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Episode 101: Groupon SA’s new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Chemory Gunko
There's no such thing as a 10-page website

Come to think of it, there's no such thing as a 1-page website... or for that matter a R1000 website either.

By Chemory Gunko 21 Aug 2014 08:25

SAARF-RAMS March 2014 - July 2014
SAARF-RAMS March 2014 - July 2014

This is the third SAARF RAMS release for 2014. See the special notes under "Universe" regarding new population figures. The objective of the survey was to gather information on the radio listening habits...

20 Aug 2014 13:18

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 102: Why Millenials matter & agency focus with Utopian Advertising
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 102: Why Millenials matter & agency focus with Utopian Advertising

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow from 9am-10am. We take a look at recent Generation Y research by Cosmopolitan, why Millenials matter, and we chat to Utopian Advertising in our agency focus slot...

20 Aug 2014 11:16

New online subscription network for global events industry
New online subscription network for global events industry

A new, online subscription network for global events industry, Eventerprise, will launch in South Africa in October 2014. It aims to connect those who are hosting, staging and arranging events...

20 Aug 2014 10:56

[NewsMaker:] Evans Manyonga
[NewsMaker:] Evans Manyonga

There's a new editor in town to take note of as he'll be heading up one of the most important business magazines in the world here in South Africa...

By Louise Marsland 20 Aug 2014 10:54

Connect ZA Creative Futures opens in Jozi next month
Connect ZA Creative Futures opens in Jozi next month

The British Council Connect ZA initiative, Connect ZA Creative Futures, opens in Johannesburg in September 2014, linking up 16 young innovators and practitioners from the design, music, digital, performance and photography fields...

20 Aug 2014 10:50

Impress potential employers with Impress Me
Impress potential employers with Impress Me

Impress Me is a video based mobile application that is set revolutionise the recruitment process as we know it. Visually impress potential employers, and tell them why you are right for the job, by submitting an unique video clip of yourself.

20 Aug 2014 08:56

Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case
Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case

Printing and publishing group Caxton (CTP) will participate in the merger proceedings of Media24 and the Paarl Media group following an order by the Competition Tribunal...

By Amanda Visser 20 Aug 2014 08:16

Future South African-Dutch collaborations will receive R500,000 funding
Future South African-Dutch collaborations will receive R500,000 funding

As a legacy of Department of Design, the Dutch contribution to World Design Capital Cape Town 2014, it has launched a R500,000 #cocreateSA fund...

20 Aug 2014 07:27

marcusbrewster wins international PR award
marcusbrewster wins international PR award

At the Offshore Excellence Awards in London, six South African companies were honoured, with marcusbrewster being named South Africa's Best Onshore & Offshore Focused PR Firm...

20 Aug 2014 07:17

DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC
DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance's court bid to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed 'shames' him and the SABC, according to his lawyer, reports BD Live. Other reports follow...

20 Aug 2014 07:15

Advertising industry must support local musicians
Advertising industry must support local musicians

I am dreaming of a day when the music and the advertising industries would consistently work together like hand in glove. In the early 80s, most adverts' musical scores...

By Bonnie Ramaila 20 Aug 2014 06:52

CMO Council: Chief marketer confidence at all-time high
CMO Council: Chief marketer confidence at all-time high

SAN JOSE, US: The global marketing economy is robust and picking up pace, according to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's eighth 'State of Marketing' report, just released...

20 Aug 2014 06:20

Film industry set to increase SA tourism
Film industry set to increase SA tourism

South Africa's varied landscapes, climate and variety of locations, which are able to pass for major cities or rural areas, has made the country an ideal destination for commercial film and TV productions...

19 Aug 2014 14:26

Katlego Maboe joins Ice Bucket Challenge in South Africa
Katlego Maboe joins Ice Bucket Challenge in South Africa

Katlego Maboe, the Expresso Morning Show presenter, has joined the wave of celebrities, including President Barack Obama, in the Ice Bucket Challenge, the latest viral campaign to promote awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)... (video)

19 Aug 2014 11:31

Launch of City of Eden's Public Food Wall as part of World Design Capital 2014
Launch of City of Eden's Public Food Wall as part of World Design Capital 2014

As part of World Design Capital 2014, #WDC601 City of Eden will launch its Public Food Wall as part of #WDC354 Cape Town Art Street in Roodehek Street, Gardens on Saturday, 23 August 2014...

19 Aug 2014 11:00

South Africa soap actors fired for 'illegal' strike
South Africa soap actors fired for 'illegal' strike

Sixteen actors of South Africa's popular TV soap drama, Generations, have been sacked for staging an "illegal" strike, the public broadcaster and the production company said Monday...

19 Aug 2014 10:54

Warren Harding
Make a difference

Purpose Driven Marketing is not a new term, but it's one I hear more and more. In one week, and I heard it or said it no fewer than nine times...

By Warren Harding 19 Aug 2014 10:33

DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today
DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today

The Democratic Alliance's action to have the SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed from his position begins in court today... (video)

By Staff Reporter 19 Aug 2014 10:07

APO Media Awards open for only two more weeks
APO Media Awards open for only two more weeks

The APO Media Awards close for entries on 1 September 2014 for stories about Africa that were broadcast or published between January and August 2014...

19 Aug 2014 10:00

Creating revenue off news and entertainment
Creating revenue off news and entertainment

A revolutionary change in the media and entertainment industry is happening on the back of ubiquitous internet access, mass social media uptake and high global mobile penetration, with today's consumer...

By Shane Radford 19 Aug 2014 09:31

Genesis Data Services new name for Plum Solutions
Genesis Data Services new name for Plum Solutions

Plum Solutions has been rebranded as Genesis Data Services, following its acquisition by the Genesis Capital Group, an investment company. The company will continue to deliver profiled data, with...

19 Aug 2014 09:23

Always launches #LikeAGirl campaign
Always launches #LikeAGirl campaign

Always has launched the #LikeAGirl campaign to change the negative perception of the phrase and make #LikeAGirl a declaration that means downright amazing...

19 Aug 2014 08:28

South African PR practitioners can learn a lot from international PR professionals
South African PR practitioners can learn a lot from international PR professionals

Public relations in South Africa has not reached its full potential when we compare the industry to international standards...

By Thabiso Dlamini 19 Aug 2014 06:10

Icasa announces cost standard
Icasa announces cost standard

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has announced that it has adopted the Long-Run Incremental Cost Plus ("LRIC+) to determine voice call termination costs.

18 Aug 2014 12:41

Dentsu Aegis Network acquires majority stake in Crimson Room Communications
Dentsu Aegis Network acquires majority stake in Crimson Room Communications

Dentsu Aegis Network, headquartered in London, has acquired a majority stake in South African experiential marketing agency, Crimson Room Communications...

18 Aug 2014 11:04

Drinkers cannot discern between major beer brands
Drinkers cannot discern between major beer brands

Beer drinkers cannot tell the difference between the major brands of lager, blind tasting carried out by academics has shown...

18 Aug 2014 11:01

Join top brands at Loeries - gallery seats from R600
Join top brands at Loeries - gallery seats from R600

Loeries has announced the availability of gallery seats at the CTICC Awards from R600 for one night and R1000 for two nights, including access to the Saturday night party and the Channel O party. Seating is limited...

18 Aug 2014 10:47

Next RAMS release this week
Next RAMS release this week

The South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF) will present its RAMS 2014 Release 3 on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 at the Bryanston Country Club at 9.30am. The free presentation...

18 Aug 2014 10:26

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