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Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Date: 13 Nov 2014
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What Jeremy Sampson's going to do after leaving Interbrand

What Jeremy Sampson's going to do after leaving Interbrand

While he's had a rich, diverse career and is undoubtedly one of the local ad industry's biggest names, Jeremy Sampson's move from Interbrand shouldn't be seen as retirement - far from it, he explains...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Nov 2014 14:00

'Sima and Shakes'-ing up Cremora's ads - not inside, still on top?

'Sima and Shakes'-ing up Cremora's ads - not inside, still on top?

There comes a time when those much-loved classics start to look a little dated. Advertising's no different, with Cremora the latest in the clutch of brands to come up with an ad revival a few weeks ago...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Nov 2014 08:00

[TrendTalk] Is social media all hype?

[TrendTalk] Is social media all hype?

OMW! Could it be true - is social media all just hype of its own making?

By Louise Marsland 21 Nov 2014 09:21

The mountain-sized mystery of those parody Twitter accounts

The mountain-sized mystery of those parody Twitter accounts

The latest spate of Twitter accounts from seemingly inanimate objects - mainly mountains - have been injecting a touch of humour into our timelines lately...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2014 14:20

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Anton Harber
MPs more free in the street than in Parliament

I can stand in the street and call someone a thief. I can even call the president a thief. But I can't do it in Parliament. Something is topsy-turvy here...

By Anton Harber 21 Nov 2014 09:39

Dean Oelschig
The best brands solve the simplest problems

What would a "thought leadership" article be without an Einstein quote, so here it goes; "If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions"...

By Dean Oelschig 20 Nov 2014 15:10

2014 POPAI SA winners
2014 POPAI SA winners

POPAI SA's 4th Annual POP Industry Awards was held at the Radisson Blu Gautrain on Thursday, 13 November 2014, in sponsorship with ZaPOP, and saw Pod Communications walk away with the Display of the Year Award...

20 Nov 2014 14:33

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25 students graduate from the VWV Phakama Women's Academy - VWV Group
25 students graduate from the VWV Phakama Women's Academy

The Phakama Women's Academy Class of 2014 has graduated and according to the sponsor of the innovative CSI initiative, VWV Group, the 25 savvy young women are prepared and ready to take on the corporate world...

Issued by VWV Group 19 Nov 2014 13:35

Judges announced for the 2015 IAB Bookmarks
Judges announced for the 2015 IAB Bookmarks

The judging panel has been announced for the upcoming IAB Bookmarks. The annual awards continue to entrench digital as a recognised medium with a panel of industry experts in online publishing, marketing and building categories...

20 Nov 2014 15:09

PetroSA boss storms newspaper... gets ejected
PetroSA boss storms newspaper... gets ejected

Controversial PetroSA chairman Tshepo Kgadima stormed into the Times Media Group's Johannesburg offices yesterday, and ended up being removed by security...

21 Nov 2014 09:54

Sunday Times journalists arrested
Sunday Times journalists arrested

Two Sunday Times journalists were arrested after trying to interview drug trafficker Sheryl Cwele in prison...

21 Nov 2014 10:54

What PR interns must know before coming to work
What PR interns must know before coming to work

Irvine & Bartlett's Rachel Irvine says that most of the interns she encounters are not equipped to work in PR. This PR Net meeting will be on Tuesday, 20 January 2015...

21 Nov 2014 14:01

ChiChi makes Unilever SA's Shield Deo Drive campaign go viral - Justpalm
ChiChi makes Unilever SA's Shield Deo Drive campaign go viral

The South African market recently saw groundbreaking innovation from the popular Shield deodorant brand as it gave away free talk time to consumers...

Issued by Justpalm 21 Nov 2014 08:08

Recreating African folklore tales with life-size puppets, digital imagery and Embassy/Snap Pictures - Embassy & Snap Pictures
Recreating African folklore tales with life-size puppets, digital imagery and Embassy/Snap Pictures

After a rather serendipitous chain of events in May 2014, through-the-line advertising agency Twyne approached Embassy/Snap Productions to help them with an upcoming event...

Issued by Embassy & Snap Pictures 21 Nov 2014 10:40

Dancing with design that is deeply rooted in tradition - Berge Farrell
Dancing with design that is deeply rooted in tradition

Packaging design specialist Berge Farrell's winning partnership with SABMiller has launched what is set to become another African icon in the world of beer...

Issued by Berge Farrell 21 Nov 2014 11:32

Why not to ignore your personal brand
Why not to ignore your personal brand

Brand consistency, in the long term, ensures consistent business and career growth. Very often business owners steer clear of focusing on their personal brand, as they do not like the spotlight...

