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Episode 160: Catching up with the NATIVE VML crew.

Date: 10 December 2015 Length: 55:14min File size: 50.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 159: Agency Focus with Mortimer Harvey.

Date: 4 December 2015 Length: 30:33min File size: 29MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 158: The BookMarks Awards 2016 advice and hospitality industry marketing.

Date: 26 November 2015 Length: 35:07min File size: 32MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 157: Yoco, a new integrated point-of-sale and card payments solution.

Date: 12 November 2015 Length: 30:56min File size: 7.25MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 156: The deal with programmatic buying and the info you need to know.

Date: 5 November 2015 Length: 36:37min File size: 8.38MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 155: Focus on PR: Trust, Data and Talent with 4 industry experts.

Date: 29 October 2015 Length: 24:33min File size: 5.62MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 154: Eugene Eloff chats about Super Scouts - social media for rugby.

Date: 22 October 2015 Length: 38:05min File size: 8.71MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 153: IMC Conference Johannesburg with Claire Cobbledick

Date: 15 October 2015 Length: 30:30min File size: 27.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 152: Jonty Fisher talks about the IMC Conference - Johannesburg.

Date: 8 October 2015 Length: 29:04min File size: 53.1MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 October 2015 Length: 55:59min File size: 102MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 150: IPRA World Congress: Leadership the way to trust, with Bridget von Holdt.

Date: 24 September 2015 Length: 21:00min File size: 19.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 149: Everything you need to know about Showmax and Grant Hinds talks Youtube and marketing.

Date: 17 September 2015 Length: 57:47min File size: 105MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 148: A new chapter at ADIDAS, with Sport 15 'Create Your Own Game'.

Date: 10 September 2015 Length: 18:56min File size: 17.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution.

Date: 3 September 2015 Length: 54:34min File size: 99.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO.

Date: 27 August 2015 Length: 14:36min File size: 13.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 145: Insights from the Gartner CIO Africa Agenda 2015 survey results.

Date: 20 August 2015 Length: 25:07min File size: 45.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 144: Justin Gomes, ECD for FoxP2, on nabbing two Apex awards.

We are joined by Justin Gomes, ECD and Creative Circle Chairperson for FoxP2 Cape Town (@FoxP2laB). Justin joins us to chat about the agencies recent win of 2 accolades at the Apex Awards 2015.

Date: 13 August 2015 Length: 22:32min File size: 20.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media.

Radio-advertising as a medium with the team from Hailstorm. Agency focus with media sales house, SPARK media.

Date: 6 August 2015 Length: 47:05min File size: 86.1MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 142: Graham Warsop on his IMC keynote speech: Marketing - where to from here?

Date: 30 July 2015 Length: 46:54min File size: 85.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 141: IMC speakers Mel Attree and Enzo Scarcella join us, plus we chat to Ben Wagner from Native.

Date: 23 July 2015 Length: 60:48min File size: 111MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

Date: 16 July 2015 Length: 43:58min File size: 80.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 138: Isilumko Activate and Agency Focus with 20Across looking at Influencer marketing.

Date: 02 July 2015 Length: 53:16min File size: 97.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 137: Insights into the Daily Maverick and all you need to know about E-commerce from Nic Haralambous.

Date: 25 June 2015 Length: 63:03min File size: 115MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 136: Online Identity verification with This Is Me, Mike Wronski about social media & BrightRock #LoveChange connection session.

Date: 18 June 2015 Length: 65:32min File size: 120MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 135: Whiskey Live Showroom, E-commerce enabled with Efinity and Purposeful marketing.

Date: 11 June 2015 Length: 57:55min File size: 105MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 133: VMA Group expansion, Exceptional Customer Experience and RayBan #campaign4change

Date: 21 May 2015 Length: 58:02min File size: 106MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 21 May 2015 Length: 59:56min File size: 109.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 131: The Pendorig Ad Awards campaign with ETIKET

Date: 14 May 2015 Length: 22:04min File size: 40.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 130: This is Me, EFC Africa and Digital Planet

Date: 7 May 2015 Length: 40:16min File size: 73.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 129: Marketing on Skype, 100 years of the CocaCola contour bottle and 2 ad agencies

Marketing on Skype, 100 years of the CocaCola contour bottle and 2 ad agencies

Date: 30 April 2015 Length: 58:16min File size: 106MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 128: Springleap and the newly launched Creative Insights division

Date: 23 April 2015 Length: 27:23min File size: 50.0MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research.

