8 January
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How to boost your online fundraising in 2018

2018 has only just started - what a better time to start thinking about trying something new with your fundraising tactics? Experimenting with some new digital strategies and fundraising techniques could make all the difference for your charity this year. Here are some fundraising ‘tune-up’s for 2018. Mix up your social media and email marketing Fundraising and social media can be a match made in heaven;…

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5 January
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Entries Open - Con Houlihan Young Journalist Award

Listowel Writers' Week have an annual competition, "Con Houlihan Young Journalist Award", open to anyone aged 25 years and under. Entries may be in the form of a report or feature piece of your choice. The award is sponsored by The Kerryman newspaper and the prize is €500. The winning article will be published in The Kerryman. Entries can be made online here. Closing date for…

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13 December
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4 Ways to Get More Brand Value From Influencer Generated Content

As influencer collaborations become an increasingly common part of the job for publicists, so has finding ways to maximize the return for clients. Leveraging influencer content beyond a collaboration is one of the most impactful, yet under-utilized ways that PR pros can boost the value to a client’s bottom line. If you’re a marketing manager or creative director, influencer content can help ease the burden of…

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6 December
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Key Digital Marketing Trends To Prepare For In 2018

Strategies and platforms are evolving in the digital age, and consumers are engaging brands on channels that didn't exist a few years ago. The modern marketer must be extremely agile. But while change spawns creativity, the goals of marketing remain constant. An employer hires a marketer to communicate the right message at various stages of the funnel, raise brand awareness and loyalty, drive traffic and customer…

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5 October

I highly recommend Fitzwilliam Institute-you never know where it may lead you

Rose Servitova - Job Coach, Author & Festival Curator: “From observing trends in the non-profit sector and wishing to keep my skills fresh and relevant for any opportunities that may arise with my own employer (disability service) or elsewhere, I noticed that public engagement, fundraising, corporate partnership, sponsorship and event management were on the up. I researched far and wide before settling with Fitzwilliam Institute's Diploma…

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31 August

Shine Night Walk Volunteering Opportunity

Shine is Cancer Research UK’s marathon night walk, bringing people from across the UK together to light up London and fund life-saving research. Join the Shine Volunteer Team and support thousands of people raising millions towards life-saving research. Overnight on Saturday 23rd September 2017 you can be a part of the 1,000 strong volunteer team helping to make the incredible marathon challenge that bit easier and…

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2 August

Brexit sees more than a dozen financial services firms enter Ireland

With 15 of the world’s top banks now operating in Ireland, Brexit could turn out to be an Irish blessing, rather than a curse. The Brexit vote, and subsequent signing of Article 50 by the reigning government in the UK, will have knock-on effects for every single industry, given the interconnected world of trade. The fastest-moving of these, it seems, is financial services. Several major banks…

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31 July
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Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program. See how much it costs

For a monthly fee, Twitter would promote up to 10 tweets a day in addition to running month-long Promoted Account ads. With its ad revenue in decline, Twitter needs to explore ways to boost its business. And it really is. Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program that would have businesses pay $99 a month for their accounts and some of their tweets to be automatically…

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3 July
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What Does Google’s ‘Project Owl’ Mean for Search and Fake News?

Project Owl is a new endeavor that Google has recently launched, aimed at stamping out fake news and hate speech from showing in your search results. This new campaign plans to combat the spread of fake news through new feedback forms for search suggestions. This effort is primarily supported through user feedback, as well as new changes to search capabilities. While we don’t see this new…

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14 June
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Over one million new Mobile Internet users added per day

A new Ericsson Mobility report foresees continued rapid growth of mobile connectivity as global mobile data traffic increases to eight times its current level by 2022. This traffic is the equivalent of: – The population of Spain streaming HD video 24 hours per day for a month – A single subscriber streaming HD video continuously for 3.55 million years – 31 billion hours of continuous HD…

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