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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 2 days ago

Liquorice wins Digital Company of the Year Award at National Business Awards

Liquorice took top honours at the National Business Awards, held on Thursday, 16 November 2017, when it was named Digital Company of the Year

15 hours 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

14 hours ago

TRVL: Shaking up the online travel industry with Jochem Wijnands

TRVL is a peer-to-peer booking platform that gives everyone access to the travel agent world. We chat to founder and CEO Jochem Wijnands about his new startup that is set to cause a stir in the travel industry

By Cari Coetzee 15 hours ago

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

South African filmmaker SJ Myeza of 7Films was presented with the first-ever Young Guns Creative Choice Award

15 hours ago

South African men buy into personal care

Women may find themselves fighting for mirror space and hiding their eye creams because according to Euromonitor, men's grooming recorded a 13% growth in value sales in 2016

15 hours 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

8 hours 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

12 hours 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 11 hours 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 9 hours 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).

9 hours 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 10 hours 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 9 hours 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 9 hours 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 10 hours 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 12 hours 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

11 hours 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 5 hours ago

Bookmarks 2018 entry deadline extended

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

14 hours ago

The rise of mobile - What it means for brands

James Cameron was right - in the 21st century machines would take over the world. Only it would not be six-foot-tall cyborgs, but five to 10-inch screens doing the conquering

By Nick Hodge 1 day ago

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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

8 hours 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

13 hours ago

Africa embraces eSports with first mass event

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

15 hours ago

Somali startups receive investment

Somali Accelerator graduates another cohort of startups and gives $30,000 in investment at the Demo Day in Hargeisa

1 day ago

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International

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 1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day ago

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