A. from Rutgers University before acquiring his DDS from New York University College of Dentistry.

Sleep apnea is a newly recognized condition that without treatment can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Sleep apnea affects men twice as often as women, and now doctors can classify three degrees of the condition with each condition becoming more health threatening. If you come from a family where snoring was an obvious presence, you should examine the symptoms of those suffering from sleep apnea. If you are tired after getting a full night’s sleep, that is an indication that sleep apnea is taking a toll on your body.

While it is difficult to be tested for sleep apnea, those affected are usually aware that something is wrong. Being overweight and smoking both can exacerbate the sleep apnea condition, and are another reason to lose weight and to stop smoking.

Dr. Weisfogel and his pursuit of helping those with sleep apnea is an indication of his devotion to his profession and his respect for his fellow man.

Marc/Marc Sparks

Mark Sparks Changes Office to Further Inventive Cooperation

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After spending 14 years in the former location, Marc Sparks from Timber Creek Capital, LP has finally moved to another setting. The move was necessitated by the need to find a better location to optimize collaboration and conducive for startup incubation. Marc Sparks is a serial entrepreneur and proprietor of the private equity firm and serves entrepreneurs in the development of new business to start generating revenue.

Ingredients to Build a Successful Business Model

As an individual looks to start a business, the whole process should start with the building of a business model and getting the resources necessary for success. Marc explains that the design he had used at Timber Creek Capital, LP the firm was able to host three different corporations in the facility and provide a far-reaching incubation period. Marc added that as a student of understanding what it takes to succeed in the world and serial entrepreneur, he saw the essence of a good work environment.

He concluded that a collaborative, conducive and quality work environment accounts for about 25% of all the necessary ingredients for success. An entrepreneur should not cut corners when finding a work location as the final choice could spell the difference between failure and success.

The Special Flow that exists in an Office

After starting a number of successful companies, Marc has found that there is indeed a special flow that exists within the office that is necessary for maximizing output and collaboration. He shares his story in the book, They Can’t Eat You, where he outlines a number of failures, successes and entrepreneurship realities.

His company takes on several companies and offers mentorship and accessing resources e.g. marketing, banking, office space, capital etc. he helps turn business ideas into successful ventures as his firm has seen all levels of success and failure in the entrepreneurship journey. He likes to mentor on ‘spark speed’ which stands for qualities that helped him succeed. These are faith, tenacity, passion, focus, monetization savvy and an extreme sense of urgency.

About Marc Sparks

Marc Sparks is the owner, founder and CEO of Timber Creek. He is also described as a philanthropist, serial entrepreneur and an author. He wrote “They Can’t Eat You” to detail his path to success in order to assist others in their journey to success. He has worked with Habitat for Humanity as part of his philanthropy by constructing affordable houses for families.

He has donated a thousand laptop computers through Sparkey’s Kids, a non-profit, through American Can! Academy to at-risk kids. Sparks has also been involved with The Samaritan Inn from the late 80’s. It is a Texas-based homeless shelter that hosts about 160 needy people every night. He is a venture capitalist as he offers startup businesses that seem destined for success with money. Although it seems highly speculative, he has been successful with it.


Bruce Levenson Comes Out To Sue AIG Insurance Company

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Not too long ago, Bruce Levenson, the former owner of the Atlanta Hawks and director of the AHBE or Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment, started up a lawsuit against New Hampshire Insurance Company due to a breach of contract. Former general manager, Danny Ferry, made claims on his termination. The current owner for the Atlanta Hawks, Tony Ressler, has stated on ESPN News that he will not partake and is not included in the lawsuit.

According to AHBE and Levenson’s team, the incident that involved Danny Ferry’s termination was in fact covered by New Hampshire Insurance Company’s policies. In essence, the problems that are being brought up are employment issues surrounding wrongful termination and workplace torts. It was Ferry that originally brought up the issue because he notified AIG in early 2015, but they only stayed that the incident was not covered under their policy and left it alone.

