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PR vs Advertising: Which is ideal for marketing SMMEs?
PR vs Advertising: Which is ideal for marketing SMMEs?

Public relations and advertising are both crucial for the promotion of any business, writes Mkhuseli Vangile, managing director at DCF...

By Mkhuseli Vangile 13 hours ago

Loeries 2021 - Entries open to #fightthegoodfight
Loeries 2021 - Entries open to #fightthegoodfight

This year, the Loeries challenges the industry to #fightthegoodfight and create work that moves society forward in a positive direction...

13 hours ago

The launch of The Forge by Machine_ unlocks a world of opportunities for young creative talent
The launch of The Forge by Machine_ unlocks a world of opportunities for young creative talent

With the aim of addressing inclusion and diversity in the advertising and communications industry, Machine_ has launched The Forge - which aims to find, mentor and grow young creative talent...

Issued by Machine_ 22 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2Stories
#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2Stories

2Stories is a new content collective by serial entrepreneur Joanne Hope and seasoned content director Anelde Greeff...

By Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

Duke and Copysmith partner for AI writing services
Duke and Copysmith partner for AI writing services

Duke recently signed up as the first South African enterprise to partner with Copysmith, the AI copywriting and content generation platform...

Issued by DUKE 22 Feb 2021

Showmax licenses first international reality TV series format: Temptation Island
Showmax licenses first international reality TV series format: Temptation Island

African streaming service Showmax has licensed its first international reality TV series format, Temptation Island...

Issued by Showmax 22 Feb 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager launches on Bizcommunity
#BehindtheBrandManager launches on Bizcommunity

Being acknowledged and appreciated is everything and this April it's the turn of brand managers on Biz...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 22 Feb 2021

The cultural uprising of social media apps
The cultural uprising of social media apps

Lerato Sibanda writes that we are missing out from many opportunities and basic social interaction as a result of the uprising of social media apps...

By Lerato Sibanda 22 Feb 2021

Lions publishes agenda for Lions Live March edition
Lions publishes agenda for Lions Live March edition

Lions has published the agenda for its March edition of Lions Live. Designed as a toolkit for the creators of tomorrow, the interactive digital experience has been created to drive measurable gains in both personal and professional development...

19 Feb 2021

Diversity is key to unlocking creativity
Diversity is key to unlocking creativity

Humans create ideas and technology helps us share them. Finding a team that can marry the two, will give any brand a competitive edge. The human behind the tech always has to ensure that their ideas are culturally relevant to the audience...

By Zubeida Goolam 19 Feb 2021

The 2021 Effie Awards South Africa season opens with virtual entry workshop on Tuesday, 23 February
The 2021 Effie Awards South Africa season opens with virtual entry workshop on Tuesday, 23 February

During the Effie Awards South Africa 2021 online workshop, the ACA will provide guidelines, tips on how to enter, requirements, case study presentations and more from 10.30am-12.30pm on Tuesday, 23 February...

Issued by Association for Communication and Advertising 19 Feb 2021

Film industry shows sign of recovery as permit numbers grow
Film industry shows sign of recovery as permit numbers grow

The City of Cape Town's Film Permit Office has revealed they are currently facilitating and monitoring 10 productions, including four feature films and six television series...

18 Feb 2021

Exploring digital signage in a post-Covid world
Exploring digital signage in a post-Covid world

Times have changed, and so has what consumers want and expect of brands. When we think about shopping now, our concerns lie a little deeper than whether the item is in stock or not. Now shoppers are thinking about how to get hold of said product while staying safe and avoiding crowded spaces...

18 Feb 2021

#BehindTheMask: Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head of strategy for Volt Africa
#BehindTheMask: Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head of strategy for Volt Africa

This week I catch up with Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head Of strategy for Volt Africa, an integrated digital service provider based in South Africa which specialises in creating customised digital strategies suited for your brand...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Feb 2021

The state of B2B sales in South Africa
The state of B2B sales in South Africa

How are South Africa's top performing businesses meeting their revenue targets during one of the toughest operating environments of the past decade?

18 Feb 2021

Print + digital = a winning formula for Woolworths Taste
Print + digital = a winning formula for Woolworths Taste

Woolworths Taste continues to hold its own, with a 13% increase in circulation in 2020 Q4 and unprecedented online performance in January 2021...

