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Seven Ways to Get Great Customer Testimonials

I recently asked a marketing director about customer testimonials on his company website. He openly said, “The testimonials aren’t real, I made them up. Everybody else does it, so why can’t we?”My second thought, after “Two wrongs don’t make a right,” was “Aren’t you in the business of building trust? What does that say about your company?”

A History of Golf since 1497.

The Birth Of Golf.

Golf as we know it today originated from a game played on the eastern coast of Scotland in the Kingdom of Fife during the 15th century. Players would hit a pebble around a natural course of sand dunes, rabbit runs and tracks using a stick or primitive club.

Galicia elections: Spanish government hails ‘overwhelming support’ for austerity programme

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Elections in Galicia, Spain. Spanish elections.

The conservative party of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has hailed the result of electoral victory in the north-western region of Galicia as an endorsement of its national austerity programme.

 The People’s Party increased its majority in the Galician assembly in regional elections on Sunday that had been billed as a referendum on the government’s first 11 months in office during which it introduced stringent austerity measures, tax hikes and public sector cuts.

Torremolinos video

Torremolinos is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Costa del Sol. We provide a little more information on this busy resort with extensive tourist infrastructure. The tourism in Torremolinos began in the 1950’s, although it became very popular during the 1960’s, and what was once a small fisherman’s village, turned into a tourist destination of great importance in the south of Spain. This town of the province of Malaga is still nowadays an important Costa del Sol destination with a wide variety of hotels for all budgets.

5 Ways of funding a business: How to get your piece of the pie.

One of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and small business owners is finding the funds necessary to launch – and eventually grow – their businesses. If you’re reading this, you’re likely looking right now.

Bailén and Napoleon’s Spanish Problem

Comments about the fighting prowess of the Spanish soldier during the nineteenth century have not been complimentary. Describing their efforts as variable is perhaps the best one can expect. It has even been suggested that the proximity of luncheon has had a decisive effect on some major engagements. The soldier, historian and contemporary of the period, William Napier, wrote ‘I cannot say that they (the Spanish) do anything as it ought to be done, with the exception of running away and assembling again in a state of nature’. Is this justified or just a northern European generalisation?

Benahavis in the Costa del Sol

Set in an alpine gorge, traversing the Guadalmina River protected by preservation orders, this beautiful environment enjoys an outstanding sub-tropical climate.  The area is blessed with a mild climate providing 320 days of sunshine a year. It is located close to nine of the Costa del Sol’s famous golf courses including La Zagaleta, Montemayor, Alqueria, Los Flamingos and theMarbella ClubGolf Resort.

Breathtaking views stretch across the countryside to the Mediterranean with its granite sands and in the distance the enchanting Moroccan coastline.

Marbella one of the World’s Hotspots

Without doubt one of the World’s hot spots and living in Marbella is living in an oasis which to a certain extend is not affected by the outside world. The most amazing about the climate is that for six months of the year one can get up in the morning, drive for 1 ½  hour to ski on the slopes of Sierra Nevada and by lunchtime return to Marbella to enjoy a late bikini meal soaking up the afternoon rays….

Tax reform for Spain’s energy sector

Spain is to reform its energy sector as part of tough austerity measures.

The controversial two-phase overhaul will involve a new tax regime for the industry, followed by a shake up of the energy market.

The financial crisis has forced the government into making €65 billion of cuts, €8.6 billion of which will come from new energy and environmental taxes within the next three years.