Posts by Isobel Brown

Why having a website is important for a small business

Why having a website is important for a small business 93% of business purchase decisions start with a search engine search, but it is surprising how many small businesses still do not have a website. Here are the top 3 reasons why having a website is important to business success. 1. A website makes your business look more credible and professional Without a website many people will not even consider you as an option when they are looking for products or services. If they can't find you online they simply write you off as an option. A good website informs
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Why you need to be ‘social’

Why you need to be social A 2015 report from 'We Are Social' illustrates why businesses, bands and other organisations would be mad to ignore using social media as an engagement and selling  channel for their products and services. The report 'Digital, Social and Mobile in 2015' gives a global breakdown of digital, mobile and social media behaviour, which provides interesting reading (link provided at bottom of article if you want to read more), but here I've pulled out some of the more significant findings for the UK in terms of social media. These figures really hit home the need to think about a
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The importance of visual content for marketing your business

10 Reasons why you need to include visual content in your marketing   It is often said by marketers that 'Content is King', but are photos and video now the King of Content? Here are 10 good reasons why you need to build visual content into your on and offline marketing campaigns. Visual content grabs attention - research has proven that the brain can process images 60,000 times faster than reading text. Social media posts with images or video receive far more likes and shares. Customers are more likely to trust images than text and well written text accompanied by images is an even
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Exciting developments as business grows

        Happy Birthday to Us, Happy Birthday to Us! Usk Valley Promotions is 1 Year old! Birthday News Exciting Developments as Business Grows To celebrate our first year in business and a rapidly expanding client base, we are currently working on some very exciting new developments which will mean improvements to the web design, hosting platform, maintenance and technical support packages we are able to offer. Existing clients will be given the option of staying with their current site package, or transferring to the new system when their hosting is due for renewal. Everything will be discussed
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