SWiM and its staff wish you a festive holiday season and trust you will stay safe. We look forward to working with you in 2017. SWiM Communications will be closed for the festive season from 23/12/2016 – 16/1/2017 For emergency support over this period please call 03 9326 8000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Wishing you a […]
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Running the Melbourne Marathon serves as a yearly reminder of what hard work and perseverance can do for your Social Media campaign. Yes, you read correctly. Your Social Media campaign is the digital marketing equivalent of maintaining your running pace over a long distance with the finish line always seeming out of reach. You’ll fight […]
We’re on the hunt for a new SWiM team member. The job title says Multimedia designer, but really, it’s a different job every day
So, if you love digital, and want to be part of a great team in a great environment, time for us to have a coffee.
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 […]
SWiM is proud to have been involved in the launch of Shuttle Rocket, a brand new budget web writing service suited to small businesses. To celebrate, we’ve teamed up with its savvy copywriters to giveaway a Blog Builder package of 5 blog articles, valued at $599. To win, all you need to do is email […]
It looks like Instagram’s free ride is coming to an end. While we wait to see how the new Instagram algorithm will impact our feeds we are excited about two new features that have recently been released. 60 second videos – no surprise here, similar to Facebook Instagram will reward video content so if you […]
Applications from not-for-profit organisations, tertiary institutions and PhD students who are undertaking innovative projects and research that will enhance the use of the Internet for the Australian community are now invited to apply. This year, the Foundation has introduced a single, streamlined online form. Applications opened on Monday 8 February and will be accepted until 5pm AEST on […]
We all know what an SSL certificate is – it’s the standard required by financial institutions to guarantee secure online communication. It allows us to “shop with confidence”. When you see the yellow padlock symbol or green alert in your search bar, we can feel secure about entering our credit card details. But, did you […]
We have been aware of this for a while and recently one of our clients received this letter from Getty. The image in question wasn’t a featured or hero image, it was a small image used alongside page content. Be very careful when sourcing images on the internet. It’s better to own the photographic content […]
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: email@example.com Our staff member on call will be in touch ASAP. In the event of urgent support please contact: Joshua Curci email: firstname.lastname@example.org SMS: 0402 264 959 For non urgent matters […]
1.Whendid you last add a “news” article? If your last blog entry or product update is over a month old, chances are your website may look out of date to a prospective client who visits it. Consider connecting your blog to social media like Twitter, Instagram or FaceBook for easy frequent updates. 2.Have you reviewed […]
For over 10 years SWiM has partnered with Intaserve for management of our domain portfolio. It’s been a happy and reliable partnership. Earlier this year, Intaserve was acquired by a third party, VentraIP. Part of this process has seen our account migrated to VentraIP for retail matters and their wholesale partner Synergy, for Domain Reseller matters. […]
There is currently an email campaign circulating throughout Australian and internationally that requests payment for a bogus AFP Traffic Infringement Notice. If you have received the email make sure you delete it immediately and report the details on the ACORN website. How do you protect yourself? Here are the golden rules for online safety, how […]
Cybercrime is an issue which affects many Australians. As Australia’s reliance on technology grows, the cost and incidence of cybercrime is expected to increase. Where can you report cyber crime? Visit the new Australian Government’s website – ACORN – Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network.
We welcome Jacob Leech to the SWiM Studio. “I love clean progressive design, great music, gadgets, Hugh Grant movies and the feeling after a good shave. I am allergic to physical labour, warm beer, bad music and people who are rude to waiters. I joined SWiM in April 2015 as a Digital Designer and Developer. […]
It’s now been over 3 months since Google implemented Mobilegeddon and we have definitely noticed the change. Google are sticking true to their word and we have seen a change in mobile search. Although we know that Responsive design is favoured, Google is still rewarding sites that have a separate mobile site, for now. We […]
We’ve helped your business think BIG, now it’s time to think small! A huge shift in the world of internet search is coming and if you’re not prepared, it could affect your business significantly. As of April 21 2015, Google will implement a new search algorithm change that will penalize web sites, within its mobile […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]