How Ireland has become the leading tech hub of Europe
Ireland has become synonymous with technology over recent years. With more than 20 years’ experience as a technology PR company, Comit has seen this sector explode in Ireland. Technology has been central to growing the Irish economy and bringing unemployment to a low of 5.4% - a figure that hasn’t been seen since before the recession.
Six ways a PR agency can grow your SME
Every organisation, no matter how large or small, is reliant on its reputation for success and survival. Public relations isn’t just for multinationals and large organisations, PR works equally well for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). According to the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, PR is about reputation; the result of what you do, what you say and what others say about you. Things relevant to every business.
In part one of our recommended podcasts blog, we looked at some great podcasts to help PR professionals keep up-to-date with the latest trends in their given industry. In our second instalment, we’re highlighting some of the best content creation and technology podcasts for those looking to understand the digital landscape better. In no particular order, here are 10 more entertaining and insightful podcast series to listen to…
Confused about what public relations can do for your business? Despite the fact that a smart PR strategy can have a huge impact on the success of a business, not all business owners are clear on how exactly PR can help. Not only is it a cost-effective and crucial element of your company’s marketing mix, engaging with a public relations agency will also greatly help you to communicate key messages to stakeholders and beyond. Here are five things PR will do for your business .
Beaming sunshine, bright t-shirts and throngs of active techies - it can only mean one thing; its the annual Techies4TempleStreet treasure trail! Bigger and better than ever before, the fourth year of the event saw 186 teams and over 1,500 members of the Irish tech and business communities come together to raise funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in a fun and innovative way.
It’s been an extraordinary year so far as we have just gone past the mid-point. The Irish weather has thrown up extremes that haven’t been witnessed for generations. The blizzards of early March seem a long and distant memory as the current heatwave continues to break records. Fortunately, the business and technology landscapes in Ireland have been much calmer, with growth continuing at a steady pace.
The technology sector in Ireland is thriving - 10 of the top 10 ‘born on the internet’ companies are operating in Ireland and indigenous tech start-ups are enjoying huge success of late. At Comit, we are lucky enough to be uniquely placed to see both established multinationals increase investment in Ireland and to witness the brightest homegrown talent flourish.
Web analytics, conversion rates, impressions, engagements – while we should all have at least heard of these terms, it can be an overwhelming and daunting task to initially set up and gain meaningful insights from your company’s analytics. That’s why we’ve put together a two-part series for beginners on how to use analytics to benefit your business. This week, we’re focusing specifically on Google Analytics, what metrics your business should be tracking, and how you can use this information to make a splash online!
PR is a fantastic way of spreading the word about your business and your brand, so it’s important if you want the best PR agency in Ireland for your specific needs, you pick carefully to ensure a high level of quality, fit and service. Here are a few things that you should get from any top PR firm...
Interested in a career in public relations? Working within the PR sector can be a hugely rewarding career with endless opportunities to specialise in areas such as sport, consumer and tech PR. Job competition in the public relations industry can be fierce, but by following our top tips, you can make yourself stand out from the crowd and get that dream PR job.