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AutoReach Lucky Bunny surprises and delights Fagan
AutoReach Lucky Bunny surprises and delights Fagan

Fagan Abraham, Junior Account Manager at Carat, enthusiastically posted her Lucky Bunny selfie on Instagram in the AutoReach Easter 2017 Agency Strike Competition and won herself a willow picnic basket for two...

Issued by AutoReach 2 days ago

Have you met the AutoReach Lucky Bunny?
Have you met the AutoReach Lucky Bunny?

The AutoReach Lucky Bunny will be surprising and delighting planners and strategists at advertising and media agencies during February...

Issued by AutoReach 9 Feb 2017

AutoReach announces their Easter 2017 in-car activation packages
AutoReach announces their Easter 2017 in-car activation packages

On 31 March thousands of road-travellers will be leaving Gauteng on different routes heading towards their favourite holiday destinations. Did you know Easter is the second-biggest consumer spend period and time for the first school term break of the year?...

Issued by AutoReach 8 Feb 2017

Case studies show passion fuels success in direct selling
Case studies show passion fuels success in direct selling

It is passion that drives the country's best salespeople says Ernest Du Toit, chairman of the Direct Selling Association (DSA), who has seen thousands of entrepreneurs go from poverty to success...

23 Jan 2017

The rise and rise of Adclick Africa
The rise and rise of Adclick Africa

Adclick Africa, one of the leading data-driven digital media and marketing companies in South Africa, is a fully-fledged Level 1 BEE company that is set to scale greater heights in 2017...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 18 Jan 2017

10 years in mobile win Direct Marketing of the Year Awards
10 years in mobile win Direct Marketing of the Year Awards

Mobitainment was selected as 'SME of the Year' and founder, Candice Goodman, the 'Direct Marketer of the Year' at this year's Assegai Awards...

Issued by Mobitainment 13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

All you want for Xmas... is more customers
All you want for Xmas... is more customers

This festive season, Effective Intelligence (EI) - South Africa's leading direct marketing solutions provider - offers you the gift of more customers...

Issued by Effective Intelligence 6 Dec 2016

Making complaints work for your business
Making complaints work for your business

No matter how brilliant your business is, at some stage someone is going to complain. It's how you deal with it that counts...

16 Nov 2016

Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the 2016 Assegai Awards
Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the 2016 Assegai Awards

With a total of 26 awards on the evening, it was a successful and festive night for creative digital agency Gorilla...

Issued by Gorilla 15 Nov 2016

NSPCA 'Start a Dog Fight' campaign wins gold at the Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards
NSPCA 'Start a Dog Fight' campaign wins gold at the Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards

Grey Africa's controversial NSPCA campaign to raise awareness about the scourge of dog fighting in SA won two gold Assegai awards and scooped the Newcomer of the Year award...

Issued by Grey 14 Nov 2016

Direct marketing success equals tight relationships
Direct marketing success equals tight relationships

All the winners at last night's DMASA (Direct Marketing Association of South Africa,) Assegai Awards attributed their success to their close relationships with their clients...

By Danette Breitenbach 11 Nov 2016

On the Dot Diamond Awards evening
On the Dot Diamond Awards evening

On the Dot's Diamond Awards Ceremony was held on 3 November, at the Birchwood Hotel & Conference Centre, in acknowledgement of the nominated staff's hard work, passion and contribution to the success of the company this year...

Issued by On the Dot 10 Nov 2016

Quality multichannel customer communications win hearts and wallets
Quality multichannel customer communications win hearts and wallets

More than 25% of recipients classify direct mail as junk. And, according to research commissioned by Ricoh, 6 out of 10 consumers would no longer support brands if communications from those brands were poor...

By Jacques van Wyk 2 Nov 2016

Another inSite client sets the benchmark higher than ever
Another inSite client sets the benchmark higher than ever

The year 2016 has been a year of exponential growth for communications specialists inSite Education. Various milestones as well as several internal goals were achieved...

