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Celebrities and branding

Percy Shangase talks about the use of celebrities in endorsing brands...

By Percy Shangase 58 minutes ago

#YouthMatters: Leigh-Anne Salonika, founder of OnlyKind
#YouthMatters: Leigh-Anne Salonika, founder of OnlyKind

From East London to some of South Africa's most storied agencies. After winning on global stages and achieving what she set out to on the inside of the corporate advertising machinery, Leigh-Anne Salonika is living her purpose...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 hours ago

#PRISMAwards2021: PRISM Young Voice of the Year - Sicelo Vilakazi
#PRISMAwards2021: PRISM Young Voice of the Year - Sicelo Vilakazi

PRISM Young Voices (PYV) is PR land's under 30 talent set to take the industry by storm. Sicelo Vilakazi of DNA Brand Architects, was announced as the PYV of the Year for the 2019 cohort as voted for by his peers....

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 hours ago

Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs
Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs

Africa is booming in terms of cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report by Chainalysis...

By Eugene Yiga 7 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...

By Johanna McDowell 7 hours ago

Here's how hackers break into the business environment and how it can be avoided
Here's how hackers break into the business environment and how it can be avoided

Organisations have to invest in comprehensive in-depth phishing plans, leveraging policies, technical tools and awareness training best practices to ensure that they're not vulnerable to attack. And this attack is absolutely guaranteed.

By Anna Collard 3 days ago

#OnTheBigScreen: In the Heights, Spirit Untamed and The Misfits
#OnTheBigScreen: In the Heights, Spirit Untamed and The Misfits

Films opening at South African cinemas, this weekend, include In the Heights, Spirit Untamed and The Misfits.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 days ago

5 things you need to know about 'Zoomers'
5 things you need to know about 'Zoomers'

In honour of Youth Month we're getting to know our Zoomers better. Zoomer is another word for Generation Z, people born between 1997 and 2015, with age 24 being the oldest...

By Kelly McGillivray 3 days ago

#PRISMAwards2021: Campaign of the Year - #MyKreepyTeacher
#PRISMAwards2021: Campaign of the Year - #MyKreepyTeacher

Retroviral won Campaign of the Year at PRISM Awards 2021 for work done on #MyKreepyTeacher...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

#YouthMatters: Zwelethu Radebe, TVC director at Egg Films
#YouthMatters: Zwelethu Radebe, TVC director at Egg Films

The recent Metropolitan 'My People. My Everything' campaign kicks off with a TV advert that pulls at the heart strings. The TVC was directed by award-winning TV commercials director, Zwelethu Radebe from Egg Films....

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 4: Always know your competition
#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 4: Always know your competition

Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has identified a number of pitching techniques critical to attracting investors and funders looking to back small businesses...

By Allon Raiz 10 Jun 2021

#Newsmaker: Boniswa Pezisa joins Mediology as executive director
#Newsmaker: Boniswa Pezisa joins Mediology as executive director

Mediology has appointed industry heavyweight, Boniswa Pezisa as executive director...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Jun 2021

5 must-know tips before creating an online business
5 must-know tips before creating an online business

Launching an online business isn't a walk in the park, so here are a few lessons to ease the difficulty...

By Tracy Malone 10 Jun 2021

5 top alternative therapies
5 top alternative therapies

Body pampering is beautiful. But going beyond skin depth and exploring yourself wholistically can be life-changing! Alternative therapies abound and choosing can be confusing. Each treating various aspects of self, my favourites are TRE, Ozone, Nia, Kahuna and Sound healing.

By Shellee-Kim Gold 10 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Ashleigh Burton, head of social media at Weber Shandwick Africa
#YouthMatters: Ashleigh Burton, head of social media at Weber Shandwick Africa

Starting out as a copywriter over a decade ago, Ashleigh Burton has a passion for using digital platforms to tell stories. Today, she is head of social media at Weber Shandwick Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Jun 2021

Fresh food deliveries a competitive advantage for retailers
Fresh food deliveries a competitive advantage for retailers

Consumer behaviour has been influenced indefinitely as research indicates that demand has seen a huge uptick in D2C in the freezer, fridge and table fresh deliveries space...

By Michael Smollan 10 Jun 2021

#BehindtheMask: David Jenkins, founding partner at Mickey Llew
#BehindtheMask: David Jenkins, founding partner at Mickey Llew

This week I chat to David Jenkins, founding partner at Mickey Llew, a specialist performance marketing and SEO agency...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Hamilton Zwane, copywriter at Grey Africa
#YouthMatters: Hamilton Zwane, copywriter at Grey Africa

As part of our #YouthMatters feature for Youth Month, we chat to Hamilton Zwane, copywriter at Grey Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2021

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 20: Legacy
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 20: Legacy

Over the past 20 years, Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has learned many tough lessons and overcome many entrepreneurial challenges. In the last of this series, Raiz tackles the topic of legacy...

By Allon Raiz 9 Jun 2021

#Newsmaker: Dashni Vilakazi, newly appointed MD of The MediaShop Johannesburg
#Newsmaker: Dashni Vilakazi, newly appointed MD of The MediaShop Johannesburg

Dashni Vilakazi has been appointed as the new managing director for The MediaShop Johannesburg, effective 1 July 2021. We find out more about her appointment...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2021

4 tips for first-time job seekers
4 tips for first-time job seekers

In my career, I have seen many people getting stuck, settling for a job just because it is the first one available. This is not necessarily the best approach...

By Anja van Beek 8 Jun 2021

#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...

By Brendan Seery 8 Jun 2021

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