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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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#WomensMonth: Recognise the importance in reaching your goals

Jenny Glover, executive creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris has sat on the judging panel for some of the top award shows - Cannes Lions, One Show, Loeries and more...

By Beverley Klein 18 hours ago

Barbarossa Media Swipes right!

Swipe's MD and co-founder Leo Redelinghuys has announced the official acquisition of Barbarossa Media, a digital content marketing agency recently founded by Hendri Lategan...

13 hours ago

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Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate...

Issued by Wits Language School 1 day ago

Marketing products on social media

Historically, product-orientated businesses have struggled in social media circles. A focus on product promotion and sales have meant that these social presences have, historically, been very bland and boring.

By Mike Saunders 17 hours ago

#WomensMonth: The other Verwoerd

Bearing the name of the so-called architect of apartheid can't be easy for anyone in the political arena, but Melanie Verwoerd has earned her stripes...

By Nicci Botha 14 hours ago

#BODJHB: Finding the 'perfect' business partner

"There is absolutely no such thing as a perfect fit, but there is something called a right fit," said Andrea Kleinloog, co-founder of Anatomy Design, introducing her talk on 'Partnerships: Finding the perfect fit' at the Johannesburg version of Business of Design earlier this month.

By Jessica Tennant 14 hours ago

The Hansel and Gretel of advertising

Once upon a time there was a Brand and a Consumer. The Brand continually spent money on advertising to Consumers all over the place - above-the-line, below-the-line, online and even through the line...

By Audrey Naidoo 15 hours ago

[Orchids & Onions] An ad packed with home truths and made to broaden horizons

What is the most important gift you can give to your children? I know there is that old classic about the best thing a father can give to his children is to love their mother, but in this day and age marriage is not always the till-death-us-do-part or even man-and-woman institution it used to be...

By Brendan Seery 12 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Co-creating the co-design future

If you've ever wondered how a culture of open design can lead to a better life for all, the annual Open Design Cape Town programme is for you. Two of this year's Talk 100 speakers share their views below...

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

A press release is really just a last resort

Far too many PR people these days still believe that press releases are mainly what media relations are all about. They are wrong. Very wrong...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 16 hours ago

Red & Yellow launches industry-driven creative diploma at JHB campus

Following 22 years of unprecedented alumni success in the advertising industry, the Red & Yellow School is bringing its popular three-year diploma in Graphic Design & Art Direction (GDAD) to Johannesburg in 2017...

Issued by Red & Yellow 17 hours ago

The Loeries dust and hangovers have settled...

Howard Audio, with their name on 21 shortlisted finalists this year, congratulates all their clients and colleagues who walked away with birds this year...

Issued by Howard Audio 16 hours ago

How to differentiate your business from the competition in the eyes of the client

The competition we see in practically all industries is higher than it ever was. Because of this, it is really important that you do all that you can in order to stand out of the crowd...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 hours ago

A new socio-economic segmentation system for the South African media industry

There have been a number of industry comments in the past week about "SELs" as a "replacement" for LSMs...

Issued by TNS Global 17 hours ago

Changing with the changing face of South African families

Are there enough brand ads, TV shows, children's books and other local content programmes that show the changing South African family in a positive light?...

By Mbali Cindy, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 17 hours ago

New documentary features junior doctors' working conditions in SA

A new documentary, Doc-U-Mentally - last doctors standing' covers the gruelling pressures that more than 5,000 junior South African doctors face in their working conditions.

17 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Bottling African wisdom

At the SABC Commercial Enterprises' Women's Month event, held late last week, Ntombenhle Khathwane, owner and founder of Afrobotanics motivated the audience with her journey of perseverance to create a retail success story...

By Danette Breitenbach 17 hours ago

Win A Home winners announced

It was an emotional Win A Home Grand Finale as a Bloemfontein student won the multi million rand Val de Vie Estate Polo pad.

Issued by Private Property 11 hours ago

New Ericsson report on consumers' need for speed outweighs network coverage

A new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab, Experience shapes mobile customer loyalty, says that the widely used customer loyalty measurements in the telecom industry have not changed as much consumer behaviour has...

16 hours ago

Jozi Book Fair opens this week

The 2016 Jozi Book Fair (JBF) takes place 1-4 September at the Science Stadium at Wits University and entry is free and open to all...

16 hours ago

IDE generates business and investment in African real estate

Design Mission Africa, taking place in Johannesburg in November, is focussed specifically on establishing a smooth pathway for the stakeholders of the real estate and development industry...

Issued by IDE Consulting Services 15 hours ago

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Africa news

Japan PM pledges to invest USD30bn in Africa by 2018

Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment in Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development...

10 hours ago

Gender inequality costs Africa USD95bn a year - UN

The UN has urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84 billion euros) a year in lost economic potential...

11 hours ago

The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology

Young Nigerians are mobile-first people - technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past...

By Magnus Nmonwu 16 hours ago

New Ericsson report on consumers' need for speed outweighs network coverage

A new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab, Experience shapes mobile customer loyalty, says that the widely used customer loyalty measurements in the telecom industry have not changed as much consumer behaviour has...

16 hours ago

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Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

12 Aug 2016

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...

5 Aug 2016

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