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How does digital signage actually work? - Moving Tactics
How does digital signage actually work?

The current world of digital signage is confusing - so many buzzwords, so many channels, so many 'solutions'.

Issued by Moving Tactics 22 Oct 2014 14:18

Gorilla chosen as one of R3's World Social 40 - Gorilla
Gorilla chosen as one of R3's World Social 40

R3, the global consultancy specialising in agency management services, recently published Social 40, showcasing the most creative, innovative and progressive social media agencies from across the planet.

Issued by Gorilla 22 Oct 2014 14:00

Egg Films launches Arcade - come play - Arcade Content
Egg Films launches Arcade - come play

Arcade Content is a new division of Egg Films that produces content that falls outside the realm of traditional TV commercials. This includes brand films, web series, music videos and more.

Issued by Arcade Content 22 Oct 2014 13:43

PPC makes every day a Mandela Day - Kaya FM 95.9
PPC makes every day a Mandela Day

PPC has given true meaning to the Mandela Day mantra, "Take action. Inspire change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day," with their Mandela Day Literacy Project launched in Soweto. In 2013, PPC identified an opportunity for their organisation to make an impactful difference in the lives of many South African high school learners.

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 22 Oct 2014 13:14

Back to school fundraiser tops R30m for education - Shanduka Black Umbrellas
Back to school fundraiser tops R30m for education

Guests attending the Adopt-a-School Foundation's annual Back to School Party in Johannesburg on 18 October 2014 raised a record R6m for school development.

Issued by Shanduka Black Umbrellas 22 Oct 2014 12:32

CoreXalance pays tribute to Pat Green - CoreXalance
CoreXalance pays tribute to Pat Green

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mr Patrick Green.

Issued by CoreXalance 22 Oct 2014 12:17

New entrant to UK restaurant sector dominates local search - Business Positioning Systems
New entrant to UK restaurant sector dominates local search

Spur, the South African-based family restaurant and steakhouse chain, may have a relatively small physical footprint in the UK but it is punching above its weight in terms of digital strategy. Although the chain has only eight locations, you'd think it has many more based on its Google My Business Locations presence.

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 22 Oct 2014 11:36

Pre-holiday in-store promotion specials - Expanding Branding
Pre-holiday in-store promotion specials

Happy that your preparation for the end of year rush is on point and you are ready to reach your targets? Then this is not for you. BUT... if you still need to boost your end of year sales volumes, then take advantage of our pre-holiday in-store promotion special to get the edge on your competitors.

Issued by Expanding Branding 22 Oct 2014 11:28

Gloo wins more recognition for media and innovation - Gloo
Gloo wins more recognition for media and innovation

Digital agency Gloo won four awards, including two golds, at this year's inaugural AMASA event. The awards represent the best in media and innovation nationally, celebrating cut-through ideas that deliver business results for clients.

Issued by Gloo 22 Oct 2014 10:52

SME South Africa at Global Entrepreneurship Week - SME South Africa
SME South Africa at Global Entrepreneurship Week

SME South Africa, an online small and medium business news portal, is proud to announce its involvement in the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) hosted by The Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg. The festival of entrepreneurship will run from 16 - 21 November 2014.

Issued by SME South Africa 22 Oct 2014 10:36

Design Policy Conference: Policy matters at local and national level - SABS Design Institute
Design Policy Conference: Policy matters at local and national level

It is important to have a design policy at local and national government levels. This was one of the main messages coming from the Design Policy Conference, Make a Plan, held at the Cape Town Stadium over the weekend as part of World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town 2014.

Issued by SABS Design Institute 22 Oct 2014 10:07

Striata eContact improves service levels and cuts call centre costs with intelligent email interactions - Striata SA
Striata eContact improves service levels and cuts call centre costs with intelligent email interactions

An area of considerable expense to the majority of consumer-facing companies is inbound calls. "Companies can cut their call centre costs dramatically by converting costly customer help desk calls to email-based communications," says Brent Haumann, Head of Development at Striata. Furthermore, effective customer communications is a key business driver and competitive differentiator for businesses today. This means consumer-facing companies need to ensure their call centres have adapted adequately to support this focus."

