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A fresh approach to customer service

By |May 9th, 2019|DUO news|

During 2018 we made some significant changes to our internal team structures that have improved our business, delivering greater value to our clients, and a richer and more fulfilling work experience for our team across [...]

  • Dominique Pienaar, CEO of DUO, on importance of PR

Why a business always needs PR

By |May 28th, 2018|Public Relations|

You need PR more than ever during uncertain and challenging economic times 2018 has certainly been an exhilarating roller coaster ride for South Africans so far. A new President, a cabinet reshuffle, stronger (but still [...]

  • SEO, PR, public relations, marketing, digital marketing, PR, tech specialists, PR for tech companies

Six simple steps to good SEO

By |May 14th, 2018|Digital marketing|

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is a buzzword that is often spoken about in the world of digital marketing and communications. However, not many people understand exactly what it means and how integral it is that [...]

  • PR, public relations, marketing, digital marketing, PR, tech specialists, PR for tech companies

Choose your words carefully

By |Apr 5th, 2018|Public Relations|

Before opening your mouth to speak to the media or dashing off an email or tweet that might find its way into a newsroom, it’s worth considering what the legal ramifications of your words might [...]

  • Dom Pienaar, CEO of DUO, DUO management, PR, public relations, marketing, digital marketing, PR, tech specialists, PR for tech companies

DUO signs up two new global tech clients

By |Oct 5th, 2017|Blog|

DUO has expanded its clientele by welcoming Oracle and Huawei Technologies to its portfolio to deliver a range of PR and digital services for South Africa and markets in sub-Saharan Africa. “We are delighted to [...]

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The PR services iceberg

By |Sep 20th, 2016|Public Relations|

There is a misnomer that delivering public relations (PR) services is easy - that it is the cheaper alternative to advertising and that determining its value is as simple as knowing what an AVE is. [...]

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PR’s Place

By |Jun 10th, 2016|Public Relations, Business and Technology|

Public relations is often left out of the marketing mix by many agencies, often considered as a standalone service. Perhaps this is somewhat true for some industry sectors, like fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), which has seen [...]

Celebrating Africa Day

By |Jun 2nd, 2015|Africa|

For DUO and many of our clients, expansion into African countries beyond South Africa’s borders is set to grow exponentially and for some, this has already happened. The reality of poor infrastructure in Africa is [...]

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Rubric language services

By |Oct 2nd, 2014|Africa, Public Relations|

Rubric Inc is a global Language Service Provider (LSP) that helps companies speak directly to the hearts of their customers in 128 languages. Working with companies from Cape Town to Cairo, it delivers high quality [...]

Mandela Day at Heaven’s Nest

By |Jul 24th, 2014|Public Relations|

Employees from each of the companies spent Mandela Day with the children of Heaven's Nest, doing various activities such as reading, painting, gardening, playing fun games, hosting a mini-Olympics and presented the children with clothing, stationery, [...]

The rise of Africa

By |Dec 9th, 2013|Africa|

After decades of being considered the ‘dark continent’, Africa is today a place of excitement and opportunity. The globe is looking at us for expansion, with businesses are eager to get into countries such as Kenya, [...]

Brand storytelling

By |Dec 5th, 2013|Marketing, Public Relations|

During DUO's ten years of existence, we've seen the role of the marketer change quite fundamentally. Today, marketers can no longer talk at people. There's just too much competition from other brands to make soapboxing [...]