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Brands with purpose that walk the talk!
Brands with purpose that walk the talk!

If you're struggling to get a response from your branded content, chances are you've simply slapped a logo onto a poorly produced ‘live game show' that doesn't have any real impact...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 6 hours ago

Branding hacks: Three insights into 'the rise of the bite-size'
Branding hacks: Three insights into 'the rise of the bite-size'

Purpose: To highlight the shifts in the way people are obtaining and transferring information and how to align your business' branding with them...

Issued by Powerhouse Advertising 7 hours ago

Just launches new brand identity, drops Retirement in name
Just launches new brand identity, drops Retirement in name

Just, founded in 2014 by retirement specialists who wanted to address shortcomings in the South African retirement market, has launched its new brand identity, ‘Just' last week, locking in the descriptor ‘Rethink Retirement'...

9 hours ago

Compete cleverly: Don't outrun – outwit!
Compete cleverly: Don't outrun – outwit!

Any typical contender has to deal with intimidation when faced by a significant and strong opponent. Power is persuasive, and we often believe that the big boys are inevitably set to take the victories. However, knowledge – converted into smart strategies – can trump power...

Issued by Gawk 1 day ago

How brands are using UX to improve customer experience
How brands are using UX to improve customer experience

Customer experience – and getting it right - is the defining factor that is helping brands stand out in the digital space. In this day of technological advancement amid a deluge of digital marketing tactics, working hard to ensure your customer's satisfaction is of prime importance in order to make an impact...

Issued by Interact RDT 15 Feb 2017

LIVE: Jacaranda FM launches its new brand positioning with a world first for radio
LIVE: Jacaranda FM launches its new brand positioning with a world first for radio

Jacaranda FM teamed up with advertising agency Halo to create a world first for radio – a live, lip sync, audiovisual campaign. This stunt marks the station's launch of a new brand positioning that promises to deliver more music you love...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Feb 2017

Yourself Management launching refreshed corporate identity
Yourself Management launching refreshed corporate identity

Yourself Management, a through-the-line marketing agency, will be launching its refreshed corporate identity on 15 February...

Issued by Yourself Management 14 Feb 2017

(c) Michael Simons -
Reach students as they start the new academic year

As students head off to university and college across South Africa, brands need to make sure that they tailor messages that are suited to them...

By Khethi Ngwenya 13 Feb 2017

Dotshock © –
Brands nudge their way towards goodness

Economics has long been based on the assumption that as humans we make rational, purposefully thought out decisions that are in our best interest...

By Leslie Pascaud 9 Feb 2017

London beauty salon receives praise for SA visual identity design
London beauty salon receives praise for SA visual identity design

South African Bridget O'Keeffe, makeup artist, beauty blogger and entrepreneur, founded the salon Blush+Blow in London last year and commissioned South African advertising agency Creative Zoo Advertising (CZA) to design the brand and visual identity.

7 Feb 2017

Lady Gaga rocks the Super Bowl half time show - @forbes
#TRENDING: Brand activism ruled Super Bowl 2017

We are entering a new era of brand activism as brands step up to speak out against political decisions they feel are morally wrong…

By Louise Marsland 6 Feb 2017

M&Ms, John Lewis, Brooke Bond Red Label, US Army win Golds at Warc Media Awards
M&Ms, John Lewis, Brooke Bond Red Label, US Army win Golds at Warc Media Awards

Warc has announced the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the global Warc Media Awards: Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships category...

6 Feb 2017

Beats by Dre.
Building your brand through the power of storytelling

People love stories and, for as long as people have walked the earth, across all cultures, storytelling has been an important fabric of society...

By Nicole Shapiro 2 Feb 2017

New Club Med campaign all about a world of choices and experiences
New Club Med campaign all about a world of choices and experiences

Club Med Southern Africa has revealed its latest campaign which highlights the brand's manifesto of a world of choices and signature experiences while affirming their latest brand positioning...

