Monthly Archives: July 2012

You want to market your business but…

In the past you may have been disappointed so you’re naturally a bit reluctant to try things out. So… Because we’re so confident you’ll like how Your Local Dragon brings customers to your business, that we’re offering local businesses the opportunity to try us out and use this £25 Introductory Voucher  ——–> Please Note: This offer applies only if […]

Olympic Standards

Exceed expectations There is one sure way to ensure your business does better than your competitors – and (surprisingly!) it isn’t to do with price. When your Customer Service continues to exceed expectations, your customers will be more than happy to stay with you, with the knowledge that YOUR services represent real Value for Money! These […]

Say Thank You

With time being short for many people the simple words ‘Thank You’ can be forgotten. In business it is just as important to acknowledge your gratitude as it is in your personal life. So make it a habit to use these two words often –                       […]

Time Management for small businesses

No one can ‘manage’ time. Time just happens! The ONLY thing we can hope to do is to manage ourselves and the use of our most precious, irreplaceable asset –  time ! Ways to make the most of your time when you’re self employed or run a small business: 1. If you do NOT yet have goals […]

Improving enquiry rates – answerphones

When you’re a one man band and self employed, you simply can’t be doing everything – always. So when someone phones you and you’re on a roof, or in the middle of colouring someone’s hair, it’s not possible to answer the phone to an inbound enquiry. Most people don’t like speaking to answerphones, but they’re more […]

Improve your home with L R Nash Windows Ltd

Improving your home? Great news…  Check out this website. Your Local Dragon loyal customer LR Nash Windows and Doors have recently refreshed their website to give you more information about the excellent service they offer.  These include Conservatories, windows, doors, garage doors and kitchen fitting. L R Nash Windows and Doors Ltd is a family run […]

Summer’s arrived in Menai Bridge & Bangor

Looks like we’re in for a good weekend on Anglesey… The Dragon Distribution team reported that Menai Bridge was really busy today – with the kids off school and holiday makers arriving for the weekend there was a real buzz around and graduation week across the water meant that Bangor town centre was extra busy too. […]

Attractor Factor -part 3- Chris Cardell

Analysis is important… Knowing where your customers are most likely to come from makes it easier for you to decide how to get your message to them.  It’s no use putting an advert in a national newspaper if  the people who use your services need to be located within a 20 mile radius of your […]

Attractor Factor – Part 2- Networking

Networking Whether it’s chatting in the pub, on the golf course, in Zumba class or formal networking, talking to people about what you do is a good way of attracting new customers and improving your confidence You can improve your customer base by using a variety of marketing avenues so along with advertising in Your […]

The Attractor Factor – part 1-signwriting

Signwriting your vehicle… Excuses people use for NOT doing it: It costs too much I think it might affect my insurance It’ll affect the resale price of my vehicle People will know who I am wherever I go Don’t want my tools pinched I never go anywhere in it It’s not relevant for my business…. […]