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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Jet flies again

In 2012, after much research, we at Trend Forward presented the future of marketing trend presentation to a small group of around 50 individuals across a broad sector of industries, including advertising, retail, marketing and few photographers...

By Dave Nemeth 1 day ago

Why Gareth Leck is pencilling in D&AD PR judging

Gareth Leck, CEO or (chief problem solver) at Joe Public, will be judging on the D&AD's sparkly new PR jury. Find out what he's most looking forward to in this exclusive interview...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Start managing your mind for success

South Africa, ranked the second most stressed nation after Nigeria according to a study conducted by international research company Bloomberg, is facing increasing incidence of mental problems as a beleaguered economy, political upheaval and crime statistics exact a heavy toll on the national psyche...

Issued by Mindworksa 1 day ago

#DesignMonth: Bringing old-school nostalgia to trendy events

The easiest way to up engagement at business events is to install a photobooth - but not the clunky version that takes hours to set up at vast expense. Instead, locally designed RevelBox weaves an element of fun into your event DNA...

By Leigh Andrews 22 hours ago

Why personalising audiences increases profitability

By the end of 2016, global IP traffic will pass the zettabyte threshold, equating to more than 80 exabytes per month - nearly one billion gigabytes...

By Rivky Grauman 20 hours ago

[Orchids & Onions] Lewis has it down pat, but minister should buckle up

Just because someone is a personality doesn't necessarily mean they will come across well in a TV commercial endorsing your brand...

By Brendan Seery 20 hours ago

#DesignMonth: From the air with flair

Design is all about seeing something ordinary and making it extraordinary, and that's just what the guys at Sky Decor do. They transform old and abandoned aircraft parts and turn them into beautiful furniture displays...

By Beverley Klein 21 hours ago

Oomph! delivers a successful Fruitree campaign in Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Experiential marketing specialist Oomph! Media Group recently executed a Fruitree campaign which engaged with consumers and traders alike, in both informal markets and retail stores across Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe...

Issued by Oomph! Africa 57 minutes ago

Speakers Inc launches Breakfast with a Bonus

Launching on 26 February at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Speakers Inc is delighted to bring you a Breakfast with a Bonus...

Issued by Speakers Inc 43 minutes ago

Finance and admin manager

A busy, vibrant and growing marketing services company, Worx Group is looking for a mid-level finance and administration manager to create, improve and manage day-to-day financial and administration processes...

Issued by The Worx Group 21 minutes ago

Tranquini selects Quirk as creative and digital partner for global launch

Tranquini GmbH is launching a new digital campaign from Quirk eMarketing with its creative studio, NOT NORM...

Issued by Quirk 1 hour ago

Afro-futuristic campaign for 100% Design South Africa 2016

The eye-catching campaign for 100% Design South Africa 2016 is the result of a collaboration between the show and branding agency, Deep Design...

1 hour ago

Workshop guide to achieving high levels of engagement on Facebook

As Facebook limits the number of people that see each post to just a percentage of the total number of fans or people who like pages, savvy PR professionals and social-media mavens need to understand how to achieve the highest level...

1 hour ago

FCB Cape Town and Hellocomputer give Cancer Association of South Africa 'balls'

There are certain things men don't like to talk about: their favourite team losing, when they last cried during a movie, and their balls...

Issued by FCB Africa 23 hours ago

Building your profile in the business world

In this world, you ultimately receive exactly what your inward authentic self truly feels you deserve, no more and no less. Building your profile in business is very much about building your profile in life...

19 hours ago

Observe Safer Internet Day with Facebook tips

Today, 9 February 2016, is 'Safer Internet Day, which has the theme 'Play Your Part for a Better Internet'...

23 hours ago

Global crowdfunding portal launched to fund African entrepreneurs

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the primary job creation engine in Africa, accounting for over 95% of firms and 60%-70% of employment...

20 hours ago

Digital Sales Course created by SPARK Media and Red & Yellow

While there are many curriculums and courses for digital media, strategy, marketing, copywriting, social media, etc., none of them deal with the topic of selling the digital medium to marketers and agencies. SPARK Media together with Red & Yellow resolve the situation...

Issued by SPARK Media 23 hours ago

How to create brand advocates with through-the-line advertising

The beauty of brand advocacy is that it allows fans to become an independent marketing channel for a company. Once good connections are developed with both customers and prospective customers, the power of word-of-mouth gets to work...

Issued by Ayanda Mbanga 22 hours ago

HDI Youth Marketeers' 2016 youth trends

It's that time of the year where we at HDI Youth Marketeers look at the youth trends that we rate will be rocking 2016. Drag your eyes away from your Insta feed for a moment and take a look...

By Reamogetse 'Gee' Motsepe and Lara Petersen, Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 22 hours ago

MTN Nigeria's legal battles pile up

Abu Dhabi headquartered telecoms company Etisalat is suing MTN for the second time in under a year in Nigeria. Etisalat confirmed to Bloomberg that it is suing MTN...

22 hours ago

Why you need to enter the PRISM Awards 2016

Whether you're a large or small public relations consultancy, a corporate, a government organisation, an NGO or a one-person public relations practitioner, winning a PRISM Award is a serious game-changer...

Issued by PRISM Awards 23 hours ago

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NY Times launches Spanish-language digital version

NEW YORK - The New York Times on Monday launched a Spanish-language digital edition, aiming to expand the global reach of the prestigious US daily...

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