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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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Creative classifieds create interest
Creative classifieds create interest

Classifieds are often a great indicator of the societal zeitgeist and, as South Africans like to lean towards the lighter side, there is usually something there to make one giggle...

21 Sep 2014 10:05

Ruth Golembo
The 'hired help' brand building hoax

The old adage of content is king rings true now more than ever, given the information overload faced by today's consumer...

By Ruth Golembo 19 Sep 2014 15:35

Budgeting tips for marketers from EBI
Budgeting tips for marketers from EBI

The Associate Professor from the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science (EBI), Dr Rachel Kennedy recently gave a talk hosted by the Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB), on the topic 'How much should you spend on advertising'.

19 Sep 2014 14:21

Egg Films 27 Loeries finalists - Egg Films
Egg Films 27 Loeries finalists

Egg Films is proud of their directors, Jason Fialkov, Terence Neale and Slim, for their selection as Loeries finalists.

Issued by Egg Films 19 Sep 2014 13:57

The Loeries 2014: All the finalists
The Loeries 2014: All the finalists

The finalists have now been announced for the 2014 Loerie Awards. All the winners will be announced at the ceremonies on 20 and 21 September at the CTICC in Cape Town.

19 Sep 2014 06:30

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Green is the new black at the Loeries
Green is the new black at the Loeries

To the more cynical amongst us, sustainable development has the ring of a corporate buzzword bandied about to add the 'ag shame' factor to annual reports and to convince people that the company really cares...

By Staff Reporter 18 Sep 2014 16:35

New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets
New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets

The new Redds TVC campaign was shot on location outside the SA Civic Theatre in Braamfontein Johannesburg, with the two-day shoot bringing in the juxtapositions of the urban hub's cityscapes and Johannesburg's tree oasis.

18 Sep 2014 14:50

'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas
'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas

Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals is coming to South Africa to share his insight and experience of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity at an exclusive 'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast on 2 October 2014...

18 Sep 2014 14:43

Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign
Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign

To celebrate its 75th birthday next year and its role as part of South African heritage, Koo has commissioned 12 designers from a variety of backgrounds, to come up with T-shirt designs...

18 Sep 2014 11:04

Penquin celebrates Suzuki Auto's success - Penquin Airtime
Penquin celebrates Suzuki Auto's success

Suzuki Auto SA's targeted marketing, advertising and communications strategy has been important to the company's success. As an ad agency that puts its money where its mouth is, Penquin is thrilled with their client's achievements...

Issued by Penquin Airtime 18 Sep 2014 10:38

Webfluential, The SpaceStation team up for expanded range of advertising solutions
Webfluential, The SpaceStation team up for expanded range of advertising solutions

Webfluential has entered into an exclusive partnership with The SpaceStation...

18 Sep 2014 09:32

The creative hub - Platinum Studios
The creative hub - Platinum Studios

Cape Town is set to get a creative injection with the launch of industrial-slick photography, recording and rehearsal studios opening in Woodstock in October...

Issued by Platinum Studios 17 Sep 2014 13:06

Minister Muthambi calls for MDDA's vacant posts to be filled
Minister Muthambi calls for MDDA's vacant posts to be filled

Pretoria - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she will request the Board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) to speed up the appointment of strategic positions within the agency...

17 Sep 2014 12:37

Interview with Tom Fels on Publicis MACHINE merger
Interview with Tom Fels on Publicis MACHINE merger

Publicis Groupe has made another South African acquisition by buying MACHINE, and merging it with Publicis Worldwide South Africa to launch Publicis Machine... (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 17 Sep 2014 11:00

Publicis Groupe acquires MACHINE
Publicis Groupe acquires MACHINE

Publicis Groupe has announced that it has acquired South African integrated advertising agency MACHINE. The agency will merge with Publicis South Africa, the new entity being rebranded as Publicis Machine... (video)

17 Sep 2014 10:46

Lwandile Fikeni
The Loerie Awards: One long stick fight

For me, creativity has always been terrifying. The first time I came across something remotely creative was at my grand parents' home in the rural village of Nzungiseni in Mount Ayliff, Eastern Cape. I was four years old...

By Lwandile Fikeni 17 Sep 2014 09:44

Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker] The Loerie Awards 2014

The Loerie Awards is our NewsMaker this week. As judging for the Loerie Awards 2014 takes place this week, we asked some of the judges what they expect from the work this year and what they hope to see...

By Louise Marsland 17 Sep 2014 08:14

Please let there be kittens...
Please let there be kittens...

My calendar highlights every year are firstly, Design Indaba and secondly, The Loerie Awards, which heralds summer, self-tan, highlights, fabulous shoes and great advertising of course...

By Louise Marsland 16 Sep 2014 13:05

Egg Films Loeries Judges Wrap - Egg Films
Egg Films Loeries Judges Wrap

It is just about time for the Egg Films Loeries Judges Wrap event. A big shout out to SAB and Patron for making it all possible...

Issued by Egg Films 16 Sep 2014 11:20

The world's funniest joke - its implications for brands
The world's funniest joke - its implications for brands

The "world's funniest joke" was exhaustively researched by Professor Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire. The reason for the research was to discover the joke that had the widest appeal...

By Sid Peimer 15 Sep 2014 14:00

Kevin Lourens
In advertising, great work is not enough to succeed

To succeed in advertising, it is not enough to do great work. While you cannot succeed without it, the relationship with the client underpins everything, from how the work is created and how it is received...

By Kevin Lourens, Issued by NATIVE VML 15 Sep 2014 11:37

Mortimer Harvey expands into Africa, Middle East, offering full go-to-market services - Mortimer Harvey
Mortimer Harvey expands into Africa, Middle East, offering full go-to-market services

Johannesburg-based, full-service, integrated communications agency, Mortimer Harvey, has announced its expansion into Africa and the Middle East with the opening of a regional office in Cairo, Egypt...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 15 Sep 2014 09:43

The Loeries - where brands and creativity meet
The Loeries - where brands and creativity meet

Thanks to the plethora of media channels now available to consumers, the Loeries too has evolved from being the industry-specific event of its Sun City heyday, to an open market for brands...

By Staff Reporter 15 Sep 2014 09:04

Elton Ollerhead
Multichannel campaigns work

Grabbing and holding the attention of a modern consumer can be likened to grabbing and holding the attention of a two-year old...

By Elton Ollerhead 14 Sep 2014 14:57

Veruschka Khan
Advertising is about getting the traffic-demographic equation right...are you?

Why the biggest sites in South Africa might be the ones you have never considered advertising on (until now)...

By Veruschka Khan 12 Sep 2014 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Vikesh Roopchand, Chairman of the DMASA about the Assegai Awards... [twitterfall]

12 Sep 2014 11:53

IAB objects to Department of Health's attempt to limit commercial speech
IAB objects to Department of Health's attempt to limit commercial speech

The Interactive Advertising Bureau South Africa (IAB) has made its submissions to the Department of Health regarding the draft Regulations and Guidelines relating to the Labelling and Advertising of Foods (r. 429).

12 Sep 2014 10:24

ididthatad announces Loeries Prediction Panel
ididthatad announces Loeries Prediction Panel

The official ididthatad.com Loeries Prediction Panel, will be putting their fortune-telling abilities to the ultimate test by forecasting this year's Big Bird Winners...

12 Sep 2014 08:41

Danette Breitenbach
Reinventing out of home

Brands must shift their perceptions of OOH media - but so must the industry - shifting from the traditional poster to the interactive poster and real-time digital networks...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Sep 2014 05:26

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