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Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazines
Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazinesArticle

The final quarter of the 2019 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC)'s magazine circulation results was a subdued affair, characterised by further decreases, with only a few publications able to boast good to excellent increases on the quarter and the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2020

Newspapers ABC Q4 2019: A lacklustre final quarter for newspapers
Newspapers ABC Q4 2019: A lacklustre final quarter for newspapersArticle

The decline in newspaper circulation continued in the last quarter of the Audit Bureau of Circulation of South Africa's results for 2019, with Q4 showing a decline of 4.7% on the previous quarter and 9.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2020

#FMAdFocus2019: People, planet and profit
#FMAdFocus2019: People, planet and profitArticle

The 2019 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards at the Houghton Golf Club in Johannesburg, was a glittering affair, but the industry showed it is much more than just glamour, as the winners demonstrated a clear commitment to purpose and giving back to the industry. None more so than the Overall Agency of the Year, Triple Eight...

Danette Breitenbach 28 Nov 2019

Africa's first shorts come to life
Africa's first shorts come to lifeArticle

The first collaboration between an international content creator, a local animation studio and creators from across Africa has seen three uniquely African stories being brought to life in the form of three-minute shorts...

Danette Breitenbach 21 Nov 2019

The Rand Show rebrands
The Rand Show rebrandsArticle

With a legacy spanning 125 years, the Rand Show has a great heritage but over recent years has lost its appeal. This year the show boasts a colourful and vibrant look-and-feel that its organisers believe will not only change this but wow its audience...

Danette Breitenbach 19 Nov 2019

Image source: PwC global entertainment and media outlook.
#PwCOutlook: E&M gets personalArticle

The main findings of the 10th edition of the African version of the PwC Entertainment and Media Outlook: An African perspective, 2019 - 2023 was recently presented in Johannesburg...

Danette Breitenbach 15 Nov 2019

Google for South Africa event. Image source: Danette Breitenbach.
#GoogleforSouthAfrica: Building inclusive products for all South AfricansArticle

Building inclusive products for all South Africans is the motivation for several new developments and commitments recently made by Google South Africa at the first Google South Africa conference held in Johannesburg...

Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2019

Image credit: Google Africa.
#GoogleforSouthAfrica: Contributing to connectivityArticle

Free fast internet is a game-changer, but while public Wi-Fi is highly valued by South Africans, deploying a sustainable service can be challenging...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Nov 2019

Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sector
Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sectorArticle

In a quarter once again characterised by the suspension of a number of titles, changing reporting cycles of some publications, failure by some publications to submit data and a number of publications discontinued, the ABC total magazine circulation declined by 3.2% on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

Newspapers ABC Q3 2019: Local gains on prior quarter, as newspaper woes continue
Newspapers ABC Q3 2019: Local gains on prior quarter, as newspaper woes continueArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's (ABC) Quarter 3 results for total newspapers is on-trend, with this quarter showing a decline of 1.9% on the previous quarter. This keeps the declines for all quarters this year under the 2% mark...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

Picture caption: (l to r): Timothy Maurice (The Brain and the Brand Show), Siya Metane (SlikourOnLife), Gareth Cliff (CliffCentral.com) Thami Pooe (The Interchange), Kelechi Nwosu (MD/CEO TBWA Nigeria) and Graham Cruikshanks (Director for Africa Operations at TBWA Johannesburg).
#TBWAAfricaConference2019: Be the chosen oneArticle

Today, all businesses are in media and they need to provide their audiences with content. Podcasts are a great medium to do this as they allow a brand to embed itself in the content without interrupting the audience while cultivating an audience...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

The TBWA Hunt Lascaris team. Image supplied.
#Pendorings2019: TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris's 'The Real Cost' speaks to the heartArticle

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris took top honours at last night's Pendoring Awards, claiming this year's Umpetha Award...

Danette Breitenbach 1 Nov 2019

Team TBWA\Hunt Lascaris Johannesburg. Image supplied.
#Pendorings2019: Demonstrating the power of human truth in culturally-relevant contentArticle

Last week's Pendoring Awards saw a total of 21 golds handed out - 10 Golds, 4 Craft Golds and Campaign Golds and three Campaign Craft Golds...

Danette Breitenbach 1 Nov 2019

Andries Rossouw, PwC Africa energy & resources leader
SA mining industry in transitionArticle

The local mining industry finds itself in a transition as it moves from conventional deep mining to shallower, mechanised mining...

