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Joe Public ECD Xolisa Dyeshana
Dyeshana brings SA perspective to The One Club

Recently appointed to The One Club board, Joe Public's executive creative director Xolisa Dyeshana shares what he aims to contribute to the organisation. Dyeshana's value to The One Club - and particularly his efforts towards diversity in the advertising industry - was also recognised last year when he served as a judge for the interactive category at The One Show.

By Pasqua Heard 7 hours ago

Scanrail © –
The role of social in the marketer's mix

It's hard to understand why brands wouldn't be using social for business growth.

By Lisa Steingold 7 hours ago

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[Orchids & Onions] Back to school with Checkers and back to the drawing board for Ford…

Much as I love my kids, there are plenty of times when I'm glad they're out of the house: my daughter will be a qualified vet by the end of this year and my son seems happily ensconced as a senior account manager with the trust company he works for in Amsterdam. And the days of worrying about their education are over.

By Brendan Seery 7 hours ago

Buy into Copa90 audience share of 12 million subscribers
Buy into Copa90 audience share of 12 million subscribers

Copa90, one of the largest independent football businesses and definitive youth football brands, has more than 12 million subscribers globally across its social channels, with two billion content views and an average engagement time of 47 minutes per fan, per week.

8 hours ago

Creating an app to save social media memories
Creating an app to save social media memories

In a survey of 16,750 people worldwide, Kaspersky Lab has unearthed people's frustration with social media. People often experience negative emotions after spending time on social media due to a variety of reasons and these overpower the positive effects of social media.

9 hours ago

Mirko Vitali © –
Dark mobile and ever-slipping social media standards

There's no denying mobile has changed the way we live and work – but it's not all for good. Here's why having a portable media device in your pocket, just begging you to check in, comment and show you're up-to-date can be detrimental.

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

Good news for news junkies
Good news for news junkies

News24 is launching a brand-new app called News24 Edge that personalises the experience of News24's top-quality journalism. Users select their interests and with cutting-edge technology, the app brings them all the breaking news first and the lifestyle and sports stories of their choice.

Issued by 24.com 9 hours ago

Can viewability measure the effectiveness of online video ads?
Can viewability measure the effectiveness of online video ads?

In late 2015, Drum published an article within which the author stated that in the following 12 months, viewability would re-emerge as a key industry issue and that digital video would be a key driving force behind this.

Issued by Exponential 10 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Craig Munitz - MD of CBR Marketing
#Newsmaker: Craig Munitz - MD of CBR Marketing

Craig Munitz is the MD and founder of CBR Marketing, a digital advertising agency offering SEO, programmatic advertising, web design and more.

By Beverley Klein 10 hours ago

Brands can certainly take a page or two from the Ford Kuga saga
Brands can certainly take a page or two from the Ford Kuga saga

Silence can be a good response up until it comes back to bite you in the a** because your silence is much louder than what your initial response could have been.

By Khangelani Dziba 1 day ago

Ian Moir
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Inside the rot at Woolworths

With even the darling of the retail sector now showing weakness, prospects for trading this year look bleak.

By Stafford Thomas 20 Jan 2017

Stop telling people print is dead. Please!
Stop telling people print is dead. Please!

How many of you are guilty of recycling the phrase 'print is dead'?

By Chris Gregory 20 Jan 2017

123RF
Building a team strong enough to carry a brand to success

We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals.

By Harry Welby-Cooke 20 Jan 2017