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World's first automated business intelligence engines that offer on-demand marketing

Trial Run Media has conceptualised the world's first network of automated business intelligence engines (ABIEs), launching this spring, that offers on-demand content like free samples and loyalty rewards, linked to automatic data collection...

21 hours ago

Image supplied. From left to right: Paula Hulley from the IAB, Dan Pinch from King James, Ansa Leighton, from DQ&A, Razia van der Schuur from Change News Digital (ex. IOL), Karyn Strybos from Everlytic, and Godfrey Parkin of Britefire.
IAB Insight Series: How relevant content can deliver results across digital channels

The IAB Insight Series recently held its 5th episode, discussing how content across digital channels and devices can deliver the results we need...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 hours ago

#OneShow2019: Jeremy Craigen's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2019: Jeremy Craigen's judging pick of the day

"DNA Discounts" struck a chord with Global CCO of Innocean Worldwide and One Show 2019 Film judge Jeremy Craigen, who selected it as his pick of the day...

15 Mar 2019

#PoY2019: South Africa's favourite consumer products revealed
#PoY2019: South Africa's favourite consumer products revealed

South Africa's most innovative consumer products have been recognised in the 11th annual Product of the Year awards...

15 Mar 2019

Radio: You don't care about your listeners
Radio: You don't care about your listeners

Chris Jordan writes about the highlights of asking this important question: does your radio station care about the listeners...

By Chris Jordan 15 Mar 2019

Eight names recommended for SABC board
Eight names recommended for SABC board

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications has adopted a final report that recommends eight candidates to fill the SABC board...

15 Mar 2019

Why every brand should focus on organic social media marketing
Why every brand should focus on organic social media marketing

Brian Mechem lists reasons why B2B brands should implement organic social media marketing...

By Brian Mechem 15 Mar 2019

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination
Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

Africa is open for business. With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination...

15 Mar 2019

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Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram suffer global meltdown (and so do their users)

Wednesday night Facebook and its "family of apps" went down for a large number of global users, with many unable to post updates or send messages...

By Shereesa Moodley 15 Mar 2019

5 things to know about Schalk Bezuidenhout - this week's star in Trippin With Skhumba
5 things to know about Schalk Bezuidenhout - this week's star in Trippin With Skhumba

Here are five things you should know about two-time Comics' Choice winner Schalk Bezuidenhout, who also won a SAFTA for his supporting role in the kykNET comedy, Hotel...

Issued by Showmax 15 Mar 2019

What drives mobile advertising performance?
What drives mobile advertising performance?

Amasa invites you to their next Ignite Monthly Forum, this time hosted by Facebook at their offices over cocktails and canap├ęs...

Issued by Amasa 15 Mar 2019

#Newsmaker: Keval Ramraj takes on the world of whisky
#Newsmaker: Keval Ramraj takes on the world of whisky

Keval Ramraj was recently appointed as brand manager for single malts at Pernod Ricard SA. His career in marketing started with an internship at the Durban office where he worked his way up the ranks, and he's determined to take The Glenlivet brand to the country's number one spot...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

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

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