It was in the summer of 2015 that Tony Ressler and his group came to an agreement for buying out the Atlanta Hawks from the AHBE, ending the 6 year contract that began in 2012. Ressler’s group also responded on the current situation regarded the ABHE and their lawsuit with the insurance company, stating that they are in no way involved and will not be in the future. Currently, the money for the claim has not been disclosed, but is still focused on the insurance company’s failure to cover settlement losses, which has also been increased by 50 percent by AHBE to cover costs of legal fees. In AIG’s case, they have stated they refuse to pay any amount unless their is a very good case to support it. Information above can be sourced from

Women in Business

Doe Deere And Lime Crime Equal Bold, Beautiful And Beyond Traditional

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It might appear almost impossible to sell lipstick online, rather than seeing the shade complexities in person, but Doe Deere’s Lime Crime e-commerce store does it successfully. Online shopping has become the wave of the future, and Doe Deere’s makeup brand has built an incredible name and global following.


In an interview with IdeaMensch, the gorgeous and glam CEO and founder of Lime Crime is on a mission to have both young women and young men define beauty in their own way, uniquely theirs. She knows that makeup not only covers our imperfections but also enhances our features and actually, allows for bold experimentation and empowerment. Her makeup isn’t boring beige with an occasional pop of red. Lime Crime is deep, sometimes dark, naughty, wild and colors beyond what you might imagine. Mushroom colored lips are sexy and so are blue lips, green and lavender.


Hot colors with makeup texture are the inspirational, breaking all the rules kind of makeup she creates. Eye shadows with sparkle like Lime Crime’s new Diamond Crushers are a trendy look that fans can’t get enough of. Doe Deere likes to try out all the cosmetics she designs and develops, because she is the original fan. She was born in Russia as a child with immense creativity, a love of bold colors and a fantastical imagination. Her makeup is playful, and her fan base understands Doe Deere’s creative edge and appeal.


Doe Deere likes her makeup, fashion and hair color to all be bold and glam. Sometimes her tresses are blue or pink and lately, she’s been a lavender beauty. Cosmetics are playful for Doe Deere, and she and her fans inspire each other. On social media, Lime Crime is a huge hit. Just on Instagram alone, Lime Crime boasts more than 2.4 million followers and counting. Makeup addicts love sending portfolio shots to Lime Crime Instagram, draped in colorful Lime Crime makeup and showing others exactly how the shades work with each other on various skin types and skin tones.


In addition, Doe Deere is starting to reap the rewards of a hard work ethic, unique product and brand building and as a young businesswoman role model to others. She was recently on the cover of Self-Made magazine with business icons Arianna Huffington and Suze Orman. They all made the list of Self-Made’s “Top Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs.” Now, that’s pretty impressive.


Moble Phone Service

Freedompop Review Says You Can “Top Up” Data With FreedomPop

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Cellular phone service has been through many changes since creation. It began with the large bag phones. Individuals carried the large black purse bags with the phone everywhere they went. The handset was the size of a shoe attached by a curly cord. The cell phone dial pad was in the handset. The cost for using this bag phone was not cheap. Every time the cell phones were updated, the cell services added higher charges. Before long, most cell phone carriers had phone bills of $100 or more just to make calls for a month. This price was outrageous.


The PT money Freedom pop article review is saying practically the same thing. The writer vowed not to pay this high cost but ended up eating their words. We all say we will never do something that we end up doing. Cell phone service bundles began to make changes in the way we paid for service. Phone companies began to bundle things like the internet, phone, and television together. The cost was still high. Eventually, cell phone services began to separate themselves. Consumers began searching for cheaper ways to have cell phone service.


Along came Freedom pop and the free cell phone service that provides 200 voice minutes for free. The only thing a customer would need to do was to buy a phone that was already hooked up with Freedom Pop. The choices in phones are remarkable. There are Apple phones, Blackberry phones, I-phones, and inexpensive LG type phones to choose from. The phones are not expensive.


Along with phone service, PT Money Article tells that Freedom Pop provides data and a hotspot for use. The amount of data may not be enough for most people that like to surf the web, facebook, and works online. Freedom pop offers an unlimited plan for under twenty dollars. In the unlimited plan, the customer gets unlimited call hours, unlimited texts, and over 500 MB data. You can purchase more data or have an “automatic top up” set on your phone in case you need more data. You have the choice, you enable or disable the top up button on the phone.


Check out the Freedompop Review for all the information on the unlimited cell phone service that is cheap. Check out how most customers get the phone service 100% free of charge. The free service gives customers great Sprint coverage with 4G capability. Freedom offers the cheapest internet phone service ever.

