Feedback

Marketing & Media news

Subscribe to industry newsletters

Press offices

Enquire about a press office

Biz Takeout's

Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Date: 25 Jul 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 98: FastCompany SA magazine, The Lean Startup methodology and Buying Cutomers with Brad Suga

Date: 18 Jul 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.

Date: 10 Jul 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.
Bizcommunity has over 400 industry contributors and we always welcome further contributions and contributors.

Share us

Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
Northern Cape cyclist gets Argus dream

Piet Green, an employee of Hierbegin Farming for more than 20 years in Keimoes, Northern Cape, was prepared to cycle 800km there and back to take part in the 2013 Argus Cycle Race on 10 March. The 51-year-old Green is an avid cyclist who completed several cycle races on the hot Northern Cape roads.

18 Dec 2012 10:43

Cape Union Mart launches custom mag

The Intrepid Explorer, a custom title for Cape Union Mart, is the first of its kind in the outdoor adventure and travel sector and features South Africa's top travel writers, adventurers, environmentalists and experts revealing all that the great outdoors and living a life of adventure has to offer.

18 Dec 2012 10:27

Women take control of their finances

One in 10 South African women have a secret bank account their partners are unaware of with an average of R17 681, according to the Personal Wealth Report in the January 2013 issue of DESTINY Magazine.

Issued by Ndalo Media 18 Dec 2012 09:06

Size matters says Colourtone Aries

How often do you guess the size of a poster? After a few attempts you eventually resign yourself to the fact that it could either be an A0 or A1. Printing and packaging powerhouse, Colourtone Aries, is asked regularly about paper sizes.

Issued by Colourtone Aries 18 Dec 2012 08:45

It's simply not cricket

NEWSWATCH: Cricket South Africa (CSA) is apparently still negotiating with the SABC to get live coverage of the Proteas home series against New Zealand, reports sport24.

18 Dec 2012 05:40

Girl's school gets R80,000 funding

The Communications Firm (TCF) has donated R80,000 towards tutoring activities, themed workshops, career exposure forums, excursions and social events at the Letsibogo Girls High School in Meadowlands, Soweto.

16 Dec 2012 10:07

Icasa changes draw criticism

Proposed amendments to the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) Act, have been strongly criticised by industry commentators who say it will erode the independence of the regulator.

16 Dec 2012 09:18

Will Mangaung arrest a decline in confidence in South Africa's future?

With the 53rd Elective Conference of the ANC now on in Mangaung, and 33 prominent business leaders calling for a joint effort to "arrest a decline in confidence in South Africa's future" (a clarion call joined by members of the banks and the clergy), there is the question as to what exactly will restore both investor and consumer confidence post the event that is causing so much anxiety throughout the nation.

By Dr Nikolaus Eberl 16 Dec 2012 07:58

SANEF: Government has misled public about media role in Mandela coverage

SA National Editors' Forum (SANEF) has issued a statement in which it accuses senior government representatives of misleading the public on how the media has covered Madiba's recent hospitalisation. The complete statement is as follows:

15 Dec 2012 18:55

The Sound Media Group team up for Tabasco's 'Campaign for Change'

A mammoth national campaign run in 20 stores across the country during the months of November and December afforded The Sound Media Group with an opportunity to heat things up, together with client Volcano Advertising and Tabasco.

Issued by Blk Ops 15 Dec 2012 13:55

Airports Company South Africa supporting disabled South Africa

Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, the Deputy Minister of the Department of Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities presented the 'National Disability Champion Award' to Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) at a gala function in Mpumalanga in recognition of its commitment to the disability sector.

15 Dec 2012 09:04

CCTV footage to appear as comic booklets to raise crime awareness

To raise awareness of the key safety risks faced by visitors and locals in Cape Town, the Vision project will incorporate real footage captured on some of the 300 closed-circuit television cameras located around the city, re-purposed into comic-style booklets.

15 Dec 2012 07:05

Rate and review your lifestyle on HereNow!

Trudon has announced the launch of its new platform, HereNow, which lets users review and rate local lifestyle venues and service providers.

Issued by Trudon 14 Dec 2012 12:28

Wetpaint stages Rebecca Summer Collection 2013

Wetpaint Advertising staged a lavish fashion show-themed event, as the pi├Ęce de résistance to the culmination of an integrated brand awareness campaign, marking the launch of Rebecca Fashion International hairpiece products onto the South African market.

