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Episode 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

Date: 1 Sep 2014
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Episode 102: Cosmopolitan Millennials Research and Agency Focus on Utopian Advertising.

Date: 22 Aug 2014
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Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Brand x Culture conference in Johannesburg in November
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Engagement Now will present the Brand x Culture Conference at the Alex Theatre in Braamfontein from 5-7 November 2014, as a forum to explore brand and culture collaboration opportunities...

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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

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1 Sep 2014 10:37

Debut of Social Media Week in Johannesburg
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1 Sep 2014 09:45

18th Poetry Africa International Festival in October
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1 Sep 2014 09:13

Women in advertising: Impetus flags
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By David Furlonger 1 Sep 2014 08:31

TEAMtalk media provides opportunities in sports journalism
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A career in sport is often thought of as on the pitch, but sports media is a prime space for young sports enthusiasts to channel their passion and earn a decent income to boot.

1 Sep 2014 08:30

The 2014 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards winners announced
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1 Sep 2014 08:28

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2]: Frene Ginwala
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1 Sep 2014 07:26

Sid Peimer
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By Sid Peimer 1 Sep 2014 06:46

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In keeping with Nando's tradition, their new TVC is cheeky, controversial and amusing. (Video)

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I recently carried out a survey of newspaper advertisements, and I was shocked to learn that the majority are solely based on unsentimental logic and product specifications...

By Joseph Neusu 29 Aug 2014 14:45

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The Gunn Report's 'Power of Print' study, which is an analysis based on the creative ideas behind the most awarded print and outdoor ads in the world in the last 15 years, has been released in London.

29 Aug 2014 13:53

Louise Marsland
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Does a brand need a social identity online, like a person needs a personality? Specialist social agency Cerebra seems to think so, publishing a new report on 'The Social Identity' for brands this week.

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On Saturday, 30 August, thirty authors, illustrators, and editors will collaborate to write ten biographies of extraordinary South African women in one day...

29 Aug 2014 11:08

16 innovators ready for Creative Futures gathering
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The British Council Connect ZA has announced the names of the 16 creative innovators and entrepreneurs who are participating in next month's Creative Futures gathering from 10-12 September in Braamfontein, Johannesburg...

29 Aug 2014 09:24

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Radio has long been the battlefield for banking. Over the past couple of years the banking sector, because of some guy called Steve, became even more competitive.

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Road tripper's guide to farm stalls
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There are hundreds of farm stalls all over the country, some loved and easy to find and other gems lesser known. Well, here's a guide to help you find them.

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FAST COMPANY SA appoints contributing editors
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Cape Argus to relaunch, revamped
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The Cape Argus to relaunch in bigger, more user-friendly format along with the launch of its mobile news app.

29 Aug 2014 07:26

Anton Harber
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Websites are marketing tools and about enhancing user experience when users interact with your content - regardless of where or how they are viewing it.

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Western Cape government adds Mxit to its mix
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