Leigh Andrews
Don't self-impose a glass ceiling on your integrated marketing creativity!

Don't self-impose a glass ceiling on your integrated marketing creativity![Leigh Andrews] At this year's Cannes Lions we heard about the '3% stat' and applauded the introduction of the Glass Lion. But does a glass ceiling really exist for women in the industry? I found out the views of four key players in the realm of integrated marketing...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
Loeries judges start judging

Loeries judging week is officially underway. The 2019 judging panel has been using their thinking caps in deciding this year's winners.

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Zubeida Goolam
Hilarity and humanity: Black Twitter in South Africa

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Image credit: Omar Medina Films from Pixabay.
[Zubeida Goolam] Introducing 'Black Twitter'. The formidable and creative movement that leaves no person safe and no wit uncensored, while tackling matters of common interest or relatable content amongst the black community...

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Leigh Andrews
#BehindtheSelfie with... Karen Steenkamp

Steenkamp captions this, “#nocaption: Let the design do the talking.”
Steenkamp captions this, “#nocaption: Let the design do the talking.”
[Leigh Andrews] This #WomensMonth, we go behind the selfie with Karen Steenkamp, creative director at young and dynamic empowerment agency, Sum of 21 Academy...

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Leigh Andrews
#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertising

Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE Group Global.
Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE Group Global.
[Leigh Andrews] Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...

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Anjali Lai
Direct-to-consumer marketing enigma is not insurmountable

Direct-to-consumer marketing enigma is not insurmountable[Anjali Lai] Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands are threatening retailer market share with their unconventional business models and provocative brand ethos...

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Johanna McDowell
Results from Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 indicate concerns with consumers and the changing digital environment

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Image credit: hj barraza on Unsplash.
[Johanna McDowell] The completion of the third edition of Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 enable us to note where South Africa stands in comparison...

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Yvette Gengan
Digital advertising is changing and so should our tactics

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Image credit: Joshua Earle on Unsplash.
[Yvette Gengan] One of the things that digital marketers have in common is growth hacking (not the startup kind, the growth kind)...

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Shereesa Moodley
iStore Meets melds Apple marketing and South African celebs with education

Image credit: Apple iStore.
Image credit: Apple iStore.
[Shereesa Moodley] iStore in South Africa on Tuesday announced the launch of "inspirational and informative" iStore Meets across the country...

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Juanita Pienaar
#WomensMonth: Red Cherry's Pheladi Mphahlele shares powerful advice for women in marketing

#WomensMonth: Red Cherry's Pheladi Mphahlele shares powerful advice for women in marketing[Juanita Pienaar] Red Cherry's Pheladi Mphahlele lists a few challenges she has witnessed and experienced as a female in the marketing and advertising industry and gives practical advice on how women can overcome these barriers and break the proverbial glass ceiling...

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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
[Sponsorship] "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does," Nelson Mandela. Nothing could be truer for South Africa, and with this in mind FNB, proud partner of the Springboks, looked to 'the make it mean something company' Grid Worldwide, to bring to life their platform of help for the Springboks ahead of Japan 2019.
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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
[Marketing & Media] "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does," Nelson Mandela. Nothing could be truer for South Africa, and with this in mind FNB, proud partner of the Springboks, looked to 'the make it mean something company' Grid Worldwide, to bring to life their platform of help for the Springboks ahead of Japan 2019.
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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
[Marketing & Media] "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does," Nelson Mandela. Nothing could be truer for South Africa, and with this in mind FNB, proud partner of the Springboks, looked to 'the make it mean something company' Grid Worldwide, to bring to life their platform of help for the Springboks ahead of Japan 2019.
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Leigh Andrews
#FairnessFirst: Is 40 hours a week enough? Yes and no...

#FairnessFirst: Is 40 hours a week enough? Yes and no...
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[Leigh Andrews] With headlines about burnout and the impact of poor work-life balance a more frequent occurrence, how easy is it to just step away from your desk once you've done your eight hours for the day or 40 hours for the week, and only think about work again when you return the next day...

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Leigh Andrews
#Loeries2019: Tackling unconscious bias, raising jurors' cultural awareness

Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa.
Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa.
[Leigh Andrews] The Loeries is only the second international award show after the D&AD awards to introduce "unconscious bias" workshops for its judges. Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa, explains how the workshops work to sensitise judging panels and help them recognise their own inherent prejudices, while removing these from their judging decisions...

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Jessica Barrella
How does social media support sales?

How does social media support sales?[Jessica Barrella] Many businesses can give testimony to the fact that social media has been an extremely vital tool to grow their business and promote sales...

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Evan-Lee Courie
#WomensMonth: Yolandi Strauss' passion lies in empowering women in tech

#WomensMonth: Yolandi Strauss' passion lies in empowering women in tech[Evan-Lee Courie] Yolandi Strauss is the Agile Head of Product Delivery for Basalt, an international tech solution provider...

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Leigh Andrews
#WomensMonth: Weaving the business of gaming into Comic Con Africa

Weaving on stage at last year's inaugural Comic Con Africa.
Weaving on stage at last year's inaugural Comic Con Africa.
[Leigh Andrews] Carol Weaving, MD of Reed Exhibitions, explains the gaming and investment culture of the Business of Gaming Forum and Comic Con Africa, and how gaming has shifted from hobbyist activity to viable career choice...

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Maroefah Smith
#WomensMonth: Zainab Mitha is a woman on a mission

Zainab Mitha.
Zainab Mitha.
[Maroefah Smith] FCB Durban junior art director Zainab Mitha forms part of the South African ad industry's new wave of change...

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Howard Feldman
Spring beam

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Image credit: AJ on Unsplash.
[Howard Feldman] September is the month of bright flowers, fresh scents and new beginnings and the chance to smile, writes Howard Feldman...

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