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Episode 138: Isilumko Activate and Agency Focus with 20Across looking at Influencer marketing.

Date: 2 Jul 2015
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Creative Circle's Cannes 2015 individual and group agency results are out!

The Official Creative Circle Cannes Results 2015 are out...

3 Jul 2015 08:55

Melt the social brand mention confusion away with Meltwater 'Outside Insights'

When an industry event's held after hours, and fully booked within a week of receiving the invitation, you know it's a topic people are really interested in. That's exactly what happened with the recent Meltwater 'Outside Insights' launch event...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Jul 2015 06:00

Digital marketing must be a boardroom conversation

Even among South Africa's most progressive brands, digital media and marketing have not yet taken the leading role they should in boardroom conversations...

By Natalie Bruyns 3 Jul 2015 05:49

The Loeries Communication Design judging panel has been announced!

Ji Lee, Creative Director of Facebook Creative Shop in New York heads up the jury as chairman, with the rest of the panel comprising nine big local names...

3 Jul 2015 11:41

Latest news

All South Africans are living better than before

South Africans have a better lifestyle than what they had 10 years ago! Media reports fuelling the general sympathy does not even mention this fact, which should be the basis of all business strategies...

By Erik du Plessis and Neil Higgs 3 Jul 2015 12:00

Journalism or bust! How to get writing work in tricky times

Hundreds of young people may continue to enrol in journalism and communications courses at universities and colleges, but job prospects in that industry are dimming...

By Marie Rocher 3 Jul 2015 13:25

Following through on your start-up dream...

Tips for business success when you're starting out: Be careful of falling too in love with you product, don't confuse hustle with bullsh*tting, and prepare for the 'ready fire aim' approach...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Jul 2015 14:00

Shifting attitudes towards the body

Would you want to be a Cyborg in the near future? A Cyborg is defined as a human enhanced by technology; that is a person whose physiological functioning is aided by a mechanical or electronic device...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 Jul 2015 13:56

DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place

Government will announce the date to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting signals once all systems are in place, including the five million free Set Top Boxes (STBs) to poor households, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Jul 2015 10:22

Sunday Times launches property section 'Neighbourhood'

The Sunday Times will be introducing a new property and lifestyle section in the newspaper titled 'Neighbourhood', which will launch in the Sunday 5 July edition.

3 Jul 2015 14:57

Using digital integration to celebrate an icon

Base2 wanted to capture the unique sense of community among Land Rover drivers and created a digital monument - a platform for everyone to celebrate the vehicle and reminisce about 67 years of endurance...

Issued by Base2 3 Jul 2015 10:56

Kagiso Media appoints a promotions manager to oversee East Coast Radio and Jacaranda FM

Kagiso Media has appointed Jonathan Lumley to head up promotions at East Coast Radio (ECR) in KwaZulu-Natal and at Jacaranda FM in Gauteng...

Issued by Kagiso Media 3 Jul 2015 10:21

Gagasi FM Nightlife Sessions get Savanna Dark edge

Savanna Dark Premium Cider has become the official sponsor of the Gagasi FM Nightlife Sessions, the station's flagship club culture event that takes place on the last weekend of every month...

Issued by Gagasi FM 3 Jul 2015 10:11

Tractor Outdoor expands current portfolio to Pretoria

Tractor Outdoor is pleased to announce the expansion of its current holding to include 32 sites in the Pretoria area...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 3 Jul 2015 10:59

Start-up Grind hosts Andre De Wet

Andre De Wet, CEO of PriceCheck.co.za, sold his first business at the tender age of 27 years old and lost everything by 28. In 2013 his mobile app was voted as top international mobile app of the year...

3 Jul 2015 12:36

Meet the Marketers - a new speed dating programme

The Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) is introducing a new programme called 'Meet the Marketers' where marketers can find each other, work together, and get the best out of their partnerships...

3 Jul 2015 14:39

Radio conference a platform to exchange ideas

Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the Radio Days Africa conference, which is currently taking place in Johannesburg, provides a useful platform to exchange ideas, information and experiences about the issues facing radio.

3 Jul 2015 14:22

SABC to tell truth 'with balanced perspective' - CEO

New SABC chief executive officer Frans Matlala said the public broadcaster going forward will tell the truth but will also be "balancing the perspective"...

By Thinus Ferreira 3 Jul 2015 12:05

Compex taking cargotecture to the next level

The key to effective execution is effective differentiation - thinking differently, presenting differently and acting differently. Compex understands this and their newest offering is testament to their commitment to bringing the SA event sector the very best...

Issued by Compex 3 Jul 2015 09:52

BID notice: Design/advertising agency required for False Bay TVET College

False Bay TVET College is looking to appoint a marketing/advertising agency which will provide advertising, graphic design, branding and copywriting services, wherein quality of service and economy of price are the primary considerations...

Issued by False Bay College 3 Jul 2015 09:26

The future of youth marketing looks bright!

Young people believe in brands that invest in their communities, said Jason Levin, Managing Director of youth market specialist agency, HDI Youth Marketeers, as he shared precious insights at the Youth Marketing Strategy Conference...

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 3 Jul 2015 09:12

South African films to feature at ZIFF

The Zanzibar International Film Festival will host a series of events focused on South Africa that will include a range of South African guests including actress Leleti Khumalo...

3 Jul 2015 09:20

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Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip...

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

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Switch back to analogue, court tells commission

KAMPALA, UGANDA: Mengo Chief Magistrates Court issued an interim order directing the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to immediately switch back to the old television signal transmission of analogue...

By Anthony Wesaka 3 Jul 2015 14:09

After SA, Facebook now eyes the Kenyan market

After announcing on Monday that Facebook had opened its office in Johannesburg, South Africa, Facebook now eyes the East African market with a major focus on Kenya...

By Lilian Mutegi 3 Jul 2015 13:59

How social media has evolved in Uganda

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and WhatsApp are some of the popular social media sites that are being used in Uganda...

By Rachel Kanyoro 3 Jul 2015 13:46

PAMRO conference to tap into African media research

The 16th annual Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) conference is set to take place this year in Tanzania from 23 - 26 August at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam...

3 Jul 2015 12:42

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US fund Elliott files appeal against Samsung merger ruling

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: US hedge fund Elliott said Friday it had filed an appeal against a court ruling in favour of the proposed merger of two Samsung Group subsidiaries.

3 Jul 2015 14:32

Turkey restricts Facebook in schools: report

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Turkey has restricted students from posting pictures and opinions about school life on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, local media said on Thursday.

3 Jul 2015 14:27

Six crowdfunding myths debunked

Since this is a relatively new approach, it tends to gain skepticism and subsequent criticism. The truth, however, may be very different from what we know or hear...

By Rochelle Ceira 3 Jul 2015 13:57

Entries open for World's Best Financial Advertising Awards 2015

NEW YORK, USA: The Midas Awards 2015 competition honouring the World's Best Financial Advertising? is now open for entry. This is the only awards show to recognise excellence in financial marketing and advertising on a global scale.

3 Jul 2015 10:15

Yahoo tests using Google search skills

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Yahoo said on Thursday that it is testing letting Google put its online search skills to work at some of its online properties.

3 Jul 2015 10:01

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