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terry kurt
'Effectiveness of print advertising not sufficiently researched'
Despite of the huge demand of digital advertising, still there are many country are using print media advertising although this is affected by modern marketing campaign. But the efficiency of this traditional advertising still works and almost comparable to digital procedures like the use of social media, pay per click and seo. We can never can tell, that sooner or later print media will play its role again.
Posted on 11 Nov 2012 05:11
Michelle Mc Neal
Manufacturing output down 1.1% in September
I think that sometimes statistics don't say much. By the report at my work some months that we are extremely busy and enclose a lot of deals shows a negative trends. So we try not to get involved in analysing these numbers too much.
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Posted on 10 Nov 2012 09:09
Tim Singiswa
Tim Singiswa
Dti clarifies revised B-BBEE codes
In the past the nationalist government`s economic policy were genocidal towards the blacks of this country and not a single white spoke-out but they enjoy the privileges it gave them!
Posted on 10 Nov 2012 08:46
Tim Singiswa
Tim Singiswa
Dti clarifies revised B-BBEE codes
If your debt has been securitised,
your bank is not allowed to claim the money back from you.

Such is the conclusion of a study that every South African must read. It is entitled "Securitisation - A Conspiracy of Silence."

It blows the lid on a sinister process used by South African banks to swindle the people by secretly bundling and trading our loans on the stock exchanges and bond markets. For the sake of your family, and the South African economy, our non-profit organisation urges you to be aware of this deceptive banking scheme.


PS. A list of eight questions you should politely ask your bank are found at the bottom of this article:
Posted on 10 Nov 2012 08:44
emem ekanem
emem ekanem
please my dear brothers and sisters grab the latest Bonanza now.
Posted on 10 Nov 2012 06:29
Percy Brown Freeman
Percy Brown Freeman
Dti clarifies revised B-BBEE codes
This is totally ridiculous, and then they still have the audacity to call white people racist, if this isn't racism then what is? And now if a white person decides not to donate anymore he will once again be called racist, but if the government says your are only allowed to donate to black children, you are only allowed to employ black people, you aren't allowed to fire a black person, even if they have no idea what they are doing, and you should fire the schooled white people to make space for black people, then it's not racism, it's B-BBEE
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 22:46
Richard Gee
Richard Gee
Mitchum is Savanna's new dry friend forever
Nice. Reminds me of the Insurance and Fast Food 'teasing'
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 14:30
SA, Cuba discuss economic assistance package
Why does the UK give aid to SA when SA can afford to be giving aid to Cuba ?
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 13:59
One man one vote one time
West Africa HKLM case studies
I sure hope that Glo paid you for all your hard work. They are notorious for underpaying and only paying when they have exhausted all attempts not to. Be aware of their shoddy payment practices.
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 13:38
Basilisa Msoka
Basilisa Msoka
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news
Thank you , your very kind hope we shall work together.
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 11:35
John Mann
Calling Nkandla a 'compound' is racist: SABC
In Africa the Chief or King rules all he sees and touches. So in Zuma's oppinion all the money that our taxes contribute to "kitty" belongs to him personally. You did not dare tell Shaka Zulu what he could or could not do with what he saw as his property. There was no Constitution or Democracy then and as far as Zuma is concerned nor is there any now. The "elite" are not governed by those rules. Constitutions et al are for the peasants who get up each day and work for Zuma. That is - all us S'Africans. That's why Zuma is now saying we must solve SA's problems the African way and not white people's ways. Watch out soon we will be governed by Traditional African law again if Zuma has his way. Voting for Zuma by any SA taxpayer is like a chicken voting for Col. Saunders
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 11:23
One man one vote one time
The 'No logo' trend
In my opinion the counter logo direction is a product of some luxury good companies making their logos absurdly large. Who needs an embroidered Polo pony that now covers nearly a third of your chest and stomach? Or a Crocodile that pulls the shape of your shirt down?

Having lived in Hong Kong, I have seen how the nouveau riche find it necessary to show off their newly acquired wealth with ostentatious logo displays, they eventually get it and realise that it actually not that cool.

We recognise that most brands represent a level of quality and buy them for that reason. Not the badge that says, 'I have got a certain taste'. A Lacoste polo shirt will last, and keep it's shape for 10 years. Unlike certain chain store polo shirts. It boils down to whether you want quality that will last, or cheaper that doesn't. I don't care if there is a crocodile on my chest, or how large it is. Lacoste stands for something. Sadly, you can buy replicas everywhere. The Crocodile apparently says something about you. Will chain store polo shirt replicas sell? I don't think so.

Ostentatious displays of wealth are no longer the right thing in the world we now live in. So it explains the no logo phenomena.But I will still purchase quality, whether there is a logo outside or inside the article.
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 09:35
One man one vote one time
Media men - challenge to grow moustaches
I am all in favour of money being raised for such good projects - especially as a Prostrate cancer survivor. But, why grow moustaches? They are the silliest male growth in the world. Whose nose is so important that it has to be underlined? Couldn't we do something better?
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 09:12
Andre Schild
Andre Schild
Mitchum is Savanna's new dry friend forever
Great collaboration - well done
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 22:07
Tim Pinder
Tim Pinder
Business lessons to be learned from 1time airline
Anne. I was not aware that 1 Time had put out any communication telling the public that they were under business rescue. I guess that sort of vindicates them. I sure wouldn't be parting with my money under those conditions. The sensible thing would be to go with with a financially healthy airline!
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 15:44
Sarah Bower
Firewater Interactive rebrands: New logo. New website.
Congratulations! The team has done a bit of a fantastic job; the site is well designed, slick and awesome to interact with. A great example of the high quality of work that Firewater Interactive produces for its clients. The new logo is beautiful.
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 14:12
Sholi Trend
Sholi Trend
How influential are you?
am good at what i do which is music and will love you guys to post an opportunity for musical event cos am still upcoming with singles and in serious need of management and shows to showcase my self and my music as well
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 12:48
Tim Pinder
Tim Pinder
Expanding your brand across Africa
Nonye, whilst I agree largely with what you say, I get the feeling that you are advocating a country by country approach for big brands.

Having worked across the African continent for the past 10 years on brands like Coca-cola, Celtel and Zain, what I learned is that human truths are the same everywhere. True, one size does not fit all, but when it comes to execution of advertising, we all have the same basic wants and needs. Maslow defined that years ago.

I have heard all too often, especially from Nigeria, that you have to create your own commercials because 'things are different in Nigeria'. That is true, but that is a whole other conversation.

We, very successfully made Pan African commercials that built strong brands using the human truth approach.

I hear of so many brands wanting to localize. You end up with small budgets, a lack of clear direction and locally poor results. Sure, small local brands will make that work, but that is all they will ever be. Small local brands. Global brands require global thinking. Sure, local knowledge is important and I am in no way saying discount it, but do not become a slave to research that says zig, when you know the brand needs to zag.

Local can be employed for certain aspects of a brands offering, but don't get too bogged down by local nuances.
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 11:10
Kevin Savage
Kevin Savage
Calling Nkandla a 'compound' is racist: SABC
It's begining to remind me of that wonderful memo we got saying that Sun City had to called "that well-known resort in the Pilansberg"! What bullshit. If I am paying 200 million for this I will call it what I like. Can I ask where it's exact LOCATION is?
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 10:56
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