Digitally Strong Wins Big at Irish Social Media Awards

By May 3, 2018 Awards


We are delighted to announce that we have won Best Travel & Tourism category at the 2018 Irish Social Media Awards (Sockies), for our campaign with tour company Irlanda en Español.

This year, 360 nominations were submitted by Irish companies across 35 categories. Digitally Strong was selected as the winners in a competitive category whose nominees also included Adare Manor and the Maxol group. Our work was also shortlisted in two other categories – Best Business Twitter Account (Agency Run) and Best Use of Instagram (Business / Organisation).

The prize was presented by RTE presenter Rick O’Shea to Jenny Armstrong, Founder of Digitally Strong, and Margarita Gruber, Managing Director of Irlanda en Español, at the awards ceremony in the RDS Dublin on June 14th.

“We are absolutely delighted to have won this award”, says Margarita Gruber, Director of Irlanda en Español. “Digitally Strong has revitalised our digital and marketing strategies. Under their guidance, our website traffic has increased by 62%, our online sales have increased by 55% and our social media following has grown significantly”.

Jenny Armstrong, founder of Digitally Strong, says “This campaign was a huge success, driving a significant uplift in online sales for Irlanda en Español. By working closely with Tourism Ireland, the government agency responsible for marketing Ireland overseas, we were able to achieve incredibly cost-efficient results for Irlanda en Español.”

Winner – Best social media campaign (Travel & Tourism) – inbound

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Finalist – Best use of Instagram (Business / Organisation)

Finalist – Best Business Twitter account – Agency Run

Nominated – Facebook for a Business / Brand (Agency Run)

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Author Jenny

Digital & Tourism Consultant @ Digitally Strong. I hold a Masters in Digital Marketing and have more than a decade of experience developing digital strategies and executing leading brand, advertising and digital campaigns.

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