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A new initiative aimed at encouraging job creation for Ireland’s skilled unemployed was launched earlier today. Through collective entrepreneurialism and positive thinking, Hireland hopes to encourage the creation of 5,000 new job opportunities in the first half of 2012. To support the launch, Hireland has issued the findings of a brand new piece of research, which was conducted amongst small and medium enterprises at the beginning of January this year. Encouragingly, slightly more than…

Drogheda has an historic past. Twitter has an enterprising future. Connect the two and what do you get? Welcome to TweepTown! It’s a real-world game in a virtual world frame. To play: Come to the vibrant town of Drogheda on Saturday 19thNovember And take photos of innovative / original / fun products in participating stores. Then share these photos on Twitter using the hashtag #tweeptown and hope that they catch the eye of the 3 judges. So what’s the incentive? Topping a game console…

A new Export Co-Operative is coming together to reduce prohibitive delivery costs and create innovative opportunities for small firms exporting from Ireland. Up to now small firms in Ireland could not negotiate on the cost of exporting because they could not guarantee large volumes with many smaller retailers and craftspeople being charged exorbitant quotes to ship their products internationally. Now, Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise Exporters have an opportunity to join forces with…

Cloud Arena are organising a free-to-attend seminar on Business Intelligence and Analytics in the Cloud on the afternoon of Wednesday Oct 19th next in NCI Dublin. Full details on registration, topics and speakers are available at the events page on Cloud Arena. This is the third in a series of business relevant topics organised by Cloud Arena using practical case studies; in this case on Business Intelligence and Analytics and the benefits of Cloud Computing. The objective is to facilitate…

Hi all, We have some great news for the Bloggertone community. As you are aware, over the past two years we have developed a strong relationship with the team over at BizSugar & SmallBizTrends.com and have run different initiatives with their CEO, Anita Campbell. As a result, we are excited to announce today that Anita is coming onboard as a new partner and CEO of Bloggertone. This is a great milestone for the Bloggertone project. We feel that Anita’s expertise and vision will bring the…

September 14, 2011toSeptember 15, 2011The Irish Executives network was formed by John G. Keogh on LinkedIn during 2008, a year when people and businesses first realised the pressure being exerted on the global economic climate. As that pressure has increased, so too has Irish Executives membership and activity. Now connecting nearly 7,000 business people within Ireland and around the world, Irish Executives continues to respond to this pressure with a commitment to sharing the ideas,…

The inaugural Bloggers International meeting will take place in Portlaoise, Ireland and Chipping Norton, England on 29th June at 7.30pm. Bloggers International aims to bring bloggers and social media groups together to help each other to improve their blogs and usage of social media, drive more traffic to their website, promote their businesses, create more leads and improve their communciation with customers. Bloggers International is a  new organisation formed by KLCK Bloggers Network and…

On May 23rd 2011, Ireland will have the attention of the world thanks to a visit by US President Barack Obama. PocketNative has organized a Twitter event called #IRLday to coincide with the President’s visit, and they’d like your help to make it a BIG success! PocketNative is a new Irish company whose mission is to give people the tools and information they need to create exceptional travel experiences. While there is already support from Enterprise Ireland, IDA, Bord Bia, DCU, Good…

I am delighted to announce that the first of our three events for 2011 – Cloud Computing Showcase – will take place on Wednesday 20th April at the National College of Ireland Campus in the IFSC. Each of these events will focus on discussing and enabling a greater understanding on how businesses can leverage technologies to enhance their prospects of success. On the day you will hear presentations from IBM, Microsoft, Fujitsu, CloudMover and EMC on how Cloud technology is becoming a…

Are you holding your business back by being on the front lines? Is it time to stop being the “senior expert” and step up and be the CEO of your small business? How would your business be more successful if you were a practical visionary? Join Elli St. George Godfrey of Ability Success Growth and learn how to use the CEO mindset to avoid the bumps and bruises many small business owners encounter when they grow out of their senior expert role.   And get ready to position yourself for real…