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The x3 things I wish I knew before starting my business.

The x3 things I wish I knew before starting my business.

When I was reflecting on just-starting-out-in-business-ownership-me x7 years ago, I honestly can’t help but think I was almost entirely a different person, y’know? Y’see business ownership has this effect on a person where it’s like each year in business is like a...

Supporting our working parents.

Supporting our working parents.

  It feels a little strange writing this blog, as I’m not a working parent just yet. But something I love about TDP is that we are supported as working parents, but are also supported on our journey to parenthood. A journey I’ve been on for the past 1.5 years –...

The changes we’ve seen in our clients’ businesses post-pandemic

The changes we’ve seen in our clients’ businesses post-pandemic

    It’s hard to believe we’re almost 12 months into this pandemic journey now. It feels like only yesterday the world turned upside down making “pivot” part of the 100 most used words.    Having worked with an expansive portfolio of clients both coming...

Returning to work: A Pandemic Memoir

Returning to work: A Pandemic Memoir

  Returning to work [post-lockdowns] is upon us. Last December [2020], I was invited to speak at a small, intimate event at the end of Melbourne’s hard lockdown [it was a resounding “yes!” from me, because the event was *so* completely in alignment with my values...

Why Managers Shouldn’t Fear from a WFH Workforce

Why Managers Shouldn’t Fear from a WFH Workforce

Gone are the days where the phrase “work from home” conjured images of a coveted and luxurious lifestyle, full of lazy mornings and midday naps - a situation reserved for freelance creatives or antisocial computer programmers. As we, survivors of 2020, now know too...

2020: The year in review

2020: The year in review

    It’s funny, because these review posts were always the highlight of my Founder year tbh … but in 2020, what is there to review? Like, we’ve been locked up since January 2020 [bushfires > air toxicity > severe asthmatics in my family], we came out...

What to do when your Instagram account is hacked

What to do when your Instagram account is hacked

  We shared on our Instagram account recently that in early December our TDP Instagram account got hacked, and myself and our Studio Manager went head to head with people who were actively trying to get the account off of us.   *an important n.b? When I say...

How to switch off when you work in digital marketing.

How to switch off when you work in digital marketing.

    Learning how to switch off when you work in digital marketing [especially during a pandemic] comes with its own particular brand of stress   Now don't get me wrong, I love my job. I love telling my housemates that me looking up memes is *technically* on...

Setting your social media goals for 2021

Setting your social media goals for 2021

    Get ready to set your social media goals for 2021!   Ah 2021… it can’t come fast enough #amIright?! What a year 2020 has been. One thing that’s been proven this past year, is that social media is not going anywhere and when the world came crashing down,...

How our company values landed us TDP’s “dream team”

How our company values landed us TDP’s “dream team”

    A few years ago, we didn’t have company values. Well, we did have them, but they were irrelevant and unknown - harking back to a time when TDP was a two-woman band, teaching Social Media basics from printed A4 paper on Sunday afternoons. Needless to say,...