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About Pleiades

Who Are We?

Pleiades Media is a South African-based public relations and publishing firm, with African reach and a global perspective. Our over 30 years experience in media and communications, particularly in the areas of telecommunications, financial services, fintech and technology as well as our association with some of the world’s leading brands have taught us to appreciate the impact organisations can have in shaping knowledge and informing opinion in the marketplace and beyond.

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Pleiades Media provides strategies for client engagement in both the traditional and new media platforms, which can be measured for impact, value and return on investment (ROI).

Our style of interaction is highly personalized and hands on. We have represented both large well established brands such Standard Bank, Nintendo, Apple, Heidrick & Struggles, NetFlorist, Vodacom and Gemalto. We have helped startups get started in the media including Simply Financial Services, Explore Data Science Academy, Alignd, Signapps, Rosh Pinah Properties and Kaizen Institute South Africa.

In a Nutshell

  • A strategic public relations and market communications consultancy with a focus on B2B.
  • Specialists in technology, financial services, and telecommunications as well as fintech.
  • Hired by some of South Africa’s leading brands including Standard Bank, Apple, Nintendo, Heidrick & Struggles, Vodacom and NetFlorist.
  • Launched a number of startup businesses into the market including Simply Financial Services, Signapps, the Explore Data Science Academy, IQ Business Group, and Lightstone Property Index.
  • Focused on client competitive advantage and impact

About the Founder

Kerry Botha - Founder of Pleiades Media

A passionate advocate of the free press and a specialist in media relations, Kerry Botha has transitioned Pleiades into the digital age welcoming the opportunities new platforms bring to tell her clients’ stories and how they contribute to the world in which we live. Her approach is designed to build confidence and trust among client stakeholders and deliver results to their bottom line. Kerry has a degree in journalism and politics from Rhodes University, is married to Michael and has two daughters – one a budding animator and the second currently studying fashion sustainability in Berlin.

  • Kerry Botha
    Legitimate media houses still carry enormous weight in terms of reputation and building trust - even in this age of alternative media and fake news
    Kerry Botha
    Pleaides Media

Exposure Tactics

Our experts tailor their approach to meet your goals. We deliver highly coordinated research-driven campaigns that are thoughtful, strategic and creative, ensuring that every interaction planned with your brand is impactful. We understand market positioning and we target research aligned audiences and decision makers within your customer base or business areas; drawing in existing customers, partners and new business.

Smart Strategy

We provide strategic counsel in a wide array of technology areas, including enterprise software, security, advertising technology, e-commerce, Big Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics, IoT, mobile and fintech.

Creating Stars

Our background reflects skills partnering with a range of companies from emerging tech start-ups to established industry leaders.

Through collaboration we identify and isolate unique market or communication challenges. Using this knowledge, we design a strategic and focussed campaign. Embracing the latest digital and social media trends, tools and technologies, our strategy generates revenue and delivers value.

Our Core Values:

  • Strategic
  • Integrity
  • Value
  • Incisive
  • Impact