Green Robot Design handles Maftown Heights’ marketing design

Green Robot Design handles Maftown Heights’ marketing design   Creative design and digital agency, Green Robot Design, has been appointed to handle all marketing collateral creation for Maftown Heights. Maftown Heights is known as one of SA’s key hip hop calendar events and one of the premier hip hop festivals on the continent. “We thoroughly […]

5 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice

We found this awesome article on Bored Panda: Most ads out there are annoying, but given the amount of professionals working in the marketing and advertising industries, they’re bound to come up with something cool and creative sooner or later. We’ve searched the web and collected some of the most creative print ads we could […]

What you need to know about Youth Marketing

A youth lost in translation Source: Bizcommunity By: David Blyth   The youth of South Africa command billions of rands in spending power, directly and through their influence over household consumer decisions. Today’s young adults have more disposable income than the generations that have come before them. While marketers want to draw in the under-23s, […]

Diving over the Digital Edge: Dr Michael Wu

Now in its 7th year, The Nedbank Digital Edge Live has consistently brought together advertisers, agencies, technologists and innovators to look at the most important digital trends in marketing. This year the show moves to a brand new venue in Sandton Central, with their most powerful line-up yet. The Digital Edge Live 2015, brought to […]

5 Ways to promote your small business on Facebook

As a business owner/manager finding ways of promoting your business are limitless. Social networking site Facebook is a great, easy and efficient way of doing this. Here are 5 features you can use to effectively promote your business on Facebook. This can go a long way towards making your business more visible and towards maximising […]

How to use Social Media as a small business

Running a business is a huge challenge – whether you’re running a big corporation or small business. An important aspect of running a business is forming relationships with your customers or clients. Embracing social media can be a simple yet effective way of reaching out to your clientele. Why not consider these Social Media Marketing […]

Kgomotso Mautloa makes Forbes Africa’s Top 30 Under 30 list

Great news from the GRD team to share today! GRD’s Creative Director Kgomotso Mautloa has been officially named as one of Forbes Africa’s Top 30 under 30 brightest young entrepreneurs. This places him with the best of the best on the continent. Mediaupdate have published an article about this great achievement here. Speaking about the […]

Why you need a blog for your company and who should be writing for it

Having a blog for your company is great extension of your brand. Letting your employees write it is an important step towards creating a unified brand personality. Let’s face it – who knows the company best? The people who live by your brand ethos on a daily basis! In this insightful piece by the GRD […]

Sign Your Brand Away

Finding ways for your brand to stand out doesn’t always have to involve costly campaigns or activations. In this article published in Entrepreneur Mag, GRD Creative Director Kgomotso share some awesome tools for engaging effectively over email and highlights how the design of your email signature influences perceptions about your brand. Check it out here […]

My Present Post 5

Colour does Count. As a consumer I’m aware of the Brand landscape that surrounds me, as a Designer I’m more aware of the type of brands that surround me. During the past 3 weeks I’ve noticed the launch and the marketing surrounding the new brand of washing powder Ariel. Everytime I see a billboard, poster, […]