Black Friday rapidly gathering steam in SA
Black Friday rapidly gathering steam in SA

South African retailers are hoping to capitalise on the growing local interest in the annual Black Friday sale, taking place on 24 November this year. The global shopping phenomenon, initially started in the US, is shadowed only by Singles Day in China, which started out as a celebration for China's lonely hearts but has since evolved into an annual 24-hour mega-shopping spree.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 hours ago

Jesse Clegg fest master.
Reap the benefits of sending your music videos to film festivals

When directors think of sending their work to film festivals, they generally only think of submitting short or feature films. Even micro 60-sec shorts have their own festivals these days.

By Quinton Lavery 11 hours ago

Is a little loyalty too much to ask for?
Is a little loyalty too much to ask for?

The South African retail market is a battleground at the moment: fierce competition by brands; a vast choice available to consumers; and a weak economic climate that has resulted in fickle, price-sensitive customers who lack loyalty.

By Romy Honneysett 12 hours ago

Game of content: Content marketing lessons from Game of Thrones
Game of content: Content marketing lessons from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is the biggest thing to hit mass media since Marconi proved the feasibility of radio communication. It has taken the world by storm and has gotten millions of people talking about it. Don't worry, there will not be any spoilers in this article, so please continue reading.

By Dirk Visser 12 hours ago

Motsoaledi and West in action.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Fast-track innovation with design-thinking methodology

Lethabo Motsoaledi and Matthew Westaway are the dynamic engineering-educated duo and joint CEOs behind disruptive intelligence providing innovation studio, Motsoaledi & West. Here's why design thinking is a must for any business.

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

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SABC seeks to alter rules giving pay-TV stations free use of channels

The SABC has asked the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to conduct an urgent public review of regulations that allow pay-TV operators to carry its television channels for free.

By Bekezela Phakathi 14 hours ago

Design Indaba 2016.
Design Indaba Conference, a multi-sensory event

The Design Indaba Conference, that will be held from 21-23 February 2018, is going beyond design to create a multi-sensory event where you can hear, see, learn and experience the future of creative thinking and design activism.

14 hours ago

34° Kenya are blowing it
34° Kenya are blowing it

We like to celebrate our good news by blowing our over-the-top vuvuzela any chance we get.

Issued by 34° 15 hours ago

34° - So much more than just a number
34° - So much more than just a number

As we battled through the depressed economy of 2017, it's certain that this has not been an easy year. And the advertising sector brings with it more uncertainty as agencies and brands navigate their way through a dramatic redefinition of advertising to an increasingly enabled consumer.

Issued by 34° 16 hours ago

Ferreira says, "This is Sconetent."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Dale Ferreira

This extended #EntrepreneurMonth, we go behind the selfie with Dale Ferreira, MD of creative digital marketing agency, Sconetent (it rhymes with 'content', if you're not sure).

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

(From Left to Right) - Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group).
APO partners with Rugby Africa

APO Group and Africa's rugby governing body, Rugby Africa, sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa.

2 days ago

Zim news app sees spike in traffic
Zim news app sees spike in traffic

Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis.

17 Nov 2017

Jochem Wijnands (Image Supplied)
TRVL: Shaking up the online travel industry with Jochem Wijnands

Another shared economy, technology-led disruption is on the cards for the travel industry and it's coming to South Africa. TRVL gives everyone access to a world that has been inhabited by travel agencies only - until now. According to a TechCrunch article, "If TRVL has its way, it's the travel agencies' turn to tremble."

By Cari Coetzee 17 Nov 2017