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In order to create a well crafted pitch, there are really only two basic principles to remember. Your content and your delivery. Each one determines just how well your audience receives your new idea. Part 1 Your Content: Pitch Decks Online software presentation companies like Prezi, Emaze and Canva have now over 100 million users of pitch deck templates from all corners of the globe. From 2009, as Prezi set out to take on Microsoft’s PowerPoint, the world of pitching and presenting changed drastically. By 2017, investors and audiences now expect that you have a well designed deck that clearly tells them the WHAT, WHY, WHO and HOW of your business.

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new-blog

According to research, 76% of B2B marketers reported that they plan to produce more content in 2016. This is not done without blogs. 175K new blogs are created every single day and more than 1.6 million blog updates go live every single day. Blogging is on the rise. You should definitely write a company blog for your new business. Do not take my words for it, here are a few reasons why you should start a blog for your business now. Blogs generate traffic Blogs help you generate traffic. Who doesn’t need more traffic? Companies that have a blog receives 55% more traffic than companies that do not blog. Every

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Transport Shopping Cart Shopping Retail Business

Standing out from the crowd isn’t easy in the retail industry. You must come up with innovative ideas to manage and run your retail business. One of the easiest ways to gain a competitive advantage on your competitors is to get better with daily business operations and master them. If you can optimise, automate, and master everyday business processes, you’ll find yourself doing better than most of your competitors. Retailers struggle managing daily tasks. Master it to gain competitive advantage. If you just started a new retail business, using SAP Business One will help stand out from the crowd and get better with managing your business. This is, however, just

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Ecommerce Ireland

The good news is that it has never been easier to setup an E Commerce store. I have been selling online for over 7 years and the early days were pretty rough. For a start an E Commerce site circa 2010 was really expensive to develop (i.e I was getting quotes of €10,000 or more) and secondly the payment gateways (i.e Banks!) were really difficult to deal with (Please provide your first born etc.) Thankfully all that has changed and it is now incredibly easy to get selling online and to start taking payments (I can now have a great looking E Commerce site up and running in a matter

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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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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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