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Catherine Bothma, Managing Director at HDI Youth Marketeers.
Now's the time for self-regulation: HDI on the ethics of youth marketing

HDI Youth Marketeers' Managing Director Catherine Bothma, and youth expert, Jason Levin take the time to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions about the ethics of youth marketing.

2 days ago

Anar Mammadov © –
Understanding the millennial market

VBN Consultants recently returned from the Millennials 20/20 conference in NYC where world leading consumer brands and retailers were brought together to share and discuss new insights about this lucrative future market.

3 days ago

87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future
87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

The USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations (CPR) has released key findings from its second annual Global Communications Report (GCR17), a comprehensive survey of public relations executives from around the world.

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

Taxi advertisers ‘own the road'
Taxi advertisers ‘own the road'

Affordability and instant brand recognition make taxi advertising a no-brainer - yet this hugely effective marketing medium is still under-utilised by brands. It's time to stop begrudging the taxi driver and seeing taxis for their worth and their valuable contribution to the country and to the economy, not to mention the advertising industry.

By Hugh Wilson, Issued by Provantage Media Group 19 Apr 2017

I am curious, respectful, practical, enthusiastic and agile. Mother, wife and friend.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zonica Strydom

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Zonica Strydom, operations and business unit director at iKineo customer engagement agency.

By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2017

Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa
Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) once again hosted one of the largest Good Friday services in South Africa, filling the Ellis Park Stadium to capacity with overflow crowds in the adjacent precinct. Almost 90,000 Church members and their guests gathered for the annual event to have their lives restored through the resurrection of Jesus.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 19 Apr 2017

Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists
Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists

Whenever I interview a candidate for an SEO position, I have to ask; when last did you use Google Search Console? I would like to hear “Yesterday”, but at the very least during that week. For an SEO Specialist, Search Console (SC), formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools, plays an important role in our everyday lives.

By Aidan Blundell, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 Apr 2017

New jury members for NYF International Advertising Awards includes South African
New jury members for NYF International Advertising Awards includes South African

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced further executive jury members.

13 Mar 2017

A renaissance in the Mother City

The increase of agency mergers in Cape Town - the White House and Johannesburg's AM-C formed DDB SA, the 3D Agency and IMA came together as Blueprint, and Young & Rubicam acquiredTholet Sievers to form Y&R Tholet - has played a big role in the renaissance of Cape advertising which began last year.

27 Jun 2001

Consumers' brain is the key

Forget the idea that 50% of your advertising is wasted, as Lord Leverhulme, founder of the Lever Brothers grocery empire, was wont to lament. The reality is probably closer to 80%, at least when it comes to advertising that leads to sales.

27 Jun 2001

Investing in communications

[Marketing Mix, April 2001] The promotions, advertising and communications fraternity is under increasing scrutiny by clients to justify costs and quantify performance. The communications industry needs to respond to these heightened demands by focusing corporate efforts on developing long-term brand-building partnerships with clients.

Issued by Grapevine Communications 14 Apr 2001

Salut to a new healthy lifestyle
Salut to a new healthy lifestyle

Launching this week from The Publishing Partnership is new healthy lifestyle magazine Salut. Aimed at active professionals aged 20 - 50, the quarterly title will hit the newsstands on Thursday, 27 May 2009.

1 Jan 1900

HRC public hearing on ‘coconuts'

NEWSWATCH: On Wednesday, 5 March 2008, the South African Human Rights Commission will hold a public forum concerning the racial prejudice complaints against the controversial Forum of Black Journalists and the issue of exclusive organizations, reports IOL. Meanwhile, SABC chief executive Dali Mpofu was hauled over the coals by ANC MPs yesterday, Tuesday 26 February, at the National Assembly committee on communication, also writes IOL.

1 Jan 1900

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