PATONBRANDS.COM TURNS 1

It has been a year since the first post on this platform went live, and I still remember the day as if it was yesterday. I also remember how I contemplated and procrastinated launching the platform. How I was waiting for the perfect time to start. The truth is, had I carried on waiting for…

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Pat On Brands Review: Sony Xperia XA1

This is the first product review here on PatOnBrands.com and I would like to thank Sony for giving the platform the opportunity to review their mobile phone. The Sony Xperia XA1 is quite a special device and for a mid-range handset, it is definitely doing the most. The device boasts a 23 MP rear camera…

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Dove gets a Slap

Dove is one biggest personal and beauty care brands in the consumer goods industry and it is owned by Unilever. For many years Dove has managed to put out great campaigns aimed at boosting self-esteem for women from all walks of life. One campaign that comes to mind is the Dove Real Beauty sketches (watch…

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How brands are exploiting #MandelaDay

Mandela Day is a day that is set out to commemorate the birth of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever seen, Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela. In his remembrance, ordinary people are required to dedicate at least 67 minutes of their time to doing something good for others, particularly those in need. Great concept…

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How to see if someone has fake followers

Ever heard of the saying; women lie, men lie but numbers don’t lie? Well, in the case of fake followers the opposite is true. Have you ever wondered how some people’s following on Instagram, Twitter and more recently SnapChat has just exploded into thousands? There’s a high chance that those people bought followers. Buying followers…

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Brands and products that Black South Africans found other uses for.

If there is one thing that you got to give to black South Africans is their ability to reposition brands and products in the market. Brands produce products for specific purposes then they find other uses of the products to suit their unique needs. In this article I am looking at some of the popular…

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