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How the public sector is keeping UK citizens safe from cyber-attacks

How the public sector is keeping UK citizens safe from cyber-attacks

| August 17, 2018

Experts at the World Economic Forum classified the threat of a cyber-attack as one of the top three most probable global risks of 2018, along with extreme weather events and natural disasters. For the public sector, the cyber-attack threat is even more acute – hacking into a government body by digital means can be done remotely by […]

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Top 3 Non-Traditional Ways to Raise Finance for Your Business

Top 3 Non-Traditional Ways to Raise Finance for Your Business

| August 16, 2018

At one time, the only way to get funding for your business was to head to the bank. However, these days there are hundreds of different lenders to choose from. Due to tightened lending restrictions, it has also become increasingly difficult to get the funding you need from the bank. However, the good news is […]

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How to Get Funds from Friends and Family for Your Startup

How to Get Funds from Friends and Family for Your Startup

| August 16, 2018

When you get an amazing business idea, it’s normal to get excited. But to get the business off the ground requires sufficient funds if you are ever going to realize your dreams. In the recent years, the funds needed for getting a startup off the ground has increased. As such, entrepreneurs have a difficulty getting […]

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How to review your personal or business finances after a drop in income

How to review your personal or business finances after a drop in income

| August 16, 2018

When it comes to finances, either personal or business, a drop in income will mean a financial review is required. You will now have less coming in with the same amount of outgoings. Depending on how much you had left over each month before the drop in income and the size of the decrease, you […]

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Three ways to keep your staff happy

Three ways to keep your staff happy

| August 15, 2018

Running a small business is never easy, no matter how well you’re doing with clients and turning profits. There’s so much that’s constantly evolving and changing, so many challenges that seem to be never-ending. For many entrepreneurs, that’s the reason they do it – they like the stimulation and the pressure of getting things right […]

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InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme: challenge yourself and minimise your time, money and risk

InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme: challenge yourself and minimise your time, money and risk

| August 14, 2018

American general, George S Patton said; “Accept the challenges so you can feel the exhilaration of victory”.  And this is exactly what InterTradeIreland’s Challenge programme does – it challenges CEOs and MDs of SMEs to look beyond their comfort zone, helping them to innovate, diversify and take their business to the next level and reap […]

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Grow Your Business Without Growing:  5 Customer-Confirmed Ways to Look Bigger

Grow Your Business Without Growing: 5 Customer-Confirmed Ways to Look Bigger

| August 13, 2018

Customer perception can make or break a business. The way people judge your brand is often the difference between making a sale and missing an opportunity. Depending on what your business does or provides, you’ll want different customer perceptions. If you run an artisan coffee shop, for example, your branding will likely be of an […]

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How to Market Your Own Digital Agency in 2018

How to Market Your Own Digital Agency in 2018

| August 8, 2018

Marketing Solutions For IT Startup Companies Marketing for your ambitious technology startup company can be complicated; There are many problems facing an ambitious startup technology company in today’s market. It’s hard for tech companies to find the right marketing message and be heard over the background noise. The key here seems to be avoiding the […]

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Blogging for Business? Here are 6 Quick Tips for Writing SEO Friendly Blog Posts

Blogging for Business? Here are 6 Quick Tips for Writing SEO Friendly Blog Posts

| August 7, 2018

By Nicola Bell, GlowMetrics. When blogging is done well it’s a great, low-cost way to reach out to potential customers. However, many businesses find that the effort they put into their blog isn’t always rewarded. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) can help you get the most out of your blog and ensure that your hard work […]

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A Guide to Setting up a Limited Company

A Guide to Setting up a Limited Company

| August 6, 2018

When starting out new in the contracting world, it’s essential that you get all the help you can get, whether you feel like you know everything or have no idea how to move forward. Taking a look at what other contractors have done when they started out is a great way to get started or […]

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