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Episode 138: Isilumko Activate and Agency Focus with 20Across looking at Influencer marketing.

Date: 2 Jul 2015
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Premier filmmaker, Spike Lee, heads to SA for The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2015

Now in its seventh year, The Digital Edge Live will once again bring advertisers, agencies, technologists and innovators together to look at the most important digital trends in marketing...

Issued by NATIVE VML 6 Jul 2015 10:40

Disadvantaged SA creatives get a boost onto the career ladder

I met the first-ever 60 participants of the Cape Town One Show Diversity Boot Camp first hand, walked away feeling a little more inspired about the state of South African advertising, and got the scoop on what's coming to One Show 2016: Quarterly entry for all categories...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jul 2015 06:00

The lowdown on digital influence

Shh. 'Digital influence' is meant to be something mystical and vague. That's no longer the case, following the Meltwater African Brain Food event, where all aspects of digital influence were unpacked...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2015 06:00

Why Webfluential's wired as the SA start-up to watch

So many start-ups, so few still thriving a few months down the line. It's sad but true. Luckily Webfluential falls into the 'still a success and steadily increasing' category - here's why...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2015 14:00

Mistakes to avoid when designing your logo

The logo of a company or a brand has to be instantly recognisable and must also attempt to represent the company's ethic, industry, and personality. Designing a logo may seem to be an easy task. It's all about picking the correct colours, choosing a wacky font, and matching it to Clipart, right? Well, no...

By Roane Swindon 6 Jul 2015 14:00

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Why is it so difficult to set objectives?

I'm constantly amazed at how few businesses (agencies, clients and media) write meaningful sets of objectives. Often they don't exist at all and, perhaps of more concern, is how bad many of them are...

By Chris Brewer 6 Jul 2015 12:00

Dule demonstrates the right to life in epic TVC for Nektar Beer

World-renowned director Dule has just returned to South Africa, after spending four years in Europe where he recently completed his latest TVC for Nektar Beer. The international contract sees Dule direct an epic night out for one very lucky man...

Issued by ChillPillFilms 7 Jul 2015 10:13

SA companies rely on mobile to do business

A recent survey carried out by Dell South Africa investigated how South African businesses use mobile devices. The survey aimed to identify the types of devices that companies are providing to employees...

7 Jul 2015 11:25

Hidden market forces cause new products to flop

Great products are floundering because suppliers don't know enough about their markets. As many as 75% to 80% of new products and services flop, according to research firm GfK...

Issued by GfK South Africa 7 Jul 2015 08:28

Mediatech Africa spotlight on IP issues, lighting innovation

The global move to media over IP, and innovations in display and lighting, will feature high on the agenda at Mediatech Africa, Africa's only media and entertainment technology expo...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 7 Jul 2015 10:53

MTN SA CEO resigns

The resignation of MTN South Africa CEO, Ahmad Farroukh, is effective frp, 31 July 2015.

6 Jul 2015 15:10

Mobile is the key to SA's digital scene

The mass market is now staying connected and this is becoming more and more prevalent, this market owns more sim cards than toothbrushes and 93% own mobile phones...

6 Jul 2015 12:53

NBA's first game in Africa attracts world-class partners

The first National Basketball Association (NBA) game in Africa, featuring a Team Africa vs Team World format, will take place on 1 August at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg and will be aired live on SuperSport...

Issued by TheGrind PR 6 Jul 2015 12:12

Call for citizens to play your part and make every day Mandela Day

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in partnership with Brand South Africa, launched the 'Play you Part for Madiba' campaign on 6 July 2015...

6 Jul 2015 12:36

Embassy and Snap Pictures create first TV commercial for Elegant Fuel

You would be excused for not hearing of 'Elegant Fuel' before. And awareness was precisely the goal with the first television commercial for the Louis Trichardt-based brand...

Issued by Embassy & Snap Pictures 6 Jul 2015 11:18

Wine not?

Enjoy a good glass of wine while watching the sun set over the Sandton skyline. Levelthree Premium Venue, in the newly revamped Kramerville, is opening its doors to the public on Thursday, 16 July, with its very first Pop-Up Wine Bar...

Issued by Levelthree Premium Venue 6 Jul 2015 10:54

Research Unit to host Mandela Day workshop

Local luxury leather brand Research Unit (RU) will be hosting a Nelson Mandela Day workshop at their Watershed store at the V&A Waterfront on Saturday, 18 July 2015 from 11am-2pm...

6 Jul 2015 09:05

MMA Standard Bank SMARTIES Awards panel of judges announced

The Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa has announced the 2015 SMARTIES judges panel. Google's Bryan Nelson is the appointed Judge Chair and joined by an independent panel of senior brand marketers and industry experts...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 6 Jul 2015 10:39

MyBroadband appoints a client relations manager

Mariaan Scott has joined MyBroadband as a client relations manager, specifically focused on customer care and relationship management...

Issued by MyBroadband 6 Jul 2015 11:23

The 'foreign' impact on South Africa's potato industry

Insight Survey's latest Carbohydrate Landscape Report comprises extensive primary research in order to ascertain and provide detailed insight into the current impact of the 'foreign' on domestic market dynamics...

Issued by Insight Survey 6 Jul 2015 09:36

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We won't return to analogue TV, says UCC

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said it will not return to "analogue broadcasting" signal as court directed on Thursday...

By Frederic Musisi 7 Jul 2015 11:01

Why Webfluential's wired as the SA start-up to watch

So many start-ups, so few still thriving a few months down the line. It's sad but true. Luckily Webfluential falls into the 'still a success and steadily increasing' category - here's why...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2015 14:00

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Daymond John announced as keynote speaker at 2015 LIA's Creative LIAisons

Daymond John, founder and CEO of FUBU, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the 2015 London International Awards' Creative LIAisons program...

7 Jul 2015 11:24

When a selfie is not enough: India abuzz over 'velfie' craze

MUMBAI, INDIA: Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

7 Jul 2015 07:38

LSM details seven tips for students to impress employers

London School of Marketing has published an article detailing seven essential research tips to help CIM Foundation students to impress prospective employers.

6 Jul 2015 14:02

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