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Things we've learnt from 20 years of business - Boomtown
Things we've learnt from 20 years of business

SMEs are the key drivers of growth for South Africa, and all start-ups begin from humble beginnings - but what is the key to success?

Issued by Boomtown 28 Aug 2014 13:23

Mortimer Harvey celebrates Xmas in July with cheer to the less fortunate - Mortimer Harvey
Mortimer Harvey celebrates Xmas in July with cheer to the less fortunate

Mortimer Harvey turned up the heat last month when they invited clients to celebrate Xmas in July. Midway through a cold winter seemed the perfect time for staff and clients to have some fun while also bringing some winter warmth to the less fortunate.

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 28 Aug 2014 12:36

Local is lekker in the quest for marketing returns, says Media24 - Pendoring
Local is lekker in the quest for marketing returns, says Media24

Advertisers and agencies alike should dig into their stores of local knowledge to ensure that they gain the best return on their marketing investment, says Media24.

Issued by Pendoring 28 Aug 2014 09:48

South Africa's Best Liked Ads - Millward Brown
South Africa's Best Liked Ads

In a double whammy, Millward Brown announces South Africa's Best Liked Ads for Q1&2 2014. For over 30 years now, Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates the countries favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that are most liked by the South African audience, whom we believe to be the most important critic, the person who ultimately chooses to buy your brand or not.

Issued by Millward Brown 28 Aug 2014 09:15

So what was really new at Cannes this year? - MetropolitanRepublic
So what was really new at Cannes this year?

Human truths don't change, but everything else has. Josie Fisher, MD of MetropolitanRepublic Cape Town, reflects on Cannes 2014

By Josie Fisher, Issued by MetropolitanRepublic 27 Aug 2014 13:13

The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from the creator of "Dumb ways to die" Patrick Baron, ECD of McCann Australia
The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from the creator of "Dumb ways to die" Patrick Baron, ECD of McCann Australia

In this week's exclusive Loeries Creativity Q&A series for Bizcommunity.com, Jessica Taylor chats to Patrick Baron, Executive Creative Director of McCann Australia

Issued by The Loeries 26 Aug 2014 15:43

MetropolitanRepublic and MTN Uganda win at Digital Impact Awards Africa - MetropolitanRepublic
MetropolitanRepublic and MTN Uganda win at Digital Impact Awards Africa

MetropolitanRepublic and mobile telecommunications provider MTN Uganda took several awards at the inaugural Digital Impact Awards Africa, held in Kampala, Uganda, on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Issued by MetropolitanRepublic 26 Aug 2014 11:34

The power of storytelling in advertising - The Mouse that Roared
The power of storytelling in advertising

Some people believe there are only seven distinct storylines - overcoming the monster, rags to riches, the quest, voyage and return, comedy, tragedy and rebirth - from which all stories are written. Others, like Georges Polti, believe there are as many as thirty six dramatic situations.

By Kevin Kleynhans, Issued by The Mouse that Roared 25 Aug 2014 10:17

Only 10 days left to enter the 2014 AMASA Awards - AMASA
Only 10 days left to enter the 2014 AMASA Awards

AMASA reminds the industry to finalise their best campaign entries and submit them via the online system prior to the closing date on the 31 August 2014.

Issued by AMASA 21 Aug 2014 11:47

Jupiter CT creates latest TVC for Hyundai Grand i10 - The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town
Jupiter CT creates latest TVC for Hyundai Grand i10

Jupiter CT literally put pen to paper to set the wheels in motion for the Hyundai Grand i10 ad

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 21 Aug 2014 11:41

The importance of being an amateur - Blast Brand Catalysts
The importance of being an amateur

Professionalism is a key perception we like to project in our world of selling. And, for that matter, in any other profession, be it medical, legal, accounting. One of my favourite lines in the fantastical reality of American Beauty is Annette Bening's OCD Carolyn, the estate agent's emphatic assurance that "To be successful, one must project the image of success at all times." Indeed. Success sells.

By Chris Primos, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 15 Aug 2014 10:33

DStv and Ster-Kinekor offer auction items at ABF's Comedy Evening - Advertising Benevolent Fund
DStv and Ster-Kinekor offer auction items at ABF's Comedy Evening

The ABF comedy evening scheduled to take place on 19 August at Joe Parkers in Montecasino has seen great support from the industry. As an added bonus, DStv and Ster-Kinekor are offering not-to-be-missed items that will be auctioned on the night.

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 14 Aug 2014 13:37

Lowe Cape Town makes breakfast news - Lowe + Partners SA
Lowe Cape Town makes breakfast news

After awarding the iconic White Star Super Maize Meal brand to Lowe Cape Town last year, Pioneer has decided to grow the relationship with Lowe by awarding them the lion's share of their breakfast portfolio. This will include WeetBix, Bokomo Corn Flakes, Champion porridge, Otees and Bokomo Oats. Lowe Cape Town will be the lead creative agency for these much-loved South African brands.

Issued by Lowe + Partners SA 13 Aug 2014 13:06

Being creative in advertising - Blast Brand Catalysts
Being creative in advertising

Angelo Beck, Creative Director and founding partner of Blast Brand Catalysts, ponders the business of being creative.

By Angelo Beck, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 12 Aug 2014 14:11

The Car-iest Car Ad - Frieze Films
The Car-iest Car Ad

DDB's The Car-iest Car Ad for the new Honda Ballade is a parody that looks like a billion dollars.

Issued by Frieze Films 12 Aug 2014 12:59

The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from international award winner, Stephen Doyle
The Loeries Creativity Q&A: Insights from international award winner, Stephen Doyle

In this week's exclusive Loeries Creativity Q&A series for Bizcommunity.com, Evan-Lee Courie chats to Stephen Doyle, Creative Director of Doyle Partners, New York.

Issued by The Loeries 11 Aug 2014 11:00

JWT promotes Jim Faulds to CEO JWT South Africa - JWT
JWT promotes Jim Faulds to CEO JWT South Africa

Agency executive takes over helm of dynamic operation

Issued by JWT 7 Aug 2014 11:25

Gutsy ad agency climbs the ranks by changing the rules - Boomtown
Gutsy ad agency climbs the ranks by changing the rules

Boomtown is raking in the awards - and getting noticed by its peers - despite eschewing the limelight

Issued by Boomtown 6 Aug 2014 10:37

Havas Worldwide Johannesburg has exciting plans for Nativa partnership - Havas Worldwide
Havas Worldwide Johannesburg has exciting plans for Nativa partnership

Havas Worldwide Johannesburg is excited to announce that it has retained its business partnership with leading health-care solutions provider Nativa.

Issued by Havas Worldwide 5 Aug 2014 12:14

Promise triples up office space - Promise Brand Specialists
Promise triples up office space

After many years of faithful service by The Workshop in Parktown North, it was time to acknowledge a shortage of meeting rooms, kitchen space and loos for the growing Promise team. It was getting darn uncomfortable!

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 5 Aug 2014 11:31

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