Social media basics for your business – using Facebook and Instagram

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We use Facebook and Instagram for our business promotion and also to keep up with the latest trends to help our local, small business clients.

While we aren’t declaring ourselves gurus when it comes to the socials, we’d like to help out and share some of the special sauce that keeps our accounts vibrant and relevant.

In light of this, we’d like to present the following freebies to our local community of small business owners and employees – feel free to message us with success stories or point out where you think that we are wrong!

OK, let’s get started with the tips.

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Infographic time! Absurd rules from NBNCo

It is pretty well known that we deal with a lot in Fixed Wireless (FW) and Fibre to the Node (FTTN) technologies. We have experience in Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) as well and try to get anyone that can away from Satellite (Sat or SkyMuster) if we can.

We’ve even been accredited as NBN Business Advisors due to our training and commitment to getting people connected.

But sometimes the rules don’t make sense… <shakes head slowly>


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NAR Design – your local nbn Accredited Advisor

NAR Design have been following the nbnTM story since it was announced, way back in 2007 and have been connecting businesses since services have become available to our clients in 2015.

Over this time we have developed a wealth of experience with the process – from facilitating the mapping process, non-standard installs and changing technologies for clients to get them a better broadband outcome.

Our continued training has resulted in various certifications from nbnTM with the latest being nbnTM Business Accredited Advisor.

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The case of Telstra and the Giant cheques

Read on for mystery, intrigue and huge refunds!

Featuring NAR Design vs Telstra
Starring Clewers Betta Home Living – Clare with Blue Goanna Digital in a supporting role.

NAR Design presents the Telstra cheque to Kym and Steph from Clewers Betta Home Living ClareOne of our customers recently asked us to check over their Telstra bill for them as they thought it was a little high. They’d asked the Telstra dealer that they’ve been with for years to check it out, but all the Telstra dealer recommended was a new phone system and they were left unsatisfied.

NAR Design see checking phone bills as an opportunity to learn more about our clients and how they do business. We ask a lot of questions and aren’t afraid to ask the stupid questions, as these sometimes have unexpected answers. Assumptions are the enemy when you look into this type of service for a client.

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Command Centre v1 with HP

A client of ours was interested in an ultra-portable device that could run all of his business applications but be versatile enough for client demos or just browsing on the couch.

HP Spectre x2 with four displays by NAR Design

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The Gums Childcare Centre web upgrade

The Gums ChildCare Centre web site upgrade by NAR DesignAs part of our ongoing work with The Gums Childcare Centre, NAR Design has redesigned as well as creating their new Facebook page

The brief for the web site was to create a clean and simple site that could be managed quickly and easily by staff every week.

NAR Design provided the design as well as onsite training for staff, with the site hosted from NAR Design’s server.

The Gums is a family owned and operated business providing quality education and care to families in the Clare Valley and surrounding district.

Wild Saffron web update

NAR Design have been working closely with Wild Saffron to redesign to reflect the expansion that the Clare Valley’s number one Cafe has undergone in the last year.

Wild Saffron

Wild Saffron now offer a host of new products, menus and options – from takeaway gourmet hampers featuring the best local produce through to giftware from local designers.

Have a browse at

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Miss Gracie Taylor’s Promotion

Miss Gracie Taylors Pre Loved BooksNAR Design is proud to support Miss Gracie Taylor’s Pre Loved Books providing printing and design services.

With Christmas almost upon us Miss Gracie Taylor’s are having a 20% off book purchases on presentation of this flyer and a drawing competition for the kids.

Drop in for a browse or ask Nigelle-ann for something specific.

With their huge range of over 20,000 books in stock there’s sure to be something for everyone.

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