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The most amazing pitch in history

The most amazing pitch in history

There are only two ways to grow your business organically. The first is to sell more to existing clients; the second is to get more clients. And they key to this organic growth is pitching.

By Sid Peimer 1 Sep 2014 06:46

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2]: Frene Ginwala

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2]: Frene Ginwala

"Leadership is about listening to people, setting an example, thinking about the issues from all aspects and then leading by example, not just making speeches." - Frene Ginwala.

1 Sep 2014 07:26

Eugene... the new face of banking radio?

Eugene... the new face of banking radio?

Radio has long been the battlefield for banking. Over the past couple of years the banking sector, because of some guy called Steve, became even more competitive.

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Aug 2014 08:02

Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

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The way Foreword for content marketing
The way Foreword for content marketing

Candice Claassen, content marketing specialist and founder of newly-launched content marketing company, Foreword, explains why it's so important to have a good content marketing strategy in place and how it adds value to the traditional marketing mix, the steps to follow to get it right, and how to measure how well your strategy is working...

Issued by Foreword 1 Sep 2014 08:26

Debut of Social Media Week in Johannesburg
Debut of Social Media Week in Johannesburg

Social Media Week (SMW) debuts in Johannesburg from 22-26 September 2014. All main events will take place across Braamfontein and Milpark including the Wits Theatre, Wits Amphitheatre, Jozi Hub and more...

1 Sep 2014 09:45

Women in advertising: Impetus flags
Women in advertising: Impetus flags

Women have failed to "kick on" in the advertising industry after building a strong base at senior level, says Gail Curtis, former head of the Saatchi & Saatchi agency in SA.

By David Furlonger 1 Sep 2014 08:31

TEAMtalk media provides opportunities in sports journalism
TEAMtalk media provides opportunities in sports journalism

A career in sport is often thought of as on the pitch, but sports media is a prime space for young sports enthusiasts to channel their passion and earn a decent income to boot.

1 Sep 2014 08:30

ABF gets much needed sponsorship from OMG - Advertising Benevolent Fund
ABF gets much needed sponsorship from OMG

The ABF is currently in its third year of hosting the annual Cape Town golf day. As sponsorships are critical to the success to these events, the ABF would like to acknowledge Omnicom Media Group...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 1 Sep 2014 09:01

Louise Marsland
What is your brand's social identity?

Does a brand need a social identity online, like a person needs a personality? Specialist social agency Cerebra seems to think so, publishing a new report on 'The Social Identity' for brands this week.

By Louise Marsland 29 Aug 2014 12:45

Joseph Neusu
Emotional branding - The love affair between consumers and brands

I recently carried out a survey of newspaper advertisements, and I was shocked to learn that the majority are solely based on unsentimental logic and product specifications...

By Joseph Neusu 29 Aug 2014 14:45

Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC
Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC

In keeping with Nando's tradition, their new TVC is cheeky, controversial and amusing. (Video)

29 Aug 2014 16:35

Andre Steenekamp
Talent management is a vital edge in digital agency world

With the digital agency environment being characterised by high levels of staff turnover and burn-out, it is important for agencies to start thinking about talent management as a strategic priority, says Andre Steenekamp, CEO of 25AM.

By Andre Steenekamp, Issued by 25AM 29 Aug 2014 11:51

Malo 8 directs Doc Shebeleza DStv ad - Frieze Films
Malo 8 directs Doc Shebeleza DStv ad

Frieze Films' Malo 8 directed Doc Shebeleza, the latest installment in Ogilvy's popular Feel Every Moment DStv campaign...

Issued by Frieze Films 29 Aug 2014 11:33

eNCA and eNews Prime Time get a distinct new look - e.tv
eNCA and eNews Prime Time get a distinct new look

On Monday, 1 September, eNCA, eNuus, Izindaba, eNews Africa, eNews Prime Time and eNCA.com will be introducing a more contemporary visual identity...

Issued by e.tv 29 Aug 2014 12:31

Facebook to host its first ever African Hackathon at Loeries 2014
Facebook to host its first ever African Hackathon at Loeries 2014

As part of Loeries Creative Week Cape Town, Facebook will host its first Creative Shop Hackathon in Africa on Thursday, 18 September...

Issued by The Loeries 29 Aug 2014 12:10

Inspiring girls with stories of South African Women
Inspiring girls with stories of South African Women

On Saturday, 30 August, thirty authors, illustrators, and editors will collaborate to write ten biographies of extraordinary South African women in one day...

29 Aug 2014 11:08

The "NOW Project 2014" gets a digital plugin - Quirk
The "NOW Project 2014" gets a digital plugin

Ethnographic consumer research agency, "The CIA" (a.k.a. The Consumer Insight Agency) has released their much-anticipated 2014 update to the "NOW Project"...

By Scott Gray, Issued by Quirk 29 Aug 2014 12:40

Analysing creative ideas behind awarded print and outdoor ads
Analysing creative ideas behind awarded print and outdoor ads

The Gunn Report's 'Power of Print' study, which is an analysis based on the creative ideas behind the most awarded print and outdoor ads in the world in the last 15 years, has been released in London.

29 Aug 2014 13:53

How far can a dollar bring you?
How far can a dollar bring you?

Dollar Photo Club, the revolutionary new stock image site launched recently, has already seen membership surpass 40,000 in less than five months and estimates it will exceed 100,000 by the end of 2014...

Issued by Fotolia 29 Aug 2014 11:09

ZAMI brings home two UK PocketMedia Awards - PocketMedia
ZAMI brings home two UK PocketMedia Awards

Z-CARD Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey (ZAMI) has done exceptionally well in the UK PocketMedia Awards, bringing home two out of the six awards...

Issued by PocketMedia 29 Aug 2014 10:39

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Montecasino - the evolution of a superbrand
Montecasino - the evolution of a superbrand

To celebrate the property and do justice to its award-winning status, Montecasino embarked on a brand refresh that would see it reconnect with its Italian roots...

Issued by Montecasino 27 Aug 2014 10:36

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The way Foreword for content marketing
The way Foreword for content marketing

Candice Claassen, content marketing specialist and founder of newly-launched content marketing company, Foreword, explains why it's so important to have a good content marketing strategy in place and how it adds value to the traditional marketing mix, the steps to follow to get it right, and how to measure how well your strategy is working...

Issued by Foreword 1 Sep 2014 08:26

PricePadi.com launches in Nigeria today
PricePadi.com launches in Nigeria today

IT News Africa reports that Nigerian consumer internet company, Iconway, is launching PricePadi.com; an online shopping service which allows customers to search for and discover products available from different sources...

1 Sep 2014 08:18

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