Populating the Welsh Digital Landscape

Objectives

Awr Gymraeg is working to...

Promote Use

To promote the use of the Welsh language as a marketing tool.

Value

To raise awareness in the value of the ”Welsh Pound”.

Support

To offer support and training to individuals, companies, institutions and the 3rd sector with regards training and best practice in relation to digital marketing.

Voice

To act as a positive voice for the Welsh language business and marketing community.

About Us

Populating the Welsh Digital Landscape
Awr Cymru
Awr=Hour
Cymru=Wales

Awr Cymru manages @YrAwrGymraeg (The Welsh Hour) the first Welsh language Twitter hour which launched in November 2012. The hour operates every Wednesday night between 8 and 9pm. It has amassed over 7,000 followers and its hashtag #yagym regularly reaches 4,000,000 twitter timelines and over 800,000 twitter accounts.
Awr Cymru is expanding in to Facebook and is currently developing a new commercial digital news service in partnership with some of the most exciting companies in the social media and digital fields.

  • to deal with a company that markets in Welsh

  • in the Awr Gymraeg on mobile devices

  • take pride in the Welsh language

Our TEAM

Who are we?

Huw Marshall

Director
From 2012 to 2016 Huw headed up Welsh national broadcaster S4C’s digital activities, creating and implementing a new digital strategy for the channel. He founded the Welsh language twitter hour @yrawrgymraeg in 2012. He has been leading figure on the Welsh digital scene for a number years.

Angharad Dalton

Director
Through her work with the Institute of Welsh Affairs and Communities 2.0 Angharad has developed a wide range of expertise across a number of disciplines including social media, digital story telling and online behaviour.

Dewi Jones

Director
Based in Conwy in North Wales Dewi has worked in the training sector for over 15 years, he has been specialising in social media training for the past three years. He is a Hootsuite ambassador, contributes to the Twitter Insider project and is a member of the Farming Connect Agriculture Lab panel.

#yagym

FIND OUT WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

Please contact us if you'd like to know more about the advantages and potential commercial benefits of using the Welsh language
as part of your marketing and promotion activities, or would like assistance in developing new digital strategies.