Joshua Resnick © –
"Like chicken soup for a dead man. It can't hurt"

I have been a creative for 25 years. It is all I have ever done to make a living. First as a photographer, and then as a creative in advertising. So, after a quarter of a century, I thought this would be a good time to write to my younger creative self about what I believe are the rules for successful creative living.

By Damon Stapleton 1 day ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?
Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

Winners of the Digital Media Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Winners announced for Wan-Ifra's African Digital Media Awards

Wan-Ifra's African Digital Media Awards recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today. This year the majority of Africa digital media winners were from South Africa and Kenya.

1 day ago

Jet's new brand ad shows that their clothes speak for themselves
Jet's new brand ad shows that their clothes speak for themselves

Jet is a fashion retailer that is about so much more than just selling clothes, they understand that clothes are the modern-day armour that we all wear and that clothing tells stories and connects us to people and time. Clothes hold deep meaning and they bridge gaps in our memories.

Issued by Joe Public United 2 days ago

Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition
Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition

Nielsen Sports has expanded its global sports business by acquiring Repucom Africa from TransAfrica Media to offer solutions to rights holders and brands across Africa.

8 Dec 2017

Report shows native advertising rises in importance
Report shows native advertising rises in importance

According to a new report, released by the International News Media Association (Inma) and the Native Advertising Institute the importance of native advertising continues to rise in the revenue mix even as labelling is inconsistent for many media companies.

7 Dec 2017

Image credit: Alok Sharma - .
New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Organisations that fail to adapt to the new messaging culture risk falling behind and losing customers, that's according to new international research from BT and Cisco.

6 Dec 2017

You've got six seconds. Make it count.
You've got six seconds. Make it count.

In an age of increasingly limited attention spans and massive overcrowding of digital communication, the need to communicate quickly, with relevant and targeted messaging, is more important than ever before. So now we have the six-second YouTube "Bumper" ad... and it's a pretty tricky thing to get right!

Issued by Brand Alive 5 Dec 2017

Digital trends for 2018
Digital trends for 2018

Did you know that there are 1.65bn active Facebook users who watch about 8 billion videos daily*? There is no denying the fact that we look at our phones several times a day, whether to check-in on social media, watch a video or connect via WhatsApp. As we hurtle towards 2018 and start thinking about effective marketing strategies for the New Year, we cannot ignore the importance of digital and social trends that are changing the way in which we consume content.

By Allon Raiz 21 Nov 2017

News for the boyz

Newsstands are crowded with successful magazines aimed at teenage girls, but there are few, if any, general interest magazines for teenage boys, and yet there are over 4.75 million young men in this demographic in South Africa. With this in mind, DevAd Publishing & Promotions is launching Boyz Only magazine, targeted at young men between the ages of 10 and 18.

28 Jul 2008

MSI - June 2008
Market Sentiment Index drop wipes out gains of the last five years

TNS Research Surveys (Pty) Ltd, South Africa's leading marketing and social insights company, has released their Market Sentiment Index (MSI) results for metropolitan adults for June 2008 (the study was conducted from 5 to 15 June).

Issued by Kantar TNS 28 Jul 2008

What happens in Margate, shouldn't just stay in Margate
What happens in Margate, shouldn't just stay in Margate

The Loeries weekend is officially over but it didn't go off without a few shenanigans here and there. While it may be very funny to name and shame the drunk and disorderly, we're not going to. We're rather going to post their pics up on Facebook and poke fun at them that way. We've also handed out a few awards of our own.

By Sindy Peters 28 Jul 2008

Sunday night Loeries winners
Sunday night Loeries winners

Tonight, Sunday, 27 July 2008 at the 30th anniversary of the Loerie Awards in Margate, a total of 112 Loeries were handed out, of which only two were Grands Prix: King James in TV & Cinema Commercials for Alan Gray ‘Beautiful', and Net#work BBDO and Gloo Digital Design in Experiential Digital Mixed-Media Campaign for ‘Youngblood5'.

27 Jul 2008

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