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Home Cleaners

Handy, Cleaning for All

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There are a lot of cleaning companies in your area. You probably aren’t sure what one is going to be the best for you. Why not try Handy and get a great deal and great company.

What is Handy?

Handy is an app that helps cleaning companies connect with customers that need their service. They offer a rating system and information about each company. That is why they are so good to look at before you choose a cleaner.

Why Handy?

Again, provides a great app to help customers to connect with cleaning professionals. This is helpful for those that are looking to work and also those that need to the work. You can rate your experience and you can see what others have to day. Which is great to help you find someone that will work not just for your budget, but for your cleaning needs.

When you are looking into what company is going to be a great fit for you, Handy is the tool you need. You only need to look on your mobile phone or tablet to find a cleaner that will be a great match for you and your home. If you are looking for someone that can be part time, this is also a great app. The company can tell you when they are coming and communicate what they do and how often they can come to work on your home. Take your time, but get on Handy and find the perfect person for your job.


Internet Search Tips

Reputation Management Service If Beneficial For Your Business

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Do you have any idea what is being distributed about your online? Do you know what your potential customers see when they look up your name or your company’s name online? It is imperative that you take control of your online reputation in order to operate efficiently and successfully.

Online reputation management is a very important aspect of running a profitable business, and any company that doesn’t realize that will certainly have a difficult item achieving success.

People go online to search for information on every topic imaginable. They research companies and products before making a buying decision. If your company has a positive reputation, potential customer will have confidence in dealing with you. If your reputation or your company’s reputation is bad, then you will definitely lose customers and sales, and your revenue will diminish.

There is a considerable amount of user-generated content which should not be taken for granted. One negative review can snowball, eventually leading to customers shunning your venture altogether. Keep in mind that social media has given a lot of power in the hands of the users which can jeopardize an entire business organization in a matter of minutes. So, reputation management should be a high priority for any company or entrepreneur.

It is essential to understand why a damaging comment or rating is uploaded on any digital page. Try to find out if the purchaser actually had a bad experience with your product, if it has been posted out of ill will, or if they have a wrong impression of things which caused a bad experience.

When you see a negative review about your company or service, there are certain things you should never ever do. A seasoned reputation management professional can advise you on how to handle various circumstances that you face.

Companies should never try to respond with hostility. One negative statement from a consumer should not encourage the same aggression from you. The more you try to fight them, the more things become worse. In such scenarios, public tends to back the customer and go against the business. It is absolutely harder to deal with an angry mob than one outraged person.


Business Leader

Keith Mann Raises Money for less fortunate kids

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Keith Mann working with Dynamics Search Partners created a reputable charity event surrounding Uncommon Schools. With the help of the surrounding community, Mann and Dynamics Search Partners were able to raise $20,000 in funds.


All of the funds that were raised are going to help the less fortunate schools better students lives. Mann sponsored all of the students tests for the 2014-2015 school year. Uncommon Schools was created to help the less fortunate student make it to college and graduate with as little, if any, debt at all. Keith Mann has been advocating for more opportunities to go to college.


The program will help open more schools in Brooklyn, New York. Many schools across the United States share a form of common testing. That includes the SAT, PSAT, and AP Testing depending on where you are locating in America. Dynamics Search Partners has helped students get all the resources they need to successfully test.


The company first started working in New York back in 2013. Beyond testing it is very important that students learn good problem solving skills that will not only help them succeed in college, but in the workforce as well. Commitment to academic excellence at the high school level continues to coach more and more students every year.


Keith Mann has been able to tour all of the schools partnered with Uncommon Schools. The first-hand experience is what really drives Mann to push for greater help. Noticing the reactions on this students faces when they start succeeding is incredible. Students love learning more about their interests and which career path they want to take.


Keith Mann has worked in the executive search industry for just over 10 years now has acquired a ton of knowledge in hedge managing funds, staffing and hiring strategy. Before working with Uncommon schools, he managed the marketing team at Dynamics Executive Search. Mann worked with finances on a global scale. He created the Alternative Investment Practice. After four years the practice turned into private equity industry. Now he is currently in charge of Dynamics Search Partners overseeing all of the daily operations.