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How to know a good deal with Merchant Services

What fees should you or should you not be paying? In short, your merchant services bills will typically be broken down in 3 ways: 1. Monthly Terminal Rental or Online Portal Fee Terminal rental would typically be between €25-€35 per terminal but this can be reduced if there is high volume of transactions (or if compensated with higher rates which can actually benefit those with a low monthly card payment turnover). 2. Monthly PCI Admin fee Typically this is around €5-€6 and set as a fixed fee by the payment gateway provider. 3. Rates per… Read More »How to know a good deal with Merchant Services

Best Business Bank account for small businesses

Save money on business banking

Traditional banks may offer 2 years free banking to startups but you end up paying high fees thereafter. While online-only banks are not new to the scene, the best value we’ve found is with N26, with Revolut Business a second runner up. N26 is backed up by the Central Bank in Germany so your money is 100% safe. You can bank with them for free and the only fees is with ATM withdrawals of Irish government stamp duty of 12c per withdrawal with a maximum cap of €5/year.  You can get cashback of .1% on… Read More »Save money on business banking

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Join us for speed networking & webinars

If you are fond of face-to-face conversations to build relationships with business directors, then we recommend you try our speed networking events. Jump in or out anytime, it’s not on zoom. You get 4-minute conversations with the next available person during our event, and an easy way to share contact information to continue the conversation another time. Find out more and visit our upcoming events

Email marketing tool

Landing Pages & Email Marketing for cheaper than Mailchimp

Tired of paying a fortune for Mailchimp/Hubspot or other marketing platforms?  Perhaps you heard of Kartra but don’t want to spend $99/month or more? We recommend Systeme, which is a French company rapidly expanding globally at the moment. Build powerful landing pages from a range of templates and a very easy drag and drop design. Nurture leads with email marketing campaigns and funnels to upsell. Premium packages start at only $27/month and this packs a lot more of a punch than the more known email marketing brands. Get a 14 day free trial

Lead generation outbound sales

Prospect, Enrich, Engage! Webinar of the week & Speed Networking

Join us this Tuesday for Speed Networking and our webinar of the week. Close more deals & supercharge your sales conversion rates! Learn how to use sales automation with GDPR compliant data that you can trust to grow your business. Outbound CEO, Paul Hennessy will share some insights about this incredible platform, which saves massive amounts of time and significantly boosts sales. Register Here

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Reduce costs for Printing and Go Paperless

Webinar of the week: Stop Paying Too Much For Printing & Go Paperless With Document Management This will give you an opportunity to see the advantages that a managed print and document service can bring to your business. As our current clients are constantly impressed, you too will also be amazed at the savings and efficiency gains achieved from converting from a, manual process to an online, automated system that is fully maintained by us. At 11:00am (IST) on Wednesday the 2nd of September, we will be joined by Craig Kinsella and Eddie Plater, from Copymoore, who,… Read More »Reduce costs for Printing and Go Paperless

What is the best Applicant Tracking System for recruiters?

It can be exhausting looking through lists of different systems, getting demos, trying them out and they can be hard to use and don’t have all the features you need. Luckily you don’t have to look any further because we can show you the best all-inclusive system, which was developed by recruiters to make sure everything is simple and there in one place. Hire with Leo, with its HQ in London, is growing rapidly in popularity.  Why?  It is: Extremely user-friendly with beautiful interface Top class search function and filters Quick CV import direct from… Read More »What is the best Applicant Tracking System for recruiters?

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Using gifs to personalise emails

Amaze your prospects by having a personalised image, video or gif message with their business name, logo and branding on it. Find out more

Finding Emails

Finding Email addresses for lead generation

So you really want to speak with a contact at a company and wish to send an introductory message but you’re not sure of their email address?  While guessing an email address can work such as first-name.last-name@company.com it can be time consuming and frustrating when you get bounce-backs. There are several tools out there to help such as Snov, Hunter, Aeroleads, the latter of which has a list compiled here. OutboundSales.io is another lead generation tool which is gaining rapid popularity due to its massive database of over 400 million contacts, their validation to ensure… Read More »Finding Email addresses for lead generation

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Never miss a website visitor again!

Ever wonder who visited your site but didn’t contact you?There’s a way to find out who visits and ensure you don’t miss out on sales anymore.   Technology to the rescue: whenever someone visits your site, we can detect their IP address and trace it back to their business. With the world’s largest database of IP addresses, you can close deals that would otherwise have escaped.  This is vital for anyone in B2B sales!  Contact us to find out more and get a free trial now:  

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Business Books with 60 days Free Reading & Podcasts

Looking for inspiration, key business knowledge or just a novel?  Scribd is offers a huge library of eBooks, podcasts & more!   Here are some favourites that entrepreneurs starting out usually love: 1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change By Stephen R. Covey 2. Awakening the Entrepreneur Within: How Ordinary People Can Create Extraordinary Companies By Michael E. Gerber 3. Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant By Robert T. Kiyosaki 4. The Power of Habit By Charles Duhigg Innovative Solutions offers you an extended free trial to read these books and a huge selection… Read More »Business Books with 60 days Free Reading & Podcasts