Websites, Apps, eCommerce & Social Media

At the Gatelodge, we offer full digital media design & management service. Whether you want to upgrade your existing website, need a visually impactful custom built website to show off your particular services or a fully integrated custom built ecommerce website to sell your products, at the Gatelodge have you covered.

We will take care of every aspect of getting your new business website built, live and ready to convert visitors into customers. 

Please click on any of the logos below to view a sample of the website designed and constructed by the Gatelodge

What we offer

  • We will set you up with a SSL secure hosting package which will enable your customers to shop with confidence directly on your website and give your site the green https: secure Url
  • We will install the latest Wordpress CMS (content management system) complete with a Admin dashboard for you to access the back end of your site once your site is complete
  • We will install a ‘holding page’ with all your contact details while we build your site in the background, this will allow any visitors to the site to easily contact you should they need to
  • We will set up all your business email accounts linked to your sites domain name – eg:
  • Once you have provided us with the content for your site, we will ensure that all your main pages are properly SEO’d (search engine optimized) for the search engines – this will help search engines like Google and Yahoo properly index and rank your site
  • If you have a Google Analytics account, we will integrate it into your new site to enable you track your visitors and sales
  • We will link your Social Media account to your new site to help you get more ‘Likes’ and ‘Shares’

Once our design team has completed your new website, we will walk you through the Admin Dashboard and ensure that you are comfortable running your new site. If however you feel that you don’t have the time, we do offer a yearly website maintenance package where we will make sure that everything in the back end of your site is updated regularly and running smoothly so all you need to worry about is your customers.

The GATELODGE held our hand through every stage of creating our new online presence. They didn’t leave it at building the site but closed the circle of website maintenance, social media and optimising our online presence. 
Declan WhiteDirector - Ray White Property

Social Media Management

All businesses and organizations  should be active on social media year round. Active social media accounts help build brand awareness and steadily grow loyal ‘Followers’. If a brand is continuously active on social media, they are constantly increasing their follower base and expanding the brand. They are also building loyalty with their follower base by engaging weekly with those followers by giving them fresh content and by highlighting their follower’s content.

We presently manage all aspects of Social Media for a number of exhibition events held in the RDS and Citywest Event Centre. Showcase Ireland, presented by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, exhibit the very best products, designed and made in Ireland. The Gatelodge manage all Facebook, Twitter traffic for this event building a social network between exhibitors, buyers and the general public.   

What We Offer

  • Weekly compilation of content for posting
  • Graphics – All graphics for social media catered for
  • Social media notifications and messages answered weekly
  • Attracting new followers by engaging with people who show an interest in similar brands
  • Posting across each brands social media accounts 2 – 3 times a week (videos, industry news, fun facts, exhibitor news and progress)
  • Engaging with followers – retweeting, commenting, sharing and liking followers content weekly
  • Highlighting the brands work on a continuous basis and tagging them across the social media accounts
  • Cross promotion of the brands other social media accounts
  • Promotion of the brands website on social media to help boost website traffic and help with SEO rankings

Initial Set Up

  • Social media accounts created
  • Graphics created for new social media accounts.
  • Links + Icon to the 3 social media accounts added to Brands website.

Building Out

  • Initial relevant content posted on social media accounts detailing what the Brand has to offer
  • Relevant online news articles, write-ups and videos to be highlighted and linked to from the social media accounts

Attracting Followers

  • We will need to search social media for relevant people/accounts to follow and engage with in order to get them to follow us back and grow our follower base. This has to be done on a daily basis.
  • Positively highlight individual people/accounts who aren’t following us on our social media accounts. This will help build brand awareness and entice those people/accounts to follow us back.