Social Media 5: Harwood Flooring

Gareth Castle and Liam Harwood of Harwood Flooring

(Pictured L-R: Gareth Castle with Liam Harwood)

Gareth Castle, General Manager at Harwood Flooring of Gorleston, Great Yarmouth shares offers and pictures of completed jobs via the firm’s social media accounts.



Describe your business in one tweet (140 Characters):

Local flooring specialist, aimed at supply quality flooring products to domestic and commercial customers.

Which two social media sites do you use most to promote your business

  • Twitter
  • Facebook

How long do you spend on average keeping your social media accounts up-to-date each week?

2-3 Hours

What have been the benefits to your business of using Social Media?

Using social media has enabled us to make some really useful business contacts, which for a new start business has been really beneficial. Use of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter also enable us to keep the online community updated on offers and pictures of jobs we have completed, a fantastic way of advertising the business with no cost!

Who should SocialMedia 5 readers be following?


If you’d like to ask Gareth about his experiences of using social media you can connect with him on the following social networks:


Photo: Our new newspaper ad, goes live in Thursdays edition of the advertiser!

If you run a business in Great Yarmouth and would like to share your experiences please get in touch.

Author: Vick Smith @GYSocialMedia. Contributor: Gareth Castle

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