Everything up in the Eir – the True Cost of Free Services

By |2020-04-02T09:48:26+01:00March 4th, 2020|thehostingpool company services, Domain Registration, Hosting|

It cannot have escaped your notice if you live in Ireland that eir (telecommunications company) recently informed its email users if they didn't start spending  €5.99 by the end of March 2020 for their email accounts, then their accounts would be deleted. This action has reignited the debate over the perceived value  you receive from a free service and what are the hidden costs to the same [...]

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SMEs with a website make an additional €24,000 a year

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00April 27th, 2017|Domain Registration|

SMEs with a website make an additional €24,000 a year, new survey finds Irish SMEs with a website receive an average of 22 additional jobs a year, with each job worth an average of almost €1,100, according to new IEDR research; 71 percent of consumers are more likely to purchase goods and services from an SME that has a website; Three-quarters of consumers think it is frustrating when [...]

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Less than a third of Irish SMEs are e-commerce ready

By |2020-01-27T16:52:21+00:00November 25th, 2016|Domain Registration, eCommerce|

Less than a third of Irish SMEs are e-commerce ready according to the latest dot ie Digital Health Index Only 28% of Irish SMEs can process payments on their website, according to the latest dot ie Digital Health Index; This is despite Ireland's €9 billion Irish e-commerce market and predicted €100m online spend between Black Friday and Cyber Monday*; 86% of Irish consumers plan to spend online this Christmas [...]

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How regulation draws success from the dot-IE domain

By |2020-01-27T17:06:03+00:00July 12th, 2016|Domain Registration|

  Regulation benefits reputation This very simple, and extremely effective, management and regulation of the top-level domain has qualified dot-IE as a respected and trustworthy domain in the eyes of Google and other online visitors. Google gives dot-IE addresses priority in the search results as there is understanding that behind the ‘.ie' is a valid organisation. Shoppers trust dot-IE as genuinely Irish because the international market wasn't flooded [...]

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