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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

LinkedIn is the new business card

The problem with networking in real life is that you can't just click and connect, as business cards get bulky while you work your way through the room. That's why it's better to incorporate online networking into your offline meets...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Aug 2015 12:00

Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way

Content managed system or CMS websites like Wordpress and Joomla have become very popular over the last few years. This makes perfect sense...

By Chemory Gunko 31 Aug 2015 12:17

Is advertising inflationary?

If 'cost-push' inflation is the act of progressively increasing the general level of prices brought about by an autonomous increase in costs then, yes, advertising is inflationary...

By Chris Brewer 31 Aug 2015 13:03

M&G sad to see Quintal leave: CEO

The Mail & Guardian was sad to see its editor Angela Quintal leave the publication after spending two years in the position, CEO Hoosain Karjieker said on Monday...

By Mpho Raborife 1 Sep 2015 09:47

Art Week presents Room 13 Kids' Exhibition and Mini Walk on 5 September

One of the highlights of Art Week Joburg (5-13 September 2015) is the Room 13 Kids' Art Exhibition and Mini Walk, which take place on opening day, 5 September...

1 Sep 2015 09:26

Sponsored call marketing opens the door to measurable marketing campaigns

One of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to advertising is "What does success look like?" closely followed by: "How do we measure it?" So says Patrick Palmi, CEO of mobile marketing agency

Issued by JustPalm 1 Sep 2015 09:31

A sharper EQ equals greater success

Marketing companies are always looking for ways in which to gain a competitive advantage. For many years, it was believed that bright, intelligent people were the key to superior performance...

By Brendan Powell & Lauren Durant 1 Sep 2015 06:28

Women in Action inspire prison inmates to be determined to change their lives

Continuing the theme of "determination" during women's month, Women in Action, bishops' and pastors' wives from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, visited inmates at the Kgosi Mampuru II Female Correctional Facility in Pretoria, donating toiletries to the women and encouraging them to be determined and use this time of incarceration to make changes in their lives...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 1 Sep 2015 08:53

[#WomenInBiz] Humble beginnings and happy endings w/ Zyda Rylands

Growing up as a tailor's daughter in the midst of apartheid, Zyda Rylands, now the MD of Woolworths Food, is proof of the pudding that workforce diversity is what drives the competitive advantage of one of the leading retailers in South Africa...

By Jessica Taylor 31 Aug 2015 11:20

Key Apple music exec steps down

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple confirmed in an email that Ian Rogers, who had been chief executive of Beats Electronics and head of its streaming music service, is departing...

31 Aug 2015 13:12

New monitoring company hits the ground running

South Africa's newest specialist broadcast monitoring company, Digeratus, has enjoyed an exciting first month of trade. CEO Jane Duminy is very happy with the market response to the new venture, and believes it is based on Digeratus' client focus...

Issued by Digeratus 31 Aug 2015 11:12

Provantage Media Group launches Street Smart Media

Leading out-of-home company Provantage Media Group has launched Street Smart Media. The portfolio encompasses street furniture within the commuter shelter network in the greater Johannesburg and Cape Town areas...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 31 Aug 2015 11:33

MediaShop sponsors three-year woman empowerment programme

HR Group Manager at The Media Shop, Alarece Eaton, has created the Ciao Bella initiative, which aims to empower young women to better their lives and provide them with a foot into the media and advertising industry...

31 Aug 2015 11:07

How to write a memorable mission statement

All too often, company mission statements make a bad impression. They're sometimes vague, long and rambling, or perhaps they are overly generic and uninspired...

By Sophie Baker 31 Aug 2015 11:27

Wim Steytler earns trio of nominations for upcoming Silwerskerm Film Festival

A short film conceived and written by Picture Tree director, Wim Steytler, has earned a trio of high-profile nominations at the upcoming kykNET's Silwerskerm Film Festival...

Issued by Picture Tree 31 Aug 2015 10:53

The 17th annual Sunday Times Top Brands

The 17th annual Sunday Times Top Brands awards took place on Tuesday, 25 August. TNS is proud to have conducted the research on behalf of Times Media in a partnership which is in its seventh year...

Issued by TNS South Africa 31 Aug 2015 10:06

Joint statement on accusation of 2015 Loerie Awards judging irregularities

The ACA and Creative Circle have issued a response to the accusation of irregular judging activity at the 2015 Loerie Awards and a breach of the Loeries rules pertaining to the eligibility of entries from pan-African and Middle East agencies...

31 Aug 2015 08:46

President Bongo launches Gabon

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

School soccer coach wins top women's sports award

Tsogo Sun Soccer Academy Coach Londiwe Hlatswayo has taken her winning streak up a notch and won the gsport Volunteer of the Year Award...

31 Aug 2015 09:11

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Attracting African talent back to the continent

At the New York Forum Africa in Libreville, Gabon, industrialist Ivor Ichikowitz called for increased innovation to attract African talent back to the continent...

1 Sep 2015 09:41

New programme for journalists

Highway Africa, Rhodes University COGTA, SALGA and SA Cities Network have formed a partnership to run a dedicated programme for journalists that focuses on local government issues...

1 Sep 2015 09:37

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Increasing marketing results when customer loyalty reached a limit

For most organisations out there, a huge part of measuring marketing success is finding out how many of the customers keep coming back in order to buy the same product or another product that is associated with the same brand...

By Boris Dzhingarov 31 Aug 2015 11:21

UEFA Champions League's fans get more from Nissan global sponsorship

As the official automotive sponsor for the UEFA Champions League, Nissan has been extended its deal to all global territories for the next three seasons up to 2017/18...

31 Aug 2015 11:17

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