Issued by New Media 18 Feb 2021

Expanding accessibility with Samsung Audio
Expanding accessibility with Samsung Audio

For those who are hard of hearing, the deaf, people with low vision and the blind, accessing basic TV features like sound controls and screen settings can still prove challenging...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 18 Feb 2021

MediaCom crowned Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year
MediaCom crowned Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year

MediaCom's pioneering creative work on behalf of clients such as Uber, PlayStation, and Dell Technologies landed them the Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year award...

18 Feb 2021

The past, the present and the yet-to-come
The past, the present and the yet-to-come

This article provides you with a starting point, a way to begin honing your perspective and identifying the susceptibility of disruption in your industry: by gauging the past, the present and the yet-to-come...

Issued by Dentsu 18 Feb 2021

Adcheck: 50 and flourishing
Adcheck: 50 and flourishing

Advertising monitoring and insights business, Adcheck, celebrates its 50th birthday this year...

Issued by AdCheck 18 Feb 2021

MediaHeads 360 - Thriving into 2021
MediaHeads 360 - Thriving into 2021

Level one BEE media specialist agency, MediaHeads 360, continues to activate, captivate and amplify two years after its relaunch...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 18 Feb 2021

Stir merges with HaveYouHeard
Stir merges with HaveYouHeard

Stir, a full service digital offering that was started on the back of the R1,000 Challenge on 702 and CapeTalk in 2012 has merged with HaveYouHeard, a communications agency immersed in culture...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Feb 2021

Topco Media announces the Public Sector Leaders February 2021 edition - A year of change ahead for SA
Topco Media announces the Public Sector Leaders February 2021 edition - A year of change ahead for SA

Publishing celebratory stories and current development insights, the Public Sector Leaders digimag highlights the success of public servants, catering to a monthly audience of more than 40,000 readers...

Issued by Topco Media 18 Feb 2021

You bought what for dinner?!?
You bought what for dinner?!?

Mo's already read, from research carried out by KLA, that participants in a recent blind tasting survey couldn't tell the difference between boxed and bottled wine...

By Kangwe Monkoane, Issued by KLA 18 Feb 2021

New York Festivals Advertising Awards 2021 announces jury president, confirms 25 members
New York Festivals Advertising Awards 2021 announces jury president, confirms 25 members

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced its 2021 NYF executive jury, featuring jury president Ralf Heuel, CCO and partner of Grabarz & Partner Germany and jury member PJ Eales, ECD at Machine Cape Town, South Africa...

18 Feb 2021

Digital transformation: Should we still be talking about it in 2021?
Digital transformation: Should we still be talking about it in 2021?

To unlock the power of true digital transformation, leaders need to find ways to put digital first, encouraging everyone in a company to start thinking about...

By Kevin South 18 Feb 2021

2021 - The most important year to develop your brand's visual identity
2021 - The most important year to develop your brand's visual identity

Five lessons from Jacaranda FM's marketing manager, Leith Smith...

Issued by Jacaranda FM 17 Feb 2021

Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youth
Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youth

Educo Academy has launched a Sales and Marketing Seta-accredited programme, free to qualifying students between the ages of 18 and 28...

17 Feb 2021

2021 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals increased trust in business
2021 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals increased trust in business

The 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that South Africans now trust business more than any other institution, and are looking to CEOs to solve societal challenges that have been exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis...

17 Feb 2021

London International Awards creates coaching programme
London International Awards creates coaching programme

London International Awards has created a coaching and networking programme to develop, educate, inspire and grow young creative talent...

17 Feb 2021

5 ways for shopping malls to boost their tenants creatively
5 ways for shopping malls to boost their tenants creatively

Shopping mall marketing teams, together with events agencies, are creating new and unique ways to involve tenants in their marketing strategies...

By Amanda Rabinowitz-Muller 17 Feb 2021

When Savanna gets serious, it must be serious. Deadly serious.
When Savanna gets serious, it must be serious. Deadly serious.

Even though Savanna is well known for its quirky, dry sense of humour, the brand decided to take a stand and create an awareness campaign that drives a very important message to its consumers: Drinking and driving is no joke...

Issued by Grey Africa 17 Feb 2021

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