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Episode 98: FastCompany SA magazine, The Lean Startup methodology and Buying Cutomers with Brad Suga

Date: 18 Jul 2014
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Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.

Date: 10 Jul 2014
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Episode 96: IAB South Africa – what is coming next?

Date: 4 Jul 2014
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What should a modern marketing manager be able to do?

Many marketing people placed in companies are juniors, if they even exist at all - or the role is just not taken seriously at all by anyone internally...

By Chemory Gunko 24 Jul 2014 09:47

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Hlaudi Motsoeneng is absolutely the ideal man for the job as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the SABC.

By Chris Moerdyk 24 Jul 2014 05:31

Quality over quantity

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By Marion Scher 24 Jul 2014 06:47

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By Louise Marsland 23 Jul 2014 05:44

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In a global marketplace where people are bombarded with a neverending stream of information from hundreds of companies every day, how do you stand out from the crowd and make sure you're understood?

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Fifty most valuable South African brands led by MTN

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24 Jul 2014 07:24

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24 Jul 2014 10:33

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Destiny magazine's annual curated list of South Africa's top-performing public and private schools!

For the past five years, Destiny magazine readers have looked forward to receiving their annual list of SA's top private and public schools as curated by Destiny magazine and this year is no different.

Issued by Ndalo Media 21 Jul 2014 09:10

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The Makhaya Ntini Cricket Academy launched the "Fun Fridays School Cricket Clinics" on 22 July as an initiative for the 67 Minutes for Nelson Mandela Day...

Issued by Algoa FM 24 Jul 2014 10:09

Accredited digital media marketing curriculum launched

An accredited digital media marketing curriculum has been launched as a part-time course at the Johannesburg campus of the AAA School of Advertising from 21 July 2014 to 1 November 2014...

24 Jul 2014 08:56

Clio Healthcare Awards appoint South African juror

The Clio Healthcare Awards, which will be held in New York at the beginning of October 2014, have appointed a South African juror...

24 Jul 2014 08:03

Free app for private equity in Africa

Phatisa, an African private equity fund manager, has launched a free app for use by professionals in African private equity...

24 Jul 2014 09:29

New radio survey - five companies on shortlist

Following a robust and rigorous RFI evaluation process managed by Yardstick, an independent group of pitch consultants, five research companies have been shortlisted to participate...

24 Jul 2014 08:09

The Havas Village Sow Good project is a success

On Friday 18 July 2014, 100 odd staff members of an advertising agency in Johannesburg rolled up their sleeves and made a difference...

Issued by Havas Worldwide 24 Jul 2014 09:51

Station fined over chicken comment

A Pretoria radio station ruffled a few feathers when a presenter relayed the story of a cook "making out" with a chicken.

24 Jul 2014 09:53

Assegai Awards 2014 open for entry online

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24 Jul 2014 08:25

Company legislation and you - Get the inside scoop!

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Issued by Business & Professional Women South Africa (BPW) 24 Jul 2014 09:19

Architectural films to feature at UIA 2014

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24 Jul 2014 09:38

The selfie

It is tempting to dismiss selfies as a passing fad... but the selfie is important because it is not just a portrait of ourselves, but a portrait of our times as well...

By Jason Xenopoulos, Issued by NATIVE VML 23 Jul 2014 13:59

Value perceptions expected to change, says TLC Marketing Worldwide

Companies should revisit their promise of value, says Preneshen Munian, Agency Director of TLC Marketing Worldwide South Africa...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 23 Jul 2014 10:50

802 words to help event planners increase their event attendance

Every single event planner wants to ensure that their events are well attended. Whether you're tasked with running an exclusive product launch or a high-profile awards evening...

By Terry Sutherland 23 Jul 2014 10:50

Africa's first focused trade fair for furniture, décor and design has launched

On 10 July, the doors seamlessly opened to what promises to continue to be the most important decor, furniture and retail event on the African continent...

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 23 Jul 2014 12:33

Mobile technology expansion needed

About 40% of companies are investing in mobile technologies across their business and consider mobility as a key part of their business strategy, according to Accenture Mobility Report 2014.

23 Jul 2014 11:59

Neo's gift from Mindshare

Neo Monyeki is a seven-year-old boy with a heart valve problem who needs a vital operation that costs R130,000. For Mandela Day, Mindshare Johannesburg employees joined forces to support the initiative to assist Neo...

Issued by Mindshare 23 Jul 2014 13:54

Businesses that survive in the advertising, marketing and design industry

The advertising, marketing and design industry is one of the most difficult collective groups of industries in which to survive, due to its ever-evolving nature...

Issued by FusionDesign 23 Jul 2014 13:40

Demystifying the integration of inbound marketing strategies

Wits Business School is offering an intensive four-day digital marketing course, developed in conjunction with Ryan Sauer, CEO of Search Online Consulting...

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Lima Bean revitalises Wellness Warehouse's online experience

Wellness Warehouse required a bigger, better and more user-friendly website to match the brand's flourishing status as a leading health and wellness retailer...

Issued by Lima Bean 23 Jul 2014 13:08

Gearhouse Group announces the launch of its West African operation

Market leaders in equipment rental for live events, the Gearhouse Group of Companies is advancing into Africa with the establishment of Gearhouse Ghana, a fully stocked operation located in Accra...

Issued by Gearhouse SA 23 Jul 2014 11:00

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Relevant SMS + appropriate audience + right time = excellent ROI. Laurie Sloan from Hudlr explains that personal relevance of this kind gives marketers a unique and powerful advantage...

By Laurie Sloan, Issued by Amorphous 23 Jul 2014 13:32

Zwelethu Radebe directs the new Vital Foundation commercial in honour of Mandela Day

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Issued by Velocity Afrika 23 Jul 2014 11:37

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CCDI members reap awards

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Kenya's Daily Nation and the Nigerian Tribune have both reported some digital security blunders...

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