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Create indulgent salt scrubs for the ultimate DIY spa treatments at home.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell South Africans are fortunate because we enjoy relatively mild winters compared to the rest of the world. The nights might be cold but we can usually get around in a T-shirt and light sweater during the day. Unfortunately, the dry winters can leave your skin feeling stretched beyond breaking point because the […]

Three websites to inspire, and how to attract new business through online marketing.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell I am always excited at the prospect of creating a new website for my clients because each website presents its own unique challenges for me. I am primarily an online copywriter, who became involved in online marketing at the request of my clients who wanted me to manage their Google Adword campaigns. […]

Ultimate Braai Master on Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

@TheFoodCops – 16 Feb 2013 on @Radio2Day. Edward Chamberlain-Bell @thewordofed with Justin Bonello @UltimateBraai @PicknPay and Executive Chef Keith Frisley at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa. By Edward Chamberlain-Bell 1. Justin Bonello’s Ultimate Braai Master Season 2 Call To Entry Campaign. SOUTH AFRICA’S TOUGHEST OUTDOOR KITCHEN, Proudly Sponsored by Pick n Pay! The Ultimate Braai […]

Tea for two with Her Majesteas Salon on Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Edward Chamberlain-Bell chats to Dina de Vine about her gorgeous high tea parlour after reading about it in The Collector Magazine. The name and concept of Her Majesteas Salon (HMS for short) gorgeous high tea parlour was inspired by the longest reigning British monarch earth ever, her royal majesty, queen Victoria. Wittingly […]

PR superstar Tilly Smith and gourmet foodie Barbara Gillman on Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell There’s no such thing as bad publicity unless you’re a restaurateur. Tilly Smith, publicist & PR consultant, advises five-star restaurants and spa desitnations how to get the reviews they deserve and what to do when they don’t. Invaluable advise that doesn’t come cheap but Edward Chamberlain-Bell got it first-hand from the publicist […]

Reza Mahammad gets spicy on Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell 1. Food Network’s Sue Walton introduces Reza Mahammad, chief chef and proprietor of The Star of India, one of London’s most successful and prestigious restaurants. He’s touring South Africa to promote the launch of his new show on The Food Network called Reza’s African Kitchen. 2. Natalie Meyer from Ash Creek Farms […]

Clyde on 4th Antiques joins Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell @TheFoodCops – 2 Feb 2013 on @Radio2Day. Edward Chamberlain-Bell @thewordofed with Clyde Terry of Clyde on 4th Antiques @clydeon4th For more info go to : http://www.clydeon4th.co.za. The Food Cops hosted by Edward Chamberlain-Bell is broadcast on Saturdays from 12h00 to 13h00 (GMT+2). Radio Today (@Radio2Day) broadcasts on 1485 AM in Johannesburg and […]

Concious eating with Live In Colour and SpiritsOracle on Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell @TheFoodCops – 23 Feb 2013 on @Radio2Day. Edward Chamberlain-Bell @thewordofed with Toni Giani from Live In Colour and Opal-Jazmine from SpiritsOracle.The Food Cops hosted by Edward Chamberlain-Bell is broadcast on Saturdays from 12h00 to 13h00 (GMT+2).Radio Today (@Radio2Day) broadcasts on 1485 AM in Johannesburg and nationally on DStv Audio Channel 169. Radio […]

Grace Duckworth from Fat Cats Catering on Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Discussing food trends for 2013. There aren’t many people better qualified to discuss food trends but Fat Cats Catering comes with a collective experience of over 20 years in the catering, fine dining and hotel industry both locally and internationally. They’re passionate and highly creative about creating a culinary adventure and a […]

Discussing artisanal foods in South Africa on Sound Bites with Edward Chamberlain-Bell on Radio Today Johannesburg.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Edward Chamberlain-Bell campaigns for conscientious eating as he reviews “The Face On Your Plate” by Jeffrey Masson before proving that local is even more lekker when you can support smaller artisanal producers. This is the era of artisan producers and Jorgensen’s Distillery is proud to be flying the flag for organic, handcrafted […]

@TannieEvita se Bossie Sikelela recipes makes for mouthwatering reading!

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Evita Bezuidenhout is a national treasure to most South Africans- although some politicians might disagree, because she simultaneously tickles our funny bone while raising our collective consciousness about the state of the nation. Her rags to riches life-story symbolises South Africa’s hopes for transformation a post-apartheid government to a post-corruption government.   […]

Valentine’s Race Day Goes Digital

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Valentine’s Race Day Goes Digital Digiturf.com has put a fun digital twist on Valentine’s Day. They realize that Valentine’s Day has become an extortionate moneymaking opportunity, which obliges people to spend money they can’t afford, to prove they still love the one person who married them for richer or poorer. Digiturf.com maintains that real love […]

Eat Yourself Handsome

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Amazingly, people can invest more time choosing their skin care products before considering what they eat despite the fact that better results can be achieved through eating a healthy diet before expecting miracles from a jar containing ingredients one wouldn’t dare to eat. And yet, consider how many companies urge you to […]

Social media is the most cost-efficient way of marketing your business.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell It’s the ideal platform for small businesses but even multinational corporations are reducing their marketing budgets because social media marketing can yield better results at a fraction of the price. Obviously, companies are investing more time and money into their social media campaigns to increase their market share. It’s not rocket science […]

Contact me, Connect with me or Socialise with me!

