Bronwen Rautenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
#Loeries2016: Year of the chicken

#Loeries2016: Year of the chicken[Bronwen Rautenbach] I was privileged to judge the Communication Design category at Loeries 2016. I have to say that it was a most energising and inspiring two days...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Hey, Vicki! New deputy MD of Ogilvy CT

Hey flanked by Gallarelli and Rangaka
Hey flanked by Gallarelli and Rangaka
[Leigh Andrews] Find out more about Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town's "fun to work with" brand custodian-turned-deputy MD, who proved right her parents' early conviction that she can be anything she wants to be...

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Deseré Orrill
SOUTH AFRICA
Digital gives marketers a sporting chance

Digital gives marketers a sporting chance
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[Deseré Orrill] At any one time, there is a sporting event happening with vast audiences engaged in the action and conversation, we pretty much know when and where our audiences will be focusing their attention...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#Loeries2016: What BBDO's Grands Prix wins mean for African creativity

#Loeries2016: What BBDO's Grands Prix wins mean for African creativity[Leigh Andrews] Net#work BBDO has cause to celebrate, as the only agency to take home two Grand Prix Loeries this past weekend. The agency group has taken home an unprecedented 19 Grand-Prix Loeries in 22 years. Former Loeries chair and BBDO SA CEO Boniswa Pezisa shares her Loeries 2016 experience below...

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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
[Biz Takeouts Radio Show & Podcasts] This week we take a closer at the current state of Public Relations in south Africa and we have a look at the recently launched marcusbrewster on-demand PR service. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, marcusbrewster is South Africa’s leading public relations agency and is now flipping the PR industry on its head with a new on-demand PR service.
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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#BODCT: The power of the Big Idea

Abel and Grace
Abel and Grace
[Leigh Andrews] One of the most anticipated talks from the first day of Business of Design Cape Town 2016 came near the end of the day from Mike Abel, chief executive partner of M&C Saatchi Abel on the 'power of the idea'. Here's what you missed if you weren't there...

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Elsa Gouws
SOUTH AFRICA
Company values: Ditch the clichés, embrace the meaningful - Yellowwood Future Architects

Elsa Gouws[Elsa Gouws] In an age of high competitive intensity and a tough economic climate, companies are struggling to drive brand differentiation and attract top talent...

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Pasqua Heard
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: The ad industry from a female perspective

#WomensMonth: The ad industry from a female perspective
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[Pasqua Heard] Over the course of August, Bizcommunity has dedicated much coverage to the experience of women in various industries. Here, we learnt the perspective of Carmen Schaefer, a senior design and art lecturer at Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic, who plays a role in preparing young creatives for the advertising industry...

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Beverley Klein
Beverley Klein
[Loeries Creative Week Durban] 
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Meagan Elston
SOUTH AFRICA
Five tips brands can learn from Suzelle DIY

Suzelle at her best...
Suzelle at her best...
[Meagan Elston] Suzelle DIY's YouTube Channel is a local sensation. For those who have not yet discovered this local gem, the channel is a bitesize do-it-yourself web series following the (fictional) life of Somerset West local Suzelle and her best friend Marianne. Despite its comedic appeal, it's also makes a great case study of how to make an engaging and highly watchable YouTube series...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How to engage customers in a technologically-veiled marketplace - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] While some would argue that today's world is more personalised than ever - thanks to new technologies and the ubiquitous access to social media platforms - the truth is that our society is becoming less and less engaged...

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Pasqua Heard
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Business can be pretty

#WomensMonth: Business can be pretty[Pasqua Heard] One of South Africa's top lifestyle bloggers, Christine Meintjes is a determined businesswoman and founder of the internationally acclaimed Pretty Blog, which has over 80,000 followers on Facebook alone. But Meintjes' ambitions don't stop there...

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Josephine Buys
SOUTH AFRICA
Celebrating women at the Loeries - IAB South Africa

Josephine Buys[Josephine Buys] There was a strong line-up of talented and accomplished female speakers at the DStv Seminar of Creativity and women featured prominently in the Loeries judges and award-winners...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Flipping the script on 'gender-specific' toys

The #BreaktheMould packs
The #BreaktheMould packs
[Leigh Andrews] With lack of diversity and gender equality strongly in the media spotlight this month, the timing of Y&R Cape Town's #BreakTheMould campaign couldn't have been better...

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Ken van Ginkel
[Advertising] Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed Unlimited Fight, Nike's tribute to South Africa's 2016 Olympic Gold medallist, Caster Semenya.
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Ken van Ginkel
[Advertising] Egg Films' Sunu directed Never Stop Moving Forward, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris' new pan-African campaign for Standard Bank.
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James Wilson
SOUTH AFRICA
Of doers and criticisers

Wilson at the PRISA Conference
Wilson at the PRISA Conference
[James Wilson] "You get two types of people in the workplace, those that get stuck in and 'do' and those that sit on the sidelines, observe and then critique what has been done"...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#BODCT: The business of 'designing better'

#BODCT: The business of 'designing better'[Leigh Andrews] The design-boosting power of collaboration, moving beyond fear of data to implementing insights that create better user experience and using digital disruption to your own business benefit were all hot topics on the first day of #BODCT...

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Charles Mburugu
SOUTH AFRICA
Guidelines for crafting a website privacy policy

Guidelines for crafting a website privacy policy[Charles Mburugu] Nowadays, people have become very cautious when it comes to sharing personal information online. This is why a privacy policy is very important for any website or blog...

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Mike Laws
SOUTH AFRICA
The lofty view keeps us grounded in mobile fundamentals

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123RF
[Mike Laws] With mobile marketing so focused on the usual metrics so integral to campaigns, sometimes it's worthwhile to take a step back and focus on the bigger picture...

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