Guests may be interviewed live in 2OV's Cape Town studio, or may call in via Skype from anywhere. To apply to be interviewed, to advertise or for exciting sponsorship opportunities, email or contact host Warren Harding @bizwazza for more info.
David Blyth, Group Managing Director for Yellow Wood (@askYellowwood), talks about Transformative Innovation: An African Path to Success. We also chat to Alan Morrissey (@AMorrisseyEM), Managing Director for Effective Measure South Africa, about updates in the company.
Lisa Visser, Group Account Director for John Brown Media (@johnbrownmedia), is in studio to talk everything content marketing and how print fits into the mix. Nikki Cockcroft (@nikkicockcroft), current chair for the annual digital awards event, The Bookmarks (@thebookmarks) discusses what can be expected at this years event happening on 14 November in Cape Town.
Wesley Lynch (@wesleylynch), Founder or Realm Digital (@realmdigital) talks about upcoming The Footnote Summit happening on 6 November in Cape Town. Fred Roed (@Fred_Roed), CEO for World Wide Creative (@wwcteam) comes in to chat about what the agency is working on for MyCiti in conjunction with Google and we look at some industry trends.
Michael Baretta, MD for [dot]GOOD (@dot_good), a full service below-the-line agency specilising in socially reponsible marketing stategies. Marie Jamieson, International Strategic Director for TBWA (@TBWASouthAfrica) chats about the upcoming charity event, Rockin for Room 13, happening in Johannesburg on 13 November.
A new product from Amorphous New Media (@AmorphousMedia) called, Elastic Media Africa (EMA), an online media buying tool that offers a host of products for brands. We also look at StoreVue (www.storevue.co.za), and see how this innovative South African product is delivering insignts and information on the retail trading environment
Chris Welham (@cjwelham), Director of Space Age Technologies (@SpaceAgeIT) chats the divide between business and IT. Jason Xenepolous, (@JasonXenopoulos), CEO of NATIVE (@native) Cape Town discusses the upcoming Digital Edge Live 2013 event.
Justin Wright, Creative Director and Clint Bryce, Executive Creative Director (Digital), from advertising agency, TBWA\ Hunt Lascaris chat about The Loeries, "Be the most famous you" campaign and digital trends.
Bernelle Verster (@indiebio) co-founder and Sue Northam (@soosi8) wordsmith for TEDx Cape Town (@tedxcapetown) chat everything TEDx Cape Town. Ryan McManus, ECD for Native (@native) chats about The Exchange and Seeds of Truth.
Fred Roed (@fred_Roed) CEO of World Wide Creative and Co-founder of Heavy Chef (@heavychef) chats to us about Heavy Chef and digital marketing. Daniel Marcus (@DanMarcusSA) from Living your Brand dicusses the upcoming Integrated Marketing Conference (@IMCConference) happening on 10 and 11 June in Cape Town.
Katherine McChesney Head of Demographica Cape Town (@Demographica) chats about Direct Marketing and the best practices in South Africa. Peter Olivier (@DigiTAllPeter) from Love Digital discusses the importance of content marketing and how it is changing.
Liam Gibbs, Head of Engage at Quirk and Gerard Du Plessis, Head of Think at Quirk talks about how Quirk was formed, current clients and achievements at Quirk and we chat about the advertising industry as it currently stands.
Tim Bishop (@TimBishopSA), Director Deloittes Digital (@DeloitteSA) discusses what they doing with technology and mobile and Martin Lindstrom (@MartinLindstrom) talks about neuromarketing and his upcoming visit to South Africa for The Progress Conference (@progresscon).
Sam Paddock (@sampaddock) co-founder and Executive Director of GetSmarter (@getting_smarter) discusses online learning in South Africa and Alan Morrissey (@AMorrisseyEM) of Effective Measure discusses online audience data and South African panel information.
Daniel and James Clarence from The Monarch Tuksi Co (@Tuksicpt) discuss why the City of Cape Town has removed the tuk tuk service from Cape Town roads. We also chat to Tony Mallam (@tonymallam), Managing Director of Cape Town's newest radio station SMILE 90.4 fm (@Smile904FM).
Cameron Ewart-Smith (@justcam) current editor of Getaway magazine chats to Biz Takeouts about the history of Getaway Magazine, what goes into hosting an event like The Cape Getaway Show as well as what attendees can expect at the show.
Chris Day (@MovingTacticsSA), Moving Tactics co-founder and current Managing Director talks about how Moving Tactics was formed, the growth over the last 15 years, what clients need to know about digital signage the international trends.
Rowena Fester (@RowenaInCPT), Y&R Cape Town's Business Unit Director talks about how Y&R was formed, current clients and achievements at Y&R South Africa over the last 12 months and we chat about the advertising industry as it currently stands.
Peter Olivier (@digitallpeter), a qualified SEO professional and Digital Marketing Strategist for AdMakers International, discusses the role of search marketing within companies and what marketers need to know.
