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Re-Opening Content Plan

Retailers and Salon Owners – get your great reopening content plan here! Download this free content planning template, edit for your business, and sail into the reopening with your content scheduled.


Instagram Scheduling Apps

Now that you can schedule Instagram using Creator Studio, is there still a place for Instagram scheduling tools? We say yes and find out why our favourite is from Facebook!


SEO Case Study: Furniture & Gifts

We worked with bespoke furniture designers Coolree Design to dramatically improve their SEO ranking. This SEO case study enhanced several key aspects their phrase rankings, keywords, and organic traffic.


Which Third Party Review Site Should You Use?

Review Aggregators You’ve probably heard a lot about the importance of reviews lately – especially in this post-pandemic marketing world, people are relying on reviews

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Social Media Content Scheduling Tools Guide

Market leader Hootsuite has dramatically increased the price of the entry level package. Many of you are looking to switch tools. Picking the right social media scheduling tool can be hard. Check out our honest reviews of social media content scheduling tools and pick your favourite alternative to Hootsuite below.


LinkedIn Reporting

Possibly the weakest link in LinkedIn? Everyone loves to pore over their stats, so why has LinkedIn just disimproved its reporting?


Why Xero Is An Absolute No

If anyone is looking for examples of bad practice SAAS, Xero is it. They no longer provide automatic bank feeds to Irish clients. It is not possible to export quotes and estimates. All round bad vibe: avoid avoid avoid!


Really Social Media

“Really Social Media” is a term we have coined to cover the emerging new social media platforms of Clubhouse, Lunchclub, Dialup & Discord. Also known as Audio Social, they each offer something a little different, all with the same goal of connecting people.


Why Reviews Matter

Reviews are an essential part of your Local SEO process. Find out here how to get a review process set up to guarantee a steady stream of reviews. Plus read on to learn how one tiny Croatian business is killing it on TripAdvisor by automating the process for seeking and getting reviews!


How Much Can We Trust WhatsApp?

WhatsApp T&C’s changed on 6 Jan 2021 force European users to accept data sharing with Facebook – or account gets deleted.

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Some Customer Reviews

We’ve had the pleasure of working with some brave and talented people in 2020. Thank you for your lovely comments.

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Word Of The Year 2020

My word of the year is THEY. I’ve been quietly adding it to web copy, ad copy, and social media captions replacing he’s and she’s to make the world a little more inclusive.

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Facebook Grant For Small Business Ireland

You have until Fri 16th Oct to apply for a grant from Facebook if you are an Irish SME. You can get up to €2254 in cash and €1353 in ad credits if you are successful in your application.


TikTok v Reels

TikTok v Reels This image pretty much sums up how I feel about TikTok! It’s the one where you don’t have to stage your life,

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Brightspark RAI Collaboration

Joint effort by Brightspark and the Restaurants Association of Ireland to support the sector by providing training in social media designed to help restaurants survive by clear communication and clever social.

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5 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…

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Top Tips To Re-Open

I’ve been doing a lot of work helping businesses get ready to reopen post Covid. Here are my top tips for restaurants, hotels, and bars to get your social media ready for business.


Ways You Can Spend Your Voucher

Want to make the best use of your Business Continuity Voucher or Trading Online Voucher? Read on to find out how we have been helping some awesome businesses do just that, and bounce back Post Covid.

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The Best Testimonials

Something you can do now to help you get back post Covid: get great testimonials. Here’s how to do it.