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

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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?

Set up a Business Website – 10th & 17th October 2017 (2 Day Programme)

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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 Participants will be required to attend both dates. Contact Susan for more details. ** Advance Preparation All participants will… Read More »Set up a Business Website – 10th & 17th October 2017 (2 Day Programme)

GIBO Nenagh – 18th February 2016

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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

GIBO Nenagh – 22nd October

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.

How to create Anchor Links within your WordPress page?

Anchor for anchor links

I was writing content for a page for my other website. The page is about Feasibility Studies and needed to be fairly long (almost 1,800 words with several images). It is structured into five distinct but related areas. This is ideal for Anchor Links whereby the reader can see the topic that they want to read and can click on… Read More »How to create Anchor Links within your WordPress page?

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

Picasa Web Albums LogoThis 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?

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 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?

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

Selling Online on your GIBO Site

This post will detail hoShopping Cart Iconw 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 Limerick, Tippearary & Clare business online

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GIBO logo 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.

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