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Get By With A Little Help From Your Friends

End of Financial Year Special It’s this time of year that some of us are looking for somewhere valuable to put what remains of our yearly budget. SWiM offers a prepaid support package that you can use for 12 months after purchase. Perfect for the processing of small queries, minor website amendments, and other support […]

SWiM Communications recognised by the City of Melbourne!

SWiM Communications has received a Lord Mayor’s Commendation within the city of Melbourne; the first Digital Agency to do so. A proud moment in SWiM’s 20-year history. The Hon. Robert Doyle described small business as the backbone of Melbourne’s economy. They make Melbourne the world’s Most Livable City. Thank you to all our clients, staff […]

Christmas Period Hours and Support

Please note, SWiM Communications will be closed for the festive season from 23/12/2015 – 11/1/2016 Should you need assist during this period please email: support@swim.com.au Our staff member on call will be in touch ASAP. In the event of urgent support please contact: Joshua Curci email: support@swim.com.au SMS: 0402 264 959 For non urgent matters […]

We are hiring: Digital Designer

We seek a bright, talented digital designer to join our team. Ideally this person will enjoy website design and development and will also work within related areas such as social media, Electronic Direct Mail (EDM) and print. You will have the opportunity to further your skills using HTML, CSS and JavaScript (JQuery). Experience in responsive […]

Our new office location as of Monday 23 Feb

Please note that from this Monday 23rd February, SWiM will be located at our new studio in North Melbourne and will be fully operational again as of Tuesday 24th February. Our new address is: SWiM Communications 134 Langford Street North Melbourne Vic 3051 For now you can still reach us on the current phone number […]

SWiM Christmas Closure

Please note that SWiM Communications will be closing for the holiday period on: Tuesday 23rd Dec 2013 – Monday 12th Jan 2015 Holiday Contact Info For email configuration or troubleshooting information, please visit our website. Or for video instructions, please visit our YouTube Channel. Strictly in case of extreme emergency or website outage enquiries: Please […]

Finishing Off 2014

We are the first .au domain reseller to be officially accredited by AUDA and issued with a reseller number, meaning that SWiM will now appear in the Whois domain results!

5 Tips For Your Business Over The Christmas Period

Communicate your Christmas/New Year hours to clients Back up or upgrade your IT Don’t forget to turn on email auto-responders and change your answer phone messages Remember office security – Homes aren’t the only places that get broken into over the Christmas period Start 2015 one step ahead and set you goals for the new […]

Domain Renewals: Don’t get scammed!

If you have received any letters asking you to renew or purchase any domains, make sure you look out for signs of being scammed. Usually these will come from a generically named company that you would not know of, nor be addressed to a name of an actual person either. Take note of the similarities […]

Gadgets that we love

‘Pencil – think with your hands‘ We’ve got ours on the way and we can’t wait to trial it. After checking out the video we bet you’ll want to order one as well, We’ll add a review to our next newsletter!

Is your current camera ready for adventure?

Here in the SWiM office travel and photography feature heavily in our favourite things to do. We stumbled across this Sony product, and we are in love. Digital binoculars that take 20 MP stills and record video in 2D or 3D! Check it out here! Not only is it compact in size it has full […]

AWArds 2013

The 2014 Australian Web Awards are now open! Check out the highlights from this year’s awards night below!

A blast from the past

We have obtained digital proof to back up Kevin’s claims that he was around back when it all started. Here he is in front of his MAC SE back in 1984 designing a tabloid newspaper called Work In Progress. Can you imagine the designers of today working from a screen this small?! If you are […]

SWiM Masterchef

With every second show on TV these days being cooking oriented, Joe decided it was time to separate the mice from the men and hold SWiM’s first cook off.The evening started well with the blokes showcasing their knife skills and demonstrating attention to detail, alas, distraction arose when the beers appeared and the females were […]

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SWIM team make Melbourne’s TOP 1%

Guess what! The SWIM romp team finished an overall 10th out of 1100 teams in this year’s Melbourne City Romp! Last Sunday morning, the Melbourne streets were alive with thousands of enthusiastic people – many in some pretty crazy costumes – ready to romp! Although we may not of been the most fashionable team, we […]

Cassie’s Grand Plan

Our client & author friend Emmie Dark, has just released her first Romance Novel in the USA and we’re pretty excited for her! Check out the website we did: www.emmiedark.com. Why not become a fan of hers on facebook too: www.facebook.com/EmmieDarkFanPage. To get your hands on a copy of ‘Cassie’s Grand Plan’, a Harlequin SuperRomance, you can […]

Help SWiM help find a cure!

This year, the SWiM team is competing in the Melbourne City Romp. On Sunday 25th March, we will be out in the city along with thousands of other rompers to rediscover Melbourne in good spirit and fair competition. We’d love to encourage you all to put together a team and join in the fun too! Otherwise, […]

A Free Lunch? Let’s start with coffee and a chat.

Would you like to get a free 90 minute consultation regarding your business, and how to use online marketing to your advantage? Wondering about Social Media, email marketing or a website upgrade? Why doesn’t anyone “Like” you? Just give us a call on 9326 8000 and we’ll be happy to organise a meeting. We’ll fit […]

How effectively are you managing your time?

Do you feel there is just not enough time in a day to go through the list of things you have to do? Are you constantly being interrupted by other unexpected things? This article identifies 10 common time management mistakes, which contributes to how productive your day can be. Have a read for tips and […]

When is a domain registration not a domain registration?

Answer: When it’s a scam. Seen one of these? That’s what a domain scam looks like. Huh? You see, we own swimcommunications.com.au. Have a look – it’s a sample e-Commerce store. The above notice is imitating a renewal for that domain. But it’s actually selling me a new .com version and sweetening an inflated price […]