11 April

Social media facts #1 – Vine Video

This is the first in our series of Social Media fact videos that we’re going to release once every 2 weeks. We hope you enjoy! [hana-code-insert name='Vine Facts 1' /]

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28 March

Introducing SocialMedia.ie 2013

Over the last few months we’ve been working with the Digital Skills Academy to produce some amazing content. One of these pieces was a video. Introducing SocialMedia.ie – 2013 This video shows the importance of social media and the services that we offer. Can you tell where this was filmed? Here’s a clue, it’s popular music venue with a top notch social media presence. Watch the video and try to figure it out! [hana-code-insert name='SocialMediaie DSA video' /]   We’d like to thank the BLab team from WebElevate that put this together. They did an amazing job and they were a pleasure to work with. Thanks for everything guys!

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06 March

  • Category: Blog, Social Media

  • Posted By: Team SocialMedia

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Supporting Talented Digital Students

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition The 49th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition held it’s BT bootcamp this week. The event lasts four days and aims to give 30 lucky second-level students experience of the world of innovation and entrepreneurship. SocialMedia.ie was represented by Conor Lynch and Barry O’Sullivan who delivered presentations on the importance of social media and met some of the young scientists. Eircom Junior Spider Awards Yesterday Eircom held the 2013 eircom Junior Spider Awards which sees the awards enter their fourth year.  Hosted by RTE’s Aidan Power the awards recognise and reward primary and post primary students for the innovative ways they use the internet. Conor Lynch was on the judging panel again this year and he was at the ceremony to congratulate the successful students.    Sources: BT Young Scientist and Press Room Eircom

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22 February

The Rise of Digital Video and Moving Pictures

In 2012, a short documentary about an African Warlord made history by becoming the fastest spreading online video. The phenomena broke records by reaching more people its first week of release than the highest rated TV series. Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, the African Guerilla movement using child soldiers, became the most talked about villain in America. Amazingly all this was made known by a small charity who posted a 30′ minute video on YouTube. Almost immediately ‘Kony 2012′ went viral gaining attention from icons such as Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey. Kony 2012 had sparked the rise of Online video and is one of the compelling reasons why we need to embrace this medium. Approximately 44% of Irish Companies are using YouTube in their digital strategy and with a staggering 800 million visitors worldwide, online video has the potential to be priceless. Video share your content by engaging the senses and emotions of the viewer. Plus it has minimal investment, which is always attractive. Videos can be shared across all social networks, communicating complex messages and enhancing your engagement with a wide audience.   According to Brightcove, B2B companies experienced a 36% annual sales increase after using Video. With 183 million Americans watching 37 billion Online videos in September 2012 alone, what’s keeping you? There are…

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05 February

Whelan’s – Video Extras Wanted

If you love rock, pop, electronic music and have the look, contact us to be a part of our super cool social media video shot. We are looking forward to filming you!      

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