• Posted on 4 December, 2018 in News

    Bakers Delight

    04Dec

    The Inaugural Great Excite Xmas Bake-Off! Whether you love or hate Christmas, there’s no denying that it’s the time of year where everyone loves to join together and feast on a variety of delicious and decadent treats (especially baked goods). For many busy parents (like me), baking generally isn’t a high priority on the weekly-to-do… Read more »

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  • Posted on 23 March, 2018 in Digital Marketing

    7 Secrets to Digital Marketing Success

    23Mar

    Here’s a recap of ‘7 Secrets to Digital Marketing Success’ from “The Buzz” event hosted by 96five at Cloudland last night. The first thing to remember is that Secrets aren’t locked in stone. They are only snippets of unrevealed information that you can either discover, stumble upon or have revealed. Last night we dove into… Read more »

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  • Posted on 16 January, 2018 in Dream Blogs

    Building communities in Vanuatu

    16Jan

    In my day to day at Excite Media, a lot of my time is spent working with client accounts and administration but I’m also lucky enough to take on some hands-on project work when it pops up around the office. Whether it’s general maintenance around the place or special projects like building the hanging herb… Read more »

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  • Posted on 23 October, 2017 in Dream Blogs

    Climbing Mountains : Conquering Fujisan

    23Oct

    The glorious Mt Fuji is one the most iconic landmarks in Japan. Standing at over three and a half kilometres tall, it’s considered one of Japan’s three sacred mountains and is truly one of the most special locations on the planet. Looking down over Tokyo, the mountain seems to have an energy all of its… Read more »

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  • Posted on 20 September, 2017 in Dream Blogs

    Creating worlds from scratch

    20Sep

    For as long as I can remember, gaming has been a part of my life – and I don’t mean console gaming as most people would presume these days. I mean good old fashioned sitting around the kitchen table with a deck of cards or raiding the loft to dust off a classic old-school board… Read more »

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  • Posted on 17 March, 2017 in News

    Fig Tree Children – Bringing Community Spirit to Sierra Leone

    17Mar

    The Fig Tree Children – an Excite Media partner The Fig Tree Children is a charity founded by an ex-Excite team member, Jane Shakespeare. Jane’s working with orphaned and vulnerable children in Sierra Leone, partnering them with carers to make sure they get the care, education and sense of family they need. Excite is partnering… Read more »

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  • Posted on 15 March, 2017 in Digital Marketing

    Content Marketing: Adding Value & Maintaining Engagement

    15Mar

    It’s not news that Facebook and Google are committed to changing their algorithms to provide users with the best experience possible. After all, that’s exactly what we do in our own businesses right? If you work with a contractor who’s performing poorly and not meeting yours or your customer’s expectations, then you make suggestions or… Read more »

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  • Posted on 2 March, 2017 in Security, Featured, News

    Wordfence Plugin: Saving the Internet One Security Flaw at a Time

    02Mar

    On the second of September this year, without most of the world knowing, one of the most significant threats to internet security was discovered. While business continued as most for most, the good folks over at Wordfence uncovered a major security flaw that had the potential to throw a significant portion of the internet into… Read more »

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  • Posted on 3 February, 2017 in Digital Marketing, Search Optimisation, Featured

    Site Speed – Making or Breaking Your Website

    03Feb

    It’s a very rare person who would tell you that a slow website doesn’t grind their gears. In fact, there is absolutely no one in the Excite Media Team who would happily twiddle their thumbs and watch wheels spin while a website loads. We live in a fast-paced world where we want things sooner rather than… Read more »

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  • Posted on 24 January, 2017 in Digital Marketing, Featured

    Going the Distance for our Remote Clients

    24Jan

    A couple of weeks ago I had the unique opportunity to steal away from my desk at Excite and head to the outback for one of my clients. I was invited by the Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation (Laynha) to visit a number of their remote sites in the Northern Territory. To say I jumped at the opportunity is a bit of an understatement!

    The type of project Laynha had in mind posed some real challenges and understanding precisely how the group integrated with the local community was critical to fully comprehending what they were trying to achiev

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