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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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How Pokémon Go could benefit your business

You've heard of B2B and B2C, but are you ready for O2O? The new online-to-offline trend is lighting up markets across the globe, particularly with the growing Pokémon Go phenomenon...

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

#Loeries2016: Print & Outdoor Judging Panel announced!

The judging panel for the 2016 Loeries' Print & Outdoor category has been announced, with Jimmy Smith, chairman, CEO and CCO at Amusement Park Entertainment as Jury President, with Clement Omemu of Lagos serving as regional judge and the rest of the judging panel comprising 10 local judges...

19 hours ago

Winning with consumers: SA brands applying design thinking

As I walked through the glass doors, wet behind the ears, ready to learn everything there was about brand building and execution, I was ready to take on the world. How do these guys do it? That was the question I wanted answered...

By Bongani Chinkanda 19 hours ago

Failed businesses: a path to entrepreneurial success

Sometimes knowing when to start again is the best thing you can do as a budding entrepreneur. ActionCOACH's Pieter Scholtz discusses using a failed business idea as a platform for success...

By Pieter Scholtz 21 hours ago

#MandelaMonth: Why we love billboards that save the world

For the past two years, the City of Cape Town has used a substantial number of Primedia Outdoor's billboards and bus shelters to highlight the problems around drug abuse (20 billboards and 250 shelters in 2014; followed by 22 billboards and 112 bus shelters in 2015); a campaign that has just rolled out once again in 2016...

By Terry Murphy 15 hours ago

Digicape acquires and rebrands Stellenbosch-based Buro Stores

Digicape has announced the acquisition of Buro Stores, the Stellenbosch Independent Authorised Apple Reseller. The deal, effective 1 August, will see the retail store rebranded to Digicape Stellenbosch...

Issued by Digicape 19 hours ago

UCKG's groups embrace the call to take action and inspire change every day

In preparation for Mandela Day, Women in Action handmade thousands of warm blankets which were distributed nationally to those in need of some warmth and cosy comfort...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 17 hours ago

Wimpy promises SA's meat lovers a thrill

A new campaign from FCB Joburg, Team Best and Hungry Films for Famous Brands' casual dining destination chain, Wimpy, is promising South Africa's meat lovers a 'thrill' the next time they opt for a grill in one of its restaurants...

Issued by FCB Africa 18 hours ago

Selling the 'why', not the 'what'

The Brand Film Co., specialist division of The Brand Alive Group, has launched a new promotional brand film for Ontarget Interiors that exemplifies why selling a customer on 'why' the brand exists, is so important, rather than simply telling what they do...

Issued by Brand Alive 16 hours ago

How to break the rules of personal branding and look good doing it

If you only follow the best practices, you'll end up violating one of the most important rules in the world of marketing, the importance of differentiating yourself. After all, these are the same best practices that everyone else is following, right?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 hours ago

Activating on African soil: the time is now

Stephan Botha of ProActive outlines the reasons why FMCG brands wanting to expand business in Africa can benefit hugely from activations...

By Stephan Botha, Issued by Provantage Media Group 19 hours ago

Funny Or Die is live in South Africa in September

The internationally acclaimed comedy brand, Funny or Die, is coming to South Africa on 27 and 29 September 2016 to run workshops in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

20 hours ago

Experts give insight in new report on the cultural connection to brand attraction

A new report from the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, Building Brands That Attract and Engage Fans, taps into expert opinion from PepsiCo, Visa, J&J, PetSmart, Cox Communications, Opus Bank...

15 hours ago

Maximum return on investment for trade visitors at Decorex Joburg 2016

Showcasing the latest décor and design trends, products and services, Decorex Joburg 2016 offers the ultimate business forum for trade professionals...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 16 hours ago

Cwele to fight Icasa spectrum decision

Telecommunications Minister Siyabonga Cwele is taking the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to court to challenge its decision to invite applications for spectrum licences from companies...

By Genevieve Quintal 17 hours ago

New campaign for UK's Natural History Museum

krow, partner agency with London's Natural History Museum for the past eight years, has created a striking new outdoor, press and digital marketing campaign for its new summer exhibition, Colour and Vision...

21 hours ago

New Protea Hotels campaign showcases the fun in travel planning

Protea Hotels by Marriott is launching a series of...

1 day ago

Visualising The KeeganB Show

Keegan Basil, a 24-year-old radio presenter of The KeeganB Show on Hashtag Radio, recently started his own YouTube channel with the same title...

By Pasqua Heard 1 day ago

Yahoo selling internet assets for $4.8bn to Verizon

Yahoo agreed to sell its core assets to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a 20-year run by the internet pioneer as an independent company...

1 day ago

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Africa news

Unique mobile subscribers in Africa surpass half a billion

Mobile ecosystem adds more than $150 billion in economic value to African economy...

18 hours ago

What I learned from working in Nigeria

TheSQUAD recently had the opportunity to pitch on doing an event in Abuja, Nigeria, and Kelly McGillivray talks about her key learnings...

By Kelly McGillivray 19 hours ago

Digital innovation in banking

Standard Bank is on a committed journey of rapid digitisation across the continent...

20 hours ago

Econet signs NFL content deal for Sub-Saharan Africa

Econet Media signs up the NFL in an extensive agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa...

21 hours ago

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China shuts down online news operations: report

BEIJING: China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for independently reporting and publishing articles about potentially sensitive subjects, state media said on Monday...

1 day ago

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting

MUNICH: Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms...

1 day ago

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said on Wednesday the number of users of its Messenger application had topped one billion, a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services...

22 Jul 2016

Twitter eases process for verified accounts

WASHINGTON: Twitter said on Tuesday it was streamlining the process for creating verified accounts, a move likely to boost the number of users with a "blue badge" icon...

21 Jul 2016

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