When the new-look Buckinghamshire Business First website launched in early 2016, Your Print Solution was one of the first companies to take advantage of the opportunities it created.
“As soon as the new website launched I was looking forward to utilising it to help me grow the business,” says Steven Brown, Director of Your Print Solution, a digital print and cross media marketing company based in High Wycombe.
All members of Buckinghamshire Business First get a basic listing on the online business directory on the Buckinghamshire Business First website, but those that invest can add testimonials, member offers, events, videos, photos, logos and award wins.
"That's how you stand out from the crowd"
“We invested in becoming Stakeholder members of Buckinghamshire Business First because we saw the potential of the enhanced business listing,” says Steven. “Among the things we did with this listing was create and promote special offers for the rest of the Buckinghamshire business community that helped us attract new customers.
"We wanted more than a basic listing because that’s how you stand out from the crowd. Becoming a Stakeholder member means that we feature higher on the business directory and get more eyes on our business."
This is not the only way that Steven has made the most of his place within the Buckinghamshire Business First membership. He attended several Business Leaders’ Dinners, events that draw the cream of the entrepreneurial talent within the county, and also greatly enjoyed workshops delivered by fellow members.
Giving something back
While engaging with the Buckinghamshire business community is important to Steven, giving back to the local area means an awful lot too. “I like to go into local schools and speak to the children there about what we do, offering them a glimpse into a possible future career. It’s all about engaging young people and giving something back to the local community.”