Tony Granger, Y&R's SA-born global CCO.
#BrandManagerMonth: Resisting the usual with Y&R's Tony Granger

Tony Granger, South African born and bred global CCO of Y&R Advertising, was in the country earlier this month for a creative conference with all of the Y&R Africa creative heads. Here, he shares how the network resists the usual by focusing on local relevance while collaborating globally in real time.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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2017: The year of taking your business from Gen X to Gen CX

On the day of love, Tuesday, 14 February, BrandLove fittingly held the much-loved Cape Town version of its CX trends update for 2017 at 360 Business Parks in Paarden Eiland.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Boris Dzhingarov
Six simple tips to improve conversions rates in digital marketing

Digital marketing is a little more complex than many business owners realise when they first start out. Naive entrepreneurs often mistakenly believe that all they have to do to reach their internet marketing goals is drive enough targeted traffic to their websites.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers
Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue. Customer engagement via Wi-Fi allows retailers to reach customers without contravening personal information legislation, as customers are incentivised to offer data via their devices or social media profiles in return for high-performance internet.

By Prashil Gareeb 24 Mar 2017

Raphaely and Foulkes.
Breaking through brand clutter with Nomu

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's new with Nomu, the original SA food and lifestyle concept inspiring creative kitchens across the land, from director Paul Raphaely.

By Leigh Andrews 24 Mar 2017

Ogilvy Public Relations announces senior promotions
Ogilvy Public Relations announces senior promotions

Two recent promotions strengthen the agency's commitment to adding value to both employees and clients.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 24 Mar 2017

KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies
KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies

The largest movie screen in KwaZulu-Natal, featuring ultra high-definition (UHD) digital projection has opened at the Xtreme at Nu Metro Ballito Junction, as part of its new 8-screen cinema complex.

24 Mar 2017

Kyle Lewis's epic Nasty C music video featured on Apple Music internationally
Kyle Lewis's epic Nasty C music video featured on Apple Music internationally

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed Bad Hair, Nasty C's epic 14-minute music video that topped the Apple Music video charts in South Africa for the week of its release.

Issued by Arcade Content 24 Mar 2017

Jade Kirkel
#BrandManagerMonth: How Sorbet's Jade Kirkel sells a feeling

Brand manager of Sorbet Group and daughter of founder Ian Fuhr, Jade Kirkel believes that the key to managing a brand is to realise that “every person in the company is essentially a brand manager and has a fundamentally important role and responsibility in embodying the brand at all times”. Her role is to give Sorbet employees the tools, know-how and drive, as well as create an environment in which they can do this well.

By Jessica Tennant 24 Mar 2017

Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products
Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products

Marketers want better ways to visually inspire mobile shoppers to purchase, and so Facebook is introducing a new ad format called 'collection'.

23 Mar 2017

Ogilvy: Agency of the Year at the IAB Bookmark Awards 2017.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Ogilvy

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Ogilvy SA CCO Pete Case and Ogilvy Johannesburg ECD, Matthew Barnes.

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2017

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Daredevils take male cancer fight to the streets in Speedos

It's that time of year again, when men don purple Speedos and storm the streets in aid of male cancer awareness. Warwick Bloom, marketing communications manager at Hollard and Lucy Balona, head of marketing and communication at Cansa, run us through what to expect from the 2017 Hollard Daredevil Run.

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2017

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Liberty Radio Awards announces nominees for 2017

The Liberty Radio Awards has announced this year's finalists. The winners of each category will be announced at the Awards Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre on 22 April.

23 Mar 2017