Get your popcorn, log on and watch your business grow! At Mary And Me we not only create beautiful branding, we also provide monthly social media maintenance and promotion packages.
Your favourite llamacorn super stars have done all the research for you and are on top of the latest trends in social media marketing. Talk to us today to set up a consultation on the best options to promote your brand.
Wikipedia defines graphic design as follows: Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography and illustration. The field is considered a subset of visual communication and communication design, but sometimes the term “graphic design” is used synonymously.
Simply put: graphic design is a craft by which one creates visuals to convey a message. Using content and pictures to design an advert or banner or website is what graphic designers specialise in. In our ever-changing modern world, graphic design is more important than ever in enhancing users’ visual experience whether they are on an online platform or reading a print publication. Great designs with incorporated good photography, evokes emotional responses in users. Just think of National Geographic’s website and how it makes you feel when you click through the articles and pictorials.
Mary And Me specialises in graphic design with Marike having more than a decade of experience in designing for both print and digital platforms. So should you require a fantastically designed website or an advert or even an entire printed publication, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Simply put: CMS web design refers to a software app or related programs that assist in creating and maintaining content on the web.
Here at Mary And Me, we use CMS systems such as WordPress, Joomla! and Shopify (to name but a few) to create beautiful and attention-grabbing websites for our clients. With CMS systems you can add SEO tools to the backend of your website to ensure traffic, install an online shop page on your site or even just sit back and build yourself a nice little blog on whatever topic you choose.
Therefore, if you are in need of a website, don’t hesitate to get in contact with us. If you need any further information, please email email@example.com
Content is king. Whether you are writing a fictional story or a business proposal, the overall content thereof should always be thoroughly researched, interesting and lead to a satisfying conclusion. It is not always easy to structure content for the internet that holds the attention, what with the millions of pages available out there. But there are ways to make your content stand out and lead to calls to action being answered by the public. Below are some tips for you to consider when writing and marketing online content.
Online content includes blogs, websites, articles, videos, social media etc. The most important part of any type of online content is the audience it is directed at. If you fail to engage your target market, you are pretty much wasting your words. In order to ensure that you DON’T fail at engaging your audience you have to be creative and consistent. It also won’t hurt to throw in a little SEO every now and then. Doing a competitive content audit will allow you to know who your competitors are and what they have that you currently may not.
Successful content and the marketing thereof also heavily rely on different writing styles. You cannot write something for a lawyers’ firm in the same style as you would write for a supermarket. It just won’t work. It is also very important that the person writing the content is knowledgeable on the subject matter. Research is non-negotiable, unless you want your readers to pick your content apart.
More often than not, readers look for content that is easy to read. Anything that requires them having to figure out what you actually mean, will just cause them to leave the page. This is even more important on social media platforms, considering how much time people spend there.
“Marike is amazing … not only is she creative but she makes you think out of the box. Thank you so much for helping me with my marketing strategy!”
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Ishmael Phalane, Managing Director, Letsolo
“It is and has been a pleasure dealing with Mary And Me for our marketing purposes. The creative ideas flow from the team. The care and attention received is beyond that which is usually delivered by others. I highly recommend using Marike for increasing your company’s visibility.”
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“Greenhithe Community Trust engaged Mary and Me about 2 years ago to build a new website for us. Since then they have been doing a monthly update for us plus extra projects. We have always found them to be professional, timely, helpful, and encouraging. They are good value. We highly recommend them.”
Amanda Mitchell, Managing Director, Greenhithe Community Trust
“Since working with Mary and Me we have had no issues with spam. The website upgrade is fantastic thanks to the work of the team. We definitely would recommend Mary and Me to anybody who requires website hosting and maintenance services because we have always received excellent feedback and response times from the company.”
Jaques Botha, Griffin Financial Services
“So much more than just beautiful graphics! Had a marketing strategy drawn up in 1hour and with a price I could afford! thank you Marike.”