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Driving thought leadership through impactful content
Driving thought leadership through impactful content

The term "thought-leader" has become quite a buzzword in recent years, particularly in relation to the rapid rise of "influencers" on social and digital media. However, being a thought-leader is not reserved for celebrities and the like alone...

By Mimi Kalinda 1 day ago

What to expect from digital in 2021
What to expect from digital in 2021

A major takeaway from the pandemic is that it permanently changed consumer behaviour, both online and offline, and marketing professionals, businesses and organisations need to adapt to this behaviour change...

By Desirée Gullan 1 day ago

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Mzwandile Nzimande aka DJ1D dies after testing positive for Covid-19

Mzwandile Nzimande, also known as DJ1D, has died. The Nzimande family confirmed that he died on Wednesday, 13 January 2020 at 9am at the Olivedale Clinic in Johannesburg after testing positive for Covid-19...

1 day ago

#BehindTheMask: Brandt Botes, CD of design at Old Friend Young Talent

This week, we go behind the mask with Brandt Botes, creative director of design at Old Friend Young Talent...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Lars Lehne joins Incubeta as group CEO

Lars Lehne has been appointed group CEO of Incubeta, the South African-born, global independent digital marketing services group...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

Ogilvy names James Kinney as global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer

Ogilvy has announced that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and chief people officer for North America...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 1 day ago

Embrace the 'inclusion revolution'

Given that 70% of consumers prefer to buy from brands that are inclusive, marketers are embracing the "inclusion revolution" by means of ad campaigns, social content and CSI initiatives...

By Nicky Brand 2 days ago

#BizTrends2021: The rise of D2C

The direct-to-consumer model allows deeper brand relationships and an omnichannel approach to deriving value...

By Michael Smollan 2 days ago

Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named

The inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant from the #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund for the development of their YouTube channels have been announced...

2 days ago

Information Regulator engages Facebook SA over privacy policy

South Africa's Information Regulator met Facebook South Africa this week to discuss its revised WhatsApp privacy policy...

2 days ago

A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolves

New banking regulations, digital consumers, the eradication of passwords, contactless technology - these are just some of the trends that will shape financial services and payments in 2021...

By Gerhard Oosthuizen 2 days ago

Daily Maverick shines in 2020

Covid-19 was a catalyst for change - or closure for publishers - as newsrooms around the globe were forced to accelerate digital transformation. Daily Maverick, however, placed their trust in the newspaper market ...

2 days ago

#BizTrends2021: Covid and the evolution of loungewear

Our current homebound reality will continue to influence purchasing decisions. The demand for indoor fitness, remote working, and therefore comfortable yet stylish attire, presents an opportunity for fashion businesses...

By Nicola Cooper 3 days ago

Cellular client case study shows store visits up by 71%

A national cellular company with 282 physical store locations signed up for Location Bank's help. We got to work, boosting this brand's digital footprint for a stellar ROI...

Issued by Location Bank 1 day ago

Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalism

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has released a report containing the voices of journalists working across the Global South and Emerging Economies highlighting the challenges faced by the profession during the pandemic...

1 day ago

TikTok strengthens privacy and safety settings for youth

TikTok has announced that it will be changing the default privacy setting for all registered accounts of users aged 13-15 years old to private...

1 day ago

McCann1886 enters 2021 with new accounts

McCann1886 was awarded several accounts in the last few weeks of 2020 and begins the new year on a high...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 2 days ago

Leveraging the business platform of the future

As businesses across sectors consider various new modes of work to drive business performance, there is an increasing urgency to streamline and optimise communication channels - for both internal and external functions...

By Steve Davies 2 days ago

Re-engaging and reimagining the SA sponsorship industry

The statement "we are not having fun together right now" really describes the current reality in the leisure activities, sport, entertainment and live events space...

By Judith Mugeni 2 days ago

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