Lindemann and Latief of MediamarkSA.
Mediamark makes sure you're upskilled and in the know

The Radisson Blu La Vendome in Sea Point was buzzing on Thursday, 23 March 2017 with marketers and agency creatives excited for the launch of Mediamark's In the Know Now.

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

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In 10 years, magazine sales have halved

What does this mean? Well, lots of things, but it's certainly not the catastrophe many would have you believe.

By Chris Brewer 3 hours ago

Got a great idea for a Cape Town tech startup? Help is here
Got a great idea for a Cape Town tech startup? Help is here

Applications are open to the Telkom FutureMakers InnoTech programme, seeking Cape Town-based budding entrepreneurs in need of help to get their tech startup ideas off the ground.

By Gabriella Mulligan 4 hours ago

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Five reasons why a professional business sign makes bottom-line sense

What's in a business sign? Well, if you're trying to stand out in a competitive marketplace and onboard profitable new customers, it's far more than just a label or a tag.

By Chans Weber 5 hours ago

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Understanding the millennial market

VBN Consultants recently returned from the Millennials 20/20 conference in NYC where world leading consumer brands and retailers were brought together to share and discuss new insights about this lucrative future market.

20 Apr 2017

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The marketer of the future

Today's traditional media is rapidly evolving towards the marketing of the future. The ‘brandscape' has changed dramatically in a short space of time and marketers are struggling to keep pace with the new environment.

By Dr. Ludi Koekemoer 19 Apr 2017

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Gender equality as a business imperative

A view of how seriously South African companies are taking the challenge of women being able to shape - not just fit into - the economy.

By Robyn de Villiers 19 Apr 2017

Big winner at the inaugural African SABRE Awards
Big winner at the inaugural African SABRE Awards

The inaugural African SABRE Awards have seen some big winners announced ahead of the ceremony which will be held as part of the African Public Relations Association's annual conference in Morocco on 11 May 2017. Burson-Marsteller Africa leads the pack.

19 Apr 2017

I am curious, respectful, practical, enthusiastic and agile. Mother, wife and friend.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zonica Strydom

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Zonica Strydom, operations and business unit director at iKineo customer engagement agency.

By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2017

Ajay, left, and Atul Gupta. Picture: Martin Rhodes,
Bell Pottinger walks away from the Guptas

UK-based public relations firm Bell Pottinger announced on Wednesday that it was cutting ties with Gupta-owned Oakbay, saying its ability to be an effective advocate for the company had been compromised.

By Natasha Marrian and Genevieve Quintal 18 Apr 2017

Bamboo Network’s chief executive Neo Matsau.
Managing business problems from a marketing lens with Bamboo Network

Bamboo Network's chief executive Neo Matsau explains why adding a bit of management consulting to marketing communications and vice versa means you're better suited to find holistic creative solutions to a business problem, with the entire business in sight.

By Leigh Andrews 18 Apr 2017

#OneShow2017: Moving image craft finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Moving image craft finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘moving image craft' category have been revealed for One Show 2017, with three SA entries making the grade.

18 Apr 2017

Marije Gould, Verint VP of marketing EMEA.
Customers still like personal interaction in a digital world

A new study from Verint and Opinium Research reveals that customer experience (CX) is considerably more nuanced than many businesses realise and they should focus on both traditional and digital interactions if they hope to keep up with South African customers.

17 Apr 2017