Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards
Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017.

Issued by African Excellence Awards 14 hours ago

Azzaro campaign lets shoppers Shazam a fragrance
Azzaro campaign lets shoppers Shazam a fragrance

Popular music recognition app Shazam and fashion and fragrance brand Azzaro announced last week the South African launch of ‘Wanted', a new fragrance for men through a world-first activation using Shazam's beacon technology.

14 hours ago

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Top tips for face-to-face selling

It is common for salespeople to seek a path that offers least resistance. For example, a salesperson may prefer sending an email or making a quick phone call rather than meeting up with the customer. What majority of salespeople don't know is that customers ignore emails and calls, which means selling products and services becomes more difficult.

By Jared Koning 16 hours ago

Soccer Laduma, then and now...
#DesignMonth: Soccer Laduma proves print's not dead

Soccer Laduma newspaper has just celebrated its second decade of printing the continent's most popular sport news. CEO and founder Peter du Toit explains the digital design touchpoints that have extended the publication's longevity.

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

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Is your brain doing what you think it's doing?

I'm never quite sure what to expect at conferences and seminars. I must have been to hundreds, possibly thousands, during my career and by and large they're ho-hum affairs.

By Chris Brewer 17 hours ago

Brands tune into music streaming networks
Brands tune into music streaming networks

Brands can benefit from tuning into the trend of music streaming networks to differentiate themselves from their competition, as consumers change they way they listen and acquire music.

19 hours ago

AccuWeather makes advertising mobile, Michelin signs up
AccuWeather makes advertising mobile, Michelin signs up

Michelin Wiper Blades is one of the premier clients to use AccuWeather's first-to-market exclusive and contextually relevant mobile integration suite to reach consumers on the go.

3 days ago

BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages
BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages

Today, BusinessLIVE launches its digital subscription packages, BL Premium and BL Premium Plus, providing access to its premium online content. Readers can now access premium, exclusive news and content from Business Day, Financial Mail, Sunday Times Business Times, and Rand Daily Mail, and international news from the Wall Street Journal and FT.com, as well as Morningstar data.

15 Feb 2017

Local creatives lace up in Puma's Run the Streets campaign
Local creatives lace up in Puma's Run the Streets campaign

Puma's Run The Streets campaign gets a local twist with rapper Gigi Lamayne, 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards winner Nasty C, Digital Maskandi founder and artist Mashayabhuqe KaMamba and Puma's own Rolo Rozay lacing up in the IGNITE Limitless Core and IGNITE evoKNIT Fade footwear.

15 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature
Google Maps adds bucket list feature

Do you have a bucket list? Have you ever wanted to share your bucket list or favourite spots with out of town guests, but never got around to it? You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app.

15 Feb 2017

Heineken raises awareness on responsible alcohol consumption, road safety
Heineken raises awareness on responsible alcohol consumption, road safety

At the Ubuntu Awards ceremony, held last week in Cape Town, Heineken South Africa, as a lead sponsor, further pledged to raise awareness on responsible alcohol consumption and road safety.

15 Feb 2017

LIVE: Jacaranda FM launches its new brand positioning with a world first for radio
LIVE: Jacaranda FM launches its new brand positioning with a world first for radio

Jacaranda FM teamed up with advertising agency Halo to create a world first for radio – a live, lip sync, audiovisual campaign. This stunt marks the station's launch of a new brand positioning that promises to deliver more music you love.

By Jessica Tennant 15 Feb 2017

Cooking up a new season of Ultimate Braai Master
Cooking up a new season of Ultimate Braai Master

Ultimate Braai Master Season 5 returned to e.tv this past Sunday, 5 February at 4pm. Show host Justin Bonello and executive producer at Cooked in Africa, Peter Gird, share the show's success as well as what we can expect from this season's contestants and celebrity judges Pete Goffe-Wood and Benny Masekwameng.

By Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2017