Dragons and social media

The use of social media for any person, club or business is now a must, the chances are that you have arrived at this little blog of ours via one of our links. It is through websites such as Twitter and Facebook that the Dragons name continues to grow.

On the 28th of July the Dragons set about making one last rallying call to raise awareness about Breast Cancer ( Their chosen Charity for 2012 ) before the end of the Olympics on August 12th. Turning our Twitter page pink we encouraged many people to do the same in our #Olympink promotion, we thank everyone who did this. While this was ongoing, Co – Founder Chris Roberts set himself a task of trying to get retweets off celebrity and sports personalities to get the Dragons message across 10 million twitter users.

We are very proud to say that this task proved highly succesful and we can not thank these people enough. The celebrities and personalities who retweeted are

Carol Decker – Lead singer of T’pau

Claire Bella – Fashion designer

Claudine Keane – Model, columnist and wife of LA Galaxy star Robbie Keane

David Greene – 400m hurdles World, European, Continental and Commonwealth medal winner

Dan Walker – BBC Football Focus presenter and a sports journalist

Gabby Logan – TV sports presenter for the BBC is daughter of former Wales International player and Manager Terry Yorath

Gary Barlow OBE – Singer, song writer and producer

Gok Wan – Fashion consultant author and television personality

Jinkksy Jewellery – Former Olympic rhythmic gymnast Debbie Georgiou is now a highly sought after  jewellery designer

Justice Williams MBE – Editor in Chief of City and Style

Kanya King MBE – Founder and CEO of the MOBO Awards

Kathy Ireland – Model, actress, designer and entrepreneur

Katie Price aka Jordan – media personality, author, glamour model, singer and businesswoman

Katy Livingston – World cup, World and European medal winning pentathlete

Kelly Sotherton – Olympic, World and European heptathlete

Kylie Minogue OBE – Multi award-winning singer, song writer and actress

Kym Marsh – An actress and former singer

Lee Dixon – Former pro footballer now a tv presenter

Elizabeth Hurley – Model and actress

Louise Mensch – MP and author

Melanie Schlanger – Two time Olympian and World championship

Melody Hossaini – Star of hit show The Apprentice, CEO of a multi award winning social enterprise

Michelle Mone OBE – Dragons honorary member, entrepeneur, model and founder of Ultimo

MOBO Awards – Music Of Black Origin awards

Natasha Hamilton – Singer, songwriter, dancer and stage actress

Oscar De La Hoya – Multi World title and Olympic gold medalist boxer

Robbie Savage – Former professional footballer turned tv pundit

Amy Williams MBE – Olympic, World and European medalist in skeleton racing

Smurfie Syco – Executive producer signed to Dizzee Rascsals label

Sophie Habibis – Singer and songwriter

Tony Fernandes – CEO of AirAsia, Founder of Tune Group, Principal of Caterham F1 Team, Chairman of QPR  and Entrepreneur

William Regal – Professional Wrestler and entertainer for the WWE

If you would like to, you can follow the Dragons on Twitter and on Facebook by clicking the links below.

https://www.facebook.com/nwdragons

https://twitter.com/nwalesdragons

Until next time
Gaz Roberts – Co-Founder – 5

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