Karima Brown resigns from Independent Media
Karima Brown resigns from Independent Media

It is with regret that Independent Media announces the resignation of its Chief Content Officer, Karima Brown, with effect from 31 July 2016.

Issued by Independent Media 3 hours ago

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Should social influencers get paid for the work they produce?

The debate of whether or not social influencers should get paid for the work they produce on behalf of brands seems to be a never ending one.

By Thabiso Moloi 6 hours ago

Mandela Day 2016
Mandela Day 2016

On the Dot presented a challenge to all OtD branches to participate in their own Mandela Day initiative; 15 branches took up the challenge. Teams worked together and dedicated their time to making a difference on Mandela Day.

Issued by On the Dot 6 hours ago

Ogojiii hosts an exclusive launch for agencies and brand houses
Ogojiii hosts an exclusive launch for agencies and brand houses

Ogojiii magazine was launched to advertising agencies and brand houses during a business breakfast held at the Marion on Nicol in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, 27 July 2016.

Issued by Ndalo Media 7 hours ago

Three cancer NPOs to benefit from Algoa FM Cell C Big Walk for Cancer
Three cancer NPOs to benefit from Algoa FM Cell C Big Walk for Cancer

Three non-governmental organisations which provide support to cancer sufferers in the Eastern Cape will benefit from the 2016 Algoa FM Cell C Big Walk for Cancer.

Issued by Algoa FM 7 hours ago

Couldn’t do it without my peeps!
#BehindtheLoeries with... Gaby de Abreu

You know him as ECD of Switch and from Brand Council South Africa (BCSA), but Gaby de Abreu is also a member of the Loeries Committee.

By Leigh Andrews 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 1 day 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 2 days 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 25 Jul 2016

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.

25 Jul 2016

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