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The Foolproof Formula for a Successful Christmas Activation

INSPIRATION • MON 22ND OCTOBER 2018


*quote*Along with being the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas is also the number one shopping holiday, with December being the single most important trading month for the sector.*/quote*Pop ups and in-store activations are an ideal opportunity to connect...

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The Standout Campaigns to Inspire your 2018 Christmas Marketing Strategy

INSPIRATION • MON 22ND OCTOBER 2018


*quote*With Christmas right around the corner, so too are the wonderful festive pop up shops, promotions and activations in stores around the country.*/quote*Year on year, the growth in pop ups and promotional space continues to grow, with brands and agencies...

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Reach more Customers this Christmas - 10 High-Footfall Shopping Centres across the Country

INSPIRATION • SUN 21ST OCTOBER 2018


*quote*This holiday season, Fillit makes it simple to reach more Irish customers in high-footfall locations nationwide.*/quote*From busy mall spaces to entire retail units, we’ve compiled a list of the key facts and figures from the top performing Shopping Centres around...

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Engage Thousands of Customers in High-Footfall Commercial Space this Christmas

INSPIRATION • MON 15TH OCTOBER 2018


*quote*It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it's also the number one shopping holiday. */quote*With goodwill and cash flowing freely, December is the single most important trading month for the sector.The fact that the Irish are among the...

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Using Fillit to Grow Small Businesses - Grazia Italian Style

CASE STUDIES • THU 19TH JULY 2018


*quote* “Selling in [...] a shopping centre gives more businesses like mine high visibility and access to new customers.”*/quote*Introducing Grazia, an Italian businesswoman who has worked in the fashion industry since 1983. Since moving to Ireland in 2016, Grazia has...

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What Every Business should be doing to set their Product apart from the Competition

INSPIRATION • MON 14TH MAY 2018


*quote*If they all do the same thing, why are some products consistently favoured over others?*/quote*The most successful products on the market aren’t necessarily all that unique or different from their competitors in terms of their functionality. For the most part,...

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Littlewoods Fashion Show at the Project Arts Centre

CASE STUDIES • THU 12TH APRIL 2018


*quote*"We wouldn’t have had such a great event like the Littlewoods fashion show without Fillit"*/quote*Last month, Littlewoods were preparing to launch their brand new Spring/Summer collection, V by Very 2018. *quote*Littlewoods needed a large, central space in Dublin with plenty of...

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How Jaguar Gather Meaningful Leads

CASE STUDIES • FRI 23RD MARCH 2018


*quote*“When you don’t expect to see something, and it’s there, it stands out from the crowd”*quote*From a promotion perspective, it’s becoming increasingly important to showcase a product, promoting it in the correct way, and in front of the correct people....

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Brick-and-Mortar Shopping Centres Are Here to Stay

INSPIRATION • TUE 6TH MARCH 2018


Despite What You’ve Heard: Brick-and-Mortar Shopping Centres Are Here to StayUse your space to create valuable experiences that drive loyalty and conversion.E-commerce has seen rapid growth over the past few years, reshaping how consumers and retailers interact. However, this new...

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Big Brands that Pushed the Boundaries of Pop Up Retail

INSPIRATION • THU 18TH JANUARY 2018


Wanna make some real noise this year? Consider investing in a pop up shop. These clever temporary retail spaces are an excellent way of amplifying your brand’s reach, and a great opportunity for your social channels, content wise. Take some...

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The Foolproof Formula to Promoting your Business Locally

INSPIRATION • FRI 12TH JANUARY 2018


To become a thriving local business, you must achieve two things; gain initial recognition, and then maintain your reputation as you continue to grow. Whether it’s a gym, a restaurant, or a hair salon, the general formula is the same...

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Using Fillit has never been easier with our brand new, simplified Landlord Calendar

NEWS • WED 10TH JANUARY 2018


*quote*Happy New Year, folks!*/quote*We’re starting the new year strong here at Fillit, with a massive upgrade to the Fillit website, full of new features and shiny new bits. We’ve been working on this update for a couple of months now,...

