Browsing: social media

News
Attitude Live boosts its online audience, wants corporates to see the value of the ‘purple pound’
By

When we last caught up with Attitude Group, which creates documentaries telling the stories of Kiwis living with disabilities in October last year, it had reached 16,000 fans on Facebook, and less than six months later it’s now reached 100,000 followers, quickly growing its audience by spreading its inspiring stories far and wide. We chat to Attitude Group’s Hamish Smith about the $8 trillion disability market, opening corporate doors and misconceptions about people with disabilities.

News
WeChat or Weibo? Bananaworks’ James Shi on connecting with the Chinese community
By

To connect with the growing Chinese community in New Zealand, some major brands are delving into Chinese social media by starting accounts on Weibo or WeChat, which combined have 800 million active accounts. The opportunity that exists in this cannot be overstated. However, in the same way that simply starting a Facebook business page offers no guarantee of success, placing your brand onto a social Chinese social media channel isn’t necessarily going to result in instant stream of new revenue. So to better understand the role WeChat and Weibo play in Chinese social media, StopPress chatted to James Shi of Bananaworks, a cross-cultural communications agency specialising in helping kiwi companies to engage with the Chinese community in New Zealand and abroad.

News
The life and times of Lemmy the Karma Cola drink lid
By

When life gives you lemons, take them on fun adventures. That’s what a Marlborough schoolgirl did with the lid of a Karma Cola ‘Lemmy’ drink, which she shared on a dedicated Instagram page. Lemmy has been surfing, singing, gone on a safari, cycled and made art, and all this happened with no prompts or knowledge (initially) from Karma Cola; but, as to be expected, the brand is pretty stoked Lemmy’s living the good life.

1 2 3 4 28