hoola celebrates rapid growth with a new look

hoola Modern Agency has been growing rapidly over the last four years, and to celebrate, the company has unveiled a new look for their brand. The digital advertising and design agency, previously known as BrandIt, has been partnering with clients in the Eastern- and Western Cape, and are now diving into the KwaZulu-Natal market.

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Women in the workplace

August is Women’s Month, and it has prompted me to reflect on the role and importance of women in the workplace, and more specifically in the advertising industry. A recent statistic on female representation in the South African advertising industry should give us all a pause for thought. A mere 3% of creative heads are female, while there is unquestionably...

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It’s time to invest in e-commerce

There really is no amount of news coverage that can do the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic justice. We’ve seen millions infected, and many billions more affected by the outbreak. Only history will reveal the true effect on our society and our psyche. However, as has been the case throughout history, necessity has proven to be the mother of invention....

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Culture eats strategy for breakfast!

It’s clearer than ever that remote work is the future. In its State of Remote Work 2020 Report, Buffer found that 98% of respondents wanted to work remotely, at least part of the time for the remainder of their career, while 57% of respondents were already working fully remotely.

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Agency vs. in-house marketing: Why you should stay with your agency

This is how those in favour of in-house marketing make their case – by playing on your desire to add more zeroes to your bottom-line and to have more of a say in how your business is represented. They present it as the answer to all your problems and as the key to taking back control of your brand.

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hoola gets the nod for the 2019 New Generation Awards

As hoola Modern Agency, we are honoured to be shortlisted as a finalist in seven categories at this year’s New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards. The categories include: Best Agency Community Engagement Manager, Social Whiz, Digital Brand of the Year, Best Use of a Podcast/Vlog to Promote a Brand, Most Innovative Social Media Campaign by a Small Agency, Most...

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3 Reasons to embrace online marketing

Everyone is switching on to the potential of online marketing, from the baker to the banker, but only a few are affording it the same trust or even remotely investing the same advertising budget as they are into traditional marketing. Traditional advertisers are hesitant to make the switch. To quell these doubts, here are 3 reasons to back online marketing...

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Augmented Reality – Why you should care if you’re in marketing

Augmented reality has become a hot topic in almost every industry; from software to healthcare. By 2020, experts predict that there will be more than a billion users of this technology. The success of apps like Snapchat has created a boom in the industry and inspired big brands like Adidas, Coca-Cola and Google to start applying augmented reality to their...

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