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Coffee and communicationWith the coffee revolution in South Africa hitting an all-time high and brands searching for new and innovative ways to connect with consumers, it's no wonder coffee media is still the hottest way to reach your target market. 23 Oct 2015 Read More >>
Building ships for the futureAs the maritime industry expands globally, the commercial and defence opportunities expand in correlation. Nautic services this industry with a unique driving force - building the highest quality premium vessels while cultivating valuable relationships. 4 Dec 2013 Read More >>
Keep calm and eat Moir's biscuitsThe Moir's "Keep Calm & Eat Biscuits" campaign has been activated across all Mango flights during the month of July serving coffee and hot beverages in bright red, tongue-in-cheek Moir's branded cups, branded serviettes and a decadent Moir's Coffee Dream biscuit sample for guests to place onto their Moir's branded tray tables. 15 Jul 2013 Read More >>
Yuppiechef and Seattle Coffee CompanyFrom a world filled with great kitchen tools, good food and coffee, the folks from Yuppiechef are spreading kitchen joy at Seattle Coffee Co. 26 Jun 2013 Read More >>
The power is in your handsOperation Khanyisa was launched in October 2010 to combat electricity theft and to mobilise South Africans to use power legally, safely and efficiently. 20 May 2013 Read More >>
Get your Cape Town coffee fixAs supporters of coffee culture in South Africa, Tag 8 Media is proud to launch the Cape Town Coffee guide in collaboration with I love coffee and b-guided. 15 May 2013 Read More >>
PUMA Social. Paying homage to the young and bravePUMA has always known that a large segment of the true After hours Athlete resides on campuses across South Africa. 10 Apr 2013 Read More >>
Coffee for the After Hours AthleteStarting out at varsity means a lot of good times with good friends, both old and new. It's the 5am walk home and climbing over locked fences, it's concerts, festivals, long days and even longer nights. Fortunately, there's a scientifically formulated solution for getting After Hours Athletes through the morning after while they share their stories from the night before - it's called coffee. 28 Mar 2013 Read More >>
Espresso your skinClinique have made skincare as easy as 1, 2, 3 with their revolutionary 3-Step skincare programme. They've made testing your skin for impurities just as easy with their unique Tape Test. 1 Mar 2013 Read More >>
Innovation to chew onHow often have you enjoyed a cup of coffee and wished you had some gum on hand afterwards? Thanks to Wrigleys, you can "Start with a coffee, end with an Orbit" every time you visit Seattle Coffee Co. during January and February. 11 Jan 2013 Read More >>
The best advertising isn't advertising!It's moving beyond that and moving quickly. It's gaining Velocity, changing, recreating and reinventing the way we interact with consumers. It's adding real value to make lives easier, richer and more fun. It's new media platforms built around innovation designed to interact with real people in real time in a real way. It's less interruption, more emotion, more experience, more engagement.
It's where we're moving - join us.
 12 Sep 2012
Fashionistas and coffeeThe aroma of coffee drags me into the Seattle Coffee Co. I pick up my single latte to go and, coffee in hand, make for the door when a comfy couch catches my eye. I convince myself I'll finish my meeting prep there. I sit down, start up my laptop and reach for my coffee, noticing a block touting a discount. 11 Jun 2012 Read More >>
The Axe Effect on coffeeAxe have given boys more than just their coffee to look forward to in the morning. 25 May 2012 Read More >>
Thought-Freeing coffeeBe Free With Your Thoughts with Cell C & Tag 8 30 Mar 2012 Read More >>
Stimulate your brand with coffee and restaurant mediaAfter some super cool and effective coffee campaigns ranging from Ray-Ban pop-out sunnies to MTN rewards to Virgin Active cup art, Tag 8 Media has expanded to offer a range of innovative new touchpoints across a host of new environments. 1 Mar 2012 Read More >>
Now that's a rewarding cup of coffeeIt's been a mad morning. You've narrowly missed a deadline. You're dreading a meeting with that stubborn client. All you want is a good cup of coffee. 17 Nov 2011 Read More >>
Johnny Cash, Audrey Hepburn, Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan, Madonna and Barrack ObamaWhat do all these icons have in common? A pair of Ray-Bans, of course. 30 Sep 2011 Read More >>
What would you do for your team?The Absa Currie Cup is more than just a tournament. It's more than just a game. 9 Sep 2011 Read More >>
A thirst for knowledge?A stellar selection of world renowned leaders will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre this September, to share their much respected and sought-after recipes for success. The 2011 Discovery Invest Leadership Summit, now in its third year, has been themed 'Lead by Examples' and has at the podium such icons as former US vice-president Al Gore, Dr Nouriel Roubini, Ricardo Semler, Chris Anderson, Dan Ariely, Graça Machel and Maria Ramos 19 Aug 2011 Read More >>
Be anything you want to beLeading novelist, George Eliot wrote, "It's never too late to be what you might have been." Despite the fact that these words were written over a century ago, they ring as loud and true as ever before at the University of Johannesburg. 29 Jul 2011 Read More >>
