South Africa's Product of the Year winners revealed
South Africa's Product of the Year winners revealed

South Africa's best products, recognised through a market-leading independent consumer survey, were announced at the Product of the Year gala event in Johannesburg last week.

16 hours ago

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How far are we from a cashless society in South Africa?

Globally, cash, as a means of transaction, has been on the decline for decades.

By Bronwyn Williams 3 days ago

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Radio and digital: a one-night-stand or a meaningful relationship?

There's a certain twilight zone feel about life these days. All of our absolutes are no longer absolute.

By John Walls 3 days ago

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Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party.

By Tarryn Giebelmann 23 Feb 2017

IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017
IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017

The IAB SA has announced the Bookmark Awards finalists for 2017. Following several weeks of judging, the panel has narrowed down a record number of entries into a shortlist of official finalists (full list below), each demonstrating talent and digital innovation in their respective categories.

22 Feb 2017

D&AD Pencils.
The value of a pencil

I apologise in advance for the unnecessary use of nostalgia and being a little romantic about it all. Actually, I don't.

By Damon Stapleton 22 Feb 2017

Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing
Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing

Following the announcement of bilingual Ideas/Idees magazine being closed down by Media24 late last year, editor Terena le Roux approached management to transfer ownership into her name. Now the owner of startup publishing company IdeesFabriek (IdeasFactory), Le Roux says it really was that straightforward.

By Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2017

Ogilvy Cape Town wins KFC New Africa Markets
Ogilvy Cape Town wins KFC New Africa Markets

Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has been appointed lead agency for KFC's New Africa Markets.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 21 Feb 2017

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Sprout Performance Partners share key insights from DoubleClick programmatic masterclass

Sprout Performance Partners recently attended the DoubleClick Programmatic Masterclass in London.

21 Feb 2017

Sponsorship - seven key requirements
Sponsorship - seven key requirements

Sponsorship is generally misunderstood, from both the side of the sponsor as well as the rights holder. Most sponsors expect it to produce instant ROMI or even ROI. Rights holders feel entitled to sponsorship without much work in return. The fact is that that sponsorship is an effective tool in the marketing mix and one that may not obtain the consideration and investment required in a marketing plan and budget.

By Emy Casaletti-Bwalya, Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 21 Feb 2017

Zwelethu Radebe joins Egg Films
Zwelethu Radebe joins Egg Films

Rising commercials director Zwelethu Radebe has nestled in at Egg Films, where he'll be working with producer Dumisani Mvumvu from their Johannesburg office.

Issued by Egg Films 21 Feb 2017

Six ways to boost office morale when your staff need it most
Six ways to boost office morale when your staff need it most

The year is officially in full swing. The holidays are long gone and, finally, people have stopped talking about their New Year resolutions. Long gone are the beach days, morning hikes and afternoon beers. The stress of the New Year is starting to hit and your staff are probably feeling it right now. Which is why the time has come to boost office morale. Throwing the best possible year end function will only get you so far. You have to keep that feeling going, just maybe without an open bar.

By Jessica Edgson, Issued by Rogerwilco 21 Feb 2017

Roed in action.
Getting heavy-handed on fintech community disruption with Heavy Chef Tours

Heavy Chef founder and CEO Fred Roed shares why he resigned from agency WWC at the end of last year to take the Heavy Chef ‘side project' community to the doers, globally…

By Leigh Andrews 21 Feb 2017