Busylizzie

Managing the lives of busy professionals is paying dividends for Galway-based e-venture Busylizz.ie Established in 2004 by entrepreneur Tara Dalrymple, the company provides lifestyle management services to private clients, sole traders and small ventures. 

It employs seven staff in Galway, Dublin, Limerick, Cork and Wicklow. Services range from e-marketing, social marketing, website development and print design to dictation, transcription and powerpoint presentations. 
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Embricon

Galway-based biotech Embricon is seeking funding to bring its first product, a medical tool to treat varicose veins, to market.

A spin-out of NUI Galway, Embricon has already raised e500,000 to commercialise the product. Its target is e2 million in private investment and a further e1.2 million in grant funding.   

The firm has a history of success in the funding field. It secured finance under Enterprise Ireland's High Potential Start-up Scheme shortly after its launch in 2005.

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A Few Small Changes? You Bet

As middle aged ‘old economy’ businessmen, we used to think that the teccies talking about internet time being 6 or 7 times faster than real time was an exaggeration. We were wrong. Six months into the launch of smallbusinesscan, we are launching anther major upgrade. Some of us have been in the IT industry most of our adult lifes and we have a saying about software – launch early and launch often – but the internet takes this to a new level.


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Magic Formula

The Commission for Aviation Regulation estimates that around 20 travel operators folded in past year as the sector has been impacted by the downturn. One firm that has defied the slump is Kinsale-based niche operator Magic Vacations. The company was founded by John Barrett in February 2008 and specialises in long-haul travel and all things to do with Disney such as Disneyland Paris, Disney World Orlando and the Disney cruises.

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{jathumbnail off} Its Free That’s right. Smallbusinesscan.com is a non-profit venture allowing our members to openly share their knowledge and experience with other like minded small businesses and  entrepreneurs. Register now as a member and get you...
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Terms of Use

Welcome to smallbusinesscan, a network for aspiring and successful businesspeople and entrepreneurs. The smallbusinesscan service and network (collectively, the "smallbusinesscan engagement platform Service", or the "Service") is operated by The Driv...
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1. Introduction Smallbusinesscan is a owned and operated by Drive4Growth Limited, a limited liability company with registered office at 4a Monea Crescent, Ardmore, Waterford. We are contactable at  this address or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. e-...
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Forum Rules

Monitoring and Enforcement While we have the right to monitor activity and content associated with smallbusinesscan, we are not obligated to do so. As we do not, and may not have the ability to, control or actively monitor content we don't guarantee ...
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Online Marketing

 

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is also known as on-line marketing. It is crucial to the success of any business to incorporate SEO into the design of their website and also to use it to promote their on line presence, their business, products and services.

Emma Smyth

BSc(Hons) MSc

Innovate NI

Managing Director & Marketer

www.innovateni.com


 

 


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The marketing process - Keep it simple

The marketing process made simple Put simply, marketing is about matching every part of your business with your clients so that: you meet their needs they are aware that you meet their needs they are motivated to buy from you they are motivated to ke...
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Market Research

Market research is a process – an ongoing process - by which you get to know your target market. It involves the collection and assessment of information relating to your goods and services, your clients, your competitors, your industry and the chall...
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More news from last year’s winners – Mcor Technologies

Mcor Technologies invited to exhibit their 3 dimensional parts at the 100% Design Exhibition in London Mcor Technologies Ltd announced today that they have been invited to exhibit their 3D models at 100% Design, the UK’s leading architectural and des...
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SBC Carrigaline Event 8th October 2009, 6-8pm

Before taping started at a smallbusinesscan Start-Up workshop in ther Ulster Bank offices in Carrigaline, Cork, recently the SBC moderator asked some of the 100 businesses that turned up why anyone in their right mind would event think of starting a business in the current environment. Answers from; 'my boss is making all the money from my ideas' to 'I have an idea, I always wanted to work for myself and I now have some redundanct money' to 'What flippin choice doI have, there's no jobs out there'  were given in what turned into a lively evening.

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Basket of Products

Jenny and Peter Young took over the 100-year-old family farm in 1999. Located between Kilcullen and Athy, the 170-acre site is predominantly a dairy farm, but they also keep a flock of 200 free-range hens for eggs and 100 cattle for beef.
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Harte’s in the Right Place

Keep watching the sports on TV; keep going to those matches every weekend; explain to your spouse that it's work. If the match is live down the pub it's networking. Here, in the company of one of football's most successful managers, Tyrone's Mickey Harte, we take a look at what businesses can learn from the sporting world.


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Smallbusinesscan.com Working With iFarm

We've teamed up with iFarm. Country and city united. Together we can help each other share knowledge, insights, experience and contact networks needed to generate growth for our businesses.

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NoH20 - Takes Car Valeting to New Level

Touring car driver Emmet O'Brien established NoH2O, Ireland's first waterless and eco-friendly car valeting service, in 2007. O'Brien, who continues to race on famous international circuits like Monza and Estoril, hit upon the idea for the venture while on the track.

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