Use online tools to drive your business marketing and sales! - Places still available! Learn how to implement quality search engine optimisation, run a Google online advertising campaign, set up productive Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogging and Pinterest accounts, create sample email marketing campaigns and understand analytics, location-based services and mobile applications.
This 8 week course (which runs every Thursday evening from 6.30-9.30pm) takes place in the Beacon Court Hotel, Sandyford and is only €150 per person.
Are you looking to Start Your Own Business but are unsure of how and where to begin? We've developed an 8 week evening programme for you.
Under the guidance of a specialist trainer, you will learn how to research your business idea, assess its commercial viability, pick an appropriate business structure, identify sources of funding and explore effective sales and marketing strategies. All course content has been carefully chosen to support any new product or service-led business.
This 8 week course (which runs every Wednesday evening from 7-10pm) takes place in the Nutgrove Enterprise Park, Rathfarnham and is only €150 per person.
“Transform the performance of your business online by learning about best-practice Web Usability”
Web site usability is not just about making sure everything on your website works; It's about how quickly and easily your visitors are able to make best use of your site. This morning seminar will give owner/managers of smalll businesses a clear understanding of what web usability is, how your business can benefit from paying close attention to it and how to avoid the common pitfalls of poor web usability. The objective of the session is to encourage businesses to start thinking about how the online customer feels at every step of their visit to your site.
Taking place in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire from 9.30am-12.30pm, this seminar is only €20 per person.
Winning business at county level could receive investment of up to €25,000, national winners eligible for extra investment of up to €50,000!
The Taoiseach and the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation have launched a new competition to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur, with a total fund of €2million available to invest in winning businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Ireland.
Investments in winning businesses will be determined according to business prospects and investment needs.
Mentoring, marketing and other supports will also be available to participating businesses at various stages of the competition.
The Online Trading Vouchers Scheme offers small businesses the opportunity to develop their website or digital marketing strategy by availing of vouchers of max. €2,500 or 50% of eligible expenditure. LEO Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown has a limited number of these vouchers to approve to qualifying businesses based in our county.
We are currently taking expressions of interest for this scheme and interested parties can email email@example.com. When emailing, please include your name, business name, business address and phone number.
The Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources is partnering with a selection of Local Enterprise Offices across Ireland to deliver this funding programme.
The Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Dun Laoghaire in collaboration with the Local Enterprise Office Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown will be running the Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship (level 8), a one year-add on business degree at level 8 under the Springboard Initiative for academic year 2014/2015.