About Trendjackers Team

Trendjackers are a creative trio who write blogs about all things digital marketing.

The Complete Guide To Marketing In The Cannabis Industry

*Disclaimer: this article is intended to help brand owners and marketers of cannabis-related products such as seeds, CBD, hemp and paraphernalia products. This guide is not for the marketing of the psychoactive substance itself. We do not endorse the distribution of cannabis* Navigating the marketing landscape as a Cannabis brand can be challenging at the best [...]

By | 2018-11-13T10:06:49+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Marketing|

Brandjacking: The Best, The Worst & The Funniest Copycat Brands

Copycat brands are just about everywhere nowadays. Walk into a LIDL or Aldi and you'll come across a sh*t tonne of products that look strikingly similar to the well-known high street brands. In fact, their success relies wholly on our familiarity with the original brands. This is known as 'brandjacking'. Brandjacking is an activity whereby someone acquires [...]

By | 2018-08-01T19:37:05+00:00 July 28th, 2018|Branding, Marketing, Marketing Satire|

The Comprehensive Digital Marketing Guide for Brands and Businesses

Index Branding Website Content Marketing & SEO Social Media Marketing Email Marketing Intro Digital marketing has come a long way and is constantly evolving. New strategies are emerging all the time and it’s hard to track it all, even for esteemed digital marketers. Throughout the years, we have been fortunate enough to experience every element of [...]

Why Videogame Inspired Films Are Becoming More Commonplace

Throughout the years, many films and TV shows have had videogame adaptations. Everything from Toy Story and Spiderman to Shrek and Batman. Regardless of their quality, which has varied greatly (just ask an old school gamer about the 1982 E.T. Atari game), these extensions have always been prominent in videogames. On the contrary however, there have [...]

By | 2018-04-26T13:18:58+00:00 April 26th, 2018|TV & Film Marketing, Videogame Marketing|

What Can Cardi B, MF DOOM & Fortnite Teach Us About Music Marketing?

After a 20 year decline in music sales, the music industry is back with a bang! Experiencing double-digit growth in early 2018, mainly due to advancements in technology which have increased the monetization options on the table for artists and labels. In 2018, more music is being created and consumed than ever before, more artists are [...]

By | 2018-04-26T13:16:01+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Music Marketing|

What We Discovered After a Year of Blogging

Exactly a year ago, we published our first blog post. Since then, we continued the creation and publishing of valuable and thought provoking marketing content in an effort to gain a steady flow of readers visiting our site via organic search clicks. Starting and running a blog can be daunting at first. Initially, it felt very [...]

By | 2018-02-04T11:35:08+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Content Marketing|

6 Ways To Monetise Your Online Content

If you publish content of some form online, whether it be via your blog or other means, it’s likely that you have either thought about or attempted to monetise your content. Finding the right monetisation strategy for your business can be a challenge.  However, each tactic has it's own unique advantages and disadvantages. Additionally, due to the variations [...]

By | 2018-02-04T11:36:25+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Content Marketing, Marketing|

How to Maximise Your Online Presence As A Small Business

If your shop or small business currently has no online presence, or you’re looking to improve the online presence you do have, this guide will help you with the key elements to maximise your reach and customer acquisition. 1. GET A HIGH-QUALITY WEBSITE (OR IMPROVE YOUR CURRENT ONE) Your website acts as the center point for [...]

By | 2018-05-16T10:52:25+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Marketing, Resources, Social Media, Web Design|

Challenging The Misconceptions Surrounding WordPress

In some circles, WordPress misconceptions have lead to the platform acquiring a bit of an undeservedly poor reputation. Stack overflow developers ranked wordpress one of their most hated technologies. Nevertheless, we feel that the concerns of these developers may be misguided, as WordPress is actually one of the most versatile website creation tools, powering nearly 28% [...]

By | 2018-02-04T11:47:58+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Web Development|

How Social Media has affected the Music Industry

It’s clear to see that in 2017, the music industry continues to be intensely competitive. More music is being streamed for free or at a low-cost and every day, thousands of podcasts, online radio shows and songs are uploaded to the internet. In 2016 alone, for every minute of the day, around 38,052 hours of music [...]

By | 2018-05-16T10:01:43+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Marketing, Music Marketing, Social Media|

7 Genius Examples of Product Placement in TV & Cinema

WHAT IS PRODUCT PLACEMENT AND HOW IS IT USED? Product placement, historically, was a tactic of ‘big budget’ marketing and in the case of many small businesses, large-scale Hollywood blockbuster product placement campaigns were ultimately unattainable. Nevertheless, it’s hard to say that product placement as a marketing method is completely dead yet. Many contemporary products have [...]

By | 2018-05-23T13:07:27+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Advertising, Marketing, TV & Film Marketing|

5 Guerrilla Marketing Articles That You Should Read

GUERILLA MARKETING, DONE RIGHT, CAN BE INCREDIBLY COST-EFFECTIVE AND POWERFUL Many marketing strategies can be utilised to connect with your audience. Guerrilla marketing has proven to be one of the most cost effective marketing tactics, especially so in more recent times. We have collated five of our favourite guerrilla marketing articles that we’ve had the pleasure [...]

By | 2018-02-04T11:59:20+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Marketing|

5 Outstanding Examples of Modern Music Marketing

As the music industry becomes more and more saturated, music marketing is becoming very difficult for a lot of artists. However, we have found some exemplary examples of music marketing and compiled them within the following list for your perusal. ED SHEERAN - WELL TIMED & EXECUTED PROMOTIONAL STRATEGY Ed Sheeran announced in 2015 via his [...]

By | 2018-02-04T12:08:53+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Music Marketing|

People Per Hour | How To Succeed As A New Freelancer

PeoplePerHour is an online freelance platform that empowers people across the globe with the ability to monetize their skills. Unfortunately, many who begin to use PeoplePerHour don’t last very long. It’s not easy to compete with thousands of other freelancers who have more reviews and bigger portfolios. A few months ago, Martin and Rob each decided [...]

By | 2018-05-22T11:39:34+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Freelancing|

The Best Digital Marketing Tools and Design Resources

THE BEST DIGITAL MARKETING TOOLS AND DESIGN RESOURCES Whether you are a solo-practitioner, a business owner or part of a wider marketing team, you might find it tricky to narrow down the best digital marketing tools for your business. Digital marketing tools can help save time and improve the effectiveness of your overall marketing strategy. In [...]

By | 2018-04-03T12:22:01+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Marketing, Resources|

Our Favourite Christmas Adverts 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly. ‘Tis also the season for festive Christmas adverts 2016; and as usual, they are coming in thick and fast. Although they’re designed to pull on our heartstrings and get us spending money, it’s the one time of the year that we are tolerant of advertising. In fact, most of us [...]

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