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How to avert a brand crisis on social media in 48H
How to avert a brand crisis on social media in 48HArticle

Industry gurus Victor Dlamini and Mike Stopforth will be delivering a hard-hitting talk at the Nedbank IMC Conference, this year, entitled "How to avert a brand crisis on social media in 48 Hours"...

Issued by IMC Conference 17 Mar 2021

5 things your brand needs to think about in their communication strategy
5 things your brand needs to think about in their communication strategyArticle

Over the last year, business communications became extremely challenging as companies had to quickly adopt new lines of communication to coordinate teams and meet the demands of their clients...

Lerato Songelwa 8 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: How do brands get noticed amidst the online clutter?
#BizTrends2021: How do brands get noticed amidst the online clutter?Article

No prediction piece would be complete without first acknowledging that Covid-19 has changed our world forever. Remote working across industries and an exponential uptake of e-commerce and digital marketing has changed the face of brands...

Tracy Jones 12 Jan 2021

Top crisis communications and brand fails of 2020
Top crisis communications and brand fails of 2020Article

For people, corporations, and global brands, 2020 went from "twenty plenty" to "twenty empty"...

Madelain Roscher 14 Dec 2020

Zambia to host World Communication Forum
Zambia to host World Communication ForumArticle

Under the theme "Communication in a Changing World; Challenges and Opportunities", Zambia will make history as the first African nation to host the World Communication Forum, from 24-25 November 2020...

20 Nov 2020

A new approach to crisis management
A new approach to crisis managementArticle

With the outbreak of the coronavirus, many businesses across the world were flung into a state of crisis and every aspect of our lives - how we connect, move, live, and work - were changed...

Karena Crerar 17 Nov 2020

Prisa president, Dr Dalien Rene Benecke – senior lecturer Communication at the University of Johannesburg.
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: The role of PR and communication during crisisArticle

Dr Dalien Rene Benecke, Prisa president and senior lecturer of communication at the University of Johannesburg, presented on the role PR and communication play in helping city, regional/provincial and country government communicate better in times of crises...

Juanita Pienaar 13 Oct 2020

Kylie Granat, founder of Kojo Creative
#DoBizZA: Kojo Creative, a new boutique IMC agency targeting SMEsArticle

Kojo Creative is a new boutique IMC agency that seeks to enable SMEs by working on a project to project basis...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Sep 2020

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Investment in stakeholder relationships key to organisational sustainability post-Covid-19Article

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has illustrated the communication department as a critical function in building organisational reputation, especially during a crisis...

Brightness Mangolothi and Malesela Maubane 12 Aug 2020

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Top do's and don'ts for handling an organisation's reputation crisisArticle

Organisations all over face the challenge of reputation crises. The rule of thumb is 'when' not 'if'...

Azure Fey 16 Jul 2020

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The importance of crisis communicationArticle

Covid-19 is a global health crisis that has highlighted the need for clear and regular communication by all types of organisations, including business...

Dan Moyane 14 Jul 2020

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Marketing in the middle of a global crisisArticle

What is important for brand reputation is to continue with communicating and marketing even amid a crisis as big as a global pandemic...

Rirhandzu Shingwenyana 10 Jun 2020

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Why the CEO should be the spokesperson during a crisisArticle

Who should take responsibility when things go wrong? Who should apologise to disgruntled stakeholders? Who should explain to the media what happened? The answer to these questions seems like a simple one - the CEO of course!...

Regine le Roux 26 May 2020

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Reframe your business strategy to weather the Covid-19 storm by embracing ecosystems of value and graceArticle

Covid-19 came to be the reset button for our world. There is massive innovation afoot: everything is becoming digital, interaction, distribution channels, and a myriad of new receiving devices to play in this digital space...

Willem S Eksteen 14 May 2020

#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Oarabile Tlhabane
#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Oarabile TlhabaneArticle

In the run-up to the 23rd Prism Awards to be announced virtually on Friday, 15 May, we chatted to this year's cohort of 'young voices' about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 6 May 2020

What tragedies on Mount Everest can teach business about communicating in a time of crisis
What tragedies on Mount Everest can teach business about communicating in a time of crisisArticle

In this article Patrick Conroy, now the head of strategy for PR and influence at Ogilvy in Johannesburg, reflects on the importance of crisis communications in the modern age...

Patrick Conroy, Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 6 May 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

The Covid-19 lessons business must learn
The Covid-19 lessons business must learnArticle

Although the crisis is still unfolding, it's already clear that building resilience into your organisational DNA is more important than ever...

17 Apr 2020

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Why big business in South Africa should continue communicating during this time of crisisArticle

It is in times of real crisis, as we as a nation are faced with currently, that the true nature and character of big business emerges - their accessibility, their transparency, their loyalty and commitment to society...

Azure Fey 15 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

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7 tips for crisis communication during the ultimate crisis: Covid-19Article

Whatever your location or type of business you run, the way in which you communicate during a crisis remains the same. Regine le Roux, founder and managing director of Reputation Matters, shares seven habits of highly successful crisis communicators...

Regine le Roux 26 Mar 2020

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Communications in a time of crisisArticle

Any crisis calls for strong leadership, delivered with clear, concise communications, explains Sandra Gordon, CEO of Stone Soup PR...

Sandra Gordon 18 Mar 2020

Prism Awards 2020 tickets now available
Prism Awards 2020 tickets now availableArticle

The 23rd annual Prism Awards, on 5 April, will take place at The Houghton Hotel, one of Johannesburg's most exclusive venues and member of the prestigious five-star luxury brand, the "Leading Hotels of the World"...

