Social Media Training April

Just because we’re all stuck at home isolating doesn’t mean we can’t still use the time to upskill! So, if you’re in the mood to learn some now social media skills and help promote your business online, check out our upcoming online social media training courses in conjunction with IRD Duhallow CLG and Skillnet.

The online social media courses will be 2 hours in duration and delivered through Zoom. Content covered will include the following:


  • Overview of Instagram use in Ireland and the demographic of users
  • Setting up a business profile and linking to Facebook
  • Creating content – images, graphics, videos, Instagram stories and use of hashtags/tagging
  • Creating advertising campaigns on Instagram (and linking campaigns to Facebook)
  • Posting from smartphone/switching between accounts (eg. private to business, etc.)
  • Reading Instagram analytics in terms of reach, interaction, etc


  • This workshop will give businesses an understanding of content creation and skills to effectively implement a content marketing strategy, with particular focus on social media platforms. 
  • We will look at the principles of photography and videography and basic apps/software to compliment the creation of same eg. Canva, Pic Collage & FilmoraGo. 
  • The workshop will also help businesses to develop a bank of engaging text/keywords/hashtags for the enhancement of online engagement and search engine optimization.


  • This workshop is specifically designed for those looking to set up a social media presence for an existing business. 
  • The topics covered will include: Creating a Marketing Plan, Overview of Social Media use in Ireland, Setting up and growing Social Media pages – creating pages, posting/scheduling content, running paid campaigns.

Social Media Stats Ireland

We ran a successful online Advanced Facebook workshop last week but if Facebook is your area of interest, keep posted as we may run another over the coming weeks!

For more information on any of the above courses feel free to message me on or to book your place contact IRD Duhallow.

Karen Twomey has an MA in Public Relations with New Media and delivers one-to-one and group training sessions in all things digital marketing. Follow @communicationshub on social media/Youtube or check out for regular updates.

Social Media Training

Now that the summer is upon us, we’re winding down after a busy few months of Digital Marketing courses in Cork.

Although, we’re not relaxing too much as September is gearing up to be a very busy month with courses running in Cork Training Centre, Mallow College of Further Education and IRD Duhallow!

The summer months can be a quieter time for many businesses and so it’s a great opportunity to take some time to re-evaluate and even upskill.

social media training

Communications Hub offer one-to-one tailor made social media training workshops ranging from 2 hours upwards and covering a variety of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and website blogging.

We can look at putting together online marketing campaigns, running paid adverts, using keywords/hashtags, as well as creating professional looking online graphics and videos.

With 86% of Irish people now researching goods and services online prior to making a commitment to purchase, it has never been more important for businesses to have an effective and targeted online presence.

For more information or to put together a social media training workshop for your business, contact us on and we’ll be delighted to help your business stand out online!

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Facebook and Instagram Workshops Cork

Want to improve your online skills?

Facebook Training

I’ll be running the following Instagram for Business and Facebook for Business workshops in the fab newly launched Co-Work Mallow building located at 1 Landscape Terrace in the heart of the town.

Facebook remains the number one social media platform for both business and personal use in Ireland, however Instagram is growing steadily in popularity and has now become the fasted growing social media platform in Ireland (and worldwide!)

So, in terms of business, Facebook and Instagram are fantastic marketing tool that all businesses should be utilising.  They are cheap and effective in terms of marketing and allow any business to target audiences both at home and worldwide.

They provide invaluable market research in terms of their free analytics, which include a breakdown of the gender, age and locations of your followers.  We can also access the exact actions those who interact with online adverts, allowing us to assess if our marketing is effective and reaching our target audience.

My social media training workshops are delivered to small groups and designed to give those attending practical take home tips in terms of:

  • Growing Online Following
  • Creating Online Content
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Implementing Online Marketing Campaigns

The following courses will be running in Co-Work Mallow:

  • 13th March 2019 – Facebook for Business Workshop (3 hours)
  • 20th March 2019 – Instagram for Business Workshop (3 hours)

For more information or to book your place on an upcoming Facebook for Business or Instagram for Business workshop, email or phone 0877642575


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