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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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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke about online retail with Spree and Gert-Johan Coetzee, an entrepreneurial business focus with Trutrepreneur and the Loerie Awards with Liquorice...

19 Sep 2014 15:52

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

Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover - Hummingbird Group
Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover

For Gaschette Magazine's 13th issue, entitled "Narcisse", the online publication partnered with creative media house, @Pollencreative and web development agency, Telamenta, to create a different kind of magazine cover...

Issued by Hummingbird Group 18 Sep 2014 12:56

How digital strategies are changing company culture - Amorphous
How digital strategies are changing company culture

Company culture is a significant consideration for prospective talented employees. People aren't clamouring to work at a company known for its non-existent sense of humour or lack of employee benefits, including smaller, in-office, incentives...

By Alexis Azzie, Issued by Amorphous 18 Sep 2014 11:38

Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA
Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA

Nadav Ossendryver has been named South Africa's Social Media Star of 2014. He founded the Kruger Sightings website and was presented with the award for the most viewed YouTube channel based in South Africa...

18 Sep 2014 10:09

James Timpson
Is there a formula to making content go viral?

"It's gone viral" is a phrase that we tend to see constantly and in today's media-run world. While marketers are constantly trying to uncover the secret to success, the truth of the matter is, you can't manufacture authenticity...

By James Timpson 18 Sep 2014 09:21

New MSN designed for a mobile, cloud-first world
New MSN designed for a mobile, cloud-first world

The new MSN in South Africa is designed from the ground up, combining premium content from the world's leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help users do more...

18 Sep 2014 08:35

SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi
SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has repaid its government guarantee loan granted in 2009 following its financial woes, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

18 Sep 2014 08:06

Citizen-centric government lies in the data
Citizen-centric government lies in the data

Governments - local, provincial and national - are swamped with information, making it a frustrating and onerous process for employees and citizens alike to access the right information.

17 Sep 2014 15:33

Go Do Good in the spotlight at Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2014
Go Do Good in the spotlight at Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2014

What do IBM's Smarter Cities, Chipotle's Cultivate a Better World, Patagonia's Common Threads Recycling Program and Coca-Cola's Small World Machines all have in common? Purpose-driven work making a difference in people's lives...

Issued by Digital Edge Live 17 Sep 2014 12:34

Media Union joins Amorphous New Media as reseller of Hudlr Geo-Messaging software - Amorphous
Media Union joins Amorphous New Media as reseller of Hudlr Geo-Messaging software

The partnership between Hudlr and Media Union was born out of a common objective to make further use of hyper-local demographic data to optimise and enhance the effectiveness of communication campaigns...

Issued by Amorphous 17 Sep 2014 12:32

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

MTN bumps up its loan facilities
MTN bumps up its loan facilities

Major telecommunications company MTN has dramatically increased its borrowing ability‚ fuelling analysts' speculation that an acquisition may be on the cards.

By Samuel Mungadze 17 Sep 2014 10:37

Google's Connected Classrooms link global schools to SA history
Google's Connected Classrooms link global schools to SA history

Google has launched 'Connected Classrooms' aimed at exploring historic spots related to South Africa's 20 Years of Democracy...

17 Sep 2014 10:21

Visual platforms, owned by competing giants of social media, grow fastest in SA
Visual platforms, owned by competing giants of social media, grow fastest in SA

South Africa's fastest rising social networks are visual platforms owned by competing giants of social media. Fuseware and World Wide Worx released these and other findings of the SA Social Media Landscape 2015 study...

17 Sep 2014 08:57

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

Lyndsey Moorhouse
Strategy, not technology, should drive how organisations approach training their employees

South African companies should not treat e-learning as a one-size-fits-all solution for training employees in new business systems and processes, but instead regard it as one tool of many for making their business strategies come to life...

By Lyndsey Moorhouse 17 Sep 2014 07:09

Christopher Smith
The importance of content marketing

A recent study showed that the average consumer visits over 2,500 websites per year. The study showed that video and rich content such as graphics and images kept the user's attention...

By Christopher Smith 16 Sep 2014 14:50

Finalists announced for the Student, Digital and Ubuntu Loerie Awards 2014
Finalists announced for the Student, Digital and Ubuntu Loerie Awards 2014

Finalists for the Student; Digital and Ubuntu Award categories have been announced for the Loerie Awards 2014, taking place at the CTICC in Cape Town on 20-21 September...

16 Sep 2014 13:34

Facebook celebrates SA creativity with support of the Loeries 2014
Facebook celebrates SA creativity with support of the Loeries 2014

In line with its goals of promoting positive engagement between brands and consumers in high-growth markets and helping people in Africa to connect with each other, Facebook has a strategic partnership with the Loeries Creative Week 2014...

16 Sep 2014 10:28

Next Photographer Award launched by D&AD, Getty Images
Next Photographer Award launched by D&AD, Getty Images

The Next Photographer Award launched yesterday, 15 September 2014, by D&AD, in partnership with Getty Images, to bridge the gap between the Professional and New Blood Awards...

16 Sep 2014 08:41

Coffee and AR change the face of retail marketing - Digital Narrative
Coffee and AR change the face of retail marketing

Vida e caffé has incorporated augmented reality in its marketing mix to up the ante around the competition launched this month by means of an interactive coffee sleeve, augmented by Digital Narrative, a Layar Certified Partner...

Issued by Digital Narrative 15 Sep 2014 12:27

The SpaceStation and 24.com cooks online with the Ultimate Braai Master - The SpaceStation
The SpaceStation and 24.com cooks online with the Ultimate Braai Master

24.com and its digital media sales agency, The SpaceStation, have developed a fully bespoke, integrated digital solution for the third season of Cooked In Africa Films' Ultimate Braai Master.

Issued by The SpaceStation 15 Sep 2014 10:23

Cloud and Big Data drive AfricaCom 2014
Cloud and Big Data drive AfricaCom 2014

AfricaCom 2014, being held on 11-13 November 2014 at the CTICC, has two key streams on its agenda - 'Cloud' and 'Big Data'...

13 Sep 2014 09:21

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

[NewsMaker] James Burton
[NewsMaker] James Burton

James Burton is the CEO of Hero, an integrated marketing communications agency which is a group of companies that includes sub brands: Hero AV, Black Spade Racing, 1Address.com, Medialoop and The Broccoli Project...

By Louise Marsland 11 Sep 2014 14:20

Lauretta Ngakane
Implementing data-driven marketing

In August this year, the DMASA (Direct Marketing Association of South Africa) welcomed Pegg Nadler to give two one-day workshops on data-driven marketing...

By Lauretta Ngakane 11 Sep 2014 13:24

Social Media Week offers compelling reasons to attend
Social Media Week offers compelling reasons to attend

Social Media Week (SMW) is a leading news and publishing platform and worldwide event that takes place in close to 20 cities each year...

11 Sep 2014 09:58

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