Date: 26 February 2015 Length: 58:15min File size: 106MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 123: Is Design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome.

Date: 19 February 2015 Length: 29:16min File size: 53.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 122: The show not to miss: World Wide Web Foundation

In studio with the World Wide Web Foundation Head of Communications.

Date: 12 February 2015 Length: 58:05min File size: 106MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 121: The BookMarks 2015 and IAB Digital Summit with Josephine Buys

We chat to Josephine Buys (@JosephineIAB_SA), IAB South Africa (@iab_sa) CEO.

Date: 5 February 2015 Length: 44:30min File size: 81.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 120: Melissa Attree On Brands vs Publishers

We chatted about Melissa's recently BizTrends2015 article Brands vs Publishers, and how smart brands are starting to work with publishers.

Date: 29 January 2015 Length: 44:23min File size: 81.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

Nadia Boucher Coombe from Careers24 and Mike Sharman chats influencers.

Date: 22 January 2015 Length: 46:55min File size: 85.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 118: Money 4 Jam with Warren Ventre and BizTrends 2015

Money 4 Jam with Warren Venter and a look at BizTrends 2015

Date: 15 January 2015 Length: 42:33min File size: 77.8MB Host: Warren Harding


Episode 116: The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman, MD of FleishmanHillard.

The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman (@kevin_welman), Managing Director of FleishmanHillard (@fleishmanZA), South Africa's current large PR agency of the year.

Date: 11 December 2014 Length: 31:17min File size: 57.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action

The founders of Greenpop chat Zambia Festival of excellence. Kilowatt CEO, Dillion Jearey talks audio visual and 3D mapping.

Date: 27 November 2014 Length: 44:47min File size: 85.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Angela Barter: Sustainable Communication Strategist talks Green PR. And we talk training with Can!Do Consulting.

Date: 20 November 2014 Length: 44:47min File size: 85.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger

Pete Case chats about the Gloo and Ogilvy SA merger. We look at the Wine Label Design Awards.

Date: 13 November 2014 Length: 45:43min File size: 83.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 112: Will Green, Mammoth BI and the Work Your Wealth event

Will Green, CEO of Apurimac Media, Jason Haddock from MammothBI conference and speakers from Millionaire Mind Summit.

Date: 6 November 2014 Length: 60:00min File size: 109MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

MD of Stretch Experiential Marketing, Mike Silver

Date: 30 October 2014 Length: 40:58min File size: 74.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook, Harley Davidson #Ride4Health and The BlackBerry Experience event.

Date: 23 October 2014 Length: 55:38min File size: 101MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Fred Robertson, CNBC All Africa Business Leaders Awards Southern African Entrepreneur of the Year.

Date: 9 October 2014 Length: 30:17min File size: 55.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014

We chat to IMC Conference lead sponsor, Vserv (@Vserv) to find out more about the company and why it got involved in the IMC Conference.

Date: 2 October 2014 Length: 45:04min File size: 83MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur, Gert-JohanCoetzee, Trutrepeneur & digital agency Liquorice.

Date: 18 September 2014 Length: 57:33min File size: 105MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Chairman of the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa, Vikesh Roopchand, chats about the 2014 Assegai Awards.

Date: 11 September 2014 Length: 19:28min File size: 35.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Social Media with Mike Wronski, Content Marketing with Fred Roed & 'Selling Out' with Oresti Patricios.

Date: 4 September 2014 Length: 56:42min File size: 103MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing. Plus, Ukusela Ekapa join us to talk about the project.

Date: 28 August 2014 Length: 31:37min File size: 57.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 102: Cosmopolitan Millennials Research and Agency Focus on Utopian Advertising.

Cosmopolitan SA Millennials research with editor, Cathy Lund and International Millennials speaker, Joan Kuhl. Agency focus on Utopian Advertising with MD Justin Williams.

Date: 21 August 2014 Length: 46:33min File size: 85.1MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 101: Groupon SA's new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Groupon SA's new CEO, Emilian Popa and we look at The Nedbank DigitaL Edge Live event.

Date: 14 August 2014 Length: 36:40min File size: 67MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 100: Our 100th episode with Helen Zille, TEDx Cape Town

The 100th episode of BizTakeouts with Helen Zille and TEDx Cape Town.

Date: 7 August 2014 Length: 55:56min File size: 102MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Best in Global Digital Marketing Book / Just Ask! / The Business of Design SA seminar / Ecommerce conference and awards 2014.