What's your shade?Clinique knows what every go-getting girl needs to get through the day - a good cup of coffee and a reliable foundation. They also know that determining the right foundation takes time, time that could otherwise be spent snapping the day into shape. 13 Jul 2011 Read More >>
Healthy new media for SamsungSamsung has teamed up with Kauai and Tag 8 in a three-phased campaign to promote the new Samsung Galaxy with Android Smart Phone. 6 Jul 2011 Read More >>
Good Times, good coffeeReading the newspaper with a good cup of coffee is a combination that just cant be beat. 8 Jun 2011 Read More >>
Ray-Ban caution! Hot!Kings of cool, Ray-Ban, have turned up the heat with an innovative media concept that combines two essentials of everyday living - a good cup of coffee and a pair of Wayfarers. 1 Jun 2011 Read More >>
Print espresso!You never can tell when a good brand idea might pop into your mind. It could be between courses at a dinner party or midway through mowing the lawn. It could be in the quiet moments before you drift off to sleep or bright and early when the sparrows awake. Despite when it is that these ideas arise, turning them into a reality has just got a whole lot easier. Gone are the days of trying to elucidate your ideas to someone else only to wait a year for them to come to life. Now you can create your brand material and send them to print from the comfort of your home, any time, day or night. 19 Apr 2011 Read More >>
How do I make it till Lunch?With the demands of today's busy lifestyle there isn't always the opportunity to sit down and take in a balanced meal. 16 Mar 2011 Read More >>
Who's your Cupface?The coffee cup is no stranger to creativity. For years it has faithfully served as the vessel housing the fuel that ignites our creative juices. Today, the coffee cup has assumed a new role as a creative ambassador and this time it's not inside, it's on top. 4 Mar 2011 Read More >>
Coffee cups on campusLeading magazines, Fairlady and Sarie, have infiltrated university campuses nationwide with a coffee cup advertising campaign promoting their new and exciting online offering. 25 Feb 2011 Read More >>
Coffee cup buzzzzzzzzzzCoffee media specialists, Tag8, have taken communicating with the coffee consumer to new heights with the release of their new generation printed coffee cups. 24 Feb 2011 Read More >>
What do you see?When last did you stop and smell the coffee? The demands and pace of today lend little mercy to the inclusion of those finer things in one's schedule. Time tends to move faster than Usain on the 100m and before you know it, your day of buzzing around like a fruit fly at work comes to an abrupt end only to start the next leg of duties at home. A woman's work is really never done. 18 Feb 2011 Read More >>
Jumpstarting JanuaryThe flurry of the Festive season seems to appear out of nowhere, throwing us all into a frenzy of last minute shopping and family gatherings. Before we know it, its over and Easter eggs and hot crossed buns are popping up on the shelves. The novelty of the new pasta maker and pair of socks eventually dwindles and it's not far into the New Year that those other festive season mementos make their way to the forefront of the mind. 28 Jan 2011 Read More >>
Wake up your internet with Cell CThere are certain things in life that are worth waiting for: a Stellenbosch Cab, a leg of Serrano Ham, even the right person. But waiting for snail-pace Internet, I don't think so. 27 Jan 2011 Read More >>
Coffee that saves livesSeattle Coffee Company has teamed up with Doctors Without Borders to attract awareness and funding for this humanitarian organisation. For much the same price as a cup of coffee, and about the same effort as taken to stir it, coffee drinkers are able to lend a hand. 26 Nov 2010 Read More >>
Shiver me timbers! There's a tat on me coffee cupCoffee crusaders Deluxe Coffeeworks have teamed up with Sailor Jerry Rum and Tag8 Media in an advertising campaign that will knock ye poppet's socks off. Order a cuppa to go and you'll get a little more than your daily caffeine fix. Think sultry pin-up girls, Jack Sparrow's cousin and other insignia of sailor culture encircling your cup. 5 Nov 2010 Read More >>
Stop and smell the coffeeWhile enjoying your favourite cuppa at Seattle Coffee Company this month, you'll be encouraged to take a bit of time out to recharge your batteries. Psychologies magazine, with its focus on self-development, better living and relationships, is cleverly encouraging coffee drinkers to stop and smell the coffee via a mini-meditation session. 29 Oct 2010 Read More >>
Your social life is sorted on a Blackberry smartphone from Cell CWith unlimited emails, internet browsing, instant messaging and social networking your social life is in your hands. 4 Oct 2010 Read More >>
Woolworths coffee media - the Search for Good FoodTag 8 is delighted to partner with Woolworths and bring innovative coffee media to their W café outlets. Woolworths' latest food campaign is promoted across a host of touch points in the W café environment, including printed take-away coffee sleeves, sit-down coffee tags, branded serviettes and table talkers. 12 Aug 2010 Read More >>
If you love coffee, read is all about coffee culture - the beans, the people, the places and the experience. Think of it as an expedition to find the best coffee experiences South Africa has to offer, while meeting and introducing you to the people that make it all possible. The roasters, coffee shop owners, baristas, coffee lovers, heck, we might even speak to people who drink tea. 29 Jul 2010 Read More >>
