Hello! We are NineFiftyNine. We’re a Low Overheads, Plain-Talking and Results-Oriented Digital Marketing Consultancy specialising in Inbound/Performance Marketing.

Our core competencies include: Digital Strategy, Pay-Per-Click, Lead Generation, SEO, e-Commerce, Content and Social Media Marketing.

We focus on Tangible Results and ROI for our clients across multiple sectors in South Africa, the UK and US.


Traditional marketing is becoming less and less effective. Marketing has changed. People are always-on, digitally-connected and more savvy than ever. To reach the consumer today, you need a Consultancy that really understands Digital Marketing in all its shapes and guises. We are that Consultancy . We specialise in Inbound & Performance Marketing. We start by increasing your online visibility and profitability.

We do this via improved rankings in Search Engines, creating awareness on Social Media networks or via Pay-Per-Click Marketing. Then we capture and re-direct visitor attention to compelling conversion optimised landing pages and engaging content. After they engage with your message or story, we then guide them through an optimized sales pathway which results in improved revenue and ROI.

Digital Marketing
SEO - Organic Search


We are SEO experts (on and off-page SEO) and we understand what Google demands of your website in order to rank efficiently. Our objective is to increase your website’s Domain Authority and to make it Search Engine friendly in order to get dominant page 1 organic rankings for relevant and high-yielding search terms. We offer technical SEO Analysts and Content Marketing specialists for Digital PR and out reach campaigns.


Pay-Per-Click is THE channel to acquire super targeted clients or where you cannot compete organically for page 1 rankings. Your ads are only shown to consumers who are actively searching for a solution that your product or service matches. PPC offers strong ROI because you only pay when someone clicks on your ad and you can measure the results and make changes in real-time. We will create & optimise PPC campaigns that will attract the right visitors with intention to enquire or purchase.

We specialise in Google AdWords, Mobile ads, Re-marketing and advanced PPC strategies that deliver tangible ROI.

Conversion Rate Optimisation


Improve Conversion Rate = Increased Sales = Revenue & Profit Growth

It’s simple logic… But takes experience and a specialist skill-set to deliver. Conversion Rate Optimisation increases Revenue & Profit. Period. But what is Conversion Rate Optimisation or CRO? Conversion Rate Optimisation are enhancements that seek to improve your site visitor’s engagement on important actions like an enquiry or a sale. We will identify why your visitors aren`t converting at the optimal rate and we will then address these blockages. CRO impacts the results of all channels, so after we optimise your conversion pathway, you will see an uplift in ROI across all channels. We are specialists in this field.


Content Marketing is the creation and distribution of Valuable, Relevant and Consistent content to find, attract and acquire a targeted audience that will help you build your business. We will work with you to understand your audience and market and then will create content market strategies to drive traffic and increase visitor engagement. Content Marketing includes Digital PR and Outreach Programs and Off-page Campaigns that build your Domain Authority. It’s well known that high-quality, tailor-made and compelling content creates hooks into your site, thereby increasing visitor engagement and leads visitors to your conversion path entry point.

Content Marketing
Social Media


Signal signals generated by genuine Social Media engagement are very important for SEO, Conversion, and for Social Proof. We help our clients create relationships with their audiences via Social Media. We create ads and campaigns that fully integrate your Social Media channels. We help brands Listen, Understand and Engage with audiences via Social Media. Done effectively, this converts normal visitors into fans and brand evangelists whilst simultaneously creating social proof.


We are a new breed of focused Digital Marketers.

We are experienced marketing professionals that just happen to have been doing digital marketing for many years.

Our team combines an innate understanding of finding and attracting the right potential visitors with a goal of turning them into loyal customers and fans of your brand.

Search Engines, Social Media channels and new ways of advertising hold no secrets to us. We rarely need to advertise our own services and our good clients have been loyal to us for 5+ years. Meet the team that will get movement on your online marketing performance.

Fraser Black

Fraser Black

MD & Founder

When he’s not riding his Ducati, he’s a classically-trained, agency-side marketer with 20 years’ experience derived from big ATL agencies (Ogilvy & JWT), as well as through establishing his own respected London digital agency.

Fraser boasts a complete marketing skill-set and has been providing digital marketing solutions for clients since 2001.

Nikki Buergel

Nikki Buergel

General Manager & Head of Paid Search

Nikki heads up our Paid Search Team and Client Services teams.

With a deep knowledge of Paid Search Marketing – right from the bird’s eye view strategy down to the granular implementation across an expertly integrated variety of channels, Nikki’s background in Content Creation and Graphic Design inform her ability to so seamlessly weave every thread of a successful digital marketing campaign together!

When she’s not surfing the Internet, Nikki can be found surfing at Muizenberg.

Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith

Specialist Project Manager

Rachel is a specialised Project Manager, focusing on creative projects. Equipped with experience in PR, group facilitation, and specialised event conceptualisation and management, she uses her can-do attitude and charisma, coupled with her networking, people and writing skills to pull it all together.

Rachel also lectures to corporates, private groups and schools focusing on building Creative Intelligence. She brings an energy and highly professional attitude to all these projects.

Lisa Roberts

Lisa Roberts

Designer, Copywriter / Social Media Specialist

As an interdisciplinary creative, Lisa weaves the visual, verbal and visceral elements of a message together into compelling, on-brand communication concepts based on bespoke, data-informed strategy.

From the academic launchpad of Fine Art and Theory of Literature, Lisa has experimentally explored every aspect of marketing — from producing hand-drawn illustrations for McCain to crafting sales copy for real estate developers in Dubai.



959 are proactive and knowledgeable. It’s been enjoyable working with them.

Tait Pollack

Head of e-Commerce, Angling Direct.co.uk

959 are a passionate team of astute professionals who will add value to any business that they get involved in.

Stuart Lee

Freeform Stretch Tents and Canopies

959’s capabilities and expertise are outstanding. They have smart people who work with your company, giving the strategic as well as tactical counsel that makes the online, SEO and interactive advertising campaign planning and implementation process transparent, fun and successful.

George Golding

CEO & Co-Founder, Euphoria Telecom

As an e-Commerce business, SEM was absolutely key to our launch. 959 has been with us from the start and guided us through this very specialised area of our business. They have continued to support us through our many phases of growth and continue to play a key part in our online presence, sales and customer acquisition strategies.

Nick Wallander

Co-Founder, SA Florist.co.za

959 has provided Southern Destinations with various Digital and Search Engine Marketing support for the last 5 years. 959 has significant experience in digital and web development and we enjoy having them as a part of our marketing team.

Vanessa Ratcliffe

CEO & Owner, Southern Destinations

959 helped us launch AfricanSafaris.com in 2011 and continues to support us with our digital marketing requirements across SEO, PPC, Conversion Rate Optimisation & UX. Fraser is not your typical agency type… He thinks like a site owner/ entrepreneur and helps us to build and exploit our web assets for profit. Fraser is reliable, experienced and has a solid knowledge of digital marketing within the travel sector. We enjoy working with him and his team at 959.

Neil Ratcliffe

CEO & Owner, AfricanSafaris.com

NineFiftyNine.net staff provided us with simplistic breakdowns of performance, explained jargon, helped set up our Google Analytics Account to allow us to have real-time analysis and made sure our Advert Manager in Facebook was optimally tuned. Having dealt with General Manager, Nikki Buergel and Managing Director, Fraser Black, we found them to be competent, fair and reasonable people who were knowledgeable about their industry and eager to share their insights.

Martin Welz

Editor, Noseweek


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33 Chestnut Drive
Hout Bay
Cape Town
South Africa

[email protected]

(+27) 87 2300 408


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