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How to Spruce Up Your Café

Creating a warm and friendly environment is paramount to running a successful café. You want to draw customers in with a good reputation, quality food and drink and then have them stay simply because they like it.

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How to Get People to Your Stand at an Outdoor Event

When you're planning a stand at an outdoor event, it can be hard to work out which tactics will be the most effective for engaging those that will be attending. You want to be selective with the tactics you do choose as simply employing all of them can cause a mismatched cacophony of advertising that could simply put people off approaching you altogether. So how do you get people to your stand?

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Advertising with Chalkboards: What You Need to Know

If you own a pub, restaurant or cafe, then it's safe to say you have an advertising conundrum on your hands. Leaflets, menu displays and outdoor signs are all forms of advertising popular within this industry, but knowing which method is the best is impossible until you try them out. If you're considering investing in an A-frame pavement sign then there are a few things you need to know.

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6 Reasons Why You Should be Using Handheld Whiteboards

Teaching can be a challenge at the best of the times, particularly when it comes to making a less-than-inspiring topic interesting and engaging. Maintaining the attention of the classroom, actively engaging them in learning and ensuring they remember what you're teaching are just a few of the challenges teachers face on a daily basis.

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6 Ways Your Restaurant Can Benefit from a Poster Frame

Installing a poster frame may be one of many tactics you’re using to boost sales, improve marketing and increase your ROI. For those who aren’t sure about poster frames and haven’t been converted by their beneficial influence on the premises, we’re going to look at a variety of ways a business can benefit from poster frames.

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The Benefit of Cafe Barriers and How to Use Them

Cafe barriers are a common commodity outside many cafes and coffee shops, but if you’re establishment hasn’t realised the benefits these can add to your business, then you’re seriously missing out.

For those cafés that are on the main high street, or in a place where there is a lot of people-traffic outside, a café barrier could be the perfect solution.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Display Your Menu Outside

When you walk down your local high street, there will be a number of food and drink establishments that display their menus outside. It may seem like the 'done thing' for businesses in this industry but there are some very sensible reasons behind why this is a good tactic and why you should employ it for your own business.

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Why Choose a Glass Whiteboard over a Standard Whiteboard?

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Purchasing a glass whiteboard can be one of the best things you accomplish for your office, classroom or home; they're durable, easy to clean, and have an advanced look that works in any room. Many individuals adore the idea of owning a glass whiteboard. However they're stressed over the drawbacks to it—will it break? Is it excessively costly? Is it worth the cash? Why choose a glass whiteboard over a standard whiteboard? This has been a question you have probably asked yourself. The answer is presently here with you. Keep reading this article for additional.

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What’s the best way for displaying your menus?

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Whether you're a restaurant, cafe, bar or any kind of establishment that serves food and drink, displaying your menu is going to be something that you will definitely be doing but displaying it in an effective manner is something else entirely. How can you display your menu so it's both attractive yet informative? How can you display it to entice customers in? With a lot of options to choose from the choice can be overwhelming.

This blog post will look at some great ways you can make the most of your menu display.

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A Good Whiteboard is Hard to Find

Whiteboards are a standard part of the classroom and whilst they’re great for stimulating learning, they have become somewhat commonplace. Although the standard whiteboard is pretty much a necessity in the modern classroom, there are some alternative whiteboard forms that can be included in your teaching and can even help to inspire your whole class.

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How to Jazz Up a Student Union

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It’s common knowledge that every Student Union in the country is the centre hub for students. Whether they’re taking part in activities, going out for the night or simply looking for some student support – the Student Union is a vital part of university life.

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The Importance of a Good Notice Board in the Classroom

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Notice boards are a standard part of almost every classroom in the UK but it’s easy for these simple tools to go unappreciated. They become a commonplace commodity that line the corridors and classrooms of schools so it’s important that they’re recognised for the power they have. When used correctly, notice boards can have a big impact on their environment.

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How to Make Sure Your Business is Providing Excellent Customer Service

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Excellent customer service is of paramount importance to any business. But how can you tell whether your company is providing the level of service that's necessary for success? This is a difficult question to answer as great customer service comes in many different forms that can easily be overlooked. Service in a hotel will be completely different to service in a shop. However, there are some running themes that should translate across most industries.

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3 Easy Ways to Market Your Small Business

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For small businesses, marketing can often be overlooked as a costly and unnecessary expense. However, if done smartly, small business have the ability to compete on a shoestring budget and stand out from the crowd.

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Banner Stands FAQs - Useful tips to help you choose the right banner stand

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When used correctly, banner stands can be a very useful marketing tool for your business. But with so many types to choose from, it paves the way for many questions to get asked. Businesses will often query everything to ensure they pick the right stand.

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The Ultimate Restaurant Signage Kit

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Restaurant owners need to be aware that signage is crucial to helping their business succeed. With great signage, you can attract people into your restaurant and add extra layers of class to it too.

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How to use brochures to promote your products and increase sales

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In a world that’s dominated by digital marketing, brochures and print advertising can sometimes take a back seat. However, it’s important to realise that they do still represent a great way of promoting your products and increasing sales.

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The History of the Lectern

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The lectern has been around for quite some time and is useful for all different kinds of speakers. Lecturers, presenters, motivational speakers and religious leaders all use the lectern. The lectern is even used in courtrooms all over the world by lawyers and other professionals. Let’s talk about the history of the lectern, and some of the different uses:Read More

How to choose the right notice board or whiteboard

Whiteboards and notice boards can both be helpful tools. You can remind yourself of important tasks and events and come up with plans. You can brainstorm, and even display motivational quotes and pictures. But there are a tonne of different kinds out there, so how do you choose the right one for you?Read More

How to create brand loyalty and repeat business

Creating loyalty to your brand and getting repeat business is absolutely crucial if you’re going to make a success of your business. It isn’t all about focusing on gaining new customers. Let’s take a look at how you can do it:Read More

The Advantages of Chalkboard Signs

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There are many businesses that use chalkboards as an essential marketing tool. Typically, chalkboards are used by small businesses to attract local customers. Or, high street stores that want to bring in shoppers off the street. Here are some of the advantages to gain from using chalkboard signs.Read More

Choose the Right Marketing Materials to Reach Your Target Audience

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All businesses have target customers and an audience that they want to reach. These are the individuals who will be interested in your products or services. To make sure you capture their attention, you need to think about what marketing tactics you use...Read More

The Benefits of Forecourt Signs

Pavement and forecourt signs are marketing items that can be placed outside or near to your business. There are numerous advantages to using this marketing tool for your company or business. Using this promotional tool effectively is sure to generate extra interest in your shop or store. Here are some of the advantages of these simple devices...Read More

How to Find Your USP

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What is a USP? A USP is a unique selling proposition or, a unique selling point, depending on who you ask. Essentially, a USP is what makes your business stand out on the market. What do you have that another company selling the same products or services does not? An example of a USP might be delivery time. If you can provide a faster turnaround, you’re offering something more to customers. But a USP could be anything and identifying what yours is could provide to be incredibly valuable. But how do you do this?Read More

Using Brochures to Communicate Your Message

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Communication is key for your company. You must be able to communicate with the public in various ways. Why is this important? Because it allows you to broadcast your message. You tell people about your brand, and it helps people relate to your business.Read More

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