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5 Common Website Design Mistakes to Avoid

Websites. Every business who looks to stay in business has a website. In this day and age, having a business without a website means (quite literally) that your business is a virtual tumbleweed. As with anything, though, there are a few do’s and don’ts when it comes to websites. One […]

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Business Blogging – A Sneak Peek

In order to keep pace with the competition of the virtual world, it is increasingly important to enhance one’s web presence. And any measure that you take to do the same will yield results provided you adhere to the norms of online marketing concepts. Business blogging is one of the […]

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Enterprise Ireland to implement plans to help Irish exporters following UK decision to leave the EU

Enterprise Ireland has said that the UK’s vote to leave the EU will present significant new challenges for Irish companies exporting to the UK, and announced that it is immediately implementing its plans to support these companies. These include steps to help companies maintain their UK presence while also diversifying […]

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5 Ways to Add Value to Your Ecommerce Site

eCommerce is huge right now. In fact, it’s gotten to the point that you’re not alive, on the internet, if you aren’t in eCommerce. Nobody has to tell you that there is no internet without ecommerce. No matter what your ecommerce business is, it seems like every business benefits from […]

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Interest Rate Cut on the Way for Small Businesses

Small business loans are set to become more affordable, thanks to an interest rate cut announced by Microfinance Ireland in Dublin today (June 17th 2016). Microfinance Ireland, the government funded not-for-profit lender to micro-enterprises, will reduce its lending rate by 1% for all new lending from July 1st 2016. Furthermore, […]

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Preparing for Your New Website

5 Tips & Tricks to get your website off to a FLYER… So you’ve decided you want to get your business online. Should be fairly straightforward. Find a website designer, tell them what you want, pay them and you’re done. Sadly, it’s just not that simple. If you really want […]

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20 Questions to Ask a Franchisor

The Irish Franchise Associations have published 20 questions you should ask a Franchisor before you make the decision to buy into a franchise – reproduced here, with kind permission of the Irish Franchise Association. If you are considering joining a franchise you will need to carry out due diligence before […]

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You Could Grow Your Business Through Franchising

Ulster Bank has many years experience of working with Franchises in the Irish market. This second article on Franchising explores the concept of growing your established business through Franchising. Business Take-Stock You’ve built up a business, its now profitable, generating an income, employing some people – you’ve successfully come through […]

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