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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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Brands and influencers - the struggle is real

Brands in South Africa are slowly but surely starting to understand the influencer landscape. They are largely dependent on their public relations teams to educate them on this matter...

By Anne Dolinschek 1 hour ago

RIP Gordon Patterson

It's a sad day for the local media and marketing industry as ad doyen Gordon Patterson has passed away...

3 days ago

International network of agencies, creatives discuss Brexit impact on ad industry

The Midas Awards polled its international network of agency and industry creatives, inviting them to a global roundtable on how Britain's exit from the EU will affect the ad world...

9 minutes ago

Using neuroscience in marketing to understand grudge purchases

Key for financial services sector brands in communicating offerings, which are often not understood or even considered 'grudge' purchases, is consumer market research...

29 minutes ago

AdLites - waypoints in the concrete jungle

AdLites, also known as directional or street name signage, serve multiple purposes and can produce large-scale results, particularly as cities continue to grow...

46 minutes ago

Why is a website vital for the small business?

Running any small business is difficult. The owner ends up having to do so many things that sometimes the essentials are forgotten. One of those essentials is having a website...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 minutes ago

Ageism in advertising

As an ECD with many years of experience on four continents, in many countries, having won my fair share of awards and new business, I am now a victim of ageism...

By Tim Pinder 2 days ago

About the Zika virus, the Olympics and the decreasing importance of audience

Ask yourself what the purpose of the Olympic Games, the World Cup, the English Premier League is. Why do players get paid so much money to play a game? Games are for fun, for exercise, for the sport, aren't they...

By Walter Pike 2 days ago

#Loeries2016: Creative conversations with... Jimmy Smith

Jury panel leader for the Loeries' print, outdoor and out of home category for 2016, Jimmy Smith shares his views on gender equality in advertising as well as his best ways to get out of a creativity rut...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Statement on the death of Gordon Patterson

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is devastated by the news of the untimely and tragic death of Gordon Patterson...

Issued by AMASA 2 days ago

Publicis Machine presents: The pretend you work at an agency weekend

Attention creative students! Into the idea of rubbing shoulders with the top creative minds in the country? Then come and live that agency life with the Publicis Machine creative team at The Loerie Awards...

Issued by Publicis Machine 2 days ago

Gil Oved joins Shark Tank show

One of the five business moguls bankrolling budding entrepreneurs in M-Net's new reality television series, Shark Tank South Africa, is Gil Oved, co-founder and group co-CEO of The Creative Counsel...

2 days ago

The main SEO mistakes that business owners have to stop making

One of the biggest problems with small businesses is that there are few people that need to do many different tasks. In order to succeed it is vital that the business uses proper SEO campaigns...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

New race media portal goes live

A new SA-based motorsport media portal has been launched, specialising in the compilation, distribution and promotion of media info...

2 days ago

Varsity Sports: Beyond the pitch, field and stage

Supporting your team just got easier, thanks to the newly minted, improved Varsity Sports mobile application...

Issued by 4i Mobile 2 days ago

Three proven content marketing strategies you can implement right now

Content marketing is the conduit that creates a link between brand awareness and lead generation. There must never be a break in this conduit if you hope you achieve your business aim...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 2 days ago

Social media, the voice behind #67MinutesForMadiba

Online activity on Mandela Day shows thousands of people nationwide rallying behind their favourite causes and sharing how they spent their #67MinutesForMadiba...

Issued by 25AM 2 days ago

Son 67 minutes for Mandela Day

As part of their 67 Minutes for Mandela Day, Son donated food packs to three homes for the less fortunate. The food packs were the result of the Son ladies event hosted on Saturday, 16 July...

Issued by Son 2 days ago

Independent Media congratulates Cape Times for again making Newseum Top Ten in Washington DC

This is the second time in seven months that a Cape Times front page has been featured at this prestigious institution...

Issued by Independent Media 2 days ago

Doggie love wags our musical tale

Howard Audio has always had a thing for dogs. So when McCann Creative Director Jacqui Mendleson approached us to help raise awareness for Zoetis, we leapt at the chance to make a difference...

Issued by Howard Audio 2 days ago

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Africa news

FMCG sector in sub-Saharan Africa is set to boom

Sub-Saharan Africa's rapidly rising middle class is a huge FMCG market in waiting, says Southern African FMCG entrepreneur Adam Molai...

2 days ago

Aquila's first flight: A big milestone toward connecting billions of people

Aquila's first flight is part of Facebook's overall commitment in overcoming the remaining barriers to universal connectivity...

2 days ago

The rise of Afrilennials and how to communicate with them

Millennials represent the largest segment of the population and are our first truly digital natives. Do you know how to get in touch with them...

By Nandi Zambodla 2 days ago

South Sudan arrests Juba Monitor editor

South Sudan authorities arrest editor, order Juba Monitor to cease publishing...

3 days ago

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Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting

MUNICH: Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms...

2 hours ago

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said on Wednesday the number of users of its Messenger application had topped one billion, a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services...

3 days ago

Twitter eases process for verified accounts

WASHINGTON: Twitter said on Tuesday it was streamlining the process for creating verified accounts, a move likely to boost the number of users with a "blue badge" icon...

3 days ago

Rise of alpha dreamers

A new global age has arrived...

By Naseem Javed 14 Jul 2016

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