Jonathan Taylor is passionate about telling great stories for people and organizations, and strives for an integrated approach to digital and social media to close the loop with multi-media and rich narrative experiences.
He founded ActiveLink Media in 1997 and has produced large data-driven websites and new digital platforms for both small and large-scale clients. Mostly recently, he led the team that put together the new Wits University website, winning both the Platinum and Chairperson’s awards of excellence at the 2016 Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE).
He is credited with turning around the SAIIA website and consistently growing its audience, and led an innovative online revamp for Business Day, South Africa’s biggest daily financial newspaper.
Jonathan is respected as an active listener who interprets client needs, and cultivates appropriate digital solutions to their technical and business needs. His solid organizational and communication skills allow him to coordinate teams of programmers, web designers, system operators, marketing and management to develop digital projects that are “on message” to promote your brand.
He has a strong set of ethical values and is deeply interested in social and environmental issues, with an eye on innovation and sustainable futures.
Technical Specialties: High-level Digital Strategies, Content Management Systems, Web Development, Information Architecture, Electronic Publishing, Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, New Media Communications, Mobile and Device Publishing, Digital Marketing Management