Whatsapp Groups: The Golden Rules

Whatsapp Groups: The Golden Rules

Story telling has evolved. Everything evolves, and as we all know, the digital age has brought on an unprecedented rate of human evolution. One of the many (many) things that has quickly become a norm, bringing with it both great virtues and great controversy – is the...
Changing a community narrative

Changing a community narrative

Part 1: The Big Clean A couple of weeks ago the Lorem Ipsum team was gazing out of one of our (home) office windows in a pensive and contemplative state (known to many as “writing”), and we found ourselves somewhat distracted by the large piles of trash...
CHAPTER TWO – NINE MONTHS LATER

CHAPTER TWO – NINE MONTHS LATER

Congratulations! It’s a bouncing baby bi-sexual, mixed-race, multi-genre hybrid Independent creative story house! July marks nine months since Lorem Ipsum first stepped gangly legged onto the runway of public existence. We wobbled down the catwalk, stumbled a little,...
Happy Birthday Johannes Gutenberg

Happy Birthday Johannes Gutenberg

Today we tip our hats to the great Johannes Gutenberg! If you’ve used WordPress you know about the Gutenberg editor. If you’ve worked with text you know that Gutenberg is a font. What you might not know is that the man these things are named after –...
The role of the BRAND in the NPO sector

The role of the BRAND in the NPO sector

A brand is more than a visual identity: the name, logo, and graphic design used by an organization. A brand is a psychological construct held in the minds of all those aware of the branded product, person, organization, or movement. Brand management is the work of...
Your application has been unsuccessful

Your application has been unsuccessful

Dear Employer, thank you for taking the time to fill in our six-page questionnaire, write a personalized covering letter, provide us with your childhood dental records, and apply for the employer position advertised.We have had so many applications, and after sifting...
Start by starting

Start by starting

How to get your Startup Started You can’t map out every process, document and fine detail before you start. There comes a point when you just have to take that leap of faith and get started. Start by Starting You start by starting. Yup, you read that right. It’s...
Start with Why

Start with Why

Following our previous post, The Power of finding your Purpose, we want to share the inspiration, the legend, the story that first started us down the path of “WHY”. This TED TALK by Simon Sinek was the first glimpse into what would become the backbone of...
Festive Season Survival Guide

Festive Season Survival Guide

17 Steps to making it through a family Christmas smiling On the Twelfth night of Christmas my true love gave to me “1 dented bumper, 2 COVID masks, 3 alcohol bans, 4 new neurosis, 5 illegal cigarettes, 6 sanitizers, 7 Eskom blackouts, 8 bounced debit orders, 9 toilet...
Chapter One: The leap of faith

Chapter One: The leap of faith

You can’t leap a chasm in two small steps, you have to jump. On the 1st of October we stepped off of the permanent employment train. Two cogs dislodged from the corporate machine, and rolled onto the platform of the great unknown, at wtf now station. Like tumble...
Why Lorem Ipsum?

Why Lorem Ipsum?

forward Why Lorem Ipsum? Welcome to the Lorem Ipsum story. We are a hybrid ad agency and publishing house with a strong ethical motivation to create marketing campaigns and creative solutions which are environmentally friendly, socially ethical, and sustainable.  Our...
Nica’s Delicious Treats

Nica’s Delicious Treats

Nica’s delicious treats is one of our most delectable “Female Power & Upliftment” success stories. I discovered this wonderful home baker through a friend when she baked us a chocolate cake. After a chat I discovered that she was a retrenched...