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Episode 152: Jonty Fisher talks about the IMC Conference – Johannesburg.

Date: 9 Oct 2015
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Times Media Radio's newbies mint new listener numbers

According to SAARF's latest Commercial Radio Listening RAMS figures, all three Times Media Radio stations have increased their listenership. Tony Mallam, Head of Radio: Times Media Limited tells us how they got this right through differentiation of their offering...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Oct 2015 12:00

From creative to business owner - eight tips on how to get there

What if the highly creative pictured themselves as successful business owners? Why is it that so many artistic people have a reputation for being bad with money and have an inability to achieve long-term financial success?..

By Nokwazi Mzobe 13 Oct 2015 10:45

Great sporting moments and their sponsors

Sports sponsorship is big business...

By Boris Dzhingarov 13 Oct 2015 06:37

[Orchids & Onions] Kudos to companies that bridge digital divide

One of the most amusing things for me, a digital cynic, is to see how the clevers from the net trash newspapers, yet when they want their gushing PR releases to get proper traction, then who they gonna call? Not Ghostbusters, but newspapers...

By Brendan Seery 13 Oct 2015 12:00

Riky Rick calls FUSEG "best music video of my career"

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed FUSEG, the new Riky Rick x Cassper Nyovest x Anatii music video...

Issued by Arcade Content 13 Oct 2015 12:20

Finding the right social media skills

The upcoming ITWeb Social Business Summit 2015 will unpack how daily social media activities impact companies, what the key social media skills are, and how companies should recruit for these skills...

Issued by ITWeb 13 Oct 2015 11:05

Gazebo World announces price and warranty increase

Not having increased their prices since 2010, Gazebo World is now doing so on some of their product lines. These have been kept, however, to a bare minimum while impressively increasing the warranty on their gazebo hardware ranges...

Issued by Gazebo World 13 Oct 2015 11:43

The first CX Day Johannesburg

Customer Experience "passionata" and professionals gathered on 6 October to show-and-tell and share their stories. Like a Harley Davidson community of bikers on a breakfast run they strutted their stuff...

Issued by Global CX Day 13 Oct 2015 12:54

Echo Shopper launches in Durban at month end

The Echo Shopper, an Ads24 monthly newspaper, will be available in Durban and surrounds from end of October 2015. The free newspaper will launch with 16 pages and a print run of 100,000...

13 Oct 2015 10:21

CMT should take lead in changing marketing world

In 2012, the research and consulting firm Gartner predicted that by 2017, a company's chief marketing officer would be spending more on technology than its chief information officer would...

13 Oct 2015 10:38

Future of City Life - theme for Ericsson Innovation Awards 2016

'The Future of City Life' is the theme for the Ericsson Innovation Awards 2016, the global competition that gives students the opportunity to develop innovative ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts...

13 Oct 2015 10:27

Pyrotec PackMedia wins big at Fix-a-Form International Awards 2015

Pyrotec PackMedia was joint first prize winner for the Best Fix-a-Form Marketing campaign and winner of the best innovative leaflet-label award. Pyrotec MD, Rowan Beattie, walked away with the Longevity Award...

Issued by Pyrotec 13 Oct 2015 12:07

Muthambi stands ground on digital migration

Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi has denied reports that the ruling ANC has discussed a reversal of South Africa's digital migration policy...

By Gareth van Zyl 13 Oct 2015 13:29

Ogilvy uses ice-cold aural advertising for Castle Lite

Ogilvy Cape Town, together with Castle Lite, has released a first-of-its-kind track recorded at the sub-zero temperature of -2.5°C - the same temperature at which the beer is lagered. Here's why they went this chilly route...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Oct 2015 12:00

Complement with content

Freedom of choice for the consumer makes it exceptionally easy for them to select what kind of marketing and advertising they allow into their lives...

By Lisa Illingworth 12 Oct 2015 12:00

Reading/watching times

Researchers have been on a quest to quantify the amount of time people spend reading publications for centuries. Reading time is, in fact, the holy grail of the research world...

By Chris Brewer 12 Oct 2015 12:00

Marketing strategy first, then implementation

Small business owners need to focus on marketing strategy before focusing on marketing tactics. This is the opinion of Donna Rachelson, who will be speaking at the upcoming Business Excellence Forum & Awards in November 2015...

12 Oct 2015 12:58

Muthambi gets stick for digital TV defiance

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi came in for a lashing at the African National Congress (ANC) national general council meeting at the weekend for defying party policy on digital migration and broadcasting, and for presiding over instability at the SABC...

By Carol Paton & Penelope Mashego 12 Oct 2015 15:30

Africa Automation Fair acquired by Thebe Reed Exhibitions

Thebe Reed Exhibitions has announced that it has acquired Africa Automation Fair, the premier automation industry event in southern Africa...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 12 Oct 2015 11:58

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Google joins funding round for secure messaging service Symphony

SAN FRACISCO, USA: Symphony, a financial industry messaging startup, announced on Monday that it has raised $100m in a new round of funding from backers that included Google...

13 Oct 2015 09:39

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