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.
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

How to capture shoppers' attention with the right window display

A great window display has the ability to draw potential customers into your store, and with the festive season upon us, every store is battling for the attention of shoppers...

By Stephen Sandmann 15 Dec 2014 14:42

Seven tips to keep stains from ruining your staff's image

Keeping your front-of-house and kitchen staff's whites white is an important part of a good image in an industry where coffee, wine and other miscellaneous food stains are an everyday occurrence...

By Stephen Sandmann 4 Dec 2014 15:22

Digital marketing's SEO: What is it and how does it impact businesses of all sizes?

SEO or Search Engine Optimisation is all about making the most of the global phenomenon, which is the Google search engine...

By Stephen Sandmann 27 Nov 2014 05:13

Digital marketing's social media and SEO - What you need to know

Digital marketing is an indispensable part of most brands' marketing mix today. This is reflected in South African digital marketing expenditure...

By Stephen Sandmann 2 Oct 2014 08:42

Social media optimisation - what you need to know

South Africa's top brands invest heavily in social media. Research conducted by Fuseware and World Wide Worx this year revealed...

By Stephen Sandmann 22 Aug 2014 10:48

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