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D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winners
D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winners

D&AD has announced its 2020 winners for the Future Impact category, which supports and accelerates ideas with the potential to create positive change...

2 days ago

The Pendoring Awards announces jury and extends deadline
The Pendoring Awards announces jury and extends deadline

The Pendoring Awards has announced its jury that will be headed by 3 presidents: Judith Mofutsanyan of Oonina, Mpume Ngobese of Joe Public and Francois de Villiers of FCB and Haas Collective fame...

1 day ago

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MMA SA Smarties announces 5 new Covid-19 categories and entering is free

The MMA SA Smarties has launched its Business Unusual Categories alongside its core categories for 2020, as well as a new submission process. Thanks to its partners, it will be free to enter this year's MMA SA Smarties...

14 Sep 2020

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The power of PR: 5 ways businesses can create stability through communication

Adam Hunter, head of Hook, Line & Sinker Communications comments on the value of integrated marketing and PR during economic upheaval...

By Adam Hunter 14 Sep 2020

Register now for the 2020 Africa Brand Summit
Register now for the 2020 Africa Brand Summit

Ticket sales to this year's virtual and in-person Africa Brand Summit are open. Select the category that suits you and your organisation best, whether in Cape Town, Joburg, Nigeria or elsewhere...

Issued by Africa Brand Summit 14 Sep 2020

How conversational commerce is shaping the future of business
How conversational commerce is shaping the future of business

While 'conversational commerce' is not a new concept, the phenomenon is gaining momentum, driving innovation and customer experience in an ever-changing e-commerce landscape...

By James Bayhack 14 Sep 2020

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6 words to guide you on your B2B content marketing journey

There are millions of companies buying products and services in SA. While B2B marketing has its own methods, it pays to remember there's a real person making those business decisions. New Media B2B GM Dev Naidoo and Swipe iX MD Leo Redelinghuys talk digitalisation without audience alienation...

By Dev Naidoo and Leo Redelinghuys 14 Sep 2020

Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new features
Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new features

A new era: Today we are announcing our exciting rollout of the new, improved MojoReporter - which will change the way mobile content is captured, stored and published...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 14 Sep 2020

Mix 93.8 FM brings you a brand new show this September - The Pulse featuring Craig Urbani, Ryan Flynn
Mix 93.8 FM brings you a brand new show this September - The Pulse featuring Craig Urbani, Ryan Flynn

Mix 93.8 FM is proud to welcome stalwart entertainers Craig Urbani and Ryan Flynn to the family with the announcement of their brand new show The Pulse...

Issued by Mix 93.8 FM 14 Sep 2020

How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancing
How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancing

'Jerusalema' by South African DJ and record producer, Master KG, featuring Nomcebo Zikode, has taken the world by storm as people around the world have now even created a dance challenge with the song...

Issued by Meltwater 14 Sep 2020

So Interactive proud to be named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa by Clutch
So Interactive proud to be named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa by Clutch

In light of our outstanding achievement and prowess, we've been named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa based by Clutch, a verified reviews platform...

Issued by So Interactive 14 Sep 2020

2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcement
2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcement

The 2020 Durban FilmMart (DFM) came to close with the announcement of the Official Awards for Projects on Sunday, 13 September 2020...

14 Sep 2020

Former Cosmopolitan SA editors launch Mood creative agency
Former Cosmopolitan SA editors launch Mood creative agency

Following the closure of Cosmopolitan South Africa, former editor-in-chief Holly Meadows and fashion director, Cleopatra Marcopoulos today announced the launch of Mood creative agency...

14 Sep 2020

#PulpNonFiction: Lessons from history for the future
#PulpNonFiction: Lessons from history for the future

Bronwyn Williams reflects on Dan Carlin's The End Is Always Near and Ariel and Will Durant's The Lessons of History and says the choice is ours to learn the lessons of history or to repeat the mistakes of the past...

By Bronwyn Williams 14 Sep 2020

#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

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Social media as a marketing tool to navigate through the Covid-19 crisis

Sabrina Andreucci, strategic director at Social Media 101 writes that the Covid crisis has created an ideal opportunity for brands to engage with their consumers through social media...

By Sabrina Andreucci 14 Sep 2020

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The case for creativity in B2B marketing

Warren Moss, CEO of Demographica writes that our B2C marketers are globally-renowned and regularly win international recognition for campaigns - so why don't B2B marketers, also?...

