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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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#BehindtheSelfie with... Leanne Pechey

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Leanne Pechey, founder of MATRIARCH, formerly known as Hotstuff Marketing...

By Leigh Andrews 12 hours ago

Ster-Kinekor Cinemark hosts Cannes Lions Edits events with industry experts

Celebrating creativity and the power of cinema as an advertising platform through a showcase of best practice in brand communications is the promise of the 2016 edition of Cannes Lions Edit...

16 hours ago

Promoted content

Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate...

Issued by Wits Language School 2 days ago

#WomensMonth: Moyin Oloruntoba, focussing on African youth culture

Winner of the 2016 Fairlady Women of the Future Rising Star Award, the passionate Moyin Oloruntoba, shares some insights...

By Ruth Cooper 14 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Where are the female superheroes?

In a very passionate TED Talk, media studies scholar Dr Christopher Bell asked why it is so hard to find female superhero merchandise?

14 hours ago

Proper use of branded social content under the spotlight

We've seen a number of articles around influencer marketing, but it's also subject to a set of laws and rules...

By Thabiso Moloi 12 hours ago

Trubridge, the 60-foot wave and the flat line

A couple of years ago, I was lucky enough to be at a talk given by Ross Clarke-Jones in Cannes. This is a man that gets into a boat that takes him a couple of kilometres off shore...

By Damon Stapleton 12 hours ago

Leaders on the Move event offers insights from Gautrain, Standard Bank, NetFlorist

Jack van der Merwe (CEO, Gautrain Management Agency), Ben Kruger (joint CEO, Standard Bank) and Ryan Bacher (MD, NetFlorist) will invite Leaders on the Move into their offices and impart their individual leadership experiences...

12 hours ago

Revlon 'Unforgettable', directed by Mpho Twala

"The world needs more love at first sight." Mpho Twala directs a romantic story in partnership with Ogilvy & Mather SA Cape Town for Revlon South Africa #unforgettable...

Issued by Velocity Afrika 14 hours ago

Women in Action encourage prison inmates to listen to their inner voice

One of Women in Action's (WiA) important outreach initiatives during Women's Month is their visit to the Kgosi Mampuru II Female Correctional Facility in Pretoria...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 13 hours ago

amaSocial extends to include Instagram

amaSocial, a social media monitoring tool that allows marketers to track brands, conversations, profiles and topics across Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, has now added Instagram...

14 hours ago

Are you struggling to understand Generation Y in the workplace?

Generation Y, also known as millennials, were born between 1982 and 2003. They're between the ages of 13 and 34, so they're either in high school, tertiary institutions or employed in junior to mid positions...

By Antoinette Pombo 12 hours ago

Paving the way for women in content and VR development, Amelia Thiart a recognised innovator

Global Access' head of broadcasting and creative for the past seven years, Amelia Thiart, is a finalist in the Inaugural MTN Women in ICT awards within the Innovator Recognition category...

Issued by Global Access 14 hours ago

Keynote speaker at Sikuvile Awards reiterates need for media freedom

In his keynote address at the Sikuvile Awards, the group chief executive of the Standard Bank Group and the chief executive of Standard Bank South Africa, Sim Tshabalala, made the call to all the country's citizens...

12 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Women in entrepreneurship

Zimkhitha Peter, head of programmes at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and a firm believer in effecting social change through entrepreneurship, discusses the underrepresentation of women in the industry and how to cultivate young entrepreneurs in South Africa...

By Pasqua Heard 12 hours ago

Inaugural Small Business Expo, #BuyABusiness Expo has 54% women exhibitors

As Women's Month ends, the inaugural Small Business Expo and #BuyABusiness Expo continues to highlight the success stories of businesswomen in South Africa and beyond...

11 hours ago

Natalie Bisset reveals creative behind 'Let's Get Down to Business' TVC

Following the royal launch of its business insurance offering on 7 July 2016, King Price has just unveiled its new Let's Get Down to Business TVC...

13 hours ago

A fresh coat of Wetpaint

Following in the well-worn footsteps of powerhouse brands such as Pepsi, Old Spice, and Starbucks, Wetpaint Advertising has recently undertaken an exciting rebranding...

Issued by Wetpaint 13 hours ago

Shield month-long campaign ends with moving event

To celebrate the #ShieldItsYourMove month-long social media campaign, South African personalities Unathi Msengana and Janez Vermeiren joined a mix of influencers and bloggers on 27 August 2016...

12 hours ago

New award at Assegai Awards - IAS Agency Credentials Award

A new award, the IAS Agency Credentials Award, has been introduced to the Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards for 2016. This is a world first, as this type of award currently does not exist anywhere else in the world...

11 hours ago

PR-Net offers two workshops for PR practitioners in Cape Town

On 15 September 2016 at the Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro in Seapoint, Cape Town, two PR workshops will be held - one on crisis management and one an opportunity to meet the media...

15 hours ago

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Africa news

Proper use of branded social content under the spotlight

We've seen a number of articles around influencer marketing, but it's also subject to a set of laws and rules...

By Thabiso Moloi 12 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Moyin Oloruntoba, focussing on African youth culture

Winner of the 2016 Fairlady Women of the Future Rising Star Award, the passionate Moyin Oloruntoba, shares some insights...

By Ruth Cooper 14 hours ago

Your company doesn't need good content, it needs 10X content

Having watched the (recently concluded) series, "The Voice" (USA), on DStv I was struck by an undeniable truth...

By Brandon Faber 16 hours ago

Facebook CEO in Nigeria to witness Africa's tech revolution

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, to visit the Yaba technology hub in Lagos, meet with developers and partners, and explore Nollywood...

17 hours ago

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Apple to show off new offerings on September 7

Apple on Monday sent out invitations to a "special event" on September 7 in San Francisco, where it is expected to unveil a new iPhone model...

15 hours ago

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

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