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IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judges announced
IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judges announced

The judges for next year's IAB SA Bookmark Awards have been announced, led by jury president John Dixon. The 2017 judges features more diverse industry players than ever before...

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Mirko Vitali © –
How to do impossible things

It has been an interesting week. The world may run out of Guinness. As I write this Ireland have just beaten the All Blacks 40 - 29 in Chicago. It is the first time they have done this in 111 years. To continue the surreal sporting theme, Andy Murray, has become the number 1 tennis player in the world. And if you want one more, the Chicago Cubs have won the world series for the first time in 108 years. Chicago has had quite a week...

By Damon Stapleton 50 minutes ago

Turn your good business into a great one in 2013

Applications are now open for one of South Africa's top business mentorship programmes - an initiative that has helped countless businesses go from average to undeniably awesome!

Issued by Lange 360 29 Nov 2012

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 47: In-store digital signage solutions
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 47: In-store digital signage solutions

Tune in to tonight's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live from 5pm-6pm via 2oceansVibe Radio, to find out more about in-store digital signage solutions and effective communication tools. The studio guest this Thursday evening, 29 November 2012, will be Chris Day, MD of Moving Tactics. [twitterfall]

29 Nov 2012

Entertainment news readers go mobile
Entertainment news readers go mobile

The face of entertainment news is changing, with consumers demanding up to date content that suits their busy lifestyles. 80% of people use their mobile phones to browse the Internet, revealed a recent survey conducted by Channel24.

Issued by The SpaceStation 29 Nov 2012

Mark Taylor
2012: the year of the smartphone

South Africa's telecommunications industry has lived through yet another year of growth, change and upheaval, touching lows like the worrying upheaval at Telkom, and reaching highs such as the launch of the country's first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) networks. The factor that I would single out as perhaps the most important trend of 2012 is the rapid move of smartphones into the mainstream.

By Mark Taylor 29 Nov 2012

African News Innovation Challenge winners announced
African News Innovation Challenge winners announced

20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).

29 Nov 2012

Youth engage in mall logo design
Youth engage in mall logo design

Umlazi Mega City (UMC), outside Durban, created a logo design competition in an effort to attract the youth segment of its primary feeder area. The winning logo was designed by local student Noxolo Mtungwa.

29 Nov 2012

POST newspaper delivers consistent results over fifty-five years
POST newspaper delivers consistent results over fifty-five years

Durban-based weekly, POST, achieved year-on-year growth for the third consecutive quarter, the release of July-September ABCs earlier this month indicated. With many newspapers around SA showing negative growth it is good to see the latest POST sale at 44 585, up 2.7% year on year and 1.3% quarter on quarter.

Issued by Independent Media 29 Nov 2012

From "Tsotsi" to mentor and visionary businesswoman
From "Tsotsi" to mentor and visionary businesswoman

Terry Pheto graces the cover of DESTINY's December 2012 issue. Since starring in the 2005 movie that won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Pheto has landed more leading roles in other important films such as Catch a Fire and Goodbye Bafana.

Issued by Ndalo Media 29 Nov 2012

Coca-Cola named Cannes Lions 2013 Creative Marketer of the Year
Coca-Cola named Cannes Lions 2013 Creative Marketer of the Year

The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have named Coca-Cola as the recipient of the 2013 Creative Marketer of the Year Award.

29 Nov 2012

Media24 mourns passing of Prof Gerwel
Media24 mourns passing of Prof Gerwel

The directors of Media24 mourned the passing of its chairman, Professor Jakes Gerwel, on Wednesday, 28 November 2012, following a short illness.

29 Nov 2012

Charles Stretch
Demystifying POPI

The Protection of Personal Information Bill (POPI) was passed by the National Assembly on 11 September and will be signed by the President before Christmas - but what is it? And how will it affect your business, and your individual rights?

By Charles Stretch 29 Nov 2012

'Politricks' on Joburg township billboards
'Politricks' on Joburg township billboards

The battle for township dwellers' political emotions is on. With an estimated 65% of "Johannesburgers" residing in its townships, it looks like political parties could maximise their outdoor media assets by switching from a philosophy of "being seen" to one of "having impact".

By Tatenda Chiweshe 29 Nov 2012

The truth? McCANN PR wants to brag. And here's why...
The truth? McCANN PR wants to brag. And here's why...

The team at McCANN PR hasn't slept in months. Wouldn't you be counting sheep, while trying to come up with how to launch an international fashion brand to the hungry South African market?

Issued by McCann Worldgroup 28 Nov 2012

3D Deco does Charlie and the Chocolate Fountain
3D Deco does Charlie and the Chocolate Fountain

Delicious eye candy that oozes with sweetness. Splashes of colourful delights to tantalise your cravings. Top this with loads of slinky, sexy, stretch fabric and you have the best of 3D Deco's latest creations.

