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What Can Social Media Do For Businesses

What can social media do for your business

We all hear that social media can drive traffic to our websites, can build brand awareness, generate free press coverage, increase conversions – all except perhaps make us a cup of tea in the mornings! And yes, it can. However,

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Twitter For Agricultural Companies – Yes or No?

5 Top Reasons Your Business Should Be On Twitter

I recently wrote a post on my Irish Farmerette blog that was rather tongue in cheek, all about what agricultural sales representatives need to do well in order to succeed with getting orders from farmers. From that came a conversation

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Posted in For Beginners, SME, Social Media Platforms, Tips, Twitter

Telling Your Business Story Via Your Social Media Reaps Rewards

Tell Your Business Story Via Social Media

I was struck by some of Bill Liao’s words at a Carlow Enterprise Board lunch on Thursday. Since I heard of coderdojo and started to bring my children to it, I’ve been an admirer of Bill and his philosophy on

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Posted in Blogs, Content Marketing, Pinterest, Social Media Platforms

The Importance of Measuring Your Social Media

The importance of measuring your social media

I was unable to go to the conference 2 weeks ago due to flu and Cormac Moore of The Potato, who won the ticket in the blog competition, has kindly sent me a guest blog post based on his

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Posted in Marketing, Social Media Platforms, Tips, Uncategorized

LinkedIN Endorsements: A Follow Up

  A comment by Brendan Cullen of Survey Guru on my post on the latest LinkedIN endorsements feature got me thinking. Here’s what Brendan had to say: Well what are people looking for from it? Personally I want it to

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50% off Social Media Mentoring Sessions


Good morning and what a busy week lies ahead with the blog awards on Saturday next. We’re starting off the week with a facebook offer for half price mentoring sessions. Normally €150 for a 2.5 hour session, we are offering

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Posted in Facebook, Social Media Platforms

Is Pinterest Right For Your Business?

Is Pinterest becoming King of the social media platforms? Have you seen reports that pinterest is surpassing other social media platforms, including facebook, for driving traffic to various websites? Indeed, on checking my own google analytics last week, I discovered that traffic

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Posted in Marketing, Pinterest, Social Media Platforms, Uncategorized

9 reasons you should add SlideShare to your blogger’s toolkit

SlideShare is a social platform for sharing presentations, and with 60 million monthly visitors and 130 million page views, it is amongst the most visited 200 websites in the world.  While its primary purpose is uploading presentations (which in turn can

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Posted in Social Media Platforms

Blogging for Success: Interview 2 – Margaret of Oldfarm

Blogging For Success Series – Interview 2 This week, as part of our ‘Blogging for Success’ series, we are interviewing Margaret from Oldfarm, a small family business that is selling their pork very successfully through their social media platforms. I

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Posted in Blogging for Success, Blogs, Marketing, Social Media Platforms, Tips

Embedding a Tweet in a Blog Post – How & Why

Teaching a class on social media this week, I was asked why and how would a blogger place a ‘tweet within a box’ in a blog post.  As always when asked a question, I guessed if one person is wondering

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