Susan on stage in Madrid: Speaking about – When is the right time to start exporting?

Susan on stage in Madrid: Speaking about – When is the right time to start exporting?

🕔15:49, 8.Feb 2016

  When is the right time to start exporting?   In 2010, the IMF was in Ireland to cast a stern look over the finances of the country. It looked like the Irish weren’t very good at managing money… Which

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Peer-to-peer currency exchange for your business: manage exchange rates and save money

Peer-to-peer currency exchange for your business: manage exchange rates and save money

🕔21:55, 18.Nov 2015

  Avoid international bank transfer fees with peer-to-peer currency exchange   Imagine you are Irish but you work in London. Your family is still based in Ireland, though, so you take the last flight out on a Sunday evening and

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So much to lose, so little to gain: the consequences of Brexit for Northern Ireland

So much to lose, so little to gain: the consequences of Brexit for Northern Ireland

🕔22:22, 5.Aug 2015

    Northern Ireland stands to lose a lot if Brexit comes to pass… and gain little.     The three key arguments for the UK to leave the EU are well-known by now: the loss of sovereignty that comes

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Should you go to one of those expensive business conferences abroad? If you have the winning strategy, definitely

Should you go to one of those expensive business conferences abroad? If you have the winning strategy, definitely

🕔17:35, 23.Jul 2015

    From the beginning of my career in business, networking has been one of my favourite strategies to meet fascinating people and role models as well as new clients. Networking happens naturally at events where business people gather, like

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An exports strategy for SMEs

An exports strategy for SMEs

🕔09:17, 13.Feb 2015

    Exporting for small business doesn’t need to be a headache   I realise that exporting, for small business owners, is puzzling. Many SMEs don’t think of it, because they associate exporting with a lot of hassle (Won’t you

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Exporting to the UK? Should you set your sights on London only, though?

Exporting to the UK? Should you set your sights on London only, though?

🕔11:07, 14.Feb 2013

  Quick survey: if you were to start exporting to the UK, where would you choose to have your British headquarters?   If, without thinking, your first, intuitive reaction was “London, of course”, welcome to the club. I thought so,

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Ireland’s international trade: the real story

Ireland’s international trade: the real story

🕔11:26, 6.Dec 2012

  Haven’t I been continuously promoting exports, and saying that exports are a wonderful way to increase your client base, that you can get so much help from government agencies, and that I am working to establish links to the

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How and why I’m opening up trade links with the UK and you should, too

How and why I’m opening up trade links with the UK and you should, too

🕔09:02, 7.Nov 2012

    I’m a bit of an evangelist when it comes to exports. After all, who wouldn’t want to take on additional clients?   Or is it the fear holding you back?   The fear that it will be complicated

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How to feel like a multinational when you’re a one-person business

How to feel like a multinational when you’re a one-person business

🕔20:00, 6.Feb 2012

I started my company in September 2010. In September 2011, over half of the turnover of my company was exports-led. How did I manage to do that in such a short time?! I first went to Malta in January 2011

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Who are Ireland’s exports partners? Where should we be looking for our exports?

Who are Ireland’s exports partners? Where should we be looking for our exports?

🕔17:17, 10.Oct 2011

  So, if exports are good, and you know how you can start to export, the next question is: where to? This is the last post in the series, in which I explore who our exports partners are and where

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