Issued by Striata SA 21 Oct 2014 13:15

Ireland/Davenport launches new content division - VIRUS - Ireland/Davenport
Ireland/Davenport launches new content division - VIRUS

Through the line advertising agency Ireland/Davenport has bolstered its offering with a new content division aptly named VIRUS. Co-developed with Nevo Hadas of &Innovation and staffed with industry stalwarts, the division will add significantly to the agency's offering mix.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 21 Oct 2014 12:30

Business of Design launched in Joburg and Cape Town - SABS Design Institute
Business of Design launched in Joburg and Cape Town

Business of Design is a dynamic seminar and workshop by leading South African design professionals, aiding artisans, designers, manufacturers and small to medium enterprises in the design and fashion industries to significantly expand local and international markets. The workshops were held in Cape Town and will be held in the coming week in Joburg.

Issued by SABS Design Institute 21 Oct 2014 12:19

Transit Track confirms TRANSIT.TV's brand appeal - Provantage Media Group
Transit Track confirms TRANSIT.TV's brand appeal

It's just over a year since Provantage Out of Home Media launched TRANSIT.TV™, the digital channel that flights in taxis, taxi ranks and train stations, and so far it has proven its worth in terms of growth, national commuter appeal and advertising ROI.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 21 Oct 2014 12:10

BPS focus on core strength, leading the way in local search optimisation - Business Positioning Systems
BPS focus on core strength, leading the way in local search optimisation

For five years Business Positioning Systems (BPS) has operated across a range of location-based mobile media. Now after a venture capital deal, the company has spun out its mobile advertising arm, allowing BPS to focus on its core competency in the local search arena.

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 21 Oct 2014 10:59

The 2014 Assegai Awards enjoys exceptional sponsorship support
The 2014 Assegai Awards enjoys exceptional sponsorship support

The DMASA's Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards have been a part of the direct marketing landscape since 1998, and this year the Assegai Awards have garnered exceptional sponsorship support from the marketing sector. The strong backing by leaders in the industry ensures that the Association's common vision and purpose remains front and centre in the arena.

Issued by Assegai Awards 21 Oct 2014 10:27

The Mediashop's 'Coke Rainbow' claims Roger Garlick Grand Prix at the inaugural AMASA Awards ceremony - AMASA
The Mediashop's 'Coke Rainbow' claims Roger Garlick Grand Prix at the inaugural AMASA Awards ceremony

AMASA (the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) was honoured to host industry guests at the maiden AMASA Awards ceremony on Thursday, 16th of October, at the elegant Summer Place venue in Johannesburg.The MediaShop's magical 'Coke Rainbow' campaign took home the top honour of the Roger Garlick Grand Prix for its innovative media execution. Other well performing agencies included Gloo, which won two highly commended certificates and two gold awards as well as PHD which won a highly commended and gold award in different categories.

Issued by AMASA 20 Oct 2014 14:32

Promise packs an integrated punch - Promise Digital
Promise packs an integrated punch

The advertising industry is making a move toward integrated solutions, and it's a brave brand that is willing to challenge conventions and allow an agency to create real magic.

Issued by Promise Digital 20 Oct 2014 14:15

The evolution of Egg Films - Egg Films
The evolution of Egg Films

As companies evolve from a business perspective, one needs to keep it real by having fun. Egg has been doing this in its own way through its unique take on the traditional film production offering and with its ever changing logos. Along with a lot of other exciting developments within the brand story, Egg is proud to launch its new logo and new website. Egg called in Johan De Lange, famous for his original and witty illustrations to craft the logo for the next incarnation of the Egg story.

Issued by Egg Films 20 Oct 2014 13:38

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