Social Media for Brisbane Businesses Explained

On-line social media has utterly altered not only the way people interact, but essentially the way that customers fundamentally interact with business interests.

With more than 800 million people using the internet world-wide, Facebook on its own is a colossal marketing body, with many others such as Youtube, Twitter, Google Plus and Linkedin. While we are subject to much media hype and hysteria, social media sites have fundamentally altered the way that all kinds of business with a public presence operates, and are now as essential to a business as an email address and a website.

But along with all of the obvious differences that social media has brought to marketing, it is crucial to have a realistic assessment of its capabilities and results.

Unfortunately, with any kind of new marketing bandwagon comes a multitude of shonky or impractical fly-by-night firms and “social media experts” who prey on new businesses by over-hyping the potential but being unable to deliver.

Many millions of dollars and incalculable time is utterly wasted on useless social media ideas every year. Social media is not magic. Without good marketing and business basics behind you, a social media presence will fail and simply be a waste of time and money.

Despite hyping the impression of “free” advertising with its lack of start-up and hosting fees, social media needs a continual presence, fresh content and site maintenance to show good results, and that means valuable time spent on it that many businesses can’t afford to spare. This is where Social Media Brisbane can do all the work for you, while still allowing for approval and oversight by clients.

Examples of where businesses commonly do the wrong thing with social media include:

• Bad Content
Dull or plagiarised articles, out-dated suggestions, and terrible attempts to be hip are all too common when it comes to what is published online. Be real: people who do business on the internet are perceptive, and will sniff out hypocrisy and condescension from miles away.

• Impatience
Building a strong online social network takes time and resolve. A successful network doesn’t sprout overnight, it takes time and content in order to grow. A business may start up a social media profile, watch the results for a month and then give up in anger when they don’t receive the unrealistic results they wanted.
This also ties into:

• Consistency
Spacing out your content on a regular basis across multiple platforms is far more effective than using all of your content up at once or especially not updating at all. Nobody likes a spammer, but with the overload of information that we encounter on a daily basis, without a regular reminder of your brand’s presence you will be quickly left behind. Just a weekly update can be beneficial for sustaining and increasing relationships with customers.

The team here at Social Media Brisbane are experienced and know exactly how social media operates, and treat it as a part of a company’s marketing strategy rather than the be all and end all.

Most importantly, we also integrate revolutionary Search Engine Optimization methods into our work, something that no other social media group does.

Choosing consultants that value gimmicks over content and that endlessly throw around buzzwords such as “viral” or “Web 2.0” instead of giving strategy and goals can only result in it having been an exercise in frustration.

If you are looking for a social media consultancy based in Brisbane, contact the Brisbane SEO Company today on 3166 9622.

How Dating Sites are gaining success within a niche market

There are 7 billion people residing on Earth. With all of this variety available it makes you deliberate as to why there are so many singletons out there.

Perhaps it’s because we live in a fast paced world where people are too busy to partner up or approach it as a priority in their lives. Technology combined with evolution has generated a unique breed of people and we do not all share the same commonalities like the good old days.

Today’s Online Dating has comprised itself into an easy access platform for a person to fall in love with the click of a button. It is presently a $2 billion dollar per year industry, with over 1500 dating sites globally and brags to been liable for around 280,000 marriages as a result of people meeting up. In Australia, statistically 1 in 10 has found love online and 1 in 6 of those people was between the ages 35-44.

There is no doubt the popularity of the ‘General’ online dating websites out there have had great success with the following of members on their sites. Some international sites proudly promote staggering numbers of 30 million plus. As most sites offer a free sign up it is not quite clear on how many of those 30 million are paying subscriptions, never the less these websites are uniting a lot of people with each other.

Over time in this industry I think people have gotten tired and lost in the ‘General’ online dating websites. Wasting time on meaningless dialogue and pointless chatting only to discover there is not much in sync with the other party. Some might say you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince.

Niche online dating websites have come on to the scene thick and strong. Obviously someone discovered a need and jumped at the opportunity to connect people within a specific market. To tighten the playing field, so to speak. People bond best when they have something in common. Beliefs, hobbies, race, sexual preference or lifestyle choice can group people to meet other [compatible~accordant} singles.

Scientists have done studies to determine if in fact like-minded people or opposite people make the more suitable couple. It was discovered that people with similar temperaments and world views were more likely to appreciate success and have conflict free marriages than the opposite couples. It is also implied that people with similar interests were
more likely to meet up in person off the sites.

The niche dating sites available are limitless, probably if you can think it, there has been one formed. From Gay to Pet lovers, Christian groups and other religious followings, Asian, Interracial, Vegetarians, Farmers, Cheaters, Beautiful people (ugly people need not apply), Punks, Seniors, Cougars, Sugar Daddies, Military, Single parents, Tall people, big people and even small people. I even managed to stumble across a site for inmates, geeks and people who like to dance.

There is no doubt catering to a specific audience could be a very lucrative market. It sounds like a fun experience to set foot in a world where everyone shares the same ideals. Everybody deserves love, why not find it with someone you like?

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Double Glazing Windows

Acoustic double glazing requires the addition of a secondary glazing layer offset from an existing window, optimally by 100mm. Soundblock offer two solutions to double glaze windows for noise and thermal insulation – Magnetic Acrylic Double Glazing and Acoustic Aluminium Double Glazing. Article body:

What is Window Double Glazing?
Double glazing requires the addition of a secondary glazing layer offset from an existing window optimally by 100mm. Retrofit our acoustic double glazing to your existing windows or specify our solutions on new projects. Double glazed windows eliminate noise transfer by up to 70% and eliminate heating costs by 35%.

