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Why your company needs to be on Google+

Published November 6, 2013 by Syllable

The step-child of social media: Google Plus. You’ve probably heard the joke by now that the only people who use Google+ (particularly in South Africa), are employed by Google. Apparently this is a huge misconception – according to our source at Google there are 2,2 million active* Google+ users in South Africa alone. But there are benefits to using this platform. Read more on the That’s It blog.


Keen on a Corporate Sponsorship? Here Are Some Free Tips!

Published July 3, 2013 by Syllable

Social media community managers will all be able to relate to the somewhat illiterate request for sponsorships they receive on Facebook. Out of frustration I wrote a blog post with some pointers for those who would like their requests to be taken seriously. Read it on the That’s It blog here.

Very Pinteresting

Published May 22, 2013 by Syllable

Pinterest is making life easier, by connecting with popular sites to provide you all the information you want when clicking on a pin, whether it is a couch you’d love to own, the recipe of that amazing three-tier chocolate cake, or a synopsis of a movie with a kick-ass cast. Read more about their latest effort to creating more useful pins.

Marketing made fun with Vine

Published May 8, 2013 by Syllable

Vine is a free mobile app (currently only available for Apple devices, although Twitter is working on taking the app to other platforms), that allows users to create video clips with a maximum length of six seconds. These clips can then be shared or embedded on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Read my blog post on how to use Vine in an online marketing campaign.