Diner Decor: Tips for Making Your New Restaurant Stand Out

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Opening a restaurant is the dream of many a culinary fan. For those serious enough to make that dream a reality, a solid plan is an absolute necessity. The odds of failure are stacked against restaurants, where approximately 80 percent will fold in t...
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Can you Teach Yourself Search Engine Optimisation?

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The simple answer would be “yes” – and I could just leave it at that. But I could just as easily say “no” – which is why I feel this article has its place in the world. The more pertinent question to ask yourself could also be “ should you teach your...
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Patrizio
Hi Andrea, good post. I think you should learn SEO basic, even if you're planning to hire an expert or agency. At least, you woul... Read More
Thursday, 05 April 2018 05:50

Courting Investors to Grow Your Business

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It’s all well and good to have a small business that’s founded on a strong idea or product. The difficulty that many entrepreneurs face is try to come up with the funds to make their dream into a reality. The most obvious route for many is to find so...
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Is Small-Business Hiring a Dire Situation Around the World?

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The small business sector is the backbone of the US economy, hiring more than half of total workers in the country. It is no surprise that everyone pays close attention to it, from politicians to investors. However, fewer people are opting for a care...
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What to Consider before You Decide to Accept Cryptocurrency at Your Small Business

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According to reports by Google Trends, the interest in cryptocurrency has never been higher. Not only that more and more people decide to invest in cryptocurrency but we’re also starting to see plenty of businesses, big and small, starting to accept ...
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How to Create a Small Business Budget

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It can be easy in the beginning stages of setting up a small business to only look forwards. Change happens at such a progressive pace that taking a moment to sit down and assess what has come before can seem counterintuitive. But by narrowing your f...
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5 Tips for Starting a Photography Business

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Nowadays, when everyone’s got a phone with a camera, a lot of people like to go around playing photographer. However, some of the world’s greatest brands, companies and celebrities are still willing to pay a small fortune for services of a profession...
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Things To Remember When Registering a Domain

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Your business website is recognized through your domain name. If you want to establish a website for your new brand or business, it is mandatory to register a domain from a well-known registrar. That way you can get more customers, exposure, and peop...
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5 Elements of A Successful Startup Business Plan

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Every entrepreneur would agree that a business plan is a vital factor in the success of your operation. It serves as a guide and holds the core definition of your business. Having it alongside you throughout the whole process will make the chances of...
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How to Write a Winning Tender Proposal

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Are you applying for government tenders? You should be. Globally, government tenders are worth  a huge 18% of GDP , and in the Republic of Ireland, the  largest buyer from Irish suppliers is the Irish government. Yet you could be one of the many busi...
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5 Questions To Ask Before Creating Your Business App

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There are more smartphones than people in the world, and in 2017, the number of mobile app downloads surpassed 175 billion . It’s safe to say that apps are here to say, and for some businesses, these can translate to more sales, greater customer rete...
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6 Frugal Budget Practices for First-time Entrepreneurs

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Running a small business is quite costly and for most enterprises, it takes 6 months to two years until they are fully profitable. In light of this fact, it doesn’t seem at all surprising that 9 out of 10 startups and small businesses never make it p...
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Keeping Intellectual Property Safe

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One of the most important parts of being a startup or small business is developing a solid intellectual property . It can do one of two things: ensure your company has a solid foundation as a product or service or put your company or IP in a position...
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10 Digital Marketing Myths You Need to Stop Believing

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If you are in client services, you must have heard about prevailing myths about digital marketing . Instead of using a phone call to review the phone numbers, go down the rabbit hole of explaining why old assumptions need to be put to rest. Keeping t...
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Data Centre Options For Your Business: What Are Your Choices?

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The amount of data being produced in recent years is unprecedented therefore there will come a time that even small businesses need to upgrade their current data storage. Not only do businesses need to store files such as e-mails, presentations, grap...
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Why Quality Control is Essential for Small Businesses

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While poor or inconsistent quality with their products and services is a concern that no business can afford to discount, problems with quality assurance can be especially serious for new ventures that are struggling to establish themselves or that m...
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Why Companies Should Seriously Consider Donating to Charities

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Civilized society is known for giving rewards and recognition to entrepreneurs and businesses who donate time and energy to charitable causes. There are also many direct and indirect benefits to businesses that give money to the needy or organized ch...
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5 Steps To Get The Best Out of Your Employees in a Downturn

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If you’re an employer at any company - no matter how big or small - it’s an absolute necessity to keep them productive for the sake of the bottom line. However … when it comes to those natural “bumps in the road” of an economic downturn, it’s not alw...
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7 Irish Business Competitions To Win Investment

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I was prompted to create a post containing Irish business competitions to win investment after the success of my  Irish Technology and Irish Business awards  article. There can be a fine line between accelerator programmes and competitions, so I’m st...
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Ron Immink
Excellent post (again).
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 10:01

How to Ensure the Safety of Your Employees during Busy Times

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Busy periods in your business can create opportunities for expansion and increased profit. However, these periods can also entail increased risk for accidents and other unexpected problems. Smart entrepreneurs institute additional precautions to redu...
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