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Date: 23 Jun 2016
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New business for you - the "hello" that matters
New business for you - the "hello" that matters

Living Your Brand (LYB) takes "hello" to the next level by connecting digital, communication and creative agencies with clients...

Issued by Living Your Brand 2 days ago

You're probably wasting your time creating content
You're probably wasting your time creating content

When your consumers start selling your brand for you, pat yourself on the back. Getting to that point is no easy feat. It'll never happen without a meaningful brand-audience connection...

By Nicole Samakosky 2 days ago

Oosthuizen
The rise of short-form, real-time content

Joanna Oosthuizen, national managing director of Ogilvy Public Relations South Africa, is one of just two South Africans included in PR Week's 2016 Global Power Book. She exclusively talks us through the future of the PR industry

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

The 18 responses you need for content to go viral
The 18 responses you need for content to go viral

Content that elicits extreme positive or negative emotions gets your audience's attention. Once you have their attention, it is easier to get them to share...

By Amanda Patterson 3 days ago

Ornico wins Africa's first AMEC Awards
Ornico wins Africa's first AMEC Awards

Ornico's campaign analysis of the inaugural The CEO SleepOut in 2015 has been awarded two Gold Awards at the prestigious AMEC Awards, held in London on 16 June...

Issued by Ornico 3 days ago

Stuart Smith
PR needs an image campaign: time to recognise PR's influence in marketing

Creativity in PR means reframing a brand's story with ideas that cut through this effectively, writes Stuart Smith Global CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations...

By Stuart Smith, Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 20 Jun 2016

Winner of Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa award offers tips on public speaking
Winner of Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa award offers tips on public speaking

The Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA) has inducted full-time speaker and business author Douglas Kruger into its 'Hall of Fame'...

17 Jun 2016

UCT GetSmarter PR course offers online access to latest thinking
UCT GetSmarter PR course offers online access to latest thinking

Staying on top of the new world of public relations requires effort to keep up with industry change or best practice and new tools and platforms...

17 Jun 2016

Is rambling reducing your results?
Is rambling reducing your results?

The amount of time a person spends reading has decreased significantly over the years. Having started my career in PR about a million years ago, this was not the case...

By Nicole Spruijt 17 Jun 2016

Transforming the MAC industry through education
Transforming the MAC industry through education

On Thursday 9 June in Cape Town and on 13 June in Johannesburg, the Red & Yellow School hosted information sessions to address the changes and updates to the B-BBEE Sector Code for the South African MAC industry...

By Beverley Klein 15 Jun 2016

The crisis of listening
The crisis of listening

Communications specialist Daniel Munslow on trends from the World PR Forum...

By Daniel Munslow 15 Jun 2016

Vendor verification is part of business reputation
Vendor verification is part of business reputation

Having a good business reputation is essential for survival in the market place and is one of the most significant assets an organisation can have...

15 Jun 2016

PR's place
PR's place

For the tech industry, and particularly B2B tech, PR has increasingly become an essential part of the integrated communications strategy for a sector that needs well-placed, quality content to explain it's value and what it does...

By Garret Brent 15 Jun 2016

Making rands and sense - the case for PR and digital advertising to work together
Making rands and sense - the case for PR and digital advertising to work together

While it may be paradoxical for PR companies to consider advertising as a tool and downright frightening for advertising agencies to see PR dabbling in their territory, the truth is, the lines are already blurred...

By Kaz Henderson 14 Jun 2016

Like Giants - The Greener Surfer film
Like Giants - The Greener Surfer film

Like Giants is a production company that tells digital stories. They wanted a self-promotional video to showcase their passion for authentic content and storytelling...

Issued by Bittersuite 14 Jun 2016

The world's first Wi-Fi unicorn
The world's first Wi-Fi unicorn

Wazoogles Superfoods has a deep and undeniable passion for health, believing that the sky is the limit. The brand has big aspirations and wants to lead the lifestyle and health category in a way that's never been done before...

Issued by Bittersuite 13 Jun 2016

The great convergence - where digital meets PR with nothing in between
The great convergence - where digital meets PR with nothing in between

The convergence of traditional communications and digital marketing was once thought to be impossible - a bridge too far that neither side was willing to cross...

By Kelly Clark 10 Jun 2016

Adapt or die
Adapt or die

"Communicators who are most adaptable, agile and change-ready will survive, as the past is no longer a predictor of future success," was a key message at the IABC World Conference in New Orleans this week...

By Daniel Munslow 9 Jun 2016

PR in a 2.0 world
PR in a 2.0 world

The whole world has embraced the future of their industry through the opportunities that the world of technology has brought...

By Tamsyn Kiddle 8 Jun 2016

A lesson in cross-cultural communication
A lesson in cross-cultural communication

Communicating across cultures has become one of the most talked about subjects for global communication professionals as they continue to face the challenges associated with communicating with large, geographically spread audiences...

By Daniel Munslow 3 Jun 2016

Connecting with the mass market and creating a shared purpose
Connecting with the mass market and creating a shared purpose

Every day more and more channels, options and ideas come to life, allowing us to access the latest technological advances as well as the latest devices every few months, at only a moment's notice...

Issued by Joe Public United 3 Jun 2016

Cats versus cucumbers
Cats versus cucumbers

Over a third of cats across the globe display an irrational fear of cucumbers. Hendrick's Gin has therefore stepped in to ensure harmony is restored ahead of World Cucumber Day on 14 June..

Issued by Lion's Wing 2 Jun 2016

Tapping into the potential of influence is how PR will matter most
Tapping into the potential of influence is how PR will matter most

Agencies need to be structured to lead clients in their journey to understand the insights behind conversations, especially as we push for a greater level of investment in the research backing up effective strategic, PR and social media lead communications efforts...

By Dustin Chick 1 Jun 2016

PR practitioners' workshop in Cape Town
PR practitioners' workshop in Cape Town

PR-Net founder Brian Berkman presents a workshop on developing editorial angles on Thursday 23 June 2016 from noon until 2pm at Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro in Sea Point, Cape Town...

1 Jun 2016

SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses
SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses

The SABC has said its ban on staff from making political comments or posting pictures of themselves wearing party regalia on social media is merely a reiteration of its existing policy on social media conduct...

By Pericles Anetos 31 May 2016

Cultural appreciation in reputation management
Cultural appreciation in reputation management

Communicating across cultures was the theme that emerged from a recent reputational management workshop I presented...

By Daniel Munslow 30 May 2016

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Online PR: Reinventing Online Reputation Management

The title of this article may sound over the top, but current South African online reputation management (ORM) practices are out of date...

By Stephen Sandmann 27 May 2016

Solo African agency features on 'best agency to work for' review
Solo African agency features on 'best agency to work for' review

The Holmes Report's 2016 review of 'Best Agencies to Work For', gives Tribeca an honourable mention, the only African public relations agency to feature in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) report's results...

27 May 2016

Rebecca Cronje
Is PR still relevant?

This is a summary of the talk I gave at @MarketingIndaba in Cape Town on 25 May.

By Rebecca Cronje 26 May 2016

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