Tag Archives: social media
Posted on21. Jun, 2012 by Lucie May.
The internet is full of smartasses. Most often they are harmless, and seemingly post simply for the sake of being funny and/or annoying. But the fact that people are out there, saying bad things about your product, on social media, on the internet, WHERE EVERYONE CAN SEE, is enough to send brands running. Unfortunately it’s [...]
Posted on06. Jun, 2012 by Shane Brien.
Being social isn’t just liking a page. As a fan of social networks, many people use a multitude of different accounts over various different platforms each day; Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, LinkedIn and Pinterest to name a few. Frequent network users know these social networking platforms, but there are many out there, although have many users [...]
Posted on02. May, 2012 by Shane Brien.
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League in North America recently made unconventional history when they became the first professional sports team to don jerseys displaying their Twitter handles on the back of them. The bold move to allow its players to replace their last names on the back of their jerseys with their [...]
Posted on12. Mar, 2012 by Lucy Wilton.
Facebook users spend an average of 7.5 hours each month on Facebook – so it’s now more important than ever to ensure you are using the social network effectively. As the 30th March ticks down companies are (or should be) thinking how they are going to make the switch to Facebook timeline. Here are the new features and [...]
Posted on02. Mar, 2012 by Richard Spencer.
Is the Guardian TVC the best ever? The Guardian (a national newspaper in the UK) has returned to TV for the first time in several decades. The Guardian has a history of creating ground breaking creative, which it has done under the positioning of ‘the whole picture’ for some time. The paper aired this TVC [...]
Posted on28. Feb, 2012 by Shane Brien.
After exploring the many opportunities of Social Media last year, we kicked off 2012 by examining the dangers and ‘do-nots’ of different social media platforms. Throughout the seminar, we took a look at how some of the world’s largest brands stumbled and fumbled their way in the online space and learnt how you can rise where [...]
Posted on27. Feb, 2012 by Lucy Wilton.
Pinterest is the fastest growing website of all time, having over 10 million users in 9 months. It’s an extremely viral community with 80% of images being ‘repined’ – which is like re-tweeting on Twitter. The visual sharing capabilities on social networks are becoming more important as Facebook introduces timeline for users (and eventually for pages), Google+ uses a [...]
Posted on16. Feb, 2012 by Lucy Wilton.
Socialbakers have recently released new statistics on the top ten Facebook pages in Australia. Quiksilver tops the ‘top 10 brands by number of fans’, followed closely by Bubble O’Bill Ice Creams, UGG Australia and Coca-Cola Australia and rounding out the top five is BONDS. Engagement is a different story though – the companies topping the [...]
Posted on03. Feb, 2012 by Shane Brien.
Creating a successful brand in today’s information-overloaded social media landscape takes time, work, and believe it or not – courage. Brands that achieve success within the social space go beyond the boundaries of your typical online marketing strategies. Here are some tips on how to save your brand from becoming another face in the crowd. [...]
Posted on01. Feb, 2012 by Richard Spencer.
Is Google+ is ‘a bit like Facebook’? The following link is to an opinion piece written for Adnews looking at the relative merits of Google+ and whether brands should engage now, later or not at all. www.adnews.com.au/adnews/opinion-brands-don-t-sign-up-for-google-yet Also, the following link is to an interesting and alternative view from Mike Zeederberg http://ht.ly/8NDoW Certainly an opportunity [...]