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How to Structure a Blog Post for Social Media Post for SMEs

Social Media Blog Post Template/Structure for Small Businesses  Written by: Rosemary Lafferty Read time: 2 minutes Wondering how to structure a social post so that readers will actually stop scrolling and read? Follow the following format to improve the “user experience” i.e. – how easy it is for the user to digest your post. Below […]

Monday, July 6th, 2020

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Is investing in marketing worthwhile for SMEs in Ireland?

Written by Rosemary Lafferty Read time: 1 minute Yes, nobody can buy from your business if they don’t know your business exists in the first place. This may sound really obvious but if you think about that statement for a second, one realises that your first marketing priority is brand awareness. Ask yourself – are […]

Monday, May 18th, 2020

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Website Development Grant for Online Trading Increased to 90%

If you are an Irish SME looking to improve your online presence, the recent improvement in the Trading Online Voucher Scheme (TOVS) is a great opportunity for you.   Written by Rosemary Lafferty. Updated 23-4-2020 Read time: 2 minutes What is the Trading Online Voucher Scheme? The TOVS is a grant for small businesses (with […]

Friday, April 17th, 2020

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6 Ways Social Media Marketing Can Help your SME

How exactly will social media marketing help my small/medium business? This question is one of the questions I am most frequently asked by clients. In this infographic below, I try to show how well-executed social media marketing will help to build brand awareness and reputation in your target markets. You can read tips about creating social […]

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

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“About Us” Pages On Websites – Tips

How to Write Text for an About Us Website Page (Read time: 2 min)   Written by Rosemary Lafferty The About Us website page text is one of the four most read pages on all websites. (The Home Page, Product/Services and the Contact Us page are the other popular pages.) While you may think that visitors […]

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Saturday, September 21st, 2019

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National Sales and Marketing Summit 2019 Presentation (Audio)

I was delighted to give a 15 minute presentation on the following topic How SME’s Can Use Marketing to Create a Regular Flow of Sales at the 2019 Sales and Marketing Summit in the RDS.  Click the orange and white arrow below to listen. Mobile Phone Users: Click “Listen in Browser” so that you don’t […]

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Friday, June 7th, 2019

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Tips for creating Regular Posts for your Social Media accounts

How to Maintain a Regular Flow of Good Social Media Posts   If you are an SME that has recently created a social media account to help your business, you will have found out by now the creation of the social media accounts (by yourself or by an outside agency) is the often easiest part. […]

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Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

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10 Key Elements of a Good Printing Website

Printing Businesses – Thinking of Improving your Website? Read This First. After reading this blog, you will know the 10 most important elements of a printing successful website. Ideally your website should work for hard for your business 24/7, acting as a “digital” sales rep, drawing in prospects from search engine results pages and then […]

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

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Printing Business – How Digital Marketing Can Help your Business. (Podcast)

Find out how digital marketing, social media, e-newsletters can help your Irish Printing, Packaging or Self-adhesive Labelling company to sell more. (20 minute podcast). Click on the white arrow below to play the podcast. Please call or email us if you would like a free consultation about marketing.  

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Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

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Marketing Tips for Small Business (Podcast)

Marketing for Small Businesses. In a interview with Brendan Hackett on Liffey Sound FM, we discuss how small businesses who do very little marketing should start marketing and also some marketing tips for small businesses. (Go to 8 minutes into the interview to skip the general introduction) Listen to the interview here. Wondering if some […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

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