Danette Breitenbach 27 Sep 2019

The panel was moderated by Francis Herd. The panellists included Carol Mohlala, Phatiswa Magopeni, Philip Schworbel and Siyabonga Africa. © Goethe-Institut South Africa. Taken by Judit Hoffkamp.
Future of Journalism: Media funding crisis runs deepArticle

Media funding is not only about finance; it is about media freedom. This makes the current problems around funding in journalism a crisis. This was the topic of the second in the Future of Journalism Series held at the Goethe-Institut...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital, Tiso Blackstar Group.
#DigitalJourneys: The power of contentArticle

Twenty years ago, there was no Wi-Fi, Google, social media, podcasts, Kindle and Netflix. A decade ago, there were no iPhones, smartphones, tablets, Chrome, GPS, Airbnb, Uber, Bitcoin or Blockchain. While all of these demonstrate the fast pace of change, all of them have been massively disruptive to how we produce and consume content...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section.
#TopBrands2019: Dishing up more loveArticle

It was a night of consistency at the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Awards held at The Venue, The Houghton Hotel last night. Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

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

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...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Sep 2019

All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism winners. Image supplied.
#SBSJA19: Pure Truth recognisedArticle

Last night the newspaper industry gathered to recognise and reward the best journalism in the country at the Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards. The winners lived up to this year's awards theme: Pure Truth...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Sep 2019

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

A brand's creative is what brings your brand personality to life every time it is seen or heard. Yet 97% of media that goes out does not have unique creative for the target segment. Hoorah Digital has partnered with a New York-based based tech company to overcome this problem...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Sep 2019

Ivan Moroke, CEO South Africa, Insights Division, Kantar. Image supplied.
BrandZ Top 30: Building a valuable brandArticle

The BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands tell a story of brands that are resilient in the face of adverse conditions. Some of the lessons learnt these successful brands were presented at the recent BrandZ Top 30 event...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Sep 2019

Airport Ads flying high with new look, new focus
Airport Ads flying high with new look, new focusArticle

On the back of trends and substantial expansion of the brand since its launch in 2012, Airport Ads recently relaunched with a new look...

Danette Breitenbach 10 Sep 2019

Standard Bank team collecting their accolade.
How SA's second BrandZ winners are delivering brand legacy and innovationArticle

The combination of legacy, clear brand purpose and the courage to innovate characterise this year's top three in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands...

Danette Breitenbach 9 Sep 2019

#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience
#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experienceArticle

To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

Danette Breitenbach 4 Sep 2019

MTA expert, Joel Rubinson at the MMA SA's recent Thought Leadership Event, The Future of Attribution.
MTA expert Joel Rubinson on the future of attributionArticle

The Mobile Marketing Association of SA's (MMA SA) recent thought leadership event, The Future of Attribution, focused on MTA with guest speaker, Joel Rubinson...

Danette Breitenbach 2 Sep 2019

Panellists at the IAB Insight Series, Episode 9: Benchmarking Digital Excellence - Work that Wins in Digital (L to r) Jarred Cinman, CEO VMLYR; Paula Hulley, IAB South Africa CEO; Ricky Hendricks, digital marketing manager Tencent Africa; Emma Carpenter, group design director Fjord (Accenture); Siyabonga Africa, South Africa Media Innovation Programme and Nomacala Mpeta, head of learning Digify.
IAB Insight Series: Benchmarking for successArticle

As open source becomes more prolific, benchmarking will become more important...

Danette Breitenbach 2 Sep 2019

All the panellists. Picture © Goethe-Institut South Africa.
Future of Journalism: A sector in crisisArticle

The future of journalism is about the future of democracy, but all over the world journalism is in a crisis - a crisis that threatens not only the journalism sector but democracy itself...

Danette Breitenbach 30 Aug 2019

Newspapers ABC Q2 2019: Newspapers' declining circulation trend continues
Newspapers ABC Q2 2019: Newspapers' declining circulation trend continuesArticle

Following the trend set in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) Q1 2019 total newspaper circulation in Q2 2019 declined by 1.4% on the previous quarter and by 6.9% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 8 Aug 2019

Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures
Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figuresArticle

All Magazine categories declined on the previous quarter and the prior year in Q2 2019. Once again, the B2B category was the only category to show an increase on the prior year, as it did in Q1 2019...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Aug 2019

Refilwe Maluleke, MD Yellowwood on stage. © .
#ApexAwards2019: Creating a sustainable futureArticle

The golden thread at the recent Apex Awards Masterclass 2019 was to create a sustainable future. This was the overriding message from the presentations on the days that ranged from gender diversity, creating a culture of trust, identifying as an African, balancing media channels or marketing to the township...

