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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A mark, a yen, a buck or a pound
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A mark, a yen, a buck or a pound

A truism set to music in the Kander & Ebb musical "Cabaret" is that money makes the world go round...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 7 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

Tennis South Africa partners with Levergy
Tennis South Africa partners with Levergy

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has announced the appointment of Levergy as its new communications agency...

Issued by Levergy 6 Dec 2018

Data and platforms bring new opportunities to expand PR
Data and platforms bring new opportunities to expand PR

Digital disruption in the public relations and communications landscape means that brands and their agencies now need to work closer together than ever, in order to identify new storytelling opportunities, publishing platforms, and harness data analytics to continually refine how and where they place their messaging...

By Dominique Pienaar 5 Dec 2018

Did fear-mongering help Cape Town avert Day Zero?
Did fear-mongering help Cape Town avert Day Zero?

According to the findings of a study by researchers from Stellenbosch University (SU) and the University of Cape Town (UCT), threats about Day Zero when taps would run dry had a far greater impact on Capetonians' water usage than water restrictions...

5 Dec 2018

Lionel Reina, chief executive officer, APO Group.
New APO CEO to take group global

APO Group appoints former Orange Africa and Middle East senior executive as CEO...

3 Dec 2018

Sabre trophies.
Africa SABRE PR awards call for entry

Entries for Africa's continent-wide public relations award, the African SABRE Awards, are now open...

3 Dec 2018

Clayton Morar, founder of Clayton Morar Media.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Forget the naysayers, run your own race

Former journalist turned publicist, Clayton Morar founded his agency in 2012. Here, he shares more about the challenges he encountered getting his PR business off the ground and dispenses several tips to help aspiring entrepreneurs...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 Dec 2018

New African magazine's list of 100 Most Influential Africans
New African magazine's list of 100 Most Influential Africans

Gender parity achieved for the first time in list of 100 Most Influential Africans...

30 Nov 2018

The death knell for advertising value equivalency as a PR metric?
The death knell for advertising value equivalency as a PR metric?

It's time to revise our evaluation methodologies. If one of the world's leading professional body has declared its intention to send it into exile is perhaps an indication that it's time to move on from using AVE as a PR metric. ...

By Leago Monareng 30 Nov 2018

#Newsmaker: ACA CEO Mathe Okaba
#Newsmaker: ACA CEO Mathe Okaba

Following Mathe Okaba's appointment as CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) a few months back, we thought we'd find out how she's getting on in her new position...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2018

Palesa Madumo, Founder of Prism Awards Young Judges.
Prism Awards calls for entries for Young Judges

The search for a new cohort of sharp-witted young leaders in the public relations and communication industry to be mentored in the judging process for the 2019 Prism Awards, has officially begun...

29 Nov 2018

Data and platforms bring new opportunities to expand PR
Data and platforms bring new opportunities to expand PR

Digital disruption in the public relations and communications landscape means that brands and their agencies now need to work closer together than ever, in order to identify new storytelling opportunities, publishing platforms, and harness data analytics to continually refine how and where they place their messaging...

By Dominique Pienaar 27 Nov 2018

FoxP2 wins Epica Gold
FoxP2 wins Epica Gold

FoxP2 has won Gold in the media category at the prestigious 2018 Epica Awards for their "Life Beyond the Logo" campaign...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 26 Nov 2018

#NewCampaign: All you people, this ad's for you
#NewCampaign: All you people, this ad's for you

Nando's' new ad highlights the ways in which South Africans typically stereotype one another and the inherent hypocrisy that comes with that, with uniquely local scenes of people pigeonholing one another...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Nov 2018

The changing landscape of PR and sponsorship in SA
The changing landscape of PR and sponsorship in SA

The PR and sponsorship landscapes have changed, but with change comes creative thinking and new opportunities...

By Manuela Dias De Deus 23 Nov 2018

Black Friday goes through to Green Monday at Litha
Black Friday goes through to Green Monday at Litha

Black Friday is well known now across the world as a discount day but less noticed is Green Monday, the second Monday in December that offers discounts on other items...

Issued by Litha Communications 23 Nov 2018

News24 launches the Anthem Project with OUTsurance
News24 launches the Anthem Project with OUTsurance

The campaign aims to bring South Africans together in a celebration of Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, which was named best national anthem in the world...

Issued by The SpaceStation 20 Nov 2018

Top international award for founder of Beautiful News
Top international award for founder of Beautiful News

Australian-born photographer and founder of Beautiful News and Ginkgo Agency Adrian Steirn has been selected as the recipient of the Conservation Award from Les Jeunes du Monde Unis Awards, a global accolade recognising outstanding contributions in the fields of humanitarianism and ecology...

Issued by Ginkgo Agency 16 Nov 2018

4 reasons you should be investing in public relations
4 reasons you should be investing in public relations

Public relations (PR) gets a bad rap and that's probably because so many people don't understand the concept at all...

By Sue Charlton APR 16 Nov 2018

Jozi Stars partners with Brand South Africa
Jozi Stars partners with Brand South Africa

Jozi Stars, the South African Mzansi Super League T20 cricket team is excited to partner with Brand South Africa to promote and celebrate Jozi"s diversity, history and heritage to strengthen social cohesion...

Issued by Brand South Africa 15 Nov 2018

Influencer marketing authenticity
Influencer marketing authenticity

In recent times, authenticity has become the most arbitrary yet lucrative word among marketers, brands, and even influencers but doesn't it seem almost paradoxical to combine authenticity with marketing?...

By Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 14 Nov 2018

Screen grab from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: An Orchid for a sparkling ad...

And an Onion to a PR man for his 'shotgun' press release that greatly annoyed the receiver...

By Brendan Seery 13 Nov 2018

Spears aplenty for Ogilvy
Spears aplenty for Ogilvy

Ogilvy SA won an impressive 19 gold medals at the 2018 Assegai Awards announced in Johannesburg last Thursday. Bringing home the most awards of the evening by any agency and a total of 37 Assegais in all...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 13 Nov 2018

The most successful PR and digital marketing tactics for tech companies in 2018
The most successful PR and digital marketing tactics for tech companies in 2018

In 2018, we noticed a shift in the way technology companies are communicating within the industry, with many being open to connecting more, opening links to webinars and allowing external stakeholders to listen in...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 13 Nov 2018

Sappi Typek launches new brand campaign - live a life of note
Sappi Typek launches new brand campaign - live a life of note

Typek, the A4 paper that is used by many businesses, launched a new consumer campaign. One that will make you sit up and take note...

Issued by Sappi 12 Nov 2018

2018 Prism Awards judges at the awards earlier this year. © .
2019 Prism Awards calls for entry

The 2019 Prism Awards will celebrate 22 years of public relations excellence next year and is calling for entries...

7 Nov 2018

Corporate reputation depends on brand trust
Corporate reputation depends on brand trust

The Edelman Barometer confirms that trust in our world is at an all-time low. Whether it's trust in the media in an age of fake news, trust in corporations and their marketing promises, or trust in politicians to act in the best interests of their constituents, trust in general is a scarce commodity...

By Kyle Rolfe 6 Nov 2018

Marie Yossava
In praise of integrity

Times are tough. But does that mean we should accept every piece of business that comes our way?..

By Marie Yossava, Issued by Grapevine Communications 6 Nov 2018

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