• Facebook’s Big Changes in 2018 – What does it mean for your business?

    By General Media on January 21, 2018
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    Co-founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that users can expect some big changes on the platform in the coming weeks, changing the way it ranks posts in our News Feeds. In short, posts by Facebook friends will have greater reach and be given higher priority than...

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  • Swinging into 2018 with La Costa Motel

    By General Media on January 10, 2018
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    We kick started 2018 with a funky retro campaign that sent us swinging back to the 1970s. This month the Southern Gold Coast prepares for the launch of the 1970s flick, Swinging Safari, starring Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue, which was filmed on location at Froggies Beach in Coolangatta....

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  • Why Engaging your Audience is Critical

    By General Media on October 9, 2017
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    Engagement is everything in the media world. Whether it’s social media or meeting the needs of news outlets, you will be amazed at how much further your content goes with an engaged audience. These are some of our top tips to get your followers and the media excited and...

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  • Coomera Anglican College Students Relay for Cancer Cure

    By General Media on September 21, 2017
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    Students from Coomera Anglican College are preparing for their 8th Relay for Life on 28 – 29 October, an event that has seen them raise more than $21,000 for the Cancer Council since their involvement began in 2010. The Cancer Council’s initiative not only recognises and celebrates those who...

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  • Student Films Hit the Big Screen

    By General Media on September 21, 2017
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    The works of students from Coomera Anglican College will feature on the silver screen at their annual Film Festival on Wednesday 18 October from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Held at Reading Cinemas Harbour Town for the second year, the evening will feature approximately 25 works from students in years 9...

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  • General Knowledge – Our Top 5 Gold Coast Watering Holes

    By General Media on August 16, 2017
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    As a small hardworking team that doesn’t fit the typical 9 – 5 mould, several months in to General Media we decided we shouldn’t miss out on the best part about the working week: Friday knock off drinks. With the bar scene exploding on the Gold Coast, we challenged...

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  • 7 Speakers on 7 Topics in 7 Minutes at 7x7x7 Networking Function

    By General Media on August 10, 2017
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    The Gold Coast community is invited to a TED Talk-style evening at Coomera Anglican College’s annual 73 Networking Function from 6:00 – 7:30pm on Tuesday 22 August in the College’s Lecture Theatre. Presented by the College’s Business Partners@Coomera programme, the third annual event welcomes 7 speakers for 7 minutes...

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  • The Importance of Images

    By General Media on July 17, 2017
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    With people processing visuals 60,000 times faster than text, it’s no surprise that images are extremely important when it comes to marketing your business. In a world driven by the web and with competition a dime a dozen, businesses need more than compelling copy, particularly when it comes to...

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  • Consistency: Why it’s Important

    By General Media on June 15, 2017
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    With 211 million pieces of content published online every single minute, it’s becoming increasingly important to produce content that’s interesting, relevant and engaging to your audience. Tying all these elements together is consistency. Consistency comes in many different forms, from content to voice, timing and key messages. By achieving...

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  • Coomera Anglican College Students Get Ready to Rock

    By General Media on June 14, 2017
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    Coomera Anglican College students are gearing up to take centre stage for the 7th Battle of the Bands at 6:00pm on 15 June. 12 bands representing eight Gold Coast and Brisbane high schools will showcase their musical talents in styles such as rock, pop, grunge, funk, acoustic guitar and...

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  • Top 5 Tips for Social Media Success

    By General Media on May 18, 2017
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    Today, it’s very difficult to imagine business without the internet. With technology constantly evolving and the shift to a digital age, more and more businesses are relying on social media for their success. While there is an endless amount of tips out there that claim to make you an...

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  • Your Guide to Different Social Media Platforms

    By General Media on April 24, 2017
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    Let’s face it, there are A LOT of different social media platforms on the web these days and if you’re a newbie to the ever changing world of social media, choosing the best one for your business can be a daunting task. From hashtags to videos, likes and sharing,...

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  • Students Take Centre Stage for Hairspray Musical

    By General Media on April 18, 2017
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    Coomera Anglican College students are bringing Broadway to the Gold Coast as they gear up to take centre stage for their 10th College Musical from 4 – 6 May, 2017. The enthusiastic cast of budding actors and actresses, complimented by the College’s own talented orchestra, will breathe new life...

