Business

Tapping Into Very Local Knowledge Is Also Useful

Tapping Into Very Local Knowledge Is Also Useful

Although there are some benefits of confining a business interest to a small geographic area as far as the office and retention of staff is concerned, there is absolutely no need to only trade in the one area.  With the expansion of web business and […]

Hop Picking & European Gateway All In Kent

Hop Picking & European Gateway All In Kent

When I watch any of the house change programmes like the buying under auction or escap to the country type shows, I am intrigued by visits to Kent.  There seems to be this very strong connection with London, lots of families used to ravel from […]

Keeping Clients Abreast Of Enquiry Status

Keeping Clients Abreast Of Enquiry Status

With all the changes in the political scene and overseas customer interest we have to make the very most of all our business connections and activities.  This is a critical time for everyone.  We need to thoroughly understand our customer, their needs, their aspirations.  When […]

Business Planning Needed Pretty Damned Quick

Business Planning Needed Pretty Damned Quick

There is so much uncertainty in the business world generally at the moment.  In the UK for example, we have all the problems associated with the fall out from the referendum result – it’s turning out to be total chaos and all rather bewildering as […]

Locally Based Business Information Very Welcome

Locally Based Business Information Very Welcome

Whether you are a big company with outposts throughout the land, or a family busines based soley in one town or city, there are good reasons for keeping some of the connections local and dedicated to the business interests you serve within a smaller geographical […]

How To Get The Low Down On Your Business Locality

How To Get The Low Down On Your Business Locality

when you work in a niche industry, such as web design and content marketing for example, there are very few restrictions as to where you operate.  Because of the very nature of the work, it can be provided from anywhere in the country or the […]

Photo Opporunties Are Not Just For Election Time

Photo Opporunties Are Not Just For Election Time

Knowing how far behind someone is in their working day does help enormously to maintain friendly co-operation.   If you deal with a high proportion of overseas clients or suppliers, keeping in contact with them all will be much of a lottery.   Texas and the southern […]

Checking That Traders Are Legit Within Their Mag

Checking That Traders Are Legit Within Their Mag

Oh how useful these little magazines are that drop through my letter box regularly.  We already have a small A5 booklet that has averts by some prominent wordsmith for and on behalf of their clients.  The ads promote the business but there is always a […]

Being A Rep Wasn’t All Warm Beer & Crisps

Being A Rep Wasn’t All Warm Beer & Crisps

In the old days of doing business there was only one way to meet up with prospective clients or customers and that was to get on out there and travel about.  This is where the company representative came in.  My own father was a company […]

Local Trader Magazine Is A Mine Of Information

Local Trader Magazine Is A Mine Of Information

When I’m looking at engaging any kind of tradesperson, be it fencing, garden services, painting & decorating etc., I always look in my little local trader glossy magazine that pops through the door every month.  It’s an absolute gem with different companies advertising, I tend […]