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Digital Marketing for Architects

Digital Marketing for Architects in South Africa Many architects have successfully used simple digital marketing strategies, particularly through social media, to grow their businesses. Despite growth achieved by many architecture firms abroad, South African architects generally have not made full use of the opportunities that exist today. Digital marketing for architects, particularly in South Africa, is an interesting topic that I am exploring at the moment. I have come across some brilliant tips and strategies that I would love to share with other architects in South Africa to grow their businesses. Social Media Platforms for Digital Marketing for Architects Facebook and Instagram, the go-to social media platforms, have grown the audience of architecture firms substantially. Pinterest is a fantastic platform for designers, due to its visual appeal. LinkedIn is great for business-to-business marketing. The lesser-known platforms, such as Houzz and Hubspot have been surprisingly successful. An architecture firm in Los Angeles […]

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Medical Aid vs Hospital Plan

Medical Aid vs Hospital Plan During our first office meeting of 2016, we pondered the rising costs of living expenses in South Africa, particularly medical aid. Many young, healthy medical aid members are pondering this. Are the exorbitant monthly fees worth it? Or would a hospital plan suffice? And what about gap cover? There is obviously a lot to consider when looking to join a medical aid scheme, looking to change to another one, or if you’re trying to cut costs. We are by no means experts nor financial planners, but we are interested in the medical aid vs hospital plan debate.   Medical Aid vs Hospital Plan – what do the experts say? Because we’re not experts, we’re consulting with an independent one and we would like to share our findings about the medical aid vs hospital plan debate with you… Watch this space!

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Level 4, 100% B-BBEE Compliant Company

Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Design Mine (Pty) is a design company based in Stellenbosch and Johannesburg. We specialise in web design and development, e-commerce development, graphic and identity design, health and safety communication design, emergency evacuation / escape plan design, and architectural concept design. We comply with the values of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment as required by the Government of the Republic of South Africa. Design Mine (Pty) Ltd is a Level 4, 100% B-BBEE Compliant Company. Please contact us for our BEE certificate.

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E-Commerce Website

We are very excited to be working on a new e-commerce website for an online store. The e-commerce website is an online platform offering premium crafted goods. The store caters predominantly for the distinguished South African man. Design Mine’s scope of work includes identity design, product design, label and packaging design and design and development of the e-commerce website.   E-Commerce Website – Home Page     E-Commerce Website – Products Display     Product Design     The online retail business has offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, but will deliver products throughout South Africa.   This e-commerce website will be live soon… watch this space!

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Emergency Escape Plans

Design Mine (Pty) Ltd created emergency escape plans for many businesses throughout South Africa. The emergency escape plan examples below were created for a company in Johannesburg, Gauteng. If you would like us to create emergency escape plans for your company, you can send  existing plans to us that we can work from, or if you don’t have plans, or if they are outdated, we can measure and draw up your building. The fundamental fire safety and escape information needs to be designed by your fire consultant. We will add this information to the emergency escape plans.   Emergency Escape Plans – Examples ABOVE: Office ground floor, Johannesburg, Gauteng   ABOVE: Office first floor, Johannesburg, Gauteng   ABOVE: Workshop ground floor, Johannesburg, Gauteng   ABOVE: Workshop first floor, Johannesburg, Gauteng   For more information about the design and creation of an emergency escape plan in Johannesburg, Gauteng, or anywhere else […]

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KANABO Conservation Link Website

Website design and implementation we completed for KANABO Conservation Link.       Kanabo Conservation Link is introducing a new era of conservation in Africa. Geared with a new structure and fresh approach to address conservation issues, we invite you to become part of our journey, and who knows what the future may hold… Kanabo Conservation Link is a South African registered voluntary association (not for profit) with registration number 91495-NPO. KCL’s mission is to establish a link between conservation, the general public and business.

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Johannesburg Website Design

  JOHANNESBURG WEBSITE DESIGN   Design Mine offers a range of Johannesburg website design and development services, locally and nationwide.     PACKAGES: Johannesburg website design   Note: The packages below are a guideline and are customisable to suit your needs and budget.   Bronze – R2900* – 3 Pages – Website Design – Website Setup – Custom Pages – Contact Form – Blog – Content Management System Silver – R3900* – 5 Pages – Website Design – Website Setup – Custom Pages – Contact Form – Blog – Content Management System – Photo Gallery Gold – R6200* – 10 Pages – Website Design – Website Setup – Custom Pages – Contact Form – Blog – Content Management System – Photo Gallery – Guestbook Diamond – 7500* – 15 Pages – Website Design – Website Setup – Custom Pages – Contact Form – Blog – Content Management System – Photo Gallery – Guestbook – FAQ – Custom Forms […]

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