8 March

Successful women: Amanda Webb, Fitzwilliam Institute's social media expert

Successful women: Amanda Webb, Fitzwilliam Institute’s social media expert

Trainer: Social Media

Fitzwilliam Institute’s social media expert, Amanda Webb,  has been active in social media for over 7 years - using it to promote her first business and then moving on to form Spiderworking.com. She works with small and medium sized businesses helping them develop social media and internet marketing strategies and offering them training and support.  She believes that strategy is the key to success for business using social media. In 2010 she co-founded the KLCK Bloggers Network in order to encourage and support small businesses as they learnt how to use both blogging and social media tools.  In 2011 she took this one step further with Bloggers International co-managing their inaugural event.  Her blog reached the finals of Social Media Examiners International top 10 Social Media Blogs of 2011 and her Video Blog reached the finals of the Irish Web Awards in 2010. She is also the current chairperson of the Carlow Business Network and blogs regularly for Bloggertone.