Juanita Pienaar
#AfricaMonth: Creating our own entrepreneurial opportunities in Africa

#AfricaMonth: Creating our own entrepreneurial opportunities in Africa
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[Juanita Pienaar] Entrepreneur, Abiot Mahlatse Ledwaba talks about the hustle and how he used his skills to create opportunities that helped him strengthen his brand and start his own business...

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Ernst Lass
Why you need design systems for social media

Why you need design systems for social media[Ernst Lass] With the majority of modern brand content now residing on social media channels, how do you create social media advertising that stands out? More importantly, how do you do this on a consistent basis within a quick turnaround timeframe?

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Angie White
Angie White
[Radio] South Africa's leading quick service restaurant in the pizza sector for some 25 years, Debonairs Pizza, is getting the country moving with a fast-paced radio commercial.
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Oresti Patricios
Fighting fake news flames

Fighting fake news flames[Oresti Patricios] Fake news, false claims, invented opinions and online rumour can seriously burn your reputation. Oresti Patricios, CEO of Ornico, unpacks a strategy for putting out fake news fires before they rage out of control and explains how to manage your reputation in the wake of a fake news onslaught against your brand...

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Leigh Andrews
#Loeries2017: Jury president jabber with Götz Ulmer

Götz Ulmer, partner of Jung von Matt in Hamburg, Germany is president of the 2017 Loeries ‘film and radio’ judging panel.
Götz Ulmer, partner of Jung von Matt in Hamburg, Germany is president of the 2017 Loeries ‘film and radio’ judging panel.
[Leigh Andrews] I chatted to the four recently revealed international jury presidents for the Loeries. First up is Götz Ulmer, partner of Jung von Matt in Hamburg, Germany...

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Leigh Andrews
The producers' wrap: 7Films

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[Leigh Andrews] I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. Next up is 7Films...

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Nicholas Kühne
Adobe, Shutterstock just killed graphic design

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[Nicholas Kühne] Whether you like it or not, the end is nigh for graphic designers...

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Leigh Andrews
The producers' wrap: Ryan McManus of Native VML

Ryan McManus, ECD at Native VML.
Ryan McManus, ECD at Native VML.
[Leigh Andrews] I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. Next up is Ryan McManus of Native VML...

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Jessica Tennant
Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)

Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)[Jessica Tennant] Based on Viacom's extensive research on Generation X, how should brands, advertisers, marketers and media companies alike re-evaluate the way they represent this group of consumers?

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Brendan Seery
#OrchidsandOnions: When there's no getting over that rainbow, a dog will still love you...

Screengrabs from the ad.
Screengrabs from the ad.
[Brendan Seery] I was reading something the other day about being bullied in the workplace. It happened to me over a period of years and I had no option - because my family was young and we needed the money - but to stick it out. But it ate into my soul and left me feeling demeaned and worthless at times...

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Leigh Andrews
#BehindtheSelfie with... Andy Taoushiani

One of these two figures is Taoushiani...
One of these two figures is Taoushiani...
[Leigh Andrews] This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Andy Taoushiani, head of Artifact Advertising...

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Jessica Tennant
Gen X: Decluttering misconceptions about what it means to be an adult in 2017 (part 2)

Gen X: Decluttering misconceptions about what it means to be an adult in 2017 (part 2)[Jessica Tennant] While the world was focusing on Millennials and Baby Boomers, Gen X were quietly reinventing what it means to be an adult today...

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Jessica Tennant
#Newsmaker: In Touch Media's newly appointed Lyn Jones on OOH

Lyn Jones
Lyn Jones
[Jessica Tennant] Lyn Jones was recently appointed regional manager for out of home media company, In Touch Media. She believes the OOH landscape is "evolving into a strategic and imperative medium to have within the media mix” and is particularly looking forward to...

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Chris Brewer
The future of advertising

The future of advertising
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[Chris Brewer] Everyone's talking about it... falling circulations, viewers flocking to various competitive TV channels and a myriad of online internet offers, streaming options and, oh, there are so many others...

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Leigh Andrews
#OneShow2017: Reflections with Ross Chowles

Ross Chowles.
Ross Chowles.
[Leigh Andrews] One of the biggest drawcards to this year's One Show Creative week was the Educators' summit workshop sessions. Our very own Ross Chowles presented one of these. I chatted to him post-Creative Week for his One Show reflections...

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Leigh Andrews
#AfricaMonth: Safrea on the freelance future of work. Are you ready?

Laura Rawden, Safrea chair.
Laura Rawden, Safrea chair.
[Leigh Andrews] Safrea chair Laura Rawden speaks about the benefit of belonging to a professional body, especially as a freelancer while the world of work continues to evolve across the continent...

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Jessica Tennant
Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)

Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)[Jessica Tennant] Christian Kurz, senior vice president, global insights for Viacom International Media Networks unpacks the media company's latest global study and some game-changing insights on Generation X...

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Desiree Gullan
How brands should speak to GenZs - G&G Digital

Desiree Gullan[Desiree Gullan] The latest Think with Google report reveals that getting a new phone is defined as a life-changing event for teens. Whether they think your brand is cool will make or break their endorsement, in real time, on their phone...

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Grant Shippey
What to do with all that data? - Amorphous

Grant Shippey[Grant Shippey] In 2014, tech manufacturing giant IBM anticipated that by 2020 we will have created 40 zettabytes of data. But how can companies use all this data to effectively engage with their audiences?...

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Leigh Andrews
Samra2017: Telling FMCG stories without getting stuck on the product shot

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[Leigh Andrews] Natalie Botha and Saiesh Ajudhiya of Kantar Millward Brown presented their research on untold emotions: future-proofing adverts by understanding non-verbal responses from consumers...

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