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How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by 3 Oct 2011

The true story of Bizcommunity lies in the numbers

Since its inception a decade ago,'s subscriber base to its popular newsletters has grown to 241 000 subscriptions across Marketing & Media South Africa and Africa, Retail and Medical. Subscriptions to the new portals before the launch last week were already in the tens of thousands without any active marketing - the power of content.

By Robin Parker, Issued by 26 Sep 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by 20 Sep 2011

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 08: Kulula, BlackBerry and the phone-hacking scandal

Yum yum, #biztakeouts were tasty last week, with a smattering of Kulula and BlackBerry and the phone-hacking scandal! The podcast of the Bizcommunity/Chai FM Marketing & Media radio show, hosted by Kevin Fine on Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 6pm-7pm on 101.9 FM in Johannesburg and via streaming audio, is now available.

29 Jul 2011

Legacy of 2010 shines in Kenya

Young boys from Mathare township in Kenya's capital city of Nairobi are enjoying the benefits of the country's first solar-powered floodlit stadium where they can play football after dark.

By Nosimilo Ramela 13 Apr 2011

Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010

LONDON, UK: The global advertising industry climbed out of recession last year and posted a 10.6% year-on-year increase to US$503 billion* based on published rate cards from the Global AdView Pulse, a new report released by The Nielsen Company.

11 Apr 2011

Non-FIFA firms biggest advertisers

The biggest spenders on advertising in SA leading up to and including the World Cup were companies that did not have links with FIFA, according to research by Nielsen.

By Chantelle Benjamin 3 Dec 2010

Soccer City the winner at World Architecture Festival Awards 2010

BARCELONA, SPAIN/JOHANNESBURG, SA: Soccer City, designed by Boogertman+Partners, has won the 'World's Best Sport Building' award at the World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF Awards) 2010, which were held earlier this month in Barcelona, Spain. This not SA's first win in these awards, however...

18 Nov 2010

FIFA wins gold at global communications awards

SAN DIEGO, US: The FIFA e-Activity Report has won gold at the 2010 Spotlight Awards Global Communications Competition from the League of American Communications Professionals. Judged in the category Online: Annual/Sustainability Report, the jury awarded the digital report 96 out of a possible 100 points, and full marks for 'overall narrative' and 'overall visual design'.

10 Nov 2010

Shakira scoops MTV award

MADRID, SPAIN: Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira been awarded the MTV 'Free Your Mind' award at the MTV European Music Awards in Madrid for her involvement with the Official Campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup '20 Centres for 2010', 1 GOAL and Education for All.

9 Nov 2010

Jordaan awarded at 2010 AIM Summit

Dr Danny Jordaan, South Africa's 2010 Organising Committee CEO, received an award at the 2010 Africa International Media Summit (AIMS) held in South Africa, 5-6 November, during the Africa Living Legends Banquet at the Durban Manor Hotel. Jordaan was awarded a white-beaded miniature replica of the 2010 Moses Mabhida Stadium for his role in hosting the successful 2010 FIFA World Cup.

8 Nov 2010

ESPN announces results of comprehensive 3D study

AUSTIN, US: Continuing to innovate in the 3D television space, ESPN Research + Analytics unveiled today one of the most in-depth studies on 3D TV to date. Compiling results from more than 1000 testing sessions and 2700 lab hours, ESPN has concluded that fans are comfortable with the medium and even enjoy it more than programming in HD.

8 Nov 2010

SA to host Africa International Media (AIM) Summit

The Africa International Media (AIM) Summit takes place at the Durban Manor Hotel and Conference Centre in Durban, South Africa, 5-6 November 2010, and will address the 2010 FIFA World Cup and its successes. The two-day summit aims to develop a conscious awareness of the need to ensure balanced representation of Africa within the global community.

2 Nov 2010

Sky Comic pushes Japan's soccer team

TOKYO, JAPAN: Adidas wanted to find an attention-grabbing way to support the Japan National Football Team on their way to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. It had to unite the country and be an inspiration to the team. A giant comic strip that the National Football team could view from the plane as they departed to South Africa was the last thing anyone had in mind.

27 Sep 2010

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