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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Maximum exposure from social investment projects - Chris Moerdyk
Maximum exposure from social investment projects

Corporate South Africa should be applauded for its massive social investment but strangely enough many shy away from publicising what they do...

Issued by Chris Moerdyk 21 Apr 2015 10:26

[PRISM Awards 2015] My African Dream
[PRISM Awards 2015] My African Dream

Last night, the PRISM Awards turned dreams into reality for some public relations (PR) consultancies and practitioners...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Apr 2015 10:16

PRISM Awards 2015 winners announced
PRISM Awards 2015 winners announced

For the second consecutive year, Atmosphere Communications has scooped top honours in the Campaign of the Year category at the PRISM Awards...

20 Apr 2015 08:24

Zebra Technologies chooses Grapevine - Grapevine Communications
Zebra Technologies chooses Grapevine

Global communications group Lewis PR (UK), partner agency to Grapevine Communications for selected EMEA campaigns, has appointed the local PR specialists to represent them in SA for their international client, Zebra Technologies...

Issued by Grapevine Communications 17 Apr 2015 14:06

Danette Breitenbach
PR showing off... just a little bit

With only 48 hours to go before the cream of the Public Relations (PR) industry are crowned at the annual PRISM Awards, I asked past winners of the Awards why the Awards are so meaningful...

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Apr 2015 06:43

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 127: Agency focus with TLC Marketing Worldwide
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 127: Agency focus with TLC Marketing Worldwide

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Derek Miller from TLC Marketing Worldwide...

16 Apr 2015 10:16

Marion Scher
Where do all the writers go?

For the last year or so there's been a steady trend throughout the media worldwide of journalists, sub-editors and editors being 'let go'. So where do they go...?

By Marion Scher 16 Apr 2015 05:20

SA amongst 40 plus international consultants at London AdForum Summit
SA amongst 40 plus international consultants at London AdForum Summit

The London AdForum Summit being held 15-17 April 2015, will attract over 40 international consultants. Held twice a year at global centres such as New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam or Shanghai...

15 Apr 2015 13:24

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 127: Agency focus with TLC Marketing Worldwide
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 127: Agency focus with TLC Marketing Worldwide

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 16 April 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Derek Miller and Yossi Hasson...

15 Apr 2015 09:38

IABC EMENA conference tackles leadership communication
IABC EMENA conference tackles leadership communication

LONDON: The IABC EMENA, the counterpart of the Africa region of the IABC, hosted their annual conference titled "Power to the People", addressing the key trends in communication...

By Daniel Munslow 15 Apr 2015 09:08

The future of branded content: Lifestyle journalism in the 21st century - Caxton Magazines
The future of branded content: Lifestyle journalism in the 21st century

Advertorial has been around for decades and over the years it became the holy grail for publishers seeking new revenue streams. But modern branded journalism requires much more involvement...

By Debbie McIntyre, Issued by Caxton Magazines 14 Apr 2015 13:31

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 126: The PRISM Awards and more...
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 126: The PRISM Awards and more...

In the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Andy Gilder, Bridget von Holdt and Darlene Menzies...

14 Apr 2015 09:27

Chris Moerdyk
Hacking away at marketing's reputation

Never before have corporate marketing budgets, measurement and spending been under such scrutiny from boards of directors, CEOs and particularly financial directors...

By Chris Moerdyk 14 Apr 2015 06:46

Greg Forbes
This headline is not a clickbait link

Clickbait headlines, designed to entice people to click through to a particular article, may seem like clever tools to boost page views, but they have the potential to destroy credibility in the long run...

By Greg Forbes, Issued by Lion's Wing 13 Apr 2015 09:53

Plagiarism: Is saying sorry good enough? - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
Plagiarism: Is saying sorry good enough?

Join Janine Lazarus unpacking the effects of false reporting with host Ashraf Garda this Sunday, 12 April, at 9am on Media@SAfm...

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 10 Apr 2015 13:11

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 126: The PRISM Awards, SMEasy software and more...
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 126: The PRISM Awards, SMEasy software and more...

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 9 April 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Darlene Menzies, Andy Gilder, Bridget von Holdt and Yossi Hasson...

8 Apr 2015 13:10

New PR, communications agency launches in Cape Town
New PR, communications agency launches in Cape Town

Samantha Bartlett has launched a new public relations and communications agency in Cape Town, offering a hands-on approach to brand communications and corporate reputation management...

2 Apr 2015 09:10

IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence open for entries
IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence open for entries

South African PR professionals are being encouraged by PRISA South Africa to enter the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) Golden World Awards for Excellence (GWA)...

2 Apr 2015 08:15

The PRISM Awards 2015: Just around the corner
The PRISM Awards 2015: Just around the corner

With the 2015 PRISM Awards only three weeks away, the organisers are gearing up to celebrate and award the top public relations campaigns of 2014 from across the continent...

Issued by PRISM Awards 1 Apr 2015 11:20

Douglas Kruger
[Death to PowerPoint!] Part 3: Creative replacements for slides

Sometimes it's not the smoking that you miss. It's the act of playing with the cigarette...

By Douglas Kruger 1 Apr 2015 05:29

[Orchids & Onions] Justify it with real figures for it all to add up
[Orchids & Onions] Justify it with real figures for it all to add up

I often get breathlessly excited news releases from digital agencies puffing out their chests about some clever campaign. What is often absent from these announcements is figures...

By Brendan Seery 31 Mar 2015 14:00

The PR basics of getting your press event just right
The PR basics of getting your press event just right

If you're part of the local media industry, chances are you've attended a press event or ten in your time. Ever wondered what it takes to make one work? Rosemary Hare of Rosehare Public Relations shares what went into the recent Stenströms-House of Monatic press event...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Mar 2015 14:00

Media - why audit? - Blue Moon Corporate Communications
Media - why audit?

In the year 2500, when whoever we've become discovers us - fossilised in the information and communication technology landscape we inhabit now - they'll open our heads and find swollen brains...

Issued by Blue Moon Corporate Communications 31 Mar 2015 10:53

Do we measure up?
Do we measure up?

The debate around the effectiveness of AVE for PR practitioners is nothing new...

By Jaco Pienaar 30 Mar 2015 13:50

Structuring a future-ready communication function - icandi CQ
Structuring a future-ready communication function

Locally companies have been slower in adopting a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for their communication function, however, more than ever, communication as a business function needs to adapt - or slowly die...

Issued by icandi CQ 27 Mar 2015 11:07

More submissions, more quality entries for PRISM Awards 2015
More submissions, more quality entries for PRISM Awards 2015

The 20% increase in submissions, the improved quality of entries, and the extension of categories beyond South Africa, firmly entrenches the PRISM Awards as the most sought-after awards in public relations on the continent...

Issued by PRISM Awards 25 Mar 2015 11:26

Publicis Machine launches Newsdesk - Publicis Machine
Publicis Machine launches Newsdesk

Publicis Machine has launched Newsdesk - an innovative new service that ensures agency teams, their clients and brands keep up with the relentless pace of social media...

Issued by Publicis Machine 25 Mar 2015 11:00

Thabiso Dlamini
Why 2015 should be the year of internal communication

Internal communication is a fundamental part of any organisation's operations, for without optimising this it will not operate efficiently...

By Thabiso Dlamini 20 Mar 2015 15:02

[Behind the Selfie] with... Craig Dummett
[Behind the Selfie] with... Craig Dummett

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Craig Dummett, Director of Dummett & Co...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Mar 2015 09:29

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