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Digital marketing's social media and SEO - What you need to know

Digital marketing's social media and SEO - What you need to know

Digital marketing is an indispensable part of most brands' marketing mix today. This is reflected in South African digital marketing expenditure, which according to PwC's research, will reach R3.7bn in 2017...

By Stephen Sandmann 2 Oct 2014 08:42

Be creative, be a troublemaker

Be creative, be a troublemaker

Everyone is creative, but only 25% of people feel they are living up to their creative potential. If organisations could tap into the other 75%, they would have a competitive advantage over their rivals...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 Oct 2014 10:08

[NewsMaker] Liam Olding

[NewsMaker] Liam Olding

140 BBDO is bolstering its creative leadership with new appointments including that of Liam Olding as creative director. Olding will take the lead in growing creative talent at 140 BBDO...

By Louise Marsland 1 Oct 2014 09:34

How to be a more natural speaker

How to be a more natural speaker

Marlon Brando is probably the most famous cue card user in movie history. Brando claimed he used to, "Write my lines on actors faces or pinned cue cards on their costumes."...

By James Hurford 1 Oct 2014 14:43

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Ronelle Bester
Penny for your thoughts: Becoming a thought leader

Thought leadership is an underused and misunderstood element of the PR mix, but in a world of noise, it's this contemplative approach to publicity that ends up being most effective...

By Ronelle Bester 2 Oct 2014 07:53

2Stroke rebrands to Rogerwilco, appoints Chris Vermeulen as Chief Innovation Officer - Rogerwilco
2Stroke rebrands to Rogerwilco, appoints Chris Vermeulen as Chief Innovation Officer

Digital marketing agency, 2Stroke, is changing its name to Rogerwilco. In tandem with the name change, Rogerwilco has appointed Chris Vermeulen to the role of Chief Innovation Officer...

Issued by Rogerwilco 2 Oct 2014 12:08

Interviews with The Digital Edge Live speakers
Interviews with The Digital Edge Live speakers

The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2014 event took place on 30 September at the Vodadome in Johannesburg. Bizcommunity.com was there to interview the speakers...

2 Oct 2014 08:00

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Spending the day with Nic Groom, WP rugby player and GetSmarter learner - GetSmarter
Spending the day with Nic Groom, WP rugby player and GetSmarter learner

Aside from the glamorous public image, professional sports players face the difficult challenge of dedicating their attention to their sports career, while ensuring they are prepared for their future, when their sports career comes to an end.

Issued by GetSmarter 29 Sep 2014 09:11

New marketing campaign for Shell Helix Ultra
New marketing campaign for Shell Helix Ultra

Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology represents a major shift for the brand, investing in a global marketing campaign in over 100 countries, including South Africa...

2 Oct 2014 09:40

Neil stays savvy with Joe Public - Glasshouse Mobile Editing Solutions
Neil stays savvy with Joe Public

Neil from Glasshouse worked closely with Joe Public on Nedbank's popular 'savvy' save for a rainy day marketing campaign which was brought to life through an exciting and innovative new billboard, using technology that has never been seen before in South Africa...

Issued by Glasshouse Mobile Editing Solutions 2 Oct 2014 10:58

New OUTsurance TVCs change grudge-purchase perceptions
New OUTsurance TVCs change grudge-purchase perceptions

OUTsurance has taken a new direction for life insurance adverts with its new TV ad campaign, 'What you get out of Life', which utilises evocative and emotive storytelling to change grudge-purchase perceptions.

2 Oct 2014 12:09

Is your phone or tablet illegally imported? - Doogee South Africa
Is your phone or tablet illegally imported?

There are many individuals/companies that are selling smartphones and tablets illegally in South Africa. These products are not ICASA approved and it is against the law to sell any electronic devices that transmit/receive any type of broadcast without the official ICASA certification...

Issued by Doogee South Africa 2 Oct 2014 09:49

Mike Jones
All we need is time

During the South African Advertising, Performance and Excellence Awards (APEX Awards), Graham Warsop spoke about his vision for a successful marketing and advertising future...

