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!...

15 hours 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 13 hours 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 11 hours 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 12 hours 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...

12 hours 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...

14 hours ago

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...

1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

#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 1 day ago

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 1 day ago

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 1 day ago

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 1 day ago

Gartner reveals customer experience myths
Gartner reveals customer experience myths

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

1 day ago

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 1 day ago

Winners announced for Wan-Ifra Print Innovation Awards 2018
Winners announced for Wan-Ifra Print Innovation Awards 2018

Wan-Ifra has announced the winners of its first Print Innovation Awards. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the Ifra World Publishing Expo on 9 October 2018, in Berlin...

2 days ago

Jade Wyngaardt, founder of Click Africa Digital.
Building a business while fighting breast cancer

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, George Wyngaardt shares how his wife, Jade Wyngaardt started a digital marketing agency while fighting stage 3 breast cancer...

By George Wyngaardt 2 days ago

Dark social and the abyss
Dark social and the abyss

Viral content stems from dark social, the place where you send to your tight network. It's content that's controversial, inspiring, entertaining and not necessarily what you want to be sharing in the broad daylight of your traditional social media channels...

By Elena Protulis 2 days ago

Screen grabs from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: Nike's Caster Semenya ad just does it

Great marketing is one thing, poor customer service and incompetence is another - and that's why Telkom gets both an Orchid and an Onion this week...

By Brendan Seery 2 days ago

6 top tips for effective customer engagement on mobile
6 top tips for effective customer engagement on mobile

Speaking at this year's annual PriceCheck Awards ceremony, CEO Kevin Tucker noted that the Tech and E-commerce Awards are more important than ever before...

By Lynette Hundermark 2 days ago

Finalists announced for Africa women entrepreneurs awards
Finalists announced for Africa women entrepreneurs awards

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has officially announced the finalists for AWIEF Awards 2018...

2 days ago

A scene from Dr Beal's presentation for Spark Media.
The role of memory and media in converting consumers for brand growth

At Spark Media's annual event, a top marketing scientist from the Australia-based Ehrenberg-Bass Institute, Dr Virginia Beal got attendees thinking and rethinking the role of memory in reaching consumers. While there's no one-size-fits-all approach, you'll do well to factor in light media buyers and light media users...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Finalists revealed for Sunday Times Lifestyle Gin Awards
Finalists revealed for Sunday Times Lifestyle Gin Awards

The eight finalists for the Sunday Times Lifestyle Gin Awards have been announced, whittled down by the judging panel from 74 local and international entries...

2 days ago

Drop in SA consumer confidence squeezes spending
Drop in SA consumer confidence squeezes spending

South Africans are under financial pressure, as indicated by the latest consumer confidence data...

2 days ago

Broke SABC wants hike in TV licence fee
Broke SABC wants hike in TV licence fee

Cash-strapped SABC has put plans in motion to hike up the price of the annual TV Licence, as well as implementing stricter penalties for non-compliance...

By Jason Snyman 2 days ago

Challenges in the rapid digitisation of Africa
Challenges in the rapid digitisation of Africa

African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy as it will have a profound impact on industrialisation...

2 days ago

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