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Episode 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

Date: 31 Oct 2014
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Episode 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Date: 23 Oct 2014
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Date: 10 Oct 2014
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SA's top talent joins an international cast - Celebrity Services Africa
SA's top talent joins an international cast

Four of South Africa's top artists and personalities have been signed to represent one of the world's most exclusive lifestyle brands, Cîroc premium vodka, following its launch into the South African market recently...

Issued by Celebrity Services Africa 31 Oct 2014 10:34

IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg offers top speakers on nation branding
IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg offers top speakers on nation branding

The International Public Relations Association's (IPRA) World Congress, being held in Johannesburg in September 2015, offers José Filipe Torres, CEO and Founder of Bloom Consulting, and Msindisi Fengu, as keynote speakers...

31 Oct 2014 07:37

New LAMP website offers information for media, language practitioners
New LAMP website offers information for media, language practitioners

The South African Alliance of Language and Media Practitioners (LAMP) has launched its new website as an information hub for media and language practitioners...

29 Oct 2014 14:29

[21 Icons - Season 2] Lucas Radebe
[21 Icons - Season 2] Lucas Radebe

21 ICONS South Africa has featured its thirteenth icon of its second season: Lucas Radebe, the soccer legend who is hailed as one of the greatest international soccer players of our nation...

27 Oct 2014 09:49

How Facebook hit 500 million users in two years with localisation
How Facebook hit 500 million users in two years with localisation

It's no secret that Facebook is a global phenomenon with 1.3 billion active users accounting for almost half of the world's entire internet population of 2.9 billion people...

By Ian Henderson 27 Oct 2014 08:21

20 powerful secrets of persuasion
20 powerful secrets of persuasion

Your ability to persuade and influence people - to get them to understand, accept and act upon your ideas - is crucial to your success...

By James Hurford 24 Oct 2014 08:47

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard
In a press release, a picture adds a thousand words

How much value can you create by using pictures in your next press release? Why incorporate them into your content at all?...

By Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard 23 Oct 2014 14:49

TheGrind PR announces new business signed - TheGrind PR
TheGrind PR announces new business signed

The old adage "time flies when you're having fun" definitely rings true for TheGrind PR this year...

Issued by TheGrind PR 23 Oct 2014 11:33

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 23 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken and Kisha van Vuuren...

22 Oct 2014 10:18

The South African government is on Ello
The South African government is on Ello

Ello is the coolest party on the internet. Hailed by fans as the anti-Facebook, the creators describe it as a "simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers"...

By Sulaiman Philip 22 Oct 2014 08:45

[21 Icons - Season 2] Pregs Govender
[21 Icons - Season 2] Pregs Govender

21 ICONS South Africa featured the twelfth icon of its second season: Pregs Govender, human rights and gender activist who is widely respected as an individual deeply committed to the development of South Africa...

20 Oct 2014 12:26

How to make your mobile app go global
How to make your mobile app go global

Putting mobile apps within reach of a global audience is one of the easiest steps companies can take to tap into the market of more than one billion potential online smartphone customers...

By Ian Henderson 17 Oct 2014 15:00

Danette Breitenbach
Grab the opportunities created by a shifting world

There is great potential in South Africa. The country is a huge market and you cannot count yourself as a global player if you are not in Africa, and you cannot play in Africa if you are not in South Africa...

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Oct 2014 11:28

Complicated language costs companies money
Complicated language costs companies money

With International Plain Language Day recently taking place, it is a good time for companies to reflect on how many millions bad communication is costing them...

15 Oct 2014 10:03

Nicola Nel
The preferred tender and pitch process

Tenders and pitches are an integral part of our lives in the communication industry. The art of winning the right accounts is crucial to the growth of any consultancy...

By Nicola Nel 14 Oct 2014 14:12

Marion Scher
Do you suffer from glossophobia?

You've probably never heard of glossophobia before. Neither had I till I looked it up. The definition: speech anxiety - fear of public speaking or of speaking in general...

By Marion Scher 14 Oct 2014 14:00

[21 Icons - Season 2] Pieter-Dirk Uys
[21 Icons - Season 2] Pieter-Dirk Uys

"We are the luckiest people in the world in this country. We could have been every horror story in the world." - Pieter-Dirk Uys...

13 Oct 2014 10:06

APO offers online press conference, interactive webcast
APO offers online press conference, interactive webcast

APO (African Press Organization) has released two videos on its press conference services that could save PR agencies, corporates and international organisations up to 50% of their current costs on online press conference and interactive webcasts.

10 Oct 2014 17:16

Juanita Vorster
Why one press release won't make you famous

Fame and fortune have been used in the same sentence for centuries. And when it comes right down to the bone, the publicity generation component of PR is all about creating fortune through fame...

By Juanita Vorster 8 Oct 2014 14:33

PR-Net: What small PR agencies are charging
PR-Net: What small PR agencies are charging

Who charges what for how much is one of the most frequently discussed topics around water coolers and when agency bosses meet...

8 Oct 2014 11:33

[21 Icons - Season 2] Tebello Nyokong
[21 Icons - Season 2] Tebello Nyokong

21 ICONS South Africa featured the tenth icon of its second season: Tebello Nyokong, renowned scientist, chemist and professor at Rhodes University...(video)

7 Oct 2014 14:28

Bridget von Holdt
The genius of judging awards

Judging isn't casual reading; you're on the hunt for jaw-dropping perfection. You want to be astonished with creativity, innovation, attention to detail and overall professionalism.

By Bridget von Holdt 6 Oct 2014 15:31

Internal communication seminar - Engage employees with breakthrough tactics that deliver results - Knowledge Resources
Internal communication seminar - Engage employees with breakthrough tactics that deliver results

Attend this one-day event, taking place on Wednesday, 30 October, and get solutions to your greatest internal communications challenges as well as the skills to improve your internal communication strategy...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 6 Oct 2014 09:41

Lyndi Lawson-Smith
Navigating the new copywriting landscape

If you're an advertising copywriter, you're part of a tradition that dates back as long as people have wanted to sell commodities, services and ideas...

By Lyndi Lawson-Smith 3 Oct 2014 15:45

Weber Shandwick, McCann PR merge to expand local offering
Weber Shandwick, McCann PR merge to expand local offering

Global public relations firm Weber Shandwick has merged with sister agency McCann PR in order to deepen collaboration and expertise in this growing market.

3 Oct 2014 10:59

Ronelle Bester
Penny for your thoughts: Becoming a thought leader

Thought leadership is an underused and misunderstood element of the PR mix, but in a world of noise, it's this contemplative approach to publicity that ends up being most effective...

By Ronelle Bester 2 Oct 2014 07:53

James Hurford
How to be a more natural speaker

Marlon Brando is probably the most famous cue card user in movie history. Brando claimed he used to, "Write my lines on actors faces or pinned cue cards on their costumes."...

By James Hurford 1 Oct 2014 14:43

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 2 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Narayan Murthy...

1 Oct 2014 11:41

[21 Icons - Season 2] James Matthews
[21 Icons - Season 2] James Matthews

"We need to stop thinking about ourselves in an exclusive way - as a Xhosa, or a coloured, or an Indian - and start thinking about ourselves as South Africans." - James Matthews...

29 Sep 2014 10:00

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

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