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On the Dot Pamphlets launches multi-channel marketing offering
On the Dot Pamphlets launches multi-channel marketing offering

On the Dot Pamphlets, a trading division of Media24 Limited, with over 21 years industry experience, provides access to demographically targeted consumer markets by distributing pamphlets and community newspapers nationally to our 15.2 million homes in five days.

Issued by On the Dot 7 hours ago

Decorex Joburg 2016 tops the bill of long-weekend highlights
Decorex Joburg 2016 tops the bill of long-weekend highlights

With no fewer than seven halls and over 22,000sqm of exhibition space showcasing the latest décor and design trends, products and services, Decorex Joburg is not to be missed by anyone interested in creating a beautiful home.

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 7 hours ago

GSB Women in Business Conference - a 'resilient and resourceful' line-up for 2016
GSB Women in Business Conference - a 'resilient and resourceful' line-up for 2016

The UCT GSB's Women in Business Conference is returning for the 17th time, and this year's edition will offer both a major networking opportunity and a unique perspective on rising above challenging circumstances.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 hours ago

Anthon Muller, executive head: enterprise mobility pre & post sales, Vodacom Business.
#CapeTownICTSummit: The building blocks of digital transformation

When Instagram was bought by Facebook in 2012, it was only two-years old and comprised 13 people. The startup used their digital smarts to change the concept of photography as we knew it, and it paid off - a total of $1 billion in fact.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 hours ago

July sees a bumper month for Grapevine
July sees a bumper month for Grapevine

It's been an abundant month for Grapevine Communications as we picked up new accounts: Afrika Tikkun - a 'Cradle to Career' programme that offers corporates more than just a socio-economic platform to make a difference but the opportunity to make a sustainable contribution to job creation and youth development.

Issued by Grapevine Communications 8 hours ago

Indy launches new platform to inspire SA's youth
Indy launches new platform to inspire SA's youth

Under the theme, A Productive Generation starts Today, Independent Media launched its list of Top 100 Inspiring and Aspiring young South Africans as well as a new multimedia youth website.

Issued by Independent Media 8 hours ago

#MandelaMonth: Lasting philanthropic effect of the CEO SleepOut
#MandelaMonth: Lasting philanthropic effect of the CEO SleepOut

Bernard Fehon, international entrepreneur and founder of the CEO SleepOut global brand, has jetted in to Johannesburg, the scene for the second ever CEO SleepOut on the Nelson Mandela Bridge - yes, it's set to be the coldest night of the year - and that's the point.

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau and DA mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba at The Gathering 2016. © Greg Nicolson –
LGE: DA digs in on Joburg advertising 'abuse'

In Johannesburg, it's the year of Mayor Parks Tau: His face is all over the city. The DA claims the ANC is using city resources for an election scam, while the city and the ANC say it's part of normal government business.

By Greg Nicolson 1 day ago

How long should a TV commercial be?
How long should a TV commercial be?

It still amazes me that so many TV (and radio) commercials are 30 seconds long.

By Chris Brewer 3 days ago

First digital industry salary survey
First digital industry salary survey

The IAB SA, in partnership with Millward Brown, has released the results of its first industry-endorsed digital salary survey. It benchmarks the salaries of specialist skills, relevant to the South African digital marketing and communication industry and relevant to the scale of agencies, which otherwise was ill-defined.

3 days ago

Boris Dzhingarov
The main SEO mistakes that business owners have to stop making

One of the biggest problems with small businesses is that there are few people that need to do many different tasks. In order to succeed it is vital that the business uses proper SEO campaigns. This only makes the entire process much more complicated since it is something else that the owners need to learn. Since we see so many different companies struggling, let us mention some of the main mistakes that have to stop right now. It is understandable that the company cannot afford the use of professional SEO services but this does not mean that low quality work is justified.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Jul 2016

Ageism in advertising
Ageism in advertising

As an ECD with many years of experience on four continents, in many countries, having won my fair share of awards and new business, I am now a victim of ageism.

By Tim Pinder 22 Jul 2016

RIP Gordon Patterson
RIP Gordon Patterson

Ad industry doyen Gordon Patterson has passed away.

22 Jul 2016