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Red Bull TV releases Waves for Water documentary
Red Bull TV releases Waves for Water documentary

On World Water Day 2017, Red Bull TV released a new feature-length documentary that captures the story of former pro surfer Jon Rose and his mission to bring clean water access to those in need

By Sindy Peters 28 minutes ago

Live sports broadcasting in US braces for disruption
Live sports broadcasting in US braces for disruption

NEW YORK - The business of live sports, seen as perhaps the last great firewall for traditional US broadcasters, is facing deepening challenges in the era of mobile and live streaming options

1 hour ago

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users
Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

WASHINGTON - Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields

2 hours ago

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2017: The year of taking your business from Gen X to Gen CX

On the day of love, Tuesday, 14 February, BrandLove fittingly held the much-loved Cape Town version of its CX trends update for 2017 at 360 Business Parks in Paarden Eiland

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Spree
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Spree

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Spree's marketing manager, Kim Hawkins

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

President appoints interim SABC board
President appoints interim SABC board

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)

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Call for public comment on Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law
Call for public comment on Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law

From today, Monday 27 March 2017, the public can participate in the second round of comments on the City of Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law. Comments close on 9 April 2017

3 hours ago

Too many agencies go over budget
Too many agencies go over budget

Daniel Marcus, CEO of Magnetic Software warns local agencies against letting bad budgeting habits trickle into their business operations and eat into profit margins

4 hours ago

Rose Anderson
Inside the NYF Radio Program Awards with Rose Anderson

A Q&A with Rose Anderson, VP and executive director of New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards on how the World's Best Radio Programs competition has transformed over the past few years, the return on investment for entering, and how technology has changed radio and its impact on content

5 hours ago

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains
Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions has launched the ‘Baby Browser', in partnership with Poland's leading parenting website Rodzice.pl. This free Chrome extension widget allows parents to read content online, while simultaneously stimulating their child's brain

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Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software
Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google's money-making foundation is strong enough to endure a current boycott by advertisers, but the movement could rattle the practice of software "programmed" ad placement

7 hours ago

#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Nona Creative
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Nona Creative

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Nona Creative's founder, Gordon Angus and UX strategist, Kerry Beetge-Schutte

By Leigh Andrews 7 hours ago

Team Hellocomputer on the Bookmarks 2017 stage.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Hellocomputer

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from David Moffatt, group MD at Hellocomputer

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

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#ADC2017: Eugene Cheong's judging pick of the day

“Great photography very crisp maybe their underwear is showing.” That's how Ogilvy Asia Pacific CEO Eugene Cheong, also 2017 ADC advertising jury chair, describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch

2 days ago

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A little less conversation, a little more action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service

By Michael Bornheim 3 days ago

Despite sounding zen, living in our own bubbles or echo chambers isn't ideal. Image © Nikki Zalewski –
The view from in here: A lesson from 2016

I was in Cannes last year when Brexit happened. In a matter of hours, the lazily hedonistic mood of the festivities transformed into an all-pervasive haze of stunned denial

By Fran Luckin 3 days ago

Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers
Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue

By Prashil Gareeb 3 days ago

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Breaking through brand clutter with Nomu

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's new with Nomu, the original SA food and lifestyle concept inspiring creative kitchens across the land, from director Paul Raphaely

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards
Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® has announced the inaugural Film Craft executive jury and that Angus Kneale, chief creative officer of The Mill will head the panel of ten film industry experts

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Team Native VML at Bookmarks 2017.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Native VML & Joe Public

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Native VML strategist Donovan White and ECD Ryan McManus, as well as Pepe Marais, Group CCO at Joe Public United

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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TweetDeck might not be free for much longer

Struggling to nail down a reliable revenue stream while controlling its often-irate user base, Twitter may soon charge you to use some elements of its currently free service TweetDeck

By Andy Walker 3 days ago

The Fairnet stand featured a large LED screen and real fish tanks as counters.
Exquisite exhibits: The latest design trends from EuroShop 2017

Discover the design trends that are being used in exhibition displays around the world.

By Pippa Naudé for Scan Display 3 days ago

KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies
KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies

The largest movie screen in KwaZulu-Natal, featuring ultra high-definition (UHD) digital projection has opened at the Xtreme at Nu Metro Ballito Junction

3 days ago

Caxton Awards announces winners for 2016
Caxton Awards announces winners for 2016

Hosted at the Globe Theatre at Silverstar Casino on 16 March, with prize money totalling R285,000, the Caxton Awards celebrated the achievements of local and community newspaper's editorial, sales, advertising, management and support staff.

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The AR gallery at the IAB Digital Summit.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital(ly augmented) download with... Clicks2Customers

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Germé Scott, head of SEO at Clicks2Customers with input from Johan Walters, head of C2C Labs on how the Blippar Augmented Reality app took things to another level for IAB Digital Summit attendees

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Jade Kirkel
#BrandManagerMonth: How Sorbet's Jade Kirkel sells a feeling

Here, Jade Kirkel, brand manager of Sorbet Group, and daughter of founder Ian Fuhr, shares her perspective on working for your dad, being a mother of three and staying in the job market, and why to stop trying to make everything balance all the time

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products
Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products

Marketers want better ways to visually inspire mobile shoppers to purchase, and so Facebook is introducing a new ad format called 'collection'

3 days ago

#OneShow2017: Suhana Gordhan's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2017: Suhana Gordhan's judging pick of the day

“Changing behaviour we get asked to do that a lot in our industry.” That's how FCB Africa's creative director and One Show 2017 direct juror Suhana Gordhan describes the entry that was a delight for her to watch

3 days ago

Ogilvy: Agency of the Year at the IAB Bookmark Awards 2017.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Ogilvy

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Ogilvy SA CCO Pete Case and Ogilvy Johannesburg ECD, Matthew Barnes

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2017

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