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In normal circumstances regular business blogging activity is a thing you should do. Along with brushing your teeth. And you can find a bit more about business blogging and its benefits here. But we don’t have normal circumstances. What we have is a Covid-19 pandemic throttling the world. So, if you’ve not done business blogging before here’s 5 reasons to blog NOW.
Wrapped around Born Again Swindonian, are the activities by which I earn a crust. Namely: content marketing articles for, or articles about, Swindon & Wiltshire businesses for placement on this blog in either/or the Swindon in Business and Made in Wiltshire sections of the blog.
It’s so fabulous to meet another Swindon enthusiast. Which is why, the other week, I enjoyed having a good chat with Michelle Jones – the power behind the We are Swindon social media campaign.
Reshma Field: Personal Stylist (and colour analyst) has full understanding of why we are what we wear – and we’ll come back to how she can help you later. First though – a little background as to how and why that it should be so.
The word sumptuous – used to describe lush surroundings, rich desserts or luxury clothes – has a history as rich as its meanings. It first appeared in English in the 15th century. Its origins lie in the Old French somptuex and the Latin ‘sumtuposus, from sumptus meaning ‘expenditure’.
Swindon, as we know, is famous – even infamous – for its roundabouts. Of course there’s the grand-daddy of them all, the Magic Roundabout. Such a rich vein of material is that particular jewel in Swindon’s roundabout crown that it has its own category on the blog.
30th November 2020 Motorsport awards go online – and so does the Master of Ceremonies! Public speaking and presentation trainer Chris Dawes has added yet another string to his bow. That of presenting virtual awards as motorsport awards zoom online.Chris, head of...
27 November 2020 NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST SHARES TIPS ON EATING HEALTHILY IN A PANDEMIC Nutritional therapist Caroline Peyton is offering 10 Pandemic Healthy Eating Tips.A qualified naturopath, Caroline has run her clinics in Swindon and the Cotswolds for ten years. In...
We call it Celtic. Though it’s also Pictish, Viking, or Anglo Saxon. We call it Interlaced though it can be freeform, zoomorphic, spirals or tessellated. What am I talking about? I’m referring to the genre known as Insular art. (Some of which comes from the Mainland…) (Bain 1977).
A creative content designer has launched a new programme. It’s aim? To help businesses get brand confident for 2021. The programme is all set to help business owners:
1. Get under the bonnet of their organisation
2. Then get to grips with their brand and move forward into the New Year.
November 2020 BUSINESS LEADERS SOUGHT TO SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE STRUGGLING TO FIND WORK The Platform Project seeks business mentors. BUSINESS owners and business leaders are being sought to join a mentoring scheme. The scheme is set to support young people with...
Swindon Equality Coalition Gets the Conversation Going. How? By marking this year’s International Day of Tolerance with a new public engagement programme.
The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has a grand ambition. And that’s the restoration of the Wilts & Berks canal to link the English northern and southern waterway systems. But a cloud of uncertainty has, for many years, cast a shadow over this dream. The cause of this uncertainty? The obtaining of a crossing across the M4. But rejoice! The cloud is on the verge of lifting. For the canal trust is awarded feasibility funding.
The team at Haines Watts Swindon have volunteered their Old Town office reception area as a Covid safe toy appeal collection point. This is for the 2020 Swindon Christmas Toy Appeal.
Ainslie’s pavilion edges closer as Swindon business owner Fiona Scott of Scott Media gets set to host her fifth annual virtual charity auction.
The auction’s aim is to raise the last £1,000 needed to start the rebuild of Purton Cricket Pavilion in memory of her much-loved friend Ainslie Duffell.
November 2020 sees a double celebration for Eight Interactive and its MD, Pam Jones. Digital content expert Pam is celebrating 20 years in business and a brand new website showcasing her expertise and extended range of video services.