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How to Attract Buyers to Your Home in a Competitive Market

Whether your home is in the city of light, the French suburbs or the overseas colonies, you need to charm, to surprise, to dazzle buyers. But how do you turn a showing into a buyer’s obsession in a competitive market? Our Paris based real estate expert explains how to make buyers line up at your door.
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Tech Tips: Choosing the Best System to Build your Own Website

Just a few years ago, building your own website was a highly technical matter. These days, there are numerous systems that make building your own website a breeze, even if you have no technical knowledge whatsoever.
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ALP: Paris Opens Its Doors to a New Generation

A journalism student gets a boost of motivation from the workshops and resources of the recently renovated American Library in Paris.
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6 Professional Tips for Taking Great Smartphone Photos

Oops! Missed that once in a lifetime moment on camera? Out of focus or out of frame? Betcha you thought taking photos on your smartphone was supposed to be a no-brainer. It is but taking GOOD photos needs some knowledge of what your mobile phone can do for you. Professional photographer Alexis Duclos shares his best tips for taking great photos on your smartphone.
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Unravel the Secrets of Seduction in Parisian Charm School

The author of a new book describes the art of Parisian charm that makes French women so alluring and explains how anyone can master it.
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Learn French in 15 Minutes a Day with Frantastique

Want to improve your French through fun, personalized lessons in just 15 minutes a day? Frantastique can help you fit French language and culture lessons into your busy schedule by delivering customized courses straight to your inbox or smartphone.

10 Smart and Easy Cleaning Tips for a Healthier Home

Could the air in your home be harmful to your health? Follow these environmentally-friendly and economical cleaning tips to help you have a healthier home!
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Tech Tips: Choosing a System to Create an Ecommerce Site

Planning to launch an online store? Website expert Allanah Moore continues her tech tips column this month with a focus on choosing the best platform to create your website or blog with an ecommerce focus.
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Why I Chose to Learn French Under the Villefranche Sky

A Canadian journalist travels to the Riviera to learn French and fulfill her dream of being able to converse about food, fashion, wine and art like a native.
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How to Survive Your First French Dinner Party

When the French invite you to dinner in their home for the first time, it can feel like passing an entrance exam. French etiquette coach Marie de Tilly gives her sage advice on how to make sure you make the best first impression.