Gina Ciancio is the Senior Social Media Adviser for the Department of Human Services. Gina Ciancio joined the DHS as a Public Affairs Officer and rose to join a specialised team in digital and social media. Gina also spent a short period working in the UK in marketing. This interview is taken from a live webstream at the ACT Digital Hub in Gungahlin Library back in 2014. In this episode, you'll learn where the Department of Human Services is getting it right, an example of where the DHS has used content marketing to achieve an objective, where to get your stories from and how to make policy interesting to civilians.
David interviews James Kliemt, Senior Digital Media Officer for the Queensland Police Service. James created and maintains the largest Police Facebook page in the English-speaking world. He grew this Facebook page to three quarters of a million likes in a state with a population of 4.5 million. James Kliemt has received many awards for his leadership in social media by State Government, Federal Government and independent sources. James also led award-winning projects for police blogs and a real-time emergency management website for the State of Queensland. In this episode, you'll learn: the paper that convinced the QLD Police to start social media, how social media became the go-to news channel for the QLD floods (one of Australia's largest natural disasters in decades) and the QLD Police's future with social media in the next 6 months.
David interviews Kate Bradstreet, a communications consultant with over 15 years experience in the industry. Kate has advised on several projects for the Prime Minister and Cabinet including the Prime Minister’s National Ice Taskforce and Reducing Violence against Women and their Children. Prior to founding her own consultancy firm, Kate was the Senior Director of Online Communications for the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency. Kate Bradstreet also spent several years with the Australian Federal Police, rising to become the Commissioner’s Chief Media Advisor, where she advised on such high-profile events as the second Bali bombings and crises in East Timor. In this episode, you learn: How do you sustain interest in topics such as domestic violence. How stakeholder mapping is used to track the conversation. How do you get a seat at the table with the executives? Why you should do government communications as a consultant (and how to succeed). How can you add research into your content marketing strategy?
Mitch Joel is one of the world’s foremost advocators of digital marketing. Mitch Joel is the President of Mirum, a global marketing agency that operates to close to 20 countries with over 2,000 employees. He is the host of the popular podcast Six Pixels of Separation, which recently celebrated its 500th episode. Mitch is the author of two books on the implications of the new media. His last book CTRL ALT Delete, which was named one of Amazon.com’s best business books of 2013, examines how businesses and marketers can capitalise on the interconnectedness of modern society. Mitch Joel has been named one of the top 100 online marketers in the world
In this episode you'll learn:
2:40 The secrets of podcasting
7:29 How to be successful in today's marketing environment
9:42 How to not suck at publishing
19:32 How to be effective when you start content marketing
28:30 Mitch Joel has advice for you and large organisations