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Effie Awards South Africa launched by ACA
Effie Awards South Africa launched by ACA

The Association for Communication and Advertising has launched the 2020 Effie Awards South Africa...

22 hours ago

Speakers at the final Future Females founders breakfast of 2019, part of Cape Town Startup Week, included Catherine Luckhoff, Aisha Pandor and Katherine-Mary Pichulik. All images © Future Females team.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Insights into the SA female entrepreneur's journey in 2019

Attendees of the final Future Females founders' breakfast for the year were in for a treat, as the Cape Town Startup Week edition's speakers included serial entrepreneur Catherine Luckhoff, SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor, and Pichulik founder Katherine-Mary Pichulik. Here's what they shared about their entrepreneurial journeys thus far...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Food For Mzansi, saluting the unsung heroes of SA agriculture
#EntrepreneurMonth: Food For Mzansi, saluting the unsung heroes of SA agriculture

Launched as a digital platform in November 2018, Food for Mzansi is on a mission to change the narrative of South Africa's agriculture industry...

By Robin Fredericks 3 Dec 2019

Does size and length really matter?
Does size and length really matter?

In part three of our Power of Connection series from Kantar South Africa, we discuss why longer adverts or bigger budgets hold no guarantee of delivering higher cut-through...

Issued by Kantar 3 Dec 2019

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Social media crisis management

With the silly season upon us, what plan do you and your community managers have in place for an inevitable crisis?...

By Gosi Legoale 3 Dec 2019

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Why small emerging research firms are cracking giant insights

Global research houses have been failing the industry somewhat when it comes to unearthing gold nuggets that embody the mass-market consumer's perceptions. Thato Tshabalala shares some points of interest he believes will shed more light on this argument...

By Thato Tshabalala 3 Dec 2019

Using data analytics and CRM to drive customer centricity and win loyalty
Using data analytics and CRM to drive customer centricity and win loyalty

Sanlam Reality, the Sanlam Group's loyalty programme, was awarded Best Use of Data Analytics/CRM Application at the inaugural Loyalty Awards South Africa recently held in Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 3 Dec 2019

10 questions to ask the marketing director
10 questions to ask the marketing director

Mike Broom lists some of the key requirements of having necessary, up-to-date knowledge to be able to control the company's marketing destiny with success...

By mike broom 3 Dec 2019

DISCOP Johannesburg
DISCOP Joburg announces changes for 2020 edition

The eighth edition of DISCOP Johannesburg wrapped up last week with a lower attendance in comparison to last year - leading to some key changes in the 2020 edition...

2 Dec 2019

Media moves - New editorial appointments at Independent Media
Media moves - New editorial appointments at Independent Media

Independent Media is pleased to announce several key editorial appointments, which will come into immediate effect...

Issued by Independent Media 2 Dec 2019

New marketing trend leads to surprise change in enquiries for South African marketing agencies
New marketing trend leads to surprise change in enquiries for South African marketing agencies

Digital marketing trends are constantly evolving, making it important for companies to stay on top of them as they happen...

Issued by Ruby Digital 2 Dec 2019

Multi-Media: Audiovisual Black Friday special
Multi-Media: Audiovisual Black Friday special

Don't miss out on the opportunity to secure audiovisual solutions at an absolute steal!..

By Angelique Shekleton, Issued by Multi-Media 2 Dec 2019

Transit Ads rolls out large-format digital screens in key commuter nodes countrywide
Transit Ads rolls out large-format digital screens in key commuter nodes countrywide

Transit Ads is in the process of launching Transit XL, a network of 3x6m digital screens expected to be viewed by around 5.5 million consumers a month - demonstrating the efficacy of digital-out-home (DOOH) within the transit environment...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 2 Dec 2019

AMF bridges funding and experience gap for UJ students
AMF bridges funding and experience gap for UJ students

Final year diploma and degree students with a specialisation in Strategic Communication at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have received sponsorship through an education initiative of South Africa's media agency collective, the Advertising Media Forum (AMF)...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 2 Dec 2019

Gaming apps
Five African game developers featured on the App Store

Mobile games built on the continent playing an increasingly significant role in the global market...

