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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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The SpaceStation gazes into the future with pioneering industry event
The SpaceStation gazes into the future with pioneering industry event

Last week, in Cape Town and Johannesburg, The SpaceStation, one of South Africa's premium digital media sales companies, hosted Digital Salt, focusing on digital publishing and advertising...

Issued by The SpaceStation 1 hour ago

2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards winners announced
2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards have been announced at an event in Sandton, with Nkosinathi Sithole and Pumla Dineo Gqola winning awards...

27 Jun 2016

Ndalo Media Books launches with a book on Personal Brand Intelligence
Ndalo Media Books launches with a book on Personal Brand Intelligence

Ndalo Media launched the book, Personal Brand Intelligence (PBQ) - an inspiring and holistic look at how your brand can evolve intelligently to influence society, by bestselling author, Timothy Maurice Webster...

27 Jun 2016

Ndalo Media launches book division the brand intelligent way
Ndalo Media launches book division the brand intelligent way

Ndalo Media has announced the launch of its book division, Ndalo Media Books, the fifth addition to the group's existing business units of print publishing, digital publishing, content marketing and events...

Issued by Ndalo Media 24 Jun 2016

The Publishing Partnership and Amorphous New Media win Edcon publishing account
The Publishing Partnership and Amorphous New Media win Edcon publishing account

The Publishing Partnership (TPP) and digital agency Amorphous New Media have won Edcon's publishing business for its print and digital publications...

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 23 Jun 2016

Strategic Marketing Africa unpacks insurance industry opportunities
Strategic Marketing Africa unpacks insurance industry opportunities

Africa is one of the world's great untapped markets for insurance products and services. However, the challenge for the industry's marketers is overcoming mistrust and a lack of consumer understanding...

9 Jun 2016

Market Research and Insight Yearbook now out
Market Research and Insight Yearbook now out

Kogan Page and the Market Research Society (MRS) have published the Market Research and Insight Yearbook: Transforming Evidence into Impact...

1 Jun 2016

Book writing 101
Book writing 101

I've always wanted to write a book, I even attended one of those free book writing seminars. I was thinking seriously about putting pen to paper when I mentioned my plan to a client and she suggested I create a book...

By Nokwazi Mzobe 30 May 2016

Swisscom fined USD72m for abusing dominant position in sports broadcasting
Swisscom fined USD72m for abusing dominant position in sports broadcasting

Switzerland's main telecom group Swisscom has been fined 71.8 million Swiss francs ($72.5 million, 64.70 million euros) for abusing its dominant position in sports broadcasting, the Swiss competition authorities said on Tuesday.

26 May 2016

Image by 123RF
Is print media dead?

It is no longer business as usual, but there is a future for print in Africa, yet...

By Samuel O. Adeyemi 26 May 2016

Imran Garda's novel The Thunder That Roars wins the 2015 Olive Schreiner Prize for Prose
Imran Garda's novel The Thunder That Roars wins the 2015 Olive Schreiner Prize for Prose

Well-known international journalist and Al Jazeera news anchor Imran Garda's debut novel, The Thunder That Roars, has been announced as the joint winner of the prestigious Olive Schreiner Prize for Prose...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 23 May 2016

L-R Fourie Botha (Penguin Random House (Umuzi)), Claire Robertson, author of The Magistrate of Gower and Andrea Nattras (Pan Macmillan). Photograph: Esa Alexander, Sunday Times
Sunday Times Literary Awards shortlist announced

The 2016 shortlist finalists in the Sunday Times Literary Awards were announced this weekend...

16 May 2016

Pixabay
Copyright judgment a 'landmark' for online publishing: Media 24

Media24 described Thursday's judgment, which dismissed six of Moneyweb's seven claims of copyright infringement, as a landmark ruling for online publishing...

By Ernest Mabuza 6 May 2016

Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality
Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Today, 3 May, is World Press Freedom Day and the 25-year anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration on media freedom in Africa...

