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 [...]
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There is a changing profile of wine drinkers in Australia. Australians are drinking wine less frequently and are opting for other beverages including more non-alcoholic options, gin, cocktails and craft beer. As the population gets older there’s als [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Is that the sound of Champagne corks popping and the festive season kicking off? For many people, we’ve hit the button on long-overdue downtime, but for others, this is the busiest time of year as social media consumers interact with brands more furi [...]
Picture this. You walk into a bookshop and spy a range of novels filling the shelves. All the genres are there. Crime, romance, biography – every taste is catered for. But at the front of the store sit the best-sellers. These are the books that are s [...]
In this climate, there always seems to be a new kid on the social media block. Something shiny and new; bigger and better. The pace of change often leads us down a path chasing new platforms and mediums at the expense of established channels on which [...]