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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Episode 123: Is Design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome.

Date: 23 Feb 2015
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Episode 122: The show not to miss: World Wide Web Foundation

Date: 13 Feb 2015
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Upping the ante on social media

"Noah #itsAXhosaThing" vs. "#Israel @StandWithUs" and the twitter war is on...

By Grace Belger 1 Apr 2015 08:22

[Death to PowerPoint!] Part 3: Creative replacements for slides

Sometimes it's not the smoking that you miss. It's the act of playing with the cigarette...

By Douglas Kruger 1 Apr 2015 05:29

[NewsMaker] Scott Cundill

Marketing technology is one of the fastest growing areas of high tech today and South African internet communication company, Majestic Interactive, is expanding to Europe to market its software solutions...

By Louise Marsland 1 Apr 2015 08:47

Trevor Noah takes over 'The Daily Show'

NEWSWATCH: Top SA stand-up comedian Trevor Noah is taking over as host of 'The Daily Show', reports Mail & Guardian... (Video)

31 Mar 2015 06:40

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How to create a killer logo

A logo is often the first step towards developing your company's visual identity so you need to get it right... This is how you can do that...

1 Apr 2015 10:47

The PR basics of getting your press event just right

If you're part of the local media industry, chances are you've attended a press event or ten in your time. Ever wondered what it takes to make one work? Rosemary Hare of Rosehare Public Relations shares what went into the recent Stenströms-House of Monatic press event...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Mar 2015 14:00

[Orchids & Onions] Justify it with real figures for it all to add up

I often get breathlessly excited news releases from digital agencies puffing out their chests about some clever campaign. What is often absent from these announcements is figures...

By Brendan Seery 31 Mar 2015 14:00

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The Annual Frontier & Emerging Markets Forum

15 April 2015, IDC, Sandton

Join the Annual Frontier & Emerging Markets Forum as they discuss the outlook for Frontier & Emerging Markets for this year and beyond...

Issued by Frontier Advisory 30 Mar 2015 09:09

Launch issue of VIEWS, the journal of Delaire Graff Estate, released

PURE has announced the launch edition of Delaire Graff Estate's biannual luxury newsprint publication, VIEWS...

Issued by PURE Creative 1 Apr 2015 12:09

Cotlands announced as first runner-up in the ECD category at the NDA awards

Cotlands has been named first runner-up at the National Development Agency (NDA) Early Childhood Development (ECD) Awards this year...

Issued by Cotlands 1 Apr 2015 11:49

SA media group buys Irish and Australian newspapers

Sekunjalo Media, owners of South Africa's Independent News and Media, has purchased a majority shareholding in its former holding company, Independent News and Media in Ireland...

By Chris Moerdyk 1 Apr 2015 07:36

Are you ready for the digital economy?

At the ITWeb Digital Economy Summit on 21 April in Bryanston, digital economists, futurists and thought leaders will provide insight into how disruptive technologies are transforming businesses, the economy and society...

Issued by ITWeb 1 Apr 2015 10:13

#Parabot - Africa's largest super hero takes the rhino fight to the Rand Show

What stands nearly ten metres tall, weighs a ton, has the body of an Mbombe 6 armoured vehicle and is on a mission to raise awareness of Africa's endangered wildlife? The answer can be found at the Rand Show 2015...

Issued by The Rand Show 1 Apr 2015 10:35

Proactive launches real-time data tool

In most instances measurement and ROI are looked at in retrospect, but with Proactive's new Business Efficiency tool marketers are provided with real-time data for real-time insights that lead to real-time results...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 1 Apr 2015 10:56

Have your say and join AMASA today!

AMASA Joburg is calling for nominations of industry members who embody the AMASA values and have the capacity and tenacity to make a difference by serving on the 2015/16 committee...

Issued by AMASA 1 Apr 2015 11:24

Leading international business professor to talk on strategy at Unisa SBL

Best-selling author and strategist Professor AJ 'Lonnie' Strickland will deliver an insightful seminar on strategy at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) on Tuesday, 12 May...

Issued by Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 1 Apr 2015 11:48

Cinema-in-a-backpack launches in Mpumalanga

Funded by the Department of Science and Technology and the European Commission, an innovative technology experiment will turn 14 micro entrepreneurs into mobile cinema operators...

1 Apr 2015 09:42

ICASA releases final RFSAP

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has published the final Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan (RFSAP) for International Mobile Telephony (IMT)...

1 Apr 2015 09:37

The PRISM Awards 2015: Just around the corner

With the 2015 PRISM Awards only three weeks away, the organisers are gearing up to celebrate and award the top public relations campaigns of 2014 from across the continent...

Issued by PRISM Awards 1 Apr 2015 11:20

More than a test: How the GMAT gauges your MBA future

The GMAT is a daunting first step towards an MBA, but its benefits go beyond getting you into the school of your choice - evidence shows it also helps students cope better once they have embarked on their MBA studies...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 Apr 2015 09:58

Avoid the April time crunch

Easter is just around the corner, so businesses of all sizes and from all sectors should be preparing to meet another business slowdown head-on...

By Louise Robinson 31 Mar 2015 14:08

A handy communication tool for Cashbuild's employees

In addition to promotional flyers distributed in-store, Ogilvy@Cashbuild selected a pocket-sized Z-Card for Cashbuild to hand out to its employees to use as a dynamic tool to assist customers with all of their DIY needs...

Issued by PocketMedia 31 Mar 2015 13:24

NATIVE VML appointed as brand engagement agency for 22seven

"We are enormously excited about the scope of work laid out for us at 22seven," says NATIVE VML CEO, Jason Xenopoulos....

Issued by NATIVE VML 31 Mar 2015 13:23

Taco Kuiper Award winners announced

Sipho Masondo and Paddy Harper, of City Press, have won the ninth Taco Kuiper Award for outstanding investigative journalism by South African media and R200,000 in prize money...

31 Mar 2015 13:21

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The PRISM Awards and an agency focus show

After a short break, the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show is back. Tune in on 2 April from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Derek Miller and Bridget Von Holdt...

1 Apr 2015 11:28

The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum" 2015 to be held in June

The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum (TIF 2015)": "Invest in TUNISIA, Join the Growing Success", will be held on 11 -12 June 2015 in Tunis - El Mouradi Hotel - Gammarth...

1 Apr 2015 11:18

Orange launches the 4th edition of StarAfrica Sounds 2015

In order to promote new African music talents, - Orange's entertainment portal in Africa - is launching the fourth edition of the StarAfrica Sounds music contest...

1 Apr 2015 11:09

How to create a killer logo

A logo is often the first step towards developing your company's visual identity so you need to get it right... This is how you can do that...

1 Apr 2015 10:47

Zimbabwe: Sports weekly shuts down

Gemazo Blitz, a weekly sports and lifestyle newspaper, has shut down after failing to survive in the competitive media industry...

By Nyemudzai Kakore 1 Apr 2015 10:23

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New taxi app challenges Uber in South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's top mobile messenger operator launched a new web-based cab-hailing service on Tuesday to compete with California-based Uber...

1 Apr 2015 12:24

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