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Fei Wong © –
Real-time advertising can catapult newspapers to greater revenues

Publications can improve advertising revenues if they take advantage of real-time print adverts and that will help not only their ailing fortunes but the ailing fortunes of publishing printers, too

By Vaughan Patterson 18 Apr 2017

Ndalo Media secures the licences for the Elle brand - The world's number one fashion media brand
Ndalo Media secures the licences for the Elle brand - The world's number one fashion media brand

Ndalo Media has secured the licence for both the Elle and Elle Decoration media brands. The licence covers print, digital, events and other related media brand extensions

Issued by Ndalo Media 5 Apr 2017

Dejan Bozic © –
Publisher Research Council launches Establishment Survey

The Publisher Research Council (PRC) has launched the Establishment Survey (ES), a collaborative partnership between it, the Broadcast Research Council (BRC) and the Advertiser Media Forum (AMF) so media owners, marketers and advertisers can use it as a strategic inter-media planning tool

4 Apr 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Re-brand just the beginning for Change News
#BrandManagerMonth: Re-brand just the beginning for Change News

Local good news portal Marketing CSI South Africa (MCSISA) recently underwent a rebranding exercise that saw the platform renamed to Change News

By Sindy Peters 29 Mar 2017

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The book publishing industry – marketers, here's one chapter you need to read

The recent South Africa mission to Davos-Switzerland with its theme: 'South Africa is open for business', got me thinking. What happens then when with the best marketing strategy and a good product, you still have your target market not coming to engage despite your ‘open for business' sign with its entire neon glow?

By Thamsanqa Malinga 29 Mar 2017

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10 ways publishers can increase and sustain website visitors

After almost a decade in the marketing and publishing industry, Greg Mason shares the common mistakes publishers make and how they can sustainably grow their audience

By Greg Mason 28 Mar 2017

Rand Show 2017 will inspire writers at new Authors' Day
Rand Show 2017 will inspire writers at new Authors' Day

Are you an aspiring author? Are you hungry for tips and advice on how to get published? Then join four local authors at Authors' Day, the Rand Show's new half-day literary event

Issued by Rand Show 27 Mar 2017

The importance of correct spelling in you're integrated report
The importance of correct spelling in you're integrated report

If you're on your toes today the error in the headline will have jumped right out at you. But don't just gasp in horror, ensure it doesn't happen to you

Issued by Blue Apple 27 Mar 2017

The SpaceStation's News24 wins prestigious publisher award
The SpaceStation's News24 wins prestigious publisher award

24.com's digital news platform, News24, one of the platforms proudly represented by The SpaceStation, was recognised as Best Publisher at the annual Bookmarks Awards, held in Johannesburg last week

Issued by The SpaceStation 22 Mar 2017

Kaspars Grinvalds © –
AGSA awards over R518,000 in writing grants

The Academic and Non-Fiction Authors' Association of South Africa (ANFASA) has recently awarded 24 South African authors with substantial grants, as part of the ANFASA Grant Scheme for Authors (AGSA)

20 Mar 2017

Lindie Engelbrecht.
SME summit unpacks business challenges

The inaugural Business Day TV SME Summit, held in partnership with Credit Guarantee and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in Sandton last week, exposed the myriad challenges facing South Africa's SMEs

17 Mar 2017

UJ art exhibition celebrates book art
UJ art exhibition celebrates book art

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is holding two exhibitions, a colloquium, as well as associated workshops and walkabouts focusing on artists' books

15 Mar 2017

Dr Mathews Phosa graces the cover of the highly anticipated 17th edition of Impumelelo: Top Empowerment Companies
Dr Mathews Phosa graces the cover of the highly anticipated 17th edition of Impumelelo: Top Empowerment Companies

So what can readers expect from the 17th annual edition of Impumelelo: Top Empowerment Companies, released in the same month as the government announced a new push for radical socio-economic transformation?..

