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KRAZYBOYZ digital is a solutions company which offers a host of services and products to suit any digital marketing need. Our clients draw from our in-house experience or from managed services obtained from one of our industry specialists.

Ayanda Mbanga

At AMComms we consult with you to craft your company's Employer Branding, recruitment and digital strategy. Because communicating in the right way to your target audience, that you are an employer of choice is key.

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Weylandts

Today, Weylandts is firmly established as the leading furniture and décor retailer in southern Africa, offering clients contemporary quality designs sourced from around the world and showcased in a beautiful environment where space and natural light enhance the inspirational merchandising.

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Episode 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

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Episode 118: Money 4 Jam with Warren Ventre and BizTrends 2015

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[Trends 2015] The big online advertising trends

[Trends 2015] The big online advertising trends

As always, it was a highly competitive space but this year that seemed the case more than ever - especially when it came to online advertising, fuelled by the continued growth of digital...

By Gustav Goosen 26 Jan 2015 09:05

[Trends 2015] Newsflash: TV will not die

[Trends 2015] Newsflash: TV will not die

Every year, someone predicts the death of TV ads. They claim the evidence is everywhere, from rising digital media consumption to the increased popularity of the PVR. The only thing is that no one seems to have told TV...

By Stu Stobbs 26 Jan 2015 08:00

Persuasive power - ethos, pathos and logos

Persuasive power - ethos, pathos and logos

2300 years ago, the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote down the secret to being a persuasive speaker. This secret forms the basis of nearly every public speaking book written since...

By James Hurford 26 Jan 2015 05:46

Fly advertising above consumers' heads for max retention

Fly advertising above consumers' heads for max retention

Would you rather spend R15,000 on a thirty-second radio spot on a single station during prime time, or cover an entire city for two hours from the sky? That's what aerial advertising's all about...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Jan 2015 14:00

[TrendTalk] Illuminating dark social
[TrendTalk] Illuminating dark social

In this online 'sharing economy', the currency is in measuring consumer activity. But with 'dark social' becoming the primary habitat of consumer-sharing globally, almost 60% of online user activity can't be tracked easily...

By Louise Marsland 26 Jan 2015 09:09

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[Trends 2015] The 'sound' of Africa

Africa is entrenched in oral storytelling, movement and vocal expression. Marketers need to engage with the source of that sound...

By Sampa Diseko 26 Jan 2015 08:10

Cell C to challenge Vodacom on Neotel
Cell C to challenge Vodacom on Neotel

Cell C will "vigorously challenge" Vodacom's (VOD) R7bn acquisition of Neotel and says it will pursue every legal avenue to kill the deal, which could pose a serious threat to its business if approved by regulators...

By Thabiso Mochiko 26 Jan 2015 11:28

How geo-messaging is working for SA brands - Amorphous
How geo-messaging is working for SA brands

The idea of specifically targeted messages reaching a niche and accurate audience is hugely appealing to marketers. And now South African brands are getting in on the action...

Issued by Amorphous 26 Jan 2015 11:31

Terence Neale of Egg Films directs Careers24 - Egg Films
Terence Neale of Egg Films directs Careers24

Terence Neale of Egg Films has directed a new three-part campaign for Ogilvy Cape Town with the creative team of Chris Gotz, Oskar Petty and Monique Kaplan for Careers24...

Issued by Egg Films 26 Jan 2015 10:33

+27 Advertising drives home Discovery Insure "Better Drivers" message - +27 Advertising
+27 Advertising drives home Discovery Insure "Better Drivers" message

Short-term insurer Discovery Insure entertained M-Net viewers with yet another epic driving performance (with a clever twist) in its latest TV commercial...

Issued by +27 Advertising 26 Jan 2015 12:03

New online newsletter for women of Africa
New online newsletter for women of Africa

Essays Of Africa has launched a daily online newsletter with its stories, latest lifestyle news and fashion or beauty trends...

26 Jan 2015 09:29

What we've learned from institutions of higher learning
What we've learned from institutions of higher learning

According to figures released by the Department of Basic Education, 403,874 students passed their NSC this year. Amid the excitement of negotiating this hurdle, for many it brings the question: "Where to now?" into sharp focus. For higher education institution brands, this is peak season, with brands playing an important role in informing decisions...

By Christopher Human 26 Jan 2015 10:45

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town
First retail risk and loss prevention show in Cape Town

Retail Knowledge will organise its first conference and exhibition in South Africa at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town on 12 March 2015...

26 Jan 2015 11:19

The hard-hitting trends of 2015, from the experts at Decorex SA - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
The hard-hitting trends of 2015, from the experts at Decorex SA

Comfort is key in 2015, say trend forecasters, who predict that this year will see us immerse ourselves in the warm embrace of a world that makes us feel happy and safe...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 26 Jan 2015 12:20

Rethinking the process of museum-making - Formula D interactive
Rethinking the process of museum-making

Khayelitsha, Cape Town's biggest township, needs a museum to commemorate the area's violent history. Formula D interactive has been commissioned by the City of Cape Town to create a concept...

Issued by Formula D interactive 26 Jan 2015 13:25

King Korn Mabele campaign - Yourself Management
King Korn Mabele campaign

The festive season is the busiest time of the year for wholesalers. This is the period when the various stokvel organisations, both big and small flock to the wholesalers and buy groceries in bulk...

Issued by Yourself Management 26 Jan 2015 10:24

Sunfoil to sponsor Cape Town's Big Walk
Sunfoil to sponsor Cape Town's Big Walk

Cape Town's 10 km Big Walk on 1 March 2015 is to be sponsored by, Sunfoil - the Willowton Group's brand of sunflower cooking oil and margarine...

26 Jan 2015 13:35

Kick-Off Showcases 2015 - Speakers Inc
Kick-Off Showcases 2015

Join Speakers Inc for a blistering morning of thought-provocation, inspiration, sales and business tips, as well as loads of laughter as they kick 2015 off with a bang in both Cape Town and Jo'burg...

Issued by Speakers Inc 26 Jan 2015 11:13

Police interference with press freedom condemned by Sanef
Police interference with press freedom condemned by Sanef

The South African National Editors' Forum calls upon the police and the public to respect the right of journalists to do their work and to protect them against those who may not wish for the truth to be known...

26 Jan 2015 13:30

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Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Not anymore! Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with our handy tips to go (almost) paperless and reduce business clutter...

26 Jan 2015 14:01

Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified
Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified

Gwen Watkins, the only Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in Botswana, has been recertified until 1 January 2020...

26 Jan 2015 11:02

Lobola goes mobile
Lobola goes mobile

Not everyone is happy with a new mobile app that takes the African tradition of paying a bride price into the technological age...

26 Jan 2015 10:09

Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections
Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections

Google has announced it launched an online portal where voters can keep an eye on the latest news about Nigerian politics in the run-up to the general elections in February...

26 Jan 2015 09:36

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

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Latest emerging trends in market research
Latest emerging trends in market research

WASHINGTON DC, US: Many organisations have adopted technologies into their business models to increase efficiency, become more flexible, and to transform their current business functions. Market research has followed suit...

By Caitlin Stewart, courtesy Ashlan Bonnell 26 Jan 2015 12:10

Cannes Lions opens for entries
Cannes Lions opens for entries

CANNES, FRANCE: New categories form the highlight of this year's Cannes Lions festival, which opened for entries on 22 January 2015. Chief among them is the launch of a highly anticipated Creative Data Lion...

26 Jan 2015 11:13

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