Archive for the ‘Networking’ Category

What did this 1.2% of businesses that DID get funded do right to secure the finance they needed? How did they pitch to their angel investors to make them loosen their purse strings and put down hard cash? What are the rest of us ignoring in our elevator pitches that these 1.2% of startups got spot on?

The Munster SME Business Summit 2014 (in association with Vodafone) is the only event of its kind dedicated to the SME business community in Ireland. It’s taking place on Thursday, November 13th at Limerick Racecourse (2,000 car park spaces, free parking) from 9am to 6pm and it will give business people in the region, an opportunity to network, exhibit and promote their products and services. Tickets are a very reasonable €20.

Looking for new business? You might be looking in all the wrong places.

Cooperative capitalism is designed to end resource consolidation by the elite class due to its rejection of the concept that an economy can remain stable based upon prediction, control, and unchecked speculation.

The Pinch Points of Starting Up and How to Manage them While Your Business is Growing. Simple Steps to Manage the Growing Pains of Starting Up.

What drives your search for answers to improve your business? Is it a deep understanding of who you are and what you do; is it an awareness of your objectives/goals and what you want for yourself and your organization… or is it something else? Whether we call it Internet overload, filter failure or just plain lack of clarity, sometimes we need to step back and examine our MO.

Many of you will know Lorna Sixsmith from her successful business Garrendenny Lane, or Write on Track, or the Blog […]

It’s a challenging environment for Irish SME’s as they seek growth, funding and stability. smeople is a new nework that provides Irish small business owners a different way to network, do business with one another and get funded. In this interview, Rob Marr explains why he co-founded smeople and how creating a community will encourage positive business growth.

Marketing materials represent you and your business. They act as a calling card, a reference, a reminder, a point of contact for people to connect with and contact you. Get your messaging right and you’re memorable, appropriately tailored and connected to the right audience. Get it wrong and you’re simply wasting your time and money

How many articles about social media are there? 1 million? 2? Do you really think we need another one? Well, […]