Biz Takeouts news

South AfricaYour industry

Don't miss Marketing and Media News to go>> with @Bizwazza Every Thursday at 9am

For the hottest interviews, insights and issues from African and South African marketing, media, digital and ad industry leaders Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media Radio Show.

Guests may be interviewed live in 2OV's Cape Town studio, or may call in via Skype from anywhere. To apply to be interviewed, to advertise or for exciting sponsorship opportunities, email or contact host Warren Harding @bizwazza for more info.

Thursday mornings, 9am - 10am, on 2OceansVibe Radio via live audio streaming or via podcast anytime.

Focus on digital marketing

Bizcommunity's special Focus On DIGITAL MARKETING is now available in a downloadable PDF.

Digital Marketing PDF >>
Biz Takeouts news

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 15: SA's brand history, branding during RWC, Deon du Plessis tributes

19 Sep 2011 15:26
Did you know the oldest brand in South Africa is Groot Constantia? Find out about SA's history of brands and branding and the challenges of sports branding, plus tributes to Deon du Plessis, by listening to the podcast of last week's Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, which airs every Wednesday 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [twitterfall]

In studio on Wednesday, 14 September 2011, were Ken Preston of Affinity Advertising & Publishing which recently published From Groot Constantia to Google: 1865 to - a colourful history of brands & branding in South Africa, and Abey Mokgwatsane (@Abeyphonogenic), CEO of the VWV Group and regular Bizcommunity contributor and blogger.

They joined show host Toby Shapshak (@shapshak) to discuss SA's colourful brand history, sports as brands and the challenges of sports branding around major sporting events such as the 2011 Rugby World Cup, as well as current industry news.

The agency focus was on Mortimer Harvey on its clients and latest projects, with MD Andrew Mortimer.

The news roundup by Shapshak covered tributes to the late Deon du Plessis, the of a customised online advertising strategy, the African Marketing Confederation launch, South Africa's August 2011 Effective Measure report and consumer confidence and spending.


If you missed the show, download (41.7MB) or listen to the podcast (51.28 minutes).

Listen every week

For your RDA of media and marketing news in South Africa and Africa, listen every Wednesday, 6pm-7pm, by
  • tuning your radio to community station Chai FM on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg
  • via streaming audio at
Send advance comments or questions via email (), Twitter (tweet @chaifm, @bizcommunity, @shapshak, @SimoneBiz or @WazzaBiz using the hashtag #biztakeouts) or Facebook.

For more:
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: This Message Board accepts no liability of legal consequences that arise from the Message Boards (e.g. defamation, slander, or other such crimes). All posted messages are the sole property of their respective authors. The maintainer does retain the right to remove any message posts for whatever reasons. People that post messages to this forum are not to libel/slander nor in any other way depict a company, entity, individual(s), or service in a false light; should they do so, the legal consequences are theirs alone. will disclose authors' IP addresses to authorities if compelled to do so by a court of law.