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 will officially launch its prestigious Business Woman of the Year Awards on February 27th, 2019 in AIB Bandon. The event entitled ‘Presenting the best version of you and your business’ will include workshops to prepare members for the awards. During the event, there will be a panel of experts sharing their tips with members on how to put their best foot … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork to Launch 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
The Network Ireland West Cork January event entitled “Be Fearless” with inspirational guest speakers Susan Steele and Fiona O’Donnell took place recently at Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa, Co. Cork. Attended by 120 of West Cork’s most ambitious and enterprising women, the event sought to inspire business women to become fearless in the face of challenge. Speaking at the event, Susan Steele, Chair of the … Continue reading West Cork Business Women Embrace a Fearless Start to 2019
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
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!
The Network Ireland West Cork “Women in Media” event with keynote speaker Margaret Nelson, CEO of FM104/Q102, and other guest speakers Karla Goodman of Made to Measure Films Ireland Ltd and Aoife McInerney of Communico took place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at AIB in Bandon, Co Cork. A recent IMRO radio award hall of fame recipient, Margaret Nelson is one of the best known and … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork Hosts FM104’s Margaret Nelson in AIB, Bandon