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Keeping Promises

As an eldest child I always had a strong sense of responsibility.

I don’t know where this came from. Maybe it was my parents always telling me to look out for my younger brother and sister. To do the right thing. Not to break promises that I made.

Fast forward to being teenager I found myself mixing with a bunch of the trouble makers. Their favourite past time was going to the local store and shoplifting. In my gut I knew this was wrong. But I did it anyway. I wanted to fit in with the cool kids.

I stole a couple of chocolate bars. I got a huge rush of adrenaline. I stole some more.

Little did I know but the shop owner saw me, grabbed me and whisked me off to a back room. I could see the anger and hurt in his eyes.

“How dare you steal from me and my family” his face was saying.

He screamed “give me your phone number” and called my house.

Mum answered the phone. My heart sunk.

They spoke for a minute and he explained the situation. She wanted to speak with me.

She only said three words which I will remember for the rest of my life….

“I am disappointed”

That was all it took to break my heart. I had let my Mum down. I never, ever wanted to do that again.

Ever since that day, I have always tried really hard to deliver on my promises.

Because when you work with a web designer to build a site, there is a lot of trust placed on our shoulders. This is your business, your livelihood at stake. Nothing should get in the way of that.

And we only ever want to do what we say we are going to do.

To follow through and deliver on time and do a great job.

Plain and simple.

In an upcoming post, I will speak about this at more length on the process and questions that you should be asking before hiring a website designer. This will be helpful on selecting the right partner for the job.

Stay tuned!

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Holly Turkington
Content Creation Genius

Holly started her career in Television production for Sky Sports in New Zealand, after completing her degree in Television and Journalism. After moving to the sunny Gold Coast 4 years ago, Holly branched out into the world of digital marketing and content creation.

Writing subjects were always Holly’s favourites through school and uni and when she

started working at Five By Five as an SEO copywriter, her Mum said she had “come back
to her roots”. With more than 200 blogs on every subject imaginable under her belt,
Holly is equipped to handle any client content thrown her way!

Holly is a big fan of reality television and our resident Kardashian expert.

Pre-Covid she was a bit of a jetsetter and would catch more than 30 flights a year. Her favourite thing in the world to do is eat, chat, share ideas and most of all, laugh!