News from the Digital Picnic'ers

How to digital detox as the director of a digital marketing agency

I know what you’re thinking.  You’re looking at the title, and you’re shaking your head in disbelief, and you’re thinking to yourself, “not.even.remotely.possible”, because;   Digital detox. Director. Digital marketing agency.   It doesn’t seem possible, right?  ...

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Outsource: 2 weeks in

So, we've recently made the decision to outsource our e-mail inbox to our beautiful part-time employee for a multitude of reasons, & so that in itself took me on a bit of a nostalgic trek down memory lane thinking about the 'then' and 'now' with regards to reaching...

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Smoke n’ mirrors, baby!

So, the strangest thing happened the other week.   I got a text message from a friend asking if I wanted to sign up for a photography course [interested!], during the school holidays [ok, so babysitting will be a logistical consideration, … but still interested], in...

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5 things we’ve learnt from 2 years of workshop’ing

At the beginning of all of this.  Like, I’m talking wa-hay-haaaaaaay back when I made the switch from my cushy / reasonably well-paid senior management position in healthcare to [gasp!] ... marketing, I enrolled in a digital marketing course that cost thousands and...

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The 5 best business decisions we’ve made in 2016

Do you wanna know why we love participating in business networking groups on Facebook? And we don’t mean the tacky-junk-mail’y-type groups where people are just promoting their goods / services in every.single.post.       Ew   Nosiree, we mean those incredible private...

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Un-hustle

At the risk of sounding a little cray, sometimes I think you might need to really, genuinely burn out in order to come full circle and ultimately experience reinvigoration [??!!].   For some reason unbeknownst to me, I don’t think it’s until you approach [or God...

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#DigiGeeks Connect – June 2016

What a magic night last night at our #DigiGeeks Connect live panel chat with @thehiitmum @formanpictureframing and @arloandco — three generous, open, inspiring women who opened up to us during an intimate Q&A at our sold out event.   We brought the most amazing group...

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The importance of keeping your entrepreneurial health in check.

Small business ownership is such a journey, filled with highs and lows, then highs [and more lows], but mostly [and thankfully!] finishing off with highs again.     Aaaaaaaaaaaand repeat.   As we rapidly approach our second birthday, we can’t help but reflect on the...

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Our top 5 tips for managing several social accounts.

Hi there! My name is Cherie, & I’ve been freelancing in social media management for a lo-ooo-ooong time now, whilst also [mostly] keeping my sanity in check, & so I thought to myself, … that’s a blog post, right there! I mean, how does one manage multiple social media...

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