The Early bird catches the social media marketing worm (for cheaper)

  • Events
  • April 13, 2010
  • StopPress Team
The Early bird catches the social media marketing worm (for cheaper)

You’ve got four days and counting to snap up the Early Bird registration rate for the upcoming Social Media Junction.  Register by Friday and you’ll get a $200 discount. Better yet, if you’re one of our savvy NZ Marketing Magazine subscribers, you’ll get a further 10 percent discount. The two day conference and workshop will be held in Auckland on May 17 and 18.

Day one consists of a multi-speaker conference on Social Media Marketing, featuring top international speakers and leading NZ practitioners. Speakers include: US guru Andy Beal of, Mike Hickinbotham, the architect of Telstra Australia’s acclaimed social media strategy, Canadian Julien Smith, co-author of social media bible ‘Trust Agents’, Aisha Hillary of Aussie television broadcaster SBS, along with Andrew Cordwell of MySpace Australia.

Day two features a workshop on Online Reputation Management, led by US expert Andy Beal - author of Radically Transparent, Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online. The workshop will teach you how to:

  • Fight a reputation attack

  • Build a reputation monitoring safety net

  • Own the first 10 Google links

  • Use blogging for brand control

  • Take reputation management to social media

  • Get five stars on customer review sites.

For more information go to: or call 09 306-4012

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

Whittaker's divides the court of public opinion – but all for a good cause

  • Advertising
  • February 22, 2019
  • Caitlin Salter
Whittaker's divides the court of public opinion – but all for a good cause

On Monday, Whittaker’s launched its latest novelty chocolate-lolly mash up with a chocolatey answer to retro bakesale treat coconut ice. The Coconut Ice Surprise chocolate has a twist though, 20c from each block goes to Plunket – a charity which New Zealanders agree is a worthy cause. However, to relate the chocolate to the charity, Whittaker's has built the campaign around baby gender reveal parties, causing a backlash from the public who argue gender norms have expanded beyond blue for boys and pink for girls.

Read more
Next page
Results for

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2019 ICG Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.


Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit