Become a Social Media Super Hero
  • Wednesday 16 March 2011

What: How to be a Social Media Super Hero – social networking presentation by Yvette Adams
When: Saturday 19 March from 8.30am to 1pm
Where: Nambour Civic Centre, Currie Street, Nambour
Cost: FREE including networking morning tea
All ages welcome

Have you been AMPED yet?

Sunshine Coast Council has partnered with the Queensland Government to produce the AMPED program – a series of special events, workshops and concerts to support young musos aged 15 to 30 years.

Next on the AMPED agenda is assisting young musicians leap over their villains (competitors) on social media in a single bound while using 'surveillance' technology to monitor and manage their social media sites!

This fast-paced and fun How to be a Social Media Super Hero session with award-winning business owner, Yvette Adams will appeal to the super hero within whilst sharing practical social media strategies, tools and tips to help musicians and their bands succeed in the music industry.

Taking place on Saturday 19 March from 8.30am to 1pm, this workshop has been partly tailored to suit musicians, but will still be highly relevant and applicable to other creative industries and small businesses.

The workshop is free however bookings are essential. For further information or to make a booking,  or visit

Background – Yvette Adams – The Creative Collective Director

From Big Ben to the Big Pineapple, Yvette has led an exciting career as a freelance writer, speaker, author, PR/marketing consultant, online and offline editor, events manager and mother of two. 

Yvette was born on the fortunate cusp of Generation X & Y into a techie family which at any one time had several computers littered about the house. She started her first business at the age of 17 – a newspaper – which was bought out by an American entrepreneur after its first issue.

Yvette created her second business and first e-commerce site in 2002 – an online tee-shirt business. Within one month of launching she received a Government Grant and won a website award. 

In 2006 she sold the global business and concentrated on launching The Creative Collective – a creative services agency offering PR, marketing, website design, development and optimization, internet marketing, graphic design, photography and more. 

An international freelance writer of many years and an author (see, she has been the online content editor of a massive player in the UK magazine market (, and has consulted numerous businesses in New Zealand, the UK and Australia on their online strategies and built many websites.

Yvette won the Queensland Small Business Champions Specialised Small Business Award in 2008, the Queensland Small Business Champions Young Entrepreneur Award in September 2007 and has been a finalist in numerous other local, regional, national and even international business awards.