Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30
Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30

Forbes Africa's 30 under 30 list has hit the shelves, revealing the 30 most promising entrepreneurs from around the continent, across various sectors.

1 day ago

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China dirties squeaky clean image with 'Most racist ad of 2016'

NEWSWATCH: A Chinese washing powder ad is making global headlines for all the wrong reasons.

3 days ago

Charlie Stewart
How quality content can seal the B2B deal

This is a summary of a talk I recently gave at The Marketing Indaba 2016 in Cape Town on 25 May.

By Charlie Stewart 3 days ago

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Primedia Online's Dash Of Lime & 365 Digital bought by Mark1 Media

Effective 1 June 2016, Mark1 has announced acquisition of two top line digital businesses - Primedia's Dash of Lime and 365 Digital.

3 days ago

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Online PR: Reinventing Online Reputation Management

The title of this article may sound over the top, but current South African online reputation management (ORM) practices are out of date.

By Stephen Sandmann 27 May 2016

Rebecca Cronje
Is PR still relevant?

This is a summary of the talk I gave at @MarketingIndaba in Cape Town on 25 May.

By Rebecca Cronje 26 May 2016

Kyle Lewis's colourful campaign for Volkswagen and Ogilvy
Kyle Lewis's colourful campaign for Volkswagen and Ogilvy

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis has just completed his first campaign for Volkswagen and Ogilvy Cape Town, with two typically bold brand films perfectly matched to the Volkswagen Up's positioning as "the bold car that takes you places".

Issued by Arcade Content 26 May 2016

Left to right: Keith Shipley (BBDO executive chairman) with Boniswa Pezisa (group CEO) and Gau Narayanan (Net#work MD).
New leadership team banging the BBDO drum

Find out how things will change and how they'll stay the same in this exclusive chat with the newly appointed group CEO and MD of BBDO South Africa as they take up the drumsticks.

By Leigh Andrews 26 May 2016

Digitisation - adapt or die
Digitisation - adapt or die

Without doubt, today's ever-quickening cycle of change is unprecedented. Change today is faster, more erratic, more elemental than ever before. A collision of technological, competitive and cultural pressures is forming a vortex of what we have begun to call the 'information age'.

26 May 2016

The digital trends that are shaping leading brands' marketing plans
The digital trends that are shaping leading brands' marketing plans

According to Google, more than 20 million South Africans are using the internet today. Thanks to cheaper smartphones and the rise of high-speed fibre connectivity, the Internet is a truly mainstream technology that reaches South Africans from every walk of life.

By Bianca Quinn-Diavastos 26 May 2016

Change vs. transformational management
Change vs. transformational management

Forget about change management, we are squarely in the transformation age and with it we need to apply transformational management.

By John Sanei 25 May 2016

The Chewbacca mask and the power of social media in retail
The Chewbacca mask and the power of social media in retail

Social media often doesn't live up to the hype. But it can be retail brand building - and sales - gold. Just look at the case of the Chewbacca mask that Candace Payne bought from Kohl's last week. What can South African marketers learn from it?

By Sarah Britten 25 May 2016

Dear SA radio stations
Dear SA radio stations

I've been working in radio for 26 years and I love the medium today as much as I did when I first stumbled across it back in 1990.

By Simon Parkinson 24 May 2016