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Up close and personal

Samuel Thompson | Thursday, March 22, 2012

—( ‘Polaroid de locura ordinaria 3’, with thanks to sicoactiva )— Thanks to the power of the Internet I can now do all of my shopping dressed in a Onesie while chain drinking tea. While my refusal to do so is largely a matter of personal pride, I’m also greatly enamoured of a few small-business-specific characteristics which keep me shopping local week in, week out.  // keep reading...

Needles in the hay #5 – a few links worthy of your time

Samuel Thompson | Monday, March 19, 2012

—( ‘Do you love reading?’, with thanks to Fiduz )—Each week I put together a collection of a couple of articles, ideas and innovations that I've come across in my attempts to digest all of the information on the internet. These are some of the ones that really stood out. // keep reading...

Going The Distance

Samuel Thompson | Thursday, March 15, 2012

—( ‘This one's for you, Dad.’, with thanks to jrodmanjr )— Some businesses explode into being and take the world by storm overnight. Most others don’t, even if their creator thinks they will. The brave few who can power through their initial disappointment regardless fascinate me. More to the point, they’re usually successful. Which is brilliant. // keep reading...

Needles in the hay #4 – A few links worthy of your time

Samuel Thompson | Monday, March 12, 2012

—( ‘Do you love reading?’, with thanks to Fiduz )—Each week I put together a collection of a couple of articles, ideas and innovations that I've come across in my attempts to digest all of the information on the internet. These are some of the ones that really stood out. // keep reading...

Competing In The Modern World

Samuel Thompson | Thursday, March 08, 2012

—( ‘my iPhone family pile’, with thanks to blakespot )— The past few years have seen the world and the way we live and shop change beyond recognition, but who we are and what we want remains the same. To me that screams big opportunity for small businesses.  // keep reading...