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February 19, 2018 by Hayden Shearman

How remarkable is your social media?

The secret to success on social media is not-so-secretly hidden in its name … “social” … it’s all about creating content that gets people talking and helps them to be […]

January 11, 2018 by Hayden Shearman

Is print advertising dead?

Marketing in the 21st century is all about online and social media, isn’t it? No need to clutter letterboxes with printed flyers anymore? Well, not quite. Here’s why it’s not […]

October 24, 2017 by Hayden Shearman

Why some advertising works and others flop

Why does one advert cause sales to soar while another advert barely causes a blip on the revenue radar? Hayden Shearman unravels a recent study from Neilsen into what makes advertising tick. In […]

October 20, 2017 by Hayden Shearman

What does a Labour-led coalition mean for business?

Hayden Shearman shares some reflections on what the newly elected government means for business owners.  Winston has finally decided on his teammates. Yay! His decision means the arrival of a […]

September 14, 2017 by Hayden Shearman

Is your business correctly listed on Google?

By Hayden Shearman // Possibly the most important piece of your marketing puzzle is Google—that people can quickly find where you are, when you’re open and how to get in […]

August 4, 2017 by Stephanie Norris

Three Xero tricks for getting paid faster

  Getting paid is awesome. Getting paid on time even more so! Thankfully, Xero comes with some nifty built-in tools for encouraging your customers to pay their bills on time […]

May 23, 2017 by Shay Starrenburg

Millennial Marketing

Millenials have completely flipped marketing on it’s head. Things are changing as technology grows and we become immune to blaring, annoying advertising. What is a Millenial? Basically anyone that has […]

March 28, 2017 by Kate Bridgeman

Hiring your first Employee

  So, you have started your new business and realised you need a few extra helping hands to make your life a bit easier. It is time to start thinking […]

March 10, 2017 by Rebecca Reade

How to Pay your Peeps on a Public Holiday

It’s Taranaki Anniversary this weekend which means LONG WEEKEND! It also brings a public holiday which as a business owner can be tricky at times. We have put all the […]

February 28, 2017 by Shay Starrenburg

Apps for New Zealand Start Ups

Starting a new business is exciting, but can be over whelming as you try to take on many new hats and roles. We have put together a list of apps […]

November 30, 2016 by Kate Bridgeman

Pulling Good Peeps

  Recruitment is one of the most critical aspects of HR. If you get it right you will increase productivity and profitability. If you get recruitment wrong, then say hellooo […]

October 12, 2016 by Trish Cox

Let’s do cool shit together.

Expressions of Interest Wanted: Design, Film, Marketing and Digital skills We are looking for the right person, no specific skill set or experience, just someone who is passionate about what they […]

September 19, 2016 by Christina Rolfe

Culture, Doughnuts & Speed Dating

With the lure of Public Catering Donuts, the team at Strategy Collective were recently brought together to discuss an important issue – our workplace culture! In between mouthfuls, we discussed […]

September 13, 2016 by Chanel Smith & Stephen Hill

What Does It Mean To Be A Xero Expert?

We chat with Chanel Smith and Stephen Hill about last months Xero Roadshow and what it means to be Xero certified.  Chanel Smith, Senior Account Manager Xero – beautiful accounting […]

August 23, 2016 by Trish Cox

Who killed the audience for advertising?

Each year the Strategy Collective Brand team heads to Auckland for two days to attend Semi Permanent as part of our on going creative development. This is usually our annual dose […]

August 3, 2016 by Sophie Braggins

The Business of Boxing

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face” (Mike Tyson). The same can be said of business and that no strategy is immune to disruption. Likewise there […]

July 13, 2016 by Dominic Prestidge

Gin with a Grin

At Strategy Collective, we love working with people in pursuit of a vision. For the last few months we have been working with David & Jo from BeGin Distilling developing their new […]

June 10, 2016 by Craig Jones

Taking your brand strategy seriously – Behind the scenes.

A serious undertaking. Our Brand team put their clever little heads together to create a unique campaign to promote the Strategy Collective Brand Department. After plenty of banter and a number of ludicrous suggestions from […]

March 30, 2016 by Craig Jones

Creative Report 2015

In 2015 the Strategy Collective Creative Department embarked on a whole new adventure and begun developing websites. Adding a web developer to the team was a natural step in our pursuit […]

December 23, 2015 by Charlotte McIsaac

HR Conference 2015

Two days filled with lavish lunches and yummy snacks, plus a quick getaway to the big smoke (Auckland), weren’t the only draw cards for me in wanting to attend the […]

August 7, 2015 by Trish Cox

90 Days in New Plymouth

Just 90 Days ago I moved to New Plymouth from the ‘un cool’ city, the Tron, to join the creative team at Strategy Collective. It amazed me how easy everything […]

June 18, 2015 by Craig Jones

Web Developments

It is always exciting to see strategic initiatives come into fruition. The thrilling journey from idea to implementation is what keeps us in the game! At Strategy Collective we have been […]

June 8, 2015 by Sophie Braggins

EY World Entrepreneur of the Year – Monaco

There is much to be inspired by in Monaco. Business excellence, architecture, accommodation, fashion, sport, leisure, WEALTH.     I imagine the sustainability of a lifestyle here would be detrimental […]

October 25, 2014 by Stephen Hill

The Game Plan

Often I am reminded that doing the small things well means that the big picture is well executed! Some might argue that this was the difference between our beloved All […]

by Sophie Braggins

Happy + Healthy = Productive

We at Strategy Collective have not been the greatest campaigners of a healthy workplace of late. Viruses and bugs have had us resorting to lemon, honey and ginger drink binges, […]

October 24, 2014 by Craig Jones

What’s your big idea?

It’s no marketing secret; if you really want to stand out from your competition, you need to hit the market with a great message. The only way to have a great […]