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Jacaranda FM introduces new line-up - Jacaranda 94.2 FM
Jacaranda FM introduces new line-up

The all-new Jacaranda FM line-up has been announced by the station's General Manager, Kevin Fine, and listeners will be pleased with a line-up that includes new talent, music and 24 hours of the amazing content they have come to love.

Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 27 Jul 2015 11:56

[TrendTalk] These brands are the BOSS of Twitter
[TrendTalk] These brands are the BOSS of Twitter

You won't find a better social media case study than what went down last Friday between Spur, Nando's and Woolworths, with a rock band thrown into the mix. This is how you do social media: savvy and switched on 24/7 so as not to miss an opportunity or counter a threat.

By Louise Marsland 24 Jul 2015 10:46



Marie Claire steps into a Twitter mess
Marie Claire steps into a Twitter mess

NEWSWATCH: The Marie Claire campaign, In Her Shoes, has received a major backlash on Twitter due to the inclusion of DJ Euphonik, who was involved in a domestic abuse case several years ago which was eventually dropped.

23 Jul 2015 09:31

A Grand Prix award dedicated to Jenna Lowe
A Grand Prix award dedicated to Jenna Lowe

I had the honour of interviewing the proud and emotional Kirk Gainsford, ECD Lowe + Partners CT, on the agency's Apex Grand Prix for their Organ Donor Campaign "Get me to 21". Oil @ Lowe + Partners also won gold for the campaign as well as a silver in the sustain category for their Slow Mag campaign.

By Ann Nurock 22 Jul 2015 12:38

[Content Marketing] Content marketing trends
[Content Marketing] Content marketing trends

"Content marketing is marketing that has everything to do with the consumer, not the product."

By Louise Marsland 21 Jul 2015 06:20

[Content Marketing] How branded content is changing communications
[Content Marketing] How branded content is changing communications

"Great content is content that has been crafted by an editorial expert."

By Louise Marsland 20 Jul 2015 10:26

Michael Wood
Is Starbucks ready for South Africa?

The news that Starbucks will be entering South Africa is positive - after all the Starbucks brand is known to be a quality coffee brand. Will the global brand be able to achieve sustainable success locally? SA's coffee culture is still in its infancy and competition will surely blast Starbucks from all sides - it's not going to be easy to achieve long-term success.

By Michael Wood 17 Jul 2015 13:30

Triggering the African storytellers' dream
Triggering the African storytellers' dream

If you're in any way involved in this industry, you're a natural storyteller, editor or reteller. If there's a story burning in your chest but you have no way to get it on the big screen, here's your chance...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Jul 2015 06:00

Publicis to acquire The Creative Counsel for a massive 'R1bn'
Publicis to acquire The Creative Counsel for a massive 'R1bn'

Memeburn has it on good authority that French mega agency Publicis is on the verge of securing a deal that will see it acquire The Creative Counsel for a rumoured R1-billion, making it one of South Africa's biggest ever agency acquisitions...

By Stuart Thomas 16 Jul 2015 17:54

Ogilvy: The ad agency with a fully-fledged PR newsroom
Ogilvy: The ad agency with a fully-fledged PR newsroom

It's true - Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has upped the communication stakes by adding a fully-fledged, digitally-minded Newsroom right on its ad agency premises...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jul 2015 14:00

Kauai launches new concept store
Kauai launches new concept store

Kauai has unveiled a new concept store at The Zone @ Rosebank with a new CI, a new store look and feel, and a new menu designed to give customers a 'nutritional theatre' experience...

9 Jul 2015 11:10

Facebook just did something you should know... it's about email
Facebook just did something you should know... it's about email

Facebook just made an announcement about the Facebook Messaging App, which has been kept pretty quiet, but I think it has a big long-term play for the social media giant...

By Warren Harding 7 Jul 2015 14:00

Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22