Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix
Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix

Daniel Dercksen talks with the creative team behind the hilarious action comedy Thys & Trix: writer-director Quentin C. Krog, screenwriter Frannie Van Der Walt, and actors/husband-and-wife team Leandie du Randt Bosch and Bouwer Bosch.

By Daniel Dercksen 2 hours ago

Vaulina, seen Showmaxing with Sbusi Dlamini, HR business partner: Connected video group at Multichoice.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Anna Vaulina

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with 'just-35' Anna Vaulina - head of retention and customer experience for Showmax, she also moonlights as the head of marketing for the IAB SA, holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and has completed both a Harvard business and innovation leadership course and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology big data and analytics course.

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad
Social media for financial services: all the good and none of the bad

Social media is an excellent marketing tool, but in the wrong hands, it can also be severely damaging. Especially in the highly-regulated financial services industry. Fortunately, most financial planners worth their weight know better than to post pics of wild bachelor parties to Instagram or to weigh in with controversial political views on Facebook. But in financial services, it's not only the obvious errors that can land you in hot water.

By linda graham 3 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Media Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Media Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Media Lions shortlist has been released, with three SA entries making the grade!

4 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: Direct Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Direct Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Direct Lions shortlist has been released, with an SA entries making the grade.

4 hours ago

#CannesLions2018: PR Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: PR Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions PR Lions shortlist has been released, with two SA entries making the grade in four categories.

4 hours ago

Don't underestimate the link between PR and internal communications
Don't underestimate the link between PR and internal communications

After more than a decade of working in the public relations industry, I am baffled by how many people still don't see the vital link between public relations and internal communications. While the value of both is widely recognised, there is often a missing link which companies should not underestimate.

By Naomi Willemse, Issued by MANGO-OMC 5 hours ago

Boo-Yah! partners with the EU's 'Best of Global Digital Marketing'
Boo-Yah! partners with the EU's 'Best of Global Digital Marketing'

Boo-Yah!, an advisory and educational marketing services company has announced its exclusive partnership with The Best of Global Digital Marketing, a Europe-based producer of workshops and in-house training on digital marketing.

5 hours ago

Publicis Johannesburg's Kaylee Germann and Prince Zwane, leaving for Cannes to take part in the global Young Lions film challege.
#CannesLions2018: Ready to roar with SA pride!

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg were selected as the winning team in Cinemark's Young Lions competition held earlier this year. As a result, they're now flying out to Cannes to represent the country in a week of creative inspiration.

15 Jun 2018

A first for South African radio
A first for South African radio

Hot 91.9FM has done it again! The multiple award-winning radio station has partnered with AltCoinTrader, for the first time on South African radio, to give listeners a chance to win a whole bitcoin worth thousands of rands.

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 15 Jun 2018

Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise
Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise

#Newswatch: Absa tweeted out a poll on 12 June asking its followers to vote on whether black tax is a source of anxiety, a source of pride, a financial burden or a responsibility. The simplicity ('too few' and 'conflicting' options) of this has offended and outraged numerous clients, many of whom have since threatened to leave the bank and move to competitors Nedbank and Capitec.

15 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)

Raizcorp hosted entrepreneurs and ad people on Friday morning, 8 June, for the second talk in the Loeries Creativity Series at its offices in Sandton. This time, Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shared her thoughts on the power of creative thinking, what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua, everything from: feelings of fear, doubt and inferiority, consciously turning these into hunger, trust and vulnerability; dealing with dictators; running in high heels; and what it's like to be a woman of colour in the South African context.

By Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2018

This is what customer management tools should do for your business
This is what customer management tools should do for your business

Do you remember your first car? That great feeling of freedom that came with the ability to drive yourself wherever you wanted or needed to go, without having to ask for a lift, take public transport or cycle or walk. And the 'kudos' from your friends that came with independence.

By Edward Carbutt 13 Jun 2018