At the moment I am working at The Yard Bar and Kitchen in Cardiff, both as a waitress and also taking responsibilities in the marketing of the bar. So far this is going really well, and I have been working especially hard and getting the facebook ‘likes’ up, twitter running as well as website content and other quirky ideas.
I have been working on the website content of the Yard Bar, which will hopefully be changing soon, I still need to write a few more tweaks in, as well as edit the photographs that will accompany the writing. This will fingers crossed, bring the website up to date, and gain more business.
I have also been doing some creative work, in designing A Boards and had some fun drawing on mirrors!
I am really excited with some of the new events coming to the Yard, and how it is becoming a live music venue! We have already got a lot of bands booked for Friday nights, and DJ’s booked for Saturday’s! We are hoping to hold an Open Mic Night at the end of October as well! So, if you know anyone who can play, and wants to star in the open mic night then please contact me!
Now then! These may look weird, but I have seen them so much lately around Cardiff, on Bulmers bottles and what not, I decided to try and see whether I could create my own, luckily, I have an app that creates them! (YAY!) These are scan-codes, that you can scan in on any smart phone, and will link you directly to either the FACEBOOK (left) or TWITTER (right) Yard pages! This will be extremely useful on a Friday and Saturday night, when people will be able to ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’ us, straight after having their pictures taken!
I have also been working on the Yard Newsletter and Mailer with the assistant manager, and things are coming together well. We have some great content, and pictures to go along with it! I’ll be very excited to see them sent out, and being able to say that I have done that.
I am really excited and proud to see where this is going, and how much of an improvement it has made already!
What I would love to do now, is get some work experience in the marketing department at Brains, and see how they arrange all the formalities and the logic side of the work I have been doing. As the majority of it has been creative up until now.
I have got so many ideas for this business, with menu designs, posters, events and more. We will just have to see how it all pans out!