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#Pendoring2017: Praat met... Black Khaki

The Pendoring Awards not only reward marketing communication in all of SA's indigenous languages apart from English, they've also created their own ranking. Here, joint fourth-ranked Black Khaki shares, "You don't have to be English, wear a three-piece suit, or have the old-school English tie to be creative"

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

#FMAdFocus2017: Innovation and consistency rewarded

This year's AdFocus Awards saw the best of the best recognised, honouring agencies and individuals, not just for their creative and marketing skills, but for their all-round business acumen.

By Danette Breitenbach 18 hours ago

Black Friday rapidly gathering steam in SA

South African retailers are hoping to capitalise on the growing local interest in the annual Black Friday sale, taking place on 24 November this year

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 hours ago

Is a little loyalty too much to ask for?

The South African retail market is a battleground at the moment: fierce competition by brands; a vast choice available to consumers; and a weak economic climate

By Romy Honneysett 12 hours ago

#FMAdFocus2017: Hello and goodbye

The new AdFocus Awards chairperson for 2018-19 is Phumi Mashigo, MD of Ignitive. She takes over the rein from Craig Page-Lee, founder of d-cifr

17 hours ago

The new corporate digital reality of Outside Insight

Meltwater's global CEO, Jorn Lyseggen explains the crux of his book on the new digital reality that those who leverage insights from external data or digital breadcrumbs will find themselves at an information advantage over those that don't. Here's why you need to focus on Outside Insight or fall behind

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

Design Indaba Conference, a multi-sensory event

The Design Indaba Conference, that will be held from 21-23 February 2018, is going beyond design to create a multi-sensory event where you can hear, see, learn and experience the future of creative thinking and design activism

14 hours ago

34° - So much more than just a number

As we battled through the depressed economy of 2017, it's certain that this has not been an easy year. And the advertising sector brings with it more uncertainty as agencies and brands navigate their way through a dramatic redefinition of advertising to an increasingly enabled consumer

Issued by 34° 16 hours ago

Techsys Digital awarded key Virgin Active platform

Virgin Active's recent multi-agency pitch process resulted in Techsys Digital being awarded the contract to build and support their next-generation e-learning platform

Issued by Techsys Digital 17 hours ago

34° Kenya are blowing it

Recently 34° Kenya won Best Product Launch, Best Advertising Campaign, and the Judges Choice in the Marketing Society of Kenya's MSK Awards

Issued by 34° 14 hours ago

Game of content: Content marketing lessons from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is rich with lessons for content marketers to both optimise their content strategies and engage with their fans on a daily basis

By Dirk Visser 12 hours ago

SABC seeks to alter rules giving pay-TV stations free use of channels

The SABC has asked the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to conduct an urgent public review of regulations that allow pay-TV operators to carry its television channels for free

By Bekezela Phakathi 14 hours ago

Reap the benefits of sending your music videos to film festivals

When directors think of sending their work to film festivals, they generally only think of submitting short or feature films. Even micro 60-sec shorts have their own festivals these days

By Quinton Lavery 11 hours ago

#FMADFOCUS2017: ALL THE WINNERS!

Last night, Wednesday, 22 November, the winners of the 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards were announced at an event held at The Empire Conference and Events venue in Parktown, Gauteng

1 day ago

Getting to grips with the Scopen Agency Scope 2017

The results of the second edition of the Scopen Agency Scope are in! I caught up with Scopen's global CEO Cesar Vacchiano and Johanna McDowell of IAS on the importance of client-agency relationships, particularly with BEE being a uniquely SA component within the global advertising landscape

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Focus on Africa's film industry grows

The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar

1 day ago

Godllywood Self Help teaches that when a decision to follow God's Word is made, lives change

The final meeting of Godllywood Self Help explored the age-old question of why many women feel unfulfilled despite having achieved success in different areas of their lives

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 1 day ago

Why branding really matters

Building strong brands is a long-term process that requires a lot of thought and planning from a future-fit standpoint

By James Maposa 1 day ago

My generation failed to create loyalty

It is very obvious that my generation failed dramatically, worldwide. The next generation want change. Mostly simply change away from what my generation achieved

By Erik Du Plessis 1 day ago

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OLCaptura 360 - The next level of capturing magic moments

OLC introduces the latest innovation, the OLCaptura 360, which provides 360-degree images, taking the photo experience to a whole new level

Issued by Offlimit Communications 3 days ago

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Africa news

Facebook cements investment in Nigeria

Facebook has launched a set of initiatives in Nigeria aimed at helping to develop and nurture communities, including small businesses, the tech and start-up ecosystem, youths and creatives

14 hours ago

Mobile marketing yields strong results for Coca-Cola

Digitata Insights partners with Ntare Insights in Rwanda in a partnership that yields immediate results, with an impactful mobile awareness campaign for Coke Studio

19 hours ago

Kenya crowns best PR company

Hill + Knowlton Strategies Kenya, has been awarded the overall best Public Relations Company of the Year at the 2017 Public Relations Society of Kenya gala award

1 day ago

#NEWSWATCH: Singing and dancing on the streets of Zimbabwe and on social media

Harare became one big street party as the resignation of President Robert Mugabe was announced yesterday. Much of the party was streamed live to the Zimbabwean diaspora via social media

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

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International

J. Walter Thompson MENA Network ranked #2 at MENA Effies 2017

Teams brought home two Gold, five Silver and two Bronze awards for six clients across eight categories

Issued by JWT 1 day ago

How Ikea used affordable and innovative design to transform the homes of everyday consumers

For decades, Ikea has filled homes across the world with bookcases, beds, cardboard boxes and countless tea lights. The company's business model, based on huge production runs of identical stock, allowed it to export Scandinavian style at an affordable price.

By Dan Lewis 1 day ago

Winners of 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards announced the 2017 award-winners at their annual award celebration taking place at the New York Academy of Sciences in lower Manhattan. Guests from around the globe celebrated the award-winners at ceremonies in both New York City at the Academy of Sciences and Sydney, Australia at The Rawson hosted by Bravo!/Global Awards.

2 days ago

BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Murdoch's Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

NEW YORK - Shares in media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox surged to seven-month highs on Friday after news it has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations.

3 days ago

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