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Ireland leads the way for education and employment opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry. Most of the big names are already operating in Ireland, with an active startup scene attracting investment and talent to ensure long-term growth. From hospital products through to medical research and devices, the most forward-thinking pharmaceutical and medical technology companies in the world have found their home in the Emerald Isle. Favourable conditions in Ireland continue to influence the proliferation, early success, and growth of pharmaceutical startups. While nine of the 10 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world are now established in Ireland, the number of emerging startups is an even bigger indicator of industry strength. Getting

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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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Seo for Startups

Everyone wants the number one spot on the first page of Google. Competition is hot to get to the top of Google search rankings. This is a tough ask for the small business owner. Around 91% of people do not click past the first page of Google results to find what they want. Being on the first page is crucial to capture the interest of more potential customers. Getting your website to the top of the search results can be a complex equation to solve. Search engine optimization (SEO) and keywords are two key components but, to most business owners, this is a mystery. Here are some things you can

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Many small businesses rely on Facebook to showcase their offerings and are expected to suffer the most from these changes unless they adopt a new strategy On January 11th, 2018 Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company is changing how it will prioritise content that is shown on people’s newsfeeds. In his post, he states that “recently we’ve gotten feedback from our community that public content — posts from businesses, brands and media — is crowding out the personal moments that lead us to connect more with each other”. This means that in the weeks to come, Facebook’s newsfeed will show less branded and marketing content and more content

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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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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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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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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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