Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism
Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

LONDON - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.

32 minutes ago

Publicis’ new CEO Arthur Sadoun.
Did Publicis dumping the Cannes Lions come as a surprise to you?

I started in advertising in 1986, running huge advertising budgets for multinational motor companies, in client service and in strategy in top agencies, as an academic head of faculty, no less, at the AAA School of Advertising. Advertising, branding and marketing has been a part of my life for over 30 years.

By Walter Pike 3 hours ago

Dan Mace becomes first South African to win three Young Director Awards at Cannes
Dan Mace becomes first South African to win three Young Director Awards at Cannes

Egg Films' Dan Mace won his third Young Director Award in two years at Cannes Lions, a South African record.

Issued by Egg Films 4 hours ago

Digital marketing in the 21st century
Digital marketing in the 21st century

Digital marketing is moving quicker than ever - the online world is changing even as we speak. The complex strategies we see as perfect this year may well become obsolete by the time we start seeing their results. Social media platforms have risen and fallen, and with them, far too many newly minted social media celebrities to name.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 hours ago

LED lamp market projected to grow more than 12-fold: Film industry set to benefit
LED lamp market projected to grow more than 12-fold: Film industry set to benefit

LED lighting has been used for over 10 years in the architectural and building industry, but with developments in light-emitting diode technology, there's been a quiet but steady lighting revolution in the film industry over the last five years. According to Visual Impact Director, Marius van Straaten, a trend that's fundamentally impacting filmmaking is the increasing use of LED lamps in lighting fixtures. Adding to this he says that LED lamps have a lifespan and electrical efficiency that's several times greater than incandescent lamps and they are significantly more efficient than most fluorescent lamps.

Issued by Mediatech Africa 5 hours ago

Ndalo Media presents its first edition of Elle magazine!
Ndalo Media presents its first edition of Elle magazine!

Love is what brought us here. Those are the words referenced by Ndalo Media Founder and CEO and now Publisher of Elle magazine, Khanyi Dhlomo. Having launched Ndalo Media 10 years ago with the sole purpose of positively impacting lives, Ndalo Media is proud to officially present the first issue of Elle magazine published under the company.

Issued by Ndalo Media 5 hours ago

DQ&A has a new look and feel!
DQ&A has a new look and feel!

After 16 years and several changes, DQ&A has evolved once more. As of today, DQ&A is proud to announce that along with our new corporate identity, we will be focusing on our digital marketing technology and consultancy services, as well as launching new training and education programmes.

Issued by DQ&A 6 hours ago

Allen Ambor, founder and executive chairman of Spur Corporation.
Spur founder Allen Ambor's tough love approach to business

Iconic South African restaurant chain, Spur Steak Ranches, will be 50-years-old in October this year. Since its humble beginnings in Newlands, Cape Town, Spur has grown into an internationally recognised brand with more than 250 outlets in South Africa and abroad employing over 15,000 people. Mother company, Spur Corporation, now houses eights restaurant brands, including Panarottis Pizza Pasta, Captain DoRegos, RocoMamas and The Hussar Grill.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 6 hours ago

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town.

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

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Outsurance's Father's Day debacle is a wake-up call for business to understand social issues

A few Mother's Days ago Bic insulted women, then there was Helen Zille, Rivers Church, Spur Steakranches, Chris Hart and Penny Sparrow. The list of social media disasters goes on and on. It is almost inevitable that your company will experience the wrath of social media some time in the future. Probably in the next year to 18 months. Worldwide surveys have established that only 30% of companies have a crisis plan in place.

By Walter Pike 21 Jun 2017

Clare Bowen
Clare Bowen from Radiocentre sees radio differently

Clare Bowen, head of creative development at Radiocentre, a trade body for commercial radio in the UK, presented a two-hour workshop for radio writers and creatives on making radio that wows, followed by a presentation on radio effectiveness for media strategists and marketers, based on its 'See Radio Differently' campaign, on Monday, 12 June at Primedia Place in Sandton.

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jun 2017

Local search optimisation boosts organic search results
Local search optimisation boosts organic search results

It's fast becoming common knowledge that a local search strategy is a must-have for any multi-location business looking to maximise real-world foot traffic through their online presence.

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 20 Jun 2017

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Black Coffee sugar-free on SABC u-turn

Black Coffee has expressed disappointment over the return of "old American music" on radio stations since the SABC's u-turn on the 90% local content quota.

19 Jun 2017