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What’s hot in digital marketing for 2016 – read our tips

  30.12.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Heading into 2016, it’s time to start thinking about your marketing goals for next year and whether you are on-trend with your current strategies. Opinions on digital marketing trends are

#stonersloth – Any publicity is good publicity, right? …………well maybe not.

  22.12.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Companies, individuals and Governments spend plenty of money and time putting together ideas and hiring professionals to get their messaging right.  In developing a brief, communications agencies conduct research, gather

How does your email ‘open’ rate compare to similar businesses?

  18.11.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Despite rumours of an impending demise, email is still an effective and engaging way for small businesses to connect with their customers and also drive a better return on investment.

Facebook local awareness ads to give SMEs more bang for their advertising buck

  16.11.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

You know that feeling of being digitally stalked on Facebook when ads appear in your feed based on a recent online search? Well brace yourself, Facebook has just taken digital

Taxi Twitter backfire a lesson for business

  12.11.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Earlier this week, the Victorian Taxi Association launched a social media campaign asking people to tweet their “taxi story” using the YourTaxis hashtag. According to media reports, the response from

Are you trying to reach women in 2015? [INFOGRAPHIC]

  28.09.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Are women a major demographic in your target market and target audience? If you have answered yes to both questions so far, the following infographic created by our team will

Facebook’s new empathetic-dislike button: what is it and how will it impact your business?

  21.09.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

You heard that right. Facebook is releasing a new button that aims to compliment the LIKE button.  CEO Mark Zuckerberg has indicated he doesn’t want the new button to be

Marketing Australia – who is looking at what and where [INFOGRAPHIC]

  14.09.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

In May this year, Sensis released a report that contained some interesting statistics about Australian’s media usage patterns. We’ve put together this handy infographic that contains some up to date statistics.  While

The rise of the ad blockers: Why quality content is more important than ever

  4.09.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

September 9th marks the announcement of the release of iOS 9 and with it comes an unprecedented angst from advertisers and businesses trying to reach their intended audience.  Consumers will

Australian Social Media Usage [INFOGRAPHIC]

  10.08.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

At the end of July, The Business Spectator – Technology Spectator released useful statistics on Facebook usage. Social Media News also distributed statistics on social media usage in Australia. We pulled out

Why Australians aren’t following brands on social media – and what you can do about it

  20.07.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Australians have embraced all facets of social media with open arms, after all 49% of us use it every day!  But, recent research has found only 11% are “very likely”

Facebook’s new ‘See First’ and ‘Discover New Pages’ updates: What do they mean for business marketing?

  15.07.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Facebook has released a new button that aims to change the way posts appear in your News Feed.  The app update is only available for iOS phones at this time

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

Looking for a mid-year change? 6 ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

  8.07.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

It’s official – Aussies love LinkedIn.  The Sensis Social Media Report May 2015 found that 28% of the population had a LinkedIn profile, even more than Instagram at 26%! However,

Snapchat: the untapped marketing tool & what you need to know

  25.06.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Last year, we looked at the unorthodox ways brands are using Instagram, Vine and Snapchat to market themselves.  Almost a year later, these platforms have only continued to grow in

Australians going mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]

  22.06.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

A recent report by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has found that an increasing number of Australians are cutting fixed-line telephone and internet connections in favour of exclusive

Will the Pinterest ‘Buy It’ button engage or enrage?

  19.06.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

The 21st century sees many new retail mediums emerging almost every day thanks to the internet and e-commerce.  A new Pinterest ‘buy it’ button is the latest example that’s headed

Tips to check whether your PR idea is newsworthy

  15.06.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

At Infodec Communications, we work with a wide variety of clients on PR pitches.  In this blog post, we will share some of our insights for you to consider before

6 easy ways to boost your Facebook following

  29.05.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

At Infodec Communications, we’ve managed Facebook pages for every business you could think of, from local politicians to pest control companies. You might think your business “doesn’t need” an active

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

Facebook’s Instant Articles – what does it mean for online content producers?

  19.05.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Facebook releases Instant Articles, a new social news sharing platform for online content producers. Last year, Facebook released “Paper“, an app designed to be a total re-imagining of Facebook, set to revolutionise the

How the ATO got creative with BuzzFeed

  29.04.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

In December last year we had a look at the rise of a little thing called sponsored content. Heard of it? We’re sure you’ve been subjected to a piece or

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 ACMA research: 92% of Australians enjoy an online lifestyle

  2.04.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

New research from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) compiled in 2014 shows that Australians are now more connected than ever. The new research shows that nearly every Australian

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

What’s the right social media platform for your industry sector?

  11.03.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

It’s 2015 and it’s official: social media has exploded. We all know by now that social media offers both big and small business practically equal access to a gargantuan-sized audience.

Getting value out of your social media spend?

  11.03.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

In 2015 social media marketing is very big business. Big business and SMEs alike now understand the potential exposure good content published across a number of social media platforms can

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

5 things only marketers will tell you about e-newsletters

  14.01.2015   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

E-newsletters drive traffic to your website, right? Not necessarily. It’s not as easy as it used to be to get people to open emails. That’s not news to you, we’re

16 resume tips you need to know in 2015

  24.12.2014   Blog Posts, Uncategorized

The Christmas and New Year period is a time when a lot of people reflect on the past year and consider their plans for the year ahead.  It’s also a