As a small business, you know that pinching pennies is a necessity in order to stay afloat. Small businesses need to find creative ways to use their cash so that they can compete with other businesses. Unfortunately, most small businesses don’t know exactly where cuts can be made or where […]
Enterprises are forecast to have 58 percent of their compute and data storage in the ...
Salesforce Research releases a report on the benchmarks of the growth of small businesses. The ...
A leader is defined as someone who inspires, commands, and guides others. Not everyone is ...
What does it take to succeed in the franchise world? Since there are numerous types of franchises, it’s impossible to give a definitive answer. While most people think of a successful franchise as fast food restaurants or mail box rentals, there is probably a franchise related to your interests. Fascinated […]
The British-Irish chamber of commerce launched the British-Irish trade Gateway. It is in Beta, but already opportunities are appearing. One from Ireland for the UK and two from the UK for Irish companies. Payroll/outsourcing I run a payroll bureau/outsourcing company and I would be looking to meet with UK companies that are […]
Human nature Human nature is very strange – for example if you tell a child not to do something they immediately want to do it. Similarly, if you tell someone they cannot have something, they immediately want it even if they do not need it. I have come across this […]
The Internet is an exciting place to be in, especially for those looking to use it to their advantage. New-age entrepreneurs want to leave no stone unturned in ensuring business success, which makes it imperative for them to establish not only their presence in, but also dominance over the online […]
Enterprises are forecast to have 58 percent of their compute and data storage in the cloud in 10 years, compared with 28 percent currently according to a report covered in eweek.com. The adoption of the cloud has exceeded expectations and along with it comes a host of wonderful benefits to any size of business. […]
Going to an exhibition or exhibiting at a local business event can be a great way to network, make new contacts and attract customers. However, attendees will make a judgement from afar based on the way you look before they even approach your stand. If they decide to speak to […]
Salesforce Research releases a report on the benchmarks of the growth of small businesses. The special report is based on the surveys of 3,800 leaders of small businesses across the globe among them marketing, sales and service teams. You can use the details in this post to boost your business’ […]
A leader is defined as someone who inspires, commands, and guides others. Not everyone is cut out to lead, and a lot of responsibility and work that goes into any type of leadership role. There are many skills and habits you have to possess in order to be effective in […]
Insurance can be expensive, it’s extra administration to fit into your busy working week and many people find it confusing to understand exactly what type they need. So, do you really need to go to the trouble of getting some for your commercial vehicle? In short: yes! Despite what you […]
May 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm €40 Register here Brief Programme Description This programme will show small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on how to win government contracts by using market information to build and benefit from relationships with buyers and collaborators. Did you know? Almost half of public sector tenders […]
Facebook Live is all of 2 weeks old in Ireland, and I’m really excited about the possibilities it brings. Mainly because it brings video right into the realm of those who may not have had the budget for it. And also because Facebook are themselves busy promoting it, there’s an opportunity to […]
Expressions of interest are now invited to join our delegations to this year’s International Festival of Business (IFB 2016) taking place in Liverpool from 13th June to 1st July. This is an excellent opportunity to partake in a number of various sectoral and networking events on a large scale in […]
Mastering the balance between giving information without spilling all of your trade secrets can be difficult task, but the SEO benefits that an integrated blog strategy can have for a business’ website may be surprising. Let’s take a look at the benefits of creating an effective blog strategy. Having a […]
The Protection of Employees (Fixed Term Work) Act 2003 was enacted on foot of the Fixed Term Workers Directive 99/70/EC to promote the equal treatment of workers and to ensure better conditions of employment. It was further intended to prevent abuse arising from the successive use of fixed-term employment contracts. […]
Social media platforms are proving to be quite promising for businesses. Today, in fact, an effective use of social media marketing can help build successful businesses from scratch. Let’s take a look at some useful social media tricks. With the advent of so many social media platforms, business owners are […]
There has been much recent media attention for LUAS workers with strike action and conciliation talks commencing in the WRC. Although a strike within the transport system can be a major inconvenience, many employers may at some point be issued with notice at some stage or another during their careers. […]
Quite often, only half of startups survive more than five years, and only a third make it to ten years. To ensure sustainability of business, you must create growth strategies. A tangible plan is a defining factor that determines whether you will create growth or devalue the business. A business […]
Everyone’s talking about inbound marketing these days. Personally, I’m getting a little tired of it (though I’m definitely one of the culprits adding to the incessant noise). Outbound lead generation tactics are still legit! They may be a little more expensive, but the best lead generation campaigns use a combination of […]
Building a successful email marketing strategy isn’t difficult but there are many factors to keep in mind. Identifying the options and best practices of email automation is the first step to turning a dull campaign into a stellar one. You may be having trouble getting subscribers, or maybe you have […]