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Consumer Trends all Business Owners Should Know in 2018

INSPIRATION • FRI 5TH JANUARY 2018


In order to stay ahead of the game in 2018, business owners need to know their consumer inside and out. What is important to consumers in 2018? What are they searching for, and what steps can your business take in order...

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Small Business Trends - 5 Easy Preparations to Start the New Year Strong

INSPIRATION • WED 3RD JANUARY 2018


The New Year is the ideal opportunity to review your Small Business, and to plan and readjust tactics for the year ahead. Start the new year strong by taking the following preparations for your business. *quote*1. Take a look at your...

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Small Business Hacks - 5 Myths to Leave Behind in 2018

INSPIRATION • THU 21ST DECEMBER 2017


There are a seemingly endless amount of ‘hacks’ out there for small business owners, but how many of these shortcuts actually work, and how many are just a waste of valuable time? When creating your game plan for 2018, make...

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5 Simple Tips for Running Events on a Shoestring Budget

INSPIRATION • MON 27TH NOVEMBER 2017


Although it might seem like an impossible task, hosting an event on a modest budget is doable. In fact, with a bit of forward planning and some creativity, you’ve got some real potential to host a truly unforgettable event. Read...

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9 Unique Dublin Venues for a Memorable Christmas Party

INSPIRATION • TUE 24TH OCTOBER 2017


With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s about time that we got around to booking those annual Christmas parties! In touch with our own Christmas spirit, we’ve hand picked the most unique venues around Dublin to make sure...

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Amazing Pop-Up Spaces Hit the Dublin Market

INSPIRATION • TUE 8TH AUGUST 2017


Brand managers, retailers, chefs and charities are all taking advantage of social media and the evolving retail landscape to activate their audiences and drive awareness.And they're doing it with Pop-ups.Pop-up restaurants, barbers and boutiques are all the rage in Dublin, and...

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Fillit’s Biggest Change Yet - No More Charges!

NEWS • FRI 21ST JULY 2017


Since launching Fillit 2.0, we’ve been focused on filtering feedback to get to the guts of your needs. Today, we take a big step to solving what has been a pain point for both prospective Tenants and Landlords alike.Today, we...

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Weekend Gig Guide

INSPIRATION • FRI 19TH MAY 2017


We've made it through another weeks folks, which means it's time for our weekly gig guide! Here's a look what's going on across the weekend: *quote*NoLita - YesLIta Botomless Brunch Celebrating 2 Years of Equality*/quote*One of Dublin’s newest restaurants is celebrating...

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Stunning Countryside Retreats

INSPIRATION • THU 18TH MAY 2017


We’ve had a taste of some of the sunny weather and it’s safe to say Summer is well and truly on its way!  We have tonnes of Fillit spaces perfect for Summer parties and back garden BBQ’s, so what better...

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Sounds of The Summer - Our Top Music and Festival Venues

INSPIRATION • TUE 16TH MAY 2017


With festival and concert season right around the corner, we are taking a look at some of our favourite 'musical' locations if you will! From private gigs, to outdoor concerts, we have a variety of spaces to suit whatever the need!*quote*Tivoli Theatre*/quote*The...

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5 Cool an' Quirky Independent Cafes

INSPIRATION • MON 15TH MAY 2017


We are always hearing about great places to grab a few pints or cocktails, but what about a good ol' cup of Coffee? These days you can't go more than two or three strides down the street without passing a...

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Weekend Gig Guide

INSPIRATION • FRI 12TH MAY 2017


TGIF! Another weekend is finally upon us, which means it’s of course time for our weekly gig guide. From Eurovision, to Publess Quizzes, and Blues Bands, there's something to suit everyone this weekend! Here's what's going down in some of...

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A Guide to Serving Drinks at your Next Event

INSPIRATION • THU 11TH MAY 2017


Let’s be honest, drinks are an integral part of any event, and they shouldn’t be overlooked. There’s nothing like a glass of wine or a cold refreshing beer to get people really socialising. After all, there’s a reason why alcohol...