Date: 24 July 2014 Length: 103:54min File size: 116MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 98: FastCompany SA magazine, The Lean Startup methodology and Buying Cutomers with Brad Sugars.

We chat to Brad Sugars from Action Coach, Daniel Marcus from Magnetic and Robbie Stammers from FastCompany SA.

Date: 17 July 2014 Length: 102:36min File size: 114MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.

We chat to Andrew Hall, MD of Hero as well as , Kevin Jacobson, MTN Business Enterprise Marketing GM and app of the year awards judge, Toby Shapshak.

Date: 10 July 2014 Length: 45:37min File size: 83.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 96: IAB South Africa - what is coming next?

We chat to the Chair of the IAB South Africa, Jarred Cinman and recently appointed IAB South Africa Country Manager, Josephine Buys.

Date: 3 July 2014 Length: 25:27min File size: 46.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 95: The Times Press Challenge & Agency Focus with Future-Collective

John Sanei, CEO of Future-Collective tells us more about the agency. Mandy Phiri of Times Media chats about The Times Press Challenge.

Date: 26 June 2014 Length: 52:23min File size: 95.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 94: The future state of retail with Mike Saunders

Digitlab CEO, Mike Saunders discusses the report: The Future State of Retail.

Date: 19 June 2014 Length: 17:38min File size: 32.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 93: Kim Reid, CEO of

TakeALot CEO, Kim Reid, chats to us about the recent annoucenment of R1 Billion investment from Tiger Global.

Date: 12 June 2014 Length: 51:41min File size: 53.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 92: Augmented reality and digital education

Johan Walters from Digital Narrative comes in to talk about Augmented Reality. Dave Duarte joins us to talk about digital leadership and all cool things digital.

Date: 5 June 2014 Length: 58:33min File size: 67.0MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 91: Two big digital marketing events happening in June

Daniel Marcus and Jonty Fisher come in to talk about the IMC Conference. Richard Mullins from Acceleration talks about the Digital Ignition Symposium.

Date: 29 May 2014 Length: 41:51min File size: 43.0MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 90: Rich Simmonds' new book, Loeries African Roadshow and POPI

Rich Simmonds new book, Mug and Tweet, Andrew Human chats about The Loeries African Roadshow and Craig Rodney from Cerebra tells us about POPI.

Date: 22 May 2014 Length: 63:41min File size: 54.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 89: Net Prophet and Legacy Collection with Greater Than PR

Galia Kerbel from Greater PR tells us about the companies silver PRISM Award for campaign of the year and Rob Gilmour, MD for RSAWeb, comes in and chats about the Net Prophet event.

Date: 15 May 2014 Length: 52:34min File size: 45.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 88: Understanding key consumer trends across Africa

We find out more about doing business in Africa with VWV Groups, Terry Behan and take a closer look at the AdReview publication and awards with Tony Koenderman.

Date: 8 May 2014 Length: 56:03min File size: 47.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 87: How growing mobile technology can boost sales and insights for retailers.

We find out more about Cape Town agency HG80 and chat to GLOO'S CEO and founder Pete Case about Mobile.

Date: 24 April 2014 Length: 53:43min File size: 48.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

We also find out more about MaxAxion, Africa's first Mobile DSP and mobile media supply specialist. Y&R Cape Town Strategic Planner, DK Badenhorst chats about a recent article he wrote.

Date: 17 April 2014 Length: 48:41min File size: 42.7MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Kirsty Rowett, Director of Source (@SAfoodgurus) food concepts and catering.

Date: 27 March 2014 Length: 17:58min File size: 16.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

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.

Date: 20 February 2014 Length: 39:00min File size: 36.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo Howarth

Conn Bertish (@connbertish), current Executive Creative Director at Quirk (@quirkagency) and Cairo Howarth, President of EFC Africa (@efcafrica)

Date: 13 February 2014 Length: 44:44min File size: 40.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 80: Koo Govender, CEO of VWV Group

Koo Govender, CEO for VWV Group tells us more about her roll at VWV Group, the science of experiential marketing and we look at the soon to be launched VWV Group Womens Leadership academy.

Date: 7 February 2014 Length: 18:27min File size: 16.9MB Host: Warren Harding


Episode 79: Retail Capital and funding solutions

David Lewis, CEO for Retail Capital tells us more about their alternative funding solutions for SMME companies. Ross Chowles joins us to discuss the upcoming Bright Talks event happening in Cape Town.

