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Training Courses

Over 10 years we have built up a lot of expertise and contacts in the world of SMEs. We offer training in the following areas:

Capsule CRM

Mailchimp Templates and Set up

Mailchimp Landing Pages

WordPress Basics.

These are normally carried out on a bespoke 1 to 1 basis, but we can provide a broader training course to groups of people. Please contact us if you would like to book training.

Useful Information

We also produce a number of "how to" blogs explaining how to do some of the basic administrative tasks. You can read them below. To receive new training blogs as we go along, please sign up to the newsletter.

Business BookCLUB

Sam is a member of the Business BookCLUB and had put together quite an archive of book reviews. Many of these are excellent books for helping both business and personal development. Read them here.

How To Guides from Red Kite Services

How to password protect a word document

How to Password Protect a Word Document

This short blog post will teach you how to password protect a Microsoft Word Document on both Windows and Mac. 1) Open word document and click the ‘review’ tab  You can do this before you have written the document or once it’s fully completed. It is necessary to have your word document in full screen…

How to retrieve emails from Google Archive

How to… Retrieve e-mails from Google Archive

This is a handy guide on ‘how to retrieve emails from Google Archive’. Losing emails in Google Archive can be frustrating. If you are like me you have probably frequently sent a reply and clicked the Send+ button by mistake and “lost” the email.  The good news is, you haven’t lost it, you have just saved it…

How To…………… Like A Facebook Business Page as Your Business

Facebook keeps changing how the business pages work. At one time it was really easy to select your business page and then like other business pages as your business. It is a logical thing to do – after all you want to follow my business, not my personal page, particularly as my personal page is…

Business Book Reviews

Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

Book Review: The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

The book for April at the Business BookCLUB was The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod. Among the blurb on the back cover this book is introduced as “The next chapter of your life – the most extraordinary life you’ve ever imagines – is about to begin.” The book had a lot to live up to,…

The book Night School by Richard Wiseman

Book Review: Night School by Richard Wiseman

This month’s Business BookCLUB was a bit different: it was the first one of  lockdown, so held on Zoom – giving us an insight into our home life. The book was also a bit different as it was more to do with lifestyle than business life, but as you read the book you will realise…

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

Book Review: Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T.Harv Eker

With a subtitle of “Think to Get Rich” I was always going to struggle with the sentiment of Secrets of a Millionaire Mind – our February choice for Business Book Club. My scepticism was fairly quickly supported when the exemplar of how a millionaire thinks was Donald Trump – quite frankly if you have to…

Atomic habits book

Book Review: Atomic Habits by James Clear

I have been a member of Ros Jones’ Business Bookclub now for almost two years. I have read some really inspiring books and some that were a struggle; until now none of them had made me change what I do before I had even finished reading the book. That is what Atomic Habits has done…

Book Review: The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

This book was music to my ears! Using examples from the fields of building, aviation and, finally, medicine Surgeon Atul Gawande explains how a simple checklist saves lives. This was the April book for the York Business BookClub and was met with enthusiasm right around the table. What was most interesting is how in an…

York Business BookClub meeting

Book Review: How to Win Friends and Influence People

It is hard to believe that How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, was written at the same time as “Think and Grow Rich.” It was easier reading and a lot less cringeworthy in it’s attitudes. All of us at York Business BookClub thought it was a really good book for life…