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Magazine will not sue DJ Sbu over fake over
Magazine will not sue DJ Sbu over fake over

Sibusiso Leope, aka DJ Sbu, got off lightly when Forbes Africa decided against taking legal steps against him for the "unauthorised" use of its trademark, brand and logo on social media...

27 Mar 2015 06:08

South Africa's first POPI compliant shredding service now available
South Africa's first POPI compliant shredding service now available

South Africa's first POPI compliant shredding service, is now available from Metrofile Records Management...

26 Mar 2015 14:36

Competition launches 360-degree computer from ASUS
Competition launches 360-degree computer from ASUS

The Taiwanese manufacturer ASUS launches its new 360-degree computer, the Transformer Flip Book in South Africa, with 'Flip Book My Life' competition...

26 Mar 2015 14:31

[NewsMaker] Kim Kullmann
[NewsMaker] Kim Kullmann

Kim Kullmann has been appointed business director of Saints Branding at the Cape Town studio with responsibility for operations, strategy and key client management...

By Louise Marsland 26 Mar 2015 13:45

Smart data at the heart of pro-social brands
Smart data at the heart of pro-social brands

'Big data' and 'social good' may be the yin and yang of tomorrow's most successful brands. Both are recognised as important components of contemporary marketing strategy, yet they are not typically thought of as bedmates. That is changing...

By Leslie Pascaud 26 Mar 2015 12:30

Castle Lite sends out cold blast refreshment
Castle Lite sends out cold blast refreshment

Castle Lite has a new campaign to re-introduce its limited edition, resealable Platinum Pack, already hitting the shelves in South Africa...

26 Mar 2015 11:19

South Africa's no. 1 township brand revealed
South Africa's no. 1 township brand revealed

Kasi Star Brands measure township-specific brand usage across 163 categories to identify the top 24 brands that are used most loyally by South Africa's township consumers. Koo Baked Beans came first...

26 Mar 2015 09:10

Facebook marketers get two new resources
Facebook marketers get two new resources

Facebook has launched two new resources for its marketers, which now number two million. One is 'Blueprint', for clients and agencies and the other, 'Learn How', is for small businesses...

26 Mar 2015 08:59

SABC3 hunts for fresh faces
SABC3 hunts for fresh faces

SABC3 has launched a new reality TV show, 'Presenter Search on 3', looking for three new faces to join top shows in 2015 as presenters on the station...

26 Mar 2015 08:40

Social innovation in action: collaboration, shared value and a new business model
Social innovation in action: collaboration, shared value and a new business model

A recent report from Chatham House, the international affairs think tank, noted the vital importance of cities to the global economy...

By Klaus Dieter Rennert 26 Mar 2015 08:29

Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015 06:52

Mogorosi Mashilo
[The Human Truth behind the Trend] Part 2: A deeper look into what an insight is - the brand truth

In recapping part 1 of my 2-part discussion about unlocking the human truth behind the trend, we must always remember that consumers are actually human beings...

By Mogorosi Mashilo 26 Mar 2015 05:32

High performance customer experience management
High performance customer experience management

The ultimate result of today's many business challenges is that it is more important now than ever that companies know their customers better...

25 Mar 2015 14:37

SA's first social media lawyer on sex tapes, penis transplants and Pistorius
SA's first social media lawyer on sex tapes, penis transplants and Pistorius

She's been described as the Dr Eve of social media, ready with that much-needed reality check just before we send out a message into the world that one day will come back to haunt us...

By André-Pierre du Plessis 25 Mar 2015 14:00

[Behind the Selfie] with... Amanda Sevasti
[Behind the Selfie] with... Amanda Sevasti

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Amanda Sevasti, head of social media at Native VML...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Mar 2015 14:00

HiHelen website lauds the good
HiHelen website lauds the good

HiHelen is a website for South Africans who believe in giving credit where it's due by sharing their experiences of outstanding service...

25 Mar 2015 13:21

Including mobile in integrated campaigns
Including mobile in integrated campaigns

Mobiclicks, a South African mobile media agency, recently hosted a mobile advertising roundtable. Eight of the country's top mobile influencers were tasked to debate the relevance of mobile advertising...

25 Mar 2015 11:53

#bebetter campaign reaches 100,000 users on social media
#bebetter campaign reaches 100,000 users on social media

The Better Living Challenge (BLC), displayed at the Design Indaba Expo 2015, demonstrated what happens when a strategy is successfully implemented...

25 Mar 2015 11:46

Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"
Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"

With some of the fast-growing economies in the world on our doorstep and growth sluggish at home, more and more South African brands are getting serious about expanding "into Africa"...

By Al Mackay 25 Mar 2015 10:59

2015 MTN Radio Awards finalists announced
2015 MTN Radio Awards finalists announced

It's official; the finalists for the 2015 MTN Radio Awards have been selected. It took the adjudication panel approximately 2,500 hours of listening to submissions to complete the process...

25 Mar 2015 08:36

[Orchids & Onions] Being a pain is one way to stand out
[Orchids & Onions] Being a pain is one way to stand out

Radio has always been a difficult medium through which to convey an advertising or marketing message...

By Brendan Seery 25 Mar 2015 08:00

Mogorosi Mashilo
[The Human Truth behind the Trend] Part 1: The importance of consumer insights

First and foremost, it is imperative to understand what an insight is and not confuse it with an observation or a trend...

By Mogorosi Mashilo 25 Mar 2015 05:27

Martin Slabbert-Capper
When last did you bully someone?

Justine Sacco. Does that name ring a bell? Nope, didn't think so....

By Martin Slabbert-Capper 24 Mar 2015 14:08

Aligning creativity and business
Aligning creativity and business

Advertising and media agencies cannot afford to be static in the rapidly changing environment in which we live and work...

By Danette Breitenbach 24 Mar 2015 14:07

'Back of the card' puts mobile security front of mind
'Back of the card' puts mobile security front of mind

Fears of 'card not present' fraud (hello, online and mobile shopping) may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to Gemalto's dynamic CVV code display...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Mar 2015 14:00

Bridget von Holdt
Why marketing doesn't enjoy a key position at the boardroom table

In a recent global study of over 1,200 large companies, 80% of CEOs did not trust their marketers, but 90% of them trusted and valued the opinion and work of their CFOs and CIOs...

By Bridget von Holdt 24 Mar 2015 13:44

Want to write a screenplay - join the Write Journey weekend workshop
Want to write a screenplay - join the Write Journey weekend workshop

Building on its 19 years of success, the Writing Studio's 'The Write Journey' weekend workshop will take place in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

24 Mar 2015 08:51

#TweetDreams campaign for SA Home Loans
#TweetDreams campaign for SA Home Loans

Tweet Dreams is a Twitter competition, launched by Liquorice in partnership with SA Home Loans, to reward the winner with a home loan interest rate as low as 0% for one year...

24 Mar 2015 08:42

Caxton Awards salutes successful staff of 2014
Caxton Awards salutes successful staff of 2014

The 2014 Caxton Awards, which took place late last week, have selected the top newspapers, editors and staff from last year, following an intensive judging period...

24 Mar 2015 08:04

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