Author Archives: Leigh Frost

Happy Birthday Westminster Abbey

Dated: October 16, 2019

Her Majesty the Queen Happy birthday Westminster Abbey! As you may have seen recently, Her Majesty the Queen attended a ceremony at Westminster Abbey celebrating the 750th anniversary of its rebuilding by Henry III in 1245. The building was first formed by Benedictine monks in 960.   Royal Peculiar Westminster is not your usual church but […]

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A great offer from G Suite exclusively for Striking Places customers and contacts!

Dated: June 3, 2019

We are pleased to announce that as a Google Trusted Partner, we’re able to offer our contacts and clients a fantastic deal on G Suite, which is Google’s email, cloud storage and hosting platform for businesses. If you like Gmail for your personal accounts, or you’re looking for a seamless online business solution, then this […]

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Augmented reality and why your business needs to be prepared for it…

Dated: March 26, 2019

Buzz words are a wonderful thing, aren’t they? Some become commonplace phrases and sometimes we don’t really know what is actually meant by them – augmented reality, for instance. On the face of it, augmented just means making something ‘in greater size of value’ so you could be forgiven for thinking we’re talking about a […]

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Product Listings, Followers and more! New updates to Google

Dated: February 7, 2019

It’s been a very exciting week for us Google Tour providers! Google has made some very awesome updates to Google My Business and associated services – and you really need to know about them! Announcement number one: Product posts now available on Google My Business This first one is a big boost for anyone looking […]

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Top 5 places to explore with Google Street View Inside

Dated: November 29, 2018

The first Google Street View Inside features in 2007 were exclusively of sites in the USA. Places like the White House were showcased so that the world could get a glimpse of what it was like to see some of the most iconic places in real life. When it rolled out internationally in 2008, the […]

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Christmas Professional Profile Pic Headshot!

Dated: November 22, 2018

From only £48.56 Book your place at   Having a Christmas themed profile pic on your social media profiles (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter & Instagram) is a great way to start conversations and increase your business reach whilst spreading a little joy during the season of goodwill. It’s especially useful for local businesses who gain customers […]

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How to embed your new 360 tour into WordPress

Dated: September 13, 2018

This tutorial takes you through a few easy steps to add your new 360 tour iframe into your WordPress website. So you’ve just received the link to your lovely new tour from Striking Places. You’re now ready to put it into your website so your customers and potential customers can take a virtual wander around […]

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Matterport at Windy Nook Cottage

Dated: July 10, 2018

The Journey So Far All the way back in 2012, Jo ‘Smiley’ Hailey took a step into the latest technology world of Google Street View Inside. Her first ever 360 Tour was of the Rose & Crown in St Albans. She then qualified and became a certified a Google Trusted photographer, meaning she had access […]

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6 Email Marketing Ideas

Dated: April 24, 2017

If email marketing is something you’ve thought about but are not sure what to write, this guest post from Julie Joseph, The Virtual Marketeer may give you some ideas. Email can be at the centre of your relationship marketing strategy and is a valuable communication tool that can be used in a myriad of ways. […]

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Announcing the Charity Ball Auction List!

Dated: January 19, 2017

We are very pleased to announce some of lovely donations that have been made for our auction at our big charity ball on Saturday 4th February 2017. Take a look at this list of awesome goodies! Remember you can book your place (or table) by contacting Jo on 0800 298 2119 or email What […]

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Exciting Charity Black Tie Ball – February 2017

Dated: December 22, 2016

In May 2017, Eddy and Jo will be braving the heights of Peru and partaking in a 5 day trek through the jungle to reach Machu Picchu! The aim is to raise £7000 for Transitions UK. To help us with this task we’re putting together a fun, fantastic charity black tie ball at The Old […]

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