RIP Paul Wilkins
RIP Paul Wilkins

Paul Wilkins, former CEO of Mediacom and MediaCompete, has passed away.

9 hours ago

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ACA announce tickets for 2017 Apex Awards are on sale

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) announced that ticket sales for the two 2017 Apex Awards events are now open. Both events, the morning masterclass and evening awards ceremony, will be held on Thursday, 6 July at The Galleria in Sandton and tickets can be booked online.

15 hours ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: #MakeTime...for those you love. But, don't pass the buck if you're a big brand

One of the biggest regrets many people have - generally, as they sit down to take stock of their lives - is that they never made enough time for the people they love.

By Brendan Seery 15 hours ago

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Three secrets of the best executive networkers

Networking is a practice that every upwardly mobile professional needs to master, regardless of industry, and especially once you become an executive. As you've already heard a million times, when it comes to career changes and lucrative opportunities, “it's all about who you know,” and with every year you spend as a professional, you see just how true it really is. While having the right qualifications and experience may get you a call-back, knowing someone who can vouch for you will often, quite literally, get you in the door.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 hours ago

The Talent Boom opens new branch in Miami
The Talent Boom opens new branch in Miami

The Talent Boom, global creative and digital headhunting firm, is opening up a brand-spanking-new office in Miami!

Issued by The Talent Boom 17 hours ago

'Win and spin' game show launches ‘One Pot for Everyone' campaign
'Win and spin' game show launches ‘One Pot for Everyone' campaign

A giant spinning pot game show marked the launch of the Rajah 'One Pot for Everyone Campaign'. The consumer engagement activity, built by Mbongiworks, is designed to introduce the Rajah Flavourful and Mild flavour with a fun activity that entertains and rewards.

17 hours ago

Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards
Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017.

Issued by Topco Media 17 hours ago

Mace with the rest of the Tusker job crew.
#CannesLions2017: “We don't need awards to believe in our work” - Dan Mace

While June is the month of the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, it's also #YouthMonth here on Biz. What better time to chat to Dan Mace, newly of Egg Films, the first South African to win three Young Director Awards at the Cannes Lions? He lets us in on his views behind the scenes.

By Leigh Andrews 17 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 1 day ago

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Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

1 day 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