Welcome to the TLMedia podcast. We'll be speaking with a host of small businesses to get an insight into how they operate, how they use social media and content creation to market themselves, advice and tips for other small businesses and startups from those who have done it, and a look behind the scenes at what it takes to make your small business succeed. Happy listening!
What you'll learn from our podcasts
- Other like-minded small business owners top tips
- How small businesses and brands are using social media to promote their activities
- Creating meaningful digital content to share from your business
- How to look after customers and find new ones
- Building communities
- Finance and tax saving tips
- How to create a brand
- Lifestyle and running a small business
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20th to 26th May 2018 is British Sandwich Week, so what better time to take a tour of some of Portsmouth and Southsea’s best sandwich eateries? Whether you’re looking for traditional triangular delicacies or hefty grilled baguettes, paninis, or rolls, there’s somewhere on Portsea Island for you!
It makes sense to hone your small business marketing plans and budgets towards digital marketing, and it’s fair to say that if you don’t have a strategy in place to promote what you do through online social platforms, you’re missing out on a massive amount of exposure.
We loved working with AWF Portsmouth to brand their events and provide them with a promotional figurehead in the form of the Mandela 100 logo.
Video marketing is one of the leading forms of advertising, and has been for several years. If you’ve yet to start promoting yourself with video, then now’s the time to start putting this at the forefront of your mind.
This end-of-May half term, Mary Rose Museum, in partnership with LEGO building company Bright Bricks, are giving LEGO brick enthusiasts the opportunity to recreate Holbein's portrait of Henry VIII in the form of a four-metre high LEGO brick mosaic.
Liberal Democrat group leader Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson has ousted Conservative leader Councillor Donna Jones as the new Leader of the Council, with Councillor Steve Pitt as his deputy.
After a successful first event in 2017, the Portsmouth Seafood Festival will be returning to the city this summer.
It’s (more or less) summer — prepare your schedule with this run-down of what to expect from Portsmouth and Southsea’s event calendar during the (mostly) sunny months ☀️
When the lovely Pippa from her newly-founded business Angel Dog Care came to us back in June, we were determined to give her the best possible logo and website for her business. Pippa recently launched Angel Dog Care, a professional dog walking service based in Portsmouth.
Having a website which represents your business is one of the best ways to get discovered by new customers, and to help existing customers learn more about you and your products and services.
You’ve started your business, bought that shiny new laptop, opened the doors of your store, and signed up to all the free social media platforms you’re comfortable using — but how do you create content that’ll find you new customers, and keep your current followers wanting to consume more?
We helped Hounds Barbers Southsea to create a simple to use, mobile optimised website that could be utilised to promote their services, contact information, location, offer point-of-sale for the businesses product range, and boost their online search presence with an SEO packed website.
Managing social media for your brand can fill your head with endless questions. When should I post? What should I post? How do I interact with followers? How do I get new followers? How do I adapt content for each platform? Challenges like this often feel relentless. Here are a few simple pointers to help you on your way!
Electric cars are arguably the future. It was exciting to hear that Portsmouth was getting its very own electric car hire specialist, Volt-Age, who approached us to design their logo.
A group of pupils from Mayville High School in Southsea, Portsmouth, some as young as 10 and 11 years of age, have joined the likes of British inventor Sir Clive Sinclair and Presenter Carol Vorderman to become members of Mensa.
Find out how creating blog posts can boost your business. Blog posts are a fantastic medium for you to pass on your knowledge and write about topics that are close to your heart, and to connect with customers.
Portsmouth's Aspex gallery needs your vote to win £50,000 National Lottery Funding
We discuss how to use social media for your business, what platforms you should be using, what sort of content you can create, and how to gain and retain followers. There's some cracking practical information in this blog that you can start implementing today.
On Friday, 4 May 2018 the Big Screen invites you for a one-off, special screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
As per tradition, Southsea Bandstand soon returns for the summer, offering a programme of the best free local outdoor music performances from singers, bands, and DJs.
Portsmouth Football Club have shared the exciting news that they’ve struck up a three-year deal with Nike that will see the sportswear giant become Pompey’s official kit supplier from the start of the 2018/2019 season.
Traditional choral evensong, the exhilarating opening of The D-Day Story (formerly the D-Day Museum), family movie screenings, egg and treasure hunts — the Easter event calendar is as packed as ever! Here are some of the top highlights, hand-picked by us.
The D-Day Story, the only museum in the UK dedicated to the Allied Invasion of June 1944, opens on Friday 30th March following a £5million transformation, bringing the D-Day Museum and the stories and legacies it contained into the next generation.
Final Straw Solent is an exciting new movement in Hampshire encouraging local businesses to stop offering out single-use plastic straws to customers. It’s headed by Bianca Carr from Emsworth, who arranges beach cleans under the Final Straw umbrella.
Wightlink welcomed island MP Bob Seely as part of English Tourism Week.
Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, English electronic punk music duo Sleaford Mods, and West Yorkshire-hailing indie rockers The Cribs are among the latest additions to Victorious Festival 2018’s already stellar lineup, joining the likes of The Prodigy, Paul Weller, The Libertines, and Kaiser Chiefs.
African Women’s Forum (AWF) Portsmouth are celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth by revisiting the values enacted by the revolutionary political leader during his life and time as President of South Africa, through their ‘Mandela 100’ project and programme of events.