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David O'Donnell Live Video Streaming – Facebook Live Vs Periscope
By: | DHR News, Digital, Featured, PR Tips, Social Media | 26th August 2016
Live video streaming is getting a lot of attention at the moment and the battle between live streaming apps is well and truly heating up. In this week’s blog, we take a look at the two heavy hitters in the sector, Facebook Live and Periscope, to investigate the differences between them and how you can incorporate live streaming into your social media strategy. Why should brands engage in live streaming?…
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David O'Donnell Lights, Camera, Action…Embedding Video into your PR Toolkit
By: | DHR News, Digital, Featured | 21st April 2016
Over the past twelve months here in DHR Communications, we have increased our focus on creating video output and we now provide video as a service to our clients. Video is a fantastic way to communicate your message and should be seriously considered when planning your PR campaigns. Here are our tips on how and why you should embed video into your PR toolkit: Demand for Video is on the…
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David O'Donnell Snapchat 101
By: | DHR News, Digital, Featured | 17th February 2016
Snapchat 101 Header Snapchat is one of the most popular mobile applications in the world right now. Co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy couldn’t have dreamed of how popular the networking app would become when they came up with the concept in 2011. The idea was sparked when their friend complained to them about sending a photo from his smartphone that he immediately regretted. Hence, the idea of self-destructing photographs was born. Spiegel…
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Sarah Harte PR Trends for 2016
By: | DHR News, Digital, Featured | 7th January 2016
This week, our Account Director Sarah Harte blogs about what she thinks the PR trends for 2016 will be…  Belated Happy New Year! We hope your 2016 has gotten off to a fantastic start. Here in DHR, we are always really excited at this time of year as we look ahead to what the next 12 months will bring. The public relations industry is ever-changing and evolving, so it can…
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Web Summit Diary: Day 2
By: | Digital, Events, Featured, International, Social Media | 6th November 2014
Day two of the Web Summit was a lot busier than day one, but – with all the initial registration tasks out of the way and a better sense of where everything was located – we got to see a lot more talks and presentations today too. The first thing that stood out for me was that the number of female speakers on Day Two of the Summit – for the sessions…
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Has the Web Summit gotten too big for its boots?
By: | Digital, Events, Featured, International, Opinion, Social Media | 5th November 2014
DHR Communications’ Executive Director Martina Quinn blogs from the Web Summit 2014. The Web Summit has grown from 400 to 20,000 attendees over the past four years.  That’s something we’ve heard over and over again in the past few days. It has become something of a darling amongst Irish media and politicians, with senior government figures eager to get ‘cool’ press shots, surrounded by the people they view as the…
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Web Summit Diary: Day 1
By: | Digital, Events, Featured, International, Social Media | 4th November 2014
Attendees crowd into the main arena to see Taoiseach Enda Kenny ring the Nasdaq opening bell DHR’s Executive Director, Martina Quinn, and Account Manager, Emily Kelly, are attending the Web Summit at the RDS in Dublin this week.  Here, Emily gives her verdict on Day 1 of “Europe’s largest technology conference”. Day one at the Web Summit was a bit of a whirlwind and a lot about finding our bearings. What We Saw We attended six talks in total on the Centre Stage and Marketing Stage;…
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Sarah Harte DHR announced as media partner of GETHealth Summit
By: | Clients, DHR News, Digital, Events, Featured, International | 14th October 2014
DHR Communications is delighted to announce that we have been named media partner of the upcoming major global health conference, the GETHealth Summit, which will take place in Dublin on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th November, 2014.  The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there is a global shortage of almost 4.3 million doctors, midwives, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, as well as a shortage of high-quality training. However, the use of information and communication…
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Four Top Trends in Social Media and their Implications for PR
By: | Digital, Featured, PR Tips, Social Media, Training | 26th September 2014
As you may have read in our last post, I’ve been delivering training in social media skills quite a bit recently. Discovering and exploring new online tools – and advising clients on how to use them in their work – is one of the things I like most about my job. The fact that the social media landscape is continuously changing, however, presents challenges when it comes to training.  If…
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Sarah Harte Web Analytics Low-down: Top Five Indicators to Measure your Success
By: | DHR News, Digital, Featured, Training | 23rd July 2014
Last month, DHR’s Sarah Harte went along to the latest in a series of Google Breakfast Briefings focused on Analytics. Here are some of the highlights that Sarah took away from the session as well as the top five indicators to measure your website’s effectiveness.  Things change quickly in the world of digital marketing. I’ve been using Google Analytics – a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about…
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