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Major Court Guinness Update 01/09/2020

  1. This website and its associated services have had 9,000 visitors in August 2020
  2. The July 2020 edition of The Trade House Magazine has had 33,000 unique readers. A copy is below. July and August are always slow for publishing.
  3. The September 2020 edition of The Trade House Magazine has been canceled. The next issue will be the October 2020 issue.
  4. The Trade Suite has reopened FundOne and is accepting initial pitches.
  5. The Trade Club has welcomed some wonderful new members.
  6. The Trade Club merger is now complete and we are accepting members. You can register here.
  7. The Trade Counter has some wonderful new products.
  8. We are still having issues sourcing from China. Customers are advised to start considering stock requirements from China for Christmas 2020 and beyond now. Please contact me if you require any advice.
  9. The business and property opportunities database has reached a total value of £2,100,000,000
  10. The Trade Suite has taken on Project Companions.
  11. Our Free Breakfast offer is back!
  12. The Thieving Three situation rumbles on. They have repaid some but not all monies owed and are still in debt for a hefty invoice for the waste of my time as are their debt collectors.
  13. The advertising deadline for The next edition of The Trade House Magazine is 21/08/2020 at 18:00 GMT
  14. The Trade House is fully open for business.
  15. Court Guinness has suffered some new health issues.
  16. There have been some changes in the way you have to communicate with me. Click here for more information. This is owing to further deterioration in my hearing.
  17. All suppliers, advertisers, associates and partners must become Trade Club members by the end of September 2020.
  18. Please note the new policy on London meetings, these will only now happen at or in the vicinity of Heathrow Airport.
  19. I have removed the last of the blocked Virgin Media IP ranges belonging to my stalkers. I shall not hesitate to reinstate the block if my stalkers return.
  20. On a happy note, it is 2 years to the day that I signed, exchanged and completed on a new home in Leamington Spa. I am delighted to have made the move.
  21. I am working on a new specialist consultancy in an advisory capacity. More news will be available here towards the end of the year.
  22. Having brought some technical kit in from Malaysia and being very happy with it. I am considering importing the following shortly to sell. Windows 10 tablets, Windows 10 laptops, SFF Pc’s, Android tablets, Android smartphones, Android phablets, smartwatches, wearables, NAS devices, smart speakers. I bought a smartwatch, Windows tablet, Andriod tablet and smartphone, an SFF PC, a speaker and a NAS device and they are excellent. They also significantly undercut the competition on price. I am able to demo this kit to potential resellers.
  23. There are a number of other significant updates to the website and its content,

The 6 Month Update

Well we nearly at the 6 point since things abruptly changed after some nasty health related issues. Retirement did not work and I went back to work part time at The Trade House. This has been good. I have also managed to steer clear of hospital stays since March.

I have managed not to break anything else since the early days and no more wheelchairs have been crashed!

Part Time working is good and I am glad that full retirement has shown itself not to be a viable option.

In other news I have to announce that I have decided to move away from the South East of England to the Midlands and matters are in hand. The Trade House will be moving too. Expect to see more info on this here in the coming weeks. A final moving date will be set shortly and there will be a leaving drinks party or similar event  organised to mark the occasion. Invitations will be sent out to friends, clients, business partners and business associates soon. I am looking forward to this new chapter.

Many regular readers may have noticed that recently the domain name has moved from courtguinness.eu to courtguinness.com. Please, please, please update your contact details as courtguinness.eu will stop working on the 1st November 2018. All courtguinness.eu mailboxes are now on .com. If you have email addresses for courtguinness.eu in your contacts please change the .eu for .com. This will work.

No 6 month update would be complete without discussing The Trade House.  The Trade House is doing very well indeed and the magazine is growing proudly with each new month and the publication of each new issue. With the  September edition unique reader passed the 2,000 reader bar at 5pm on 30/08/2018. That is only 25 hours after publication. The August issue (the quietest of the year) had over 5,000 unique readers. The September edition grew to 56 pages and has over £205 Million of business deals inside. An interactive version is below.

Thank you all so much for reading. I will be in touch soon with further updates.


