Typek makes its mark at schools
Whether you use it to print documents, write notes, draw pictures or fold paper aeroplanes... South Africans are avid users of Sappi's Typek office paper. This year, the Typek team is eager to grow the brand's support base even further by focusing on schools across the country.
Learners win with national poster competition
What colour makes Typek unique?' This was the question asked in a recent poster campaign to promote Sappi and the Typek brand among primary and high school learners in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. Sappi collaborated with Schoolyard Marketing on the project.
Large Typek posters were pinned onto walls and on notice boards in highly visible areas at schools. The posters urged learners to enter an SMS competition in which they could win one of 15 R1,000 shopping vouchers. The schools, through the learners' entries, also stood the chance of receiving 45 boxes of Typek paper.
The correct answer was red; the prominent colour of the Typek brand.
"The competition exposed Sappi and Typek to over 230,000 learners, from 159 primary and 128 high schools. Indirectly, it also reached a multitude of teachers and parents," says Mirella.
The question to ask is whether some of these learners will recognise the Sappi/Typek brand the next time they see it displayed on shop shelves (and even ask mom to buy a ream)? They probably will.