Wexford Management Forum
Date Time Venue Fee Tuesday, 10th November 2009 8.00pm Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford €20.00 (Half price entry for 2nd or more attendee
What can the internet do for your business?
Guest Speaker: Fergal O’Byrne, CEO, Sonru.com
The internet opens up massive opportunities for companies to promote their business online to a local and international audience. It is crucial for businesses to have a clear and cogent strategy in relation to their online presence. This talk will cover areas ranging from investing in a good website, right up to promoting the site using the latest search engine, video, social media and mobile solutions. It will also cover the increased benefit for businesses from using what have been up to now social networking sites, e.g. Twitter and Facebook. Speaker: Fergal joined Sonru, as Chairman in September 2008, having previously been a mentor to the company. He subsequently became CEO in September 2009, after serving as CEO of the Irish Internet Association (IIA) for 4 years. He is an internet industry entrepreneur and founded Interactive Return (formerly webBusters) back in 1998. He is on the Board of Directors of IGOpeople.com, WINC, and CCD Ltd. He is also Chair of the Project Advisory Group for Fáilte Ireland's eBusiness Support Initiative. He regularly mentors start up and seed capital companies in Ireland and Denmark. In 2004 he was awarded the IIA Net Visionary Internet Marketer of the Year Award. Fergal is a member of the Irish Internet Association, Marketing Institute of Ireland and Engineers Ireland. Fergal's most recent book - 10 Online Marketing and Search Engine Essentials was published by Aspatore Books. He has been a guest lecturer on the MBA course at the Smurfit School of Business, Dublin. He was part of the original team that helped to set up eircom.net and was Content Development Manager in charge of such projects as the Doras Directory. He holds an Honours Degree in Electronic Engineering from DIT, Kevin Street.
Wexford Management Forum – What can the internet do for your business? – November 10th 2009
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