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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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#Loeries2016: Loeries rankings with M&C Saatchi Abel

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top ranked creatives post-celebrations. Here M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town ECD Gordon Ray and Gauteng ECD Bridget Johnson share their views...

By Leigh Andrews 7 hours ago

Top marketing automation tools for your business

Most businesses will find the idea of automating functions like sales and marketing compelling, as it helps marketers to streamline activities like lead generation, segmentation, lead nurturing and lead scoring...

By Jared Koning 12 hours ago

Forget mobile-first, your customer is demanding mobile-always

As smartphones reach saturation point in developing markets and make up a significant part of phone ownership in developing nations, customers are demanding an entirely different way of engaging with brands...

By Nirmal Nair 10 hours ago

Surfboard art charity auction raises R300,000

This year, proceeds from the auction will go to the NSRI, Wave For Change, Shark Spotters and the South African Adaptive Surfing team, who are on their way to California for the world championships in a few days...

10 hours ago

Leigh Ogilvie's ABSA MegaU 'Free' commercial gets seven nominations at the 2016 Midas Awards

ABSA MegaU 'Free' has been nominated seven times at the 2016 Midas Awards. Congratulations to Leigh Ogilvie and The Jupiter Drawing Room (Johannesburg)...

Issued by Velocity Films 11 hours ago

Organisers of World Media Awards seek entries from across the Middle East and Africa

The World Media Awards are open for entries and the organisers are seeking entries from across the Middle East and Africa. The closing date for entries is Thursday 16 February 2017...

11 hours ago

Make your space your living dream

To create a #livingdream, Africa's premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition portfolio, Decorex SA, will offer visitors a range of quality items and innovations destined to transform any home into a relaxation haven...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 11 hours ago

Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovation

Breaking away from a traditional learn-memorise-test approach to education, design thinking is paving the way for inspiring 'out of the box' thinking amongst youngsters...

8 hours ago

Zinto spreads a message of hope to young inmates on World Aids Day

A crowd of hip-hop dancers and performers gathered at Leeuwkop Prison Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre to show their support to young prison inmates, in line with World Aids Day...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 11 hours ago

inSite represents in Europe at the annual Marketing Festival

The annual Marketing Festival is an international event organised for specialist marketing strategists. This October, the event was held in the Czech Republic, and an inSite representative was there to lap up all the wonderment...

Issued by inSite Education 10 hours ago

New website from Celebrity Services Africa

Celebrity Services Africa (CSA) will put the spotlight on trends and entertainment with its new website, The Wire, a mobile-first site that connects the culturally curious, 'always-on' millennial with what is trending in the fields of art and entertainment...

10 hours ago

EY Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Award announces winners

The EY Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Award announced its winner this week in Johannesburg. Super Group's CEO, Peter Mountford was awarded EY Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Award for 2016...

10 hours ago

Deny violence of speech, writing and action against women

During the 16 days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign (25 November to 10 December), let us also recall that violence of speech, writing and art also hampers our ability to reach such a target...

By Teresa Jenkins 10 hours ago

Three things innovative companies do to foster creativity

LG Electronics says it is natural for a business to take great pride in its products, developed to meet the changing demands of the modern consumer. However, business creativity and innovation are about more than new products...

10 hours ago

What does successful digital transformation look like?

In today's digital world, everything is automated and there is not as much personal interaction. Digital has become the competitive battleground...

By Tom Pegrume 1 day ago

The A to Z of Zee TV with CEO Harish Goyal

Harish Goyal, CEO of Zee Entertainment Africa, shares the brand's broadcast success on the continent, explaining that marketing and programming work hand-in-hand as one can't survive without the other...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Current financial issues of the low- to mid-income groups

Foshizi conducted a qualitative research study this year to understand how the low- to mid-income groups (LSM 4-7) are coping in this tough economic climate, particularly, with the festive season looming...

Issued by Foshizi 1 day ago

Report analyses effective use of social media in marketing establishing global trends

The Seriously Social 2016 report highlights four major global social marketing trends. The first being that social evolves as a broadcast platform...

1 day ago

INMA World Congress of News Media in New York in May 2017

From 21-23 May 2017, the International News Media Association (INMA) will host its 87th Annual World Congress of News Media in New York, bringing together 400+ executives from the top news media companies...

1 day ago

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Upscale marketing, downscale costs: go bold in bad times

When times are tough economically, one mistake made by many is to cut down on the outlay involved in display stands at trade fairs, expos or marketing events...

Issued by Gawk 28 Nov 2016

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Africa news

Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving

I am more convinced than ever that the best problem-solvers are those who are passionate about people and keep people at the core of solutions. They have the passion for finding the best solution to enhance people's lives or the environment...

By Helna Brown 5 hours ago

First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa

Africa Trade Week is a historic event, with the goal of encouraging fruitful and stimulating dialogue among all stakeholders...

9 hours ago

African exchanges should focus on smaller businesses

More liquidity, better access to information and enabling regulation will generate more interest from foreign market participants...

By Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita 11 hours ago

Wizitup elearning platform introduced in Nigeria

Vericore Technologies Limited launched Wizitup, a learning platform for students and teachers in Nigeria...

12 hours ago

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International

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...

3 days ago

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

Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said...

7 Nov 2016

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