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Is cold calling dead?

I have been asked to give my feedback on whether or not cold calling is dead and my answer is quite simply, NO

By Dave Nemeth 16 May 2017

How direct are you?

When I mention direct marketing, do you cringe and think of all those offers you receive overflowing in your postbox? Although this form of direct marketing does have a place, I'm talking about direct marketing with a bit more impact, that's far more memorable

By Andrew MacKenzie 20 Mar 2017

10 years in mobile win Direct Marketing of the Year Awards

Mobitainment was selected as 'SME of the Year' and founder, Candice Goodman, the 'Direct Marketer of the Year' at this year's Assegai Awards

Issued by Mobitainment 13 Dec 2016

Making complaints work for your business

No matter how brilliant your business is, at some stage someone is going to complain. It's how you deal with it that counts

16 Nov 2016

Quality multichannel customer communications win hearts and wallets

More than 25% of recipients classify direct mail as junk. And, according to research commissioned by Ricoh, 6 out of 10 consumers would no longer support brands if communications from those brands were poor

By Jacques van Wyk 2 Nov 2016

Best practice for direct mail marketing

Know the top best practices for direct mail marketing

By Michael Lundberg 24 Jun 2016

Love in a time of war in the DRC

Pulitzer play on DRC civil war takes to the stage at the Wits Theatre

29 Apr 2016

Empowering your client is key to a sustainable partnership

The manner in which performance marketing channels are being used to drive client acquisition strategies is changing rapidly; especially now that it's becoming very important for clients to measure the exact return

By Gareth Mountain 11 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 153: IMC Conference Johannesburg with Claire Cobbledick

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 15 October 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Claire Cobbledick

14 Oct 2015

Why reputation is important when it comes to email marketing

Email marketing is an efficient and easy way for businesses or service providers to stay connected with clients. It is much easier to reach your target audience via email

By Charles Mburugu 29 Sep 2015

Strategies used by popular brands to make email more personalised

With more and more brands ushering towards unique email marketing strategies, building a strong customer base is more important than ever before. The urge can only be satisfied with more personalised email marketing efforts

By Prashant Sengar 29 Sep 2015

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 150: IPRA World Congress 2015

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Bridget von Holdt, Executive Director at Glasshouse Communications

28 Sep 2015

The humble text message: Perfectly designed for mobile marketing

Mobile technology continues to find great acceptance in South Africa with the country now an impressive number six in the world when it comes to adoption of the mobile web

By Mike Laws 25 Sep 2015

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Christian Horsfall

2 Sep 2015

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International

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

The questions of the liability of admin users of WhatsApp is increasing, following the case of an administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of India was shared on a WhatsApp group created by the administrator.

2 days ago

Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.

2 days ago

One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity, formed by last year's merger of the Art Directors Club and The One Club has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 and younger. About half of the jury consists of past YG winners.

2 days ago

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.

2 days ago

Publicis Groupe shifts spend on award shows, other events to AI initiative

#NEWSWATCH: In an effort to cut costs and shift spend towards its new professional assistant platform, Publicis Groupe's newly appointed CEO, Arthur Sadoun, has forbidden all of its agencies from participating in award shows, trade shows and any other paid promotional efforts for the next year, which means it will sit out of the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival.

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

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