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Episode 157: Yoco, a new integrated point-of-sale and card payments solution.

Date: 12 Nov 2015
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Meet the Annual AdFocus 2015's top student nominees

Will Sarah Mitchell of Vega Durban, Kirsten Bennett of Red & Yellow School or Megan Brits of Stellenbosch Design Academy walk off with the title '2015 AdFocus Student of the Year'? All will be revealed in just a few hours at the gala evening. Here's why all three are worthy nominees...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2015 12:00

Taking advantage of YouTube to build your brand

Google South Africa offers tips on how brands can successfully take advantage of YouTube's technology and audiences to market themselves and their offerings at very little cost...

25 Nov 2015 09:31

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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

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 158: The Bookmarks Awards and Premier Hotels & Resorts

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 26 November 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Fred Roed and Alan Campbell...

25 Nov 2015 11:15

The science of baking

The act of buying a new brand is not revolutionary. It is not a huge event in people's lives. It is not the road to Damascus. It is more akin to a little nudge, give it a go type of thing...

By Danette Breitenbach 25 Nov 2015 10:48

Design thinking: Trend or revolution?

With the increasing notoriety of designer practices since the 1970s, the term "design thinking" was born in the early 2000s and became a mysterious, sacred tool for innovation...

By Amandine Robin 24 Nov 2015 14:00

[Orchids & Onions] A great idea, but common sense took a holiday

The first Orchid this week goes to the Western Cape government and its office of consumer protection. But at the same time, they get an Onion. Let me explain...

By Brendan Seery 24 Nov 2015 14:00

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

J. Walter Thompson promotes Paul Grater to managing partner, Cape Town

J. Walter Thompson, one of the world's best-known marketing communications brands, has announced the promotion of Paul Grater to managing partner of its Cape Town operation...

Issued by JWT 25 Nov 2015 10:03

Kaya FM Family Day brought to you by KFC

The Kaya FM Family Day in partnership with KFC will take place on Sunday, 29 November, at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens, to lead you into the festive season...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 25 Nov 2015 10:24

New Media paints New York gold

Two separate international events in New York - the prestigious Pearl Awards and the Eddies & Ozzies - have honoured work from Cape Town-based content marketers, New Media Publishing, with multiple gold awards...

Issued by New Media 25 Nov 2015 11:07

OFM looking for talent

OFM is looking for new talent to join its stellar line-up of radio presenters. The popular talent search competition, The Radio Voice, was previously won by current breakfast special presenter, Yolanda Maartens, who has gone on to have a highly successful presenting career at OFM...

Issued by OFM Radio 25 Nov 2015 09:13

Bookmark Awards 2016 entry series: Community

With the deadline extended to 30 November, digital marketers have one last opportunity to enter the coveted IAB SA Bookmark Awards and do battle across eight categories, of which the Community category is one...

Issued by IAB South Africa 25 Nov 2015 11:08

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

Sunu directs charming new Bakers ad

After a successful collaboration on Freshpak Rooibos earlier this year, Sunu jumped at the opportunity to work with M&C Saatchi Abel again and add his signature warmth to another iconic South African brand...

Issued by Egg Films 25 Nov 2015 10:35

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

Driving for change with Son

Son recently hosted its first Golf Day at Bellville Golf Club to promote awareness and raise funds to further the education of economically disadvantaged South African learners...

Issued by Son 25 Nov 2015 09:42

Heavy Chef's latest magazine highlights the exponential return on creativity - download it here

The third issue of Heavy Chef's quarterly magazine features exclusive content by some of the biggest names in marketing, including the likes of Alistair King, Justin Gomes, Melissa Attree and Uno de Waal...

Issued by World Wide Creative 25 Nov 2015 10:44

The GAPP Conference: Completing the package

Join award-winning journalist and anchor of M-Net's Carte Blanche, Derek Watts, on 16 March in the Black Eagle Room at Nasrec, as we map out the future of your business in the print, packaging and signage industries...

Issued by Sentient Publishing 25 Nov 2015 09:55

South Africa/France partnership to deliver VOD services cost effectively

The French company, Broadpeak has announced that Discover Digital has selected its video delivery solution for powering the complete OTT transactional video on demand and subscription video on demand platform...

24 Nov 2015 14:23

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