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Putting money where the mouth is - sugar, public health and the advertising industry

Changing behaviour is difficult - particularly amidst million-dollar advertising onslaughts...

By Deborah Minors 23 hours ago

The competitive edge: Why an effective PR strategy is a must for the hospitality industry

The hotel industry is a highly competitive field, so it is no surprise that an effective PR strategy is paramount to enabling long-term, sustained messaging to keep your establishment top of mind...

23 hours ago

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DHL announces title partnership of Africa's largest e-commerce and fintech event

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has announced that the company has signed on as title sponsor for the 2018 DHL eCommerce Money Africa Conference & Exhibition, which will be hosted at the new East Wing of the Cape Town International Convention Center on 14 and 15 March...

Issued by Kinetic Events 2 days ago

Content Candy expands to Zimbabwe

South African digital and content marketing studio, Content Candy, is expanding its operations to Zimbabwe...

3 hours ago

Top five trends for convenience retail in 2018

According to Joe Boyle, director at FreshStop, these are the trends that will continue to strategically shape the future of convenience retailing...

1 hour ago

Dark days for e-commerce

Dan Matthews, technical architect at Episerver and one of the speakers at the upcoming Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Conference, shares his insights on e-commerce and inbound marketing...

Issued by IMC Conference 1 hour ago

In-the-moment-marketing: The lucrative hunting grounds for hoteliers

Let's face it. Traditional marketing methods are increasingly becoming obsolete at the speed of the internet revolution. On the other hand, smart technologies are creating immense opportunities that hotel brands can leverage for more cost-efficient guest acquisition...

By Joseph Neusu 1 hour ago

Body positive movement a significant trend for ladieswear in 2018

We recently saw a global clothing retailer unwittingly become the target of consumer fury locally, as a result of their sizing...

21 hours ago

Grasping readers in tune with your vision

Readers resonate better with language that attracts their attention and makes an impact...

By Gwen Watkins, Issued by Freelancers Writing Services 21 hours ago

Get better return from your advertising spend

Independent Online provides a brand safe environment for advertisers and agencies...

By Riaan Sunny, Issued by Independent Media 4 minutes ago

Inspiring entrepreneurs to share their vision

In recognising the value and importance of small to medium enterprises (SME) in the South African economy, Retail Capital is partnering with SMEs to help them achieve business growth...

Issued by Tag 8 / Social Media Now / Dais 1 hour ago

Optimise your website for voice search in 2018

There is an increasing number of voice recognition tools being made available. In 2018, Google voice search queries are estimated to increase by 35% and a quarter of 16- to 24-year-olds already use voice search every day...

Issued by CharlesSmithAssociates/Sha-Izwe Communications 13 minutes ago

Pitfalls of in-house digital location management

Often clients initially believe they can handle their digital location management in-house, not fully appreciating the complexity involved...

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 37 minutes ago

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

WASHINGTON - Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard on Wednesday...

3 hours ago

Facebook agrees to widen probe of Brexit vote fake news

LONDON - British lawmakers probing possible Russian interference in the Brexit referendum revealed on Wednesday that Facebook had agreed to broaden its own investigation into fake news around the vote, after the social media platform's initial efforts drew criticism...

4 hours ago

The Brave Cartel's Yolande Botha writes and directs first-ever Massmart TVC

The brief came from design studio 9Point: create a commercial for retail giant Massmart to say thank you to their staff for all the hard work they do...

Issued by The Brave Cartel 22 hours ago

Grant Visser appointed as head of strategy for Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa

Grant Visser has been appointed as the regional head of strategy at Dentsu Aegis Network for ABInbev...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 22 hours ago

Escape the Januworry blues and enjoy economic freedom with OLX

In a new TV campaign that hit our screens on 16 January, OLX has partnered with Savanah's Comic of the Year winner, Skhumba Hlope, to show how easy it is to make smart financial choices by buying and selling on OLX...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 21 hours ago

Indulge in all things Indian at Experience India feature at the Rand Show 2018

The organisers of the Rand Show have announced the launch of a new feature, Experience India, to be staged for the first time at Rand Show 2018 taking place from 30 March to 8 April...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 22 hours ago

Entries open for first African edition of Ciclope

Ciclope, an international festival that recognises and rewards exceptional craft in moving image, is coming to Cape Town this year in its first ever Africa regional leg, shining a light on production excellence across the continent...

22 hours ago

ADC Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft juries announced

NEW YORK - The One Club for Creativity today announced full juries for the Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft categories of the ADC 97th Annual Awards...

20 hours ago

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Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer in SA

In the age of technology, the digital marketing and media industry continues to evolve at breakneck speed and consumers are becoming more and more technologically advanced...

Issued by Boo-Yah! 3 days ago

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Africa news

iDidTht.com Craft Awards December 2017: Yet another visual spectacular for Absolut

IDidTht's December SA Film Reel Monthly Craft Awards were judged by Cameron Watson, creative director at King James, who selected Absolut's 'One Source Live - Africa on Fire' by Sunu from Egg Films for Best of Reel for Direction Craft...

1 hour ago

Egypt extends state of emergency and tightens censorship

Egypt's parliament voted for a third time to extend a state of emergency. So far, authorities have used the state of emergency to censor media outlets and publications, bring "false news" charges against journalists, reports CPJ...

By Marwa Morgan 20 hours ago

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International

YouTube toughens rules regarding which videos get ads

SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube on Tuesday announced ramped-up rules regarding when it will run ads with videos as it scrambled to quell concerns by brands about being paired with troublesome content.

1 day ago

Daily Mail returns to Virgin Trains after outcry

LONDON, UK: Virgin boss Richard Branson on Monday said he would resume offering the right-wing tabloid the Daily Mail on his trains after a decision not to stock them sparked accusations of censorship last week.

2 days ago

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