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Rock paper saves trees in award campaign
Rock paper saves trees in award campaign

To promote its recently launched competition, The Architecture for Social Gain Awards, Saint-Gobain has used 'tree free' paper to promote awards.

22 May 2015 14:57

Mobile engagement grows with text increasing in importance
Mobile engagement grows with text increasing in importance

According to the recent research conducted by Oxygen8 and Mobilesquared, the role of mobile within our daily lives is changing. Messaging is now the most popular service on mobile, according to 90% of mobile users that participated in the research, followed by browsing and email.

22 May 2015 14:08

[Loeries 2015] Agency expectations with... Hellocomputer
[Loeries 2015] Agency expectations with... Hellocomputer

In our feature running until Loeries Creative Week in Durban this August (yes, August, not September and Durban, not Cape Town!), we find out what Hellocomputer's Executive Creative Director, Simon Spreckley, expects...

By Leigh Andrews 22 May 2015 14:00

News24 makes headlines again, and again, and again - 24.com
News24 makes headlines again, and again, and again

News24, South Africa's top online news brand, took to the streets of Joburg on Tuesday to show motorists just how much breaking news they may be missing.

Issued by 24.com 22 May 2015 13:50

Empowering women, one brand at a time
Empowering women, one brand at a time

Women are everywhere. No surprise right? They do, after all, make up 50% of the world's population. Smart brands are getting in on the conversation, but several are missing the mark...

By Leslie Pascaud 21 May 2015 14:00

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

2015 South African mobile location-based advertising report released by Vicinity Media - Vicinity Media
2015 South African mobile location-based advertising report released by Vicinity Media

Mobile spend across South Africa is growing year on year however still lags behind developed markets such as the US, where mobile is currently positioned as the true 'first screen'. As Africa's first true location-based mobile ad network, Vicinity Media releases its state of the industry report every quarter, with the 2015 first quarter report having recently been released. The report aims to inform marketers, agencies and brands just how effective mobile is becoming and recognises the early adopters that are getting it right.

Issued by Vicinity Media 21 May 2015 10:47

Word-of-mouth marketing is dead
Word-of-mouth marketing is dead

I love 'word-of-mouth' marketing. Or I did, right up until it died...

By Tim Wyatt-Gunning 21 May 2015 10:45

Naspers newspaper titles moving into 24.com makes sense
Naspers newspaper titles moving into 24.com makes sense

There has not been much media coverage outside of Naspers with regard to the decision to move all their newspaper titles onto the News24 and Netwerk24 platforms.

By Chris Moerdyk 20 May 2015 14:58

Rolf Akermann
Marketers united!?

The briefing by SAARF last week was interesting, as it revealed how other western countries do industry research. But I left the meeting, yet again, with a heavy heart.

By Rolf Akermann 20 May 2015 13:24

[NewsMaker] Shauna Carter
[NewsMaker] Shauna Carter

"We are not here to sell you an impression, rather make one!"

By Louise Marsland 20 May 2015 07:41

The state of digital in South Africa
The state of digital in South Africa

New media! That is how many people still refer to digital...

By Richard Lord 20 May 2015 06:00

Skip those stains with social media and the #FabulousDressProject
Skip those stains with social media and the #FabulousDressProject

What do #FirstThursdays, The Jupiter Drawing Room and Skip washing powder have in common? The #FabulousDressProject, of course...

By Leigh Andrews 19 May 2015 06:00