Challenge: Can An Elevator Pitch Improve Your Blog?

When is the last time you sat down and tried to look objectively at your blog? I've been doing this recently and it's a tough task. I've been surprised how much it has evolved over time and what I've learnt on the way. For a blog that teaches people how to do things I think I'm the one who has … [Read more...]

9 Bloggers Share What Blogging Did For Them

It's very easy for me, as a social media trainer, to talk about the advantages of blogging, to tell businesses they should be blogging, to talk to other authors and try to convince them of the value of blogging. However, it's not necessarily always easy to convince businesses that they SHOULD be … [Read more...]

9 Reasons Authors Should Blog

For most authors, it's only when you come out of the writing cave that you realise how warm and cosy it was in there. Many will say that it's when the book is published that the real work starts. Whether self-published or traditionally published, it's a lot of work to send out press releases, get … [Read more...]

3 Ways To Send Traffic To Your Website From Instagram

Last week Instagram advertising was rolled out to more users and soon it will be available to everyone. For businesses and bloggers this is good news. At last we will be able to link from an Instagram post to our websites or blogs. Until then we are stuck with one clickable link on our Instagram … [Read more...]

Webinar Replay – Instagram & Pinterest for Food & Tourism Businesses

Food and tourism businesses share one huge asset. They are both highly visual. Whether it's the latest dish in your restaurant, the cows that produce the milk for your cheese or the beautiful local surroundings there is always something to photograph and share. We recorded a webinar specifically … [Read more...]

Photographs, Presentations & More from ‘Follow The Recipe’ #socialrecipe

Thanks to everyone who came along to our first 'Follow the Recipe' event. We had a great time meeting new bloggers and hearing what Fiona, Caitriona, Kieth and Emma had to share. We also enjoyed having the opportunity to speak about our latest addiction, Instagram. Photographs: I was snapping away … [Read more...]

Event Information – Are You Coming To #SocialRecipe?

It's all go at the We Teach Social offices today ahead of our Follow The Recipe foodie and bloggers event. Lorna has been busy packing goodie bags and I'm doing cutting and sticking... If you haven't booked your tickets yet there are still a few left. You can get them online here. There will be a … [Read more...]

6 Irish Food Businesses To Follow On Instagram

Posting beautiful and mouthwatering photos of food is a must for any food business using Instagram but there should be far more to an Instagram account than photos of product. Yes I'll be tempted by your dishes but after a while they all meld into one. A good food business mixes it up and makes … [Read more...]

Interview with ‘Follow The Recipe’ Speaker – Emma Walls of Glenisk

  Our Follow the Recipe event is coming up next week and we're delighted to bring you an interview with Emma Walls, marketing manager of Glenisk. We've worked with Glenisk for over three years now since they first sponsored the Blog Awards back in 2012 and we're delighted they are sponsoring … [Read more...]

8 Irish Food Bloggers Share Their Top Blogging Tips

We asked Irish food bloggers to share their best blogging tip. If you  are a blogger who is struggling to get started, or a blogger that just wants to improve what they are doing these tips could be invaluable. Una-Minh Kavanagh - Spill The Beans Blog often, blog well. I like setting myself a goal … [Read more...]

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