Google documents are great. I particularly like Google Forms – very easy to embed into your website as per this blog post. Of the other Google docs, Google Slides (formerly called Google Presentations) is similar to PowerPoint. This post …

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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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 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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This blogpost explains how to create Menu items called TABs for your facebook page. All visitors will firstly see your Facebook timeline but some people will want specific information that is not included in your About Page such as: maps, timetables, …

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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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I recently added a Tab to the Bridgewater Management Facebook page for the Bridgewater Management Blog. It is a cool application from NetworkedBlogs. It creates a TAB in Facebook for your blog. When people click on the tab they can see all your blogposts. The cool feature is that they can vote for their most popular post. This blogpost will set some general instructions on how I did it – this blog is a great place to put my notes.

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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 create a Business Page on Facebook This post will briefly detail the steps involved in Creating a Facebook Business Page. It is not uncommon for people who are setting up a business to incorrectly set up their business …

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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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