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 states are fenerally 6 hours behind London time. That doesn’t sound too bad but if it’s lunch time here, it’s only 6am there and so the day’s business has to be conveyed during our shorter weekady afternoons or other more manageable communications are essential throughout. Various social media sites are used and they really help support the smaller business entepreneur. Seeing an artist in ceramics showing their wares on your face book page is thrilling – but it helps the public around to really get excited at this new talent in the same area. These photo opportunities are a way of getting a flicker of interest – once the tag say who’s in each pic, they often ive a further details either in the advertorial or as a free wifi option.