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365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa
365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa

365 Digital is thrilled to announce its appointment as exclusive partner to TikTok in South Africa. The exclusive partnership specifies 365 Digital as TikTok's exclusive media representatives...

16 hours ago

Dr Sindi van Zyl
RIP Dr Sindi van Zyl

Tributes are pouring in for Dr Sindi van Zyl. The much-loved healthcare activist, DJ and social media personality lost her battle to Covid-19 on 10 April...

19 hours ago

Winning the future
Winning the future

Media Fuse's Emeka Okeke believes the best approach to 2021 is combining old and new, known and unknown and settling on a hybrid model for success...

Issued by Dentsu 23 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer
#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer

This week I catch up with Chioma Umeala, known as Ayo on BET Africa's Isono...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Feb 2021

Big boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel donates custom wheelchair
Big boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel donates custom wheelchair

Macsteel recenly handed over a state of the art custom-made wheelchair to internationally-ranked wheelchair player Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane...

Issued by Optimize Agency 23 Feb 2021

Primedia Outdoor celebrates Valentine's Day once again with its outstanding #PrimediaBigLove campaign
Primedia Outdoor celebrates Valentine's Day once again with its outstanding #PrimediaBigLove campaign

For the third consecutive year, Primedia Outdoor celebrated Valentine's Day in the most extraordinary way with its renowned #PrimediaBigLove campaign...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 23 Feb 2021

Marketing in a world without third-party cookies
Marketing in a world without third-party cookies

Colleen Rose, consulting director at Acceleration, discusses how the move away from third-party cookies is gathering momentum...

By Colleen Rose 23 Feb 2021

How to use the hero's journey to build engagement at your online event
How to use the hero's journey to build engagement at your online event

How do you keep the audience engaged for one, two or eight hours at an online event?...

Issued by Brand Avatar 23 Feb 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Solly Moeng talks media independence and credibility
EXCLUSIVE: Solly Moeng talks media independence and credibility

I chat with Solly Moeng ahead of the Davos Online Communications Summit, where he was one of the panellists at the virtual event on Thursday 25 February 2021...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Feb 2021

Does your CEO see marketing as an Indecent Proposal?
Does your CEO see marketing as an Indecent Proposal?

The Nedbank IMC 2021, taking place virtually on 29 July, is themed Marketing. The Movie...

Issued by IMC Conference 22 Feb 2021

Kfm 'Music Saves The Day' drives daytime listening
Kfm 'Music Saves The Day' drives daytime listening

Kfm 94.5 is bringing to life its positioning of 'The most music. Feel great' through its latest workplace-listening marketing campaign...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 22 Feb 2021

Credit: P&G
P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

What is shaping culture? Entertain us
What is shaping culture? Entertain us

What happens when we run out of shows? Interest in standard television has been dropping with companies like Showmax, Netflix, Prime, Disney and Hulu stealing eyes from TV for years. However, 2020 has had a profound impact on their ability to create content...

By Brett Rogers 22 Feb 2021

A case for indigenous language speaking creators
A case for indigenous language speaking creators

Brands have this obsession to only want to work with established content creators, completely ignoring many who are building a very loyal following on various platforms....

By Njongo Mato 22 Feb 2021

Building blocks of right-housing for growth and success
Building blocks of right-housing for growth and success

Right-housing is vital to the success of leading customers through the sales funnel, writes Johanna McDowell...

By Johanna McDowell 22 Feb 2021

Creative Agentz collabs with TikTok to launch bespoke booths for content creators
Creative Agentz collabs with TikTok to launch bespoke booths for content creators

Creative Agentz in collaboration with TikTok have launched a bespoke TikTok booth available for creatives to use free of charge at the Creative Agentz premises in Johannesburg at The Zone @ Rosebank....

22 Feb 2021

#PulpNonFiction: "How many men soever you slay, you will never kill your successor" ~ Senca
#PulpNonFiction: "How many men soever you slay, you will never kill your successor" ~ Senca

This week's book choice, Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino is an adult fairy tale of sorts detailing the fantastical adventures of Marco Polo through a series of strange, sinister and surrealistic cities...

By Bronwyn Williams 22 Feb 2021

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

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