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Are you really getting the most value for your PR retainer?

Liesl Simpson, MD at Evolution PR discusses how an organisation can get the most out of their PR retainer...

By Liesl Simpson 1 Sep 2020

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Digital accessibility and why it matters

"Accessibility" in the digital space means that digital platforms, like websites, mobile apps, social channels and PDFs, should be readable, operable and functional to all users - especially people with disabilities...

By Tasneem Cassim 1 Sep 2020

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10 things businesses need to know about the youth post-lockdown

Ronen Aires, founder and CEO of Student Village lists 10 key care-related questions regarding young consumers businesses should ask themselves in order to level up...

By Ronen Aires 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Loli Bishop, "There needs to be an open playing field for all"
#WomensMonth: Loli Bishop, "There needs to be an open playing field for all"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews freelance producer Loli Bishop...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Aug 2020

#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world
#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world

Covid-19 has seen much of the globe encouraged to work from home where possible...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Dr Liezel Bygate, "We have women talking to other women via men. What's wrong with this picture?"
#WomensMonth: Dr Liezel Bygate, "We have women talking to other women via men. What's wrong with this picture?"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews marketing director at Bliss Brands, Dr Liezel Bygate...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Linda Notelovitz, embrace the difference between man and woman
#WomensMonth: Linda Notelovitz, embrace the difference between man and woman

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews LifeDesign's founder and director/producer Linda Notelovitz...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Aug 2020

Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of social impact organisation Nation Builder.
#WomensMonth: Nation Builder's Keri-Leigh Paschal; 'We need supportive men to walk alongside us'

Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of social impact organisation Nation Builder, shares what drives her passion for social impact development and how she thinks that even though we are consciously looking to support one another as women, we need supportive men to walk alongside us...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Claire Denham-Dyson, 'It's essential that young womxn see this industry as a safe and fruitful space'
#WomensMonth: Claire Denham-Dyson, 'It's essential that young womxn see this industry as a safe and fruitful space'

Claire Denham-Dyson, head anthropologist at Demographica shares why she hopes that marketing becomes more of a lucrative space for creatives and why she thinks it's essential that young womxn see this industry as a safe and fruitful space where they can be properly remunerated...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2020

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7 strategies to grow your business using YouTube

YouTube is a great platform to share your expertise in a wide range of topics. Since the creation of this video sharing platform, it has grown to become the second biggest search engine in the world, surpassed only by Google, its owner...

By Ron Stefanski 28 Aug 2020

Adapting to changing digital customer behaviour
Adapting to changing digital customer behaviour

The time is right now for organisations to leverage changes in customer behaviour and preferences, and begin reassessing their digital strategy to realign misguided customer journeys...

By Viresh Hargovan 27 Aug 2020

Siya Metane to speak at VMLY&R SA's Live from The Edge
Siya Metane to speak at VMLY&R SA's Live from The Edge

Rapper-turned-publisher Siya Metane aka Slikour, founder of SlikourOnLife, on the importance of making relevant music locally and globally and using music consumption to gain insights for brands...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Aug 2020

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To increase value - forget your product, focus on your process

Dylan Fortune, head of Innovation at MetropolitanRepublic elaborates on his statement that customers and clients alike don't buy your product; they buy the processes that created it...

By Dylan Fortune 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Sarah Dexter, "True diversity across the board is key"
#WomensMonth: Sarah Dexter, "True diversity across the board is key"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews MullenLowe South Africa's CEO Sarah Dexter...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Tracey Jones, "Our strength as South Africans is our diversity"
#WomensMonth: Tracey Jones, "Our strength as South Africans is our diversity"

With 20 years of experience in PR and communications across a range of sectors, Tracy Jones, founder and MD of Positive Dialogue is a force to be reckoned with. Here, she shares some amazing career highlights and personal tips on getting to the top in the comms industry...

By Juanita Pienaar 27 Aug 2020

Marketers in Latam estimate a period of less than 6 months for the recovery of advertising investment
Marketers in Latam estimate a period of less than 6 months for the recovery of advertising investment

85% of marketers declare that they have reduced their investment in advertising since the start of the crisis caused by Covid-19, mainly in durable consumption goods, government and NGOs...

By Johanna McDowell 27 Aug 2020

Tech standards that enable improvements in measurement and experience
Tech standards that enable improvements in measurement and experience

Coverage of presentation by IAB Tech Lab's Amit Shetty on tech standards that enable improvements in ad experiences and measurement...

By Juanita Pienaar 27 Aug 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Building hope in society - the rallying call for brands and their agencies
EXCLUSIVE: Building hope in society - the rallying call for brands and their agencies

Mike Abel, chief executive partner at M&C Saatchi Abel elaborates on how brands can inspire us to be better and to do better...

By Mike Abel 27 Aug 2020

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Covid-19 is an opportunity for brands to enhance their positioning

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has perhaps presented an opportunity for brands to enhance their positioning and product delivery. As German theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein said "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity..."

By Malesela Maubane 26 Aug 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Debbie Turner, design director at Digitas Liquorice
#BehindtheMask with... Debbie Turner, design director at Digitas Liquorice

This week, we go behind the mask with Debbie Turner, design director at Digitas Liquorice...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Aug 2020

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Building relationships with your audience is the best marketing strategy

Rirhandzu Shingwenyana discusses how you can use a marketing strategy to build relationships with your audience...

By Rirhandzu Shingwenyana 26 Aug 2020

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The small fish in a big public relations pond

Liesl Simpson, MD at Evolution PR discuss whether a small or large PR agency is more effective and how to know which size agency suits your organisation...

By Liesl Simpson 26 Aug 2020

Sherlin Barends returns to Kfm Mornings after emotional on-air revelation
Sherlin Barends returns to Kfm Mornings after emotional on-air revelation

Kfm's Sherlin Barends talks to us about being back on air after she revealed last week that she had to take a break to deal with mental health issues...

By Juanita Pienaar 25 Aug 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: No 'hairy' service fees
#OrchidsandOnions: No 'hairy' service fees

Humour: VW's funny advert is a sign we're getting back to normal; Close shave has cost plumbing franchise Brendan Seery's business, though it's not due an Onion, yet...

By Brendan Seery 25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere
#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Aug 2020

IAB SA and IAB Tech Lab's virtual open forum on ad experiences and measurement
IAB SA and IAB Tech Lab's virtual open forum on ad experiences and measurement

Coverage of Angelina Eng, VP of Measurement and Attribution at IAB Tech Lab's presentation on the subject of ad experience and measurement...

By Juanita Pienaar 25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, 'It's about access to opportunity'
#WomensMonth: Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, 'It's about access to opportunity'

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews Riverbed's founder and CEO Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Suhana Gordhan, "Stay... we need you."
#WomensMonth: Suhana Gordhan, "Stay... we need you."

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews Duke's recently appointed ECD Suhana Gordhan...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEO
#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEO

Bizcommunity's senior editor for Marketing & Media, Jessica Tennant met with Wunderman Thompson's newly appointed CEO, Miles Murphy to discuss his new role and was hugely impressed by his eagerness to familarise himself with the local media and marketing landscape, priortising relationship building, albiet online...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19
#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19

Passionate about design thinking in the technology space, Paula Sartini is an analytical thinker that strives to solve business problems with innovative solutions...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

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