Date: 21 November 2013 Length: 39:49min File size: 36.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 77: Content Marketing in Print and The Bookmarks 2013

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.

Date: 7 November 2013 Length: 32:47min File size: 30MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 76: World Wide Creative

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.

Date: 31 October 2013 Length: 44:00min File size: 40.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 75: Socially responsible marketing with [dot]Good

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.

Date: 24 October 2013 Length: 29:53min File size: 27.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 74: StoreVue and Amorphous New Media

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 (, and see how this innovative South African product is delivering insignts and information on the retail trading environment

Date: 17 October 2013 Length: 40:06min File size: 36.7MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 73: A "shoppable magazine" with

Krishna Motukuri CEO for talk about new online store and "shoppable magazine". Justin Gomes , Executive Creative Director for Fox P2 talks about the agency, Loerie wins and the industry.

Date: 10 October 2013 Length: 36:38min File size: 33.5MB Host: Warren Harding

AD1: Frank - Chocolate Bar

Length: 0:40min File size: 1.5MB
AD2: Frank - Grand Canyon

Length: 0:40min File size: 1.5MB
AD3: Frank - Mothballs

Length: 0:40min File size: 1.5MB

Episode 72: A solution to the divide between Business and IT

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.

Date: 26 September 2013 Length: 48:09min File size: 47MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 71: The Loeries, "Be the most famous you"

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.

Date: 19 September 2013 Length: 17:47min File size: 16.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 70: Digital Edge Live 2013

Dr Thomas Oosthuizen (@drthomasbrand) chats about his new book, The Brand Book. Ben Wagner, (@BenWagner) Chief Marketing Warrior of NATIVE about the upcoming Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 11 September 2013 Length: 36:40min File size: 33.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 69: Agency focus - Aqua Online

Sandra Da Silva, Strategy Manager and Head Lead Cape Town for Aqua Online (@AquaAgency) chats about her agency.

Date: 29 August 2013 Length: 18:40min File size: 17MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 68: What you need to know about advertising networks [Part1]

Nicolle Harding (@noodlenikita), BuzzCity (@BuzzCity_SA),Country Manager for Africa discusses advertising networks and everything publishers and advertisers need to know about advertising networks.

Date: 8 August 2013 Length: 24:25min File size: 22.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 68: IM Learning Internet workshops [Part2]

Leon Lategan (@conversioncamel) chats about the upcoming IM Learning workshops, South Africa's 1st Email Optimisation Workshop.

Date: 8 August 2013 Length: 21:05min File size: 19.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 67: Online vs print advertising with Howzit MSN

Marcus Stephens (@stephenssays) General Manager for Howzit MSN (@HowzitMSN) chats about the results of their online advertising research and how it compares to print advertising.

Date: 1 August 2013 Length: 27:52min File size: 25.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 66: Shopper marketing and radio advertising with Y&R

Michelle Van Trotsenburg (@Michelle_VanT) Business Unit Director - Shopper Conversion Marketing at Y&R Advertising (@YoungRubicamSA) chats about everything Shopper Marketing.

Date: 25 July 2013 Length: 32:15min File size: 29.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 65: Greater Than PR, VWV Group & TedxCapeTown speakers. [Part 1]

PR Agency founder, Galia Kerbel (@Galiakerbel) and the recently opened Johannesburg office Head Janine Lloyd (@JaninelloydPR) from Greater Than PR (@GreaterThanPR) chat everything public relations.

Date: 18 July 2013 Length: 24:41min File size: 23MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 65: Greater Than PR, VWV Group & TedxCapeTown speakers. [Part 2]

VWV Groups (@VWVgroup), Lloyd Cornwall, director for the recently opened VWV Massive chats about experiential marketing, entertainment and music sponsorship.

Date: 18 July 2013 Length: 20:03min File size: 18.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 65: Greater Than PR, VWV Group & TedxCapeTown speakers. [Part 3]

TEDx Cape Town event speakers, Tony Elvin (@MrTonyElvin), Karen Dudley (@lovethekitchen)and John McInroy (@johnmcinroy) chat TEDx Cape Town.

Date: 18 June 2013 Length: 19:57min File size: 18.7MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 64: TEDx Cape Town

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.

Date: 11 July 2013 Length: 49:08min File size: 44.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 63: Agency Focus with Artifact Advertising and Hiring Bounty. [Part 1]

Lindy Taoushiani (@LindyTaoushiani) Strategic Director for Artifact Advertising (@artifactsa), talks about how Articfact was formed, current clients and achievements.

