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Episode 102: Cosmopolitan Millennials Research and Agency Focus on Utopian Advertising.

Date: 22 Aug 2014
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Episode 101: Groupon SA’s new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Episode 100: Our 100th episode with Helen Zille, TEDx Cape Town

Date: 7 Aug 2014
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[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

Nono Matuwane joins P and P as senior account manager - P and P Communications
Nono Matuwane joins P and P as senior account manager

P and P Communications, an agency with the digital edge, has appointed Nono Matuwane as a PR senior account manager...

Issued by P and P Communications 19 Aug 2014 11:46

South African PR practitioners can learn a lot from international PR professionals
South African PR practitioners can learn a lot from international PR professionals

Public relations in South Africa has not reached its full potential when we compare the industry to international standards...

By Thabiso Dlamini 19 Aug 2014 06:10

21 Icons launches season two - Grapevine Communications
21 Icons launches season two

21 Icons South Africa has appointed Grapevine Communications to manage its publicity for season two. 21 Icons reveals the stories of remarkable South Africans who continue to make a difference...

Issued by Grapevine Communications 13 Aug 2014 13:15

PR 2014 - suffocating or liberating?
PR 2014 - suffocating or liberating?

Ask any public relations consultant or internal PR person and they will show you how much PR has changed in the past 15 years. But...

By Ulaysha Sukhu 12 Aug 2014 08:34

Using video on internal communication
Using video on internal communication

With the growth of video and its pervasive use, its benefits go beyond social and personal engagement and marketing campaigns; the world of internal communications, tasked with ensuring effective communication...

By Joachim Hambsch 11 Aug 2014 08:35

Kevin Liebenberg
Different worldviews hamper organisational change

Business leaders have a never-ending mandate to drive positive change in the organisations they lead. However, they are often daunted by the task of effecting change amongst their people...

By Kevin Liebenberg 8 Aug 2014 04:16

PR-Net to discuss affordable mobile research platforms
PR-Net to discuss affordable mobile research platforms

A meeting of PR-Net will take place on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 when Amanda Reekie, Founding Director of ovatoyou and ImagineNATION Alliance, speaks about how the PR industry can use...

7 Aug 2014 08:35

Has Justine landed yet?
Has Justine landed yet?

Social media shared its maleficent side with - among endless other examples no doubt - one Justine Sacco, who got roasted when she implied that she is AIDS-immune - because she is white...

By Dylan Balkind 7 Aug 2014 08:16

James Hurford
Four secrets of the world's greatest speakers

John F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King and Ronald Reagan... they all learnt that if you want to inspire and motivate people your spirit has to enter...

By James Hurford 7 Aug 2014 07:03

Jess Mouneimne
When retail and politics collide: The Israel/Palestine conundrum

South Africa has active Jewish and Muslim communities, so many South Africans find themselves personally invested in Palestine/Gaza - and retailers are being caught in the middle...

By Jess Mouneimne 7 Aug 2014 06:34

Douglas Kruger
When everyone's selling the same thing, the difference is in the dean

Knowledge alone is insufficient to create an industry leader; be it an individual or a brand. One has to add two more ingredients to the mix before industry leadership may be achieved...

By Douglas Kruger 6 Aug 2014 06:28

Gerald Naidoo
Reaching the right customer at the right time

The ability to reach the right customer with the right offer at the right time, through the right channel, would be an incredible competitive differentiator for any business...

By Gerald Naidoo 30 Jul 2014 09:04

Donna Rachelson
Stop damaging your personal brand!

You have a personal brand, whether you think about it or not. Your personal brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room. It's how your...

By Donna Rachelson, Issued by Branding and Marketing YOU 29 Jul 2014 12:08

More memories of #BlueMoon25 - Blue Moon Corporate Communications
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Chief firestarter at SoulProviders, Sarah-Jane Boden, first joined forces with Blue Moon in 1998 and their paths have been crossing ever since...

Issued by Blue Moon Corporate Communications 25 Jul 2014 12:16

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University hosts Loeries Exhibition
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The free travelling Loeries Exhibition will arrive at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, from 4-8 August...

25 Jul 2014 08:15

Françoise Henderson
Return on translation - a partnership equation

On entering new markets, the decision whether to translate your product interface (software, Web or hardware) or literature into new languages essentially comes down to the issue of return on investment (ROI).

By Françoise Henderson 24 Jul 2014 13:48

Loeries Communication Design judging panel announced
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Led by jury chair Stephen Doyle of New York based agency Doyle Partners, the Communication Design panel is packed with respected industry figures.

24 Jul 2014 10:33

Marion Scher
Quality over quantity

When I first started writing, I wanted to know how I could be the best writer possible in my field. The best advice I could find was write every day.

By Marion Scher 24 Jul 2014 06:47

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 99: Best Marketing International and a jam-packed show
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 99: Best Marketing International and a jam-packed show

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 24 July from 9am-10am as we chat to Hando SiniSalu, Craig Shelley, Trevyn McGowan and Kirsty Henderson. [twitterfall]

23 Jul 2014 10:16

Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker:] Joanna Oosthuizen

The future of communications is content and speed, says the new Ogilvy & Mather Public Relations National Managing Director, Joanna Oosthuizen.

By Louise Marsland 23 Jul 2014 05:44

Fourth edition of Marketing Communication - An Integrated Approach out now
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The fourth edition of 'Marketing Communication - An Integrated Approach' by Dr Ludi Koekemoer, CEO of AAA School of Advertising, is out now...

21 Jul 2014 10:18

Print remains significant in communications
Print remains significant in communications

According to the Canon South Africa's Market Insights Report, print is still essential in South Africa. Although there's a continuing and fervent move to digital communication platforms...

18 Jul 2014 09:01

Gold Quills for Africa
Gold Quills for Africa

At the recent International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 2014 Gold Quill Awards, held at its world conference in Toronto, nine African entrants received an African Gold Quill Award...

17 Jul 2014 09:25

PR practitioner launches coaching service for PR firms
PR practitioner launches coaching service for PR firms

Rams Mabote, founder of Kingmaker Consulting and a seasoned public relations expert, has launched a PR coaching programme aimed at providing an individualised practical programme for PR practitioners...

12 Jul 2014 09:27

Janine Lazarus
The JSE lends its financial muscle to messaging

With the growing focus on corporate governance and transparency, and with organisational reputation cited as the number one risk to companies, it never fails to amaze me how some people...

By Janine Lazarus, Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 10 Jul 2014 11:17

AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR
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For the fourth year, Networx PR has been appointed by Informa Telecoms and Media Limited to publicise digital telecommunications, ICT and media conference and exhibition,...

10 Jul 2014 08:32

Ian Henderson
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KFC succeeds in China, where Home Depot, Mattel and eBay could not, by localising the brand itself and not just its collateral.

By Ian Henderson 8 Jul 2014 15:03

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