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Episode 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

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Ireland/Davenport builds a 'doll house' for Habitat for Humanity - Ireland/Davenport
Ireland/Davenport builds a 'doll house' for Habitat for Humanity

Ireland/Davenport, knowing the difference Habitat for Humanity makes in the lives of many people by addressing the issues of poverty and housing, wanted to develop a creative campaign worthy of their contribution to society. The result was an annual report which came together through the union of digital, print and video mediums.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 9 Nov 2012 10:49

Environmentally friendly lighting at the Green Council Exhibition - XZIBIT
Environmentally friendly lighting at the Green Council Exhibition

XZIBIT recently provided an exhibition stand for Plasmalux (agents for Ceravision) at the Green Council Convention and Exhibition held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Issued by XZIBIT 9 Nov 2012 10:48

Gill Moodie
RamsayMedia stays true to 360 degree strategy

One often gets the sense that some print-media companies' response to the dramatic changes in the industry amounts to little more than putting out fires - rather than crafting a strategy for the future. RamsayMedia started implementing its strategy to become multi-platform and diversify income to reduce reliance on advertising revenue a few years back. I caught up with RamsayMedia MD Stuart Lowe, to find out how it's going.

By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 9 Nov 2012 10:31

Heavy Chef November session: Mike Sharman and Mike Stopforth on Viral and Social - Johannesburg - World Wide Creative
Heavy Chef November session: Mike Sharman and Mike Stopforth on Viral and Social - Johannesburg

At this month's Heavy Chef digital marketing event, Mike Sharman and Mike Stopforth will be unpacking two buzzwords we hear all too often online - Viral and Social.

Issued by World Wide Creative 9 Nov 2012 10:20

24.com dedicates an entire month to men with Men24 - 24.com
24.com dedicates an entire month to men with Men24

Launched on 1 November and running for just 30 days, Men.24.com is a platform that celebrates everything about being a man. As a quintessential online go-to guide for men, the site drew over 21 000 unique visitors on its first day.

Issued by 24.com 9 Nov 2012 10:05

No plans to list HomeChoice

Direct marketing retailer HomeChoice, which delisted from the JSE in 2003, has shelved its planned relisting.

9 Nov 2012 09:54

Making sense of the choices - one tip at a time...

Finding your way in the murky waters of career choices can be an intimidating, not to mention confusing task. And while some individuals may have a clear vision of what they want to be and achieve in life, for the majority, they have only the vaguest idea of what direction they want to head in.

Issued by Boston College 9 Nov 2012 09:47

Manufacturing output down 1.1% in September

Manufacturing production in South Africa fell by 1.1% year-on-year (y/y) in September after a downwardly revised 2.8% (3.0%) year-on-year rise in August‚ data released by Statistics SA on Thursday showed.

9 Nov 2012 09:41

Strikes hurt mining, factory output

Mining and manufacturing production both fell during September, reflecting the effects of widespread labour unrest and weaker global demand for domestic exports.

9 Nov 2012 09:11

Vehicle sales stay strong in October

New vehicle sales in October rose 10.5% compared with a year earlier. It was the strongest month of the year so far‚ with 57‚845 vehicles being sold.

By Alistair Anderson 9 Nov 2012 08:55

Media men - challenge to grow moustaches
Media men - challenge to grow moustaches

In the month of November, media men are encouraged to grow their moustaches in support of Movember - a campaign that aims to raise awareness of testicular and prostate cancer. They have been set the challenge of raising R50,000.

9 Nov 2012 07:53

Breaking the Mould Auction raises nearly R250,000
Breaking the Mould Auction raises nearly R250,000

The Breaking the Mould auction, organised by Octagon, raised almost R250,000, as a tribute to South African women who have overcome challenges and inspired other. Clifton Shores creator, Quinton van der Burgh was the lucky bidder to secure one of only three unique Jenna Clifford butterfly pendants at the gala dinner held in honour of Serena and Venus Williams recently.

9 Nov 2012 07:26

New free app access to BizRadio
New free app access to BizRadio

A new free app allows iOS and Android users one-click access to BizRadio's live streams and archived podcasts. Developed by local software solutions house and BizRadio sponsor DVT, the app extends the station's reach from its web portal.

9 Nov 2012 07:20

Heinrich Pretorius
Evolutions in the printer industry

Printer technology has by no means remained static over the years, even though the concept of the paperless office may never have materialised, and printers still form a vital part of day-to-day business. Computers, processors and the latest gadgets often get all of the publicity, but behind the scenes the humble printer has continued to evolve.

By Heinrich Pretorius 9 Nov 2012 06:04

Athar Naser
What is content marketing?

Content marketing is the latest buzzword in the digital marketing sphere. It's a solution to connecting with today's savvy consumer who has become very good at tuning out media noise they're not interested in. Traditional advertising is no longer effective and rather than telling the consumer to "buy now", brands should be telling the consumer what they want to know.

