The face behind the brand

I am @Media_Dog

LA Quinn

Top Dog

Founded by LA in Jan 2017.  @Media_Dog grew from a desire to empower small business owners to create/improve their brand’s online presence thereby extending their audience and extend into new markets.  An online storefront can enhance credibility, presence and loyalty.  We take the initial hassle away from the business owner and allow them to update the website and social media accounts themselves (images, products, prices, blog etc.).  We also offer marketing and maintenance services.

Our Value Proposition: Create an online presence for an SME, by an SME who has studied Entrepreneurship and understands the needs, wants and desires of the both the client and the customer.

Key Skills:
Web Development, HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, JS, Java, Bootstrap, WordPress, Opencart, SEO. Advanced skills in Microsoft office suite, wire-framing, Gantt Charts, social media marketing, email marketing, video editing, Adobe suite. Business analytics using advanced MS Excel. ECDL accredited.

 

Comprehensive web development course involving practice in the following: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery, Bootstrap 4, WordPress, PHP, MySQL, APIs, Mobile Apps & Python

Complete WordPress Business course guided the learner in the setting up and running their own WordPress Business Course. Each section involved hands on practical instruction and website creation.
– Hosting, Servers and Installation
– Creating Brochure, Blog and Portfolio and Corporate Style WordPress Websites
– Migrating websites
– Premium Themes and Plugins – Genesis Framework and associated child themes
– Scrolling websites
– Author Pro
– Divi
– Email
– E-commerce WordPress websites

In depth digital marketing course incorporating the following modules:
– creating a buyer persona
– undertake market research
– WordPress
– Email marketing (and Mailchimp)
– Copywriting
– SEO
– YouTube Marketing
– Facebook Marketing
– Twitter Marketing
– Quora
– Google Adwords
– Google Analytics

BBS Entrepreneurship 2011-2014 Maynooth University – First Class Honours

The main focus of the degree were innovation, strategy and marketing:

–  Social Media
– Strategic Marketing
– Business Analytics
– Strategic Business Development
– Strategic Management
– Strategy & Marketing
– Sustainable Enterprise
– Marketing Management
– Applied SME Topics
– Marketing and Sales

Higher Diploma Software Development 2014-2015 Maynooth University – 1st Class Hons
The focus was on industrial software development using the Java programming language.
Modules included:
– Databases
– Web Information Programming
– Object Oriented Programming
– Software Design
– Mobile Application and Web Development
– Software Testing
– Media Programming
– Data Structures & Algorithms

I still have a few (lot) more course which I am intent on pursuing, currently working on mobile app development and Adobe Photoshop.
Completing a MSc in Design Innovation at Maynooth University 2017- 2018.

Blend of Projects

  • Web Design
  • Marketing
  • Business Documentation
  • Social Media Training
  • Going the extra mile…