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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Date: 5 Sep 2014
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The 'three Hs' that will always fix a bad customer experience

The 'three Hs' that will always fix a bad customer experience

We all make mistakes. It's what makes us human. It's how we learn. And as businesses, we implement technology and automate processes to try to minimise the likelihood of human error...

By Julian Diaz 18 Sep 2014 11:39

Is there a formula to making content go viral?

Is there a formula to making content go viral?

"It's gone viral" is a phrase that we tend to see constantly and in today's media-run world. While marketers are constantly trying to uncover the secret to success, the truth of the matter is, you can't manufacture authenticity...

By James Timpson 18 Sep 2014 09:21

I LAaik it local

I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

Does your BrandTeam play like Brazil...or Germany? (Part 1)

Does your BrandTeam play like Brazil...or Germany? (Part 1)

As world soccer seasons get under way, I reveal 11 parallel team-roles between the winners in Brazil and those winning in brand boardrooms; and why the copywriter (no 10) has to be Messi...

By Colin Morris 18 Sep 2014 07:45

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Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA
Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA

Nadav Ossendryver has been named South Africa's Social Media Star of 2014. He founded the Kruger Sightings website and was presented with the award for the most viewed YouTube channel based in South Africa...

18 Sep 2014 10:09

New MSN designed for a mobile, cloud-first world
New MSN designed for a mobile, cloud-first world

The new MSN in South Africa is designed from the ground up, combining premium content from the world's leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help users do more...

18 Sep 2014 08:35

How digital strategies are changing company culture - Amorphous
How digital strategies are changing company culture

Company culture is a significant consideration for prospective talented employees. People aren't clamouring to work at a company known for its non-existent sense of humour or lack of employee benefits, including smaller, in-office, incentives...

By Alexis Azzie, Issued by Amorphous 18 Sep 2014 11:38

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Sticking to interesting - Stick Communications
Sticking to interesting

Stick, a Johannesburg-based communications agency, recently received awards for Excellence in Advertising and Living the Brand at the SAB Gold Circle Awards...

Issued by Stick Communications 17 Sep 2014 09:33

Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'
Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'

Advertising agency OwenKessel Leo Burnett has created three new TVCs for Amstel Lite (video)...

18 Sep 2014 11:21

Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition - Lion's Wing
Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition

For its 53rd issue, South Africa's creative resource, Design Times, will be featuring content specifically focussed on the creative industry, once again coinciding with the Annual Loerie Awards...

Issued by Lion's Wing 18 Sep 2014 11:04

Nicole Capper
PR and the online measurement debate

At the end of every month, we prepare ourselves for the question "what is our online publicity Rand Return On Investment?."

By Nicole Capper 18 Sep 2014 08:12

Quirk wins Gold Smarties accolade in mobile innovation - Quirk
Quirk wins Gold Smarties accolade in mobile innovation

At this year's Standard Bank MMA Smarties Awards show selected countries hosted localised award shows. This meant that 2014 would be the first year that South African mobile innovators would go head-to-head with their submissions...

By Keenan Mulvaney, Issued by Quirk 18 Sep 2014 12:37

Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship
Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship

The Soweto Festival Expo, which takes place at the Nasrec Expo Centre 26-28 September 2014, focuses on supporting and promoting local entrepreneurs and contributing to the long-term development of greater Soweto's economy and community...

18 Sep 2014 10:32

Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign
Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign

To celebrate its 75th birthday next year and its role as part of South African heritage, Koo has commissioned 12 designers from a variety of backgrounds, to come up with T-shirt designs...

18 Sep 2014 11:04

Slicks - a brand-new car show for the South African market - Glasshouse Mobile Editing Solutions
Slicks - a brand-new car show for the South African market

James O'Sullivan has been hard at work for the last three months on an exciting new car show for the South African market...

Issued by Glasshouse Mobile Editing Solutions 18 Sep 2014 11:54

Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover - Hummingbird Group
Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover

For Gaschette Magazine's 13th issue, entitled "Narcisse", the online publication partnered with creative media house, @Pollencreative and web development agency, Telamenta, to create a different kind of magazine cover...

Issued by Hummingbird Group 18 Sep 2014 12:56

SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi
SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has repaid its government guarantee loan granted in 2009 following its financial woes, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

18 Sep 2014 08:06

Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Millward Brown
Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research, has announced the launch of Firefly Millward Brown, its qualitative practice, in Saudi Arabia...

Issued by Millward Brown 18 Sep 2014 12:44

Brand power isn't magical - it's experiential - Mo-Tseleng
Brand power isn't magical - it's experiential

Developing communications that break through the mass of clutter already in the market is a piece of the pie that experiential marketing is growing - and with good reason...

Issued by Mo-Tseleng 18 Sep 2014 09:35

Penquin celebrates Suzuki Auto's success - Penquin Airtime
Penquin celebrates Suzuki Auto's success

Suzuki Auto SA's targeted marketing, advertising and communications strategy has been important to the company's success. As an ad agency that puts its money where its mouth is, Penquin is thrilled with their client's achievements...

Issued by Penquin Airtime 18 Sep 2014 10:38

info4africa and Always Active release health information app - AAT - Always Active Technologies
info4africa and Always Active release health information app

National health and well-being referral network, info4africa, has released a mobile database app, in collaboration with Always Active Technologies (AAT) and Geekulcha...

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 18 Sep 2014 11:03

New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets
New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets

The new Redds TVC campaign was shot on location outside the SA Civic Theatre in Braamfontein Johannesburg, with the two-day shoot bringing in the juxtapositions of the urban hub's cityscapes and Johannesburg's tree oasis.

18 Sep 2014 14:50

'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas
'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas

Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals is coming to South Africa to share his insight and experience of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity at an exclusive 'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast on 2 October 2014...

18 Sep 2014 14:43

Greatstock masters content management - so you don't have to - Greatstock
Greatstock masters content management - so you don't have to

Amid the data explosion, it is becoming increasingly difficult for brands, creative agencies and large organisations alike to keep track of all of their collateral. Greatstock, directly addresses this challenge...

Issued by Greatstock 18 Sep 2014 13:09

Webfluential, The SpaceStation team up for expanded range of advertising solutions
Webfluential, The SpaceStation team up for expanded range of advertising solutions

Webfluential has entered into an exclusive partnership with The SpaceStation...

18 Sep 2014 09:32

SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South

SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South, and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation.

18 Sep 2014 14:47

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Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast
Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast

Orange's network of startup accelerators has expanded to Ivory Coast with the launch of 'Orange Fab Ivory Coast'. Through the programme, Orange supports new digital players and helps them grow...

18 Sep 2014 15:40

I LAaik it local
I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

Western Union Company, Angola Post Office partner for money transfer services
Western Union Company, Angola Post Office partner for money transfer services

The Western Union Company and the Angola Post Office has announced their collaboration to enable consumers to send and receive local and international payments in minutes from Angola Post Office...

18 Sep 2014 14:28

Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Millward Brown
Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research, has announced the launch of Firefly Millward Brown, its qualitative practice, in Saudi Arabia...

Issued by Millward Brown 18 Sep 2014 12:44

AfricaCom 2014 secures SkyVision as sponsor
AfricaCom 2014 secures SkyVision as sponsor

Global communication provider, SkyVision Global Networks, will be sponsoring the AfricaCom 2014 Conference, taking place from 11-13 November 2013 in Cape Town...

18 Sep 2014 11:18

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