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Why Reels should be Part of Your Instagram Strategy

Sharing Reels to your Instagram feed is one of the best ways to boost your views and increase post engagement.

5 Characteristics of a Great Leader

Business owners have different perspectives when it comes to being effective leaders. They adjust and empower their teams to achieve success.

SME Marketing tips that actually work

Choose the correct tactics to avoid the pitfalls of small business marketing strategies and achieve long-term goals.

Branding and Accessibility

Traditionally, the only real measure of a successful branding project is the aesthetic outcome. A brand needs to be a reflection of the spirit and values of the organisation it represents, but ultimately, it has to look good.

Tenacity Works Brand Refresh

As we head towards the end of the first quarter of 2022 and the seasons are starting to change, it feels like the perfect time for a brand refresh.

Digital Marketing Trends That Will Define Success in 2022

Digital marketing offers marketing professionals new and exciting means to increase brand awareness and expand market share.

Social Media Image Sizes for 2022

If you are still unsure about your social media image sizes and video specifications, we are here to help!

Automating your business this holiday season

By automating some of your business functions, you can focus on the bigger picture instead of worrying about the time-consuming details.

Recent Work: Goal 13 Impact Report & Website

We recently joined forces with Deloitte to put together a report showcasing research undertaken by the Goal 13 Impact Platform.

Cyber Monday: All you need to know

Whether you sell exclusively online or not, adopting Cyber Monday strategies is more important today than ever before.

How SMEs can gear up for Black Friday success

For Black Friday, SMEs must think beyond sales and employ alternative strategies for leveraging consumers’ appetites for spending.

Black hat SEO techniques that are bad for business

A black hat SEO practise involves abusing search engine guidelines in order to improve search rankings for a website.

Why Tenacity Works love WordPress

While there are dozens of CMS’s out there, WordPress is considered by many to be the best mainly because of the variety of benefits it offers.

Recent Work: New Site for Industrial Physics

Tenacity Works is incredibly proud to have worked with Industrial Physics, on the design and development of their new web presence.

Digital Marketing Trends for 2022

It’s important to be aware of what trends are coming up in the future so you can prepare for them now and stay ahead of the competition.

How to make a quality backlink?

Developing an effective backlink strategy is crucial to enhance your online visibility, attract more visitors, and generate more leads.

Tips For Successful Virtual Events

If you’re considering switching to virtual events, we have a few tips for putting it all together and making it a great success. 

The Rise of the Nano Influencer

Brands that require high engagement and conversion of sales should consider using nano influencers as part of their marketing strategy.

Recent Work: Brand and Website for Asset Match

Tenacity Works shares a recent project born out of our partnership with cutting-edge fintech firm, Asset Match.

Tips to motivate you when you’re feeling overwhelmed

Many people feel overwhelmed with their daily tasks. Luckily there are several techniques you can try to get motivated again.

5 Ways to Safeguard Your Network Against Hackers

It takes just one small gap in your security to open you up to dangerous viruses or malware in your network infrastructure.

Social Media Safety Tips You Need To Know

We can all agree that Social Media plays a huge factor in our lives. Unfortunately, with its benefits come some serious privacy concerns.

Our Top 3 Virtual Event Platforms

The global events industry has been turned on its head over the last few months. Here we discuss our top virtual event platforms in 2021.

Our Ultimate List of Marketing Statistics for 2021

We love learning about the latest marketing statistics and trends and their impact on businesses, just like yours! Here’s what’s happening in 2021.

5 E-commerce Marketing Strategies for 2021

In this post, we will assist you in building a successful e-commerce marketing plan which will give you the sales that you need to dominate.

2021 Social Media Sizes: Cheat Sheet

If you’re still wondering whether your social media images are going to display correctly on your Social Media Channels, we’re here to help!

Tech Inventions You Have Women To Thank For

Women have played a significant role in the ongoing evolution of technology, many of which we use every day.

Women Who Have Influenced The Tech World

The tech industry may be led by men, but there are many brilliant women in leadership positions that are changing the tech landscape.

Six Inspiring Women in Design

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, we’re celebrating six of the world’s most inspiring women in design.

Digital Advertising tips for 2021

The success of any digital advertising campaign depends on a variety of factors. Here, we share Top 5 Digital Advertising tips for 2021.

Our Top Five Design Tools for 2021

With 2021 well and truly underway, we thought this was the perfect time to share our current Top Five Design tools with you.

Podcasts for Marketers in 2021

Podcasts have increased in popularity over the years. In this post, we highlight the 5 podcasts every marketer should listen to in 2021.

The Benefits of E-Commerce

E-commerce has helped many businesses survive during the pandemic. In this post, we discuss why it’s become more important than ever.

Recent Work: New Site for Klein Constantia

We were hugely honoured to build a brand new online home for one of the most highly venerated wine estates in the world, Klein Constantia.

Digital Marketing Trends for 2021

Digital Marketing is continuously evolving. To keep you on top of things, we share our top 5 trends to ensure success in 2021.

Recent Work: Website for A Human Atlas

One of our favourite web projects for 2020 has been the design and development of the internationally acclaimed Human Atlas projects.

5 Signs that it’s time for a Digital Detox

If being online is causing you more anxiety than enjoyment, you may be the perfect candidate for a digital detox.

