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If you keep doing that you will go blind

"TV is dead. Have you seen that new John Lewis ad. Pretty cool..."

By Damon Stapleton 1 day ago

Anja Cavanagh from Focal Points.
Why machine learning is the most important media analysis trend for 2019

Anja Cavanagh from Focal Points elaborates on the importance of media analysis, the state of the industry and talks us through a few trends she predicts for 2019 and beyond...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

How data collected from mobile phones can help electricity planning
How data collected from mobile phones can help electricity planning

Access to reliable and affordable electricity brings many benefits. It supports the growth of small businesses, allows students to study at night and protects health...

By Eduardo Alejandro Martínez Ceseña, Joseph Mutale, Mathaios Panteli, and Pierluigi Mancarella 14 Mar 2019

Creative coalition to challenge Copyright Amendment Bill
Creative coalition to challenge Copyright Amendment Bill

Coalition for Effective Copyright rallies to protect the rights of creators, producers, publishers and those working in the creative sector from the far-reaching negative impact of the bill...

13 Mar 2019

Kangulu in action at the Heavy Chef event. Image via .
Business not on Instagram? Here's what you're missing...

What's the most popular hashtag on Instagram? If you attended the Cape Town version of Heavy Chef's Instagram for Business Masterclass with Musaba Kangulu, at Workshop 17 on Wednesday, 13 March, you'll know the likes of #Likeforlike, #metoo and #nofilter proved strong contenders, but the actual answer is #love. Here's a quick taste of further insights Kangulu shared with attendees...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2019

The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship
The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship

There are many businesses that are underpinned by solving problems for the benefit of society at large and out of this has arisen this area of entrepreneurship...

By Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth 13 Mar 2019

#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla Thompson
#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla Thompson

Brand Cartel's newly appointed Cilla Thompson tells us what it's like to be the oldest in the team and that all the office is missing is literally a pool and a flamingo. Oh and that she's rubbed shoulders with David Beckham and Antonio Banderas on shoot...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Mar 2019

FCB Cape Town and Hellocomputer campaign helps online florist bust the drought
FCB Cape Town and Hellocomputer campaign helps online florist bust the drought

A campaign created by FCB Cape Town and Hellocomputer for NetFlorist, South Africa's largest online florist and gifting company, came to the business's rescue when sales dried up in 2018...

Issued by FCB Africa 13 Mar 2019

Trends Talk Cape Town: The Evolution of Women in Pop-Culture
Trends Talk Cape Town: The Evolution of Women in Pop-Culture

Bizcommunity in partnership with Philip Morris' VP of Global Communications, Marian Salzman, is hosting a trend talk in Cape Town on Thursday, 14 March, on "The Evolution of Women in Pop-Culture & Innovation 2019 and beyond"...

Issued by Tincan 13 Mar 2019

Why top companies advertise on BusinessTech
Why top companies advertise on BusinessTech

BusinessTech offers South African companies exceptional reach and value-for-money to market their business and technology products...

Issued by BusinessTech 13 Mar 2019

The Queen of England honours Beautiful News founder
The Queen of England honours Beautiful News founder

Adrian Steirn, founder of Beautiful News, has been honoured with the Commonwealth Points of Light award by the Queen of England...

Issued by Ginkgo Agency 13 Mar 2019

2019 Media Strategy Report released
2019 Media Strategy Report released

Warc has released its 2019 Media Strategy Report, highlighting key trends and themes for an effective media strategy...

13 Mar 2019

Keyes captions this: "Driving through Cape Town on a sunny day."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Emily Keyes

This week we go behind the selfie with Emily Keyes, founder and CEO of The Talent Boom...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2019

5 innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of your event
5 innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of your event

You have received your brief for your client's event, and as per the norm, they want more for less. Less budget but... more people, more reach and definitely more impact...

Issued by Global Access 13 Mar 2019

Nielsen Sports launches new fan segmentation tool
Nielsen Sports launches new fan segmentation tool

Nielsen Sports has launched its first Fan DNA report in South Africa, which features a new way of segmenting sports enthusiasts...

Issued by Nielsen 13 Mar 2019

You've got a great business. So why haven't you got a great email signature?
You've got a great business. So why haven't you got a great email signature?

Don't let your email signature be the weak link in your business. You and your employees deserve better. Need convincing? Here's five good reasons why...

By Jennifer Bassett, Issued by Rocketseed 13 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Diversity isn't nice. It's crucial
#WinTechAfrica: Diversity isn't nice. It's crucial

Humans are social creatures. It's hardwired in us to communicate, collaborate and lift each other to achieve...

