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Get it Here 100 Trends of 2013

2013 Hot Trends include – #3 African Tech Stars, #8 The Arabic Web, #14 Click & Collect Shopping #50 Jomo #80 Serialised Digital Fiction The much-anticipated annual report from JWT is always packed with trend forecasts that cover a cross section of all industries. What we love most about it is how everything in the report is tangible and real. It draws awareness and offers insights, which help us create…

Proud clients & happy ones

website design cape town

Its always great to get feedback from clients, especially when everything comes together as the team initially visioned it. We received this letter from our client, Okuhle Media, after developing what was initially briefed as just a new website and turned out to be a new corporate identity and business re-brand, finally delivering the new digital platform. ” Dear Nicky and the Digital Diamond Team.  They say Rome was not…

HN9 peaks again on Facebook

Uber, Uber!! Hectic Nine 9 have broken another record South African social media record, peaking this week at 120 000 Facebook fans. Ranked the 3rd biggest South African media site on Facebook, behind Huisgenoot & 5fm, Hectic Nine 9 has changed the landscape for youth interactive television and the size of their fan base on social media sites such as Facebook & Twitter is testament to this. Visit the page…

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Branding an Artist

Logo Design Arabella Caccia

Its not often that a company is honored with the task of devising a brand identity for a highly respected South African Artist. So when we were approached to create a “signature” for painter and sculptor, Arabella Caccia, we got pretty excited. Our brief was to create a brand identity that would be representative of her work – modern, soft and beautiful. It seemed only natural to include a brush…

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JWT 100 Things to watch in 2012

It’s that exciting time at the beginning of each year when we are all enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead of us. One of the things we love most about January is JWT’s trend forecast. There’s very few things that don’t apply to our clients in one way or another. Take a look at this years report to find out what this years buzz will be JWT 2012 Trend…

Social Sharing Trends – AddThis

Social bookmarking and sharing service AddThis recently released this great infographic on media sharing trends. There are some pretty cool facts worth being aware of like; the peak hour for shareable content is 9:30am, Wednesday is said to be the most sharable day, most users will click shared content within the first 2 minutes, if each page view generated a second of attention we would see 90 years of attention daily,…

HN9 gets trending on Twitter

With the build up to the 1000th episode of SA’s Flagship youth magazine show, Hectic Nine 9, we launched a campaign to get Hectic Nine 9 trending on Twitter. Fans were encouraged to post to Twitter and Facebook their favorite Hectic Nine 9 show memory together with the hashtag #hectic 1000. Within 20 minutes of the launch of the viral campaign we were already trending in Cape Town. +…

Adstream take over the Callsheet

For the launch of  international media delivery system, Adstream into South Africa, we were engaged by the locally marketing Agency The Brand Boutique to come up with a strategy and design for a website take over campaign. The campaign ran on The Callsheet Newspaper’s website in tandem with the build up to the South African Advertising awards, The Loeries.