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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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AMEC launches Measurement Month - Ornico
AMEC launches Measurement Month

September 2015 has been proclaimed as "Measurement Month" in a bid to educate communications and PR practitioners about the latest best-practices in measuring effectiveness...

Issued by Ornico 26 Aug 2015 11:54

Western Province makes Tenfour Media their latest signing - Tenfour
Western Province makes Tenfour Media their latest signing

Content marketing and PR firm Tenfour Media has been awarded the contract to produce match-day programmes for Western Province Rugby...

Issued by Tenfour 25 Aug 2015 09:19



Marketing relationships are a trust-based affair
Marketing relationships are a trust-based affair

Initially marketing companies, or agencies, were service providers incorporating every marketing aspect from corporate invitations and gifts to every facet of design and printing to public relations activities...

By Megan Stark 24 Aug 2015 13:07

The media and the fairer sex - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
The media and the fairer sex

What role does the media need to play in driving the women empowerment agenda? Join Janine Lazarus when she sinks her teeth into this issue at 9am this Sunday, 23 August, on 104-107FM....

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 21 Aug 2015 11:16

[#WomenInBiz] Creating brands with Lorinda Voges
[#WomenInBiz] Creating brands with Lorinda Voges

Lorinda Voges, CEO of boutique brand awareness firm, 4Elementsmedia, shares with us her success story...

19 Aug 2015 15:55

Spreading the word for nearly three years
Spreading the word for nearly three years

Founders and Directors of Butter Knife PR, Marisa Logan and Leandi Jamneck have a collective experience in the industry and a proactive and energetic approach to Public Relations...

18 Aug 2015 11:38

Just a jump to the left - Blue Moon Corporate Communications
Just a jump to the left

13 August is International Left-handers Day. At Blue Moon we embrace diversity so we did a whip-around survey asking: "How do you experience the world, as a left- or right-handed person?"...

Issued by Blue Moon Corporate Communications 13 Aug 2015 12:26

Thoriso Kolobe
All growing businesses need to invest in good PR

To many small and medium businesses, PR is seen as more of a luxury than a necessity. "Reputation management is for the big guys" SMME owners will be heard uttering such words...

By Thoriso Kolobe 13 Aug 2015 06:18

[NewsMaker] Andre Fourie
[NewsMaker] Andre Fourie

Andre Fourie has been appointed Strategic Communications Director of integrated PR firm Marcus Brewster. In the newly created position in the Cape Town office...

By Louise Marsland 12 Aug 2015 08:14

[#WomenInBiz] Scoring goals with Marisa Calvert
[#WomenInBiz] Scoring goals with Marisa Calvert

Bizcommunity.com is celebrating Women's Month by focussing on women in various industries. I chatted to Marisa Calvert to find out what this month means to her and what are some of the barriers she's overcome in the business of sports communications...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Aug 2015 15:32

Five things the PR industry does that undermines its value
Five things the PR industry does that undermines its value

Over the past ten years of working in the PR industry I've encountered varying degrees of admiration, disinterest and complete distrust when telling people what I do for a living...

By Andre Fourie 7 Aug 2015 12:35

Cecil the lion's killer: a PR brief too hot to handle?
Cecil the lion's killer: a PR brief too hot to handle?

Described as a firm specialising in "crisis and issue management, special situations, transactions and transitions", you could say J. Austin & Associates is the perfect fit to take on the brief. But, should it, or any other agency have taken on Walter Palmer?...

By Kimberley Clare Ogden 6 Aug 2015 13:28

Sunny skies with a chance of unanticipated chaos - Brian Anthony Communications
Sunny skies with a chance of unanticipated chaos

The rise of social media means it is more critical than ever for companies to be media savvy, to stay ahead of the competition...

Issued by Brian Anthony Communications 5 Aug 2015 12:15

Wired Communications twins with Athene Communications in the UK
Wired Communications twins with Athene Communications in the UK

In an arrangement that allows both companies to share experiences and employees to develop new ways of working, Cape Town PR and communications agency, Wired Communications has twinned with PR and communications consultancy Athene Communications, based in Cambridge, UK...

