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#CannesLions2019: PR shortlist
#CannesLions2019: PR shortlist

The Cannes Lions PR shortlist has been released, with SA seeing 4 entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

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#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist

The Cannes Lions Direct shortlist has been released, with SA seeing 7 entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

5 hours ago

Kaizer Chiefs star in #Story6 in Toyota SA's #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign
Kaizer Chiefs star in #Story6 in Toyota SA's #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign

Soccer legends Kaizer Chiefs Football Club star in the latest chapter of Toyota South Africa's #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign which pays homage to the marque's numerous loyal fans...

Issued by FCB Africa 20 May 2019

D&AD Awards announces its second shortlist
D&AD Awards announces its second shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its second shortlist with 431 entries shortlisted in stage two of D&AD judging...

20 May 2019

Grumpy Cat dies at age 7
Grumpy Cat dies at age 7

NEWSWATCH: Tardar Sauce aka Grumpy Cat has died at age 7. The feline was an American internet celebrity, known for her permanent frown...

20 May 2019

Developing a mobile strategy
Developing a mobile strategy

What strategy should firms follow if they want to 'go mobile'? To answer this, there are a number of considerations marketers need to keep in mind...

Issued by Voo C Media Group 20 May 2019

Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape
Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape

On 31 May, Ornico and Financial Mail will host the next AdForum event, where a panel of advertising industry experts will analyse recently flighted print, television and radio advertising in the telecommunications and broadband sectors...

Issued by Ornico 20 May 2019

Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from Ninety9cents (99C) agency. Image supplied.
#CannesLions2019: It's not often you get a second chance

Winners of Cinemark's Cannes Young Lions 2019 competition, Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from Ninety9cents (99c), chat to us about what it means to them to have won the competition for a second time...

By Juanita Pienaar 20 May 2019

D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist
D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its first shortlist with 144 entries being shortlisted after stage one of D&AD judging...

20 May 2019

6 Durban-based designers showcasing at House & Garden Show
6 Durban-based designers showcasing at House & Garden Show

The 2019 East Coast Radio House & Garden Show will be held at the Durban Exhibition Centre in KwaZulu-Natal from 28 June to 7 July 2019...

20 May 2019

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How to make health news interesting - without overselling the claims

Health stories are prolific in the news. Each year, thousands of articles are published claiming to have the latest compelling evidence on how we should eat, drink, exercise, sleep, and which medications we should or shouldn't be taking - among a host of other things...

By Petroc Sumner & Rachel Adams 20 May 2019

#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics
#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics

#TechBytes is a nine-part video mini-series that shares nine simple steps any business can apply to generate qualified leads...

20 May 2019

A screen grab from VML's rebranding work for Edgars with Sho Madjozi, to better reflect the client and consumers.
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Better reflecting the true SA client and consumer with VML

In what's become known as the most diverse and inclusive session of the Red & Yellow School's #digitalagencyshowcase, VML South Africa's marketing director Loki Magerman was joined by Tumelo Popela, Jason Kubheka and Louise Steenpoorte in showcasing how their work gets to the true heart of the SA consumer...

By Leigh Andrews 20 May 2019

The human factor: a top insight from a CX Masterclass
The human factor: a top insight from a CX Masterclass

Companies, from legacy to startup, multi-national to local, are all grappling with how to meet steeply rising customer experience (CX) expectations...

20 May 2019

Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail
Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail

Andrew Jennings, the former group MD of Woolworths, recently shared valuable survival lessons for retail brands under siege in the digital age...

17 May 2019

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Entries open for Global Young Guns 17

The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

17 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories
#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Marcel Botha, founder and CEO of 10XBeta to find out what to expect from his talk on 'manufactured stories' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

By Jessica Tennant 17 May 2019

Loeries 2019: Nando's fires up the Design category
Loeries 2019: Nando's fires up the Design category

Nando's joins the Loeries to celebrate design...

