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Tyme Bank unveiled as Assegai Awards sponsor
Tyme Bank unveiled as Assegai Awards sponsor

South Africa's leading digital bank, TymeBank, has secured the coveted headline sponsor slot for the Assegai Awards...

2 days ago

SA filmmaker selected as a finalist in 2020 Africa in Motion Short Film Competition
SA filmmaker selected as a finalist in 2020 Africa in Motion Short Film Competition

The Africa in Motion Film Festival (AiM) has announced the shortlist for the annual Short Film Competition, which includes South African filmmaker Bernard Myburgh who was selected for his short film "Roger"...

2 days ago

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Digital transformation: Measure what matters

Matthys Esterhuysen, co-founder and head of strategy at Luminate, writes that all digital transformation should be analytics-led. If you cannot measure what matters, you cannot improve your digital ecosystem, resulting in underperforming digital assets and underutilised digital platforms...

By Matthys Esterhuysen 15 Oct 2020

Tractor Outdoor unlocks the potential of a DOOH programmatic buy in new Mini campaign
Tractor Outdoor unlocks the potential of a DOOH programmatic buy in new Mini campaign

Tractor Outdoor, one of South Africa's largest out of home (OOH) and digital out of home (DOOH) media owners, recently executed a fully-automated programmatic buy in a new campaign for Mini, together with location-based marketing specialists, Posterscope South Africa...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 15 Oct 2020

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Google Ads is top choice for app marketers in Africa

AppsFlyer's Performance Index analysed more than 27billion app installs, revealing Google Ads is top choice for app marketers in Africa...

15 Oct 2020

Peter Diamandis – Executive founder of SingularityU.
#SUSASummit: Peter Diamandis opens SingularityU South Africa Summit

Peter Diamandis officially welcomed guests from around the world to the SingularityU South Africa Summit Online 2020...

15 Oct 2020

Briefs announced for the 2021 New Blood Awards
Briefs announced for the 2021 New Blood Awards

D&AD has announced the briefs for the 2021 New Blood Awards as well as New Blood Shots, a series of quick-fire New Blood briefs set over six weeks in direct response to the disruptions to creative education and employment as a result of the coronavirus pandemic...

15 Oct 2020

Surge in online advertising campaigns on MyBroadband
Surge in online advertising campaigns on MyBroadband

MyBroadband has experienced a big increase in online advertising campaigns in recent months, which is excellent news for the South African ICT industry...

Issued by MyBroadband 15 Oct 2020

The 5th Edition of the Toyota Fortuner Challenge goes ahead
The 5th Edition of the Toyota Fortuner Challenge goes ahead

Working closely with content production house, Fuelcontent, FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer created a webpage on which fans could back their hero and enter the competition for the 2020 Toyota Fortuner Challenge...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 15 Oct 2020

Woolworths and Loeries support young creative talent
Woolworths and Loeries support young creative talent

Woolworths, in partnership with the Loeries, has supported the second edition of the Woolworths x Loeries Student Portfolio showcase...

Issued by Loeries 15 Oct 2020

IAB SA chair announced
IAB SA chair announced

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) South Africa has announced the appointment of Haydn Townsend, managing director of Accenture Interactive, as its new chairperson...

Issued by IAB South Africa 15 Oct 2020

Top brands in Africa could lose up to $60bn due to pandemic
Top brands in Africa could lose up to $60bn due to pandemic

The top 150 most valuable African brands from inaugural Brand Finance Africa 150 2020 ranking stand to lose up to $60bn of cumulative brand value following devastating Covid-19 pandemic...

15 Oct 2020

All Assegai Awards finalists revealed
All Assegai Awards finalists revealed

The Direct Marketing Association of SA (DMASA) has published a complete list of over 130 finalists in the running for dozens of Assegai Direct and Integrated Marketing Awards...

Issued by DMASA 15 Oct 2020

White Star steps in to keep the local beat alive!
White Star steps in to keep the local beat alive!

Iconic maize brand launches ground-breaking campaign to support local music and artists...

Issued by OnPoint PR 14 Oct 2020

Bilingual websites for SA shopping malls promote inclusivity
Bilingual websites for SA shopping malls promote inclusivity

Eris Property Group has launched bilingual websites and chatbots for The Mall, KWT and Plattekloof Shopping Centre...

14 Oct 2020

Welcome to the eFamily: Here's to the evolution of the biggest E in SA entertainment
Welcome to the eFamily: Here's to the evolution of the biggest E in SA entertainment

It is e.tv's birthday month, and over the past two decades, the channel has seen a progressive evolution of not only its mother brand, but along with it, it's brand and business value proposition...

