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5 Ways to Stay Organised

It’s no great revelation that in today’s always-online world, it’s very difficult sometimes to stay organised. You have so many ideas, opinions, and conflicting thoughts, that you are not sure where to begin. Being organised is an especially important task if you are hoping to succeed at your small business. […]

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4 Steps to a Peaceful Employee Exit

An issue with an employee has come to a head and you can no longer tolerate them in your company. Or you’ve found that the business needs to downsize and eliminate some people. Either way, you have the unenviable task of letting an employee go. An employee might also quit. […]

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5 Ways to Increase Your Productivity This Winter

Maintaining high levels of productivity is always challenging. However, in cold, gray winters it is often close on impossible. Getting that pressing work completed is not nearly as appealing as curling up under a blanket with a good book or watching the latest blockbuster movie. Two things are for certain, […]

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Why 99 Cents Is Not The Answer

When I was a kid, there was a store near my neighbourhood whose unique selling proposition was that all their items were sold at a penny less equating to 99 cents on the price tag. Being young, I didn’t understand the appeal. Who would go out of their way to […]

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9 Online Business Mistakes You Should Avoid At All Cost

Even though businesses that exist solely on the internet can be very successful, they also pose some special challenges not faced by traditional brick-and-mortar businesses. Entrepreneurs who choose to start online businesses should be aware of these special challenges, and in this article I’ll present an overview of some of […]

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Winners Announced in All-island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition

Yedup Ltd and Liopa Ltd, both based in Belfast, are the Northern Ireland regional winners of InterTradeIreland’s Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, securing €20,000 each.  The firms now go forward to compete with six other regional finalists at the all-island final of the competition, taking place on 23 November. Best New […]

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5 Ways To Run Your Startup Entirely On Your Phone

Owners of startup companies usually carry their office in their pocket thanks to smartphones. With the explosion of mobile applications geared towards tackling everything from payroll to human resources, business owners can do just about everything while on the go. And it’s this explosion that is making it easier than […]

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5 Ways To Retain Online Customers

Customer service is of the highest important. But so is customer retention. It is a fact that a high customer retention rate contributes to a business’ sustainability and profitability. Research has proven that customer acquisition costs a company more than customer retention. But the way a business goes about its […]

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