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Ciprian on Monday, November 19, 2012

Irish To Spend 300m Online This Christmas

The Irish Independent estimates that Irish consumers will spend almost 300 million online this Christmas. Sales are expected to rise in the next two weeks as consumers try to ensure purchases are delivered on time. The Irish consumers spent 257 million last year and it is expected to rise. Consumers spend time browsing during work […]

Ciprian on Friday, November 16, 2012

Boy attacked by Goat Named Voldemort

Jaxon Gessel is a 14 year old paperboy from Utah. Out on his early morning paper run he bumped into something unexpected.  Voldemort  a one and a half year old goat had escaped from his family home. Voldemort had escaped and crossed a main road. Jaxon was cycling along when he heard a grunt, he […]

Ciprian on Thursday, November 15, 2012

3 Simple Things You Should Know About QR Codes

1. What are QR Codes? QR codes generally consist of black square modules on a white background. The QR stands for ‘Quick Response’, as they are designed to be uncoded quickly and easily. The un-coding is done by a QR code scanner which can be downloaded on to your smartphone in App form.   2. […]

Ciprian on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Print Media Losing Advertising To Google

A new study from German statistics company Statista study shows that Google makes more revenue from advertising than all the print media in the US combined. The study shows that Google made $20.8 billion dollars from advertising in the first six months of 2012 while the combined print media made $19.2 billion dollars. However the […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Mobile Technology and Your Business

Almost 90% of small businesses are currently using mobile devices and apps. Businesses can now utilise mobile to increase productivity as well as run their business. There are many benefits to mobile, one of the main and important ones being that you can work on the go or have the ability to communicate to others through […]

Ciprian on Monday, November 12, 2012

Will House Swapping Take Off?

Could house swapping be the answer for people to find a new home in the recession? At the moment it seems more expensive to rent and with banks in no rush to give out second mortgages it looks like a good alternative. In the last budget stamp duties were reduced which would make the idea […]

Ciprian on Friday, November 9, 2012

Car Washer Turns Up At His Own Wake

Gilberto Araujo’s family had mistakenly identified a body of another man who was also a car washer. Friends and family had gathered to mourn the 41 year old car washer thinking it was him. Gilberto had not seen his family for four months, he then bumped into a friend on the street who told him […]

Ciprian on Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Why aged systems are costing you more money than you think!!!!

  In changing times, especially when the market slows down, it is always easier to ignore the importance state of the art systems play on your business. However doing nothing is doing more harm than you think. We understand that spending money in tight times can be a difficult decision but are you really ahead […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Twitter For Auctioneers & Estate Agents

First step is to create a Twitter account. Get a feel for Twitter browse around, check what other auctioneers and estate agents write. Since Twitter does not automatically show the pictures it is all about your wording. You have 140 characters for a Tweet and people can also favourite your Tweets or re-tweet them. Here […]

Ciprian on Monday, November 5, 2012

5 Ways To Grow Your Business

1. Extend and Hone The Internet and new technologies have enabled businesses to communicate to their customers on a much larger scale than ever before. It is important to utilise these new communication tools as you can be almost guaranteed your competitors are. But it’s still important to remember the old tried and true rules; […]