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Running a small business is a lot of work – even when your business is small. You tend to wear a lot of hats and spend a lot of time trying to stay ahead of the game. These ten tips will help you keep your business running smoothly without being completely overwhelming. Keep your day job  The instinct to quit your day job as soon as you start a new business is strong–but if you can do both, hold onto your day job as long as you can. This gives you a steady cash flow for your living expenses and can support your new business. Stick to your niche  Small

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We came across this blog by Eoin Dixon Murphy and we thought it was great! Eoin has kindly allowed us to share it on Startups.ie – Link to Eoin’s site and original blog at the end – Enjoy! This day, 5 years ago, I sat down at an empty desk in a small office with the plan of starting my own business. I had no idea what I was doing but I knew that for as long as I could remember I’d always wanted to build a company and be my own boss. April 4th, 2014 marked my first official day as an entrepreneur, and it’s been an amazing journey

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Howdy All, Many thanks to everyone who has been in touch inquiring about the 2019 National Startup Awards..We are delighted to announce that the 2019 Awards will take place in October this year in conjunction with Startup Week Dublin. There will be a whole series of talks, meetups & events taking place during what is going to be an amazing week! You can register your interest in the 2019 National Startup Awards now on www.Startupawards.ie Once you have registered we will notify you when applications are open.. We are as ever excited to see and meet all of you incredible Startups this year and are looking forward to another amazing

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Introducing Stampify – A new Social Initiative on a serious mission to help fight world hunger About Stampify Stampify is a social initiative that allows users to donate meals to help fight world hunger by completing a Stampify loyalty card with loyalty stamps from partner businesses. Our goal is to work with businesses – whether it be coffee shops, restaurants, and other types of businesses – to create a sustainable solution to the world’s food poverty problem. Story Behind Stampify Stampify is an idea founded upon Conor Leen’s (CEO) experience one evening on the way home from work and when he received a free meal from a burrito shop with

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Jamie White, winner of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in Dublin for 2014 and 2015, has announced the return of The Fresh Resolutions conference alongside The Happy Pear. Fresh Resolutions, taking place on the 5th of January in Dublin Castle, is an annual coming together of Ireland’s leading experts in the areas of health, wellness, and personal development –  equipping Irish professionals with all they need to get started on their personal goals for 2019. The Happy Pear twins, David and Stephen Flynn, are renowned chefs, social media stars and authors of international bestselling and award-winning cookbooks. They will be providing complimentary food throughout the day as well as giving a

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by Marcella Clarke Useful tips as to why you should register your brand name as a trade mark? 1. Is your brand name available? Before you launch your business or product it is wise to check no one else is using it or has registered it as a trade mark. As a registered trade mark expert, I can perform an availability search and identify any obstacles your brand might face. 2. Is your brand name strong enough? It is always easier to register a trade mark that is distinctive, memorable, easy to pronounce and emotionally appealing. Stand out from the crowd. A strong name makes it easier to stop other

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We are delighted and excited to announce the launch of our new Startup consultancy service called Quick Start.. Every week we are contacted by people from all over the country with new ideas who don’t know where to start or Entrepreneurs with businesses issues that they need help with.. QuickStart is designed to provide independent professional advice to help Startups get going or get around the current issues that they are facing – Email info@Startups.ie to inquire and find out more on www.Quickstart.ie About Quick Start & The STEP Program ​The Quick Start & STEP programs were created to help Irish Startups evaluate their business ideas quickly – we provide an independent

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“Words sell things. And if we haven’t clarified our message, our customers won’t listen…. Nobody will listen to you if your message isn’t clear, no matter how expensive your marketing material may be.” – Donald Miller – Building A Story Brand

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It’s not often we get a social media rock star like Joel to our shores. Joel has often spoken of his wish to visit Ireland, and through a conversation with TweetingGoddess Samantha Kelly who knows that lots would like to meet Joel while he is here, they’ve created an intimate gathering for his loyal fan base. With almost 1 million followers Joel has a huge knowledge of how to use Twitter, so he wrote several books on the topic. He is also an expert in Cryptocurrency, blogging and podcasting among other things. Joel says: ‘I’ve made many friends online through social media, so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to

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Two Irish graduates are looking ahead with confidence, after their startup company’s product was showcased at a Wall Street summit for business leaders in March.

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