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restaurants & cafes that offer us something different in an ever globalised society and there is also a wealth of other small businesses all around us that we need to support.


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The Independent Traders make North London an interesting & vibrant place to be


will certainly be supporting Independent Traders Month, we have such a wealth of varied & creative businesses locally. There are the wonderful local shops,


full of life. They give the small guy a voice & allow us to reach a greater audience & give us some power to compete with the larger companies. They also allow local residents to keep uptodate with what’s available to them the local events, businesses & offers.


As shop rents, particularly in Muswell Hill, keep rising, pushing out the independents & letting in more big brands we need to support the independent retailers & businesses. So keep yourself plugged in to your local area by reading your local magazine & following your local businesses on Facebook, Twitter.


Although in some ways times are very hard for the small guy, in other ways there’s never been a better time to set up a small business. With the advances in technology the business owner can manage many of the tasks required, simply & efficiently, with the wealth of online tools available to them (many of them free) & if they can’t do it there will be someone around the corner who can.


This magazine is always my first port of call when I need a local business or one of my clients needs a service that I don’t offer. My second port of call is Social Media, @bexbeach the Editor of this fine mag is a great person to ‘follow’ on Twitter, ‘like’ on Facebook (Muswell Flyer & Highgate Handbook) & I always keep an eye on Becky’s blog www.beckybeach.net where you can keep uptodate with all things local, whenever I need a service Becky can recommend someone, a brilliant resource for a VA!


Resourses like this magazine & social media are the tools we can use to support our local businesses & keep our local areas vibrant &


If there’s any aspect of running your business you need help with then do get in touch.


lindsay@reddesk.co.uk Find me on Twitter @reddeskVA Find me on Facebook Red Desk VA www.reddesk.co.uk


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