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Facebook small business grants – Australia

Facebook small business grants – Australia

2020 has been challenging to say the least and especially for small business in Australia who employ around 44% of the workforce. If your business has taken a hit during the COVID19 pandemic you may be eligible for some assistance from one of Facebook's newly...

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How will paying for content affect Facebook in Australia

How will paying for content affect Facebook in Australia

In a never-seen-before (because we’ve never been here before) event, and to offset the damage caused by the loss of advertising revenue to Facebook and Google, a mandatory news code, drafted by ACCC, the competition watchdog, and  backed by all the major media...

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Possum steps into the digital currency world.

Possum steps into the digital currency world.

Qoin for Possum We are so excited to announce that Possum Digital is now accepting Qoin! As fan of all things digital, we couldn’t pass up the chance to move into digital currency as well 😉. With all the various digital currencies at our disposal, why did we choose...

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The return of hashtags on Facebook

The return of hashtags on Facebook

Even though Facebook launched hashtags in 2013 they never really took off in the same way Twitter did. Even though they was a time when hashtag popularity dropped off it’s now back with a vengeance and to ignore it would could mean missing a huge opportunity for your...

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Facebook Ads – The Keto of Digital Marketing

Facebook Ads – The Keto of Digital Marketing

It’s no secret to many but the words “boosted posts” sends shivers down our Digital Marketing spines. If you have a couple of bucks spare to throw down the drain for a small boost on a localised post by all means throw it, you might get an ok return (or you might not)...

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Has your Facebook Ad Account been shut down?

Has your Facebook Ad Account been shut down?

During the 2020 pandemic businesses have been turning to Facebook Ads in droves to keep their business front and centre of their client’s minds as the economic landscape shifts. Facebook Ads are great for business because they serve to connect with your clients...

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A medicine for isolation

A medicine for isolation

  It’s been a weird old year so far 2020, and there are still uncertain times ahead. We don’t know about you, but social media has proven to be an absolute tonic for self-isolating/lockdown fever. Whether in business or personal use there has been inspiration to...

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Important Facebook Ad Change

Important Facebook Ad Change

Many businesses and organisation use Facebook Advertising as a channel to grow. It can be a highly effective, low cost way to connect with your your targetaudience, and with a new change ahead, this great tool is about to improve the way your Ad is seen. The key...

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Planning content with Buzzsumo

Planning content with Buzzsumo

Social media content is a great way of communicating to and building relationships with your potential customers. One of the best ways to promote businesses of all sizes is through developing a strong content marketing strategy. The tool I love using when it comes to...

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Accepting LinkedIn connections

Accepting LinkedIn connections

LinkedIn is the best social network for professionals. In Australia it is a platform that is used mainly for connecting to colleagues and other work related matters (and for recruiters to head hunt for talent!). As a social media tool, LinkedIn is built around making...

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Branding consistency for social media

Branding consistency for social media

Consumers always purchase products from the brand that they know and trust. This means that as a business owner, you need to interact well with your customers and by doing this; your customers will identify you, primarily through consistent branding. When consumers...

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Marketing is more than Facebook

Marketing is more than Facebook

Last week, while Facebook faced a worldwide outage, many businesses were left in a panic about how the incident would impact them in the short term. Not to mention many social media users took to other platforms like Twitter to find out what was going on. So what can...

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Why you should use video for your Facebook cover

Why you should use video for your Facebook cover

When was the last time you looked at, or changed up your Facebook cover photo. Your Facebook page cover photo is an important piece of real estate, and can help promote your organisation. In the last Sensis Social media report (in 2018), they noted that “64 per cent...

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Using LinkedIn ‘In Mail’ without annoying people

Using LinkedIn ‘In Mail’ without annoying people

Having a lot of emails in your inbox is overwhelming but at the same time, it is a bit annoying. What to read and which is the most important? In Mail, LinkedIn’s private messaging feature, is a way to communicate to your connections outside of regular email. But like...

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Why post your blogs to social media more than once

Why post your blogs to social media more than once

So you own a business, and want to create some interest about what you do? Or perhaps you want to position yourself as a thought leader in your industry? Blogs are a simple and effective way to promote what you do in an education way. A simple definition of blog is...

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What social media channel is best for your business?

What social media channel is best for your business?

We can’t underestimate the power of social media today – especially when there are hundreds of social media platforms at our disposal. In almost all areas of life, each social media channel plays a vital role in expanding how we communicate with each other, and even...

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Curating social media content with Feedly

Curating social media content with Feedly

Content curation an important tactic in social media marketing. And when it comes to creating content for your own social media channels, you don’t need to write everything from scratch. It is no secret that there is a lot of information on the internet so in order to...

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Top 10 tips for using Facebook Live

Top 10 tips for using Facebook Live

There isn’t a day goes by where someone is doing a Facebook Live. Many enjoy this Facebook feature to share special moments or give you an insight into someone’s life or business. It has been beneficial not only to ordinary users but also for broadcasting real time...

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Why the 80/20 rule matters

Why the 80/20 rule matters

You may have heard the concept of the 80/20 rule or the Pareto principle. It states that for many events, 80% of the effects come from the 20% of causes. But what is 80/20 rule when it comes to social media and why is it important? In social media, the...

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Optimising your LinkedIn Profile for Success

Optimising your LinkedIn Profile for Success

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? If you’re a business professional, chances are you’re on LinkedIn. It’s the perfect platform for meeting new business connections, link up with people in complimentary industries and share knowledge with those inside your own. And as of...

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A Business of One Should Still do Marketing

A Business of One Should Still do Marketing

We hear, especially from Solopreneurs and small businesses, time and time again "Why should my business use social media?" The answer is surprisingly simple – Because it Works. Australians love social media, with 65% of Australians using social media and...

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Do hashtags still matter?

Do hashtags still matter?

One of the most asked questions I get is “what is the point of hashtags and how do I use them?” To start with the first question, hashtags are useful (depending on the platform) in categorising content and making it easier for people to search for certain...

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Getting verified on Twitter

Getting verified on Twitter

Do you have a Twitter account with a decent following? Do you use Twitter to build awareness around you and your brand (even if you are the brand)? If you answered yes to any of these then you may want to think about getting your Twitter account verified....

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Why Instagram is good for visual based businesses

Why Instagram is good for visual based businesses

If you are a photographer, a florist, or own a food based business, chances are you are on Instagram. For visual based businesses like your, is Instagram the right platform for you? The short answer is yes! Australia alone has 5 million active users on...

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Optimising your videos for Youtube

Optimising your videos for Youtube

Did you know that every minute on Youtube there are 2.7 million video views, 400 hours of video uploaded, 139,000 hours of video watched, 92,000 Youtube searches and 700 tweets linking to Youtube? And that after Google, Youtube is the second most used...

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Which social media platform do I post update on?

Which social media platform do I post update on?

With so many social media channels consuming our everyday lives, it’s sometimes a little hard to know which one to use for which occasion. The picture below gives a fun and succinct way to determining the social media platform where it is most appropriate...

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Using a lead magnet to grow your email database

Using a lead magnet to grow your email database

A lead magnet is an incentive like a free piece of content or a discount, that marketers offer to potential customers in exchange for their information such as email address or or phone number. If you are serious about growing a decent sized email...

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Creating a Content Calendar for your Social Media

Creating a Content Calendar for your Social Media

Keeping your audience engaged, and with relevant content, is one the most important facets of your social media strategy. But how do you find good content and not only that; how do you organise it and deliver it you your audience without repeating...

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