In my last blog, I discussed how PR has progressed in the past decade. For those of you who are still not convinced, read on… Every individual, business or organisation that wants to manage their communications or be seen, heard, recognised or positioned as industry leaders needs PR. Do you want to connect with employees, customers, neighbours, media or politicians, known as stakeholder engagement? Do … Continue reading How Do You Know If You Need PR?
Network Ireland West Cork officially launched its Business Woman of the Year 2019 Awards recently in AIB Bandon. The event, entitled ‘Presenting the best version of you and your business’, was sponsored by AIB. The guest speaker was Catherine Moroney, Head of Business Banking at AIB Bank, and the event included advice from Helen Wycherley, Network Ireland President, Adrienne Harrington, CEO at The Ludgate Hub, … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork Launches Business Woman of the Year 2019 Awards in Bandon
In a nutshell, PR connects you and your stakeholders. It assists in raising awareness of, and / or helps to protect, your brand. It is as diverse as it is interesting, as different techniques are applied depending on a client’s requirements and the nature of a campaign. My journey to a career in PR stemmed from my law degree, due to my interest in research … Continue reading PR – Then and Now
PR and networking both share the common goal of relationship building. While my role as a PR professional revolves around facilitating relationships between clients and their stakeholders, networking is about building relationships with my own contacts. The question is can PR and networking survive in isolation or are they intrinsically linked? By its very nature, networking is about engaging with your target audience, be it … Continue reading Why PR and Networking Go Hand in Hand
The first Network Ireland West Cork event of 2019 entitled “Be Fearless” will take place at Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 6:00pm. The event seeks to inspire West Cork’s most ambitious and enterprising women to be fearless in the face of challenge. Guest speakers include Susan Steele, Chair of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, and Fiona O’Donnell, Owner of … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork Business Women to have a ‘fearless’ start to 2019 with event at Inchydoney
As we begin 2019, we come across a lot of “New Year – New You” messages, especially in magazines and on social media. It is equally important to reflect on your business and professional brand – even if you are renewing old resolutions from 2018. It is also a good time to take a look at business resolutions for the year ahead in the context … Continue reading New Year – (Re)New Business Resolutions…
As I approach Christmas 2018, reflect on the past year and get ready for 2019, I have a lot to be thankful for in my career. It was my first full year living and working in Cork as Senior Account Manager at AM O’Sullivan PR and what a fulfilling year it’s been! I am currently undertaking a Certificate in Crisis Communications and Issues Management at … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to my Connections and Followers!