The #JetLoveYourself campaign
Jet flies again

In 2012, after much research, we at Trend Forward presented the future of marketing trend presentation to a small group of around 50 individuals across a broad sector of industries, including advertising, retail, marketing and few photographers.

By Dave Nemeth

Ashley Knight
Three ways to use Instagram hashtags

If Instagram's your jam, but you're pretty much lost in the dark and find yourself hazarding a huge guess on how to use those hashtags effectively to grow your company's following, you're in luck.

By Ashley Knight

News24's Trench digs into TMG
News24's Trench digs into TMG

News24's editor-in-chief, Andrew Trench, is leaving the company to take up a position at Times Media Group (TMG)

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Top 10 social trends for 2016

At South Africa Social Media Week 2015, we predicted trends on digital platforms such as online storytelling, convergence of traditional media and social media, social psychology and growth of the image networks.

By Farren Roper

Gareth Cliff wins mammoth lawsuit against M-Net
Gareth Cliff wins mammoth lawsuit against M-Net

Axed Idols judge Gareth Cliff won a mammoth lawsuit against M-Net on Friday, hours before the first auditions for the show were due to start.

[Secrets of Success] Gloo@Ogilvy - A merger for future growth
[Secrets of Success] Gloo@Ogilvy - A merger for future growth

In November last year, Gloo@Ogilvy was named Digital Agency of the Year at the Financial Mail Annual AdFocus Awards.

By Ann Nurock

Ad Talent Salary Survey 2016 - Ad Talent
Ad Talent Salary Survey 2016

Knowing your worth is... worth knowing. Ad Talent has released the results of their annual salary survey.

Issued by Ad Talent

King James crowned overall agency for Pick n Pay
King James crowned overall agency for Pick n Pay

Exclusive interview with Alistair King, founding creative partner of King James, into how one of SA's top ranked creative agencies won the advertising account of one of the country's top five advertising brands.

By Leigh Andrews

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How to increase your freelance earnings today!

Whether you are doing it full-time or want to supplement your income, freelancing can offer unlimited earning opportunities.

By Phindiwe Nkosi

[BizTrends 2016] Five game-changing trends for 2016
[BizTrends 2016] Five game-changing trends for 2016

The top five trends for marketers to note for this year include VR, AR, the maker movement, device culture, and content in context.

By Dave Nemeth

[BizTrends 2016] JWT's Future 100 trends for 2016
[BizTrends 2016] JWT's Future 100 trends for 2016

Trends and innovation are moving at breakneck speed, powered by an engaged, sophisticated, curious global consumer. The Future 100 takes a snapshot of emerging trends for 2016, spanning culture, tech and innovation, travel and hospitality, brands and marketing, food and drink, beauty, retail, health, lifestyle, and luxury.

By JWT Innovation Group

Save WhatsApp in South Africa
Save WhatsApp in South Africa

MTN and Vodacom have called for the government to regulate WhatsApp (as well as Skype and similar services). They are claiming that their profits are being undermined by 'unfair competition' from the popular messaging system. Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications and Postal Services has agreed to hold hearings on the subject.

New outdoor banner fuels #ZumaMustFall
New outdoor banner fuels #ZumaMustFall

Twitter is abuzz with sightings of what 2OceansVibe has dubbed 'the biggest poster you've ever seen in your life'.