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Episode 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

Date: 22 Jan 2015
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[Trends 2015] A purpose-filled future

[Trends 2015] A purpose-filled future

The more the world feels devoid of meaning, the more people are attracted to brands that display a deeper sense of purpose...

By Pepe Marais 27 Jan 2015 08:00

[Trends 2015] Explosive disruption for marketing

[Trends 2015] Explosive disruption for marketing

2015 will be the year that disruption becomes explosive on the marketing and advertising landscape. Organisations that fail to adequately understand and embrace the coming trends will be surpassed in the market...

By Gil Sperling 27 Jan 2015 08:30

Do you actually know who the influencers are or is your influencer marketing a joke?

Do you actually know who the influencers are or is your influencer marketing a joke?

Amanda Sevasti is a well-known commentator on all things digital and a judge at the Bookmark Awards for 2015. She's been sharing her judging experience on Twitter...

By Walter Pike 27 Jan 2015 08:00

Four social networks that will rival Facebook and Twitter in 2015

Four social networks that will rival Facebook and Twitter in 2015

After years of domination by a few big names, social media is now expected to undergo some significant shifts and changes in the new year...

By Owen Andrew 27 Jan 2015 06:20

Fly advertising above consumers' heads for max retention
Fly advertising above consumers' heads for max retention

Would you rather spend R15,000 on a thirty-second radio spot on a single station during prime time, or cover an entire city for two hours from the sky? That's what aerial advertising's all about...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Jan 2015 14:00

Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with these tips to go almost-paperless and reduce business clutter...

26 Jan 2015 14:01

International expert to offer Integrated Strategic Planning, Business Planning & Performance Management workshop - Litha Communications
International expert to offer Integrated Strategic Planning, Business Planning & Performance Management workshop

Malcolm Furber will present the Integrated Strategic Planning, Business Planning & Performance Management workshop for senior executives in Johannesburg and Cape Town in 2015....

Issued by Litha Communications 27 Jan 2015 09:29

Decorex Joburg set to attract the décor and design trade - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
Decorex Joburg set to attract the décor and design trade

A new networking platform, an African-based design forum and an online 'match-making programme' connecting exhibitors with traders are just some of the new features that Decorex Joburg will be launching...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 27 Jan 2015 10:18

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[Trends 2015] What to expect from 2015

Business has now resumed at its normal frenetic pace and thoughts have turned to how the local media landscape will change in 2015...

By Jaco Pienaar 27 Jan 2015 08:46

Belvedere Vodka gets product placement in new Bond film
Belvedere Vodka gets product placement in new Bond film

The new James Bond film, Spectre, due for global release on 6 November 2015, features Belvedere Vodka for the spy's iconic, "shaken not stirred" vodka martini...

27 Jan 2015 08:33

Cell C to challenge Vodacom on Neotel
Cell C to challenge Vodacom on Neotel

Cell C will "vigorously challenge" Vodacom's (VOD) R7bn acquisition of Neotel and says it will pursue every legal avenue to kill the deal, which could pose a serious threat to its business if approved by regulators...

By Thabiso Mochiko 26 Jan 2015 11:28

+27 Advertising drives home Discovery Insure "Better Drivers" message - +27 Advertising
+27 Advertising drives home Discovery Insure "Better Drivers" message

Short-term insurer Discovery Insure entertained M-Net viewers with yet another epic driving performance (with a clever twist) in its latest TV commercial...

Issued by +27 Advertising 26 Jan 2015 12:03

How geo-messaging is working for SA brands - Amorphous
How geo-messaging is working for SA brands

The idea of specifically targeted messages reaching a niche and accurate audience is hugely appealing to marketers. And now South African brands are getting in on the action...

Issued by Amorphous 26 Jan 2015 11:31

First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town
First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town

Retail Knowledge will organise its first conference and exhibition in South Africa at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town on 12 March 2015...

26 Jan 2015 11:19

What we've learned from institutions of higher learning
What we've learned from institutions of higher learning

According to figures released by the Department of Basic Education, 403,874 students passed their NSC this year. Amid the excitement of negotiating this hurdle, for many it brings the question: "Where to now?" into sharp focus. For higher education institution brands, this is peak season, with brands playing an important role in informing decisions...

