Cancel Culture needs to be CANCELLED!

We can all admit that the South African Twitter streets have been nothing but depressing as of late especially because it’s been overshadowing more pressing

empty shelves - uninvited guest

The uninvited guest

The year 2020 is definitely a symbolic year, not only because it’s the 20th year of the 3rd millennium, a leap year and the beginning

Nando's coronavirus post

Nando’s Coronavirus Post: Pat or Slap?

Nando’s added some spice into the coronavirus conversation. Yesterday, the brand shared a post on social media that had many of its followers in stitches

Corona Virus and brands

The impact of the Coronavirus on Brands

This past week, the Coronavirus aka Covid19 was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. This means that the virus is now a

Can Do


Coming off the success of CAN DO!’s 2019 #UnbreakableStories documentary series, which featured electric rapper YoungstaCPT and trailblazing global artist Busiswa Gqulu, CAN DO! is

How to keep your office organised

12 March is Organise Your Home Office Day and I would like to share some tips on how to organise your office. Having a disorganised

How influencers celebrate their Valentine’s Day

Influencers are now at dominating the conversations in marketing boardrooms as of late. Marketers are consistently trying to find ways of understanding influencers and how

Cars Consumer Awards 2018/2019

On Thursday, 24 January the fourth iteration of Consumer Awards powered by Wesbank were hosted the Cars Consumer Awards at a star studded, red

Melody Miya

Melody Miya goes back to his first love

After months of speculations of whether Melody Miya  will ever go back to his first love – radio. Melody Miya is finally making a comeback.

The aftermath of Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival took place on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. The festival was probably the most anticipated event

Discovery Bank promises good financial health

Social media went abuzz with the launch of the long awaited Discovery Bank, with most people saying that the “South African Banking Industry is officially

Marketing in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Africa, particularly South Africa has been playing catch up in the previous revolutions i.e First, Second and Third Industrial Revolutions. According to Professor Tshilidzi Marwala,

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.

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

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

Pat on UJ FM

Dear #PatOnBrands followers. I come bearing some good news. Pat On Brands will be on the airwaves.  Starting today (Thursday, 16 February 2017), #PatOnBrands will

It took me a year to write this

If you’re still wondering what does PROCRASTINATION has to do with BRANDS, especially PAT ON BRANDS, then continue reading to connect the dots.