Samantha Kelly is a mum of two beautiful girls. This is the first important fact! Having had a business herself, she started using twitter as part of her marketing strategy and discovered to her delight that she was a bit of a whizz! Samantha is passionate about assisting others to get on and use Twitter as a fantastic marketing tool to show off what you do! She won the #Tweetieinspire award on October 2nd at the Inaugural RaboTweetie awards and was winner of the Bank of Ireland Start Up Hero Award in 2014.
Samantha is the founder of the #Irishbizparty which is an increasingly popular event on twitter which trends every Wednesday 9-11pm on Twitter. She started it out of frustration one night just for fun, but then it took off. #Irishbizparty connect with each other and assist one another by sharing one another’s businesses. She calls it networking in our pjs!
Samantha has appeared on Dragons’ Den Ireland and RTE’s ‘She’s the business’ and on various radio and TV programs here in Ireland and has also been on BBC Women’s hour. Take a look at her story about Funky Goddess, her previous business on RTE’s Dragons’ Den!
Samantha is passionate about inspiring others to start a business and assist any way she can especially on Twitter. If she can do it, You can too! She also teaches workshops now which are very popular and NOT death by powerpoint!
Samantha has released her first book entitled “Tweet Your Way To Success’. Here Samantha tells us how she started a business with no money, going from lone parent on social welfare to a highly influential leader in her field. There are sections on starting your own business, how to turn your business around, tips on using social media and how to network and build on relationships.