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8 tips for building your personal brand

Building up your personal brand is the most difficult and yet the most rewarding process for an entrepreneur

By Stephen Marshal 1 hour ago

Democratising AR, bringing content to life with Zappar

"Part of our mission in business has always been to democratise AR and truly make it a mass-market proposition."

By Cari Coetzee 1 hour ago

Icasa has published second draft of End-User and Subscriber Service Charter

Icasa has published a second draft of its proposed amendments to the End-User and Subscriber Service Charter to ensure greater transparency of communication services and also to bring down the cost of communication in South Africa

2 hours ago

The rise of the emoji and the public rating system

Scott Cundill writes that the emoji is a powerful tool that can help businesses get paid quicker

By Scott Cundill 47 minutes ago

Zim news app sees spike in traffic

Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis

3 days ago

Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend

The food industry is changing, with some restaurant owners forgoing physical retail spaces and instead opting to trade solely online

2 days ago

Winners announced for 2017 Epica Awards

South Africa won Bronze at the 2017 Epica Awards for the Net#work BBDO campaign, Vagina Varsity, in the Online Campaigns - Health, Beauty and Fashion category

2 days ago

#LoeriesRankings2017 with... Sisters Act

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We continue the local insights with Sisters Act

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Havas Southern Africa appoints Chief Strategy Officer

Mandy Leontakianakis, based in the Johannesburg office, will be leading strategy at Havas Johannesburg and across the group, including Havas Boondoggle in Cape Town

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 2 days ago

Meet newly appointed HDI CEO, Bongani Chinkanda

An avid technophile and youth enthusiast, Bongani Chinkanda believes that now is the time for transformation in the marketing industry

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 2 days ago

Seseki Itsweng to lead Openfield into the future

Seseki Itsweng has been appointed Managing Director of Openfield Marketing in South Africa, taking over from Franco Barocas who has moved into the Group Managing Director role

Issued by Openfield 2 days ago

Employer branding: Is loyalty becoming unfashionable?

Loyalty is a misconceived concept in business. Whether you are an employer or employee, assuming that someone may remain loyal to you until death do you part, is positively delusional

Issued by AMcomms 2 days ago

MultiChoice rewarded for media marketing excellence at PromaxBDA

MultiChoice and Ogilvy Johannesburg received eight awards at 2017 PromaxBDA Africa Awards, held last Thursday

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 2 days ago

SuzelleDIY stars as a bridezilla in Tali's Wedding Diary

Showmax has just released the first trailer for their debut original series, Tali's Wedding Diary, a mockumentary starring Julia Anastasopoulos (aka SuzelleDIY).

2 days ago

The e-mail and SMS marketing juggernaut

Walter Penfold shares his insights on e-mail and SMS marketing as a taste of what's to come

By Walter Penfold 2 days ago

Plus94 Research announced as intended provider of new Maps research

MA(SA) CEO and MRF director Greg Garden has announced that Plus94 Research has been chosen as intended provider of the new Maps research

2 days ago

Bookmarks 2018 entry deadline extended

IAB has made an unprecedented decision to extend the entry deadline for Bookmarks 2018 to 24 November 2017

3 days ago

Farzeen Bhana travels a far road to success

She's a project leader at Tushiyah Advisory Services. And at 31, Illovo resident, Farzeen Bhana, is building business blocks one cupcake at a time

Issued by At Vogue Communications Agency 2 days ago

Empowering millennials through mobility

The millennial generation is changing the game globally - more specifically: how they communicate with businesses, what and how they purchase, and what they value most

By Des Fenner 2 days ago

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Richard Branson helps open #GEW2017, first GEN startup campus in Africa

Global Entrepreneurship Week jumped off to an early start this year as Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, helped launch the first-ever GEN startup campus in Johannesburg, South Africa

Issued by Mark Marich, Vice President GEN 15 Nov 2017

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Africa news

Winner of AIM film competition

Africa in Motion 2017 announces the winner of short film competition at international festival

2 days ago

Dramatic rise of African consumer power driving development

Infrastructure investments are transforming and accelerating economic and social opportunities for millions of people across Africa, driven by the dramatic rise in African consumer power

3 days ago

Africa embraces eSports with first mass event

Abidjan celebrates all gamers with the first and largest eSport event in Africa

3 days ago

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International

SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!

In addition to celebrating the full class of 32 winners at the ceremony that was held on Thursday, 16 November 2017, in New York, The One Club for Creativity revealed two additional special awards recognising the best of the best of young creatives age 30 and under.

3 days ago

Three steps to creating a successful affiliate program

In today's competitive world, small businesses generally need multiple ways to generate revenue, and creative entrepreneurs are able to establish multiple streams. Especially early on in the life of your company, money can be extremely tight if you are not creative and constantly looking for ways to make money, aside from your traditional business. Whether you call it an alternative revenue stream, a side hustle or any other appropriate description, the most successful entrepreneurs find additional ways to create income for themselves and their business.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

Flow Communications receives international business award

Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications will receive the 2017 IWEC Award during the organisation's 10th annual conference, held in Redmond, Washington. The conference, titled 'Connecting Women Businesses Globally: Accelerating Growth Through Innovation and Technology' is sponsored by Microsoft, who is also hosting the event at their global headquarters in Washington State on 12-14 November 2017. This year's conference has a strong focus on technology, cybersecurity and innovation, issues that are pivotal to IWEC's sophisticated global network of women-owned businesses, whose combined revenue exceeds $25bn per year.

3 days ago

JWT creates "Be Famous Famous" campaign for One Show 2018 call for entries

The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for the 2018 One Show awards, and kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 November 2017, with the humorous "Be Famous Famous" campaign developed by J. Walter Thompson New York.

16 Nov 2017

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