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Digital marketing trends for 2017 (part 3)

In part three of my exploration of digital marketing in 2017, I delve into subjects I haven't covered yet, such as apps, B2B and tracking ROI digital marketing trends, and share more insight into other trends.

By Stephen Sandmann 19 hours ago

Potayto, Potarto: How this Super Bowl ad changed how I see marketing
Potayto, Potarto: How this Super Bowl ad changed how I see marketing

Even if you don't follow American Football, if you're interested in marketing, communications and/or advertising, come Super Bowl night you're probably also glued to your twitter feed, waiting for the ‘next big ad'.

By Leigh Crymble 3 days ago

Urban Brew Studios to move to Brightwater Commons
Urban Brew Studios to move to Brightwater Commons

Urban Brew Studios is excited to announce that they will be moving to brand-new state-of-the-art facilities at Brightwater Commons in Randburg, by early next year. The Moolman Group has been tasked with turning ten thousand square metres of the shopping complex into the ultimate space for the production house, a division of Kagiso Media.

Issued by Urban Brew Studios 3 days ago

South African Film and Television Awards announce nominees for 2017
South African Film and Television Awards announce nominees for 2017

The SAFTAs 11 Golden Horn nominee's announcement took place today, 16 February, in Bryanston at The Forum. It was attended by members of the media, the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) stakeholders and respected members of the South African film and television industry, as well as the nominees.

16 Feb 2017

Freelancer.com identifies top 10 service businesses
Freelancer.com identifies top 10 service businesses

The continuous growth of the gig economy and Freelancer.com's rapidly scaling global community of over 22 million users reflect an ever-increasing demand for freelancers. The site analyses the top ten service businesses.

16 Feb 2017

Local creatives lace up in Puma's Run the Streets campaign
Local creatives lace up in Puma's Run the Streets campaign

Puma's Run The Streets campaign gets a local twist with rapper Gigi Lamayne, 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards winner Nasty C, Digital Maskandi founder and artist Mashayabhuqe KaMamba and Puma's own Rolo Rozay lacing up in the IGNITE Limitless Core and IGNITE evoKNIT Fade footwear.

15 Feb 2017

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#BehindtheSelfie with… Alan Bell

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Alan Bell, in his new role as partner and managing director at M&C Saatchi Abel Johannesburg.

By Leigh Andrews 15 Feb 2017

M&C Saatchi Group makes key leadership appointments following solid growth
M&C Saatchi Group makes key leadership appointments following solid growth

On the back of an impressive year of growth for many of its newly acquired agencies, the M&C Saatchi Group (South Africa/Africa) has promoted Jerry Mpufane, Group Managing Director (Gauteng), to Chairperson of the M&C Saatchi Johannesburg Group of Companies. Alan Bell, former Managing Director at The Hardy Boys, has been appointed Partner and Managing Director at M&C Saatchi Abel's Johannesburg office.

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 15 Feb 2017

LIVE: Jacaranda FM launches its new brand positioning with a world first for radio
LIVE: Jacaranda FM launches its new brand positioning with a world first for radio

Jacaranda FM teamed up with advertising agency Halo to create a world first for radio – a live, lip sync, audiovisual campaign. This stunt marks the station's launch of a new brand positioning that promises to deliver more music you love.

By Jessica Tennant 15 Feb 2017

New township delivery service pilots in Ekurhuleni
New township delivery service pilots in Ekurhuleni

A new retail home delivery service for townships, funded by the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), has launched in Ekhuruleni. Buddibox is operated by youth from within the community who are trained up to become micro-entrepreneurs (Buddis), earning their own cash, delivering FMCG goods for the family shopping basket, from toiletries to fresh produce.

14 Feb 2017

Cooking up a new season of Ultimate Braai Master
Cooking up a new season of Ultimate Braai Master

Ultimate Braai Master Season 5 returned to e.tv this past Sunday, 5 February at 4pm. Show host Justin Bonello and executive producer at Cooked in Africa, Peter Gird, share the show's success as well as what we can expect from this season's contestants and celebrity judges Pete Goffe-Wood and Benny Masekwameng.

By Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2017

Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign
Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign

Can data tell your whole story? To find out, Investec Private Banking presented three 'out of the ordinary' individuals with how data sees them...

14 Feb 2017

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Are marketer-agency relationships losing that loving feeling?

February is the month of love, with Valentine's Day providing countless marketing communications opportunities to express those ‘loving feelings' – an appropriate time to reflect on the state of marketer–agency relationships.

By John Little 14 Feb 2017