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Episode 172: “The First Kiss” with Y&R South Africa & Safely Home Western Cape.

Date: 5 May 2016
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[One Show 2016] The SA judges

This year, four of SA's finest creative minds sat on the various judging panels for the One Show Awards. Here, they exclusively share their individual judging processes as well as what they really think of each other...

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

New Instagram feature to help brands

The next logical step for Instagram was to make profiles for brands - which is exactly what they've done. Coming to a newsfeed near you soon, Instagram is rolling out an update to business profiles...

By Beverley Klein 17 hours ago

Brand love: What makes it real?

Consumer loyalty in South Africa is on the decline, particularly because for Generation Y (18-34) brand commitment has never really been a drive to purchase...

By Sheila McGillivray 20 hours ago

Driving through clutter with multimedia content

Our brains have changed the way we perceive and process information, due to the constant bombardment of information, and we have a diminishing ability to pay attention for extended periods...

19 hours ago

Even low-income consumers have inspirations

The fact that some people are in the lower income bracket doesn't mean that we need to only sell entry-level products to him or her...

By Candice Simon 19 hours ago

Five ways innovation can accelerate in a world without money

What would happen to creativity and innovation if we could wave a magic wand and make budgetary limitations go away? How can innovation accelerate in a world without money?..

By Chemory Gunko 16 hours ago

How to attract and engage with customers in a world filled with distractions!

Competition is fierce in today's crowded marketplace and your competitors are only a click away! Caring for your customers has never been more important!

Issued by Knowledge Resources 15 hours ago

The One Club appoints six new members to board of directors

The One Club, producers of the prestigious One Show Awards and Creative Week, has appointed six new members to its board of directors...

Issued by One Club 18 hours ago

Quirk and Ireland/Davenport receive the internet's highest honour

Often referred to as the Oscars of the internet, The Webby Awards was established when Facebook was but a pipedream and cats were far less popular, to recognise the best of the best in internet land...

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 17 hours ago

Independent Media defends decision not to run Oakbay ads

Independent Media's decision not to run Oakbay Investments adverts in its newspapers was solely based on legal reasons, the company said on Sunday...

Issued by Independent Media 19 hours ago

What's new with DoubleClick?

There have been some really exciting developments to Doubleclick's mobile offering in the Bid manager system. These range from new ad units to a standardisation of previously released features...

By Lee Thaver, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 19 hours ago

The importance of customer engagement

Digital is everywhere and brands looking to increase their market share and remain memorable to their existing market must take advantage of emerging digital platforms...

By Stephanie Walters, Issued by Amorphous 20 hours ago

Grapevine Communications' PR offering is on par with top local and international agencies

While in theory the science of PR from agency to agency, and from country to country, is the same, there are a number of differences too that have shaped how Grapevine Communications practises PR today...

By Helen Bleasdale, Issued by Grapevine Communications 19 hours ago

Opera Mini blocks ads to reduce data consumption

Opera is the first major browser to integrate an ad blocker for more rapid web page loading and massive savings on mobile data, extending users' data caps even further...

17 hours ago

AMASA Joburg hosts annual golf day in May

The 2016 AMASA Open will take place at the Parkview Golf Course on Thursday, 12 May. The sponsors for this event have come in fast and furiously...

Issued by AMASA 19 hours ago

Global WISE Awards select South African as only African entrant

The WISE Awards, an international competition that seeks to identify and celebrate the best initiatives aimed at improving the education sector, has selected Partners for Possibility...

18 hours ago

Entering business competitions improves perspective, knowledge

Entering a business competition allows entrepreneurs to gain a different perspective of their businesses, which can often prove to be more valuable than funding...

19 hours ago

First 'Verbal Identity' jury president slot goes to Chris West

The London International Awards (LIA) has created a 'Verbal Identity' category for the 2016 awards recognising the importance of verbal branding. It has appointed Chris West, MD of Verbal Identity...

19 hours ago

Jury announced for Facebook Awards EMEA 2016

The Facebook Awards celebrate the best creative work on the social media platform. The 2016 Facebook Awards Jury for EMEA has been announced...

19 hours ago

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Africa news

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 172: "The First Kiss" with Y&R SA & Safely Home

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Hector Eliott and Nkanyezi Masango...

15 hours ago

'Connect, Diversify, Grow' at FESPA Africa

There is an increased focus on Sub-Saharan Africa this year at FESPA Africa...

16 hours ago

Mozambique film and music festival launches

Mozambique's Azgo Festival will again take place in Maputo on 20-21 May...

16 hours ago

Why business is slow in Kenya

The business environment is unfavourable and has slowed down productivity of Kenyan businesses...

By Richard Mungai 17 hours ago

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International

WhatsApp blockage ends in Brazil: Facebook

SAO PAULO: A Brazilian court on Tuesday agreed to end its blockage of the smartphone messaging service WhatsApp after suspending it for failing to surrender user data, the company said...

20 hours ago

New ad campaign against palm oil

A new advertising campaign on the London Overground network is aiming to educate the British public about how everyone's daily routine is destroying the rainforest...

22 Apr 2016

ConnectPal, others offer new content monetisation strategies

With more than 3 billion global users, the internet has proven to be the most prevalent and relevant communication tool. The Internet has also changed the way consumers enjoy, share and demand content...

By Hicks Crawford 21 Apr 2016

McCann Mexico, L'Oréal Paris campaign allows colour-blind men to see lipstick red

According to the Colour Blind Awareness NGO, 1 out of 12 men cannot see the colour red because they are colour-blind...

21 Apr 2016

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