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Survey will offer key insights on influencer marketing
Survey will offer key insights on influencer marketing

A groundbreaking research project on social influence, to be released early in 2018, will reveal key insights into the audiences that populate brand communities on social networks

14 Nov 2017

Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 launches
Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 launches

Continental Reinsurance invites entries for its third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018

14 Nov 2017

EU seeks feedback for 'fake news' fightback
EU seeks feedback for 'fake news' fightback

BRUSSELS - The EU launched a public consultation on the fake news phenomenon Monday, the first step in a process that could see the promotion of bogus news stories made illegal in Europe

14 Nov 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: G&T transforming the travel writing industry

In a similar vein to Uber and Airbnb, we plan to transform the travel writing industry by changing the way role players interact

By Duane Stacey 14 Nov 2017

Cannes Lions launches revamped 2018 Festival of Creativity!
Cannes Lions launches revamped 2018 Festival of Creativity!

Cannes Lions has launched the 2018 Festival of Creativity, with important changes to the delegate experience and awards structure

14 Nov 2017

CareerJunction launches their new user-friendly job app
CareerJunction launches their new user-friendly job app

CareerJunction recently launched their new job app for both Android and iOS devices, which has already been installed by thousands of South African job seekers

Issued by CareerJunction 13 Nov 2017

Outdoor Network expands its network with new solar-powered Lanseria site
Outdoor Network expands its network with new solar-powered Lanseria site

As a growing airport that is strategically important to Gauteng, Lanseria International Airport provides an ideal location to showcase premium-quality brands to an ever-increasing number of passengers (and a large number of VIPs)

Issued by Provantage Media Group 13 Nov 2017

Ian Russell, CEO of BCX.
#BCXDisrupt: "Disrupting is the new norm"

Ian Russell, CEO of BCX, shares the importance of conferences like BCX Disrupt taking place last week, as well as the power of sharing the impact of technology and innovation with the youth

By Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2017

Direct mail growing in the US: Does it mean South Africa will follow?
Direct mail growing in the US: Does it mean South Africa will follow?

Research in America has shown how digital marketing and direct mail can complement each other, highlighting the opportunities for growth in these industries in South Africa

By Daniel de la Rey, Issued by On the Dot 13 Nov 2017

#AfricaCom: Smart Wi-Fi solution for rural African communities
#AfricaCom: Smart Wi-Fi solution for rural African communities

Konnect Africa brings Wi-Fi to rural African communities. Company unveils SmartWIFI service offering at AfricaCom 2017

13 Nov 2017

Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign
Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign

Rosebank's popular First Thursday's came alive on 2 November as Steers launched the Respek Nation campaign. Trailblazers in hip hop descended on Cutthroat Entertainment's La Familia store as various elements of the culture were showcased

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 13 Nov 2017

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Ask Afrika Orange Index: Feeling customer service

Marketers need to understand the dynamics of emotions in marketing and how they relate to other factors such as attitudes, persuasion and brand loyalty

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Nov 2017

SuperSport and Studio Zoo scoop gold at major awards
SuperSport and Studio Zoo scoop gold at major awards

SuperSport was a big winner at the international Clio Awards, walking away with a gold award at a glittering event in Los Angeles

Issued by Studio Zoo 13 Nov 2017

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Data visualisation tools provide a view of the customer journey beyond marketing

One of the largest challenges that organisations face in becoming more data-driven is to bring data together from different systems across and within departments

By Richard Mullins 13 Nov 2017

#MeettheMarketer: Are business consultancies the ad agencies of the future?
#MeettheMarketer: Are business consultancies the ad agencies of the future?

