10 Blogging Tips for Beginners

I recently held a one-day training course on Blogging for Beginners and from that I have devised JSB’s top 10 blogging tips for beginners. I’m sure you may have your own, so please feel free to suggest them. Image source: www.brainsonfire.com I love blogging and those individuals and/or companies that blog experience higher traffic and engagement. A 2014 Hubspot survey showed that marketers who have prioritised blogging are 13 times more likely to enjoy positive return on investment. It’s also great for putting a face to your brand, so why not give it a try? My preferred blog platform is

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Launch of JSB Personal Blog

This weekend I launched my new personal blog at www.joannesweeneyburke.ie. I’m a mother, wife, business-owner, author, speaker, motivator, mentor, challenge-seeker, radio-head and I love my voice. Once suppressed, ‘tis no more. I’ve a colourful story, which is pretty black and white to me. I live to inspire, to learn and to impress. Impress the importance of positivity, self-belief and the value of you. I do lots, I like to do lots, but I always like to see results. Positive results. I’m ok at falling down, and getting back up. Happy to graze my knees or break a few emotional bones.

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2015 OMiG Finalist for Best Website

Hey did you hear the news? We are an OMiG award finalist for Best Website and we made it as far as a semi-finalist for Best Blog. We are delighted that Digital Training Institute has made it to the finals of the Online Marketing in Galway awards for a second year running. I am thrilled to be judged and awarded by peers in the industry. The OMiG awards are a really fantastic opportunity for small businesses to showcase their passions and their work. Founder and organiser Maricka Burke-Keogh says, “With over 200 applications for our second year running we are

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Top Digital Marketing Gurus – Who I Read!

Can you know everything about Digital Marketing? I don’t think so! It’s a discipline that’s changing daily and it feels impossible to keep up with it. So like any good professional I consume a daily digest of blogs, articles, videos and social media content to keep my knowledge current. People often ask me to recommend bloggers or websites so I thought I’d write a blog post and share my virtual digital mentors with you. If you have any other suggestions, then I’d love to hear them.     Who are the digital gurus? I’ve categorised my digital gurus just as I consume their content – authors,

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