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#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla Thompson
#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla Thompson

Brand Cartel's newly appointed Cilla Thompson tells us what it's like to be the oldest in the team and that all the office is missing is literally a pool and a flamingo. Oh and that she's rubbed shoulders with David Beckham and Antonio Banderas on shoot...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Mar 2019

Getting emotional with print marketing
Getting emotional with print marketing

Interactivity certainly adds an interesting and potentially effective dimension to marketing, but perhaps it's simply a 21st century expression of a much older marketing truth: emotion sells...

By James de Waal, Issued by Canon SA 21 Feb 2019

Pippa Green is the new Press Ombud. © .
Pippa Green appointed as the new Press Ombud

The South African Press Council has appointed Pippa Green, a renowned and seasoned journalist and writer as the new Press Ombud...

19 Feb 2019

Tetra Pak ramps up carton packaging customisation with digital printing
Tetra Pak ramps up carton packaging customisation with digital printing

Food processing and packaging company Tetra Pak is to become the first company in the food and beverage carton industry to offer full-colour digital printing on its carton packages...

17 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The revival of print
#BizTrends2019: The revival of print

"Print is dead" they said, "go digital" they said - we've heard the maxim time and time again and resultantly relegated print to the sidelines, we've left it feeling hapless and irrelevant...

By Sam Swaine 14 Jan 2019

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

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

There's nothing vanilla about Sundays with Ads24
There's nothing vanilla about Sundays with Ads24

Whether your tastes range to dark chilli and chocolate, or you prefer to keep it lighter with jelly and custard, Ads24's series of Sunday Sundae's activations, which kicked off at The MediaShop on Tuesday last week, aims to show that there's nothing vanilla about Sundays...

Issued by Ads24 31 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

The GAPP Awards 2018 - Celebrating the pinnacle of excellence
The GAPP Awards 2018 - Celebrating the pinnacle of excellence

On 12 October, the printing, packaging and signage industry came together at a glittering function held at the Centre Court at Emperors Palace to celebrate print quality in all sectors of the industry...

Issued by Sentient Publishing 24 Oct 2018

BMi Research launches online print promo ad tracker with full mobi capability
BMi Research launches online print promo ad tracker with full mobi capability

BMi Research has once again demonstrated it has its finger firmly on the pulse of research trends with a new, user-friendly online dashboard...

Issued by BMi Research 23 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Winners image supplied. Left to right: 2018 Galliova Awards winners – Abigail Donnelly (Broiler Champion), Liezl Vermeulen (Up-and-Coming Food Writer), Salomé Delport (Health Writer), and Margie Els-Burger (Egg Champion). 2018 Galliova Food Writer Justine Kiggen (absent).
SA-flavoured styling and writing shines at the 2018 Galliova Awards

There was a strong message to buy local at the 29th edition of the Galliova Awards for outstanding food and health writing...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Oct 2018

Chakrit Thongwattana ©
#FairnessFirst: Freelancers, are you getting paid enough and on time?

While the changing world of work and need to supplement barely-meets-expenses media salaries means there are more freelancers than ever before, there's also a lack of consistency in fees and receiving payment. Here's how to ensure you get paid what you're worth...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Oct 2018

Topco Media celebrates the legacy of Madiba and the release of its latest publication, 100 The Mandela Years
Topco Media celebrates the legacy of Madiba and the release of its latest publication, 100 The Mandela Years

Topco Media celebrated the release of its latest publication, 100 The Mandela Years, with a gala dinner at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on 10 October...

Issued by Topco Media 19 Oct 2018

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Put truth first in news reporting and information-sharing in general

Media outlets are clearing their throats, pulling up their socks and clarifying their editorial policies following the 'Sunday Times fake news fallout'. Here's what you can do, even if you're not affiliated with mainstream media...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Various Visi covers.
African design inspo and that almost 100-issue strong Visi vision

Visi magazine's editor-in-chief Sumien Brink explains how New Media's bi-monthly décor, design and architecture-first magazine has proven its endurance and longevity over the past 20 years...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Oct 2018

Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018
Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018

#TotalShutdown marches taking place across the country on 1 August saw women from all walks of life taking to the streets to make their collective voice heard. This began a month that would lead to significant conversations about how South African society treats and protects women...

Issued by Ornico 3 Oct 2018

Mikateko Media wins SAA, Sawubona account
Mikateko Media wins SAA, Sawubona account

Strategic communications agency, Mikateko Media, has announced that it has won the pitch to publish Sawubona, the magazine brand of South African Airways (SAA), for the next three years...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 2 Oct 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

Winners announced for Wan-Ifra Print Innovation Awards 2018
Winners announced for Wan-Ifra Print Innovation Awards 2018

Wan-Ifra has announced the winners of its first Print Innovation Awards. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the Ifra World Publishing Expo on 9 October 2018, in Berlin...

18 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Giokos on the roof at CNN London.
#WomensMonth: "Focus on your talents and ignore the noise"

Eleni Giokos, CNN African correspondent, rounds out our Women's Month coverage by sharing her realisation that "career plus baby is doable", as well as some of the noise she's learned to ignore, like being told to cut her hair short as long hair isn't 'corporate' enough...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2018

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#Loeries2018: Gordon Ray on winning a Grand Prix for Nando's '#rightmyname'

M&C Saatchi Abel took home a Grand Prix for Nando's '#rightmyname' in the print communication category for tactical use of newspaper at this year's Loerie Awards, which took place on Friday, 17 August and Saturday, 18 August at the ICC in Durban...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: The work that's expected to fly
#Loeries2018: The work that's expected to fly

Keeping to the Women's Month theme, we asked a couple of female local jurors to select this year's Loeries predictions in their respective judging categories...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: All the print and out of home crafts finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the print and out of home crafts finalists!

Finalists in the print and out of home crafts categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

16 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: All the print communication finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the print communication finalists!

Finalists in the print communication categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

15 Aug 2018

#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards
#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards

Shield announced yesterday that it has been nominated for 'Best New Sponsorship' and 'Campaign of the Year' at this year's Sport Industry Awards taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre this Friday, 17 August...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Aug 2018

Ian Mackenzie is ECD at Canada's FCB Six and this year's Loeries ‘integrated campaign’, ‘print and out of home (OOH)’ and ‘print and out of home crafts’ jury president.
#Loeries2018: "Don't get stuck in your advertising filter bubble" - Ian Mackenzie

It's finally Loeries Creative Week 2018! Here's some insight from Ian Mackenzie, ECD at FCB Six, Canada and this year's Loeries 'integrated campaign', 'print and out of home (OOH)' and crafts jury president...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Aug 2018

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