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An introduction to evidence-based marketing

Empirically-based studies can help to explain and predict effective communication, giving us the tools and knowledge to execute much better marketing...

By Kirsty Dugmore 12 hours ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: Duo of health ads, take a bow

The Onion goes to Windhoek Lager, for relying on automatic 'programmatic' digital advertising, which damages the brand...

By Brendan Seery 9 hours ago

2019 Video in Business Benchmark Report: Key findings and latest trends
2019 Video in Business Benchmark Report: Key findings and latest trends

Findings show that businesses are producing more videos than ever, average video length is down 33% while average viewer retention rate is up 13%...

19 Jun 2019

Europe needs to act fast on 5G or lose out
Europe needs to act fast on 5G or lose out

Europe needs urgent and decisive action if it is to benefit from the competitive and innovative capabilities of 5G or it will lose out...

19 Jun 2019

Utilising sports sponsorship to re-connect with consumers
Utilising sports sponsorship to re-connect with consumers

As marketers, we're constantly looking for that 'sweet spot' to engage our consumers, but despite best efforts we know that consumers have a plethora of media at their disposal and attention is fragmented, or at best, minimal. My take on it? Get personal...

By Gareth Marshall 19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Radio & Audio shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Radio & Audio shortlist

The Cannes Lions Radio & Audio shortlist has been released, with SA seeing four agencies appear with multiple entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

June 2019 Fresh Living Braille edition. Image supplied.
Fresh Living magazine now available in braille

Pick n Pay's Fresh Living magazine is now available in braille, making it the first supermarket in South Africa to offer this to its customers...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Mobile shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Mobile shortlist

The Cannes Lions Mobile shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Highlights from Day 2 [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Highlights from Day 2 [WATCH]

Our correspondent Mikhaila Hunter shares some of the highlights from Day 2 of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2019...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Film shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Film shortlist

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

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Creative Effectiveness shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative Effectiveness shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative Effectiveness shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative e-commerce shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Brand Experience & Activations shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Brand Experience & Activations shortlist

The Cannes Lions Brand Experience & Activations shortlist has been released, with SA seeing four entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Pete Khoury's SA Cannes expectations [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Pete Khoury's SA Cannes expectations [WATCH]

Pete Khoury, Creative Circle SA chairperson and chief creative officer at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris talks to Bizcommunity's roving reporter Ann Nurock live in Cannes...

19 Jun 2019

What makes a good leader? 4 practical steps to help you lead happier teams
What makes a good leader? 4 practical steps to help you lead happier teams

A mentor I highly respect once told me that the most difficult thing about being a leader is that you have to make the decisions that bring the most value to the most people...

By Wesley Fredericks, Issued by Red & Yellow 18 Jun 2019

More reason to enter the Assegai Awards
More reason to enter the Assegai Awards

Everyone wants to be numbered in the company of winners. Now is your chance to stake your claim as an award-winning marketer...

Issued by DMASA 18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment winners include VMLY&R and Net#work BBDO!
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Entertainment Lions, Entertainment for Music Lions and Entertainment for Sport Lions announced during the Entertainment award track ceremony and SA bringing home two Bronze Lions...

18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment Grands Prix winners: Top row is Final Cut and Droga5 New York's New York Times journalism's Resolve (Myanmar), Rigor (Taxes), Courage (Mexican Spyware), Perseverance (Immigration) and Fearlessness (Isis) campaign. Bottom left is Digital Craft Grand Prix winner Virtue's work for Carlings' Digital Collection, 'Address the Future'. Bottom right is Industry Craft Grand Prix work for Momentum New York and Canada's Nike 'Just Do It: HQ at the Church'.
#CannesLions2019: Craft winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award track ceremony...

18 Jun 2019

Outdoor Network building growing national large format digital presence
Outdoor Network building growing national large format digital presence

With digital at the heart of its development strategy, Outdoor Network has grown its digital national large format network to five highway sites...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 18 Jun 2019

EasyBiz Technologies partners with DigitLab
EasyBiz Technologies partners with DigitLab

EasyBiz, an authorised Intuit QuickBooks local partner in southern Africa, has partnered with digital agency DigitLab...

Issued by DigitLab 18 Jun 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions - Hyundai warms hearts

Orchids also to Thurah Ncube, who has prevented me totally losing faith in humankind, and Mugg & Bean for a gesture worth a dozen ad campaigns...

By Brendan Seery 18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Highlights from Day 1 [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Highlights from Day 1 [WATCH]

Some of the highlights from Day 1 of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2019...

18 Jun 2019

Senior appointments at The SpaceStation
Senior appointments at The SpaceStation

The SpaceStation recently made two new key appointments in their management team: Matt Wilke joins as Head of Programmatic, and Michael Allen is taking on the Head of Ad Tech role...

Issued by The SpaceStation 18 Jun 2019

Showmax sport streaming - all the details
Showmax sport streaming - all the details

As of today, sport is officially up and running on Showmax in South Africa. Not only magazine shows and highlights clips, but a whole new capability to live-stream games...

Issued by Showmax 18 Jun 2019

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Turning big data into even bigger stories

At its root, data storytelling is about using the facts and numbers to craft stories that create a deeper connection with the real person at the end of the data...

By Kamo Mogashoa 18 Jun 2019

Ads24's Food for Thought: Robots vs humans, the future is now
Ads24's Food for Thought: Robots vs humans, the future is now

Now in its third year, Ads24's Food for Thought is coming into its own as a notable annual opportunity to flip perceptions, fire up synapses and get industry experts thinking and talking about the forces shaping the future of business...

Issued by Ads24 18 Jun 2019

MediaHeads 360 amplifies Youth Day
MediaHeads 360 amplifies Youth Day

MediaHeads 360 will amplify Youth Day over three days, with a work experience programme that gives Grade 11 learners a taste of the media industry...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 18 Jun 2019

Register on the Gallagher PCO Network
Register on the Gallagher PCO Network

If you are a professional conference organiser, we invite you to register and become part of the Gallagher Convention Centre PCO network...

Issued by Gallagher Convention Centre 18 Jun 2019

Digital Impact Awards Africa.
Digital Impact Awards Africa entries open

HiPipo is the organiser of the annual Digital Impact Awards Africa which will take place on 20 September 2019 at the Kampala Serena, Uganda...

18 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?
#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?

Are you a youthpreneur who would like to be featured on Bizcommunity as an opinion leader in your sector? This Youth Month, Bizcommunity invites you to nominate your favourite youth influencers in any industry making a difference in our region...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Jun 2019

#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...

18 Jun 2019

Sarah Browning-de Villiers on authentic, relevant content marketing that resonates
Sarah Browning-de Villiers on authentic, relevant content marketing that resonates

Publicis Machine recently received three honourable mentions at the global Pearl Impact Awards for their work on the Sanlam Reality account. We asked chief content officer Sarah Browning-de Villiers what it takes to succeed in the content marketing space...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Jun 2019

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