By Athar Naser 9 Nov 2012 05:40

Ilse du Plessis
The 'No logo' trend

No Logo is, of course, the name of Naomi Klein's best-selling book, a book in which she has a bit of a go at global brands. By all accounts, it's also the name of a new trend in branding.

By Ilse du Plessis 9 Nov 2012 05:03

Mitchum is Savanna's new dry friend forever
Mitchum is Savanna's new dry friend forever

Known for it's "dryness", Savanna was reportedly quite fascinated when antiperspirant brand Mitchum, claimed that it was "seriously dry too" in a recent radio ad. Savanna responded to Mitchum with its own radio ad.

8 Nov 2012 14:43

MyBroadband smashes website record - MyBroadband
MyBroadband smashes website record

MyBroadband, MyGaming and BusinessTech smashed their previous website traffic records last month. During October MyBroadband served 7.8 million pages to its 1.2 million unique monthly visitors, and when it comes to traffic from SA only, MyBroadband served 5.8 million pages to 622 000 unique South African visitors.

Issued by MyBroadband 8 Nov 2012 11:47

Health24.com wins again

Health24.com's EnviroHealth Editor, Olivia Rose-Innes, has been awarded the Profile Award in the category of Healthcare for her article and slide-show: "Malaria: An African story".

Issued by 24.com 8 Nov 2012 11:38

Firewater Interactive rebrands: New logo. New website. - Firewater Group
Firewater Interactive rebrands: New logo. New website.

Digital agency, Firewater Interactive, has a new look. They've revamped their logo and website to incorporate cutting-edge design trends and web technologies, and reminding clients that they create work which not only reflects top local standards - but international ones.

Issued by Firewater Group 8 Nov 2012 11:29

Why Digital Signage? - Content management and narrowcasting for digital signage

Digital signage promises the ability to reach the right customer in the right place at the right time. This month we will feature the use of effective content management which is critical to make that happen.

Issued by Moving Tactics 8 Nov 2012 10:24

Jumpstart your future with a bursary from Boston City Campus

Applications for students wishing to apply for bursaries at Boston City Campus are now open, so don't miss out the opportunity to join the thousands of Boston graduates around the world who are now in successful careers!

Issued by Boston College 8 Nov 2012 10:18

Decorex SA's CRAFT Collective to showcase South Africa's premium handmade products

Wholly owned by Decorex SA, CRAFT Collective will be a comprehensive showcase of the unique handmade lifestyle products being created by talented craftsmen and women around South Africa.

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 8 Nov 2012 10:10

Illuminating the future - Blue Moon Corporate Communications
Illuminating the future

The Eskom 49M initiative is a call for 49 million South Africans to embrace the culture of energy saving. Blue Moon is in a five-year partnership with Eskom, their role being to communicate the campaign internally, ensuring the initiative resonates with the Eskom audience and within the bigger energy efficiency landscape.

Issued by Blue Moon Corporate Communications 8 Nov 2012 09:55

Expanding your brand across Africa
Expanding your brand across Africa

Many companies talk about expanding into Africa. It's the next obvious frontier. However, it would be wrong to assume that a week's visit to Nigeria for example, with a population of over 160 million and 350 ethnic groups with twelve languages, will give you a true understanding of how to operate your brand in that market.

By Nonye Mpho Omotola 8 Nov 2012 09:53

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 45: Search marketing
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 45: Search marketing

Tune in to tonight's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live from 5pm-6pm via 2oceansVibe Radio, to find out more about search marketing and how to make your company visible online. The studio guest this Thursday evening, 8 November 2012, will be Peter Olivier from AdMakers International. [twitterfall]

8 Nov 2012 09:52

Choosing the right tag

Why implement the new Google Publisher Tag? Using the Google Publisher Tag will have many benefits for publishers, for example serving rich media ads will become easier.

By Saskia Delfgaauw, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 8 Nov 2012 09:50

Direct marketing offers online marketing rules
Direct marketing offers online marketing rules

On global trends in direct and interactive marketing, international judge for the Assegai Awards, Joost van Nispen, says online marketing is direct marketing on steroids.

8 Nov 2012 09:12

Tourism Radio hits millionth rental, before holiday season rush
Tourism Radio hits millionth rental, before holiday season rush

The location-based travel guide devices, known as Tourism Radio, have hit the millionth rental day since inception in early 2010, ahead of the traditional holiday rush. It currently has its devices playing in South Africa, New Zealand, Namibia and Angola.

8 Nov 2012 08:32

Calling Nkandla a 'compound' is racist: SABC
Calling Nkandla a 'compound' is racist: SABC

SABC news editors have received an email banning the words "Nkandlagate" and "Zumaville", according to a report on Wednesday.

8 Nov 2012 08:08

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