Category Archives: The Sage Grandad

Lessons from my life experiences

Marketing your Business Today

How did we manage before the internet? When I first stuck my toe in to working for myself in April 1978, marketing was a whole different ball game. As an Instrument engineer working in the servicing of scientific instruments in laboratories throughout the UK, our first form of advertising was putting our company label on…

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Should We Learn From History?

What Has History Taught Us? I am certain we should look back to enable us to our history in order to look forward, learning from the mistakes made long ago. Being able to observe the past we can learn so much, not only about ourselves and our historical backgrounds but to learn lessons from those…

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Have you Future-Proofed Yourselves?


  Is your Life future-proofed?   Is your retirement future-proofed? Hi, My name is Ken Hart, I am known in my blog posts and Facebook page as The Sage Grandad. It is my mission as a retiree struggling to live on a small pension to help others who are either already pensioners and those wanting…

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Will you have a Comfortable Retirement?


What will retirement hold for you? I ask this question as a 73-year-old, 8 years into my retirement and finding it hard to survive financially. My private pension was impeded when redundancy hit me and as a result, my main income is from our small government pension scheme. I was told recently, that following cardiac…

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On-Line Opportunities, Get Rich Quick or Scam?


How do you see On-Line Opportunities? There are scams of course, but if you are selective, there are some great opportunities out there.  The one thing people must recognise is that there is no such thing as a get rich scheme. The good online companies out there will all require time and effort to help you develop…

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How are you Bringing New Customers to your Business?


How do you find new customers? Businesses, whether bricks and mortar or on-line are all looking for ways to find new customers. Marketing your business is a struggle, both in the time it takes you away from doing what it is that brings in the money and the cost of expensive conventional advertising. In today’s digital…

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The Problems With Education Today.


Education Today, Why is it so Wrong? This is an excerpt from a newsletter a friend subscribed to from an interview by Pastor Lyndsey Williams. Although this refers to the American education system, the same applies the world over. If you don’t have much money, then there are still things you can do to prepare.…

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Who is Ken Hart? – Why Internet Marketing

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Who is Ken Hart – The Sage Grandad Well, I know that I am the proud, irritated, astounded and quite amazed father of the awesome Karen Richardson for a start. Born December 1943 during WW2, following my Dad’s return home wounded. I am a pre-baby boomer, who got married to Karen’s mother Margaret almost 50…

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Basic Video Practise – Know, Like & Trust

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Video Practise – Know, Like & Trust I have seen several posts on FaceBook recently, expounding the benefits of the ChromaKey green screen video background effects. If you are producing a video launch of a particular product or are making a training video this is a great way to do it. But, if you are…

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The Election is over – Forget the Doom and Gloom


The Election is done! Meanwhile the world still turns…… So, Theresa May took bad advice in calling a general election. All is not lost, Theresa still has the upper hand to get on with Brexit, give it a couple of years and we can stop paying exorbitant amounts to prop up the failing EU (The…

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