Fans in Training kickstart the dayWe don't know which brand is behind the Fans in Training virals, but what we do know is that all the videos are: set in a gym; keeping fit is the main goal; and Sir Richard Branson is involved, watch him learn to blow a vuvuzela here: 11 Jun 2010 Read More >>
Tag 8 Media Unites 4 Bafana Bafana!Tag 8 got behind our national team when United 4 Bafana Bafana wristbands were distributed in select universities nationwide. Students received a free wristband when they bought a coffee on campus. The band presents a fun and cost-effective way for all South Africans to pledge their support for Bafana Bafana. 28 May 2010 Read More >>
Clinique promotes even skin tones with coffeeSeattle Coffee Company's customers learnt about the power to even skin tone as Clinique branded coffee cups across select Seattle stores over the month of April 2010. 30 Apr 2010 Read More >>
Ayoba deals delivered to your door, expresso!MTN and Seattle Coffee Company are serving Ayoba coffees over the month of March 2010, with every Seattle coffee being served with an Ayoba coffee cup advertising message in the form of sit-down tags and take-away coffee sleeves. Coffee aficionados saved with MTN's new free SIM and connection through MTN Direct. 26 Mar 2010 Read More >>
Tag 8 scores finalist at 2009 OHMSA AwardsWith outdoor media gaining momentum and advertisers looking for alternative and innovative ways to capture their audience's attention, the Out of Home Media South Africa (OHMSA) Awards were established. The 2009 awards ran from 1 October 2008 to 18 December 2009. 5 Mar 2010 Read More >>
New Year's Revolution - Virgin Active and the Seattle Coffee Company start a movement"On the 1st of January my exercise regime begins" is a New Year's resolution that usually lasts about as long as a New Year's hangover. So, to encourage existing members - and recruit new ones - Virgin Active launched the ‘What Moves Me' campaign. It features personal stories and inspiration from gym-goers. Paul, for example, exercises to keep up with his much younger wife. Clare takes pride in ‘getting up off the couch'. Eric wants big muscles. 29 Jan 2010 Read More >>
Win with Seattle and National Geographic Traveller magazineTag 8 Media has brought coffee and travel together with an innovative marketing programme uniting National Geographic Traveller (NG Traveller) magazine and Seattle Coffee Company (Seattle) coffee aficionados. In terms of the programme; customers who purchase the December issue of the magazine will be offered a free Seattle coffee, allowing them the opportunity to sit back, relax and read about exotic locations throughout the world while sipping on a dark roasted, premium Arabica coffee. 21 Dec 2009 Read More >>
Money where the customer's mouth isNationwide, Vida e Caffé connects a certain kind of coffee-lover. Playing into the hands of this discerning market, Nedbank partnered with Tag 8 Media through the innovative means of coffee cup advertising. Nedbank spoke to 560 000 customers through coffee cup sleeves and tags, keeping them interested by alternating messages throughout the months of July, August and November. 30 Sep 2009 Read More >>
Say hello to the World with Lufthansa and Seattle Coffee CompanyStarting this September all Seattle Coffee Company customers will be able to book their next holiday while enjoying a cup of coffee. Lufthansa German Airlines has teamed up with Tag 8 Media to create a holistic alternative media campaign across 35 Seattle coffee stores nationwide. 15 Sep 2009 Read More >>
Brands meeting for coffeeAs part of a nationwide campaign, Samsung and Cell C reached a large South African audience with their sit down coffee tags throughout Mugg & Bean stores. The campaign, which was a first for Samsung, ran over a four-week period and the brand was able to successfully target their core market through this medium. 15 Sep 2009 Read More >>
Nestlé goes for GoldIn June and July 2009, Nestlé Gold complemented their finest Swiss Chocolate with the finest coffee from Seattle Coffee Company. Stores across Joburg, Cape Town and Pretoria featured sit-down coffee tags, point-of-sale posters and buttered customers up with some free sampling of ‘melt in your mouth' smooth chocolate. Patrons drank it up, one customer owned up saying, “I am immediately addicted to this chocolate, where can I get more?” 31 Jul 2009 Read More >>
All smiles for Sony EricssonNo ‘say cheese' was necessary in the launch of Sony Ericson's new smile shutter cellphone camera - the new campaign across Seattle Coffee Company Stores had customers smiling already. Advertising varied, from take-away coffee sleeves with messages for customers to take away, to quirky branding smiles stuck onto the bottom of take-away cups, Tag 8 connected Sony Ericsson to 100 000 customers within a month. 30 Jul 2009 Read More >>
New media for Old KhakiThis winter Old Khaki wore their hearts on their sleeves with coffee-cup advertising that offered customers a free limited edition shirt if they took their coffee tag in-store and spent R650 or more. These creative tags were cutting-edge and cut out in the shape of a long-sleeved T-shirt, which hung from the handle of each Vida e Caffè coffee cup. This led onto the chillingly clever winter campaign that demonstrated how targeting the right consumers in the right environment can benefit your bottom-line. 30 Jun 2009 Read More >>