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Manufacturing Indaba 2018

Why and how to add ephemeral content to your marketing strategy

Temporary content and impermanence is the name of the game when it comes to social media for consumers in 2018. Here's why you're missing out if Snapchat, Periscope, Facebook Live and Instagram Stories aren't part of your brand's marketing strategy...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2018

#OneShow2018: Direct Marketing finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'direct marketing' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with three SA entries making the grade...

12 Apr 2018

"Let me tell you a story..." Why marketing fails without digital storytelling

There's no denying the power of potent digital storytelling skills, but marketers aren't necessarily born equipped with those skills, nor do they know how to hone them. Enter the BrandLove potent digital storytelling experiential workshop...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Apr 2018

MMA SA shares key insights into the impact of mobile on business

Senior mobile experts offer key insights into the impact of mobile on business at MMA SA's 1st breakfast event of the year...

29 Mar 2018

Key trends in email marketing 2018: What you didn't know about this tried and tested channel

While wide usage of email has been around since the early 1990s, it remains a tried and tested tool for communication, and particularly for effective direct marketing campaigns...

By Grant Fleming 27 Mar 2018

Awareness of consumer rights should be increased and enforced

When a product does not work properly or a service provider does not deliver as expected, indignant consumers are quick to assert that they know their rights, but they often do not...

27 Mar 2018

Spec-Savers campus activation through OtD's multi-channel marketing division

On the Dot activated a campaign at the University of Cape Town for Spec-Savers in February. The objective of the campaign was a summer promotion for a specific store...

Issued by On the Dot 26 Mar 2018

Your email marketing could land you in legal trouble in the EU, here's why

With the GDPR coming into effect on 25 May, SA companies do not have much time to get their email databases compliant and they face huge fines for breaches...

By Alison Treadaway 23 Mar 2018

The new laws of attraction to survive the retail apocalypse

FCB Red Chicago's retail strategy group lead Curt Munk explains that retailers and marketers alike need to understand the new laws of attraction in order to survive what he dubs 'the retail apocalypse'...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2018

PoPI Act could kill more than just spam

The long-awaited Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act regulations were published last year in September. They don't say much, but what they do say spells more than just sleepless nights for direct marketers...

By Elizabeth de Stadler 21 Feb 2018

The Greenhouse

To truly gain insights from consumers, it is vitally important that we meet them and interact with them in the most natural, human way. We developed the IGI Greenhouse platform to do just that...

Issued by IGI 15 Feb 2018

Why it's time to reevaluate your customer communication, starting with email

Email is by no means going the way of the fax machine just yet; most companies use it, and yet most don't use email very well...

By Wynand Smit 13 Feb 2018

Google Kenya's Charles Murito on digital advertising and the age of assistance

Google SA hosted a media event earlier this week to bring media practitioners across Africa up to speed on the latest technological advancements in the digital advertising space, focusing on Google Ads in particular...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2018

Easter is the first big break of the year

AutoReach In-Car Activations offers you the perfect vehicle to interact with your audience from 28 March to 10 April, including the Easter long weekend from 30 March to 2 April 2018...

Issued by AutoReach 5 Feb 2018

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