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It’s time to face the algorithms and update your Facebook marketing strategy

It’s time to face the algorithms and update your Facebook marketing strategy

For a long time, business success on Facebook was judged by the number of “fans” following your page. But there were some significant implications when every businessman and businesswoman with a laptop adopted Facebook as their #1 ad platform. Over the last 15 years Facebook went from a breakthrough social sharing platform to Google’s biggest rival for advertisers’ ad spend. Over the years Facebook have had to […]

By Grace Leadbetter

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Top 2020 Facebook marketing trends to benefit your brand

Top 2020 Facebook marketing trends to benefit your brand

Facebook remains a powerhouse marketing tool for your business. With 1.56 billion users each day, this social media icon is much more than a meeting place for friends – Facebook is an essential platform for brand promotion. Whether your business is large or small; national or international, a smart marketing plan on Facebook will ensure […]

By Haley Passmore

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Tips for creating winning social media content

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 – […]

By Celia Crosbie

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Top five social media trends for 2016

Top five social media trends for 2016

This year has been a big year for social media developments, but marketers are predicting 2016 will be even bigger as more companies invest heavily into social media and digital marketing to get their messages across. There are countless digital marketing predictions out there, but here are our top five social media trends for 2016: 1. […]

By Celia Crosbie

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Should I use Instagram for my business?

Should I use Instagram for my business?

Instagram is a powerful social media tool and one that you should definitely consider embracing if your audience is on there. First, ask yourself these questions: Do you have the resources? Will it work for your business? Can you build a strategy that fits around your business goals? Can you see the long-term benefit? We […]

By Tracey O'Loughlin

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Corporate communication guidelines

Corporate communication guidelines

Consistency is key – it’s a phrase we hear all the time in communications, and never has it been so relevant than in this day and age when we are constantly communicating with our customers and clients through various channels 24/7. It’s now crucial that your business has some communication guidelines or rules in place […]

By Rebecca Williamson

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Get your business noticed on the biggest social media platform

Get your business noticed on the biggest social media platform

Are you a small business and find it hard to reach the people that matter? Do you have a unique audience? Here are a few helpful tips on how to make your company more visible in your local community and to get your business noticed on the biggest social media platform: Facebook. A picture is […]

By Tracey O'Loughlin

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

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 […]

By Celia Crosbie

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Engaging communities on behalf of the Wanaka A&P Show

Engaging communities on behalf of the Wanaka A&P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show is a major event for the Wanaka community, attracting thousands of visitors to the town in March every year. Scope Media has managed the Wanaka A&P Show’s public relations and social media for the past two years, helping event organisers raise the profile to ensure continuous growth. Working with the dedicated […]

By Celia Crosbie

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

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 […]

By Celia Crosbie

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Five ways to increase your social media interaction

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 […]

By Celia Crosbie

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