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PRINT ADVERTISING TECHNIQUES

PRINT ADVERTISING TECHNIQUES

Q. How can you design print adverts that generate repeat business and attract new customers? For our "Focus on Business" we're doing "Marketing on Monday!" Today's focus is on making the most of any print advert through better design. Key points in this training video...

Sage and Pancetta Roast Chicken

Sage and Pancetta Roast Chicken

Focus on Recipes Sage and Pancetta Roast Chicken Serves: 4 Ready in: 2 hours 30 minutes • 1.3kg oven-ready chicken (preferably free range) • 55g butter, softened • Approx. 20 fresh sage leaves • Salt and freshly ground black pepper • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped...

Focus on Friday: Perfect Picnics

Focus on Friday: Perfect Picnics

After months of only being able to meet up outdoors, we’re now into the Summer and outside is exactly where we want to be! Let’s make the most of it then with good planning and some fun accessories. Suggestions (none of which are sponsoring this article!) Create some...

FOCUS ON HISTORY: RUFUS STONE

FOCUS ON HISTORY: RUFUS STONE

Hampshire and Dorset are rich in people, places, and products. Here's at Focus Magazines we like occasionally to focus on a bit of history and great places for our readers to visit. "Rufus Stone" is a place name often seen as folks travel the A31 across The New...

Making an Entrance

Making an Entrance

A hallway is like a handshake: The introduction to your home, creating a look and feel that should be both attractive and welcoming, as well as providing useful storage. Design and decorating Width is the crucial issue in hallways, and unless you’re prepared to do...

Focus on Business

Focus on Business

The longest day in 2021, for us in the Northern Hemisphere, is the 21st June. In Hampshire and Dorset, we’re fortunate to never be far away from farmland. Farmers understand well the importance of the Summer Solstice – the longest day. The 21st of June gives them the...

Seeds, Soils, Seasons and Strategies

Seeds, Soils, Seasons and Strategies

At Focus Magazines, we believe all our readers and contributors have a unique talent. This is your ‘seed’ to sow in the world. During these difficult seasons one great escape for me has been to visit the gardens at Kingston Lacy, Dorset. Every day, something changes....

6 Free Ways to Support a Local Business

6 Free Ways to Support a Local Business

Did you know there are a number of ways that you can help to support the small businesses close to you? With the difficulties the nation has faced over the last year, it’s no surprise that many local businesses are struggling. Now, more than ever, we need to do what...

6 Free Ways to Support a Local Business

4 Reasons Why Advertising During a Pandemic is Important

Yet again, everything in the UK feels like it’s come to a bit of a halt. Numerous businesses have had to close their doors whilst the nation stays inside, crossing our fingers that this will pass soon. However, it’s really important to keep visible during a period of...

6 Free Ways to Support a Local Business

Mental Health: When is it Important to Reach Out?

There’s no doubt it, the global pandemic and Covid 19 has had a vast impact on everyone’s lives in some way. Unfortunately, one of the biggest impacts it has had is on mental health. Mental health is something that we should look after just as much as we look after...

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