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Newspapers ABC Q1 2021: Some good showings for newspapers
Newspapers ABC Q1 2021: Some good showings for newspapers

The First Quarter of the 2021 the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) showed some good news for the sector, but the general trend was one of weak increases on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 10 May 2021

Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazines
Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazines

The Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q1 2021 shows a littering of publications resigning or being discontinued, with not much good news...

Danette Breitenbach 10 May 2021

Magazines ABC Q4 2020: Categories continue to haemorrhage
Magazines ABC Q4 2020: Categories continue to haemorrhage

The attrition in the magazine category continues in the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q4 with many sectors losing members as the sector battles with resignations, discontinuations and terminations...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Feb 2021

Newspapers ABC Q4 2020: Lacklastre quarter for newspapers
Newspapers ABC Q4 2020: Lacklastre quarter for newspapers

A lacklustre quarter that was once again dominated by no submissions, no issues and terminations. The Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q4, for the period October to December 2020, did not have much to celebrate...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Feb 2021

Magazines ABC Q3 2020: No good news in magazine categories
Magazines ABC Q3 2020: No good news in magazine categories

As with Q2 of 2020, the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q3 results do not hold much good news in the magazine category as the effects of the discontinuation of several titles continue to be felt. As with Q2, many titles also did not submit data for this period...

Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2020

Newspapers ABC Q3 2020: Newspapers data submission rate up
Newspapers ABC Q3 2020: Newspapers data submission rate up

As with Q2 of this year, the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q3, for the period July to September 2020, saw many publications not submitting circulation data...

Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2020

Newspapers ABC Q2 2020: Newspapers reflect the 'new normal'
Newspapers ABC Q2 2020: Newspapers reflect the 'new normal'

The second quarter of 2020, the period April to June 2020, has mirrored the chaos caused by Covid-19 on the newspaper industry. As a result, only a third of publications submitted circulation data to the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC)...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Aug 2020

Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact
Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact

The period April to June 2020 of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for magazines is characterised by the negative effect of Covid-19 that has seen publishing houses closing and titles discontinued and terminated...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Aug 2020

Tumi Rabanye. Image supplied.
Financial Mail AdFocus announces new jury chair

Tumi Rabanye has been appointed jury chair for the 2020 and 2021 Financial Mail AdFocus programme...

18 Jun 2020

Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazines
Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazines

The final quarter of the 2019 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC)'s magazine circulation results was a subdued affair, characterised by further decreases, with only a few publications able to boast good to excellent increases on the quarter and the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2020

Newspapers ABC Q4 2019: A lacklustre final quarter for newspapers
Newspapers ABC Q4 2019: A lacklustre final quarter for newspapers

The decline in newspaper circulation continued in the last quarter of the Audit Bureau of Circulation of South Africa's results for 2019, with Q4 showing a decline of 4.7% on the previous quarter and 9.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2020

#FMAdFocus2019: People, planet and profit
#FMAdFocus2019: People, planet and profit

The 2019 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards at the Houghton Golf Club in Johannesburg, was a glittering affair, but the industry showed it is much more than just glamour, as the winners demonstrated a clear commitment to purpose and giving back to the industry. None more so than the Overall Agency of the Year, Triple Eight...

Danette Breitenbach 28 Nov 2019

Africa's first shorts come to life
Africa's first shorts come to life

The first collaboration between an international content creator, a local animation studio and creators from across Africa has seen three uniquely African stories being brought to life in the form of three-minute shorts...

Danette Breitenbach 21 Nov 2019

The Rand Show rebrands
The Rand Show rebrands

With a legacy spanning 125 years, the Rand Show has a great heritage but over recent years has lost its appeal. This year the show boasts a colourful and vibrant look-and-feel that its organisers believe will not only change this but wow its audience...

Danette Breitenbach 19 Nov 2019

Image source: PwC global entertainment and media outlook.
#PwCOutlook: E&M gets personal

The main findings of the 10th edition of the African version of the PwC Entertainment and Media Outlook: An African perspective, 2019 - 2023 was recently presented in Johannesburg...

Danette Breitenbach 15 Nov 2019

Google for South Africa event. Image source: Danette Breitenbach.
#GoogleforSouthAfrica: Building inclusive products for all South Africans

Building inclusive products for all South Africans is the motivation for several new developments and commitments recently made by Google South Africa at the first Google South Africa conference held in Johannesburg...

Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2019

Image credit: Google Africa.
#GoogleforSouthAfrica: Contributing to connectivity

Free fast internet is a game-changer, but while public Wi-Fi is highly valued by South Africans, deploying a sustainable service can be challenging...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Nov 2019

Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sector
Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sector

In a quarter once again characterised by the suspension of a number of titles, changing reporting cycles of some publications, failure by some publications to submit data and a number of publications discontinued, the ABC total magazine circulation declined by 3.2% on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

Newspapers ABC Q3 2019: Local gains on prior quarter, as newspaper woes continue
Newspapers ABC Q3 2019: Local gains on prior quarter, as newspaper woes continue

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's (ABC) Quarter 3 results for total newspapers is on-trend, with this quarter showing a decline of 1.9% on the previous quarter. This keeps the declines for all quarters this year under the 2% mark...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

Picture caption: (l to r): Timothy Maurice (The Brain and the Brand Show), Siya Metane (SlikourOnLife), Gareth Cliff (CliffCentral.com) Thami Pooe (The Interchange), Kelechi Nwosu (MD/CEO TBWA Nigeria) and Graham Cruikshanks (Director for Africa Operations at TBWA Johannesburg).
#TBWAAfricaConference2019: Be the chosen one

Today, all businesses are in media and they need to provide their audiences with content. Podcasts are a great medium to do this as they allow a brand to embed itself in the content without interrupting the audience while cultivating an audience...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

The TBWA Hunt Lascaris team. Image supplied.
#Pendorings2019: TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris's 'The Real Cost' speaks to the heart

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris took top honours at last night's Pendoring Awards, claiming this year's Umpetha Award...

