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Coca-Cola and Playmakers win Roger Garlick Award at the 2018 AMASA Awards
Coca-Cola and Playmakers win Roger Garlick Award at the 2018 AMASA Awards

Coca-Cola and their agency partner, Playmakers, walked away with the coveted Roger Garlick Award for Media Innovation for the Coca-Cola #CokeScoreChallenge campaign at the prestigious AMASA Awards...

Issued by Playmakers 12 Oct 2018

Ethics, activism and no more Nene
Ethics, activism and no more Nene

Nhlanhla Nene's recent testimony at the Zondo Commission on State Capture, which has ended in his resignation as finance minister, once again highlights the importance of ethics in leadership and reputational management...

10 Oct 2018

TQMPS announces rebrand to 'TQ Group'
TQMPS announces rebrand to 'TQ Group'

Tech-driven full-service communications agency, TQMPS, has announced the firm's rebrand to TQ Group...

Issued by TQ Group 10 Oct 2018

#NewBiz: SACAA appoints Artifact SA as communications partner
#NewBiz: SACAA appoints Artifact SA as communications partner

The SACAA, mandated with promoting, regulating, developing, enforcing and improving aviation safety and security in South Africa, has appointed Artifact SA as its communications partner...

10 Oct 2018

Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand
Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand

Earlier this year, Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe global communications agencies merged, creating BCW, which has a strong network across Africa...

10 Oct 2018

DevCom is hiring! (Communication consultants)
DevCom is hiring! (Communication consultants)

You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. We have a lot of water, and we need a couple of thirsty horses to join us at the river. But... we are a tribe of unicorns...

Issued by DevCom 9 Oct 2018

The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketing
The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketing

In this final article of the series, you'll be able to see the good and the bad side of influencer campaign planning and management, or the lack thereof...

By Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 9 Oct 2018

Arc Interactive - the agency behind CellCgirl
Arc Interactive - the agency behind CellCgirl

Arc Interactive has teamed up with mobile company Cell C to develop an exciting new project called CellCgirl...

Issued by Arc Interactive 4 Oct 2018

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How to get the most out of your pitch process

You're holding a pitch for new agency partners. This won't have been a decision taken lightly; running the pitch will be time-consuming, distracting and there's always the niggling concern that you won't find better in a new agency partner...

By Vicky Gillan 3 Oct 2018

Hall captions this: A visit to The Big Appleā€¦
#BehindtheSelfie with... Lexi Hall

This week, we go behind the selfie with Lexi Hall, founder and director of Tinkwe PR...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Oct 2018

Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018
Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018

#TotalShutdown marches taking place across the country on 1 August saw women from all walks of life taking to the streets to make their collective voice heard. This began a month that would lead to significant conversations about how South African society treats and protects women...

Issued by Ornico 3 Oct 2018

The dangers of mismanaging an influencer campaign
The dangers of mismanaging an influencer campaign

You've run through a risk management process with your influencers and determined how to mitigate brand risk effectively. What if you haven't considered all the factors?..

By Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 2 Oct 2018

Mikateko Media wins SAA, Sawubona account
Mikateko Media wins SAA, Sawubona account

Strategic communications agency, Mikateko Media, has announced that it has won the pitch to publish Sawubona, the magazine brand of South African Airways (SAA), for the next three years...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 2 Oct 2018

Brand safety: A matter of conscious partnership
Brand safety: A matter of conscious partnership

Every business knows that their brand equity is as valuable as their bottom line...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Oct 2018

B2B marketers don't have time for quality content
B2B marketers don't have time for quality content

The biggest problem that a lot of marketers have in business-to-business (B2B) companies is not necessarily trying to figure out how to harness digital channels to boost the effectiveness of their strategies...

By Brian Holmes, Issued by Scarlet Letter 1 Oct 2018

The digital virus: Have you been vaccinated?
The digital virus: Have you been vaccinated?

A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is showing that humans are to blame for the spread of the digital virus commonly referred to as fake news...

Issued by Sabinet 28 Sep 2018

Mimi Kalinda, CEO Africommunications Group.
It's time for Africa to tell a new story

Africa is perceived in a certain way because of the stories being told about it...

By Mimi Kalinda 27 Sep 2018

The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards
The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards

New Media's Internal Communications team scooped multiple awards at the SA Publication Forum's 17th annual SAPF Awards, which took place on Friday...

Issued by New Media 17 Sep 2018

Not all marketers can help you be authentic
Not all marketers can help you be authentic

Authenticity is one of the new watchwords of the marketing world and it is most crucial for B2B operations. But one of the best ways to achieve it is through subject matter experts sharing their knowledge...

By Brian Holmes, Issued by Scarlet Letter 17 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Blind SA launches R1m fundraising campaign to #GiveWordsWings
Blind SA launches R1m fundraising campaign to #GiveWordsWings

Meropa Communications, as part of its pro-bono work, has developed and produced an ambitious fundraising campaign to raise R1m for non-profit organisation, Blind SA...

13 Sep 2018

Can Nikes really help you run faster?
Can Nikes really help you run faster?

A new study on branding has a surprising answer...

By Doron Malka 13 Sep 2018

Michael Wokorach races towards the try line. Credit: APO.
Writing the story of the rise of African rugby

The APO Group presents 'The Incredible Rise of African Rugby' in a new published guide to the sport on the continent...

13 Sep 2018

100 Most Influential Young Africans
100 Most Influential Young Africans

South Africa's award-winning entrepreneur, founder and chief of DNA Brand Architects, Sylvester Chauke, has made the 2018 list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans...

12 Sep 2018

Empowering Africa's women-led entrepreneurial business ecosystem
Empowering Africa's women-led entrepreneurial business ecosystem

The 4th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces opening keynote speakers...

11 Sep 2018

Let's get something straight
Let's get something straight

Within PR and communications success rests very much with the relationship between clients and agencies. Managing expectations is key for both parties. However, there are still certain fictions and realities which cloud the dynamics...

By Jennifer Stein 11 Sep 2018

Mathe Okaba, the new CEO of the ASA. Image supplied.
Mathe Okaba named new CEO of the ACA

Mathe Okaba has been appointed to the position of CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), the official industry body for the advertising profession in South Africa...

10 Sep 2018

Detailed 'PR value' media monitoring service for Africa
Detailed 'PR value' media monitoring service for Africa

APO Group launches enhanced press release monitoring service for Africa and the Middle East...

10 Sep 2018

Management systems in creative agencies
Management systems in creative agencies

When you're busy with pitches, egos and the relentless 24-7 of the creative industry, it is easy to side-eye this vital, yet often overlooked business management tool. A management system can be the difference between success and failure in a business...

By Jenni Lawrence 10 Sep 2018

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