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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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In what's become tradition over the last few years, Johannesburg's Volcano Group once again showed love for their clients this Valentine's Day with a short film shot and produced by the agency team.

Issued by Volcano 14 Feb 2013

Romance: bad for the rental market

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14 Feb 2013

Tractor Outdoor launches Beach Media with a bang
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Tractor Outdoor recently launched its Beach Media division by running a nationwide coastal campaign for McDonalds over the summer period with more than 600 umbrellas scattered across beaches in coastal cities and tourist destinations across South Africa.

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 14 Feb 2013

Ipsos poll measures public satisfaction with government performance in key policy areas
Ipsos poll measures public satisfaction with government performance in key policy areas

The government has not significantly impressed the public in terms of their performance in any of the policy areas, according to the latest poll by market and opinion research company, Ipsos.

Issued by Ipsos 14 Feb 2013

Damelin Boksburg wins the PMR Gold Award

The prestigious Gold Award for 2012 was presented to Damelin Boksburg as the top Higher Education institution in the Ekurhuleni region for the third time. This accolade marks the second award in under a month for the brand.

Issued by Damelin 14 Feb 2013

An honest look at online research
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There's no denying that the internet offers the research industry an incredible opportunity to reach consumers in their comfort zone. Especially with the growing African mobile market, now more than ever, it's easier to reach a wider range of respondents online.

Issued by Interact RDT 14 Feb 2013

SAARF RAMS figures for February 2013
SAARF RAMS figures for February 2013

The SAARF RAMS figures for February 2013 shows that radio listenership is stable, with both time spent listening and incidence of listening remaining comparable to the previous release, RAMS Dec 2012. Across the week, quarter-hour listening levels are almost identical to the December release.

14 Feb 2013

The Loeries Annual goes digital
The Loeries Annual goes digital

2013 has ushered in a new era for the Loeries with the introduction of a revamped, visually appealing and user-friendly online Winners Archive, to be launched in mid-April. The new digital version will replace the traditional hard-copy Loeries Annual.

14 Feb 2013

Augmented reality launch proves successful for Telkom, RBD
Augmented reality launch proves successful for Telkom, RBD

Rapid Blue Digital (RBD) has conceptualised, designed and developed the Telkom Convergence Augmented Reality (AR) Project for Mediacom. It was launched last week at the Tygervalley Mall in the Cape.

14 Feb 2013

Heidi Franck
Marketing in a competitive retail environment

As more and more shopping centres spring up, providing savvy consumers with more retail choices than ever before, centres need to be sure they have sound marketing strategies in place to remain competitive and to attract patronage.

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Marcus Stephens
Trends to watch in online publishing

Publishers face the challenges of becoming a true partner with their key clients; learning to segment and package audiences for marketers; and quantifying the impact their offerings have on advertisers' brands.

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SABC to reveal top six finalists in One Day Leader
SABC to reveal top six finalists in One Day Leader

On Sunday, 17 February 2013, SABC1 will reveal the top six finalists in the launch of the 13-part reality series, One Day Leader.

14 Feb 2013

Stephen Haw appointed editor of The Times
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Times Media has announced that Stephen Haw has been appointed editor of The Times, with effect from 1 May. Haw is currently the editor of the Sunday Times Express edition.

14 Feb 2013

Andrew Parrington
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Really? It's truly amazing to see how tablets have changed almost every facet of our daily lives. We have adopted this "new" technology faster and more versatile than any other technology.

By Andrew Parrington 14 Feb 2013

World Radio Day celebrations

In celebration of World Radio Day, UNESCO, in partnership with National Community Radio Forum (NCRF), is hosting a two-day capacity building training on integrating ICT's in radio broadcasting on 13 and 14 February 2013 in Johannesburg.

13 Feb 2013

[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available
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Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!

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World Radio Day - Let's celebrate!

On the 13th of February, South Africa joined the world in celebrating radio broadcast, to improve international cooperation among radio broadcasters and encourage decision-makers to create and provide access to information through radio, including community radios.

