Start your week by checking out the second edition of BusinessConneXions, a quarterly magazine focused on promoting Wandsworth businesses and highlighting the many opportunities in Wandsworth, SW18.
We are delighted to feature in the June/July / August edition - Co-founder Andrew Cordery and fellow director Chris Jago discuss why it's good to talk in an electronic age...
'Houston Lawrence have always embraced IT as a good way of marketing. Our new website and digital programmes mean that we receive many more enquiries electronically than we did before, either through the site, external websites such as Zoopla, Movehut, NovaLoca, PropertyLink, PropertyZoo etc or via social media such as Twitter and LinkedIn...'
'When we analysed the property enquiries that we were receiving, however, we realised that at the same time we had seen a significant decline in the number of people who were ringing us up - We have seen the benefits of IT but took the view that we were missing out on personal contact in an age where a lot of people communicate mainly by text or email, which we felt was to the detriment of both our clients and applicants alike...'