Social Distancing – what is it and how will it impact our society?

Social distancing is a term we have not experienced before, however, amongst the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, public health authorities across the globe have recommended we adopt social distancing into our work and social lives making this practise a household discussion. The intent is to slow the spread of this highly contagious pathogen…

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The Apps that have saved us this week!

The Giraffes are lucky enough to be able to work from anywhere – where there’s a laptop, phone and internet connection! Which has been invaluable this week but it also means our screen time on our phones has gone way up (thank you Apple screen time for the reminder). Like many work from homers (see…

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Social Distancing Survival Kit

Who would have thought we would be developing a survival kit for social distancing?  I mean where did those words come from anyway? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the first know use of the term social distancing was defined in 2003 as: “The practice of maintaining a greater than usual physical distance from other people…

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Coping with the immediate impacts of COVID-19 as a business

When the impacts of Coronavirus (COVID-19) only extended to our toilet paper supplies and travel plans, it was easier to proceed as usual. In true Australian fashion, we laughed at memes on the toilet paper shortage as a way to lighten the situation.     As weeks have passed, the impact of COVID-19 has firmly landed on our…

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Podcasting: a final word

If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out our Purple Giraffe Podcasting Series, don’t fret! Here’s a final run-down which provides the absolute essentials, or give you a chance to review everything important if you’ve been keeping up to date!   What is podcasting? Podcasting is audio broadcasting on the internet which works…

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How to successfully promote your podcast

Once your podcast is finalised, it’s time to promote it! With over 30 million podcast episodes out there, it’s important to do anything and everything you can to appeal to the right listeners. We’ve got some top-tips that you can use to stand out. Leverage your design First things first – a catchy name, appealing…

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Seven mistakes to avoid in podcasting

Every podcaster makes a mistake at some point in their podcasting journey. Whether it’s an editing mishap or forgetting to give listeners a call to action, remember it’s not the end of the world. To help you get it right, here we outline seven common mistakes to avoid in podcasting and how you can overcome…

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Eight tips for creating a successful podcast

In this blog, we guide you through our top eight success factors when it comes to creating a podcast. Having a focused topic It’s easy to get carried away when it comes to podcasting so your best bet is to keep the focus on a single, narrow area. This will simplify your planning, particularly when…

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Banding together in a crisis. What your business can do.

Image: Mogo Zoo, Chris Staples (Donate to Mogo Zoo’s Official Recovery Fund )   In what is typically a time for relaxation, reflection and renewal, the new year – and new decade – in Australia has commenced with the nation’s attention firmly focussed on the bushfire crisis unfolding across the country.   Our Christmas holiday period…

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