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Are you the best kept secret?

By Windermere Works co-founder Gavin Preston I get frustrated every time I hear the phrase “we are the industry’s best kept secret” or “we are our clients best kept secret”. Being a secret is not very helpful in your marketing efforts to let more people find out about your business. Have you ever noticed how [...]

By | 2017-10-17T12:45:15+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

South Lakes businesses show their support for start-ups.

Five local companies; Progression Solicitors, Windermere Works, Flock, Kitty In Pink and The Quirky Coach (aka The Quirky Traveller) have shown their support for young local businesses by giving their services free of charge in a competition which is proving popular amongst start-ups in south Cumbria. Their combined contributions have created a practical support package [...]

By | 2017-09-28T10:53:52+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Business support package worth nearly £5k is up for grabs to a young local business.

Windermere Works have teamed up with some of the South Lakes most dynamic companies and business owners to create a support package for a young local business. New businesses are being encouraged to enter the competition which promises to give their business a boost with practical support designed to make a difference to a young [...]

By | 2017-09-12T12:17:42+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What is your company truly brilliant at?

What is your business or organisation truly brilliant at? In what areas do you add most value to the market place? Amazon is brilliant at logistics and this is where it adds most value delivering products and content to your quickly and efficiently. They are operationally excellent. Apple are known for their brilliance in developing new [...]

By | 2017-08-04T15:28:01+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The perils of ‘home working’…

We are unfortunately only too familiar with the perils of home working.  In our heads we imagine rising at our leisure, feasting on an enjoyable yet nutritious breakfast and then sitting down at our clean white desk complete with stylish accoutrements, dressed in sophisticated loungewear, turning on our iMac and beginning our day.  The [...]

By | 2017-06-27T14:40:35+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments