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Local Business

Mikode Local Community Network Sites Help Local Businesses

by Kitty Jellinek
What a lot of people fail to realize today is that the well being of local businesses affects everyone economically.   The main reason why people shop in chain stores within their own localities, rather than at the local business outlets is twofold. 1] People mistakenly think that the chain store in their locality is a local business. 2] Local businesses can’t compete with the monopolistic advertising of the super stores. Above is today’s Woolworth’s online catalogue – For area 4221. When I see this type of advertisement I ask: ½ prices, compared to what norm? Is this ½ the […]
My community nickname Merlin.

Mikode Local Community Networks a Boon for Local Business Owners

by Kitty Jellinek
Unfortunately a lot of small local businesses are suffering due to the internet revolution. This is due to the huge volume of consumers, who are turning to their various online devices; before making decisions concerning purchases of products and services. As a web developer I am aware of the problems facing both consumers and businesses, when dealing with the internet. Most small businesses today realize that they need an internet presence, to remain competitive. What most small business owners don’t realize is what having an “internet” presence entails. More importantly, most small business owners are not even aware of the […]