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Episode 174: Simple, efficient, agency software with Magnetic.

Date: 19 May 2016
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First AMEC Awards shortlist for Africa
First AMEC Awards shortlist for Africa

Ornico's campaign analysis of the inaugural CEO SleepOut in 2015 has been shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious AMEC Awards recognising excellence in communications measurement and evaluation...

Issued by Ornico 1 day ago

Benchmarking fees
Benchmarking fees

Answering how long a piece of string is seems simpler than knowing the average hourly rate for public relations by a consultancy...

By Brian Berkman 2 days ago

Elian Wiener
The Holmes Report Africa Consultancy of the Year

Five PR companies are in the running for Africa PR Agency of the Year Award by the prestigious Homes Report...

2 days ago

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Effective crisis communication

Learning to communicate effectively during a crisis - Ghana workshop...

18 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 19 May 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Korak Kuhnert...

18 May 2016

The changing nature of PR: Keeping it real, relevant and short
The changing nature of PR: Keeping it real, relevant and short

Life is flying by at the speed of coffees per minute. Every now and then we have to stop and take stock. One of the things I like to take stock of is how rapidly things are changing in the world of PR...

By genevieve cutts 17 May 2016

Is your business ready for PR?
Is your business ready for PR?

There is no question that brands can benefit from great media publicity, but before you embark on this journey, you should ask yourself the critical question: "Is my business ready for PR"...?

By Ronelle Bester 12 May 2016

Increased recognition for communications campaigns executed in Africa
Increased recognition for communications campaigns executed in Africa

The economic surge in Africa has increased the need for world-class communications across the continent and has in turn been mirrored by the increased recognition for communications campaigns executed across Africa.

By Kelli Knutsen 10 May 2016

Pendoring campaign kicks off to unite South African languages
Pendoring campaign kicks off to unite South African languages

As the winning agency of the Pendoring Prestige Award last year, with its Sanlam Musiekfees campaign, King James Cape Town is the agency behind this year's Pendoring campaign, which kicked off yesterday, 9 May 2016...

10 May 2016

Growth agency achieves international acclaim
Growth agency achieves international acclaim

Engage Joe Public has been named as one of only four finalists in the EMEA SABRE Awards in the New PR Consultancies of the Year category...

Issued by Joe Public United 9 May 2016

The One Club appoints six new members to board of directors
The One Club appoints six new members to board of directors

The One Club, producers of the prestigious One Show Awards and Creative Week, has appointed six new members to its board of directors...

Issued by One Club 5 May 2016

Helen Bleasdale
Grapevine Communications' PR offering is on par with top local and international agencies

While in theory the science of PR from agency to agency, and from country to country, is the same, there are a number of differences too that have shaped how Grapevine Communications practises PR today...

By Helen Bleasdale, Issued by Grapevine Communications 5 May 2016

Press release syndication
Press release syndication

A grossly misunderstood phrase, 'syndication'...

By Marisa Louw 29 Apr 2016

Brand inc helps launch unique sporting platform that showcases African talent
Brand inc helps launch unique sporting platform that showcases African talent

Brand inc Creative Group helped launch an exciting new sports property that is designed to reveal African talent to a global audience, called Africa Hoop Showcase...

Issued by Brand inc 29 Apr 2016

The One Club announces 2016 One To Watch winners
The One Club announces 2016 One To Watch winners

The One Club, producer of The One Show and Creative Week, has announced the winners for One To Watch, the premier global competition for creative professionals under the age of 30...

Issued by One Club 28 Apr 2016

Janine Lloyd
#CommerceMonth: Putting a name to PR business expertise

Hot off the back of their PRISM Award 'campaign of the year' win, PR Expert shares insight into the top five PR trends of the moment as well as the importance of mentorship in building the industry's future professionals...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2016

Managing reputational risk in the age of social media
Managing reputational risk in the age of social media

According to a study by the World Economic Forum, more than 25% of a company's market value is directly attributable to its reputation...

By Christelle Marais 25 Apr 2016

DKC closes business after 14 years
DKC closes business after 14 years

Ben and Tessa de Kock have decided to close their business, DKC (De Kock Communications) in June 2016, after nearly 14 years in communications, servicing a portfolio of blue chip South African and offshore clients...

25 Apr 2016

Modern PR: The evolution of communication
Modern PR: The evolution of communication

I am old enough to remember the days when you used a sheet of carbon paper to make a copy of a document while typing it on a typewriter...

By Marisa Louw 21 Apr 2016

Colleagues? Nah, we're family
Colleagues? Nah, we're family

You've met our uncles, Gerald and Dave. Now, it's time to meet the latest additions to the Mortimer Harvey family...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 21 Apr 2016

The reluctant hero
The reluctant hero

Peter Mann, chief executive of Meropa Communications received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Prism Awards 2016. The irony of the Award is not lost on him...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Apr 2016

Growing brand belief
Growing brand belief

Engage Joe Public, Joe Public United's specialist public relations and communications agency for the group, has steadily been converting and retaining business as they enter their third year of growth...

Issued by Joe Public United 20 Apr 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 21 April 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Colin Don Schouw...

20 Apr 2016

Zubair Timol
Combining PR and content marketing to maximise results

Creating quality content has major benefits for a brand's search engine optimisation efforts, social media engagement, and its credibility. Additionally, offering content marketing services will make the role of PR even more vital to brands...

By Zubair Timol, Issued by Meltwater 19 Apr 2016

PR Expert wins PRISM Campaign of the Year Award
PR Expert wins PRISM Campaign of the Year Award

PR Expert, a small public relations consultancy, took top honours at this year's PRISM Awards, clinching the PRISM Campaign of the Year Award...

18 Apr 2016

Celebrating the passion of communications
Celebrating the passion of communications

"The Prism Awards entries this year show the high calibre of work that the South African Public Relations (PR) sector delivers, making it a world-class industry." That was the message from the judges last night at the annual Prism Awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Apr 2016

US study predicts PR industry will approach $20bn by 2020
US study predicts PR industry will approach $20bn by 2020

The USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations has released an executive summary of its Global Communications Report, which predicts the worldwide PR agency business will grow from its current estimated size of $14bn to $19.3bn...

18 Apr 2016

I hate speaking to your call centre!
I hate speaking to your call centre!

How many times have you said this or heard someone say it? In this post I would like to explore the reasons why these interactions are so dreaded...

By Chantel Botha, Issued by BrandLove 15 Apr 2016

From bananas to glue... it's PR's time
From bananas to glue... it's PR's time

There has never, in my mind been a clearer time for PR. In the Wizard of Oz, everyone and thing was controlled by a small man pulling the strings and our world was like that, but today is not the case anymore...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Apr 2016

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