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John Fulton replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"As a consumer i prefer to choose the method which narrows the search and saves time which is nearly always through personal recommendation . 
I rarely trawl the web to find trades people i find it chaotic , its like trying to find a needle in a hays…"
1 hour ago
Geoffrey King replied to Adam Woods's discussion Ivy growing through a close board fence
"A 6ft high wall aint gonna stop no ivy, unless it has constant laser protective surveillance, to burn off those growth shoots. Coupled with a patrolling drone to intimidate that most awesome of spreading, climbing grow anywhere plants. The 'Ivy King'"
10 hours ago
dan replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"A website is supposed to be a partially static point of call for a potential customer./'Information'
Social media is supposed to be a constantly updating information highway. / 'personality'/ online presence.
I would always prefer to view someones w…"
13 hours ago
John Fulton replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"I dont have any involvement  in social media or a website but enquiries do come in from different segments including those who are young and technically savvie who seem to trust conventional methods of advertising , Possibly many realise how easy it…"
14 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"I get a far greater proportion of good quality leads from the website, and a high rate of poor leads from social media. So I believe it's far from falling into redundancy. "
17 hours ago
Gary RK posted a discussion
It seems to be an unwritten rule that businesses (especially SMEs) need an online presence to be visible, make their ‘mark’ and grow, ie via a website.
However, there appears a trend that websites are loosing popularity with some preferring to estab…
21 hours ago
Etesia UK posted a blog post
Seeing Pellenc’s manufacturing and production facilities in Pertuis, France proved to be a real eye opener for 20 dealers.Twenty Pellenc dealers from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland recently visited Pellenc's state-of-the-art facilities in Pert…
21 hours ago
Johannes Paasch was featured
yesterday
Allen Terry updated their profile
yesterday
Darren Walters’s discussion was featured
Our insurance brokers have confirmed that we are covered for clearing paths and drives (not roads).  Does anyone have a method statement or similar that we could follow while clearing snow?
yesterday
John Fulton’s discussion was featured
I have to re point the gaps between some paving stones in a courtyard after some was blasted out by a firm carrying out pressure washing . Most of the existing mortar left is sound so its just random areas that need doing but in a prominent place ,…
yesterday
Steven Mills’s discussion was featured
HiSo as the title suggests, some of the lawns on a commercial site we manage have come under attack from badgers/crows.In a relatively short space of time they have made quite a mess and I'm trying to put together a bit of a plan in terms of managin…
yesterday
Glen Stillman’s discussion was featured
 Evening all. I've only been using for a short while now but have been impressed with the results of liquid seaweed on my lawns. I am looking into using seaweed meal in borders. We manage some quite large herbaceous borders and currently use a mix o…
yesterday
Adam Woods replied to John Fulton's discussion matching mortar colour to original spec
"As has been said the sand makes a big difference.i bet the original was laid with a locally available sand and no colourants were used."
yesterday
Fusion Media posted a blog post
With an incredibly short renovation window to transform his Summer sports pitches into Winter sports pitches, Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, can’t afford to take any risks with the products he uses.It is for this reason that he…
Tuesday
Phil Voice replied to Daniel Johnson's discussion Staple guns for wire mesh fencing
"Hi Daniel
I don't have any direct experience but I did a search online at noticed that Stockade staplers are mentioned quite a bit.
https://thefarmingforum.co.uk/index.php?threads/fencing-staple-gun...."
Tuesday
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