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Cybercrime — protect yourself

Security software, processes and systems are not enough to beat cybercriminals.

Our youth are marching to the beat of a new drum

One of the most passionate discussions during my AAA lectures is whether today’s teenagers, students and first-jobbers have a cause. The consensus, up until about a month ago, was that they have no cause.

Growth with South African Breweries ends the year on a high

Joe Public United are set to continue its upward growth in 2016 as the group’s cross-platform agency, Ignite Joe Public, was the first to celebrate two new business gains from one of SA’s most iconic clients — SAB.

Sunu directs charming new Bakers ad

Egg Films’ Sunu directed M&C Saatchi Abel’s charming new Bakers ad.

FCB Joburg crafts Huletts’ first TVC in a decade

Huletts, a brand synonymous with sugar in South Africa, is advertising on national television for the first time in more than 10 years with the commercial that won FCB Joburg its above-the-line business a few months ago.

Fresh Living Magazine goes up to half a million copies monthly — an industry first!

Fresh Living, November 2015John Brown Media South Africa is proud to announce a significant increase to the print run of Pick n Pay’s popular Fresh Living magazine and its Afrikaans counterpart, Kook en Kuier.

Autopage: Business as usual

In the latest SENS announcement, released in September, Altech Autopage was able to disclose that agreements with all three networks: Cell C, MTN and Vodacom have been concluded and that each network will purchase the relevant subscriber base from Autopage. The transactions are at the Competition Commission for adjudication.

Mortimer Harvey reels in four Assegai Awards

Mortimer Harvey has won three Silver Awards and one Leader Award at the prestigious 2015 Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards.

iProspect SA wins Gold at the Assegai Awards for content marketing

iProspect South Africa recently received a Gold accolade at the 2015 Assegai Awards for Most Effective Use of Content  From left: iProspect representative Ziphelele Siwundla with Executive Director of the DMASA, David Dickens How do you get a younger, aspirational market not just excited about and admiring a car – but intrigued enough to actually consider […]

FCB makes ‘step change’ in Africa

FCB, part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG), has announced changes to the way in which it structures its business on the African continent.

King James Group leads in branded content at the Assegai Awards

King James Group (CT) walked off with six awards for excellence in direct marketing at the recent Assegai integrated marketing awards. Further reinforcing the agency’s leadership credentials, its big wins included a Black Spear for the Sanlam One Rand Man campaign.

New leadership ignites new growth

Ursula McAlpine joined Ignite Joe Public as its new managing director in August this year.

One Rand Man wins Black Spear at Assegai Awards

Sanlam One Rand Man, directed by Arcade director Rob Smith for King James, won the Black Spear for Most Effective Use of Content at the Assegai Awards.

Customer engagement dominates at 2015 Assegai Awards

The Assegai Awards, the direct marketing industry awards were hosted in Sandton on 12 November 2015. Customer engagement agency, iKineo had much to celebrate on the night after converting five of the seven entries into awards.

Vizeum clinches three Assegai Awards

We are proud to announce that Vizeum was awarded with three Assegai Awards.

Demographica wins big at the Assegai Awards 2015

With 10 wins out of 13 finalists at the annual Direct Marketing Association’s Assegai Awards last night, specialist advertising agency Demographica closes the door on 2015 with a celebratory bang.

A youth lost in translation

While marketers want to draw in the under-23s, they need to be aware that this is a heterogeneous group with mercurial tastes.

Sunu directs message-on-a-bottle bromance for Castle

Egg Films’ Sunu directed Coming Home, Ogilvy Johannesburg’s new Castle Lager ad celebrating 120 years of the iconic South African beer.

Rowan Foxcroft and Graham Krige win the creativity jackpot

Art director, Rowan Foxcroft, and copywriter, Graham Krige, from Y&R South Africa’s Cape Town office, recently represented Y&R South Africa at the fourth annual LIA (formerly known as the London International Awards) Creative LIAisons, in Las Vegas.

Think before you share

If organisations such as Vodafone are being hacked allegedly by teenagers, consumers need to become far more wary of how they expose their personal information.

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