2 Dec 2019

M&C Saatchi Abel enjoys stellar night at 2019 FM AdFocus awards
M&C Saatchi Abel enjoys stellar night at 2019 FM AdFocus awards

Rapidly growing creative company scoops Large Advertising Agency of the Year and Partnership of the Year, while its creative chief Neo Mashigo is crowned Industry Leader of the Year...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 2 Dec 2019

The most summer to make you feel great!
The most summer to make you feel great!

The Cape's biggest radio station, Kfm 94.5, recently unveiled its latest brand campaign - #KfmSummerFeels...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 2 Dec 2019

Just Branding makes its mark
Just Branding makes its mark

2019 has been an exciting year for the Just Design branding team...

Issued by Just Design 2 Dec 2019

Newzroom Afrika's #10MinutesWith Marc Lewis
Newzroom Afrika's #10MinutesWith Marc Lewis

Marc Lewis is Newzroom Afrika's Sports Editor and Sports Anchor for the prime-time news slot, Newz@Prime...

Issued by Newzroom Afrika 2 Dec 2019

#AfricanAdShowcase: MultiChoice may have a competitive edge over streaming services
#AfricanAdShowcase: MultiChoice may have a competitive edge over streaming services

Reports of interim results by MultiChoice show a 3% decline in DStv premium subscribers, which may be due to intensified competition from streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video...

2 Dec 2019

Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in Africa
Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in Africa

In the face of an immensely challenging digital skills gap on the continent, Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, head of brand and reputation at Google Africa, remains optimistic...

By Sindy Peters 2 Dec 2019

Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle
Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle

The Ford Motor Company of South Africa (FMCSA) has been fined an administrative fine of R35 million for the incidents in which the company's Kuga 1.6 model caught fire...

2 Dec 2019

Take SA's first online consumer review survey and stand a chance to win an iPhone 11 Pro!
Take SA's first online consumer review survey and stand a chance to win an iPhone 11 Pro!

Social Places, a MarTech company driving the use of location-based marketing and reputation management for multi-location and franchised brands, is carrying out the country's first Online Review Landscape Survey and is calling on South Africans to take part...

Issued by Social Places 2 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering
#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering

We all know that the loss of a family member or friend isn't always easy. It is also a time to support your loved ones and we know that planning the catering for a funeral can be stressful activity...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

The rules are changing, money is opening up
The rules are changing, money is opening up

The eighth and final session for the year of Heavy Chef's Inspire Sessions series in collaboration with Discovery Business Insurance featured The Fintechnologists, Simon Dingle of Lettuce...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2019

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#DesignIndaba2020: Kinya Tagawa "to plot for the future" as speaker

Kinya Tagawa, a Japanese award-winning design engineer who runs international design agency Takram, with studios in Tokyo and London, has been selected as one of the speakers for next year's Design Indaba Conference...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 Dec 2019

Clicks announces Engen as new fuel rewards partner
Clicks announces Engen as new fuel rewards partner

Shell's loyalty partnership with Clicks came to an abrupt end this November, just before the health and beauty retailer announced that it has entered into an agreement with Engen instead...

2 Dec 2019

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'OK Boomer' and the great generational stand-off

The generational face-off when grandpa and junior go head-to-head over which generation has it better (Mine. No, mine. No, MINE)...

2 Dec 2019

#FairnessFirst: Taking action beyond #16DaysofActivism
#FairnessFirst: Taking action beyond #16DaysofActivism

Unfortunately, gender-based violence is a harsh reality of everyday life for the majority of South African women. Here's what's being done to not just take a stand but also act to end GBV this #16DaysofActivism and beyond, with UN Women's global #OrangetheWorld campaign...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Dec 2019

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The 5 mistakes you want to avoid marketing your franchise in South Africa

It doesn't take a savant to understand the huge potential that international franchising in emerging markets brings to the table...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of love
#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of love

Sine Ndlela is not yet 30 years old, but she's the founder of a thriving South African dairy-free ice-cream brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Nov 2019

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#DesignIndaba2020: Dates announced as it gears up to celebrate 25 years of cultural invention

Design Indaba has announced its dates for the 2020 conference and its yearly lineup as it gears up for the 25th edition of the event...

29 Nov 2019

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