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The digital landscape of South Africa
The digital landscape of South Africa

Ellen De Matos Silva shares her thoughts on the digital landscape of South Africa as well as the rise of e-commerce...

By Ellen De Matos Silva 8 hours ago

What is PR really?
What is PR really?

PR is undoubtedly many things to many people. The focus of this article will look at what is PR to a small business owner, an independent artist and a marketing manager in a big corporate company...

By Thoriso Kolobe 6 hours ago

5 expectations of the African millennial consumer
5 expectations of the African millennial consumer

As the largest consumer group in the world today, it is impossible to ignore the impact millennials have had - and will continue to have for decades to come as they settle into their prime spending years...

3 hours ago

This image of team Covve is titled, "Hello drone."
#Mandela100: Tried-and-tested business networking tips and tricks

It's Mandela Month in SA and social wellness month globally. In giving back, Covve cofounder and CEO Yiannis Gavrielides shares the real reason we find business networking difficult and shares tricks to get better at it, whether you're on the awkward introvert or bubbly extrovert end of the scale...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems
#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems

The centenary of the birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela offers a rich opportunity to reflect on the life of South Africa's extraordinary political leader...

By Louise Bethlehem and Karin Berkman 9 hours ago

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Enough plankton, and you sir, have a whale

It has been a couple of weeks of belief and varying degrees of success...

By Damon Stapleton 1 day ago

Call for African animation talent
Call for African animation talent

Cartoon Network is looking for new animation talent in Africa in the first ever Cartoon Network creative venture run in Africa...

1 day ago

Gainsford, practicing his pacing to beat the chill.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kirk Gainsford

This week, we go behind the selfie with Kirk Gainsford, chief creative officer at MullenLowe South Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right time
#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right time

As Cape Union Mart Group's director of e-commerce, Amanda Herson has the mammoth task of ensuring a seamless online experience for some of South Africa's most loved retail brands...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama
#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama

"Let me tell you what I believe. I believe in Nelson Mandela's vision, I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King..."

1 day ago

How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

By Zoaib Hoosen 1 day ago

4 ways to get your customers to participate in your case study
4 ways to get your customers to participate in your case study

Most of the B2B marketers respond that "case study" is a goldmine for marketing. The age-old problem that every marketer faces, is getting the client stories from the customers. Here are four ways to get your customers to participate...

By Sri Varshini Kolavennu 2 days ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: KFC makes a meal of it but Maroon 5's Three Little Words give me ad indigestion

One of the things to be thankful for about the FIFA Football World Cup 2018 (Trade Mark registered) is that it was not held here... if only for the fact we wouldn't have to put up with God-awful Budweiser beer...

By Brendan Seery 2 days ago

The ZIFF Ladima Adiaha Award for New Moon.
Developing Africa's women filmmakers

The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, as African women topped the winners lists...

2 days ago

2018 Ambient, Print, Poster, Billboard, Verbal Identity jury. Images supplied.
LIA's 2018 Ambient, Print, Poster, Billboard, Verbal Identity jury announced

London International Awards has announced the Ambient, Print, Poster, Billboard, Verbal Identity jury and that Jeremy Craigen, global chief creative officer of Innocean Worldwide, will preside over it...

2 days ago

Africa.com buys iAfrica
Africa.com buys iAfrica

The acquisition by Africa.com of iAfrica.com is set to increase news coverage and enhance user experience of the brand across the continent...

2 days ago

Chris Garbutt started his advertising career in SA and is now global chief creative director of TBWA group.
"The world needs creativity now, more than ever" - Chris Garbutt

I caught up with Chris Garbutt of TBWA Global this Mandela Day for his views on the South African advertising industry, from the 'rainbow nation advertising' he experienced under Madiba's rule to the 'hackvertising' of today...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Budding furniture designers, manufacturers invited to apply for Good Design Programme
Budding furniture designers, manufacturers invited to apply for Good Design Programme

Furniture designers and manufacturers have been invited to apply towards the Good Design Programme, a competition geared at individuals and startups looking to further their understanding of innovation in business...

2 days ago

Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy
Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy

If your company strategy is not complemented by a coordinated digital marketing strategy it is unlikely to generate the results you are looking for...

By Roy Morrison 2 days ago

Preparing for Black Friday - 8 lessons learnt from 2017
Preparing for Black Friday - 8 lessons learnt from 2017

If 2017 is anything to go by, Black Friday is quickly becoming one of the busiest South African shopping days and, like the US, marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season...

By Graham van der Merwe 2 days ago

Media24 and HuffPost plan to mutually end commercial partnership
Media24 and HuffPost plan to mutually end commercial partnership

Media24 and HuffPost have announced plans to mutually end its South African licence...

2 days ago

#Apex2018: ALL THE WINNERS
#Apex2018: ALL THE WINNERS

The annual Apex events were held at the Sandton Convention Centre today, 16 July, where the Association for Communication and Advertising hosted its 'NeXt Level of Thinking Masterclass' and the Apex Awards...

2 days ago

Hoorah CSO and co-founder Jay Thomson and Tenzing Agency co-founder Jason Liebenberg.
#NewBiz: Hoorah acquires Tenzing Agency

Hoorah ramps up its e-commerce capabilities with the acquisition of Durban-based design and development agency, Tenzing...

3 days ago

SA retail sales up by 3% year-on-year
SA retail sales up by 3% year-on-year

Total South African retail sales for May 2018 grew by 3% year-on-year excluding the effects of inflation, compared to the 3.1% year-on-year growth recorded in May 2017...

3 days ago

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Google's Gboard lets you type messages in Morse code

You can type in Morse code through Android's Gboard keyboard...

By Andy Walker 3 days ago

Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names
Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names

As major brands like Absa register, use and promote .africa (dotAfrica) domain names, the effect on commerce, education, health and other sectors could be profound...

3 days ago

#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day
#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day

In a recent poll of over 200 NPOs, we asked them what their biggest challenge was when it came to working with corporates...

By Joanne van der Walt 3 days ago

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Soweto Sex Expo to be held at Ubuntu Kraal Conference Centre in September
Soweto Sex Expo to be held at Ubuntu Kraal Conference Centre in September

The Soweto Sex and Wellness Expo will be held at the Ubuntu Kraal Conference Centre in Orlando West, Soweto from 8-9 September 2018...

3 days ago

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