How to get your customers selling for you

Big Red Cloud: How To Get Your Customers Selling For You   Whether you are a B2B or B2C company, it is very feasible with some creative thinking and the adoption of a few key principles, to get your customers selling for you.   That’s a pretty ambitious claim, but at Big Red Cloud we […]

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Managing your business profitably during the holiday season

Jingle all the way to the bank: Managing your business profitably during the holiday season

The holiday season is upon us. You’ve prepped all your inventory, you’ve done your staff rota, your seasonal advertisements are printed. Now it’s time to roll up your sleeves and dig in. Here are our top tips to come out the other side of the holiday season profitable and ready for the New Year. ‘Tis […]

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Big Red Cloud mobile app for invoicing on the go

7 Reasons Your Small Business Should Launch a Mobile App

If you don’t have a mobile app in today’s ever expanding digital universe, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity, even – dare one say – a modern business necessity. Research shows that mobile users spend 90% of their mobile online time on mobile apps rather than the mobile web. Yes, there are thousands of […]

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Budget 2017

Budget 2017 – Our Competitors Must Be Laughing….

From a small business perspective there was an air of positive expectancy leading up to Budget 2017. And rightly so. The Dublin Startup Commissioner, Niamh Bushell, and her team delivered a pre-budget submission to the government explaining the urgency for change to share options. Surely this was now the time for the government to take […]

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Cyber Threats

10 Cyber Threats To Be Aware Of

Being aware of the nature of cyberattacks and cyber threats and their potential sources are just the first steps in protecting your business from them. It is critically important to understand your potential vulnerabilities. After all, the strongest and best protected front door is of little use if the back door is left open and […]

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Wyldsson Kickstarter

Wyldsson Doubles Funding Requirement On Kickstarter

This post is about Wyldsson and it’s also not about Wyldsson. It’s really to draw your attention to the potential of crowdfunding and the Kickstarter platform in particular, and how you can look to this ‘alternative’ funding platform the next time you are considering the design/launch of a new product. It makes perfect sense and […]

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Digital Dún Laoghaire

Digital Dún Laoghaire Sets Sights on 450 Jobs In Two Years

As previously reported, a number of initiatives are attempting to create an environment to promote and facilitate job creation. The Portershed, Galway’s first startup hub and the Ludgate@Skibbereen startup hub initiative, are two examples where actual premises are custom fit to attract new startup companies. Digital Dún Laoghaire is a twist on this approach where the concept […]

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Welcome to #StartUpLife

Welcome to #StartUpLife

A big welcome to #StartUpLife, our new videos series and as the title suggests, it’s all about the life of a start up. Over the course of the past 4 years with Big Red Cloud and indeed, way back to 1992 with Big Red Book, we’ve worked with thousands of amazing startup businesses. Using our […]

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Tthree ways your company can benefit from collaborating with other companies

Three ways your company can benefit from collaborating with other companies

As a small business owner, you already understand how important and precious your time and bandwidth is. The most successful small business owners are often the ones who are able to delegate and outsource where possible, in order to focus on the core business. However, you can take this big step forward by developing mutually-beneficial relationships […]

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Internship at the Big Red Cloud

Internship at the Big Red Cloud

My name is Sean Murphy and I have just completed my 3rd year of Business and Economics at Trinity College Dublin.  For the past 6 weeks, to complete an internship requirement for my degree, I have been working at Big Red Book & Big Red Cloud. My first role within the company was to get […]

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