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Learn How to Make a GIF: Master this Animated Art.

August 1, 2017

The GIF. We’ve all seen them! They’re all over blogs and social media and people love them. As you hear the word, you’re probably thinking about your favourite memes or animations. But there is so …

Millennials: How to market to the digital natives and grow your brand

August 16, 2017

What are “millennials” and why do you need to take them into account when you are planning the branding and marketing of your business? Millennial is really just the term used to describe modern day …

Our 67 Minutes at The Indigo Skate Camp

July 20, 2017

At Brandy Candy, we believe that the key to being go-getters starts with being go-givers. We were super amped to spend our Mandela Day going to the Indigo Skate Camp in The Valley of 1000 …

Google Keyword Planner – Conquering the World of Keywords.

July 17, 2017

Keyword research is an essential task in the SEO space. It involves identifying popular words and phrases people enter into search engines. This is done in an attempt to figure out what to rank for. …

CSS animation: The Bounce Effect!

June 21, 2017

Having a website is a necessity if you’re a business owner in the twenty-first century. Having a GREAT website will do even more wonders for your business! It is always nice to add a simple …

MailChimp Newsletters: The Bells and Whistles

June 12, 2017

Setting up MailChimp newsletters is as easy as 1,2,3 right? Right! But did you know there’s a whole lot more you can do with MailChimp than just selecting a template, inserting your content and images, …

Tips to plan a kick-ass Social Media Strategy.

May 19, 2017

Good and especially relevant content should be at the centre of any social media strategy. Great content should reflect your brand’s persona and give people a reason to stay engaged. That’s why it’s critical to …

Creating a custom page template in WordPress

May 12, 2017

Creating a custom WordPress page template is essential and should be a part of every WordPress developers skill set. Page templates allow you to drastically change the structure of a specific page, as well as …

How to write your email subject lines more effectively.

Email subject lines can make or break a person’s opinion of your mail. If not done with thought and intent, could mean that you have wasted precious time on sending something that is a flop. …

How to run a National Campaign

April 20, 2017

When one of your clients requires you to run a national campaign (eek!), say to raise funds for a nonprofit, there are a few things that you need to consider and put into place for …

Writing: Tone it up!

March 30, 2017

You may not realise it, but you write every day. Whether you’re a novelist, prolific emailer, or just an enthusiastic texter, you write every day to communicate to others. For brands especially, communication is so …

Let’s Get Productive in 2017

February 17, 2017

The year is back in full swing! The excitement of the new year is slowly fading, and resolutions are starting to take a back seat. Our busy lives are starting to become overwhelming, once again. …

Copywriting and Why it is Important.

February 15, 2017

Throughout my three years of studying I have come across many people that have no idea what I do. They inquisitively asked what I study and I always saw the confusion on their faces as …

Calling All Developers!

January 23, 2017

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 …

Deep etching: What the heck is that?

January 16, 2017

Deep etching is something which, I think, most graphic designers love to hate! That being said, it is probably one of the more frequently used techniques in Photoshop. Whether it be to highlight an object …

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