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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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Are machines seizing control of language?
Are machines seizing control of language?

Technological innovation in translation is rapid and ongoing, and recent developments have again raised the spectre of a future in where machines reign supreme...

By Ian Henderson 25 Sep 2014 14:30

James Hurford
20 tips to being a better speaker

No matter who you are or what you do, speaking well is one of the most important skills you can develop. Personal relationships, social interactions and work situations all require you to communicate to other people...

By James Hurford 25 Sep 2014 14:15

Chemory Gunko
How the internet is changing the world

Language pretty much defines everything we do - especially what we do online. What we use the internet to do is to distribute and absorb words, whether that distribution is audio, video, written or graphic designed...

By Chemory Gunko 23 Sep 2014 08:37

[ICONS of South Africa - Season 2] Kitty Phetla
[ICONS of South Africa - Season 2] Kitty Phetla

"Success has nothing do with luck. It's about the work that you do - not just the hard work, the sweating - but what your mind tells your body." - Kitty Phetla (video)...

23 Sep 2014 07:25

Interns can 'audition' for Atmosphere Communications 2015 intake
Interns can 'audition' for Atmosphere Communications 2015 intake

To select interns for 2015 for its Johannesburg and Cape Town offices, Atmosphere Communications will hold auditions on 3 October 2014 when young hopefuls can participate in a series of activities to pitch their talents to the agency.

19 Sep 2014 14:14

Is being first with the story more important than getting it right? - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
Is being first with the story more important than getting it right?

How often is accuracy sacrificed at the altar of a journalist's deadline? Tune in to Media@SAfm (104-107FM) at 9am this Sunday, 21 September, to listen to Janine Lazarus grapple with seasoned talk show host, Ashraf Garda, on this burning issue...

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 19 Sep 2014 07:42

Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma
Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma

"Who gives a f*&% about an Oxford comma?" asks indie pop band Vampire Weekend in their hit song, "Oxford Comma". Quite a few people, it seems. This was evident a few years back when news broke that the University of...

By Leigh Crymble 19 Sep 2014 06:26

Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition - Lion's Wing
Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition

For its 53rd issue, South Africa's creative resource, Design Times, will be featuring content specifically focussed on the creative industry, once again coinciding with the Annual Loerie Awards...

Issued by Lion's Wing 18 Sep 2014 11:04

Nicole Capper
PR and the online measurement debate

At the end of every month, we prepare ourselves for the question "what is our online publicity Rand Return On Investment?."

By Nicole Capper 18 Sep 2014 08:12

Kove Collection selects Greater Than
Kove Collection selects Greater Than

Kove Collection, a portfolio of unique and vibrant hospitality venues, has appointed Greater Than to manage their public relations and communications of the groups' hotels, bars and restaurants.

16 Sep 2014 17:13

Attracting employment through personal branding
Attracting employment through personal branding

You may have read a lot of articles online about how to stay relevant in the marketing industry, so this is my perspective, which I compiled for you based on personal observation and research.

By Mbongeleni Hlomuka 16 Sep 2014 13:41

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Herman Mashaba
[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Herman Mashaba

'I decided I must go into business because I realised that I must do something with this precious life that I have only got one chance to live.' - Herman Mashaba... (video)

13 Sep 2014 09:38

[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

Zimaseka Njomi
Back to basics - how can you enter the PR industry?

I found myself somewhat puzzled by a question posed to me by a young graduate recently. She sent me an e-mail, and told me she admires me. Wow. Really? Why?

By Zimaseka Njomi 9 Sep 2014 14:16

James Hurford
While you're speaking, what's your body saying?

Like it or not people judge you by the way you look. Your facial expressions, the clothes you wear, how well groomed you are and your body language...

By James Hurford 8 Sep 2014 06:07

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Francois Pienaar
[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Francois Pienaar

21 ICONS provides a glimpse into the mind of Francois Pienaar, the former Springbok rugby captain who led South Africa to glory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup... (video)

5 Sep 2014 06:29

Chris Moerdyk
(Not) in praise of the ubiquitous, obfuscating press release

PR people and their clients need some serious mentoring on how they can both profit once ego and stupidity have been removed from the equation...

By Chris Moerdyk 5 Sep 2014 04:56

Marion Scher
Write reports people will actually read

I was recently asked to coach two young women whose sole job was to prepare their company's annual general report. That was all they did...

By Marion Scher 3 Sep 2014 05:52

Opportunities and challenges of PR in Africa - P and P Communications
Opportunities and challenges of PR in Africa

The African economic growth story presents opportunities for a multitude of marketing and communications disciplines, including PR. However, exploiting the Africa business opportunities carries a degree of challenges...

Issued by P and P Communications 2 Sep 2014 12:20

The way Foreword for content marketing
The way Foreword for content marketing

Candice Claassen, content marketing specialist and founder of newly launched content marketing company, Foreword, explains why it's so important to have a good content marketing strategy in place and how it adds value to the traditional marketing mix, the steps to follow to get it right, and how to measure how well your strategy is working...

Issued by Foreword 1 Sep 2014 08:26

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Frene Ginwala
[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Frene Ginwala

"Leadership is about listening to people, setting an example, thinking about the issues from all aspects and then leading by example, not just making speeches." - Frene Ginwala.

1 Sep 2014 07:26

Ian Henderson
Bilingual universities the only way to promote diversity

The language debate rages on in tertiary education. The latest from the desk of the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, is the pronouncement that South Africa no longer has (or should have) Afrikaans, Zulu or Tswana universities - only South African ones.

By Ian Henderson 28 Aug 2014 14:33

New radio station for Sterkspruit
New radio station for Sterkspruit

A local radio station for Sterkspruit, conceptualised in November 2008 by the area's youth to solve the problem of lack of communication between the municipality and its people, has been launched.

27 Aug 2014 10:23

Workshop guide to LinkedIn
Workshop guide to LinkedIn

The PR-Net is offering a LinkedIn workshop on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 from 2pm until 6pm at Cassia Restaurant, Nitida Wine Estate, Cape Town...

26 Aug 2014 11:36

James Hurford
Why you need credibility to be successful

Your ideas are accepted as believable only to the degree that you are credible. If you have credibility, people will place their trust in you...

By James Hurford 26 Aug 2014 06:07

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Imtiaz Sooliman
[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Imtiaz Sooliman

Imtiaz Sooliman - "The greatest thing South Africa has taught me is the spirit of love and being together."

25 Aug 2014 09:06

Honing PR skills in the construction industry
Honing PR skills in the construction industry

The marketing of the construction industry varies from other industries in major ways. Where some companies can focus exclusively on inbound marketing...

By James White 22 Aug 2014 09:09

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Albie Sachs
[ICONS of South Africa - season 2] Albie Sachs

Albie Sachs - "I'm proud of our flag ... It represents the triumph of humanity, the will to find a common basis for living together in one country." (Video)

21 Aug 2014 11:27

marcusbrewster wins international PR award
marcusbrewster wins international PR award

At the Offshore Excellence Awards in London, six South African companies were honoured, with marcusbrewster being named South Africa's Best Onshore & Offshore Focused PR Firm...

20 Aug 2014 07:17

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