159 days ago

Social Media for Business Works!

Jaime Belsar from Dinky Media

On a rainy January day in the UK, The Petersfield Bookstore posted photos of their empty shop to Twitter with the caption “not a single book sold today".

"The heartwrenching tweet spurred dozens of Twitter users to reach out with online book orders and messages of encouragement—but the real support came from a retweet courtesy of famed English novelist and fiction writer Neil Gaiman.

After Gaiman retweeted the photos of the empty book shop, Petersfield was flooded with orders."

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2 hours ago

Happy School Holidays!!

Kate from Out of Office

Happy school holidays! I hope those with kiddies home for school holidays are planning to find some time to get Out of Office?

Are you taking advantage of the great local rates & heading away somewhere?

Or are you staying around home, continuing those lockdown hobbies and activities, taking day trips and making the most of some more family time post lockdown?

Let us know what you have planned?!

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2 days ago

Councillors demand staff fast-track efforts to fix Christchurch's broken roads

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A major project to improve Christchurch’s quake-damaged roads will be fast-tracked after city councillors were left fuming by news that repairs might not start for at least 12 months.

The Government handed $40 million to the council just before the coronavirus lockdown in March to revamp scores of the city’s worst streets and overhaul accident blackspots.

But councillors were left scratching their heads on Thursday when transport bosses told them work is unlikely to start for at least a year because more planning and consultation is needed. Continue reading here.

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1 day ago

Accountant help wanted

Pixie from Woolston

I'm needing some help with doing my taxes for being a sole trader.