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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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Online PR: Reinventing Online Reputation Management

The title of this article may sound over the top, but current South African online reputation management (ORM) practices are out of date...

By Stephen Sandmann 6 hours ago

SABC's protest footage decision: Protective or propaganda?

NEWSWATCH: Twitter is lighting up with mentions of 'The SABC' and top man #Hlaudi following the SABC's announcement that they will no longer be screening violent protest action, particularly footage of people burning public institutions, as Motsoeneng reasoned it "promotes violent service delivery protests encourages copycat actions"...

5 hours ago

Using social media to advertise

The use of social media to promote businesses and products has burgeoned in the last decade and is only set to grow more if the experts are to be believed...

By Roane Swindon 26 minutes ago

#Loeries2016: Creative conversations with Bridget Jung

Jury panel leader for the Loeries' digital category for 2016 Bridget Jung shares her views on gender equality in advertising as well as her best ways to get out of a creativity rut...

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

Leapfrogging: Has business become too lazy to innovate?

The concept of 'leapfrogging' - or the idea that by embracing modern systems, poorly developed areas can develop rapidly without the need to go through intermediary steps - has captured imaginations...

By Abbas Jamie 3 hours ago

Your employees should be your brand's biggest advocates

"Gone are the days when employees were merely working for the sake of having a job," says Yolandi Janse van Rensburg, the head of the social media department at Native VML.

By Pasqua Heard 46 minutes ago

Solo African agency features on 'best agency to work for' review

The Holmes Report's 2016 review of 'Best Agencies to Work For', gives Tribeca an honourable mention, the only African public relations agency to feature in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) report's results...

1 hour ago

Three things you need to know before becoming a digital copywriter

To help prepare fledgling junior copywriters out there, here is a list of the three most important things that every writer should know before landing his or her first job at an agency...

By Bianca Delport, Issued by National Positions South Africa 3 hours ago

Locally developed cashback app hits 130,000 downloads

SNAPnSAVE, a Cape Town based start-up that gives shoppers cash back on everyday shopping items, simply for snapping their till slip, has grown to 130,000 users and paid back over R500,000 in cash.

1 hour ago

The marketing game is moving fast

Marketing is moving so fast its transition is like playing a five-day cricket test and then going straight into the Indian Premier League 20-over circus with dancing girls and fireworks...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 2 hours ago

Nivea Sun protects Cape Town's kids with sunscreen-dispensing slip 'n slide

Inspired by the success of the Nivea Dolls initiative last year in Brazil, Nivea Sun wanted to continue looking for other innovative ways to help parents protect their children from the harmful effects of the sun...

Issued by FCB Africa 2 hours ago

Expo 2020 Dubai welcomes South African participants

For the first time, since officially becoming host city for the 2020 World Expo, Dubai has brought together international representatives for Expo 2020 Dubai's International Planning Meeting...

1 hour ago

#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries; but we also know that challenges tend to be the greatest drivers of innovation. Nigerian ride sharing platform GoMyWay...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 hours ago

Nu Metro, Geexpo offer Warcraft event before film premiere

Ahead of the national Warcraft film premiere, on Friday 10 June 2016, Nu Metro Cinemas and Geexpo will hold a three-city event aimed at gamers, comic book fans, cinema fanatics and 'cosplay' aficionados in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban on Saturday 4 June 2016.

1 hour ago

#AfricaMonth: Tracing brand success across Africa and beyond

Television entertainment brand, TRACE, celebrates 13 years of being on air, and now has a strong youth following through its many channels and events...

By Beverley Klein 1 hour ago

Discover the hottest marketing trends and topics at Markex 2016

The free seminar theatre - where attendees listen to some of the industry's foremost experts discuss the latest in sector trends - is making a comeback at this year's Markex show...

Issued by Markex 3 hours ago

Inecto and Red Cherry honour moms this month with special Mother's Day TV commercial

Inecto wanted to portray the incredible bond between mother and daughter in a special way, honouring and paying tribute to the role that moms play in our lives and to show just how beautiful they are, inside and out...

Issued by Red Cherry Media 2 hours ago

New York Festivals Torch Awards for young creative talent announces 2016's Grand-Winning Team - Team Artigatos

New York Festivals Torch Awards announced the 2016 Grand-Winning Team at the New York Show held at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City...

Issued by New York Festivals 3 hours ago

Ad Stars adds Ali Shabaz to executive jury panel

Ad Stars has added Ali Shabaz, chief creative officer at Grey Group Southeast Asia, to this year's executive jury panel...

2 hours ago

Destiny Man celebrates the colours of an African artist this #youthmonth

Destiny Man hosted the #DMCoverReveal event on Sunday 22 May to reveal a first for the brand - a youthful cover of artist-entrepreneur Nelson Makamo..

Issued by Ndalo Media 4 hours ago

Entries still open for WAN-IFRA World Young Reader Prize

Entries for this year's WAN-IFRA World Young Reader Prize are still open until 21 June 2016...

4 hours ago

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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 23 May 2016

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Africa news

Mobile roadshow showcases IoT solutions

Innovations to help Ghana meet the demand for network capacity, speed, coverage and IoT...

2 hours ago

TMT Finance Africa partners with IHS Towers

TMT Finance Africa will bring key telecom, media and technology focused international institutions and investors to Lagos...

2 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries; but we also know that challenges tend to be the greatest drivers of innovation. Nigerian ride sharing platform GoMyWay...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 hours ago

IT News Africa revamps video

IT News Africa revamps video section for a more streamlined experience...

2 hours ago

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Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat snaps up new funding

Snapchat, the fast-growing application known for its disappearing messages, disclosed Thursday it has raised more than $1.8bn in new funding...

2 hours ago

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...

3 days 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...

3 days 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

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