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design

To be honest, while it’s a matter of taste, ultimately from a graphic design perspective, the best business cards are the simplest ones. They should include the relevant contact details without over burdening the business card itself. For instance, if the address is long, is it even necessary to include it if business is mainly conducted elsewhere? The logo should be the “hero” of the card, so that the brand and business is memorable and recognisable. A well-designed logo will represent the business and offer a hint to the personality or identity of the business. Consideration should be given to printing on both sides of the card. This might allow

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adwords-or-facebook

The best approach to drive traffic to your landing page instantly is to use ads. An ad campaign will cost you money since it needs testing and tweaking. When you think of running an ad campaign for your business, the ad networks that come to the mind are Google AdWords and Facebook. These are the two leading PPC ad networks. Google AdWords takes 33% global digital ad revenue while Facebook only takes 5%. Both, Facebook and Google AdWords, have over four million advertisers. If you are a startup owner who is planning to run an ad campaign, it is challenging to choose the right ad network. The following guide will

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marketing-strategy (2)

Over 50% of startups fail in the first 4 years. Of all the small businesses started in 2011, only 4% made it to the second year while only 9% made it to the fourth year. You don’t want your startup to have the same fate, right? Nobody wants to start a business that will eventually fail. Circumstances lead to failure. Lack of marketing strategy leads to failure. The list below has some of the most effective marketing strategies for startups that are sure to help you succeed – eventually.   Influencer marketing Influencer marketing is the best strategy to promote your startup. Influencer marketing is a type of marketing where

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Business Name 2

Ever wondered why so many actors change their names? Walden Robert Cassotto changed his name to Bobby Darin. Not just actors but businesses do it too. The old name of Google was BackRub while Altria is the new name of Philip Morris. Your name is your identity. It represents you. Similarly, your business is known by its name. Naming a business should be your top priority. This is how you, your employees, customers, and everyone else will identify and differentiate your business. Choosing a business name is not as simple. You must consider a lot of factors before naming your business. Make it count It is not just your products

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dd8_poster

              Hi All – Dragon’s Den 2017 is now open for applications! please share with any Startups who would be interested in applying.. Here is the link to apply online – http://www.rte.ie/tv/dragonsden/ Best of Luck – Startups Ireland

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There is hardly any large-scale business that operates without an accountant. Most of them have a team of professional accountants that help them in making better financing decisions by keeping the cost under control. Startups and new businesses need an accountant too. Yes, you can manage your startup yourself but hiring a professional accountant has benefits beyond your expectations. Over 40% small businesses reported that bookkeeping and taxes are the worst part of owning a business. In another study, 74% of business owners said that they have no clue how ghost assets impact their books while another 49% said they do not know what ghost assets are. If you own

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facebook-marketing

Social media marketing has become indispensable for new businesses that are looking to establish an online presence. Relying solely on websites is no longer good enough to keep your new business competitive. Riding on the wave of social media has turned out to be the fastest and smartest way of promoting a new business. A social media platform like Facebook is something that everyone is acquainted with. If your business can make an impact on Facebook, it is undoubtedly going to attract the attention of hundreds or thousands of people that may have never heard about your business if you had stuck to antiquated digital marketing strategies. What New Marketing

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Seo for Startups

Getting into the habit of a quick SEO audit on your website every week can improve the business from your website and fix problems before they become a difficult issue. The following plan uses Screaming Frog; it costs £149 per year and is worth that many times over. Run Crawl First Start Screaming Frog and enter only your domain name without the http or www. This checks that all 301 redirects are in place to the correct address for your website. Before you start the app click configuration, API access, then Analytics. Follow the instructions on screen to allow the app to pull information from your Google Analytics account. Click

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websimply

Startups.ie is pleased to announce a new partnership with www.websimple.ie to be our preferred service provider for Web design and hosting. Websimple is a new Irish website design business based in Dublin dedicated to providing high quality websites at super low prices! All Prices upfront and Transparent. They develop & host responsive web sites, ecommerce & mobile app solutions starting at €299, they also offer free advice and articles on their website site. SEO & Digital marketing services also available. You can earn referral fees of up to €39.95 also paid out for successfully proposed customers.

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Seo for Startups

Creating a website just for the sake of it will never help a new business start off its operations on the right foot. Your website needs to serve a specific purpose and the onus is on the entrepreneur and the executives to leave no stone unturned in achieving that purpose. SEO is a means of making your website more visible to your target audience via search engines. The better your SEO is, the more traffic your website will receive and the greater will be the probability of converting visits into sales. Implementing the correct SEO strategies can be a daunting challenge for a new business, especially one that lacks expertise

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