Brand scan app brings logos to life
By Jeremy Maggs - Nov 2nd 2018, 08:15
Soon, scanning a favourite logo will bring it to life. LogoScan, an augmented reality-enabled app, is set to hit SA, bringing consumers within an arm’s length of engaging with brands in enhanced reality.
The aim of the app is to experience digital content in augmented reality — or link through to websites in an instant. Users will need to hold up their smartphones to activated logos and scan.
Rich Cheary, CEO of app developer Afrozaar, says: "We’re moving beyond a point where QR codes are the only way to scan. For most brands, their logo is the first contact point with consumers. There is a special bond between a brand-loyal consumer and a logo that goes much farther than TV or digital banner ads and taglines."
Samsung and KOO win big at the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Awards
20/09/2019 - 15:12
Samsung and KOO have been announced as South Africa’s Overall Favourite Brands, winning the Grand Prix Awards in the respective Business and Consumer sectors of the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Survey.
Digital marketing: multi-touch attribution
19/09/2019 - 13:43
The effective tracking of digital marketing campaigns is not as easy as initially thought. One question that often pops up is: at what point did consumer conversion take place? During a campaign, it’s difficult to attribute this correctly, especially with multiple touchpoints such as display and native advertising, sponsored social posts, video ads on mobile or paid-for search results all running consecutively.
The changing UX and CX landscape
13/09/2019 - 16:16
An exceptional customer experience (CX) builds a foundation of loyalty and trust. Similarly, a positive user experience (UX) encourages brand connections with people wanting to come back for more. And yet, local organisations must learn to embrace these more effectively to differentiate themselves from their competitors.
Brand loyalty on a worrying decline
12/09/2019 - 16:27
In an age of increasing brand parity and a society overwhelmed by choice and technology, brand loyalty is now on a worrying decline.
Fabric softener brand ordered to change name after Sta-Soft complaint
12/09/2019 - 09:01
A local fabric softener brand has been ordered to change its labelling after the advertising regulatory board found that its use of the word "soft" was imitating rival brand Sta-Soft.