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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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Challenging the concept, 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'
Challenging the concept, 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'

During October 2014, Adobe South Africa hosted a roundtable discussion to discuss the relevance of creativity in today's business environment. Creative heavyweights had to challenge the status quo of 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'.

24 Oct 2014 15:55

Anton Vukic
Online businesses need to heed POPI

The promulgation of the POPI Act into law will result in severe penalties if an online business does not adequately secure the personal details of its customers stored online...

By Anton Vukic 24 Oct 2014 15:36

Government, media talk digital migration
Government, media talk digital migration

Kimberley - Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the Department of Communications has the responsibility of ensuring that South Africans migrate from the analogue to digital world, with the help of media and government communicators.

By More Matshediso 24 Oct 2014 15:03

Managed services born again in Africa
Managed services born again in Africa

The notion of managed IT services is not new, but thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again.

24 Oct 2014 10:02

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

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken, Kisha van Vuuren and Nader Henein...

24 Oct 2014 09:45

Anton Harber
Ebola stories divide people into 'others' and US

There was some thoughtful and well-crafted reporting of the outbreak in West Africa and its encroachment into the US, which was mindful of the risks of careless journalism...

By Anton Harber 24 Oct 2014 09:06

20 powerful secrets of persuasion
20 powerful secrets of persuasion

Your ability to persuade and influence people - to get them to understand, accept and act upon your ideas - is crucial to your success...

By James Hurford 24 Oct 2014 08:47

Are we ready to take responsibility for SAARF's AMPS data accuracy?
Are we ready to take responsibility for SAARF's AMPS data accuracy?

Touted as the start on the long road to recovery SAARF needed 40 years on, Cape Town was the final leg of the SAARF AMPS June 2014a roadshow...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Oct 2014 08:00

Voting open for Forbes Africa Person of the Year
Voting open for Forbes Africa Person of the Year

The Forbes Africa 2014 nominees for the Person of the Year Award have been announced. Public voting is now open.

24 Oct 2014 07:17

Mobile internet in Africa brings fundamental change
Mobile internet in Africa brings fundamental change

While the mobile internet has brought only incremental improvements in developed markets, it is fundamentally changing lives in Africa allowing access to basic services.

24 Oct 2014 06:35

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

Embracing m-commerce
Embracing m-commerce

There's a word on the lips of everyone in the know these days, and that word is "m-commerce"...

By Robyn Hazekamp 23 Oct 2014 11:39

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

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