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Innovate or stagnate: the Co-Innovate Programme at InterTradeIreland

Innovate or stagnate: the Co-Innovate Programme at InterTradeIreland

| May 17, 2018

Neil Ryan the Co-Innovate programme manager at InterTradeIreland has the following tips for developing innovation within your business. Steve Jobs has suggested that “Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R & […]

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Why You Should Lease Your Company Car

Why You Should Lease Your Company Car

| May 15, 2018

A business that offers a company car can be very attractive to new employees as they can enjoy this as part of their benefits package. Company cars can also be a great way of promoting the business and making the employees and the overall image seem more professional. When you decide that you are going […]

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Five Handy Apps That Could Help Your Business Run Smoother

Five Handy Apps That Could Help Your Business Run Smoother

| May 10, 2018

As a business owner you have your work cut out for you. Chances are you’re constantly looking for ways to improve your business, bring in more customers/clients, increase profits, and expand the business. That’s a whole lot to take on, which can leave you feeling rather stressed. Keeping your business running smoothly like a well-oiled […]

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How to Manage Your Personal Finance as a Business Owner

How to Manage Your Personal Finance as a Business Owner

| May 9, 2018

These days more and more of us are starting our own businesses and realising the dream of working for ourselves. It makes sense in today’s commercial world because as corporations are growing ever larger, there’s a reactionary interest in small independent companies and a taste for a more personal service. It’s seen in everything from […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership – when doing good is good for business.

Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership – when doing good is good for business.

| May 3, 2018

Jo Watson, Director of JW Associates NI and a champion of responsible business recently completed her Masters in Executive Leadership at Ulster University Business School and shares her latest research on Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership – when doing good is good for business Much has been written about Corporate Social Responsibility and whether there is […]

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Using Customer Insights to Influence Your Decision Making

Using Customer Insights to Influence Your Decision Making

| April 30, 2018

Customers visiting your website can tell a lot about what is important to them, or what they like/dislike about your products or services.  But have you ever thought they online behaviour could also reveal something your business? If not, it’s about time to explore the wonders of smart tools that make the automated marketing, such […]

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7 Tips for Turning Your Hobby & Skill into a Money Making Career

7 Tips for Turning Your Hobby & Skill into a Money Making Career

| April 24, 2018

Most people have some hobbies to spend their free time while being active and creative. Hobbies give you more learning and help you to spend your hours productive. But, have you ever tried to convert your hobbies and skills to generate some revenue? If you haven’t done it, you are missing a chance to advance […]

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Google Tag Manager – Top 10 Tips for GTM Beginners

Google Tag Manager – Top 10 Tips for GTM Beginners

| April 24, 2018

Google Tag Manager is an incredibly powerful tool – we use it daily to add all sorts of marketing and analytics tags for our clients.  If you’re just getting started, we’ve put together a list of our Top 10 Tips for GTM Beginners. Make sure the GTM code is installed on every page.  A really […]

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Northern Ireland 40 under 40 List 2018

Northern Ireland 40 under 40 List 2018

| April 20, 2018

We had almost 100 nominees for this year’s Northern Ireland 40 under 40 List 2018, so the competition was fierce to find our final 40. Thanks to our judges from MB McCgardy, Ulster University Business School, Institute of Directors and 4c Executive, we managed to narrow it down to the final list. Now you can find […]

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How ready is your Infrastructure for Digital Transformation?

How ready is your Infrastructure for Digital Transformation?

| April 19, 2018

Matt McCloskey, eir Business NI looks at Digital Transformation. It almost feels like the race is on.  It won’t be an easy race and there is no finish line.  But those who lead the race will be the ones to get the crowd’s attention and leave their competitors behind. Digital Transformation has been happening for sure […]

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