Date: 13 June 2013 Length: 14:43min File size: 13.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 63: Agency Focus with Artifact Advertising and Hiring Bounty. [Part 2]

Greg Schneider (@greg_dale), Managing Director for Hiring Bounty (@hiringbounty) a crowd sourced recruitment offering based in Cape Town chats about the product and recruitment research.

Date: 13 June 2013 Length: 20:21min File size: 18.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 62: Heavy Chef and IMC Conference

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.

Date: 30 May 2013 Length: 46:20min File size: 42.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 61: Direct Marketing and Content Marketing advice

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.

Date: 9 May 2013 Length: 55:01min File size: 51.0MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 60: Agency Focus - QUIRK

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.

Date: 2 May 2013 Length: 52:14min File size: 47.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 59: Martin Lindstrom and Neuromarketing

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).

Date: 25 April 2013 Length: 41:54min File size: 38.3MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 58: Online education and audience data

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.

Date: 18 April 2013 Length: 50:18min File size: 46.0MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 57: Choosing a home service provider through Facebook with

Phil Tomlinson and Gavin Welsh from (@ledulaservices) discuss how Ledula started, the benefits for service providers and end users and what the future of Ledula holds for South Africa.

Date: 11 April 2013 Length: 25:51min File size: 23.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 56: Smile FM launch & Monarch Tuksi Co

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).

Date: 3 April 2013 Length: 46:58min File size: 45.01MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 55: Getaway magazine & Cape Getaway Show

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.

Date: 7 March 2013 Length: 7:43min File size: 7.07MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 54: Agency focus - Fast & Remarkable

Kathryn Sharfman @kathsharfman, Fast and Remarkable (@FastRemarkable) Managing Director talks about how, Fast and Remarkable (@FastRemarkable) was formed, the current trends in the industry affecting clients and what the future holds for Fast and Remarkable (@FastRemarkable).

Date: 28 February 2013 Length: 47:00min File size: 42.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 53: Content 2013 and Content Marketing

Content Marketing and the Content 2013 event with Heléne Lindsay (@Helaine_Lindsay), Head of Strategy for New Media.

Date: 21 February 2013 Length: 48:37min File size: 44.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 52: The business of blogging

The business of blogging with Dan Nash (@bangersandnash) from and Natalie Roos (@natalieroos) from Tails of a Mermaid.

Date: 7 February 2013 Length: 53:18min File size: 48.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 51: Online recruitment trends for South Africa and Africa

Web and mobile technology specialist for Graylink, Matthew Gray (@mattinsa), chats about trends and developments in online recruitment in Africa and South Africa.

Date: 31 January 2013 Length: 43:04min File size: 39.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 50: Mobile in South Africa and Africa with Google

Google's Head of New Products for Sub Saharan Africa, Brett St Clair (@brett_stclair), chats about everything mobile in South Africa and Africa.

Date: 24 January 2013 Length: 55:07min File size: 50.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 49: The state of e-commerce in South Africa

Gary Hadfield, current CEO of talks about the current Trends in Online Shopping and the state of Ecommerce in South Africa.

Date: 17 January 2013 Length: 47:13min File size: 43.2MB Host: Warren Harding


Episode 48: Youth-based communication solutions

Richard Morgan-Grenville, current CEO of Strika Entertainment talks about how Strika Entertainment and Supa Strikas started and the development of the South African and international market.

Date: 6 December 2012 Length: 49:55min File size: 45.7MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 47: In-store digital signage solutions

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.

Date: 29 November 2012 Length: 42:44min File size: 39.1MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 46: Y&R Advertising

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.

Date: 22 November 2012 Length: 46:10min File size: 42.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 45: Search Marketing

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.

Date: 8 November 2012 Length: 51:11min File size: 46.8MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 44: Live from The Bookmarks 2012

Biz Takeouts Live from The Bookmarks 2012 Awards Ceremony in Cape Town.

Date: 1 November 2012 Length: 2:56:35min File size: 165.5MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 43: Generating quality leads through social media

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.

Date: 25 October 2012 Length: 51:29min File size: 47.1MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 42: The Bookmarks 2012 - shortlist of finalists

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.

Date: 18 October 2012 Length: 45:29min File size: 43.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 41: Industry education and skills training

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.

Date: 11 October 2012 Length: 34:51min File size: 31.9MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 40: Google products 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.