By Pansy Tlakula 3 May 2016

Chargeads introduces programmatic journalism to South Africa
Chargeads introduces programmatic journalism to South Africa

Chargeads has announced the launch of The Newsroom, the first programmatic journalism platform designed to enrich the content journey of millions of users around the web...

Issued by Chargeads 14 Apr 2016

Business publications for sale
Business publications for sale

Due to the impending retirement of the publisher, there are two niche business publications (with no direct competition) on offer. Both have active websites with good potential for further development...

Issued by Squared Communication 14 Apr 2016

Making native advertising work for you
Making native advertising work for you

Do website readers even notice promotional content that's been paid to appear alongside legitimate curated content? With today's savvy reader the overwhelming response is yes, and your brand could get into trouble for not clearly disclosing this...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Apr 2016

Encourage reading on World Book Day 2016 - donate a book
Encourage reading on World Book Day 2016 - donate a book

Following the success of the 2015 World Book Day (WBD) event, the SA Booksellers Association will continue to spread the power of reading this year...

14 Apr 2016

Centricity Image Library
New cloud-based image library for professionals in tourism

The solution enables hotels and other tourism products to move their often scattered image libraries to a dedicated centralised cloud that can be managed, organised and shared...

12 Apr 2016

South African romance author nominated for prestigious international award
South African romance author nominated for prestigious international award

Local Johannesburg romance writer Romy Sommer has become the first ever African author to be nominated for the prestigious international RWA Rita Award...

Issued by Bouffant 6 Apr 2016

New book reveals secrets of craft of television marketing
New book reveals secrets of craft of television marketing

On 28 April, 'The TV Brand Builders', a book on TV marketing by Andy Bryant and Charlie Mawer, the managing and creative directors respectively of the creative agency Red Bee, will be released in the UK...

5 Apr 2016

Digital annual reports: Are you being left behind?
Digital annual reports: Are you being left behind?

With the rise in all things digital, it's not surprising that an increasing number of companies are choosing to release digital reports...

Issued by Blue Apple 5 Apr 2016

New Zealand production company Stinkwood Films options Zirk van den Berg's novel, Half of One Thing
New Zealand production company Stinkwood Films options Zirk van den Berg's novel, Half of One Thing

Movie rights to Zirk van den Berg's period novel, Half of One Thing, have been optioned by independent producer Neil Sonnekus of Stinkwood Films...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 1 Apr 2016

Gunn Report 2015 Book and Showreel guest edited by Jeremy Craigen
Gunn Report 2015 Book and Showreel guest edited by Jeremy Craigen

The Gunn Report 2015 Book and Showreel, guest edited by Jeremy Craigen, Global CCO of Innocean Worldwide, and guest essayists Wendy Clark, CEO of DDB North America, and Nils Leonard, Chairman & CCO of Grey London, has been released in London...

23 Mar 2016

Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe supports Zambia-South Africa joint venture
Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe supports Zambia-South Africa joint venture

The publication, Top300 Companies & Government Departments, is to be launched as a joint venture between KPMG Zambia and Topco Media South Africa...

Issued by Topco Media 22 Mar 2016

The EWN team on stage at the Bookmarks 2016
[Bookmarks 2016] Publisher of the Year EWN's emoji-strong strategy

Here's how EWN tapped into the current 'emoji trend' with its Whatsapp news briefs, and shone as publisher of the year (again) at the IAB's Bookmark Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2016

IAB launches new Transformation Council
IAB launches new Transformation Council

The IAB SA has launched a new Transformation Council with the sole aim of bringing about sustainable change and education in the digital publisher, media and marketing industry...

Issued by IAB South Africa 11 Mar 2016

Programmatic summit peaks
Programmatic summit peaks

Programmatic's not just something for digital nerds in the US to worry about - it's already creeping into TV, OOH and radio's media buying models, right here, right now, and will not be stopped by the rise of ad blockers...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Mar 2016

No surprise: #Feesmustfall announced as 2015 Newsmaker of the year
No surprise: #Feesmustfall announced as 2015 Newsmaker of the year

In a unanimous decision, The National Press Club named the "FeesMustFall" movement its 2015 newsmaker of the year...

10 Mar 2016

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