Anatoly Roytman, managing director of Accenture Interactive and Global lead for EALA (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America), is our #MeettheMarketer this month on Bizcommunity.africa. He believes Accenture Interactive is building the "agency of the future"

By Louise Marsland 13 Nov 2017

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Managing your business in the freelance economy

Remote working is the way of the future, and with the rise of the gig economy, driven by an ever-growing freelance workforce, comes the challenge of project managing a team working from different locations

By Dan Marcus 13 Nov 2017

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Simplicity to the power of three

Today consumers are spoilt for choice. The question is whether the increasing number of options are stimulating purchase, or causing purchase-paralysis

By Glen Meier 13 Nov 2017

#AfricaCom: Day three highlights
#AfricaCom: Day three highlights

The last day of AfricaCom 2017 saw speakers and exhibitors building on the first two days of the conference, sharing knowledge, forming new partnerships, and talking about the vision for the continent of Africa

11 Nov 2017

Trevor Stuurman was a speaker at WGSN's Futures Cape Town.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Talking African inspiration with Trevor Stuurman

One of the highlights of WGSN's Futures Cape Town was an inspirational talk by 24-year-old Trevor Stuurman - in effortless digitally savvy youth fashion, this Christmas Day baby is an entrepreneur, photographer and multimedia visual artist with a verified Instagram account and over 156,000 Twitter followers - here's why his fresh ideas resonate so deeply.

By Leigh Andrews 10 Nov 2017

From left: Annemien Kotze of Bonne Esperance Guest House, Lise Grobbelaar of Babylonstoren and Hildegard Kidd of Individual Tours enjoying the hospitality of Life & Leisure Guest House at the SPM’s AGM.
SPM funding a boost for brand #Stellenbosch

Funding by SPM was essential for Stellenbosch tourism, enabling Stellenbosch 360 to undertake and execute various activities to market Stellenbosch as a top national and international tourist destination

10 Nov 2017

#AfricaCom: How businesses can play their part in growing the tech ecosystem
#AfricaCom: How businesses can play their part in growing the tech ecosystem

Emeka Afigbo, strategic products partnerships manager at Facebook, says he is often reminded just how much the technical ecosystem in Africa has grown and how the internet is drastically changing the continent.

By Ilse van den Berg 10 Nov 2017

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#AfricaCom: Data is the future of the monetisation of content

Data is the future of the monetisation of content and part of the investment into content in the broadcast industry

By Louise Marsland 10 Nov 2017

Lemok Digital Agency launches social media packages for SMMEs
Lemok Digital Agency launches social media packages for SMMEs

The majority of small businesses fail at effectively utilising social media mainly because they're trying to sell to people they have not introduced themselves to

Issued by Lemok Group 10 Nov 2017

Overcoming the digital skills gap with social media education
Overcoming the digital skills gap with social media education

With 13 million South Africans on Facebook, 2.68 million on Instagram and 7.4 million users on Twitter, social media marketing is a key tool for reaching new audiences and boosting sales for any business

Issued by GetSmarter 10 Nov 2017

Egypt state firm looks to cash in on thriving mobile sector
Egypt state firm looks to cash in on thriving mobile sector

As Egypt's mobile operators thrive, state-owned Telecom Egypt is entering the market in an effort to boost state revenues

10 Nov 2017

SA takes home metal at international craft festival
SA takes home metal at international craft festival

South African production and film talent recently took home a number of accolades at leading international craft festival Ciclope, at the awards ceremony hosted in Berlin, Germany on 26 and 27 October

Issued by Ninety9cents 10 Nov 2017

Lillian Barnard from Microsoft SA giving us some insight on digital transformation at AfricaCom.
#AfricaCom: Digital transformation is real and it's urgent

Lillian Barnard, director for the Public-Sector at Microsoft SA, addresses the urgency of digital transformation, gives pointers on how companies can start to embark on their digital transformation journey and shares some of the benefits of doing it before your business is left behind

By Juanita Pienaar 10 Nov 2017

Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material
Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material

Cathay Pacific has partnered with PressReader, enabling them to provide thousands of popular newspapers and magazines to passengers

10 Nov 2017

Promise first in SA for dedication to BEE (Scopen Agency Scope 2017/18)
Promise first in SA for dedication to BEE (Scopen Agency Scope 2017/18)

Promise has been voted by clients as the leading agency in South Africa for commitment to Black Economic Empowerment and Transformation

Issued by Promise 10 Nov 2017

The #monkeyselfie - who owns it?
Adams & Adams #Crammer17: insights into intellectual property

The Adams & Adams 'Crammer' session, recently held in Cape Town and Sandton, was aptly named as they crammed as much content as possible into the morning session in intense, 20-minute increments on the balancing act of copyright and freedom of speech as well as who really owns that IP

By Leigh Andrews 10 Nov 2017

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