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Dial into the next decade's digital world with foresight from 10-year-olds
Dial into the next decade's digital world with foresight from 10-year-olds

In her Meltwater webinar presented on 5 July 2019, IAB CEO Paula Hulley recapped the main points of her IAB Digital Summit 2019 presentation, with extra tips and actionable insights from 10-year-olds, as well as the IAB Direct Brand Report on the current consumer economy...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Jul 2019

10 actionable marketing tips for lead generation
10 actionable marketing tips for lead generation

Lead generation continues to be one of the biggest challenges faced by digital marketers. Here are 10 strategies that you can use to increase your lead generation...

By Angela White 1 Jul 2019

This year's SA Cannes Lions' judges...
#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

Great(stock) anthology gets global recognition at Cannes
Great(stock) anthology gets global recognition at Cannes

The widely acclaimed 'Anthology of (Great)stock Poetry' campaign by local visual services provider, Greatstock, was recently shortlisted for two awards at Cannes...

Issued by Greatstock 26 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!
#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

21 Jun 2019

Cannes Lions Grands Prix awards.
#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

21 Jun 2019

7 ways a personalised demo ensures you choose the right email signature solution
7 ways a personalised demo ensures you choose the right email signature solution

If your business is just you, then maybe it's not the biggest decision you'll ever make, but if there's 50, 100 or 1,000 people in the business then suddenly the decision (and the risks) become bigger...

By Bruce Borrie, Issued by Rocketseed 21 Jun 2019

The six #CannesLions2019 Reach Lions Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Reach Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on Wednesday, 19 June, with the 2019 Creative Data, Creative Strategy, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

19 Jun 2019

More reason to enter the Assegai Awards
More reason to enter the Assegai Awards

Everyone wants to be numbered in the company of winners. Now is your chance to stake your claim as an award-winning marketer...

Issued by DMASA 18 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?
#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?

Are you a youthpreneur who would like to be featured on Bizcommunity as an opinion leader in your sector? This Youth Month, Bizcommunity invites you to nominate your favourite youth influencers in any industry making a difference in our region...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist

The Cannes Lions Direct shortlist has been released, with SA seeing 7 entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

18 Jun 2019

Claudi Potter, creative director at Joe Public United, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Direct category, and will judge the Young Lions Digital competition in Cannes.
#CannesLions2019: "Reinvent the medium to make the message a winner" - Claudi Potter

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Claudi Potter...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Jun 2019

Assegai time rolls round again
Assegai time rolls round again

Get the recognition you deserve for your excellence in direct marketing. Entries for the 2019 Assegai Awards are now open...

Issued by DMASA 12 Jun 2019

#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'
#StartupStory: A new online platform for moms, brands and 'momfluencers'

MomSays, an online resource for moms who are looking for unbiased, trusted advice from other moms regarding the best product solutions for their families, recently launched its new website...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Jun 2019

Paula Hulley
Photographer: Rikki Hibbert
#IABSummit19: 7 insights into the direct brand economy

In her opening address at the IAB Summit, which took place on Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, IAB CEO Paula Hulley shared seven key insights from the IAB Global Direct Brand Report on the direct brand economy...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Jun 2019

Combining email marketing with SMS: it's a no-brainer
Combining email marketing with SMS: it's a no-brainer

While email might be the platform with the most effective statistics in terms of recipient engagement, it is critical for marketers to understand...

Issued by Madex 4 Jun 2019

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Smart email and avoiding the spam filter

What does it take to create an effective email marketing campaign that is not only read but also engaged with? Mailers must convey a message and create an experience that entices the user to take the desired action...

By Desiree Gullan 24 May 2019

Brand Factor puts Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve on the map - and rhinos and lions in the street
Brand Factor puts Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve on the map - and rhinos and lions in the street

If you were driving through certain intersections in Joburg in April, chances are you saw a rhino, a lion, a cheetah and a buffalo handing out flyers - and no, your eyes weren't deceiving you...

Issued by Brand Factor 24 May 2019

We are putting brands into hands again this winter
We are putting brands into hands again this winter

You can reach travelling audiences if you plan your winter school holiday promotion now, as AutoReach offers category exclusivity to advertisers and their bookings are managed on a first-come-first-served basis...

Issued by AutoReach 22 May 2019

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New online training portal launched by DMASA

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has launched a new online training portal, DMASA Academy...

17 May 2019

Smart email and avoiding the spam filter
Smart email and avoiding the spam filter

What does it take to create an effective email marketing campaign that is not only read, but also engaged with?...

By Desiree Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 16 May 2019

Finalising new DMASA Code of Practice
Finalising new DMASA Code of Practice

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has announced that its updated Code of Practice is in the process of finalisation...

15 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

Jiji Classfieds.
Nigeria's classifieds marketplace boosts presence with OLX deal

Jiji, Nigeria's classifieds marketplace has reached an agreement with OLX to redirect OLX users in Nigeria to Jiji and to acquire OLX businesses in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda...

8 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

Great(stock) poetry wins again
Great(stock) poetry wins again

Greatstock has scooped another creative accolade for its Anthology of Great(stock) Poetry direct marketing campaign. It was awarded third prize for Out of Home marketing in the annual Creative Circle Awards...

Issued by Greatstock 2 Apr 2019

Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain

Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

Easter comes a bit later this year, and you are still in time
Easter comes a bit later this year, and you are still in time

You are reminded that you are still in time to book an Easter promotion reaching road travellers on the national routes travelling to family and friends, or a favourite holiday destination...

Issued by AutoReach 28 Mar 2019

Everlytic talks email marketing ahead of the IMC Conference
Everlytic talks email marketing ahead of the IMC Conference

On 25 February, Everlytic's marketing manager, Karyn Strybos, was interviewed by The Touch Down podcast about Everlytic's partnership with the 2019 IMC Conference...

Issued by Everlytic 12 Mar 2019

Mom buys everywhere for everyone. Is she buying your brand?
Mom buys everywhere for everyone. Is she buying your brand?

You may have heard that 73% of moms make the purchasing decisions in the home, but how do you tap into that purchasing power?...

Issued by Exposure Marketing 22 Feb 2019

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