IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judges announced
IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judges announced

The judges for next year's IAB SA Bookmark Awards have been announced, led by jury president John Dixon. The 2017 judges features more diverse industry players than ever before.

2 hours ago

Meet the new additions to the TLC Marketing Worldwide team
Meet the new additions to the TLC Marketing Worldwide team

As with any business, operations and customer services are two key aspects to ensuring that a business functions efficiently. With this in mind TLC Marketing is excited to announce two new additions to their growing Africa office: Nazmeen Tayob, who joins the agency as Operations Director, and Calvin Myles, who joins as Customer Services Manager.

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 2 hours ago

De Barros: Weekday marketer, weekend sun worshipper.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Tony de Barros

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Tony de Barros, sales and marketing director for Lamelle Research Laboratories, which started in his garage and is now one of the leading skincare companies in SA.

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

Mirko Vitali © –
How to do impossible things

It has been an interesting week. The world may run out of Guinness. As I write this Ireland have just beaten the All Blacks 40 - 29 in Chicago. It is the first time they have done this in 111 years. To continue the surreal sporting theme, Andy Murray, has become the number 1 tennis player in the world. And if you want one more, the Chicago Cubs have won the world series for the first time in 108 years. Chicago has had quite a week.

By Damon Stapleton 2 hours ago

Spotlight on IIoT/Industry 4.0 at Africa Automation Fair 2017
Spotlight on IIoT/Industry 4.0 at Africa Automation Fair 2017

You've probably heard of the Internet of Things (IOT), or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also called Industry 4.0 - primarily in Europe. But what is it? The IoT is poised to offer society the greatest opportunity for advancement since the Industrial Revolution: a world where all kinds of things are connected, communicating and improving our standard of living. We are all going to be part of it, and preparing for it now will let us take full advantage of its benefits.

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 3 hours ago

Wimpy challenges South Africa to #SummerLikeAChamp
Wimpy challenges South Africa to #SummerLikeAChamp

Tasked by South Africa's favourite fast-service family restaurant chain, Wimpy, to devise a summer campaign featuring its lip-smacking, tastebud-thrilling, hunger-busting Champ Burger Combo, FCB Joburg looked to an overworked, grey-suited businessman for inspiration.

Issued by FCB Africa 3 hours ago

South African consumer mood swings up again
South African consumer mood swings up again

Consumer Confidence leaps by nine points in Third Quarter of 2016

Issued by Nielsen 3 hours ago

Cointreau launches Cointreau Creative Crew campaign in South Africa, offers R100,000 bursary
Cointreau launches Cointreau Creative Crew campaign in South Africa, offers R100,000 bursary

Cointreau has introduced its philanthropic programme, the Cointreau Creative Crew, to South Africa. This programme encourages creatives in various fields to #DreamDareCreate and bring their creative projects to life. Entries close on 31 December 2016.

4 hours ago

Top ten predictions from Ericsson headed up by AI
Top ten predictions from Ericsson headed up by AI

Ericsson Consumer Lab has produced its sixth edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2017 and beyond. AI is an important theme this year and consumers see it playing a much more prominent role than before - both in society and at work. Thirty-five percent of advanced internet users want an AI advisor at work, and one in four would like an AI as his or her manager.

4 hours ago

Brand South Africa: persuading talent to come home in a crisis
Brand South Africa: persuading talent to come home in a crisis

"Have a conversation with somebody that is not like you." In the latest episode of With or Without Sugar, Giles Shepherd of The Brand Alive Group hears from Angel Jones of Homecoming Revolution about what South Africans should be doing to help Brand South Africa to regain its lost equity.

Issued by Brand Alive 1 day ago

Hanohiki © –
The swing of pernicious media influence

I'm getting seriously worried about the changing media in South Africa (and throughout the world, for that matter).

By Chris Brewer 2 days ago

Top marketing automation tools for your business
Top marketing automation tools for your business

Most businesses will find the idea of automating functions like sales and marketing compelling, as it helps marketers to streamline activities like lead generation, segmentation, lead nurturing and lead scoring, customer lifecycle marketing, cross-sell and up-sell, customer retention and marketing ROI measurement.

By Jared Koning 2 Dec 2016

Forget searching - chatbots take information to people on World AIDS Day
Forget searching - chatbots take information to people on World AIDS Day

info4africa and Always Active Mobile launch new messaging service for South Africans in need of health and welfare support services

Issued by AAM – Always Active Mobile 1 Dec 2016