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#Loeries2018: All the live communications finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the live communications finalists!

Finalists in the live communications categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

23 hours ago

#Loeries2018: All the PR and media communication finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the PR and media communication finalists!

Finalists in the PR and media communication categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

23 hours ago

#Loeries2018: All the print communication finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the print communication finalists!

Finalists in the print communication categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

1 day ago

Grid takes branding to new heights
Grid takes branding to new heights

As part of Absa's recent rebrand, I interviewed Grid Worldwide's chief experience officer Yatish Narsi to find out how they came up with the idea to conduct a drone show to showcase the vision for the brand, South Africa and the African continent as a whole...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Marloe Wise, client services director at Demographica.
#WomensMonth: The Sheryl Sandberg quote we should read every Sunday...

Mentorship is a crucial factor of career growth. Marloe Wise, client services director at Demographica, explains the role of business mentors in her own life and why we need to address the lack of female representation in management positions within the B2B space...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#FairnessFirst: Code-switching and dealing with queen bees in the workplace
#FairnessFirst: Code-switching and dealing with queen bees in the workplace

The negative impact of code-switching and tokenism, why females speak almost three times as many words a day as men and how to deal with queen bees in the workplace were hot topics at the most recent Future Females Cape Town morning session. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Jane Raphaely encourages women to ask 'Why not?'
Jane Raphaely encourages women to ask 'Why not?'

In her opening keynote at the Marie Claire Power Summit, Jane Raphaely noted that every day should be Women's Day. "Yesterday we lived in a man's world. Today we live in a woman's world... I've seen many things happen and I am yet to see women achieving true equality..." Here's what she believes we ought to do about it...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Aug 2018

Why you need to draw the line at agencies that are not internal communications specialists
Why you need to draw the line at agencies that are not internal communications specialists

When it comes to engaging your most valuable assets - your employees - you're going to need an agency that sees them for the complex powerhouses they are...

Issued by icandi CQ 7 Aug 2018

#Newsmaker: One Ogilvy, two remarkable women
#Newsmaker: One Ogilvy, two remarkable women

Ogilvy South Africa recently appointed Vicki Buys as MD of the Cape Town operation and Tassin Albertyn as head of delivery...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Aug 2018

The social path to optimising your content marketing efforts
The social path to optimising your content marketing efforts

Your business having a social presence is all good and well, but if there's no strategy in place, you're wasting your time and potentially damaging your reputation...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Aug 2018

IndigoCube appoints Scarlet Letter for PR and content creation
IndigoCube appoints Scarlet Letter for PR and content creation

IndigoCube has appointed Scarlet Letter to meet its marketing requirement for media and digital content...

Issued by Scarlet Letter 6 Aug 2018

Ming-Cheau Lin. Image by Grethe Rosseaux via ©
#FairnessFirst: How to avoid cultural appropriation in advertising

What do roller derbies, feminism and food blogging have in common? The answer is purple-haired Taiwanese-South African copywriter, foodie and author, Ming-Cheau Lin, who uses her platforms to educate the industry on being mindful of multiculturalism and better reflecting 'otherness'...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Kick off your high heels and surge ahead
#WomensMonth: Kick off your high heels and surge ahead

Red Carpet Creative, formally known as Red Carpet Concepts, is led by MD Jade Allen. Here, she shares some of the barriers she's had to overcome in the first 10 years of business, more about the rebrand, and why she doesn't believe in glass ceilings...

By Jessica Tennant 3 Aug 2018

Why PR should heed the red flag and move beyond earned content
Why PR should heed the red flag and move beyond earned content

Businesses around the world face a similar challenge, succumb to digital transformation or face competition from companies in the same or adjacent industry, or even worse, become obsolete...

By Dominique Pienaar 31 Jul 2018

Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges
Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges

The Perth Advertising and Design Club (PADC) has announced Cape Town as The Skulls 2018 judging city with King James CD Nkanyezi Masango as chair of judges...

