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#BehindtheSelfie with... Dale Ferreira

This extended #EntrepreneurMonth, we go behind the selfie with Dale Ferreira, MD of creative digital marketing agency, Sconetent (it rhymes with 'content', if you're not sure)...

By Leigh Andrews 13 hours ago

#FMAdFocus2017: Some delights, some disappointments

With the AdFocus Awards only a few hours away, current chairperson Craig Page-Lee, reflects on the Awards' entries this year...

15 hours ago

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OLCaptura 360 - The next level of capturing magic moments

OLC introduces the latest innovation, the OLCaptura 360, which provides 360-degree images, taking the photo experience to a whole new level...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 2 days ago

Creative Circle takes steps towards its new purpose

The Creative Circle is taking bold steps to ensure it is equipped to lead the creative industry into the future...

15 hours ago

#FMAdFocus2017: Judging the Student of the Year category

A few of the judges and current chairperson, Craig Page-Lee comment on the overall quality of the work received for the AdFocus Student of the Year Award and what they were specifically looking for from the entries...

By Juanita Pienaar 12 hours ago

Getting to grips with the Scopen Agency Scope 2017

The results of the second edition of the Scopen Agency Scope are in! I caught up with Scopen's global CEO Cesar Vacchiano and Johanna McDowell of IAS on the importance of client-agency relationships, particularly with BEE being a uniquely SA component within the global advertising landscape...

By Leigh Andrews 11 hours ago

How Ikea used affordable and innovative design to transform the homes of everyday consumers

For decades, Ikea has filled homes across the world with bookcases, beds, cardboard boxes and countless tea lights...

By Dan Lewis 15 hours ago

Gearing up for the Black Friday frenzy

Black Friday has become a highly anticipated event for retailers and customers alike. Originally marked in the US to denote the beginning of the Christmas shopping season...

By Stefan Salzer 13 hours ago

Godllywood Self Help teaches that when a decision to follow God's Word is made, lives change

The final meeting of Godllywood Self Help explored the age-old question of why many women feel unfulfilled despite having achieved success in different areas of their lives...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 11 hours ago

Black Friday - Stats show trend on the rise in SA

Digital advertising agency Jetweb, has kept a close eye on Black Friday through social listening data for the last three years and says the trend is on the rise...

13 hours ago

Sundays are where South Africans get more bang for their buck

Sunday newspaper readership is made up of upper-middle class and upper LSM communities. They are readers who can afford to make purchasing decisions and are a great target market for advertisers...

Issued by Ads24 13 hours ago

Success league: Here's who won at the 2017 National Business Awards

Where are you most likely to find the winners of this year's National Business Awards - known as the 'Oscars of South African business' - a year from now? Well, dominating the 2% of South Africa's economy that is forecast to grow in 2018...

Issued by Topco Media 12 hours ago

Kaya FM Sound Supreme Picnic

Usher in the sunny summer season at Sound Supreme Picnic brought to you for the first time by the home of the Afropolitan, Kaya FM, on Saturday, 25 November...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 12 hours ago

The ingenious Facebook trap: Is it time for ensnared brands to cut their losses?

Facebook was silently plotting increasingly creative ways to monetise brands' presence on the platform and implemented an ingenious strategy to ensnare unknowing brand custodians...

By Ewoudt Cloete, Issued by Wunderman 12 hours ago

Smartphone sales in SA rise 28% as average selling price falls

South African smartphone sales climbed 28% year-on-year to three million units in the third quarter of 2017, while basic mobile phone sales were up 6% to 1.6 million units for the same period...

Issued by GfK South Africa 12 hours ago

Why branding really matters

Building strong brands is a long-term process that requires a lot of thought and planning from a future-fit standpoint...

By James Maposa 8 hours ago

Don't forget where we came from: Four ways to appeal to consumers that can cut through modern 'brand fluff'

The first brands were marks on goods so people knew they could trust what they were buying. We're seeing a return to this 'Branding 101' and consumer mistrust of unfounded brand promises...

Issued by IGI 13 hours ago

J. Walter Thompson MENA Network ranked #2 at MENA Effies 2017

The J. Walter Thompson network in MENA ranked second overall at the MENA Effies show in Dubai on 15 November...

Issued by JWT 13 hours ago

SHOUT opens libraries in Tembisa and Soshanguve

The SHOUT Foundation, a philanthropic organisation founded by popular South African artists Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane have done it again. In raising awareness of childhood literacy the organisation opened two libraries...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 14 hours ago

My generation failed to create loyalty

It is very obvious that my generation failed dramatically, worldwide. The next generation want change. Mostly simply change away from what my generation achieved...

By Erik Du Plessis 10 hours ago

EXSA forms an alliance with international federation, IFES

A reciprocal membership agreement between the Exhibition and Event Association of SA and the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Suppliers is a landmark event...

Issued by Scan Display 14 hours ago

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Africa news

#NEWSWATCH: Singing and dancing on the streets of Zimbabwe and on social media

Harare became one big street party as the resignation of President Robert Mugabe was announced yesterday. Much of the party was streamed live to the Zimbabwean diaspora via social media...

By Louise Marsland 15 hours ago

APO partners with Rugby Africa

APO Group and Africa's rugby governing body, Rugby Africa, sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa...

1 day ago

MEST expands in key African markets

MEST announces partnership with Metta as program continues to expand its presence across the continent...

1 day ago

Arsenal welcomes WorldRemit as official online money transfer partner

Leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit and Arsenal partner to use the power of football to find a better way to connect communities...

1 day ago

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International

Winners of 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards announced the 2017 award-winners at their annual award celebration taking place at the New York Academy of Sciences in lower Manhattan. Guests from around the globe celebrated the award-winners at ceremonies in both New York City at the Academy of Sciences and Sydney, Australia at The Rawson hosted by Bravo!/Global Awards.

1 day ago

BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Murdoch's Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

NEW YORK - Shares in media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox surged to seven-month highs on Friday after news it has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations.

2 days ago

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