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Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011
Did you know the oldest brand in South Africa is Groot Constantia? Find out about SA's history of brands and branding and the challenges of sports branding, plus tributes to Deon du Plessis, by listening to the podcast of last week's Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, which airs every Wednesday 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [twitterfall]
19 Sep 2011
On Biz Takeouts 6pm-7pm tonight, Wednesday, 14 September 2011, we will play tribute to the father of tabloids in South Africa, the late Deon du Plessis, and we will also explore South Africa's history of brands and branding, plus take a look at what brands have been doing for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Tune in to the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio.
14 Sep 2011
Now available for listening/downloading are the podcasts from the first Aegis Media Thought Leadership Digibate, held on Thursday, 8 September 2011, in conjunction with Bizcommunity. The online debate, themed "The Africa Question", was streamed live to about 5000 listeners worldwide via Cape-Town-based online radio community station TheTaxi.co.za. [twitterfall]
9 Sep 2011
Aegis Media, in conjunction with Bizcommunity, on Thursday, 8 September 2011, hosted what is probably Africa's first online debate around the media/marketing industry, drawing in approximately 5000 listeners from across the globe via live audio-streaming by 10am. [twitterfall]
8 Sep 2011
Learn more about Brand Soweto and branding, marketing and owning the black diamond market tonight, Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 6pm-7pm, on the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. Tonight will also be the first show with our new permanent host, gadget-man Toby Shapshak.
7 Sep 2011
Find out how to break into new markets with innovative strategies by listening to the Biz Takeouts podcast of last week's Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, which airs every Wednesday 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [twitterfall]
5 Sep 2011
Diageo Africa director of marketing innovation Peadar Hegarty, head of digital media at Trigger/Isobar Nic van den Bergh and Aegis Media CEO Middle East & Africa and The Netherlands Arjan Pomper will be the first set of panelists, along with moderator Aegis Media CEO Dawn Rowlands, at the inaugural Aegis Media Thought Leadership Digibate, in association with Bizcommunity.com, next week Thursday, 8 September 2011. This online debate will be streamed live from 9am on thetaxi.co.za. [twitterfall]
2 Sep 2011
Find out how to break into new markets with innovative strategies on the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show tonight, Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 6pm-7pm, on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio.
31 Aug 2011
Aegis Media has partnered with Bizcommunity.com to host the Thought Leadership Digibates, a series of monthly marketing/media debates that will be broadcast live via audio streaming, and with a live audience, via Cape-Town-based online radio station thetaxi.co.za. These hot and often controversial conversations and strategic insights will then be turned into podcasts available in a Bizcommunity special section containing all event information. [twitterfall]
31 Aug 2011
It's takeout time again, and last week Wednesday, 17 August 2011, we talked luxury vehicles, premium banking, the latest RAMS and ABC figures, as well as how to get iPad newspaper iMaverick free. The podcast of the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Marketing & Media radio show, Wednesdays 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio, is now available. [twitterfall]
19 Aug 2011
Tonight, Wednesday, 17 August 2011, the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show will be talking client entertainment and personalising marketing, as well as South Africa's first-ever iPad newspaper, iMaverick, once again. Listen 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg or via streaming audio. [twitterfall]
17 Aug 2011
Consumer-focused advertising, creating trends instead of following them, and leadership in advertising - these and more will feature on the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show tonight, Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 6pm-7pm, on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [twitterfall]
10 Aug 2011
It was an exciting evening in the studio last Wednesday, 3 August 2011, with a passionate debate on the viral marketing and personal merits of Facebook vs Twitter, as well as SANEF's viewpoint on the Haffajee/Miyeni saga. The podcast of the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Marketing & Media radio show, Wednesdays 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio, is now available.
5 Aug 2011
To find out more about online publicity and marketing techniques, as well as what SANEF has to say on the Haffajee/Miyeni saga, tune in to the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show tonight, Wednesday, 3 August 2011, 6pm-7pm, on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio. [UPDATED]
3 Aug 2011
Yum yum, #biztakeouts were tasty last week, with a smattering of Kulula and BlackBerry and the phone-hacking scandal! The podcast of the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Marketing & Media radio show, hosted by Kevin Fine on Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio, is now available.
29 Jul 2011
Fun-loving low-cost airline Kulula and hip smartphone the BlackBerry featured on the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, hosted by Kevin Fine on Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio.
27 Jul 2011
Last week, the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Media & Marketing radio show, hosted by Kevin Fine on Wednesday, 20 July 2011, 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg, included the importance of supply chains and sponsorships, and how luxury brands survived the recession. The podcast is now available.
22 Jul 2011
We are back tonight, Wednesday, 15 June 2011, with the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Marketing and Media radio show, hosted by Kevin Fine between 6pm and 7pm and featuring insights and opinions from marketing, advertising and media experts. Guests tonight include Grace Matlhape, Rob McLennan, Miller Matola and Lauren Woolf.
15 Jun 2011
SAN FRANCISCO: A dad is suing Facebook for not getting permission from parents or guardians before letting members of the online social network know when children "Like" brands.
6 May 2011
BEIJING, CHINA: The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) and Firefly Millward Brown have identified 10 insights that advertisers need to take into account when using digital media to communicate.
13 Apr 2011
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The unparalleled recent events in the Middle East have offered newspapers an opportunity to make use of their youth pages and supplements to explain a complex situation. The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have gathered some examples from around the world.
9 Mar 2011
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Here's a conference with a difference... There will be presentations, of course - but there will also be the sound of a violin in the Congress Hall of Conrad Hotel in Istanbul during the Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit this month.
1 Mar 2011
The European Union (EU), Save the Children, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) , South Africa's Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and Zambia's Media Network on Child's Rights and Development (MNCRD) last week jointly launched a daring project, 'Children and Media: Championing Best Practice', which aims to work with 570 children and 500 journalists to ensure children's rights are respected in the media, and a more representative and ethical journalism is practised in both countries.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 25 Feb 2011
DUBAI, UAE: For the third year, the Dubai International Advertising Festival is joining forces with Leo Burnett to form a dedicated Academy for 20 students from across the Middle East and North Africa, offering a unique intensive three-day educational programme during the regional annual advertising and communications festival that will take place next month.
23 Feb 2011
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: The organisers of the Intercontinental Advertising Cup and Summit have announced the speakers and programme for the event, which is due to take place in Istanbul over two days - 11-12 March 2011 - at the Conrad Hotel Istanbul.
21 Feb 2011
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.
9 Feb 2011
NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org) has announced the full Advertising jury of leading creatives and educators for the ADC 90th Annual Awards, which is open for entries at www.adcawards.org. The jury includes Ivan Johnson, executive creative director, Network BBDO, Cape Town.
24 Jan 2011