By Warren Moss 14 Sep 2020

Unilever SA to set up new diversity committee and advisory board
Unilever SA to set up new diversity committee and advisory board

Unilever is removing TRESemmé products from local retail shelves for 10 days and is setting up a new diversity committee to oversee future advertising materials...

11 Sep 2020

#Newsmaker: Rozanne McKenzie on starting a media company and producing her first TV show
#Newsmaker: Rozanne McKenzie on starting a media company and producing her first TV show

Johannesburg-based news anchor, presenter, MC, actress, voiceover artist, wife and mom, Rozanne McKenzie recently started a media company called Rozanne McKenzie Media and is currently producing her first TV show...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Sep 2020

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Why brand integrity and authenticity should be your core digital strategy

Armand Mukenge, head of digital marketing at African Communications Media Group comments on brand integrity and new digital marketing strategy that could be beneficial to organisations...

By Armand Mukenge 11 Sep 2020

Announced last night, M&G 200 Young South Africans celebrated the achievements of the 208 winners for 2020
Announced last night, M&G 200 Young South Africans celebrated the achievements of the 208 winners for 2020

In keeping with its 2020 theme of innovation, Mail & Guardian 200 Young South African's took the form of a virtual reveal last night. Hosted by Mail & Guardian's Athandiwe Saba and broadcasting partner eNCA's Thembekile Mrototo, the event launched the list that will be showcased in this week's issue of the paper, on shelves this morning and featuring profiles of all 208 winners...

Issued by Mail & Guardian Media 11 Sep 2020

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Socially savviness is well planned

Founder, managing director and thought leader, Wayne Flemming from Brandtruth// DGTL writes; "The internet lasts forever, but can your brand's reputation?..."

By Wayne Flemming 11 Sep 2020

Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs
Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs

The Clicks Group has committed to increase spending on SMMEs and support local beauty and haircare brands, and other products...

11 Sep 2020

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D&AD Awards 2020: 4 Black Pencils awarded to groundbreaking work

The 58th D&AD Awards Ceremony took place virtually last night where 4 Back Pencils were awarded and South Africa ranked 22nd in the country rankings...

11 Sep 2020

Caxton still leads the pack
Caxton still leads the pack

The annual awards is Caxton's opportunity to acknowledge, for the 31st year, who the top dogs are in a fiercely contested race to the finals with 30 winners emerging from the more than 1,200 entries...

Issued by Spark Media 11 Sep 2020

#BizUnity: "Nothing unites people like a sense of belonging", One Custom's Paul Geary
#BizUnity: "Nothing unites people like a sense of belonging", One Custom's Paul Geary

Paul Geary, co-founder of One Custom tells us about their work with Laureus Sport For Good South Africa on the recently launched Laureus Supporters' Club and from a customer experience marketing perspective, why it's important that brands nurture relationships with existing customers and harness customer relations to build customer loyalty and goodwill during these uncertain times...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Sep 2020

Oracle Media finalists in the New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards 2020
Oracle Media finalists in the New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards 2020

Oracle Media are finalists in three categories at this year's New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards...

Issued by Oracle Media 11 Sep 2020

Advertising can be poisonous but it should never damage a brand
Advertising can be poisonous but it should never damage a brand

Clicks' blunder was easily avoidable. Was it worth the gamble, if intentional, or will it damage the brand within the hair care sector, or in the larger brand equity. What was the damage?

By mike broom 10 Sep 2020

Putting power back in the hands of the consumer
Putting power back in the hands of the consumer

Brand Hubb CEO Rob Anderson tells us why he believes loyalty is priceless and says that having loyal customers creates opportunities for targeted messaging and tailored campaigns resulting in increased ROI...

By Jessica Tennant 10 Sep 2020

Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketing
Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketing

An SME Marketing Landscape Survey reveals that SMEs in Southern Africa see the need for a marketing strategy but do not plan or track their results efficiently...

10 Sep 2020

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Digital or die - have we overcorrected the fundamentals of marketing?

It only took half a year, but in that time the world as we know it changed forever. Even though certain aspects of life are likely to revert to type, there are both big differences and small variations which have affected much of how we'll do life going forward...

By Leigh-Anne Acquisto 10 Sep 2020

Consumer attitudes towards fuel loyalty programmes in SA
Consumer attitudes towards fuel loyalty programmes in SA

The average South African consumer sees loyalty programmes as valuable and as an economic benefit, and are generally committed to such programmes...

By Marius Wait 10 Sep 2020

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