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Episode 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Date: 23 Oct 2014
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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Date: 3 Oct 2014
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Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard
In a press release, a picture adds a thousand words

How much value can you create by using pictures in your next press release? Why incorporate them into your content at all?...

By Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard 23 Oct 2014 14:49

Mbongeleni Hlomuka
In the beginning there was branding

Branding has gone to a whole different level where consumers identify themselves using brands through a phenomenon known as brand association

By Mbongeleni Hlomuka 23 Oct 2014 14:23

New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced
New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced

Now in its second year, the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards took place on 21 October at the Sandton Convention Centre...

23 Oct 2014 09:20

Platinum sponsor for GSMA Mobile 360 Series - Africa
Platinum sponsor for GSMA Mobile 360 Series - Africa

GSMA Mobile 360 Series - Africa, taking place at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 5-7 November 2014, has MTN Group as a platinum sponsor...

23 Oct 2014 09:04

101.9 ChaiFM goes out of this world with new competition
101.9 ChaiFM goes out of this world with new competition

101.9 ChaiFM is offering one of the largest radio competitions in South Africa, with a trip to space for the winner and three friends, valued at $1m.

23 Oct 2014 08:30

South Africa drops in Nation Brand Index
South Africa drops in Nation Brand Index

South Africa has dropped one position to 37 out of 50 countries in the Simon Anholt 2014 Nation Brand Index, just released. However, the over-all reputation score received improves with 0.43 points on 2013 results...

23 Oct 2014 08:23

SAFREA event promises Twitter expertise, professional photos
SAFREA event promises Twitter expertise, professional photos

The Western Cape chapter of SAFREA is offering members and interested parties an opportunity to 'Learn to use Twitter like a Pro', from veteran SAFREA member, Ray Joseph...

23 Oct 2014 08:01

Partygoers set to get even trendier with Trender app
Partygoers set to get even trendier with Trender app

Ever wished for a location-based photo app where you can see where your friends are in real-time? Trender is here to make your wishes come true...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Oct 2014 08:00

Blink Tower wins gold in NAE video contest
Blink Tower wins gold in NAE video contest

Blink Tower, a Cape Town-based animated video company, scooped gold in two categories of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Engineering for You Video Contest, held last month.

23 Oct 2014 06:58

Makhudu Sefara resigns as Sanef Deputy Chairperson
Makhudu Sefara resigns as Sanef Deputy Chairperson

The Deputy Chairperson of Sanef, Makhudu Sefara, has advised the leadership of the organisation of his immediate resignation from both his position and his membership.

22 Oct 2014 14:39

Muthambi tells MPs to buttout on CEO issue
Muthambi tells MPs to buttout on CEO issue

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi told ANC MPs not to interfere in her department's affairs after they urged her to halt the process to appoint the new CEO of the SABC...

22 Oct 2014 14:31

Sunday World adds two new features
Sunday World adds two new features

The Sunday World has added two new features, 'The Shopping Trolley' and the 'Food' page. While 'The Shopping Trolley' will be a weekly addition, the 'Food' page is a bi-weekly read...

22 Oct 2014 13:52

Brooklyn Design Fair supports Pretoria SMEs
Brooklyn Design Fair supports Pretoria SMEs

The Brooklyn Design Fair, held on the first Friday of each month from 4-9pm, aims to create a sustainable pop-up event...

22 Oct 2014 13:46

Pink Punnet promotion in Pick n Pay stores for Breast Cancer Awareness month
Pink Punnet promotion in Pick n Pay stores for Breast Cancer Awareness month

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, SAMFA (South African Mushroom Farmers' Association) will once again be running the Pink Punnet promotion in Pick n Pay stores nationally during the month.

22 Oct 2014 11:30

The tablet computer that understands isiZulu
The tablet computer that understands isiZulu

South Africans can now use a tablet computer that understands Zulu. The Smart Tab 3G, which sells for R999 (on a prepaid deal) was designed as a low cost device for emerging markets...

22 Oct 2014 10:30

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 23 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken and Kisha van Vuuren...

22 Oct 2014 10:18

ttrumpeting the good news about business chat on mobile apps
ttrumpeting the good news about business chat on mobile apps

Businesses should always be looking for new ways to communicate with customers, but is approaching them on mobile chat platforms a step too far? Grant Theis, co-founder of ttrumpet, disagrees...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Oct 2014 10:08

Creating shopper chemistry for brands
Creating shopper chemistry for brands

Macy's in New York City calls itself the world's largest store. Not only is this not true, but no-one cares because in the new world of retail and shoppers, choice is not a differentiator...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Oct 2014 09:43

App may help reduce phone usage
App may help reduce phone usage

It might be a bit like hosting an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting at a bar but cellphone apps designed to track and reduce time spent on the phone are becoming hugely popular...

22 Oct 2014 09:32

[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's second day
[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's second day

The WDC 2014 Design Policy Conference continued on Saturday, 18 October at the Cape Town Stadium, with discussions around the future of design and its role in developing countries...

22 Oct 2014 09:23

The South African government is on Ello
The South African government is on Ello

Ello is the coolest party on the internet. Hailed by fans as the anti-Facebook, the creators describe it as a "simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers"...

By Sulaiman Philip 22 Oct 2014 08:45

Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC
Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC

Three candidates have been shortlisted to fill the vacancy for CEO of the SABC. The appointment of a permanent CEO will be crucial for the stabilisation of the public broadcaster...

By Bekezela Phakathi 22 Oct 2014 08:28

The importance of mobility and BYOD trends
The importance of mobility and BYOD trends

A long overdue trend is mobility in the workforce. Almost everyone has a phone; in fact there are currently more mobile devices in South Africa than people...

By Duaan Dekker 21 Oct 2014 15:25

Catch Chu on THE BOX
Catch Chu on THE BOX

If you want to find out more about local creatives who are shifting the landscape of music, art, television, acting, performing, fashion, photography and illustration, don't miss THE BOX!

21 Oct 2014 15:00

Premie Naicker
Harnessing data effectively

Organisations of all sizes, and across all industries, understand how vital business intelligence (BI) is to the effective and efficient running of the business...

By Premie Naicker 21 Oct 2014 14:55

The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA
The rivalry of the mobile handset industry in SA

The mobile handset industry in South Africa received an overall satisfaction score from its customers of 73.3 out of 100. This was revealed by the South African Customer Satisfaction Index...

21 Oct 2014 12:37

NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?
NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?

In its latest issue, YOU roped in local celebrities to join its cancer awareness campaign. The celebs' pictures were edited so that they appeared bald. The campaign is reported to have sparked mixed reactions from the public...

21 Oct 2014 12:00

New research paper from London School of Marketing
New research paper from London School of Marketing

The London School of Marketing (LSM) has released its latest whitepaper on its website, entitled, 'The Concept of Hypertargeting,' which is available free to existing and prospective students.

21 Oct 2014 11:56

Beyond Sport Global Summit gets support from City of Johannesburg
Beyond Sport Global Summit gets support from City of Johannesburg

The City of Joburg has been named Official Supporter of the Summit, as it prepares to welcome a global audience of leaders from sport, business and community development...

21 Oct 2014 11:44

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