Online content, Social Media

Tips for creating winning social media content

Social media is about building visibility and the reputation of your brand. It’s one of those all-important layers of trust that a company, organisation or individual should continually be working on. But it’s more than just publishing regular updates and being constantly active in your chosen networks. The most important part is your content – […]

Communications Strategy, Digital Marketing, Online content, Social Media

How to adapt to the advances of social media within your business

Recently I was asked to give a presentation to community newspaper editors from around New Zealand about the importance of embracing social media. In today’s media environment, newspapers are facing serious challenges with traditional advertising declining – and advertisers favouring digital marketing methods. Digital technology has played a big part in disrupting existing systems everywhere […]

Communications Strategy, Public Relations, Social Media

Public relations today – achieving your goals by integrating digital and traditional methods

It’s no secret that the face of today’s media has changed. Media outlets are cutting back on their resources: in some cases journalists aren’t just required to source and write stories – they also have to be photographers, videographers, sub-editors and content management system operators. Not only that, the journalist is expected to have a […]

Search Engine Marketing, SEO

Search Engine Marketing 101

Website design and SEO are crucial foundations of any website, but they are only the starting point. If you want your website to consistently attract high volumes of traffic then you need to invest in Search Engine Marketing. Search Engine Marketing or SEM is a fundamental part of website promotion. It combines Search Engine Optimisation […]

SEO

What is Search Engine Optimisation and why do I need to know about it?

Search Engine Optimisation or ‘SEO’ is one of the most important strategies to undertake when building or updating a website. It really is one of the foundation building blocks needed to optimise the number of visits you can get to your website. Wikipedia defines SEO as “the process of affecting the visibility of a website […]

SEO, Social Media

Five ways to increase your social media interaction

Social media is a fantastic business tool if used well. It gives you the ability to create a personality around your brand, and market yourself in a much more interactive way than traditional channels. With interaction being the name of the game, here are five tips to ensure you get the most out of your […]

Communications Strategy, Digital Marketing, Online content

Scope Media’s web copywriting for Wanaka and Dunedin-based law firm

Scope Media has recently helped with the development of another brilliant website by providing great web copywriting for a Wanaka and Dunedin-based law firm. We were recently asked by top Dunedin marketing agency Immersion Marketing to write the web copy for their client, law firm Gallaway Cook Allan. Gallaway Cook Allan wanted a completely new […]

Communications Strategy, News

New mobile site puts Queenstown at the world’s fingertips

Destination Queenstown is again proving it’s leading the charge online with the launch of its brand new site for mobile devices. The tourism marketing agency today announced its second-generation mobile site m.queenstownNZ.co.nz went live. It’s a slick, pretty, easy to navigate version of Destination Queenstown’s full website, queenstownNZ.co.nz, and is aimed at targeting millions of […]

Communications Strategy, Public Relations

What is Public Relations?

In its pure form, public relations is a sustained effort to build and maintain positive relationships between an organisation and its various audiences (or ‘publics’ – hence ‘public relations’). In PR an audience is someone who forms an opinion about the organisation. PR activity looks to positively influence that opinion on behalf of the organisation. […]