Ulster Bank Markets Daily Top 3

Ulster Bank Markets Daily Top 3
FOMC Minutes: No change in outlook for December The FOMC minutes said that many FOMC participants thought a rate hike in the near-term was likely to be warranted. The discussion of growth highlighted the ongoing strength in the labour market while fr...
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What to Do When Your Personal Data Was Breached?

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The  biggest one so far this year  is the Equifax data breach in which the personal data of over 140 million U.S consumers were accessed by hackers. South Africa, Malaysia, and Australia were also hit with cybersecurity breach recently wherein millio...
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Only a Revolution Can Solve Plastic Ocean Pollution, Reduce CO2 and Reduce Over-fishing

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What if I were to tell you that it is not your fault that the seas are polluted with plastic that the fish and whales are consuming? In the same way, I can say that it is not your fault that over-fishing is destroying future fish stocks. It is absolu...
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Doctor Who and the Art of Client Management

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Doctor Who & the Art of Client Management It is like a staple of life, eventually, Doctor Who will regenerate. You may, or may not like it, but it will happen. It is the same with the person you have working on your key client(s). Your previous a...
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What Budget 2018 Means for Agriculture

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Highlights The government has unveiled a €300m loan scheme to help small and medium-sized businesses, with a minimum of 40% of this sum going to food and agriculture firms Farming families will also benefit from lower tax rates on land transfers, whi...
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5 ways SMEs Can Keep Cash Flow Healthy

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If you are at the helm of a small business or medium-sized enterprise, then you’ll know that cash flow is king. If you find yourself in the position of not being able to pay creditors, or defaulting on loans, your business could be in big trouble. It...
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Is A Virtual Office Right For Your Business?

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Twenty years ago, if someone had told you virtually everyone would have a phone more powerful than a contemporary desktop in their pocket, you would have scoffed in their face. Now not only is that true, but people have never been more interconnected...
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Generating High-Quality Backlinks in 2017

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Off page SEO strategies such as link building can be a very tricky business and for many entrepreneurs, it’s a topic that they try and avoid altogether. With link building becoming more and more difficult as Google cracks down on spammers, creating l...
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How To Successfully Use Pay-Per-Click Advertising Without Spending A Fortune In The Process

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Want to get more from your web marketing - then paid adverts could be the way forward. Yes, it's a pay to play model, however done well it can pay dividends - leverage these tips below to succeed.  Look Beyond Adwords. Google Adwords is the industry ...
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What's the Role of the CEO/Founder?

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Did a workshop with a group of young business students doing Masters. Asked what was the role of the CEO/founder. After some great debate, they came up with this: 1. Keep business funded - revenues and/or finance (angel/VC) and/or grants 2. Hire grea...
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Ron Immink
The role of the CEO is to secure the future of the venture. This is today thinking. Read https://www.business-achievers.com/news/g... Read More
Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:14
Fionan Murray
That's what the students said - in 100 words!
Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:19
Ron Immink
This one is even longer https://www.business-achievers.com/news/general/the-hard-economic-statistics-that-should-inform-your-strat... Read More
Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:28

5 Tips To Increase Brand Exposure

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It’s likely whatever market your business operates in, there are some key competitors and brands that you’re looking to compete against. But what is it that sets these businesses apart, why are they front of mind for consumers? Part of the answer to ...
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3 Digital Marketing Strategies Everyone Should Know

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Nowadays, marketing is focused on its digital aspect, meaning that the most promotions, campaigns, and advertisements are online. More often than not, marketers believe that the online marketing is the only way to go and that social media campaigns, ...
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Fionan Murray
Jason If I was looking to target pHd candidates involved in research, how would we get to them. Average age is probably 25-35. Th... Read More
Thursday, 12 October 2017 09:51

Xerocon 2017: Dublin based Beyond Accounting wins Accounting Partner of the Year – Ireland

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Dublin based Beyond Accounting took the award for Accounting Partner of the Year – Ireland last night at Xerocon London 2017.   Attended by over 2,000 accountants, bookkeepers and exhibitors, Xerocon London 2017, the UK’s biggest cloud accounting ann...
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Burren Smokehouse is a #businessachiever

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The Burren Smokehouse is an  Irish  family-run producer of  Smoked Irish  fish . The company is established in 1989 and located on Kincora Road,  Lisdoonvarna ,  County Clare . It was set up by Peter and Birgitta Curtin. Ongoing diversification The B...
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Entrepreneurs and Their Lightbulb Moment

Entrepreneurs and Their Lightbulb Moment
Four entrepreneurs share what inspired their big idea. Many start-ups simply follow a trend, hoping to cash in on the success of others, but some SME owners were jolted into action with a bona fide ‘Eureka!’ moment. We spoke to four entrepreneurs who...
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Supporting Ireland’s Fintech Community and Driving Cultural Change Across Ulster Bank

Supporting Ireland’s Fintech Community and Driving Cultural Change Across Ulster Bank
Dogpatch Labs’ mission is to accelerate the development of Ireland’s startup ecosystem, and in partnership with Ulster Bank we have become an important pillar of the startup community in Ireland since we launched in 2015. Ulster Bank has provided us ...
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Business Still Struggling? Maybe It's Your Fault

Business Still Struggling? Maybe It's Your Fault
We're living in the age of when everything bad, so bad, bigly bad, terrible, really terrible… is someone else's fault. So who's to blame if your business is not growing? Maybe it's your fault. Consider this? If you've been feverishly working away now...
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Owning Leadership

Owning Leadership
I have always believed that entrepreneurs are the athletes of the business world. Or if you want to speak in army terms, they are the Navy Seals of the business world. Special forces and athletes Ever since I read “ The rare find ”, I have been readi...
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Future Babble; Slow vs Fast

Future Babble; Slow vs Fast
Retail is e-tail I was invited to speak at the "Retail is e-tail" conference in Monaghan. A perspective on 2022-2040, where I used the books we covered in Bookbuzz to give a perspective. Download available Singularity, AI, cyber security, lego, stati...
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Delight As The Killer App For Business

Delight As The Killer App For Business
Most firms are parasites that destroy far more than they generate. Most people are not engaged in work. 26% hate their employer. Heart attacks go up by 20% on Monday mornings. That is from “Firms of Endearment, How World Valls Companies Profit f...
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