Rob Stokes is the founder and group CEO of Quirk eMarketing, Africa's largest full service online marketing agency, founded in 1999 towards the end of his marketing honours degree at the University of Cape Town. He is driven by his love of technology and the constant search for innovative and fresh ideas. Contact Rob on tel +27 (0)21 462 7353 or email and follow him on Twitter at @robstokes.
Rob Stokes is the founder and group CEO of Quirk eMarketing, Africa's largest full service online marketing agency, founded in 1999 towards the end of his marketing honours degree at the University of Cape Town.
Today, Rob is the guiding force in an ever-growing agency based in Cape Town, Johannesburg and London.
[Rob Stokes] 2010 saw digital really hit the map in South Africa. It's now fully on the radar of any competent marketer and 2011 is about taking that interest and momentum and turning it into actions which deliver real business returns. Here are a few trends which I believe should elevate our industry beyond the hype and onto the top table of marketing.
[Rob Stokes] The Year of the Tiger, 2010, is going to be a beast for those involved in anything digital. Here are my top 10 picks for the changes we'll see this year. No doubt half are obvious and the other half will be wrong, so feel free to add your two cents in the comments.
[Rob Stokes] In such turbulent times, who would dare make a prediction on what the future holds? Interestingly, I find a great deal of similarities between the world today and the world we faced in 2001 with the dotcom bubble burst.