In the modern age, the traditional shop front has been replaced, almost in its entirety, by the website. Long gone are the days when you would scour a telephone directory or the high street for a provider. Potential customers want services instantly, at the click of a button. Continue Reading →
If you’re the owner of a small business, you may think that you’re pretty safe from cyber security threats; hackers go after the big guys, right? In fact, in 2015, 74% of SME’s suffered a security breach, according to the HM Government 2015 Information Security Breaches Survey. SME’s tend to be less prepared for attack than large companies – here is how you can protect your business.
In an effort to more closely collaborate with the mighty STS Graphics, Llama HQ recently moved to a beach side pad in Beaumont, St Peter. Not only do we have a superb view, but more importantly easy access to the island’s best bacon rolls and largest supply of beer and wine!
If you fancy popping by, you’ll find the office next to the entrance to Dunell’s Wines, on the 1st floor above Polar Auto Italia’s Fiat showroom. Continue Reading →
In today’s post, we are going to explore Google+ business pages, how their information is integrated into the latest Google Smartphone and what the implications of this are for businesses. Continue Reading →
OK, well he’s not actually ours unfortunately, but Blue Llama sponsor Ollie, a young and very handsome llama living on the Llama Rama Farm on the edge of the Mendips in Somerset.
Sadly, Ollie’s Mum, Molly died whilst giving birth to him. He was hand reared by Caroline Pembro, the farms owner, who had to feed him round the clock every two hours. He’s grown up to be a fine specimen of a llama, in his short time he been interviewed by BBC Radio Bristol and is hotly tipped for the National Llama Championships.
Mmmmmmm… tasty! When we say thanks to someone, we like to do it a little differently! Steve from L.C. Pallot Ltd. recently referred a new customer to us and as a way of thanks we sent him some very tasty Blue Llama cupcakes. Big thanks to Vicki at Jersey Cupcakes for putting in some serious effort to make them look so good. If you’re nice to us… you never know your luck!
The current rumblings in the press about the UK government clamping down on tax avoidance is nothing new but still pose a big concern for an island heavily dependent on its financial services industry. LVCR’s disappearing act between 2010 and 2012 showed just how little influence the States of Jersey have on the UK government and how fragile our economy can be.
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Also known as Daily Deal or Collective Buying sites, Group Buying Websites (GBW) are a relatively new phenomenon only hitting the mainstream in 2009. The principle behind them is to exploit the power of the web and social media to sell large quantities of an individual product or service at a discounted price that appeals to buyers, while still providing many benefits to seller.
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Up until the beginning of the year, companies were advertising within Facebook to Jersey and Guernsey users without any problem. Suddenly, after Facebook introduced changes to it’s advertising platform, the number of users it believed present in the islands fell dramatically from tens of thousands to just over two thousand! This meant it was no longer possible to graphically target adverts to people in one or both of the islands, click throughs plummeted as adverts no longer displayed to their true target audience. Continue Reading →
How are you getting on with your Google+ account? Whether you were one of the early birds who were invited to try out the new networking service from Google or you joined with the masses last week, it’s clear that already Google+ is getting a lot of people very excited. But why? At first glance it may seem as though it could be a handy networking tool, and a way of grouping different people into circles, such as family, friends, colleagues, clients and so on. But how is this really going to affect your SEO marketing strategy? Continue Reading →