As you may know from repeated media coverage, South Africa is miserable. Indeed, the Misery index - compiled by Steve H. Hank, a professor at John Hopkins University - was created to determine the level of misery of a nation by taking the sum of a country's unemployment, inflation and bank lending rates, and subtracting the percentage change in GDP per capita to get an index value.
Narassa Govender 13 hours ago
Cartoon Network has announced the winners of its first Cartoon Network Imagination Studios competition, which had three categories - drawings, stories and films.
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Creative director, Adrian Duffin, has rejoined the BBC team 15 years after starting his career there back in January 2001. He spent a seminal five years working closely with Creative Partner Angelo Beck, before moving on to then Brand Activation at Ogilvy, Brand Union and subsequently co-partner at The District.
Blast Brand Catalysts 14 hours ago
If you've been on the internet, stepped outside or talked to another human in the past two weeks, chances are the topic of Pokémon Go has come up. The Pokémon Go craze, which launched two weeks ago, has millions of people staring at their phones and catching Pokémon, even in countries where the game is not officially available.
Generating quality leads is not an easy task, and few can make it look as easy as Justplay.co.za. The online competitions site is unlike other advertising platforms, where cluttered advertisements bombard potential customers. Instead, users are attracted by prizes and actively opt in to play and engage with brands, by taking part in questionnaires to stand a chance of winning.
Justplay 15 hours ago
The IAB SA, in partnership with Millward Brown, has released the results of its first industry-endorsed digital salary survey. It benchmarks the salaries of specialist skills, relevant to the South African digital marketing and communication industry and relevant to the scale of agencies, which otherwise was ill-defined.
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One of the biggest problems with small businesses is that there are few people that need to do many different tasks. In order to succeed it is vital that the business uses proper SEO campaigns. This only makes the entire process much more complicated since it is something else that the owners need to learn. Since we see so many different companies struggling, let us mention some of the main mistakes that have to stop right now. It is understandable that the company cannot afford the use of professional SEO services but this does not mean that low quality work is justified.
Ad industry doyen Gordon Patterson has passed away.
22 Jul 2016