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Social Media AOK Testimonials

Had my first training session last week and gained so much in such a short time. Can’t wait to see what further education I can gain from future courses to really nail down my social advertising skills. Highly recommend.

Chantelle Vella

Marketing & Communications, National Wine Centre of Australia

I attended Simone’s ‘Writing For Social Media’ course. I can highly recommend Simone and Social Media AOK, not only have my writing skills improved but our online presence and following have continued to increase. I have now sent several staff to other courses held by Simone, from which they come back inspired, motivated and informed.

Scott McGuinness

Director & Head Trainer, Canine Connect

I attended the Email Marketing Masterclass facilitated by Simone Douglas. It was informative and easy to follow with lots of hints and tips to maximise the effectiveness of your campaigns. All-in-all very worthwhile. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Craig Glasson

Marketing & Communications, Scammell & Co.

Simone and Social Media AOK operate in a class all of their own. They bring commercial reality to social madness. Clearly defined strategies for multiple social platforms, transparent performance metrics and most importantly, results! Don’t bother trying to do this yourself, do it right the first time with Simone and SMAOK.

Andrew Kelly

Director, AddCash

I have recently engaged Social Media AOK to educate me, plan, organise and execute a Social Media strategy for my business. I have delighted how smoothly the process has gone. Simone and her team have always returned focus to some measurable KPI’s that highlights their ability to communicate a Social Media Strategy in a Business context. They have remained easily accessible, have dealt with any concerns with ease and confidence. I have valued and learnt from each meeting and look forward to our plans extending into the future. I am very happy to recommend the services of Social Media AOK.

Jon Ward


Tamara from Social Media AOK is a great tool in my artillery! From the beginning, her professionalism is to be commended. Our business is specialised and she took to the challenge with enthusiasm. All the tools that were provided, to start us off into the social media world was above and beyond. The support didn’t stop once the invoice was paid, Tamara is always there to help with a tip or two along the way.

Hannah Davis

Marketing Manager, ResourceCo

Professional and excellent communication. Easy to work with and provides a polished end product with no exceptions.

Kelly Smith

Business Development Manager, The Memorial Hospital

I have recently begun working with Simone on a tourism training program and she has assisted me with some coaching on my organisations strategic focus on social media communications. What is really great about Simone is that she is a small business person who has been through the ups and downs of business and everything she does is done through that lens. In a short period of time she has made a significant impact in our business, I highly recommended her professional services.

Shaun De Bruyn

CEO Tourism Industry Council SA

Tamara is very detailed-oriented and produced excellent results for our Company. The whole process was professional, efficient and it was a pleasure to work with Tamara and her team.

Joe Scinto

Director Built Solutions

Simone was of enormous benefit providing useful and practical tools for engaging in social media. She was the ultimate professional who showed great patience throughout our training. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Simone to anyone wishing to take their business of personal profile online to the next level.

Briony Trotter

Senior Consultant Entrée Recruitment

Tamara is a pleasure to work with, open to ideas and innovative in adapting to brand tone for comms and promotion. She leads her team for timely and effective follow up making the process seamless. Thanks Tamara for building Flavabom wines on social platforms internationally.

Shirley Fraser

Director, Wine Collaborator

MyPhysioSA is a very happy client of AOK. We had tried teaming with multiple other social media companies in the past that just didn’t live up to their promises. AOK has. Our digital marketing outcomes are booming. Highly recommend AOK.

David Wilson

Director, myPhysioSA

I was fortunate to be introduced to Simone a number of years ago now via the Polaris Business Centre. Her assistance with my manufacturing companies national and global social media marketing has been efficient and proactive. Her team are professional and go above and beyond for their clients. They care about their clients and have become a part of my extended marketing department. I have also attended a number of Simone’s social media courses and am happy to say have always come away with new ideas and enthusiasm. I would highly recommend their services.

Natalie Michels

CEO, Coiltek

Tamara is very knowledgeable in the area of Social Media, we have been working with Tamara for a number of years in delivering courses and now webinars to our members to ensure that they are using social media effectively to grow their business and their brand. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Tamara to anyone looking to build their social media networks.

