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Most Popular lists for 2012 for Bizcommunity Marketing & Media SA

Here they are, Marketing & Media South Africa's 2012 lists of most popular articles, those that drew the most comment, our most-read contributors, our most-visited galleries - and the ads from the Ornico Ad Showcase that got you voting.

Our most-read stories

1.Chicken a la King(sley) James: Nando's vs Santam - Edward Fisher24 Apr 2012
2.Woolworths embroiled in social media storm over job ad - Zeenat Moorad05 Sep 2012
3.How social media networks can affect society negatively - Kelly Marsh07 May 2012
4.How Woolworths lost its mojo - Walter Pike02 Feb 2012
5.Woolworth refutes accusations of racism, disables wall07 Sep 2012
6.Ad Talent Salary Survey 2012 - Ad Talent17 Jan 2012
7.EXCLUSIVE: Media24 to close Sports Illustrated - Gill Moodie03 Dec 2012
8.SABC bans interviews with first black Idol - Zenoyise John04 Oct 2012
9.[2012 trends] Social media marketing and the youth - Bradley Maseko10 Jan 2012
10.Loeries 2012: The winners25 Sep 2012
11.The ANC's Loerie-winning integrated PR campaign - Sarah Britten04 Jun 2012
12.#bankwars: Standard Bank tries to do a Frankies - Walter Pike24 Feb 2012
13.Coca-Cola cry-baby - Chris Moerdyk: @chrismoerdyk18 Jun 2012
14.No, NO! Nando's04 Jun 2012
15.Nando's ad: Banned from TV... Goes to print11 Jun 2012

Our most-commented-upon stories

1.Chris Moerdyk pays tribute to John Farquhar30 Jan 201232
2.Zuma and the right to dignity21 May 201231
3.Social media 'experts'... copy that!14 Aug 201229
4.Time for a long hard look at The Loerie Awards28 Aug 201222
5.Chicken a la King(sley) James: Nando's vs Santam24 Apr 201221
6.Woolworth refutes accusations of racism, disables wall07 Sep 201220
7.My dear unemployed communications graduate - an open letter08 Aug 201220
8.How Woolworths lost its mojo02 Feb 201218
9.Frankie's vs Woolies: score one to the little guy03 Feb 201217
10.QR codes bring email, mobile coupons to life31 Jul 201215
11.Doom stomps into outdoors18 Oct 201215
12.SABC bans interviews with first black Idol04 Oct 201214
13.When did we stop caring about customer service, client experience?13 Aug 201214
14.Radio is losing its intelligence (part I)22 Mar 201213
15.Why Meropa won't be at the PR awards, again...23 Mar 201213

Our most-read contributors

1.Gill Moodie
2.Chris Moerdyk
3.Herman Manson
4.Edward Fisher
5.Walter Pike
6.Tiffany Markman
7.Marion Scher
8.Sarah Britten
9.Rod Baker
10.Peter Mann
11.Duncan McLeod
12.Gail Schimmel
13.Thomas Oosthuizen
14.Craig Wilson
15.Maja Rode

Our highest-rated new ads from the Ornico Ad Showcase

5.Huggies Gold4.1
7.Nokia Lumia4.0
10.South Africa4.0
11.Standard Bank3.9
15.Standard Bank3.6

Our most-read international stories

1.10 trends that will shape our world in 201318 Dec 2012
2.[Cannes Lions 2012] Final winners25 Jun 2012
3.Marketing pays off: iPhone 5 frenzy builds ahead of today's release21 Sep 2012
4.[Cannes Lions 2012] Creative Effectiveness, Media, Mobile & Outdoor Lions winners20 Jun 2012
5.[Cannes Lions 2012] Promo & Activation, PR, Direct Lions winners19 Jun 2012
6.Which ads are winners? Your brain knows better than you do - Stuart Wolpert30 Apr 2012
7.Interbrand releases 2nd annual Best Global Green Brands Report02 Jul 2012
8.BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour kicks off in Milan30 May 2012
9.IMD announces its 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings01 Jun 2012
10.World Press Trends: Newspaper audience up, but digital revenues...03 Sep 2012
11.[Cannes Lions 2012] Entries break record07 Jun 2012
12.Brand Keys 2012 customer Loyalty Index survey: Consumers want brand delight07 Feb 2012
13.Lady Gaga refuses to tone down her shows28 May 2012
14.'The Power of Like: How Social Marketing Works'14 Jun 2012
15.2012 CLIO Awards - SA winners16 May 2012

Our most-read new appointments

1.New appointments at Y&R10 Sep 2012
2.New appointments at M&C Saatchi Abel18 Jan 2012
3.New promotions at Net#work BBDO20 Feb 2012
4.Metro FM appoints new marketing manager10 May 2012
5.Creative duo join 140 BBDO25 May 2012
6.New appointments at Y&R27 Mar 2012
7.New appointments at Ireland/Davenport13 Mar 2012
8.Kagiso Broadcasting appoints communications head07 Sep 2012
9.New appointments at Y&R04 Oct 2012
10.New fashion appointments at ELLE04 Jun 2012

Our most-read new business wins

1.The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town gains two new clients13 Mar 2012
2.Edgars appoints M&C Saatchi Abel02 Mar 2012
3.New account gain for House of Brave20 Feb 2012
4.MetropolitanRepublic has been awarded the Scooters Pizza account31 May 2012
5.New account for Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town20 Apr 2012
6.Beechies appoints Y&R16 Apr 2012
7.Stick appointed for Nestle advertising brand17 Apr 2012
8.House of Brave wins Tournament of Hope account27 Feb 2012
9.OwenKessel wins LG Electronics South Africa account12 Sep 2012
10.Cell C selects partner agencies13 Feb 2012

Our most-viewed galleries

1.The magic of cinema - Ster-Kinekor Cine Prestige16 Apr 2012
2.2012 J&B Met launches at Cavendish Square - Richard Clarke20 Jan 2012
3.[Design Indaba 2012] Most Beautiful Object in South Africa finalists23 Feb 2012
4.Aarya - MasterChef Deena Naidoo's restaurant opens in Montecasino23 Nov 2012
5.[Photos from the ed-at-large] Jacobs Coffee pop-up store warms Johannesburg06 Jun 2012
6.Auto Atlantic MINI Cape Town celebrates Dealer of the Year 2011 - Jodi Klass06 Jun 2012
7.Castle Lite Say Freeze Campaign launch06 Mar 2012
8.Kaya FM Family Day with KFC12 Oct 2012
9.Nelson Mandela Bridge illuminated in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month - Janet Watermeyer04 Oct 2012
10.[Design Indaba 2012] Blueprint of an expo08 Mar 2012

Our most-viewed press offices

1.Media24 Weeklies
2.Digital Fire
3.Draftfcb (South Africa)
5.Analytix BI
6.Ad Talent
8.Boston College
9.Yellowwood Future Architects
10.Native's press office