R-Squared Digital - proud sponsors of The New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards
R-Squared Digital - proud sponsors of The New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards

R-Squared Digital is partnering with the New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 25 minutes ago

The Creatrix crew.
#InnovationMonth: Cut through clutter with Creatrix's spectacular vernacular

September is Heritage Month as well as Innovation Month here on Biz. Lynn Joffee melds the two themes perfectly, having been inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame at the Liberty Radio Awards 2017, while also a finalist at the Absa Business Awards (Entrepreneur) in 2016 and a brand ambassador in the DBE's #readtolead literacy campaign. Also founder of Creatrix, she elaborates on the importance of ‘celebrating local' beyond Heritage Month and telling specific brand stories with destination-driven radio content.

By Leigh Andrews 45 minutes ago

Sorax ©
Dissatisfaction with local TV services

When I wrote last week about declining audiences and poor customer support in the TV industry, I didn't expect the deluge of sympathetic complaints I received - nor how upset a lot of viewers really are.

By Chris Brewer 46 minutes ago

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa kicks off this week
Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa kicks off this week

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica2017) is set for 27-29 September 2017. The event convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa and beyond to deliberate on gaps, concerns, and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination, and the free flow of information online.

59 minutes ago

Secure your site for Google or prepare to lose leads
Secure your site for Google or prepare to lose leads

Google announced that on 17 October 2017 all non-HTTPS websites should prepare to see a significant drop in rankings, user engagement, website enquiries and revenue.

Issued by BlueMagnet 2 hours ago

#YouthMarketing: Why are businesses so obsessed with Gen Y?
#YouthMarketing: Why are businesses so obsessed with Gen Y?

A lot has been written about millennials, not all of it complimentary. Time magazine in May 2013 described them as “lazy, entitled narcissists who live with their parents”. While this may be a sign of the old guard taking aim at the new, in general there does seem to be more focus on the negatives than the positives.

By Shlomo Ben-Hur 2 hours ago

#YouthMarketing: The importance of brand “Me”
#YouthMarketing: The importance of brand “Me”

The creation of the brand “Me” among South African students' behaviour and perceptions surrounding the world of money and credit was researched by Student Village in conjunction with Amoeba Insights, earlier this year.

By Louise Marsland 2 hours ago

Clover Duo - Double the goodness
Clover Duo - Double the goodness

Don't recognise the name? Most of us will know this product as Danao - Clover's fruit and yoghurt flavoured dairy mix. The Just Design JHB team was tasked with giving the brand a much-needed upgrade and a brand new name - Duo.

Issued by Just Design 3 hours ago

2017 FM AdFocus Award finalists revealed!
2017 FM AdFocus Award finalists revealed!

The 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards finalists have been revealed, with 21 agencies making the cut across six agency categories and a further eight finalists from two media agency categories so far.

3 days ago

Winners of coveted OFM Music Awards announced
Winners of coveted OFM Music Awards announced

The winners of the coveted OFM Music Awards were announced on Thursday, 21 September 2017, during a special, live radio broadcast, hosted by much-loved presenter Cyril Viljoen.

Issued by OFM Radio 3 days ago

Saving the world through better choices
Saving the world through better choices

Innovator and thought leader, Roger Martin, named the third most influential business thinker in the world in 2013, chooses Cape Town and the Nasdak at Media24 to launch his latest book, which calls on managers and leaders to embrace integrative thinking to create new value for the world.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 days ago

Move over content and distribution, user experience is king
Move over content and distribution, user experience is king

PwC's ‘Entertainment and media outlook: 2017 - 2021: An African perspective' foresees content and distribution moving aside as user experience takes centre stage. The report was launched yesterday at Urban Brew Studios in Johannesburg.

22 Sep 2017

Roll on, Volksie bus; but did KMPG do the right thing for its reputation?
Roll on, Volksie bus; but did KMPG do the right thing for its reputation?

My colleague Seelan was about to head off to Sun City this past weekend and take the Jeep Renegade we have as a test car ... until he discovered how little room there is in the car.

By Brendan Seery 20 Sep 2017