IN CONVO WITH: MARTIN: SO MUCH, TOO MUCH

IN CONVO WITH: MARTIN: SO MUCH, TOO MUCH

Four words that rang a bell with me from Paul Smith, international fashion designer being interviewed on the Jeremy Vine show I listened to last week. In a very crowded market place we are bombarded with so much and too much of everything that It becomes harder than...
LOCKDOWN STORIES – DALLY

LOCKDOWN STORIES – DALLY

March 23rd 2020 – a date which we will never forget. Our Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered the country to go into lockdown. Many thoughts went through my head that night – but I remember thinking as I always do – practically. So March 24th, I went...
IN CONVO WITH: MARTIN: SO MUCH, TOO MUCH

LOCKDOWN STORIES – MARTIN

March 13th –  July 8th I started with a dry cough and after a few days had to take some time off work ( for the first time in 10 years ), well a week later and we’re in an official “lockdown”. Now months later, the world as we knew it has...
LOCKDOWN STORIES – SUZANNE

LOCKDOWN STORIES – SUZANNE

I was in quarantine about 10 days before the country was ordered into lockdown. This was due to my partner falling very ill. He also comes under the vulnerable category so we had to be really cautious. Generally, I am a calm person. I am known to approach stressful...
Online print is so much cheaper! Our experience…

Online print is so much cheaper! Our experience…

So – occasionally we hear “how much?! – It’s cheaper online!” Of course, this is not news to us, there are many reasons you may be able to find print cheaper with an online only company. Firstly – the paper or print quality may not...
Referrals

Referrals

There are many business networking groups around; some of which rely almost entirely upon the members giving each other referrals. Unfortunately, some people don’t recognise the difference between a referral and an order. Telling the office supply member of the group...
It’s good to talk

It’s good to talk

Ding!   Ding!   Ding!   Are you sitting behind your desk staring at a computer screen and waiting for emails to announce their arrival with that distinctive “ding”?   Annoying isn’t it? Not half as annoying as not getting the business that you were...
Are you a supplier or a partner?

Are you a supplier or a partner?

We all like to think we are completely invaluable to our clients and that they think that we, and sliced bread have an awful lot in common.   If you are in the Service sector, it’s the service providers who identify exactly what their client needs, wants and...
Have business cards had their day?

Have business cards had their day?

Definitely not! Do you go networking? If so, you must give out a good quality, well designed business card that reflects who you are and what you do. And, how to get in touch with you! You could always get a cheap online business card as long as you don’t care what...
The Big Ideas Networking Event

The Big Ideas Networking Event

Join us for fizz, nibbles and cake to help us celebrate our birthday whilst making valuable connections and having meaningful conversations. Meet exhibitors who will help you grow your business and hear from guest speakers about branding, marketing, sales and other...