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Make your Meetings Matter

INSPIRATION • WED 10TH MAY 2017


Most of the time, effective team meetings are ones that are well-planned and conducted with a purpose. However, one sure fire way to make sure your team meetings are even more effective is to choose the right location to hold them. Of...

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6 Funky Studios Perfect for Creatives

INSPIRATION • MON 8TH MAY 2017


From photography studios, designer warehouses and tattoo parlours turned coffee shops, Fillit has tonnes of spaces to cater for all kinds of creatives out there! Take a look at some of our top picks below:*quote*The Darkroom*/quote*The Darkroom has been running...

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Get Creative with These Quirky Coworking Spaces

INSPIRATION • THU 4TH MAY 2017


Coworking spaces are quickly becoming a great alternative for remote workers and freelancers. Maybe you’re looking for a change of scenery and want to get into a ‘real’ office, without getting locked into a lease. This is when coworking spaces...

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Spaces on the Move for Summer

INSPIRATION • WED 3RD MAY 2017


We are officially three days into Summer, and so far we have been absolutely blessed with the beautiful sunny weather! When the sun is shining it’s hard not to have garden parties and BBQ’s on the brain. With festival and...

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7 Spaces Ideal for Small Businesses

INSPIRATION • TUE 2ND MAY 2017


These days lots of small businesses are taking advantage of the opportunities provided by temporary retail spaces. Instead of taking out a lengthy and extortionate lease, entrepreneurs are experimenting and testing the waters of their product or service by renting...

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Throwbacks in the Gig-Guide for this May Bank Holiday Weekend

NEWS • FRI 28TH APRIL 2017


It’s hard to believe yet another Bank Holiday weekend is upon us! It seems like there’s just one after another this time of the year, but we’re definitely not complaining. This weekend is packed with throwbacks, from a Britney &...

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How to Plan the Perfect Event

INSPIRATION • TUE 18TH APRIL 2017


Here at Fillit, we’ve provided you with access to an abundance of cool spaces designed to fit all your event needs, but securing the perfect venue is only half the battle. Now you need to make sure your event is...

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5 Things to Do Over The Easter Weekend

INSPIRATION • THU 13TH APRIL 2017


We have a lovely long weekend ahead of us, which means plenty of time to get out and kick back over the Easter break! As always, we are taking a look at what’s going on in some of our Fillit spaces. There’s...

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#RaiseABrow - Benefit's all Pink Pop Up

INSPIRATION • TUE 11TH APRIL 2017


Did you happen to catch Benefit’s Pop up Shop on South William street last week? The popular cosmetic brand took over the space From April 5th to April 8th and transformed it into a pink paradise! The pop up was...

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Sharing Really is Caring - Everything You Need to Know About The Sharing Economy

INSPIRATION • TUE 11TH APRIL 2017


*quote*What is the Sharing Economy?*/quote*In recent times, you’ve probably heard a lot of conversation around ‘The Sharing Economy’. In fact, it’s becoming a pretty hard concept to avoid, what with companies like Uber and Airbnb on the verge of world...

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Great Gigs to Get Set for the Weekend

NEWS • FRI 31ST MARCH 2017


It’s finally that time of the week again!  We’ve got that Friday feelin’, so naturally we’re looking ahead to see what’s happening across the weekend in our fab Fillit spaces! No plans yet? Well, hopefully these gigs will sort you...

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Spaces that Make us Happy

INSPIRATION • MON 20TH MARCH 2017


Today is March 20th, which may seem pretty insignificant, but it’s actually International Day of Happiness! We know the first Monday after a long weekend can be hard, so that’s why we’ve decided to take a look at some favourite...

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5 Great Spots to Wet the Shamrock this Paddy’s Day

INSPIRATION • THU 16TH MARCH 2017


We've had a goo on us since the sun came out this week and what better excuse for a few pints is there than Paddy’s Day. With that in mind, we took a look at what’s going on down in...

