As social media specialists, here at Social Media AOK we know the importance of accompanying text with images in trying to promote your business on Facebook. Well Wednesday saw good news for us Facebookers, with changes to their ads format.Details
LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool for university graduates and there are most certainly rules when it comes to utilising the power of it. There are hundreds of networking sites out there and it can be very confronting trying to work out where you stand in what networks. Should you make your Facebook private? Have I deleted my MySpace account from when I was 16? What was I even up to when I was 16? Your existing digital footprint can be a make or break moment in your professional career.
As we are all aware, social media is everywhere. Absolutely everywhere, there’s no escaping it. With no exceptions to the political world, social media is running wilder than ever with the 2013 Federal Election. If you’re a bit of a political nerd, you’ll be thriving off the social media wars, if not, brace yourself- the tweets and posts will be just as bad once the decision has been made!Details
The economic outlook in SA for businesses may be down but tech focused organisations are thriving in the face of uncertain times.
Social Media AOK has relocated their agency and recruited three young creative minds to join their Stepney based agency, broadening their horizons and strengthening their creative stranglehold on the social media world.Details
Today Instagram announced the introduction of web embedding. What does this mean to you? Well, it now allows you to embed your favourite pics (or vids) straight to your web page or blog and tell the visual story that you wish to tell.Details
Google just recently announced the launch of Google+ Dashboard for business pages.
It allows you to manage everything from a single location, from updating URL, store details or hours to maps. This will then sync to all Google sites (Google+, Maps and Local).Details
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What a great day for networking! It’s the end of my first day at Social Media AOK and I thought I’d had enough friends. Today proved me wrong and showed me the value of networking and meeting new people. I am far from shy so this opportunity to engage with corporate individuals, people of all ages, genders and professions was a great chance to learn.Details
What a great day for networking! It’s the end of my first day at Social Media AOK and I thought I’d had enough friends. Today proved me wrong and showed me the value of networking and meeting new people. I am far from shy so this opportunity to engage with corporate individuals, people of all…Details
Would you consider that our society nowadays is obsessed with social media?
Well, of course it is! Posting real-time photos on Instagram, updating Facebook statuses every five minutes, and tweeting about every single “shareable” moment of everyday—we are all infected with the social media virus.
And what’s so bad about that? It’s there for a reason. Mediums like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+, etc. are all designed for better and faster interaction.Details
At this time of year with consumerism at its peak, with it comes the inherent risk of an unhappy customer. The thing that we are referring to specifically and most prevalent during the holiday season is how easy it is for a business to find themselves in the middle of a social media storm of negativity. Social media has given rise to a new way for people air their grievances, and many feel that this gets a better response than in store or via a call centre.
With 2013 fast approaching, at the stroke of midnight do you want to be posting on your Facebook business page or celebrating with friends and family. Whilst it certainly would be nice to welcome in the year with a post to all of your followers, you don’t want to do your page an injustice with poor grammar or spelling. Especially with the likelihood of alcoholic beverages being dispensed.Details
I think it’s reasonably fair to say that PPC or pay per click advertising has been really well established for a very long time by Google and widely used by businesses across Australia.
With the advance of Social Media Platform advertising on Facebook, Twitter (still in beta) and LinkedIn it is important to evaluate where you choose to spend your PPC budget and how well it works for you.
So here is a brief overview of the advantages of using LinkedIn as part of your advertising spend.Details
So Christmas is just around the corner and whilst many businesses are looking forward to the Christmas break and postponing marketing decisions until they return in the new year. We are doing the exact opposite, and are advising our clients to prepare themselves to have a very social “media” Christmas.
Why you ask?
The great leaders are like the best conductors they reach beyond the notes to find the magic within the players.
So here’s a thought what if everyone in this room was part of your own business what’s more what if this was your weekly strategic meeting?
What if this was your opportunity each week to meet and engage with the key players in your team?Details
What you need to think about before you jump in the social media pool!
The average midsize or large company (1000 employees or more) has 178 “social media assets” (Twitter handles, employee blogs, etc.) – yet only 25% of companies offer social business training to their employees. (Marketingeasy)