Supporting The Blackwater Valley Cask & Cork Festival

Virens Supporting Blackwater Valley Cask & Cork Festival

Virens Supporting 2024 Cask & Cork Festival The team at Virens are happy to announce that, for the third year in a row, we will be supporting this year’s Blackwater Valley Cask & Cork Festival. As well as sponsoring the event, we’ll be supporting the festival team and its ticket sales, including: Social media posting…

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Google Local Services Ads vs. Google Ads

Google Local Services Ads vs. Google Ads

Contents In this post, we’ll cover: What are Google Local Services Ads? What are Google Ads? When to use Local Services Ads vs. Google Ads Conclusion As businesses across the UK desperately try to maximise their online visibility, Google’s advertising platforms continue to offer robust tools to reach potential customers. Google Local Services Ads and…

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Supporting The Yateley Sausage & Cider Fest

Virens Supporting Yateley Sausage & Cider Fest

Virens Supporting 2024 Yateley Sausage & Cider Fest We are happy to announce that we will be supporting the second Yateley Sausage & Cider Fest, scheduled for May 25th & 26th, 2024. As well as sponsoring the event, we’ll be closely supporting the festival team and its ticket sales, including: Logo and image design Email…

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Why Your Business Needs a Website

Contents In this post, we’ll cover: Why does your business need a website? Do you need a website if you’re fully booked? What are the alternatives to a website? How much does a business website cost? Conclusion Why Does Your Business Need a Website? Ok, we know we’re a bit biased when it comes to…

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14 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Take Card Payments

Contents In this post, we’ll cover: The growth of debit & credit card payments 14 reasons why your business needs to accept card payments Can you charge more for card payments in the UK? How much do card payments cost in the UK? The Growth of Debit & Credit Card Payments The small extra cost…

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How to Change Opening Hours on a Google Business Profile

How to change opening hours on a Google Business Profile

What is a Google Business Profile? Formerly known as Google Places and Google My Business (aka GMB), Google Business Profiles (aka GBP) are Google’s free-to-use solution for managing your business’ appearance in Google search results. The majority of local businesses are eligible to use it and, when it’s used well, it’s hugely impactful. Some of…

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The Power of Combining SEO & Google Ads

Google search results

Contents In this post, we’ll cover: SEO and its benefits Google Ads and its advantages Combining SEO & Google Ads for a holistic strategy Best practices for combining SEO & Google Ads Conclusion In today’s digital-first world, the significance of online visibility cannot be overstated. Businesses, regardless of size or industry, are in a constant…

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PPC Landing Page Best Practices

Contents In this post, we’ll cover: What is a PPC landing page? What are the benefits of PPC landing pages? PPC landing page best practices Conclusion What is a PPC Landing Page? PPC (pay-per-click) landing pages are specific web pages that visitors arrive at after clicking on a PPC ad. These landing pages are designed…

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The Best Local Community Facebook Groups Near Yateley

The Best Local Community Facebook Groups Near Yateley

Why Should Local Businesses Use Local Community Facebook Groups? Whilst Facebook’s overall growth has slowed down in recent years, groups have continued to buck that trend, showing particularly strong growth in the last few years. In particular, local community groups are becoming an important area for local businesses to have a presence. As a local…

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Mission Statement v Vision Statement – What’s The Difference?

Mission Statement v Vision Statement

Contents In this post, we’ll cover: Mission v Vision – Key Differences Vision Statement Best Practices MissionĀ Statement Best Practices Conclusion Mission v Vision – Key Differences In the world of marketing, clarity of purpose is paramount. Two terms that often come up in strategic planning and branding discussions are “vision” and “mission” statements. While they…

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How Do We Use ChatGPT For Marketing?

Utilising Cutting-Edge Technology As a forward-thinking marketing agency, we’re always on the lookout for innovative tech to enhance our campaigns and deliver exceptional results for our customers. Perhaps the most groundbreaking tech of the last 10 years is ChatGPT, an advanced AI language model developed by OpenAI. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how we…

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Google Search Console Country Targeting Guide

Google Search Console Country Targeting Guide

Important InformationIn August 2022, Google announced that it would be deprecating (removing) Search Concole’s country targeting feature in September 2022. What is Google Search Console? Search Console is one of Google’s free website administration tools, designed to help you understand and manage your website’s presence in Google search results. Given Google accounts for nearly 90%…

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How To Create The Perfect Google Business Welcome Message

How To Create The Perfect Google Business Welcome Message

The post was written by Adrian Thompson, owner of The Bot Forge Why Google Business Messages? Google Maps hasĀ 155 million monthly usersĀ and it’s estimated that Google handlesĀ 5.6 billion searches per day – two trillion searches a year! Connecting with your customers at these two touchpoints is more beneficial than ever. Gone are the days when…

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Launch of Yateley Business Community Facebook Group

launch of yateley business community facebook group

New Facebook Group Launched In March 2021, we launched a new Facebook group for Yateley-area business owners to meet and help each other out. As the group grows, we hope that’ll it’ll benefit the business community in several ways: Ask the group for advice or recommendations for a specific problem or service Offer relevant support…

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