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Episode 189: Mike Wronski chats the top 5 Social Media platforms in SA.

Date: 22 Sep 2016
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There is an invisible institution called the Bank of Goodwill. It is centuries old, and has stood the test of time. Every corporate needs an account with this institution - some more than others...

By Khuthalani Khumalo 20 hours ago

Brand South Africa hosts university forum on the nation's brand
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On Wednesday 5 October, Brand South Africa, in partnership with the University of Pretoria, will host its first University Dialogue with academics from various institutions who will discuss the current South African Nation Brand...

22 hours ago

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Marriott Hotels' social media monitoring innovation and branded content creation is making waves around the world, connecting the brand with the next generation of travellers - Millennials...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 1 day ago

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Consumers are losing faith in information that brands publish online and on social media as they become increasingly savvy about the myriad of tactics used by marketer to reach them. The rules of engagement with consumers have changed...

By Deirdre Elphick-Moore 3 days ago

Play your Part aims to build citizen engagement in Limpopo
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Brand South Africa's campaign Play Your Part, along with its interactive PYP cube which encourages citizen engagement, will take place in Limpopo on Thursday 29 September...

22 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: The creative conscience
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In today's world of ever-shrinking resources and ever-mounting constraints, we need creativity more than ever before. - David H. Cropley...

By Lara-Anne Derbyshire 21 Sep 2016

Joel at ‘home’ in the Origin Roastery.
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This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Joel Singer, co-founder and owner of Origin Coffee Roasters...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Sep 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 190: The Marketing Mix Social Media Landscape Briefing findings
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Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 22 September 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Mike Wronski...

21 Sep 2016

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On Thursday, 15 September 2016, Brand Finance, together with Brand South Africa, announced South Africa's top 50 most valuable corporate brands for 2016...

By Bandile Ndzishe 21 Sep 2016

Coca-Cola's latest branding strategy
Coca-Cola's latest branding strategy

Coca-Cola has rebranded its variants, namely Coca-Cola Original, Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero and Coca-Cola Life, according to its One Brand strategy...

20 Sep 2016

Would you buy a property from you?
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If you can't answer that question, it's time to work on your personal brand...

By Charlotte Vermaak 19 Sep 2016

South Africa's top 50 corporate brands
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Brand Finance, a brand valuation and strategy consultancy that annually measures the world's most valuable brands, in partnership with Brand South Africa, has launched a table displaying the top 50 corporate brands in South Africa...

15 Sep 2016

Branding - SA hotel industry's weapon in war with digital brands
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If South African hotels are to remain successful amid increasing competition posed by online travel agents and other players in the digital economy, they need to fully leverage their brand...

14 Sep 2016

Technology has levelled the playing field
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In today's world; there needs to be something deeper and probably less tangible that influences people's behaviour, attitude, decisions and most importantly; builds loyalty...

By Bogosi Motshegwa 14 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: J.C. Le Roux's occasion-specific marketing sparkles
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J.C. Le Roux was recently hailed in the Ask Afrika Icon Brands Survey, taking home the category win for the sixth time. Jackie Olivier, global marketing manager of sparkling wines at Distell, explains their innovation focus.

By Leigh Andrews 12 Sep 2016

Brand Alive Group launches With or Without Sugar
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The Brand Alive Group have launched a new vlog series called 'With or Without Sugar' - chatting to industry leaders around the world about interesting and important subjects that affect business and brands...

Issued by Brand Alive 12 Sep 2016

Scan Retail innovates display with its LED Fabric Lightbox
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The LED Fabric Lightbox is a product that can be used in multiple ways in retail spaces. It has been installed for many of Scan Retail's clients to create powerful in-store branding...

Issued by Scan Display 12 Sep 2016

Brand Finance Africa appoints Jeremy Sampson
Brand Finance Africa appoints Jeremy Sampson

Branding industry veteran Jeremy Sampson has been appointed a director of Brand Finance Africa...

12 Sep 2016

University Dialogue on Nation Branding at Pretoria University
University Dialogue on Nation Branding at Pretoria University

An inaugural University Dialogue on Nation Branding will be held by Brand South Africa at the University of Pretoria on Wednesday 5 October 2016 from 8am-8pm...

8 Sep 2016

imagineNATION Alliance stays true to Ballantine's
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This year you're going to see something on your TV screens that you haven't seen before. No, not season two of Stranger Things or season seven of GOT, you'll have to wait till next year for those. We're talking about a hot new campaign for Ballantine's...

Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 7 Sep 2016

What type of mark will you make as Johnson & Johnson's brand/marketing assistant/graduate?
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This fantastic opportunity awaits no ordinary person, but someone with a curious and analytical mind whose strength lies in translating data into exceptional insights...

Issued by Strategy Recruitment Marketing 7 Sep 2016

Banking on being a winning brand
Banking on being a winning brand

Creating a winning brand requires traditional and digital tools that exemplify its values and core product offerings...

By Peter Alkema 7 Sep 2016

Branding in the new world: Understanding moments that matter
Branding in the new world: Understanding moments that matter

The marketing world of yesteryear was defined by one-way communication to drive brand-building and to get the message across. However, these traditional principles no longer apply and brands who refuse to adapt to today's digitally engaged environment risk being left behind...

By Alida Jansen & Chris Davies, Issued by Kantar TNS 6 Sep 2016

How we're Touching Lives in Rwanda
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Today, more than ever, demonstrating corporate social responsibility or CSR is no longer an option; it is an understood best practice for companies that hope to earn favour with consumers...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 2 Sep 2016

Revolutionary brand activations and great coffee with Gawk at Fespa 2016
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Join Gawk at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg between 7-9 September at FESPA Africa for a cup of your favourite roast, while we chat about the merits of the FSD System...

Issued by Gawk 2 Sep 2016

Ornico launches Open Africa with GIBS
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Brand Intelligence company Ornico has announced that it will be publishing a business and brand guide for industry leaders, in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), at the University of Pretoria...

Issued by Ornico 1 Sep 2016

Mirror, mirror - Inside and outside, there's only ever one corporate brand
Mirror, mirror - Inside and outside, there's only ever one corporate brand

While not a brand new idea, Employee Value Propositions (EVPs) are certainly gaining traction with those who really believe that people are indeed an organisation's most vital asset, and not least as ambassadors of its brand...

Issued by Blue Moon Corporate Communications 1 Sep 2016

Branding in a digital world: Why having a strong identity matters
Branding in a digital world: Why having a strong identity matters

With the various events and happenings that have played a part in shaping the year's socio-political landscape (both internationally and locally), 2016 is widely being dubbed a 'Year of Identity'...

By Mike dos Santos 1 Sep 2016

Three ways to get your brand trending on Twitter
Three ways to get your brand trending on Twitter

If you work in the content and branding space, you'll know how great it feels to log onto your Twitter account and see your brand's hashtag in the top trends. A plus is also that it's so objective...

By Skhumbuzo Tuswa 31 Aug 2016

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