By Doug Woolley 13 Mar 2019

#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market
#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market

Travel technology assumes a prominent role at this year's WTM Africa with a dedicated one-day event - the Travel Forward conference in partnership with e-Tourism Africa Summit on Friday, 12 April...

13 Mar 2019

Stock photo image bank of professional African women created
Stock photo image bank of professional African women created

Ellipsis and Picha collaborate to create stock images of professional African women...

12 Mar 2019

#Newsmaker: Good things come to Brent Lindeque
#Newsmaker: Good things come to Brent Lindeque

The year is off to a great start for Brent Lindeque, founder of South Africa's Good Things Guy, having recently won 'Best South African Blog of the Year' and been named the category winner of 'Social Enterprise and Philanthropy' and the fourth most influential South African in the '100 Most Influential Young South Africans' poll...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Mar 2019

Founder Robert Redford at the Sundance Film Festival.
SundanceTV is launching second Short Film Competition in SA

SundanceTV will be hosting the second SundanceTV Shorts Competition in South Africa...

12 Mar 2019

The Purple Cow walking billboards campaign.
#OrchidsandOnions: Kudos for the walking billboards campaign

And Elon Musk scores an Orchid for showing he cares about dogs - but as for Chas Everitt...

By Brendan Seery 12 Mar 2019

MediaCom wins triple crown in WARC Media 100
MediaCom wins triple crown in WARC Media 100

MediaCom has topped the WARC Media 100 for the second year in a row. MediaCom was named as the Agency Network of the Year, while MediaCom Israel was named Agency of the Year...

Issued by MediaCom 12 Mar 2019

Don't be a one-trick pony; there's more to PR than media relations
Don't be a one-trick pony; there's more to PR than media relations

Public relations has historically been considered a press release machine, driving awareness through editorial, and relying on AVEs (advertising value equivalents) to demonstrate value through the estimated cost of the press release coverage achieved...

Issued by Brandfundi 12 Mar 2019

Zipho Sikhakhane, global speaker, entrepreneur and business strategist interviewing mayor Herman Mashaba, founder of Black Like Me.
Key insights from Business Day TV SME Summit

The third annual Business Day TV SME Summit took place recently in Johannesburg, providing delegates with valuable strategies to grow their businesses as well as motivation and advice from successful entrepreneurs...

12 Mar 2019

South Africa's banks reduce advertising spend while digital banks grow
South Africa's banks reduce advertising spend while digital banks grow

Ornico and Financial Mail, along with a panel of advertising and marketing thought leaders, will analyse advertising in South Africa's financial services industry at the upcoming AdForum on 29 March...

Issued by Ornico 12 Mar 2019

Raw Comfort
Raw Comfort

This year the Pretoria Homemakers Expo brings you the stories and the best products in home improvement...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 12 Mar 2019

Everlytic talks email marketing ahead of the IMC Conference
Everlytic talks email marketing ahead of the IMC Conference

On 25 February, Everlytic's marketing manager, Karyn Strybos, was interviewed by The Touch Down podcast about Everlytic's partnership with the 2019 IMC Conference...

Issued by Everlytic 12 Mar 2019

2019 Nedbank IMC Conference ahead of the game with live streaming on Facebook
2019 Nedbank IMC Conference ahead of the game with live streaming on Facebook

The 2019 Nedbank IMC Conference kicks off on 14 March 2019, and is set to be the biggest IMC conference to date with over 600 delegates attending...

Issued by IMC Conference 12 Mar 2019

Podcaster Manoush Zomorodi was one of the YPO Edge 2019 speakers. Image via .
#YPOEdge: Manoush Zomorodi on the personal power of podcasts

Last week, YPO hosted the world's largest gathering of CEOs right here in Cape Town, on 6 and 7 March 2019, for its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. I spoke to Bored and Brilliant author and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi about the popularity of media with a personal touch...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Mar 2019

For a glimpse into the future where technology drives innovation and disruption - be at Mediatech Africa 2019
For a glimpse into the future where technology drives innovation and disruption - be at Mediatech Africa 2019

As we power into the Fourth Industrial Revolution - the development of technology is gaining increasing momentum and evolving at the speed of light...

Issued by Mediatech Africa 12 Mar 2019

Self-made or selfie-made?
Self-made or selfie-made?

At 21, Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire ever...

By Raleen Bagg 12 Mar 2019

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