How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by 3 Oct 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by 20 Sep 2011

Fall in entries for Digital Loeries points to adoption issues

Wading through the near endless amount of PR on the digital transformation and seamless integration of digital into the advertising world, it must be a little disconcerting for Clint Bryce, chairman of both the Digital and Online Advertising judging panels of the 2010 Loerie awards, to see entries in these categories decline this year in spite of steady growth in online ad spend.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 17 Aug 2010

TV's world cup, but real growth for online too

TV owned the 2010 FIFA World Cup. There, I said it. While the Internet increasingly owns breaking news and the various South African news portals came up with numerous strategies for making their world cup content as engaging as possible, it could not even attempt to mimic the vibe of families, friends, even communities, gathering together in the real world in front of TV screens to follow the main matches.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 8 Jul 2010

World cup closing ceremony details

The 30-minute night-time closing ceremony of the 2010 FIFA World Cup will take place at 6.30pm on Sunday, 11 July 2010, at Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium - ahead of the final. It will be broadcast live in 215 countries to an audience in excess of 500 million viewers, according to the Local Organising Committee (LOC), and will feature 780 cast members and some of South Africa and Africa's top musicians and dancers.

7 Jul 2010

Brits ashamed to be English

LONDON, UK: A survey of more than 1600 football fans in response to England's departure from the 2010 World Cup has found that 62% are 'ashamed' to be English and just 19% believe Fabio Capello should retain his position as national manager.

2 Jul 2010

Emirates takes young Football for Hope players under its wing

DUBAI, UAE/JOHANNESBURG: Emirates, the award-winning airline of the United Arab Emirates, is helping a team of Australian youths get off to a flying start at the Football for Hope Festival 2010 in Johannesburg.

29 Jun 2010

Enter your World Cup newspaper design

INDIA: Indian website Newspaper Designing is conducting another international newspaper design competition, focusing exclusively on the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Entries, which are free, close on 11 August 2010 and there is no limit to the amount of entries submitted.

24 Jun 2010

UNOCI organises 2010 public screenings

ABIDJAN: The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) has organised daily public screenings throughout Côte d'Ivoire matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The public screenings, which began on the 11 June when the tournament kicked off, aim to provide a forum for people to get together, exchange ideas as well as allow UNOCI to inform the population.

15 Jun 2010

FIFA finally joins the party... on Twitter

FIFA released a press statement yesterday evening, Thursday, 10 June 2010, informing the world that its president, Joseph S Blatter, has joined Twitter.

10 Jun 2010

Zuma welcomes teams, fans, hails legacy

President Jacob Zuma put aside his family troubles for a while yesterday, Sunday, 6 June 2010, to have a joyful moment with local and international journalists, whom he addressed at his Pretoria presidential guesthouse on the upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 7 Jun 2010

International Broadcast Centre ready to welcome 2010 media

The International Broadcast Centre (IBC) is up and running and ready to welcome 13 000 accredited journalists and 179 licensee broadcasting entities from 70 countries around the world who will produce images and sounds and all the excitement of the 2010 FIFA World Cup under the blessing and supervision of France-based Host Broadcast Services (HBS).

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 24 May 2010

'Confident' SABC announces 2010 broadcast plans

The SABC, as the FIFA World Cup's official broadcaster, announced its broadcasting plans for the tournament on Thursday, 13 May 2010. Peter Kwele, 2010 projects GM, said the SABC is confident that it will deliver the World Cup as it has never been done before.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 13 May 2010

Loeries extend World Cup ad submissions deadline

The deadline for the both the flighting and entry for 2010 FIFA World Cup-related entries into this year's Loeries has been extended to 13 July 2010. Work eligible for the extension includes all brand communication that is in one way or another related to the hosting of the world cup in South Africa this year and is not limited to official world cup communication.

11 May 2010

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