When you’re obsessed with content, like we are here at One Day Company, and when you spend a great deal of the day looking at the content of various brands on different channels, as we do, you find all kinds of gems. Whenever I see something clever, amusing or stupid that is related to content, branding, storytelling, content marketing and the like, I take a screenshot and save it to a folder.
Lana’s been blogging since 2009, having grown her lifestyle blog into one of the biggest of its kind in South Africa. At this intimate event she shared tips with online shop owners for how to get their work noticed and featured by bloggers.
Here are some of the key takeouts she shared:
As befitting a good conference – especially one on creativity – the annual Loeries DStv Seminar of Creativity delivered its quota of quotable quotes, quirky one-liners and thought-provoking insights.
The sentiments shared at this year’s event, which was held at the ICC in Durban, spoke to and of an advertising and marketing industry in transition. This was demonstrated by the sheer variety of topics covered by the speakers, each offering a unique view and interpretation of the new (online) order of things.
The University of Stellenbosch Business School’s We Read For You event is a forum where a highly rated book of topical interest is read by an industry thought leader and presented freely to interested parties.
On Friday, 7 August 2015 Di Charton reviewed the book Disrupting Digital Business: Create an Authentic Experience in the Peer-to-Peer Economy by R Wang. Wang is the CEO of Constellation Research, a consultancy that brings “Silicon Valley insights to global leaders”.
Dove’s Real Beauty campaign is one of the best examples of content marketing.