News — small business

Just a card week in Little Beach Boutique

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"Every time you buy something from a small business, an actual person does a little happy dance" This week was all about 'Just a Card' in Little Beach Boutique, as well lots of other independent shops in Brighton. The idea of JUST A CARD came from artist and designer Sarah Hamilton, who had read a quote by shopkeepers who had recently closed their gallery, saying "If everyone who had complemented our beautiful gallery had bought just a card, we'd still be open". This week was Just A Card week, bringing small, creative businesses together and celebrating what they do.  With daily challenges on Instagram, it gave...

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We're in the Brighton Argus!

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This week I was delighted to be featured in the Brighton Argus discussing how useful it can be for a small business such as mine to have an online presence.  The article was part of a Government campaign called  Do More Online, which aims to encourage small business owners to take the plunge and launch their businesses online, though their own website as well as social media.    I realised when I first opened Little Beach Boutique that I needed a website, as customers like to research before they visit, or in advance a purchase. I managed to build this one myself by...

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