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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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What makes a good PR campaign great? Top traits of Cannes Gold Lion winners

Last week was the big reveal of the 2016 Cannes Lions winners and, like millions of others around the world, I was eager to see what PR had done this year to scoop the coveted category prize...

By Rebecca Cronje 18 hours ago

#CannesLions2016: Celebrating creativity in business

Ann Nurock spoke with Standard Bank Group's senior manager of brand creative Greig Jerling about the importance and effectiveness of creativity in more than just marketing and branding but also in business as a whole...

By Ann Nurock 17 hours ago

#MobileFocus: Mobile ads vulnerable to adblocking

New adblocking research shows mobile ads are more vulnerable than expected...

By Dr Johnny Ryan 16 hours ago

#YouthMonth: Behind the camera with BBC's Babita Sharma

Babita Sharma is the main presenter of Newsday, BBC World News' daily news programme presented live from Singapore and London. If you'd like to follow in her footsteps, you're in luck as she offers insight into the challenging, chaotic, but incredibly rewarding world of broadcast journalism with us...

By Leigh Andrews 13 hours ago

Bringing bricks and clicks together

It's not known how online channels can influence the movement of products off retailers' shelves. What is known is the amount of product that moves off a retailer's shelf. What if the two could be married...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 hours ago

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 179: Terry Murphy and the Shopper Path to Purchase 2016

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 30 June 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Terry Murphy...

16 hours ago

Snapchat-inspired Stickers coming to Twitter photos

Between longer videos, Twitter Engage and targeted advertising for emojis, Twitter has been very busy over the past few weeks...

By Hadlee Simons 16 hours ago

Tenfour Media land Old Mutual sponsorship PR account

From 2016, Tenfour Media will be handling the PR for Old Mutual's sponsorship portfolio...

Issued by Tenfour 13 hours ago

16 Days For Youth - Bringing change in Western Cape communities

As the 16 Days for Youth campaign came to a close, the Heart FM team reflected on a campaign that initially started out as youth-focused projects, but turned into something bigger...

Issued by Heart FM 15 hours ago

15 SA students shortlisted in Nestlé Art Project

A panel of judges - including Gordon Cook, the competition's principal curator and founding member of Vega School of Brand Leadership - has selected 15 South African art students as finalists in the Nestlé Art Project...

14 hours ago

When is it time to get an agency?

"A specialised agency can add massive value to your business. The trick is determining when a creative marketing firm makes sense for your business and understanding how an agency can help you," says Sylvia Schutte...

13 hours ago

Debonairs Pizza On the Double

Debonairs Pizza is promoting its popular On the Double offering with a television commercial on SABC, and DStv channels during May, June and July...

Issued by FCB Africa 16 hours ago

How do SEO companies minimise budget expenses?

The truth is, any type of marketing is more expensive than what you perceive it to be. We are faced with this belief that SEO should be cheap since the work is not all that difficult - In reality, it is complicated...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 14 hours ago

The top SA startups advancing to Seedstars national finale

After successful pre-selection rounds in Cape Town, Durban and Soweto, the startups to compete at the Seedstars World national finale...

14 hours ago

Report shows increase in B2C mobile messaging

Research conducted by the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) shows that customers are regularly communicating with businesses through mobile communication channels such as SMS and chat apps...

15 hours ago

Now there's more to like and love about Facebook's new reactions

Facebook recently launched their new 'Reactions' feature. In a nutshell, 'Reactions' are basically an extension of the 'Like' button...

Issued by 360eight 13 hours ago

InSite shifts mobile retirement into gear

Planning for your financial future can now be done from the palm of your hand. The InSite team has been hard at work, developing a first-of-its-kind retirement fund mobile app for the Vodacom Group Pension Fund...

Issued by inSite Education 13 hours ago

#MobileFocus: Rise of the instant messengers

The recent push by Facebook of its Messenger app for business shows just how important instant messaging is becoming for brands seeking to effectively engage with consumers...

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 14 hours ago

Five common misconceptions about CX

While some South African companies have opened themselves to the opportunities offered by Customer Experience (CX), many either do not fully understand it or simply see it as a bolt-on to existing systems...

By Qaalfa Dibeehi 15 hours ago

Report: Creating a valued contextual experience

While digital marketing technologies and engagement channels multiply, many marketers remain concerned that they are still not delivering what customers want most...

15 hours ago

Think community first

I'd like for you to think back a number of years to a time when being a social media manager or community manager was one of the most sought-after gigs around...

By Atiyya Karodia, Issued by NATIVE VML 15 hours ago

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Africa news

Intra-African broadband terrestrial infrastructure

AU Launches Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa: "Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the region"...

10 hours ago

Humanitarian media journal for Africa

Perspective Publications has launched the first in a global series of quarterly journals covering humanitarian-related news on issues impacting the continent of Africa...

10 hours ago

Editors of Zambian newspaper arrested

Zambian police said they had arrested two senior editors of the country's largest independent newspaper that was shut last week...

10 hours ago

Infrastructure development opportunities in Kenya

Africa House to fast-track business for SA enterprises in Lamu, LAPSSET Corridor...

10 hours ago

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Top three strategies to communicate your brand voice to customers and employees

In today's complex and ever-changing global economy, simply having a brand isn't enough; your brand has to be an experience...

By Hicks Crawford 23 Jun 2016

Digital is not rescuing troubled US newspapers

WASHINGTON: The grim news for newspapers: digital is doing little to rescue them from their deepening woes...

17 Jun 2016

Gannett maintains offer for LA Times owner

WASHINGTON: USA Today publisher Gannett said on Tuesday it would maintain its $864m offer for newspaper rival Tribune Publishing, saying a tie-up would be good for both companies...

8 Jun 2016

Four secrets to live streaming success

People are ditching cable every day, but they still want to watch live TV. Here are the secrets to live streaming TV that is better than cable...

By Peter Davidson 7 Jun 2016

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