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Free musical and opera streamings this weekend
Free musical and opera streamings this weekend

Add some music to your entertainment menu with free streamings from New York's celebrated Lincoln Centre and Met Opera...

By Daniel Dercksen 22 hours ago

RETAIL

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FLM campaign dents SA's deepening hunger crisis

Food Lover's Market's fourth annual Hunger Month campaign raised funds equating to 1,030,888 meals, exceeding the fresh produce retailer's 1 million meal target for 2020...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The struggles of a local travel startup
The struggles of a local travel startup

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism industry has been brought to a standstill leaving this entrepreneur with limited options.

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: Nishi Singh, MD of NSP Consultants
#WomensMonth: Nishi Singh, MD of NSP Consultants

NSP Consultants was started by Nishi Singh after she noticed the incredible potential South African businesses have to go from good to better...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Juliet Honey, freelance creative director.
#WomensMonth: Juliet Honey; "Let's work together with the good men in the industry"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews freelance creative director Juliet Honey...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Why brands need to be more inclusive

Marketing and brand communications enthusiast, Khangelani Dziba writes about the recent debate sparked by the Nikon influencer marketing campaign and how brands need to ensure that their strategies include more diversity, more transformation and more inclusion...

By Khangelani Dziba 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli Charalambous
BREAKING: Daily Maverick launches weekly print newspaper, exclusive interview with Styli Charalambous

WATCH: Daily Maverick has just announced that it's launching a weekly newspaper, yes, in 2020, in the middle of a pandemic and the greatest calamity to ever hit the global print media. In our exclusive video interview, publisher and CEO Styli Charalambous tells us the rationale behind their decision to foray back to the future, as they've dubbed the project...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Is grassroots marketing still effective?

Ron Stefanski, internet entrepreneur and marketing professor at National Louis University, unpacks what grassroots marketing is and how this powerful marketing tool is still effective for helping companies find new customers for their products and services...

By Ron Stefanski 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success
#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success

No stranger to launching a successful business, Marisa Logan is a talented businesswoman who's done it all...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Newsmaker: Outgoing Loeries chairperson, Tseliso Rangaka
#Newsmaker: Outgoing Loeries chairperson, Tseliso Rangaka

An interview with Tseliso Rangaka, CCO at FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer, outgoing Loeries chairperson, on his Loeries journey in our interview as his two-year tenureship comes to a close...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

So, what will the truth be like in the future?
So, what will the truth be like in the future?

At the beginning of the week, Kodak, a once giant company was trading at the lowly price of $2.62. By Wednesday it was trading at close to $60...

By Damon Stapleton 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#StartupStory: Women's sports, how this sets Sports Mvt apart
#StartupStory: Women's sports, how this sets Sports Mvt apart

Bhekani Bright Ndebele, founder of Sports Mvt, a digital sports media and entertainment agency, talks to us about their exclusive focus on women's sports and how it sets them apart from other digital agencies...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting again
#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting again

Many entrepreneurs will have no option but to close down their businesses. With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, formal employment may not be an alternative for many...

By Allon Raiz 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Harness the power of AI technology to drive business success

Michelle McGowan, head of marketing at LG Electronics South Africa unpacks how businesses can harness the power of AI technology to drive success...

By Michelle McGowan 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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The distinctiveness of the Monkey Bread Tree and brand assets

Jedd Cokayne, business unit director at The MediaShop, says not all brands are created equal and that a distinctive brand will be the most successful during 2020...

By Jedd Cokayne 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Lead with empathy and connect with consumers on an emotional level

Craig Naicker, head of client services at CWDi, talks about how agencies need to connect with a consumer on an emotional level during these times...

By Craig Naicker 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: Lizette Crause urges men to support women
#WomensMonth: Lizette Crause urges men to support women

As we celebrate Women's Month, we should be aware of the need to continuously invest in women's empowerment on personal and professional levels as there is an incredible amount of evidence to support the positive ramifications...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

LIFESTYLE

How to prepare for an out-of-town trip during Covid-19
How to prepare for an out-of-town trip during Covid-19

Now that summer is here, one of the things people are thinking about is a road trip. But with the threat of the coronavirus, travel safety takes on a new meaning...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OrchidsandOnions: A real way with words...
#OrchidsandOnions: A real way with words...

Pendorings: creative method of conveying a simple message; deception from aware.org.za tarnishes what is a good message...

By Brendan Seery 3 days ago

LIFESTYLE

South Hill Vineyards' chic new houseboat is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and water babies
South Hill Vineyards' chic new houseboat is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and water babies

The recently-added houseboat accommodation option at South Hill Vineyards in the charming Elgin Valley needs to be added to your secluded social distancing getaway list now that leisure travel has opened up...

By Ruth Cooper 4 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Should your brand self-isolate during a pandemic?

Paula Sartini, founder and CEO at BrandQuantum explains why putting brand, strategy and customer on hold is not an option...

By Paula Sartini 4 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Death of the dinosaurs... in the research world

Mike Broom, CEO at infoQuest (formerly PSA) writes that an unforeseen consequence of the pandemic for the marketing industry has been the welcome slaying of some of the surviving dinosaurs in the research world...

By mike broom 4 Aug 2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into Babalust
#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into Babalust

As first time moms, co-founders Kim Grant and Nikki Banner experienced first-hand the overwhelming task of preparing their lives, and homes for the welcoming of a new-born baby...

By Evan-Lee Courie 4 Aug 2020

RETAIL

Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?
Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?

Contrary to popular belief, if you make something that people want illegal, it doesn't just go away...

By Rowan Leibbrandt 3 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Newsmaker: Newly appointed Loeries chairperson, Fran Luckin
#Newsmaker: Newly appointed Loeries chairperson, Fran Luckin

Fran Luckin, CCO at Grey Africa, was recently elected as the new chairperson of the Loeries Board. Here, she tells us more about what the role means to her and as it's Women's Month, what it means from a female point of view, and what she hopes to achieve during her tenureship...

By Jessica Tennant 3 Aug 2020

TOURISM

Putting people first to restore traveller confidence
Putting people first to restore traveller confidence

Consistent with the message of our government, South African Tourism's key message since the Covid-19 outbreak, has been to put the preservation of human life at the centre of our response to the pandemic...

By Sisa Ntshona 3 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Simoné Bosman, founder and creative, Osu & Kumalo.
#WomensMonth: Simoné Bosman; create impact, become visible

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews Simoné Bosman, founder and creative at Osu & Kumalo...

By Jessica Tennant 3 Aug 2020

HEALTHCARE

Shorn Khumalo
#SurvivorStories: I had a spiritual conversation with my body to fight, Shorn Khumalo

In our #SurvivorStories series, we put a face to Covid-19 by sharing the stories of people who have fought the virus and come out the other side. PR consultant, Shorn Khumalo talks us through his journey...

By Nicci Botha 3 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: Catherine Wijnberg, founder of Fetola
#WomensMonth: Catherine Wijnberg, founder of Fetola

Catherine Wijnberg is a successful female entrepreneur with experience in starting, growing, and operating businesses in five different sectors across three countries...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Is data the only thing that will get you the deal?

Liz McConnell, head of sales at Tractor Outdoor writes how good relationships with clients are more important than data...

By Liz McConnell 31 Jul 2020

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