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How hospitality venues need to market out of COVID-19

It has been a particularly challenging time for the hospitality and tourism sector, and sadly the battle for many is far from over. Many well established restaurants, bars, wineries, cellar doors and venues have been forced to close throughout COVID- [...]

By | July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five effective digital marketing tools for hospitality venues to grow your tribe

Restaurants, pubs and bars can no longer rely on good food and service to drive foot traffic. As a business owner or manager, you need to address the key issues of how your local community will know you have re-opened and how you can attract people t [...]

By | June 20th, 2020|Digital Marketing, Musings|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

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

Managing social over the holiday season

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 [...]

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

Setting your brand stories apart from the pack

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 [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Content Marketing|0 Comments

Spring clean your owned media assets

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 [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Digital Marketing|0 Comments

Instagram Analytics for Business Accounts

When Instagram first hit the app store, it was about sharing pretty pictures and, well, “Instant” gratification. The evolution of Instagram into a business platform has been swift, and finally the social juggernaut has introduced ways for business ac [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Social Media|0 Comments