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    SPARK Media celebrates strong women!

    In celebration of this week’s upcoming Women’s Day, and as a nod to August as Women’s Month, SPARK Media invited each of its female colleagues to flex their feminine muscles. We can do it! This month SPARK Media celebrates all the wonderful women that ignite our efforts in every way. The iconic image originates from […]

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    #ROOTS2019 sheds light on buyer behaviour

    Why do we need to understand buyer behaviour? As marketers, advertisers and brand growth specialists, we are all in the business of building brands, looking for opportunities to talk to potential buyers or product users by geographic area and potentially influence behaviour. This works best when we understand what makes consumers tick. CEO of SPARK […]

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    Caxton Excellence Awards acknowledges its local talent

    Celebrating its 30th year in existence, Caxton’s annual Excellence Awards has acknowledged the contributions of its sales and editorial staff and management of its local free and sold newspapers. At this year’s awards, R275 000 was distributed in prize money with George Herald being named the Best Sold Newspaper; The Randburg Sun as Best Free Newspaper […]

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    Exciting changes ahead for Spark Media

    Spark Media is happy to announce that as from the 1st March 2019, the company will be separating its digital and print sales divisions into two distinct entities. The newspaper sales division will retain the Spark Media name, and will house booking, production, sales, marketing services, research (ROOTS etc.) and other market intelligence needed to […]

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    SPARK Media responds to Chris Moerdyk’s article

    Chris Moerdyk asks the question “Just how far have South African newspapers fallen?” Gill Randall, Joint CEO of SPARK Media, gives her thoughts.  It is important to note the article written by Chris Moerdyk refers mainly to daily and weekend papers and most certainly does not apply to local newspapers. Daily and weekend newspapers have […]

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    SPARK Media wins at Most 2018

    SPARK Media has won the highly competitive newspaper category at The 2018 MOST Awards. “This has been a complete team effort and we’re extremely excited to have been declared the winners of the newspaper category,” says Gill Randall, Joint CEO of SPARK Media. “We’re extremely happy that our firm belief in revolutionary, evidence-based marketing principles […]

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    Eye tracking reveals attention to advertising

    One of the more effective means of measuring the levels of attention that consumers are placing on your print and online advertising, is to use eye tracking as a research tool. SPARK Media will this September be hosting Mike Follet from Lumen, an attention technology company based in London, to explore this evidence-based tactic. “We […]

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