Tenacity Works Top Ads for 2020

In a year full of disruption, 2020 has continued to play havoc with our lives. Luckily brands have come to rescue with their creative TVCs.

Artificial Intelligence: What it is and why you should embrace it

From Netflix to self-driving cars, Artificial Intelligence is not only here to stay, but it’s bound to make our lives a whole lot easier.

5 Reasons You Need a Professional Website

Apart from being an essential part of your marketing strategy, websites offer a wide variety of benefits to business owners.

Movember: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

From humble beginnings in 2003, Movember has grown to a global initiative, raising awareness & millions of dollars towards men’s health.

Website Accessibility: Legalities to Consider

Learn about the legalities of Web Accessibility to ensure you are compliant and avoid hefty penalties going forward.

Remote Working: Covid and Beyond

Remote working during COVID has been embraced by some and hated by others. We can’t help but wonder what happens now?

Web Accessibility featuring Little Forest

Web accessibility is necessary, relevant and going forward, will probably become the primary consideration when developing a web property.

Innovations that have resulted from COVID-19

Creatives worldwide have used their time during lockdown to innovate solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 Digital Marketing Trends in 2020

Today, innovative digital marketing trends must be considered by business owners the world over. If not, they will get left behind.

Tenacity Works: Why Work With Us?

At Tenacity Works, we believe that great design is about genuinely connecting with your audience in a way that today’s customers demand.

10 Feel Good Instagram Pages to Follow

Whether you want motivation or you need a laugh, here are 10 Feel Good Instagram accounts to follow right now.

Why the future of social is meaningful connections

Allow technology to serve as a platform to help make and grow your client interactions into meaningful connections.

10 Essential SEO Tips & Techniques

Businesses have become more aware of the need to implement at least the basics of search engine optimisation (SEO) to see organic online growth.

Why animation should be a part of your marketing strategy.

Including animation to your digital marketing strategy is a sure-fire way of ensuring that you stay ahead of the curve and keeping your audience engaged.

What is User Experience Design (to us)?

User Experience (UX) Design looks at the Why, What and How of a product or service and its usage, while still ensuring its simplicity and elegance.

The Significance of a Strong Brand Identity

Designing a brand entails creating experiences people have when they interact with your business. Is your brand identity ticking all the right boxes?

The Importance of Great Web Design

It is critical that your website, content, and overall design has an immediate impact on the perceived credibility and quality of your business.

Exploring the Western Cape

With many International destinations still not open to holidaymakers, South Africans are urged to visit the Western Cape this festive season.

Lean Agency Tech Tools

A quick overview of the tools and technologies we use to power our agency as well as a look at how we might run leaner with cheaper alternatives.

Is work-life balance possible when working from home?

As more and more people work from home, achieving a healthy work-life balance seems an unlikely feat to those who try to do it all.

What is Conversational Marketing?

Conversational marketing is a personalised approach to moving buyers through your marketing and sales funnels by using the power of real-time conversations.

The Future of Work (for us)

Enforced remote working has given us insights that we would not previously have known and will change the way we work as a team in the future.

Life Lessons learnt during “Lockdown 2020”

With lockdown still very much prevalent, we look at back at the last few months and reflect on the lessons that we have learnt thus far.

Internet usage and Green Web Hosting

In an increasing “Always-On” world, the majority of us would struggle to live without the Internet. But what does that mean for the environment?

Introduction to Infographics

In our fast-paced and visually-led world, infographics have become increasingly popular, and somewhat of a staple in content creation.

MWC18 Event Branding – Recent Work

MWC Barcelona is the world’s largest exhibition and conference event for the mobile industry. Take a look at the creation and rollout of the MWC18 theme.

Lockdown Services Menu

Using lockdown to skill up, fix up and ante up? Tenacity Works will be offering a selected range of services at a rate that will suit your budget.

Top 10 benefits of social media marketing

Social media marketing opens your brand up to a global audience, drives traffic to your site and increases sales. Can you afford not to be a part of it?

SA Businesses surviving lockdown: Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

COVID-19 may have South Africans housebound, but it will not dampen our Ubuntu spirit or stop us from trying to save the small businesses of our country.

GSMA Mobile Economy Series 2020 – Recent Work

The Mobile Economy Series involves huge volumes of extremely data-rich information which needs to be distilled into an elegant and appealing design.

Creating an OKR-driven organisation

To drive a business forward and inspire a team, you need to find a system that conveys a clear vision and purpose. We believe that OKR’s will get you there.

Energy4Impact Annual Report – Recent Work

For their 2019 report, Energy4Impact approached Tenacity Works with a view to completely changing the way they showcase their annual achievements.

Our top 10 essential tips for remote working

If you’re new to the remote working lifestyle, you’ll need to consider a few essential tips to make this transition a smooth, successful and enjoyable one.

Getting your key messages seen in a digital world

It is getting harder and harder to get your key messages seen in the digital space. Your information must adapt to become fit for modern digital purpose.

Long-tail keywords: why it is important for SEO strategy

Long-tail keywords are particular phrases (usually four words or more) used to generate organic search traffic to your website.

Choosing the right tech for your event

A primary aspect of successful event planning is ensuring your show’s web presence is just right.

Video: The future of content marketing

We believe all businesses will need to incorporate video into their marketing strategies if they want to see growth on their digital platforms.

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