Understanding The Effects of Rapid Growth In Business

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If your business is growing rapidly, then managing cash flow is as critical as managing sales and expenses. Here are some tips for understanding the effects of rapid growth in business:

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Business Achievers: Neil Dowling and EventEase

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This month's Business Achiever is Neil Dowling, Managing Director of EventEase. We asked Neil to tell us a little bit about his event solutions business and asked her about her business journey to date. Read on to find out more in Business Achievers: Neil Dowling and EventEase:

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Tips for Managing and Communicating Employee Benefits

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Not all companies are in a position to implement complex reward schemes to keep employees motivated thus ensuring performance goals are met. However, it is important to make sure employees clearly understand their entire benefits package and are fully aware of everything that is on offer to them, from flexible working arrangements to holiday entitlements above the statutory minimum. Here are tips for managing and communicating employee benefits:

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Why Reputation Management Matters for Small Businesses

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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

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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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The 8 Things You Should Know Before Selecting A Marketing Consultant

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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

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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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A Quick Guide to Outdoor Advertising for Business

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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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Workplace Relationships and Employing Family Members

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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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The Benefits of Nostalgia Marketing and How to Use It

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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?

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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

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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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Startup Series: A Guide to Advertising Your Business

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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

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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

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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

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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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Telltale Signs of When to Hire and Fire Employees

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While a business owner has many challenges each day, the toughest might be deciding when to hire and when to fire employees. Here are telltale signs of when to hire and fire employees:

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4 Nifty Ways To Use Technology to Enhance Your Trade Show Presence

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Exhibiting in trade shows and exhibitions are one of the best ways to meet your clientele face to face and foster industry relationships. In our previous post about trade show tips and tricks, we shared some tips for effective trade show and exhibition ROI. The essence of any successful exhibition plan is the user engagement. The more engaged your audience is the more likely they are to convert. But, the real question here is how to engage? Technology can help here. Here are 4 nifty ways to use technology to enhance your trade show presence:

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10 Key Steps to Financing Rapid Growth

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Growing a company often requires significant financing. Purchasing new equipment adding product lines, expanding the premises or raising additional working capital to fund growth are just some of the reasons why a company might want to think about putting together a proposal to obtain financing. Here are 10 key steps to financing rapid growth:

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How to Maximise PR for Your Business

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Public relations (PR) is an effective way for businesses to gain publicity, create a particular image for your business and attract new clients. Here are some tips on how to maximise PR for your business:

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