BizTrends 2017

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New year, new you: Reinvent yourself as a New Professional

GetSmarter's 2017 Career Guide is here: download it today and learn all you need to know to ensure you use this year to carve out a career path you'll love...

Issued by GetSmarter 6 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: The year of living simply

How to simplify the marketing conversation and really know your customer, advises Rudy Hassiem, managing director of Brandnew Creative Agency…

By Rudy Hassiem 11 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: Programmatic buying as a powerful tool

Media houses will be working hard to add value to their advertising inventory, says Paula Raubenheimer, head of programmatic at SouthernX@The SpaceStation…

By Paula Raubenheimer 7 hours ago

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Uber and Pizza Hut cash in with Guerrilla IMC's location-targeted ATM Media

Out-of-home media specialists Guerrilla-IMC recently launched their ATM Media Division in partnership with South Africa's premier third-party ATM service providers...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 19 Dec 2016

#BizTrends2017: Consumers demand communication with local nuance

Given that many of the trends we see in Africa are what's manifesting in other countries, it's unsurprising to see the continued convergence in basic wants and needs, says Sarah Dexter, managing partner at MullenLowe SA...

By Sarah Dexter 8 hours ago

Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist

Five semi-finalists have been chosen to progress to the next phase of Mozilla's $250,000 Equal Rating Innovation Challenge...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 hours ago

The beautiful stone in your shoe

I am lying in the middle of the Noosa River an hour outside of Brisbane. After a pretty crazy year where we were working right up to Xmas I was suddenly on vacation. Holidays are strange, lovely things. They creep up on you with the best of intentions. It's like a really weird neighbour who appears out of nowhere from behind a hedge only to give you some freshly baked blueberry muffins...

By Damon Stapleton 6 hours ago

SA CEOs optimistic despite challenges

Skills, technology and trust are the three key areas of concern for South African CEOs according to PwC's latest CEO Survey, the 20th Annual Global CEO Survey...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 hours ago

#BehindtheSelfie with… Daniel Munslow

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Daniel Munslow, MD of MCC Consulting…

By Leigh Andrews 6 hours ago

Everyone is a ‘storyteller' these days

So, what makes for good story collection in the marketing/communications space? Personal story collection is a long and thorough process, much of it occurring before going out in the field...

By Stuart Rothgiesser 11 hours ago

How to get your company a speaker's role

One great way to build your company's brand is to appear at conferences, events, and meetings. But how do you begin to build the kind of platform that will lift you to the position of keynote speaker?...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 hours ago

The rise and rise of Adclick Africa

Adclick Africa, one of the leading data-driven digital media and marketing companies in South Africa, is a fully-fledged Level 1 BEE company that is set to scale greater heights in 2017...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 7 hours ago

Alliance Media partners with the TEARS Foundation to highlight the violent crisis we face in SA

Alliance Media is proud to support the TEARS Foundation by offering media space to increase the awareness of the TEARS Foundation's causes...

Issued by Alliance Media 6 hours ago

Howard Audio hits the 2017 ground running

It's a brand-new year and Howard Audio has hit the ground running with a slew of productions under their belt, and what better way to celebrate 2017 than with their first award of the year!..

Issued by Howard Audio 7 hours ago

AAXO Roar Awards scheduled for next week

The first AAXO Organiser and Exhibitor Awards, ROAR in will be held on 26 January 2017 and entry submissions are still open until today, 18 January 2017. As a joint awards venture, the inaugural ROAR and EXSA-llence Awards are perfectly positioned for two much anticipated industry award ceremonies to take place under one banner.

9 hours ago

Sectors of opportunity for entrepreneurs in 2017

Despite the tough year experienced in 2016, there are certain sectors that are ripe with opportunity for astute entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2017...

10 hours ago

Measuring AVE of social media postings

Professional Evaluation and Research (PEAR), a South African-based media monitoring, research, and analysis organisation, has created an innovative way of measuring the value of social media postings...

9 hours ago

Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus

Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire...

8 hours ago

Prestigious Top 500 Awards to showcase SA's business elite

For the first time, qualifying leading companies in Top 500's 100 business sectors will be able to step out of its pages and vie for grand honours at the inaugural Top 500 Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

Facebook, measuring 'viewing' and the quest for real attention

Facebook received a lot of attention over its Average Duration of Video Viewed debacle. They've since corrected their calculation but how closely does their new “Video Average Watch Time” metric really represent “viewing”?...

By Jason Bercovici, Issued by Exponential 1 day ago

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Africa news

African online shopping trends in 2017

Here are some of the key findings of The 2017 Global Online Consumer report by KPMG...

2 hours ago

Business advisory services for Africa

EY creates borderless advisory services across Africa, India and the Middle East to support business growth…

3 hours ago

Africa's economic prospects in 2017 - 10 countries to watch

These are the top 10 African economies to watch in 2017 when evaluating Africa's economic prospects…

By J. Peter Pham 9 hours ago

Everyone is a ‘storyteller' these days

So, what makes for good story collection in the marketing/communications space? Personal story collection is a long and thorough process, much of it occurring before going out in the field...

By Stuart Rothgiesser 11 hours ago

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Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

1 day ago

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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