See great local Forest of Dean Businesses below

  • A R Website Design, based in The Forest of Dean offers bespoke, simplistic and easy-to-use websites. With over 4 years experience, contact us today for help with your website, SEO & Social Media. Website Design packages start from just £850.00.

    07564 920055

    Facebook Twitter Google Plus
  • We are a family run agricultural smallholding in the Forest of Dean supplying pedigree lamb, pork and beef to both Public and Trade. We pride ourselves on our welfare standards and passion for our livestock. We support rare and traditional breeds.

    01594 541606
    07894 657148

    Facebook Twitter instagram
  • A bespoke pet sitting, dog walking and home boarding service based in the Forest of Dean providing individualised care and attention for when you are not there. NARPS registered, fully insured, CRB checked and Licensed by Forest of Dean Council.

    01594 563707
    07582 784417

    Facebook Twitter
  • Lansdown Insurance Brokers have been established in Cheltenham for over 50 years and our locally based staff have built up a reputation for excellent customer service. We can take the worry away with our expertise to make sure you have the right insurance cover whatever the type of business.

    0345 8734943

    Facebook linked in Twitter
  • Pest Control Forest of Dean.
    Professional Pest Control at Its Best.
    24/7 365 Days a Year. Call Now! on 07842 822522.
    Best Advice and Survey for Your Pest Problems at No Cost to You!

    01594 528359
    07842 822522

    Facebook Twitter Linked In google plus
  • Pest Control Forest of Dean.
    Professional Pest Control at Its Best.
    24/7 365 Days a Year. Call Now! on 07842 822522.
    Best Advice and Survey for Your Pest Problems at No Cost to You!

    01594 528359
    07842 822522

    Facebook Twitter Linked In google plus

Blogging Is Too Scary! - 17/02/2014

forest traders

Blogging is a new concept of Business exposure and it can work brilliantly if you get it right. However, surely exposing some of the ways you do things to the public can leave you open to ‘copycats’? That was my fear and the reason I and many have put off starting for as long as possible.

Success comes from finding what works with your Business. Surely blogging these details will lead to people using them for their own gain?

If we‘re honest, it could. HOWEVER surely thinking about it, this is the exact information I and others give out anyway when someone asks for example “How do you work? How can you promote us?” In response to those questions, I, in my case explain that we use the Website, social media, trade stands, exhibitions, networking groups and personal recommendations. If I‘m telling them this, the secret to what works is already out!

We, for example give out our visitor numbers and Google search figures with enquiries so everyone can access that information anyway whether they are genuine enquirers or a ‘copycat’.

Thinking about it rationally and logically, blogging our details can give us better exposure as people are not having to personally enquire for it - it is all laid out for them to decide if they want to speak to us or not.

My fear of blogging has been cured - simply by looking at it from a different angle! How about yours?


 

Find us on:


the forester business awards 2017 the forester business awards 2016 the growth hub approved partner - forest traders women in business forester awards finalist wyedeantourism

Former Forest of Dean Ambassador For The Gloucestershire Business Show

glos business show

Members of:

cap business club

Find my Business on Free Business Listing.