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Mark 1 makes its mark with new website

South African digital media business, Mark 1, has launched its new website, as part of the company's commitment to an expanded focus and service offering within the realms of digital marketing...

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In an editorial opinion piece, BD Live says SABC staffers risk being caught up in the fallout from the bigger issues besetting the national broadcaster.

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How social media is destroying our society

I was an early adopter of social media... my Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn accounts all kicked off around 2006/7 - and once again I find myself an early adopter as...

By Chemory Gunko 30 Jul 2014 16:07

Ask Afrika's ICON brand winner: What it takes to stay on top

The winners of the Ask Africa ICON Brand Survey were announced recently. All Gold Tomato Sauce took top spot for the second year running. I spoke to the winner...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Jul 2014 08:15

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After a little playground analysis, we realised that the tactics used by cool kids to make friends aren't that different from the lead generation tactics smart marketers use to find new customers...

By Graeme Wilson 30 Jul 2014 14:00

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Issued by Rocket Creative 31 Jul 2014 12:10

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31 Jul 2014 11:08

Soweto Marathon to Just Do It

The Soweto Marathon has been revived by multiple partners led by Central Gauteng Athletics and Soweto Marathon Trust, with global sports brand, Nike, as the new title sponsor...

Issued by Octagon South Africa 31 Jul 2014 10:34

Are the social media rants actually your companies fault?

Just a quick glance at Hellopeter will tell you that no matter how prominent and reputable a company may be, they still make mistakes...

Issued by Interact RDT 31 Jul 2014 11:11

African business schools to promote innovative thinking

Identifying new opportunities for innovative thinking is vital for African business schools if they wish to offer relevant and meaningful training to the continent's future business leaders...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 31 Jul 2014 12:41

It's Africa's Time celebrates inclusive partnerships across Africa

Although it is estimated that irrigation alone could increase output by up to 50%, one of the biggest challenges facing the Kenyan agriculture industry is outdated technology.

31 Jul 2014 10:45

Apiary delivers online brand tool for Nando's Worldwide Licensing

Recently, Apiary produced an online brand repository for long-time client Nando's Worldwide Licensing. This tool allows Nando's to manage all its design assets using a secure, mobile-ready tool...

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Another bold statement for the Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo

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Business of Design seminar launches in October 2014

A seminar programme, aimed at designers and design businesses in various fields of design, will be launching in Cape Town and Johannesburg in October 2014...

31 Jul 2014 09:34

Mobile app helps brands 'see' inside their markets

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31 Jul 2014 09:14

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Two of the 43 Challenge's success stories

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MetropolitanRepublic wins IAB account

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Issued by NATIVE VML 30 Jul 2014 13:09

67 minutes for Mandela - On the Dot lends a helping hand

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It's Africa's Time celebrates inclusive partnerships across Africa

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