Posts Tagged ‘social media’

With a rising number of businesses looking to build brand awareness via Social networking, Mindleaders has launched a new training app for businesses on Facebook, actually developed in co-operation with Facebook

This week I was delighted to get the opportunity to talk to Niall Harbison from social media agency Simply Zesty. They’ve been in the news recently as the business has been sold to UTV media but it looks like there will be no slowing down for Niall who as well as being one of the co-founders of Simply Zesty and working in the agency writes at least two blog posts a day.

The Secret Garden Centre tells me about the move to Ireland, their views on Facebook and how having a website has really helped the business. Plus the new Pinterest and how that has become their second biggest referrer in a short space of time.

Below are 23 Twitter Likes and 23 Twitter Dislikes from people that are using Social Media regularly for many different reasons, business and personal.

Bloggertone TV meets Darragh Doyle to discuss a new Irish Online Community called WorldIrish.com. So what is WorldIrish.com? Okay in a nutshell it is a website aimed at mapping, connecting and entertaining Irish people around the world. An online community for Irish people and those who have any association or interest with Irishness. It is currently at BETA stage and is expected to officially launch in the summer of 2012.

Recently I interviewed Adriaan Bartels at The Cliff House Hotel for Bloggertone. Neither of us realised how it would go out so quickly on Twitter. Within 2 hours of it being published it had been Retweeted 80 times.

The use of hashtags is a great idea because Twitter users can make them their own and generate conversation (and content) around them, connecting with not only the brand but also each other. However, be warned, promoted hashtags should be approached with care, specifically because Twitter uses can make them their own …

So, you’ve taken the plunge and decided to go into business? You’ve got great ideas, started to put the plans together and possibly even spotted a premises you’d like to trade from. But have you thought about the business name, really thought about it?

f you are therefore going to consider forging a connection with another, is it reasonable to assume that you’ll be judged not just by what you say but by your interactions with others too? And more so than the mere interactions, will you be judged by the types of people you interact with?

At the weekend big news hit my Facebook news feed. Facebook have removed the share link from content posted via an application. This will have a huge impact on Facebook users that rely on applications like Networked Blogs or Hootsuite to post content to their wall.