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Episode 98: FastCompany SA magazine, The Lean Startup methodology and Buying Cutomers with Brad Suga

Date: 18 Jul 2014
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Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.

Date: 10 Jul 2014
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Episode 96: IAB South Africa – what is coming next?

Date: 4 Jul 2014
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Excellence through e-learning

South Africa's mature domestic BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) market means that we boast a large pool of world-class expertise in the financial services, telecommunications and legal domains...

By Jacques Storm 25 Jul 2014 08:29

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University hosts Loeries Exhibition

The free travelling Loeries Exhibition will arrive at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth from 4-8 August 2014...

25 Jul 2014 08:15

[Habari #Tuongee2014] The creative adult is the child who survived

Habari Media's Insights and Innovations Director, Byron John, covered the topic of creativity at this year's Habari Media Tuongee which took place from 17-18 July. He gave delegates a...

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jul 2014 08:15

Sunday Times Top Brands conference, survey in August

The results of the 16th annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey will be released at a breakfast hosted by Marc Lottering...

25 Jul 2014 08:09

Encouraging consumers to increase basket size

How many times have you walked out of a shop with everything but the one item you actually went in to buy? Or been unable to resist 'temptation aisle' at the tills, buying the snacks you didn't intend to? It's all designed that way...

By Louise Marsland 25 Jul 2014 06:38

SABC plan is antithesis of open journalism

On a recent visit here, The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger spoke of the concept of "open journalism"...

By Anton Harber 25 Jul 2014 06:25

Why is radio advertising so damn dismal?

Some say there are only two things certain about life. I say there are three - death, taxes, and that Loerie Awards announcement, "There is no Grand Prix for radio this year..."

By Chris Moerdyk 25 Jul 2014 05:19

How speech analytics is changing the contact centre

Contact centres, like most contemporary companies, have to deal with ever increasing quantities of data, with the number call recordings, analytics and other metrics being added daily...

By Gert Swart 24 Jul 2014 14:00

Return on translation - a partnership equation

On entering new markets, the decision whether to translate your product interface (software, Web or hardware) or literature into new languages essentially comes down to the issue of return on investment (ROI).

By Françoise Henderson 24 Jul 2014 13:48

Ellies earnings drop as demand weakens

Headline earnings at the electronic products manufacturer, Ellies were down by 68.3%, to 23.46c per share.

24 Jul 2014 12:16

Online competitor tracking portal from Adcheck

SA advertising monitor, Adcheck has developed an innovative web-based tracking portal that allows marketers and brand owners to get the inside track on competitor advertising.

24 Jul 2014 10:48

Loeries Communication Design judging panel announced

Led by jury chair Stephen Doyle of New York based agency Doyle Partners, the Communication Design panel is packed with respected industry figures.

24 Jul 2014 10:33

Station fined over chicken comment

A Pretoria radio station ruffled a few feathers when a presenter relayed the story of a cook "making out" with a chicken.

24 Jul 2014 09:53

What should a modern marketing manager be able to do?

Many marketing people placed in companies are juniors, if they even exist at all - or the role is just not taken seriously at all by anyone internally...

By Chemory Gunko 24 Jul 2014 09:47

Architectural films to feature at UIA 2014

The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) will partner with UIA 2014 and Architect Africa Film Festival to present architecture films in Durban during the 25th International Union of Architects World Congress of Architects (UIA 2014)...

24 Jul 2014 09:38

Free app for private equity in Africa

Phatisa, an African private equity fund manager, has launched a free app for use by professionals in African private equity...

24 Jul 2014 09:29

Accredited digital media marketing curriculum launched

An accredited digital media marketing curriculum has been launched as a part-time course at the Johannesburg campus of the AAA School of Advertising from 21 July 2014 to 1 November 2014...

24 Jul 2014 08:56

Assegai Awards 2014 open for entry online

The DMASA Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards are now open for entry and this year, the submissions will be online. The closing date for submissions is 15 September 2014...

24 Jul 2014 08:25

New radio survey - five companies on shortlist

Following a robust and rigorous RFI evaluation process managed by Yardstick, an independent group of pitch consultants, five research companies have been shortlisted to participate...

24 Jul 2014 08:09

Clio Healthcare Awards appoint South African juror

The Clio Healthcare Awards, which will be held in New York at the beginning of October 2014, have appointed a South African juror...

24 Jul 2014 08:03

Fifty most valuable South African brands led by MTN

Brand Finance has released the 2014 annual report on South Africa's 50 most valuable brands, with MTN leading the way...

24 Jul 2014 07:24

Quality over quantity

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By Marion Scher 24 Jul 2014 06:47

Actually, Hlaudi is the right man for the job...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is absolutely the ideal man for the job as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the SABC.

By Chris Moerdyk 24 Jul 2014 05:31

CCDI members reap awards

Jaqueline Burge of Rarity Handbags has won Entrepreneur of the Year at the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa (BWASA) Western Cape Regional Achiever Awards.

23 Jul 2014 14:28

A salesman that never sleeps: the persuasive power of video

In a global marketplace where people are bombarded with a neverending stream of information from hundreds of companies every day, how do you stand out from the crowd and make sure you're understood?

By Adrian Burger 23 Jul 2014 13:00

Mobile technology expansion needed

About 40% of companies are investing in mobile technologies across their business and consider mobility as a key part of their business strategy, according to Accenture Mobility Report 2014.

23 Jul 2014 11:59

802 words to help event planners increase their event attendance

Every single event planner wants to ensure that their events are well attended. Whether you're tasked with running an exclusive product launch or a high-profile awards evening...

By Terry Sutherland 23 Jul 2014 10:50

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 99: Best Marketing International and a jam-packed show

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 24 July from 9am-10am as we chat to Hando SiniSalu, Craig Shelley, Trevyn McGowan and Kirsty Henderson. [twitterfall]

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RadioWorks Conference for Cape Town, Johannesburg

The Radio Advertising Bureau's (RAB SA) RadioWorks Conference will demonstrate the ROI/results that can be derived when radio is used effectively within the media mix...

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