The Drogheda BID are coming in strong with their new The Love Drogheda website feature, launching on Monday July 25th.
eDesigned by Bridget and Cormac at Bammedia, the website was launched on Drogheda BID’s social media accounts via advertising set up by Andy Casey of SixTwo Digital, who manages the social media accounts.
The Love Drogheda BID team wanted to ensure that their redesigned website was their best step forward, with a user-friendly and engaging one-stop-shop for businesses, visitors and members of the public to learn about the projects and enable anyone to easily get in touch.
Kelly-Louise Foley, administrative assistant at Love Drogheda BID, said: “Wanting to update the website was something that was on the minds of the whole team for a while. last couple of years regarding Only since the start of this year has there been some respite to begin to see how easily accessible the BID team was and that was just a projects that we have been able to undertake.
“All of the BID team, our board, etc. wanted the same thing, a really nice and sleek website where all the information was available and anyone could look at and find out what we were doing.
“The purpose of the website was to act as a virtual showcase,” Kelly-Louise explained, “showcasing all aspects of the community, the business community we represent, members of the public, potential businesses that could come to Drogheda, it’s a way to show who we are, what we do.
Another goal was for all members of the Drogheda community to get to know the Love Drogheda BIDS team and board and what they do.
“We wanted to be able to tell people in one place what we were doing,” Kelly-Louise added, “who the team members are, timelines and timelines for different projects, where grant information for different resources encompassing.
The redesigned website features blog posts, upcoming events, past events, and community news, while detailing BID initiatives with subsections under tourism, retail, and jobs and business.
The website details BID’s initiatives with subsections under tourism, retail and jobs and businesses etc.
“I’ve been working on this project since I joined BID’s in January,” says Kelly-Louise. “It got off to a good start in March once we got a few tenders and then I had control over the content on the management side since May.
Another feature of the website shows monthly attendance numbers across the city, “attendance numbers will go up every month because we tend to think monthly attendance numbers are easier to digest,” says Kelly-Louise .
“Grant availability will be updated as we learn of the different grants available to the business community. The news and blog are similar, when there is something to talk about we will post it. It will be permanently maintained.
The videos on the landing page can be credited to Brian of Bang Bang Visual, who shoots the majority of Love Drogheda BID’s content.