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Journalists reveal how to get free publicity for your business

Every day, journalists are bombarded with emails from people looking for a piece of free publicity for their business, organisation or project. If you’re in business and understand the value of PR, you will wJant to know how to get free publicity for your business. I have estimated that in my 17 years as a […]

Don’t ‘hit it & quit it’​ on your social

One of the worst things you can do on your social media is “product dump and run”. Product or service posts are important. You’re not just on social media for the chats. But people don’t want to be sold to. But here’s the thing. If someone walked into your shop or phoned you, you wouldn’t […]

MEET THE MEDIA: Seán Defoe, Newstalk

Seán is the Group Political Correspondent for Communicorp – Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM and Spin 1038/South West. He is also heard on your friendly local radio stations. I asked Seán for his nuggets of media wisdom for any business looking to pitch a story to a newsroom.  This is what he says…. “I know it […]

IN THE NEWS: Carlow media campaign for free webinar

On Wednesday, March 10 the County Carlow Chamber is hosting a free webinar at 12 noon for any business interested in boosting their brand profile with free media exposure. Hosted as part of its Chamber Webinar series, it will presented by yours truly, the 40-minute webinar is called Three Steps to Getting Positive Media Exposure […]

Carlow Chamber to host free media skills webinar

Businesses are being invited to tune into a free live webinar on Wednesday, March 10 called Three Steps to Getting Positive Media Exposure for Your Business. Hosted by the County Carlow Chamber as part of its Webinar Series, the webinar is being presented by journalist and media consultant Christine Tobin of Solas Media Solutions. “Journalists […]

Why your Irish business needs to be online

There are ten reasons that I can think of… 1: People need your service/product Your shop or office might be closed to customers but if the need for your service or product still exists, then you need to find a way to bring it to them. Social media will be your new digital front desk! […]

REVIEW: Market Cross Shopping Centre

I love getting glowing reviews for my work – who wouldn’t? A massive thanks to Lesley Cleere and the team at the wonderful Market Cross Shopping Centre for this lovely review. We worked on a media campaign before Christmas and got some great, positive media coverage for the centre and its tenants. A good media […]