James Hurford
The secret of all great success and achievement

Self-confidence. Without it, you can't achieve anything. With it, you can achieve everything. To overcome any obstacle, or to achieve any goal and to become successful - you have to believe in yourself.

By James Hurford 5 Feb 2016 14:48

Business presentations PowerPoint selfies
Business presentations PowerPoint selfies

We all know the drag about having to sit through PowerPoint presentations. Few speakers are willing to open their mouths until they have their first slide safely in place.

By Gordon Barker 5 Feb 2016 13:59

Worx Group is in the market for fresh, young talent! - The Worx Group
Worx Group is in the market for fresh, young talent!

Incubate is an internal unit of the Worx Group, dedicated to finding, growing and producing great young talent for our evolving team. This unit is committed to our transformational goals from which our internship programme, amongst others, is driven.

Issued by The Worx Group 5 Feb 2016 13:30

Media planners get a belated Christmas present from Son - Son
Media planners get a belated Christmas present from Son

No letter to Santa was required if your Christmas wish was a new Apple iPad Mini. Son, South Africa's biggest Afrikaans daily newspaper, encouraged media planners and buyers to join the Christmas spirit by handing out over 400 Christmas hats at the agencies.

Issued by Son 5 Feb 2016 12:24

GfK becomes newest member of IAB South Africa - GfK South Africa
GfK becomes newest member of IAB South Africa

German-owned global research giant, GfK, joins IAB South Africa in support of the local digital industry

Issued by GfK South Africa 5 Feb 2016 12:17

RADAR's not-so-new kids on the block
#DesignMonth: Not-so 'Under the Radar'

There's a not-so-new agency in (Cape) Town. It sees the whole of 2015 as a highlight as it's the year it moved into new offices in both Rose Street, Bo Kaap and Maboneng, Johannesburg. It also won new clients in Visa, Bacardi and DGB, entered and won its first Loerie, welcomed many new faces through their doors and launched a new website. Here's why RADAR's set to be the pulse of the local brand design industry.

By Leigh Andrews 5 Feb 2016 12:00

10 start-up decisions you'll never regret
10 start-up decisions you'll never regret

The 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey reported a startlingly low entrepreneurial activity in the face of high unemployment rate

By Thabiso Thantsha 5 Feb 2016 11:38

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Digital media: What's going to be big in 2016?

So here we are - 2016, with yet another year under our belts. 2015 held some interesting developments in the digital space.

By Richard Lord 4 Feb 2016 15:00

Nadia Boucher Coombe, head of marketing for 24.com and Tseliso Rangaka, executive creative director at Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town
Doing work to be proud of

The latest radio and TVCs from Ogilvy for Careers24 are something to be proud of - highlighting the awkward scenarios that can arise when you're asked 'So what do you do?' They punt the point that you really should only do work you're proud of. If not, it's time to hit the job market - again.

By Leigh Andrews 4 Feb 2016 12:00

#DesignMonth: Fashion forward with Leah Misika
#DesignMonth: Fashion forward with Leah Misika

Leah Misika is the founder and managing director of La Mode Fashion. She's a design creative whose love for fashion and background in retail management makes for a well-balanced integration of disciplines.

By Beverley Klein 4 Feb 2016 09:35

Future marketing
Future marketing

I have come to the realisation that we as humans are changing the way we react to marketing at a ridiculous pace. We expect different things from companies than we did last year.

By Zane Ford 2 Feb 2016 13:34

Six tools for generating perfectly sized images for social media
Six tools for generating perfectly sized images for social media

In today's social media world, you cannot do without pictures. This is because images add beauty to the layout of your webpage and can attract friends and followers. It is, therefore, essential to upload the correct picture sizes for your different accounts. As a matter of fact, using overlapping images does not make you appear professional.

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke 1 Feb 2016 08:53

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Top 10 social trends for 2016

At South Africa Social Media Week 2015, we predicted trends on digital platforms such as online storytelling, convergence of traditional media and social media, social psychology and growth of the image networks.

By Farren Roper 1 Feb 2016 08:00