Marco Golz
Confessions of a content manager: Talent retention and the art of letting go - National Positions South Africa

Marco Golz[Marco Golz] When you manage a dedicated team that has heavy demands placed on it month after month, and working overtime becomes a way of life, you tend to grow close...

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Leigh Andrews
[Behind the Loeries] with... Suhana Gordhan

Sometimes you need to put your head in the clouds.
Sometimes you need to put your head in the clouds.
[Leigh Andrews] In addition to her role as creative director at FCB Africa, where she's the creative lead on Famous Brands' Wimpy and Coca-Cola South Africa, Suhana Gordhan is a member of the Loeries board...

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Leigh Andrews
#CommerceMonth: [Behind the Selfie] with... Richard Wood

My friends call me Vinyl Richie – but you can call me Chuck!
My friends call me Vinyl Richie – but you can call me Chuck!
[Leigh Andrews] This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Richard Wood, national retail solutions manager at Graffiti Retail Solutions...

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Leigh Andrews
#CommerceMonth: Putting agency management on the map

Magnetic CEO, Dan Marcus
Magnetic CEO, Dan Marcus
[Leigh Andrews] Take an 'agency management agency' that started in a spare room in 2008. Fast-forward to 2016 and Magnetic has just been appointed as management platform of choice for two Dentsu Aegis Network brands...

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Angie White
Angie White
[Advertising] Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed the Creativity Unites call for entries promo for the Loeries, which will bring the advertising industry from Africa and the Middle East together in Durban, South Africa this August.
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Danette Breitenbach
Industry 4.0: SA gets digital

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[Danette Breitenbach] In South Africa, a surge is expected in digital in five years' time, with the current level of digitisation and integration expected to rise from 27% to 64%...

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Sarah Heuer
Don't be a Christmas tree!

Don't be a Christmas tree![Sarah Heuer] Dear PUNKtuator. I love punctuation. I want to tattoo a few marks on my skin - that's real love, usually reserved for the sweethearts and mums of sailors and bikers. And I think there are a lot of very good reasons for you to love it and embrace it in all your copy as well...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Five digital marketing tips for B2B companies - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Before launching an online marketing campaign or a social media campaign, make sure you really understand your target audience...

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Luke Turnbull
What House of Cards teaches marketers about echo-chambers and filter bubbles

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[Luke Turnbull] In a recent episode of Netflix's House of Cards, Kevin Spacey's character accuses the Republican opposition leader of manipulating a search-engine to ensure that voters would be conditioned to vote Republican...

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Warren Harding
What I know for sure about podcasts

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[Warren Harding] Earlier in the year, I wrote a piece for BizTrends 2016, titled 'The push for podcasts in 2016', where I looked at why I thought podcasts would be popping up more in 2016, what makes them so popular for listeners and why brands need to think about them...

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Louise Marsland
And now my watch begins...

And now my watch begins...[Louise Marsland] #GameofThrones is trending globally, so if you are a fan and haven't seen the show yet, stay off the internet!

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Leigh Andrews
[Behind the Loeries] with... Jarred Cinman

I don’t usually look like this.
I don’t usually look like this.
[Leigh Andrews] Jarred Cinman kicks off our special 'Behind the Loeries' feature, which puts the spotlight on key Loeries-related names...

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Joseph Neusu
Mobile is the closest brands can get to SA consumers

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[Joseph Neusu] The title of my article is borrowed from a quote in the Mobile Rocks AMPS report for 2013...

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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
[Biz Takeouts Radio Show & Podcasts] The Fixer Company (@TFC_Africa), a specialist business consulting firm specializing in competitive intelligence.
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Boris Dzhingarov
How to attract attention to your business - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Good marketing can be achieved via advertising and in some cases across multiple channels which are relevant to your market...

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Hansie Smit
What consumers really want from a bottle of tomato sauce

What consumers really want from a bottle of tomato sauce[Hansie Smit] A familiar technique often used by copywriters to build a rock-solid sales argument is to answer five simple questions...

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Danette Breitenbach
Making sense of the city

Jean Sébastien Decaux
Jean Sébastien Decaux
[Danette Breitenbach] JCDecaux acquired Continental Outdoor Media in June last year. At a recent function at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Gauteng, Jean Sébastien Decaux...

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Manusha Pillai
Celebrating the South African brand, as Freedom Day approaches

Celebrating the South African brand, as Freedom Day approaches[Manusha Pillai] South Africa will commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the first non-racial, all-inclusive, national election in its history on 27 April 2016. Freedom Day carries many memories and emotions for all citizens...

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Leigh Andrews
#CommerceMonth: Slicing into Roman's brand-building secret recipe

Members of the Roman’s Pizza marketing team: Benitta van den Berg, Danielle Hattingh, Bonnie Cooper, Kerry De Klerk and Tara Efstratiou.
Members of the Roman’s Pizza marketing team: Benitta van den Berg, Danielle Hattingh, Bonnie Cooper, Kerry De Klerk and Tara Efstratiou.
[Leigh Andrews] Bonnie Cooper, chief marketing officer for Roman's Pizza, lets us in on how they cracked the recipe to a successful franchise...

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