Kimberly Carroll

Former journalism student and the newest addition to the Microfinance Ireland team, Kimberly is a news junkie with a passion for all things social, digital and business.
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The Listening Suite: How We Started Our Own Business After Years Of Touring With Musicians

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Aug 17, 2017 4:28:40 PM

 Jonathan Ford and his business partner David Browne founded Dublin's The Listening Suite after spending a combined total of 45 years as live sound and recording engineers. Here he tells us about starting a business in the middle of Ireland's worst historical recession, and why you should feed a business what it needs - not wants.

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Practical Advice For Small Businesses Selling at Festivals, Farmer's Markets and Country Shows

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 27, 2017 12:32:58 PM

Summertime is the busiest time of year for many small businesses and can often be the income that keeps the accounts in the black long after the kids go back to school. While some of the big festivals may not be for the faint of heart, local events are fantastic opportunities for small businesses to showcase their brand and products.

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Small Business Spotlight: James Kelly of Little Bug Media

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 19, 2017 4:54:04 PM

“The best thing to come out of the recession was the burst of small businesses”

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Four of the Best Apps You Should Use if You Run a Small Business

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 19, 2017 1:17:40 PM

There are many benefits to being your own boss, but it is certainly not a role that comes without its organisational challenges.

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How Social Media Can Help You To Attract More Customers

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 19, 2017 12:52:56 PM

Social media can be an excellent resource for chatting with friends, catching up on news and even finding long-lost relatives. However, it has become increasingly obvious that these online hangouts are being monetized by larger corporations who track and engage with the public at large.

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Funding Your Own Irish Start Up Business

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 19, 2017 12:37:07 PM

Meet Joe, the star of our newest video which looks at the difficulties faced when trying to get a loan to fund your Start Up Business in Ireland.

 

 

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