2 Feb 2017

Mitigate Millennial mishaps

In the face of post-demographic consumerism, advertising agencies have invested heavily in research and focus groups to ensure they deliver brand strategies that hit the mark and meet briefs from clients...

Issued by Paddington Station PR 1 Feb 2017

Times Media events division plans to almost double events in 2017
Times Media events division plans to almost double events in 2017

The dedicated events division of Times Media had a successful 2016, delivering conferences, showcases and industry acknowledgement events.

31 Jan 2017

Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising announced
Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising announced

The Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising have been announced, with FP7/DXB (part of McCann Worldgroup) and MediaVest Spark earning the Midas Award for Innovation for ‘The AC Vests' for client Emirates NBD...

27 Jan 2017

IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judging begins
IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judging begins

Judging for the 2017 IAB SA Bookmark Awards has kicked off, with industry leaders ready to pick the top contenders. The jury, led by John Dixon, features more diverse digital players than ever before...

26 Jan 2017

Boomtown: Making Today Matter with University of Pretoria
Boomtown: Making Today Matter with University of Pretoria

Boomtown was approached to take the University of Pretoria's new corporate positioning, "Make Today Matter", to market and showcase the university as a leading research institution...

Issued by Boomtown 25 Jan 2017

Interesting with a capital Instagram
Interesting with a capital Instagram

KFC recently had Ola Films director Chris Saunders string together a few wacky Instagram stories where users can interact with the brand on their smart screens...

Issued by Ola! Films 24 Jan 2017

Brands can certainly take a page or two from the Ford Kuga saga
Brands can certainly take a page or two from the Ford Kuga saga

Silence can be a good response up until it comes back to bite you in the a** because your silence is much louder than what your initial response could have been...

By Khangelani Dziba 23 Jan 2017

Crisis management: Can you afford not to take action?
Crisis management: Can you afford not to take action?

Social media has not changed the formula for communicating in a crisis - it has simply made it more important that companies be prepared, act quickly, and say the right things...

By Nigel Hollis, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 20 Jan 2017

Case study on taxi branding indicates branding reaches wide audience
Case study on taxi branding indicates branding reaches wide audience

As part of Primedia Outdoor's investment in research expertise and innovative market intelligence, it set tracked and measured taxi movement over a three-month campaign period between February and April 2016...

20 Jan 2017

123RF
Building a team strong enough to carry a brand to success

We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals...

By Harry Welby-Cooke 20 Jan 2017

How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer
How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer

Intercontinental Hotels Group's 2017 Trends Report highlights the uncompromising nature of today's customer...

19 Jan 2017

‘Run with it!': Vega develops future thinkers and resilient creative problem solvers
‘Run with it!': Vega develops future thinkers and resilient creative problem solvers

In industry, and as industry professionals will confirm, team leaders take in fresh graduates and expect them to ‘run with it'! The more independent and pro-active they are, the better the chances to stay on, and even better, excel...

By Naretha Pretorius, Issued by Vega School 19 Jan 2017

Brand South Africa launches campaign on CNN
Brand South Africa launches campaign on CNN

Brand South Africa is telling the world that the country is open for business through a global campaign on CNN, coinciding with the World Economic Forum taking place at Davos, Switzerland, this week...

17 Jan 2017

Is marketing automation limiting your brand's visibility?
Is marketing automation limiting your brand's visibility?

Marketing automation is one of the big revolutions in the world of marketing. The problem is that nobody considers the potential downsides of it...

By Ryan Kh 6 Jan 2017

The Brand Alive Group appointed to rebrand top global energy trader
The Brand Alive Group appointed to rebrand top global energy trader

Leading international brand strategy, design and expression group The Brand Alive Group has been appointed to conduct a comprehensive, ground-up rebrand of major global energy trading firm DufEnergy...

Issued by Brand Alive 5 Jan 2017

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