31 Jul 2018

#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Profit and purpose - uneasy bedfellows?
#Loeries2018 MasterClass: Profit and purpose - uneasy bedfellows?

You have the opportunity to choose from eight (four in the morning and four in the afternoon) Loeries MasterClasses on Thursday, 16 August, to learn from leading brand communicators...

Issued by Loeries 30 Jul 2018

Calling all social media marketers, agencies and communicators in South Africa to share their knowledge
Calling all social media marketers, agencies and communicators in South Africa to share their knowledge

The Social Brand Survey is an integral part of the influential SA Social Media Landscape by Ornico and World Wide Worx...

Issued by Ornico 30 Jul 2018

5 essentials of purposeful communication to become an inspiring leader
5 essentials of purposeful communication to become an inspiring leader

Communicating on purpose is not about changing you into an inauthentic communicator. It's about making sure that your message does not get lost in translation...

By Brian Eagar 27 Jul 2018

BCW announces PR leaders for Africa, Europe
BCW announces PR leaders for Africa, Europe

Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) has appointed market leaders responsible for growth and innovation in the Europe and Africa (E&A) region. South Africa's Robyn de Villiers will head up Africa....

27 Jul 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to live forever?
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to live forever?

When people ask me what the biggest difference about living in Malta is, my answer inevitably surprises them. I have become aware of a mysterious phenomenon, one that has such a surreal quality, that I can only invoke Salvador Dali to try to explain it...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 27 Jul 2018

TQ partner adjudicates 2018 Apex Awards
TQ partner adjudicates 2018 Apex Awards

Leading full-service African communications firm TQ Group partner Mogorosi Mashilo was selected to form part of the esteemed judging panel for this year's Apex Awards...

Issued by TQ Group 27 Jul 2018

Megan Power, former award-winning investigative journalist, editor and columnist.
#StartupStory: Power Lab goes back to basics

Consumer specialist and media veteran Megan Power has launched Power Lab, a new strategic communications agency that's going back to basics...

By Juanita Pienaar 26 Jul 2018

#Apex2018: How to build a global brand with a local insight
#Apex2018: How to build a global brand with a local insight

Veteran marketer Sharon Keith shared four basic principles in explaining how to build global brands at the local level and examples to demonstrate these at the ACA SA's Apex 'Next Level of Thinking Masterclass'...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jul 2018

15 reasons why tech businesses should partner with DUO
15 reasons why tech businesses should partner with DUO

If you are considering a communications partner, here are 15 reasons why DUO Marketing + Communications could be the right fit for your business...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 24 Jul 2018

#Apex2018: Are we human or are we brands?
#Apex2018: Are we human or are we brands?

Musa Kalenga, chief future officer at the House of Brave, opened the Association for Communication and Advertising's Apex 'Next Level of Thinking Masterclass' last week where he spoke about the shifts that are taking place and why he believes we ought to solve real human problems before we think like brands...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Jul 2018

What do survey incentives do to your data quality?
What do survey incentives do to your data quality?

Research has proven that incentives increase survey responses. Whether you choose to incentivise your survey or not, data quality needs to be at the centre of this decision...

By Chris Bischoff 24 Jul 2018

Grey Adventures rolls out to SA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

The Grey Group's Grey Adventures startup incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg office as it continues to roll out across the global network. Here, an interview with Francois du Preez, chief digital officer at Grey Africa, to find out more about this open culture of collaboration from a local perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jul 2018

What is PR really?
What is PR really?

PR is undoubtedly many things to many people. The focus of this article will look at what is PR to a small business owner, an independent artist and a marketing manager in a big corporate company...

By Thoriso Kolobe 19 Jul 2018

#Apex2018: ALL THE WINNERS
#Apex2018: ALL THE WINNERS

The annual Apex events were held at the Sandton Convention Centre today, 16 July, where the Association for Communication and Advertising hosted its 'NeXt Level of Thinking Masterclass' and the Apex Awards...

16 Jul 2018

Dove global women.
#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

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