Key Marketing Insights from 2019 WineDepot Industry Impact Conference

The Australian wine industry gathered in Orange in September 2019 for the Wine Depot Industry Impact Conference, facilitated by WISA. With the theme of “Dare to be Seen” it was a great opportunity to revisit best practices and focus on consumer exper [...]

Change of Direction: Insights from Facebook’s 2019 F8 Developer Conference

Each year thousands of Facebook developers descend on San Jose, in California for Facebook’s announcements on the future roadmap at the f8 Conference. Digital marketers hold their breath waiting for the latest platform evolutions and then strategies [...]

By | June 5th, 2019|Digital Marketing, Social Media|0 Comments

The Meteoric Rise of Instagram Stories

If you’re still not convinced of the power of Instagram Stories, then I’ll just leave these stats here: Facebook announced in April that over 500 million daily active people are now using Stories (across Instagram, Facebook and Messenger), that’s a r [...]

By | June 5th, 2019|Digital Marketing, Social Media|0 Comments

Creating Instagrammable Experiences: Instagram’s influence on design and the consumer experience

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" This keeps springing to mind every time I visit a place that has been pretty much designed with Instagrammers in mind (Yes, I’m looking at you Daybreaker sunrise yog [...]

By | June 5th, 2019|Consumer Trends, Social Media|0 Comments

Wrap up of Social Media Marketing World 2019

Keeping up to speed with the ever changing pace of social media can be challenging. So when the leave pass was granted to attend 2019 Social Media Marketing World (along with 6000 fellow marketers) to refine my skills and keep up to speed with latest [...]

By | April 18th, 2019|Consumer Trends, Social Media|0 Comments

Facebook changes in light of Cambridge Analytica Scandal

It’s been hard not to escape the press around the facebook privacy breaches, many which were highlighted in light of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was summoned to appear in-front of USA Congress last week to answer [...]

By | April 15th, 2018|Social Media|0 Comments

Is social media for brands really free?

FACT: it’s simply unbelievable that many promoters of brands still consider social media a free form of marketing. It frustrates me no end to hear so called “marketing experts” referring to social media channels being “free”. It’s misleading and sets [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Social Media|0 Comments

Shoppable links coming to Instagram

As a visual platform, there’s always been a lot of scope for consumers to discover beautiful brands on Instagram. But a constant gripe has been how difficult it is to click from a post straight through to a website and convert the images to sales… un [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Social Media|0 Comments

Instagram Stories

In August, Instagram released “Stories” to capture the ground Snapchat was making on the instant messenger scene. This feature allows users to create temporary videos that don’t appear on your feed, but rather the function strings together the images [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Social Media|0 Comments

Recycling your content to get the most value

Picture this: you pay hundreds of dollars for a fabulous new handbag and wear it once. It stays locked up in your cupboard, gathering dust with no-one enjoying its beauty. Not ideal, right? Same principle applies to your content. You invest thousands [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Social Media|0 Comments