Issued by eMedia 14 Oct 2020

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Accelerate your brand's growth with digital marketing

Co-founder and executive creative director of G&G Digital, Desirée Gullan, writes that marketing professionals can give their business the edge by increasing their digital focus and with that the ability to meet customers' demands instantaneously...

By Desiree Gullan 14 Oct 2020

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Recovery of the print, imaging and document industry is complex and long but encouraging

Chris de Beer, Africa Regional manager at Infosource says he sees an extended recovery period for the print, imaging, and document industry in the region...

By Chris de Beer 14 Oct 2020

Small business owners can win a Toyota Hilux on KFM
Small business owners can win a Toyota Hilux on KFM

KFM has partnered with Kenings Car, Van and Truck Hire for Bizboost - the popular small business support feature on The Flash Drive with Carl Wastie...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 14 Oct 2020

East Coast Radio's 'The Big Favour' donates R1m to support class of 2020
East Coast Radio's 'The Big Favour' donates R1m to support class of 2020

East Coast Radio's 'The Big Favour', Kagiso Capital and Growthpoint will be donating R1m to matriculants in need...

Issued by East Coast Radio 14 Oct 2020

What's on at the 2020 virtual integrated Ugu Film Fest
What's on at the 2020 virtual integrated Ugu Film Fest

The 2020 Ugu Film Festival (UGUFF) will be held online from 22 to 25 October 2020...

14 Oct 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Navigating marketing solutions for SMEs post lockdown
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: Navigating marketing solutions for SMEs post lockdown

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends, interviewed Kirsty Bisset, founder and CEO of STIR and SwiftX, to find out how cash-strapped businesses can get a greater ROI on their marketing spend...

14 Oct 2020

Quite Franckly. Creatively shaping brands
Quite Franckly. Creatively shaping brands

Information without purpose can only be a distraction. In this article I'm going to share what we're up to at Quite Franckly and how we're creatively shaping brands with a renewed purpose...

By Grant Franck, Issued by Quite Franckly 14 Oct 2020

Prisa president, Dr Dalien Rene Benecke – senior lecturer Communication at the University of Johannesburg.
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: The role of PR and communication during crisis

Dr Dalien Rene Benecke, Prisa president and senior lecturer of communication at the University of Johannesburg, presented on the role PR and communication play in helping city, regional/provincial and country government communicate better in times of crises...

By Juanita Pienaar 14 Oct 2020

Your backstory is a front page story on Biz
Your backstory is a front page story on Biz

You've put so much into your marketing activations, now give them the attention they deserve, with BizTakeouts and promotional options that keep you on the front page on Bizcommunity...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Oct 2020

Naked marketing: Welcome to the new way of things
Naked marketing: Welcome to the new way of things

Chélin Ramos, art director at Stratitude, writes that the pandemic has steered our attention away from traditional forms of media in favour of fast-paced digital solutions, available as and when we want them. This increased connectivity has put the spotlight on brands, forcing them to take a naked approach to marketing...

By Chélin Ramos 14 Oct 2020

How advertising in news benefits brands
How advertising in news benefits brands

Advertising in the news drives consumers to act. This and more is evidenced in the latest research conducted in the US by the IAB in collaboration with Magid Research...

Issued by IAB South Africa 14 Oct 2020

The power of storytelling
The power of storytelling

Storytelling has the power to bring people together, offer guidance, hope and inspiration, with the most resonant stories lasting thousands of years...

Issued by Dentsu 14 Oct 2020

Eatbigfish launches Challenger ID in Africa with regional partner Delta Victor Bravo
Eatbigfish launches Challenger ID in Africa with regional partner Delta Victor Bravo

The interactive, digital programme introduces organisations to the dynamic Challenger mindset and behaviours...

Issued by eatbigfish 14 Oct 2020

Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search 2020 finalists revealed
Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search 2020 finalists revealed

For the 2020 edition of HYD, young designers were asked to create a unique bench that responds sensitively to seating needs in a time of social distancing...

13 Oct 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Iconic channelling
#OrchidsandOnions: Iconic channelling

Kudos for Showmax Pro: makes the point elegantly; Onion for grating American accent in RDG Gearboxes ad...

By Brendan Seery 13 Oct 2020

Muhammad Ali brought back into the ring for Showmax 'Game Changers'
Muhammad Ali brought back into the ring for Showmax 'Game Changers'

Egg Films' Adrian de sa Garces had the impossible task of resurrecting the greatest boxer of all time in his latest spot for Showmax, 'Game Changers'...

Issued by Egg Films 13 Oct 2020

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