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#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Ogilvy

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Ogilvy SA CCO Pete Case and Ogilvy Johannesburg ECD, Matthew Barnes...

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

Liberty Radio Awards announces nominees for 2017

The Liberty Radio Awards has announced this year's finalists. The winners of each category will be announced at the Awards Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre next month...

3 hours ago

How to test your content effectively

Great content that works is a real asset to any organisation. ..

By Kate Kenyon 4 hours ago

BAT feels return of ASA's power

Despite news reports, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is alive and kicking, with no hint of it going anywhere, as it asserts its power in the British American Tobacco (BAT) case...

By Andrew Papadopoulos 8 hours ago

Daredevils take male cancer fight to the streets in Speedos

It's that time of year again, when men don purple Speedos and storm the streets in aid of male cancer awareness. Warwick Bloom, marketing communications manager at Hollard and Lucy Balona, head of marketing and communication at Cansa, run us through what to expect from the 2017 Hollard Daredevil Run...

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

What your business can learn from the #NerdNation

They wear black hoodies, live in California, write code and give quirky and inspiring TED Talks. Some build annoyingly addictive social media networks and have movies made about them...

By Gary Willmott 9 hours ago

OFM announces exciting new on-air line-up

OFM is ringing the changes in April, with exciting programming and competitions to look forward to. Many hours of on-air training with handpicked individuals has resulted in three new presenters making their debut...

Issued by OFM Radio 6 hours ago

Young Gun Films and Ogilvy collaborate on Castle Lite

Young Gun Films had the pleasure of working with Ogilvy Cape Town this month, on the creation of content for Castle Lite...

Issued by Young Gun Films 4 hours ago

Today's human resources is breaking new ground

HR is fast becoming one of the most influential corporate spheres, from constructing corporate brand identities and aligning strategic organisational goals to ensuring the implementation of government legislation...

Issued by Topco Media 5 hours ago

BET.co.za launches first mobile app

South African online bookmaker BET.co.za has announced the launch of their first mobile app, available for iOS...

Issued by 4i 5 hours ago

SA brands must adopt an IM first approach - but not WhatsApp, yet

Using WhatsApp in its current form as a brand engagement channel is a neat technical solution to a problem, but it's a mistake to think of it as a marketing solution...

Issued by AAM – Always Active Mobile 6 hours ago

AAXO makes its way to Cape Town for groundbreaking training

Cape Town is rapidly harnessing the makings of a renowned exhibition city. Consequently, the African Association for Exhibition Organisers will be hosting its first training event of 2017, in Cape Town...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 6 hours ago

How to hack Pinterest to market your business

Marketing is a dense arena with many companies adopting the same stale approach. But, there is a new strategy you can implement focusing on the sleeping giant of the social media realm...

8 hours ago

Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network

ACCRA, Ghana - Insel Communications has announced its new affiliation with leading global advertising network Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 20 hours ago

Adopting new approaches within recruitment

As a business owner of a boutique growing global headhunting agency, the one thing I am constantly scared of is the one thing I make a conscious effort never to ignore. I call it the three C's. Change, Courage, Culture...

By Emily Keyes, Issued by The Talent Boom 17 hours ago

Take one Spitfire, three directors and two producers - what do you get? The Greatest Movie Ever Made

Presented with the opportunity of working with M-Net Movies to create “The Greatest Movie Ever Made”, Spitfire approached it as you would expect: with guns blazing...

Issued by Spitfire Films 17 hours ago

In search of the agency model of the future

From the get go, one thing we can be certain of is that, like today, we will have multiple agency models going forward – some of which will not be agency-driven...

By John Little 1 day ago

Orchids & Onions: 21st Century spin: Sowing the seeds of a “good news” story

One of the phrases I hate most in a marketing, and media context is: content generation. It's so soul-less. What's wrong with “story telling”? Too analogue for you...

By Brendan Seery 1 day ago

How to adapt your marketing strategy when expanding to new regions

Globalism has both opened new doors and created new challenges for startups all over the world. Digital technology, new trade agreements, the trend towards cultural assimilation and other factors have enabled businesses to reach customers in other countries. Even the United States, which is the world's largest economy, only accounts for 17% of global GDP...

By Ryan Kh 1 day ago

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Africa news

How to test your content effectively

Great content that works is a real asset to any organisation. ..

By Kate Kenyon 4 hours ago

Business pivotal to dealing with social inequalities in Africa

Currently intra-Africa trade stands at a mere 12% compared with about 40% in North America and about 60% in Western Europe...

6 hours ago

World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa

The World Bank on Sunday announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years...

6 hours ago

Orange launches into Burkina Faso

Orange will pursue its development in mobile financial services and 3.75G mobile internet, strengthening its position in West Africa...

10 hours ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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