Advertising Deadlines And Statistics Mid July 2018

A reminder that the advertising the August 2018 edition of The TradeHouse Magazine is the 25th of August at 18:00 hours.

Since the launch on 28th June 2018 we have now reached over 5000 unique readers. QualifiedConfident enquiries have also been especially strong too.

Here are some examples of what can be advertised.

  • Commercial Finance
  • Legal Services
  • Business To Business
  • Business Services
  • Projects
  • Insurance Services
  • Businesses For Sale
  • Businesses Wanted
  • Offers for businesses
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Business Opportunities
  • Business Opportunities Wanted
  • Overstocking
  • Asset Sales
  • Business Services
  • Investment Property For Sale
  • Investment Opportunities
  • Investment Opportunities Wanted
  • Investment Property Wanted
  • Commercial Property Wanted
  • Commercial Property For Sale
  • Property Portfolios
  • Unusual Business Opportunities
  • Joint Ventures
  • Projects
  • Intellectual Property
  • Franchises
  • Franchise Resales
  • Reseller Opportunities
  • Dealership Opportunities
  • Partnership Opportunities
  • Pubs For Sale
  • Hotels For Sale
  • Restaurants For Sale
  • Management buy In Offered
  • Management Buy In Wanted
  • Licensing Opportunities
  • Distributor Opportunities
  • Excess Stock
  • Shops For Sale
  • Professional Services
  • Tenders Offered
  • Tenders Wanted
  • Professional Services Wanted
  • Freelance Services Offered
  • Freelance Services Wanted
  • Financial Services
  • Legal Services
  • Conveyancing
  • Bolt On Businesses
  • Land For Sale
  • Land Wanted
  • Websites For Sale
  • Websites Wanted
  • Accountancy Services
  • Trade Services

All advertising in the August 2018 issue is free.

The August 20118 edition will contain over £155,000,000 worth of business opportunities and a number of new featues ad sections.

The issue is free to readers too.

Please use the form below to contact me for information or to order a copy of the magazine.

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July 2018 :: Content Writers Required

I publish The Trade House Magazine on a regular basis. The magazine caters for small business owners and those looking for small business opportunities, businesses for sale, property opportunities and and those providing them. Weekly Deals now gets over 1000 unique reads per issue on average.

Are you a content writer?

Do you write content suitable for small business owners?

Is your content Europe centric? If so, would you like to write an article or submit an article for inclusion in Weekly Deals? If the answer to any of this is yes, then please do use the form below to contact me. I will be delighted to hear from you and will contact you within 24 hours to discuss things further.

Update 26/06/2018

A new magazine will be published this week!

I am disappointed to learn that the Trigger-Happy project has been discontinued.

In other news Windows 98 a computer operating system that kept me gainfully employed for some time has reached the ripe old age of 20. See here for more information.

Early May 2018 Update

Since my last update in early April a lot has gone on.

Here are some highlights:

  • VirtualOffice and PersonalCloud products have been brought back after an aborted sale.
  • I am on the look out for a new non executive directorship or trusteeship to take on.
  • I have managed to sell, divest or close many of my business interests.
  • I am out of the wheelchair for the time being but this might change. The road to recovery is a slow one.
  • I am now more than 50% deaf 🙁
  • I am bringing back The Tradehouse and a new version should be available over the summer. This will most likely be integrated into this site.
  • More than 400 new products have been added to my shop.
  • Readership of The Weekly Deals Free Sheet is now consistently at over 1500 unique readers each week.
  • Since its relaunch last year, The Weekly Deals Free Sheet has enjoyed a consistent weekly straight line growth of 12%.
  • This website and the shop had over 14,000 visitors – a figure I am very pleased about. I would like to thank all website visitors for taking the time to visit.
  • This website will be getting a small revamp over the summer.
  • I am still mostly retired and I am very pleased to say that I am generally very happy in my retirement 😀 I do struggle do fill a week with activity but maybe that is  very good thing.
  • I will be be attending The Business Show at London Excel later this month. You can take the man away from business but you cannot take business away from the man!! This visit will be much more genteel than other visits to the show but I will have time for 1-2-1 meetings and to spend time with old colleagues, friends and adversaries who will be in attendance at the show.

Thank you for reading.