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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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April Fools' 2015: the best stories from the date we hate

Although media houses (we'll turn a blushing cheek here) love to publish hoaxes for the sake of good fun and spikes in traffic on April Fool's Day, there are a lot of hilarious pieces published by brands and companies themselves during this period...

By Andy Walker 2 Apr 2015 09:29

Upping the ante on social media

"Noah #itsAXhosaThing" vs. "#Israel @StandWithUs" and the twitter war is on...

By Grace Belger 1 Apr 2015 08:22

Content marketing lessons from Unilever

Content marketing has now gone mainstream as it features at the nucleus of the marketing mix of all the leading brands...

By Joseph Neusu 1 Apr 2015 13:34

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The PRISM Awards and an agency focus show

After a short break, the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show is back. Tune in on 2 April from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Derek Miller and Bridget Von Holdt...

1 Apr 2015 11:28

Latest news

The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

By Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015 07:00

[Behind the Selfie] with... Mike Wronski

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Mike Wronski, managing director of Fuseware...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Apr 2015 14:00

JARVIS: a debit order management tool for CRM programmes

When Brand In Motion was approached to build a highly complex CRM debit order tool, they knew it was going to be a tough stretch to come in on time and on budget. It was decided to build the tool from scratch using Microsoft .NET MVC technology...

Issued by Brand In Motion 2 Apr 2015 10:01

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The Annual Frontier & Emerging Markets Forum

15 April 2015, IDC, Sandton

Join the Annual Frontier & Emerging Markets Forum as they discuss the outlook for Frontier & Emerging Markets for this year and beyond...

Issued by Frontier Advisory 30 Mar 2015 09:09

The SANDF is out in full force at the Rand Show 2015

The Department of Defence and the SA National Defence Force are once again partnering with the Rand Show to bring hours of interactive entertainment to show visitors, from 3-12 April...

Issued by The Rand Show 2 Apr 2015 11:33

Kagiso Interactive crowned as Best Apple Mobile App Developers in SA

Kagiso Interactive, a leading enterprise mobility company, has been awarded the title of "Best Apple Mobile App Developers" in South Africa by the expert panel at BWDA Reports...

Issued by Kagiso Interactive 2 Apr 2015 10:26

A new way to increase product trial take-ups?

People love free trials. A taste of something new and tasty, a new brand of washing powder, new shampoo that promises to make your hair super shiny. As human beings, we're naturally curious, and really, who doesn't love free stuff?...

By Patrick Palmi, Issued by Justpalm 2 Apr 2015 11:57

New PR, communications agency launches in Cape Town

Samantha Bartlett has launched a new public relations and communications agency in Cape Town, offering a hands-on approach to brand communications and corporate reputation management...

2 Apr 2015 09:10

Top African business schools collaborate on entrepreneurship

Six of Africa's top business schools form a new academic association to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Apr 2015 11:17

Madiba's Journey released as an app

South African Tourism, with the support of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, has released 'Madiba's Journey', a mobile app that showcases 27 attractions closely associated with Mandela...

2 Apr 2015 08:48

Branding the internet

With the ever-increasing growth of internet access in both developed and developing countries, brands are clamouring to build and maintain customer loyalty with the help of digital strategies...

By Alexis Azzie, Issued by Amorphous 2 Apr 2015 11:14

The sum of the parts: Creating value with holistic segmentation

Over the last few years, segmentation has been down-played in some industry circles...

By Riona Naidu 2 Apr 2015 08:22

Formalisation of Out of Home Measurement Council

The Out of Home Measurement Council (OMC) has been formally registered as an NPO from 23 March 2015. The majority shareholders will run and control the council...

2 Apr 2015 08:36

IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence open for entries

South African PR professionals are being encouraged by PRISA South Africa to enter the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) Golden World Awards for Excellence (GWA)...

2 Apr 2015 08:15

Cannes is calling young creatives

Cinemark is issuing a call to action to all young creatives to register for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2015 and attend the Young Creative Academy, from 21 to 27 June 2015...

1 Apr 2015 14:09

RAF begins campaign of road safety for Easter weekend

Following its 2014 festive season youth campaign, meet the #FutureYou, the Road Accident Fund (RAF) took to the roads on 30 March 2015, to promote road safety interventions...

1 Apr 2015 14:04

Launch issue of VIEWS, the journal of Delaire Graff Estate, released

PURE has announced the launch edition of Delaire Graff Estate's biannual luxury newsprint publication, VIEWS...

Issued by PURE Creative 1 Apr 2015 12:09

Cotlands announced as first runner-up in the ECD category at the NDA awards

Cotlands has been named first runner-up at the National Development Agency (NDA) Early Childhood Development (ECD) Awards this year...

Issued by Cotlands 1 Apr 2015 11:49

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Workonline Communications to disrupt the African media industry with Africa Media Exchange (AMX)

Pan-African fibre-based network service provider Workonline Communications is set to launch Africa's first media exchange platform, which it believes will revolutionise the African media industry...

2 Apr 2015 10:46

Second Katanga Business Meeting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The second Katanga Business Meeting will be held from 28 to 30 May 2015 in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo...

2 Apr 2015 10:10

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Uber driver arrested for trying to rob home of customer

LOS ANGELES, US: An Uber driver was arrested on Tuesday in Denver for trying to rob the home of a customer he had just taken to the airport...

2 Apr 2015 11:11

Factory worker turned Apple supplier now China's richest woman

BEIJING, CHINA: A former factory worker who founded a company supplying Apple, Samsung and other technological giants with touchscreen glass is China's richest woman...

2 Apr 2015 10:12

Masters of Creativity debuts at Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: Masters of Creativity, a five-day professional qualification, will launch at this year's Cannes Lions. The training programme will help talent working in the creative communications industry...

1 Apr 2015 14:45

New taxi app challenges Uber in South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's top mobile messenger operator launched a new web-based cab-hailing service on Tuesday to compete with California-based Uber...

1 Apr 2015 12:24

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