Issued by Loeries 17 May 2019

Egg Films' and One Show awardee creates nostalgic new TVC for Cadbury
Egg Films' and One Show awardee creates nostalgic new TVC for Cadbury

Hot on the heels on a spate of accolades for his short film 'Vuka', including a merit certificate from the prestigious One Show, Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe has drawn on memories of his childhood to create a new TVC for Cadbury that will tug on South Africa's heart strings...

Issued by Egg Films 17 May 2019

THE Glenlivet makes history with first-ever takeover of Business Day
THE Glenlivet makes history with first-ever takeover of Business Day

What would convince South Africa's leading daily business read to allow a brand to take over its front page for the day? Only a celebration with THE finest single malt whisky...

Issued by Publicis Machine 17 May 2019

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New online training portal launched by DMASA

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has launched a new online training portal, DMASA Academy...

17 May 2019

Vaal Triangle attempts world blanket record
Vaal Triangle attempts world blanket record

OFM will be there when the Golden Triangle Chamber of Commerce (GTCOC) seeks to attempt two Guinness World Records on two consecutive days...

Issued by OFM Radio 17 May 2019

Tara McKenty - creative director for Google APAC and Google digital communication jury president for Loeries 2019.
#Loeries2019: "The responsibility to use creativity and craft for social good" - Tara McKenty

I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Google digital communication jury president Tara McKenty, creative director for Google APAC...

By Leigh Andrews 17 May 2019

Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool
Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool

Visual storytelling is fundamental to the human experience, and one of our oldest forms of expression...

By Glenn Gillis 17 May 2019

'How to Win a Smarties Award' guide released by the MMA SA
'How to Win a Smarties Award' guide released by the MMA SA

Entries for the 2019 Smarties Awards are open and to assist agencies submit only their very best work, the Mobile Marketing Association South Africa (MMA SA) has produced a jam-packed 'How to Win a Smarties Award' guide...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 17 May 2019

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Why LinkedIn is more important than ever in 2019

With more than 600 million members from 200 countries in 2019, LinkedIn is still the largest professional networking platform in the world...

By Zubeida Goolam 17 May 2019

Jellyfish Scoops Drum's Performance Agency of the Year
Jellyfish Scoops Drum's Performance Agency of the Year

Digital marketing partner, Jellyfish, has scooped up Performance Agency of the Year at this year's Global Drum Search Awards. The award ceremony took place in London this year...

Issued by Jellyfish South Africa 17 May 2019

Skills and tech impacting SA's digital marketing performance
Skills and tech impacting SA's digital marketing performance

A lack of digital skills, technology wherewithal and data-driven marketing is holding South Africa back from meaningful transformation...

17 May 2019

Schwella says doing truly dirputive work boils down to doing the brave thing.
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Playing in culture with TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris

In the third session of the second digital agency showcase, held at Red & Yellow School on 16 May 2019, alumnus Johann Schwella, now digital creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, said the drive is no longer just to be best in class but only in class. Agencies today are not competing with other agencies but with culture, making it harder than ever to stand out. Here's how to do so...

By Leigh Andrews 17 May 2019

AI SpaceFactory wins NASA's 3D Printing Habitat Challenge Competition
AI SpaceFactory wins NASA's 3D Printing Habitat Challenge Competition

AI SpaceFactory, a multi-planetary architectural and technology design agency, has won the first prize in NASA's 3D Printing Habitat Challenge Competition. The team was awarded with a $500,000 prize by NASA for the successful construction of their Mars habitat named MARSHA...

17 May 2019

Fighting for the right to love: It's time to end un-African prejudice
Fighting for the right to love: It's time to end un-African prejudice

As the world recognises the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we need to support the South Africans who are dismantling the idea that it's not African to be queer...

By Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 16 May 2019

RCS technology boosts CX by enabling consumers to 'touch & feel' messaging
RCS technology boosts CX by enabling consumers to 'touch & feel' messaging

From being the numberplate prefix for the Western Cape town of Knysna, 'CX' is today popping up all over the web as the marketer's shorthand for 'Customer Experience'...

By Devon Meerholz 16 May 2019

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