Stylish New Website Design

By Samantha Lyth / March 28, 2017 /

Wow, was all we could say when we saw our latest website build go live. With stunning graphics by Ellen Longhorne Design and professional photos this new site KJstyling.co.uk is everything we love in a site. Kat Johnson has just set up her new business providing styling advice in the Cambridge area. With her target market being businessmen…

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Time Saving Tips

Time Saving Tips Part 3

By Samantha Lyth / February 16, 2017 /

Is your wallet, purse or top drawer full of receipts to claim back against your business? If so, using CamScanner can help you record and store them as you go along. With the free basic package you can make your phone or tablet into a scanner. The cropping and enhancing function means you can easily read the…

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At Least 10 Reasons Why Capsule CRM is Good for Business

By Samantha Lyth / February 7, 2017 /

  Anyone who knows us at Red Kite Services will also know that we love Capsule CRM – we use it for our own business and help many of our clients set it up. It is easy to use, well priced (free for up to 250 contacts) and I keep finding new things that I…

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E-commerce Website Goes Live

By Samantha Lyth / February 3, 2017 /

We have just completed a large e-commerce website build and the client is already seeing excellent results. Skeleton Leaf  has been importing skeleton leaves into the UK for several years for distribution to customers all over the world. Owner Mike Lyth  lives in Thailand for much of the time and is a fluent Thai speaker with very good…

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Time Saving Tips

Time Saving Tips – Part 2

By Samantha Lyth / January 27, 2017 /

Ok, so I know it is long time since I  shared one of my time saving tips, but today it is very opportune. As many small business owners and sole traders are still panicking to complete their self-assessment form and trying to find all those little receipts for postage and travel, here is this month’s tip:…

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Working with a Committee – Parish Council Website Build

By Samantha Lyth / December 15, 2016 /

We were delighted that an existing client recommended us to quote for the job of building the Stillingfleet Parish Council website. So, in the summer of 2016 I sat down withe a sub-group of the council to tease out exactly what they needed from a website – they had provided a comprehensive but rather complex plan of…

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New Garden Website Design

By Samantha Lyth / July 5, 2016 /

Woodside Garden is a walled garden near Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders. It has a plant centre, an award winning coffee shop and runs a series of events throughout the year. We were delighted when we secured the Woodside Garden website design contract. Stephen and Emma Emmerson inherited their website when they bought the business…

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Trevor Lund Chimney Sweep Website Build

By Samantha Lyth / June 17, 2016 /

Trevor Lund Chimney Sweep website – trevorlund.co.uk Trevor Lund is a chimney sweep who felt that his website was outdated and not very user friendly, so he could not update it himself. He was frustrated at the time taken to update the site content and he wanted a site more suited to his current requirements. We…

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Time Saving Tips

Time Saving Tips – Part 1

By Samantha Lyth / November 10, 2015 /

This is the first in a series of brief blogs sharing my time saving tips for your business Get on the ‘phone. Yes, the quickest and easiest way to make appointments is to pick up the ‘phone, dial a number and discuss a convenient time for a meeting. It takes about 2 minutes! We all…

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York Wedding Industry Network Website

Another Website Goes Live

By Samantha Lyth / November 3, 2015 /

I was delighted earlier in the year to be asked to update the website of York Wedding Industry Network. The aim was to provide a site that looked appealing to couples getting married in York, showcase the members of the Network and be simple enough for a number of the members to update. And here it…

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