Today's the day...
Today's the day...

How many brands will be sending out 'Happy Heritage Day' messages today and what will they be hoping to achieve by doing so?...

By Mick Shepard and Nick Liatos 2 hours ago

#FairnessFirst: Females, here's how to future-proof your career...
#FairnessFirst: Females, here's how to future-proof your career...

Talk about the disruptive Fourth Industrial Revolution leaves many feeling helpless, as they picture a workforce overrun with robots - and the picture painted by the annual WEF Gender Gap Report is even more gloomy. Fear not though as Ayanda Seboni, group executive of brand, marketing and communications at PPS, shares ways for females to stay relevant and effectively future-proof your career...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Reuters rolls out its news video service in Africa
Reuters rolls out its news video service in Africa

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is extending its African video offering with a mobile-first news video service, Africa Journal...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 2 days ago

Media classification guidelines to protect artists, public
Media classification guidelines to protect artists, public

Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says the draft Film and Publication Board's (FPB) Classification Guidelines seek to determine the extent to which media content is reflective of the public's values and expectations...

3 days ago

Presentations: The marketing factor
Presentations: The marketing factor

Have you ever sat in a presentation or pitch wishing it would be over? The answer that I believe 99.9% of people will reply with is a resounding YES...

By Keenan Bouwer 3 days ago

Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

Jessica Tennant interviews fair curator Cassandra Twala to find out more about her involvement in the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair over the years and what she's most excited about this year...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

How to future-proof Africa
How to future-proof Africa

Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

#MarketingFridays: Are journalists the new marketing superstars?
#MarketingFridays: Are journalists the new marketing superstars?

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays says that in the age of content marketing, those with the ability to tell engaging stories are going to win at the content game...

3 days ago

Report unveils predictions for the future of multi-cloud
Report unveils predictions for the future of multi-cloud

F5 Networks unveiled EMEA's Future of Multi-Cloud (FOMC) report, highlighting game-changing trends...

3 days ago

D&AD's 56th Annual and Manual. Image supplied.
D&AD celebrates 56th Annual by adding Manual

D&AD launches its 56th Annual, a collection of the best in creative work across the design and advertising industry, which marks the end of Steve Vranakis' run as D&AD president...

3 days ago

Chatbots are the future of customer communications
Chatbots are the future of customer communications

Two technologies that are set to have a particularly big impact on customer communication going forward are chatbots and machine learning...

By Brent Haumann 3 days ago

#Newsmaker: Kia Johnson joins Smile 90.4FM
#Newsmaker: Kia Johnson joins Smile 90.4FM

Kia Johnson recently joined Smile 90.4FM, co-hosting the Saturday Smile Breakfast with JM Henning from 7am to 10am, and as the host of Smile Cape Town Classics from 9pm to 11pm on Saturdays. In addition to this, she also presents Women TV on DStv Channel 263...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel
Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel

Emirates has launched its own food and wine channels comprising a behind-the-scenes look at how it creates its onboard menus...

3 days ago

Uber is the Uber of Uber
Uber is the Uber of Uber

The third and latest rebrand of Uber has removed all references to taxis and transport. It is a completely generic corporate identity and Nicholas Kuhne says he thinks this has been done very strategically...

By Nicholas Kuhne 3 days ago

From 'Denmark vs. Trump' campaign for Danish political party Socialistisk Folkeparti by UncleGrey. Image supplied.
Warc releases Effective Innovation Report 2018

Warc has released the Effective Innovation Report 2018, highlighting key trends of the world's most original marketing thinking...

3 days ago

Nando's responds to that fake 'azishe' poster
Nando's responds to that fake 'azishe' poster

While Nando's appreciates the enthusiasm of fans who create ads in support of the brand, they say you've got to make sure it's fired up!...

20 Sep 2018

Tickets now available for 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards
Tickets now available for 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

The winners of the 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards will be announced at GrandWest in Cape Town on Sunday 18 November...

20 Sep 2018

iDidTht.com Craft Awards August 2018: A larger than life story, a giant of a man
iDidTht.com Craft Awards August 2018: A larger than life story, a giant of a man

IDidTht's August SA Film Reel Monthly Craft Awards were judged by Kabelo Moshapalo, ECD at TBWA\ Johannesburg, who selected 'MTN Sounds the Call: The Os du Randt Story' by Ross Garrett from Darling Films for Best of Reel...

19 Sep 2018

Call for entries for African Digital Media Awards
Call for entries for African Digital Media Awards

Registration for the prestigious 2018 African Digital Media Awards has opened...

19 Sep 2018

All the winners at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Image supplied.
Gender Mainstreaming Awards: Winners announced

The 30% Club has announced this year's recipients of the premier Gender Mainstreaming Awards...

19 Sep 2018

Dragon's Den investor and founder of the Gem Group, Lebo Gunguluza and Loraine Sibanda, publicist, entrepreneur and director of the event.
Social Media Week - Durban launching in November

Social Media Week - Durban, an annual global conference will be launched from 14 - 16 November 2018...

19 Sep 2018

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

New African Heritage TV channel launches on app
New African Heritage TV channel launches on app

New African Heritage TV channel AfrikayaTV to launch on Heritage Day...

19 Sep 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Damon Stapleton
#BehindtheSelfie with... Damon Stapleton

This week, we got behind the selfie with SA export Damon Stapleton, now chief creative officer at DDB New Zealand...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Sep 2018

A simpler, smarter life through AI
A simpler, smarter life through AI

When you think about artificial intelligence and how it will impact our daily life, what are the images you conjure up? Intelligent robot companions that clean and cook and keep you company? A disembodied voice that controls your car...

By Vaughan Rowsell 19 Sep 2018

The biggest lessons brands can learn from music artists
The biggest lessons brands can learn from music artists

Siphiwe Mpeta tackles the topic of personal branding by using music as a frame of reference...

By Siphiwe Mpeta 19 Sep 2018

Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?
Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?

#Newswatch: It's not necessarily a death knell. There's speculation on potential positive outcomes following Naspers's announcement that it will unbundle MultiChoice to shareholders early next year and separately list the company on the JSE...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Sep 2018

Gartner reveals customer experience myths
Gartner reveals customer experience myths

Gartner analysts discuss best practices and pitfalls of the customer experience journey...

19 Sep 2018

The state of email marketing two months after GDPR
The state of email marketing two months after GDPR

Two months since GDPR was implemented, thousands of sources have published their "expert" advice about the law and how it applies to email marketing. However, much of that is causing a lot of misunderstanding and confusion...

By Louise Robinson 19 Sep 2018

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