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Spears aplenty for Ogilvy
Spears aplenty for Ogilvy

Ogilvy SA won an impressive 19 gold medals at the 2018 Assegai Awards announced in Johannesburg last Thursday. Bringing home the most awards of the evening by any agency and a total of 37 Assegais in all...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 17 hours ago

Toyota adds TV to Aygo mix
Toyota adds TV to Aygo mix

The new campaign for Toyota Aygo from long-standing marketing partner, FCB Joburg, adds television to the mix after historically relying on digital to communicate with the competitively priced car's young and highly aspirational target market...

Issued by FCB Africa 17 hours ago

The most successful PR and digital marketing tactics for tech companies in 2018
The most successful PR and digital marketing tactics for tech companies in 2018

In 2018, we noticed a shift in the way technology companies are communicating within the industry, with many being open to connecting more, opening links to webinars and allowing external stakeholders to listen in...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 17 hours ago

Gartner's CMO Spend Survey 2018/19: Key insights revealed
Gartner's CMO Spend Survey 2018/19: Key insights revealed

Marketing technology spending, customer experience, innovation and personalisation mark key trends in marketing leaders' budget and attention...

18 hours ago

Sappi Typek launches new brand campaign - live a life of note
Sappi Typek launches new brand campaign - live a life of note

Typek, the A4 paper that is used by many businesses, launched a new consumer campaign. One that will make you sit up and take note...

Issued by Sappi 1 day ago

Silversoft acquires leading agency management software firm, Magnetic
Silversoft acquires leading agency management software firm, Magnetic

This acquisition accelerates the momentum of Silversoft's solutions for the creative industry with Deltek WorkBook and ConceptShare by bringing in more resources, capabilities and expertise...

Issued by Silversoft 1 day ago

Pepe Marais, of Joe Public United. Picture: Michel Bega.
The amazing story behind Joe Public, Africa's number one ad agency

When Pepe Marais was saved by a surfer two decades ago, no one could have guessed they'd start a business together...

By Brendan Seery 9 Nov 2018

Joe Public Connect won eight gold awards and it was named Agency of the Year at the Assegai Awards last night.
2018 Assegai Awards: The Midas touch

Ogilvy Cape Town and Johannesburg had the Midas touch at the Direct Marketing Association of Southern Africa's (Dmasa) Assegai Awards last night, turning 19 of their entries into gold awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2018

2018 Assegai Awards: Winners revealed!
2018 Assegai Awards: Winners revealed!

The winners of the 2018 Assegai Awards have been announced at an awards ceremony that was held at The Polo Room/Inanda Club on Thursday 8 November...

8 Nov 2018

#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup
#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup

BDO South Africa has appointed The Looking Glass and Alphabet Soup to launch their first local advertising campaign in line with BDO's merger with Grant Thornton Johannesburg...

8 Nov 2018

Jerry Mpufane, chairman of the M&C Saatchi Abel JHB Group and jury president of the 2019 Bookmark Awards.
2019 Bookmark judges are announced

The IAB SA has announced a panel of industry leaders who will judge the Bookmark Awards in 2019...

8 Nov 2018

Key captions this: "Cape Town at its finest."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Trent Key

This week, we got behind the selfie with Trent Key, managing director of MoonSport Content and Entertainment...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2018

British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance
British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance

Earlier this year, Liberty Life became one of the first global firms to suffer a major breach under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

By Gary Allemann 7 Nov 2018

Advertising Regulatory Board is open for complaints!
Advertising Regulatory Board is open for complaints!

The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has officially launched and takes over the work of administering the Code of Advertising practice on behalf of the advertising and marketing industry, regulating the content of advertising...

6 Nov 2018

Seven South African entries on shortlist for the 2018 Epica Awards
Seven South African entries on shortlist for the 2018 Epica Awards

Epica has announced its preselected entries for the 2018 competition with seven South African entries making the cut...

6 Nov 2018

Red & Yellow Creative School of Business cements its reputation as a creative leader
Red & Yellow Creative School of Business cements its reputation as a creative leader

The Red & Yellow Creative School of Business consolidated its reputation as a creative leader at the Pendoring Awards, with three silver wins...

