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Top Tips for Effective Advertising

Advertising is what keeps your business going. Or should I say - effective advertising is what keeps your business going. Are you in the position where you feel like you're wasting your efforts on ad campaigns that don't work? Do you feel like giving up on advertising your brand altogether because you can't see any results despite of increasing the budget over and over again? Don't. If you don't advertise your product or service, no one will know about out (I'll keep on saying that!). Advertising [...]

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Marketing Plan or Marketing Strategy: The Difference

Although marketing strategy and marketing plan sound like they're the same thing, they are not. They are, however, both equally important to your business. How is a marketing strategy different from a marketing plan?   The marketing strategy answers the questions of when, where and how you should complete. You use your marketing strategy to establish the goals of marketing and find out who your customer avatar is.  Your company’s business objectives must drive your marketing objectives. As your business evolves, so should your [...]

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How To Boost Your Sales with Augmented Reality

Global augmented reality market gains are projected to top $133.8 billion by 2021. The sales, manufacturing, and retail sectors are all seeing increased growth in AR spending and may even surpass consumer spending by 2021. The question is, how augmented reality technology can be used to grow your sales? Although the AR technology is said to be still in its infancy, it's also clear to see that it is gradually overtaking every aspect of our lives. And, thanks to its simplicity (unlike the Virtual [...]

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How Augmented Reality Builds Better Customer Experience

Creating an exceptional customer experience can set your brand way above your competitors.  A study by White House Office of Consumer Affairs found that 80% of U.S. consumers would pay more money for a products or service to ensure a superior customer experience.    We are all savvy and we want value for our money. With the market full of brands offering the same products or services, of course, we will choose one with the strongest brand image and customer experience. What does [...]

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Most companies almost always throw their advertising budget down the drain

When anyone ever gets asked what their advertising budget is, their eyes glaze over and you can almost see them shake with indecision. The right advertising budget to run a successful ad campaign is a weird beast, and there is no right or wrong answer. What you do with that budget is what counts, and of course, you always want to achieve something from the adverts you run, be it increasing brand awareness or just downright more sales. You need a clearly defined [...]

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What are the goals of your advertising campaign?

Do you know the actual goals of your advertising campaign? If you have been reading our previous posts you will, no doubt by now know what the aim of running a successful advertising campaign, to resonate with your audience, to build your brand loyalty, to position your product in the marketplace, plus so so much more. But the main goal for you as a business? What is the fundamental reason for running adverts? On a really mercenary level. It is to make money. The [...]

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Positioning your brands product for success

Positioning your product is vital for success. If you have ever been around advertisers or marketers, you will of probably at one time or another heard the phrase position. But what exactly is product positioning? To put it simply, it is defining what the product you are selling does, and who it does it for. By working out this simple "equation" you will make your advertising and marketing campaigns more successful, and if they are more successful, you will get more sales. Now, this [...]

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Is your customer loyal to your brand? How do you make them be loyal to you?

Is your customer loyal to your brand? What is brand loyalty anyway? And how do you achieve it? The definition of brand loyalty is; "The tendency of consumers to continue to purchase the same goods or services, rather than buying competitors" Customers who are loyal to a brand, will not go elsewhere, they will buy consistently from you, regardless of price and convenience. There are many different ways of building your brand, marketing it and advertising that you can use to achieve this. Building and keeping [...]

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The fundamentals of advertising, what simple steps should you take?

What are the fundamentals of advertising? The basics of a good advertising campaign are pretty simple and can be broken down into 5 sections. Section 1 Grab attention You want your advertising campaign to stand out from all the noise, you want it to be different. A good advert should connect and engage with people on an emotional level, the best adverts are far more than just informative and educational. They should trigger an emotional response with your target customer immediately. Section 2 Show people an advantage You [...]

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Discovery Channel Mall of Africa augmented reality advertising campaign

We were excited to work with The Discovery Channel South Africa, creating an augmented reality campaign for the launch of the Mall of Africa. You can check out the video on their Facebook page below. As we have mentioned previously. Creating an advertising campaign that resonates with your target audience is crucial to the success of the campaign. Find your perfect customer. Solve their problem. Make your campaign stand out from the crowd. How could you be using augmented reality to enhance your advertising, making sure [...]