The most visited site in the world is open to advertisers and businesses.
If you know what you are doing you can really promote your brand and pick up business. A good example of a company using Facebook well is Cooling Castle Barn, see the facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CoolingCastleBarn They have added a really handy wedding planner and other useful features which will keep people coming back. [Read more →]
When choosing a good courier service there is a large selection to choose from. Do you go with a national carrier or use a local service?
We tend to find that the smaller independents offer a more personalised service, focussing on pleasing the customer. If you have an unusual package or need a large consignment of packages to be taken then we would opt for a local service. [Read more →]
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When you get over the age of 60 it becomes quite hard to source travel insurance. The older you get the fewer policies you will be eligible for.
Sadly some travel insurers see older people as a health risk and more so particularly if they have medical conditions. Instead of looking at people as individuals these age based discrimination are applied. [Read more →]
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Well it seems that wedding season is here again, and most of my friends are busy getting married! I wonder if this is a spring thing or it’s just one of those things.
Having done the wedding planning thing myself many many years ago I’m glad I’m over it. There seems to be an ever increasing number of things to worry about and choices to be made.
If only there was a wedding service that did all the choosing for you. Well that’s from the blokes perspective, for the Bride the wedding is the most important day of her life so the thought of delegating the major decisions fills her with horror. [Read more →]
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The art of Decoupage is growing in popularity with people using it to decorate their homes, furniture and smaller household objects. It is a great way to add life to old things or cover up the imperfections of age (no you can’t decoupage yourself.) The word comes from a french phrase meaning to cut paper and aptly describes the craft.
You need an object to cover, some decorative paper, glue and varnish or one of the specially made Glues that contain a varnish already. [Read more →]
Summer time evokes memories of long holidays on sandy beaches but there is a dizzying array of travel options when it comes to getting there. We spoke to the marketing manager at www.shortbreakmarket.com to get some tips on booking self drive breaks to France.
The further to the south of France you go the warmer the weather is. The downside is that further distances usually cost more to travel there, especially if you are using public transport or flying.
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The latest development in TV screens and monitors are LED televisions. First off lets just consider what LCD screens and how they work.
A matrix of coloured lenses are backlit. Each of these little lenses or windows shows red green or blue and the lenses are made up from liquid crystal that acts as a polariser for the back light. Depending on the amount of current each pixel is supplied will depend on how much of the back light shines through. For white all the light is allowed through, for black all the light is blocked and varying shades of colours are used by mixing these primary colours in their varying intensities. [Read more →]
August 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment
If you’ve ever had a mobile phone lost or stolen you know the frustrations it causes.
A lot of people find that their phone is simply not covered on their home insurance. The policy excess and loss of no claims bonus will usually far outweight the cost of replacing a phone. [Read more →]
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We found that a Eurostar break is a great low hassle way to see the best cities and towns in Europe. The high speed train departs from Ashford or London and goes directly to Paris. A service to brussels and other popular cities is also on offer.
The great thing about eurostar is that the journey times are so quick and you don’t have to go through the same amount of hassle as you would if you were flying to your destination. [Read more →]
Just spotted a new website launched for a town just up the road from me.
It is called about Dover and will be a tourist information site when it is finished much like the one called about deal which is run by the same people.
Dover is quite an important town on the South Kent coast. The port of Dover is one of the busiest ports in the world. [Read more →]