Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
Amasa Speaker Series kicks off with Nic Ray from BrandsEye

Nic Ray from BrandsEye
Nic Ray from BrandsEye
[Juanita Pienaar] The first episode in the Amasa Speaker Series hosted Nic Ray, who spoke about how BrandsEye can possibly predict future outcomes...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Celebrating 25 years of Zip Zap's social circus magic

All images © – Anne Barbotteau from Zip Zap Circus.
All images © – Anne Barbotteau from Zip Zap Circus.
[Leigh Andrews] Zip! Zap! Circus! The non-profit Zip Zap Circus is currently celebrating its 25th year with a series of special monthly shows to showcase their talented students. Here's what you can expect...

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Audrey Naidoo
SOUTH AFRICA
Metamorphosis of marketing

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[Audrey Naidoo] Some big trends contributing to digital's impact on marketing and the broader business to increase revenue, decrease costs and providing the customer with an enhanced experience...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Creating conscious capital with CEO SleepOut 2017

The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
[Danette Breitenbach] This year, the CEO SleepOut will be the SheEO SleepOut, with only women leaders spending the night on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the venue for this year's event which will take place 22 June.

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Brett Parker
AFRICA
‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'[Brett Parker] Between East and West: Africa's economic transformation will create a third centre of global power, according to a new ‘Afro-Optimism' series...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
[Leigh Andrews] Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'...

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Chans Weber
SOUTH AFRICA
Five reasons why a professional business sign makes bottom-line sense

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[Chans Weber] A professional business sign can either be and asset, making you stand out in a competitive marketplace or a liability...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Heroes of the theatre of the mind

John Robbie was the recipient of the Lifetime Achiever Award at the Liberty Radio Awards. Image © Times Media.
John Robbie was the recipient of the Lifetime Achiever Award at the Liberty Radio Awards. Image © Times Media.
[Danette Breitenbach] Radio is the theatre of the mind and it is the people on the air that bring it to life every day. The 2017 Liberty Radio Awards recognised the people who have made a contribution to the medium, honouring them at a gathering of the industry's stalwarts and rising stars...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Making great radio with the Liberty Radio Awards

Team Hot 91.9 FM at the Liberty Radio Awards. Image © Times Media.
Team Hot 91.9 FM at the Liberty Radio Awards. Image © Times Media.
[Danette Breitenbach] This year's Liberty Radio Awards saw Kaya FM crowned Commercial Station of the Year, while Hot91.9 FM, which won 10 awards during the course of the evening, took top honours in Community Station of the Year...

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Chris Brewer
SOUTH AFRICA
In 10 years, magazine sales have halved

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[Chris Brewer] What does this mean? Well, lots of things, but it's certainly not the catastrophe many would have you believe...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
King James Group drinks in their global win

King James Group’s chief creative officer Alistair King
King James Group’s chief creative officer Alistair King
[Leigh Andrews] King James Group's chief creative officer Alistair King says the time when independent local agencies couldn't really expect to work in international brands because of how multinationals tied up the brands at a global level are over...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

The world has no limits.
The world has no limits.
[Leigh Andrews] This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa...

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Paul Divall
SOUTH AFRICA
Digital video archiving - keeping up with today's broadcast demands

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[Paul Divall] Broadcasters and video producers across the world are moving to computer-based platforms...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
A truly sensory Experian experience

Image © Monnas Photography.
Image © Monnas Photography.
[Leigh Andrews] As the casualty list of digital disruption grows ever longer, it's time to focus on your specific customers and improve their overall experience of your brand or get left in the dust...

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Emma Glover
SOUTH AFRICA
Applying for a creative role? Here's what to do

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[Emma Glover] Communications agencies are always on the lookout for fresh new talent, but there are many reasons why your CV and cover note could be stopping you getting a slice of the action...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Cementing the Mosaic of customer experience with Experian

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Experian SA MD Simon Russell © Monnas Photography.
[Leigh Andrews] A little over a month ago, Experian SA MD Simon Russell kicked off an exclusive media roundtable explaining their new Mosaic tool and the power for local marketers in finally creating a single view of their customers and targeting by interests rather than demographics...

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Angie White
Angie White
[Advertising] A new campaign from FCB Joburg for Toyota Customer Services is demonstrating how taking care of your Toyota throughout its life cycle will preserve its functionality and its appearance.
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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Making the case for print marketing in a digital landscape - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] When you study the numbers and really attempt to understand what makes print such an effective medium, it quickly becomes obvious that businesses should make room for print in their marketing mixes...

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Brendan Seery
SOUTH AFRICA
#OrchidsandOnions: The power of a still image trumps lazy copywriting every time

#OrchidsandOnions: The power of a still image trumps lazy copywriting every time[Brendan Seery] I was having an interesting discussion last week with someone who is in the image processing business and he was lamenting the fact that there is so much video around these days - in all areas of life, not just in the marketing sector - that it is becoming like wallpaper and in danger of losing its impact...

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Annabel Porter
SOUTH AFRICA
Five ways for health and wellness brands to win on Instagram

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[Annabel Porter] A new generation of celebrities are teaching brands a great deal about how to generate content consumers engage with.

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