Stephen Sandmann

Senior Digital Strategist
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa


Stephen Sandmann is a Senior Digital Strategist at Quirk. He has a keen interest in everything digital.
Get the best trade in value for your used car

When you are looking to trade in your used car, one of the objectives is to get the best possible trade in value but often dealers play hardball...

By Stephen Sandmann 17 Nov 2015 11:05

Why South Africans are buying used cars

Buying a car is an exciting time, however, there are usually lots of nitty-gritty technicalities to run through...

By Stephen Sandmann 12 Nov 2015 07:15

The difference between a maintenance plan, service plan and a warranty

When buying a new or some used cars, the inevitable question that tends to always come up is: How will I look after and maintain this car in the long-run?

By Stephen Sandmann 10 Nov 2015 06:45

Buying vs Leasing a car

When searching for a new car, one of the decisions you will have to make is whether you are going to buy the new vehicle or if you plan on financing it through a lease agreement...

By Stephen Sandmann 3 Nov 2015 07:23

Frankfurt Motor Show Overview

The Frankfurt Motor Show is the place where every lover of anything automotive wants to be if they crave the thrill of new car unveilings which are far from ordinary...

By Stephen Sandmann 30 Oct 2015 10:19

Buying a new car can be a safe bet

Once you've decided that the car you currently own no longer works for you, the decision to buy a new or used car can be a difficult one...

By Stephen Sandmann 2 Sep 2015 07:58

Tips to save money when buying a new car

Buying a new car is an exciting, albeit sometimes a nerve-wracking adventure...

By Stephen Sandmann 31 Aug 2015 06:39

Tips for upgrading a rental car fleet with new cars

Upgrading an entire rental fleet of cars can be a daunting task, but it needn't be too stressful if you are properly prepared...

By Stephen Sandmann 26 Aug 2015 06:45

The Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster - Unrestrained Exhilaration

The supercar industry has been abuzz after Lamborghini announced their latest monster machine - the Aventador SV Roadster...

By Stephen Sandmann 24 Aug 2015 17:38

The new Audi A4 - what will the new RS 4 be like?

"Audi" has been on car-lovers' lips for generations, finding its way in and out of emotionally-charged arguments countless times at braais and parties.

By Stephen Sandmann 3 Aug 2015 12:07

Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG - today's supercar?

Whenever you hear the words Mercedes-Benz roll off someone's tongue, the first thing that most probably comes to mind is luxury, maturity and class...

By Stephen Sandmann 28 Jul 2015 11:44

Ok Google, how is my Big Mac made once I order it?

McDonald's "Know our Food Programme" demonstrates their ongoing commitment to engage openly about their practices and products. Quirk Johannesburg, McDonald's SA's digital agency, decided to put a new spin on it...

By Stephen Sandmann, Issued by Quirk 1 Jul 2015 08:48

Digital marketing innovation with Google Voice Search

Google recently got the digital marketer inside me intrigued with their "OK Google" advertising campaign, which the 72andSunny advertising agency produced for Google and rolled out in New York...

By Stephen Sandmann 1 Jun 2015 07:20

The costs of cancer insurance

Cancer insurance and other disease-specific types of insurance often spark debate around whether they are useful or even necessary...

By Stephen Sandmann 21 Apr 2015 17:34

The evolution of air fresheners to rare scents

Fragrances have been used over many centuries to freshen the air and mask odours. The ancient Egyptians were famous for using natural ingredients such as musk to scent their tombs...

By Stephen Sandmann 19 Mar 2015 15:00

How to keep the beach off beachfront hotel staff uniforms

Being exposed to the sun's harmful rays is an everyday occurrence for your hotel waiters, who often serve and attend to guests by the hotel pool or on the beach...

By Stephen Sandmann 9 Feb 2015 14:20

Keep your reputation tidy with clean stores

No matter what the case may be, no dirt appeals to a customer. Dirt creates unpleasantness and can drive a business downwards...

By Stephen Sandmann 2 Feb 2015 11:43

How harnessing consumers' sense of smell can boost sales

I consider the power of smell to be the most intriguing of all the senses. It is a scientific fact that humans can remember about 10,000 distinct odours and, in turn, these can trigger important memories...

By Stephen Sandmann 13 Jan 2015 15:04

Sustainable future: Eco-friendly retail stores

Climate change has propelled us to move towards a greener and more sustainable future. It has created an environment that makes it possible to be green and still run a profitable business...

By Stephen Sandmann 29 Dec 2014 12:10

Tips to get festive food stains out of staff uniforms

During this time of the year, it is common for your hotel staff to enjoy a festive meal or two, possibly while still in their uniforms. While stains are a common problem, they can ruin clothes...

By Stephen Sandmann 23 Dec 2014 18:52

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