Channel Mobile is a mobile marketing agency based in Cape Town, South Africa. We specialise in developing messaging software solutions and mobile messaging applications as well as strategise, develop and execute mobile campaigns for corporates and advertising agencies.
It is with awe and amazement that I meet summer every year, and in my heart there is always a kind of reverence for the magnificence of nature's own marketing team. For two thirds of every year the West Coast region and Namaqualand remains under the radar, just long enough for the world to nearly forget it exists. Then Nature's professional marketing teams take the lead and the whole world stops to notice.
By Ingrid von Stein 1 Nov 2012 10:21
Continental Outdoor Media commissioned Millward Brown to research the impact of rotation on two out of home (OOH) advertising campaigns in Johannesburg North and measure the impact of Citilite rotation in terms of reach and frequency build.
1 Nov 2012 10:20
Vehicle branding and transit media specialist Graffiti has taken its expertise off-road as the branding company takes responsibility for branding all of the Nissan Navara racing vehicles, as well as all the team support vehicles, for the Regent Off-Road Racing Team.
Issued by Graffiti 31 Oct 2012 09:04
On behalf of KFC Milkybar Krusher, Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg has conceptualised 'Face Yoga' for a new campaign.
31 Oct 2012 07:30
Current tight market conditions have forced the retail property marketing specialist to be more innovative than ever before to ensure a healthy return on investment for clients.
By Doug Mayne 31 Oct 2012 06:25
The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for September 2012 have been announced, and chairperson for the advertising judging panel that month, Jonathan Beggs, has commented that, "it was a predictably quiet month after the Loeries rush, with not a huge amount of entries overall but there was some really enjoyable work."
30 Oct 2012 09:18
Provantage, in a consortium with TransPeninsula Investments and Kidrogen (Pty) Ltd, and trading as Integrated Rapid Transport Media, was recently awarded the exclusive advertising rights to the Integrated Rapid Transport (IRT) Bus System in Cape Town. Also known as MyCiti, the system is set to vastly improve public transport.
Issued by Provantage 25 Oct 2012 08:25
Vehicle branding and transit media specialist, Graffiti recently gave Cotlands a bold new look by branding 13 vehicles with the NGO's well-known, bright orange logo.
Issued by Graffiti 24 Oct 2012 10:02
Wouldn't it be wonderful if activation were as simple as it sounded... Get out there, shake your rattle, and roll in shekels. But, as many have learnt the hard way, that's not how it rolls no more...
By Gavin Mills 23 Oct 2012 11:46
For the first time in eight years, Caltex South Africa has shot and produced commercials locally to tell its South African story. Chevron South Africa, refiner and marketer of Caltex fuel and lubricants products, launched a brand campaign yesterday, Monday 22 October 2012.
23 Oct 2012 09:26
A new outdoor campaign has brought to life the power of Doom in the form of a billboard made entirely of shoes. The idea is that people have different ways of killing bugs; some use rolled up newspaper, some scream and call their better halves, and some use shoes.
18 Oct 2012 12:06
Guerrilla IMC's recent anti litter campaign message has been a huge success, reaching thousands of South Africans and thanks to the viral properties of the internet, many like-minded internationals too.
Issued by Guerrilla IMC 15 Oct 2012 12:40
Vehicle branding and transit media specialist, Graffiti, recently gave SABC radio station Ikwekwezi FM an eye-catching new look aboard six branded buses and six branded minibus taxi vehicles.
Issued by Graffiti 12 Oct 2012 09:31
Hell, in the blink of an eye, it's 10 years later. I would not have thought a decade would fly by so quickly, but there you are. And if you asked me if a whack had changed in that time, I would've answered "not so much".
By Harry Herber 12 Oct 2012 06:30
One of Guerrilla IMC's latest projects has not only dispelled the myth about 'drivers' right' boards being less impactful than 'drivers' left' but has also highlighted the need for "outdoor specific creative".
