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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

LinkedIn is the new business card

The problem with networking in real life is that you can't just click and connect, as business cards get bulky while you work your way through the room. That's why it's better to incorporate online networking into your offline meets...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Aug 2015 12:00

Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way

Content managed system or CMS websites like Wordpress and Joomla have become very popular over the last few years. This makes perfect sense - not only do CMS website take the hassle out of needing to reinvent the wheel...

By Chemory Gunko 31 Aug 2015 12:17

Key Apple music exec steps down

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple confirmed in an email that Ian Rogers, who had been chief executive of Beats Electronics and head of its streaming music service, is departing...

31 Aug 2015 13:12

[#WomenInBiz] Humble beginnings and happy endings w/ Zyda Rylands

Growing up as a tailor's daughter in the midst of apartheid, Zyda Rylands, now the MD of Woolworths Food, is proof of the pudding that workforce diversity is what drives the competitive advantage of one of the leading retailers in South Africa...

By Jessica Taylor 31 Aug 2015 11:20

The 17th annual Sunday Times Top Brands

The 17th annual Sunday Times Top Brands awards took place on Tuesday, 25 August. TNS is proud to have conducted the research on behalf of Times Media in a partnership which is in its seventh year...

Issued by TNS South Africa 31 Aug 2015 10:06

Joint statement on accusation of 2015 Loerie Awards judging irregularities

The ACA and Creative Circle have issued a response to the accusation of irregular judging activity at the 2015 Loerie Awards and a breach of the Loeries rules pertaining to the eligibility of entries from pan-African and Middle East agencies...

31 Aug 2015 08:46

New monitoring company hits the ground running

South Africa's newest specialist broadcast monitoring company, Digeratus, has enjoyed an exciting first month of trade. CEO Jane Duminy is very happy with the market response to the new venture, and believes it is based on Digeratus' client focus...

Issued by Digeratus 31 Aug 2015 11:12

Provantage Media Group launches Street Smart Media

Leading out-of-home company Provantage Media Group has launched Street Smart Media. The portfolio encompasses street furniture within the commuter shelter network in the greater Johannesburg and Cape Town areas...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 31 Aug 2015 11:33

President Bongo launches Gabon

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

Local HubSpot User Group reports on US HubSpot Inbound Conference

The Cape Town and Johannesburg HubSpot User Group (HUG) will report back on the annual HubSpot Inbound Conference, taking place from 8-11 September this year in Boston, US...

31 Aug 2015 08:30

School soccer coach wins top women's sports award

Tsogo Sun Soccer Academy Coach Londiwe Hlatswayo has taken her winning streak up a notch and won the gsport Volunteer of the Year Award...

31 Aug 2015 09:11

MediaShop sponsors three-year woman empowerment programme

HR Group Manager at The Media Shop, Alarece Eaton, has created the Ciao Bella initiative, which aims to empower young women to better their lives and provide them with a foot into the media and advertising industry...

31 Aug 2015 11:07

How to write a memorable mission statement

All too often company mission statements make a bad impression. They're sometimes vague, long and rambling, or perhaps they are overly generic and uninspired...

By Sophie Baker 31 Aug 2015 11:27

Wim Steytler earns trio of nominations for upcoming Silwerskerm Film Festival

A short film conceived and written by Picture Tree director, Wim Steytler, has earned a trio of high-profile nominations at the upcoming kykNET's Silwerskerm Film Festival...

Issued by Picture Tree 31 Aug 2015 10:53

Sanef condemns sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has express shock at the sentencing on Saturday of three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court sitting in Cairo...

31 Aug 2015 08:02

Marketing is great, when it makes financial sense

I am a marketer, as oppose to a financial guy. So I know that I will never be a CFO in my life, but I have come to understand in my experience of working with global businesses, that marketing combined with financial numbers produces great efforts in delivering work...

By Bryan Ndlovu 28 Aug 2015 13:43

Social media strategy is more than tweets and a Facebook post

Mark Zuckerberg famously said that "People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend... it is more influential than the best broadcast message"...

28 Aug 2015 13:09

How to build an effective newsletter signup page

One of the most effective ways of connecting with your customers and prospects online is by creating a newsletter. Engaging with them on a regular basis will help you build strong relationships, and subsequently enhance your sales...

By Charles Mburugu 28 Aug 2015 13:08

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President Bongo launches Gabon

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

New job titles, old job descriptions

Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court has handed down a three-year prison sentence at the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

31 Aug 2015 07:54

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Increasing marketing results when customer loyalty reached a limit

For most organisations out there, a huge part of measuring marketing success is finding out how many of the customers keep coming back in order to buy the same product or another product that is associated with the same brand...

By Boris Dzhingarov 31 Aug 2015 11:21

UEFA Champions League's fans get more from Nissan global sponsorship

As the official automotive sponsor for the UEFA Champions League, Nissan has been extended its deal to all global territories for the next three seasons up to 2017/18...

31 Aug 2015 11:17

WPP develops networks in fast-growth markets through Australian acquisition

J. Walter Thompson has acquired a majority stake in Webling in Australia, an award-winning independent digital agency based in Sydney.

31 Aug 2015 08:27

2016 DSE Annual Apex Awards open for nominations

The DSE Annual Apex Awards for 2016 recognise and honour achievement in the installation of digital displays and interactive technology and the creation of compelling viewer content...

31 Aug 2015 08:21

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