Want to develop a Social Media Strategy that helps you deliver great results? We invite you to our Engagement to ROI event taking place in Dublin on the 13th of August. Greg Fry and some of Ireland’s leading industry professionals will share their expertise at Mespil Academy’s Social Media Workshop […]
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Trade shows can be excellent for expanding your reach, but like many things in life, the more effort you put in them, the more likely it is you’ll see great returns. Keep reading to get some tips on how to make your trade show experiences terrific instead of terrible. Do […]
So your marketing department has put together an impressive list of mobile subscribers, and in general, things appear to be going along fantastically. But as time goes on and you watch your numbers, you can’t help but notice that a small yet noticeable percentage of people are opting out, leaving […]
If you are thinking about starting a business in the coming months you might be wondering about supports particularly grants provided by the Enterprise Agencies in Ireland. The list of organisations might seem overwhelming but it is worth taking some time to understand the type of businesses that each support […]
Marketing is changing to meet the wants of users just like you. Inbound marketing shifts the focus from talking at people to a point that they simply tune out, to providing people with something that they genuinely value and enjoy. It focuses on providing solutions to problems, saving time or […]
For the second year running, Ulster Bank Meet Your Neighbours Networking Event in association with the IDA. The most recent event took place on Thursday 16th July at the stunning rooftop bar of Odessa Club and Restaurant on a traditionally wet Irish summer’s evening. The theme for the night was […]
It has been a while in the making and we were told not to tell anybody….. Until now. Combining banking with fintech, start ups and innovation Ulster Bank and DogPatch Labs are going to start working together. Combining banking with fintech, start ups and innovation. Leveraging the international connections through […]
Outsourcing became popular in the 90s, when businesses struggled to keep up with rising labour costs of the time. In the beginning, outsourcing was the reserve of large businesses, but now it’s more likely that SMEs will use outsourcing to help curb costs, while big businesses will often keep things […]
[Event] Coming to America – Workshop for Irish Startups Considering U.S. Expansion: July 28, Dogpatch Labs Featuring: US Embassy, PwC, Fried Frank, Frontline Ventures and Teamwork.com Panel discussions will focus on the practical aspects of setting up operations in the US including: Legal matters Visas / Immigration Tax and Accounting […]
WELCOME, in collaboration with the DCU Ryan Academy and Bank of Ireland, is hosting a pitching competition for startups on Tuesday 28th July at 6:30pm in Bank of Ireland Grand Canal Square with an amazing prize for 2 startups. The winning companies will attend 2 major European tech conferences for […]
So you have been working really hard for the last few weeks in the hope that your website will start converting more visitors. Just like any other small business owners, you have invested heavily on the design and development of the website and you invested considerable amount of money and […]
Wearing Religious Dress at Work: A recent decision of the US Supreme Court has found that Abercrombie & Fitch had discriminated against a job applicant by refusing to hire her on the basis that her head scarf or “hijab” clashed with its “classic East Coast collegiate style” dress code. This […]
If a business wants to get its message out to where most people are these days, then it must reach them via their mobile devices, which in turn means text messaging. But it’s one thing to say that a business needs SMS marketing; it’s a whole other matter to actually […]
After over 20 years as a litigation lawyer I trained as a mediator in 2008 and have seen at first hand the benefits and cost-savings of mediation, particularly for SME’s who can ill afford to spend hard-earned profits on costly litigation. Having seen those benefits for organisations at all levels […]
For small businesses, the opportunity to expand into the global business market has never been better; however, there are some challenges that small businesses looking to engage an international audience will have to consider. One thing that will have to be considered is what it will take to make the […]
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA Ireland) recently hosted their annual Women in Business evening in partnership with Ulster Bank’s Business Women Can, at the CPA headquarters in Dublin. A diverse group of Business women attended, representing various sectors of the economy. Speakers included Susan Hayes, Managing Director of […]
Businesses like Home Depot and Wal-Mart offer convenience and affordability to many consumers. The harsh reality of this is that the Wal-Marts of the country tend to sap business from small local businesses. These smaller entities offer similar inventory but are unable to keep their prices comparatively low for several […]
As a startup leader, you need to recognize the importance of learning and self-growth. You are the heart of your business, and there are a few specific qualities you need to focus on to be successful. The following are five of the most essential leadership qualities. Dedication Starting a business […]
Nowadays, it is very important to find a company that has values and workplace culture which correspond to employee’s values and needs. What do employees think about companies that they work for? What makes their companies different from others? Who are top employers in the world? In order to help […]
In this post we examine 10 essential ways you can hone your conflict resolution skills. These skills often come in handy during business disagreements. 1. What’s the timescale? – pre planned, reactive and return for more Conflict usually sits within 1 of 3 different onset timescales: Pre-planned where some thought […]