What’s happened to Google Alerts?

    [su_heading style=”default” size=”13″ align=”left” margin=”20″]Google Alerts – where did it all go wrong? Back in 2003, the world rejoiced when Google introduced its alert system. No longer would we have to continuously check Google for updates, they were being delivered directly into our email inboxes, completely free of charge.[/su_heading] Sadly, the last 11…

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Augmented reality – genius or gimmick?

Augmented reality – no, that’s not a typo. Augmented reality is something that has marketers all over the globe hopping up and down with excitement. Why? Because it offers a wealth of new branding, advertising and consumer engagement opportunities. This new technology is moving and growing at lightning fast speed, advancing more in the last…

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Twitter rolls out new look profile

[su_heading style=”default” size=”16″ align=”left” margin=”20″]Another day, another change in the world of social media. This time however, the culprit is not Facebook, but Twitter, who has just announced a brand new profile design which it claims will make it even easier to ‘show the world who you really are.’ [/su_heading] In a blog posted on…

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Top YouTube Videos of 2013

  [su_heading style=”default” size=”16″ align=”left” margin=”20″]YouTube has just announced the top videos of 2013… [/su_heading] Take a look at this great video that YouTube have created which pays tribute to this years top videos, and all in under six minutes! Did your favourite video of the year make the cut?…

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Twitter self-serve ads reach Irish shores

[su_heading style=”default” size=”16″ align=”left” margin=”20″]Twitter ads have reached Ireland this week. What does that mean for you and your business? Read on to find out…[/su_heading] Since early 2013 Twitter has allowed US businesses to access their new self-serve ads, leaving the rest of the us wondering if we would ever get news of a worldwide…

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Why you should be using images in your Facebook posts

Did you know that photo posts on Facebook receive more engagement than links, videos or text-only updates?   According to a recent survey, posts which are accompanied by images actually account for 93% of the most engaging posts on Facebook – meaning that you should always try and include an image with your post! Recent…

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Facebook Friday – starting next week!

Are you a Facebook business page admin? If yes, then you will know how much of a headache the constant changes on Facebook can be. Trying to keep up to date with new Facebook rules and functionality developments can also be a real challenge. Starting next Friday, 1st November, we will be kicking off ‘Facebook…

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Blue Insurances Travel Media Awards – categories announced!

The third annual Blue Insurances Travel Media awards take place on Wednesday 27th November in the 5* Shelbourne Hotel. The awards will once again be sponsored by Blue Insurances, and this year we are also delighted to welcome on board Amadeus, who will sponsor the pre-awards reception. Voting will open on Sunday 3rd November on…

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Big wins at the Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards

TravelMedia.ie clients, Blue Insurances and American Holidays were both crowned winners at last Friday’s prestigious Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards. Hundreds of members of the Irish travel trade descended on the Slieve Donald Resort and Spa in Newcastle, County Down for the bash, which has now become and highlight in the annual travel industry…

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