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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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Abel and Grace
#BODCT: The power of the Big Idea

One of the most anticipated talks from the first day of Business of Design Cape Town 2016 came near the end of the day from Mike Abel, chief executive partner of M&C Saatchi Abel on the 'power of the idea'. Here's what you missed if you weren't there...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

The #BreaktheMould packs
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With lack of diversity and gender equality strongly in the media spotlight this month, the timing of Y&R Cape Town's #BreakTheMould campaign couldn't have been better...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Hey flanked by Gallarelli and Rangaka
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Find out more about Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town's "fun to work with" brand custodian-turned-deputy MD, who proved right her parents' early conviction that she can be anything she wants to be...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: Excellence and education the key to success in business
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As a country we have been lauded for our progressive constitution, but women are still underrepresented in leadership positions...

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Digital gives marketers a sporting chance
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At any one time, there is a sporting event happening with vast audiences engaged in the action and conversation, we pretty much know when and where our audiences will be focusing their attention...

By Deseré Orrill 1 day ago

Virtual reality meets cause marketing
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It's expected that virtual reality will be an $80bn market by 2025. The list of businesses coming on board with VR is long and impressive...

By Sheila McGillivray 1 day ago

#Loeries2016: What BBDO's Grands Prix wins mean for African creativity
#Loeries2016: What BBDO's Grands Prix wins mean for African creativity

Net#work BBDO has cause to celebrate, as the only agency to take home two Grand Prix Loeries this past weekend. The agency group has taken home an unprecedented 19 Grand-Prix Loeries in 22 years. Former Loeries chair and BBDO SA CEO Boniswa Pezisa shares her Loeries 2016 experience below...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Suzelle at her best...
Five tips brands can learn from Suzelle DIY

Suzelle DIY's YouTube Channel is a local sensation. For those who have not yet discovered this local gem, the channel is a bitesize do-it-yourself web series following the (fictional) life of Somerset West local Suzelle and her best friend Marianne. Despite its comedic appeal, it's also makes a great case study of how to make an engaging and highly watchable YouTube series...

By Meagan Elston 1 day ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 187: PR chat with Marcus Brewster
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 187: PR chat with Marcus Brewster

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Marcus Brewster...

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Learn from Krispy Kreme SA story at IMM event
Learn from Krispy Kreme SA story at IMM event

As part of its thought-leadership, IMM is launching marketing events, featuring live case studies. The first features Krispy Kreme's Nick Eleftheriadis, marketing director of the internationally successful doughnut franchise...

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Be responsive online or risk being left behind
Be responsive online or risk being left behind

The digitalisation of business is inevitable and companies that resist the change, risk losing customers, revenue and potentially, even their reputation...

By Felix Erken 1 day ago

Small Business Friday could boost your business
Small Business Friday could boost your business

Small Business Friday (SBF) is coming up on 2 September aimed at mobilising South Africans to support their local businesses...

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Top speakers open Ad Star three-day event in South Korea
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Ad Stars 201 opened in Seoul, South Korea yesterday, 25 August, offering its thousands of visitors exceptional speakers and events over the next three days...

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Gender gap closing in South African SMEs
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Local SME risk financier, Business/Partners is showing an encouraging cultural and empowerment shift in the country, as female entrepreneurs play an increasingly significant role in the South African economy...

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#WomensMonth: Women in advertising - Bridget Jung
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UK based Plusnet, a broadband provider, has launched an online video campaign as part of its direct response activity, aimed at targeting people in the market for renewing their broadband...

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123RF
WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday announced it would begin sharing subscriber data with parent Facebook, giving advertisers better access to information on WhatsApp's one billion-strong user base...

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The importance of brand internalisation
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Sadly, for many organisations, marketing is not evident from the inside out; the brand strategy is not internalised and employees are not adequately empowered or educated as to how important a role they actually play...

By Clive Evans 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: Putting your clients first
#WomensMonth: Putting your clients first

Blowtorch Advertising were recently appointed as the lead creative agency for Accordian Investments, distributors for Tata vehicles...

By Beverley Klein 1 day ago

Talking film with AFDA at the Jozi Film Festival
Talking film with AFDA at the Jozi Film Festival

The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are partnering for a weekend of film industry talks as part of this year's Jozi Film Festival programme...

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#WomensMonth: Business can be pretty
#WomensMonth: Business can be pretty

One of South Africa's top lifestyle bloggers, Christine Meintjes is a determined businesswoman and founder of the internationally acclaimed Pretty Blog, which has over 80,000 followers on Facebook alone. But Meintjes' ambitions don't stop there...

By Pasqua Heard 2 days ago

#WomensMonth: Property industry predominantly manned by women
#WomensMonth: Property industry predominantly manned by women

Over the past four decades, several highly successful women have made it to the top in the real estate industry in South Africa...

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#BODCT: The business of 'designing better'
#BODCT: The business of 'designing better'

The design-boosting power of collaboration, moving beyond fear of data to implementing insights that create better user experience and using digital disruption to your own business benefit were all hot topics on the first day of #BODCT...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#WomensMonth: Advertising changes its view on women
#WomensMonth: Advertising changes its view on women

In the last year, we've seen moments of advertising brilliance indicating the industry is finally moving towards a new way of portraying women. One that is more representative of the way they see themselves...

By Emma Carpenter 2 days ago

The explainer video explained
The explainer video explained

Trends come and go. But with my more than ten years in PR I am sure of one trend that is here to stay - and that is video. We have all been watching video climb the popularity charts...

By Nicole Capper & Warren Coetzer 2 days ago

Marketing workshop on intellectual property
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The Independent Agency Search & Selection company (IASS) is holding a masterclass for marketers on legal issues, 'What Every Marketer Should Know', presented by Danie Strachan...

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Lessons from Rio 2016 - technology versus human spirit
Lessons from Rio 2016 - technology versus human spirit

It's over. After two weeks of intense Olympic madness, the Rio games are over and I'm left catching my breath and dissecting what happened...

By Lee Naik 2 days ago

Wilson at the PRISA Conference
Of doers and criticisers

"You get two types of people in the workplace, those that get stuck in and 'do' and those that sit on the sidelines, observe and then critique what has been done"...

By James Wilson 2 days ago

Sandton Convention Centre hosts large international events
Sandton Convention Centre hosts large international events

During April and May this year, the Sandton Convention Centre hosted four major events that brought 7,000 room nights to Sandton.

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