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Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results
Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

WASHINGTON, US: Google has announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content

1 day ago

Doctors: Think twice when online
Doctors: Think twice when online

How much information should doctors and other medical professionals share on social media?

By Andre Jurgens 1 day ago

Pierre Branco, vice president and general manager of Southern Europe and Africa for Turner.
Cartoon Network corners kids' TV on any device

It's no secret that TV viewers have changed their consumption habits. Luckily, some broadcasters have changed with their audience and are now embracing all new digital channels

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Manufacturing Indaba back in June

The Manufacturing Indaba will be held at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni from 27-28 June 2017

2 days ago

Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer-centricity
Fabiani, Woolworths, H&M, Miladys, Markham, Cotton On, Mr Price score well on customer-centricity

A survey, conducted by dunnhumby, the ‘Customer-Centricity Index' (CCI) reveals that SA's most successful apparel retailers are those with a high focus on ‘customer-centricity'

2 days ago

South Africa Brand Summit & Awards calls for entries
South Africa Brand Summit & Awards calls for entries

The inaugural South Africa Brand Summit & Awards is calling for nominations of top South African brands

2 days ago

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Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies

2 days ago

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The role of PR in lead generation

With the economy in a state of unprecedented instability, businesses are increasingly looking to see real and measurable results from their marketing efforts. In light of this growing trend, lead generation has become a key focal point for B2B enterprises anxious to understand the actual impact of their spend

By Ronelle Bester 2 days ago

Nic Ray from BrandsEye
Amasa Speaker Series kicks off with Nic Ray from BrandsEye

The first episode in the Amasa Speaker Series hosted Nic Ray, who spoke about how BrandsEye can possibly predict future outcomes

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

D&AD Pencils
All the SA Pencil winners: D&AD 2017

All the winners of D&AD 2017 Pencils have been announced and we have the colours of the 13 South African entries that made the grade

2 days ago

The future of marketer/creative agency compensation practices
The future of marketer/creative agency compensation practices

With the advent of marketing procurement specialists in recent years, it is perhaps surprising that change in agency compensation practice has been so slow.

By John Little 2 days ago

Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report
Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report

Veeam commissioned ESG to survey more than 1,000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the sixth annual Veeam Availability Report [infographic]

2 days ago

Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Distell tops up with Cruz vodka
Distell tops up with Cruz vodka

Distell has topped up its booze portfolio with a dash of vodka through the purchase of a 75% shareholding in a company that owns the global rights to Cruz Vodka

3 days ago

All images © – Anne Barbotteau from Zip Zap Circus.
Celebrating 25 years of Zip Zap's social circus magic

Zip! Zap! Circus! The non-profit Zip Zap Circus is currently celebrating its 25th year with a series of special monthly shows to showcase their talented students. Here's what you can expect

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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Marketing in a new-age world

I have been fighting the idea of starting to write opinion pieces about all things ‘marketing' for close to two years now and I have finally given in.

By Jolene de Lange 3 days ago

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Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the 1.0-billion-euro barrier and upping its forecasts for the year

3 days ago

26,000 pieces of work were entered into this year's D&AD Awards.
All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories

3 days ago

Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'
Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, also known as Zapiro, was allegedly on the hit list of terror-accused twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie

3 days ago

The world has no limits.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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Metamorphosis of marketing

Some big trends contributing to digital's impact on marketing and the broader business to increase revenue, decrease costs and providing the customer with an enhanced experience

By Audrey Naidoo 3 days ago

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LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition, chaired by Phil Ranta, to validate the importance of the Social Influencer

26 Apr 2017

African Property Skyline magazine launched
African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent

26 Apr 2017

Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages at the SPAR Women's Race 2016 ©
Slave Route Challenge 2017 hydrated by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages

Runners and walkers in the 2017 Slave Route Challenge will be hydrated along the half marathon, 10km and 5km routes by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (CCPB)

26 Apr 2017

The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
Creating conscious capital with CEO SleepOut 2017

This year, the CEO SleepOut will be the SheEO SleepOut, with only women leaders spending the night on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the venue for this year's event which will take place 22 June.

By Danette Breitenbach 26 Apr 2017

Ntabeni Primary School
Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools addressed literacy rights of rural children

The Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools team celebrated World Book Day by addressing the literacy rights of rural children

26 Apr 2017

UK Advertising Expenditure 2016
UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

UK has a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn

26 Apr 2017

Eskinder Nega
Media freedom award winners announced

Ethiopia's Eskinder Nega is named IPI Press Freedom Hero; and the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is honoured as Free Media Pioneer

26 Apr 2017

Screengrabs from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: Don't hide away from reality... and know the difference between thunder and lightning

The best advertising is always based on a fundamental understanding of human nature - what the people in the marketing business call “basic human truth”. If you can tap into that, you don't have to waste any time explaining or repeating - everybody gets it first time around

By Brendan Seery 25 Apr 2017

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