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Managed services born again in Africa
Managed services born again in Africa

The notion of managed IT services is not new, but thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again.

24 Oct 2014 10:02

Getting your brands directly to families just before Christmas has never been easier
Getting your brands directly to families just before Christmas has never been easier

Grow will be distributing 10,000 sample packs to moms at pre-schools and play-groups nationwide, shortly before school closes for the year.

Issued by Grow Marketing 24 Oct 2014 09:45

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show on Thursday, 23 October, show host, Warren Harding started the show by finding out more about the Harley Davidson Africa, Snors for a Cause motorcade, taking place on 1 November across South Africa at the 10 Harley Davidson stores.

24 Oct 2014 09:45

Shift Joe Public tops the 2014 Loerie rankings for brand communications - Joe Public
Shift Joe Public tops the 2014 Loerie rankings for brand communications

After a phenomenally successful taking at this year's Loerie Awards show, Shift Joe Public has catapulted into the top three list of the overall official Loeries rankings released on 16 October 2014, placing the specialist agency as the number one brand communications agency in South Africa.

Issued by Joe Public 24 Oct 2014 09:35

101.9 ChaiFM goes out of this world with new competition
101.9 ChaiFM goes out of this world with new competition

101.9 ChaiFM is offering one of the largest radio competitions in South Africa, with a trip to space for the winner and three friends, valued at $1m.

23 Oct 2014 08:30

South Africa drops in Nation Brand Index
South Africa drops in Nation Brand Index

South Africa has dropped one position to 37 out of 50 countries in the Simon Anholt 2014 Nation Brand Index, just released. However, the over-all reputation score received improves with 0.43 points on 2013 results.

23 Oct 2014 08:23

Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC
Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC

Three candidates have been shortlisted to fill the vacancy for CEO of the SABC. The appointment of a permanent CEO will be crucial for the stabilisation of the public broadcaster.

By Bekezela Phakathi 22 Oct 2014 08:28

NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?
NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?

In its latest issue, YOU Magazine roped in local celebrities to join its cancer awareness campaign. The celebs' pictures were edited so that they appeared bald. The campaign is reported to have sparked mixed reactions from the public, with many cancer patients and survivors feeling outraged.

21 Oct 2014 12:00

Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign
Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign

Email marketing has evolved from the 'spam age' and has since found its place as one of the most cost and time-effective marketing tools that can be used at the forefront of almost any marketing campaign.

By David Sylvester 20 Oct 2014 07:06

New app for 1st for Women Insurance identifies top seven needs
New app for 1st for Women Insurance identifies top seven needs

1st for Women Insurance has designed a new app for its women clients. The app offers access to a range of services including:

19 Oct 2014 09:35

Visiting World Design Capital 2014 - CNN's 'Marketplace Africa'
Visiting World Design Capital 2014 - CNN's 'Marketplace Africa'

On CNN's 'Marketplace Africa', showing tonight 17 October 2014 on DStv Channel 401 at 8.45pm, the show will feature Cape Town, World Design Capital 2014.

17 Oct 2014 11:39

Albany campaign weighs in the PMB bread market - Yourself Management
Albany campaign weighs in the PMB bread market

What prompted the activation?

Issued by Yourself Management 17 Oct 2014 10:30

What better place to discuss social media law than in a Twitter live chat?
What better place to discuss social media law than in a Twitter live chat?

Court reporting on big news items like the #OscarPistoriusTrial are now synonymous with live-tweeting and 'breaking news'... but legal experts advise the media to rather focus on quality and accuracy.

By Leigh Andrews 17 Oct 2014 09:10