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January 5, 2017

Employee’s Advocacy on Social Media

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Question. Why Your Employee’s Advocacy can increase leads and sales from Social Media." font_container="tag:h3|text_align:left" google_fonts="font_family:Arimo%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="text-justify"]Most companies today have embraced Social Media into their Marketing Strategy whether it is on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. There is a limit to how much influence, time, energy and content that brands/companies can push out to their

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Blog By Alan
October 12, 2016
Social Media Training

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Grow Your Own Business with Social Media Training" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%231e73be" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kompassmedia.ie%2Fsocial-media-training|||"][vc_column_text] Do you have a great product or service you provide and would like to reach a bigger audience on Social Media? Have you seen ads with professional graphics and you notice these ads on your newsfeeds at different times of the day and night and think to yourself they must never be off Social Media!? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_

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Blog By Alan
April 21, 2016

THE SOCIAL MEDIA CLINIC

  Wow! Some great takeaways from The Social Media Clinic at The Biz Expo     What an amazing day we had in The Social Media Clinic at The Biz Expo in The CityWest Convention Centre on Tuesday. We were joined by a group of experts in Digital Marketing and Social Media,Grey Fry, Alan Hennessy, Melanie Boylan, Denise Whitmore, Stephen McDonagh and David Browne. Each member of the team brought their own different area of expertise to the clinic to help answer questions for all of the attendees and exhibitors about Social Media, Digital Marketing and how to increase your pre

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Blog By Alan
February 26, 2016
LinkedIn Groups

7 Tips for LinkedIn Groups

Companies and brands have seen the power of LinkedIn for building communities, sharing knowledge and learning  from each other. LinkedIn Groups can help achieve this with engagement, motivation and contribution. Now small and medium size businesses can utilise this forum to build relationships with customers, partners and prospects. 00 We have put together 7 tips to help you interact when you join a group.  Join new groups that are relevant to your industry so you can share interesting content or learn from others. Start a discussion about something relevant to the group - g

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Blog By Alan
February 26, 2016

PERCEPTION OF SOCIAL MEDIA

What can we learn from Social Media? Over the past number of years, I have taken on the role as a social media strategist and in that time, I have learned a lot of new skills but the biggest learning curve for me is how people interact and their perceptions when it comes to social media. We all understand that nobody likes things pushed down their throat, but yet companies continually try to do this when posting on social media. When I speak to clients for the first time, I always ask them what are they trying to achieve with social media. Their answer is nearly always the sam

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Blog By Alan
February 1, 2016
Social Media Training.

TIPS TO CREATE AN EXCELLENT SOCIAL MEDIA POST

I was asked the other day, how do I create an engaging social media post. This got me thinking and thought I would share 5 tips that can help you with this. Good Content Visual Content Positivity Engagement Timing 1. Good Content No one wants to read boring posts! Find ways to compel your audience Interesting excerpts or funny commentary makes article links more engaging Tip: Before you post, ask yourself would this interest you if you were reading this and would it catch your eye.  2. Visual Content. Visuals are processed 60,000x faster than text Images

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Blog By Alan
February 1, 2016
LinkedIn Training

CREATE A KILLER LINKEDIN PROFILE

Creating a killer profile on LinkedIn can take time but it is well worth investing your time to do this.  Why should you build a complete killer profile? Users with complete profiles are 40 times more likely to receive opportunities through LinkedIn. Let look at the reasons for doing this? Increase your visibility Showcase your talents Showcase your knowledge Be recommended by your colleagues  Connect with Influencers, partners and prospects. Where do you start?   FIRST SECTION. HEADLINE. This is the most important part of your profile, be creative and include key t

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Blog By Alan
February 1, 2016
Get Your Business online

GET YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE TODAY

Getting your business online today can be quite a big deal when you are starting out. There are so many things to consider.  Where do I start? I don't have a big budget for Marketing. I cannot afford a website right now. There are so many different Social Media channels. Which Social Media Networks should I use? If you are asking yourself all of these questions, that is the first step. When you decided to set up your business, you see an opening in the market for your product or service. You understood you could relieve a problem for someone. You went about setting up a bus

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Blog By Alan
June 8, 2015

TOP 10 BENEFITS OF SOCIAL MEDIA

What are the benefits of social media,This was a question a customer ask me the other day and it got me thinking? How can I explain it to him without confusing him. So I have put together a 10 benefits of social media marketing that made him sit back and think about why his  business needs to be social. Social Media can assist any business and if you do not have a presences you are in the minority. There are so many different ways to connect with your audience today, increase sales and improve your business.   Increase Brand Awareness                          

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Blog By Alan
June 4, 2015

SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK USERS

Social Media network usage over the past five years and can see a large increase in Active users online using social media. This may also be of use for students gathering information on Social Media for assignments. In a report on Social Networking Quarterly from IPSOS MRBI (Appendix 4) it shows the largest Social Media penetration in the Irish Market: Facebook 61%, Twitter 29%, LinkedIn 24% Google+ 24% Instagram 18% Social Media Platforms play an important role in how businesses target audiences make decisions. In a report published by (Nielsen 2015) 60% of consumers researched

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Blog By Alan