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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Managing brand and reputation risk when your customer has a louder voice
Managing brand and reputation risk when your customer has a louder voice

Over the past 10 years, organisations have seen the control they used to have in their interactions with their customers slip slowly away...

By Andre Steenekamp 28 Apr 2015 06:15

Same movie theatre, new alternative content
Same movie theatre, new alternative content

The early bird catches the worm - and so, the early adopter of live cinema captures an immersed audience, explains Lola Gallant, Brand Manager of Cinema Nouveau/SK Select...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Apr 2015 08:00

Branding metered cabs boost adidas new brand
Branding metered cabs boost adidas new brand

New Wave Outdoor Media is boosting the brand awareness of adidas Ultra Boost through branded metered cabs across the country and at all the hotspots...

26 Apr 2015 09:12

South African company creates full immersion VR videos
South African company creates full immersion VR videos

Cape Town-based Hero Film is one of the first companies in South Africa to have created and showcased three ground-breaking 'full immersion' VR videos...

25 Apr 2015 13:33

Know Your Money newspaper now in Gauteng
Know Your Money newspaper now in Gauteng

Know Your Money/Yazi Imali Yakho newspaper, an accessible, bi-lingual hands-on guide for government employees about managing their money, will now be available in Gauteng...

24 Apr 2015 15:42

Entries for 2015 Sasol New Signatures competition now open
Entries for 2015 Sasol New Signatures competition now open

Entries are now open for the 2015 Sasol New Signatures competition. Under the theme, 'Eye for Potential', Sasol is challenging emerging South African artists who have the ability to see beyond what the naked eye can see...

24 Apr 2015 14:41

Tender update on new media and marketing establishment survey
Tender update on new media and marketing establishment survey

Companies that attended the tendering brief for the 'Development and implementation of new media and marketing establishment survey', have until 4 May 2015 to make RFI submissions...

24 Apr 2015 14:26

Facebook shares first quarter findings
Facebook shares first quarter findings

Facebook has released its first quarter results for 2015, showing high increases in earnings from advertising, with mobile as the strongest earner...

24 Apr 2015 14:17

[Loeries 2015] Agency expectations with... GRID
[Loeries 2015] Agency expectations with... GRID

In our feature running until Loeries Creative Week in Durban this August (yes, August, not September and Durban, not Cape Town!), we find out what Adam Byars: GRID Partner, expects...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Apr 2015 14:00

What does new age photography do for memory and history?
What does new age photography do for memory and history?

After sitting in on a session on Instagram and the art of photography I was left wondering about how the form has developed over the years, whether it's still an artistic form of social expression...

By Rebone Masemola 24 Apr 2015 13:25

[TrendTalk] Why Influence Marketing has huge impact
[TrendTalk] Why Influence Marketing has huge impact

Influencer marketing has seen explosive growth in the last couple of years and is becoming a dominant practice in marketing communications...

By Louise Marsland 24 Apr 2015 11:59

South African agencies win 18 Pencils in D&AD Awards
South African agencies win 18 Pencils in D&AD Awards

Judging has wrapped up for the D&AD Awards in London, with South African agencies winning 18 Pencils. The Awards celebrate the best in design, advertising and commercial creativity...

24 Apr 2015 11:12

Judging complete for Frewin McCall and Joel Mervis competitions
Judging complete for Frewin McCall and Joel Mervis competitions

The independent judging panel has completed its review of the entries into this year's Frewin McCall and Joel Mervis competitions and the judges say they have been suitably impressed...

24 Apr 2015 09:17

Is your new business ready to hire a PR company?
Is your new business ready to hire a PR company?

You've just started your own business and are considering hiring a PR agency to help create awareness for your brand, but you're not sure if the time is right...

By Kerryn Lloyd 24 Apr 2015 08:00

Journalism grants available for climate reporting
Journalism grants available for climate reporting

The Earth Journalism Grants Fund is offering funding to empower and enable journalists from developing countries to cover the environment more effectively...

24 Apr 2015 07:56

Constant connections are stressful - tune out
Constant connections are stressful - tune out

A recent survey by Pew Research Center study reported that stress is contagious via social media, especially for women...

24 Apr 2015 07:53

Five social media pitfalls that SMEs should avoid
Five social media pitfalls that SMEs should avoid

Social media is a powerful tool for the small business owner. It can help you to build customer relationships, improve your search engine optimisation, and create a buzz about your business...

By Steven Cohen 24 Apr 2015 07:10

Is your website UX ready?
Is your website UX ready?

On 21 April Google launched a new mobile-friendly algorithm that rewards websites that are fully optimised for mobile with higher rankings in search results...

24 Apr 2015 07:07

Publish and be damned in name of patriotism
Publish and be damned in name of patriotism

After being stalked down a street, taunted and hit with a wrench, Emmanuel Sithole was cornered by his attackers, stabbed in the heart on a rubbish-strewn Alexandra street. He was from Mozambique...

By Anton Harber 24 Apr 2015 05:22

Xenophobia: The media giant of 2015?
Xenophobia: The media giant of 2015?

The immense amount of media publicity that the xenophobic attacks in South Africa has generated in past few weeks, paves the way for it to become one of the media giants of 2015...

23 Apr 2015 14:27

Why we should be investing in engagement
Why we should be investing in engagement

South Africa, alongside some of our BRICS partners, is globally recognised as among the most fertile grounds for new consumption of smartphones, online content and mobile applications...

By Glenn Gillis 23 Apr 2015 14:12

SA Innovation Summit calls for speakers
SA Innovation Summit calls for speakers

The eighth SA Innovation Summit is calling for inventors and innovators to submit papers before close of business on 15 May 2015, under the theme 'Innovation Intelligence'...

23 Apr 2015 14:06

Reaching the right audience: at the right place, at the right time
Reaching the right audience: at the right place, at the right time

Much has been said about the impact of mobile marketing and its importance as the continent becomes increasingly mobile-centric...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Apr 2015 14:00

NFVF releases research on audience landscape and attitudes to local film
NFVF releases research on audience landscape and attitudes to local film

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture has released results from its research aimed at creating an understanding of South Africa's audience landscape and attitudes to local film...

23 Apr 2015 13:46

How to hold a disciplinary hearing
How to hold a disciplinary hearing

It is every employer's wish that everything runs smoothly in the company but sometimes this does not happen and an employee may have to be reprimanded...

By Sophie Baker 23 Apr 2015 10:38

178 Pencils awarded on Results Day Two of D&AD Judging
178 Pencils awarded on Results Day Two of D&AD Judging

LONDON, UK: The second set of D&AD Pencil winners for 2015 have been announced in the Crafts for Advertising, Crafts for Design, Integrated and Innovative Media, Magazine and Newspaper Design, Mobile Marketing and White Pencil categories...

23 Apr 2015 10:31

New design competition - Solve offers cash prizes and IP consultation
New design competition - Solve offers cash prizes and IP consultation

Elle Decoration magazine and law firm Adams & Adams are encouraging new creative talent to enter the 2015 Solve Competition...

23 Apr 2015 10:02

Twitter makes policy changes addressing prohibited content, site violations
Twitter makes policy changes addressing prohibited content, site violations

Twitter rightfully acknowledges that it is not enough to simply put resources into place to police social media...

By Myolisi Sikupela 23 Apr 2015 08:39

Local ones to watch at the One Show
Local ones to watch at the One Show

Nothing gets a marketer's blood pumping with more pride than when local agencies make the shortlist for the big local awards. Here's an exclusive insight into how those in line for One Show pencils have taken the news...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Apr 2015 08:00

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