Category: MBF Articles

Articles (blog posts) created by Mayfield Business Forum (MBF) especially notes on meetings, discussions and other items of interest

Wealden Expo – Thank you for your Support

Well! What a day! Wealden Business Expo was a sell out! And the whole day was buzzing from start to finish… So thank you MBG for coming along – particularly, Chris, Gerry, Ian, and anyone I’ve missed, I hope you got some measure out of it, particularly the advice sessions. It’s taken me this long, …

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Target – and don’t be shy

September’s meeting of Mayfield Business Forum centred around an interesting discussion on advertising with examples of what had worked and had not. For me, two important points came out of the discussion. Firstly, target your users: the best success stories came from those had been able to identify precisely who their prospective customers were and …

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Four Winds at 40 Continues to Innovate

Congratulations to Vicky Streeter who is celebrating 40 years of “Four Winds”, the shop originally opened by her mother. In her impressive tradition of continually innovating, she is just opening a Facebook shop as well. Here is what Vicky writes about “Four Winds”: FOUR WINDS shop is a treasure trove full of fabulous fashion and …

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Introduction to e-commerce

Tom Blackden of Comtecs led a very interesting discussion on e-commerce at the MBF meeting held on 1st March 2011. He clarified the difference between just marketing your products and services on the web and actually taking orders for them online, then talked about the different setups for enabling customers to choose their items and …

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Next Generation Broadband

Mayfield may have been unsuccessful in BT’s “Race to Infinity” competition to find five exchanges to prioritise for installation of faster broadband, but there are other opportunities to make our needs known and find ways to improve internet connectivity as soon as possible. Faster internet connections would give Mayfield and surrounding areas the abillity to …

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