articles tagged 'Social Media'

September 21 2012: The day the social media dream died

  • Voices
  • September 21, 2017
  • Paul Catmur
September 21 2012: The day the social media dream died
Facebook

September 21 marks the five-year anniversary of the day when Facebook turned social media into just plain ‘media’. This date is probably worth noting, if not necessarily celebrating, as it marks the end of the dream of brands having unlimited conversations with their fans for free.

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Superette on the importance of social media

  • Brand
  • September 5, 2017
  • The Register Team
Superette on the importance of social media

Superette has long been a top player in social media. The clothing retailer has a social reach of nearly 100,000. The Register spoke to Superette owner James Rigden about the importance of reaching out to your consumer via different platforms.

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Wish I was there: Contiki's quid-pro-quo approach to working with influencers

  • Advertising
  • October 27, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Wish I was there: Contiki's quid-pro-quo approach to working with influencers

Social media stars and influencers are so hot right now, with brands across the world paying sometimes eye-watering sums to have nouveau celebs promote their products. And while this is something of a recent fad, 54-year-old Contiki built its brand on this approach long before it became fashionable. We talk to marketing director Tony Laskey about its latest influencer based campaigns, building relationships and why influencers work so well for Contiki.

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Beneath the Surface
Beneath the Surface
In this series, brought to you by Microsoft, we talk to a conceptual photographer, illustrator ...
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Insight Creative
Insight Creative specialises in shaping business stories out the core insights that often lie under ...
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Our rundown of the hottest shows, brands and creators in New Zealand media. 1. magazine ...
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It’s all about PEOPLE. Join us as we discuss global insights, ideas and innovations from ...
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Beyond the Page
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Sounding off
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Beyond the Page 2018
Beyond the Page 2018
In conjunction with the MPA, the Beyond the Page series shows how some of the ...

Tech Watch: Wendy Thompson on how businesses can go live on Facebook

  • Didge
  • May 11, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Tech Watch: Wendy Thompson on how businesses can go live on Facebook

There’s a lot going on in the world of social media. Each week new updates see the platforms change and communication habits follow suit. So how can marketers keep up? In a new series we talk to people in the industry about what the updates mean to marketers. This week Wendy Thompson, founder and managing director of Socialites, explains how businesses can go live with Facebook Live.

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Tech Watch: Instagram's brand developer Sophie Blachford on video in Carousel ads

  • Didge
  • May 6, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Tech Watch: Instagram's brand developer Sophie Blachford on video in Carousel ads

There’s a lot going on in the world of media. Each week new updates see platforms change and communication habits follow suit. So how can marketers keep up? In a new series we talk to people in the industry about what the updates mean to marketers. This week we look at how Instagram's Carousel ads have evolved to increase creative expression through video, a feature New Zealand marketers will be able to use on the platform as of next week.

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Tech Watch: a look at some of Facebook's recent updates

  • Didge
  • April 20, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Tech Watch: a look at some of Facebook's recent updates

There’s a lot going on in the world of social media. Each week new updates see the platforms change and communication habits follow suit. So how can marketers keep up? In a new series we talk to people in the industry about what the updates mean to marketers. First up is Wendy Thompson, founder and managing director of Socialites, on how Facebook is making it easier for businesses to talk to their communities.

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Ask and ye shall receive: Kiwi brands crowd-sourcing through social media

  • Social Media
  • October 30, 2014
  • Callum Sweeney
Ask and ye shall receive: Kiwi brands crowd-sourcing through social media

For those of you that thought social media was just for sharing selfies and pretending your life's way better than it actually is, think again. New Zealand brands and their fans are using the medium for a lot more than that. They are using it together to make things happen. PLUS: we look at examples of crowd-sourcing gone wrong.

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NZTA uses Snapchat to shock drug drivers

  • Social Media
  • August 26, 2014
  • Callum Sweeney
NZTA uses Snapchat to shock drug drivers

This month the New Zealand Transport Authority turned to the social media channel, Snapchat, to warn drug drivers of the effect that Marijuana use has on their driving.

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Newcastle Brown Ale's crappy crowdsourcing

  • PopPress
  • August 21, 2014
  • StopPress Team
Newcastle Brown Ale's crappy crowdsourcing

There are a few brands that are excellent at taking the piss. Newcastle Brown Ale is most definitely one of them. In their latest campaign for the US market, the beer brand is asking fans to send in their mediocre photos because they blew their marketing budget on "paying celebrities to pretend to drink our beer".

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Big brands jumping on the Suarez biting bandwagon

  • PopPress
  • June 26, 2014
  • StopPress Team
Big brands jumping on the Suarez biting bandwagon

There has been a crazy number of brands trying to associate themselves with the World Cup in any way possible. What is awesome to see is brands using social media to jump on all things World Cup related as soon as they happen and put their own, brand related spin on them.

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How much do you #loveyourcity?

  • Social Media
  • July 30, 2013
  • StopPress Team
How much do you #loveyourcity?

Since launching on 17 June, the Love Your City campaign has resulted in over 4,000 user-generated photos of Auckland on Instagram – and counting.

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