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The Seattle Guide to Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Thursday October 3rd • by Meredith Fife

Looking for ways you can have a positive impact on the environment? Check out Fresh Chalk’s comprehensive Seattle guide to reducing your carbon footprint, featuring 30+ climate-friendly businesses, service providers, and products that you can invest in.

Meet the Pro: Kristy Royce of Sun Path Electric

Tuesday October 1st • by Meredith Fife

Recently Fresh Chalk connected with Kristy Royce, Cofounder and President of Sun Path Electric. Kristy chatted with us about her journey from leading a travel company to starting a business that fights climate change.

It's Time To Winterize

Friday September 27th • by Meredith Fife

Here in the PNW, fall can change quickly to winter, so preparation is key. We've got 10 winterization recommendations that can save you from costly aggravations down the road.

Dream Team: Coaches Help Seattle Entrepreneur Go the Distance

Wednesday August 14th • by Liz Pearce

If you meet Peter Chee out and about, you’ll notice his infectious smile and bright demeanor. But dig deeper and you’ll learn that the person Peter is today is the result of the support of a team of coaches over many years.

Top 10 Pros You Need to Sell Your Home

Wednesday August 7th • by Yaprak DeCarmine

How fast you can sell your home and how much the process will cost can depend on the professionals you hire. We’re here to help you find experienced and friend-trusted pros that can help you have the best possible experience selling your home.

150k Small Business Website Teardown Part Two: Website Builders, Speed and Google Rank

Tuesday July 30th • by Adam Doppelt

In this chapter I delve into the tricky world of small business website builders, hosting and site speed. Prepare for a deep dive into Squarespace, Weebly and Wix, with a bit of WordPress thrown in for good measure.

Fresh Chalk is partnering with EnviroStars to promote Environmentally-Conscious Washington Businesses

Wednesday July 24th • by Yaprak DeCarmine

We've added 100+ EnviroStars-recognized businesses to Fresh Chalk, making us the first and only recommendations site to feature Washington businesses who’ve achieved the EnviroStars recognition.

Meet the Pro: Vanessa Laughlin of Banister Advisors

Wednesday July 17th • by Liz Pearce

Vanessa Laughlin was living a peaceful life in Seattle when tragedy struck a beloved family member. Seeking a better way to handle end-of-life challenges during times of grief surrounding the care and loss of a loved one, she created Banister Advisors to help others.

Debunking 5 Common Fertility Myths with Dr. Lora Shahine of Pacific NW Fertility

Wednesday July 10th • by Yaprak DeCarmine

Dr. Lora Shahine is passionate about changing the narrative surrounding infertility and miscarriage from one of shame to one of support and empowerment. In addition to answering our questions, Dr. Shahine has graciously shared her list of trusted professionals and busted 5 myths about fertility.

Meet the Pros: Deana Thayer and Kira Dorrian of Future Focused Parenting

Wednesday July 3rd • by Yaprak DeCarmine

Tantrums. Sleepless nights. Defiant attitudes. Bad grades. Bad manners. If you're a parent, you're likely to experience some (or all!) of these challenges with your kids over the years. Through Future Focused Parenting, Deana and Kira offer practical, down-to-earth parenting advice.

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