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TESTIMONIAL: Foundation Stone Financial Planning

I have had the absolute good fortune of finding David Lunn and Dervla Moloney of Foundation Stone Financial Planning Ltd and have been working with them on their marketing and PR. They are just one of my clients. Here’s a testimonial written by David about working with Solas Media Solutions. When you enter the world […]

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How to tell your personal story to media

Some weeks back, I chatted on InstaLive with Linda Kelly from Women Ascend. We discussed how women could harness the power of media by telling their stories to journalists as part of the #BetterMaternityCare campaign.  A media campaign can be crucial to the success of a campaign as it keeps decision-makers accountable.   Media can help […]

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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 want 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 […]