Monthly Archives: May 2012

Social Media is not just about awareness!

A couple of weeks ago I was speaking to someone who had recently been in discussion with a public sector body who has advised the business that social media was only effective for raising awareness of a product not for … Continue reading

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Why I set up in business – to start thinking again.

Just been reading “Likeable Social Media” by Dave Kerpen which is one of the best books that I have read on Social Media.  It is full of lots of great ideas on how companies should market themselves and I got … Continue reading

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The Good Life – The Pig Co-operative of St Boswells

Another reason that I love living here is not just the wonderful rural countryside!  But also the sense of community there is in St Boswells. Community is important to all of us and we all have different things that we … Continue reading

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Holidays don’t just create memories they also can be life changing!

This weekend I remembered again why I love the Scottish Borders and living here and it wasn’t just because the sun finally made an appearance!  Although I started  working in the Scottish Borders in 1998 as Marketing Manager of the … Continue reading

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Don’t just set up and stand back and wait! #BBCcapprentice

I have not been impressed with this years Apprentice! Though this has not stopped me watching it even though I have done so sometimes half way through, fingers over eyes and at stages muted the TV. Last year I wrote … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough……

You don’t need me to tell you about tough trading conditions in the market place and the fact that consumer confidence is still incredibly fragile. And if we listen to the doom and gloom merchants in the media then we might … Continue reading

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Will the pigs = summer?

I am borrowing this title from a good friend of mine who said this on my Facebook page last night when I posted that at long last the search was over and we had finally sourced two pigs for our … Continue reading

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