Following on from a very successful event in November on the topic of “Building Your Leadership Profile”, the Ulster Bank Business Women Can Dublin contingent held another event as part of the “Inspiring Your Success” series on Thursday 12 February. The purpose of the Business Women Can initiative and events […]
A lot of Irish organisations are known for their presence on social media, and have ...
The world of business funding, and where and how to access new or alternative sources ...
As you might know, I manage Twitter accounts for business owners who don’t have time ...
In the first of a double bill on the job specification advice, we look at why it’s not a good idea to pull the old job spec out of the drawer and hand it to your recruitment agency. It pays to take a fresh look at the job specification, for […]
I heard you’re an exceptionally talented blogger. Of course you are, but you still probably make a mistake or two once in a while. We all do, so don’t sweat. However, you have to be very careful if you are guest-posting, as errors in such an endeavor, no matter how […]
With the numerous tales of how people made it big with almost nothing, it’s easy to jump into the startup world with full enthusiasm. Startup is a business developed around new ideas. If established successfully, it can have a potential ROI. Over the past several years, a large number of […]
Less than 10% of start-ups “pivot their business model between round A and 3 years after an IPO”. However, according to Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures the number is higher than that as he says that 17 of 26 companies “made complete transformations or partial transformations of their businesses” […]
Ulster Bank is sponsoring the British Irish Chamber conference for the next 3 years. Eddie Cullen explains that Ulster Bank has deep roots with the UK, going back to 1917. Ulster Bank was started in 1836 as a bank for and by exporters and to promote trade between Ireland and […]
Since the late 2000s e-commerce has grown at a rapid rate. Innovations have been pioneered by big players in the market and due to advances in technology small retailers have been able to adopt these innovations also. With companies such as Shopify providing e-commerce solutions and market places such as […]
A lot of Irish organisations are known for their presence on social media, and have begun to pave the way for companies using tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, along with many others, to speak to their customers in a way that no one else has tapped into. On achieving […]
Online marketing is huge for every type of business. As most people are connected to the web 24/7 via their smartphone, tablet or PC; making the most of your online marketing is crucial. There are many ways to go about conducting online marketing for your business. However, I have narrowed […]
An International SEO Campaign is an essential part of any organization’s effort to penetrate new markets or widen its customer base on a global scale. A business can easily establish itself as a stable business in the global market through international SEO. You can also build a strong foundation on […]
The world of business funding, and where and how to access new or alternative sources of finance can be a confusing one – especially for SMEs with limited resources and less time to spend on researching such issues. With that in mind, InterTradeIreland has developed and launched a new free […]
Small businesses that wished to maximize their presence online via the world’s biggest search engine would once turn their attentions to – among other things – Google Places. However, those who have checked more recently will have noticed its evolution into the perhaps confusingly-titled Google My Business. It’s an interesting […]
If you are running your own business and are a devoted entrepreneur, then you might feel overwhelmed sometimes. Being at the top of the game is not easy, but remember, it was not easy getting there either. Working-out, setting up a to-do list and resolving issues one-by-one, staying positive and […]
As you might know, I manage Twitter accounts for business owners who don’t have time to spend on Twitter. The reason I have a business in the first place is that companies are finally starting to recognise the importance of Social media in their marketing strategy. It’s not all about […]
Good accounting system and routine. Do you actively manage your business cash flow or does the lack of cash govern the way you manage your business? A tighter credit control system can help a business to identify potential bad debts and take appropriate steps to reduce them, and ultimately get […]
Business Loan Preparation: Before you apply for a business loan, you want to make sure you have a few things in order. First, understand that lenders are skittish and they don’t really like lending to startup companies. If you need a lot of money, in this economic climate, you’ll want […]
It’s 2015, a year that promises new opportunities and challenges for businesses large and small. Among those challenges, cyber security threats are more in the forefront than ever before, thanks to the unprecedented number of data hacks and leaks that occurred in 2014. Fortunately, cyber security experts are already weighing […]
1 billion Britain is our closest neighbour and most important economic partner, in trade, investment and tourism. €1 billion of trade in goods and services flows across the Irish Sea every week. Jobs That is not only trade, it creates 400,000 jobs in Ireland and the UK. 200,000 in Ireland, […]
Nowadays, we simply cannot dismiss the huge advantages offered by the internet when referring to promoting a company. We are looking at so many interesting opportunities and it is not at all difficult to take advantage of some promotional channels that did not exist in the past. As a business […]
When creating an Internet Marketing Strategy, Internet marketers in the last few years have split themselves into two separate groups: one loving memes and taking full advantage of their virality potential and the other snickering at memes, casting them off as a waste of time. Who’s wrong and who’s right? […]