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#AfricaMonth: SimbaPay increases single transfer amount

FinTech company, SimbaPay,has made it significantly easier for Africans living abroad to transfer large sums of money home.

6 hours ago

Hunting for consistent excellence

Last week, Jhb-based agency TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris was announced as top Individual Agency of the Year for all of 2015's award shows, including Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, Loeries and Creative Circle's Ad of the Year. Chief creative officer Peter Khoury explains their secret to consistent excellence.

By Leigh Andrews 7 hours ago

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MOST Awards in September, sponsor slots still open

The 8th annual MOST Award will be held on 13 September 2016 at the Wanderers Club in Illovo. Johannesburg.

7 hours ago

SA's Cannes Lions 2016 judging contingent: Emma Carpenter, Eoin Welsh, Fran Luckin, Jonathan Beggs, Jenny Glover, Marc Taback, Nathan Reddy, Suhana Gordhan, Rob McLennan
Nine South Africans selected as Cannes jurors

Of the 387 jurors selected for the Cannes Lions 2016, nine are South African and they will serve on the Design, Direct, Film, Media, Mobile, Print & Publishing, Promo & Activation, Outdoor and Radio juries.

7 hours ago

Boris Dzhingarov
The use of controversy in selling more products

There are so many moments in the history of marketing that highlight huge successes simply because of the use of controversy. One of the best examples of this is the launch of The Davinci Code. The huge controversy that appeared and the responses of Christians basically made everyone want to see what the book is about. Nobody really care if one side was right. They just wanted to see what the controversy was and what got everyone so mad.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 hours ago

TractorTracking a game changer in transit advertising - Tractor Outdoor
TractorTracking a game changer in transit advertising

Tractor Outdoor, one of the top national outdoor media owners, has launched its TractorTracking™ division which aims to provide advertisers and agencies alike various data sets about the campaigns that they book with Tractor.

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 8 hours ago

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AMPS is now officially dead

(Long live the Establishment Survey).

By Chris Brewer 8 hours ago

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With five-year delay, CIA 'live-tweets' bin Laden raid

The CIA marked the anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden by live-tweeting -- with a five-year delay -- the raid by US special forces on the Al-Qaeda founder's compound in Pakistan.

8 hours ago

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DStv drops agency settlement discounts

DStv Media Sales has amended the settlement discount structure for media agencies that book advertising on DStv platforms in order to address any legal uncertainty regarding its compliance with the Competition Act, effective 1 May 2016.

8 hours ago

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Video surveys: The next big thing

Much has been said about the need to conduct consumer research on different devices, but what about completely switching up the format by choosing video over static ads? Here's why it works.

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

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Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps hit Windows 10

Fresh from reporting stellar earnings, Facebook rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft's latest operating system for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services.

8 hours ago

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Lessons from Lemonade for content marketers

Beyoncé broke the internet... AGAIN. What was her strategy? Visual content. What was the content? She told a story. A story that had people worldwide engaged and glued to their screens (TV, computer monitors and mobile devices). Every content marketer's dream.

By Tokiso Molefe 28 Apr 2016

Don't be a Christmas tree!
Don't be a Christmas tree!

Dear PUNKtuator.

By Sarah Heuer 28 Apr 2016