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'Slipper Day' stickers available at all Wimpy outlets countrywide

Reach For A Dream will be activating the annual Reach For Your Slippers campaign also known as 'Slipper Day' tomorrow 1 August 2014. The campaign calls on all South Africans to "reach for their slippers", and to wear them to work or school to help a child fight a life-threatening illness.

31 Jul 2014 11:08

How social media is destroying our society

I was an early adopter of social media... my Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn accounts all kicked off around 2006/7 - and once again I find myself an early adopter as I join the ranks of millions of people around the world who are shutting down their social media profiles.

By Chemory Gunko 30 Jul 2014 16:07

SABC staff need protecting

In an editorial opinion piece, BD Live says SABC staffers risk being caught up in the fallout from the bigger issues besetting the national broadcaster.

30 Jul 2014 05:34

Prophet cartoon a bad call, says Dawes

Publishing a cartoon depicting the Muslim Prophet Mohammed by the Mail & Guardian was a bad editorial decision, although the courts allowed it, former editor of the newspaper Nic Dawes said at the weekend.

29 Jul 2014 07:26

Motsoeneng stares down Malema

Fresh from leading a chaotic protest last week in Gauteng, Julius Malema is looking to start a new fire, this time threatening to lead the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in a mass action to burn television licences on the SABC's doorstep.

29 Jul 2014 07:16

Is your social media agency using the correct software?

The landscape of social media changes so rapidly that marketers are often left scrambling to keep up.

By Gareth Slaven 29 Jul 2014 06:21

Unrepentant minister has faith in Motsoeneng

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she has filed an affidavit opposing the DA court bid to reverse the SABC board's decision to appoint Hlaudi Motsoeneng permanently as chief operations officer.

By Quinton Mtyala and Jan-Jan Joubert 28 Jul 2014 07:25

New CSI initiative empowers young women in marketing sector

A new initiative focusing on empowering young women entering the marketing sector with on the job skills has been launched in Gauteng. The initiative, Phakama Women's Academy, is a corporate social investment (CSI) programme from VWV, the brand experience agency.

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Jul 2014 07:11

Lack of sales is the top reason small businesses fail

Small businesses can fail for any number of reasons - but, says Brad Sugars, founder of ACTIONCoach and author of Buying Customers, although it seems obvious, topping the list is a lack of sales.

25 Jul 2014 15:33

O, The Oprah Magazine, SA edition to close

Associated Media Publishing has just announced that the South African edition of O, The Oprah Magazine will publish its final issue in September 2014.

25 Jul 2014 11:04

Cloud computing and its potential for software development companies

What is the cloud? How do I connect to the cloud? What can the cloud do for me?

By Rudolph von Abo 25 Jul 2014 09:00

[Habari #Tuongee2014] The creative adult is the child who survived

Habari Media's Insights and Innovations Director, Byron John (@ByronJohnza), covered the topic of creativity at this year's Habari Media Tuongee which took place from 17-18 July. He gave delegates a how-to guide for creativity and innovation in the workplace, explaining why being creative can sometimes feel completely unattainable and also how to get out of that rut.

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jul 2014 08:15

Why is radio advertising so damn dismal?

Some say there are only two things certain about life. I say there are three - death, taxes, and that Loerie Awards announcement, "There is no Grand Prix for radio this year..."

By Chris Moerdyk 25 Jul 2014 05:19