Category Archives: Newark

Some social media dos and don’ts

  Today, it’s no longer a question of should a business use social media. It’s now all about how to get the best out of social media. Around the Grantham and Newark areas, I see some fantastic examples of local … Continue reading

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Social media marketing for smaller businesses – five steps to success

More and more business owners are growing their reputations and profits through social media. Some still haven’t got started though. Often, this is down to two things; uncertainty about how to proceed and/or the time to do it. Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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From peaceful farms to elegant townhouses – six of the best B&B gems (just) off the beaten track in the heart of England

I don’t know about you, but for me one of the best bits about going away for a few days is the anticipation and excitement of staying somewhere new. What will it be like? Will there be any nice surprises? … Continue reading

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Six ways to use Twitter for your business

How do you use social media for business marketing? Using and monitoring social media can really make a difference to your business. For instance, you can find and track conversations that might help drive traffic to your website. It’s also … Continue reading

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Arthur Christmas lands a dream job – thanks to Travail Employment in Grantham and Newark

It finally felt like Christmas last night. Well, it did at the Reel Cinema in Grantham at any rate. You see, the family was there to watch the new animated movie, Arthur Christmas, courtesy of Travail Employment in Grantham and … Continue reading

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Christmas shopping all wrapped up in Grantham and Newark – and no pepper spray required!

We all know that Christmas shopping can test the patience. Busy stores and the looming deadline of the big day can sometimes lead to a bit of pushing and jostling in the shops. Jostling is one thing however, but what … Continue reading

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An award for the best businesses in Grantham and Newark

Here’s some terrific news for the best businesses in Grantham and Newark! thebestof has just won a national ‘Best Business Award’ for Best Small to Medium Sized Business, accredited by Best Business Awards. Why is this such good news for … Continue reading

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10 ways to make Facebook work for your business (but no little blue pill!)

For most business owners I know, it’s no longer a case of “should I be using Social Media?”, it’s a question of “How do I make Social Media work for my business?”. Well, success often comes down to experimentation and commitment. … Continue reading

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Where on earth did my Google Places listings go?

If you’ve listed your business on Google Places (a really good idea by the way) but have listed more than one business from the same address, then watch out! Google has strict rules about what you can and cannot do … Continue reading

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Are you too busy for #socialmedia?

Are you too busy doing things to find a better way to do things? It seems a lot of business owners are. A recent survey reveals that nearly 80% of business executives believe that social media marketing is essential for business … Continue reading

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