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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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Creative Circle's Cannes 2015 individual and group agency results are out!

The Official Creative Circle Cannes Results 2015 are out...

3 Jul 2015 08:55

The Loeries Communication Design judging panel has been announced!

Ji Lee, Creative Director of Facebook Creative Shop in New York heads up the jury as chairman, with the rest of the panel comprising nine big local names...

3 Jul 2015 11:41

Melt the social brand mention confusion away with Meltwater 'Outside Insights'

When an industry event's held after hours, and fully booked within a week of receiving the invitation, you know it's a topic people are really interested in. That's exactly what happened with the recent Meltwater 'Outside Insights' launch event...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Jul 2015 06:00

Digital marketing must be a boardroom conversation

Even among South Africa's most progressive brands, digital media and marketing have not yet taken the leading role they should in boardroom conversations...

By Natalie Bruyns 3 Jul 2015 05:49

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Opening up the tender process and other start-up help, just a click away

OpenTenders is a South African business-to-business social network. It's also determined to assist South Africa achieve its 2030 National Development Plan goals and create millions of jobs - not as pie-in-the-sky as it seems...

By leigh andrews 2 Jul 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Lauren Durant and Fabrizia Degli Esposti...

2 Jul 2015 14:37

Killing two birds with one stone

In securing the Above the Line (ATL) business of a client in Africa, and a major local client, Switch has a launched itself squarely into the advertising space...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Jul 2015 14:18

Crisis communications in a digital era

Communication is critical to ensure that a crisis is managed effectively and contained, and that the company's reputation is protected throughout. Especially in an era of social media, where the public has many options at their disposal to either rate or slate a brand...

By Janine Hills 2 Jul 2015 14:00

The death of the annual report... As we know it

We all want a greener, more sustainable world, yet the process of going green still seems to instil fear in some people. Good designers, on the other hand, embrace the move towards sustainability. Not only does green thinking lead to creativity and innovation, ultimately it's good for business, which to us means happy clients...

By Sam Bainbridge 2 Jul 2015 14:00

Using digital integration to celebrate an icon

Base2 wanted to capture the unique sense of community among Land Rover drivers and created a digital monument - a platform for everyone to celebrate the vehicle and reminisce about 67 years of endurance...

Issued by Base2 3 Jul 2015 10:56

Tractor Outdoor expands current portfolio to Pretoria

Tractor Outdoor is pleased to announce the expansion of its current holding to include 32 sites in the Pretoria area...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 3 Jul 2015 10:59

Kagiso Media appoints a promotions manager to oversee East Coast Radio and Jacaranda FM

Kagiso Media has appointed Jonathan Lumley to head up promotions at East Coast Radio (ECR) in KwaZulu-Natal and at Jacaranda FM in Gauteng...

Issued by Kagiso Media 3 Jul 2015 10:21

Dieting vs advertising

Glenn Jeffery looks at why you should rather eat for enjoyment than diet, and trust your gut instead of the data...

By Glenn Jeffery, Issued by Grey 3 Jul 2015 08:35

BID notice: Design/advertising agency required for False Bay TVET College

False Bay TVET College is looking to appoint a marketing/advertising agency which will provide advertising, graphic design, branding and copywriting services, wherein quality of service and economy of price are the primary considerations...

Issued by False Bay College 3 Jul 2015 09:26

Gagasi FM Nightlife Sessions get Savanna Dark edge

Savanna Dark Premium Cider has become the official sponsor of the Gagasi FM Nightlife Sessions, the station's flagship club culture event that takes place on the last weekend of every month...

Issued by Gagasi FM 3 Jul 2015 10:11

The future of youth marketing looks bright!

Young people believe in brands that invest in their communities, said Jason Levin, Managing Director of youth market specialist agency, HDI Youth Marketeers, as he shared precious insights at the Youth Marketing Strategy Conference...

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 3 Jul 2015 09:12

SABC to tell truth 'with balanced perspective' - CEO

New SABC chief executive officer Frans Matlala said the public broadcaster going forward will tell the truth but will also be "balancing the perspective"...

By Thinus Ferreira 3 Jul 2015 12:05

Stokvel Academy hosts Stokvel Development Training

The Stokvel Academy is currently hosting a series of Stokvel Development Training classes in Rockville, Soweto. Each session accommodates up to 50 stokvel members - coming from around Gauteng...

Issued by BSK Marketing 3 Jul 2015 08:59

DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place

Government will announce the date to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting signals once all systems are in place, including the five million free Set Top Boxes (STBs) to poor households, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Jul 2015 10:22

Start-up Grind hosts Andre De Wet

Andre De Wet, CEO of, sold his first business at the tender age of 27 years old and lost everything by 28. In 2013 his mobile app was voted as top international mobile app of the year...

3 Jul 2015 12:36

Compex taking cargotecture to the next level

The key to effective execution is effective differentiation - thinking differently, presenting differently and acting differently. Compex understands this and their newest offering is testament to their commitment to bringing the SA event sector the very best...

Issued by Compex 3 Jul 2015 09:52

South African films to feature at ZIFF

The Zanzibar International Film Festival will host a series of events focused on South Africa that will include a range of South African guests including actress Leleti Khumalo...

3 Jul 2015 09:20

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Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip...

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

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Insight into how Facebook is used in Egypt

Recent research has been gathered in the "eMarketing Egypt insights 5th Edition 2014 Report", which highlighted that Facebook users in Egypt is a youth community...

2 Jul 2015 15:04

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Lauren Durant and Fabrizia Degli Esposti...

2 Jul 2015 14:37

Killing two birds with one stone

In securing the Above the Line (ATL) business of a client in Africa, and a major local client, Switch has a launched itself squarely into the advertising space...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Jul 2015 14:18

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Entries open for World's Best Financial Advertising Awards 2015

NEW YORK, USA: The Midas Awards 2015 competition honouring the World's Best Financial Advertising? is now open for entry. This is the only awards show to recognise excellence in financial marketing and advertising on a global scale.

3 Jul 2015 10:15

Yahoo tests using Google search skills

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Yahoo said on Thursday that it is testing letting Google put its online search skills to work at some of its online properties.

3 Jul 2015 10:01

Facebook tests video ads in budding YouTube challenge

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook on Thursday confirmed that it is dabbling in video ads and sharing revenue with content creators, in a move that would compete with Google-owned YouTube.

3 Jul 2015 09:44

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