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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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Your company doesn't need good content, it needs 10X content

Having watched the (recently concluded) series, "The Voice" (USA), on DStv I was struck by an undeniable truth...

By Brandon Faber 1 hour ago

Ster-Kinekor Cinemark hosts Cannes Lions Edits events with industry experts

Celebrating creativity and the power of cinema as an advertising platform through a showcase of best practice in brand communications is the promise of the 2016 edition of Cannes Lions Edit...

42 minutes 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 1 day ago

Facebook CEO in Nigeria to witness Africa's tech revolution

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, to visit the Yaba technology hub in Lagos, meet with developers and partners, and explore Nollywood...

1 hour ago

Barbarossa Media Swipes right!

Swipe's MD and co-founder Leo Redelinghuys has announced the official acquisition of Barbarossa Media, a digital content marketing agency recently founded by Hendri Lategan...

19 hours ago

#WomensMonth: The other Verwoerd

Bearing the name of the so-called architect of apartheid can't be easy for anyone in the political arena, but Melanie Verwoerd has earned her stripes...

By Nicci Botha 20 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Lixesha Series - Valerie Amani

Born in Tanzania, Valerie Amani is the founder/creative director of Kahvarah, a clothing brand that is passionate about responsible fashion and woman empowerment... (video)

18 hours ago

#BODJHB: Finding the 'perfect' business partner

"There is absolutely no such thing as a perfect fit, but there is something called a right fit," said Andrea Kleinloog, co-founder of Anatomy Design, introducing her talk on 'Partnerships: Finding the perfect fit' at the Johannesburg version of Business of Design earlier this month.

By Jessica Tennant 20 hours ago

The Hansel and Gretel of advertising

Once upon a time there was a Brand and a Consumer. The Brand continually spent money on advertising to Consumers all over the place - above-the-line, below-the-line, online and even through the line...

By Audrey Naidoo 21 hours ago

[Orchids & Onions] An ad packed with home truths and made to broaden horizons

What is the most important gift you can give to your children? I know there is that old classic about the best thing a father can give to his children is to love their mother, but in this day and age marriage is not always the till-death-us-do-part or even man-and-woman institution it used to be...

By Brendan Seery 18 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Co-creating the co-design future

If you've ever wondered how a culture of open design can lead to a better life for all, the annual Open Design Cape Town programme is for you. Two of this year's Talk 100 speakers share their views below...

By Leigh Andrews 20 hours ago

Mortimer Harvey wins Barclays Africa B2B Business

Mortimer Harvey has partnered with Absa over the last 14 years, growing a long-term relationship that will now move into the B2B portfolio...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 40 minutes ago

A press release is really just a last resort

Far too many PR people these days still believe that press releases are mainly what media relations are all about. They are wrong. Very wrong...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 22 hours ago

The Loeries dust and hangovers have settled...

Howard Audio, with their name on 21 shortlisted finalists this year, congratulates all their clients and colleagues who walked away with birds this year...

Issued by Howard Audio 22 hours ago

How to differentiate your business from the competition in the eyes of the client

The competition we see in practically all industries is higher than it ever was. Because of this, it is really important that you do all that you can in order to stand out of the crowd...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 hours ago

Changing with the changing face of South African families

Are there enough brand ads, TV shows, children's books and other local content programmes that show the changing South African family in a positive light?...

By Mbali Cindy, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 22 hours ago

Win A Home winners announced

It was an emotional Win A Home Grand Finale as a Bloemfontein student won the multi million rand Val de Vie Estate Polo pad.

Issued by Private Property 17 hours ago

New Ericsson report on consumers' need for speed outweighs network coverage

A new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab, Experience shapes mobile customer loyalty, says that the widely used customer loyalty measurements in the telecom industry have not changed as much consumer behaviour has...

22 hours ago

Jozi Book Fair opens this week

The 2016 Jozi Book Fair (JBF) takes place 1-4 September at the Science Stadium at Wits University and entry is free and open to all...

22 hours ago

IDE generates business and investment in African real estate

Design Mission Africa, taking place in Johannesburg in November, is focussed specifically on establishing a smooth pathway for the stakeholders of the real estate and development industry...

Issued by IDE Consulting Services 21 hours ago

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Africa news

Your company doesn't need good content, it needs 10X content

Having watched the (recently concluded) series, "The Voice" (USA), on DStv I was struck by an undeniable truth...

By Brandon Faber 1 hour ago

Facebook CEO in Nigeria to witness Africa's tech revolution

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, to visit the Yaba technology hub in Lagos, meet with developers and partners, and explore Nollywood...

1 hour ago

Reasons for slow internet growth in Africa

Internet Society study points to reasons for slow internet growth in Africa - a lack of local content and services is affecting the number of new online users in Africa...

1 hour ago

Can lean technology benefit the African business?

Businesses will not survive, if they don't start adopting a lean mindset: start small, fail fast if you will...

By Craig Terblanche 2 hours ago

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International

Apple to show off new offerings on September 7

Apple on Monday sent out invitations to a "special event" on September 7 in San Francisco, where it is expected to unveil a new iPhone model...

12 minutes ago

Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

12 Aug 2016

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

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