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Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Date: 13 Nov 2014
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Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!
Nou gaan ons lees... en kook!

'Fresh Living', Pick n Pay's customer magazine has now been launched by John Brown publications as 'Kook en Kuier', as a direct translation...

20 Nov 2014 16:03

Judges announced for the 2015 IAB Bookmarks
Judges announced for the 2015 IAB Bookmarks

The judging panel has been announced for the upcoming IAB Bookmarks. The annual awards continue to entrench digital as a recognised medium with a panel of industry experts in online publishing, marketing and building categories...

20 Nov 2014 15:09

2014 POPAI SA winners
2014 POPAI SA winners

POPAI SA's 4th Annual POP Industry Awards was held at the Radisson Blu Gautrain on Thursday, 13 November 2014, in sponsorship with ZaPOP, and saw Pod Communications walk away with the Display of the Year Award...

20 Nov 2014 14:33

The unsolved, mountain-sized mystery of those parody Twitter accounts
The unsolved, mountain-sized mystery of those parody Twitter accounts

Concern and comments on social media are by no means new, but the latest spate of Twitter accounts from seemingly inanimate objects - mainly mountains - have been injecting a touch of humour into our timelines lately...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2014 14:20

Seven ways small businesses can use technology to boost sales
Seven ways small businesses can use technology to boost sales

Small business owners are always looking for an edge to help them maximise their profits. One way to do that is by using technology to your company's full advantage...

By James White 20 Nov 2014 14:07

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 114: Green PR and employee training strategies
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Angela Barter about Green PR and Ivanna Granelli from Can!Do Consulting...

20 Nov 2014 13:41

Tshwane trashes takeaway tale
Tshwane trashes takeaway tale

NEWSWATCH: Tshwane trashes takeaway tale, no media for Nkandla disciplinary hearing, and yet another bug in a Woollies food product.

20 Nov 2014 10:21

South Africa added to the 2014 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report
South Africa added to the 2014 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report

The 2014 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report (AGER), conducted in partnership with the Chair of Strategy and Organization of the School of Management, TUM in Munich, Germany, included South Africa for the first time...

20 Nov 2014 10:19

The future of television
The future of television

Television entertains us, informs us, inspires us and accompanies us everywhere we go. It is a fundamental part of almost everyone's lives in one way or another...

By Deborah Usher 20 Nov 2014 08:45

Jameson First Shot Film Competition 2015 opens for entries
Jameson First Shot Film Competition 2015 opens for entries

The 2015 Jameson First Shot Film Competition has opened for entries. Applicants must be at least 25 years old and living in South Africa, Russia, the US, UK, Ireland, India, Australia and Canada...

20 Nov 2014 08:29

2014: The year Joe Public grew greatly in more ways than one
2014: The year Joe Public grew greatly in more ways than one

On Friday, 31 October the Joe Public team moved into new premises on Main Road, Bryanston. But that's not the only great growth the agency's seen this year...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2014 08:00

Marion Scher
Snake oil or genius?

I recently spoke to the Association of Dietetics South Africa on dealing with the media - a hot topic for them these days with all the controversy around Banting and the LCHF diet... And of course, dare I say it, Professor Tim Noakes...

By Marion Scher 20 Nov 2014 06:50

Jeff Osborne
Car dealerships' ad spending "misaligned with customers"

The process of buying a car has changed drastically over the last few years - most significantly, self-educated customers have made a decision long before they enter a physical dealership...

By Jeff Osborne 20 Nov 2014 06:45

Grace Belger
Avoid lawyers and be human...

There is a lesson here for Cell C (and other companies, for that matter) in the Cell C banner debacle. When you are facing a reputational crisis, the worst reaction is to be defensive; run to the lawyers and advertise...

By Grace Belger 19 Nov 2014 15:21

50 young adults join summer radio school
50 young adults join summer radio school

MFM 92.6, the Stellenbosch University Telematic services and Eduloan have accepted 50 young adults between the ages of 16-18, who will receive radio and training in other media platforms during December 2014...

19 Nov 2014 14:54

Radio around the fire
Radio around the fire

Despite predictions regarding the demise of radio, the medium continues to hold its own. It cannot be because of a lack of choice, as the proliferation of options abound...

By Mervyn Naidu 19 Nov 2014 14:50

Miller Matola
Active citizenship and its role in changing the South African brand reality

We often hear the term 'active citizenship' and see it used in relation to our contribution to the growth and development of South Africa. But do we fully understand what this term means?..

By Miller Matola 19 Nov 2014 14:26

Suren Govender
Keeping up with the connected customer

At this late stage in our technological evolution we are facing yet another digital divide - this time between consumers and the companies that supposedly serve their interests...

By Suren Govender 19 Nov 2014 14:23

[NewsMaker] Pete Case
[NewsMaker] Pete Case

Ogilvy & Mather South Africa acquired Gloo Digital Design agency this month in a transaction that was billed as enabling O&M to grow its integrated marketing communications future...

By Louise Marsland 19 Nov 2014 13:25

Local advertising influences 50% of car buyers
Local advertising influences 50% of car buyers

According to new research, half of the readers of Media24 local titles are influenced by newspaper advertising in their purchase decision when buying a new car...

19 Nov 2014 11:01

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 114: Green PR and employee training strategies
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 20 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Angela Barter and Ivanna Granelli...

19 Nov 2014 10:09

Mxit adds to Mr Price followers, sponsors codeX developers
Mxit adds to Mr Price followers, sponsors codeX developers

Mxit is sponsoring three would-be developers to take part in codeX's developer apprenticeship programme, which focuses on grooming the next generation of skilled software developers...

19 Nov 2014 09:27

NMMU tops in communication
NMMU tops in communication

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) has been named the best in SA for publications, social media, video production, branding and integrated campaigns at an awards ceremony in North West Province...

19 Nov 2014 09:05

Service: two wrong feet and ugly shoes
Service: two wrong feet and ugly shoes

What a swirl of service-siren crazy we've been treated to. Not the mad kind, the good kind - and finally! Because service is bollocks in South Africa and peeps be getting tired of having to lick their own...

By Dylan Balkind 19 Nov 2014 08:39

How Rightford, Searle-Tripp & Makin gave SA advertising a Wallop!
How Rightford, Searle-Tripp & Makin gave SA advertising a Wallop!

What better way to celebrate Ogilvy's current successes than by hosting the book launch about the men who started off father agency Rightford, Searle-Tripp & Makin...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Nov 2014 08:34

Have your social media blinkers blocked the Jenna Lowe #GetMeTo21 campaign?
Have your social media blinkers blocked the Jenna Lowe #GetMeTo21 campaign?

Why has Jenna Lowe asked us to help her #GetMeTo21? It's been all over social media lately, but so has everything else, so little surprise if you're not aware of the dire organ donation situation in SA...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Nov 2014 08:00

How to make your first e-commerce sale
How to make your first e-commerce sale

NEW YORK CITY, US: With Cyber Monday just around the corner, many established online businesses are looking forward to the huge spike in sales...

19 Nov 2014 07:32

World Design Capital 2014 condemns vandalism of public art sculpture
World Design Capital 2014 condemns vandalism of public art sculpture

WDC 2014 has issued a statement on the defacing on the Perceptions Sculpture by Michael Elion on the Sea Point Promenade...

19 Nov 2014 05:54

CEOs and management should be in tune with social media
CEOs and management should be in tune with social media

Educating CEOs and management is an ongoing process that requires formal interventions as well as valuable development through mere experience and years of trial and error...

By Val Bourdos Nichas 18 Nov 2014 14:42

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