Posted August 18th, 2011 by admin
Many businesses are starting to use social media, and in particular Facebook, as another tool to build relationships and reach a wider circle of potential customers. It is also worth considering that a Social Networking presence now contributes to your search engine ranking – Bing and Google have both confirmed Facebook and Twitter are taken into account.
For some of us, social networking is fun and we find it easy keep an up to date presence but for others it is a mystery that they have neither the time nor the inclination to take further.
It is important that each business assess whether or not they need a social media presence – not all businesses will benefit from this. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted May 31st, 2011 by peter
It is not often I spend minutes reading long emails from friends that have been copied from the net, but this caught my attention. A quick search revealed it is very widely promulated in many web sites/blogs, but maybe you have not read it before
In the line at the store, the cashier told the older woman that she should bring her own grocery bag because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized to him and explained, “We didn’t have the green thing back in my day.” Read the rest of this entry »
Posted February 24th, 2011 by peter
Our thoughts are with all our friends, clients, industry colleagues and others in Christchurch.
We feel pretty helpless apart from our donations, but if there anything we can do to help, don’t hesidate to call
Tags: Christchurch Earthquake, christchurch earthquate
Posted February 17th, 2011 by peter
Noticed the ad below in last nights Nelson Mail – would be relevant to many of us small business owners
Free for Commerce Nelson and EMA (Central) members
Posted October 22nd, 2010 by peter
We are happy to give credit when credit is due. Recently I purchased a new (for me) 4×4 so I can pursue heading country with my mates at the Nelson Four Wheel drive club. The old Pajero had been in the family for about 10 years, and although it had been a great vehicle for us, it was time for a change. We found a short wheel base Toyota Prado at one of our clients yards (good old Trade Me). Bit of a challenge really cause we have other clients in the industry, but at the end of the day, the others did not have what I was looking for at the time. We do believe in buying from clients when ever possible. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted October 15th, 2010 by peter
Once again, eDay will be held in Nelson and Tasman as well as around the rest of New Zealand.
A fantastic opportunity to get rid of your old computers, screens, mobile phones in a safe environmental way.
eDay is a community initiative designed to raise awareness of the benefits of recycling computers and the hazardous nature of electronic waste (e-waste), while offering an easy way for households and schools to dispose of old computers and mobile phones in an environmentally sound manner.
The date this year: Saturday 6th November Read the rest of this entry »
Posted September 28th, 2010 by peter
Back in September last year we reported some clients were receiving email from Asian Domain name registrars attempting to sell more domain names by using scare tactics in relation to brand names – see the post here
Different people, but it is all go again – must be a quiet time for Asian domain name registrars – Our advice – If you receive these and you do not have intentions of delving into these markets and having a Chinese presence - delete them Read the rest of this entry »