amaSocial extends to include Instagram
amaSocial extends to include Instagram

amaSocial, a social media monitoring tool that allows marketers to track brands, conversations, profiles and topics across Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, has now added Instagram.

38 minutes ago

#WomensMonth: Moyin Oloruntoba, focussing on African youth culture
#WomensMonth: Moyin Oloruntoba, focussing on African youth culture

Winner of the 2016 Fairlady Women of the Future Rising Star Award, the passionate Moyin Oloruntoba, shares some insights about her recent win, growing her entertainment channel The A1 and catering to an African youth market.

By Ruth Cooper 41 minutes ago

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#WomensMonth: Where are the female superheroes?

In a very passionate TED Talk, media studies scholar Dr Christopher Bell asked why it is so hard to find female superhero merchandise?

41 minutes ago

Paving the way for women in content and VR development, Amelia Thiart a recognised innovator
Paving the way for women in content and VR development, Amelia Thiart a recognised innovator

Global Access has been lucky enough to have Amelia Thiart as our head of broadcasting and creative for the past seven years and we are so proud to announce that she is a finalist in the Inaugural MTN Women in ICT awards within the Innovator Recognition category.

Issued by Global Access 53 minutes ago

Revlon 'Unforgettable', directed by Mpho Twala
Revlon 'Unforgettable', directed by Mpho Twala

"The world needs more love at first sight." Mpho Twala directs a romantic story in partnership with Ogilvy & Mather SA Cape Town for Revlon South Africa #unforgettable

Issued by Velocity Afrika 1 hour ago

PR-Net offers two workshops for PR practitioners in Cape Town
PR-Net offers two workshops for PR practitioners in Cape Town

On 15 September 2016 at the Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro in Seapoint, Cape Town, two PR workshops will be held - one on crisis management and one an opportunity to meet the media.

1 hour ago

The secret sauce that will make your content marketing sizzible
The secret sauce that will make your content marketing sizzible

Sizzibility is an interesting concept coined by a visibility expert I have been following since 2008. Her name is Nancy Marmolejo and she defines sizzibility as content that sizzles and is visible!

By Joseph Neusu 1 hour ago

#WomensMonth: Lixesha Series - Valerie Amani
#WomensMonth: Lixesha Series - Valerie Amani

TEDxCapeTownWomen will take place on 29 October 2016, under the theme "Lixesha | It is Time". Inspired by Huffington Post's Sophia project, TEDxCTWomen asked some previous speakers to share their thoughts on time, lessons learnt from inter-generational sharing, and what important skills have taken them years to acquire.

20 hours ago

Chris Moerdyk
A press release is really just a last resort

Far too many PR people these days still believe that press releases are mainly what media relations are all about. They are wrong. Very wrong.

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: The ad industry from a female perspective
#WomensMonth: The ad industry from a female perspective

Over the course of August, Bizcommunity has dedicated much coverage to the experience of women in various industries. Here, we learnt the perspective of Carmen Schaefer, a senior design and art lecturer at Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic, who plays a role in preparing young creatives for the advertising industry. She covers topics relating to discrimination, obtaining jobs and creating award-winning work. We also interviewed Gabi van Niekerk and Carina Bonse, some of Red & Yellow's most promising students selected for this year's Loerie Student Awards, who are on the cusp of entering the industry.

By Pasqua Heard 26 Aug 2016

The #BreaktheMould packs
#WomensMonth: Flipping the script on 'gender-specific' toys

With lack of diversity and gender equality strongly in the media spotlight this month, the timing of Y&R Cape Town's #BreakTheMould campaign couldn't have been better.

By Leigh Andrews 26 Aug 2016

123RF
The lofty view keeps us grounded in mobile fundamentals

With mobile marketing so focused on the usual metrics so integral to campaigns, sometimes it's worthwhile to take a step back and focus on the bigger picture.

By Mike Laws 25 Aug 2016

Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the Mobile Marketing Association's Smarties Awards
Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the Mobile Marketing Association's Smarties Awards

The digital creative agency walked away with seven awards at the Smarties and wrapped up the weekend with two Loeries.

Issued by Gorilla 24 Aug 2016