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Digital marketing innovation - SA has what it takes

The concept of innovation drives me. I love taking calculated risks. I enjoy doing the associated R&D. Most of all I like to watch it unfold as a campaign.

By Stephen Sandmann 9 hours ago

Dan Mace's NXT LVL ad for Vodacom
Dan Mace's NXT LVL ad for Vodacom

- Last week, Dan won his third Young Director Award in two years at Cannes Lions - a South African record
- This is his first released spot since joining Egg Films, SA's most awarded production company at Cannes Lions

Issued by Egg Films 10 hours ago

Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy
Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A whitepaper, based on an investigation undertaken by Mastercard and The Future Agenda, reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it.

10 hours ago

Food for Thought: Brand archetypes and the future of advertising
Food for Thought: Brand archetypes and the future of advertising

Renowned futurist, academic and innovation expert, Pieter Geldenhuys, explored the latest technology trends with a forward vision at Ads24's Food for Thought event, a morning of in-depth, interactive discussion, networking, socio-political and business insights and fascinating food. Ads24 provided food for thought and a networking opportunity for senior media industry professionals at this thought leadership event, at The Venue - Greenpark in Sandton on 25 May.

Issued by Ads24 10 hours ago

Worx Group welcomes Selz Vision as 2017 IMPACT Enterprise Development Partner
Worx Group welcomes Selz Vision as 2017 IMPACT Enterprise Development Partner

Worx Group is pleased to announce that Tlakale Somo, owner at Selz Vision, has agreed to join us as our 2017 IMPACT Enterprise Development Partner.

Issued by Worx Group 11 hours ago

Ogilvy continues remarkable Cannes winning streak
Ogilvy continues remarkable Cannes winning streak

Ogilvy & Mather SA scored its third radio Grand Prix in four years on Friday night at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 11 hours ago

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Cannes. Strangers at the circus

There were two boats in Cannes. They were part of the seemingly endless cavalcade of behemoth yachts moored in the South of France for the Cannes advertising festival of creativity.

By Damon Stapleton 12 hours ago

Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savings
Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savings

10X Investments and Nik Rabinowitz are on a mission to #StopDaylightRobbery in the SA retirement fund industry

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 12 hours ago

Leverage digital to accelerate growth of brand equity and value
Leverage digital to accelerate growth of brand equity and value

Brand is the most powerful intangible asset. Understanding a brand's worth to the business in financial terms is therefore an essential part of managing, protecting and measuring it. Identifying exactly how the brand contributes to revenues means it can be strengthened and improved to keep the business relevant and competitive. Kantar Millward Brown research shows that more than 30 percent of shareholder value is driven by brands.

By Doreen Wang, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 12 hours ago

RIP Paul Wilkins
RIP Paul Wilkins

Paul Wilkins, former CEO of Mediacom and MediaCompete, has passed away.

1 day ago

The Talent Boom opens new branch in Miami
The Talent Boom opens new branch in Miami

The Talent Boom, global creative and digital headhunting firm, is opening up a brand-spanking-new office in Miami!

Issued by The Talent Boom 1 day ago

Digital marketing in the 21st century
Digital marketing in the 21st century

Digital marketing is moving quicker than ever - the online world is changing even as we speak. The complex strategies we see as perfect this year may well become obsolete by the time we start seeing their results. Social media platforms have risen and fallen, and with them, far too many newly minted social media celebrities to name.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

2 days ago