Date: 4 October 2012 Length: 24:59min File size: 23MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 39: Digital Edge Live - National Assembly 2012

Ben Wagner, Chief Marketing Warrior and Head of NATIVE Cape Town, and Matthew Buckland, CEO of Creative Spark discuss the much anticipated Digital Edge Live show - The National Assembly 2012.

Date: 27 September 2012 Length: 53:05min File size: 48.6MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 38: Creative Week Cape Town

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.

Date: 20 September 2012 Length: 54:36min File size: 52MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 37: Agency focus - M&C Saatchi Abel

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.

Date: 6 September 2012 Length: 41:30min File size: 38MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 36: Sports and Fitness marketing with PUMA

Alex Hulley, current marketing manager for PUMA South Africa, discusses sports brand marketing in South Africa and how sports team sponsorship works as a marketing tool for PUMA.

Date: 30 August 2012 Length: 41:15min File size: 37.7MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 35: The impact and planning of event marketing

Sally Robinson and Lisa Wynne, founders and co-owners of Showworks Creative entertainment, discuss event planning and management and how brands should approach events and experiential marketing.

Date: 23 August 2012 Length: 38:19min File size: 35MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 34: The rise of mobile research

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.

Date: 16 August 2012 Length: 39:28min File size: 38MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 33: Agency focus - Native

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.

Date: 8 August 2012 Length: 36:44min File size: 34.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 32: South Africa as a nanny state: Alcohol advertising legislation, Smoking laws and Food labelling regulations.

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.

Date: 1 August 2012 Length: 49:13min File size: 47.2MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 31: 11 Years of and the 2012 Bookmarks Awards

IT director and one of the founders of, 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.

Date: 25 July 2012 Length: 32:07min File size: 29.4MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 30: The growth, future and commercialisation of online radio

Richard Hardiman @RichardHardiman, FM radio veteran and one of the founders of, 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.

Date: 18 July 2012 Length: 39:27min File size: 39MB Host: Warren Harding

Episode 29: The state of South African media and marketing

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

Episode 28: Developing brand and user relations

Date: 4 July 2012 Length: 50:29min File size: 48.5MB Host: Brendan Jack

Episode 27: Being a great creative in a global village

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


Episode 16: Destination marketing and cultural awareness

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.

Date: 21 September 2011 Length: 36:51min File size: 33.7MB Host: Toby Shapshak

Episode 15: SA's brand history, branding during the RWC, tributes to Deon du Plessis

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.

Date: 14 September 2011 Length: 51:28min File size: 41.7 MB Host: Toby Shapshak

Episode 14: In which Toby meets Toby to talk about Brand Soweto

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.

Date: 7 September 2011 Length: 46:42min File size: 42.8 MB Host: Toby Shapshak

Episode 13: Break into new markets using innovative strategies

Date: 31 August 2011 Length: 48:17min File size: 44.2 MB Host: Ezra Ndwandwe

Episode 12: #happybiz10 and engaging brands (and customers)

Date: 24 August 2011 Length: 46:19min File size: 42.5 MB Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 11: Lots of letters - DA/ST/TBWA, RAMS, ABCs, BMW...

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 2011 Length: 46:30min File size: 31.9MB Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 10: Creating trends and leadership in advertising

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 2011 Length: 42:52min File size: 39.2MB Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 09: The Facebook/Twitter face-off

Date: 3 August 2011 Length: 48:19min File size: 44.2MB Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 08: Kulula, BlackBerry and the phone-hacking scandal

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 2011 Length: 50:35min File size: 46.3MB Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 07: Luxury brand survival tips; importance of supply chains, sponsorships

Tasty takeouts from the 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 2011 Length: 42:33min File size: 24.4MB Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 06: Fashionable Cape Town, Firehouse expansion plans

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

Episode 05: Alcohol ad ban, CRM and mind-blowing opinions

Date: 6 July 2011 Length: 48:56min Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 04: Technology and the future of digital marketing

Date: 29 Jun e 2011 Length: 44:10min Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 03: Cannes Lions on the cards

Date: 22 June 2011 Length: 31:04min Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 02: loveLife, David Ogilvy's 100th birthday, Chris Moerdyk on Secrecy Bill

Date: 15 June 2011 Length: 49:55min Host: Kevin Fine

Episode 01: Generation NeXt, coolest brands and MMAD guru ads

Date: 1 June 2011 Length: 45:04min Host: Kevin Fine