The many reasons why we should stop judging 13 Reasons Why

If you’re under 50 or the parent of a teenager you’ve most likely seen, heard or formed an opinion about Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. With more than 2.2 million Australian homes with Netflix subscriptions, the series – based upon the 2011 New York Times #1 bestselling book of the same name by author Jay… Continue reading The many reasons why we should stop judging 13 Reasons Why

Psychological Qualities of Trolls and How to Handle Them

Trolls happen. But it’s the decision you take in reacting to them that can affect your brand. For the amount of trolling that occurs, there has limited research into the topic; Claire Hardaker led the way in 2010 with a look into the content generated by trolling – concluding that there were four fundamentals to… Continue reading Psychological Qualities of Trolls and How to Handle Them

10 Essential Podcasts for Community Managers

Podcasts can be a great way for community managers to explore changing attitudes, deep-dive into a new field of knowledge, or mentally reset after a demanding day. But with so many podcasts available, where do you start? Quiip has assembled a list of essential podcasts designed to inform and entertain.   Community Signal Community Signal… Continue reading 10 Essential Podcasts for Community Managers

8 online communities for mental health and wellbeing

It may surprise you to hear that each year one in five Australians will experience mental illness. Approximately four percent will experience a major depressive episode, and 14% will be affected by an anxiety disorder. Mental health concerns also represent the third largest cause of disability burden in Australia, accounting for an estimated 27% of… Continue reading 8 online communities for mental health and wellbeing

Self Care Challenge for Community Managers

The Internet never sleeps and neither, it seems, do some community managers! Not only does all work and no play make Jack a dull boy, it’s also a surefire way to burn out. Practising regular self-care can help you and your team to manage stress, provide balance and maintain emotional wellbeing. The trick to developing… Continue reading Self Care Challenge for Community Managers

What you need to know to plan social media content

What you need to know to plan great content – September 2016 It’s that time of the month where we collate some interesting dates and events for September 2016 to help you create and plan great content, fill out your social media content calendar and save you time. These dates will help you think outside… Continue reading What you need to know to plan social media content