Marketing & Media most read

Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
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

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

What should a modern marketing manager be able to do?

South Africa has a really strange culture when it comes to business marketing: not only do you get hands on involvement (control?) from business owners and senior management, often to the point of death by democracy, but you also get marketing treated as a junior role.

By Chemory Gunko 24 Jul 2014 09:47

Fifty most valuable South African brands led by MTN

Brand Finance has released the 2014 annual report on South Africa's 50 most valuable brands, with MTN leading the way.

24 Jul 2014 07:24

Actually, Hlaudi is the right man for the job...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is absolutely the ideal man for the job as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the SABC.

By Chris Moerdyk 24 Jul 2014 05:31