For all the business owners out there, things may slow down over Christmas, but things never completely stop. If you found yourself working flat-out instead of enjoying the festive period, and feel like the business you love is slowly taking over, there is help available in the shape of some great Bolton businesses.
For any business, name is important. And, just as important to go along with that name, a great logo is needed, something eye-catching and exclusive. Without that, as sad as it may sound, consumers aren’t going to experience what you offer, no matter how great it may be. JKT Design can work with you from a simple idea through to design completion, with logos, stationary, promotional material, and much more.
Red Chilli Design is also capable of doing the same, and, for an example of his incredible work, look no further than the Handy Local Blue Book of which you should all now be familiar. That is a Red Chilli design, and it has received excellent reviews from everyone that has come into contact with it. Imagine what they could do for your business.
Location can also be a big factor in the decisions made by a consumer. They are more likely to give you there business if your premises are of a good standard. For some businesses, it isn’t yet fiscally viable to buy office space, but, thanks to Bizspace, that isn’t a problem, with all types of spaces available, from offices to workshops and warehouses, and everything in between. And all at reasonable prices.
An office needs to have all the equipment necessary to work, but that doesn’t mean you need to add more to your list of expenses. Copy Print Services deal in all types of machines, including photocopiers, printers, scanners and fax machines, everything vital for a business to function, from one person companies to those employing hundreds across several sites.
Insurance is an important matter for any business, and it can be a complicated and uncompromising world. But that is where Stanmore Insurance really excel, by offering great business insurance with as little trouble or impact on your business as possible. It is their job to deal with the insurance, leaving you free to run your business. And, if you happen to be running a nursery, Dot 2 Dot nursery insurance couldn’t be more perfect.
For promotional material, it always looks amateur when the photographs of you are taken from a Facebook album from when you and your cat celebrated Christmas in Scotland. Professional pictures suggest a professional business approach. Ruaux Photography are thebestof Bolton’s chosen photographers, as they are for many other businesses in Bolton. They’re also the choice of professional rugby league player Josh Charnley.
If you’d prefer a video, but, again you lack the skills or the time to put one together, Chris Deakin Productions can do all the work whilst you concentrate on therest of the business. A professional video suggests that your company has all the necessary resources and equipment needed to fulfil any possible business that may come your way.
If your business gains its work through submitting tenders, but you find it difficult to put together a successful application, then you clearly need help. Bolton-based Thornton & Lowe specialise in tender writing, leaving you free to concentrate on the work which their excellent tender-writing skills will get you.
Or, if you gain work yourself, but have no forum for meeting prospective clients and associated networking, Business For Breakfast is always looking for new people to join their groups. Not only will you meet once every fortnight with like-minded business people, you’ll make invaluable connections and introductions, new friends within other sectors, and get a great cooked full-English breakfast.
Advertising your business is another possible way to go. There are many avenues for this out there, but Go! Bolton is certainly one of the best, and definitely the biggest, with a circulation of 50,000, all to local people between BL1 and BL7, as well as Bolton businesses and the biggest supermarkets in the area. And the prices mean it isn’t a risk in any way.
Quite clearly, finance is important in a business. In fact, without finances, a business cannot exist. It can be tiresome and, quite frankly, quite difficult, to keep track of your finances, as well as dealing with unexpected movements in your circumstances. To do it all alone would be foolish. Wilds Chartered Accountants have years of experiences working with businesses, and will help you stay aware of what is going on, whilst still leaving you free to concentrate on making the business work.
Blogging is one of the newest tools available to a business, but it is an important one. Many people still haven’t grasped the importance of having unique content on their website, and more still just don’t have the time or the perceived ability. Be Better In Business can write the blogs for you, and all you have to do is upload them to your site. They can also provide training for that other modern phenomena, social media.
With all the above accounted for, you might be afraid to leave your premises alone for an extended period of time, be that overnight or during a holiday period. Leisure Guard Security can provide on-site security at great prices, and already have a great number of high-profile clients who can vouch for their excellent work.
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