Donegal businesses embracing social media

Almost 70% of Donegal businesses with websites are now using social media like Facebook and Twitter, but the majority want help with what they should be saying online.

That’s according to a sample survey conducted in the county by PR company ' Inis Communications'.

Business in the county are more likely to update their social media rather than their websites.

55% of those using social media update every week, 20% daily.  In contrast only 36% update their website more than once a week.

Trish Hegarty of Inis Communications, which is running  Digital Content Training Course course for says for business, content is key:

[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/trishsocial.mp3[/podcast]

The Digital Content Training Course starts on Tuesday 4th October, and runs from 7-9pm until Tuesday 6th December.  Places are limited to 10 per course and must be booked in advance by Friday 23rd September. Details and booking forms on: www.iniscommunications.com.