Credle on the Belmond Mount Nelson verandah.
Unpacking the importance of true diversity with FCB's global CCO, Susan Credle

FCB's leaders from across the globe are in Cape Town for their Global Leadership Conference, currently unfolding at the Belmond Mount Nelson. I sat down with FCB's global CCO, Susan Credle, for her insights into the importance of changing the statement from ‘Where are the women' to ‘Here are the women' and more.

By Leigh Andrews 28 minutes ago

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[Orchids & Onions] Yappy days for the woofers from an old Buddy…

A sure way to get the attention of many soft suburban people for your marketing pitch is to go the cute route. This has worked very well for Toyota over the years, with Buddy the Boxer endearing himself to people across the country, which can have done the brand no harm at all.

By Brendan Seery 30 minutes ago

AFP photojournalists win more prizes at Pictures Of the Year International
AFP photojournalists win more prizes at Pictures Of the Year International

Adding to its three wins at the 2017 World Press Photo Awards, seven AFP photojournalists have won awards at the 74th Pictures of the Year International (POYi). They are Jean-Philippe Ksiazek, Aris Messinis, Ameer Alhalbi, Noel Celis, Luis Acosta, François-Xavier Marit and Martin Bureau.

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Dancing in the rain at the 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo
Dancing in the rain at the 2017 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo

They say that when it rains on your wedding you will have a blessed marriage. Well, if this is at all true for exhibitions, the Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo had a fantastic show. With heavy downpours during build-up, a constant drizzle and occasional thunderstorm during show days and another day of rain for break-down it was a wet, wet, wet, week and weekend. Definitely not ideal weather conditions for a home improvement show. But that did not deter the exhibitors who created a beautiful show and the visitors who showed up in their thousands.

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 1 hour ago

MamaMagic New Product Awards winners revealed
MamaMagic New Product Awards winners revealed

MamaMagic New Product Awards is the spotlight that shines on new products that enter the South African baby and parenting arena through the MamaMagic, The Baby Expo each year. It also narrows the gap in transparency between brands and their consumers, allowing for direct and honest feedback and interaction with the products.

Issued by Exposure Marketing 1 hour ago

Free souvenir Cycle Tour Magazine with the Cape Argus
Free souvenir Cycle Tour Magazine with the Cape Argus

The Cape Argus is proud to present a keepsake collector's edition magazine featuring 160 years of the Cape Argus and 40 years of the Cape Town Cycle Tour.

Issued by Independent Media 1 hour ago

Bluegrass Digital delivers innovative website for Bear Grylls Survival Academy
Bluegrass Digital delivers innovative website for Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Bluegrass Digital recently developed a new e-commerce website and CMS for Bear Grylls Survival Academy (BGSA).

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 1 hour ago

Integrated sales, marketing teams essential to convert leads
Integrated sales, marketing teams essential to convert leads

In December 2016, Oracle launched its research finding in a report titled, Can Virtual Experiences Replace Reality. The research found that 40% of sales organisations are seeing customers do more research on their own, before making a purchase. Sales and marketing teams need to work more closely together to understand their audience better and convert leads.

2 hours ago

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Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party.

By Tarryn Giebelmann 23 Feb 2017

Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding
Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding

The SABC's relationship with ANN7, the Gupta-owned TV station, has come under intense scrutiny in Parliament, with evidence surfacing that the cash-strapped public broadcaster paid up to R1m for an episode of the TNA/Morning Live breakfast shows.

By Bekezela Phakathi 23 Feb 2017

Custom media the way of the future
Custom media the way of the future

Content that is of value and authentic will continue to grow as readers demand it, and it is custom media that is delivering this.

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Feb 2017

Roed in action.
Getting heavy-handed on fintech community disruption with Heavy Chef Tours

Heavy Chef founder and CEO Fred Roed shares why he resigned from agency WWC at the end of last year to take the Heavy Chef ‘side project' community to the doers, globally…

By Leigh Andrews 21 Feb 2017