'New Generation' is one of South Africa's leading Social and Digital Media events companies with a key focus on training teams and individuals about the Importance of on-line marketing & communications.
Was the Mail & Guardian (M&G) justified last week in publishing the public protector's interim report into Nkandla? Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said it was a breach of the law, but I am less sure of this.
By Anton Harber 6 Dec 2013 08:48
SARIE has launched its first app. Concentrating on hearty South African food, always with an interesting twist, its launch has been timed to coincide with the upcoming Xmas and New Year celebrations!
6 Dec 2013 08:19
The difference between an illusion and a delusion is this: when Usain Bolt broke the 100m and 200m world record, it looked as if he was jogging. That's an illusion. If you think you can beat his time, that's a delusion.
6 Dec 2013 07:26
The automotive sector is already one of the world's biggest spenders on digital marketing and advertising, with motor manufacturers and dealers worldwide constantly increasing the portion of their budgets they allocate to digital channels.
By Michael Walker 6 Dec 2013 07:00
Social media and the proliferation of smart devices are sweeping in a new era in HR management, offering businesses an opportunity to engage with the market. However both opportunities also bring with them some concerns.
By James McKerrell 5 Dec 2013 14:36
The City of Johannesburg can continue to advertise itself as a "world class African city", following a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority this week.
5 Dec 2013 12:01
The storytelling concept has been adapted by marketers in various ways in an attempt to capture the attention of an audience with very short attention spans, too much information to process and very little time to do it in.
By Laura Chiweshe 5 Dec 2013 11:31
The reduction in sales of CD music has been attributed to the emergence of downloadable digital music - and piracy. But will album apps take off in South Africa?
5 Dec 2013 11:05
Many organisations in South Africa are still using legacy content management systems (CMSs) to run their digital properties, reasoning that the complexity and risk of migrating to a new platform outweighs the potential benefits.
By Richard Mullins 5 Dec 2013 10:42
Many a retailer will sing to the tune of "The customer is always right", but not a lot actually live the phrase, much less invest any time or innovation in it. Luckily for you and I, this age of short-term vision is drawing to a close.
By Sindy Peters 5 Dec 2013 10:35
Dreaming of island living? Kauai makes it happen through its new brand campaign. (video)
5 Dec 2013 10:15
NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She insists she didn't.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
RAMS Dec 2013 covers fieldwork done from the beginning of July to mid-October 2013.
5 Dec 2013 08:50
Nigeria's military has restored the mobile phone service in the embattled city of Maiduguri, a day after a major raid by Islamists, which prompted a round-the-clock ban on movements.
5 Dec 2013 08:38
A new research report indicates that the 3D printing market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 23% from 2013 to 2020 and reach $8.41 billion in 2020.
5 Dec 2013 08:19
As more broadcasters look at online television as an alternative option, a whole new group of viewers previously left out of television is being targeted.
5 Dec 2013 06:35
I have seen this on numerous occasions during my career... companies decide that they can do a better job, and cheaper, than an agency.
By Rolf Akermann 4 Dec 2013 15:39
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 30 November 2013.
4 Dec 2013 14:30
Think of culture as the internal brand of a company. It's behaviour. And when that behaviour, those values and those attitudes are aligned with what the marketing campaigns are saying, that's a powerful package.
By Sean McCoy 4 Dec 2013 12:56
Cape Town TV will be running a five-day phone-in telethon to raise funds for the non-profit television channel from 5-9 December.
4 Dec 2013 12:36
Most companies are creating original content to keep consumers engaged these days, whether it's a blog post, a social media update, an ebook, a presentation or a full-blown event.
By Athar Naser 4 Dec 2013 11:52
With more than a third of the global population online, web content production is growing faster than ever and website translation increasingly features on executive agendas.
By Ian Henderson 4 Dec 2013 11:09
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
'Mandela represents an image of possibility, the ability to rise beyond impossible differences and conflict to imagine and make real a reconciled, more just, more equitable South Africa.' - Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director Green Peace International. (Video)
4 Dec 2013 09:57
The annual APEX Awards, hosted by the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), have opened for 2014 entries.
4 Dec 2013 09:47
The annual office year-end party is usually where some of the craziest communication of the year takes place. Colleagues are usually beyond drained and exhausted at this time of the year and yet over-jubilant and excited at the same time. Add in to this equation free food and booze and we often see a terrifying communication cocktail in which employees often commit career suicide and take far more than just a day to recover!
By John French 4 Dec 2013 09:34
The editor of the Informer community newspaper in the Eastern Cape did not appear in court on trespassing charges as he was scheduled to do yesterday.
4 Dec 2013 09:22
Mobile social network, Mxit, has joined the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA). The move will enable the DMMA to gain access to audience data for mobile users.
4 Dec 2013 08:45
The results of the Future Proofing Survey (FPS) project have been released. This was undertaken by a task team to look into the best way forward for South African media audience measurement.
4 Dec 2013 08:16
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