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Compete cleverly: Don't outrun – outwit!

Any typical contender has to deal with intimidation when faced by a significant and strong opponent. Power is persuasive, and we often believe that the big boys are inevitably set to take the victories. However, knowledge – converted into smart strategies – can trump power...

Issued by Gawk 1 day ago

MA(SA) upgrades marketing designations, launches masterclasses, workshops

The Marketing Association of South Africa is upgrading its Chartered Marketer and Marketing Practitioner South Africa professional designations, launching an all new Marketing Co-ordinator (SA) designation...

12 hours ago

Getting heavy-handed on fintech community disruption with Heavy Chef Tours

Heavy Chef founder and CEO Fred Roed shares why he resigned from agency WWC at the end of last year to take the Heavy Chef ‘side project' community to the doers, globally…

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

Redesigning 24-hour news for a changing world

News24 has had an innovative start to the year. Here, editor Adriaan Basson lets us in on their new app Edge, as well as their Project Rise initiative and how they provide more than just the standard packaged news...

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

Ogilvy Cape Town wins KFC New Africa Markets

Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has been appointed lead agency for KFC's New Africa Markets...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 8 hours ago

Zwelethu Radebe joins Egg Films

Rising commercials director Zwelethu Radebe has nestled in at Egg Films, where he'll be working with producer Dumisani Mvumvu from their Johannesburg office...

Issued by Egg Films 9 hours ago

Sponsorship - seven key requirements

Sponsorship is generally misunderstood, from both the side of the sponsor as well as the rights holder. Most sponsors expect it to produce instant ROMI or even ROI...

By Emy Casaletti-Bwalya, Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 8 hours ago

The 2017 AMASA Workshop will be hosted at Riverstone Lodge from 23-26 March

Following the success of the sold-out workshop in 2016, AMASA Jhb has announced that bookings are now open for the 2017 AMASA Workshop...

Issued by AMASA 9 hours ago

Just launches new brand identity, drops Retirement in name

Just, founded in 2014 by retirement specialists who wanted to address shortcomings in the South African retirement market, has launched its new brand identity, ‘Just' last week, locking in the descriptor ‘Rethink Retirement'...

11 hours ago

Publisher Research Council sets research programme for 2017

The Publisher Research Council (PRC), representing the interests of both print and online publishers in South Africa, has released its projects, studies and upcoming research for 2017...

11 hours ago

Sprout Performance Partners share key insights from DoubleClick programmatic masterclass

Sprout Performance Partners recently attended the DoubleClick Programmatic Masterclass in London, accompanied by Google representatives...

8 hours ago

South Africa's first React Native mobile app

Bluegrass Digital was appointed by Names & Faces to rebuild a cross platform mobile application using the latest mobile development technology - React, React Native and Redux...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 9 hours ago

WAN-IFRA offers management training to women journalists in South East Asia

WAN-IFRA Women in News lead trainer, Paula Fray, presented newsroom management training to 45 women senior journalists and editors from across South East Asia...

11 hours ago

Branding hacks: Three insights into 'the rise of the bite-size'

Purpose: To highlight the shifts in the way people are obtaining and transferring information and how to align your business' branding with them...

Issued by Powerhouse Advertising 8 hours ago

Grey Design leads the pack by creating a solution to a problem unheard of in suburban South Africa

What do you do when you see people suffering because of a lack of infrastructure? Do you shake your head in sorrow as you walk away and comfort yourself however you choose to or, do you brave the emotions and become a part of the solution?..

Issued by Grey 10 hours ago

Brands with purpose that walk the talk!

If you're struggling to get a response from your branded content, chances are you've simply slapped a logo onto a poorly produced ‘live game show' that doesn't have any real impact...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 8 hours ago

Six ways to boost office morale when your staff need it most

Jessica Edgson from digital marketing agency Rogerwilco shares six ways to boost office morale as 2017 begins to take its toll...

By Jessica Edgson, Issued by Rogerwilco 10 hours ago

Azzaro campaign lets shoppers Shazam a fragrance

Popular music recognition app Shazam and fashion and fragrance brand Azzaro announced last week the South African launch of ‘Wanted', a new fragrance for men...

1 day ago

Top tips for face-to-face selling

It is common for salespeople to seek a path that offers least resistance. For example, a salesperson may prefer sending an email or making a quick phone call rather than meeting up with the customer. What majority of salespeople don't know is that customers ignore emails and calls, which means selling products and services becomes more difficult...

By Jared Koning 1 day ago

Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017...

Issued by African Excellence Awards 1 day ago

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Africa news

African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet…

9 hours ago

5G optimisation technologies - an emerging priority for service providers

5G will pave the way for a new era of digital transformation and the next generation of ultra-high broadband infrastructures…

10 hours ago

Zuckerberg envisions Facebook as a 'global community'

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has offered a vision for the social network as a force in building a "global community”…

12 hours ago

New brand force in Africa hospitality and marketing

Main rivals Savanna Sunrise and HotelOga have signed an agreement to merge, creating an African giant in hospitality marketing technology…

13 hours ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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