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Episode 129: Marketing on Skype, 100 years of the CocaCola contour bottle and 2 ad agencies

Date: 30 Apr 2015
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First mid-year intake of students at UCT

The University of Cape Town, through its "Across Africa" partnership with the leading online education company, GetSmarter, has announced that it will offer a mid-year intake in their online Advanced Diploma...

Issued by GetSmarter 4 May 2015 08:10

[TrendTalk] Great ads in play

This has been such an interesting year for advertising already as branded content, social advertising and storytelling take the lead in branding, resulting in new advertising concepts and ideas...

By Louise Marsland 4 May 2015 06:54

Getting into the advertising business

Advertising is not a nine to five job - at least, it's not if you want to be highly successful and reap the rich rewards that go with taking the boardroom hot seat...

By Chris Brewer 4 May 2015 07:44

[Loeries 2015] Calling all advertising younglings!

This year, the Loeries are feeling generous and offering special discounted tickets for Juniors and Students - but that's not all...

4 May 2015 09:33

[Creative Business Exchange]: How to build a strong brand

Trevor King, marketing director of Caesarstone, shared his ideas and branding lessons at the Creative Business Exchange...

By Leigh Andrews 4 May 2015 06:00

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Mobile motivation is sweeping Africa

As the world celebrates Worker's Day to commemorate trade unions and labour movements, the mobile industry in Africa is expanding to fulfil the continent's growing needs for mobile solutions and create more opportunities for its workforce...

By Amr Shady 4 May 2015 11:02

Advertise and get noticed online

Digital marketing is great way to grow your business. It's generally cheaper, more immediate, more targeted, and you can track and analyse your results more effectively...

By Johann Barnard, Issued by Trudon 4 May 2015 10:51

[Loeries 2015] Expectations with... Red & Yellow

In our feature running until Loeries Creative Week in Durban this August, we find out what Patrick Young, Red & Yellow's design lecturer, expects...

By Leigh Andrews 1 May 2015 14:00

What keeps Publicis Machine's cogs meshing smoothly

Prepare for a year of industry game-changers, says Tom Fels, Group MD of Publicis Machine. Key among Fels' predicted changes: the end of the stand-alone digital agency...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Apr 2015 12:14

Celebrate the role of women in film at Gateway's Cinema Nouveau in Durban

The 2015 European Film Festival (EUFF) themed 'A woman's world', comes to Cinema Nouveau Gateway in May. It celebrates the role of women in film with 12 internationally acclaimed films...

2 May 2015 09:40

Youth marketers, here's why traditional advertising doesn't cut it anymore...

If you still believe that paying hundreds of thousands of rands for billboard advertising is getting the job done, do the following experiment...

By Antoinette Pombo 1 May 2015 10:33

TEDxUCT event inspires audience

The first TEDxUCT event for 2015 and the second in the series took place last week in Cape Town. The audience was inspired by eight speakers...

30 Apr 2015 15:40

Ireland/Davenport appointed creative agency for Budget Car Rental

Ireland/Davenport has recently secured Budget Car Rental as a client, following the acquisition by Avis of the Budget Car Rental brand in southern Africa...

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 30 Apr 2015 11:42

A car that really speaks to you

When it comes to electric vehicles, South Africans are more than sceptical. This was something the NATIVE VML team had to be cognisant of when devising the launch campaign for BMW's electric car, the BMW i3...

Issued by NATIVE VML 30 Apr 2015 10:58

How to spell G-O-L-D in public relations

Receiving a gold PRISM Award made me analyse what alchemical ingredients go into a Gold campaign, and led me to the following spelling guide of how to make PR magic...

By Marcus Brewster 30 Apr 2015 15:32

Technical team gets a boost at Moving Tactcs

The all-important technical team at Moving Tactics, a leading South African digital signage solutions company, has been boosted with the recent appointment of three new technicians...

Issued by Moving Tactics 30 Apr 2015 12:16

Millennials not likely to use a company's products or services after a poor experience, report finds

According to Oracle's global report, Millennials and mobility: how businesses can tap into the app generation, nearly 55% of millennials say a poor mobile app experience would make them less likely to use a company's products or services...

30 Apr 2015 11:40

Zinto has transformed the marketing landscape during the past 15 years

Fifteen years ago, a small activation company called Zinto was established by ex-educator, Michelle Combrinck. Its vision was straightforward: to change the way consumers interact with brands...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 30 Apr 2015 12:08

OFM and Toyota Free State Cheetahs - a winning combination

OFM, the sound of central South Africa, will once again be the exclusive electronic media sponsor of the Toyota Free State Cheetahs during the ABSA Currie Cup tournament over the next three years...

Issued by OFM Radio 30 Apr 2015 11:35

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Promise turns 10

Promise was born in 2005 out of the desire of the founding partners, James Moffatt (CEO) and Marc Watson (ECD), to create an independent agency they could call their own...

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 29 Apr 2015 09:39

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Finalists announced for African Utility Week Industry Awards

Africa's leading utility, energy and water professionals and projects will be honoured at the annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa, taking place in Cape Town from 12-14 May...

4 May 2015 11:24

Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan competition receives flood of entries

Over 700 entrepreneurs have entered the Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan Competition, to stand a chance to win a share of the K2,000,000 prize. Entries close 5 May 2015...

4 May 2015 11:15

Mobile motivation is sweeping Africa

As the world celebrates Worker's Day to commemorate trade unions and labour movements, the mobile industry in Africa is expanding to fulfil the continent's growing needs for mobile solutions and create more opportunities for its workforce...

By Amr Shady 4 May 2015 11:02

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 129: A jam-packed show with Skype, Coca-Cola and more

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Derek Miller, Adelaide and Solomon Potgieter, Sharon Keith and Ian Drummond...

4 May 2015 10:26

Samsung launches Digital Village in Volta Region, Ghana

Samsung Electronics Africa has launched a Digital Village at the Volo community in the Volta Region Ghana...

By Lilian Mutegi 4 May 2015 07:42

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One Show tickets for one or two

Here's why you should attend the One Show Creative Week presentation day, if you happen to be in New York this week...

4 May 2015 10:03

Cannes Chimera Initiative ready for your creative input

The 2015 Cannes Chimera Competition, jointly launched by Cannes Lions and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has opened for entries...

4 May 2015 08:31

Anonymous app Secret shutting down

WASHINGTON, US: Secret, a smartphone app that gained notoriety for allowing users to make anonymous comments to friends and nearby people, said it was shutting down after just 16 months...

4 May 2015 07:34

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