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.
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?
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.
June 7, 2017
According to SimplyMeasured’s 2016 State of Social Marketing Annual Report, 61% of social marketers claim their greatest challenge is measuring ROI, and only 9% are able to quantify the revenue driven by social marketing.
February 27, 2017
Getting ready to launch a new product? Maybe this is your first time or maybe you are ready to learn from your last launch and improve this time around for better results.
January 23, 2017
Snapchat: Is it for everyone? As companies continue to refine their understanding of the social media channel and how it can help their brands, the world has seen many mistakes and misuses of the platform. Spark’s resident Snapchat and PR experts break down what has gone wrong and how brands should use this tool to grow their following and their business.
January 9, 2017
We marketing and PR professionals saw a lot in 2016: Apple’s fight with the government over privacy, Twitter’s potential sale, and don’t even get us started on the presidential election. After taking it all in, we have some ideas about what might come next for marketing and PR. Here’s what some of Spark’s experts have to say:
November 7, 2016
You’ve probably heard a phrase that a lot of agencies are using nowadays to describe their capabilities: integrated marketing. What is integrated marketing? How does it differ from offering a host of marketing oriented services loosely tied together?