Our next event is on Wednesday 26th September at 7pm in the GMIT Mayo Campus, in association with Mayo Ideas Week. We have secured a fantastic line up of speakers for the event who are at the top of their game in their field.
A jam packed informative evening where you will learn how to use current tools to help you stand out in a crowded digital environment.
We are delighted to announce our topics and line up for the evening:
Topic Title: Making Instagram work for your business
Delivered by Kieran and Cormac O’Malley.
Instagram is the fastest growing social media platform in the world and also the most interactive. It is far more than just pretty photos of famous celebrities and their food. Learn how to make your account relevant and appealing to customers. Gain insights into how to build followers and help drive sales through your account.
Kieran O’Malley – Digital Content Creator and PR Exec for the Connacht Hospitality Group. Based in Galway, Kieran is a published author who has become one of the most influential new media strategists in the West of Ireland and beyond, helping to create several viral media successes as well as longer term digital campaigns for small, medium and large businesses.
Cormac O’Malley – is a former sports journalist and currently a social media executive with Midwest Radio in Mayo. Cormac has had his work printed in local and national papers and online publications across the country and is renowned as one of the foremost GAA advocates particularly of the Ladies game. His areas of expertise include; photography, video content and copywriting.
Topic Title: Create. Disrupt. Innovate
Delivered by Seanie Walsh from StudioX & 353 Ventres.
How to be disruptive in content to drive growth in his business interests. Topics include the importance of video content to create highly engaged internet communities and how to drive revenue by means of Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram or Youtube.
Seanie Walsh Co-Founder of StudioX and Founder at 353 Ventures. Seanie is a 25 year old media disruptor, social media entrepreneur and musician with a track record of social media activity, monetisation and exploitation.
Sean is one of the founders of creative digital ventures company Studio X and his new company 353 Ventures.
Topic Title: Win more business using online search engines
Delivered by Cathal Quinn from Enable Marketing.
The world of search engines, such as Google, is changing at a rapid pace and with the evolution of how people use search engines to find the products and services they need, it is essential that businesses keep up to date. This presentation will focus on a range of proven search engine optimisation tactics that businesses can use to establish themselves online and target potential customers searching for the products and/or services that they offer. Cathal will give real life examples of businesses from a range of sectors that are using search engines to grow their business and he will provide you with some key tactics to implement in your own business.
Cathal Quinn is a digital marketing consultant at Enable Marketing which he established in 2014. Prior to Enable Marketing he operated his own online and offline award winning retail business for over 12 years and he also worked in banking and finance with Bank of Ireland.
He has a Degree in Personnel Management, an Honours Degree in Business and Marketing and in 2014, he graduated from Smurfit Business School in UCD with First Class Honours from a Masters in Digital Marketing which incorporated brand management. He also studied website design and architecture as part of Digital Media at GMIT. He has a passion for digital marketing and specialises in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Over the last few years, he has worked with over 40 businesses, organisations and charities to enable them to grow their business using online and offline channels.
We think you will all agree this is a fantastic line up of speakers and all very current and interesting topics. The event will take place on Wednesday 26th September in the GMIT, Westport Rd, Castlebar and will be at 7pm. This is a free event but due to limited space, booking is essential. Book Now.