Museum Digital Engagement: Ireland to New Zealand

I’m on my way my way back from a whirlwind one-night-trip to the city of Wellington, in the North Island of New Zealand, a short flight away from my home town of Dunedin in the South. But since emigrating a year ago, Dunedin is my second home town. Belfast was my first. Continuing my work …

How to network in a new country

Networking isn’t everyone’s strong point. Even as a confident – if not reluctant – networker myself, starting over to build a network in a new country was daunting for me. But I’ve been in New Zealand almost 7 months now and I’m pleasantly surprised that a third of my freelance work load now comes from local businesses as …

10 things I learned after 10 weeks in a digital agency

It’s a strange thing for a PR, stepping over to the other side. But I did just that in June when I decided to take up the offer of working in a digital agency to build a Digital PR department. This exact crossover of skill sets and service delivery to clients is something I’ve been moaning needs to …

8 Tips To Move Your Digital Career Forward Today

I’m relatively well-known within the Digital and PR industry in my small corner of the world. That will all change when I emigrate to New Zealand and start from scratch mind you, but that’s a blog post for another day (I’m also blogging that journey over on OperationEmigration.com) Anyway, being well-known means I get a lot …

Digital Campaigns With Autism NI

Hello all! It’s good to be back. I know it’s been a whole month, forgive me. The blog was offline while a good (technical-genius) friend of mine helped me to move it over from WordPress to its own (expensive) hosting. Anyway, I’m here with some feel-good giving-back chat. Because that’s exactly what I did this week with a …