An interesting Business and IT Conference (BIT Conf) is beginning shortly on July 12th 2012, at the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, & just maybe of interest to business owners and managers from Thurles, seeking information on how to integrate IT correctly, into the day-to-day running of their businesses.
Customers are attracted to online shopping and advertising, not only because of the high level of convenience, but also because of the broader selection & competitive pricing, which is so easily available presently, in the ease & privacy of consumers own private living rooms. It is worth noting that the most popular items attracting online customers over the past 3 months, benefiting businesses using proper advertising and marketing strategies are Clothing/Accessories/Shoes (36%), Videos / DVDs / Games (24%), Books (41%), Airline Tickets (24%) and Electronic Equipment (23%).
The knowledge gleaned from this conference would allow you to create new advertising and marketing strategies, improve work flow and productivity, and build better channels of communication, through better contact with both client and customer.
The first of a series of these talks on “Social Media for Business” will focus on the use of social media and the beneficial uses it can have in growing your own business.
In the spotlight for the evening & lecturing at this conference will be Emma D’Arcy (PhD in Marketing, and a PhD student in Marketing & Social Media.) and Aoife Rigney, (Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems at Cork Institute of Technology.)
Emma will be covering topics relating to Twitter and Linked-In.
Twitter: Introduction to Twitter – How to build up followers – Interacting on Twitter – Do’s and Don’ts – Etiquette – Tips & Hints on using Twitter.
Linked In: What is it? – Why it’s worth using in business – Creating a profile – Networking – Tips & Hints on using Linked In.
Aoife will cover topics related to Facebook and Google+.
Facebook: Is Facebook Right For My Business? – Build Your Page – Interacting on Facebook – Expanding Your Reach – Facebook Insights & Advertising – Hints, Tips and Guidelines.
Google+: Google+ What is it? – Why use Google+? – A Simple Guide to Your Google+ Profile – Google+ for Business – Hints, Tips and Guidelines for using Google +.
To Register for this free event please click HERE.
Note Your Diary
Date: 12th July 2012
Time: 7.00 – 9.30pm
Location: Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary