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Developing your brand voice on social media: 5 mistakes to avoid

It's crucial for business success to understand the hidden influences of users' decision-making process in the modern digital space...

By Dana Kachan 2 days ago

The one place where you can reach all South African IT decision-makers
The one place where you can reach all South African IT decision-makers

For most IT and telecoms decision-makers MyBroadband is the first website they open in the morning and the last website they visit before going to bed...

Issued by MyBroadband 11 Jul 2019

Deep care is the holy grail of client management
Deep care is the holy grail of client management

Trust of course is central to a solid client relationship. But to build trust, day-to-day client management has to be sincere...

By Lynn Madeley, Issued by Havas Johannesburg 11 Jul 2019

365 Digital partners with Hivisasa
365 Digital partners with Hivisasa

Last week 365 Digital secured its partnership with premium Kenyan publisher Hivisasa - expanding the company's footprint in one of Africa's fastest growing digital markets...

Issued by 365 Digital 11 Jul 2019

Find your niche: Why cut-and-paste eventing doesn't work
Find your niche: Why cut-and-paste eventing doesn't work

If you attend an event that you enjoy, you might think it's a good idea to implement exactly the same model the next time you host one yourself...

Issued by Worx Group 11 Jul 2019

Capfin reaps rewards of partnering with HelloFCB+
Capfin reaps rewards of partnering with HelloFCB+

Just 10 weeks after awarding its account to the newly formed HelloFCB+, Capfin South Africa is reaping the rewards of its decision...

Issued by FCB Africa 11 Jul 2019

Ad Tech Masterclass in Nigeria.
Creating a brand safe environment for advertisers in Africa

Masterclasses on programmatic advertising buying have been held by 365 Digital in Nigeria, as well as other African markets...

By Louise Marsland 11 Jul 2019

Discount-obsessed South Africans being trained to buy on promotion
Discount-obsessed South Africans being trained to buy on promotion

South Africa is home to a nation of discount-obsessed shoppers. According to a newly released Nielsen report, 31% actively search for promotions and 16% go so far as changing stores for a brand they prefer...

11 Jul 2019

2019 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards nominees announced
2019 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards nominees announced

The nominees of the 2019 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards have been announced...

11 Jul 2019

Coding workshop.
Young Ghanaian innovator wants to inspire youth

Self-taught coder develops model for diagnosing breast cancer; looks to solve some of the continent's biggest challenges and inspires youth across the continent as Africa Code Week Youth Ambassador for 2019...

11 Jul 2019

Gaining more visibility on Google, a beginner's guide
Gaining more visibility on Google, a beginner's guide

Many of us put a lot of time, money and effort into the design and development of a website that is just not getting the traffic we expected...

By Sarah Lake, Issued by Algorithm Agency 10 Jul 2019

We can't all be Mandela. But we can live up to his legacy
We can't all be Mandela. But we can live up to his legacy

Honouring Mandela's memory means standing up for the values that he lived for. It means choosing accountability, and playing an active role in serving your community...

By Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 10 Jul 2019

Retailers - give me an (even basic) experience!
Retailers - give me an (even basic) experience!

Many retailers are closing down their stores because of what they see as low consumer confidence and poor retail expenditure. This is not necessarily true...

By C De Meyer-Heyderych 10 Jul 2019

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Is it time to dump mission statements?

Quick: can you recite the mission statement of the organisation you work for? I didn't think so. Don't feel bad; you're in good company...

By Robert Gentle 10 Jul 2019

Kantar announces South Africa's Top 20 Best Liked Ads for 2018
Kantar announces South Africa's Top 20 Best Liked Ads for 2018

The top 20 ads have an overwhelming South African flavour, with local ad agencies leading the way. The brands in the ranking reflect "a day in the life" of our consumers, they are all very relevant and relatable, with some great South African humour coming through...

Issued by Kantar 10 Jul 2019

Characterless brands have weak handshakes
Characterless brands have weak handshakes

For some time now we have been wondering whether it is a good or bad thing for a brand to take a public stand on moral, social or cultural issues...

Issued by All Told 10 Jul 2019

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How can we establish a pro-youth and entrepreneurship strategy for South Africa?

Entrepreneurial and small businesses have been touted as the panacea to cure South Africa's high unemployment rate, especially among the youth...

By Nicci Botha 10 Jul 2019

Brandfundi named Best Boutique Marketing and PR Agency in Johannesburg
Brandfundi named Best Boutique Marketing and PR Agency in Johannesburg

After a rigorous and in-depth nomination, voting and judging process, Brandfundi has been awarded the 'Best Boutique Marketing and PR Agency' in Johannesburg in the 2019 African Excellence Business Awards...

Issued by Brandfundi 10 Jul 2019

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Tweets that killed literature

What happens when people stop writing? Or when books become less central to society? What happens when our writers and thinkers express themselves through Facebook and Twitter instead of on the page?...

By Tinashe Zvakasikwa 10 Jul 2019

One week to go: Till Mediatech Africa opens its doors
One week to go: Till Mediatech Africa opens its doors

The tech deployed by the media and entertainment industry is profoundly progressive with a significant degree of development in motion since the last Mediatech in 2017...

Issued by Mediatech Africa 10 Jul 2019

Thea Sokolowski, head of brand and marketing at MEST Africa.
#AfricaLeads: Africa poised for substantial growth

Thea Sokolowski, head of brand and marketing at MEST Africa, talks to Bizcommunity.Africa about how the African tech ecosystem continues to grow on the continent...

By Louise Marsland 10 Jul 2019

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CTICC to host over 100 international conferences by 2026

Over 100 international conferences, which are expected to bring over 127 000 delegates to Cape Town, has been confirmed to take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre up until 2026...

10 Jul 2019

Tshiqi captions this: “I really struggle with taking pictures of myself; I never know what to do with my face but, here goes. Hoping I look semi-normal #crossingfingers.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Bongiwe Tshiqi

This #CSIMonth, we go behind the selfie with Bongiwe Tshiqi, editor of Bona magazine - a 63-year-old brand and the only magazine in the country that publishes in four different languages: English, Zulu, Sotho and Xhosa...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jul 2019

Move over coffee! Tea is the new 'it' drink
Move over coffee! Tea is the new 'it' drink

Tea may no longer be the lesser cousin to coffee. Social media is slowly increasing the appeal of the aromatic beverage as more people look for a healthier, caffeine-free drink to enjoy...

10 Jul 2019

2020 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo
2020 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo

In 2020, the 27th Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo will connect visitors with the products and services that help them own their space...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 10 Jul 2019

MediaHeads 360 MD talks to T'Bose on Kaya FM
MediaHeads 360 MD talks to T'Bose on Kaya FM

On 3 July 2019, in the Kaya FM Outside Broadcast van, live from the largest conference in Africa - Radio Days Africa, @tboseZA had a chat about radio dramas with @mediaheads360 MD, Candy Dempers...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 10 Jul 2019

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SABC fires DJ Fresh

The SABC fired DJ Fresh, who presented the Fresh Breakfast on Metro FM, on Tuesday afternoon with immediate effect as the result of a listener's complaint over his use of bad language on air...

10 Jul 2019

We organised a conference for 570 people without using plastic. Here's how it went
We organised a conference for 570 people without using plastic. Here's how it went

What did we use before single-use plastics became ingrained in our everyday lives? Before the 1980s, plastic bags were a rarity in our supermarkets. In 2019, excessive plastic use feels not just normal, but necessary...

By Elizabeth Sinclair, Charlotte Birkmanis, and Robert Pemberton 10 Jul 2019

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Two days left to enter African Digital Media Awards 2019

African Digital Media Awards 2019: Call for entries...

10 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: Carryn Martin joins new proptech app as brand manager
#Newsmaker: Carryn Martin joins new proptech app as brand manager

Carryn Martin recently joined Flow, a new app that rewards good tenant behaviour, as brand manager...

By Jessica Tennant 10 Jul 2019

#CSIMonth: Can you handle the heat? Try the #ChilliChallenge
#CSIMonth: Can you handle the heat? Try the #ChilliChallenge

There's a crazy new online challenge doing the rounds and this one comes with a bit of a bite - quite literally. It's called the #ChilliChallenge, and its heating up the internet...

By Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2019

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