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Media is not as simple as it was. We all know and understand this. What is less understood is how the decline of traditional media and the uptake of "new" media is causing havoc with the measurement of media.
By Danette Breitenbach 18 Dec 2013 07:43
It is just a fleeting moment of stunned surprise. The dawning realisation that the status quo has ineluctably changed and so too has any predictable future. (video)
By Ed Herbst 17 Dec 2013 08:11
There are a gazillion books in my local business school library with the word 'strategic' or 'strategy' in the title.
By Sid Peimer 17 Dec 2013 06:46
In business we spend much of our time reading or writing. But no matter how experienced we are, few of us can write even half a page without agonising over how best to put our points across.
By James Hurford 17 Dec 2013 05:36
The exciting thing about the digital world is that it's ever-evolving... You never know who is going to come up with what next, and it's quite scary to look back and see how much innovation has taken place over the past decade. All I'm still waiting for is a self-driving car... (video)
By Ilse van den Berg 18 Dec 2013 09:50
Great news to wrap up 2013 at amp ACTIVATIONS! Victoria Williams joined the company in November 2013 as head of activations and brings with her a wealth of brand activation and eventing experience, as well as a sparkling personality that fits the company profile perfectly.
Issued by Brandsrock 18 Dec 2013 08:32
This year truly has been the year of the app. With iPhone, Android and tablets becoming the gadgets of the future, apps have exploded onto the scene with pretty much everything you could ask for.
By Beverley Klein 18 Dec 2013 08:23
This year has been full of videos going viral, so here are some of the most viewed and most memorable of 2013. (videos)
By Beverley Klein 18 Dec 2013 10:27
The world of advertising is no stranger to adverts that those who commissioned and created them... wish they hadn't.
By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2013 05:58
Milpark Education has been structured into a number of schools, each streamlined to provide the best education within its area of specialisation. This is in line with best practice at other higher education institutions both locally and internationally.
Issued by Milpark Education 18 Dec 2013 11:37
Let's face it, we've just about wrapped up 2013 and we're ready to take some time out to spend with family and friends over the festive season, but that doesn't mean you have to turn a blind eye on the social media tools your business has been using - or should be using.
By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Dec 2013 09:16
This time of year the urge to give back to those less fortunate arises, and at GraphicMail, the feeling is no different. The South African email service provider (ESP) has come up with a way to help those less fortunate, and what better way to lend a helping hand through something an ESP knows best? Emails.
Issued by GraphicMail 18 Dec 2013 11:27
Open your mind with these ground breaking non-fiction books. From current affairs to history and autobiographies to business from local and international bestselling authors, take your pick.
Issued by Random House Struik 18 Dec 2013 10:51
As we approach the end of the year, we begin to reflect on the good, the bad and the ugly, and we look into how we can improve in the new year. With regards to advertising, Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials as chosen by the most important critic, they believe, the consumer.
By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Dec 2013 09:37
Every December, the South African National Blood Service makes a plea for donations. The problem is that most people are on holiday and have other things on their mind.
Issued by Gentlemen 18 Dec 2013 08:55
It has been a busy and productive time at The Open Window and we are proud to say that we have had another year filled with great success and amazing work being produced by our students and staff.
Issued by Open Window 18 Dec 2013 11:11
While filling the car with luggage, toys, eats and drinks, please don't forget to pack what's most important - the car seat or booster seat, to protect what matters most - in case of a real emergency.
Issued by Matrix 18 Dec 2013 10:48
A light-hearted look at some of the biggest consumer tech failures in tech during 2013.
By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2013 05:46
The term 'economical crush' still dictates the tone and nature of the eventing industry in South Africa. But it's not all bad news: the events industry is just being called on to conceptualise and execute more smartly, ensure ROI and find new ways to maximise tailored budgets. Enthusiasm for the industry and the call to entertain and inform still prevail.
By Deana Heslop-Mthembu, Issued by Blue Moon 18 Dec 2013 08:59
iKineo, the business which describes itself as a "customer engagement firm", has made waves after an impressive performance at the local creative awards.
