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[NewsMaker] Michelle Vahl

Michelle Vahl has been appointed NAB Sales Manager (Johannesburg). She oversees a team of 13 sales people across both NAB and Habari Media...

By Louise Marsland 1 Jul 2015 11:26

Top five Instagram trends for 2015

Since the trail-blazing millennials and too-cool-for-Facebook hipsters started the migration to Instagram five years ago, we've seen a visual content explosion...

By Desiree Gullan 1 Jul 2015 14:09

Ideas are like goldfish... easy to kill

Ideas are truly the most beautiful things. They have such power and at the same time they are completely fragile...

By Damon Stapleton 1 Jul 2015 12:00

[Behind the Selfie] with... Lani Carstens

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Lani Carstens, Managing and Executive Director at John Brown Media, South Africa ...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jul 2015 14:00

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NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players

Econet, Ford, NIKE, South African Airways, SuperSport, and 947 partner with NBA's very first game on African soil...

1 Jul 2015 13:58

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 2 July 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Lauren Durant and Fabrizia Degli Esposti...

1 Jul 2015 11:17

2015 Pendoring judging panel appointed

The judges for this year's Pendoring Advertising Awards have been appointed and represent some of the top creatives in the country, as well as some of the best and most awarded agencies in South Africa...

Issued by Pendoring 2 Jul 2015 09:51

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Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip...

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

United Stations' Li Ndube, has a 'bag of tricks' for radio advertisers

Newly appointed Gagasi FM Brand Manager at United Stations, Lindile 'Li' Ndube, gives a no-holds-barred view of what it'll take for radio advertisers to stay on top...

Issued by United Stations 2 Jul 2015 07:28

Grey's famously effective work hauls 113 Cannes Lions

Grey group excelled at the annual Cannes Lions in 2015, exceeding all expectations with a total of 113 Cannes wins from various Grey offices throughout the network...

Issued by Grey 2 Jul 2015 07:13

Sawubona wins big at the World Travel Awards!

Sawubona - the in-flight magazine for SAA published by our company - was voted Africa's Leading In-flight Magazine 2015 at the recent World Travel Awards hosted at the Kempinski Seychelles Resort...

Issued by Ndalo Media 2 Jul 2015 06:29

Agile for agencies - is there such a thing?

Agile as a methodology seems to have the answers to so many of our problems yet seems impossible to implement in an agency. So I ask myself, why? Why is it so difficult for us to get right?...

By Danelle Stiles, Issued by NATIVE VML 2 Jul 2015 07:03

MacKay: Industry in urgent need of expertise, lack of programmatic savvy

More than half of the world's population now use the web regularly and two-thirds of those are from the developing world. This poses significant challenges for advertisers and marketers...

Issued by Atmosphere Orange 2 Jul 2015 06:47

App store is the new Google, says Naspers CEO

In a world where the smartphone is becoming ever more dominant, the app store is becoming key to success for an e-commerce business, according to Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk...

By Matthew le Cordeur 1 Jul 2015 14:52

One for the books - the SA Book Fair 2015

Taking place in Johannesburg from 31 July to 2 August, over 100 authors, writers, poets, publishers and playwrights will be sharing their experience, talents and knowledge in a three-day book-inspired escapade at the SA Book Fair 2015...

1 Jul 2015 13:55

Marketing to the modern family: Getting real about their realities

In order to understand how best we can leverage and tap into the new realities of the "Modern Family", it is important to answer the following question: What are the key trends defining families (and parenting) today?...

By Mike dos Santos 1 Jul 2015 08:51

Sharing the knowledge, and the love

Every time you make a call on the Vodacom network, you're helping to change lives. And every time you call Akin Omotoso, you know something special is going to happen...

By Eliot Powell, Issued by Spitfire Films 1 Jul 2015 09:38

It's not about single-, cross-, multi- or omni-channel bull-doodle anymore

There are numerous opinions about the importance of "omni-channel marketing", and its distinction from "cross- and multi-channel", but what is key for companies is having the "chutzpah" to be channel agnostic...

Issued by Effective Intelligence 1 Jul 2015 09:35

MMA Africa forum part of Loeries Creative Week - proudly sponsored by Unilever

The Mobile Marketing Association of SA will run a free half-day workshop offering attendees the opportunity to learn from keynote speakers about how to successfully integrate mobile into the marketing mix...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 1 Jul 2015 09:15

Howard Audio answers Emtel's call!

Howard Audio is on air in Mauritius! They've just wrapped the post-prod with Velocity Afrika, Cread + FCB Mauritius as composers of the original music track for telecommunications company, Emtel.

Issued by Howard Audio 1 Jul 2015 09:27

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Winners of the One Africa Partner Summit 2015 Awards announced

Winners of the Africa Channel Partner Awards were announced at the Cisco One Africa Partner Summit 2015 which took place from 23 - 25 June 2015 in Limpopo, South Africa...

2 Jul 2015 09:24

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Jasco

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has extended its Service Level Agreement (SLA) after signing a three-year contract with Jasco Broadcast Solutions...

2 Jul 2015 09:16

African Movie Channel to enter European TV channel market

African Movie Channel (AMC) has partnered with Lebara to distribute on the new Lebara Play OTT TV service; this is the first time AMC is being licensed for distribution outside Africa...

2 Jul 2015 09:08

Entries now open for the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015

The first Nigeria Technology Awards has opened for free entry and nomination to the general public. The awards recognise and reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, academicians, inventors and policy makers in Nigeria...

2 Jul 2015 08:54

NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players

Econet, Ford, NIKE, South African Airways, SuperSport, and 947 partner with NBA's very first game on African soil...

1 Jul 2015 13:58

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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to figure out social equation

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg figures there could be a formula that explains how people think...

2 Jul 2015 08:11

Austria court rules Facebook class action 'inadmissible': lawyer

VIENNA, AUSTRIA: An Austrian civil court has rejected a privacy class action against Facebook because it lacked jurisdiction to hear the matter, the lawyer for the plaintiff spearheading the case said on Wednesday.

2 Jul 2015 08:09

UK tabloid ex-deputy cleared over phone-hacking

LONDON, UK: The former deputy editor of Britain's News of the World tabloid, which media tycoon Rupert Murdoch closed down four years ago over phone-hacking, was on Wednesday cleared of involvement in the practice...

2 Jul 2015 08:05

Appeals court affirms e-book ruling against Apple

NEW YORK, USA: A US appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2013 ruling that Apple led an illegal conspiracy to fix prices of e-books in violation of anti-trust laws.

1 Jul 2015 10:48

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