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20 powerful secrets of persuasion
20 powerful secrets of persuasion

Your ability to persuade and influence people - to get them to understand, accept and act upon your ideas - is crucial to your success. People who speak persuasively have greater personal power, get more things done and achieve their goals faster.

By James Hurford 24 Oct 2014 08:47

Embracing m-commerce
Embracing m-commerce

Okay, so it doesn't exactly flow off the tongue, but it is certainly worthy of attention: m-commerce (mobile commerce) is the next generation of e-commerce, allowing people to buy and sell goods and services using a mobile device such as a phone, a tablet, or a wearable gadget like a wristband.

By Robyn Hazekamp 23 Oct 2014 11:39

New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced
New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced

Now in its second year, the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards that took place on 21 October at the Sandton Convention Centre saw a total of 67 awards handed out in 32 categories, with Unilever SA winning the Overall Social and Digital Winner Award - Corporate, and Liquorice winning agency of the year.

23 Oct 2014 09:20

Partygoers set to get even trendier with Trender app
Partygoers set to get even trendier with Trender app

Ever wished for a location-based photo app where you can see where your friends are in real-time? Trender is here to make your wishes come true...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Oct 2014 08:00

The South African government is on Ello
The South African government is on Ello

Ello is the coolest party on the internet. Hailed by fans as the anti-Facebook, the creators describe it as a "simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers".

By Sulaiman Philip 22 Oct 2014 08:45

Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC
Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC

Three candidates have been shortlisted to fill the vacancy for CEO of the SABC. The appointment of a permanent CEO will be crucial for the stabilisation of the public broadcaster.

By Bekezela Phakathi 22 Oct 2014 08:28

NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?
NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?

In its latest issue, YOU Magazine roped in local celebrities to join its cancer awareness campaign. The celebs' pictures were edited so that they appeared bald. The campaign is reported to have sparked mixed reactions from the public, with many cancer patients and survivors feeling outraged.

21 Oct 2014 12:00

MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs
MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs

MTN SA said last week that over 240 managers have taken voluntary retrenchment packages. The company embarked on a cost-reduction programme in August‚ following its poor financial performance.

By Thabiso Mochiko 21 Oct 2014 05:25

2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed
2014 Female Nation Survey results revealed

Women24.com recently released the findings of their annual Female Nation Survey, which called on women across the country to participate.

20 Oct 2014 14:15

Director addresses Dookoom video backlash
Director addresses Dookoom video backlash

Since its release, Dookoom's music video for Larney Jou Poes has sparked all sorts of controversy. Afriforum has gone as far as laying a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission citing both song and video as hate speech inciting violence.

By Ruth Cooper & Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2014 11:47

M-Net announces open pitch to industry
M-Net announces open pitch to industry

To provide fresh local content, M-Net Channel 101 is inviting production companies and format creators to pitch their ideas for an original unscripted show that will provide blockbuster television entertainment in 2015.

20 Oct 2014 09:29

Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign
Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign

Email marketing has evolved from the 'spam age' and has since found its place as one of the most cost and time-effective marketing tools that can be used at the forefront of almost any marketing campaign.

By David Sylvester 20 Oct 2014 07:06

FNB campaign encourages South Africans to 'Un-Steve' themselves
FNB campaign encourages South Africans to 'Un-Steve' themselves

The new FNB advertising campaign, an evolution of the previous Steve campaign, calls on South Africans to 'Un-Steve Yourself' and re-evaluate their choice of bank.

18 Oct 2014 09:27