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  • Film Festival Surfs into the Southern Gold Coast

    By General Media on April 18, 2017
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    The Gold Coast Film Festival will head south on 29 – 30 April, 2017 for a free surf-inspired open air cinema event at Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre. Proudly presented by Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and Division 14 Councillor Gail O’Neill, Saturday 29 April will see entertainment...

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  • Belise Brings Hotel Charm Back to Brisbane

    By General Media on April 9, 2017
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    Bowen Hills’ newest apartment complex, Belise, has opened its doors this month, bringing the hotel charm of old back to Brisbane with modern touches to attract the leisure and business market. General Manager Gavin Phillis has been involved with the project for over six months and now has the...

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  • Coomera Anglican College Students Solved Real World Problems at Inaugural STEM Day

    By General Media on March 28, 2017
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    Science, technology, engineering and mathematics took centre stage at Coomera Anglican College on Tuesday 28 March, as students undertook a full day of exploration at their inaugural STEM Day event. The STEM Day was held as part of Coomera Anglican College’s Festival of Gifts week, which has a focus...

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  • James Morrison Swings into Coomera Anglican College

    By General Media on March 15, 2017
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    Coomera Anglican College students will have the opportunity of a lifetime as multi-instrumentalist and Australian Jazz legend James Morrison presents workshops to selected primary and secondary music students on Friday 17 March, 2017. Internationally renowned as an entertainer, composer and educator, James Morrison will exclusively visit the college and two...

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  • Success through Scheduling

    By General Media on March 13, 2017
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    In a generation driven by social media, more and more businesses are employing social media platforms to increase their reach and raise awareness of their product or offering. However, there is more to social media marketing and management than choosing a photo and writing a quick caption, with the...

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  • Coolangatta to Host U23 Beach Volleyball Nationals

    By General Media on January 4, 2017
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    Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts will once again play host to a nationwide event as the U23 Beach Volleyball National Championships hit the Southern Gold Coast from 20 – 22 January, 2017. Thirty-two male and 32 female teams will see 128 athletes from Queensland, Australia and New Zealand flock to...

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  • Santa Skydives in for Coolangatta Christmas Carols

    By General Media on November 29, 2016
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    Coolangatta’s Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on Sunday 11 December, with free Christmas Carols presented by The Strand at Coolangatta. Hosted by 91.7 ABC Gold Coast’s Nicole Dyer, sing along to your favourite Christmas carols in celebration of the...

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  • Novelty Races to Draw Crowds to Kirra

    By General Media on October 4, 2016
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    The second annual Kirra Criterium Classic cycling event will be held on Saturday 8 October, 2016, with two new races that will bring the fun of cycling to the masses. Commencing at 10.30am, local identities will take part in the ‘Invitational Bike Cruiser Challenge’, a two lap handicap race...

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  • Five Southern Gold Coast Events Not to Miss in October

    By General Media on September 28, 2016
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    The Southern Gold Coast is gearing up as the place to be throughout the month of October, as the coastal paradise plays host to some of the biggest and most exciting events on offer. Whether it’s family fun, sports or the arts, there is something to suit everyone. 1....

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  • Beneficium’s 2016 Benny Awards Winners Announced at Gala Night

    By General Media on August 8, 2016
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      Beneficium Group, Australasia’s leading service provider in hospitality, leisure and vacation ownership, has hosted its second annual group-wide awards – the ‘Benny Awards – on the Gold Coast this week. The parent company of Gold Coast-based holiday companies Classic Holidays and DAE, as well as finance, investment, education...

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  • Edward & Co. – The Modern Man’s Barbershop

    By General Media on July 27, 2016
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    There’s no doubt about it – barbering is booming. From the long lost art of a cutthroat shave, to a hot towel and a warm whiskey, the genuine barber service is back in fashion, and the guys at Edward & Co. have it in spades. The Edward & Co....

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  • DAE Builds Member Demand for Unique Holidays

    By General Media on July 8, 2016
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    Themed holiday weeks and the thrill of new experiences are the driving forces behind the spike in member engagement witnessed by worldwide exchange provider, DAE. The daeXperiences program, which commenced in 2014 with a single event in Taupo, New Zealand, has now expanded to five annual events, ranging from...

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