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#BizTrends2017: Stop driving customers away with poor marketing automation

Between 56% and 85% of a consumer's purchase cycle occurs digitally, writes Nick Orton, CEO at Grapevine...

By Nick Orton 3 hours ago

Building a team strong enough to carry a brand to success

We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals...

By Harry Welby-Cooke 2 hours ago

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New year, new you: Reinvent yourself as a New Professional

GetSmarter's 2017 Career Guide is here: download it today and learn all you need to know to ensure you use this year to carve out a career path you'll love...

Issued by GetSmarter 2 days ago

AVATAR and M&C Saatchi Abel mark SA agency landscape's first share swop

Today, AVATAR and M&C Saatchi Abel have announced a share deal that will see each of the agencies acquire a minority stake in each other's operations. Click through for more...

22 hours ago

Millennial marketing in 2017 – from one

Advertising is fun, we all love it and we love watching those classic South African humour based television or radio adverts. But how often do we get one of those? Wimpy and their “Talk Foreign” or Klipdrift with “Met Eish”...

By Murray Robertson 20 hours ago

How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer

Intercontinental Hotels Group's 2017 Trends Report highlights the uncompromising nature of today's customer who expects brands to deliver experiences that satisfy contradictory needs...

23 hours ago

Fine-tuning talent with the #LibertyRadioAwards

Lance Rothschild first coined the ‘real-time audio decision-influencing opportunity' mnemonic for radio back in 1987. It's more relevant than ever 30 years later, with the 2017 Liberty Radio Awards just around the corner...

By Leigh Andrews 23 hours ago

Ogilvy SA's Pete Case named among top 10 creative heads in the world

Ogilvy & Mather South Africa's Pete Case has achieved global recognition as one of the world's top 10 chief creative officers in the prestigious Directory Big Won Network Rankings...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 44 minutes ago

Crisis management: Can you afford not to take action?

Social media has not changed the formula for communicating in a crisis - it has simply made it more important that companies be prepared, act quickly, and say the right things...

By Nigel Hollis, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 1 hour ago

Karien Cherry wins Cristal Grand Prix and gets selected by NBC Universal

Giant Films' director Karien Cherry has topped her recent Grand Prix win at the Cristal Awards in Courchevell, France with a new campaign series directed for media giant NBC Universal...

Issued by Giant Films 1 hour ago

Former editors get publishing rights to Ideas/Idees, Lééf

Following Media24's announcement that it would cease publishing Ideas/Idees, Lééf and topCar and relinquish its international licences to Top Gear and Grazia...

1 hour ago

Case study on taxi branding indicates branding reaches wide audience

As part of Primedia Outdoor's investment in research expertise and innovative market intelligence, it set tracked and measured taxi movement over a three-month campaign period between February and April 2016...

2 hours ago

Diarise National Small Business Chamber Summit in February

The National Small Business Chamber Summit, one of Africa's largest entrepreneurial events offers over 100 sessions and seminars to help entrepreneurs grow their business. It takes place on 15-16 February...

1 hour ago

Red Heart Rum to sponsor Zando Cape Town 10s

Red Heart Rum has signed up as a sponsor of the Zando Cape Town 10s rugby games, with naming rights. The event will be hosted at the Hamilton Rugby Club on 3-4 February 2017 and will see a number of rugby legends, celebs and media personalities in action throughout the weekend...

44 minutes ago

One Show announces its third quarter shortlist

The shortlist for the 44th Annual One Show Award has been announced. It includes submissions from the third quarter of The One Show's quarterly entry system. The One Show's final deadline is 27 January 2017...

2 hours ago

Report indicates SMEs gain success from CRM

Maximizer has published a new study on the success measures that small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are achieving from their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions...

1 hour ago

Amped up for facial recognition

Techsys Digital was inspired to do something groundbreaking using facial recognition technology in order to drive excitement around The Foschini Group's Black Friday promotion and build their CRM database...

Issued by Techsys Digital 20 hours ago

With or Without Sugar - Brand trends for 2017

In the first episode of With or Without Sugar for 2017, four leading professionals in brand strategy, design and communication collect at a trendy gin bar in Johannesburg to talk about the upcoming trends that all brand professionals should be considering for the coming year - and beyond...

Issued by Brand Alive 23 hours ago

Striking the balance between viewability and user experience

The advertising industry has made a monumental shift towards putting viewability at the forefront of campaign goals, however, the impact on user experience is increasingly being called into play...

Issued by Exponential 23 hours ago

Bonitas is with you 'for the long run'

Bonitas Medical Fund, a major sponsor of the Comrades Marathon for the past decade, recently announced that it has renewed its contract for an additional four years...

Issued by Bonitas 23 hours ago

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Uber and Pizza Hut cash in with Guerrilla IMC's location-targeted ATM Media

Out-of-home media specialists Guerrilla-IMC recently launched their ATM Media Division in partnership with South Africa's premier third-party ATM service providers...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 19 Dec 2016

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Africa news

Diarise National Small Business Chamber Summit in February

The National Small Business Chamber Summit, one of Africa's largest entrepreneurial events offers over 100 sessions and seminars to help entrepreneurs grow their business. It takes place on 15-16 February...

1 hour ago

#BizTrends2017: Stop driving customers away with poor marketing automation

Between 56% and 85% of a consumer's purchase cycle occurs digitally, writes Nick Orton, CEO at Grapevine...

By Nick Orton 3 hours ago

First World Data Forum part of Agenda 2030 implementation

'Data and accurate information is and will be for the implementation of Agenda 2030' - UN Desa Chief…

23 hours ago

How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer

Intercontinental Hotels Group's 2017 Trends Report highlights the uncompromising nature of today's customer who expects brands to deliver experiences that satisfy contradictory needs...

23 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...

2 days ago

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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