Speculation continues about the real reasons Naspers CEO Koos Bekker stepped down last month‚ with plans to eventually create a new global internet‚ media and digital group cited as the most likely reason for his decision.
By Maarten Mittner 10 Mar 2014 09:24
Locally an increasing number of online publishing companies are providing want-to-be authors with a seemingly more lucrative and faster option towards getting their name and work into the market place, as self-publishing continues to be a growing trend worldwide.
10 Mar 2014 09:03
Just because they lived close to Oscar Pistorius and had the misfortune of hearing the events that led to his murder trial, the lives of witnesses were torn apart. They became household names and, for the rest of their lives, everywhere they go, people they don't know will probably link them back to this one event and know more about them than they would want known.
By Anton Harber 10 Mar 2014 07:01
Acquisition by international firms of South African founded companies is killing marketing in the country. Yes I said it!...well most of them, not all.
By Sanele Mgaga 7 Mar 2014 14:45
Eskom is in a much better position to manage load shedding than in the last episode in 2008, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Thursday, 5 March.
7 Mar 2014 06:06
Having recently returned to South Africa from a 15 year tenure in London, I am constantly amazed at the number of small, local businesses that don't have their own websites.
By Grant Bushby 6 Mar 2014 14:49
LONDON - British advertising regulators on Wednesday ordered Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to immediately withdraw a campaign offering "money back if he walks" about the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.
6 Mar 2014 14:38
Winning the right to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius trial came with clearly defined restrictions, one of which prevented the media from showing the faces or publishing photographs of witnesses who had not consented to being filmed.
By Sulaiman Philip 6 Mar 2014 08:23
Most companies have heard about big data, and are vaguely aware of the benefits. Unfortunately, it remains a 'nice idea' but one whose benefits are not well understood.
By Gerald Naidoo 6 Mar 2014 07:10
For better or worse, technology has changed how we engage with media. And despite the 'print is dead' argument, clients of public relations firms still expect to get their column centimetres. So how is technology shaping the lives of media professionals?
By Jaco Pienaar 6 Mar 2014 06:30
The South African economy is currently taking a bit of a beating with the petrol price hike, the interest rate increase, and the declining value of the rand against the dollar. Financial services companies and financial organisations will feel this pinch directly as their customers may potentially go further into debt or have less money to invest. The financial landscape is risky, uncertain, and unfriendly... and just perfect for the launch of your content marketing campaign.
By Mark Wright 5 Mar 2014 14:05
Through South African ingenuity, social media managers now have a powerful new tool to boost their performance and ensure they never miss a Tweet or Facebook update.
5 Mar 2014 08:23
When last did you have the opportunity to network with a room full of like-minded peers? We often find ourselves in situations where we're forced to relate to people who, while not in the same industry, have a substantial amount of value to add to our business.
By Gerhard Jacobs 5 Mar 2014 06:45
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