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Thanksgiving Celebrations from SimplyBook.me

Thanksgiving Celebration with the SimplyBook.me Family

Today is Thanksgiving in the US, but there is much we can be grateful for all over the world. So we decided to celebrate, too. I understand the meaning and the reasons for Thanksgiving in the US and Canada, but I wonder why there isn’t a global celebration of gratitude and thankfulness when we all […]

Amie Parnaby

December 1, 2022

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kindness

World Kindness Day – Kindness and compassion in the workplace all year round

You might have heard a few notable business people talking about kindness in business. You might not think it’s so important when trying to conquer the business world, but kindness, both internally and externally, makes a business run much smoother. Since it’s World Kindness Day, #WKD, let’s look at why kindness in the workplace, with […]

Amie Parnaby

November 13, 2022

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stress awareness day

International Stress Awareness Day – Beat the stress blues

Did you know it was International Stress Awareness Day today, or did it pass you by like so many other things because you have too much going on, and the stress is piling up? So many of us let stress build up in our lives without realising we have a problem. At least not until […]

Amie Parnaby

November 2, 2022

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Movember

“No shave” Movember – Remember, it’s all of November

So today marks the beginning of the Movember movement. A month-long event where many men forego the morning shave and grow a fascinating variety of moustaches and beards. It’s to raise awareness for men’s health issues, both physical and mental. If you see some men walking around with scraggly moustaches and little furry strips of […]

Amie Parnaby

November 2, 2022

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month (No, We Didn’t Forget)

Monday, the 31st of October, will signify the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Since that will compete with the Halloween scare-fest, we decided to say something today.  Perhaps we should have started the month with some essential and profound insight and information distributed throughout the month. However, in the often-heard reason for not getting […]

Amie Parnaby

October 28, 2022

News & Updates, Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips
Time to think for Marketers by Madhav Bhandari

Time to think – Why marketers need to schedule “Big-picture” time

The most significant problem for marketers is the lack of time to think. We’re busy with so many things we need to do, from attending meetings to setting up next month’s content calendar or brainstorming with our team. After that, there’s not much time left to sit back and just think about what we can […]

Amie Parnaby

August 30, 2022

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Valentine's Day - A Love Story of Marketing Opportunities

Valentine’s Day – A Romantic Tale of Marketing Opportunities

It doesn’t matter how you feel personally about Valentine’s Day. It’s undeniable that it is a huge source of marketing opportunities and income streams. While some people love it, others hate it, and another section ignores it altogether – the celebration of love and romance touches something within all of us. Now you know your […]

Amie Parnaby

February 1, 2022

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2022

New Year 2022 Resolutions for Every Business Owner

Have you made any New Year’s resolutions this year? Maybe you don’t do that. Perhaps you subscribe to the belief that making resolutions sets you up for failure. Whether you make resolutions or not, there are some goals that you should attempt to make a part of your 2022 game plan. 1. Get a firm […]

Amie Parnaby

January 11, 2022

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All You Need To Know About Cookie Consent In 2021

All You Need To Know About Cookie Consent Changes In 2021

Privacy and data laws are constantly changing as we learn more about cybersecurity. Over the last 12 months, cookie consent has seen significant changes, with rules around consent becoming much tighter. This means that what might have been deemed appropriate and acceptable in 2020 is no longer best practice.  And with businesses increasingly finding themselves […]

Stuart Cooke

December 29, 2021

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Holiday marketing for services and retail business

Holiday Marketing – Halloween is over, are you ready?

2021 seems to have flown by, and it’s already closing on the holiday season. Halloween has gone for another year, and if your holiday marketing campaign isn’t ready yet, it really should be. Let’s be fair. Some of us get monumentally annoyed by the retail stores when they start filling the shelves with Christmas items […]

Amie Parnaby

November 2, 2021

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Reflect Festival 2021

Lessons from The Reflect Festival in Limassol

Last weekend (well, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday), some of us from the Cyprus office attended the Reflect Festival in Limassol. It’s an event that brings together developers, investors, students, and technologists from over twenty countries to talk about the progression of technology. With presenters from industries ranging from fintech and payments to education, environmental sustainability […]

Amie Parnaby

October 19, 2021