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5 questions to ask when selecting influencers to work with

Marketers are faced with important decisions to make when selecting the most relevant influencers to collaborate with...

By Dominique Harmse 4 hours ago

What if nothing is changing?
What if nothing is changing?

There is an advertising urban myth about a company needing to sell more baby powder. Basically, all the brightest and the best would come into a room each day and try and brainstorm how they could sell more baby powder...

By Damon Stapleton 5 hours ago

Say hello to Location Bank
Say hello to Location Bank

Business Positioning Systems (BPS) has rebranded!..

Issued by Location Bank 14 Jun 2019

Are you ready for the media and marketing convergence?
Are you ready for the media and marketing convergence?

Media owners are striving to make their publications more accessible as marketing channels, creating a convergence that delivers value to audiences and brands alike...

Issued by OLE!CONNECT 14 Jun 2019

Quite Franckly, we're being more human
Quite Franckly, we're being more human

We're not just a production agency, we're human connections in a digital world. I'm Grant Franck, and this is my vision...

By Grant Franck, Issued by Quite Franckly 14 Jun 2019

Here's to the crazy ones
Here's to the crazy ones

It takes drive, dedication and sometimes, a dose of madness, to make career dreams come true, says Roxanne Boyes, Managing Director of Vizeum Kenya...

By Roxanne Boyes, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 14 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?
#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?

When asking millennials about where they see themselves career-wise, many will reveal their dream of owning their own businesses...

14 Jun 2019

SA's Cannes Lions jury predictions...
#CannesLions2019: SA judges' predictions!

With the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 underway, and winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June, we caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the work that will roar as winners...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2019

New social commerce app launched focusing on saving the oceans
New social commerce app launched focusing on saving the oceans

The JET8 Foundation, in partnership with the Lewis Pugh Foundation, has launched a social commerce mobile application, called OceansCam, that focuses on saving the oceans...

14 Jun 2019

The battle for campus connectivity
The battle for campus connectivity

One of the key challenges universities face today is how to keep up with the ever-growing connectivity demands of staff and students...

By Morten Illum 14 Jun 2019

Dee Chetty, Accenture Interactive Lead for Africa.
The future of customer personalisation lies with AI

Laying the foundation for a future where personalisation platforms can architect previously unimagined customer experiences...

By Dee Chetty 14 Jun 2019

#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!
#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!

For the fifth consecutive year Nike was once again awarded as the Uber Cool overall winner at the 15th Sunday Times Generation Next Awards. The global manufacturer was also awarded as the Coolest Clothing Brand, the Coolest Footwear Brand and continues to hold the Coolest Brand Slogan...

14 Jun 2019

RyanMcManus, regional chief creative officer (CCO) at VMLY&R, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Entertainment jury.
#CannesLions2019: "A holiday for ideas" - judging insights with Ryan McManus

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Last on the list, Ryan McManus...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2019

#AfricaLeads: African mobile marketing agency JustPalm ranked 4 at EMEA
#AfricaLeads: African mobile marketing agency JustPalm ranked 4 at EMEA

JustPalm.com, Africa's fastest growing mobile marketing agency, has been ranked among the top five EMEA Digital/Specialist Agencies at the annual Smarties awards...

By Louise Marsland 13 Jun 2019

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To succeed, don't be an island...

Most claim to be self-made but, how possible is it for one person to have the chops to know all the sectors he's invested in so well and always win? Counsel is king...

By James Maposa 13 Jun 2019

Five skills to help you connect with your social media audience
Five skills to help you connect with your social media audience

With the continued increase of the prosumer, many brands are struggling to control messaging around who they are and what they offer. By having a savvy social media strategy, a brand is able to better communicate with and understand who their audience is, what it is they want and how to engage with them positively, while still building resonance...

By Zubeida Goolam 13 Jun 2019

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Fostering diversity of thought

Do you know what I love most about South Africa other than our resilience? Our diversity. If brands want to drive creativity and innovation, it's going to take a lot of work and patience...

By Louise Hefer 13 Jun 2019

Claudi Potter, creative director at Joe Public United, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Direct category, and will judge the Young Lions Digital competition in Cannes.
#CannesLions2019: "Reinvent the medium to make the message a winner" - Claudi Potter

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Claudi Potter...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Jun 2019

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D&AD releases Regional Rankings and announces Network of the Year

D&AD has released the final results for the 57th D&AD Awards which sees DDB Worldwide recognised as D&AD Network of the Year 2019...

13 Jun 2019

Primedia Outdoor unveils South Africa's largest airport roadside digital billboard
Primedia Outdoor unveils South Africa's largest airport roadside digital billboard

With over 1,000 square metres of roadside digital display already, Primedia Outdoor recently launched South Africa's largest airport roadside digital billboard at King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu-Natal...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 13 Jun 2019

The Client Side: Tumi Mmope
The Client Side: Tumi Mmope

With the use of The Client Side, I go in search of the people that really make our advertising industry - our clients.

By Mogorosi Mashilo, Issued by TrendER 13 Jun 2019

How CRM can add measurable value to your brand
How CRM can add measurable value to your brand

Customer relationship marketing (CRM) is an important tool to help turn your marketing campaigns into a success. With this tool, repetitive tasks are automated, freeing up time for teams to engage with tasks, that are more demanding to meet business objectives...

By Michael Gullan 13 Jun 2019

Filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk chats The Adventures Of Supermama
Filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk chats The Adventures Of Supermama

Daniel Dercksen chats to filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk about new film; The Adventures Of Supermama...

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Jun 2019

Spark Media, CEO, Gill Randall. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Local is lekker

An effective media plan targets the mental availability of the consumer to get their attention and nudge them into action, otherwise, it is just a wasted pair of eyeballs...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Jun 2019

Daniel Acton, regional tech lead, Google Cloud.
How Nomanini built its remote POS voucher platform

The World Bank estimates that 66% of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have bank accounts...

13 Jun 2019

Neo Mashigo, chief creative officer (CCO) for M&C Saatchi Group SA as well as founder of I See A Different You, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Print & Publication jury.
#CannesLions2019: "Purpose-driven work led by conscious consumerism" - Neo Mashigo

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Neo Mashigo...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Jun 2019

The Cold Room at Canada Goose stores like this one in Short Hills, NJ, US, lets shoppers experience cold temperatures as they try on outerwear. Photo courtesy of Canada Goose.
Strategies for overcoming retail neuroplasticity

A panel of subject matter experts explores the future of the in-store experience, including strategies for neuroplasticity...

By Melissa Campbell 12 Jun 2019

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Engen Pitch & Polish entrepreneur competition calls for entries

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, Engen Pitch & Polish, a national entrepreneurial workshop and competition programme are calling on entries...

12 Jun 2019

Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth Fund
Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth Fund

A new application round has opened for the R12.8-million CDI Growth Fund to boost SME growth and job creation...

12 Jun 2019

Debbie McIntyre, marketing and research director at Spark Media. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Brand loyalty is dead

Brands like to think that everyone loves their brand, but the harsh reality is that while they use your brand, they also use everyone else's brands...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Jun 2019

2019 In Good Company Conference to celebrate 'Art of Business'
2019 In Good Company Conference to celebrate 'Art of Business'

Set for 15 August at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria, this year's In Good Company Conference will be celebrating the 'Art of Business'...

12 Jun 2019

Winston Thomas. Supplied by Creative Coffee Week.
Coffee Magazine Awards announces 2019 nominees

The Coffee Magazine Awards (CMA) has announced its 2019 nominees...

12 Jun 2019

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