Edward Fisher, current Account Director and Strategist for Network Sunday, an international business development agency discusses the impact social media has had on the way in which we interact with companies as well how social media can be effectively used to generate quality leads for businesses.
Nikki Cockcroft, chairperson for the DMMA and The Bookmarks 2012 discusses the recently released shortlist of finalists for this year's event taking place on 1 November, the judging process and the judging panel for the awards.
John Cooney, Managing Director for Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic takes us through the way the school works and some of the industry trends affecting education and skills training in South Africa.
Jon Ratcliffe, Agency Lead for Google South Africa, takes us through the range of products offer by Google in South Africa. We also discussed the how, why and the benefits for South African Businesses using these online products.
Farzanah Badsha, Manager of Creative Cape Town, talks about Creative Week Cape Town, the events involved in the week. We also look at the impact 2014 Design Capital will have on Cape Town and the ways that creative and design can have a positive influence on society.
Jason Harrison, current Managing Director: Cape Town for M&C Saatchi Abel, talks about all things M&C Saatchi Abel. We look at how M&C Saatchi Abel was formed, current clients and special projects happening at M&C Saatchi Abel and we chat about the newly formed Mobile division within M&C Saatchi Abel.
Paul Stemmet, CEO of Shinka, an advertising network representing the largest mobile community in Africa, shared his views on how mobile research is done with Pondering Panda through Mxit and how Shinka fits into the community.
Ben Wagner, who is Chief Marketing Warrior and head of NATIVE Cape Town talks about all things NATIVE. We look at how NATIVE was formed, current clients and special projects happening at NATIVE as well as a look forward to some industry events.
Chris Moerdyk, listed in a Markinor survey as one of South Africa's top 10 marketing thought leaders shares his views on the latest developments on the alcohol advertising legislation, the new smoking laws and food labelling regulations. We also look briefly at the advertising agency of the future and how they will need to adapt to the changing regulations.
IT director and one of the founders of Bizcommunity.com, South Africa and Africa's leading B2B website, Andre Rademan (@andrerademan), as well as Bizcommunity's chief branding & creative officer, Terry Levin (@terrylevin) talk about 11 years of Bizcommunity, from the beginning, the industry support and what lies ahead for Bizcommunity. We also talk to Nikki Cockcroft (@nikkicockcroft), head of online for Woolworths as well as chairperson for the DMMA about the upcoming 2012 BookMarks Awards which has just opened for entries this week.
Richard Hardiman @RichardHardiman, FM radio veteran and one of the founders of 2oceansviberadio.com, SA's first commercial online radio station gives his insights into firstly, what is happening now after the NetDynamix online radio listenership number saga as well as look at how 2oceansvibefm started, the opportunities in SA for online radio newbies and what is next for 2oceansvibefm and the online radio industry in SA.
David Bullard, controversial author and columnist who wrote the iconic 'Out to Lunch' column for the Sunday Times, offers his take on the state of South African media, how it stacks up against international outlets, how online news has changed the game, keeping journalistic integrity and advertisers separate, and offers advice to aspiring journalists.
Date: 11 July 2012 Length: 50:30min File size: 47.3MB Host: Brendan Jack
Rob McLennan, Executive Creative Director at Net#work BBDO, discusses making great creative campaigns in a competitive global market and gives us his take on the Cannes Festival, where he was this year's Radio jury president. Warren Harding also joins us in studio to speak to the management of Netdynamix, about their alleged fabrication of listener numbers for several top South African online radio stations.
Date: 27 June 2012 Length: 46:54min File size: 43.9MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 26: Cannes Lions in the air
Guy Kilfoil, Head of communications BMW South Africa and Michael Wilson, Media manager of Melrose Arch, discuss social media as a customer interaction channel, how effective it is in distributing news and updates to clients, how it fits in with their overall marketing strategies, using geolocation technology and integrating new technology into their products.
Heidi Bauer, Head of marketing for Kulula, SLOW and British Airways, discusses the Cannes Lions awards, whether creative advertising is more effective, why advertising agencies love awards, as well as her leaving Kulula. Mike Pearson from 140BBDO gives us a live update from the Cannes festival, where he caught a glimpse of Mad Men's Don Draper in the flesh.
Date: 20 June 2012 Length: 50:26min File size: 46.2MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 25: Social media as a customer interaction channel
Date: 13 June 2012 Length: 49:23min File size: 45.2MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 24: Mobile/tablet apps in advertising, marketing
Date: 6 June 2012 Length: 47:52min File size: 43.8MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 23: Promoting South Africa
Date: 30 May 2012 Length: 57:26min File size: 52.6MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 22: Marketing comedy locally
Date: 23 May 2012 Length: 59:55min File size: 54.9MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 21: What is the future of digital agencies and what is needed to revolutionise themselves.
Date: 16 May 2012 Length: 60:26min File size: 55.4MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 20: The importance of digital strategy in the age of social media.
