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Businesses in Northamptonshire who are in the hospitality and food sector abide by the Food Standards Agency food hygiene rating scheme. What is the food hygiene rating scheme? The food hygiene rating scheme helps consumers choose where to eat, based on a businesses’ food hygiene standards. The food hygiene rating scheme is run in conjunction…

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So you want to get your business seen and heard in Northamptonshire, and you know local advertising is the answer. We are here to give ideas on the different routes of advertising your business could take, for maximum exposure. A5 Business Directory Placing a business advert in a local Northampton magazine is a surefire way…

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Choosing a trusted trader to undertake work in your home can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t need to be. We have all heard the horror stories of rogue traders – taking your deposit, and disappearing, without completing any work. So, how can you trust a local trader? A checklist of things to watch…

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Everyone needs to know a handyman. Preferably a local, reliable one. So how do you find one? Our online and print business directory includes listings for approved handymen (and women!), and this article covers some frequently asked questions about handymen. What services do handymen provide? Handymen typically carry out home repairs – which can range…

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Now the weather is on the up, our thoughts naturally turn to being outside, and enjoying our gardens in the UK. But what if your outside space leaves little to be desired? And you feel it’s time for a garden do-over? There is lots to think about when it comes to enlisting the services of…

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Check out the 4 ways you can use printed marketing materials to engage with your target customers, and increase revenue. Print as a marketing strategy is still very much active in 2021, especially as more and more consumers are getting overwhelmed with digital content! 1. Business Cards Business cards are so functional, and can be…

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You’d better believe it! As well as a website, social network platforms, advertising, and marketing strategies, distributing leaflets remains an integral part of today’s marketing. Leaflet distribution is undoubtedly one of the oldest forms of print advertising, however it is still used successfully today, thanks to the simplicity, and value for money. Advertising your business…

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It is a fact of life that consumers are drawn to engaging images and graphics. So, bearing this in mind, should your business consider a full-page advert, or a half-page? Let’s explore your options. Get your business noticed 15% more readers reported that they saw full-page ads than reported seeing half-page ads. An additional 30%…

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We’re all about supporting local. You might expect us to say that – but we say it with good reason! As a Northampton-based business, we see the benefits that our local businesses and traders bring to the area, and we enjoy nothing more than spreading the word through our directories. But with such easy access…

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getting mail at the mailbox during a door drop leafleting campaign

Door drop leafleting campaigns have always been there, and have always been a proven marketing channel for businesses. But this is more relevant now than ever. Over the last few months, and as we head into Lockdown 2.0, over half of the UK working population have been working from home – with around a quarter…

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