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Ditch & Switch for 48, by Boys and Girls

CASE STUDIES • WED 18TH JANUARY 2017


Seems like everyone is lovin’ the South William Side Room! In January, creative agency Boys and Girls transformed this city centre space for their client, 48. For one day only, the Ditch & Switch pop up was aimed to intrigue...

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New Year, New Fillit

NEWS • TUE 3RD JANUARY 2017


Although it hasn’t been a full year since Fillit launched, it’s been a big enough year that we are feeling sentimental and ready to reflect. Starting when we kicked off the training wheels on our site and platform (our beta...

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5 Funky New Years Eve Parties in Dublin

INSPIRATION • WED 28TH DECEMBER 2016


The holiday season and 2016 are coming to a close, and some of us procrastinated on our New Year's Eve plans. We took a look at what’s going on in our Fillit spaces and threw together a couple highlights to...

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Our Favourite 7 Dublin Spots for Unforgettable Holiday Parties

INSPIRATION • THU 15TH DECEMBER 2016


By now, Holiday season is in full swing. As the days get shorter, we find ourselves staring at the clock to escape for a merry pint or two. Let us fuel the daydreaming, and, hopefully, inspire a night out in...

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Mo Wrap Up - A look back at a month of creative fundraising and pop-ups

CASE STUDIES • THU 1ST DECEMBER 2016


Unfortunately, Movember has drawn to a close. And for some, it's a relief to have hit fundraising goals and get a chance to clean that upper lip. For us, we're already amped and planning next year. From fundraising pop-ups to...

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Movember warms hearts with cozy cocktails

CASE STUDIES • TUE 29TH NOVEMBER 2016


Last Friday, November 25th, was #IrishCoffeeDay. Movember teamed up with Moyee Ireland and Great Irish Beverages to spark conversation, raise funds and bring a bit of craic to Dublin's South William Side Room. Serving up €5 Irish Coffees cocktails, these delicious...

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#IrishCoffeeDay Starts Tomorrow! Check out the Movember Pop Up

NEWS • THU 24TH NOVEMBER 2016


*quote*Fancy something to kickstart your evening?*/quote*This Friday, November 25th, make your way over to 52 South William Street to sample some of the best Irish coffees the city has to offer. Give your lip a creamy Mo - and raise...

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Pop-up Barbershop on South William Street

CASE STUDIES • FRI 11TH NOVEMBER 2016


*quote*Big ideas and fresh cuts*/quote*Dublin is changing. Blink, and you'll miss dozens of pop-ups and creative expressions physically shaping the city around us. Over the past several months, the temporary space on South William has been home to a handful...

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Fillit + Movember FAQ

NEWS • MON 17TH OCTOBER 2016


You may have heard the news, but for those who haven’t:Fillit is a proud official partner of Movember!Don’t know what this means? No fear, we’ve got the FAQ.*quote*What is Movember?*/quote*The Movember foundation is a global men’s health charity that raises...

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Fulfil Shines in Dublin City

CASE STUDIES • FRI 14TH OCTOBER 2016


We may have slipped into the dull short evenings of Autumn but that has not stopped Neon Agency lighting up Dublin's South William Street on behalf of Fulfil Nutrition bars. Tasked with finding an ideal high footfall location in Dublin, Neon Agency used Fillit...

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The Private Screening

CASE STUDIES • FRI 14TH OCTOBER 2016


*quote*Sometimes, the right space can inspire a great idea.*/quote*Learn how Mindaugas Petrutis of Sketch Labs was inspired to bring the design community together for a private screening of Design Disruptors in The Sugar Club.Fillit Case Study - The Private Screening from...

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The Company Offsite

CASE STUDIES • FRI 14TH OCTOBER 2016


When the project managers at Wrike needed to gather their office for an off-site meeting and team building day, they were bored by the usual selection of meeting rooms in hotels and conference rooms. *quote*They needed a creative, collaborative environment that reflected...

