Think beyond the agency: Marketers need digital partners not agencies
Think beyond the agency: Marketers need digital partners not agencies

"Agencies need to adapt. The agency model is broken. What brands and marketers need right now is greater collaboration, including ownership of their data." Sage words from Daniel Wilkinson, the London-based Head of Paid Media for Jellyfish.

Issued by Jellyfish South Africa 1 day ago

CMO Summit at Leaderex 2019. Image supplied.
CMO Summit at Leaderex: How AI is changing the way we work

Artificial Intelligence and other technologies are changing the way organisations work. To be successful in this new way of work, requires more than just implementing new technologies.

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

The Anthem Project wins Best Native Advertising Campaign
The Anthem Project wins Best Native Advertising Campaign

The Anthem Project in partnership with News24 and OUTsurance won the award for Best Native Advertising Campaign at the prestigious World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) 2019 African Digital Media Awards.

Issued by The SpaceStation 3 days ago

5 skills brand managers need to survive the 4th industrial revolution
5 skills brand managers need to survive the 4th industrial revolution

There have been plenty of predictions surrounding the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and how it will impact various industries and the future of work. There's no question that the digital era has caused major disruption in many industries - from Airbnb's impact on the hospitality sector to the way Uber and Bolt changed the face of transport. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today's workforce will have changed by 2020 - and brand management is no exception.

Issued by Vega School 13 Sep 2019

Standard Bank Sikuvile 2019 journalist and SA story of the year winners, Dewald Van Rensburg and Sipho Masondo of City Press.
#SBSJA19: All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism winners!

City Press journalists Dewald van Rensburg and Sipho Masondo were named Sikuvile's Journalists of the Year for their stories on VBS, which also won them the South African Story of the Year, at the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards on Thursday evening. The event, held at The Venue, Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, was a celebration of pure truth.

12 Sep 2019

SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 full schedule announced
SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 full schedule announced

SingularityU South Africa to host over 25 international and local thought leaders bringing together innovators and disruptors from around the world to #futureproofAfrica

Issued by Mann Made 12 Sep 2019

Hoorah Digital team. Image supplied.
Hoorah Digital rebrand: The Midas touch

A brand's creative is what brings your brand personality to life every time it is seen or heard. Thus, a brand's creative is a living asset, yet 97% of media that goes out does not have unique creative for the target segment.

By Danette Breitenbach 11 Sep 2019

Nando's has hilarious response to Pick n Pay's new 'iNkukhu' advert
Nando's has hilarious response to Pick n Pay's new 'iNkukhu' advert

Nando's brought the burn when they responded to Pick n Pay's new 'iNkukhu' ad on Twitter.

11 Sep 2019

New MD appointed at Incubeta SA as it wins more enterprise clients
New MD appointed at Incubeta SA as it wins more enterprise clients

Roan Mackintosh has been appointed as Managing Director of Incubeta South Africa. The appointment forms part of Incubeta Holdings' aggressive growth strategy that includes a burgeoning headcount and geographical footprint as the group's client base expands to include more enterprise brands.

Issued by incuBeta 11 Sep 2019

McFadyen captions this: "Our Saturday morning ritual, croissants and starting the day in Green Point Park."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ryan McFadyen

This week, we go behind the selfie with Ryan McFadyen, co-founder and head of strategy at HaveYouHeard.

By Leigh Andrews 11 Sep 2019

Digital media duo breaks away to launch RebelRebel
Digital media duo breaks away to launch RebelRebel

A new specialist digital media owner launching in the South African market looks to drive innovation through providing industry-leading tools to brands and agencies in the space.

Issued by RebelRebel 11 Sep 2019

Creative - Meet data
Creative - Meet data

Making digital marketing playful, clear and simple, by combining data, creativity, and media tech.

Issued by Irvine Partners 10 Sep 2019

SA's top CEOs prefer LinkedIn, MTN's Rob Shuter leads on Twitter
SA's top CEOs prefer LinkedIn, MTN's Rob Shuter leads on Twitter

The ECCO International Communication recently conducted a study to determine which social media platforms the CEOs of the world prefer: LinkedIn or Twitter. CEOs of South Africa's largest companies, as listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), are more likely to have a LinkedIn profile compared to 20 other countries globally.

10 Sep 2019