Issued by inSite Education 1 Nov 2016

Mark your emails with Stamps for Good and support a charity
Mark your emails with Stamps for Good and support a charity

Advertising agency M&C Saatchi Abel and its client, RocketSeed, have launched a newly launched initiative, Stamps for Good, which is made up of ten virtual stamps linked to ten different charities...

27 Oct 2016

2016 Assegai Awards finalists announced
2016 Assegai Awards finalists announced

The finalists of the 2016 Assegai Awards have been revealed, and the winners will be announced on Thursday 10 November at the annual Awards Gala Evening...

27 Oct 2016

On The Dot, Pamphlets Division, Tembisa township tour
On The Dot, Pamphlets Division, Tembisa township tour

On an annual basis On the Dot Pamphlets Division arranges a township tour for its current as well as new clients. This year the team arranged a tour into Tembisa, located on the outskirts of Midrand...

Issued by On the Dot 6 Oct 2016

The Assegai Awards - making it memorable!
The Assegai Awards - making it memorable!

The DMASA has announced two new award categories to be unveiled at the 2016 Assegai Awards...

Issued by Assegai Awards 13 Sep 2016

Meet the judges of IAS Agency Credentials Award
Meet the judges of IAS Agency Credentials Award

The three judges for the first IAS Agency Credentials Award have been announced. They are Cesar Vacchiano, Lisa Colantuono and Johanna McDowell...

9 Sep 2016

Deadline for the 2016 Assegai Awards extended
Deadline for the 2016 Assegai Awards extended

There's still time to submit your best marketing campaigns! The deadline for the Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards for 2016 has been extended to midnight, Thursday, 15 September...

Issued by Assegai Awards 6 Sep 2016

Assegai Awards 2016 - Two new awards to capture
Assegai Awards 2016 - Two new awards to capture

With just over one week left till the Assegai Awards 2016 entry deadline, there are now two new opportunities for organisations to walk away with bragging rights for 2016...

Issued by Assegai Awards 1 Sep 2016

Remember - Assegai Awards 2016 - waiting to recognise and reward
Remember - Assegai Awards 2016 - waiting to recognise and reward

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) is on the hunt for those campaigns that excel in the interactive and direct marketing sector of southern Africa...

Issued by Assegai Awards 24 Aug 2016

AutoReach launches Summer Magic Coastal Promo 2016
AutoReach launches Summer Magic Coastal Promo 2016

AutoReach's Summer Magic Coastal Promo guarantees 100% distribution of promotional material to 665,000 vehicles during the upcoming December school holidays...

Issued by AutoReach 23 Aug 2016

O’Brien’s dancing deep in that purple haze.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Debi O'Brien

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Debi O'Brien, MD of iKineo customer engagement agency...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Aug 2016

On the Dot receives prestigious awards at Media24 Excellence Awards evening
On the Dot receives prestigious awards at Media24 Excellence Awards evening

The Media24 awards ceremony held on Friday, 29 July, saw On the Dot, the logistics and distribution arm of Media24, walk away with a large number of prizes...

Issued by On the Dot 2 Aug 2016

On the Dot Pamphlets launches multi-channel marketing offering
On the Dot Pamphlets launches multi-channel marketing offering

On the Dot has extended their service offerings to clients, teaming up with a number of experts to offer numerous alternative services, with the launch of multi-channel marketing...

Issued by On the Dot 28 Jul 2016

AutoReach salutes collation partner Johannesburg Council for the Disabled
AutoReach salutes collation partner Johannesburg Council for the Disabled

AutoReach outsources contract work to the Johannesburg Council for the Disabled (JOCOD) and their annual contribution benefits 380 disabled adults, who are each remunerated for the work he or she produces...

Issued by AutoReach 6 Jul 2016

How to increase customers and business via direct mail
How to increase customers and business via direct mail

Turn the tables and generate more business opportunities and close more sales by getting back to the roots of marketing i.e. direct mail...

By Michael Lundberg 3 Jun 2016

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