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Business Start-Up

04/03/2015

We’d like to get engaged!

Baby steps. LHdJJ is just 6 months old. Still a toddler in a big wide online world, struggling to make sense of the dark arts of Adwords, Analytics, SEO, Blogging, Pinning, Posting, Tweeting & Re-tweeting. When we started this business, our goal was to provide a quality product at affordable prices with a customer experience and service second to none. It still is, but the danger is that that simple goal can get lost amongst the growing pains of establishing a business. We think we’ve done a pretty good job... Read More

16/02/2015

Setting up an online business – the benefits of hindsight.

There’s a saying that goes something like ‘we don’t know what we don’t know’. How true is that when it comes to setting up a new business of any sort, let alone an online business? I’ve been a Business Manager with RBS for the last 10 years and I’ve been in Account Management for various financial services companies of various types for many, many years. I’ve helped thousands of small businesses during my career and I’m proud that I’ve been able to help people realise their dreams and ambitions. Despite... Read More

16/02/2015

So what’s this Blogging all about then??

Well, were almost 6 months into this business now and things are going well but, like all businesses, we’d like to be doing more. We’ve Facebooked, Twittered and pinned on Pinterest till we’re blue in the face. Everyone tells us that social media marketing is where we need to be and how we can grow the business most cost effectively but it’s clear to us that we could make a career out of promoting the business rather than actually running the business itself. 100 Facebook likes to date is OK... Read More

A day trip to MODA…

So, first off, welcome to our new blog! Lisa & I have just returned from a long day trip to the #NEC in #Birmingham to attend the #MODA fashion trade show. This was our second visit to the show since starting to set up our business in August 2014 and how much have we learnt since then! It was good to catch up with our suppliers and, in some cases, put faces to names for the first time. A special mention to Sharon & Mark at #Cyberjammies for all your... Read More