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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Where to for display?

It's a question I have begun to see more often, certainly from a South African context, and it got me thinking, has the banner ad had its days in the sun..?

By Graham Du Plessis 8 Feb 2016 06:05

Three ways to use Instagram hashtags

If Instagram's your jam, but you're pretty much lost in the dark and find yourself hazarding a huge guess on how to use those hashtags effectively to grow your company's following, you're in luck...

By Ashley Knight 5 Feb 2016 08:00

Emoji: Language killer, parasite or symbiosis?

Without sounding dramatic, the rise of mobile, Emoji, as a parasitic 'language', could be the culprit for the abuse and ultimate death of written language...

By Donovan White, Issued by NATIVE VML 8 Feb 2016 09:11

Revealed: the big CFO miscalculation

Chief financial officers are not generally known for making miscalculations, but they are currently in danger of making a big one... with huge ramifications for their future prospects...

By Auguste Coetzer 8 Feb 2016 06:22

Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

Entries for the 2016 'Bobs - Best of Online Activism' are now open until 3 March 2016. The Deutsche Welle (DW) awards honour exemplary efforts to promote online freedom of expression and civil society...

8 Feb 2016 07:07

Diarise IAS Masterclass dates

The second series of South African Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) Marketers masterclass begins in February 2016. The series was recently endorsed by the IMM and the Institute of Directors (IoD)..

8 Feb 2016 05:56

10 start-up decisions you'll never regret

The 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey reported a startlingly low entrepreneurial activity in the face of high unemployment rate...

By Thabiso Thantsha 5 Feb 2016 11:38

#DesignMonth: Not-so 'Under the Radar'

There's a not-so-new agency in (Cape) Town. Here's why RADAR's set to be the pulse of the local brand design industry...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Feb 2016 12:00

Seven questions to answer before launching your PPC campaign

Imagine a world where big companies and small companies compete for the same clientele; where your budget is no longer an obstacle to success and your brand can have exposure all over the globe...

By Gert Hattingh 5 Feb 2016 10:09

Sport sponsorship - rich with innovation, creativity and best practice

With the Discovery Sport Industry Awards being awarded on 11 February 2016, the element of sports sponsorship is under the limelight...

6 Feb 2016 08:00

Worx Group is in the market for fresh, young talent!

As we grow into 2016 the Worx Group is looking for five ambitious and passionate young people to join its Incubate Internship Programme for the year, with the prospect of staying...

Issued by The Worx Group 5 Feb 2016 13:30

IAB Digital Summit set to demystify digital

With a line-up of industry heavyweights and personal interaction sessions with digital's leading thinkers, the 2016 IAB Digital Summit and Bookmark Awards, hosted in Johannesburg on 3 March, is a hot ticket for online marketers, publishers and agencies...

Issued by IAB South Africa 5 Feb 2016 12:04

The future of the cellular industry

According to Eleanor Potter, Consumer Executive at Altech Autopage, "Today, it's all about understanding what the customer wants and adapting accordingly - before they go somewhere else"...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 5 Feb 2016 10:58

The secret of all great success and achievement

Self-confidence. Without it, you can't achieve anything. With it, you can achieve everything. To overcome any obstacle, or to achieve any goal and to become successful - you have to believe in yourself...

By James Hurford 5 Feb 2016 14:48

Media planners get a belated Christmas present from Son

No letter to Santa was required if your Christmas wish was a new Apple iPad Mini. Son, South Africa's biggest Afrikaans daily newspaper, encouraged media planners and buyers to join the Christmas spirit by handing out over 400 Christmas hats at the agencies...

Issued by Son 5 Feb 2016 12:24

Business presentations PowerPoint selfies

We all know the drag about having to sit through PowerPoint presentations. Few speakers are willing to open their mouths until they have their first slide safely in place...

By Gordon Barker 5 Feb 2016 13:59

How small changes can make a big difference

Ad exchanges are the go-to platform for selling remnant inventory in an effortless, effective and highly profitable manner...

By Lianne Godfrey, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 5 Feb 2016 11:39

GfK becomes newest member of IAB South Africa

German-owned global research giant, GfK, joins IAB South Africa in support of the local digital industry...

Issued by GfK South Africa 5 Feb 2016 12:17

VML makes Ad Age's Agency A-List

VML recently celebrated 9th spot on the prestigious annual Ad Age Agency A-list. The Advertising Age Agency A-List is a celebration of the globes best agencies in the advertising and marketing business...

Issued by NATIVE VML 5 Feb 2016 10:25

Heart FM teams up with Newborns Groote Schuur Trust to save premature babies

Heart FM has once again put their hearts into the cause and partnered with Newborns Groote Schuur Trust, Cape Argus and Pick 'n Pay to raise much needed funds for the Little by Little campaign aimed at expanding and upgrading the Groote Schuur Neonatal Unit...

Issued by Heart FM 5 Feb 2016 10:45

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Launching Midcomp's new unified corporate identity

Midcomp experienced impressive growth in a number of industries and as a result new divisions and partnerships evolved, broadening their service offering to the market...

Issued by Midcomp 3 Feb 2016 09:35

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Pentawards 2016 selects jury

The Pentawards is a worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design in all its forms. It is open to all those who are associated with the creation or marketing of packaging from every country in the world...

8 Feb 2016 06:36

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