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Women dominate in Profile Awards for science and technology journalism
Women dominate in Profile Awards for science and technology journalism

Women dominated the top five positions in the 14th Profile Awards for science and technology journalism, announced at Wits University on Thursday 11 September 2014.

15 Sep 2014 11:26

TBWA\HUNT\LASCARIS Cape Town invites change via PocketMedia - PocketMedia
TBWA\HUNT\LASCARIS Cape Town invites change via PocketMedia

TBWA\HUNT\LASCARIS\ Cape Town - a full-service, through-the-line advertising and communications agency situated in Green Point - has selected a PocketMedia® Solutions' Changer - which has a front cover with a tab which is pulled to reveal different messages - to officially launch its offering, TBWA Coastal, to the Eastern Cape business community.

Issued by PocketMedia 15 Sep 2014 11:13

Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream - UCT Graduate School of Business
Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream

The 2014 African Investing for Impact Barometer was released on 9 September in Cape Town. Its message: investing for impact is on the rise in both South Africa and Nigeria. The financial industry is already abuzz with talk about the trend, and the Barometer is here to clarify what the talk really means.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Sep 2014 11:00

[NewsMaker] James Burton
[NewsMaker] James Burton

James Burton is the CEO of Hero, an integrated marketing communications agency which is a group of companies that includes sub brands: Hero AV, Black Spade Racing, 1Address.com, Medialoop and The Broccoli Project. The business has just undergone a repurposing, with Doug Lockhart becoming executive creative director and Warren van Rensburg appointed at Hero Cape Town as the new creative director.

By Louise Marsland 11 Sep 2014 14:20

Making the MOST of education in the media industry
Making the MOST of education in the media industry

One of the pertinent issues in the media industry is the quality of media education. To address this Wag the Dog Publishers included two questions in its sixth annual MOST Awards survey.

11 Sep 2014 13:32

Vacancy: Host - Loeries 2014
Vacancy: Host - Loeries 2014

A deep sadness fills me as I write this Dear Jonathan to the advertising industry, announcing my withdrawal as host of the Loerie Awards 2014 in Cape Town. (video)

By Dylan Balkind 11 Sep 2014 06:24

Mbongeleni Hlomuka
Customisation - for the big boys it's the best thing since sliced bread

Why should I be stuck with what the chef decided...? I can't wait to build my own burger on home ground...

By Mbongeleni Hlomuka 11 Sep 2014 06:07

Career moves - an employee's perspective - NATIVE VML
Career moves - an employee's perspective

Research tells us Millennials will have between 15 and 20 jobs during the course of their working lives. When faced with the option of moving what factors should one ideally take into account?

By Ernst Lass, Issued by NATIVE VML 10 Sep 2014 10:26

Zimaseka Njomi
Back to basics - how can you enter the PR industry?

I found myself somewhat puzzled by a question posed to me by a young graduate recently. She sent me an e-mail, and told me she admires me. Wow. Really? Why?

By Zimaseka Njomi 9 Sep 2014 14:16

Joseph Neusu
The power of word-of-mouth marketing

When I first travelled to Ghana on a business trip, my colleague who had visited the country earlier referred me to a hotel where he had stayed and he also gave me tips on where to shop and how to hustle on the crafts markets of Accra.

By Joseph Neusu 9 Sep 2014 06:46

UK Oscar ad gets a 'paddywhack'
UK Oscar ad gets a 'paddywhack'

The widely publicised and high profile Oscar Pistorius trial has even made waves in the United Kingdom.

By Delene Bertasso 9 Sep 2014 05:52

Ad industry supports 'Heroes Adopt' campaign
Ad industry supports 'Heroes Adopt' campaign

The advertising industry has freely contributed to the latest campaign of Ban Animal Trading (BAT) creating OOH and TVC for the organisation. (video)

8 Sep 2014 11:31

Louise Marsland
Does marketing have a marketing problem?

Marketing has changed in this digital era, we all know that. But outside of the colourful new open plan marketing divisions with shiny new social media teams and data specialists, does anyone else understand the paradigm shift of 'authenticity' and 'truth' that is now needed?

By Louise Marsland 8 Sep 2014 10:53