Last year, we were approached by a family member asking if we would be interested in having Neve Rust do some work experience with us. They explained that she attends the Isle of Wight Studio school and that students there do one day a week in a work placement. Neve had been following what we…Details
On Friday 30th November, we were on our way to check in at the Fountain hotel in Cowes, to prepare for a fantastic night at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business awards. As I sat browsing my e-mails, I turned to Matt and said you are not going to believe this! Matt was…Details
So you have decided to take your business online and create a website? Or you already have a website that you would like to improve? Whatever your reasons for needing a website, there are certain things it will need to make it as good as possible. No two websites are the same, however there are…Details
You don’t need to see that there is only one page left on the calendar to realise that Christmas is almost here. The new tradition of Black Friday and Cyber Monday are already behind us and the unregulated commercial cavalcade of the Christmas machine has juddered into life one more time. The radio, television and…Details
We are proud to announce that Brightbulb Design have received yet another award nomination, our fourth this year. We have been shortlisted for Small Business of the Year in The News Business Excellence Awards 2019. The Awards recognise, reward and celebrate all the successful businesses and professional individuals within Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. Now…Details
Earlier this year, we found out that we had been nominated for two awards in this years Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. We have won two awards previously and so we were thrilled when we heard the news of another nomination! This year seemed very different to previous years, when we spoke…Details
We have now launched our online raffle to try and raise money for The Caring Cancer Trust.
The Caring Cancer Trust is a Ryde based Charity Shop with a small group of volunteers who work tirelessly to raise money for children across the UK suffering with Cancer. With the money raised, they send children suffering with Cancer on healing holidays and activities.
This year we chose this incredible charity as our charity of the year and decided to raise awareness about the small Island charity by running an online raffle.Details
Brightbulb Digital is a newly launched arm of the Business Brightbulb Design. The main feature of Brightbulb Digital is the Giant iTab that we have recently purchased. We chose to use the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 2018 to launch this new arm as we knew there would be hundreds of prestigious…Details
Pricing any product, service or item can be the most difficult thing to do correctly for any small business or individual. If you price your service too high, you could be pricing yourself out of the marketplace. On the flip side of that, if you price your service or product too low, then you could…Details
Three years ago, we visited our first Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. We attended the networking breakfast, and spent the day walking around the different stands and talking to the various businesses. We attended some great seminars and really enjoyed the whole experience. Last year we decided to exhibit for the first…Details
A common misconception is that branding is simply a logo, a slogan, or a punchline. Although these are a key part of a brand, it actually goes far beyond this. Branding involves every aspect of a customer’s experience, from a logo to a website, social media posts, staff uniforms and advertising. Branding identifies your business…Details
When we were first told about the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce, we were unsure if it was worth joining or not. Would we find the time to attend events? Would we gain anything by being members? Were there any other advantages? We have written this piece to tell you our views after…Details