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Episode 120: Melissa Attree On Brands vs Publishers

Date: 29 Jan 2015
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Episode 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

Date: 22 Jan 2015
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Episode 118: Money 4 Jam with Warren Ventre and BizTrends 2015

Date: 16 Jan 2015
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John French
Employee engagement equals business results

'Employee engagement' is the buzzword we are hearing more and more about in today's corporate world...

By John French 30 Jan 2015 14:14

Fuel saving app from TouchFoundry
Fuel saving app from TouchFoundry

TouchFoundry has launched 'FillApp', a smart free app that will save South African consumers money, as it calculates whether they should fill their car before or after fuel price changes...

30 Jan 2015 14:02

Revealed: How BBC.com's doing African digital news justice
Revealed: How BBC.com's doing African digital news justice

Who better to provide news from the continent, for the continent, than the news service with more reporters in Africa than any other broadcaster? Here's what to expect from the new Africa-centric offering from bbc.com...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2015 14:00

Premier Hotels & Resorts Group appoints Greater Than
Premier Hotels & Resorts Group appoints Greater Than

Premier Hotels & Resorts Group has awarded its full-service PR & Communications to Greater Than.

30 Jan 2015 11:48

WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism
WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism

Citizen journalism using video news through WiFi TV, a hyper-localised video-on-demand solution enabled for unlimited access to users of the Tshwane Free WiFi service, is growing rapidly in the City of Tshwane...

30 Jan 2015 11:30

Media, parliament discuss broadcast feed interruptions
Media, parliament discuss broadcast feed interruptions

Following complaints from the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) about provision of the Parliamentary feed, members of Sanef and the Press Gallery Association (PGA) met to discuss the issue.

30 Jan 2015 09:09

[TrendTalk] The trends game at the Super Bowl
[TrendTalk] The trends game at the Super Bowl

It's the greatest American sporting event this weekend: the Super Bowl. But the advertising is trending more than the football - it's among the most expensive 30 seconds in the world...

By Louise Marsland 30 Jan 2015 08:07

Wayne Naidoo
[Trends 2015] Power to the have-nots

As conventional models of reaching consumers become radically undermined, initially by mobile, the very notion of what a consumer is will change...

By Wayne Naidoo 30 Jan 2015 07:52

Gordon Barker
What will the internet look like in the year 2020?

Broadband will be the deciding factor and as soon as it becomes faster, the internet will change overnight...

By Gordon Barker 30 Jan 2015 07:39

Henk Swanepoel
[Trends 2015] Full adoption of mobile marketing in Africa

The impact of the mobile phone is one of the most important changes to have taken place in Africa in the last century. It has changed people, societies, communities and relationships...

By Henk Swanepoel 30 Jan 2015 07:15

[Trends 2015] e-Sports outstrips mainstream sports
[Trends 2015] e-Sports outstrips mainstream sports

While big data, content marketing and the cloud are up there in his trends for 2015 too, Vincent Maher, chief innovation officer at Kagiso Media, has also highlighted the growth of e-Sports...

By Vincent Maher 30 Jan 2015 06:36

Windhoek Light boosts multisport in South Africa
Windhoek Light boosts multisport in South Africa

The brand has partnered with Stillwater Sports, and announced its first sports sponsorship in South Africa in more than five years...

30 Jan 2015 06:20

Marketing to millenials
Marketing to millenials

Around 10 million South Africans are aged between 18 and 33. These are the millennials, also known as Generation Y, and if you aren't factoring them into your marketing strategies already, you'd better hop to it...

By Nicholas Barenblatt 30 Jan 2015 06:20

5FM apologises after skit on DJ Fresh's show
5FM apologises after skit on DJ Fresh's show

5FM has apologised for the comments of traffic reporter and contributor Sol Phenduka on air on the morning of 29 January...

29 Jan 2015 14:26

Douglas Kruger
Want to be an industry expert? Make this one principle your entire business model

Some goals require what seems like contradictory behaviour. Becoming a venerated thought-leader in your industry is one of them...

By Douglas Kruger 29 Jan 2015 14:14

Garren Coetzee
Look at the legs on that strategy

The term "strategy" in day-to-day advertising, is thrown around as loosely as "booty" is in modern day hip-hop. And even though both are constantly being referred to, no one can truly pinpoint what a good one looks like...

By Garren Coetzee 29 Jan 2015 14:05

Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing
Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing

If we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth, we'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers

In the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Melissa Attree and Candice Winterboer...

29 Jan 2015 13:50

Max boost for News.24... Du Preez is platform's new columnist
Max boost for News.24... Du Preez is platform's new columnist

News24 has just announced that Max du Preez will be writing for their platform as a weekly columnist, starting next week...

29 Jan 2015 11:51

Survé, Dasnois... and 'that' hearing
Survé, Dasnois... and 'that' hearing

NEWSWATCH: It is reported that Independent Newspapers proprietor Dr Iqbal Survé berated soon-to-be former editor of the Cape Times Alide Dasnois during her disciplinary hearing, reports Times Live...

29 Jan 2015 10:32

Finalists announced for the IAB Bookmark Awards 2015
Finalists announced for the IAB Bookmark Awards 2015

The finalists have been confirmed for this year's IAB Bookmarks Awards. The selected agencies, publishers, developers and individuals were picked from a record number of entries...

29 Jan 2015 10:09

Social media 101 for small businesses
Social media 101 for small businesses

Years ago, most small businesses were community based brick and mortar stores, who got by on support from locals in the town or village they were built in. Later, social media erupted and gave businesses a new way to connect with their customers.

29 Jan 2015 09:13

New book out on advertising law
New book out on advertising law

Juta Law has announced the recent publication of a new book by Gail Schimmel, 'Advertising Law: A Guide to the Code of Advertising Practice'...

29 Jan 2015 09:09

George Golding
[Trends 2015] Your customers hold the power

2015 will continue to be all about the customer, for brands...

By George Golding 29 Jan 2015 09:03

Giles Shepherd
[Trends 2015] A brand promise

A brand is a promise made. A great brand is a promise kept. It is people that keep promises, and they can only do so if they understand what those promises are, believe and buy into them...

By Giles Shepherd 29 Jan 2015 08:30

Lasting legacies from World Design Capital 2014
Lasting legacies from World Design Capital 2014

The World Design Capital title may have moved on from Cape Town as it travels to Taipei in 2016 but its influence remains in various legacy programmes that will enhance the creativity of Cape Town for years to come...

29 Jan 2015 08:27

The great podcast resurgence and the rebirth of radio
The great podcast resurgence and the rebirth of radio

Like one of those birds that are attracted to shiny jewellery, I love new gadgets and new technology. As someone with the expensive Early Adopter Disease, I embraced podcasting in its nascence...

By Matthew Buckland 29 Jan 2015 08:08

Melissa Attree
[Trends 2015] Brands vs Publishers

We need to start making better long-term decisions when it comes to building communities with real social business and CRM strategies...

By Melissa Attree 29 Jan 2015 08:00

Hansie Smit
[Trends 2015] SA Trendwatch 2015

Alarming trend news from the US is that Mom jeans are set to make a comeback in 2015. For the fashion unconscious, Mom jeans are high-wasted, ankle-length jean pants worn by Moms everywhere...

By Hansie Smit 29 Jan 2015 07:16

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