The Marketing & Sales category contains a directory of links to relevant sites which provide information and support in a range of marketing matters such as customer service, distribution, export marketing, market research, marketing management and strategies, pricing, promotion and sales.
Marketing Institute of Ireland [ http://www.mii.ie/ ]
The MII is the representative body for the marketing profession Their website contains a database of marketing service suppliers and a diary of events as well as details of their marketing education programme.
Survey Net [ http://www.survey.net ]
Contains the results of a variety of on-line surveys on internet and information related topics
Gartner Group [ http://www.gartner.com ]
Describes the research and consulting services offered by this major company.
Frost and Sullivan [ http://www.frost.com ]
Provides access (following free registration) to a wide range of market research reports.
AC Nielsen [ http://www.acnielsen.com ]
This company specialises in retail measurement. Some of their reports and information may be viewed on-line
Ebrain [ http://www.ebrain.org ]
Subscription-based reports on a wide range of markets, particularly electronics and consumer products
Keynote Market Information Centre [ http://www.keynote.co.uk ]
This site provides access to over 300 market research reports spanning commercial, industrial, service and consumer sectors. Printed version of reports may be purchased on-line (typoically STG £700) but exec summaries and tables of contents can be viewed on-line free of charge
Mintel [ http://www.mintel.co.uk/ ]
This site provides access to a range of comprehensive market research reports covering UK and European retailing and product markets. Reports can be purchased and downloaded on-line for price typically in the region of STG£700.
InterTradeIreland [ http://www.intertradeireland.com ]
The website of InterTrade Ireland, the cross border trade & business development body. Promotes North / South trade.
EUROSTAT- Statistical Office of the European Communities [ http://ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm ]
The website of the Statistical office of the EU featuring general and regional statistics on economy & finance, population, Industry, trade & services etc. Downloadable reports.
Marketing for Entrepreneurs [ http://www.marketing4entrepreneurs.com ]
This website aims to facilitate entrepreneurs to come together (online) to share ‘real-marketing-that-works’ in the commercial world, avoid the pitfalls and get to their next level as quickly as possible.The only ‘cost’ is to make deposits of insights.
Sheila O'Kelly [ http://www.sheilaokelly.com ]
Sheila O'Kelly is a writing, editing and plain English expert. Her website contains useful material on writing business documents that make every word count.
Website for Business Consultants [ http://www.irishconsultants.ie ]
Irelands newest website for both Businesses and Consultants; Allows businesses to find consultants and post proposal requests to consultants working in Ireland by using this searchable database across 18 sectors and many subsectors. Allows consultants to promote their services and respond to proposal requests as well as network with other consultants. Owned & operated by Calmar International Ltd.