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

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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How to tell if your business needs social media

Surprised that this is even a topic for discussion? Don't be. Many are still debating the relevance of social media as an integral part of business in SA.

By Catherine Milward-Bridges 24 Apr 2014 09:25

Contextualise yourself

The current reality of the ad industry is that of Charles Darwin's quote - 'It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.'

By Dylan Laubscher 24 Apr 2014 09:03

The SABC, Ayisafani, the EFF and section 10(1)(d) of the Broadcasting Act

The Act says the SABC's news and public affairs programmes must 'meet the highest standards of journalism'. In reality, however... (Videos)

By Ed Herbst 23 Apr 2014 08:10

Intelligence will hamper your progress

Here are a couple of examples of strategy by design, or a strategy that emerges - both devoid of copious amounts of market "intelligence"

By Sid Peimer 23 Apr 2014 06:45

South African short film selected for Cannes

'A Shot at the Big Time,' a short film produced and written by Durban filmmaker and AFDA Durban scriptwriting lecturer, Janet van Eeden has been selected for the Cannes Court Métrage, the short film corner of the official Cannes Festival 2014.

24 Apr 2014 08:23

Does the paid, earned owned model account for content marketing?

The paid, earned and owned (PEO) media model has proven to be a fairly adaptable one. It allows marketers to identify the nature of the different communications tools at their disposal.

By Kat Scholtz 24 Apr 2014 06:29

Handle your digital data with care and respect

South African publishers and brands that want to experience the best returns from their investments in digital advertising and marketing, must be responsible and ethical in the ways that they use the wealth of consumer data they harvest.

By Marcus Stephens 24 Apr 2014 07:38

Memes and the changing of lives

A meme is a statement or action that someone believes in, or mutates if they disagree - all the while socially sharing their message with other people.

By Donovan White 24 Apr 2014 06:41

President Zuma and 165,000 church members attend UCKG's Good Friday service

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God's annual Good Friday service was attended by thousands of members who travelled from regions throughout Gauteng and other provinces to join one another at Ellis Park for an uplifting service of prayer and preaching.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 23 Apr 2014 10:43

Designed to celebrate 20 years of freedom

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of freedom in South Africa, SABMiller asked Berge Farrell Design to create packaging that would make all Hansa Big Dreamers proud.

Issued by Berge Farrell 23 Apr 2014 12:16

Social media: it's your problem

Learning how to use social media is crucial to business in the 21st century. Find out how at the ITWeb Social Media Summit 2014.

Issued by ITWeb 23 Apr 2014 13:21

The Wedding Expo Cake Challenge winners

Cakes by Pat walked away with all the awards in the professional category of The Wedding Expo Cake Challenge, sponsored by Philips and Yuppiechef, including Best Overall Cake, Best Decorated Cake and Best Tasting Cake, as well as being voted visitors' favourite.

Issued by The Wedding Group 23 Apr 2014 11:40

New weekend line-up connecting Cape Town

Weekends on Good Hope FM have seen some exciting changes with new shows and faces taking to the airwaves.

Issued by Good Hope FM 23 Apr 2014 12:33

Omni-channel retail, from product to customer focused

In the early 2000's, online retail threatened the "bricks & mortar" stores with extinction. The talk was of being "Amazoned", meaning Amazon.com would add your product line to its ever-expanding inventory and render you redundant.

By Kevin Lourens, Issued by NATIVE VML 23 Apr 2014 13:23

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 87: How mobile technology can boost sales for retailers

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 24 April from 9am-10am as we chat to Pete Case from GLOO and Duncan Wares from Hg80. [twitterfall]

23 Apr 2014 10:28

Chris Borain appointed Head of New Business at New Media Publishing

Chris Borain has been appointed Head of New Business at leading multi-platform content marketing agency, New Media Publishing.

Issued by New Media 23 Apr 2014 11:06

New AMASA committee ready for ALP applications

The newly appointed AMASA board, committee and chair of the Johannesburg Chapter have announced that they are ready for applications for the ten places available on the AMASA Learnership Programme for careers in the media and advertising world.

23 Apr 2014 10:56

TNS's innovation hub finds new ways to add real value to the research game

The creation of a dedicated team at TNS South Africa, headed up by Director of Innovation, Ansie Lombaard, means that players on this team can move faster to develop new ideas, while managing risk more effectively in order to future-proof the business.

Issued by TNS South Africa 23 Apr 2014 11:41

Popular Mechanics joins the beer revolution

Popular Mechanics leads its readers in a new direction this month with the publication of a hands-on article about home brewing, explaining how an apparently simple concoction of water, grain, hops and yeast is transformed - with a little help from nature - into something rather special.

Issued by Popular Mechanics 23 Apr 2014 12:59

Reviewing Facebook's capitalisation strategy

Facebook's persistent appetite for acquisitions was clearly not sated by the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp in February, with the company spending a further $2 billion on virtual reality company Oculus late in March 2014.

23 Apr 2014 10:13

Address by MEC Dikeledi Magadzi at the Media Literacy and Culture Summit

Limpopo Education MEC Dikeledi Magadzi thanked the MDDA and the community media for playing a critical role in education in her address at the Media Literacy and Culture Summit on 11 April.

Issued by MDDA 23 Apr 2014 10:36

Ford Mustang to be honoured at the Rand Easter Show

The Ford Mustang, which celebrates its 50th birthday this week, will be honoured at the Classic World of Motoring in Hall 5 at the 2014 Rand Easter Show which opened at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, last weekend.

Issued by The 2014 Rand Show 23 Apr 2014 10:04

Addressing the skills shortage in IT

Don't let the number of IT graduates fool you; there is still a lack of technical skills in the industry. Here's what we need to do about it.

By Keith Newnham 23 Apr 2014 13:29

Generations actress adds her voice to school challenge

Generations star, Slindile Nodangala aka Ruby Dikobe in the most watched SA soapie in South Africa, has added her voice to Trinco Tea's 'Walk a Mile in My Shoes' campaign.

23 Apr 2014 10:30

New look for Neustar exhibition by Tungsten

Having built in Buenos Aires before, Tungsten again designed and built the new-look Neustar exhibition in Raffles Centre, Singapore.

Issued by Tungsten 23 Apr 2014 11:16

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New partnership between Pan Atlantic University, IABC

The Pan Atlantic University through its School of Media and Communication (SMC) is to partner with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) to deliver a global certification course in communication. The partnership would involve the provision of facilitations and training.

23 Apr 2014 15:02

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 87: How mobile technology can boost sales for retailers

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 24 April from 9am-10am as we chat to Pete Case from GLOO and Duncan Wares from Hg80. [twitterfall]

23 Apr 2014 10:28

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Amazon Prime to distribute old shows from HBO

NEW YORK, USA: - Amazon scored has struck a deal with HBO to distribute old shows from the premium cable TV channel to it Prime subscribers, landing a blow to rival Netflix in the streaming video battle.

24 Apr 2014 08:03

Speak your clients' languages - it makes sense

LOS ANGELES, US: Being a multilingual business and being able to communicate with your clients in their own language makes a lot of sense.

23 Apr 2014 13:30

What can the Overseas Students Ombudsman do for international students?

International students in Australia have the right to complain about problems that they have about their provider.

By Joel Mayer 23 Apr 2014 12:32

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