31 Jul 2015 12:00

Three reasons not to miss the 2015 IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg
Three reasons not to miss the 2015 IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg

The 60th International Public Relations Association 2015 World Congress and Exhibition taking place in South Africa in September will include exciting speakers and new concepts that simply cannot be missed...

Issued by IPRA 31 Jul 2015 11:51

Dubai-based PR agency selects DUO as its Africa partner - Duo Marketing
Dubai-based PR agency selects DUO as its Africa partner

DUO Marketing + Communications has signed a partnership with Procre8 in Dubai to become their exclusive service channel for PR clients wanting to expand into Africa...

Issued by Duo Marketing 29 Jul 2015 13:10

New global agency network offers end-to-end security PR specialists
New global agency network offers end-to-end security PR specialists

A new global agency network, Code Red, has been developed to offer security vendors looking to build a profile in the competitive security marketplace the opportunity to work with security PR specialists globally...

29 Jul 2015 12:36

In the Hot Seat - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
In the Hot Seat

Janine Lazarus, one of the highest-rated speakers at the 2014 IABC Africa Conference, has been invited yet again to present at this year's conference which kicks off in Randburg from 29-31 July...

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 28 Jul 2015 14:57

IPRA 2015 World Congress: A collection of world-class leaders
IPRA 2015 World Congress: A collection of world-class leaders

The International Public Relations Association and their official partner, the Public Relations Institute of SA, have announced an exciting speaker line-up for the IPRA 2015 World Congress taking place from 27-29 September...

Issued by IPRA 27 Jul 2015 13:00

IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015
IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015

Five quintessential hotels have been carefully selected by IPRA as possible accommodation choices for delegates attending the International Public Relations Association 2015 World Congress and Exhibition...

Issued by IPRA 24 Jul 2015 11:42

A winning formula for Ogilvy & Mather at the 20th annual APEX Awards - Ogilvy & Mather
A winning formula for Ogilvy & Mather at the 20th annual APEX Awards

Ogilvy & Mather SA has collected five APEX trophies for work that positively impacted clients' bottom lines through creative and effective marketing cases...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 23 Jul 2015 12:33

IPRA is coming - Discover the authentic soul of South Africa
IPRA is coming - Discover the authentic soul of South Africa

IPRA, an international association serving PR practitioners with members in more than eighty countries, will be celebrating its 60th anniversary at this year's congress taking place in Johannesburg...

Issued by IPRA 23 Jul 2015 11:37

Future APEX award predictions: More agencies, more recognition
Future APEX award predictions: More agencies, more recognition

Ann Nurock, our APEX awards media correspondent on the ground, spoke to ACA board member and the APEX Awards chairperson Gareth Leck about what it takes to win an APEX award...

By Ann Nurock 22 Jul 2015 14:06

APEX Awards 2015 winners announced
APEX Awards 2015 winners announced

The ACA APEX Awards winners of 2015 have been announced. Big winners on the night were Lowe + Partners CT for the "Get Me to 21" campaign, which won the Grand Prix award...

22 Jul 2015 12:59

ACA announces the 2015/2016 Board of Directors
ACA announces the 2015/2016 Board of Directors

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) held its 68th Annual General Meeting on 9 July, where the Board of Directors for 2015/2016 were elected...

20 Jul 2015 10:02

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Kira Koopman and Alistair King...

17 Jul 2015 10:34

Ogilvy: The ad agency with a fully-fledged PR newsroom
Ogilvy: The ad agency with a fully-fledged PR newsroom

It's true - Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has upped the communication stakes by adding a fully-fledged, digitally-minded Newsroom right on its ad agency premises...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jul 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 16 July 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Kira Koopman and Alistair King...

15 Jul 2015 12:18

The dangers of using an online translator
The dangers of using an online translator

It's understandable to be tempted to use an online translator - they're quick to use and even better, they're free. An online translator like Google Translate or Bing Translator are great for translating single words, but...

10 Jul 2015 15:08

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