VIMN Africa win 15 awards for 360-degree campaigns

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN Africa) has won a remarkable 15 awards in two prestigious marketing award ceremonies held on the same night in Johannesburg last week Thursday, 9 November.

Namola - one of the fastest growing apps in the country

The Namola App, South Africa's ‘Uber for Police’, was launched nationally last week, thanks to support from Dialdirect Insurance.  Since then, it has been downloaded by over 16 000 South Africans, bringing the total number of users to 100 000.

The e-mail and sms marketing juggernaut

Walter Penfold, Managing Director of SaaS marketing automation platform Everlytic, has been announced as one of the speakers at the  Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Conference 2018 to be held at Vodaworld on 8 Feb. He shares his insights on e-mail and SMS marketing as a taste of what’s to come.  

Cannes lions is open for business

Cannes Lions has local representatives across the globe for the festival brand, and in South Africa Cinemark is proud to play this role, encouraging involvement with the Young Lions competition and inspiring innovation in advertising. Cinemark has enjoyed a long and successful association with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

With this said, Cinemark is honoured to share with you that Cannes Lions 2018 passes are now on sale!

Brands: The New BFF

My LG phone alarm wakes me with 94.7 FM at 5 am. I get my social media fix on Facebook and perhaps have a quick read of Business Day before a brisk shower. In the shower I’m joined by Nivea body wash and Head & Shoulders shampoo and that’s all before a breakfast involving Nescafe and Marmite. Each one of these brands is my BFF. I need them in my life and they're always there for me.

SAB offers small businesses free advertising space on Jan Smuts avenue billboard during global entrepreneurship month

Thousand light billboard constructed to give entrepreneurs marketing opportunity at scale 

Local entrepreneurs are being given a unique platform during Global Entrepreneurship Month to showcase and promote, at no cost to them, their businesses on an electronic street billboard constructed by the South African Breweries (SAB).

The distribution process: taking the local paper from printer to postbox

Ever wonder how your local paper ends up in your hands every week? It takes much more than the misperception of a paperboy haphazardly tossing papers on pavements. We spoke to Jaco Koekemoer, Managing Director of Caxton Local Media and Coldset Printing at Caxton Group, about the complex distribution process that gets local papers from printer to every household, business and institution’s postbox, each and every week.

For Parents Of Down Syndrome Babies, ‘Sorry’ Is A Dirty Word

FCB Canada has launched a follow-up to its award-winning “Down Syndrome Answers” campaign for the Canadian Down Syndrome Society to coincide with Canadian Down Syndrome Week.

Data visualisation tools provide a view of the customer journey beyond marketing

Most organisations today are taking a more data-driven approach to everything from sales and marketing to operations and human resources. Yet few of them have the real-time reporting information or the integrated, holistic view of their businesses that they need to truly maximise the value of their data and analytics.

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