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Stuff You Can Make in a Credit Crunch Year

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published:   Updated: Jun 14 2011 • References:
This countdown features the top DIY trends and stuff you can make in the year of the credit crunch. The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our diy trend database, which now has more than 2,052 DIY trends.

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Implications - Consumers are looking for more ways to do things for themselves. No longer relying on big corporations to provide them with products, they realize that doing it themselves can provide creative alternatives. Companies could come out with products that allow customers to be more actively involved in order to generate more revenue.

Stats for Top 30 DIY Trends in 2008 Trending: Older & Warm
Traction: 32,059 clicks in 300 w
Interest: 8 minutes
Concept: Top 30 DIY Trends In 2008
Related: 196 examples / 151 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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