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#YouthMonth: Precocious creations with Dane Dodds
#YouthMonth: Precocious creations with Dane Dodds

We were first introduced to Dane Dodds in 2014 just after the release of his controversial music video for Dookoom. Then, at only 19, he was already making great strides in directing and film making. Now, two years later, we catch up with this talented creative for #YouthMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 15 hours ago

Bringing bricks and clicks together
Bringing bricks and clicks together

It's not known how online channels can influence the movement of products off retailers' shelves. What is known is the amount of product that moves off a retailer's shelf. What if the two could be married so that the initial source of influence was known? It would be revolutionary, and it's almost here.

By Danette Breitenbach 15 hours ago

InSite shifts mobile retirement into gear
InSite shifts mobile retirement into gear

InSite is setting out to prove that retirement planning doesn't need to be a burden. Planning for your financial future can be done from the palm of your hand. The team has been hard at work, developing a first-of-its-kind retirement fund mobile app for the Vodacom Group Pension Fund.

Issued by inSite Education 17 hours ago

Tenfour Media land Old Mutual sponsorship PR account
Tenfour Media land Old Mutual sponsorship PR account

From 2016, Tenfour Media will be handling the PR for Old Mutual's sponsorship portfolio.

Issued by Tenfour 17 hours ago

Now there's more to like and love about Facebook's new reactions
Now there's more to like and love about Facebook's new reactions

Facebook recently launched their new 'Reactions' feature. In a nutshell, 'Reactions' are basically an extension of the 'Like' button.

Issued by 360eight 17 hours ago

#YouthMonth: Behind the camera with BBC's Babita Sharma
#YouthMonth: Behind the camera with BBC's Babita Sharma

Babita Sharma is the main presenter of Newsday, BBC World News' daily news programme presented live from Singapore and London. If you'd like to follow in her footsteps, you're in luck as she offers insight into the challenging, chaotic, but incredibly rewarding world of broadcast journalism with us.

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

When is it time to get an agency?
When is it time to get an agency?

"A specialised agency can add massive value to your business. The trick is determining when a creative marketing firm makes sense for your business and understanding how an agency can help you," says Sylvia Schutte, managing director of the full service communication agency, Stratitude.

17 hours ago

#MobileFocus: Rise of the instant messengers
#MobileFocus: Rise of the instant messengers

While instant messaging (IM) for business is not a new concept for AAM (Always Active Mobile), the recent push by Facebook of its Messenger app for business shows just how important IM is becoming for brands seeking to effectively engage with consumers.

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 17 hours ago

Boris Dzhingarov
How do SEO companies minimise budget expenses?

The truth is, any type of marketing is more expensive than what you perceive it to be. We are faced with this belief that SEO should be cheap since the work is not all that difficult - completely incorrect! In reality, it is complicated, takes a lot of knowledge and you'll need to dig deep into your pocket.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 hours ago

The top SA startups advancing to Seedstars national finale
The top SA startups advancing to Seedstars national finale

After successful pre-selection rounds in Cape Town, Durban and Soweto, the startups to compete at the grand finale on 30 June in Johannesburg have been chosen.

17 hours ago

Mzwandile Duma
#YouthMonth: For the love of farming and making a difference

We recently had an interview with Judy Stuart, the founder of the Future Farmers Foundation. These young farmers learn valuable farming skills, work ethics and have opportunities to gain real work experience, either in South Africa or abroad. Stuart says "The best of our future farmers are ready to farm in their own right." I decided to get the details from the horse's (or rather young farmer's) mouth and spoke to one of the Future Farmers, Mzwandile Duma.

By Cari Van Wyk 20 hours ago

Chris Moerdyk
Yes, you can cut your advertising budget in tough times

When times are tough, marketers and ad agencies encourage their clients not to cut back on advertising or marketing spend. But actually, you can.

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 1 day ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business

On Thursday, 23 June 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) looked at 21C business solutions, a training and education company who will be piloting an eight week short course at Vega School in Cape Town from 2 July to 20 August 2016.

23 Jun 2016