By Mike Jones, Issued by NATIVE VML 2 Oct 2014 09:52

Kagiso Media Limited appoints Omar Essack as Group Deputy CEO - Kagiso Media
Kagiso Media Limited appoints Omar Essack as Group Deputy CEO

Kagiso Media Limited has announced the promotion of Omar Essack, the group's current executive director and CEO of broadcasting, to the position of Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer...

Issued by Kagiso Media 2 Oct 2014 11:43

Innovation and social consciousness explored at Nedbank Digital Edge Live
Innovation and social consciousness explored at Nedbank Digital Edge Live

One of the main messages in the Nedbank Digital Edge Live event, was that we are privileged to be in Africa now. However, it's no longer acceptable for companies to separate doing good from being profitable...

2 Oct 2014 10:02

Golf Day Kits - Right Stuff
Golf Day Kits

Right Stuff's Golf Day Kits are popular due to the fact that they are comprised of several highly effective pre-selected outdoor advertising products, adding convenience and branding expertise to the mix...

Issued by Right Stuff 2 Oct 2014 10:58

OFM - Rocking in October - OFM Radio
OFM - Rocking in October

Central South Africa's largest independent radio station, OFM, is rocking to the beat in October with live shows, theme weekends and a number of exciting events...

Issued by OFM Radio 2 Oct 2014 09:45

Unilever launches Dove Self Esteem Project to boost girls' self-worth
Unilever launches Dove Self Esteem Project to boost girls' self-worth

Unilever South Africa recently launched the Dove Self Esteem Project, which is set to reach 100,000 girls by the end of 2015 through self-esteem workshops aimed at building body confidence.

1 Oct 2014 15:02

Successful Twitter campaign with Med-Lemon Muscle Man
Successful Twitter campaign with Med-Lemon Muscle Man

Med-Lemon and its agency, 140 BBDO, embarked on a social media campaign to overcome the challenge of engagement with a pharmaceutical brand and make people care enough about Med-Lemon, that they would want to engage with it over Twitter.

1 Oct 2014 14:55

Heavy Chef to host global digital marketing expert, Rand Fishkin in Cape Town - World Wide Creative
Heavy Chef to host global digital marketing expert, Rand Fishkin in Cape Town

Moz co-founder and digital marketing author, Rand Fishkin will make a reappearance at Heavy Chef on 10 November 2014 at World Wide Creative's new event space in Cape Town...

Issued by World Wide Creative 1 Oct 2014 13:24

Successful SA Innovation Summit in Cape Town
Successful SA Innovation Summit in Cape Town

Cape Town recently hosted the seventh SA Innovation Summit, which attracted over 700 innovators, investors and scholars and an additional 650 delegates from all over Southern Africa...

1 Oct 2014 14:15

Tracy Gilpin
You're never too old to spy

South Africa boasts two Nobel Prize winning authors but has never produced a John le Carre or Ian Fleming. Strange, when the success of South African intelligence operations have, from time to time, been the envy of intelligence agencies the world over.

By Tracy Gilpin 1 Oct 2014 15:13

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Africa24 Media debuts talk show
Africa24 Media debuts talk show

Africa24 Media and its broadcast partners are proud to debut a talk show, Salim Amin's The Scoop!, which will see people sharing their secrets of success and advice to their African brothers and sisters...

2 Oct 2014 10:42

10 Nigerian students to be sponsored for filmmaking training in US
10 Nigerian students to be sponsored for filmmaking training in US

10 Nigerian students will be sponsored on an all-expense paid trip to the United States of America by the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF...

1 Oct 2014 16:37

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Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America
Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America

NEW YORK: At the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, held in New York on 30 September 2014, the BBC World News won two Emmy Awards.

2 Oct 2014 09:29

Young Globals student competition, internship programme launched
Young Globals student competition, internship programme launched

NEW YORK: The Young Globals is a newly launched college/portfolio school competition for healthcare advertising that offers students an opportunity to submit their creative work...

2 Oct 2014 09:19

NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs
NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs

NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval and trim its costs.

2 Oct 2014 08:31

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