April 15, 2016
Think HQ is delighted to confirm exciting new additions to this month’s client portfolio.
Small Business Victoria
Think HQ is assisting Small Business Victoria in event managing its Regional Roadshow series. Part of the annual Small Business Festival, the Roadshow travels to six regions in Victoria and hosts networking dinner events featuring a high profile keynote speaker who provides insights on how to improve small business productivity, growth and innovation.
In light of WorkSafe Victoria’s head office relocation to Geelong, WorkSafe has contracted Think HQ to develop its ‘Explore Geelong’ initiative. The project seeks to introduce employees to the region, highlighting its range of services and lifestyle options to help families make an informed decision about the opportunity. Think HQ will manage this project and its related events.
Association of Employees with Disability (AED)
Think HQ has been approached by the AED to support the enhancement of the National Wage...Read More
February 09, 2016
Our Account Director and Digital Strategist Jane Metlikovec recently attended the Above All Human conference in Melbourne, an event for innovators and entrepreneurs.
Here are some of Jane’s insights from the conference.
Think HQ: What was the most insightful aspect about Above All Human? Who was your favourite speaker?
Jane: It was fantastic to hear from so many leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship and technology, both home-grown and from across the seas. However, the highlights for me were Anil Daish and Kate Morris.
Anil, an American technology and blogging giant, gave a powerful presentation about using technology for good. He believes that digital communicators need to stop creating for the top five per cent, and start directing their efforts towards creating digital solutions for those who have the least. His vision is a perfect reflection of Think HQ’s philosophy and why we exist – to work on projects of substance.
Kate Morris, the founder of AdoreBeauty, Australia’s first...Read More
December 02, 2015
World social media expert Nola Weinstein is all set to lead a workshop with Melbourne’s not-for-profit CEOs. Twitter’s Head of Executive Engagement Nola Weinstein is ours! Well…for two hours at least, this Friday 4 December.
We are thrilled to be welcoming this world expert in social media and business leadership to host a C-level workshop on maximising the value of Twitter and driving meaningful engagement. The work of our NGOs is so important and Think HQ is excited to provide these leaders with this opportunity to grow their social media know-how.
In the lead up to our Melbourne-first event, Nola took a few minutes to answer some of our questions about how Twitter and social media more broadly can make or break businesses big and small.
Think HQ: What's the best tweet you have ever seen by a CEO and why? Nola: The best tweets are humanising but reflective of that executives’ passion and personality.
Think HQ: Should CEO's always use their corporate Twitter account, or have...Read More
December 09, 2014
Late last year, Think HQ undertook a research survey to gain an insight into the inner-workings of Australian not for profit (NFP) organisations, and the key opportunities and challenges they’re currently facing.
Over 85 NFPs were represented in the survey, with participants from organisations including the Salvation Army, Melbourne Recital Centre, Spark* International, Save The Children, The Heart Foundation, Plan International, and Opportunity International Australia.
Numerous sectors were also represented, including education, welfare/social services, community development, health and mental health, and disability and training.
Of the individuals who took part in the survey, 27% identified as CEO or top-level executives, 18% as communications staff, 10% as marketing staff, 9% as development staff, and 3% as fundraising staff.
Our findings revealed both good and bad news for the sector.
SO, WHAT’S THE BAD NEWS?
Budgets are tight…
As expected, survey results confirmed that...Read More
November 27, 2014
Late last year, Think HQ undertook some research, surveying organisations in the not for profit space. The aim? To identify the key communications opportunities and challenges facing Australia’s not for profits.
Our research indicated that Australia’s not for profit sector is chronically understaffed, under funded and under resourced, especially when it comes to communications. As an agency well versed in the not for profit space and its typifying budget limitations, even we were surprised by the squeeze our research revealed.
But it’s not all doom and gloom – our research also showed that not for profit organisations are well aware of the value of communications, and willing to invest their time in that space. They’re just mindful that any activity they undertake has to be efficient, measurable and effective.
To that end, we at Think HQ have compiled a ‘Beginners Guide to Savvy Communications’ - a list of our top five tips to help not for profit organisations make the most of...Read More