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[Trends 2015] The big online advertising trends

[Trends 2015] The big online advertising trends

As always, it was a highly competitive space but this year that seemed the case more than ever - especially when it came to online advertising, fuelled by the continued growth of digital...

By Gustav Goosen 26 Jan 2015 09:05

[Trends 2015] Newsflash: TV will not die

[Trends 2015] Newsflash: TV will not die

Every year, someone predicts the death of TV ads. They claim the evidence is everywhere, from rising digital media consumption to the increased popularity of the PVR. The only thing is that no one seems to have told TV...

By Stu Stobbs 26 Jan 2015 08:00

Persuasive power - ethos, pathos and logos

Persuasive power - ethos, pathos and logos

2300 years ago, the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote down the secret to being a persuasive speaker. This secret forms the basis of nearly every public speaking book written since...

By James Hurford 26 Jan 2015 05:46

[Trends 2015] Changing consumer behaviour

[Trends 2015] Changing consumer behaviour

Brands need to help consumers make better choices by focussing on the real issues consumers face, ahead of the bottom line and marketing plans...

By Yegs Ramiah 24 Jan 2015 09:00

Sampa Diseko
[Trends 2015] The 'sound' of Africa

Africa is entrenched in oral storytelling, movement and vocal expression. Marketers need to engage with the source of that sound...

By Sampa Diseko 26 Jan 2015 08:10

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

New online newsletter for women of Africa
New online newsletter for women of Africa

Essays Of Africa has launched a daily online newsletter with its stories, latest lifestyle news and fashion or beauty trends...

26 Jan 2015 09:29

King Korn Mabele campaign

The festive season is the busiest time of the year for wholesalers. This is the period when the various stokvel organisations, both big and small flock to the wholesalers and buy groceries in bulk...

Issued by Yourself Management 26 Jan 2015 10:24

Paula Raubenheimer
[Trends 2015] Brand safe programmatic environment grows in SA

With the global trend, as always, dictating South Africa's way forward, the market is poised to see a growth of spend in this area at a steeper curve in 2015...

By Paula Raubenheimer 24 Jan 2015 08:30

Context is king in the next wave of digital marketing
Context is king in the next wave of digital marketing

I recently attended a discussion with some colleagues and key clients, WPP STREAM Africa, around how to target digital marketing messages at an elite group of wealthy consumers...

By Richard Mullins 23 Jan 2015 11:03

Waking the dead: Increased sales from "beyond the grave"
Waking the dead: Increased sales from "beyond the grave"

This article is about turning marketing into sales. It's about mining the database you already have, about what your business can (and should) be doing to better nurture marketing leads into prospects...

By Brandon Faber 23 Jan 2015 13:59

Marketers get more from IAS-IMM partnership
Marketers get more from IAS-IMM partnership

I tracked down IAS MD Johanna McDowell to find out more about the strategic partnership between the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) and the IMM Graduate School of Marketing (IMM)...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Jan 2015 14:00

[Trends 2015] Keep an eye on Generation Z
[Trends 2015] Keep an eye on Generation Z

What marketers also need to keep on their radar is the approaching 'Generation Z', who it seems have 'wised up' about the future somewhat after going through the global recession with their families...

24 Jan 2015 08:00

Cinemark to guarantee set number of eyeballs for advertisers
Cinemark to guarantee set number of eyeballs for advertisers

Cinema offers an exciting future with opportunities in the sector for advertisers. Cinemark will soon launch a product into the market that guarantees a set number of eyeballs for an advertiser...

24 Jan 2015 09:09

Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI
Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...

23 Jan 2015 10:33

Habari partners with BBM to connect brands to an engaged mobile audience in South Africa - Habari Media
Habari partners with BBM to connect brands to an engaged mobile audience in South Africa

Habari Media has been appointed as the sales partner of choice for BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) in South Africa...

Issued by Habari Media 23 Jan 2015 10:39

Sunday Times carries special edition of SA Home Owner magazine
Sunday Times carries special edition of SA Home Owner magazine

SA Home Owner magazine and the Sunday Times have collaborated to produce a special edition publication, to be distributed on 26 January...

23 Jan 2015 10:19

Deadline looms for MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards entries for 2014 - MDDA
Deadline looms for MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards entries for 2014

The deadline of 30 January, which is next week Friday, is fast approaching for the closing of entries for the 2014 MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards...

Issued by MDDA 23 Jan 2015 10:54

Without data, you're just another person with an opinion...
Without data, you're just another person with an opinion...

With just three weeks to go, Africa's first social media analytics conference has attracted delegates across the business sphere from multinationals operating throughout Africa, to ad and digital agencies...

Issued by African Influence Exchange 23 Jan 2015 11:25

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Lobola goes mobile
Lobola goes mobile

Not everyone is happy with a new mobile app that takes the African tradition of paying a bride price into the technological age...

26 Jan 2015 10:09

Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections
Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections

Google has announced it launched an online portal where voters can keep an eye on the latest news about Nigerian politics in the run-up to the general elections in February...

26 Jan 2015 09:36

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

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