[Newsmaker] Lerato Tshabalala - editor of The Afropolitan
[Newsmaker] Lerato Tshabalala - editor of The Afropolitan

Lerato Tshabalala has been appointed as the new editor for The Afropolitan magazine. She's set to bring a fresh new editorial outlook to the publication, which readers have been enjoying for the past 10 years.

By Beverley Klein 18 Jul 2016

Ad blockers vs publishers - The war rages on
Ad blockers vs publishers - The war rages on

It cannot be ignored that advertising is what made the World Wide Web what it is today right from the humble beginnings. However what has been in every publisher's nightmares is what if we are to wake up one day with our target audience having had a Eureka moment of realising the power of ad blockers in enhancing their browsing experience? The question that remains on everyone's mind is if these tools could spell doom for the industry as we know it. Experts are guessing this could be the case and this has been proven by the drop inventory since ad blockers started mushrooming. In the US alone it has been reported that an estimated 15% of internet users have ad blocking software installed. In the UK ad blocking was already at 22% among over-18 year olds. That is a scary statistic.

Issued by DQ&A Media Group 15 Jul 2016

Booksellers' Choice Awards selects 2016 shortlist
Booksellers' Choice Awards selects 2016 shortlist

The SA Booksellers Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for the 2016 Booksellers' Choice Awards, from 150 nominations. This year, the award will be presented to the winning author on Tuesday 30 August 2016 at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town at the Sefika gala event.

14 Jul 2016

Niche male-oriented consumer publication for sale
Niche male-oriented consumer publication for sale

Due to the impending retirement of the publisher, there is a niche consumer publication on offer. It has an active website with good potential for further development as well as a digital offering in addition to print.

Issued by AstraGraphics 12 Jul 2016

Who's making a big impression on Biz?
Who's making a big impression on Biz?

As Bizcommunity's reputation as a premier global resource for industry news from the African continent increases, so our 600+ Press Office holders and company listings are reaping the benefits, often seeing more dramatically increased engagement for their corporate content than they might be be able to generate from their own networks.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jul 2016

The SpaceStation gazes into the future with pioneering industry event
The SpaceStation gazes into the future with pioneering industry event

Last week, in Cape Town and Johannesburg, The SpaceStation, South Africa's premium digital media sales company, hosted Digital Salt, focusing on digital publishing and advertising.

Issued by The SpaceStation 1 Jul 2016

2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards winners announced
2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards have been announced at an event in Sandton. The Barry Ronge Fiction Prize was awarded to debut novelist Nkosinathi Sithole for his book, Hunger Eats a Man, published by Penguin Books.

27 Jun 2016

Ndalo Media Books launches with a book on Personal Brand Intelligence
Ndalo Media Books launches with a book on Personal Brand Intelligence

To mark the start of the fifth addition, namely Ndalo Media Books, to Ndalo Media's existing business units of print publishing, digital publishing, content marketing and events, the group launched the book, Personal Brand Intelligence (PBQ) - an inspiring and holistic look at how your brand can evolve intelligently to influence society', by bestselling author, Timothy Maurice Webster.

27 Jun 2016

Ndalo Media launches book division the brand intelligent way
Ndalo Media launches book division the brand intelligent way

"The ability to gain wealth from being a brand is secondary. By far the most important reason to measure and know your PBQ (Personal Brand Intelligence) is to understand your relationship to your personal influence." Timothy Maurice

Issued by Ndalo Media 24 Jun 2016

The Publishing Partnership and Amorphous New Media win Edcon publishing account
The Publishing Partnership and Amorphous New Media win Edcon publishing account

The Publishing Partnership (TPP) and digital agency Amorphous New Media have won Edcon's publishing business for its print and digital publications.

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 23 Jun 2016