By Ronell Swartbooi 21 Nov 2014 10:26

POV: Yahoo acquires BrightRoll - Mindshare South Africa
POV: Yahoo acquires BrightRoll

Yahoo has acquired BrightRoll for a reported $640m. The deal will combine Yahoo's premium desktop and mobile video advertising inventory with BrightRoll's programmatic video platform and publisher relationships...

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 21 Nov 2014 07:46

Tips for improved targeting - DQ&A Media Group
Tips for improved targeting

For a display ad to be successful, it has to be personalised and speak to a specific person like a potential buyer, with a specific need, at a specific point in his or her buyer journey. Put another way, your ad has to be relevant...

By Saskia Delfgaauw, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 21 Nov 2014 09:38

Rights and clearances - How to cut through the red tape for use of those special shots - Greatstock
Rights and clearances - How to cut through the red tape for use of those special shots

Knowing where to find that special shot of a sporting, celebrity or famous figure and then negotiating the necessary rights can be a daunting task, but with the help of Greatstock, obtaining clearances from rights holders is stress-free...

Issued by Greatstock 21 Nov 2014 11:03

Jackal Berry MTB Challenge 2014 - BMi Research
Jackal Berry MTB Challenge 2014

The fourth Jackal Berry MTB Cycle Challenge is set to hit the dirt tracks from 28-29 November, with riders and sponsors hoping to raise R200,000 for the Ubuhle Day Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorstspruit...

Issued by BMi Research 21 Nov 2014 10:21

Once again Damelin voted outstanding college and training institution in the City of Tshwane - Damelin
Once again Damelin voted outstanding college and training institution in the City of Tshwane

Damelin has darted its way to success once more within the education sector after receiving their second Silver Arrow Award among outstanding colleges and training institutions at the PMR Africa Awards in Pretoria...

Issued by Damelin 21 Nov 2014 07:18

Optimize guest speakers at Soccerex African Forum - Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness
Optimize guest speakers at Soccerex African Forum

Optimize was asked to speak at a recent edition of the Soccerex conference held in Durban, which was attended by the world's leading footballing brands...

Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 21 Nov 2014 06:57

IAB extends Bookmarks deadline to 28 November 2014
IAB extends Bookmarks deadline to 28 November 2014

If you need just a little bit more time to enter the 2015 IAB Bookmarks, you're in luck. The deadline has been extended to Friday, 28 November 2014...

21 Nov 2014 11:12

Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!
Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!

Fresh Living, Pick n Pay's customer magazine has now been launched by John Brown publications as Kook en Kuier, as a direct translation...

20 Nov 2014 16:03

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Webinar: Winning with social customer care this festive season - Why Satisfy
Webinar: Winning with social customer care this festive season

Learn how Tesco has made sure it stays ahead of the social customer care rush and how award-winning South African agency, Gorilla Creative Media, has put its clients in the pound seat this festive season...

Issued by Why Satisfy 17 Nov 2014 08:48

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MTN dubbed Most Valuable, Most Admired African Brand
MTN dubbed Most Valuable, Most Admired African Brand

The 2014 Brand Africa 100 rankings of the most admired and most valuable brands in sub-Saharan Africa were released today at the Nairobi Stock Exchange in Kenya. MTN topped the list as the Most Admired and Most Valuable African Brand...

21 Nov 2014 13:34

SkyVision provides Seychelles with viable communications
SkyVision provides Seychelles with viable communications

In an effort to provide viable communications between the main island of Seychelles (Mahe) and 12 neighbouring islands, Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS) required a reliable and efficient network solution...

21 Nov 2014 10:32

Afrimax, Vodafone join forces in sub-Saharan Africa
Afrimax, Vodafone join forces in sub-Saharan Africa

Vodafone and Afrimax Group have announced a framework agreement in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as a new Partner Market agreement in Uganda...

20 Nov 2014 15:13

Access Bank appeals to youth through AccelerateTV platform
Access Bank appeals to youth through AccelerateTV platform

In an aim to target Nigeria's youth, Access Bank Plc has launched AccelerateTV, a social interaction platform which delivers creative content...

20 Nov 2014 14:49

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New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards 2015: New category... movie trailers
New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards 2015: New category... movie trailers

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards honouring the World's Best TV & Films has added the new category - Movie Trailer...

21 Nov 2014 10:24

How to determine if there is a market for your business
How to determine if there is a market for your business

WASHINGTON, DC, US: Knowing whether or not your product is something that will sell is one of the biggest questions in marketing...

By Caitlin Stewart, via Ashlan Bonnell 21 Nov 2014 07:18

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