Free digital marketing workshop in Burt

Khrishna De.

TWO of Ireland’s leading digital marketing experts, Krishna De and Gareth Dunlop, will headline a free workshop on online strategy for small businesses on Wednesday, March 7, at An Grianan Hotel, Burt.

The workshop, Digital Marketing De-Mystified: A step by step guide to attracting more customers to your small business, is being organised by Donegal County Enterprise Board as part of Enterprising Donegal Business Week 2012.


The event will take place from 8am to 11am and will include a series of presentations followed by a panel discussion and case study of local business Auto Fast Fit.

“Krishna and Gareth are two of the best known commentators on digital marketing in Ireland and we are delighted to have secured them for Enterprising Donegal Business Week”, said Ursula Donnelly, Assistant Chief Executive of Donegal County Enterprise Board.

“The workshop should be of real benefit to small businesses in the North West who want to use the web to drive sales.”

Social media guru Krishna De is an award-winning commentator and social media strategist for companies such as RTE, Bank of Ireland and Diageo.

She is a frequent guest speaker on digital media for some of the country’s leading business networks. Krishna has written over 500 articles on topics including social media, personal branding and online reputation management.

Her articles and interviews have been carried by leading publications including the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Sunday Business Post, the Sunday Times and Marketing Age.

Gareth Dunlop is one of Ireland’s leading digital marketing strategists and founder of the consultancy Fathom.


For over 15 years Gareth was managing director of successful digital media firms Tibus and ION Online Marketing before setting up Fathom in September 2011.

Fathom advises companies on how to maximize their online presence by learning to understand their prospective customers’ needs. Gareth is a former board member of the Irish Internet Association and a regular writer for, the Irish Independent, Business Eye magazine and SiliconRepublic.

The workshop is free but you must register in advance. Please contact Celine Carroll, Donegal County Enterprise Board on 074 9160735 or email to register for the event.

For further information about Enterprising Donegal Business Week 2012 please also contact Celine on 074 9160735 or email Alternatively, you can visit the Donegal County Enterprise Board’s website at and register online.

Gareth Dunlop.


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