What should a modern marketing manager be able to do?

Many marketing people placed in companies are juniors, if they even exist at all - or the role is just not taken seriously at all by anyone internally...

By Chemory Gunko 24 Jul 2014 09:47

Actually, Hlaudi is the right man for the job...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is absolutely the ideal man for the job as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the SABC.

By Chris Moerdyk 24 Jul 2014 05:31

Quality over quantity

When I first started writing, I wanted to know how I could be the best writer possible in my field.

By Marion Scher 24 Jul 2014 06:47

Fifty most valuable South African brands led by MTN

Brand Finance has released the 2014 annual report on South Africa's 50 most valuable brands, with MTN leading the way...

24 Jul 2014 07:24

JWT Cape Town on the move

As JWT celebrates its 150th anniversary this year around the globe, JWT Cape Town has one more reason to commemorate 2014 as a special year in the agency's history...

Issued by JWT 24 Jul 2014 10:53

Station fined over chicken comment

A Pretoria radio station ruffled a few feathers when a presenter relayed the story of a cook "making out" with a chicken.

24 Jul 2014 09:53

Dermalogica employs Moving Tactics for new concept store roll-out

Dermalogica opened its second concept store at the renowned V&A Waterfront in Cape Town in May, and most recently launched its third concept store at Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg...

Issued by Moving Tactics 24 Jul 2014 11:37

Accredited digital media marketing curriculum launched

An accredited digital media marketing curriculum has been launched as a part-time course at the Johannesburg campus of the AAA School of Advertising from 21 July 2014 to 1 November 2014...

24 Jul 2014 08:56

The social World Cup

Donovan White, social media strategist at NATIVE VML, supplies some insights regarding social media around the FIFA World Cup.

By Donovan White, Issued by NATIVE VML 24 Jul 2014 13:12

Taxis - the new vehicle for research

According to the National Household Travel Survey in 2013, 69% of people in South Africa use taxis to get to work, with the majority of this statistic residing in Gauteng...

Issued by Interact RDT 24 Jul 2014 11:08

New radio survey - five companies on shortlist

Following a robust and rigorous RFI evaluation process managed by Yardstick, an independent group of pitch consultants, five research companies have been shortlisted to participate...

24 Jul 2014 08:09

Return on translation - a partnership equation

On entering new markets, the decision whether to translate your product interface (software, Web or hardware) or literature into new languages essentially comes down to the issue of return on investment (ROI).

By Françoise Henderson 24 Jul 2014 13:48

Free app for private equity in Africa

Phatisa, an African private equity fund manager, has launched a free app for use by professionals in African private equity...

24 Jul 2014 09:29

Ipsos presents new thinking on share of wallet

In a time when the economy is so volatile, it is important to understand customers' spending patterns...

Issued by Ipsos 24 Jul 2014 12:29

Online competitor tracking portal from Adcheck

SA advertising monitor, Adcheck has developed an innovative web-based tracking portal that allows marketers and brand owners to get the inside track on competitor advertising.

24 Jul 2014 10:48

Loeries Communication Design judging panel announced

Led by jury chair Stephen Doyle of New York based agency Doyle Partners, the Communication Design panel is packed with respected industry figures.

24 Jul 2014 10:33

Assegai Awards 2014 open for entry online

The DMASA Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards are now open for entry and this year, the submissions will be online.

24 Jul 2014 08:25

Clio Healthcare Awards appoint South African juror

The Clio Healthcare Awards, which will be held in New York at the beginning of October 2014, have appointed a South African juror...

24 Jul 2014 08:03

Ellies earnings drop as demand weakens

Headline earnings at the electronic products manufacturer, Ellies were down by 68.3%, to 23.46c per share.

24 Jul 2014 12:16

Architectural films to feature at UIA 2014

The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) will partner with UIA 2014 and Architect Africa Film Festival to present architecture films in Durban during the 25th International Union of Architects World Congress of Architects (UIA 2014)...

24 Jul 2014 09:38

Company legislation and you - Get the inside scoop!

Get to grips with what is required of you as a director.

Issued by Business & Professional Women South Africa (BPW) 24 Jul 2014 09:19

Developing the next Makhaya Ntini through "Fun Friday" clinics

The Makhaya Ntini Cricket Academy launched the "Fun Fridays School Cricket Clinics" on 22 July as an initiative for the 67 minutes for Nelson Mandela Day...

Issued by Algoa FM 24 Jul 2014 10:09

The Havas Village Sow Good project is a success

On Friday, 18 July, 100-odd staff members of an advertising agency in Johannesburg rolled up their sleeves and made a difference...

Issued by Havas Worldwide 24 Jul 2014 09:51

Yahoo to acquire Flurry to strengthen mobile products

Over the past couple of years, Yahoo has been focused on re-imagining our users' daily habits, and mobile is at the centre of everything we do.

By Scott Burke, Issued by Apurimac 24 Jul 2014 12:04

GraphicMail celebrates Mandela Day

Every year on 18 July, corporates and individuals from all over the globe join in to support the Mandela Day initiative and donate 67 minutes of their time.

Issued by GraphicMail 24 Jul 2014 12:54

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Free app for private equity in Africa

Phatisa, an African private equity fund manager, has launched a free app for use by professionals in African private equity...

24 Jul 2014 09:29

PromaxBDA Africa Awards open for entries

The PromaxBDA Africa Awards which awards and brings together creatives to explore thought-leadership, technology and the latest developments in the media marketing sector, will take place on 21 November at...

24 Jul 2014 08:41

Kenya, Nigeria to polish up on digital security

Kenya's Daily Nation and the Nigerian Tribune have both reported some digital security blunders...

By Anna Polonyi 24 Jul 2014 08:01

80 CEOs to attend Google's executive breakfast forum

Google will be hosting 80 chief executive officers and top business executives at its executive breakfast forum being held in Lagos today, 24 July 2014.

24 Jul 2014 07:42

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Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

24 Jul 2014 10:12

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