SOUTH AFRICA

Grey Adventures rolls out to SA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

The Grey Group's Grey Adventures startup incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg office as it continues to roll out across the global network. Here, an interview with Francois du Preez, chief digital officer at Grey Africa, to find out more about this open culture of collaboration from a local perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jul 2018

AFRICA

'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'
'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'

Global Business Leaders to address 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C...

18 Jun 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Rethinking your marketing strategy for a worldwide audience

Marketers have agreed for many years: content is king. When a company is primarily trying to spread content and build brand awareness in their native country, they generally have a pretty good handle on how to tell an engaging story...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 24 May 2018

GLOBAL

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A priest and a psychic walk into a New York bar...

This is one of my favourite pictures of New York. It shows the density of the place. As I am taking a picture of the graffiti, in that split second of focusing, a yellow cab and a man on a motorised wheelchair drifted into frame...

By Damon Stapleton 9 May 2018

GLOBAL

Marissa Allen (left) at the Wpromote Rise event.
Wpromote on profiting from empowering women in traditionally male-dominated industries

Wpromote explains their internal female-led initiative as a key aspect of holistic profit-driven marketing...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018

Bizcommunity.com's 18 trends for 2018 from BizTrends2018 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

By Louise Marsland 10 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, president and CEO of the American Theatre Wing. Image provided.
American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from NYF

New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards will honour two of New York City's iconic theatre organisations, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing with the New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award...

13 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town, New York kicks off with tourism co-marketing campaign
Cape Town, New York kicks off with tourism co-marketing campaign

The co-marketing agreement between Cape Town Tourism and NYC & Company which sees the two destination marketing agencies pool their resources to market each other's destinations is going live...

13 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

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#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

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#FairnessFirst: Amplifying the female voice

The first work week of 2018 for many was also one where we heard the global female voice loud and clear on social media, with 'celebration emojis' for everything from Iceland's equal pay law to #HereWeAre, #TimesUp and #Oprah2020...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

Regional grand jury on judging the AME Awards
Regional grand jury on judging the AME Awards

With an eye towards judging this year's competition, the AME Awards's regional grand jury members weigh in on judging the Awards...

9 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

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Ad firms using tools to help them read your mind

Why did you splurge on that new pair of shoes? Or that pricey smartphone? More and more advertisers are trying to tap into the unconscious to divine the invisible forces that drive those spending decisions...

27 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline
AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline

New York Festivals' AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness has announced the 2018 grand jury...

12 Dec 2017

UNITED STATES

Three steps to creating a successful affiliate program
Three steps to creating a successful affiliate program

In today's competitive world, small businesses generally need multiple ways to generate revenue, and creative entrepreneurs are able to establish multiple streams...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications.
Flow Communications receives international business award

Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications will receive the 2017 IWEC Award during the organisation's 10th annual conference, held in Redmond, Washington...

16 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Barbara Soltysinska, co-founder of indaHash.com.
ICO to increase audience value

IndaHash.com is launching its own universal cryptocurrency payment structure specifically for influencers to help them develop loyal and engaging audiences...

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Dove blunder highlights the need for ethical transformation
Dove blunder highlights the need for ethical transformation

The recent social media storm over Dove's latest advertising campaign bears testimony to the increasing power of social media platforms and how brands are being held accountable for their every move...

By Madelain Roscher 11 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Dove apologises for 'racist' whitewashing ad, social media won't accept
Dove apologises for 'racist' whitewashing ad, social media won't accept

NEWSWATCH: Dove comes out unclean after apologising for its latest advertising campaign that depicted a black woman turning white after using its shower cream...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards © .
Webby Awards call for entries and announce new categories

The Webby Awards launched its 22nd annual call for entries introducing a slate of new categories and judges in both machine learning and gaming...

2 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Leo Burnett acquires Radar
Leo Burnett acquires Radar

Cape Town-based advertising agency Radar has joined Publicis-owned Leo Burnett as part of a drive by the global giant to increase their profile and presence in Africa as a full-service agency...

29 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

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D&AD Impact Awards winners announced

The second annual D&AD Impact Awards took place at Terminal 5 in New York City on Tuesday, 26 September and a total of 98 D&AD Impact Pencils were handed out on the night...

27 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Esther Mahlangu cuts the ribbon to officially open the mural to the public
SA's art and culture takes to the streets in New York

In a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will see South Africa's unique art and culture taking to the streets of NYC, SA Tourism's aims to encourage New Yorkers and visitors to the city to travel to SA...

18 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

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How to make a Neo-Nazi sad

When the tragedy of Charlottesville was only a couple of days old, I came across something from all that sadness that made me smile...

By Damon Stapleton 13 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Enver Duminy, Cape Town Tourism CEO
Cape Town, New York locks in first ever city-to-city tourism partnership

Cape Town Tourism and NYC & Company has signed a city-to-city partnership to boost tourism between the two iconic cities...

24 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Boost your brand through rapid response
Boost your brand through rapid response

How quickly and effectively marketers respond and adapt to ongoing consumer feedback has become a new determinant of brand performance, reports the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council in a survey report...

14 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Nine healthcare marketing mistakes to avoid
Nine healthcare marketing mistakes to avoid

To grow your practice and to get the desired results out of your marketing efforts, you need to avoid these healthcare marketing mistakes...

By Pranjali Singh 10 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Is it time for your brand to evolve?
Is it time for your brand to evolve?

All brands eventually need to evolve as the world changes, but to different degrees and at different paces. How do you know your brand is ready?

By Jessica Edgson 3 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Scott Rose, executive director of the Midas Awards.
Best financial ad agencies can enter Midas Awards now

The Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising are now open for entries and this year there is an executive jury to select the best financial advertising and marketing on a global scale...

3 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

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VR content should be engaging, relevant and appropriate

As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?...

By David Limbert 1 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Five FAQ's about influencer marketing
Five FAQ's about influencer marketing

Bianca Quinn-Diavastos answers five frequently asked questions about influencer marketing, a current buzzword in the industry...

By Bianca Quinn-Diavastos 31 Jul 2017

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