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Should You Be Blogging For Business?

Should You Be Blogging For Business?

Every week I get asked, should you be blogging for business and my answer is always the same, YES, absolutely, without a doubt. The next question is why? There is a simple answer and it leads into what to write on your blog as well. This isn’t a technical post, in truth I have help…Continue Reading

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Advertising Options For Trade Based Businesses

Advertising Options For Trade Based Businesses

Competition is fierce in the construction world, and finding a way to stand out from the crowd is challenging, advertising is the best way, but what advertising options for trade based businesses are the safest to choose? We had used most of them before finding what worked best for us. What will work for you…Continue Reading

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Facebook Reviews, Can They Hurt Your Business?

Facebook Reviews, Can They Hurt Your Business?

Until recently I thought Facebook reviews were a really important part of small business, I guess I still do, but I saw something last week that really worried me. Reviews of any kinds are a great way for your prospective clients to see who you are and what you do and that is important feedback…Continue Reading

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How To Use Pinterest As A Small Business Tool

How To Use Pinterest As A Small Business Tool

Over the last few weeks we’ve been looking at social media and determining if it is a useful tool for small business, we’ve also looked at which platforms could suit your business. Pinterest was the one platform I had several questions about. Using Pinterest as a small business tool,…Continue Reading

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Finding Support – Women In Construction

Finding Support – Women In Construction

I had opportunity to reflect over my time in the construction industry this week. One of our former team members wife passed away and we all gathered to celebrate this gorgeous ladies’ life. At only 51, it’s the kind of funeral that really starts you thinking about your own life and how much more you…Continue Reading

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How To Use Social Media As A Business Tool

How To Use Social Media As A Business Tool

A few weeks back I answered the question, is social media a business tool, obviously the answer was a resounding yes, how you use it is as important as using it. There are a few rules around what you cannot do, and some steps to follow to get you started and drive…Continue Reading

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The Builder’s Wife – The Reason Behind The Name

The  Builder’s Wife – The Reason Behind The Name

Recently I was told of a young girl who follows my blog and loves all we do, but had a real issue with the name of the blog. It’s not the first time I have encounted this issue and as a proud feminist, it might seem really off with my values which I freely share.…Continue Reading

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