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… Continue reading Time Management for small businesses

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… Continue reading Improving enquiry rates – answerphones

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… Continue reading Improve your home with L R Nash Windows Ltd

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.… Continue reading Summer’s arrived in Menai Bridge & Bangor

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… Continue reading Attractor Factor – Part 2- Networking

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….… Continue reading The Attractor Factor – part 1-signwriting

New Bangor directory

New Bangor Area directory gives regular advertisers a boost… Around 6,000 households in and around Bangor have had their first Your Local Dragon directory posted through their letterboxes. The villages of Bethesda, Tregarth and Llanfairfechan are included within the new Bangor area, creating a good mix of housing type for better response rates. A number of… Continue reading New Bangor directory

Hidden costs…

A  few thoughts about £££’s …    One of the business owners in Your Local Dragon found he could reduce his bank charges by around £200 per year simply by switching to a different business package offered by his own bank! Most businesses are set up with standard business banking accounts. Ask your bank about the… Continue reading Hidden costs…