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Bread to strengthen one’s heart!

Bread to strengthen one’s heart!

I decided that one thing to do to pass my sick leave time was to go back to making bread in my bread machine, which I had abandoned n the corner of the kitchen for a while – over a year indeed. So gaily got some new flour and yeast and switched it on and lo and behold a fuse went and all the lights went out. We fixed the fuse and off I went again and yes, you guessed it a fuse went again. Both…

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Does knitting always mean a murder?

a knitted London taxi

Murder Tightly Knit:

Vannetta Chapman

Now any title with knitting in it always attracts me as I knit everyday – physiotherapy for my arthritis but also keeps my hands busy! However, in this book knitting is fairly tangential to the storyline except in 2 aspects:

  1. The owner of the wool shop is involved in what might be considered a conspiracy;
  2. Amish women are frequent knitters; often knitting…

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Michael Bloomberg just donated $12m to five European smart city proposals - CityMetric

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CityMetric Michael Bloomberg just donated $12m to five European smart city proposals CityMetric Barcelona’s catchily named “Collaborative Care Networks for Better Aging” proposal will create a “digital network” (carers, friends, family member,…

WillesdenGreen Town Team's insight:

Care networks for ageing sounds a really good thing. We all need it! We have been able for a long time to use technology to help care better for people in their own homes, surely we should now invest in it?


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Why Your Social Media Marketing Isn’t Generating Revenue - Business 2 Community

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Business 2 Community
Why Your Social Media Marketing Isn’t Generating Revenue
Business 2 Community
Be honest: have you identified what your goal is in using social media?

WillesdenGreen Town Team's insight:

Useful to try and analyse your social media spend and effort and ensure that it is paying dividends and actually increasing customers or presence or whatever your target is.


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5 Free and Effective Social Media Tools Perfect for Small Businesses

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Small businesses are always eager to find useful and free tools to improve their marketing performance. Here are five free and effective tools you can use for social media.

WillesdenGreen Town Team's insight:

Here in the UK try paper.li which links into your twitter account and extracts relevant stories and makes a newspaper for you. Still trtying to work out though how you get readers…!


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8 Ways to Develop a Successful Online Brand for Your Small Business - Huffington Post

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8 Ways to Develop a Successful Online Brand for Your Small Business
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Customers, especially in the Millennial generation, feel strongly about buying from and supporting small businesses with relatable people behind them.

WillesdenGreen Town Team's insight:

And yet more on the online branding issues - see next post too for 5 free tools


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