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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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New branding for law firms
New branding for law firms

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has announced that it is differentiating with a new corporate identity and DM Kisch has rebranded to Kisch IP.

3 Sep 2015 14:40

Why you didn't even get an interview
Why you didn't even get an interview

Just recently I was involved in helping a client recruit a media liaison person for their organisation, an NGO involved in mental health. We gave very clear specifications in the advertisement and received literally hundreds of replies. Where to start...

By Marion Scher 3 Sep 2015 12:07



Diving over the Digital Edge: Luvuyo Mandela, Nick Terry, Mel Attree, Jason Xenopoulos & Thulani Sibeko
Diving over the Digital Edge: Luvuyo Mandela, Nick Terry, Mel Attree, Jason Xenopoulos & Thulani Sibeko

This year's Digital Edge speaker line-up is impressive. We spoke to five of this year's speakers, each inspiring in their own way...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Sep 2015 12:00

Zuma makes appointment to media board
Zuma makes appointment to media board

JOHANNESBURG: President Jacob Zuma has appointed Media24's head of corporate affairs Neo Momodu to the board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency board (MDDA) for three years, his office said...

By Jenni Evans 3 Sep 2015 11:27

Sponsorship is more than just a badge on a Springbok jersey
Sponsorship is more than just a badge on a Springbok jersey

More than a century ago a cynical fellow called John Wanamaker bemoaned the fact that while he knew that half the money he spent on advertising was wasted, he couldn't work out which half...

By Chris Moerdyk 3 Sep 2015 11:08

Online platforms boost sales of home industry sector
Online platforms boost sales of home industry sector

Gone are the days when the only marketplace available to home industry businesses was the local neighbourhood market. The new storefront is online and micro-businesses specialising in handcrafted goods are reaping the benefits...

3 Sep 2015 09:32

Gumtree helps Stickeez fans
Gumtree helps Stickeez fans

The Stickeez tiny plastic toys, given away by Pick n Pay are highly sought after commodities in playgrounds and schools, so much so that enterprising entrepreneurs and desperate moms are putting them up for sale and swop on Gumtree...

3 Sep 2015 09:28

Cape Town, Motorola make the city safer
Cape Town, Motorola make the city safer

The City of Cape Town has extended its Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) digital radio communications network with latest Motorola Solutions technology to enhance community safety...

3 Sep 2015 09:24

Winning invention is early warning device for asthma sufferers
Winning invention is early warning device for asthma sufferers

PhD student, Moses Kebalepile was the overall winner of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) Inventors Garage competition for his prototype, the Asthma Grid. It is an early warning device to predict asthma attacks...

3 Sep 2015 09:00

Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya
Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...

3 Sep 2015 08:49

SMME Opportunity Roadshow comes to Cape Town
SMME Opportunity Roadshow comes to Cape Town

The last of the four SMME Opportunity Roadshows is taking place on Wednesday, 9 September 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 8am to 5pm...

3 Sep 2015 08:41

The new era of influence
The new era of influence

Public relations has changed and agencies that do not change with it may find themselves surviving only in text books...

By Joanna Oosthuizen 3 Sep 2015 08:00

The 'so what' marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa
The 'so what' marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa

It's an obvious truth that South African mobile penetration is at an all-time high, but many still question what mobile can do for their brand - here are four pointers...

By Ben Evans 2 Sep 2015 14:00

[Behind the Selfie] with... Kabelo Moshapalo
[Behind the Selfie] with... Kabelo Moshapalo

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Kabelo Moshapalo, Executive Creative Director of TBWA\Digital Arts Network...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2015 14:00

This JMPD officer is on her way to becoming a viral star
This JMPD officer is on her way to becoming a viral star

When Clive Naidoo was pulled over by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and started filming, he would probably never have guessed that he'd turn one of the officers into a viral star.

By Stuart Thomas 2 Sep 2015 13:20

76,000 free eBooks to schools using Snapplify
76,000 free eBooks to schools using Snapplify

Every school that signs up for the Engage eLearning solution with Snapplify will receive a digital library packed with free eBooks for their students and teachers to use...

2 Sep 2015 12:28

Apple mulling original online television shows: report
Apple mulling original online television shows: report

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple is dabbling with the idea of making online television programming in a move that would challenge established players such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to show-business magazine Variety...

2 Sep 2015 12:23

Service with a smile: how a simple gesture could influence customer decision-making
Service with a smile: how a simple gesture could influence customer decision-making

It's often easy to be in a state of negativity bias; simply reading the news can often be disheartening. However, there is great business sense in turning that frown upside down...

By Brandon Bester 2 Sep 2015 12:00

Loeries 2015 rankings, coming soon!
Loeries 2015 rankings, coming soon!

The Official Rankings for the 2015 Loerie Awards are set to be released soon, with the entry system remaining open until 7 September, to allow for changes to credits. Here's a little more info on how exactly the rankings work...

2 Sep 2015 10:39

[NewsMaker] Claude Hanan
[NewsMaker] Claude Hanan

Claude Hanan is the co-founder of Superbalist.com along with Luke Jedeiken. Superbalist, formerly Citymob, is an online shopping style destination which was acquired by Takealot.com a year ago...

By Louise Marsland 2 Sep 2015 09:35

2015 Galliova Awards announces judges
2015 Galliova Awards announces judges

The Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards' organisers have secured a judging panel of foodie personalities that not only represent a cross-section of vibrant local cultures, but also have first-hand experience of five-star food journalism...

2 Sep 2015 08:50

Web developers flock to DrupalCamp Cape Town 2015
Web developers flock to DrupalCamp Cape Town 2015

DrupalCamp Cape Town 2015 is set to showcase the latest innovations being generated through the Drupal content management platform on Friday 4 September...

2 Sep 2015 08:41

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Christian Horsfall...

2 Sep 2015 08:05

Staying power: Going a few more rounds as independents
Staying power: Going a few more rounds as independents

A couple of months back I wrote an article on independent agencies and the temptation to cash in and get out...

By Mike Silver 2 Sep 2015 08:00

Google introduces its new logo
Google introduces its new logo

NEWSWATCH: You may have noticed Google looks a tad different today. The search engine giant is introducing a new logo that will eventually spread across all its products...

2 Sep 2015 07:47

[Orchids & Onions] Emirates scores, FlySafair takes a flyer
[Orchids & Onions] Emirates scores, FlySafair takes a flyer

It's an airline-related set of musings this week...

By Brendan Seery 1 Sep 2015 14:00

21 Icons season three to feature Athi-Patra Ruga
21 Icons season three to feature Athi-Patra Ruga

On 6 September at 7:27pm on SABC3, the acclaimed short-film series 21 ICONS will feature the first icon of its third season: Athi-Patra Ruga...

1 Sep 2015 13:03

A glimpse of the SA social media landscape in 2015
A glimpse of the SA social media landscape in 2015

The annual Social Media Landscape Report, compiled by Fuseware and World Wide Worx, is being released in under two weeks and contains some highly impactful findings on social media usage in South Africa...

By Michal Wronski 1 Sep 2015 13:00

Singing and shouting out the good local news
Singing and shouting out the good local news

There's no denying SA's been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. That's why Shout for a Safer South Africa, the NPO brainchild of local musos, Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane, is on a mission to give us back some positive punch by improving education opportunities in the land...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Sep 2015 12:00

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