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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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Brands and influencers - the struggle is real

Brands in South Africa are slowly but surely starting to understand the influencer landscape. They are largely dependent on their public relations teams to educate them on this matter...

By Anne Dolinschek 20 hours ago

How long should a TV commercial be?

It still amazes me that so many TV (and radio) commercials are 30 seconds long...

By Chris Brewer 16 hours ago

Three key leadership challenges for modern communicators

Leaders have rarely had a more challenging time. Rapid technological disruption, a rebalance of world power, continuing economic uncertainty following the 2008 financial crisis...

By Andre Fourie 17 hours ago

#MandelaMonth: The nation-building power of Feel Good Fashion

Discrimination doesn't make you feel good - denim does. Jet's head of marketing, Jerry Anthonyrajah, explains this tagline is more than mere lip service and why the #JetDenim Denim Doesn't Discriminate campaign is so fitting for SA this #MandelaMonth...

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

[Newsmaker] Jonathan Everest from Outdoor Network

Jonathan Everest recently joined Outdoor Network's Johannesburg office as head of sales - Street Furniture. He plans to grow sales in the street furniture division, as well as expand the company's business offering...

By Beverley Klein 16 hours ago

What matters is journalism, wild ideas and crazy people

Good journalism is good business, and it is also an essential profession for the political and democratic health of any nation...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 hours ago

First digital industry salary survey

The IAB SA, in partnership with Millward Brown, has released the results of its first industry-endorsed digital salary survey...

19 hours ago

The Star Film Company amongst the stars

Star Films director Tristan Holmes teamed up with Network BBDO to shoot the latest TV campaign for Coronation, which claimed a spot as a finalist for Best Directing Craft at the 2016 Cannes Lions Awards in the Television category...

Issued by The Star Film Company 17 hours ago

Why is a website vital for the small business?

Running any small business is difficult. The owner ends up having to do so many things that sometimes the essentials are forgotten. One of those essentials is having a website...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 hours ago

FCB Africa notches up three ads on Millward Brown Top 10 list

FCB Africa has confirmed its ability to consistently create advertising that connects and resonates with the South African consumer with its recent performance on the Millward Brown list of 2015's Most Liked TV Ads...

Issued by FCB Africa 17 hours ago

New Protea Hotels campaign showcases the fun in travel planning

Protea Hotels by Marriott is launching a series of videos which showcases travel and the excitement that goes with planning it...

15 hours ago

Using neuroscience in marketing to understand grudge purchases

Key for financial services sector brands in communicating offerings, which are often not understood or even considered 'grudge' purchases, is consumer market research...

18 hours ago

Mandela Day: A mop and sandpaper can change the world

On Mandela Day, Octagon South Africa took a break from the ideation room to team up with the Zoleka Mandela Foundation to help clean up Orlando West High School's classrooms...

Issued by Octagon South Africa 16 hours ago

Propeller Films signs more talent

Propeller Films South Africa has announced the new addition of Joao Marques to its directors' roster for South Africa, East Africa and West Africa...

Issued by Propeller Films 17 hours ago

International network of agencies, creatives discuss Brexit impact on ad industry

The Midas Awards polled its international network of agency and industry creatives, inviting them to a global roundtable on how Britain's exit from the EU will affect the ad world...

18 hours ago

Son ladies lunch

Son hosted their second annual Women's Fundraising Event in celebration of all women. The purpose of the event was to support local homes for abused women and their children...

Issued by Son 18 hours ago

AdLites - waypoints in the concrete jungle

AdLites, also known as directional or street name signage, serve multiple purposes and can produce large-scale results, particularly as cities continue to grow...

19 hours ago

Website redesign for London's leading skin clinic

Medicetics Skin Clinic approached Bluegrass Digital to implement the redesign and development of their website...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 17 hours ago

Yahoo selling internet assets for $4.8bn to Verizon

Yahoo agreed to sell its core assets to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a 20-year run by the internet pioneer as an independent company...

13 hours ago

Business course aimed at getting artists to sell art not sell out

The Business Acumen for Artists course run by the UCT Graduate School of Business celebrates ten years of boosting creative entrepreneurs across South Africa...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 16 hours ago

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Africa news

Action needed to avert Africa foreign debt crisis - report

Africa's external debt, about one-third of gross national income, is higher than the average for all African countries...

14 hours ago

Social entrepreneurship key to maternal and child health in Africa

Social entrepreneurs to address maternal and child health in Sub-Saharan Africa through GE Healthymagination programme...

14 hours ago

New documentary seeks to stop spread of HIV

Powerful documentary launched at International AIDS Conference to highlight gains and challenges in providing treatment for all people with HIV/AIDS...

17 hours ago

Brands and influencers - the struggle is real

Brands in South Africa are slowly but surely starting to understand the influencer landscape. They are largely dependent on their public relations teams to educate them on this matter...

By Anne Dolinschek 20 hours ago

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International

China shuts down online news operations: report

BEIJING: China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for independently reporting and publishing articles about potentially sensitive subjects, state media said on Monday...

14 hours ago

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting

MUNICH: Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms...

20 hours ago

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said on Wednesday the number of users of its Messenger application had topped one billion, a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services...

3 days ago

Twitter eases process for verified accounts

WASHINGTON: Twitter said on Tuesday it was streamlining the process for creating verified accounts, a move likely to boost the number of users with a "blue badge" icon...

21 Jul 2016

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