Ireland is Social Media Crazy

July 26, 2011

In the past two weeks a number of reports have been published relating to Ireland's use of social media.

Regus, the managed workspace people, undertook a survey of 17,000 business managers across Europe.
According to the report, nearly two-thirds (64%) are now exploiting these channels to build customer loyalty, which places them significantly ahead of the global average of 52%, the US (50%) and all major European economies.

Google +1. The new face of social media?

July 16, 2011

It was only a matter of time before the worlds biggest internet based company, Google, entered the Social Media domain.

While many other social networks have come and gone without much fanfare, all eyes were on Google to see exactly what they were going to do and even more importantly, would it succeed.

Deal Sites: A great income generator or a race to the bottom?

As recession took hold, a new style of website has emerged for those chasing a bargain. Deal of the Day sites are mushrooming all over, with nearly all big media outlet launching one of their own. For the consumer this means the opportunity to get something at somewhere between 50 and 70% off. But is this good news for the business?

QR Codes - The latest marketing trend

July 14, 2011

Lately you've probably seen more and more of these random looking images appearing across advertisements, billboards and even down to your favourite bag of crisps!

QR Codes (short for Quick Response) have been in existence for over  a decade but have only emerged as a marketing tool in the UK and Ireland in the past 3 years.

The rapid adoption of smart phones has meant that they could now be utilised not just by businesses but, more importantly, by consumers.

Hello from Six Degrees!

July 13, 2011

Welcome to the new blog from the Six Degrees team!

We've spent the past year working on setting up other peoples blogs, social media sites, mobile sites, QR codes, branding and everything else in between so We've decided to create a page where We can share our hints ans tips and all the latest information regrading social media marketing.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us on blog@sixdegrees(.)ie

Eric Hennelly Flanagan, Six Degrees
Six Degrees is a marketing agency based in Galway, Ireland. It offers a full range of social media and marketing services tailored to suit the requirements of the client. We not only develop strategies to enhance and develop brands, but offer continued support and advice to maintain the momentum of any brand building exercise. Our focus is to deliver the maximum results to each of our clients, with a friendly personal service.