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Date: 12 Nov 2015
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Getting internships right

The definition of an internship is quite clear amongst many sources that can be quickly googled...

By Claire Jackson-Bernardo 26 Nov 2015 08:00

[NewsMaker] Justin Bonello

Justin Bonello, Cooked in Africa Films creative director and partner, is celebrating, along with executive producer and managing partner, Peter Gird, the success of the company's Ultimate Braai Master series...

By Louise Marsland 26 Nov 2015 07:23

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Top five ways to advance your content marketing strategy

When it comes to content marketing, the most important element of a successful strategy is being able to balance what your company has to say and what your customers, and potential customers, want to hear. Here are the top five principles Foreword implores agencies to follow...

Issued by Foreword 23 Nov 2015 09:31

How markets grew

Markets grow by more people buying products, or people become heavier users, or both. Markets decline for the opposite reasons...

By Erik du Plessis and Neil Higgs 26 Nov 2015 06:00

Programmatic buying unpacked

Programmatic buying is a buzzword that is taking the industry by storm. There is a lot of confusion around this topic and it's often seen as very technical and complicated...

By Graeme Stiles 25 Nov 2015 14:08

[Behind the Selfie] with... Lucy Worsley

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Lucy Worsley, founder and CEO of Empire Experiential Marketing...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2015 14:00

Meet the Annual AdFocus 2015's top student nominees

While Sarah Mitchell of Vega Durban walked off with the title '2015 AdFocus Student of the Year' at last night's gala evening, fellow nominees Kirsten Bennett of Red & Yellow School and Megan Brits of Stellenbosch Design Academy were just as worthy...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2015 12:00

Twitter share counts a big fat zero?

With Twitter dropping the ability to get share counts for articles, online publishers are concerned as it looks like their articles have experienced a drop in social share popularity...

25 Nov 2015 13:00

Afrikaans speakers prefer to read 'in die taal'

Most South African newspaper readers can read their news in English, but that does not mean that it is their preference...

By Daya Coetzee 25 Nov 2015 12:00

CareerJunction tops "career" searches online

Based on Google Trends, the keyword/phrase, "Career Junction", seems to be top-of-mind for South Africa's jobseekers...

Issued by Career Junction 26 Nov 2015 09:37

Our youth are marching to the beat of a new drum

I teach part-time at AAA and one of my lectures is always on youth. One of the most passionate discussions we have is whether today's teenagers, students and first-jobbers have a cause - whether they have anything they care about enough, to look up from their smartphones/chats and disrupt their daily lives...

By Katlego Moutlana, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 26 Nov 2015 10:08

An introduction to e-commerce integrations for social media

Here, Matt Zajechowsk provides an overview of integrated shopping on Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter...

By Matt Zajechowsk 26 Nov 2015 07:00

Bookmark Awards 2016 entry series: Emerging Digital Technologies and Channels

Digital marketers have one last opportunity to enter the coveted IAB SA Bookmark Awards and do battle across eight categories, of which the Emerging Digital Technologies and Channels category is one...

Issued by IAB South Africa 26 Nov 2015 09:48

Africa offers business opportunities

According to the World Bank, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa hit a record $60bn by the middle of this year. Yet, many multinational companies looking to expand across the continent are still wary of doing business in Africa...

26 Nov 2015 10:18

Son gave media agencies a Taste of Summer

With Johannesburg temperatures soaring in the 30°s, Son's recent 'Taste of Summer' activation could not have been more appropriate...

Issued by Son 26 Nov 2015 09:30

Cassandra Wilson and Sheila E. to join all-star line-up at the 17th Cape Town International Jazz Festival

espAfrika, organiser of the annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival, has shared more of the glittering names that will join the all-star line-up at next year's festival happening on 1 and 2 April 2016...

Issued by espAfrika 25 Nov 2015 12:15

Just pause

Chris Midgley, strategist with Blast Brand Catalysts, reflects on what brands have to do to connect emotionally in the never-ending busy-ness.

By Chris Midgley, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 25 Nov 2015 11:40

[21 Icons Season 3] Kyle Shepherd

Kyle Shepherd has been selected for 21 ICONS South Africa Season 3 for his ability to transcend cultural barriers by using music as an art form to communicate commonalities and differences across diverse nations...

25 Nov 2015 12:01

Southern Guild displays South African design at Design Miami 2015

The Southern Guild is off to Miami to participate in Design Miami from 2-6 December 2015, with the preview day on 1 December...

25 Nov 2015 11:31

The Writing Studio presents The Drama of Writing a Play

The Writing Studio will present 'The Drama of Writing a Play', an evening workshop taking place at the Waterfront Theatre School, Cape Town from 1-4 December from 6pm until 9pm...

25 Nov 2015 11:36

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Africa news


Audio Network launches creative portal, Workshop, tailored for advertisers

Global music group, Audio Network has introduced another level to its advertising offering with a new portal Workshop, which offers a deeper look at the artists and composers that it has collaborated with...

26 Nov 2015 08:28

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