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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

Garmin launch their new brand campaign, 'Where Were You When You Last Felt Alive?' - Garmin
Garmin launch their new brand campaign, 'Where Were You When You Last Felt Alive?'

Garmin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd., recently launched their new brand campaign titled 'Where Were You When You Last Felt Alive?'. Garmin partnered with King James II for this campaign which is currently being promoted across the digital and TV platform. The TV component comprises of two TVC's which were shot and filmed using Garmin's very own Virb Elite action camera! The crew shot on location at two ironically beautiful settings, the Blyde River Canyon and on the Zambezi River.

Issued by Garmin 20 Oct 2014 13:20

DJ's and celebrities celebrate at launch of LekkerTV - Jacaranda 94.2 FM
DJ's and celebrities celebrate at launch of LekkerTV

Jacaranda FM had a studio filled with South African celebrities, musicians, TV stars and media moguls when they officially launched LekkerTV in partnership with KykNet in Midrand.

Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 20 Oct 2014 13:01

Queue management for retail: How to maximise your sales opportunities - Global Access
Queue management for retail: How to maximise your sales opportunities

How can retailers turn queuing into a better customer experience?

By Deyasha Sukdeo, Issued by Global Access 20 Oct 2014 12:37

FCB Joburg, Coca-Cola South Africa head Loeries Official Rankings for 2014 - FCB South Africa
FCB Joburg, Coca-Cola South Africa head Loeries Official Rankings for 2014

FCB Joburg heads what is arguably one of the two most important tables of The Loerie Awards Official Rankings for 2014 - the Overall Ranking By Agency table. Not surprisingly, its client, Coca-Cola South Africa, tops the other - the Overall Ranking By Brand table.

Issued by FCB South Africa 20 Oct 2014 12:14

Exploring the endless possibilities of electroluminescent wire - the world's only flexible lighting product - Firewater Group
Exploring the endless possibilities of electroluminescent wire - the world's only flexible lighting product

Firewater Light, one of SA's biggest importers, manufacturers and distributors of promotional lighting products, has launched a bright and colourful new website showcasing one of their most versatile and popular products: EL wire.

Issued by Firewater Group 20 Oct 2014 11:24

Manser to share epic adventure experiences - ITWeb
Manser to share epic adventure experiences

Solo adventurer Riaan Manser is in the speaker line-up at The BlackBerry Experience events in Durban and Cape Town this week.

Issued by ITWeb 20 Oct 2014 10:47

Exponential Interactive launches mobile and tablet solution, Appsnack, in South Africa - Exponential
Exponential Interactive launches mobile and tablet solution, Appsnack, in South Africa

Increased smartphone penetration offers significant mobile brand advertising opportunities

Issued by Exponential 20 Oct 2014 09:25

Holding out for a hero - Picture Tree
Holding out for a hero

Every year, thousands upon thousands of abandoned or homeless animals are rescued by non-profit shelters, resulting in over-crowded and under-funded organisations.

Issued by Picture Tree 17 Oct 2014 14:13

Terence Neale of Egg Films ranked #1 director - Egg Films
Terence Neale of Egg Films ranked #1 director

Congratulations to all the winners of The Loeries Official Rankings and to our director, Terence Neale, for being ranked #1 director in the country. Incredibly proud of our producers Rozanne Rocha-Gray, who is ranked number #1 producer, along with Jon Ronbeck, who is ranked #3. In the Film & TV categories, Egg is ranked #2 production company. Across all categories, Egg won 15 awards: 4 Golds, 2 Silver, 4 Bronzes and 5 Crafts, making Egg the most awarded production company across the board.

Issued by Egg Films 17 Oct 2014 14:12

Doing good should also be good for business - Blast Brand Catalysts
Doing good should also be good for business

Chris Midgley, Strategist with Blast Brand Catalysts, ponders strategic CSI initiatives.

By Chris Midgley, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 17 Oct 2014 13:37

John Brown Media chosen as publisher for @Total magazine - John Brown
John Brown Media chosen as publisher for @Total magazine

John Brown Media, a leading global content agency, has been selected by Total South Africa, the multinational oil and gas company, as the publisher of their staff magazine, @Total, for southern Africa.

Issued by John Brown 17 Oct 2014 13:31

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