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Episode 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

Date: 31 Oct 2014
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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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The internet has changed our brains: Has your company stayed the same?
The internet has changed our brains: Has your company stayed the same?

The way we think, read and shop has changed for good. The way we shop online and the way we operate offline are distinctly different things. Our minds have become used to toggling between screens...

By Claire Cobbledick 31 Oct 2014 14:00

Spinning branded content
Spinning branded content

When last did you read a press release to your child at bedtime? Never? So why are you asking your customers to read - and believe - your spin?...

By Louise Marsland 31 Oct 2014 09:03

Vodacom bug leaked user info
Vodacom bug leaked user info

New reports claim that faulty security software at Vodacom led to the distribution of the cellphone numbers of the company's subscribers to websites they browse on their phones.

31 Oct 2014 08:54

Ivanna Granelli
Telecoms call centres must create a learning culture

There are few workplaces that are as stressful as a telecoms operator's call centre. When a telecoms subscriber phones in, he or she is often already disgruntled because there's a problem with his or her service or bill...

By Ivanna Granelli 31 Oct 2014 08:51

What now for e.tv?
What now for e.tv?

NEWSWATCH: According to a Mail & Guardian report, following recent events at e.tv, there are some questions over the future of the broadcaster.

31 Oct 2014 08:38

Yo, Bro... Remember yo mo
Yo, Bro... Remember yo mo

A #MoBro is nothing to do with Motown, or a mono-brow... though that's close, it refers to growing hair a little lower down on your face. If you've not taken part in the global #Movember trend before, here's why you should.

By Leigh Andrews 31 Oct 2014 08:00

Oscar Pistorius: Monitoring brand value
Oscar Pistorius: Monitoring brand value

Your brand has value. You might not be sure how much or where it comes from, but it still has value. This value usually relates to the products, people, and reputation surrounding it...

31 Oct 2014 07:50

IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg offers top speakers on nation branding
IPRA World Congress in Johannesburg offers top speakers on nation branding

The International Public Relations Association's (IPRA) World Congress, being held in Johannesburg in September 2015, offers José Filipe Torres, CEO and Founder of Bloom Consulting, and Msindisi Fengu, as keynote speakers...

31 Oct 2014 07:37

LatestSightings.com launches contributor channel
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The launch of a contributor channel for LatestSightings.com, one of the highest YouTube followings in South Africa for a wildlife social networking site, is rewarding contributors...

31 Oct 2014 07:30

Community newspapers and the business of education
Community newspapers and the business of education

Some 41% of local title readers are influenced by their newspaper when choosing an educational institution.

31 Oct 2014 04:10

Vodacom, your cell number, and those third parties
Vodacom, your cell number, and those third parties

Cellphone giant Vodacom has allegedly been secretly providing the numbers of local and international subscribers to third parties, including businesses and marketing companies.

30 Oct 2014 14:47

Twitter boosts awareness for breast cancer
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Various Twitter accounts are supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month, which ends on Friday, to boost the awareness of South African women, as it is the most common type of cancer in women of all races...

30 Oct 2014 13:05

New app allows customers to endorse favourite brands
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Accolades, a new app from Ovations Group and Thought Faqtory was built to reward engaged customers with specials, loyalty points and convenient mobile payments in retail environments.

30 Oct 2014 10:29

Alpha Mthembu wins Emerging Filmmaker Award in California
Alpha Mthembu wins Emerging Filmmaker Award in California

At the Silicon Valley African Film Festival, held in October 2014 in California, Alpha Mthembu was honoured with the Emerging Filmmaker Award for his short film titled 'My Zulu Lessons'. (video)

30 Oct 2014 09:58

Open Day at AFDA encourages students to consider film industry
Open Day at AFDA encourages students to consider film industry

The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) will have an open day on 15 November 2014 at its Durban campus to encourage parents and students to consider the world of film...

30 Oct 2014 09:05

Spotlight on digital advertising tricks at October Bright Day talk
Spotlight on digital advertising tricks at October Bright Day talk

The power of paying attention, letting others be your information lemmings and a mangled version of Homer's Odyssey all came into play at the October Bright Day talk on digital advertising... Here's what you missed.

By Leigh Andrews 30 Oct 2014 08:34

Shine at Assegai Awards
Shine at Assegai Awards

The 2014 Direct Marketing Association Assegai Awards and gala dinner will be held at the Shine Studios in Braamfontein on Thursday, 6 November 2014...

30 Oct 2014 08:33

Now e.tv's COO resigns
Now e.tv's COO resigns

NEWSWATCH: Following the departure of Marcel Golding and Barbara Hogan from e.tv, the COO has now also resigned, reports Mail & Guardian and BD Live.

30 Oct 2014 07:27

Motsoeneng challenges suspension ruling
Motsoeneng challenges suspension ruling

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has initiated a legal process to stall a court's order to suspend him.

30 Oct 2014 07:19

Facebook Rooms: what it could mean for your company
Facebook Rooms: what it could mean for your company

Facebook, Inc has launched its new app, "Rooms" across iOS devices in the US, with an eventual roll-out to more devices and areas. What could this mean for your company?

By Jason Perelson 30 Oct 2014 06:09

Instagram success, what business can learn from Khaya Dlanga
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It's visual, emotive, social, and addictive. It also lives up to the adage, "A picture tells a thousand words!"...

By Zimaseka Njomi 29 Oct 2014 14:58

New LAMP website offers information for media, language practitioners
New LAMP website offers information for media, language practitioners

The South African Alliance of Language and Media Practitioners (LAMP) has launched its new website as an information hub for media and language practitioners...

29 Oct 2014 14:29

Donate, style and empty with The Empty Shop
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Sandton City in partnership with McCann Johannesburg has launched The Empty Shop, an award-winning global CSI campaign pioneered in São Paulo, Brazil.

29 Oct 2014 14:00

Pieter Scholtz
Sales made simple

No matter what your product or service is, you have to sell to stay in business, so you might as well make up your mind now to become a winner at the sales game...

By Pieter Scholtz 29 Oct 2014 14:00

Why hiring the right employees is the key to business success
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It's an understated fact that employees are the foundation of every business. It's not easy to find people who are motivated and ambitious - especially in an entry level position - so if you do, best hold on to them...

By James Timpson 29 Oct 2014 13:45

HCI's Golding and Hogan both quit
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The intrigue surrounding Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) deepened when executive chairman Marcel Golding quit along with Barbara Hogan‚ a non-executive director and former cabinet minister‚ over allegations of political interference at TV station e.tv.

By Paul Vecchiatto 29 Oct 2014 11:49

2014 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies results out
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For the second consecutive year, Coronation Fund Managers has been named Top Company in the annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards.

29 Oct 2014 09:47

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 30 October 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Mike Silver from Stretch Experiential...

29 Oct 2014 09:17

[NewsMaker] Catherine Robson
[NewsMaker] Catherine Robson

Louise Marsland chats to Habari's Catherine Robson in our regular [NewsMaker] series.

By Louise Marsland 29 Oct 2014 09:04

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