Issued by Topco Media 9 Mar 2017

ABC Notice No 1 of 2017
ABC Notice No 1 of 2017

The first quarter 2017 list of new ABC members, suspensions and discontinued titles, as well as the check audits reports and more has been released

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 9 Mar 2017

Back on the shelf... with more Ideas/Idees
Back on the shelf... with more Ideas/Idees

The new, independent Ideas/Idees magazine goes on sale under new ownership on Monday, 6 March. “This provides readers with an almost seamless transition from the final Media24 edition, which has been on the shelves for the first months of the year,” says new owner-publisher Terena le Roux

6 Mar 2017

Aileen Lamb appointed as new MD of New Media
Aileen Lamb appointed as new MD of New Media

New Media has announced that managing director Bridget McCarney has been promoted to CEO of the New Media group of companies, and that Aileen Lamb, current general manager of the consumer division, has been appointed as managing director

Issued by New Media 2 Mar 2017

Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing
Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing

Following the announcement of bilingual Ideas/Idees magazine being closed down by Media24 late last year, editor Terena le Roux approached management to transfer ownership into her name. Now the owner of startup publishing company IdeesFabriek (Ideas Factory), Le Roux says it really was that straightforward

By Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2017

King IV as easy as 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 17
King IV as easy as 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 17

Most corporates already apply King III principles and soon King IV will replace King III in its entirety

Issued by Blue Apple 14 Feb 2017

DHS Media obtains publishing rights to BBC Top Gear Magazine South Africa
DHS Media obtains publishing rights to BBC Top Gear Magazine South Africa

DHS Media has obtained the publishing rights to BBC Top Gear Magazine South Africa

10 Feb 2017

The New York Times and Spotify new subscription service will cost users $5 a week in the US ()
NY Times teams with Spotify for music-news offering

NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"

9 Feb 2017

Juta acquires controlling share in Future Managers
Juta acquires controlling share in Future Managers

The Competition Commission has approved Juta and Company's acquisition of a controlling share in Future Managers, effective 1 February 2017, which extends Juta's reach into textbooks

9 Feb 2017

Bespoke textbooks offer printers respite from the revenue-eliminating e-book model
Bespoke textbooks offer printers respite from the revenue-eliminating e-book model

Publishers have made their bread and butter off textbooks for longer than students have endured on microwave noodles and crackers

By Vaughan Patterson 8 Feb 2017

How to write your company's integrated report
How to write your company's integrated report

Annual report time rolls around with perfect regularity… whether you like it or not. And there's no getting around the fact that it's a huge, time-consuming, often exhausting task

Issued by Blue Apple 1 Feb 2017

Ringier extends its news, e-commerce to East Africa
Ringier extends its news, e-commerce to East Africa

Ringier Africa has extended its activities in publishing and e-commerce in Africa by launching Pulse and P Live in East Africa, following its success in West Africa, which reached over 50m users on a monthly basis

24 Jan 2017

How to leave the kitchen sink out of your integrated report
How to leave the kitchen sink out of your integrated report

Every organisation has an overabundance of information itching to find its way into your integrated report. One of the most difficult challenges any compiler faces is deciding what - and how much of it - to include

Issued by Blue Apple 24 Jan 2017

Pearson plunges on profit warning and Penguin sale
Pearson plunges on profit warning and Penguin sale

Shares in UK publisher Pearson plunged up to 28 percent on Wednesday after it issued a profit warning and said it would sell holdings in Penguin Random House, a joint venture with German media company Bertelsmann

19 Jan 2017

16th Oliver Top Empowerment Awards entries deadline extended
16th Oliver Top Empowerment Awards entries deadline extended

The Oliver Top Empowerment Awards, showcasing the organisations and individuals at the forefront of sustainable transformation, has extended the deadline for entries to Friday, 3 February

Issued by Topco Media 11 Jan 2017

A real page-turner needs physical pages
A real page-turner needs physical pages

According to research by Good e-Reader, e-book sales dipped by 20% in the first half of 2016. We have also seen industry giant, Amazon, expanding its book-selling empire with the very thing that it once tried to destroy: bookstores

23 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views

12 Dec 2016

IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judges announced
IAB SA Bookmark Awards 2017 judges announced

The judges for next year's IAB SA Bookmark Awards have been announced, led by jury president John Dixon. The 2017 judges features more diverse industry players than ever before

7 Dec 2016

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