Posts tagged with: New Zealand

For a while Facebook has described itself as a social network but in truth and reality it is barely that at all. It is a marketplace, an advertising platform, and as we have discovered in the past few years – a purveyor...
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A recent story in the New Zealand Herald highlighted the huge pitfalls in the US owned search engine monopoly’s review practices. Google reviews are not monitored, they are not screened, and they are difficult to remove if manipulated. This can lead...
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Marketing a reputation online is essential. NoCowboys’ authenticated online reviews are the difference between being seen and chosen as a business that is trustworthy, dependable, with high quality services, and products, or being invisible. Over 90% of consumers are actively...
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Working at home is by no means a new thing but it has certainly increased due to necessity over the past few months, in the new, Covid-19 reality. Mainly to curb infection and to maintain productivity and functionality, businesses that...
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On Monday, 11th of May, cabinet will meet to decide whether New Zealand eases lock down restrictions and moves down to Level 2, in 48 hours. In all probability, the low number of new daily cases that we have seen...
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In the middle of the four week Level 4 lockdown, I, like everyone else around New Zealand, have had to confront the element of time in this new but temporary reality. I work at home as it is, so work...
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It’s day one of the four week, Level 4 lockdown and all Kiwis, except for those in essential services are at home. Together, we have been given the best chance to combat and defeat Covid-19, as it passes through every...
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For the past few months the dominant global conversation has been about the coronavirus (Covid-19), and while cool, rational, and informed heads should prevail to provide responses and strategies, the absolute opposite is true. Depending on what you read, or...
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Online reviews, online reputation marketing. referrals, testimonials. More than ever before we rely on the verified reviews of others to help guide the purchasing decisions we make and the choices we consider before engaging a business. I have been thinking...
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Starting up a new business is hard. It takes a lot of work and a great deal of preparation and research. The best ideas in the world, and the most skillful tradespeople, craftsmen, artisans, service providers, and product sellers, still require...
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