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New branding for law firms
New branding for law firms

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has announced that it is differentiating with a new corporate identity and DM Kisch has rebranded to Kisch IP.

3 Sep 2015 14:40

CubeZoo's voice at the DMX Conference 2015 - CubeZoo
CubeZoo's voice at the DMX Conference 2015

The annual DMX Conference remains a highlight on any business or marketing calendar. The first conference took place on 20 August in Sandton, with the second one coming up on 17 September in Cape Town.

Issued by CubeZoo 3 Sep 2015 14:14



Why you didn't even get an interview
Why you didn't even get an interview

Just recently I was involved in helping a client recruit a media liaison person for their organisation, an NGO involved in mental health. We gave very clear specifications in the advertisement and received literally hundreds of replies. Where to start...

By Marion Scher 3 Sep 2015 12:07

The 'so what' marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa
The 'so what' marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa

It's an obvious truth that South African mobile penetration is at an all-time high...

By Ben Evans 2 Sep 2015 14:00

This JMPD officer is on her way to becoming a viral star
This JMPD officer is on her way to becoming a viral star

When Johannesburg motorist Clive Naidoo was pulled over by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD), allegedly for jumping a red robot, and started filming, he would probably never have guessed that he'd turn one of the officers into a viral star.

By Stuart Thomas 2 Sep 2015 13:20

How to use video conferencing for marketing
How to use video conferencing for marketing

In today's business world, video conferencing is becoming an increasingly popular way of staying connected. As technology becomes cheaper and easier to use, many companies are finding video conferencing to be a very efficient method for communicating with their sales prospects, customers and employees.

By Charles Mburugu 1 Sep 2015 09:09

LinkedIn is the new business card
LinkedIn is the new business card

The problem with networking in real life is that you can't just click and connect, as business cards get bulky while you work your way through the room. That's why it's better to incorporate online networking into your offline meets...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Aug 2015 12:00

New monitoring company hits the ground running
New monitoring company hits the ground running

South Africa's newest specialist broadcast monitoring company, Digeratus, has enjoyed an exciting first month of trade. CEO Jane Duminy is very happy with the market response to the new venture, and believes it is based on Digeratus' client focus. "We are very much driven by what the client wants," she says. "We are happy to work ad hoc in a crisis situation, or to offer reliable ongoing across the board monitoring."

Issued by Digeratus 31 Aug 2015 11:12

[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live
[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live

In this ultra-connected, real time world, death was streamed live this week in two significant game changing events: via Periscope from the Bangkok bomb blast by an eyewitness; and by the murderer who killed two journalists live on breakfast TV in the US, before uploading his video of the killings onto social media and tweeting about it.

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2015 11:52

Aloha, not goodbye
Aloha, not goodbye

"I am starting again and I love it," says Ken Varejes, commenting on the recent announcement that he is leaving Primedia Unlimited to pursue other opportunities within the media and marketing industry...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Aug 2015 11:04

David Blyth
Business growth across Africa depends on more relevant business action and communication

Relevance is a minimum requirement When looking to grow in African markets, many business owners have a vague understanding of how truly diverse and complex the continent really is. While they can appreciate this complexity on a theoretical level, many fail to uncover deep insights into these markets and therefore find practical and successful implementation of market propositions difficult. As a result, many brands miss the mark - and fail to resonate or carry any relevance with African consumers.

By David Blyth, Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 28 Aug 2015 08:08

Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced
Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced

The second annual Top Brands Conference, hosted by Times Media Events, in association with the Sunday Times was held in Sandton earlier this week. This was followed by the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards...

28 Aug 2015 07:44

Don't let the touch screen replace the personal touch
Don't let the touch screen replace the personal touch

In this always-connected world where anyone is just a click of a button away, too many of us are concentrating on the button instead of the customer...

By Scott Cundill 28 Aug 2015 06:31