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Add the power of video to your listing

09/11/2015
If a picture is worth a thousand words as the old adage has it, what’s the ratio when it comes to video? There’s been a lot of research into this over the years and while the stats vary from study to study, the one conclusion everyone agrees with is that video is a highly powerful marketing tool. Many go further than that and say it’s one you simply can’t do without. Not th . . .

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Rogue Traders in South Glos

22/10/2015
South Gloucestershire Trading Standards would like to reiterate the warning given recently to residents to be extra vigilant when dealing with unexpected callers at the front door.   Officers are aware that rogue traders are currently operating in the area and are offering to carry out, amongst other things, roofing work and tree services. It would appear that special offers are being m . . .

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Don't fall victim to Rogue Traders

20/10/2015
Ever been ripped off or fallen victim to a rogue trader? Choosing an honest and reliable tradesman can be a difficult and daunting task. South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards offers the following advice to help you protect yourself from these unscrupulous ‘traders’: Rogue traders prefer to approach their victims by cold calling, or doorstep selling. People are often . . .

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Everything you need to know to define your target audience and goals

19/10/2015
Nothing is more important than understanding your audience and knowing what you want to gain from your campaign. Without this knowledge you will be unlikely to achieve your goals or get the desired response from your recipients. Defining goals If you are going to do something right, you should first know why you are doing it, and what you hope to gain from it. Defining what your objectives a . . .

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New Trust Local Referral Exchange dates announced

12/10/2015
Our Trust Local Referral Exchange events have proven to be very successful and we are happy to announce the next round of dates, leading well into the new year. As usual, the events will take place on the second Tuesday of each month, so get the dates marked in your diaries!   . . .

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Next Generation Property Services LTD

01/10/2015
Next Generation property Solutions’ has grown from strength to strength over the past few years focusing on extensions, conservatories, window & doors and refurbishment contracts. With most of our work coming from recommendation the customer already feels confident with the level of workmanship and customer care taken by Next Generation. We have a showroom on station road in yate, whi . . .

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Don’t take the gamble with lottery fraud

22/09/2015
South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards would like to remind residents to stay vigilant when receiving letters indicating they have won a lottery, whether it is from the UK or abroad.   The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau is warning people about two new Lottery Fraud letters and emails using the 2016 Rio Olympics as a theme.   The scams try to trick people into bel . . .

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Coolventures - Inspiring entrepreneurs

18/09/2015
Cool Ventures is not only brilliant at inspiring entrepreneurs and helping businesses to grow, it's a shining example of its own advice. In the last year alone, the Yate company has doubled its turnover and is now recruiting admin staff to free up the management team to deliver more services to the customer and effectively manage its own growth. New services are also lined up, giving sma . . .

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Vanarama Bristol

11/09/2015
We know that finding a new vehicles is a decision not to be taken lightly, you'll want to deal with someone who can give you a reaely competitive price - but that can often mean shopping online, and the lack of a local relationship! If you want  the very keenest prices, the widest possible range of funding options and the purchasing power of a national company, but have the essential r . . .

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Thornbury Fire Station OPEN DAY 6th Sept 11-4

01/09/2015
Thornbury Fire Station are set to have an open day this Sunday 6th Sept from 11-4. They are opening the doors to the community. They have a range of demonstrations, displays and information on what it is that they do as a service and have a range of interactive activities for children. You can also book a home fire safety visit and they have the police there to talk about crime prevention an . . .

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