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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma

Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma

"Who gives a f*&% about an Oxford comma?" asks indie pop band Vampire Weekend in their hit song, "Oxford Comma". Quite a few people, it seems. This was evident a few years back when news broke that the University of...

By Leigh Crymble 19 Sep 2014 06:26

Does your BrandTeam play like Brazil...or Germany? (Part 2)

Does your BrandTeam play like Brazil...or Germany? (Part 2)

Today I begin revealing the 11 parallel team-roles between the winners in Brazil and those winning in brand boardrooms; and why the copywriter (no 10) has to be Messi, my PR exec (no 1) is Neuer, and my (no 3) is the media planner...

By Colin Morris 19 Sep 2014 06:20

The 'three Hs' that will always fix a bad customer experience

The 'three Hs' that will always fix a bad customer experience

We all make mistakes. It's what makes us human. It's how we learn. And as businesses, we implement technology and automate processes to try to minimise the likelihood of...

By Julian Diaz 18 Sep 2014 11:39

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I LAaik it local
I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent. This was according to GM of Pizza Hut Africa, Randall Blackford at the brand relaunch in South Africa this week...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

Green is the new black at the Loeries
Green is the new black at the Loeries

To the more cynical amongst us, sustainable development has the ring of a corporate buzzword bandied about to add the 'ag shame' factor to annual reports and to convince people that the company really cares...

By Staff Reporter 18 Sep 2014 16:35

BlackBerry Z3 tours campuses, issues challenges
BlackBerry Z3 tours campuses, issues challenges

BlackBerry will take its new Z3 smartphone on a tour of South African university campuses. In an ultimate test of its smartphone battery, the company will host res vs res power-up campus challenges to prove that it cannot be beaten.

19 Sep 2014 07:56

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Sticking to interesting - Stick Communications
Sticking to interesting

Stick, a Johannesburg-based communications agency, recently received awards for Excellence in Advertising and Living the Brand at the SAB Gold Circle Awards...

Issued by Stick Communications 17 Sep 2014 09:33

New LED product for South African events - Gearhouse SA
New LED product for South African events

LEDVision, a full-service LED screen supplier and part of the Gearhouse Group of Companies, has expanded its rental stockholding once again to offer more innovative options to the local live event market...

Issued by Gearhouse SA 19 Sep 2014 08:13

'Slipper Day' a success thanks to SA support
'Slipper Day' a success thanks to SA support

Reach For A Dream held their annual Reach For Your Slippers campaign also known as "Slipper Day" on 1 August 2014. The campaign called on all South Africans to "reach for their slippers", and to wear them to work or school to help a child fight a life-threatening illness.

19 Sep 2014 07:45

TomTom to sponsor Annual Location Based Marketing Event
TomTom to sponsor Annual Location Based Marketing Event

The fourth Location Based Marketing Event, being held at the Three Cities Gateway Hotel on 23 September 2014 in Durban, is sponsored by TomTom...

19 Sep 2014 07:01

Is being first with the story more important than getting it right? - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
Is being first with the story more important than getting it right?

How often is accuracy sacrificed at the altar of a journalist's deadline? Tune in to Media@SAfm (104-107FM) at 9am this Sunday, 21 September, to listen to Janine Lazarus grapple with seasoned talk show host, Ashraf Garda, on this burning issue...

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 19 Sep 2014 07:42

Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA
Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA

Nadav Ossendryver has been named South Africa's Social Media Star of 2014. He founded the Kruger Sightings website and was presented with the award for the most viewed YouTube channel based in South Africa...

18 Sep 2014 10:09

How digital strategies are changing company culture - Amorphous
How digital strategies are changing company culture

Company culture is a significant consideration for prospective talented employees. People aren't clamouring to work at a company known for its non-existent sense of humour or lack of employee benefits, including smaller, in-office, incentives...

By Alexis Azzie, Issued by Amorphous 18 Sep 2014 11:38

Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'
Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'

Advertising agency OwenKessel Leo Burnett has created three new TVCs for Amstel Lite (video)...

18 Sep 2014 11:21

Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition - Lion's Wing
Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition

For its 53rd issue, South Africa's creative resource, Design Times, will be featuring content specifically focussed on the creative industry, once again coinciding with the Annual Loerie Awards...

Issued by Lion's Wing 18 Sep 2014 11:04

Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship
Soweto Festival Expo 2014 emphasises entrepreneurship

The Soweto Festival Expo, which takes place at the Nasrec Expo Centre 26-28 September 2014, focuses on supporting and promoting local entrepreneurs and contributing to the long-term development of greater Soweto's economy and community...

