Why Reputation Management Matters for Small Businesses


Are you tapping into word of mouth for your business? How are you actively managing the reputation of your business? Here's why reputation management matters for small businesses:

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Free Investment Teaser Sample Pitch


Are you looking for sample pitches for investors? We've got a free investment teaser sample pitch that you can use as a template:

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Free Online Training: Macros and Advanced Queries in Excel 2016


Would you like to speed up your data processing on Excel? Have you ever used macros? Then this might be of interest: we have a free online training course called Macros and Advanced Queries in Excel 2016 available for Business Achievers members.

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The 8 Things You Should Know Before Selecting A Marketing Consultant


I have been asked many times from clients about their past contact with marketing companies and how broad it seems to be when dealing with their marketing plans. Often people find it difficult when it comes to choosing marketing companies to know what is right for them. To make it easier I have come up with The 8 Things You Should Know Before Selecting A Marketing Consultant:

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Irish Exporters Supply Chain Seminar Series Continues in Cork


The third large Seminar in a series of 8 Supply Chain Seminars and Roundtables for Irish exporters is taking place on September 28th in Cork. We asked the organisers, the Irish Exporters Association, to tell us a bit more about this business event.

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5 Key Steps for Acquisition


Have you been thinking of acquiring another company? There are a few steps you can take to help you prepare for an acquisition. Here are 5 key steps for acquisition:

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A Quick Guide to Outdoor Advertising for Business


Have you ever considered signs and billboard advertising for your business? With all the digital trends nowadays it may surprise you that outdoor advertising is still on the rise. Here's a quick guide to outdoor advertising for business:

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Insights from British Irish Chamber & Ulster Bank - Brexit Proofing the Agri-Food Sector


The British Irish Chamber of Commerce called for enhanced measures to Brexit-proof Ireland's agri-food sector in Budget 2019 as it hosted the '#AGENDA2018 Business, Politics and Brexit' seminar organised in association with Ulster Bank and KPMG in Dublin on Wednesday, September 5th. Here are some of the insights from the seminar:

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Agri-Food Series: Pastures New with Daniel Cronin of Oysterhaven Dairy Farm


In the latest in our Agri-Food series, Farmer Daniel Cronin of Oysterhaven Dairy Farm reveals how he diversified the family farm business.

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Workplace Relationships and Employing Family Members


Given the amount of time we all spend in the workplace it's only inevitable that workplace relationships develop over time. Or it may be the case that a business owner decides to employ a family member and this could potentially cause resentment. Here's what you need to know about workplace relationships and employing family members.

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Skills & Opportunities Fund Award Winner: Innovate Dublin and Their Youth Academy


The last round of the Ulster Bank Skills & Opportunities Fund 2018 is now calling for applications before Friday 21st September. We caught up with Annabelle Conway, Social Innovation Manager, Innovate Dublin, a past winner to find out what the award and funding has meant for their organisation:

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The Benefits of Nostalgia Marketing and How to Use It


If the past few years of advertising and brand strategies have felt like a blast from the past, that’s because many of them actually are. From ‘90s fashion to classic ‘80s movies, nostalgia marketing can be an effective way to draw in a young, millennial audience. Read on to find out the benefits of nostalgia marketing and how to use it for your business:

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What Can Angel Investors Do For Your Business?


Angel investors are individual investors that look for companies that exhibit high-growth prospects, have a synergy with their own business or compete in an industry in which they have succeeded. So what exactly can angel investors do for your business?

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Call For Applicants For Next ACORNS Programme


The call is out for applicants for the next ACORNS programme, we asked Paula Fitzsimmons, Director, ACORNS to tell us all about it:

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Free Online Training: Navigating Your Own Emotions


Wondering about emotional intelligence for you and how to apply it to your business? Interested in the science of emotions in the workplace? We have a free online training course called Navigating Your Own Emotions available for Business Achievers members.

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Startup Series: A Guide to Advertising Your Business


You need to look at your advertising in the same way that you look at other areas of your business - that is, set clear objectives and goals. Continuing our Startup Series, here's a guide to advertising your business:

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Business Podcast: The Innovation Show


As a former Irish international and professional rugby player of over 10 years with over 100 caps for Leinster, Toulouse and London Irish, Aidan McCullen now applies his discipline to the world of digital disruption and strategic innovation. Aidan created “The Innovation Show” podcast in recognition of the need for a show that covers innovation topics in depth. We caught up with Aidan to ask him about the podcast. 

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How to Tap Into Future Trends For Your Business


If you want to be in business for a long time, you need to develop a vision of the future and the place of your business in that future. Here's how to tap into future trends for your business:

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5 Top Tips for Managing Your Business Finances Better


Let’s face it. The vast majority of business owners and directors are not accountants. In most cases your real expertise lies at the heart of your business – making stuff, designing things, training people, selling goods, providing services.. After all, isn’t that what you are really good at and why you started your business in the first place? Here are my 5 top tips for managing your business finances better:

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Agri-Food Series: Going Organic with Gordon McCoy of McCoy Organic Farm


The best way forward? In the latest in our Agri-Food series, Gordon McCoy of McCoy Organic Farm talks about the challenges and benefits of converting his family farm to organic. 

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