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Laurie L. Dove is an award-winning journalist who covers timely topics for HowStuffWorks. She is the author of six books and the former owner of a newspaper and magazine. When not reporting on the latest tech breakthrough, health advance or economic development, Dove is tracking down hidden history, science innovations and biologic discoveries. As the Honorable Laurie Dove, Mayor, she has brought multi-million-dollar improvements to the small Midwest town where she lives with her husband, five children and two Akitas.

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In this day and age, you’d think that “create a website” would be item No. 1 on the to-do list of any entrepreneur with a brand-new company. A website lends an air of credibility — it lets people know that you’re serious and ready to do business. It’s a guaranteed sales booster and a whole […]

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