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Episode 185: Online retail with the CTO of Emerce Commerce.

Date: 18 Aug 2016
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The importance of brand internalisation

Sadly, for many organisations, marketing is not evident from the inside out; the brand strategy is not internalised and employees are not adequately empowered or educated as to how important a role they actually play...

By Clive Evans 28 minutes ago

#WomensMonth: Putting your clients first

Blowtorch Advertising were recently appointed as the lead creative agency for Accordian Investments, distributors for Tata vehicles...

By Beverley Klein 1 hour ago

Of doers and criticisers

"You get two types of people in the workplace, those that get stuck in and 'do' and those that sit on the sidelines, observe and then critique what has been done"...

By James Wilson 23 hours ago

The business of 'designing better'

The design-boosting power of collaboration, moving beyond fear of data to implementing insights that create better user experience and using digital disruption to your own business benefit were all hot topics on the first day of #BODCT...

By Leigh Andrews 20 hours ago

The explainer video explained

Trends come and go. But with my more than ten years in PR I am sure of one trend that is here to stay - and that is video. We have all been watching video climb the popularity charts...

By Nicole Capper & Warren Coetzer 23 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Advertising changes its view on women

In the last year, we've seen moments of advertising brilliance indicating the industry is finally moving towards a new way of portraying women. One that is more representative of the way they see themselves...

By Emma Carpenter 21 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Property industry predominantly manned by women

Over the past four decades, several highly successful women have made it to the top in the real estate industry in South Africa...

19 hours ago

Kyle Lewis directs Caster Semenya tribute for Nike

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed Unlimited Fight, Nike's tribute to South Africa's 2016 Olympic Gold medallist, Caster Semenya...

Issued by Arcade Content 19 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Business can be pretty

One of South Africa's top lifestyle bloggers, Christine Meintjes is a determined businesswoman and founder of the internationally acclaimed Pretty Blog, which has over 80,000 followers on Facebook alone. But Meintjes' ambitions don't stop there...

By Pasqua Heard 17 hours ago

Sunu captures energy of Africa in new Standard Bank spot

Egg Films' Sunu directed Never Stop Moving Forward, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris' new pan-African campaign for Standard Bank...

Issued by Egg Films 20 hours ago

Celebrating women at the Loeries

There was a strong line-up of talented and accomplished female speakers at the DStv Seminar of Creativity and women featured prominently in the Loeries judges and award-winners...

By Josephine Buys, Issued by IAB South Africa 19 hours ago

Meltwater Outside Insight - Growth-hacking your marketing strategy

Meltwater invites you to join industry experts from Barclays Africa, Vodacom, Sasol and NATIVE VML, as they share their insights on how you can growth-hack your marketing strategy...

Issued by Meltwater 17 hours ago

Jozi's 2020 smart city will include Africa's 'Silicon Valley'

The City of Johannesburg recently hosted its first Smart City Day at 46 Juta Street, the address of one of four sites that make up the new technology precinct in Braamfontein...

Issued by Mercatique Consulting 21 hours ago

Spitfire helps Ogilvy shake things up - and bag a bird with KFC!

Massive congratulations to the whole Ogilvy team for bagging two Loeries for KFC's Shakin' Shakin'! Spitfire Films and director AK are honoured and proud to have been involved in this exciting project...

By Eliot Powell, Issued by Spitfire Films 19 hours ago

Pour Your Heart Out: Woodland Dairy's campaign to share its goodness

The First Choice Custard 'Pour Your Heart Out' initiative is one way Woodlands Dairy showcases its brand ethos, and how important it views giving back to communities...

Issued by Boomtown 20 hours ago

Sandton Convention Centre hosts large international events

During April and May this year, the Sandton Convention Centre hosted four major events that brought 7,000 room nights to Sandton.

23 hours ago

Marketing workshop on intellectual property

The Independent Agency Search & Selection company (IASS) is holding a masterclass for marketers on legal issues, 'What Every Marketer Should Know', presented by Danie Strachan...

23 hours ago

Lessons from Rio 2016 - technology versus human spirit

It's over. After two weeks of intense Olympic madness, the Rio games are over and I'm left catching my breath and dissecting what happened...

By Lee Naik 23 hours ago

Talking film with AFDA at the Jozi Film Festival

The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are partnering for a weekend of film industry talks as part of this year's Jozi Film Festival programme...

13 hours ago

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Africa news

DRC economy: "The giant awakens"

Despite conflict, investors continue to pour money into the Great Lakes region and the Democratic Republic of Congo's economy is performing almost unscathed, explains Franck Kuwonu...

By Franck Kuwonu 1 hour ago

Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia

The United States announced nearly US$35 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ethiopia face the impacts of the worst drought in 50 years...

2 hours ago

Facebook adds new features to Slideshow ads

Facebook simplifies Slideshow and adds new features to enable advertisers to tell brand stories...

2 hours ago

Combatting mobile security breaches

Samsung prepares to stem the rising tide of mobile security breaches with a robust security platform designed to keep business information secure yet accessible...

2 hours ago

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Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

12 Aug 2016

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...

5 Aug 2016

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