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What’s On Your Mind?

Roundup post: what’s hot in social media this Q4 2017? I asked leading Irish social media practitioners. Here’s what they had to say.

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Luxury Hotel Social Media Case Study

Brightspark was hired by Dromoland Castle to carry out a full analysis of the market and to prepare a social media strategy for the luxury hotel. We also advised on implementation and completed a mentoring engagement.

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Omoma Case Study

Learn Social Media Like A Pro has helped all kinds of people succeed in social media marketing. Here is how the course helped Project Manager Ingrid to scale up Omoma in the Middle East.

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Social Media & PR Workshop

How does online PR and social media intersect and how can both be used really effectively to solve business problems?

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4 Online Video Editing Tools

You know you need to do video. There’s a whole host of online video editing tools out there to help you. But which one is best? We road tested several, so you don’t have to…

Vagabond Tours of Ireland | Helen Cole

“I highly recommend Brightspark Consulting. We have really enjoyed working with them and hope to continue to work with them going forward.​”

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All About Facebook Live

A lecture through Facebook Live with Dublin Business School on the prep, production and promotion of Facebook Live.

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How To Get Started With OBS

Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is a free and open source streaming and recording program. In our last blog post, we talked about the advantages of streaming

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Facebook Live Via OBS

All you need is your smartphone and an Internet connection to get started on Facebook Live. But with OBS you can really lift your A Game.

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St. Patrick’s Day Infographic

Check out this charming St. Patrick’s Day infographic from our friends at Vagabond Tours. Top warning signs that you are actually really Irish!

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3 St. Patrick’s Day Campaigns We Love

St Patrick’s Day is a great opportunity to create some fun content to engage with your audience, particularly if that audience is in the category of “loves Ireland”. Here are 3 who did it right in 2017.

Case Studies

Dental House Case Study

Our online course Learn Social Media Like A Pro helped Dental House convert 91 new customers in just 2 weeks. Don’t believe us? Watch the video to find out how they did it!

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Solving Email Deliverability

With Valentine’s day coming up and our list of non-responders growing day by day, we decided to do some old-fashioned email list cleaning… with a twist!