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Manufacturing Indaba 2018

Building out a new communications world through the blockchain
Building out a new communications world through the blockchain

Carrie Daly looks at some interesting ways in which the blockchain can be applied in the field of communications...

By Carrie Daly 15 minutes ago

The slow burn impact of the Cambridge Analytica scandal
The slow burn impact of the Cambridge Analytica scandal

The fires of media may burn bright and fast, often fading from memory just as quickly, but this revelation looks set to simmer, explains Richard Bensted...

By Richard Bensted 1 hour ago

'Africa Rising' is a global megatrend - Euromonitor

Euromonitor International has just released a Shifting Market Frontiers Megatrend forecast in which it pegs 'Africa Rising' as a megatrend...

By Louise Marsland 20 hours ago

Design Indaba 2018: A copywriter's expert opinion

No, I'm not a designer, but I am a human being. And Design Indaba 2018 spoke to me like one...

By Jeff Harvey 2 hours ago

Fundamentals are key to creating a strong and lasting brand

A clear understanding of the branding process is essential for entrepreneurs, business owners and brand managers when starting a new venture or developing a new product - doing this upfront just makes sense...

By Raymond van Niekerk 3 hours ago

If the future in Africa is mobile, identity verification is paramount

Mobile operators are becoming an important provider of, and platform for, a growing range of services. As a result, the ability to verify customer identity is becoming a business imperative for mobile operators...

By Sherry Zameer 5 hours ago

Summit connects disabled learners to potential employers

Hundreds of disabled learners had the opportunity to meet corporates seeking to employ people with disabilities...

3 hours ago

D&AD Awards Pencil winners - Day 2

Day two's results revealed South African agencies Joe Public United, VML South Africa, Grey SA and TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, amongst the overall winners announced...

19 hours ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Getting lost in translation is one thing, but using someone else's incorrect, and dangerous, garbage is something totally different

I am not always convinced that a brand which makes arbitrary funny gags as "content" - which is light on, or even missing, a marketing message - is doing the right thing. A brand exists to sell its product or service, not to entertain...

By Brendan Seery 22 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Engage Joe Public's Reatile Tekateka

Following Joe Public United's appointment of Reatile Tekateka as managing partner to head up its Engage Joe Public division, we interviewed her to find out why she's excited to grow the group's reputation management offering...

By Jessica Tennant 23 hours ago

Effective Social Strategy shortlist for Warc Awards announced

The Warc Awards released the shortlist for the Effective Social Strategy category - a search for marketing initiatives that link social strategy to business success...

22 hours ago

Business events can lead the growth of African tourism

As the economy continues to shift from being resource-based, knowledge industries such as tourism will become more sophisticated and important and while business travel makes up just a quarter of the overall tourism pie, its potential extends far beyond its current nominal contribution...

By Yugashnee Naicker 3 hours ago

Massiv Metro ups the numbers in the search for a hero

GSK Consumer Healthcare, manufacturers of Grand-Pa headache remedies, embarked on a search for the 'Kasi Sterrings', the community heroes who are personally involved in improving and uplifting their communities, in a nationwide radio campaign at the end of 2017...

Issued by Massiv Media 1 hour ago

How to develop a winning content strategy

If you're organising an event, chances are you'll have access to a fair amount of content, which you may have spent weeks or months putting together to create the perfect experience for your event guests...

Issued by Worx Group 1 hour ago

Massiv move for Faith Mangope

Faith Mangope, eTV Sunrise anchor, entrepreneur and radio personality, has taken on a new challenge - managing a one-of-a-kind hybrid radio station, Massiv Metro...

Issued by Massiv Media 22 hours ago

Digital photography trends are in Canon's favour this year

With consumers' seemingly insatiable desire to take photos and with full frame and professional cameras increasingly on photographers' minds, 2018 looks to be an exciting year for imaging company, Canon...

Issued by Canon SA 21 hours ago

SA's most in-demand skill sets

CareerJunction recently published their CJI Executive Summary which explores the latest labour market trends in South Africa...

Issued by CareerJunction 21 hours ago

Alliance Media's iconic OOH site makes national TV

Alliance Media in partnership with Coca-Cola, has created an iconic and innovative OOH billboard site by projecting onto the well-known Cham Towers building in Kampala, Uganda...

By Greg Benatar, Issued by Alliance Media 23 hours ago

Creating great CX through engaged employees

Great customer experience is the holy grail of business. After all, if the customer journey is satisfying and helps the customer achieve success, they're far more likely to become a loyal customer, even a brand ambassador...

Issued by Interact RDT 21 hours ago

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