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LinkedIn is the new business card
LinkedIn is the new business card

The problem with networking in real life is that you can't just click and connect, as business cards get bulky while you work your way through the room. That's why it's better to incorporate online networking into your offline meets...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Aug 2015 12:00

Burger King's cheap shot
Burger King's cheap shot

Hello keyboard terrorists.

By Erik de Jager & Cole Matthews 27 Aug 2015 15:20



[Loeries 2015] Unilever's Justin Apsey on purpose-driven marketing
[Loeries 2015] Unilever's Justin Apsey on purpose-driven marketing

Ann Nurock spoke to Justin Apsey, Vice President of Brand Building Home & Surface Care at Unilever during the Loeries Creative Week Durban. Unilever won one gold, three silver and seven bronze at the awards on Saturday and Sunday night...

By Ann Nurock 21 Aug 2015 12:01

[Loeries 2015] Cell C on breakthrough creative work
[Loeries 2015] Cell C on breakthrough creative work

There was a lot of controversy around Cell C's latest advertising campaign, Dog, and during Loeries Creative Week Durban, Ann Nurock spoke to Cell C's Executive Head: Marketing, Doug Mattheus, about the campaign and the why creatives need to start understanding how a business works.

By Ann Nurock 20 Aug 2015 10:53

Loeries winners list 2015: Sunday
Loeries winners list 2015: Sunday

The Sunday night winners of the 37th Annual Loerie Awards, which took place 16 August 2015 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all the winners!

16 Aug 2015 21:58

Loeries winners list 2015: Saturday
Loeries winners list 2015: Saturday

The Saturday night winners of the 37th Annual Loerie Awards, which took place 15 August 2015 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all the winners!

15 Aug 2015 21:45

A peek at the finalists for the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards 2015
A peek at the finalists for the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards 2015

The finalists for the 17th edition of the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards in association with research house - TNS South Africa, have been announced. The awards presentation ceremony will take place in Sandton, Johannesburg on 25 August...

14 Aug 2015 14:30

How to blow up your brand in five minutes
How to blow up your brand in five minutes

You'd think that after the BIC South Africa saga in which they offended just about every woman on the planet with a sexist social media campaign, that brands would think twice about their posts. But no, Pick n Pay showed us in five minutes this morning how to shame your brand with one stupid tweet.

By Louise Marsland 14 Aug 2015 12:49

Content marketing does not exist
Content marketing does not exist

After 17 years in the internet industry, you get accustomed to the crowds chasing the next latest 'best thing' in digital. It is an industry where people like catchy sayings, making things sound important, and - with a little smoke and mirrors - it might even get them some additional business. With the hype comes the followers, new job titles, etc.

By Steve Liversedge 12 Aug 2015 14:15

Bizcommunity presents Case Studies from Cannes - Bizcommunity.com
Bizcommunity presents Case Studies from Cannes

Bizcommunity in partnership with UCT Graduate School of Business, Cape Town and UP's Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg, invite you to two "mini-Cannes" sessions at which Cannes Lions 2015 correspondent Ann Nurock will showcase the most thought-provoking campaigns, ideas, trends and thought leadership case studies from what has been billed as "the world's biggest get-together of people interested in creativity".

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 Aug 2015 13:26

Why brands fail at Women's Day
Why brands fail at Women's Day

When a brand gets it as badly wrong as Bic South Africa did with its Facebook post for Women's Day - which has now been vilified globally - you have to wonder if any thought at all goes into some campaigns or actions by brands...

By Louise Marsland 12 Aug 2015 08:55

[Loeries 2015] All the Digital, Interactive and Integrated finalists
[Loeries 2015] All the Digital, Interactive and Integrated finalists

With judging complete in these categories, the Loeries' Digital and Interactive and Integrated finalists have been announced...

11 Aug 2015 12:12

Loeries Awards 2015: The Durban twist
Loeries Awards 2015: The Durban twist

From as far back as the wall-to-wall carpet days in Sun City, each host location for the Loeries has brought its own flavour to the event. Durban is promising to do the same this year...

By Tseliso Rangaka 6 Aug 2015 12:52