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Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Date: 25 Jul 2014
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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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Date: 10 Jul 2014
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Mobile app helps brands 'see' inside their markets

Mobile research technology, ovatoyou, has launched a new app that invites consumers to share their thinking, or images of their surroundings from the palm of their hand...

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Is your brand socially awkward?

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Stop damaging your personal brand!

You have a personal brand, whether you think about it or not. Your personal brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room. It's how your...

By Donna Rachelson, Issued by Branding and Marketing YOU 29 Jul 2014 12:08

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The middle-class or middle market in South Africa of LSM 4-7 offers the perceptive marketer a wealth of opportunity, as this class begins to grow in disposable income...

29 Jul 2014 08:34

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28 Jul 2014 13:02

Creative Circle results for June 2014

The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for June 2014 have been announced.

28 Jul 2014 10:47

Culture captains

There is always an interesting debate around organisational culture and what is its true value. This is indeed more prevalent when times are tough and focus is on financial pressures...

By Jane Stevenson 28 Jul 2014 06:35

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

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25 Jul 2014 13:03

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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

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

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

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23 Jul 2014 10:16

Dove's latest advertising campaign calls on SA women to participate

Dove South Africa is calling on all South African women to be a part of its latest Beauty Bar advertising campaign, which centres on real women's faces and their radiant results...

23 Jul 2014 09:36

A note on curiosity

Someone once told me that curiosity is the definitive quality of a great strategist. But is there any space for curiosity to stand as the intrinsic draw-card by which we develop a campaign strategy?

By Jessica Gregory 22 Jul 2014 09:09

All Gold takes the lead as Icon Brands' winner

The 2014/2015 Ask Afrika's Icon Brand survey revealed that despite huge societal disparities, their palates mostly unify South Africans.

22 Jul 2014 07:49

Augmented reality could rejuvenate print

As South African newspapers and magazines come under increasing pressure from digital competition, so must they look to digital innovations such as augmented reality to rejuvenate their business models.

By Diane Charton 18 Jul 2014 15:25

It's all in the logo

A logo is simply well thought out art to be acknowledged by all who view it. The first impression the majority of consumers experience with a brand is through the logo. Hence it becomes your trademark...

By Jay Clark 18 Jul 2014 14:00

Building a brand in Nigeria: a South African marketer's guide

For many ambitious South African businesses looking to expand their footprint across Africa, Nigeria is an obvious choice. With a population of 175 million, it is Africa's largest...

Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 18 Jul 2014 10:28

The power of the influencer within a retail environment

Brand champions, advocates, promoters, ambassadors, custodians and influencers - everyone is talking about them, and all brands want more of them in order to drive business growth. In this digital...

Issued by KnowHow2 18 Jul 2014 09:16

Taxi advertising company launches measurable ROI

SA Taxi Media has launched one of the first scientific target audience selection and auditable taxi media reporting systems, that will change the ad industry and enable taxi operators...

16 Jul 2014 15:31

Did adidas get ROI on World Cup?

As one of the major sponsors of this global event, was the return on investment received what adidas was expecting, as one of the official sponsors spending huge amounts of money?...

16 Jul 2014 11:33

Prioritising responsive design

Responsive design isn't as hot a topic as it was earlier in 2013, but its importance for businesses and brands couldn't be more paramount than it is now...

By Greg Wright 16 Jul 2014 10:28

Staying relevant and connected with today's digitally enabled consumer

Brands that want to successfully keep up with today's digitally enabled consumer must consider investing in an always-on multi-channel strategy, which ensures that they are able to exchange information and...

By Pete Case, Issued by Gloo 15 Jul 2014 12:42

[NewsMaker:] Alun Davies

Alun Davies is the executive creative director and a partner in Saints Branding after folding his design agency, The Design Collective, into Saints Branding.

By Louise Marsland 15 Jul 2014 10:19

New brand campaign for DStv

DStv has a new tagline, 'Feel every Moment' launched as TVCs on 13 July 2014.

15 Jul 2014 09:04

New website, YouTube channel for Assupol

Assupol has launched its new website, following its advertising campaign launched in January 2014, featuring musician and brand ambassador Hugh Masekela.

14 Jul 2014 14:57

The Google doodle and other fluid trademarks

There was an interesting article in a publication called TBO (Trademarks and Brands Online) entitled Fluid Trademarks: Keeping Them Watertight. So what are fluid trademarks?

By Ilse du Plessis 14 Jul 2014 12:19

Brand storytelling needs 'baddies and goodies'

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By Louise Marsland 11 Jul 2014 12:06

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 97: MTN Business App Awards and measureability of ad campaigns

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Andrew Hall, Kevin Jacobson and Toby Shapshak. [twitterfall]

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