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Simple and Effective Ways to Create a Zen Office Space

July 11, 2018

Eight hours a day, five days a week – for the majority of us, the office is like our second home. It’s the space where we come up with our best ideas. Wouldn’t it be …

Promoting Your Event With Facebook Marketing

July 6, 2018

By now, you no doubt realise and appreciate the value of using social media platforms to promote your own business. A website is a great start, but by using Facebook marketing, you can really get …

Instagram Stories: Using and Editing your Instagram Highlights

June 18, 2018

You’ve created a few Instagram Highlights themes (those little bubbles at the top of your profile), designed some great cover images for them, and they’re sitting there on your profile so neatly. Now how do …

Facebook Pixel Part 1: Get More Out Of Your Marketing

June 4, 2018

Advertising is not the same as it was in the print era. Social media marketing has almost single-handedly taken over the advertising world. Instead of printing flyers, we now launch online campaigns. But, while getting …

Taking Digital Illustration to the Next Level

May 15, 2018

Learn about what our top illustration tips are, to assist in perfecting the art of illustration: What is illustration? Illustration is the art of creating an image. But being an illustrator involves much more than …

How to beef up your content and increase your Instagram followers

April 26, 2018

It’s very easy to create content for your Instagram account. Upload a picture and toss in a few hashtags. Boom. Done. Sit back and let the likes trickle in. But if one of your goals …

Google Maps and Local Guides development – and what this means for your local business

April 12, 2018

Google has been making big moves in Google Maps – have you noticed how much more information is available to the user when searching in Google Maps recently? If you are a business, you need …

Happy Birthday to us: Celebrating Two Years of Creative Paradise

March 13, 2018

It’s birthday month for Brand Candy. On the first of March, we celebrated our second birthday, which of course, called for a celebration. It’s hard to believe it’s already been two years of creative paradise. …

Word-Nerd Lessons I Learned as a Marketing Copywriter

February 23, 2018

I am frequently asked precisely what a marketing copywriter is, and many people are surprised to hear that my job has nothing to do with the entertainment industry or writing legal restrictions. No. In fact, …

For the Love of Words: Write Kick-Ass Content

February 13, 2018

The month of love is upon us. The world has turned into Cupid’s playground. Roses in full bloom, chocolate hearts, red and pink everywhere you look. Romance is dripping from the chandeliers. For a copywriter, …

Demystifying Vectors

January 31, 2018

In my last blog post, I spoke about “Deep Etching,” that awesome tool every graphic designer loves to hate! Deep etching is great when you need to “cut something out” of a photograph and remove the …

Facebook Newsfeed Changes: We’ve Got This

January 26, 2018

After the announcement was made by Adam Mosseri that Facebook would be changing its newsfeed, the world seems shocked and horrified. Brand Candy has been receiving lots of questions all of which ring slightly with …

The Importance of a Responsive Website

January 8, 2018

In a modern society, the mobile device is king. More and more information is being viewed on mobile devices, making a slick-looking and functional site vital. The best way to ensure your website offers an …

Join the Brand Candy team as a Web Developer!

Join our team Brand Candy is a fun, dynamic agency specialising in online marketing, graphic design and website development. We are based in Hillcrest, Durban with a national and international client base. The ideal candidate …

Consumer Psychology and How It Plays a Role in Marketing

December 22, 2017

Sally wanders into Clicks to purchase her monthly toiletries. She pauses at the makeup kiosk she would ordinarily have simply passed by. Her eyes swiftly scan the different brands on display, she then bends down …

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