promotional marketing

How promotional marketing unlocks youth employment potential

Unlocking South Africa’s Potential: How Promotional Marketing Ignites South African Youth Careers through Part-Time Work.

Introduction: There seems little to celebrate this Youth Month. According to StatsSA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) released last month, youth unemployment increased to 46.5% in the first quarter of 2023 (13.6% higher than the national average).    This would only be a sad inditement if it weren’t for the fact that almost two thirds (62.1%) of …

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below the line marketing the consumers hero

Below-the-Line Marketing: 5 Superpowers to Becoming the Consumer’s Hero

Introduction On the 29th of March, our own Andreas Smit featured as guest lecturer for the University of Pretoria’s BCom Honours (Marketing Management) students. Andreas is a sales and marketing specialist with over 15 years’ experience in trade marketing spanning corporate, agency and as an independent consultant. A lifelong learner, Andreas has a BCom Honours degree in …

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Alcohol Consumer Trends for Promotional Marketing

Alcohol Consumption Trends Moving the Market | How to Create Connected Consumers with Responsive Promotional Marketing.

Between flavour exploration, an explosion of independent and craft brands, premiumisation, and health-conscious options, consumers of alcohol are spoilt for choice. Understanding what motivates consumers at point of sale – in-store, online or on consumption – is key to building effective promotional marketing strategies in an increasingly competitive market. Leveraging the expertise of an experienced …

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Experiential Marketing for Millennials

Effective Experiential Marketing for Four Types of Millennials

Experiential marketing has, until recently, recognised everyone born between the years 1980 and 2004 under the banner, “Millennials”, and treated them largely as a homogenous collective. While grouping a certain demographic by age does assist in some predictions, it is becoming increasingly obvious that Millennials are comprised of four separate groups. Each group is affected …

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