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The power of conversation.

For many people, social media has become their primary way of communicating with the brands and businesses they support. Social media should act as a conversation between your brand and your customers. This means that your business always needs to be available to respond to your costumers. The faster the response the more that your…

Create a conversation: using Social Media creatively.

Social media is a wonderful space to attract new customers and to continue relationships with your current customers. So how can you use social media in a creative way to attract new customers and reward your old ones? Urban Hilton Weiner ran a social media campaign that awarded customers for taking selfies of themselves wearing…

Memes: What you need to know

If you have been on social media for any length of time you most likely have come in contact with a meme. The meme is an important aspect of modern online culture. What is a meme? A meme is a concept that is spread rapidly through online social connections.  A meme takes popular cultural references…

UPDATE: NSFW: Best Tweets, US Airways image responses

A couple of days ago we shared some of the most hilarious responses to the US airways NSFW image tweet. Missed it? Check here. Well, there’s an update to the story, and a surprising one at that. Typically, in a situation like this, heads must roll. The offending “tweeter” would be ushered out of the…

NSFW: Best tweets, US Airways image responses

Every now and then, someone makes a social media “mistake”. Sometimes it’s a typo. Sometimes it’s a VERY graphic image featuring a woman and a toy plane, sent to 424 000 followers of the US airways Twitter account. Yes, that happened. No, we’re not sharing the image. And no, we don’t even suggest you Google…

5 Guiding Social Media Principles

We’re incredibly happy to have conducted social media workshops at  the Cape Craft and Design Institute and the Cape Chamber of Commerce in the last few days. Exposing more small businesses to the possibilities of social media is one of the most enjoyable parts of our work. One recurring theme that pops up over and…

INFOGRAPHIC: The Female Social Media Revolution

First things first – these are primarily American statistics. But… A woman’s revolution has to start somewhere right? And while the numbers may be US-based, we believe they’re indicative of the global trend.   Women are taking over social media. They’re making visually-focused sites – like tumblr, Pintrest and more – successes. They’re dominating mobile…