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Why strategic planning is stupid

I just landed this awesome 'Strategic Planning Director' job. I am a week in and while this article may lead to the shortest strategic planning career in the history of advertising, I reckon I'll throw the proverbial caution to the wind and give it a go anyway.

By Jessica Wheeler, Issued by Grey 6 Jul 2015 08:44

The lowdown on digital influence
The lowdown on digital influence

Shh. 'Digital influence' is meant to be something mystical and vague. That's no longer the case, following the Meltwater African Brain Food event, where all aspects of digital influence were unpacked...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2015 06:00

Sunday Times launches property section 'Neighbourhood'
Sunday Times launches property section 'Neighbourhood'

The Sunday Times will be introducing a new property and lifestyle section in the newspaper titled 'Neighbourhood', which will launch in the Sunday 5 July edition.

3 Jul 2015 14:57

Creative Circle's Cannes 2015 individual and group agency results are out!
Creative Circle's Cannes 2015 individual and group agency results are out!

The Official Creative Circle Cannes Results 2015 are out...

3 Jul 2015 08:55

Gloo@Ogilvy brings home the only Cannes Lion for digital work - Ogilvy & Mather
Gloo@Ogilvy brings home the only Cannes Lion for digital work

Gloo@Ogilvy, the digital arm of Ogilvy & Mather, received a Cannes Bronze Lion, the only SA digital agency to receive a statue at this year's festival.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 2 Jul 2015 10:37

Top five Instagram trends for 2015
Top five Instagram trends for 2015

Since the trail-blazing millennials and too-cool-for-Facebook hipsters started the migration to Instagram five years ago, we've seen a visual content explosion...

By Desiree Gullan 1 Jul 2015 14:09

Ideas are like goldfish... easy to kill
Ideas are like goldfish... easy to kill

Ideas are truly the most beautiful things. They have such power and at the same time they are completely fragile...

By Damon Stapleton 1 Jul 2015 12:00

[NewsMaker] Michelle Vahl
[NewsMaker] Michelle Vahl

"I think that it's crucial that sales people live their brand and believe in what they're selling."

By Louise Marsland 1 Jul 2015 11:26

Damon Stapleton on the changing state of advertising
Damon Stapleton on the changing state of advertising

Damon Stapleton is the Chief Creative Officer at DDB New Zealand. Before that he was ECD at Saatchi and Saatchi Australia, and before that, Group ECD of TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Global ECD of Standard Bank.

By Ann Nurock 30 Jun 2015 11:27

Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22

Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app
Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip.

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

Dlamini and Galgut take Sunday Times book prizes
Dlamini and Galgut take Sunday Times book prizes

Authors Jacob Dlamini and Damon Galgut were announced as the winners of this year's Sunday Times Literary Awards at a gala ceremony at Summer Place in Sandton on 27 June.

29 Jun 2015 09:34

All the SA Cannes winners
All the SA Cannes winners

South African agencies brought home a handful of Cannes Lions trophies this year... (video)

29 Jun 2015 09:14