Issued by iKineo 18 Dec 2013 10:03
Online education company, GetSmarter, has launched its 2014 Career Guide. This annual publication is a practical guide in support of life-long learning and career growth, available for free download at www.getsmarter.co.za.
Issued by GetSmarter 18 Dec 2013 08:26
As the year draws to a close, we would like to thank our loyal customers for their support throughout 2013. Our offices will close on the 20th of December and we will reopen on the 14th of January 2014. We look forward to dealing with you in the new year and wish you and your families a wonderful festive season.
Issued by Right Stuff 18 Dec 2013 09:18
At USB-ED, our ongoing vision is to see leaders across Africa and beyond serving others with wisdom and courage. Reflecting on the life of Tata Madiba, and in light of his recent passing, these words especially resonate with our hearts and minds:
Issued by USB-ED 18 Dec 2013 08:58
As a gesture of appreciation to all of our clients for their support during 2013 and in lieu of purchasing year-end gifts for you, PocketMedia Solutions has donated R20,000 to Cotlands in your name.
Issued by PocketMedia 18 Dec 2013 10:03
The inaugural Lions Health Festival and Awards, celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
18 Dec 2013 09:38
Time management is something that I often associate with that little red monkey-monster from the Chicken Licken ad. It creeps up on you from behind, and before you know it sits on your shoulder and demands your attention...
By Ilse van den Berg 17 Dec 2013 14:23
Public speaking truly is a daunting task for anyone, yet some people are just naturally good at it. If you're not one of these people, here are some tips to help give an impactful speech.
By Beverley Klein 17 Dec 2013 14:09
Three South African digital companies have combined forces to help Africa's media businesses make money from online and mobile publishing, and create better ROI for advertisers.
Issued by Ole! Media 17 Dec 2013 16:37
With a crazy year on the music scene behind us, Rolling Stone has compiled a list of the best music albums of 2013. Here is the top 50 list...
17 Dec 2013 15:13
OK, each to their own, but some of these traditions might seem a bit weird...
By Rod Baker 17 Dec 2013 16:41
Learn about the latest in immersive marketing, social strategy and neuro-marketing, content marketing, cross-channel strategies, real-time automated marketing, mobile and more!
Issued by Knowledge Resources 17 Dec 2013 12:54
Ornico and The Media Online present an analysis of the South African media landscape for 2013, as well as a peak at what's on the radar for 2014 and beyond.
Issued by Ornico 17 Dec 2013 15:41
2013 has been another successful year for Alliance Media. This could not have been done without the hard work of the company's dedicated teams across five time zones in Africa.
Issued by Alliance Media 17 Dec 2013 13:24
New packing and an improved premium product offering demanded a new TVC for Nature's Source, produced by the team at Masters & Savant Worldwide in Cape Town with Candice Wainwright taking the director's chair.
Issued by Masters & Savant 17 Dec 2013 14:57
The DigitLab team decided that rather than having a last team building for 2013, they would spend a day helping a worthy cause. They identified a charity called The Nyusa Project, which was recently launched and based at Kwadinabakubo School in Molweni KZN.
Issued by DigitLab 17 Dec 2013 13:11
The ever-popular kykNET cooking programme, Kokkedoor, now has its very own Kokkedoor-app. The app, a product of Media24 Digital Magazines, enables you to load your own delicious creations as well as access a myriad of recipes to recreate at home.
Issued by Media24 Digital Magazines 17 Dec 2013 16:22
While South Africa's economic growth slows to a four-year low and one reflects on the concerning business trends of 2013 and forecasts of 2014, it takes an innovative and fresh approach to realise that the negative climate presents opportunities to rise above it. Reducing running costs, increasing value and consolidating efforts are the way forward.
Issued by Exhibitions SA 17 Dec 2013 12:50
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films announced the appointment of Robert E. Frye, Emmy award-winning producer and director, to the NYF TV & Film Awards Advisory Board and Grand Jury.
18 Dec 2013 11:07
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