I started my social media agency Socialites following 10 years as a digital media marketer. I have seen first-hand the power of social media linking businesses to their communities and how it strengthens businesses of all sizes. I have taken all the skills and expertise of Socialites working with large global and kiwi brands around the world and distilled it down into what YOU need to know as a small/medium business owner, and made it into online, industry-specific courses. We've done all the work so you don't have to! You know you need to be doing social media properly - if you don't, your competitor will! Start Social is tailored to New Zealand businesses. I share my years of experience and give you access to the best minds in social media with our live chat and Facebook group. Start Social is simple, easy and fast to do. So why not take a load off at your local cafe, jump on the wifi and get started.
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As a busy business owner, Start Social is perfect for you because:
You can complete Start Social online at a time that suits you.
You can choose to train yourself, or if you prefer, one of your team.
You can start implementing what you learn right now and see immediate results.
With Start Social you will learn how to:
Find new customers and re-engage with old customers.
Upskill yourself quickly, or if you prefer, appoint one of your team.
Implement what you learn today and see immediate results for your business.
Start Social gives you:
Up-to-the-minute social media training specific to New Zealand.
Live online chat access 9am-9pm with the best social media minds in New Zealand.
A closed, supportive community to learn from and share with.
The most current social media rules, regulations and legal information
Personalised help when you need it.
"If you're not doing social media properly, someone else is ... and they're taking your customers."
Wendy Thompson, CEO, Socialites
Who we are
CEO & Founder
Wendy has 16 years digital marketing experience in NZ's top advertising agencies. She founded Socialites in 2010 and Start Social in 2016. She leads her growing teams with two mottos "Do cool things with cool people." and "Have fun and get sh*t done."
Online Content Creator
Obsessed with all things social, April is in charge of keeping course content updated and running our social media accounts. She's also on hand to sort out any technical hiccups.
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