#YouthMatters: Izak van der Walt, integrated business unit manager at HaveYouHeard
#YouthMatters: Izak van der Walt, integrated business unit manager at HaveYouHeard

This Youth Month, we find out from Izak van der Walt, integrated business unit manager at [https://www.bizcommunity.com/PressOffice/HaveYouHeard HaveYouHeard]], about his journey in the world of advertising...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 3 hours ago

Feedback from the AdForum Global Summit
Feedback from the AdForum Global Summit

The Ad Forum Global Summit - the third virtual one that has been held - took place over six days with morning and afternoon sessions...

Johanna McDowellBy Johanna McDowell 1 day ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Plan comes together
#OrchidsandOnions: Plan comes together

Impressive: Top Gun-type advert promotes China's armed forces; But scatter-gun approach to offer CEO's ramblings would make any journo weep...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 8 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Connor Rogers, senior sales manager at VDX.tv
#YouthMatters: Connor Rogers, senior sales manager at VDX.tv

It can be said that the youth are Africa's best asset and this June we're celebrating youth who are making a difference in various sectors. Meet Connor Rogers, senior sales manager at VDX.tv...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 8 Jun 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Doing a slider into number one spot
#OrchidsandOnions: Doing a slider into number one spot

Doing a Slider into number one spot; About time the Advertising Regulatory Board is reined in by the High Court in Joburg...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 1 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Hatsu Mphatsoe, copywriter at Ogilvy
#YouthMatters: Hatsu Mphatsoe, copywriter at Ogilvy

This year on 16 June, we commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising. #YouthMatters is our celebration of youth who are making a difference in various sectors...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 1 Jun 2021

#Newsmaker: Riverbed welcomes Itumeleng 'Tumi' Sethebe as ECD
#Newsmaker: Riverbed welcomes Itumeleng 'Tumi' Sethebe as ECD

"I am excited to join Riverbed as its core ethos of producing brave, effective work deeply resonates with me..." says Itumeleng 'Tumi' Sethebe, as the agency's new ECD...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 31 May 2021

Illé Potgieter settles into her role as MD at M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town
Illé Potgieter settles into her role as MD at M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town

We catch up with Illé Potgieter who stepped up from business partner to M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town's managing director in April...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 28 May 2021

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Navigating reality through limited experience

For all intents and purposes, our bodies are meat suits that serve as a 'space suit for the soul'...

Edward HerridgeBy Edward Herridge 27 May 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Looking good, family...
#OrchidsandOnions: Looking good, family...

People's cars: VW's advert continues the brand's fine tradition; This is your typical South African story; race and language are irrelevant...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 25 May 2021

#Exclusive: Industry heavyweights launch Wonder, SA's newest CX agency
#Exclusive: Industry heavyweights launch Wonder, SA's newest CX agency

South Africa's marketing landscape has an innovative new player... Introducing Wonder, a new customer experience agency born in the 'new normal'...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 19 May 2021

Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embrace
Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embrace

You could certainly be forgiven for thinking that gaming is a niche interest - the reserve of kids, nerds and techies. Because until fairly recently, it was! But that's no longer the case...

Shaune JordaanBy Shaune Jordaan 13 May 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Comparative advantage
#OrchidsandOnions: Comparative advantage

Marketing space: Online used car sales brand has go at competitor; Ad positions getWorth cleverly as the operation that won't buy any junk...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 11 May 2021

Agency Scope Insights: How client-agency relationships in Brazil and China compare
Agency Scope Insights: How client-agency relationships in Brazil and China compare

Brazil and China show some similarities and huge differences when analysing marketers' investment in communications and clients' relationships with agencies and other partners...

Johanna McDowellBy Johanna McDowell 29 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Rescue dogs in fashion
#OrchidsandOnions: Rescue dogs in fashion

Two Orchids: Claw photo shoot captures beauty and yearning; PR agency SWM gets Onion for poor copy...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 27 Apr 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XR

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

Shaune JordaanBy Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

Advertising. Queen's Gambit versus the robots
Advertising. Queen's Gambit versus the robots

Well, here I go. This is the advertising equivalent of the charge of the light brigade. I am going to ride my horse of belief right at the cannons of coolness. I am about to fight for a word even I hate. Tally ho...

Damon StapletonBy Damon Stapleton 22 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Cheers to what's in a name
#OrchidsandOnions: Cheers to what's in a name

Two truths: We forget them and think of everyone as pal - and Savanna knows it; Distell's stance of end justifies means deserves a smelly Onion...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 20 Apr 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Bermeister & Johannes Booysen launch AdFreeway in South Africa
EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Bermeister & Johannes Booysen launch AdFreeway in South Africa

Digital pioneers, Kevin Bermeister (think Skype and Kazaa) and Johannes Booysen (Yonder), have partnered to launch what they believe, is the next evolution in digital advertising - AdFreeway...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2021

Advertising. A restaurant without a kitchen
Advertising. A restaurant without a kitchen

When I was growing up I never lived in a house. I lived in many hotels because my father was a hotel manager. This gave me a unique perspective on the chaos that is needed to create order and desirability...

Damon StapletonBy Damon Stapleton 15 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Betting their soles on boots
#OrchidsandOnions: Betting their soles on boots

Recognition: Selling unsexy products with flair is an art; Onions on way for PR people who ignore golden rule: Know the media platform you are targeting...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 13 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director
#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director

Grey Group Advertising Africa recently announced the promotion of Thando Mafongosi to strategy director...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

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