These are the kind of leaders we need - Global Leadership Summit 2018
These are the kind of leaders we need - Global Leadership Summit 2018

I attended the Global Leadership Summit in Port Elizabeth on the 19th and 20th of October 2018, where valuable leadership insights were shared by some of the world's top leaders.

By Jennilee Peremore 2 days ago

#RecruitmentFocus: Applying for government jobs made easier online
#RecruitmentFocus: Applying for government jobs made easier online

Job seekers will soon be able to apply for government jobs through the e-Recruitment system that was launched by Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo.

3 days ago

Outdoor Network unveils SA's largest digital billboard in KZN
Outdoor Network unveils SA's largest digital billboard in KZN

Outdoor Network has taken the latest step in growing its already sizeable network, by unveiling a large-format double-sided digital billboard site on the M3 highway in close proximity to the Durban CBD.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 3 days ago

#NewCampaign: You have got to be Mal
#NewCampaign: You have got to be Mal

Mike Schalit, co-founder of Net#work BBDO, has introduced a new 'Wear it Forward' range of t-shirts and caps with Marlboro Originals through the agency's non-profit Mal Foundation.

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Global Out of Home Media rebrands for the future
Global Out of Home Media rebrands for the future

2018 has been a year of change for Global Out of Home Media - a division of the Provantage Media Group - in which it has implemented and put in place foundations upon which to capitalise on its market-leading position in the African market and deliver tangible results for its customers.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 11 Dec 2018

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

I regularly come across examples of how organisations from a variety of industries are changing as a result of digital disruption, and it becomes increasingly apparent that similar changes are underway in the broader marketing and communications sector.

By Dominique Pienaar 5 Dec 2018

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

The UK's Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) put out an announcement stating that they would publish a new professional standard regarding public relations measurement this Summer.

By Leago Monareng 30 Nov 2018

Image credit: Jakub Jirsak via .
Why a business always needs PR

2018 has certainly been an exhilarating roller coaster ride for South Africans so far. A new president, a cabinet reshuffle, stronger (but still uncertain) currency all point to positives, but a 1% increase in VAT, volatile fuel prices and a general rise in the cost of living for everyday South Africans, means consumers and businesses and critically reviewing their budgets - and spend for the foreseeable future.

By Dominique Pienaar 7 Jun 2018

South African PR practitioners can learn a lot from international PR professionals
South African PR practitioners can learn a lot from international PR professionals

Public relations in South Africa has not reached its full potential when we compare the industry to international standards...

By Thabiso Dlamini 19 Aug 2014

A renaissance in the Mother City

The increase of agency mergers in Cape Town - the White House and Johannesburg's AM-C formed DDB SA, the 3D Agency and IMA came together as Blueprint, and Young & Rubicam acquiredTholet Sievers to form Y&R Tholet - has played a big role in the renaissance of Cape advertising which began last year.

27 Jun 2001

Consumers' brain is the key

Forget the idea that 50% of your advertising is wasted, as Lord Leverhulme, founder of the Lever Brothers grocery empire, was wont to lament. The reality is probably closer to 80%, at least when it comes to advertising that leads to sales.

27 Jun 2001

Investing in communications

[Marketing Mix, April 2001] The promotions, advertising and communications fraternity is under increasing scrutiny by clients to justify costs and quantify performance. The communications industry needs to respond to these heightened demands by focusing corporate efforts on developing long-term brand-building partnerships with clients.

Issued by Grapevine Communications 14 Apr 2001

Salut to a new healthy lifestyle
Salut to a new healthy lifestyle

Launching this week from The Publishing Partnership is new healthy lifestyle magazine Salut. Aimed at active professionals aged 20 - 50, the quarterly title will hit the newsstands on Thursday, 27 May 2009.

1 Jan 1900

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