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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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OOH measurement currency should bring even more growth

The launch of South Africa's first measurement currency for out of home advertising is just around the corner. What does this mean for the industry? Here's how the introduction of similar currencies has impacted on the industry in other countries...

By Terry Murphy 3 days ago

[Behind the Loeries] with... Suhana Gordhan

In addition to her role as creative director at FCB Africa, where she's the creative lead on Famous Brands' Wimpy and Coca-Cola South Africa, Suhana Gordhan is a member of the Loeries board...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Press release syndication

A grossly misunderstood phrase, 'syndication'...

By Marisa Louw 3 days ago

Zuckerberg tightens grip as Facebook profit soars

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook has fielded a plan to tighten Mark Zuckerberg's grip on the helm as the booming social network reported stellar profit...

3 days ago

The Star celebrates local workers

The Star newspaper's photography team has compiled a photo series to be featured in today's newspaper to commemorate Worker's Day ahead of the public holiday...

3 days ago

Lessons from Lemonade for content marketers

Beyoncé broke the internet... AGAIN. What was her strategy? Visual content. What was the content? She told a story. A story that had people worldwide engaged and glued to their screens (TV, computer monitors and mobile devices). Every content marketer's dream...

By Tokiso Molefe 28 Apr 2016

Don't be a Christmas tree!

Dear PUNKtuator. I love punctuation. I want to tattoo a few marks on my skin - that's real love, usually reserved for the sweethearts and mums of sailors and bikers. And I think there are a lot of very good reasons for you to love it and embrace it in all your copy as well...

By Sarah Heuer 28 Apr 2016

Kaya FM Mother's Day brought to you by SPAR

Don't over think your mother's day plans... Kaya FM has got you covered. It's the Kaya FM Mother's Day, brought to you by SPAR...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 3 days ago

The boys are back in town at Decorex

Sponsored by Natural Stone Warehouse, the all-new Top Man showcase at Decorex Cape Town, kicks off today, 29 April and runs until 2 May 2016, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre...

3 days ago

Confessions of a content manager: Talent retention and the art of letting go

When you manage a dedicated team that has heavy demands placed on it month after month, and working overtime becomes a way of life, you tend to grow close...

By Marco Golz, Issued by National Positions South Africa 3 days ago

Overview of Facebook Q1 stats, highlights

Facebook has announced its first quarter results. Below are some of the highlights and an overview...

3 days ago

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?

The entire ecosystem around visual technology has to evolve - not least of all in terms of storage and device processing power. And that's just a drop in the ocean of what's to come...

By Hitendra Naik 3 days ago

Weber appoints Grey as its first global agency

"There is no more iconic American brand than the Weber kettle. We are honoured and excited to count them as a global client and bring their brand story to the world," said Grey Global president and North American CEO, Michael Houston...

Issued by Grey 3 days ago

Healthcare advertising college competition winners

The Global Awards has announced the 2015 Young Globals Student Competition & Internship award winners in the only college/portfolio school competition for healthcare advertising.

3 days ago

Brand inc helps launch unique sporting platform that showcases African talent

Brand inc Creative Group helped launch an exciting new sports property that is designed to reveal African talent to a global audience, called Africa Hoop Showcase...

Issued by Brand inc 3 days ago

Winners of 2016 TV Connect Industry Awards

LONDON. As part of TV Connect, the world's leading event in connected entertainment organised by Informa Telecoms & Media, which took place from 26 to 28 April 2016, the winners of the 2016 TV Connect Awards were announced...

3 days ago

One Show's Creative Week schedule released

The One Club has released the Creative Week schedule, taking place from 9-13 May 2016 in New York, and Ellie Kemper and Michael Ian Black will host The One Show. Creative Week partners include Pandora, Pinterest and American Printing Co...

3 days ago

The One Club announces 2016 One To Watch winners

The One Club, producer of The One Show and Creative Week, has announced the winners for One To Watch, the premier global competition for creative professionals under the age of 30...

Issued by One Club 28 Apr 2016

It all begins with a pencil x logic and magic

"It all begins with a pencil" according to D&AD. But at Red & Yellow, it began with a little (okay, a lot) of logic and magic before even reaching the pencil stage...

Issued by Red & Yellow 28 Apr 2016

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Africa news

Africa 'Polio Free' campaign gains momentum

The theme for African Vaccination Week 2016 is 'Close the immunization gap. Stay polio free!'...

3 days ago

Love in a time of war in the DRC

Pulitzer play on DRC civil war takes to the stage at the Wits Theatre...

3 days ago

MTN Foundation donates sh109m free medical service

MTN Uganda, Centenary Bank and Ministry of Health partner on medical camps offering services such as cancer screening, child immunisation and nutrition...

3 days ago

What makes great advertising?

Millward Brown South Africa's Best Liked Ads list celebrates great advertising, but also shows marketers what works today...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

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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

WPP subsidiary acquires 100% of TNS ICAP in Greece

The global operating network TNS, part of the WPP Group, has added the remaining 49% of shares in Taylor Nelson Sofres ICAP Market Research (TNS ICAP), a leading market research agency in Greece, giving it 100% ownership...

20 Apr 2016

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