Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker] Alan Bell

[Louise Marsland] The Hardy Boys promoted client service director Alan Bell to managing director of the Durban agency in December after he played a key role in the J Walter Thompson acquisition...

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Monika D'Agostino
Not interested or not qualified?

Not interested or not qualified?[Monika D'Agostino] The other day I got a connection request from LinkedIn. The person's profile was very scarce, but I accepted the request as I am on a mission to elevate the reputation of sales and its practitioners...

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Leigh Andrews
Take ad-Vaughn-tage of these silly stock photos...

Take ad-Vaughn-tage of these silly stock photos...[Leigh Andrews] In what's been called a brilliant marketing move, 20th Century Fox has released several 'fake stock photos' from Vince Vaughn's latest comedy caper, Unfinished Business, making media workers around the globe giggle at the thought of using them to illustrate their business-y articles...

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Douglas Kruger
[Death to PowerPoint!] Part 1: Seven reasons you could do better without slides

[Douglas Kruger] Ever hear the story about the Russians in Bosnia watching their unlikely US allies designing their PP slides? One nonplussed Russian said, "If we ever had a war, while you are working on your PowerPoint, we would be killing you..."

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Ryan Murphy
Securing your Wordpress website

Securing your Wordpress website[Ryan Murphy] If you've got a website that's based on Wordpress, you're part of the 76.4 million (according to reports) people who have websites that use the Wordpress content management system (CMS)...

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Leigh Andrews
Put a much-needed spring into your research step...

Put a much-needed spring into your research step...[Leigh Andrews] Springleap gave it clients access a global network of creative professionals to enhance every aspect of their creative campaigns. Here's how...

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Donovan White
Social terrorism - Could Africa's youth be under attack? - NATIVE VML

[Donovan White] The likelihood is slim, but there's no doubt that terrorists are understanding, studying and using social media and like any social media marketer, terrorist radicals are targeting the youth...

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Chris Brewer
Can you speak your mind and still keep your job?

[Chris Brewer] It would be remiss of me not to comment on the latest publicity drive of David Bullard (the thing that man will do for his own PR! Getting shot, then being fired - what next?). On the face of it, it seems the question is "is he a racist or not?" but I'm not so sure that really is the question.

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Danette Breitenbach
Coping under fire

[Danette Breitenbach] Janine Lazarus, founder and owner of Janine Lazarus media consultancy was a journalist for 31 years, and has worked across the board from newspapers to radio...

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Andrew Felbert
Three metrics for social success: Who's doing it right in South Africa

[Andrew Felbert] If you have them, you are content and they don't really matter, if you don't, it's a major headache. Followers on Facebook definitely don't excite the senses as an interested third party in a post-organic-reach world, but they still have a role to play in measuring social success...

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Brendan Seery
[Orchids & Onions] VW's honesty shows the cliché game is all but up!

[Orchids & Onions] VW's honesty shows the cliché game is all but up![Brendan Seery] Years ago, when my day job included carrying a machine gun and jumping out of helicopters, I remember sitting with some mates in the base barrack room, listening to Forces' Favourites on the radio...

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Chris Moerdyk
Why customer service is so bad

[Chris Moerdyk] One of the main reasons why customer service in South Africa is pretty much atrocious is because staff attend customer service training courses...

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Tiffany Markman
A letter to the Spinning Rainbow Ball of Mac Doom

A letter to the Spinning Rainbow Ball of Mac Doom[Tiffany Markman] I get it. I do. You're there to teach me life lessons. To circumvent my natural complacency. To provoke pre-emptiveness. So, this letter is to thank you...

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Chris Brewer
Making a tit of yourself in the media

[Chris Brewer] There's been a lot of bleating recently about "freedom of the press". It picked up momentum at the State Of The Nation Address when the cell phone signals were jammed...

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Megan Holt
[Design Indaba 2015] The language of William Kentridge

[Design Indaba 2015] The language of William Kentridge[Megan Holt] World renowned South African artist William Kentridge presented his performance piece "Refuse the Hour" at the City Hall in Cape Town on 26 & 27 February 2015 as part of the annual Design Indaba week...

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Jessica Taylor
[Design Indaba 2015] The selfie shapes monolithic fashion

[Design Indaba 2015] The selfie shapes monolithic fashion[Jessica Taylor] "... Me and the beach, me and my food, me and my shoes, me and my boyfriend, me and Li taking lots of selfies." - Li Edelkoort

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[Design Indaba 2015] On fashion and identity at Design Indaba 2015

[Design Indaba 2015] On fashion and identity at Design Indaba 2015[Terry Levin] The 2015 Design Indaba provided fertile ground for even the most ardent fashionistas and Afrophiles. In this context both topics took on a new importance...

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[Design Indaba 2015] The Internet of Things

[Design Indaba 2015] The Internet of Things[Terry Levin] Over the duration of a three-day conference and accompanying EXPO event, Design Indaba has become known as the platform for the showcasing of the best contemporary examples of made things...

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