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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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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 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: Recognise the importance in reaching your goals

Jenny Glover, executive creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris has sat on the judging panel for some of the top award shows - Cannes Lions, One Show, Loeries and more...

By Beverley Klein 3 hours ago

Marketing products on social media

Historically, product-orientated businesses have struggled in social media circles. A focus on product promotion and sales have meant that these social presences have, historically, been very bland and boring.

By Mike Saunders 2 hours ago

Project or retainer for your PR? What to choose when

Unless you're a blue-chip who needs a professional PR on-call in case a crisis comes up, you may wonder whether you need a retainer or if a project will do. Both have their merits but should be chosen, like most things, with some know-how. Here are the pros and cons of both...

By Rebecca Cronje 21 hours ago

A press release is really just a last resort

Far too many PR people these days still believe that press releases are mainly what media relations are all about. They are wrong. Very wrong...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 1 hour ago

The Loeries dust and hangovers have settled...

Howard Audio, with their name on 21 shortlisted finalists this year, congratulates all their clients and colleagues who walked away with birds this year...

Issued by Howard Audio 1 hour ago

Red & Yellow launches industry-driven creative diploma at JHB campus

Following 22 years of unprecedented alumni success in the advertising industry, the Red & Yellow School is bringing its popular three-year diploma in Graphic Design & Art Direction (GDAD) to Johannesburg in 2017...

Issued by Red & Yellow 2 hours ago

How to differentiate your business from the competition in the eyes of the client

The competition we see in practically all industries is higher than it ever was. Because of this, it is really important that you do all that you can in order to stand out of the crowd...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 hour ago

IDE generates business and investment in African real estate

Design Mission Africa, taking place in Johannesburg in November, is focussed specifically on establishing a smooth pathway for the stakeholders of the real estate and development industry...

Issued by IDE Consulting Services 6 minutes ago

Changing with the changing face of South African families

Are there enough brand ads, TV shows, children's books and other local content programmes that show the changing South African family in a positive light?...

By Mbali Cindy, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 1 hour ago

A new socio-economic segmentation system for the South African media industry

There have been a number of industry comments in the past week about "SELs" as a "replacement" for LSMs...

Issued by TNS Global 2 hours ago

New documentary features junior doctors' working conditions in SA

A new documentary, Doc-U-Mentally - last doctors standing' covers the gruelling pressures that more than 5,000 junior South African doctors face in their working conditions.

2 hours ago

Jozi Book Fair opens this week

The 2016 Jozi Book Fair (JBF) takes place 1-4 September at the Science Stadium at Wits University and entry is free and open to all...

1 hour ago

#WomensMonth: Bottling African wisdom

At the SABC Commercial Enterprises' Women's Month event, held late last week, Ntombenhle Khathwane, owner and founder of Afrobotanics motivated the audience with her journey of perseverance to create a retail success story...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 hours ago

Exhibition of Exhibitions from AAXO in October

An Exhibition of Exhibitions will be held at the Blue Wing Conference and Events Venue at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg on 19-20 October 2016...

2 hours ago

Why optimise your audience?

Many of the media- and audience-targeting choices today are still manual. Learn why it is important to trust automated optimisation for evaluating audiences.

Issued by Exponential 3 hours ago

SA's anti-piracy startup Custos raises $420k from TIA

Stellenbosch-based bitcoin bounty startup Custos Media Technologies has raised another round of funding, this time from South Africa's Technology Innovation Agency...

By Tom Jackson 2 hours ago

AMEC launches Measurement Month 2016

AMEC will be hosting "Measurement Month" during September to educate communication and PR practitioners about the latest best-practices in measuring the effectiveness of their campaigns...

Issued by Ornico 3 hours ago

New Ericsson report on consumers' need for speed outweighs network coverage

A new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab, Experience shapes mobile customer loyalty, says that the widely used customer loyalty measurements in the telecom industry have not changed as much consumer behaviour has...

1 hour ago

#WomensMonth: Georgie Davidson, the woman behind Fancourt Estate

Meet Georgie Davidson, the CEO of and woman behind the world-renowned Fancourt Estate, a global landmark for business, leisure and golfing travel...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 hours ago

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Africa news

African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa

African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, will empower youth and women to transform Africa...

3 hours ago

Finalists for Africa's leading youth entrepreneurship award

The Anzisha Prize applauds outstanding youth entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 22 for effecting change through innovative, people-centred solutions across Africa...

4 hours ago

Econet to broadcast Formula 1 races to Sub-Saharan Africa

Econet Media has added Formula 1 racing to its portfolio after concluding a three and a half year deal with Formula One World Championship...

4 hours ago

Africa could become "the new China"

Africa could become the new China, and may serve as a classic staging ground for new technologies, i.e., mobile communications and mobile payment platforms...

1 day 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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