Category: Getting Irish Business Online

Video instructions to secure website url with GIBO

GIBO Video Banner

This blogpost has been written specifically for participants attending the upcoming GIBO workshop to be delivered on behalf of LEO Tipperary. On the day, participants will be shown how to create a FREE website for their business using Blacknight’s Website

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How to add photo or image slideshow to your GIBO website?

This blogpost will outline how to add (embed) a slideshow of images or photos stored in your Picasa Web album to your website. The post will detail how I added a slideshow to this post in WordPress and also the

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How much does GIBO cost after the first year?

GIBO Cost

 I am often asked how much does it cost after the first year to keep a website set up as part of the Getting Irish Business Online initiative – I have delivered almost 30 workshops for the Enterprise Boards in

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How to sell your products on your Getting Irish Business Online website?

Selling Online on your GIBO Site

This post will detail how to use the Blacknight Sitebuilder tool to sell your products on your website created as part of the Getting Irish Business Online initiative. Payment is accepted using your Paypal Business account. I see the Getting

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How to get an email address to match your website address?

This post will address how to set up an email address to match your website address. In summary the steps are as follows: Buy a URL or domain from a hosting provider – in this case I secured one from

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SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) for Getting Irish Business Online Websites

Google SEO

Reviewed July 2013 As regular readers know, I am a trainer on the Getting Irish Business Online initiative. This offers the opportunity for sole traders and SMEs who don’t have a website to build and publish a website at no

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How to embed a hyperlink in your webpage or blogpost?

Hyperlink for SEO

Links are extremely important for Search Engine Optimisation – Google and the major search engines attach great significance to pages which are being ‘talked’ about on Social Media and also being linked to by other sites. It also values websites

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Getting Limerick, Tippearary & Clare business online

Getting Irish Business Online - find a domain

Getting Irish Business Online is a partnership between Google, Blacknight Internet Solutions, An Post and the County & City Enterprise Boards aimed at the 40% of Irish SMEs including sole traders that do not have a website or an online presence. A few weeks ago, I was delighted to be asked by Limerick City Enterprise Board to be a trainer for this programme. This blogpost is for anyone now thinking about signing up for a free website and the training which is aimed at helping small businesses to set up and manage site that works for them. I will share two websites that I created with the tool and then offer some advice on what to do before you come along on the day of the training session – dates to be announced by your local Enterprise Board.

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