2018 was a tough year for South African businesses. Many organisations have faced closing their doors or reinventing themselves in order to remain in business. Now more than ever, companies need to differentiate themselves, and the most viable way to do this is through reorganisation around customers and their needs.
Mobile is outpacing traditional marketing channels. It is happening now! Should marketers adopt this medium? Given the mobile phone’s central role in people’s lives, it’s worth asking whether brands and agencies in Africa are investing enough in mobile advertising and marketing.
The rules are about to change... or the majority of brand owners, social media advertising is a must-have. Not only is this platform one of the most cost-effective ways of brand promotion, it also, almost instantaneously, reaches a large, targeted consumer base.
The act of creation is a human being’s primal superpower. We don’t fly, and yet we do. We made that possible. We don’t breathe underwater, and yet we do. We can’t walk on the moon and yet we have. We can’t deflect the coronavirus and yet I have every faith we will.
We have released the latest 2019 South African Customer Satisfaction Index for Short-Term Insurance. There is a fallacy across many businesses that digital transformation and customer experience and satisfaction are interchangeable. They are not.
The South African Competition Commission recently referred a supplier of the main ingredient in bricks used in the construction of affordable housing to the Competition Tribunal for charging excessive prices.