Marissa Hankinson

Director, Membership & Business Development, Master Builders SA

I came across Tamara at a Brand SA social media masterclass she was hosting. Her talks were incredibly informative and valuable to our staff. I subsequently used Social Media AOK’s service to help assist with on of the many media social media projects I was working on. Her professionalism is exceptional, particularly with working on difficult or sensitive subject matters. It was a relief to find someone to trust with such high profile projects. She is transparent with information, gets great results and is a real pleasure to work with.

Hannah Pendlebury

Communications Lead & Content Specialist, Renewal SA

Tamara recently managed the online social media activation campaign supporting a business breakfast I ran for 275 local business people. Her strategy of engaging with delegates in the lead up to the event and interacting via a Tweetwall during the event helped elevate us to rank #2 on Twitter nationally and #1 locally (trending higher than the earthquake in Adelaide overnight). This was a real marketing scoop for my business — thank you so much Tamara!

Simon Derrick-Roberts

Executive Director, BNI SA Adelaide CBD & South

Tamara was a guest speaker at the 2016 Digital Marketing Workshop hosted by the Australian Digital Publishing Group. She spoke on the benefits of social media engagement in relation to book publishing and online marketing, specifically Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Attendees of the workshop spoke highly of Tamara’s expertise and presentation, which was professional and informative. Tamara has an obvious skill set and knowledge base in social media marketing that I can recommend to other businesses seeking her services.

Dr Scott Zarcinas

Director, Doctorzed Publishing

Tamara presents social media training for job seekers in our group training sessions. Her presentations are very engaging (lots of hands on learning) and had everybody listening intently even though they had their social media pages open! I would recommend Tamara for her depth of knowledge on Social Media and optimising it for job seeking activities.

Roger Bennett

Principal Advisor, Parternaire

Simone came highly recommended by our Marketing & Communications Manager and absolutely lived up to expectations. Simone is a very informative and engaging presenter that we’d absolutely call upon again for training our staff in all things social media. Our three-hour session absolutely flew by and our entire group, with varying levels of exposure to the subject matter, learned so much.

Adam Jennings

Board Member – Seed Foundation Australia

I was super impressed by the level of knowledge that Simone Douglas has in the social media space. I saw Simone speak to a room of 100 CEO’s, small business owners and entrepreneurs. Simone elegantly and expertly shared distinctions and gold nuggets with me and the others in the room which will have a direct impact on how we DO social media moving forward. Simone also challenged the room to either 30 days of video post onto social media, or 30 days of trying something different on social media. I’m choosing option A. I highly recommend Simone for your keynote, training and/or as a social media strategist to you.

James Grima

CEO, Positive Training Solutions

Simone is a fantastic and engaging speaker. She has a very clear and informative delivery and gets straight to the point with real experiences and narratives. The audience were engaged and found the presentation of enormous value. We look forward to having Simone speak again at our future workshops and seminars.

Lucy Randall

Manager Events & Sponsorships, Australian Hotels Association SA Branch

Simone is an engaging and insightful presenter. She commands an audience through her in depth digital knowledge and provides practical application to ensure the content is relevant and useful.

Sarah Walsh

Director of Marketing, Flinders University

I have heard Simone speak on a number of occasions and have attended her workshops relating to social media. Simone has an easy-going, personable speaking style, engaging and interesting. She knows her content inside-out and is happy to share tips, ideas and experiences during her presentations. I would highly recommend Simone for speaking or training engagements.

Jenny Paradiso

Managing Director, Suntrix

Simone has the knack of making the complexities of social media understandable as well as interesting. She is very knowledgeable in this field and her communication style is relaxed and very relatable. She would be a great asset for any conference wishing to either update their attendees on social media trends and strategies or to provide training on specific aspects of social media in breakout workshop format. Highly recommended.

Michelle Stanton

CEO, Zone High

Simone has been appointed by SATIC over the past 12 months to deliver workshops in region under the ServiceIQ Workshop program. Her sessions have been well received and Simone really gets in and delivers a full packed workshop full of tangible outcomes from start to finish. You often leave with a list of things to do, apps to get and full of motivation. Simone is also great to work with. A real pleasure to have as a partner in tourism.

Roz Becker

Industry Programs Manager, TiCSA

Social Media AOK has been delivering Professional Development & Training Sessions to Showcase South Australia members for the past 9 months. Simone’s ability to connect with our members specific industries needs and requirements regarding their social imprints has led to many members engaging SMAOK directly. Always relevant and beneficial across all businesses.

Steve Testar

CEO & Co Founder, Showcase SA

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