By Christopher Human 26 Jan 2015 10:45

The hard-hitting trends of 2015, from the experts at Decorex SA - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
The hard-hitting trends of 2015, from the experts at Decorex SA

Comfort is key in 2015, say trend forecasters, who predict that this year will see us immerse ourselves in the warm embrace of a world that makes us feel happy and safe...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 26 Jan 2015 12:20

Rethinking the process of museum-making - Formula D interactive
Rethinking the process of museum-making

Khayelitsha, Cape Town's biggest township, needs a museum to commemorate the area's violent history. Formula D interactive has been commissioned by the City of Cape Town to create a concept...

Issued by Formula D interactive 26 Jan 2015 13:25

Sunfoil to sponsor Cape Town's Big Walk
Sunfoil to sponsor Cape Town's Big Walk

Cape Town's 10 km Big Walk on 1 March 2015 is to be sponsored by, Sunfoil - the Willowton Group's brand of sunflower cooking oil and margarine...

26 Jan 2015 13:35

Kick-Off Showcases 2015 - Speakers Inc
Kick-Off Showcases 2015

Join Speakers Inc for a blistering morning of thought-provocation, inspiration, sales and business tips, as well as loads of laughter as they kick 2015 off with a bang in both Cape Town and Jo'burg...

Issued by Speakers Inc 26 Jan 2015 11:13

Sanef condemns police interference in press freedom
Sanef condemns police interference in press freedom

The South African National Editors' Forum calls upon the police and the public to respect the right of journalists to do their work and to protect them against those who may not wish for the truth to be known...

26 Jan 2015 13:30

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Kenya: Three new stations set to join local TV scene
Kenya: Three new stations set to join local TV scene

Three Nairobi-based companies have applied for licensing to join the rapidly growing commercial free-to-air television broadcasting industry as the country migrates from analogue transmission to digital...

By Constant Munda 27 Jan 2015 09:40

Facebook, Airtel Partner to Bring Internet.org APP to Ghana
Facebook, Airtel Partner to Bring Internet.org APP to Ghana

A status update by Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook on his page stated that social media platform had partnered with Airtel to give people on the Airtel network access to free basic internet services for education, health, jobs and communication...

By Lilian Mutegi 27 Jan 2015 09:25

Commercial TV white spaces give Ghanaian students cheap internet
Commercial TV white spaces give Ghanaian students cheap internet

Microsoft has launched TVWS in Ghana - and students are benefiting (Video)...

27 Jan 2015 07:25

Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with these tips to go almost-paperless and reduce business clutter...

26 Jan 2015 14:01

Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified
Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified

Gwen Watkins, the only Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in Botswana, has been recertified until 1 January 2020...

26 Jan 2015 11:02

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Video shows blind mother seeing baby for first time
Video shows blind mother seeing baby for first time

WASHINGTON, US: A video that went viral this week showed a legally blind mother in Canada seeing her newborn child for the first time thanks to vision-enhancing glasses... (Video)

27 Jan 2015 10:22

Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages 'insulting' prophet
Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages 'insulting' prophet

ISTANBUL TURKEY: A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammed, threatening to shut down the social media network indefinitely...

27 Jan 2015 09:45

WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government
WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks has accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to US authorities, and not notifying them for almost three years...

27 Jan 2015 09:15

New Toyota Camry campaign launches at Super Bowl
New Toyota Camry campaign launches at Super Bowl

USA: As part of the 'One Bold Choice Leads to Another' campaign for the new 2015 Toyota Camry, the company will lead with two new ads during the first quarter of the Super Bowl opening game on 1 February 2015...

27 Jan 2015 08:38

Latest emerging trends in market research
Latest emerging trends in market research

WASHINGTON DC, US: Many organisations have adopted technologies into their business models to increase efficiency, become more flexible, and to transform their current business functions. Market research has followed suit...

By Caitlin Stewart, courtesy Ashlan Bonnell 26 Jan 2015 12:10

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