Bryan Ndlovu
SOUTH AFRICA
Marketing is great, when it makes financial sense

Marketing is great, when it makes financial sense[Bryan Ndlovu] I am a marketer, as oppose to a financial guy. So I know that I will never be a CFO in my life, but I have come to understand in my experience of working with global businesses, that marketing combined with financial numbers produces great efforts in delivering work...

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Louise Marsland
SOUTH AFRICA
[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live

[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live[Louise Marsland] In this ultra-connected, real time world, death was streamed live this week in two significant game changing events: via Periscope from the Bangkok bomb blast by an eyewitness; and by the murderer who killed two journalists live on breakfast TV in the US...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Aloha, not goodbye

Aloha, not goodbye[Danette Breitenbach] "I am starting again and I love it," says Ken Varejes, commenting on the recent announcement that he is leaving Primedia Unlimited to pursue other opportunities within the media and marketing industry...

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Charles Mburugu
SOUTH AFRICA
How to build an effective newsletter signup page

How to build an effective newsletter signup page[Charles Mburugu] One of the most effective ways of connecting with your customers and prospects online is by creating a newsletter. Engaging with them on a regular basis will help you build strong relationships, and subsequently enhance your sales...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
[Behind the Selfie] with... Wendy Tlou

[Behind the Selfie] with... Wendy Tlou[Leigh Andrews] This week, as part of our special focus on women in #WomensMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Wendy Tlou, founding owner of the ChicAfrican brand...

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David Blyth
SOUTH AFRICA
Business growth across Africa depends on more relevant business action and communication - Yellowwood Future Architects

[David Blyth] When looking to grow in African markets, many business owners have a vague understanding of how truly diverse and complex the continent really is...

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Scott Cundill
SOUTH AFRICA
Don't let the touch screen replace the personal touch

Don't let the touch screen replace the personal touch[Scott Cundill] In this always-connected world where anyone is just a click of a button away, too many of us are concentrating on the button instead of the customer...

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Roane Swindon
SOUTH AFRICA
Top apps to help your business

Top apps to help your business[Roane Swindon] There is a mobile application for everything nowadays, from monitoring the amount of steps you take and perfecting your photos to tracking loadshedding and getting the latest news...

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Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future

[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future[Nicci Botha] "It ain't about us, it's about creating a space for our children to flourish. We have a responsibility to the future," says Gavin Mageni, Head of the SABS Design Institute...

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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
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Chantel Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
The craft of customer experience (CX) design

The craft of customer experience (CX) design[Chantel Botha] To an outsider who does not understand the work it may look like we draw lots of pictures, talk too much, ask people invasive repetitive questions and then play back the answers...

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Noëleen Bruton
SOUTH AFRICA
Accountability is key to marketing in a recession

Accountability is key to marketing in a recession[Noëleen Bruton] In the 1800s, John Wanamaker, a US businessman considered to be a proponent of advertising and a pioneer in marketing, said, "Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half"...

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Jeremy Maggs
SOUTH AFRICA
The secret of building great brands - The Redzone

The secret of building great brands - The Redzone[Jeremy Maggs] While worshipping at the church of high-consumerism in Gotham City, the secret of building great brands was revealed to me in an epiphany...

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Charles Mburugu
SOUTH AFRICA
Beginners' guide to content marketing for real estate

Beginners' guide to content marketing for real estate[Charles Mburugu] The web has turned the whole real estate industry upside down. It has made it easier for customers to find just about anything about a solo agent or a brokerage.

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Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption

[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption[Nicci Botha] We're facing a brave new world, where disruption technology and e-commerce are forcing traditional industries to re-examine their take on doing business to include innovative solution-based thinking if they want to stay in the game...

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Torquil Mathewson
SOUTH AFRICA
Growth hacking

[Torquil Mathewson] Deep down, anyone who's launching a new product, fantasises that it is the next big thing - and this illusion shapes the expectations for every marketing decision.

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
GIL Africa2015: Connectivity, convergence and collaboration

GIL Africa2015: Connectivity, convergence and collaboration[Leigh Andrews] Download a one-hour HD movie in just six minutes? Connected home and work environment, as well as machine to machine communications? Yes, all in Africa in the next five years, says GIL Africa...

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Erik du Plessis and Neil Higgs
SOUTH AFRICA
We all live in a...

We all live in a...[Erik du Plessis and Neil Higgs] Recently, in Upington, our waitress told us with a lot of pride that she lives in a brick house. Obviously brick houses are a type of differentiation that exists much like the status associated with living in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg...

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