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Is your brand a cowboy or a Stepford wife?

Common sense (and lots of research) tells us that people's inner psychology is not driven by their biological gender, but rather by the family, cultural and social structures that have helped to form their unique personalities.

By Jason Ray 2 days ago

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A discussion on plagiarism: maintaining the integrity of your agency

In light of the recent 'lack of sourcing' scandal that took place within the prestigious offices of The Daily News in New York, a discussion on plagiarism could not occur at a more appropriate time.

By Chloe Holenstein 2 days ago

Ndege’s had lots of practice smiling at cameras…
#AfricaMonth [Behind the Selfie] with... Yvonne Ndege

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Yvonne Ndege, Al Jazeera's West Africa correspondent who says her phone is practically an extension of her arm.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Khoury
Hunting for consistent excellence

Last week, Jhb-based agency TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris was announced as top Individual Agency of the Year for all of 2015's award shows, including Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, Loeries and Creative Circle's Ad of the Year. Chief creative officer Peter Khoury explains their secret to consistent excellence.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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AMPS is now officially dead

(Long live the Establishment Survey).

By Chris Brewer 3 days ago

We're going on an adventure! - 4i Mobile
We're going on an adventure!

New application makes it simple and fun to spend quality time with your kids (and other families)

Issued by 4i Mobile 3 days ago

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?

Image capture and related technology is speeding up exponentially and changing the world of communication and creativity as we know it. It's estimated that globally more pictures were taken every two minutes of 2012 than all of the photographs taken in the entire 19th century. Last year we snapped an estimated trillion photos - in a single year! And by 2017, Infotrends estimates that 78.8% (or just over three-quarters) of all photos will be taken using our phones.

By Hitendra Naik 29 Apr 2016

Marco Golz
Confessions of a content manager: Talent retention and the art of letting go

When you manage a dedicated team that has heavy demands placed on it month after month, and working overtime becomes a way of life, you tend to grow close. Personal barriers break down and soon you become friends (largely because you have so much work in common) and, eventually, family (because you see them more than your own). This is agency life. You stay until the job is done, and if you're good at your job, the job is never done.

By Marco Golz, Issued by National Positions South Africa 29 Apr 2016

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Lessons from Lemonade for content marketers

Beyoncé broke the internet... AGAIN. What was her strategy? Visual content. What was the content? She told a story. A story that had people worldwide engaged and glued to their screens (TV, computer monitors and mobile devices). Every content marketer's dream.

By Tokiso Molefe 28 Apr 2016

Don't be a Christmas tree!
Don't be a Christmas tree!

Dear PUNKtuator.

By Sarah Heuer 28 Apr 2016

Catching a #viewfromtheroad with Barloworld Transport
Catching a #viewfromtheroad with Barloworld Transport

Barloworld Transport, while focused on moving the economy, is showcasing the beauty along South Africa's roads on Instagram through a novel collaboration with some of South Africa's top Instagram gurus.

28 Apr 2016

Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2015 - Millward Brown
Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2015

Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials.

Issued by Millward Brown 28 Apr 2016

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