Cotton vs Hemp: Which Reusable Bag Material Should You Pick

We all know that we should do our part in reducing the use of single-use bags. The best and probably the only practical way to achieve that is by carrying reusable bags to grocery stores. Some grocery stores and retail chains have even taken the first step. Declaring their retail zones as “plastic-free,” they have moved away from plastic bags and are now offering eco-friendly cotton printed bags to their customers.

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X Steps to Telling Your Brand Story on Social Media

Companies of all sizes and from all industries need to make their marketing campaigns oriented toward social media because that’s where most of the customers are and that’s the least expensive way to approach them.

On social media, representing your services and your goods is less important than telling a compelling story about your brand and what it represents. This needs to be done as a part of an overall plan you have prepared based on what makes your business unique. Continue reading “X Steps to Telling Your Brand Story on Social Media”

5 Questions You Will Be Asked When Applying for a Business Loan

In an ideal world the bank would just handover cash with no questions asked. Wouldn’t that be great? Unfortunately life isn’t like that and when you need money to start or grow a business, you can expect to be grilled on a level unseen since the Spanish Inquisition.

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Thinking about and Beyond Gold: Is Silver the star of the Precious Metal Market?

Historically, gold has always been considered the star of the precious metal market. In fact, prior to the last decade gold has dominated this sector from an investor’s perspective, both in terms of demand and the delivery of solid ROI’s. The investment climate in this market has changed in the wake of the great recession, however, to the point where there is now greater awareness about the depth of precious metals and the diversity that they offer to investors.

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Junk Mail vs Junk Email

In the past, door drop marketing and direct mail were the most popular types of marketing, now however, they are being outshone by their digital cousin. Which one is better received? Direct Letterbox Marketing, providers of leaflet distribution, explore the facts and figures. Continue reading “Junk Mail vs Junk Email”

Keeping up to date with advertising methods

The way your brand is recognised is important and should be one of the core focuses of your company. From an online presence to the interior design of your building, consumers are becoming more selective and often only want to associate themselves with businesses that looks ‘aesthetically pleasing’ — but who can blame them when we live in a digitalised world where visuals mean everything?

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Gas Safety Checks in the UK

The UK has five million privately rented properties but gas safety is still not a primary cause of concern for landlords and renters. It is important to note that several property owners, home renters and even small business energy users do not realize that they need annual gas safety checks. Failing this, their insurance could become invalid. Continue reading “Gas Safety Checks in the UK”