Issued by Guerrilla IMC 10 Oct 2012 11:23
Provantage has announced the formation and launch of a new brand, Airport Ads, which will spearhead Provantage's airport advertising portfolio. Mzukisi Deliwe has been appointed General Manager of this division and will lead a specialised team of airport advertising professionals.
Issued by Provantage 10 Oct 2012 10:45
As part of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013 and the current Danse l'Afrique danse, French artist Antoine Tempé is on exhibition at Park, Rosebank, Sandton, Midrand and Hatfield Gautrain stations. His exhibition of portraits and photographs celebrates performances by the greatest African and Afro-American contemporary dancers.
8 Oct 2012 09:29
Graffiti Impact Media's latest out-of-home execution for Grand-Pa puts South Africa's best-known pain reliever in full view of thousands of daily Tswhane commuters, on the corner of Paul Kruger and Skinner Streets in the heart of the CBD.
Issued by Graffiti 3 Oct 2012 10:59
As part of the promotion for its 75th birthday, the Afrikaans radio station, Radio Sonder Grense (RSG) has identified Primedia Unlimited's media platform brandyourcar.com as the ideal ambient media solution to promote its brand to current and potential listeners.
1 Oct 2012 10:55
M-Net Idols fans in and around Johannesburg will most likely have spotted two eye-catching buses doing the rounds on the city's roads. Branded by vehicle branding and transit media specialist Graffiti, the two branded vehicles were the brainchild of BlackMarket Media who came up with the idea of creating M-Net Idols fan buses.
Issued by Graffiti 28 Sep 2012 09:10
A joint venture between Provantage Out of Home Media and HiCare Medical Marketing Specialists, ProCare is an agency that specialises in activation, event and media solutions for pharmaceutical brands.
Issued by Provantage 26 Sep 2012 09:51
In search of the affluent 'LSM 14+' market, Unlimited subsidiary Golf Unlimited (GU) recently commissioned research at two premier golf clubs in Gauteng; the Ernie Els Club Pretoria and Serengeti near OR Tambo International Airport.
25 Sep 2012 12:12
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2012 Loeries awards. In addition to the category awards, Robbie Brozin received the Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award and worldwide creative director of TBWA\Worldwide, John Hunt, received the Lifetime Achievement Award (video).
25 Sep 2012 10:13
After reaching the depths of despondency over the lack of digital entries, Pendoring judges and entrants are equally delighted that the digital drought has finally been broken this year.
25 Sep 2012 08:00
It's not a bad idea once in a while to step back from what is becoming an increasingly complex world of marketing communications and refresh ourselves on just what sort of advertising consumers trust.
By Chris Moerdyk: @chrismoerdyk 20 Sep 2012 13:47
The other day I was asked whether PR practitioners now have more power than ad agency bosses. Brian Berkman who was writing for Advantage magazine kindly told me I could disagree if I wished (I do) and he gave me 200 words in which to do so.
By Peter Mann 20 Sep 2012 07:06
Marketing budgets have come under greater scrutiny, propelling brands and businesses to seek more 'wow' factor and greater return on investment when it comes to advertising. One such way is taxi advertising, which is not only a burgeoning global business, but also experiencing remarkable traction locally.
18 Sep 2012 11:00
Vehicle branding and transit media specialist, Graffiti has given Protea Hotels a bold new presence on South Africa's roads by branding 30 of the hotel group's guest transfer vehicles.
Issued by Graffiti 17 Sep 2012 11:07
Ster-Kinekor has signed up with Primedia Unlimited's mobile advertising company brandyourcar.com to announce its latest 'Scare Fest' among 16-24 year old cinema lovers. The event is being advertised on the personally owned vehicles of young adults who frequent malls on a regular basis.
14 Sep 2012 07:16
A billboard campaign, carrying OppiKoppi's theme message, 'Sweet Thing', reportedly became a hit with potential festivalgoers. Without any prompting, fans posted images of themselves interacting with the boards. This led to the festival organisers running a competition on social media networks as to who posted the most creative photo of themselves standing with a billboard.
13 Sep 2012 07:11
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