Industry Interview: Steph van Niekerk On Presenting and Packaging Ideas That Engage People

In our exclusive Modern Marketing Industry Interview series, we feature Steph van Niekerk, a Creative Director at Grey Advertising who discusses creating insightful campaigns that engage people. Early life I started off by studying Business Science at UCT – as I was clever in Math and Science and never considered myself to be a creative. […]

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Tips For Influencers To Package Themselves Better For Marketing Campaigns

TT Ndhlovu, Founder and Director of NuWave Communications, states that marketers have grown to understand influencer marketing very well and can be rightfully finicky when having to select influencers to work on a brand campaign. It’s pivotal for influencers to know this in order to package themselves in a way that is fitting to this criterion […]

By |2020-07-13T09:07:36+02:00Jul 8th, 2020|Marketing|0 Comments

Crafting Shareable Online Content

To help overcome consumer fatigue, Abhishek Borah, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Marketing, and his co-authors launched a research study to explore the potential for social media communication that customers do not get tired of and, on the contrary, love to share with others. Crafting social media posts that drive both clicks and profits and how […]

By |2020-07-13T09:07:40+02:00Jul 8th, 2020|Industry news|0 Comments

2020 South African Digital Customer Experience Reports Vital Behavioural Changes

Responses from 2000 consumers in the 2020 South African Digital Customer Experience Survey revealed that digital customer experiences have held steady since 2019. This is promising given that globally there’s been a significant decline in satisfaction as customer expectations have evolved. The report also outlines vital behavioural changes that took place during Covid-19 – habits […]

By |2020-07-13T09:07:47+02:00Jul 8th, 2020|Industry news|0 Comments

Nedbank IMC 2020 Virtual Conference Features World-Class Line-Up

The Nedbank IMC 2020 conference will be screened live via green screen studios in Johannesburg, Cape Town and London. The format remains the 15-minute Ted Talk style that the conference has become known for. The first-of-its-kind marketing conference in South Africa will take place virtually on Friday 24 July 2020. The organisers of the marketing […]

By |2020-07-13T09:07:54+02:00Jul 8th, 2020|Nedbank IMC Conference|0 Comments

Modern Marketing Digital TrendCamp: Communication And Content Across The Digital Marketing Landscape In The New Normal

Our Modern Marketing Digital TrendCamp video features David Jenkins, Director of Mickey Llew, whose video focuses on communicating and content dissemination across the digital marketing landscape in the ‘new normal.’ The video is live on our YouTube channel – don’t forget to subscribe to the channel for more videos on advertising/branding/marketing trends and topics.   Send a 3-4 […]

By |2020-07-13T09:08:00+02:00Jul 8th, 2020|Industry news|0 Comments

Modern Marketing LIVE Featuring Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 Beginner’s Workshop

Modern Marketing LIVE is proud to present an online Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 workshop for beginners. Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX and more. Take your ideas to new places by preparing professional-quality designs, exploring tools, workflows and ideal user interface settings. The […]

By |2020-07-06T08:30:38+02:00Jul 1st, 2020|Modern Marketing LIVE|0 Comments

The Use And Diversification Of Social Media Platforms

Research conducted by eMarketers indicates a sharp increase in social media usage, particularly TikTok and Facebook, states Stephanie Mashigo, Eclipse Communications’ Social Media Manager. While this spike is expected to drop once lockdown measures continue to be lifted, features such as live streaming, video chat and gaming will undoubtedly be around for significantly longer. The […]

By |2020-07-06T08:30:41+02:00Jul 1st, 2020|Marketing|0 Comments

Taking Marketing From Evolution To Execution

According to Haydn Townsend, Managing Director for Accenture Interactive in Africa, the way customers experience and engage with brands today is very different. To successfully take marketing from evolution to execution requires us to start thinking and doing things differently. Globally, executives have woken up to the fact that we now find ourselves in an […]

By |2020-07-06T08:30:54+02:00Jul 1st, 2020|Marketing|0 Comments