Saturday, July 03, 2010

The Lunaticks Guide to Social Media for Business - Newcastle NSW

Looking for a new medium to actively engage your consumers with a unique one to one experience?

Lunaticks Society of Newcastle has enticed some of the leading names in Newcastle’s digital and social media world to share their wisdom and reveal their social media secrets for The Lunaticks Guide to Social Media for Business.

Whether you’re in senior management, marketing and advertising, technology, retail, music and arts, finance or you merely want to stay abreast of the latest social media trends and strategies, then this an event you won’t want to miss.


Upstairs in the newly renovated Delany Hotel, 143 Darby Street, Newcastle

Tuesday 6th July between 6.30pm and 8.30pm


Where are the successful business people using Social Media? Why would my business want to use Social Media? Where are the opportunities in Social Media? What Social Media platforms should I use i.e. twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc…? Can I get someone else to do it for me? How do I get people to follow me or my brand? How do I find time to do this thing? What sort of stuff do you post up? How does Social Media fit in with my other marketing activities? What are the risks? Will Social Media affect my future employability? What is the future of Social Media?


6.30pm – 7pm Registration and networking 7pm to 7.05pm Introduction to the Lunaticks Society of Newcastle – Gordon Whitehead (@the_git) 7.05pm to 8pm Social Media and Twitter: what’s it good for?

  1. Moderator - Gordon Whitehead (@the_git)
  2. Panelist –Carol Duncan (@carolduncan) blogger, ABC radio presenter & media consultant
  3. Panelist – Craig Wilson (@mediahunter) blogger, founder of & digital agency Sticky
  4. Panelist - Jayne Kearney (@indydreaming) blogger, writer, editor of Sunny Days magazine
  5. Panelist - Matthew Hatton (@bernietb) blogger and online consumer rights advocate
  6. Panelist – Steph Hinds (@Growthwise) blogger and co-founder of Growthwise

8pm to 8.30pm Panel Q & A


hashtag: #newlunaticks We certainly hope for some LIVE amusing, witty and compelling tweets via ‘backchannel’ tweeting before, during and after the event.


Event tickets are a VERY cost effective i.e. they’re FREE!


We expect people to bring smart phones, digital cameras and video cameras to tweet, take silly or serious photographs, conduct interviews or create micro-movies. Fingers cross there will be wireless internet access and a laptop set up connected to a data projector use to display a LIVE twitterfeed during the event.

Click here to register and print your ticket (no charge)

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