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Home Living : August 23rd 2011
HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, August 23, 2011 5 Business is atwitter A NEW report reveals doing business through social networks has advantages. The global survey from Regus found 40 per cent of Australian businesses winning new customers through business social networking activity. Regus provides workplace solutions from fully equipped offices to professional meeting rooms, business lounges and a network of video communication studios. The research also shows more firms around the world using social media to engage existing clients than a year ago. The Regus Social Recovery Report says: The number of businesses successfully recruiting new customers through social networks such as Facebook rose seven per cent; Globally, 52 per cent of businesses, and 48 per cent in Australia, use websites such as Twitter and Weibo to engage, connect with and inform existing customers; In Australia, 52 per cent of firms encourage workers to join social networks like Linkedin, Xing and Video, compared to 53 per cent globally; and 39 per cent of companies globally and 35 per cent in Australia (36 per cent in Sydney) spend up to 20 per cent of their marketing budget on business social networking. More than 800 managers in Australia and 17,000 in 80 countries responded to the survey. Details: www. regus.presscentre.com Networking statistics 40 per cent of firms win new customers through business social networking activity 35 per cent of firms devote up to 20 per cent of their marketing budget to social networking activities More than 60 per cent believe social networking must be used with traditional marketing HOMELIVING Display Kitchens Wanted!!! 70% of normal prices Kitcheners Kitchens has an impressive range of brand new NLWFKHQ ÀQLVKHV DQG GHVLJQV :H QHHG clients with homes in your area to "show WKHP RIIμ :H OO QHHG WR WDNH SKRWRV RI your new kitchen for our brochure when LW V LQVWDOOHG ,W V FKHDSHU WKDQ EXLOGLQJ D VHW DQG LW ORRNV EHWWHU LQ D UHDO KRPH :H PD\ DOVR QHHG \RXU WHVWLPRQLDO ZKHQ FRPSOHWHG "Trust Kitcheners for Australia's best custom made kitchens" Huey HURRY, STRICTLY LIMITED OFFER! INTEREST FREE FINANCE AVAILABLE+ PLUS Kitcheners Kitchens made just for youTM ® *)RU NLWFKHQV ZLWK FDELQHWU\ YDOXHG RYHU H[ JODVV VSODVKEDFNV VWRQH EHQFKWRSV WUDGH ZRUNV GHSRVLW UHTXLUHG DW WLPH RI DSSRLQWPHQW Can't be used in conjunction with any other offer. +Approved applicants & selected products only. Fees charges & conditions apply. Call 1800 826 144 now (24hrs) for a free design and quote or visit www.kitcheners.com.au Please supply more info Please send e-book Book free design & quote Name Phone Email Suburb Free Post: Kitcheners Kitchens PO Box 7044, Alexandria, NSW 2015 HL70 SYDPRECBL AMAY30 Master Licences: VIC No. 65201491P | WA No. SA37852 | SA No. ISL152299 | NSW No. 405187443 | ACT No. 17501009 | QLD No. 3258669 *The $200 discount is available only to persons entering into a 3 year Initial Term alarm monitoring contract. Total monitoring price for the Initial Term is $1150.20, payable in 36 monthly installments of $31.95. Price for alarm installation is $790.00, $200 off RRP of $990.00. This price includes installation of 1x Alexor Panel, 1x Keypad Prox Tag, 2x Wireless PIR, 1x 2-Way Outdoor Siren and 1x Power Supply & Back up Battery & Telephone Lead. Offer valid until 30 September 2011 and is subject to the customer signing ADT s standard Customer Service Agreement, a copy of which is available at w ww.adtsecurity.com.au 200 $on your new alarm installation* SAVING While valuables can be replaced after a break-in, precious memories can be gone forever. Get peace of mind knowing ADT Security is helping to protect those things that matter the most to you. With full installation, fast alarm response and 24/7 monitoring, wherever you are, rest assured ADT Security is Always There. Contact ADT Security now on 131 238 or adtsecurity.com.au Help safeguard your precious memories with ADT Security BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES PH: 9890 7477 PH: 9890 7477 • FREE MEASURE & QUOTE • LIFETIME GUARANTEE Made to suit your budget & needs • Style • Service • Variety • Full range • Accessories • Hinged Doors • Sliding Doors • Over 20 years exp. Sydney Wardrobe Company Pty. Ltd www.sydneywardrobe.com.au Lic: 185628C 2152887i hlw wk40 APOLLO® PATIOS Patios Pergolas Carports Decks Screened & Glass Enclosures 9679 9957 www.apollopatio.com.au Construction by Apollo Additions 166046c * conditions apply *
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