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Bizcommunity and Ann Nurock to cover the One Show Awards -
Bizcommunity and Ann Nurock to cover the One Show Awards

You may have read the Bizcommunity article yesterday listing opinion from the four top SA creatives Alistair King, Xolisa Dyeshana, Jenny Glover and Nathan Reddy recently tasked with judging One Show entries in Mexico.

Issued by 13 hours ago

How to attract and engage with customers in a world filled with distractions! - Knowledge Resources
How to attract and engage with customers in a world filled with distractions!

Competition is fierce in today's crowded marketplace and your competitors are only a click away! Caring for your customers has never been more important!

Issued by Knowledge Resources 1 day ago

Quirk and Ireland/Davenport receive the internet's highest honour - Ireland/Davenport
Quirk and Ireland/Davenport receive the internet's highest honour

Often referred to as the Oscars of the internet, The Webby Awards was established when Facebook was but a pipedream and cats were far less popular, to recognise the best of the best in internet land.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 1 day ago

© Andrey Armyagov –
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

© Memeburn
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

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

© Lane Erickson –
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

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

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

Dear PUNKtuator.

By Sarah Heuer 28 Apr 2016

© Buzzfuss –
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

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

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