Influencer Marketing Best Practices

Ryan McFadyen, co-founder and strategic head at HaveYouHeard, outlines his vision of influencer marketing best practice. Integrated thinking is key Don’t treat influencer marketing as a tactic or inconsequential add-on to a campaign. What works today is integrated thinking and integrated execution. Use influencer marketing with purpose and based on insight so that it can […]

By |2019-12-09T11:19:03+02:00Dec 2nd, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

The Benefits Of Managing Marketing Internally For Small To Medium Businesses

Firejuice founder, Bernard Jansen, explains how small to medium businesses will benefit from managing their marketing internally as well as who should be in charge of the marketing function. Research conducted by Firejuice amongst entrepreneurs shows that only 24% of businesses do marketing internally while the other 76% don’t employ a marketing person for the […]

By |2019-12-02T09:30:18+02:00Nov 27th, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

The Digital Platform That’s Ideal For B2B Digital Marketing In 2020

Judith Middleton, CEO of DUO Marketing + Communications, discusses why LinkedIn is key to effective B2B digital marketing. She unpacks why LinkedIn is different to other platforms and mentions that it continues to grow in South Africa and will likely surpass Twitter.  According to We Are Social’s Digital in 2019 report, the number of active […]

By |2019-12-02T09:30:36+02:00Nov 25th, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

Kantar South Africa Helps Marketers #GetMediaRight

Fuelled by technological innovation, there are multiple new ways for brands to communicate and interact with consumers. Every consumer experience has the potential to change their attitude and behaviour towards your brand and yet budgets and resources simply cannot cover all touchpoints. This means it is more important than ever to pinpoint the moments that […]

By |2019-11-22T13:17:19+02:00Nov 20th, 2019|Branding, Marketing|0 Comments

Brands Can Enhance Customer Engagement Through AI

The main reasons organisations turn to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning is that they dramatically improve efficiency, can reduce errors and save time. They are also used to produce exceptionally detailed and useful business performance analysis. This is according to Ashleigh Wainstein, director of Martech firm, Social Places. The use of AI and Machine […]

By |2019-11-18T10:09:13+02:00Nov 12th, 2019|Branding, Marketing|0 Comments

The State Of Influencer Marketing In South Africa

HaveYouHeard co-founder and Head of Strategy, Ryan McFadyen, says the best word to describe the state of influencer marketing in South Africa is ‘fledgling’. And that is why, while both budget for and reliance on influencer marketing is growing year-on-year, there is considerable uncertainty and hesitation when it comes to fully adopting the medium as […]

By |2019-11-01T14:39:44+02:00Oct 31st, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

Strategies For Data Sharing 2.0

Estelle Nagel, Marketing Manager at Gumtree South Africa, says in the Golden Age of information, we know more about consumers, their transactions, preferences, spending habits, income and demographics than ever before, freely surrendered by the consumers themselves as they shop, bank and socialise online. However, if current trends are an indication of what’s to come, the […]

By |2019-11-01T14:39:35+02:00Oct 30th, 2019|Industry news, Marketing|0 Comments

Audio Marketing Strategies To Consider

Wayne Flemming, founder and managing partner at Brandtruth//DGTL, says that in our digital world, video has once again become the star and is great when you’re at home watching YouTube content on your iPad or scrolling through IGTV on your phone. Where does audio fit into this visually saturated world of marketing? Images help to […]

By |2019-10-25T12:25:33+02:00Oct 22nd, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

Measuring Social Media Engagement Without Likes

Andrew Dabbs, Digital Media Strategist at The MediaShop, says that Instagram and Facebook have been running trials in Canada and Australia respectively to hide the number of Likes, reactions and video views that are made to public posts. This new tactic creates some very interesting questions for marketers. The reason is that the Like has been […]

By |2019-10-25T12:26:32+02:00Oct 22nd, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

Navigating Digital Marketing Lead Generation

According to Jacqueline Raw, owner and founder of marketing consultancy, Ycagel, digital lead generation is not as complicated as it seems. If you’re clear about who you’re trying to reach, spend time crafting an unbeatable offer that drives value, clearly map out the online journey and automate well, you’re going to win and you’ll win […]

By |2019-10-25T12:26:22+02:00Oct 21st, 2019|Industry news, Marketing|0 Comments