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DollarDays Blog Archives Page 11


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-16 7:00 AM

This year, Halloween falls on a Monday, which means most children will be in school. Halloween is a frantic time for teachers. Children are often so distracted and hopped up on sugar, it can be hard to get any real school work done. Here are some fun Halloween craft ideas that can engage the children and focus their energy on productive tasks.

Mini Jack-o’-Lanterns

Mini jack-o’-lanterns are an easy and fun classroom activity for children of all ages. All you need is some mini pumpkins, paint, and paint brushes. The children can each get creative, and decorate their jack-o’-lanterns any way they want.


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-14 7:00 AM

There has been a lot of interesting research on customer psychology over the years, much of which can provide insight to businesses that inform business policies and decisions. When it comes to driving leads and conversions, improving customer retention, and growing a company, understanding the ins and outs of customer psychology is imperative. While it’s a rather involved science that can’t be learned in a day, here is a rough beginner’s guide to understanding the psychology of customers.


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-12 7:00 AM

Many business owners feel as though the workforce isn’t operating as efficiently as it should, yet are at a loss for how to improve productivity. Short of firing your staff and starting anew, what strategies are actually effective at boosting work performance and streamlining the workforce? Here are some simple and cost-effective ways to get more out of every workday, while improving overall performance as well.


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-09 7:00 AM

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With the rise of business technology, brands have managed to infiltrate nearly every aspect of a customer’s life. Businesses are targeting their cell phones, their email inboxes, and even their social media accounts, all in attempts to remain more connected and engaged with consumers. Customer engagement is a critical part of steadily growing your revenue and building a thriving business. Here are some of the top strategies for improving engagement and providing a better experience for your customers.


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-07 7:00 AM

Halloween is just two months away. For many parents, that means heading to the local costume shop to pick up a prepackaged costume set for the kids. But for the brave of heart DIY-types, that means preparing your costume ideas and making them from scratch. If your kiddos are begging for a homemade costume, here are a couple easy DIY disguises that they’re sure to love.

Bag of Jelly Beans

Jelly beans have always been a favorite snack for youngsters, so what better Halloween costume than their beloved candy? A bag of jelly beans costume is incredibly easy and fast to make, while requiring few supplies.


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-06 7:09 AM

It's important to the DollarDays team to support animal shelters, and we need your help this month so we can give away shopping sprees to eighteen shelters that are helping the animals in our communities. If you could take a minute to nominate an animal shelter in our Facebook Sweepstakes, we would be very appreciative (and so will they!).


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-06 7:00 AM

It's important to the DollarDays team to support animal shelters, and we need your help this month so we can give away shopping sprees to eighteen shelters that are helping the animals in our communities. If you could take a minute to nominate an animal shelter in our Facebook Sweepstakes, we would be very appreciative (and so will they!). 


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-05 7:09 AM

Hunger is a pervasive problem, impacting about 12.9 percent of people globally. Despite the fact that Americans throw away $165 billion worth of food every year, an estimated 15 percent of U.S. citizens continue to live in poverty. That’s why it’s so important to support the efforts of nonprofit organizations helping to reduce hunger around the globe. Here are some of the top nonprofits dedicated to ending hunger and how you can get involved.


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-02 10:30 AM

In August we ran a contest asking you to nominate a homeless shelter that is helping kids and adults cope with their current situation, so that we could award eighteen shelters with DollarDays shopping sprees. We thank the hundreds of wonderful people who nominated hundreds of homeless shelters in our August contest! It is our honor to donate these shopping sprees so that they can continue helping the community.


By Brittany Engelmann @ 2016-09-02 7:00 AM

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It’s a tough time for the U.S. economy, and many people are encountering difficulty making ends meet. Whether you’ve recently been laid off, you’ve acquired substantial medical bills, or you’re inviting a new member into the family, factoring new expenses into your existing budget can be overwhelming. Here are some expert strategies for money management that will help you persevere through tough financial times and make your way toward brighter days.