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

Screengrab from the ad.
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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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

Feature image: Drew de F Fawkes via Flickr (CC 2.0 BY), on
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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Leigh Andrews
#CannesLions2018: "Creatives can solve business problems and life issues" - Molefi Thulo

Molefi Thulo, creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg and Cannes Lions 2018 radio and audio awarding juror. Image © –
Molefi Thulo, creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg and Cannes Lions 2018 radio and audio awarding juror. Image © – [[https://twitter.com/SipNkosi Siphiwe Nkosi on Twitter]]
[Leigh Andrews] Molefi Thulo, creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg, explains his role this year as Cannes Lions radio and audio awarding juror...

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Elizma Nolte
The biggest social media event of all time is on this June

The biggest social media event of all time is on this June
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[Elizma Nolte] The kick-off of the first match in the world's most anticipated football tournament this June will also signal the start of what will likely be the biggest mobile and social media event the world has ever seen. It's an unprecedented opportunity for marketers to engage with people about a subject they are truly passionate about...

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Mike Wright
Have you digitally transformed your customer communications yet?

Have you digitally transformed your customer communications yet?
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[Mike Wright] The customer communication management space, once dominated by document output software companies, has seriously embraced digital transformation...

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Ronel De Kock
Unpacking the era of influencer marketing

Unpacking the era of influencer marketing
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[Ronel De Kock] Influencer marketing is a form of communication which identifies individuals that have influence over potential buyers, then focuses marketing activities around these influencers - mainly online...

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Leigh Andrews
#Loeries2018: "How will technology impact this year's ideas?" - Fabian Frese

Fabian Frese, CCO at Germany’s Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president.
Fabian Frese, CCO at Germany’s Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president.
[Leigh Andrews] I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is Fabian Frese, chief creative officer at Germany's Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president...

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Derryn Jackson
Advertising becomes content

Advertising becomes content
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[Derryn Jackson] Is there a difference between advertising and content? If so, what is it?...

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Kai Henniges
Overcoming perceptual vigilance and harnessing disruption to capture attention

Overcoming perceptual vigilance and harnessing disruption to capture attention
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[Kai Henniges] Attention spans are short, and they're getting shorter. Consumers today are bombarded with editorial, commercial and social messages through more devices and sources than ever...

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Wynand Smit
Chasing the dream of the single view of the customer

Chasing the dream of the single view of the customer
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[Wynand Smit] In business, your company needs to get as deep into the minds and interaction habits of your customers as possible. Too often, however, the single view of the customer is viewed as unattainable, a marketing smokescreen that can obscure business strategy and confuse communication efforts...

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Jessica Tennant
B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein

B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein[Jessica Tennant] Jessica Tennant interviews Tom Stein, chairman and CCO of Stein IAS to find out what delegates can expect from his talk at B2B Marketing Africa in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 19 June and his view of the B2B marketing landscape from a global perspective...

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Leigh Andrews
#YouthMonth: How to make your mark in the SA broadcast industry

Barron Hufkie by Eben Photography.
Barron Hufkie by Eben Photography.
[Leigh Andrews] This year, Barron Hufkie is celebrating seven years in radio. Here, Hufkie explains his biggest learning since entering the world of work and shares advice on how others can follow suit...

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