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Thinking about your end of year message to clients? Here are our tips.

  8.12.2016   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Your end of year message is your final punch for the year, the message that will stick in customer’s heads as they enjoy the holiday break.  Deciding how you’re going

Over 10 brilliant ways to engage your audience

  26.10.2016   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

More than 10 ways to better engage YOUR audience. How BIG brand social media practices can be used by smaller ones in the pursuit of BIG results. We’ve been in the

Ugly social media comments: how to develop a PR crisis management plan that works

  26.06.2016   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Social media is one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful way to interact and engage with current and prospective customers in 2015. With over 13.6 million Facebook

Australian businesses & social media [INFOGRAPHIC]

  8.07.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

  In May, Sensis released its Social Media Report. The report features heaps of interesting statistics about how Australian individuals and businesses are using social media, when they’re using it

3 cost-effective marketing tips for small business

  20.05.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

With internet users now spending twice as much time online when compared to 2005, getting your business into shape with some engaging online marketing content is a no-brainer. That’s right, if

Dallas Buyers Club decision also a warning for people who cut and paste

  9.04.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

  In the wake of the recent Federal Court judgement that a number of Australian ISPs give up the addresses and identities of those who illegally downloaded the film Dallas

New Google update will favour mobile

  1.04.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Google is about to change the game forever. On 21 April 2015, Google is releasing a new search algorithm that will see mobile-optimised websites reap greater rewards. In an unusual

Content Marketing Predictions for 2015

  11.03.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Content marketing spend is set to skyrocket in Australia in 2015. Big business has been on board the content train for a number of years now and SMEs are due

Latest Australian communications trends you should know about

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released some pretty interesting research that highlights Australians are using communications technology like never before. The ACMA’s report, released in late November,

Facebook at Work – a blessing or a burden?

  1.12.2014   Uncategorized

Facebook at work. That might sound like an oxymoron to you, but it could become a reality soon. A new feature, creatively named Facebook at Work, is reportedly set to

5 tips for a striking LinkedIn profile

  8.10.2014   Uncategorized

Ever gone searching for work without a CV in hand? You don’t see many successful businesses out there without a sign out the front either. In 2014 the personal resume

New ACMA research: unlike large companies SMEs failing to see value in digital

  7.10.2014   Uncategorized

A new report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority highlights that Australian SMEs’ lack of urgency to modernise and embrace the digital economy may be to their detriment. The report

5 stone-faced lies you believe about content marketing

  16.09.2014   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

The simple truth is that we believe a lot of porky pies when it comes to the value of content marketing. If you haven’t heard all the misinformation and plain

Content marketing: spring into action with the change in season

  27.08.2014   Uncategorized

We’ve spoken before about how relevance is essential to engaging that target audience and keeping them engaged with your content.  If you haven’t already picked up our free guide to

Australians devote 52% of screen time to mobile devices

  12.08.2014   Uncategorized

Anyone who has a gen Z at home, knows a gen Z or has observed one in their natural habitat will tell you that in 2014 one screen isn’t enough.

Are you taking advantage of new PR opportunities?

  6.08.2014   Uncategorized

The face of public relations has changed forever. In 2014 we consume and interpret information in very different ways to how we did fifteen, ten or even five years ago.

Effective email marketing tips for chiropractors

  16.07.2014   Uncategorized

Over the past several years the public attitude towards the chiropractic sector and the legitimacy of the health benefits it can deliver has resulted in chiropractors becoming highly competitive in

Owned media channels the way of the future for all business marketing

  15.07.2014   Uncategorized

In a recent report released by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) in partnership with the consultancy group PwC, it was found that 67% or two thirds of marketers were shifting

The importance of being LinkedIn: build your Company Page right

  2.07.2014   Uncategorized

LinkedIn is the social media epicentre for the business world. To date, over 3 million businesses have company pages on LinkedIn.  Over 150 different industries are represented and 1,275,000 products

Thinking of hiring a copywriter? Questions you should ask.

  30.06.2014   Uncategorized

Years ago copywriters worked for advertising agencies like the one featured in the hit TV series Mad Men.  They worked on branding and advertising ideas putting together snappy and persuasive

5 BIG stuff ups in communications history

  18.06.2014   Uncategorized

We’ve all been in relationships where communication can be an issue, it goes with the territory—your partner just isn’t you. Communications experts are in the business of clearing away the

Is Google+ the best platform for SMEs? ……we think so.

  3.06.2014   Uncategorized

With over 500 million users and 925,000 new users daily, Google+ is the second largest social network. While it is often overlooked and misunderstood, there is no denying that it is

10 reasons why you should enter business awards and how to go about it

  21.05.2014   Uncategorized

Many large corporations, government bodies and business groups support or organise small business award nights to show their support for small business owners that operate in their area or sector.

The importance of focusing on ‘news’ not ‘sales’ in your newsletter

  15.05.2014   Uncategorized

Nobody likes that friend who only gets in contact with you when they want a lift home. Just like in our personal relationships, it’s not good enough in this era

#AmazonCart: Amazon & Twitter deliver even faster online shopping

  7.05.2014   Uncategorized

Online shopping and influencer marketing will break new ground this week with Twitter’s unveiling of #AmazonCart. In the competitive world of online shopping where it’s paramount to deliver access to

Effective business letter writing [INFOGRAPHIC]

  2.05.2014   Uncategorized

  To go with our recent blog post, here’s an easy-to-follow guide on creating successful business letters.

Be persuasive: the art of letter writing

  23.04.2014   Uncategorized

While letter writing may have taken a back seat to social media the letter is not dead. Here are our tips on crafting a letter that gets noticed and creates

The fast facts: Australian SMEs and online growth in 2014

  16.04.2014   Uncategorized

We know that the internet continues to evolve and that taking a business online will increase exposure, but two thirds of Australian small and medium-sized businesses still haven’t invested in

Some useful info about infographics

  14.04.2014   Uncategorized

Did you know that 90% of information received by the human brain is visual?   It comes as no surprise that the popularity of infographics has soared over the past few

Australia’s love of multi-screen content viewing a huge opportunity for SMEs [INFOGRAPHIC]

  18.02.2014   Uncategorized

Australians of all ages love their technology.    In fact, we have some of the highest rates of technology penetration in the world.   So it comes as no surprise that recent