How to Get More User-Generated Content!

We recently shared about the many benefits of User Generated Content but HOW do you actually encourage people to share content about your brand? Here’s a few creative ideas to get it happening from SocialMediaExaminer.com in their latest piece How to Get More User-Generated Content on Instagram

Facebook tests cleaner Page layout with no ‘likes’

It doesn’t seem so long ago we were chatting Instagram removing likes on Channel 9….and now it looks like Facebook is going the same direction with page likes! Tests have started to roll-out of a cleaner Page layout with no like option – but retaining the following functionality. This brings Facebook into line with Instagram…

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Genuine Social Media Activism: Make sure you go beyond the hashtag

Until recently, social media activism has been somewhat optional for brands. But, the events of 2020 have been a catalyst for many individuals and companies to examine their neutrality – and, consequently, turn to social media to express their support. Check out this in-depth resource from Hootsuite as your guide to genuine social media activism…

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Don’t underestimate the power of social media!

“Buy From The Bush” is a social media campaign that uses Instagram and Facebook to promote regional and remote businesses to people living in metropolitan areas. A new report has shown the campaigns enormous impact that BFTB has had on remote and regional economies, female entrepreneurship and communities over a four-month period. Check it out here; Buy From…

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The latest stats on Australia’s Social Media Usage

There’s no doubt while we’ve been stuck indoors more than usual recently it’s had us flocking to social media as we try to stay connected at home. Social Media users in Australia are already some of the most active in the world, with a total of around 60% of the country’s population an active user…

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New commenting features coming to Instagram!

It’s been a busy few months at Instagram, a lot of new features have been released and announced by the platform. Most recently we’ve seen this with the ‘Support Small Business’ sticker on stories allowing us to tag our favourite businesses raising awareness in these times of social distance. But, now the platform have announced…

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Updates from Facebook & Instagram making life in isolation easier

As we approach almost week 6 of social distancing and isolation (in South Australia at least), this way of living is very much becoming normal as both individuals and as businesses. Facebook and Instagram have implemented a few new updates and features over this time to make our lives in isolation a little easier. Get…

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Read our Virtual Dinner Party Tips in The Advertiser!

On the front cover of todays Advertiser, the ever lovely and talented Katie Spain has covered the latest on Coronavirus hibernation and it’s all about zooming in for a virtual feast with friends! We shared our Virtual Dinner Party Tips that we have learnt from taking our monthly Giraffe Bar networking event online (P.S. you…

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Update on COVID-19 Business Support Available

In the constantly changing environment of the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be hard to keep up with the latest support available to businesses and where to start to get access to the initiatives. Over the long weekend where we switched a weekend away to #StayHome we gathered the latest updates we’ve received below. As the…

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