Neurodiversity, and a workplace.

Neurodiversity, and a workplace.

  Hola! Bobby here, from team TDP. My role as a strategist here is exciting, complex and varied, and involves everything from mapping out strategy to content creation, copywriting, meme creation [yep!] and teaching workshops to our ever-growing digital squad. ...
Adventures of a 21-year-old intern

Adventures of a 21-year-old intern

  As a 21-year-old marketing student, I could count the number of times people have told me to “take any work you can get” on every single hand that exists in this entire *world* and I STILL wouldn’t have enough hands.   According to older generations, us...
Our top 5 tips for balancing family life with time online

Our top 5 tips for balancing family life with time online

  There’s no sugar-coating it – work-life balance for SMMs and small business owners is, well, a B*TCH. The nature of having an online presence means that there’s an expectation that businesses have an ‘always on’ social presence [and hell truly hath no...
Infinite availability, and burnout.

Infinite availability, and burnout.

  So, Arianna Huffington’s defining moment with regards to knowing that change needed to happen was when she was so legitimately burnt out? She collapsed at home [from exhaustion] whilst checking emails, and woke up covered in blood and with a broken cheekbone....
The Top 10 Social Media Mistakes Small Businesses Make

The Top 10 Social Media Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Dismissing social media as ineffective Despite [gewd!] social marketing becoming more and more commonplace, there are still business owners that resist having a presence on socials [because ‘fannying about on Facebook is a waste of time’ yeah, thanks Barry]   The...
Why you [and your socials] need memes

Why you [and your socials] need memes

  It’s no secret that we love a meme at TDP – they’re a constant source of snort-laughing, full-double chin enjoyment here at HQs.   BUT.   While sourcing and creating them is one of our fave ways to spend a Wednesday afternoon, our reasons behind...
Conversation = conversion.

Conversation = conversion.

  I remember when I was 14 years old [and x9 months], i.e the.exact.legal.age required to work in Australia at the time, I got a job at my local McDonalds [circa 1990’s, so … $5.81 per hour, ha!], and I had the stock-standard-daggy McDonalds Manager ripping out...
2018.  A year in [TDP] review.

2018. A year in [TDP] review.

  2018. It’s been *quite* the year, and then other times? It’s just, … been. Been the highest highs. [and the lowest lows]. Been the complete destruction of my confidence. [and then the rapid rebuilding of it]. Been the introduction to really good eggs. [and...
Business ownership, and marriage.

Business ownership, and marriage.

  I’ve been trying to really “be” with my husband a bit more these days.     It’s not easy; we’re both workaholics.  He puts in a full day at work, and is often straight back on the laptop as soon as the kids are down [and that motivation isn’t because...
Goodbye, hello@

Goodbye, hello@

    I did something big this week.   Well, to me [a.k.a #highfunctioninganxiety], … it’s big.  To anyone else, I imagine you’ll be like, … it took you 3.95 years to hop off your company’s e-mails [?!], but it did, and I’ll be honest, my departure from...
How social media is leveling the playing field

How social media is leveling the playing field

It’s no secret just how much we love social media at The Digital Picnic.   The community, the content, the possibilities… it’s really changed the game for the better, from our perspective!   One of the biggest factors we love about it though, is the path...

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