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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Deal or no deal - It's pretty simple

They say - whoever "they" are - that a brand is what the consumer says it is, not what the brand says it is. I believe "they" are correct, who wouldn't..?

By Seth Whitehead 3 hours ago

#DesignMonth [Behind the Selfie] with... Sarah Mitchell

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Sarah Mitchell - junior designer at Gorilla, former Vega School of Brand Leadership Durban Campus student, and student of the year at the 2015 Financial Mail Annual AdFocus Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Start managing your mind for success

South Africa, ranked the second most stressed nation after Nigeria according to a study conducted by international research company Bloomberg, is facing increasing incidence of mental problems as a beleaguered economy, political upheaval and crime statistics exact a heavy toll on the national psyche...

Issued by Mindworksa 2 days ago

Five simple Instagram marketing ideas

Instagram is all about pictures. Models, gourmet businesses and a few others have taken advantage of this visual-inspired social media platform to grow their brands...

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke

Wearables in the workplace

Wearable tech is a huge trend and everyone is talking about it, but have you thought of what it means for the workplace...

By Danette Breitenbach

Why you need a social media professional

Concerning individual staff there is only so much an employer can do, but what happens when those individuals are in charge of your official social media channels..?

By Hugo Venter

Do you want to be a trend forecaster?

It's actually pretty easy(ish), but shh, don't tell anyone...

By John Sanei

Why Cell C is fighting for unregulated OTT services

Founded in 2001, seven years after its two biggest competitors, Cell C is still largely a new kid on the block. However, in its stand against the regulation of OTT services like Whatsapp, it has drawn a line...

By Stuart Lewis

Inside look at venture capital - nine facts, eleven keys and five lies

The premise of a relatively new asset class, venture capital companies (VCCs) is that investors get tax benefits and strong returns. Clive Butkow, chief investment officer, recently launched Grotech...

Creative campaign for Cannes Lions launches in print, films

Cannes Lions has launched the creative campaign supporting the 63rd International Festival of Creativity taking place 18 - 25 June 2016...

Twitter lets hot tweets rise to top of timelines

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter revamped its timeline Wednesday, allowing the "best" tweets to rise to the top, despite warnings of a revolt from members loyal to the real-time flow of the messaging platform...

New look for 10th SAFTAs

For the 10th celebration of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), the event has a new logo and theme - 'Imagine'...

Let's talk ice cream - Brand attachment vs brand loyalty

When it comes to brand buzzwords, you've probably heard them all: brand engagement, brand development and brand loyalty, but have you heard of brand attachment? And, how is it any different from brand loyalty?...

By Heidi Myers, Issued by Meltwater

African Genius scholarship recipients announced

The MTN Solution Space Class of 2016 at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been announced following a rigorous selection process...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business

Online business portal a boost for SME employment

With the launch of an online business portal designed to facilitate streamlined and de-risked employment, Harambee's Business Portal offers unique and tailored value to SMEs...

Issued by Amorphous

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 11 February 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at two events happening in Cape Town next week...

Oomph! delivers a successful Fruitree campaign in Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Experiential marketing specialist Oomph! Media Group recently executed a Fruitree campaign which engaged with consumers and traders alike, in both informal markets and retail stores across Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe...

Issued by Oomph! Africa

Save a Tamar becomes The Rahab Project to align with international programme

The Rahab Project is an initiative by UCKG pastors' wives who work with victims of traumatic experiences and people suffering from deep-seated complexes, feelings of insecurity and low self-esteem...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

Finance and admin manager wanted

A busy, vibrant and growing marketing services company, Worx Group is looking for a mid-level finance and administration manager to create, improve and manage day-to-day financial and administration processes...

Issued by The Worx Group

Speakers Inc launches Breakfast with a Bonus

Extreme adventurer David Grier and management coach Mary Ovenstone will be speaking at the launch of Breakfast with a Bonus on 26 February at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town...

Issued by Speakers Inc

Introducing the Top 5 finalists for the espYoungLegends 2016 initiative

Following the announcement of the Top 20 bands and performers who entered the espYoungLegends competition, votes for the public-chosen winner to be added to the Top 5 are in...

Issued by espAfrika

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Africa news

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 11 February 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at two events happening in Cape Town next week...

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Visafone acqusition - We'll meet Etisalat in court - MTN

MTN Nigeria said it is ready to meet Etisalat Nigeria in court over its acquisition of Visafone Communications Limited...

By Chima Akwaja 1 day ago

Merck launches second digital health accelerator programme in Africa

Technology and pharma company Merck is open for applications to its second accelerator programme for digital health in Nairobi, Kenya this April...

1 day ago

Global crowdfunding portal launched to fund African entrepreneurs

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the primary job creation engine in Africa, accounting for over 95% of firms and 60%-70% of employment...

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The best tactics for leveraging the local customers business

Companies around the world are looking for ways to capitalize on the holiday season...

By Hicks Crawford 19 hours ago

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