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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Woolly outlook for PE auction

South Africa's wool season opens this Wednesday when about 13 000 bales will be on auction in Port Elizabeth amid uncertainty caused by the Eurozone crisis‚ which is expected to have a damping effect on prices.

17 Aug 2012 09:33

Change is now. It is time to adapt

Twenty years ago, the only way that you could insure your car was by calling a broker who would put your business with the insurance company that they felt the most comfortable with. A lot of golf was played, commissions were paid and the system ticked along merrily.

By Jonathan Cherry, Issued by trendwatching.com 6 Aug 2012 09:52

Five years of AMPS data out now

The South African Advertising Research Foundation (SAARF) has released a booklet and CD covering AMPS information. The SAARF Trends booklet covers 2007-2011 and the SAARF Segmentation CD is based on AMPS fieldwork period Jan-Dec 2011.

23 Jul 2012 11:13

Video streaming coming to Africa

LONDON, UK: Video streaming will be the next big wave of online content use in Africa. There are still considerable network challenges but... the level of existing use shows that once these issues are resolved, the volume of users will be in the millions. Russell Southwood spoke to the biggest player in the market, Google's YouTube. Elijah Kitaka explained how it sees the potential of video streaming being realised.

By Russell Southwood 16 Jul 2012 12:45

Trends in transit

Commuting is one of those unavoidable routines much like taking a shower and getting dressed in the morning. As with everything else, there are trends, phases and technological developments and it is up to advertising agencies to capitalise on these to the benefit of their clients.

By Craig Page-Lee & Erik Warburg 10 Jul 2012 06:19

[Thought Leadership Digibates] 06: Should social media be a pillar of your marketing strategy?

The sixth Thought Leadership Digibate, recently hosted by Aegis Media in conjunction with Bizcommunity.com in Johannesburg, centred around whether social media should be a pillar of a marketing strategy.

9 Jul 2012 13:13

Newism: why, now more than ever, consumers lust after the new

The 'new' has never been hotter. For consumers who've grown accustomed to demanding (and increasingly getting) the best of the best, the very notion of the 'new' has become a positive one.

By Henry Mason, Issued by trendwatching.com 4 Jul 2012 11:27

Reminder: Sixth Thought Leadership Digibate today

The sixth Thought Leadership Digibate - hosted by Aegis Media and Bizcommunity.com - is set to discuss and debate whether or not social media should be the pillar of the marketing mix.

29 Jun 2012 05:06

The role of email marketing in the multi-channel evolution: Part 1

Email is still the most cost-effective marketing tool, enabling you to reach people who have actually given you permission to communicate with them and who are therefore more likely to pay attention to your message and respond to your calls-to-action.

By Wikus Engelbrecht 21 Jun 2012 14:31

Sixth Thought Leadership Digibate on social media as the first pillar of a marketing strategy

Aegis Media, in conjunction with Bizcommunity.com, will be hosting the sixth Thought Leadership Digibate that will debate and discuss whether or not social media should be the first pillar of a marketing strategy. The event will be held on 29 June 2012 at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch and will stream live on www.bizradio.co.za from 9.30am to 11am.

13 Jun 2012 05:58

trendwatching.com 2012 Consumer Trend Seminar coming to Johannesburg in August

Each month, the researchers from trendwatching.com highlight a new consumer trend that impacts businesses and lifestyles around the globe. Now, they are taking their show on the road, travelling 13 cities to present its 2012 Consumer Trend Seminar.

Issued by trendwatching.com 12 Jun 2012 09:42

DISCOP Africa announces intl initiative

Basic Lead, organisers of the annual DISCOP Africa which focuses on the film and television content market, has announced that they will subsidize the attendance of up to 100 international content buyers at the event. Acquisitions executives who are interested in the increasing range of quality content and formats created in Africa will be targeted.

4 Jun 2012 12:28

CNBC Africa celebrates five years of broadcasting

CNBC Africa, the pan-African financial and business channel, will celebrate five years of continental business broadcasting across Africa on 1 June 2012.

16 May 2012 11:42

[Thought Leadership Digibates] 05: Marketing, media trends

The focus of the online media marketing sector discussion at the fifth Thought Leadership Digibate, recently hosted by Aegis Media in conjunction with Bizcommunity.com in Johannesburg, centred around the 2012 Biz Trends Report which was released earlier this year.

11 May 2012 15:21

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