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by Yeoman
Mon Nov 09, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Researching a WWII DEMS Gunner. Any advice appreciated.
Replies: 4
Views: 3154

Re: Researching a WWII DEMS Gunner. Any advice appreciated.

I now have lots of interesting info to share about DEMS D.E.M.S. Defence Equipped Merchant Ships Turns out my Granddad had 8 medals in total but for some reason two of them had to be " CLASPS" rather than medals.... There was a limit on how many you could have... and clasps you could only ...
by Yeoman
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: 2000BC-55BC
Topic: Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Hawass happenned to Zahi ?
Replies: 1
Views: 2899

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Hawass happenned to Zahi ?

Hi All, Ref Nile Cruise and trips to Egypt... I havent heard anything from Zahi Hawass for a long time, it says on wickipedia he was forced to resign but I havent heard anything since, in fact I havent heard much at all from Egypt for a while, does anyone know where you can keep up to date with what...
by Yeoman
Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Researching a WWII DEMS Gunner. Any advice appreciated.
Replies: 4
Views: 3154

Re: Researching a WWII DEMS Gunner. Any advice appreciated.

PS Here is his what his arm badge looks like, whether this was when he was newly qualified or before he went away or what I dont know...
by Yeoman
Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Researching a WWII DEMS Gunner. Any advice appreciated.
Replies: 4
Views: 3154

Researching a WWII DEMS Gunner. Any advice appreciated.

Hi All, I recently found out my Grandad was a Defence Equipped Merchant Ship Gunner in WWII but the info I have is vey limited. All I have is his Navy record which shows he was paid from various paystations during the war including a couple in Australia (Woollammoloo) which seem to be some sort of t...
by Yeoman
Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Search engine optimisation for websites..ideas anyone ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

Constructive criticism is great thanks... and very much appreciated... and yes quite scary but also incredibly useful...I will use it to try and improve that site and/or to be more realistic (after reading your advice and it confirming my thoughts), to help me think about getting another site up and...
by Yeoman
Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Search engine optimisation for websites..ideas anyone ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

Also consider that the majority of people searching for something will not be searching for your business name Yes you are right I was just kind of using that as a judge as to how many times my site might get picked up by google to be honest...I have been reading about "googlebot"... I go...
by Yeoman
Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Search engine optimisation for websites..ideas anyone ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

The more I hear and read the more complicated it sounds, esp as I dont understand HTML except the very basics (I know what it is)... I was wondering if it might be better for a small business to pay to have an expert do the "optimising" rather than learning how to do it all...valuable time...
by Yeoman
Fri Aug 21, 2009 3:59 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Search engine optimisation for websites..ideas anyone ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

Search engine optimisation for websites..ideas anyone ?

Hi All, I though this might help me and also be a useful thread for others with websites so if anyone has any more ideas on how to get your site seen please add them. I have just bought "Search engine optimisation for dummies"...unfortunately I overestimated my intelligence in buying it......
by Yeoman
Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Could anyone advise me on accepting card payment/machine etc
Replies: 10
Views: 3727

Could anyone advise me on accepting card payment/machine etc

I have a website that at the moment can only accept paypal as payment... after several paypal frauds (the most recennt for £198) I was wondering wether to get a card machine, I also have been losing orders as some people dont want to pay by paypal or set up a paypal account. I wont be taking a huge ...
by Yeoman
Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:34 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Posting items abroad and paying VAT. Advice appreciated.
Replies: 6
Views: 2694

Thanks yes that helps no end.
Much appreciated.
by Yeoman
Wed Apr 15, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Posting items abroad and paying VAT. Advice appreciated.
Replies: 6
Views: 2694

Posting items abroad and paying VAT. Advice appreciated.

Hi, This may have been already discussed but I was wondering if anyone knows roughly the rules regarding charging/paying VAT and posting goods abroad from a UK VAT registered business, I have to charge 15% VAT on everything as I am VAT registered but I heard mentioned by one of my suppliers that the...
by Yeoman
Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:04 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Archery Insurance
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Try the SPTA, (Society for the Promotion of Traditional Archery) for advice... as it used to be you only had to be members to get the insurance free... (I THINK it was £12 per member per year when I last paid my membership) also I think they had some kind of scheme for members where they will insure...
by Yeoman
Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Combat Archer
Replies: 98
Views: 9430

MMM... Nice... Not sure I could warrant the cost... although I know a lot of work and sewing goes into gloves... I have big hands so would have to have them made special I think... My current ones look like much the ones you can see on http://www.wilkinsonsplus.com for £3.99... Though with the moder...
by Yeoman
Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:16 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Combat Archer
Replies: 98
Views: 9430

I have done a bit of archery at WOTR events and would definitely recommend some gloves, I got my shooting gloves from a gardening place for about £2, they are just soft leather gardening gloves, I removed the modern stitching on the back and they look absolutely fine till you get close enough to see...
by Yeoman
Sun Nov 19, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Three hole pipe with mouthpiece problem.
Replies: 3
Views: 1195

Thanks !
At least I know what its called now too !
by Yeoman
Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Three hole pipe with mouthpiece problem.
Replies: 3
Views: 1195

Three hole pipe with mouthpiece problem.

Hi, we have a wooden three hole pipe with a slight problem... There is a piece of hardwood that slides in to the top of the mouthpiece.... (it just slots in) I think it directs the wind towards the little cut out... Problem is this insert piece is damaged (my own daft fault) the piece of wood is qui...
by Yeoman
Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Any advice on setting up a website for selling appreciated !
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Thanx for the advice... I will look into that one as soon as I get the time...
by Yeoman
Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:37 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Any advice on setting up a website for selling appreciated !
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Any advice on setting up a website for selling appreciated !

Hi, Aside from the hobby I have a business selling small (mostly electrical) items and was looking to get my own website set up to save on ebay fees... I wanted one with a shopping basket that I can accept card payments etc through... Obvioulsy as a small business I want to keep costs down as much a...

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