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Marrying new-age and traditional marketing skills
Marrying new-age and traditional marketing skills

The principles of marketing have fundamentally changed over the last decade and we continue to see the change year on year...

By Farren Roper 22 May 2015 06:00

Revealed: The true colour of SA's 18 D&AD 2015 Pencils
Revealed: The true colour of SA's 18 D&AD 2015 Pencils

LONDON, UK: The 53rd D&AD Professional Awards presented 847 Pencils at the ceremony on 21 May in London. South African agencies took home 13 Wood Pencils, 4 Graphite Pencils and 1 Yellow Pencil.

22 May 2015 00:07

Online TV, live from Africa
Online TV, live from Africa

Two young, black females. One hot new online TV platform. Welcome to Aza TV, launched by Sorele Media on 20 May 2015...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2015 14:00

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

Hlaudi: SABC will now start DTT with five TV channels
Hlaudi: SABC will now start DTT with five TV channels

The SABC's chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng says the public broadcaster will now launch with only five TV channels once the long-delayed commercial start of South Africa's switch from analogue to digital broadcasting begins.

By Thinus Ferreira 21 May 2015 11:48

Naspers newspaper titles moving into 24.com makes sense
Naspers newspaper titles moving into 24.com makes sense

There has not been much media coverage outside of Naspers with regard to the decision to move all their newspaper titles onto the News24 and Netwerk24 platforms.

By Chris Moerdyk 20 May 2015 14:58

The state of digital in South Africa
The state of digital in South Africa

New media! That is how many people still refer to digital...

By Richard Lord 20 May 2015 06:00

Andy Reid
10 business lessons for brand success

The Vespa has always been an object of great admiration. But when I first brought Vespas to South Africa, turning that admiration into sales proved to be a challenging journey. Only by completely transforming my business strategy, was I able to turn admirers to loyal riders. Here are my top ten tips for brand success:

By Andy Reid 19 May 2015 15:11

Bruce Good's OurHood unites neighbourhood communities
Bruce Good's OurHood unites neighbourhood communities

Collaborative consumption, increasing internet penetration and the rise of digital trust all point to the importance of the OurHood app...

By Leigh Andrews 19 May 2015 14:00

Skip those stains with social media and the #FabulousDressProject
Skip those stains with social media and the #FabulousDressProject

What do #FirstThursdays, The Jupiter Drawing Room and Skip washing powder have in common? The #FabulousDressProject, of course...

By Leigh Andrews 19 May 2015 06:00

[Gartner Digital Business] Top ten strategic tech trends for 2015
[Gartner Digital Business] Top ten strategic tech trends for 2015

"Take everything you've learned about IT in the last 30 years and throw it away, as IT in the next 30 years will be completely different," says George Ambler, Gartner Executive Partner - here are the top trends set to change the face of your business.

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2015 14:00

Lessons for SA creatives from SXSW
Lessons for SA creatives from SXSW

A robot petting zoo, global internet connectivity through balloons in the stratosphere and other important insights for those of us who didn't get to attend the annual showcase of all things tech and innovation in Texas this March...

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2015 06:00

Ray-Ban launch of #Campaign4Change gathers momentum
Ray-Ban launch of #Campaign4Change gathers momentum

Ray-Ban has officially launched its communication campaign #Campaign4Change in South Africa last week and the event was trending third on Twitter South Africa, a testament to the great response to the campaign.

16 May 2015 09:35