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 Blacknight Solutions Buy Hosting in order to publish your site. Set up Email address via your Host. Blacknight will give… Read More »How to get an email address to match your website URL?
Video instructions on how to secure a url (domain or website address) and hosting from Blacknight Solutions for your WordPress website.
Learn how to build a promotional website for your business using WordPress from start to finish – practical 2.5 day programme with Donncha Hughes on behalf of LEO Galway. Agenda includes Plugins, Widgets, Page builders, Images and SEO all within context of developing an onine Presence.
Delighted to announce the 6th delivery of this WordPress for Business Programme, a two day programme delivered by Donncha Hughes, Business Advisor on behalf of Local Enterprise Office, Galway. DATES: 10th and 17th October 2017 – Book on LEO Galway website [button link=”https://www.localenterprise.ie/Galway/Training-Events/1-Day-Courses/” target=”_blank” color=”blue” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”centre”]BOOK NOW – LEO GALWAY[/button] Participants will be required to attend both dates.… Read More »Set up a Business Website – 10th & 17th October 2017 (2 Day Programme)
Two Day WordPress Training on behalf of LEO Galway – create a promotional website for your business. 21 Steps from start to finish with Donncha Hughes, Business Advisor.
A half day ‘Getting Irish Business Online’ workshop organised by Local Enterprise Office, Tipperary DATE for YOUR DIARY – Notice Only This page is for information only – Please contact Local Enterprise Office Tipperary to reserve your place – Online booking available. For more information see the GIBO page on this website. Please note that participants will be required to… Read More »GIBO Nenagh – 18th February 2016
A half day ‘Getting Irish Business Online’ workshop organised by Local Enterprise Office, Tipperary DATE for YOUR DIARY – Notice Only This page is for information only – Please contact Local Enterprise Office Tipperary to reserve your place – Online booking available. For more information see the GIBO page on this website.
WordPress 5.0 released in December 2018 makes it very easy to create Anchor links on any page or post – this is a link that takes you a specific part of the page that you are browsing as opposed to an internal or external link. This post will talk about when you might use an anchor link and how to… Read More »How to create Anchor links within WordPress (updated 2020 – Block Editor)
The major problem for anyone creating a website is figuring out what to say/write/put on your website. After deciding that your business needs a professional website you need to generate ideas on what information potential customers want to access on your site. After all your website needs to work within the context of SEO, inbound marketing to include blogs and… Read More »10 Steps to create your Professional Website
This article explains the type of services offered by Donncha Hughes since 2013 with this website Startup Web Training. The solution is WordPress focused services for startups and small business who need a website for marketing of their business.
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 steps followed to add the same slideshow to a sample website that I created as part of the Getting Irish Business Online (GIBO) initiative using the Blacknight Solutions Content Management System which is known as the Blacknight Sitebuilder. BTW, similar principles and general instructions apply when embedding other media such as YouTube, interactive Google Maps and Slideshare presentations. Read More »How to add photo or image slideshow to your GIBO website?
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 Clare, Limerick City and North Tipperary. Today I renewed my ‘example site’ and it cost me a total of €32.89… Read More »How much does GIBO cost after the first year?
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 Irish Business Online initiative as a great way to get your first website for your business up and running. It facilitates a business to sell up to 20 products online. As such it is a great way to dip your toe into online selling without major expense. The starting point as always is to log into the Blacknight Control PanelRead More »How to sell your products on your Getting Irish Business Online website?
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. I was also asked to deliver the training in County Clare and North Tipperary. 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 a site that works for them. Click here for details of how to book to attend.
This is a cool one minute video that summarises how to get a Website from Getting Business Online.