#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017
#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017

From artificial intelligence to rising data intelligence and brand safety, the IAB South Africa council heads have alerted the industry to the latest digital marketing trends for this year.

14 hours ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Ocean Basket still sizzles, but Castle Lager ad goes flat
#OrchidsandOnions: Ocean Basket still sizzles, but Castle Lager ad goes flat

So, a man goes into a pet shop. “I want to buy a parrot, but it must talk.”

By Brendan Seery 14 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game
#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game

The Sunday Times recently launched Money - a new personal finance section which appears every weekend in the Business Times - which is edited by Laura du Preez, former editor of Independent Media's personal finance publications, who joined the Tiso Blackstar Group in May this year.

By Jessica Tennant 16 hours ago

2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom
2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom

The recent launch event of Africacom also kicked off the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of what is described as Africa's largest, influential, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) conference and exhibition.

16 hours ago

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Can media workers ever really switch off from work?

With each technological advancement, it becomes easier than ever to work from anywhere. But is that really the ideal we should be aiming for? And can we really reach ‘inbox zero'?

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

Miami, here I come!
Miami, here I come!

2016 Pendoring Umpetha-winner embarks on a new advertising adventure in the USA

Issued by Pendoring 18 hours ago

Waspa updates code of conduct
Waspa updates code of conduct

The Wireless Application Service Provider of South Africa (Waspa), has updated its code of conduct to be in line with Icasa regulations on premium services.

3 days ago

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry
Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

21 Jul 2017

Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront
Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront

Mobile commerce (m-commerce) app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice their customers directly. Unlike business promotion on sites such as Facebook, stores and service providers on the app can promote for free, with their posts popping up on the feeds of people within a 24km radius.

20 Jul 2017

Facebook Messenger's golden opportunities for retailers
Facebook Messenger's golden opportunities for retailers

Facebook Messenger offers some exciting options for marketers and, judging by the extensive coverage the product received at F8 back in April, it seems Facebook knows it.

By Megan Hollis 19 Jul 2017

Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees
Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees

Vega has broadened its range of world-class IIE qualifications following its assimilation with its sister brand, The Design School of South Africa (DSSA). Vega's expanded portfolio of IIE qualifications which now includes a new post-graduate degree and a range of exciting undergraduate degrees in the Bachelor of Arts design disciplines.

19 Jul 2017

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#Newsmaker: Reimagining an education brand in Red & Yellow

Heléne Lindsay recently joined the “disparate, quirky bunch” at Red & Yellow, where she's taking on the customer side of things.

By Jessica Tennant 19 Jul 2017

Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs
Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs

The Creative Business Cup, a global challenge for entrepreneurs working in creative fields, will be staged at the Small Business Expo from Monday, 31 August to Saturday, 2 September at the TicketPro Dome; giving budding creatives an opportunity to pitch their businesses, network with potential partners and investors, and stand a chance of winning a trip to compete in the international Creative Business Cup finals staged by Global Entrepreneurship Network (Gen) in Denmark in November this year.

19 Jul 2017