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Warc predicts that Google and Facebook will make $176bn from advertising this year
Warc predicts that Google and Facebook will make $176bn from advertising this year

Warc has found that of the $590.4bn spent on advertising worldwide last year, $144.6bn (24.5%) went to the Google and Facebook 'Duopoly', which equates to almost one in four dollars...

17 hours ago

#OneShow2019: Fran Luckin's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2019: Fran Luckin's judging pick of the day

"Terse, spare storytelling, very economical but very powerful" is how Fran Luckin, CCO of Grey Johannesburg and ADC 98th Annual Awards Advertising judge describes "The Truth Is Worth it", making it her ADC Awards pick of the day...

21 hours ago

Renowned
Renowned

Renowned is for anyone who wants to unlock the power in their network by leveraging the online world...

Issued by DigitLab 15 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystem
#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystem

Strategic partnerships between payment services are crucial in ensuring that the payment ecosystem is seamless...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Mar 2019

Jerry Mpufane to take a bite out of the Big Apple
Jerry Mpufane to take a bite out of the Big Apple

The M&C Saatchi Group has announced that Jerry Mpufane, chairman of the diversified marketing agency's Johannesburg Group, is departing for New York. He will be taking up the position of Hub Head in the Americas for SA Tourism...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 15 Mar 2019

CEO of HDI Youth Consultancy, Bongani Chinkanda.
#NedbankIMC2019: Brands not being effective when marketing to a youth economy worth over R111bn

Bongani Chinkanda says businesses and brands have to immerse themselves in youth culture and then create products that are relevant if they want to effectively market to the youth...

15 Mar 2019

OFM all set to spread happiness on Happiness Day
OFM all set to spread happiness on Happiness Day

OFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is all set to spread happiness across the central region on International Day of Happiness, on 20 March 2019...

Issued by OFM Radio 15 Mar 2019

New fellowship programme launched for young Global Citizens in South Africa
New fellowship programme launched for young Global Citizens in South Africa

Global Citizen has established a new programme designed to discover, support and empower young Global Citizens of exceptional drive, talent and ability throughout South Africa...

Issued by OnPoint PR 15 Mar 2019

#OneShow2019: Augie Chun's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2019: Augie Chun's judging pick of the day

Augie Chun, Head of West, creative strategy at Snapchat and ADC 98th Annual Awards Interactive judge, was more than happy to get lost in "The Maze", which is why he selected it as his pick of the day...

15 Mar 2019

Mazzio with Academy Penguin Hall on 10 December 2018, where they discussed A Hero For Daisy and the urgency to break rules that hold women back. Image via
#YPOEdge: Mary Mazzio on making films that move the needle on social issues

I spoke to Mary Mazzio, former Olympic rower and lawyer, now independent documentary filmmaker and CEO of 50 Eggs Films, about the power of a socially savvy millennial audience and her dedication to making films with social impact...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2019

The Bongani Mtolo experience levels up
The Bongani Mtolo experience levels up

East Coast Radio's award-winning Drive Show host, Bongani Mtolo is taking the ultimate VIP experience to Richards Bay...

Issued by East Coast Radio 15 Mar 2019

Gagasi FM 13 on 13
Gagasi FM 13 on 13

Gagasi FM turned 13 years on the 13th of March. In celebrating the birthday, the daytime shows took listeners down memory lane. One lucky listener walked away with a brand-new car, and ultimately a mother of all parties sealed it all...

Issued by Gagasi FM 15 Mar 2019

#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing
#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing

Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'

By Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

Research reveals digitisation boosts output, but SMEs still experience frustration
Research reveals digitisation boosts output, but SMEs still experience frustration

New TomTom Telematics research highlights that a large number of SMEs are frustrated at workflow inefficiency and turning are to automation to improve productivity, communication and cost...

15 Mar 2019

Work showcase: using creativity to boost Hyundai sales
Work showcase: using creativity to boost Hyundai sales

When FoxP2 took over the Hyundai South Africa account in 2016, Hyundai was the country's fourth-largest automobile brand in terms of sales...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 Mar 2019

Building a new BI point of view
Building a new BI point of view

In a data-rich world, business intelligence (BI) must move past static information and siloed analyses...

15 Mar 2019

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Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 celebrates 34th anniversary with new look

The 2019 Knysna Oyster Festival has introduced a new logo, which celebrates the key protagonist of the festival - the oyster...

15 Mar 2019

Is Black Friday a threat to SA's December retail sales?
Is Black Friday a threat to SA's December retail sales?

The Black Friday sales bonanza in November is now bigger in SA than ever before. But is it an emerging threat for the traditional December festive season sales boom?

14 Mar 2019

#FutureFit Yourself: Why diversity inclusion requires a restoration strategy
#FutureFit Yourself: Why diversity inclusion requires a restoration strategy

Carmen Murray lists simple starting points for businesses to start the process of restoration...

By Carmen Murray 14 Mar 2019

Is your organisation customer centric?
Is your organisation customer centric?

By the year 2020, poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects. Will yours be one of them? What does it mean to be customer-centric?...

14 Mar 2019

YPO member James Barty - also ACA chairperson and CEO of King James Group.
#YPOEdge: James Barty on brand humanity and doing good business, beyond ticking the 'CSI box'

Leigh Andrews speaks to King James founder and YPO member James Barty about what he gains from his involvement in YPO and how all businesses can make a better impact...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa
#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa

Ramona Kasavan is taking over Africa one sanitary towel at a time. She started her company, Mimi Women, after seeing large numbers of girls missing school over their monthly menses...

By Maroefah Smith 14 Mar 2019

Build a customer experience-driven business in 2019
Build a customer experience-driven business in 2019

You've heard about customer experience, maybe you're still on the fence about it, but the evidence to support its importance is there! Customers hold all the cards...

Issued by Interact RDT 14 Mar 2019

Ads24's Kuier community: Friends, who read together, stay together
Ads24's Kuier community: Friends, who read together, stay together

The literal translation of the word kuier is "to visit", but the actual meaning carries far more weight and is a versatile Afrikaans word...

Issued by Ads24 14 Mar 2019

Eubulus Timothy on new surfing film Deep End
Eubulus Timothy on new surfing film Deep End

Deep End, a new South African film by Eubulus Timothy, is set on the intoxicating shorelines of Durban's Golden Mile and brings one of the world's most popular surfing sites to glorious life...

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Mar 2019

A brave new world requires brave new thinking and way of approaching real complex solutions!
A brave new world requires brave new thinking and way of approaching real complex solutions!

During our ongoing design process of the Brave Group, we scrapped away the traditional agency model thinking and asked ourselves how we can build the ultimate brave team executive to create the next evolution in independent thinkers and agency...

Issued by The Brave Group 14 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your store
#SeamlessSA: 6 questions to ask if you want more from your store

Product of the Year South Africa's CEO Preetesh Sewraj shares think points on using design and insights to get more out of your physical stores...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Mar 2019

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

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