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.
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 26, 2017
As we reflect on our company’s progress this year and a company that has for almost 20 years sat at the forefront of digital transformation, we cannot help but notice the impact that crypto and blockchain technology has had on our company.
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?
October 23, 2017
A difference in opinion has been growing between whether tokens issued on the blockchain during a token sale should primarily hold monetary value like a currency (security tokens) or provide a unit of service to their holders (utility tokens). Read more about the differences in this blog post.
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.
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.
July 10, 2017
So, you’ve started your podcast—defined your topics, lined up your guests, recorded some episodes—and now you want to really make it stand out. We’re dropping advice to help you with how to podcast for brands in this stage of your podcasting journey.
June 26, 2017
Games and interactive media are changing in some pretty big ways. From players to creators and media consumption to interactive performances, these changes are integrating into our lives in ways we’ve never seen before.