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The next step in your marketing? You're probably already using it
The next step in your marketing? You're probably already using it

As noted futurologist Roy Amera observed in 2006: "We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run, and underestimate the effect in the long run."

By Adam Howatson 55 minutes ago

Splash, Department of Water and Sanitation mascot. © screenshot, @DWS_RSA via Twitter.
South Africa's #SaveWater mascot Splash is scarier than the drought

While the City of Cape Town is using apps, Twitter campaigns and Mmusi Maimane's bucket delegation skills to remind South Africans to save water, the nation's Department of Water and Sanitation is taking a - ahem - different approach.

By Andy Walker 2 hours ago

How Trump won America: A documentary
How Trump won America: A documentary

There's no question about it: the 2016 presidential race in the United States was one of the most fascinating and important events in the history of that country.

Issued by Showmax 2 hours ago

Five ways to ensure your attendees have FOMO about your next event
Five ways to ensure your attendees have FOMO about your next event

It takes a lot of work to properly understand why people attend your event and engage with them in a way that makes them not want to miss your next event. Jessica MacRoberts shares five actions that make this easier.

By Jessica MacRoberts, Issued by Worx Group 3 hours ago

Automation industry calls for collaboration to make SA globally competitive
Automation industry calls for collaboration to make SA globally competitive

Key stakeholders in South Africa's automation industry have called for greater collaboration to drive industrial progress.

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 3 hours ago

Grid Worldwide at the Design Indaba 2018
Grid Worldwide at the Design Indaba 2018

The world does not need another brand - it is for this reason that Grid Worldwide; South Africa's top ranked brand specialist agency continues to find value in attending the Design Indaba that has been in the agency activity calendar for 10 years. The forum is an all-round inspirational space that gives a perspective on the design and overall creative economy and how it can disrupt normal ways of doing things to change the world for the better.

Issued by Grid Worldwide 3 hours ago

Rocking radio content for the Massiv purpose market
Rocking radio content for the Massiv purpose market

The not-so-hidden secret behind the buzz surrounding the Massiv Metro taxi radio station is finely tuned radio programming.

Issued by Massiv Media 3 hours ago

Independent Media responds to Competition Commission's finding
Independent Media responds to Competition Commission's finding

Independent Media notes the findings of the Competition Commission relating to an investigation, which found that a number of media companies had colluded on offering discounts and payment terms to advertising agencies linked to Media Credit Co-ordinators (MCC).

Issued by Independent Media 4 hours ago

How well is SA's vitamins and supplements market?
How well is SA's vitamins and supplements market?

Stimulated by an ageing global population and increased focus on health, wellness and preventative healthcare, there has been significant growth in the vitamins and dietary supplements market. Interestingly, the global market has managed to appeal to all consumer segments with no discrimination in terms of dietary habits, culture, age or gender. We investigate if the South African market has followed the global growth trend or become another victim of the sluggish South African economy.

Issued by Insight Survey 4 hours ago

Why Black Panther is such a gamechanger
Why Black Panther is such a gamechanger

For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.

By Lerato Serumula 4 hours ago

The integrated platform that's changing the way businesses work
The integrated platform that's changing the way businesses work

Businesses need to obtain and manage customers, efficiently perform multiple processes and tasks, collaborate as a united team and analyse their company data. But there are few, if any, apps that truly offer an integrated and cost-effective solution to do just this.

Issued by Yreeka 5 hours ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: Back to the Future, with science. But, Vodacom needs to get back to the basics of customer service...

I remember looking, in some amazement, at the results pinned on the school notice board: I had got a distinction for physical science. Next to the board was our lugubrious, pipe-smoking, Mr Bean-like science teacher, "Rab" Wright.

By Brendan Seery 14 Feb 2018

Meet Graham campaign created by Clemenger BBDO Melbourne for Australia's Transport Accident Commission. Image supplied.
Gunn 100 results announced

The Gunn Report, the global index of creative excellence in advertising, has released the results of the newly launched Gunn 100, with South Africa in the 24th spot on the rankings. The Gunn 100 is a ranking of the top 100 creatively awarded advertising ideas of 2017, regardless of their communication discipline, and the companies behind them.

12 Feb 2018