[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: Independent head Iqbal Survé says the group's editorial staff are assured of their editorial freedom, and need have no fear when writing about any company within the Sekunjalo Group, reports Mail & Guardian, which also reports the government has admitted - shock and horror - to making a mistake.
[Jessica McEndoo] To achieve a memorable event, marketing teams should be rethinking their strategy to include online collaborative tools such as video streaming, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter.
[Catherine Milward-Bridges] Are you charged with the adrenalin from having endured more than your fair share of 'flack' in your job? Then you may feel justified in diving headlong into the abyss of perceived 'instant freedom' of the self-employed. But first read on, before you hand over 'The Letter'.
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: The interpreter for the deaf at the memorial service for Madiba is a fake, and produced gibberish, it is claimed, reports Singapore's Straits Times, and you won't hear Zuma being booed... well, not on the SABC, anyway, reports City Press.
[Sid Peimer] In the early 1900s, the economist Joseph Schumpeter coined the term Creative Destruction (also known as Schumpeter's Gale).
[Linda Botha] You're the proud owner of a brand-spanking new business. You're all geared up with a killer idea and a sheaf of registration papers hot off the press. So what's next?
[Tralone Khoza] Since the global recession, spending behaviour has gone through various transitions, the consumer has become more and more budget savvy. Could it be that desperate times do indeed call for desperate measures?
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: Independent group chair Iqbal Survé has denied that former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois was removed because of an editorial stance and implied...
[Sid Peimer] You either love Miracle Whip or you hate it. You either love Marmite or you hate it...
[Ilse van den Berg] I chatted to Homecoming Revolution founder and CEO, Angel Jones and newly appointed managing partner, Bruce Mubayiwa to find out more about his new role as well as where the company is heading.
[Danette Breitenbach] '2D is the opportunity to use data to communicate with the consumer on their smart phone. It is now viewed as part of our lives, mobility.'
[Steve Ferguson] The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPI) was signed into law in November. It comes at a time when marketing has just entered the promised land of customer profiling, behavioural advertising, big data, and multiple marketing channels.
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: Cape Times' editor Alide Dasnois has been fired, reports Mail & Guardian. Dasnois' removal appears to coincide with the publication of an article on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's finding on fisheries minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, reports IOL.
[Sid Peimer] The difference between an illusion and a delusion is this: when Usain Bolt broke the 100m and 200m world record, it looked as if he was jogging. That's an illusion. If you think you can beat his time, that's a delusion.
[Chanel Mackay] In a world where consumer behaviour is changing and evolving at a rapid rate in response to new technology trends, savvy brands need to constantly adapt and refine the ways they communicate with their target audiences.
[Michael Walker] The automotive sector is already one of the world's biggest spenders on digital marketing and advertising, with motor manufacturers and dealers worldwide constantly increasing the portion of their budgets they allocate to digital channels.
[James McKerrell] Social media and the proliferation of smart devices are sweeping in a new era in HR management, offering businesses an opportunity to engage with the market.
[Laura Chiweshe] The storytelling concept has been adapted by marketers in various ways in an attempt to capture the attention of an audience with very short attention spans, too much information to process and very little time to do it in.
[Richard Mullins] Many organisations in South Africa are still using legacy content management systems (CMSs) to run their digital properties, reasoning that the complexity and risk of migrating to a new platform outweighs the potential benefits.
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She insists she didn't.
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