Marketing & Media trends

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The secret language of doors
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The secret language of doors

To understand something about living in Malta, you need a little architectural history. Actually you need a lot of architectural history, but I'll go gently...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 1 hour ago

DStv subscription fees to increase again
DStv subscription fees to increase again

In other African countries, such as Kenya, Zambia, Uganda or Ghana, MultiChoice has lowered DStv fees over the last few months.

By Jason Snyman 1 hour ago

Location-based marketing, what is it and how to take advantage of this trend?
Location-based marketing, what is it and how to take advantage of this trend?

Location-based marketing has been around for a few years now and has been a much hyped-up trend especially with the advent of apps, but what is it exactly?

By Lynette Hundermark 2 hours ago

Team Robroy: Schroder, Shannon, Stansfield and Loureiro.
#LoeriesRanking with... Robroy Music

Independent music company Robroy Music's founder, Rob Schroder, lets us in on their successes on the award track and the intricacies of composing music and sound design for all formats of advertising.

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Agency growth allows investment in fresh talent
Agency growth allows investment in fresh talent

Six new hires across creative and account management, sees Boomtown adding to its talent fueling the agency's growth, capacity and creative output.

Issued by Boomtown 3 hours ago

Package and Product Design grand jury announced for NYF Advertising Awards
Package and Product Design grand jury announced for NYF Advertising Awards

The members of the 2018 Package and Product Design Live Session grand jury has been announced by the New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards.

3 hours ago

SAFREA launches 2018 freelancer rates survey
SAFREA launches 2018 freelancer rates survey

The 2017/2018 SA Freelance Media Industry and Rates Survey is live! This is a critical tool to gather relevant information on the sector and most importantly, to assess current rates trends which we believe will help set the financial parameters for freelancing businesses.

Issued by SAFREA 3 hours ago

Aleksandra Gosiewski
#DesignIndaba2018: The next generation of fashion is biology

New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) graduate and biomaterials research company AlgiKnit co-founder and COO Aleksandra Gosiewski gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba on Wednesday on why they, at AlgiKnit, believe that biology is the future of fashion and their revolutionary work in their search for a sustainable product.

By Jessica Tennant 4 hours ago

Six steps to ensuring that your employees remain motivated
Six steps to ensuring that your employees remain motivated

The success of a company can often be measured by the morale of its employees. If your employees are happy, productive, and motivated, it is a sign that you are a good leader. But how do you motivate your employees every day? At a loss? Here are six steps to ensuring that your employees remain motivated:

Issued by WOW Enterprise Performance Solutions 4 hours ago

Canon designs recognised with internationally renowned iF Design Awards for 24th consecutive year
Canon designs recognised with internationally renowned iF Design Awards for 24th consecutive year

Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, has announced that six Canon designs were recognised by iF International Forum Design GmbH and received prestigious 2018 iF Design Awards.

Issued by Canon SA 4 hours ago

Mashile on stage at Design Indaba 2018.
#DesignIndaba2018: Lebo Mashile on why she keeps coming back to gender and race in her poetry

Touching on topics of pop culture and weaving her lyrical way through history, my personal highlight of Design Indaba conference 2018 so far, was unpacking the power of design language with the ultimate lyrical female linguist, Lebo Mashile, who calls herself a Design Indaba disciple and says, "Poetry is the crown jewel of literature."

By Leigh Andrews 21 hours ago

Comic Con comes to Africa
Comic Con comes to Africa

The first Comic Con Africa will be hosted in South Africa on 14-16 September 2018 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit & International Convention Centre

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 22 hours ago

Boxing bonanza set for Mbabane, Swaziland
Boxing bonanza set for Mbabane, Swaziland

WBA-sanctioned featherweight and lightweight titles on the line

Issued by S-Factor 22 hours ago