Richard Lord
Are Foogle the enemy?

Are Foogle the enemy?
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[Richard Lord] Facebook and Google are the biggest media owners in almost every market across the globe and they seem to be heading for world domination says Richard Lord. But, is that so bad?...

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Ellen De Matos Silva
Marketing fragmentation: A cross-device world

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Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash.
[Ellen De Matos Silva] Ellen De Matos Silva, shares her thoughts on fragmentation in marketing and how online users are becoming increasingly comfortable with a cross-device messaging world...

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Jessica Tennant
Marketing to the next generation at the speed of culture

Bongani Chinkanda
Bongani Chinkanda
[Jessica Tennant] Bongani Chinkanda, CEO of HDI Youth Marketeers, the agency that conducts the research for the Sunday Times Generation Next study, released last week, provided an overview at the conference, which took place on Thursday, 14 June at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

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mamahlatse marokane
Cause marketing for millennials

Cause marketing for millennials
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[mamahlatse marokane] As marketers, we have long championed cause marketing programs as an impactful way for brands and companies to get involved, but our programs can go further by evolving them from "nice-to-dos" to "must-dos." Fundamentally, we should strive to create long-term, purpose-driven programs that allow brands and companies to do well while doing good...

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Jessica Tennant
#Newsmaker: David Uribe, TBWA's data director for Africa, Middle East

#Newsmaker: David Uribe, TBWA's data director for Africa, Middle East[Jessica Tennant] David Uribe, TBWA\Worldwide's regional data director for Africa and the Middle East, tells us that it took "lots of studying, trying, failing and repeating" to get to where he is today...

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Jessica Tennant
#CannesLions2018: The Art of Branded Entertainment according to VML's Xenopoulos

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[Jessica Tennant] As part of the 2017 Cannes Lions Branded Entertainment jury, Jason Xenopoulos, VML global chief vision officer and EMEA CCO, collaborated with the jury to write a book called The Art of Branded Entertainment, which was launched just one year later at Cannes Lions 2018 on Tuesday, 19 June...

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Leigh Andrews
#YouthMonth: Do's and don'ts to consider for lifelong learning

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[Leigh Andrews] "The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it." - Brian Tracy. Lifelong learning is just that - constantly investing in your mind and therefore, your life. This #YouthMonth, I share my take on the importance of lifelong learning and why it's critical to future success...

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linda graham
Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad

Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad
[linda graham] Social media is an excellent marketing tool, but in the wrong hands, it can also be severely damaging...

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Bronwyn Williams
Privacy - The new luxury purchase

Privacy - The new luxury purchase
[Bronwyn Williams] In the wake of the recent Facebook scandal that revealed how Cambridge Analytical had gained improper access to the sensitive, personal information of up to 87 million Facebook users, consumers around the world are waking up to the value of personal privacy...

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Brendan Seery
#OrchidsandOnions: The boozy road not taken... and lies, damned lies and surveys

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Screengrab from the ad.
[Brendan Seery] Hangovers, they say, are God's way of telling you to lay off the booze. And, anyone who has had one will know the "why did I do it?" feeling of remorse...

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Shaune Jordaan
'Okay Marcel, make me an ad': AI's role in the future of marketing

Screengrab from Marcel: The Vision video on Publicis Groupe Youtube .
Screengrab from Marcel: The Vision video on Publicis Groupe Youtube [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duI6FmLD8yA video]].
[Shaune Jordaan] Publicis recently announced the launch of its bespoke artificial intelligence (AI) platform, Marcel. The platform was Publicis' major focus for the best part of the year and saw it pull out of all industry awards and events until it was complete...

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Leigh Andrews
#BehindtheSelfie with... Anna Vaulina

Vaulina, seen Showmaxing with Sbusi Dlamini, HR business partner: Connected video group at Multichoice.
Vaulina, seen Showmaxing with Sbusi Dlamini, HR business partner: Connected video group at Multichoice.
[Leigh Andrews] This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with 'just-35' Anna Vaulina - head of retention and customer experience for Showmax, she also moonlights as the head of marketing for the IAB SA, holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and has completed both a Harvard business and innovation leadership course and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology big data and analytics course...

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Ilse van den Berg
#YouthMonth: This 16-year-old developer is dominating the gaming industry

Brandon Kynoch
Brandon Kynoch
[Ilse van den Berg] 16-year-old self-taught game developer, Brandon Kynoch, is dominating the gaming industry with the App Store having chosen his game, Torus., as its 'Game of the Day' in 137 App Stores worldwide...

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Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The propaganda of optimism
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[Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster] If South Africa is reality, then Malta is wonderland. Or vice versa, as I've discovered on a visit back to the old country...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
[Biz Takeouts Radio Show & Podcasts] In this episode Nadia Hearn of 2oceansvibe Radio chats to Leigh Andrews, Editor-in-Chief of Marketing & Media and Angie White, Head Of the Press Office Department at Bizcommunity.com about the 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival, Youth Month and more.
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Andreas Furtner
Using the speed of sound

Using the speed of sound
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[Andreas Furtner] Did you know: the human brain processes sound at a higher speed than any of its other senses, making it a great tool to connect audiences with content and their emotions...

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Jedd Cokayne
Does your brand matter?

Does your brand matter?
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[Jedd Cokayne] More and more brands are finding it difficult to trade in this ever-changing and difficult market we find ourselves in. The biggest challenge is remaining relevant to a core target market...

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Andy Walker
Robbie Williams (and his World Cup middle finger) spikes Google Search traffic

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Feature image: Drew de F Fawkes via Flickr (CC 2.0 BY), on [[https://memeburn.com/2018/06/robbie-williams-middle-finger-world-cup/ Memeburn]]
[Andy Walker] If you were expecting Will Smith to open the 2018 World Cup in Russia this evening, don't worry, we were, too...

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Grant Fleming
Black Friday: Sow now, reap later

Black Friday: Sow now, reap later
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[Grant Fleming] There's no doubt that Black Friday (and the subsequent Cyber Monday) has firmly embedded itself as part of the local sales cycle. With the annual shopping frenzy only due in November, it does not mean that marketers should not be preparing already...

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Howard Feldman
Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD)

Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD)
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[Howard Feldman] A new epidemic is fast spreading across the globe. It is known as Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD) - and it kills reputations in less than 280 characters...

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