Double Glazing System – Magnetic Acrylic Windows
Magnetic Window Soundproofing System works very simply by adding a PVC sub frame on the inside of your window. This double glazing system greatly increases noise cancellation. The acrylic window is sealed in place, creating an air space with the existing window, thereby producing an insulating barrier.

Double Glazing System – Acoustic Aluminium Windows
This double glazing system reduces the transfer of noise from outside to inside. These sound proof windows can be specially manufactured to meet specific size requirements. The Soundblock Aluminium Window System is an add on glazing system, creating a double glazed unit to greatly reduce noise transmission through existing windows by up to 70%. As well it provides extra security and safety to the property.

How to Soundproof Windows
To successfully soundproof your windows you need to have a sufficient gap between your primary window and the edge of your internal window reveal. Ideally this gap is 100mm. This will allow an acoustic secondary window, either our Soundblock Acrylic Magnetic or Soundblock Aluminium windows, to be installed to effectively provide an overall sound reduction of 40-43db.

Noise reduction and soundproofing solutions
Founded in 1999, Soundblock Solutions is a highly respected, privately-owned Australian provider of soundproofing products and solutions. We can help to create a quieter, more comfortable environment in any environment, whether it’s in the home, office, industrial, restaurants, hotels or marine.

Representing leading Australian manufacturers of acoustic products, Soundblock offers a huge range of double glazing and window sound insulation and noise control products for domestic and commercial use. We will determine your exact noise problems and supply and install the most effective product or combination of products for your specific situation. Talk to us for expert advice and a comprehensive, cost-effective solution for all of your soundproofing, double glazing, noise control and acoustic requirements.

Soundblock are the experts in noise reduction and have found using window double glazing systems, that noise can be reduced by up to 70% or 41dB. Soundblock offer two solutions to double glaze windows for noise and thermal insulation.

Cladding the Queenslander House

Cladding the Queensland house or ‘Queenslander’ with vinyl cladding speaks eloquently of our distinctive lifestyle and is one of the most sensible alternatives to the regular high maintenance of the exterior of our houses whilst also maintaining it’s distinctive character and architectural design.

Queensland has more than one type of housing but a traditional past of building with timber has been dominant. This distinctive tradition originated with rough timber huts of early settlement and developed into the multi-gabled bungalows of the 1930s. Buildings continued until, and were adapted after, the Second World War, leading to more contemporary timber houses.

The most typical early twentieth century Queensland house is characterised by:
• timber construction with corrugated-iron roof;
• highset on timber stumps;
• single-skin cladding for partitions and sometimes external walls;
• verandahs front and/or back, and sometimes the sides;
• decorative features to screen the sun or ventilate the interior.

Some of the negatives for the Queenslander were the high maintenance and poor insulation of the external walls as they were only single skinned and required regular painting. One of the most cost effective ways of rectifying these negatives is to have insulated vinyl cladding install directly over the existing exterior walls. This will leave you with an almost maintenance free exterior that never needs to be painted and also makes the house warmer in winter and helps with cooling costs in the summer.

Vinyl cladding, despite its relatively low price, is an extremely durable product. The colour of vinyl house cladding will last much longer than a cladding option that is painted. The cladding won’t dent like aluminium cladding, and unlike wood cladding, vinyl cladding is resistant to moisture, mould and insects so it won’t rot or deteriorate like wood can over time. In fact, vinyl cladding is one of the most durable options of any type of exterior cladding on the market. Our vinyl wall cladding can withstand extremes in weather including temperature changes and relatively high wind speeds. In fact, our cladding can even withstand cyclonic force winds. The manufacturer of our cladding is so confident in the product they offer an extensive lifetime warranty to back up their claims of how durable the product is.

Keep the character of your Queensland home, reduce maintenance and add insulation.

We offer free quotes for new and old buildings, why not call us today on 1800 684 717 or check out these web sites: Cladding TownsvilleCladding BundabergCladding Ipswich .

Laser Clinic Brisbane

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is a light based technology which treats several skin conditions in one treatment. It works in the deeper layers of the skin where traditional skincare cannot reach, thus achieving a far superior result.
Skin concerns such as pigmentation, freckling, sun damage, capillaries, redness, acne scarring and rosacea may be treated with photorejuvenation.

Pulses of light are applied to the skin via a handpiece which filters the wavelengths of light through a layer of ultrasound gel. The treatments remove most types of sun induced pigmentation like freckling, age spots and sun damage. By lessening the darker pigmentation IPL leaves the skin with a more even tone. Vascular skin concerns including capillaries, redness, acne scarring and rosacea are also targeted by the broad wavelengths of light. IPL works particularly well on red acne scarring that is left behind after undergoing acne treatments.

As most people will have several skin concerns, this treatment has become popular as it can address them all. The IPL photorejuvenation also stimulates the production of collagen which will plump and smooth the texture of the skin, improving fine lines, wrinkles and pitted scarring.

There is little or no downtime involved with photorejuvenation. Most people will experience some redness and heat in the area which subsides in several hours after treatment. The most common treatment areas are face, neck, décolletage/chest area and backs of hands.

Photorejuvenation treatments can be utilised as a once off treatment, however a course of treatments will promote the best results. A progressive result can be expected with a change usually noticed within a week after a session which is why IPL Photorejuvenation has gained such popularity among both men and women.

If you are looking for a Laser Clinic Brisbane that offers Acne Treatment Brisbane and IPL Brisbane then please see Image by Laser for a free consultation.