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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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Mystery Shopping Providers Association Europe is targeting Africa to expand its membership base...

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Social media for change
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Although we loudly profess that we share a collective mind-set while embracing what's unique about others, it's become quiet cliché of our generation to continue a legacy of category creation...

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The big three: Professional website platforms for small businesses
The big three: Professional website platforms for small businesses

A brand has less than two seconds to make an impact with a potential customer. On the web, the endless barrage of advertising and content means that your company has to stand out from the crowd, or risk becoming part of the noise...

By Hicks Crawford 1 hour ago

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How to survive in media sales

The role of the media sales professional is changing rapidly...

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WeDesign2016 Conference to change urban thinking radically
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The WeDesign2016 Conference, taking place in Durban on 8 July 2016, features Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan as one of the keynote speakers..

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Engage customers with mobile apps that provide wanted services
Engage customers with mobile apps that provide wanted services

With growing competition for mobile subscribers' attention, organisations need to offer their customers personalised and valuable services to keep them returning to their mobile apps...

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Nigeria's CcHub makes co-working free

Nigerian tech and innovation space Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced free access to its co-working space from 13 June, as the flagship Lagos incubator looks to further develop the local tech startup...

By Tom Jackson 3 hours ago

AFDA Experimental Festival - live and online
AFDA Experimental Festival - live and online

The annual AFDA Experimental Festival will take place live at its Johannesburg campus (17-18 June), Cape Town campus (15-19 June) and Durban campus (16 June) and online from 21 June to 21 July 2016...

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Shoprite and Checkers launch fund to fight winter hunger
Shoprite and Checkers launch fund to fight winter hunger

The Shoprite Group is helping to fight hunger in vulnerable communities this winter by its surplus food donation programme and mobile soup kitchens...

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eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal
eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal

Media company eMedia Holdings was in talks to renew its contract with DStv for its 24-hour news channel, which had been on the payTV platform for more than seven years...

By Thabiso Mochiko 4 hours ago

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Mobile money aid for humanitarian disasters

Ericsson reveals 'Emergency Wallet' to support humanitarian responses...

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SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses
SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses

The SABC has said its ban on staff from making political comments or posting pictures of themselves wearing party regalia on social media is merely a reiteration of its existing policy on social media conduct...

By Pericles Anetos 5 hours ago

Growth-driven design - the new frontier for your website
Growth-driven design - the new frontier for your website

Commissioning a company website used to be a risky, time-consuming process. You'd pay an agency a hefty fee and receive a site in return...

By Nicole Samakosky 21 hours ago

Cultural appreciation in reputation management
Cultural appreciation in reputation management

Communicating across cultures was the theme that emerged from a recent reputational management workshop I presented...

By Daniel Munslow 21 hours ago

Exhibitors ready for Lions Health MedTech Expo
Exhibitors ready for Lions Health MedTech Expo

Lions Health has announced the exhibitors at the Lions Health Omnicom Health Group MedTech Expo to be presented at this year's Festival from 18-19 June 2016...

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Sales force automation software solves sales peoples' woes
Sales force automation software solves sales peoples' woes

In the rapidly rising digital economy, sales people need technology to work harder for them, to make knowing and understanding the customer easier, as well as streamlining the sales process as much as possible...

By Quinton Pienaar 22 hours ago

Mariana O'Kelly
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With international award season in full swing, Mariana O'Kelly shares exclusive insights into global recognition for local ideas from Ogilvy SA, the top performing SA agency at the D&AD awards this year...

By Leigh Andrews 22 hours ago

Analytics underpins the new customer experience paradigm
Analytics underpins the new customer experience paradigm

With the widespread adoption of always-on connectivity and the pervasiveness of mobile devices, the way customers interact with business has evolved dramatically...

By Gavin Holme & Rudraksh Bhawalkar 23 hours ago

It all starts with the merchandise
It all starts with the merchandise

If your leg is riddled with gangrene and you go to the finest surgeon in the world, he'll have no option other than to say "it's going to have to come off". The same applies to a poor product: you can get a temporary respite perhaps from major losses by using a brilliant copywriter and investing in a major ad campaign but, in the end, you'll fail and say "it'll have to come off..."

By Chris Brewer 1 day ago

GE spearheads infrastructure development
GE spearheads infrastructure development

General Electric leads the creation of a joint venture with Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital to benefit African infrastructure...

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[Shopper Marketing] Digital signage to transform retail environment
[Shopper Marketing] Digital signage to transform retail environment

While research studies have proven effectiveness, South Africa is lagging behind the rest of the world in digital signage usage...

By Rob Nelson 1 day ago

[Shopper Marketing] Technology is changing how people shop
[Shopper Marketing] Technology is changing how people shop

Primedia Unlimited mall division media product manager, Gia Conte-Patel, talks about the growing media category, mall media....

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Menlyn Park concierges
[Shopper Marketing] Menlyn Park raises stakes in retail innovation

Menlyn Park shopping centre in Pretoria is undergoing a R2bn redevelopment, which will include futuristic retail innovations...

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

Forget SEO or websites - social media is the future
Forget SEO or websites - social media is the future

I'm not sure if you've noticed but we are living in a new revolution - the digital revolution. And because of this, marketing has changed; it has become increasingly obvious that it is no longer about "sell sell sell", but "engage engage engage"...

By Lebogang Mokubela 1 day ago

Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30
Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30

Forbes Africa reveals Africa's 30 most promising entrepreneurs under 30 for 2016...

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Finalists announced for Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards 2016
Finalists announced for Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards 2016

Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA) has announced the finalists in the 2016 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards, an annual recognition of excellence in South African journalism...

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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 1 day ago

African female optic: Why stock still doesn't know women
African female optic: Why stock still doesn't know women

Working in the stock image industry means dealing with the most ground-breaking photographic work from African photographers across the continent...

By Yumna Patel 1 day ago

Digital campaigns get the vote
Digital campaigns get the vote

As South Africans get ready to head to the polls, there is no shortage of advisers on what the three main political parties should be doing to win the hearts and minds of voters...

By Tess Sulaman 1 day ago

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