Date: 9 May 2012 Length: 55:39min File size: 50.9MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 19: The MTN Radio Awards debate continues
Date: 30 April 2012 Length: 18:37min File size: 29.7MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 18: Lessons learnt from marketing an adult entertainment boutique
Date: 18 April 2012 Length: 42:20min File size: 33.7MB Host: Brendan Jack
Episode 17: In-studio with Sarah Britten
Date: 11 April 2012 Length: 36:51min File size: 33.7MB Host: Brendan Jack
How do you market a country, especially one as vibrant and diverse as India? This is what Shared History, The Indian Experience Festival tries to achieve. Toby Shapshak speaks to Ankur Bhardwaj of Teamwork Productions, which produces the festival with the High Commission of India in South Africa, and Rajiv Malhotra, country manager of Jet Airways, about the success of this annual cultural festival, which runs in Joburg, Pretoria and Durban.
Did you know the oldest brand in South Africa is Groot Constantia? And that it was founded in 1724 and was owned by the daughter of a slave? This week, Toby Shapshak interviewed Ken Preston, who has recently published Groot Constantia to Google: 1865 to 2010 - a colourful history of brands & branding in South Africa. VWV Group CEO Abey Mokgwatsane joined the show, too, and all three discussed the challenges of sports branding, especially the Springboks and the Rugby World Cup currently on the go in New Zealand. We also spoke to Andrew Mortimer, MD of Mortimer Harvey, about its clients and latest projects.
Soweto is bustling and new Biz Takeouts show host Toby Shapshak speaks to Toby Chance, MD of Adele Lucas Promotions which organises the Soweto Festival, about how perceptions are changing of what is arguably Joburg's most famous suburb. So how does one market Soweto to the rest of Joburg, but also market Soweto to the people who live there? Press the play button now. Also on the menu is Pepe Marias, executive creative director of Joe Public, who chats to us about the independent agency's latest work.
It's takeout time again, and this week we're talking luxury vehicles and premium banking. BMW's GM of group communications Guy Kilfoil and Sasfin Bank's head of marketing and strategy Jonathan Newfield joined us to talk about new carbon cars, was the 3-series picture leak real and to tell us WHY you really want to bank with a private bank! This week also features the latest RAMS and ABC figures, and we focused on the rebrand of Steers as well as the Lots of Letters Scandal the DA/TBWA/ST allegations! Also make sure you catch our phoner with iMaverick so you can find out how to get the first iPad newspaper free, even if you don't have an iPad... Download to your destination and enjoy...
Date: 17 August 2011Length: 46:30min File size: 31.9MB Host: Kevin Fine
Yay, we're through the coldest part of winter, but Biz Takeouts remains hot! August is full of big names and big ideas and this week we feature the one and only president of TBWA\Africa and Middle East, Reg Lascaris, and in the other corner, Lisa Cohn, creative manager at Demographica. Take a bite and hear how Reg and Steve Jobs (yes, him) put together the Apple campaign, as well as Reg's take on Nando's and the world-acclaimed Zim campaign, and hear how digital in box advertising fits in! Yellowwood also pop in and it has some interesting consumer insights for you... Mmmmm mmmmm mmmmm... Biz Takeouts is hot like fire; no jalapenos required...
Date: 10 August 2011Length: 42:52min File size: 39.2MB Host: Kevin Fine
Yum yum, Biz Takeouts are tasty this week, with a smattering of Kulula and Blackberry. With such tasty brands on air, you know you want it, so catch Craige Fleisher, head honcho from Blackberry, and Heidi Brauer from Kulula and British Airways Marketing as they explain how they're getting it right, protecting their clients' data and enhancing the consumer experience. Also, hear how the phone hacking scandal could impact the case for the protection of information bill! Listen now!
Date: 27 July 2011Length: 50:35min File size: 46.3MB Host: Kevin Fine
Tasty takeouts from the Bizcommunity.com Marketing & Media radio show this week... LG executive Bronwyn Hume expounds on the importance of supply chains and sponsorships for the LG brand globally, and Christo Kruger of Porsche tells how luxury brands survived the recession... We also got Adobe in on the act with Michael O'Neill, who was at the Mediatech Expo that week, PLUS you can hear how Liquorice is creating cool digital campaigns... Smash that play button now!
Date: 20 July 2011Length: 42:33min File size: 24.4MB Host: Kevin Fine
Get your recommended weekly dosage of real marketing and media! All the big stories of the week, plus Simon Newton Smith, country manager for Virgin Atlantic South Africa, and Gordon Cook, brand navigator and founder of the Vega School of Branding. This week's all about healthy brands, the importance of the HR process before hiring and, of course, some airline crises. Listen now and get a marketing conference and learnings that costs you nothing (well, almost)!
Date: 13 July 2011 Length: 55:09min File size: 50.5MB Host: Kevin Fine