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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 2 days 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 1 hour 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

46 minutes ago

#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 1 hour 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

10 hours 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 19 hours ago

#FMAdFocus2017: Judging the Student of the Year category

A few of the judges and current chairperson, Craig Page-Lee comment on the overall quality of the work received for the AdFocus Student of the Year Award and what they were specifically looking for from the entries

By Juanita Pienaar 19 hours 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

18 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 16 minutes 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 19 hours ago

Black Friday - Stats show trend on the rise in SA

Digital advertising agency Jetweb, has kept a close eye on Black Friday through social listening data for the last three years and says the trend is on the rise

20 hours ago

Success league: Here's who won at the 2017 National Business Awards

Where are you most likely to find the winners of this year's National Business Awards - known as the 'Oscars of South African business' - a year from now? Well, dominating the 2% of South Africa's economy that is forecast to grow in 2018

Issued by Topco Media 19 hours ago

Sundays are where South Africans get more bang for their buck

Sunday newspaper readership is made up of upper-middle class and upper LSM communities. They are readers who can afford to make purchasing decisions and are a great target market for advertisers

Issued by Ads24 20 hours ago

Kaya FM Sound Supreme Picnic

Usher in the sunny summer season at Sound Supreme Picnic brought to you for the first time by the home of the Afropolitan, Kaya FM, on Saturday, 25 November

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 20 hours 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 16 hours ago

Smartphone sales in SA rise 28% as average selling price falls

South African smartphone sales climbed 28% year-on-year to three million units in the third quarter of 2017, while basic mobile phone sales were up 6% to 1.6 million units for the same period

Issued by GfK South Africa 19 hours ago

The ingenious Facebook trap: Is it time for ensnared brands to cut their losses?

Facebook was silently plotting increasingly creative ways to monetise brands' presence on the platform and implemented an ingenious strategy to ensnare unknowing brand custodians

By Ewoudt Cloete, Issued by Wunderman 19 hours ago

Don't forget where we came from: Four ways to appeal to consumers that can cut through modern 'brand fluff'

The first brands were marks on goods so people knew they could trust what they were buying. We're seeing a return to this 'Branding 101' and consumer mistrust of unfounded brand promises

Issued by IGI 20 hours 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 17 hours ago

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

The J. Walter Thompson network in MENA ranked second overall at the MENA Effies show in Dubai on 15 November

Issued by JWT 20 hours ago

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Africa news

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

2 hours 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 23 hours ago

APO partners with Rugby Africa

APO Group and Africa's rugby governing body, Rugby Africa, sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa

1 day ago

MEST expands in key African markets

MEST announces partnership with Metta as program continues to expand its presence across the continent

1 day ago

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International

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 22 hours 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.

1 day 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 2 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.

2 days ago

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