Summer Is The Best Time to Invest in Innovation

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July traditionally marks the start of summer holidays but strategic planning in business doesn’t take a holiday. However, time out can be an excellent way to engage focus as to your business purpose. Innovation is no different. Here's why summer is the best time to invest in innovation:

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5 Tips for Irish Businesses to Boost Creativity in the Workplace

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What’s the best way to generate original and profitable new ideas for your business? We explore how large corporations nurture creativity and how SMEs can approach the same challenge. Here are 5 tips for Irish businesses to boost creativity in the workplace:

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Mind Mapping for Innovative Entrepreneurs

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Any entrepreneur is faced with the difficult task expanding. Rather than maintaining a flat level of growth, an entrepreneur must propel a company on a new trajectory, reinvent the framework so that it does more. Innovation is one way of growing your business and mind mapping can be very helpful to come up with new ideas:

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8 Things To Encourage an Innovation Culture

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Innovation does not happen; it must be planned for, organised and managed. Here are 8 things to encourage an innovation culture in 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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5 Easy Ways to Get Ideas to Innovate for your Business

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Innovation is the systematic development of new opportunities. And it's not only the 3Ms, HPs and IBMs of this world that need to innovate. It is becoming essential for business success. Product life cycles are getting shorter, the speed of change is ever increasing. Here are 5 easy ways to get ideas to innovate for your business:

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Technology is the Future of Digital Marketing Say Gartner

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For many years, the  line has being blurring between technology and marketing. Now, Chief Marketing Officers are commanding even larger tech budgets than ever before. In this article we will look at the top 5 tips from Gartner. Each year the Gartner ...
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Five Underused Marketing Methods That Totally Rock

Proponents of marketing are quick to direct business owners to one of three things: A.  Search engine ads B.  TV commercials C.  Facebook I get it. These have been the staple with marketing a business. It’s easy to convince a new business owner to ex...
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7 Ways to Secure Your Websites’ Administrator Pages

You know you shouldn’t keep your bulging wallet in your back pocket, but you still do. For starters, sitting on a fat wallet can ruin your back. But besides that, it just makes you wallet an easy target for thieves to pick it out of your pocket. And ...
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Will We Lose Our Jobs Now That Everything is Slowly Being Automated?

Technological advances has always caused an upheaval and this is an undeniable truth of human history. The creation of the printing press revolutionised the way information was disseminated and paved the path for the Reformation. Henry Ford’s assembl...
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Why Invoicing Is One of Your Most Important Business Processes And How To Perfect It

As a business owner, you probably don’t like to lose money, which is something that can happen in many ways, from an increase in federal and state taxes to customer’s preference for a competitor’s lower priced products. However, you may be losing mon...
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Small Business Tech Trends That Will Define 2017

With significant upheaval in all spheres of life this past year, many of us will be keen to see 2016 go. But in spite of (or perhaps because of) all this, businesses are looking confident about their prospects in 2017. Whether it’s leaps in technolog...
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4 Growth Hacking Tips Every Marketer Must Follow

Andrew Gazdecki and other business analysts predict that 2017 will be an excellent year for growing businesses . Many brands plan to invest in aggressive marketing strategies to meet their growth targets. Unfortunately, ambition itself will only brin...
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5 Great Marketing Tools Every Professional Needs

Wouldn't it be great if you didn't have to spend hours of your time and thousands of dollars finding new clients? Unfortunately, marketing is one of the realities of being your own boss. Marketing can be very stressful at times.  Fortunately, it does...
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5 Business Rules You Didn’t Know You Could Break

The rules of business are often treated like the laws of physics. Let’s face it, there are some things that we just can’t control. Taxes are completely inflexible, as are the foundational laws of the economy. We live and breathe supply and demand, tr...
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Local SEO Mistakes 90% of Businesses Are Making

Small businesses are investing more in online marketing than ever before. They have built a strong presence on Facebook, FourSquare and other social media platforms. However, most of their online traffic still comes from Google. Unfortunately, local ...
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Does Your Startup Need JIT Inventory Management?

Startups often grow faster than projected. While sudden growth can be very exciting, it can also be very stressful. Managing inventory is one of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face. Just-in-time inventory management is a great solution to this ...
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Tips on Utilizing Your Marketing Spend Effectively

As a business owner, it is crucial to come up with a cost-effective marketing budget that is going to produce a high return. Whether you run a small, local business or a large company with hundreds of employees, how you spend each dollar can affect t...
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£16.5m opportunity for SMEs and graduates to flourish with InterTradeIreland’s FUSION programme

SMEs across the island that are keen to innovate and potentially bring a new product or service to market, are being urged to apply for InterTradeIreland’s FUSION programme. Over the next five years, InterTradeIreland, the business agency responsible...
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Ideas for Increasing Small Business Cash Flow That You Might Not Have Thought About

To grow your company, you must keep an eye on your revenue numbers. Businesses thrive when they develop strategies to drive sales to increasingly higher levels. It's also important to make sure that this growth in revenue translates into higher cash ...
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