Issued by PRISA 12 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reputation management, a more integrated ecosystem
#BizTrends2020: Reputation management, a more integrated ecosystemArticle

Looking at corporate reputation management in 2020, one of the biggest challenges we are going to face is the full integration of reputation across the entire value chain...

Daniel Munslow 28 Jan 2020

PRISM Awards calls for 2020 entries
PRISM Awards calls for 2020 entriesArticle

The call is out for all communications and public relations consultancies to submit their online entries for the industry's most sought-after awards...

Issued by PRISA 23 Jan 2020

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A look back at Pan-African PR and marketing trends in 2019Article

Jordan Rittenberry looks back at the past twelve months and plan for what's to come...

Jordan Rittenberry 8 Jan 2020

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Lessons from the Thomas Cook collapseArticle

I believe that there are three key things that all businesses can learn from the collapse of Thomas Cook...

Regine le Roux 30 Sep 2019

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In cricket and reputation crisis, pork pies and greased piglets demand a stony heartArticle

An innings for the ages holds lessons for communicators about when and how to react in a crisis, writes William Smook...

William Smook 12 Sep 2019

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What the future of PR looks likeArticle

Public relations has changed considerably in the past few years and is presenting exciting times for business and brands...

Michael Gullan 5 Sep 2019

#CEM19: Once you've lost consumers' trust, how do you re-establish it? KPMG responds
#CEM19: Once you've lost consumers' trust, how do you re-establish it? KPMG respondsArticle

Ignatius Sehoole, CEO of KPMG SA's honest keynote presentation at the 8th annual CEM Africa Summit was a highlight for many. He said, "We know where we are, we know how we got here, and we have started our journey of renewal. Our ongoing task is to re-establish trust of the SA business community and society." Here's how they're doing so...

Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2019

Oelschig's favourite place – at the centre of the buzz in Cerebra’s Rivonia offices.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Michael OelschigArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Michael Oelschig, MD at Cerebra...

Leigh Andrews 23 Jul 2019

Chris Moerdyk
South Africa's most media-savvy business leadersArticle

It is astounding how many captains of industry in South Africa shy away from the media instead of realising the enormous benefits of creating direct personal relationships...

Chris Moerdyk 21 Jun 2019

Key steps to creating a crisis communications plan
Key steps to creating a crisis communications planArticle

Although it is difficult to accurately predict what kind of a crisis an organisation might face, there is no doubt that planning and preparing for a crisis is vital...

Leago Monareng 22 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!
#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The 22nd Prism Awards, celebrating excellence in the public relations and communication industry were held at The Capital on The Park in Sandton, Johannesburg on 14 April...

14 Apr 2019

Boeing is doing crisis management all wrong
Boeing is doing crisis management all wrongArticle

Here's what a company needs to do to restore the public's trust...

Kelli Matthews 26 Mar 2019

Controlling a crisis - The ultimate possible disruption
Controlling a crisis - The ultimate possible disruptionArticle

Whether a company enjoys the size and stature of Ford, Tiger Brands or KPMG, or is a much smaller enterprise, the fundamentals surrounding reputation and perception remain unchanged, clearly underscoring the absolute need to be prepared for a crisis...

Jennifer Stein 11 Mar 2019

Crisis communication: Key lessons from 2018
Crisis communication: Key lessons from 2018Article

As a PR professional, crisis communication is all about getting your client out of the storm with the least amount of damage, whether it's to the organisation or its reputation...

Leago Monareng 31 Jan 2019

4 reasons you should be investing in public relations
4 reasons you should be investing in public relationsArticle

Public relations (PR) gets a bad rap and that's probably because so many people don't understand the concept at all...

Sue Charlton APR 16 Nov 2018

Africa is a market of opportunity for PR
Africa is a market of opportunity for PRArticle

Bizcommunity.com chats to Scott Wilson, president Africa and Europe, Burson Cohn & Wolfe ...

Danette Breitenbach 30 Oct 2018

Technology, wine and the black middle class
Technology, wine and the black middle classArticle

Big data is a powerful and innovative tool that wine, food and hospitality establishments can use to get closer to consumers...

25 Oct 2018

Let's get something straight
Let's get something straightArticle

Within PR and communications success rests very much with the relationship between clients and agencies. Managing expectations is key for both parties. However, there are still certain fictions and realities which cloud the dynamics...

Jennifer Stein 11 Sep 2018

Ministers adopt UNWTO programme to develop tourism in Africa
Ministers adopt UNWTO programme to develop tourism in AfricaArticle

"This is a significant milestone for tourism on our continent. We have agreed to implement a series of measures which will develop and grow tourism in a way that advances economic transformation across Africa."

7 Jun 2018

Risk managers recognising importance of crisis communications
Risk managers recognising importance of crisis communicationsArticle

Crisis communications, reputation and brand value retention are increasingly recognised by risk managers, lawyers and insurers as crucial to an airline, airport, hotel or other travel and tourism organisation's recovery and ability to continue doing business during and after a crisis event...

Linden Birns 6 Jun 2018

Wunderman SA welcomes Astrid Ascar to the family
Wunderman SA welcomes Astrid Ascar to the familyArticle

Wunderman SA has appointed digital marketing specialist, media personality and business strategist, Astrid Ascar, as the global digital agency's chief strategic officer...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 18 May 2018

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