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#ADC2017: Eugene Cheong's judging pick of the day

“Great photography... very crisp... maybe their underwear is showing.” That's how Ogilvy Asia Pacific CEO Eugene Cheong, also 2017 ADC advertising jury chair, describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

1 day ago

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A little less conversation, a little more action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service.

By Michael Bornheim 1 day ago

Despite sounding zen, living in our own bubbles or echo chambers isn't ideal. Image © Nikki Zalewski –
The view from in here: A lesson from 2016

I was in Cannes last year when Brexit happened. In a matter of hours, the lazily hedonistic mood of the festivities transformed into an all-pervasive haze of stunned denial.

By Fran Luckin 1 day ago

Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers
Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue. Customer engagement via Wi-Fi allows retailers to reach customers without contravening personal information legislation, as customers are incentivised to offer data via their devices or social media profiles in return for high-performance internet.

By Prashil Gareeb 1 day ago

Launching #MoreThanData to Investec staff
Launching #MoreThanData to Investec staff

icandi CQ recently conceptualised and implemented an innovative internal communication campaign for Investec Private Banking, using a live-streaming, pop-up radio station as the central channel to launch Investec's #MoreThanData marketing campaign, for young professionals, to staff.

Issued by icandi CQ 1 day ago

The Fairnet stand featured a large LED screen and real fish tanks as counters.
Exquisite exhibits: The latest design trends from EuroShop 2017

Discover the design trends that are being used in exhibition displays around the world.

By Pippa Naudé for Scan Display 1 day ago

Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns
Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns

Facebook says it has met with some of SA's banking and insurance groups in the past week to explore how the social network can help them market and distribute their products to the right customers.

3 days ago

Should Kia Picanto tow onto Lamborghini?
Should Kia Picanto tow onto Lamborghini?

Q: Social listening simplified and amplified: How often does it happen that a brand gets to observe what people are actually saying about their brand?

By Bogosi Motshegwa 22 Mar 2017

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The five biggest advances in media and marketing today

The media world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Keep up!

By Ross Sergeant 20 Mar 2017

#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Net#work BBDO
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Net#work BBDO

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Brad Reilly, ECD at Net#work BBDO.

By Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2017

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The king is dead, long live the king!

Well, the AMPS funeral is over and several concerned bodies are making progress on instituting something with which to replace it.

By Chris Brewer 20 Mar 2017

Team Rogerwilco at the IAB Bookmark Awards 2017.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Rogerwilco

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Charlie Stewart, CEO at Rogerwilco.

By Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2017

Ogilvy dominant at Bookmarks
Ogilvy dominant at Bookmarks

Ogilvy South Africa was recognised as Best Performing Agency of the year at the 2017 IAB Bookmark Awards, held in Sandton on Thursday night (16 March 2017), where one of its major long-standing clients, KFC, was also named Brand of the Year.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 20 Mar 2017