It’s not too late! Visit the PADI Village at the Birmingham Dive Show this weekend!

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It’s not too late to grab your ticket to come and visit the PADI Village at the 2013 Birmingham Show, taking place at the NEC this weekend!

The PADI Village has an impressive new look which supports an ongoing initiative to boost awareness and sales for PADI entry level, continued education and professional courses in the short and longer term.

With PADI staff representatives from Sales, Marketing, Training, Customer Services and PRRA departments available on both days, you’ll be able to find out the latest PADI news and get your essential questions answered. Continue reading “It’s not too late! Visit the PADI Village at the Birmingham Dive Show this weekend!”

Stay active on ScubaEarth with Email Notifications

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ScubaEarth now delivers straight to your inbox!

You no longer have to be logged onto ScubaEarth to receive the latest updates from your dive buddies. ScubaEarth email notifications let you know when divers interact with you on the site, fast tracking the reply process and increasing engagement. Capture customer enquiries when they happen and transform potential customers into regulars. Continue reading “Stay active on ScubaEarth with Email Notifications”

New Project AWARE Hammerhead Mask Strap

Project AWARE Mask Strap 2014 Hammerhead sharkProject AWARE Special Offer for PADI Member Renewals

Heads Up! Hammerheads Need Protection

Nearly one in five shark and ray species is threatened with extinction – the time to act is now.

High demand for the international fin trade is the main driver for hammerhead fishing. In some areas hammerhead populations are down 80%.

Help hammer home protections for sharks worldwide and donate today. With a gift of £15, €15, CHF20 or more, PADI Members receive a limited edition Project AWARE hammerhead mask strap. Make a donation on your PADI Member Renewal 2014 Form or ask your PADI Team at

Come and get your PADI and diving questions answered in London

This Saturday 12/10/13 I will be attending an open day event all about diving, in London, UK. With manufacturers, try dives, diving authors and photographers it is a great chance to come and meet me and get all your PADI questions answered especially with the launch of the new DSD brochures and the upcoming release of the new PADI Open Water Diver course!

To find out more click this link – or email me on

Hope to see you there if you can make it!

Linking your Twitter to Facebook

Hopefully my previous article about why you should be using Twitter as a business tool encouraged you to get signed up to Twitter and started using it.

In this article we take a quick look at how you can make life easier for yourself.  Reluctant Twitter using dive centres often worry about having to generate content for their Facebook page and for Twitter.  Posting to both takes up more time then posting to one.  I hope that in the few simple steps I outline below that I can show you that linking your Facebook page to your Twitter account is a simple process that means you only have to post once. Continue reading “Linking your Twitter to Facebook”

Using Twitter for business


A lot of Dive centre owners ask me, if they should be on twitter.  I always say yes your centre should be.  I also have a lot telling me that they don’t like/get/understand/have time for Twitter.   Again my answer is simple its a business tool and you should be using it if you want to grow your business.  You probably don’t like doing your stock take but you still need to do it. Continue reading “Using Twitter for business”

EVE User Webinar Group dates and registration links

The EVE User Webinar Group is designed to give hints and tips on how to use EVE effectively organise your business and sales. Here are the dates for 2013/2014 calendar and links to click to sign up:

Thursday 21/11/13 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 19/12/13 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 16/01/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 20/02/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 20/03/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 17/04/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 15/05/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 19/06/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 17/07/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 21/08/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link
Thursday 18/09/14 – 13:00-14:00 (GMT) – click the ‘Sign Up Now‘ link


If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me on ‘‘.

All webinars will be recorded and a link will be posted so they can be re-watched after each webinar.