March 31, 2020
These are challenging times. And, for many, facing the uncertainty of when this pandemic will end and what its ultimate impact will be is even more difficult than social distancing.
March 12, 2020
Natalie Colby leads Sparkpr’s South Africa office as a social media specialist. She has identified best practices for creating successful social media strategies in the modern era. In this blog, she explores these steps to success by detailing successful campaigns that greatly impacted previous Sparkpr clients.
August 9, 2019
Core Values act as the North Star for your content strategy. They help provide clarity and specificity over what topics to post about so that you can better align yourself and your company/brand with your target customers. Instead of wondering what to post about, you can navigate the fast-paced world with ease by focusing
January 2, 2019
Spark has accomplished a lot over the past two decades as an international PR and Marketing agency – from helping to launch nearly a thousand technology companies to assisting in close to twenty billion dollars in exits –, but ask Co-founder Donna Burke or CEO Alan Soucy what they’re most proud of and their answer is identical: the people.
December 19, 2017
In 2017 we saw blockchain-based technologies rise and rapidly begin to take over the media but was this a short-lived trend or will these and other kinds of technologies persist into 2018 and dominate the industry?
September 6, 2017
In today’s world, consumers increasingly vote with their wallet – choosing companies they respect and chose to support over companies that do not align with their world view. In a recent article, “Competing on Social Purpose,” the Harvard Business Review provided an excellent overview of what sets great consumer companies’ outward story apart from the rest, and strategies for growing a brand that matters.
August 22, 2017
With so many cryptocurrencies launching and gaining prominence in headlines, it’s time to get more sophisticated with cryptocurrency marketing. Instead of relying on industry hype, crypto companies need to build their distinct message and project it into the larger blockchain conversation.
August 14, 2017
86% of marketers1 have used influencer marketing to move beyond corporate speak and build a more authentic brand. However, as influencer marketing gets more and more popular, a less-effective transactional approach to the method is on the rise.
August 7, 2017
Even as blockchain and cryptocurrency gain traction after exploding in popularity, many companies in these fields share a common experience upon announcing their launch: being called a scam.
July 17, 2017
As on-demand and subscription-based services rise, we own less and less. After giving up our DVDs for Netflix and our CDs for Spotify, are cars next? While many of us begin to acquiesce ownership of vehicles for ride-sharing and give up the classic driving experience to artificial intelligence, the way cars and other products are sold is changing drastically.