Issued by Red & Yellow 6 Nov 2018

Viviers, Van Zyl, Salama and Tshukutswane at the BrandZ Cape Town panel discussion.
SA's first-ever BrandZ winners on the customer experience conversation

Panel discussions are notoriously difficult to report back on, but I couldn't resist sharing insights from a selection of the country's most valuable brands on factors that enhance the value they provide customers as per last week's Kantar Millward Brown SA BrandZ launch...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Nov 2018

Nielsen Fanlinks connects sport fans with brands
Nielsen Fanlinks connects sport fans with brands

Tapping into the value of the South African sports fan market, Nielsen Sports has launched its latest offering, FanLinks, which combines the purchase behaviours of South African households with their interest across sports and entertainment...

Issued by Nielsen 6 Nov 2018

How brands can win in the digital era
How brands can win in the digital era

We are entering the digital era. In 2022 voice commerce sales is projected to be US$40bn in the US alone. Does this mean marketers should abandon long-term branding?...

By Danette Breitenbach 6 Nov 2018

Knowing lots about Prince Harry is not the same thing as knowing Prince Harry
Knowing lots about Prince Harry is not the same thing as knowing Prince Harry

Is big data analytics about to put market researchers out of business? Can computers really be relied on to make good decisions about customer needs?..

Issued by All Told 6 Nov 2018

New campaign celebrates Spree and Superbalist merger
New campaign celebrates Spree and Superbalist merger

To announce the merger between two of South Africa's leading online fashion retailers, Spree and Superbalist, M&C Saatchi Abel was enlisted to create a campaign...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 6 Nov 2018

PR measurement in the spotlight during November 2018
PR measurement in the spotlight during November 2018

The International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) will be hosting its fifth annual "Measurement Month" during November 2018...

Issued by Ornico 5 Nov 2018

Distance, only sexier
Distance, only sexier

One of Vicinity Media's key differentiators is the ability to publish and integrate the Distance to Offer/Store within the client's creative...

Issued by Vicinity Media 5 Nov 2018

Team VML South Africa, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via VML SA .
#FairnessFirst: Meet the future of advertising

The session by VML was my favourite of the first-ever Digital Agency Showcase, because not only was the panel the most representative of the day, but agency leader Jared Cinman also led the way in letting the 'future of the industry' talk for itself...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Nov 2018

From the 'Touch of Care' campaign for Vicks (India) Publicis Singapore. Image supplied.
Warc Prize for Asian Strategy 2018 - Winners announced

Warc has announced the winners of its Warc Prize for Asian Strategy 2018, a search for the best strategic ideas that have driven business results in Asia...

2 Nov 2018

Jason Harrison of M&C Saatchi Abel presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Mike Abel .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Finding your toothpick and top hat in a world of sameness

M&C Saatchi Abel was one of the IAB Bookmark Awards' top six-ranked digital agencies presenting at the Digital Agency Showcase at Red & Yellow School. Founding partner Jason Harrison explained why Miley Cyrus is more influential than Stephen Hawking...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Nov 2018

Changing the narrative with online courses in marketing - creating future marketing entrepreneurs
Changing the narrative with online courses in marketing - creating future marketing entrepreneurs

In today's world of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, online learning in the marketing industry has been embraced by reputable education providers...

Issued by Digital School of Marketing 2 Nov 2018

AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists
AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists

The annual AfricaCom Awards shortlist was released this week, ahead of the annual mega-conference and expo from 13-15 November 2018...

1 Nov 2018

Brad Reilly of Network BBDO's presentation at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Shae Leigh of Red & Yellow School .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: How non-digital agencies win at digital

Network BBDO is one of the IAB Bookmark Awards' top six-ranked digital agencies of the year, and so presented at last week's Digital Agency Showcase at Red & Yellow School. ECD Brad Reilly showed some non-digital work and others in the automotive space. Remember Raj and Raj 2?

By Leigh Andrews 1 Nov 2018

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