18 Sep 2014 10:32

Quirk wins Gold Smarties accolade in mobile innovation - Quirk
Quirk wins Gold Smarties accolade in mobile innovation

At this year's Standard Bank MMA Smarties Awards show selected countries hosted localised award shows. This meant that 2014 would be the first year that South African mobile innovators would go head-to-head with their submissions...

By Keenan Mulvaney, Issued by Quirk 18 Sep 2014 12:37

Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign
Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign

To celebrate its 75th birthday next year and its role as part of South African heritage, Koo has commissioned 12 designers from a variety of backgrounds, to come up with T-shirt designs...

18 Sep 2014 11:04

Slicks - a brand-new car show for the South African market - Glasshouse Mobile Editing Solutions
Slicks - a brand-new car show for the South African market

James O'Sullivan has been hard at work for the last three months on an exciting new car show for the South African market...

Issued by Glasshouse Mobile Editing Solutions 18 Sep 2014 11:54

Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover - Hummingbird Group
Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover

For Gaschette Magazine's 13th issue, entitled "Narcisse", the online publication partnered with creative media house, @Pollencreative and web development agency, Telamenta, to create a different kind of magazine cover...

Issued by Hummingbird Group 18 Sep 2014 12:56

Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Millward Brown
Firefly Millward Brown launches in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research, has announced the launch of Firefly Millward Brown, its qualitative practice, in Saudi Arabia...

Issued by Millward Brown 18 Sep 2014 12:44

Penquin celebrates Suzuki Auto's success - Penquin Airtime
Penquin celebrates Suzuki Auto's success

Suzuki Auto SA's targeted marketing, advertising and communications strategy has been important to the company's success. As an ad agency that puts its money where its mouth is, Penquin is thrilled with their client's achievements...

Issued by Penquin Airtime 18 Sep 2014 10:38

info4africa and Always Active release health information app - AAT - Always Active Technologies
info4africa and Always Active release health information app

National health and well-being referral network, info4africa, has released a mobile database app, in collaboration with Always Active Technologies (AAT) and Geekulcha...

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 18 Sep 2014 11:03

'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas
'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas

Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals is coming to South Africa to share his insight and experience of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity at an exclusive 'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast on 2 October 2014...

18 Sep 2014 14:43

New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets
New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets

The new Redds TVC campaign was shot on location outside the SA Civic Theatre in Braamfontein Johannesburg, with the two-day shoot bringing in the juxtapositions of the urban hub's cityscapes and Johannesburg's tree oasis.

18 Sep 2014 14:50

Greatstock masters content management - so you don't have to - Greatstock
Greatstock masters content management - so you don't have to

Amid the data explosion, it is becoming increasingly difficult for brands, creative agencies and large organisations alike to keep track of all of their collateral. Greatstock, directly addresses this challenge...

Issued by Greatstock 18 Sep 2014 13:09

SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South

SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South, and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation.

18 Sep 2014 14:47

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Fundamentals for African mobile market growth
Fundamentals for African mobile market growth

While much has been said about the mobile opportunity on the African continent, there are still a number of issues inhibiting progress. These include the cost of bandwidth, the availability...

By Matthew Dawes 19 Sep 2014 07:10

Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma
Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma

"Who gives a f*&% about an Oxford comma?" asks indie pop band Vampire Weekend in their hit song, "Oxford Comma". Quite a few people, it seems. This was evident a few years back when news broke that the University of...

By Leigh Crymble 19 Sep 2014 06:26

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast
Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast

Orange's network of startup accelerators has expanded to Ivory Coast with the launch of 'Orange Fab Ivory Coast'. Through the programme, Orange supports new digital players and helps them grow...

18 Sep 2014 15:40

I LAaik it local
I LAaik it local

Pizza Hut will follow a fast paced growth and penetration strategy in South Africa and on the continent. This was according to GM of Pizza Hut Africa, Randall Blackford at the brand relaunch in South Africa this week...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2014 14:50

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Saatchi & Saatchi appointed Sands China account
Saatchi & Saatchi appointed Sands China account

SHANGHAI: After a competitive pitching process, Saatchi & Saatchi was appointed by Sands China, a US casino and resort, as creative agency to serve its properties in Macao Cotai Strip for mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao.

19 Sep 2014 07:43

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