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Patch Notes - 13/10 (SMS, Cart, Movember, and More)

NEWS • THU 13TH OCTOBER 2016


A quick update on the most recent changes to Fillit. To learn more about these changes, and how your feedback made a difference, check out our Dev Update.Try Before You BuyWe made policy and experience adjustments to encourage site visits before...

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Dev Updates! Fillit's First Big Batch of New Features

NEWS • THU 13TH OCTOBER 2016


Hey there!We’ve been making changes, and many of you’ve taken notice. We have big plans for little Fillit, and many of these changes are the first steps on a long road to building the perfect platform. Many of you made...

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The Fillit Launch

CASE STUDIES • THU 18TH AUGUST 2016


After weeks of beta testing and perfecting our site, the time finally came to officially launch Fillit.ie. We knew we couldn't throw just any ol' party, so of course we utilized our own platform to find the perfect space for such a...

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The Last Minute Film Shoot

CASE STUDIES • TUE 16TH AUGUST 2016


Stuck for a space and running out of time, one of Ireland's premier banking organisations turned to us in their time of need.See how Bank of Ireland's latest ad found it's home in a Fillit space..

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Swanning Around MVP with Eoin Sweeney

INTERVIEWS • THU 3RD MARCH 2016


Over the last 12 years Dublin based Bodytonic Music have grown from sweaty basement club-nights to proprietor of some of Dublin's most exciting bars and spaces. Over this period they've prided themselves on the liveliness of their spaces, they've housed...

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Shop share - love affair

INSPIRATION • WED 2ND MARCH 2016


*quote*Are you leaving money on the table? Are you missing a trick? Here are 3 Reasons why you should consider renting your extra space to another business.*/quote*Do you have extra space that isn’t being used? Anything from an unused storage...

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And we're live!

NEWS • WED 2ND MARCH 2016


After many a long long day and sleepless night we have launched and we are in Beta.During this beta phase we will still be ironing out the final bugs and content issues, not to mention our acquisitions team will be recruiting more and more...

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Cut the Cost Not the Flavour

INSPIRATION • TUE 1ST MARCH 2016


*quote*Let them eat brunch*/quote* Brunch parties/weddings are unique, memorable and work well on a tight budget. Menu options for this time of day can be fantastic without the hefty price tag of a four course meal- think Benedict, think Florentine, think omelet stations, think...

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Five Questions to Ask Before You Plan Your Next Event

INSPIRATION • TUE 1ST MARCH 2016


*quote*1 - Why are you throwing an event in the first place?*/quote*Is it your birthday? Is it a cat's birthday? Is it a work dinner party or a charity event. Nailing down why you're hosting an event will not only help you...

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Doyle's Garage - Tesco Gorey

CASE STUDIES • TUE 23RD FEBRUARY 2016


*quote*If you want to be seen, you need a great space to be seen in...*/quote*Fillit offers businesses the opportunity to showcase their product or service to a wider audience, which is exactly what Doyle’s Garage were looking to do in...

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Drive more bookings as a Fillit Preferred Space - Claim your spot today!

NEWS • SAT 20TH FEBRUARY 2016


Fillit’s Preferred SpacesFor a limited time, drive more traffic and bookings to your space by claiming your spot in Fillit’s Preferred Spaces program. As one of Fillit’s Preferred Spaces, we'll work with you to drive more bookings to your space.This service...

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Making Space With Orlaith Ross

INTERVIEWS • TUE 8TH DECEMBER 2015


We caught up with OFFSET Events Manager Orlaith Ross to hear all about her side project, Making Space. Founded by Orlaith in 2014 Making Spaces has been doing 'exactly what i says on the tin.'*quote*Making Space been reusing spaces across...

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BIG CHANGES to Fillit: Introducing Fillit 2.0!

NEWS • THU 1ST JANUARY 2015


We’re proud to announce BIG CHANGES to the Fillit Platform. Introducing: Fillit 2.0. From the foundation up, we’ve rebuilt and optimised our booking and web platforms to enable both landlords and tenants to get more done, faster. We started Beta-testing...

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