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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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How to power up your brand - The Powerhouse "Internet Café"

Like a true barista, we craft brands to your target market's taste. Making a great first and lasting impression to tantalise your audience is essential for startups and growing businesses alike...

Issued by Powerhouse Advertising 2 Sep 2015 11:03

Google introduces its new logo

NEWSWATCH: You may have noticed Google looks a tad different today. The search engine giant is introducing a new logo that will eventually spread across all its products...

2 Sep 2015 07:47

This JMPD officer is on her way to becoming a viral star

When Clive Naidoo was pulled over by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and started filming, he would probably never have guessed that he'd turn one of the officers into a viral star.

By Stuart Thomas 2 Sep 2015 13:20

[Behind the Selfie] with... Kabelo Moshapalo

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Kabelo Moshapalo, Executive Creative Director of TBWA\Digital Arts Network...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2015 14:00

[NewsMaker] Claude Hanan

Claude Hanan is the co-founder of along with Luke Jedeiken. Superbalist, formerly Citymob, is an online shopping style destination which was acquired by a year ago...

By Louise Marsland 2 Sep 2015 09:35

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The 'so what' marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa

It's an obvious truth that South African mobile penetration is at an all-time high, but many still question what mobile can do for their brand - here are four pointers...

By Ben Evans 2 Sep 2015 14:00

Service with a smile: how a simple gesture could influence customer decision-making

It's often easy to be in a state of negativity bias; simply reading the news can often be disheartening. However, there is great business sense in turning that frown upside down...

By Brandon Bester 2 Sep 2015 12:00

Online platforms boost sales of home industry sector

Gone are the days when the only marketplace available to home industry businesses was the local neighbourhood market. The new storefront is online and micro-businesses specialising in handcrafted goods are reaping the benefits...

3 Sep 2015 09:32

Gumtree helps Stickeez fans

The Stickeez tiny plastic toys, given away by Pick n Pay are highly sought after commodities in playgrounds and schools, so much so that enterprising entrepreneurs and desperate moms are putting them up for sale and swop on Gumtree...

3 Sep 2015 09:28

Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...

3 Sep 2015 08:49

Winning invention is early warning device for asthma sufferers

PhD student, Moses Kebalepile was the overall winner of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) Inventors Garage competition for his prototype, the Asthma Grid. It is an early warning device to predict asthma attacks...

3 Sep 2015 09:00

SMME Opportunity Roadshow comes to Cape Town

The last of the four SMME Opportunity Roadshows is taking place on Wednesday, 9 September 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 8am to 5pm...

3 Sep 2015 08:41

Cape Town, Motorola make the city safer

The City of Cape Town has extended its Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) digital radio communications network with latest Motorola Solutions technology to enhance community safety...

3 Sep 2015 09:24

Business transformation: The value of human capital

The telecommunications industry, particularly mobile telecoms, has been under severe pressure in the last few years, leading to consolidation in the independent service provider niche...

By Yule Edwards, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 2 Sep 2015 13:43

Tenfour lights a fire with Jan Braai

Tenfour Media will be working closely over the next few months with the world's foremost expert on braais and braai recipes, Jan Braai...

Issued by Tenfour 2 Sep 2015 11:59

Tiles that make a fashion statement

It's not every day that one thinks about tiles. With client Italtile, the creative team at Blast Brand Catalysts ponders little else...

Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 2 Sep 2015 13:27

76,000 free eBooks to schools using Snapplify

Every school that signs up for the Engage eLearning solution with Snapplify will receive a digital library packed with free eBooks for their students and teachers to use...

2 Sep 2015 12:28

Optimize on the rise

Johannesburg-based strategic sponsorship agency Optimize has announced the 'signing' of Rory Oosthuizen as Commercial Manager, adding strength to an already award-winning team...

Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 2 Sep 2015 13:06

Canon is recognised with three esteemed EISA Awards for EOS and EF-lens products

Canon has received three prestigious awards from the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), highlighting the outstanding quality of Canon products throughout its DSLR and lens range...

Issued by Canon SA 2 Sep 2015 12:23

Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo - 20 years of exhibition excellence

The twentieth Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo, which took place from Thursday to Sunday, 27-30 August, at the CTICC, was an inspiring event attracting just over 38,000 visitors looking to create, decorate and renovate their homes...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 2 Sep 2015 12:50

Apple mulling original online television shows: report

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple is dabbling with the idea of making online television programming in a move that would challenge established players such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to show-business magazine Variety...

2 Sep 2015 12:23

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Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...

3 Sep 2015 08:49

Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports

HARARE: Zimbabwe's state-controlled media group, Zimpapers, has reportedly fired the editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper, Edmund Kudzayi...

2 Sep 2015 13:01

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How to use your company's history to build up your brand

We all have a history. In the business world, that history can actually become an asset. When it comes to brand identity, longevity matters because it breeds trust...

By James White 3 Sep 2015 10:18

Marketing your services - tips to consider

Most people buy services every single week, normally from small businesses. For instance, you can have an office painted, get your TV set repaired, have your car washed and so on...

By Boris Dzhingarov 3 Sep 2015 09:39

Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch on Tuesday as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market...

2 Sep 2015 12:19

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