Issued by MDDA 13 Feb 2013

DMMA announces 2013 Steering Committee
DMMA announces 2013 Steering Committee

The Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA), a non-profit organisation that aims to grow and sustain a vibrant and profitable digital industry, recently announced its new portfolio heads which would make up this year's Steering Committee.

Issued by IAB South Africa 13 Feb 2013

Over 50 speakers and panellists confirmed for the 2013 Music Conference
Over 50 speakers and panellists confirmed for the 2013 Music Conference

The most influential names in the music industry have signed up to impart and share their knowledge and expertise at this year's Music Exchange Conference, set to take place from 21-22 March, with an additional day confirmed for 23 March for workshops.

Issued by Triple M Entertainment 13 Feb 2013

World's leading exhibition organisers descend on Johannesburg for EXSA's Annual Conference
World's leading exhibition organisers descend on Johannesburg for EXSA's Annual Conference

Many of the world's largest and leading exhibition organisers will be attending and talking at the Expo Summit Africa, being held at Sandton Convention Centre today, 13 February 2013.

Issued by EXSA 13 Feb 2013

Dr Carla Enslin
The evolution of brand building in SA

The definitive definition of branding is changing around the world, and South Africa is feeling the effects of this transformation. In this article, I want to elaborate on the various ways in which brand building is shifting organisational functioning in the country.

By Carla Enslin 13 Feb 2013

e.tv to screen State of the Nation address tomorrow
e.tv to screen State of the Nation address tomorrow

eNCA and e.tv will screen build-up to the State of the Nation address on Thursday, 14 February 2013, from 12pm onwards. It will also be broadcast on eNCA (DStv Channel 403) and in the UK on the SKY Digital Satellite Platform Channel 517.

13 Feb 2013

Google offers free training
Google offers free training

Google will offer a free full-day training seminar to highlight the use of online marketing tools for digital agencies on 7 March 2013 at Montecasino in Fourways, Johannesburg. This first Google Engage Academy seminar is open to all members of Google Engage for Agencies.

13 Feb 2013

Mobile evolution has passed revolution
Mobile evolution has passed revolution

During his opening address at the Sage ERP Africa's Insights 2013 conference, MD Jeremy Waterman said that it seems almost redundant to talk of the 'mobile revolution'. "Have we not been talking of mobility in IT for many years already? It is not really the concept of mobility that is revolutionary, but more the delivery mechanism that has undergone an evolution."

13 Feb 2013

Mike Taberner
A great brand won't come off in the wash

This is the line that we use as a reminder whenever we approach a project or idea. We are particularly critical when it comes to evaluating whether the campaign idea is strong enough to support the brand we are working with. Importantly though, it liberates us when it comes to our creative processes.

By Mike Taberner 13 Feb 2013

Subhash Chandra
What to consider when redesigning a website

They say that the only constant thing in internet marketing is change and nothing proves this statement more than the ever-shifting design of websites. One day it's black, the next day it's white. One minute it's avant-garde, the next it's streamlined and minimalist.

By Subhash Chandra 13 Feb 2013

Over 90% of travellers go online to source travel info

A recent survey, conducted by The SpaceStation on behalf of News24 Travel and GoTravel24 found that an astounding 93% of travellers surveyed use the Internet to source their travel information.

Issued by The SpaceStation 12 Feb 2013

Alistair Fairweather, General manager of Digital Operations for Mail & Guardian
WoodWing´s Next Wave Tour arrives in South Africa

Automated Publishing Services (APS) and WoodWing Software invite newspaper, magazine and book publishers, as well as companies and agencies in South Africa to visit the stop of its global Next Wave Tour in Johannesburg for the latest news and in-depth information about modern multi-channel publishing and digital asset management.

Issued by Automated Publishing Services 12 Feb 2013

Study at Boston to pursue your passion for sport as a career
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Do you have football fever or cricket mania? Perhaps you should consider studying sport administration through Boston City Campus & Business College and making a career out of your passion for sport.

Issued by Boston College 12 Feb 2013

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