Issued by 3D Deco 28 Nov 2012

Naspers to focus on pay TV business
Naspers to focus on pay TV business

Media group Naspers on Tuesday, 27 November 2012, reported that during the six months to September 2012‚ revenue from the group's internet operations‚ which includes e-commerce‚ increased 70% to R14.1bn.

By Nick Hedley 28 Nov 2012

Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2013, first artists announcement
Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2013, first artists announcement

South African event company espAfrika has revealed the first 13 confirmed acts which will form part of the star-studded line up for next year's 14th Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) which will take place on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th April 2013 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Issued by espAfrika 28 Nov 2012

Mann Made Media introduces Lefatse Vehicle Solutions to SA
Mann Made Media introduces Lefatse Vehicle Solutions to SA

With the recent formation of Lefatse Vehicle Solutions - the result of a partnership between Boitumelong Holdings and Ros Roca Group - a leading manufacturer of waste equipment in Europe, Mann Made Media was tasked with developing a creative identity for the new brand.

Issued by Mann Made Media 28 Nov 2012

Sunday Times publishes Food Weekly supplement as cookbook
Sunday Times publishes Food Weekly supplement as cookbook

The Sunday Times is producing a large format, glossy 220-page cookbook, featuring 130 recipes from its Food Weekly supplement.

28 Nov 2012

On the Dot festive celebrations... Contact us for 10% discount
On the Dot festive celebrations... Contact us for 10% discount

With over 60% market share distributing 65 million pamphlets and 7 million newspapers per month, On the Dot will put your message in just the right hands.

Issued by On The Dot 28 Nov 2012

2013 APEX Awards open for entry
2013 APEX Awards open for entry

The annual APEX Awards, which recognises and celebrates the highest standards of communications campaigns' effectiveness, are open for nominations. The deadline for submissions is 15 March 2013.

28 Nov 2012

Read ITWeb Africa on iOS, Android apps

ITWeb Africa releases in-house developed mobile applications for Apple and Google operating systems.

Issued by ITWeb 28 Nov 2012

Nominations open for most influential people in media
Nominations open for most influential people in media

Media magazine will produce its third edition of the 40 most influential people in the industry, under the age of 40, in March 2013. Nominations are now open and proposers are asked to include a "quirky titbit" of information about the person they are nominating. Self-nomination is also acceptable.

28 Nov 2012

JustPlay to give away an Audi A1
JustPlay to give away an Audi A1

JustPlay promoters were out in full force last week, telling shoppers in Sandton City about their awesome competition where one lucky player will win a brand new Audi A1 worth R235 000!

Issued by Justplay 28 Nov 2012

Zapiro to entertain Cape Town Press Club
Zapiro to entertain Cape Town Press Club

Jonathan Shapiro, better known as Zapiro, will present some of his most topical cartoons and discuss the ideas surrounding them at the Grill Room, Kelvin Grove Club, Newlands on Tuesday, 4 December 2012, at 12.30pm for 1pm.

28 Nov 2012

Candlelight vigil for press freedom tomorrow
Candlelight vigil for press freedom tomorrow

The Right2Know Campaign will hold a candlelight vigil against the Secrecy Bill on Thursday, 29 November 2012, from 5:30-7:30pm on Joubert Street (corner Hoofd) on the Women's Jail side of the Constitutional Court precinct in Braamfontein.

28 Nov 2012

SABC expresses concern about "ad ban" claims
SABC expresses concern about "ad ban" claims

The SABC has expressed its concern regarding The Star newspapers' headline "SABC bans Zuma Advert", published on 27 November 2012. The broadcaster is of the view that the advert implied an endorsement of the product sold by the Fish and Chip Company, but the headline made no reference to the ad actually being for fish and chips.

28 Nov 2012

Banele Rewo
Out of creative ideas?

Go ahead and deride Zuma but there is that other aspect of ridiculing President Zuma, it's called the target market. Comedians have said before, Zuma is the fountain of all things guaranteed to make their audiences laugh but to brands it may be another story.

By Banele Rewo 28 Nov 2012

Getting rid of so-so social media
Getting rid of so-so social media

In the past, marketers have stressed the importance of brand visibility. The argument has been that having your brand visible in all the right places is important, even without interaction with customers. Unfortunately, living in a world where consumers see and hear an average of 3000 marketing messages a day, there is simply too much clutter out there to stand out from the crowd.

By Tyrone Middleton 27 Nov 2012

If used wisely, Twitter can be very wise
If used wisely, Twitter can be very wise

I confess: I turn to Twitter and Facebook in the wee hours when I can't sleep - and last night a rather interesting thing happened.

By Gill Moodie 27 Nov 2012

Stick connects with efive
Stick connects with efive

Stick, the Johannesburg-based communication ideas company, was originally approached by efive telecoms to update their Corporate Identity.

Issued by Stick Communications 27 Nov 2012

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