Retroviral was launched in 2010 as a digital communications agency comprising individuals who understand both strategies imperative to support brand business objectives, and the tech required to make the web work for these clients.
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It’s been an incredible adventure, and we couldn’t have done it without our awesome team, friends / clients, suppliers and entrepreneurial supporters who have donated office space, learnings, and your invaluable time. You have encouraged our startup toddler to transform from crawl to walk mode and for this we are eternally grateful.
We are proud to announce that we made it 4/4 last night at SA’s PRISA PRISM Awards, scooping two Gold, a silver and a bronze award for campaigns we worked on 2011.
We had an awesome 2011 and the privilege of working with some of the most amazing brands, who gave us the freedom to make some pioneering steps in the online space. Below is a story of our 2011 journey. We hope you enjoy it and make it go viral
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A lot can happen in a year. Around midday yesterday, it occurred to me that it was exactly a year ago that we began working out of an office making some calls, and sending some tweets and mails to inform marketing friends that we were officially in business to help brands with their digital or online communications.
The secret is out. Nando’s has a new CEO, or Chicken Excellence Officer, and the interwebs are alight with brand kudos for the phenomenal content that Black River FC has produced, parodying Cell C. Consumers have chosen sides and #TeamNandos is clearly the people’s favourite, but the most impressive thing is how powerful the ‘tweeted-word’ is from the Southern tip of Africa, and how we can hold our own and compete with trending topics in countries such as the US and UK. We have compiled a list of figures courtesy of YouTube analytics, detailing the viral success that one of our most beloved brands achieved this past weekend. We have also included the video at the bottom of the post, just in case you managed to find a rock big enough to hide under over the past couple of days and miss all the hoopla 🙂
Our site has been under funkstruction for the last couple months. We are gearing up to take several local and international brands viral and we want you to join us on this crazy journey. Our aim is not to force advertising down your throats, but