Monday Musings Monday 12 October: There’s a snake in my boot!

You've got a friend in me

In October 1995, one of the most memorable animation films ever created was released, grossing over $373 million worldwide. The technology to pull it off did not exist at the time, prompting its Pixar creators to develop and execute a new era of 3D animation.   If you haven’t yet guessed, that was indeed Toy Story, which introduced […]

Monday Musings 14 September: “Now we know, we’re all we’ve got.”

Monday Musings 14 September: “Now we know, we're all we've got.” 1

In Ad Astra, a little-known space themed film, Major Roy McBride (Brad Pitt), an experienced astronaut, must embark on a mission to find his father, Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Jones), who disappeared years earlier whilst on a project to discover alien life. The mission is both technical and personal. Roy must not only find his […]

Monday Musings 17 August: Moving like a tremendous machine!

tremendous machine

Picture: Secretariat Winning the Belmont Stakes. Photo by Bob Coglianese On March 30, 1970, in Virginia, Colorado, a bright-red, clumsy little chestnut colt was born with three white socks and a forehead star with a narrow blaze. Secretariat, as he was called, or “Big Red” as he was fondly known, went on to become one […]

Monday Musings 22 June: Where is all this rushing taking you?

Monday Musings 22 June: Where is all this rushing taking you? 2

As Blaise Pascal, a French mathematician, physicist and religious philosopher once put it, “all of humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room.” In the colossal waiting-game of 2020, many of us have become addicted to the rush of the crisis, throwing ourselves into our work, charging ahead in our restlessness […]

Stuck in a content churn? Read this.

Stuck in a content churn? Read this. 3

If you create online content on a regular basis, chances are you’re often left feeling a little something like this:     It doesn’t matter if you’ve just started out or have been at it for 10 years. It’s easy to caught up in the content production and posting frenzy, especially when marketing experts and […]

When a team build meets a family getaway in the footholds of the Cedarberg

When a team build meets a family getaway in the footholds of the Cedarberg 5

48 hours at Piekenierskloof There’s not a lot that can beat a weekend away in the Western Cape with your colleagues. Especially when you’re a lively bunch with a pertinence for unicorns, and all things travel-related. As a travel marketing team, we know the value of a good holiday. Since we all work remotely between […]

How to be a better influencer

How to be a better influencer 6

It sounds redundant, but if you want to learn how to be a better influencer, you need to be open to learning constantly how to be a better influencer. Social media is changing all the time, and marketing strategies are too, so you need to stay ahead of the curb to remain current and to […]

Fake Instagram accounts and how to spot them

Fake Instagram accounts and how to spot them 7

Instagram — a social media platform where men and women with thousands of followers share pictures of their seemingly carefree lives — cats, cocktails and full contouring. It all looks so easy, often times, perhaps a little too easy. It takes most Instagram influencers years of unpaid hard work to grow a dedicated, engaged and […]