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AutoReach Lucky Bunny surprises and delights Fagan

Fagan Abraham, Junior Account Manager at Carat, enthusiastically posted her Lucky Bunny selfie on Instagram in the AutoReach Easter 2017 Agency Strike Competition and won herself a willow picnic basket for two...

Issued by AutoReach 22 Mar 2017

How direct are you?

When I mention direct marketing, do you cringe and think of all those offers you receive overflowing in your postbox? Although this form of direct marketing does have a place, I'm talking about direct marketing with a bit more impact, that's far more memorable...

By Andrew MacKenzie 20 Mar 2017

Have you met the AutoReach Lucky Bunny?

The AutoReach Lucky Bunny will be surprising and delighting planners and strategists at advertising and media agencies during February...

Issued by AutoReach 9 Feb 2017

AutoReach announces their Easter 2017 in-car activation packages

On 31 March thousands of road-travellers will be leaving Gauteng on different routes heading towards their favourite holiday destinations. Did you know Easter is the second-biggest consumer spend period and time for the first school term break of the year?...

Issued by AutoReach 8 Feb 2017

Case studies show passion fuels success in direct selling

It is passion that drives the country's best salespeople says Ernest Du Toit, chairman of the Direct Selling Association (DSA), who has seen thousands of entrepreneurs go from poverty to success...

23 Jan 2017

The rise and rise of Adclick Africa

Adclick Africa, one of the leading data-driven digital media and marketing companies in South Africa, is a fully-fledged Level 1 BEE company that is set to scale greater heights in 2017...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 18 Jan 2017

10 years in mobile win Direct Marketing of the Year Awards

Mobitainment was selected as 'SME of the Year' and founder, Candice Goodman, the 'Direct Marketer of the Year' at this year's Assegai Awards...

Issued by Mobitainment 13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

All you want for Xmas... is more customers

This festive season, Effective Intelligence (EI) - South Africa's leading direct marketing solutions provider - offers you the gift of more customers...

Issued by Effective Intelligence 6 Dec 2016

Making complaints work for your business

No matter how brilliant your business is, at some stage someone is going to complain. It's how you deal with it that counts...

16 Nov 2016

Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the 2016 Assegai Awards

With a total of 26 awards on the evening, it was a successful and festive night for creative digital agency Gorilla...

Issued by Gorilla 15 Nov 2016

NSPCA 'Start a Dog Fight' campaign wins gold at the Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards

Grey Africa's controversial NSPCA campaign to raise awareness about the scourge of dog fighting in SA won two gold Assegai awards and scooped the Newcomer of the Year award...

Issued by Grey 14 Nov 2016

Direct marketing success equals tight relationships

All the winners at last night's DMASA (Direct Marketing Association of South Africa,) Assegai Awards attributed their success to their close relationships with their clients...

By Danette Breitenbach 11 Nov 2016

On the Dot Diamond Awards evening

On the Dot's Diamond Awards Ceremony was held on 3 November, at the Birchwood Hotel & Conference Centre, in acknowledgement of the nominated staff's hard work, passion and contribution to the success of the company this year...

Issued by On the Dot 10 Nov 2016

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International

#OneShow2017: John Mescall's judging pick of the day

“A lot of advertising tries to manufacture emotion, you watch it and think ‘oh I should be feeling sad now, or uplifted', but in this one, you actually do.” That's how John Mescall, global ECD at McCann New York and One Show film juror describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

10 hours ago

Through the looking glass: Consumers on Instagram

The first digital photograph dates back to 1957. Today, more pictures are taken every two minutes than throughout the whole of the 1800s. And the vast majority of those are by people recording their lives and experiences, not brands or organisations.

By Izzy Pugh 10 hours ago

Bertelsmann bets on digital media, global expansion

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann on Tuesday presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016.

10 hours ago

Live sports broadcasting in US braces for disruption

NEW YORK - The business of live sports, seen as perhaps the last great firewall for traditional US broadcasters, is facing deepening challenges in the era of mobile and live streaming options.

2 days ago

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

WASHINGTON - Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.

2 days ago

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