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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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#InnovationMonth: Using AR and VR for creative recruitment

Augmented and virtual reality (That's AR and VR to the uninitiated) are making big waves in the creative industries - BBDO shows how they can also be used to add fun to your next Millennial recruitment drive...

By Leigh Andrews 15 hours ago

Collaborate to unlock competitive advantage
Collaborate to unlock competitive advantage

How companies can use collaboration tools as innovation hacks...

By Farren Roper 21 hours ago

Disney considering bid for Twitter: report
Disney considering bid for Twitter: report

The Walt Disney Company is evaluating a potential bid for Twitter, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter...

16 hours ago

Moneyweb losses mount as it creates new businesses
Moneyweb losses mount as it creates new businesses

Moneyweb's net loss for the year to June rose to R4.9m from R3.01m previously. Operating loss was R6.1m and headline loss R4.9m...

17 hours ago

You're a news editor, and you don't even know it
You're a news editor, and you don't even know it

Every time you hit like, click open a link, hover over a post for a while, etc., Facebook is gathering data about what you want to see on your news feed...

By Garret Brent 17 hours ago

Johannesburg Design Week set for 2017
Johannesburg Design Week set for 2017

Dave Nemeth, who heads up Trend Forward has been appointed as a strategic partner to the Rand Show, to take this brand to new heights and positioning it as one of the world's leading "Design Centric" consumer shows...

19 hours ago

#GartnerSYM: Turning digital threat into opportunity
#GartnerSYM: Turning digital threat into opportunity

Digital transformation... not just a business buzzword, but a modern business reality...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 hours ago

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#TRENDING: The experience economy

In order to earn the attention of consumers, brands need to create experiences that they can share...

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

The Bank of Goodwill
The Bank of Goodwill

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 1 day ago

Brand South Africa hosts university forum on the nation's brand
Brand South Africa hosts university forum on the nation's brand

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...

1 day ago

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From credit-worthy to target-worthy: How predictive scoring is being used in marketing

As a marketer or customer engagement professional, imagine the cost-savings if you knew who in your database or lead list were likely to be the most profitable customers or most likely to respond...

By Luke Turnbull 1 day ago

The social phenomenon that is Black Twitter
The social phenomenon that is Black Twitter

If the term 'Black Twitter' leaves you scratching your head, you're not alone...

By JP Kloppers 1 day ago

Huawei and Leica Camera AG launch research and innovation centre
Huawei and Leica Camera AG launch research and innovation centre

Huawei and Leica Camera AG have launched the 'Max Berek Innovation Lab', a research and innovation center at Leica's global HQ in Wetzlar, Germany...

1 day ago

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#InnovationMonth: Firestarters ignited business creativity

Ignite! was a session of TED-style turbo-charged talks with an innovative twist that ended off the 2016 SABC Education Innovation Summit with a definitive bang. Here's what you missed from a few of this year's 'firestarters' (that's Ignite! lingo for speakers at the event)...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

SABC, where art thou channels?
SABC, where art thou channels?

The media's obsequious reportage on Hlaudi made me ponder on a few things that, in my opinion, need attention at the SABC. Frankly, I have heard enough of Hlaudi this, Hlaudi that...

By Bonnie Ramaila 1 day ago

Differences between a direct sales company and a pyramid scheme
Differences between a direct sales company and a pyramid scheme

For South Africans wishing to generate more income, they may consider joining a direct sales company or a multi-level marketing company. However, they must be sure that this isn't in fact an illegal pyramid scheme...

1 day ago

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A world of differences

The African entertainment and media industry faces profound disruption, but it is exactly within this disruption that companies are finding opportunities...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

Why social media is critical for SA marketers in 2017
Why social media is critical for SA marketers in 2017

According to the 2017 edition of the SA Social Media Landscape, the next year will see the use of as many as four social media platforms becoming pervasive marketing tools...

23 Sep 2016

Employees: credible spokespeople and sources, how to leverage this trust
Employees: credible spokespeople and sources, how to leverage this trust

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 23 Sep 2016

Union resists bid to give Motsoeneng new job
Union resists bid to give Motsoeneng new job

The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) has vowed to challenge any decision to keep Hlaudi Motsoeneng at the SABC as the board of the public broadcaster scrambles to keep him in his position.

By Bekezela Phakathi 23 Sep 2016

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#InnovationMonth: Firestarters igniting business creativity

Ignite! is a session of TED-style turbo-charged talks with an innovative twist, set to end off the 2016 SABC Education Innovation Summit with a definitive bang later today.

By Leigh Andrews 23 Sep 2016

Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial
Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial

Lufthansa has launched a new image campaign with a fun and entertaining new TV commercial bearing the slogan "More than just a good flight."

23 Sep 2016

Unpacking social media video marketing
Unpacking social media video marketing

Video has the capacity to produce exceptional results. It is a seductive format that has great pulling power on human beings. Why? We are visual beings and we rely on moving images to make sense of the world...

By Joseph Neusu 23 Sep 2016

It's a brand new world for print
It's a brand new world for print

Video, native advertising, mobile apps - these were some of the main talking points yesterday at the first day of the Media24 Lifestyle Summit...

By Beverley Klein 23 Sep 2016

Mobile will be the TV of the future
Mobile will be the TV of the future

According to Discover Digital, a digital entertainment and video on demand (VOD) services company, traditional broadcasting is changing as more consumers turn to mobile...

23 Sep 2016

1,001 better ways to segment your market (than outdated LSMs)
1,001 better ways to segment your market (than outdated LSMs)

The most important first step taken by any classical marketer is the decision of which consumers to target...

By Ross Sergeant 22 Sep 2016

Play your Part aims to build citizen engagement in Limpopo
Play your Part aims to build citizen engagement in Limpopo

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

Are the dinosaurs dead, dad?
Are the dinosaurs dead, dad?

The other day I attended a PR pitch where the client team numbered three (including me) and the PR agency marched in with 11 people. Only two people had a speaking role, the rest just nodded sagely. It reminded me of the bad old days...

By Jason Ray 22 Sep 2016

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