April Digital Edition

April Digital Edition

In the April digital edition of Casual Living Magazine, we turn our attention to High Point Market. But that's not all! We also have an exclusive report on trends in landscaping and architecture, along with a recap of the publisher/editor roadshow, focusing on the 5th room.  

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Video Coverage

  • Live at Market with Gary Pettitt, CEO, Seasonal Living

     Waynette Goodson, editor in chief of Casual Living, talks with Bob Petite, CEO of Seasonal Living, at the High Point Market.

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Exterior Design

Exterior Design

See our new publication!  Exterior Design promises to showcase the best, most innovative product design across all key categories of outdoor.  With a unique vision and a focus on fashion, design, luxury and style, it's a must-see magazine for forward-thinking designers and high-end retailers. See the innaugural issue!

BLOGS

  • Waynette Goodson

    Inside Out

    Waynette Goodson

    April 14, 2017

    Down to Earth

    ’Tis the season to reconnect with the Earth. There’s a natural urge to get out and dig in the dirt in the spring, especially to start “top dressing” flower beds. Perhaps it’s the call of Mother Nature herself, beckoning us to canvas our outdoor spaces with gardens galore. One year I decided to take on the task of mulching the yard myself. So I went to Home Depot, where I was surprised to find lots of folks pushing large, heavy pallets stacked sky-high with mulch. “Thank goodness I’m not like those poor schmucks,” I thought to myself ...

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    Casual Marketing

    Bridget Driscoll

    April 11, 2017

    SEO: The Importance of Blogging

    Of all the ways to include fresh content on a website, blogs are the most under-valued. Unfortunately in many cases in the casual furniture world, they are non-existent. But, here are ways to utilize a blog, whether you're an outdoor furniture manufacturer or retailer. Search engines have a long list of items they take into account when determining the relevance of a specific website. In fact, the exhaustive list has over 200 different web elements. One of them is the use of fresh content, and updates to your website. Blog posts can do both of these things for you ...

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  • Waynette Goodson

    Casually Speaking

    Waynette Goodson

    April 10, 2017

    The Power of Email Marketing

    Of all the marketing tools at our fingertips today, email marketing remains one of the most effective. Send me an email blast about a new product launch, and I’m a total sucker. I can’t help but click through immediately. For example, I’ve been known to run out at lunch and buy every single piece of clothing down to the belt in a Banana Republic e-blast. Truthfully, for Casual Living, we get the majority of our web traffic through our regular Monday and Thursday e-newsletters. Folks see an article they’re interested in and click through directly to ...

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