Social Media Marketing Just Got a Whole Lot Easier — and more Effective — with Nimble 2.5!

I have to admit I’ve had a love/hate relationship with Social Media, especially when using it for selling my business.  Over the past few years I’ve spent a good part of my time building ‘connections’ – followers, likes, etc. – and then a whole lot more time sifting through them trying to figure out who […]

Online Marketing for a Big Community Event – blog post for Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce

I’ve just written a guest post for the Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce blog “How to Use Online Marketing to get the Best Results from a Big Event…”. The advice is similar to my earlier post here about how to make the most of a big spike in PR for your business or organisation, but in […]

Can your website handle a heavy surge of activity?: “The Dragons’ Den Effect”

I must confess, I am a big fan of TV show the Dragons’ Den, first on BBC and then also on RTE when it made it to Ireland.  Over the past couple seasons that the show has run in Ireland, I’ve watched and tweeted along to the show. Until this year, most of the websites […]

Facebook Business Pages Move to Timeline View by 30th March 2012

When Facebook’s new timeline view for profiles rolled out all the online marketers were wondering what this was going to mean for Facebook Business Pages.  That seems like years ago, but it is finally rolling out. When you visit your business page you will get a notice that it is rolling out and can view […]

What a Young Cosmetics Saleslady Taught Me About Sales and Saved Me €100

After collecting my daughter from school yesterday I headed to ‘town’ to make a couple of necessary purchases. I am not the type who shops for the sake of shopping. I was completely out of a couple of necessities: shampoo and foundation. One of the local chemists stocks nice ‘posh’ brands of make-up. I had […]