Dos & Don'ts of Social Media -

Dos & Don’ts of Social Media

You want to use Social Media for your business?

As we are very generous, we are sharing some Dos & Don’ts for your Social Media strategy on different networks.

Dos & Don'ts of Social Media

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Tatler features article on what's hot for social media in 2013


Tatler’s annual 2013 special business issue features an article called ‘The Social Club’ about what is hot in social media for 2013. The article provides an overview of the most popular social media platforms and Conor Lynch, founder of and, gives advice on how to stay on top of your game in the new year.  If you enjoy it, share it!!

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Tweets of the Week – 3rd April 2012

Welcome to this weeks Tweets of the Week from @socialmedia_ie. This week we bring you tips on Security for small businesses and how to utilize LinkedIn for your business. We also brought you the 7 day SEO diet which gives great details on how to fast-track optimizing your website. If you want to check out your activity online make sure to follow the link to WhatAboutMe?, which gives a graphical representation of your digital life. Also if you’re interested in everything visual then follow the 10 B2B strategies utilizing Pinterest, a social photo sharing network.

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Google Plus Continues to Up Its Game











Last week, Cian wrote about Google Plus’ new strategic move by using the Google Plus Hangout feature to attract more users. Fresh from signing a new two-year contract with the LA Galaxy, David Beckham was the latest celebrity to let fans ‘Hangout’ with him. Beckham enjoyed it so much that he has vowed that it won’t be his last and is already planning his next ‘Hangout’ at Google HQ. So who will be next to participate in one of these live video chats? Surely David Beckham is a tough name to beat?

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Social Search and David Beckham: Google Plus ups its game










Before Christmas I wrote a short blog on the current state of Social Media’s “Big 4“. That’s right, the previously known “Big 3” being Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin were now joined at the table by the divisive new comer Google +. The stat’s read as follows:

  • Cost $585m to build
  • 50 million registered users
  • Has yet to create any revenue (due to lack of advertising model and few business pages)

However, despite the fact we’re only 2 weeks into 2012, there have already been a few changes which could see drastic improvements in Google +.

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Social Media Statistics – Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Google +

2011 has been quite a year for Social Media!

  • Google + has pulled up a seat at the table
  • Facebook changed it’s format and began rolling out the “timeline”
  • Twitter brought us Brand Pages
  • Linkedin continues to thrive reaching 155m global users (600,000 members in Ireland).

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Getting your business online for FREE

At the Google HQ for train the trainer workshop earlier for ‘Getting Business Online’ training with lots of people from the county enterprise boards!  See some FREE web site templates below and click here to get started with a free domain name, web hosting and training – well done to sponsors Google, Blacknight and An Post and thanks to Google’s Michelle Beirne for her short video message!