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Episode 174: Simple, efficient, agency software with Magnetic.

Date: 19 May 2016
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The Chewbacca mask and the power of social media in retail

Social media can be retail brand building - and sales - gold. Just look at the case of the Chewbacca mask that Candace Payne bought from Kohl's last week...

By Sarah Britten 20 hours ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Joanne Lurie

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile and Apple fetishist Joanne Lurie, head of creative at Urban Brew Studios...

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

Promoted content

Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate...

Issued by Wits Language School 2 days ago

Change vs. transformational management

Forget about change management, we are squarely in the transformation age and with it we need to apply transformational management...

By John Sanei 14 hours ago

Twitter eases 140-character limit for tweets

Twitter announced on Tuesday it was easing its 140-character limit for tweets, allowing users to add links, attachments and some other features within the short messages...

15 hours ago

The new Ferrari 488 GTB unveiled in Johannesburg South Africa

Tungsten, commissioned by Catch and AVB, were contracted to design and fabricate a spectacular stage set design for the unveiling of the new Ferrari 488 GTB Spider which took place at Scuderia Ferrari in Johannesburg...

Issued by Tungsten 12 hours ago

World of opportunities awaits South African creatives

A weaker currency might actually mean more opportunities in the global economy for South African businesses, especially those operating in the creative industry, according to Andrew Human, the CEO of the Loeries...

Issued by Loeries 14 hours ago

XZIBIT 20-year celebration event

This year marks XZIBIT's 20th year business milestone and for a change they held their own event at Cape Town's vibrant new meeting place - Century City Conference Centre and Hotel...

Issued by XZIBIT 14 hours ago

SA's top companies to collaborate with Vision 2030 Summit

The second annual Vision 2030 Summit, being hosted by Topco Media on 8-9 June at Emperor's Palace in Johannesburg, will be opened by Minister in the Presidency, the Honourable Jeff Radebe...

Issued by Topco Media 13 hours ago

Measurability is key for marketers in tough economic times

In tough economic times, marketers need to begin speaking the language of finance to account for their role and impact or they risk becoming irrelevant...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 13 hours ago

Mortimer Harvey gravitates towards content-creation

The Mortimer Harvey Group has geared itself for original content-creation with the launch of Gravitate - an innovative multi-video content-generation and production company that has all platforms covered, from broadcast to mobile...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 14 hours ago

Web push marketing more effective than email marketing

Web push notifications, which allows advertisers and media outlets to send notifications directly to their users through their browser, even if the user does not have the page open at the time of sending...

15 hours ago

Successfully measuring OOH with the OMC

Measurement has always been tricky when it comes to OOH. How would advertisers know if their ad has been seen, and by how many people...?

By Beverley Klein 15 hours ago

Investment Intel Conference for Glacier by Sanlam

XZIBIT Experiential Marketing provided event management services for Glacier by Sanlam and Sanlam Investments who hosted a financial investment conference held at the CTICC...

Issued by XZIBIT 14 hours ago

KFC launches 'Add Hope Double Up' campaign for World Hunger Day

The KFC CSI initiative, 'Add Hope' has launched an 'Add Hope Double Up' campaign to raise awareness around the plight of the millions of South African children who go to bed hungry every night...

16 hours ago

Digital retail marketing spend to reach over $360 billion by 2020

A new study from Juniper Research found that whilst the digital retail marketing industry will continue to be dominated by advertising revenues, coupon contributions will see strong growth, driven in part by the rise of Bluetooth beacons...

14 hours ago

New US survey indicates SMEs use new social media, online media to reach markets

A new US survey, released 25 May 2016, by Magisto, one of the world's most popular smart video storytelling applications, indicates that SMBs are shifting from traditional channels to implement new, more viral digital practices...

12 hours ago

Stars come out at Cannes

Some of Hollywood's most famous will unite with industry stars to share insights and inspiration as part of the biggest programme in the Festival's history...

15 hours ago

Local research into marketing communications industry gathers momentum

Scopen Africa is currently providing in-depth and comprehensive research amongst South African marketers regarding the local marketing communications industry...

15 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: See the Africa of what was rather than what is

Though most Safari experiences have been commercialised at this point due to their popularity, there are still a few destinations that can offer travellers a taste of the untouched wild...

By Cari Van Wyk 16 hours ago

Support Kaya Cares on-air fundraiser in aid of children and communities at risk of fires this winter

Kaya FM is calling on companies and advertisers to lend a helping hand towards buying fire prevention equipment and donations to the NGO, Children of Fire...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 15 hours ago

Fairlady Women of the Future Awards announces judges

The Fairlady Women of the Future Awards 2016, in partnership with Santam, has announced the names of the panel of judges presiding over the awards...

16 hours ago

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Africa news

Kenyan taxi app Maramoja adds luxury vehicles

Kenyan network-based taxi app Maramoja has added luxury vehicles to its suite of options to remain competitive...

By Tom Jackson 14 hours ago

Need for open source skills in Africa

The most pressing needs are to start taking those first steps to build in-house capacity or to attract more advanced open source talent...

By Matthew Lee 14 hours ago

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 175: Agency focus with Havas Boondoggle

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 26 May 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Pieter Goiris...

17 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: Driving Ugandan vehicle manufacturing

Kiira Motors Corporation is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful vehicle prototypes under its belt, including Africa's first solar bus...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 hours ago

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International

Tribune Publishing rejects boosted Gannett bid

Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing on Monday rejected a sweetened takeover offer from newspaper rival Gannett but left the door open to discussions on a potential tie-up...

1 day ago

Self-reliance is critical skill for business/marketing students

The London School of Marketing emphasises the importance of self reliance and independence for business and marketing students...

1 day ago

Torch Award presented by Jillian Mercado

The winning team of the New York Festivals Torch Awards received its award from IMG model and fashion blogger, Jillian Mercado on 19 May 2016...

19 May 2016

Spikes Asia announces new categories, sponsor

Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, being held in Singapore from 21-23 September 2016, has announced new categories and confirmed MasterCard as a headline sponsor for this year...

18 May 2016

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