Treeshake’s Senior Community Manager, Jaidan Rumboll, recently completed her Honours degree in Media Theory and Practice, and analysed Treeshake’s strategy and approach to social marketing in relation to existing academic theories in the field. Here’s what she has to say.
Social marketing is what we do here at Treeshake, but it’s not necessarily a term everyone is familiar with. In essence, social marketing is marketing for impact: creating campaigns for change that actually make a difference. What we like about the term is that social refers to the community we build around each campaign, but also the method we use to build that community - social media.
The #RunningDry campaign got over 1.6 billion organic media impressions, including coverage from ABC, Bloomberg, CNN, The Times of India, Washington Post, Fox News and hundreds of others. Here’s how Treeshake helped Mina Guli ensure #everydropcounts
So many of us get into social media because we admire the work of creatives in the field, the brilliant memes, the awe inspiring videos, the perspective altering tweets. But there’s a gap when we start. What we produce doesn’t live up to our own expectations. Ira Glass’ insights on the creative process remind us to push through the frustrating beginnings of creative work, and keep working until what we produce reflects our good taste
Last year, Buzzfeed started a project to formally categorize their content. They called it "cultural cartography." It formalized an informal practice that they've had for a really long time: don't just think about the subject matter; think also about, and in fact, primarily about, the job that your content is doing for the reader or the viewer.
For the past two years Treeshake has helped Water Advocate Mina Guli get her message out online. For the launch of her latest campaign, Running Dry, we gained the support of influential leaders on social media to reach over 18m people online in a day . Here's how we did it.
In his talk Dave shares some of the methods that we at Treeshake have used to run campaigns that have reached over 1b people this year.
You know what's cool? Social Currency is cool. Social Currency is what you have when you participate in a hot topic and contribute valuable discussion points. It's what you have when you discover some juicy gossip before anyone else. Social currency is knowing something that others want to know. It's relevance that you can exchange for benefits ranging from money to esteem to friendship and more.
Famous for being famous. New followers because you have so many already. To those who have shall be given more. A social power law we can see playing out all day every day.