Tag Archives: Media Strategy

Top twitter tips

19 Oct

A great article on the top 50 twitter articles of 2010 (so far) including:

Twitter stats, facts and figures
How to guides and best practice
Twitter SEO and Strategy
Tools, reviews, rants and musings

Enjoy!

Source: Top 50 Twitter Tips

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10 best practices of online engagement

9 Oct

A great article that has one distinct message: step away from using new social channels with old media mentality.

Social media requires a different approach, its hard work and it takes time. New technology may be instantaneous but we as marketers still need to listen, measure effects and adjust our messages accordingly. For the first time we can effectively manage individual conversations but don’t be tempted to cut and paste or edit replies. These actions will undermine your credibility regardless if you are a business, not for profit organisation or a private blogger.

Source: Best practice for online engagement

A blog is not a business plan

3 Oct

Bamboozled by social media opportunities? Apparently you are not alone. The results of Optus’s first Annual Business Social Media Index showed Small & Medium Business Players (SMPs) were tentative about entering social media with only 28% using any form of social media for enterprise purposes. In total 56% were not using it at all and had no future plans to start. 25% believed that there was no clear way to build a business case for investment in the area.

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Digital people

27 Sep

Read on for an engagingĀ Q & A session with Digital Intelligence Director Fi Bendall on a diverse range of topics such as digital sceptics, ROI on social media programs and social media in the political realm.

Digital People – Q & A with Fi Bendall

Viral and out of control

26 Sep

We all love a great viral campaign. Whether it advertises a product or political message if it reaches its target audience and creates buzz it influences perceptions about brands, products and people.

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Businesses choose twitter over facebook

25 Sep

Many businesses are choosing twitter over facebook as it provides a direct business to customer communication platform with increased privacy and a condensed message format. Facebook is less practical for organisations to use due to its reliance on visuals and a less business minded audience. Twitter is also the most ubiquitous social network with a very high level of accessibility including mobile phones whereas facebook is more web based.

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Social media is not a campaign

25 Sep

Keith Haring

A short but interesting article about the commonly made mistake that social media can serve as a campaign in itself. Guess what, social media still requires – just as any strategy or channel – value propositions, objectives and evaluation.

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