August 12, 2019
The humble tack shop or saddlery business is a very valuable asset within the equestrian community. With big brands disappearing from the high street, it is a very tough place for retail business.
Sam Hobden discusses in this latest episode how the tack shop can compete with online competition ensuring that the tack shop remains in our equestrian communities.
June 19, 2019
Writing a blog can be a big commitment and sometimes we may feel we are not posting enough or perhaps posting too often! So what is the happy medium in sharing your content through your website and social media pages?
Sam Hobden discusses this topic in Haynet’s latest podcast and how often you should be writing on your blog and promoting it through your social media pages whether you are a new blogger or a seasoned writer.
May 15, 2019
As you know my blogging theme for the past decade has been about horses and the countryside. And this subject matter is one I love and am very passionate about. But should you write “off-piste” from your niche including this on your blog? Will this put off your audience and following?
Sam Hobden discusses this topic in Haynet’s latest podcast chatting about the pros and cons of writing about what interests you and whether this is a good thing or not.
March 15, 2019
Many rural businesses have a budget when it comes to marketing their brand. In this latest podcast with Rhea Freeman, she discusses the best way in which you should utilise your budget and where it can be more effective in spreading the word socially about your business.
December 5, 2018
Blogging through a social network, particularly Facebook is on the rise. But can blogging in this way be taken seriously? Sam Hobden discusses the pro and cons of blog writing solely through a social network in this latest podcast.
October 6, 2018
Social media is huge and you cannot ignore engaging with your clients through social platforms with your rural business. If you think that this is an area that needs improving, Rhea Freeman gives her ideas on how to help in this podcast.
October 6, 2018
Rebranding takes time, planning and thought in any business. Sam Hobden discusses how to avoid mistakes when rebranding, especially within rural business in this podcast.
October 6, 2018
Competitions on social media are extremely popular and can be very beneficial for your rural business. Rhea Freeman explains how to go about running a competition through social media correctly and effectively in this podcast.
May 21, 2018
We all have phases when writing our blog or providing content for our business page can all seem too much effort. It is totally normal to lose enthusiasm with blog posting and every blogger or business owner goes through it.
In our latest podcast in Haynet’s expanding library, Sam Hobden discusses ways of staying motivated to keep blogging. So if you have lost your mojo recently when it comes to putting your virtual pen to paper, then come and have a listen.
March 26, 2018
Today's podcast is all about why you should consider using a business coach for your rural or equestrian business. Check out Rhea's advice and her in depth look at what you can expect by using a coach to help your business grow, especially through social media.