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    Somebody owned Capitec bank and their April Fool’s twitter prank [pics]
    Posted by on Apr 5th, 2016

    We all know that a clever April Fool’s prank can bring a brand some extra exposure especially if it goes viral, but it doesn’t always go according to plan hey. I’m not sure if you… Read More »

    Instagram finally allows one user to manage multiple accounts – here’s how
    Posted by on Feb 9th, 2016

    Social media manager rejoice. From this week on you will be allowed to manage multiple Instagram accounts that are linked to one user. The updated Instagram app will allow five accounts to be linked and… Read More »

    Nando’s nails it with this #paybackthemoney poster for President Zuma [pic]
    Posted by on Feb 3rd, 2016

    Just when i was doubting whether Nando’s had lost some of their razor sharp wit and clever social commentary they throw out this bit of excellent guerrilla marketing by creating a poster aimed at President… Read More »

    And worst Black Friday marketing goes to this clothing brand and their ‘Rape Us Now’ offer [pic]
    Posted by on Dec 3rd, 2015

    There are brand fails and then there are next level brand fails like this Singapore online clothing company who did very badly with their Black Friday sales marketing. SuperGurl fashion has apologised after it caused… Read More »

    ‘Do it for mom’…Denmark’s latest ad encouraging citizens to have more sex [video]
    Posted by on Oct 2nd, 2015

    Did you know Denmark has such a low birth rate that the government has to run ads to encourage it’s citizens to have have kids? They have tried several approaches and still there are not… Read More »

    Have you seen these funny new Land Rover SA rugby ads [videos]
    Posted by on Sep 9th, 2015

    Have you seen the new Land Rover SA ads? Couldn’t find much info on the campaign, but the two ads i’ve seen so far are rather amusing and dedicated to the spirit of rugby. Both… Read More »

    Bic SA’s ‘think like a man’ Women’s Day ad is not going well [pic]
    Posted by on Aug 11th, 2015

    It was Women’s Day on Sunday and of course there were plenty of brands showing their support and creating ads or campaigns. Some were better than others, but the folks doing the marketing for Bic… Read More »

    Glorious SA boxed wine advertising [pic]
    Posted by on Jul 14th, 2015

    We all know the power of good advertising hey, but brands spend a fortune at agencies with complicated briefs and expectations of Cannes awards. Fair enough…if you’ve got the money then by all means use… Read More »

    Recovered alcoholic PJ Powers not happy with TOPS liquor store allegedly using her name to market booze
    Posted by on Jun 22nd, 2015

    Marketing fail of the day belongs to a TOPS liquor store who clearly didn’t think things through for a marketing campaign using the words ‘PJ POWERS‘ to promote the sale of alcohol. You see PJ… Read More »

    This song filmed in Cape Town about skipping leg day is glorious [video]
    Posted by on Apr 23rd, 2015

    It’s actually an extended ad about skipping leg day at gym, but it was filmed in Cape Town so you’ll get a kick out of seeing some of the local landmarks like Camps Bay beach… Read More »