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Open House London comes to Bromley

For one weekend only in September, some of London’s most beautiful, historic and intriguing buildings open up their doors and reveal their secrets to the public. Started 25 years ago, Open House London  is the biggest architectural festival in the world. For 48 hours, you can access more than 800 unique buildings, walks and tours…

Make Me Local’s Insightly on screen in the office

Why we chose Insightly as our CRM system

Any small business owner knows how much information they need to be able to juggle just to break even, let alone to turn a profit. So, when it comes to prioritising and assigning tasks or fulfilling client requests, there will always be something that can easily be put off for another time. Until that in…

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Mobile use no longer an alien concept

As a self-confessed geek I was really excited about the recent reboot of The X-Files. What do you mean you missed it? It was on Channel 5. Mulder and Scully reunited, running around in search of little green (or grey) men, waving torches and guns and taking irksome calls from bigwigs at the J. Edgar…

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Things to do in Bromley this summer

Bromley’s always been a great place during the summer. Our greatest musical resident, David Bowie, wrote Memory of a Free Festival about a summer gig at the Croydon Road Recreation Ground in Beckenham in 1969. And the borough will again a hive of activity in 2018. As locals ourselves, we’ve pulled together a few highlights…

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GDPR – don’t get caught with your pants down!

Everyone’s talking about GDPR, but what does it actually mean? Let’s start with the need-to-knows: What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It is an EU law that will affect anyone who handles EU citizens’ “personal data”. What’s changing? There will be strict rules to follow, and tough penalties for businesses that…

Is video the way to get customers’ attention

Is video the way to get customers’ attention?

Video seems to be everywhere. From the cute animal clips to people using video to communicate with their friends and followers on Facebook and Instagram, you can’t avoid bumping into it more than a few times a day. But is it as effective a tool for business purposes and for growing your brand awareness and…