Danette Breitenbach 16 Jul 2019

From left-right: Natalie Otte, Kantar; Jake Johnstone, Nando’s; Su-Lise Tessendorf, Nando’s; Adam Weber, M&C Saatchi Abel; Kgabo Kganyago, M&C Saatchi Abel; Nomaswazi Phumo, M&C Saatchi Abel; Nadine Govender, M&C Saatchi Abel.
Kantar's Best Liked Ads: Cracking the enjoyment codeArticle

It's the ultimate acid test: did the consumer enjoy your ad? Nando's, Nike and Bernini along with 17 other brands cracked the enjoyment code, featuring in Kantar's recently released Top 20 best liked local ads by South Africans...

Danette Breitenbach 15 Jul 2019

Final Apex Awards are done and dusted
Final Apex Awards are done and dustedGallery

The winners of the final instalment of the Apex Awards were recently announced in Johannesburg. Ogilvy South Africa and Kimberly-Clark received the Gold Apex and the Grand Prix for their 'Making them Move to Huggies' campaign.

12 Jul 2019

All the winners at the 2019 Apex Awards. Image supplied.
#ApexAwards2019: Ending an era with magicArticle

Ending a run of 24 Apex Awards, last night saw DDB Africa awarded the first ever and only Lifetime Grand Prix Award for their client First National Bank for the 'FNB Switch - Beating the Beep out of Beep Bank'...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Jul 2019

Bizcommunity's Danette Breitenbach to chair Apex Next Level Masterclass
Bizcommunity's Danette Breitenbach to chair Apex Next Level MasterclassArticle

Hosted by the ACA, the Apex Next Level of Thinking Masterclass will take place at a brand new venue, The Houghton in Johannesburg on 11 July...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Jun 2019

Minerals & Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe. Photo: Twitter
Let's work together, then we can mineArticle

To make a difference to the mining industry's fortunes, all the stakeholders in South Africa would need to work together...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Jun 2019

Spark Media, CEO, Gill Randall. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Local is lekkerArticle

An effective media plan targets the mental availability of the consumer to get their attention and nudge them into action, otherwise, it is just a wasted pair of eyeballs...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Jun 2019

Debbie McIntyre, marketing and research director at Spark Media. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Brand loyalty is deadArticle

Brands like to think that everyone loves their brand, but the harsh reality is that while they use your brand, they also use everyone else's brands...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Jun 2019

Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect, Mongezi Mtati, MD at WordStart, Dali Tembo, CEO Instant Grass International, Kirigo Kamore, content manager McCann1886, Danette Breitenbach, Bizcommunity freelance journalist.
#IABSummit19: Balancing the power of the new nowArticle

The IAB #BizTrends19 panel at the IAB Summit taking place Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, will be discussing 'Balancing the Power of the New Now'...

Jessica Tennant 27 May 2019

Ashish Williams, CEO of Mediacom and IAB SA Research Council lead, Nicole Gundelfinger, group marketing manager, Cash Converters, Candice Goodman, MD Mobitainment and IAB Education Council, Johan Walters, managing consultant at DQ&A and Mongezi Mtati, Ornico's marketing manager. © .
IAB Insight Series: Customer key to digital successArticle

Digital is often viewed by organisations as a silver bullet to leapfrog into the 21st Century and meet their customers' needs, but with a plethora of channels and technology types, as well as an overwhelming amount of data, is it really that simple?...

Danette Breitenbach 14 May 2019

Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continues
Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continuesArticle

The magazine category offered no surprises in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's (ABC) first quarter (Q1) of 2019, with declining circulations of the past few years continuing...

Danette Breitenbach 9 May 2019

Newspapers ABC Q1 2019: Marginal declines
Newspapers ABC Q1 2019: Marginal declinesArticle

In the first quarter of 2019, the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa shows a decline for all categories of newspapers on the prior year and the previous quarter, except for the local newspapers category...

Danette Breitenbach 9 May 2019

#Indaba2019: Indaba unveils giant mural
#Indaba2019: Indaba unveils giant muralArticle

The giant mural, which was unveiled by the South African Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, was created by four artists and represents Durban as well as broader South African society.

Danette Breitenbach 6 May 2019

#Indaba2019: Tourism key to Africa's growth
#Indaba2019: Tourism key to Africa's growthArticle

In 2018, 67 million international tourists visited Africa, a growth of 7% - more than the global average of 6% - and 8.5% of Africa's GDP, supporting 24 million jobs, and/ or 6.7% of all jobs on the continent...

Danette Breitenbach 6 May 2019

#Bookmarks2019: King James Group dominates
#Bookmarks2019: King James Group dominatesArticle

The King James Group not only took home Best Agency and its client Sanlam, Best Brand, the agency also won a whopping 32 awards at the 11th annual Bookmarks last night.

Danette Breitenbach 29 Mar 2019

#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future
#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the futureArticle

Twenty years ago, there were in excess of 50,000 to 70,000 artisans employed throughout the mining, manufacturing, construction and local authorities' sectors in SA...

Danette Breitenbach 28 Mar 2019

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