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell The first step for any company would be to create a website so that your customers can find you online. It’s a natural progression in your marketing strategy that sounds fun until you discover that it’s not the exciting creative process that you envisioned but a technical development that you don’t understand. […]

People with anti-social tendencies (read psychopath) are less likely to connect on Facebook.

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell People with anti-social tendencies (read psychopath) are less likely to connect on Facebook- and that can hurt your chances of getting a job because employers assume one of 2 things: your profile was so offensive it had to be deleted or you’re not normal because being on Facebook is the norm. SHARE […]

Social Media Bag of Tricks

ONLINE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING By Edward Chamberlain-Bell An integrated social media marketing service is my specialty. If you’re new to social media then I can create all your social media platforms, integrate them with each other for maximum effect before handing them over to you. I offer complete start-up packages and ongoing management solutions. Social […]

The Queen of Virtual Horse Racing

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell The Queen of virtual horse racing has made history so many times that even historians anticipate her future races; and she is on the threshold of making history again as she is expected to win her 9,000th race on Digiturf.com this week. Samster has enjoyed unparalleled success on Digiturf.com, she has participated […]

Local oysters rule supreme at the 2013 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Oysters are the delicacy of choice for gourmands, romantics, and those who appreciate the finer things in life. And with the 2013 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival coming up between 28 June and 7 July, Festival Manager Nicci Rousseau-Schmidt takes a look at the festival’s most honoured “guests” – the oysters. […]

Digiturf.com Celebrates A Decade Of Virtual Success

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell   Digiturf.com is celebrating their tenth anniversary as the pioneer of online horse racing with 400 tribute races and over $20,000 sponsorships between the 1-10 May 2011. Digiturf.com is also giving away $2,000 in Bonus Prizes in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. Online horse racing became a global phenomenon when Digiturf.com simulated the […]

Who wants to be a Millionaire?

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell If you don’t want to be a millionaire it’s probably because you’d rather be a billionaire instead – and we respect that! The only problem with becoming a millionaire is that you have to work for it; unless of course you marry money, divorce money or inherit money, but for the average […]

Tripping The Light Fantastic With Dermawand!

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell I’m extremely skeptical of infomercials that promote products with more hyperbole than cold scientific fact. That was until I purchased the Derma Wand. Skin professionals use a variety of electrical appliances during a facial to maximise product absorption, stimulate circulation and increase oxygenation. The results are skin that looks refreshed, toned and […]

These Are a Few of My favourite Things

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell The appearance and condition of your skin can change on a daily basis according to the weather, your lifestyle and even your frame of mind. Think of what your skin looks like after a relaxing week:end, late night or three hours in bumper to bumper traffic: what looked good in the morning […]

$99,000 Virtual Horse Racing Championships Raise The Stakes Online

Virtual horse racing appeals to just about anyone who has ever wanted to own, train and race their own horses. The excitement of virtual horse racing lies in the thrill of beating the competition or winning the generous cash sponsorships. While some players enjoy a superficial interest in racing their horses there are others who […]

How To Make Money On & Off The Track

Digiturf.com is a unique online horse racing game where players can own, train, and race their own stable of virtual horses. There is more to racing virtual horses online than what meets the eye, as some enterprising players have discovered, because there is money to be made both on and off the tracks at Digiturf.com. […]

The World Championships Are Online At Digiturf.com.

Horse racing enthusiasts are connecting online to enjoy the 2010 World Championships in the unlikeliest of places. Not at the track, but online! It may seem out of character but the conservative world of horse racing is embracing the modern evils of online technology to bring the sport of kings to the masses rather than […]

Valentine’s Goes Digital at Digiturf.com

  Digiturf.com has put a fun digital twist on Valentine’s Day. They realize that Valentine’s Day has become an extortionate moneymaking opportunity, which obliges people to spend money they can’t afford, to prove to the one person who married them for richer or poorer, that they still love them. Real love doesn’t require expensive gifts, public […]

How the sexes battle to find the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day!

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Retailers love Valentine’s Day because nothing says I love you better than when you put your money where your mouth is. Unfortunately, while the best things in life are free, as the saying goes, Valentine’s Day isn’t one of them unless you write it on the front of your credit card. Shopping […]

Hey Santa! Get with the Christmas program!

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell Dear Santa, Christmas is just around the corner and after 364 days of me just giving, giving, giving it’s about time I got something too for a change. I don’t expect much but I do expect something decent. On that note, I want something store bought, none of that homemade crap your […]

$1,000 Candy Coated Easter Races

By Edward Chamberlain-Bell   Americans love Easter candy so much that national retailers are doubling their floor space to meet their demand for Easter treats. According to the National Confectioner’s Association, Americans ate 7 billion pounds of candy last year; including 700 million marshmallows, 12 pounds of chocolate per person and enough jellybeans to circle […]

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