Juanita Pienaar
#Loeries2017: Doubt yourself and steal, if you want to be great, says BSSP's Keith Cartwright

#Loeries2017: Doubt yourself and steal, if you want to be great, says BSSP's Keith Cartwright
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[Juanita Pienaar] BSSP's Keith Cartwright shares five disciplines at the Dstv Seminar of Creativity that has crafted his mind and gave him focus. Here we look at the first two...

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Jessica Tennant
#Loeries2017: Design Army's Pum Lefebure on how to master the art of seduction

Pum Lefebure
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Pum Lefebure Photo by Gallo Images/Alistair Nicoll
[Jessica Tennant] Pum Lefebure, co-founder and CCO of Design Army, based in Washington DC was the last speaker of the day at the DStv Seminar of Creativity, where she explained how marketing is a lot like dating, and how similarly falling in love with a brand goes from flirting to romance to seduction...

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Jessica Tennant
#Loeries2017: Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award 2017 goes to KFC's Mike Middleton

#Loeries2017: Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award 2017 goes to KFC's Mike Middleton[Jessica Tennant] Mike Middleton, KFC Africa CMO, is the well-deserved recipient of this year's Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award for his contribution to the marketing and advertising industry over the duration of his career...

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Jessica Tennant
#Loeries2017: Be the popes, the geeks and the rock and rollers, says Creative Shop's Weera Saad

Weera Saad
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Weera Saad Gallo Images
[Jessica Tennant] First up at today's DStv Seminar of Creativity was Facebook's head Creative Shop: MEA, Weera Saad, who spoke about how things have changed over time and how we need to change to ride this new wave that's arrived. “It's a brave new world, the big wave is here and it's perfect, and it's staring you in the face.” We need to surf it, she said...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Using SEO backlinks for branding purposes - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The problem with branding is that it takes a long time. You want to do various different things in order to be successful. One of them is actually using SEO backlinks...

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Danette Breitenbach
#SBTopWomen Awards: A celebration of women

A scene from our red carpet gallery of the Standard Bank Top Women Awards.  for more!
A scene from our red carpet gallery of the Standard Bank Top Women Awards. [[http://www.bizcommunity.com/Gallery/196/697/4663.html Click through]] for more!
[Danette Breitenbach] It's not often you attend an awards event where the recipient of the Lifetime Award breaks out into song...

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Danette Breitenbach
[Standard Bank Top Women Conference] Passionate for science

Glenda Grey, president of the South African Medical Research Council. Image ©
Glenda Grey, president of the South African Medical Research Council. Image © [[https://www.brandsouthafrica.com/south-africa-fast-facts/health-facts/south-african-hivaids-research-pioneer-glenda-gray-2017-times-100-influential-list Brand South Africa]]
[Danette Breitenbach] Science is an indication of a country's wealth, and the best indicator of a country's GDP and productivity is its scientific productivity. The investment of a country into science creates a healthy country and a healthy country is a wealthy country...

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Danette Breitenbach
[Standard Bank Top Women Conference] Mastering digital to soar over the gender gap

Rory Moore, innovation pioneer, Accenture. Image ©
Rory Moore, innovation pioneer, Accenture. Image © [[http://www.digitalkungfu.co.za/rory-moore/ Digital Kungfu]]
[Danette Breitenbach] The Fourth Industrial Revolution could allow women to leapfrog the gender gap to create a future that is truly equal and inclusive. This is because this new world will require different talents and skills; ones that are inherent to women...

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Danette Breitenbach
[Standard Bank Top Women Conference] Mastering digital to soar over the gender gap

Rory Moore, innovation pioneer, Accenture. Image ©
Rory Moore, innovation pioneer, Accenture. Image © [[http://www.digitalkungfu.co.za/rory-moore/ Digital Kungfu]]
[Danette Breitenbach] The Fourth Industrial Revolution could allow women to leapfrog the gender gap to create a future that is truly equal and inclusive. This is because this new world will require different talents and skills; ones that are inherent to women...

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Danette Breitenbach
[Standard Bank Top Women Conference]: Gender equality by 2030

Dr Judy Dlamini, executive chairperson, Mbekani Group; Phuti Mahanyele, CEO, Sigma Capital; and Glenda Grey, president of the South African Medical Research Council.
Dr Judy Dlamini, executive chairperson, Mbekani Group; Phuti Mahanyele, CEO, Sigma Capital; and Glenda Grey, president of the South African Medical Research Council.
[Danette Breitenbach] For gender equality to be achieved by 2030, women will have to overcome many challenges...

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Danette Breitenbach
[Standard Bank Top Women Conference] Standing together for liberation

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[Danette Breitenbach] “The power of women is that if you empower one, others will follow. If we work together, we will rise and lift others with us. This is the responsibility that the 20,000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 gave us...”

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Ken van Ginkel
[Advertising] Safely Home, the Western Cape Government's Department of Transport & Public Works' road safety campaign, has released a new hard-hitting TV commercial created by FCB Cape Town and Egg Films.
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Jessica Tennant
Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought (masterclass)

Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought (masterclass)[Jessica Tennant] An interview with Fort CEO Shukri Toefy on his Loeries masterclass, where he shared insights into the changing value chain of the new creative economy...

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Leigh Andrews
#CEMAfrica2017: "Be an experience business or be out of business" - Adobe

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[Leigh Andrews] CEM Africa attendees were presented with a choice of workshops to attend throughout the two-day summit. Here's why I'm glad I went with the session by James McDonald, solution consultant at Adobe, on how to be an experience-driven business...

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Leigh Andrews
#CEMAfrica2017: Your employees are always on - now TRUST THEM

You hired them, now trust them to get the job done. JR Bale © –
You hired them, now trust them to get the job done. JR Bale © – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]
[Leigh Andrews] Chantel Botha of BrandLove shares why you need to trust your employees to run with their own ideas of the best possible customer experience they can offer at the first day of CEM Africa 2017.

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Jessica Tennant
#Loeries2017: Why small agencies fail (masterclass)

Allon Raiz
Allon Raiz [[http://www.raizcorp.com/executive-team/allon-raiz Raizcorp.com]]
[Jessica Tennant] An interview with Allon Raiz, founder and CEO of Raizcorp to find out what one could expect to learn from his masterclass on ‘Why small agencies fail'...

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Leigh Andrews
#CEMAfrica2017: CX predictions for the future, action to take TODAY

Simply put? Cut the red tape and empower your staff. Scott Griessel © –
Simply put? Cut the red tape and empower your staff. Scott Griessel © – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]
[Leigh Andrews] If all you do is talk about customer experience or CX in your silos, chances are your brand will be left in the dust. Here's why you need to cut the red tape and take the plunge, straight from the opening panel of CEM Africa 2017...

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Jessica Tennant
#Loeries2017: A deep dive into YouTube and video advertising (masterclass)

Lorraine Landon
Lorraine Landon
[Jessica Tennant] An interview with Lorraine Landon, head of agencies at Google South Africa to find out what one could expect to learn from the Google masterclasses on ‘YouTube: all you need to know for campaign success' and ‘video advertising: what works best when'...

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