Issued by Wetpaint Advertising 14 Dec 2012 12:27

Conduit is all warm and fuzzy

Conduit extends heartfelt seasons greetings to all of their esteemed clients. It has been another year of incredible growth for the company and they thank their agency friends and their bold brands for the patronage and affording them the opportunity of bringing ambitious projects to life.

Issued by Conduit Studios 14 Dec 2012 12:09

Small business marketing seminar gets straight "to the point" in the Mother City

Sponsored by leading international investment group, Old Mutual, the inaugural tothePOINT Small Business Marketing Seminar took place on 10 December in what was described by one of the delegates as a "highly informative, inspiring and challenging day of discussion".

Issued by Living Your Brand 14 Dec 2012 11:47

New BCom degree to open more career opportunities

Boston City Campus & Business College has launched a new commerce degree. Called BCom Management Marketing, the degree is expected to become a sought-after qualification by employers and entrepreneurs alike.

Issued by Boston College 14 Dec 2012 11:16

South African National Research Foundations partners With Havas Worldwide JHB

The South African National Research Foundation (NRF) recently signed on Havas Worldwide Johannesburg for a project to encourage South Africans to contemplate a brighter future based on knowledge creation and innovation, as well whilst stimulating investment.

Issued by Havas Worldwide 14 Dec 2012 10:58

The Moshi Monster Summer Tour hits a beach near you!

Come and join HDi Youth Marketeers this December as they tour the South African coastline with their Moshi Monster Summer tour.

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 14 Dec 2012 10:56

Viv: In the creative hotseat

The ever-effervescent Vivienne Bezuidenhout, who's been working at Blue Moon as a Creative for nearly three years, shares her thoughts about the creative process, work synergy and more in this interview - including what she won't be giving up in 2013...

Issued by Blue Moon Corporate Communications 14 Dec 2012 10:28

It's the season to Give Responsibly

The Cape Town Central Improvement District (CCID) has launched an SMS donation service as part of its Give Responsibly campaign in an effort to help break the cycle of homelessness on the city's streets.

Issued by World Wide Creative 14 Dec 2012 09:41

Bush Radio's 12th Media Kidocracy Konference - empowering the young through media

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in partnership with Bush Radio hosted the 12th Media Kidocracy Konference (MKK) 2012 attended by 96 young South Africans between 10-14 December at Nekkies Resort and Conference Center in Worcester in the Western Cape.

Issued by MDDA 14 Dec 2012 09:17

'Put education to work' call by world's youth

A new infographic youth competition and launch of first global SMS campaign by the Education for All Global Monitoring Report calls on governments to help the 200 million 15 - 24-year-olds who never completed primary school and lack the skills to find decent work.

14 Dec 2012 07:42

Play Santa - be nice to nasty retailers

Consumers who wish for a customer service revival for Christmas might like to go one better and lead the resurgence themselves.

By Aki Kalliatakis 14 Dec 2012 07:34

China, GCIS discuss communication challenges

An 11-member delegation from the State Council of Information Office (SCIO) in China met on Wednesday with the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) to discuss communication practices.

14 Dec 2012 07:24

Online readers provide holiday ideas for Getaway's January issue

The editorial team of Getaway has allowed its consumers to determine the contents of the January 2013 issue, which has a comprehensive guide to almost 200 holiday ideas for 2013 provided by the readers.

14 Dec 2012 07:12

New online business, environment magazine

Nandi Mgwadlamba, owner of Sleeves-Up Communications, has launched a new online business and environment magazine, Rooted Wealth, which has been emailed to 6,000 readers. It plans to increase this figure to a million readers by 2017.

14 Dec 2012 06:55

Sunlight sponsors children's home party

Sponsored by Sunlight, Childline celebrated its annual Christmas party with fun and games for the children, with lunch and time out for the volunteer moms on Saturday, 8 December 2012.

14 Dec 2012 06:26

Geo-targeted mobile media platform reaches 20 million

Primedia Unlimited subsidiary, TLC Unlimited, has announced the launch of a new mobile geo-targeting advertising platform that enables advertisers to convey strategic and geographically focused SMS via an advanced database system that targets specific audiences based on cross-demographics such as location, age, gender and income.

14 Dec 2012 06:21

Smiles for Christmas for 100 children

This year, 100 South African kids born with cleft palate and cleft lips will receive the gift of a smile for Christmas when Operation Smile, a non-profit organisation that helps children and young adults with correctable facial deformities, will perform 100 life-changing operations.

14 Dec 2012 06:12

Show more