Snapchat, having launched in 2011 is a social platform that is still a bit of a conundrum to many marketers and brands alike. To give you a bit of background, in case you aren’t familiar with this popular millennial mobile app: Snapchat is a super fun messaging app that allows you to send videos and pictures, both of which will auto-delete after a few seconds of a person viewing them.… Continue Reading
In true online fashion, social media platforms are still constantly striving to keep up with each other in terms of their latest features. Snapchat came along with 24-hour video stories shortly after their app became available. This was followed by Instagram stories and the introduction of live streaming – and now you guessed it, Facebook is releasing a similar concept.… Continue Reading
Over the last decade, digital marketing has been revolutionising how customers view brands online. The new year has made way for innovative trends to break through and improve these digital techniques. Techsys Digital has identified the most prominent trends of 2017 so far and which ones you should expect to see as the year progresses.… Continue Reading
Mediclinic showcases their support for local and international health awareness initiatives by creating a number of innovative Health Awareness Campaigns to engage with their patients and the public.
September marked Heart and Stroke Awareness Month.
Based on the insight that people regard sport or gym as the only form of exercise, the Jupiter Drawing Room (Cape Town) developed a campaign that communicated the many opportunities for physical activity in our daily lives.… Continue Reading
Big data has been hitting the ad tech dimension from different facets. Some discuss its benefits, whilst some argue that it’s always been around, and others are still confused as to what it’s all about, in both its definition and impact on the business and advertising industry.… Continue Reading
The debate between Snapchat and Instagram’s Stories never seem to end. We know Facebook for being the big-head who seems to be snatching features from other platforms to enhance their user experience and functionality of apps – not that there is anything wrong with that if they creating all the features for users to use and spend more time on one platform where they have all of the functionalities they need.… Continue Reading
Our long standing client, O&L Leisure, asked us to execute a redesign of all their hotel websites. The websites had become old and clunky and were not receiving many online bookings. There was a feeling across the company that they needed to be freshened up and made to work responsively across their clienteles’ various devices, because as we all know by now mobile is taking over.… Continue Reading
Technology evolves at such a rapid pace that it can often feel like it’s difficult to keep up. Today I’ll be talking about an application called Pokemon Go that is busy going viral around the world. The application has been downloaded so many times that it is now more popular than both Twitter and Tinder.… Continue Reading
Earlier last month I attended a one-day seminar hosted by Hootsuite in collaboration with Popimedia at the Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel in Seapoint. The seminar was titled “Digital Transformation: Personalisation in the Age of Digital,” and included speakers from Media24, Arc, Eighty20, Superbalist, Direct Axis, Popimedia, and Hootsuite.… Continue Reading
What do you see when looking at a good magazine ad, poster, TV commercial? How do you feel when using a great website or mobile application? As a designer sometimes I even forget how much work actually goes into creating these things and getting it into the public space.… Continue Reading
We’re all doomed! They’re coming to get us! Let’s start with a potentially tumultuous topic for this post shall we? Ever since our minds were set alight by James Cameron’s genocidal Skynet AI from the Terminator franchise and Stanley Kubrick’s homicidal HAL 9000 from the cult 2001: A Space Odyssey,humanity has been infatuated with the idea of AI’s and what they could do for us… or is it rather to us?… Continue Reading
Markham works with magazines to get their product into product pages where they can be viewed by potential customers. While the concept seems simple, the logistics behind making this happen are quite complex, and so to streamline the process we were asked to build what is called the Markham Fashion Portal.… Continue Reading
Following the success we achieved on the Sterns website, which has seen incredible growth over the last year, TFG asked us to do the same again for Mat & May. The previous Mat & May website was static, unengaging and non-responsive and they felt it was time to give their digital presence a bit of a boost.… Continue Reading
Design is defined as a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building, garment, or other object before it is made. hat is often overlooked as a key to successful design is the various relationships which come into play. … Continue Reading
Last week, Instagram management tool Later.com previewed images of the new brand analytics options for the platform. Included within the new business profiles, Instagram’s analytics options provide a range of new insights and tools to help businesses make better use of their Instagram profiles and gain more understanding of what’s resonating with their followers.… Continue Reading
We live in a digital age where being current is ALL that matters. So how do you stay relevant when what people consider ancient history is something that happened just five minutes ago? Always-On Marketing, that’s how! A question you may be asking now is: what is Always on Marketing (AOM)? … Continue Reading
Samantha is Techsys’ brand new Project Management Assistant. With all the work that our project managers have been doing, we felt they could do with a helping hand to make sure that the campaigns keep rolling out smoothly. Welcome to the team Sam!… Continue Reading
Gone are the days of just liking a post, which could have several different meanings. Now Facebook has introduced new reactions which enable users to go beyond liking a post by allowing them to choose from six different emojis.
With this new feature, reactions allow expressions of like, love, laugh, wow, sad, or angry on a post.… Continue Reading
Derek Schröeder-Nel is an office all-rounder who keeps our project managers working hard, our computers running and our internet connected. As the resident tech fundi, Derek is the guy you go to when you’re having one of those bad technology days.… Continue Reading
It’s kind of daunting attending an awards ceremony all on your own. You’ll know the feeling if you’ve ever done it. You make your way through the crowd, keeping an eye out for any familiar faces, and when you don’t spot any you make your way back looking for a waiter with some wine.… Continue Reading