Danette Breitenbach 1 Nov 2019

Team TBWA\Hunt Lascaris Johannesburg. Image supplied.
#Pendorings2019: Demonstrating the power of human truth in culturally-relevant content

Last week's Pendoring Awards saw a total of 21 golds handed out - 10 Golds, 4 Craft Golds and Campaign Golds and three Campaign Craft Golds...

Danette Breitenbach 1 Nov 2019

Andries Rossouw, PwC Africa energy & resources leader
SA mining industry in transition

The local mining industry finds itself in a transition as it moves from conventional deep mining to shallower, mechanised mining...

Danette Breitenbach 27 Sep 2019

The panel was moderated by Francis Herd. The panellists included Carol Mohlala, Phatiswa Magopeni, Philip Schworbel and Siyabonga Africa. © Goethe-Institut South Africa. Taken by Judit Hoffkamp.
Future of Journalism: Media funding crisis runs deep

Media funding is not only about finance; it is about media freedom. This makes the current problems around funding in journalism a crisis. This was the topic of the second in the Future of Journalism Series held at the Goethe-Institut...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital, Tiso Blackstar Group.
#DigitalJourneys: The power of content

Twenty years ago, there was no Wi-Fi, Google, social media, podcasts, Kindle and Netflix. A decade ago, there were no iPhones, smartphones, tablets, Chrome, GPS, Airbnb, Uber, Bitcoin or Blockchain. While all of these demonstrate the fast pace of change, all of them have been massively disruptive to how we produce and consume content...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section.
#TopBrands2019: Dishing up more love

It was a night of consistency at the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Awards held at The Venue, The Houghton Hotel last night. Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

CMO Summit at Leaderex 2019. Image supplied.
CMO Summit at Leaderex: How AI is changing the way we work

Artificial Intelligence and other technologies are changing the way organisations work. To be successful in this new way of work, requires more than just implementing new technologies...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Sep 2019

All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism winners. Image supplied.
#SBSJA19: Pure Truth recognised

Last night the newspaper industry gathered to recognise and reward the best journalism in the country at the Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards. The winners lived up to this year's awards theme: Pure Truth...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Sep 2019

Hoorah Digital team. Image supplied.
Hoorah Digital rebrand: The Midas touch

A brand's creative is what brings your brand personality to life every time it is seen or heard. Yet 97% of media that goes out does not have unique creative for the target segment. Hoorah Digital has partnered with a New York-based based tech company to overcome this problem...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Sep 2019

Ivan Moroke, CEO South Africa, Insights Division, Kantar. Image supplied.
BrandZ Top 30: Building a valuable brand

The BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands tell a story of brands that are resilient in the face of adverse conditions. Some of the lessons learnt these successful brands were presented at the recent BrandZ Top 30 event...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Sep 2019

Airport Ads flying high with new look, new focus
Airport Ads flying high with new look, new focus

On the back of trends and substantial expansion of the brand since its launch in 2012, Airport Ads recently relaunched with a new look...

Danette Breitenbach 10 Sep 2019

Standard Bank team collecting their accolade.
How SA's second BrandZ winners are delivering brand legacy and innovation

The combination of legacy, clear brand purpose and the courage to innovate characterise this year's top three in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands...

Danette Breitenbach 9 Sep 2019

#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience
#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience

To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

Danette Breitenbach 4 Sep 2019

MTA expert, Joel Rubinson at the MMA SA's recent Thought Leadership Event, The Future of Attribution.
MTA expert Joel Rubinson on the future of attribution

The Mobile Marketing Association of SA's (MMA SA) recent thought leadership event, The Future of Attribution, focused on MTA with guest speaker, Joel Rubinson...

Danette Breitenbach 2 Sep 2019

Panellists at the IAB Insight Series, Episode 9: Benchmarking Digital Excellence - Work that Wins in Digital (L to r) Jarred Cinman, CEO VMLYR; Paula Hulley, IAB South Africa CEO; Ricky Hendricks, digital marketing manager Tencent Africa; Emma Carpenter, group design director Fjord (Accenture); Siyabonga Africa, South Africa Media Innovation Programme and Nomacala Mpeta, head of learning Digify.
IAB Insight Series: Benchmarking for success

As open source becomes more prolific, benchmarking will become more important...

Danette Breitenbach 2 Sep 2019

All the panellists. Picture © Goethe-Institut South Africa.
Future of Journalism: A sector in crisis

The future of journalism is about the future of democracy, but all over the world journalism is in a crisis - a crisis that threatens not only the journalism sector but democracy itself...

Danette Breitenbach 30 Aug 2019

Newspapers ABC Q2 2019: Newspapers' declining circulation trend continues
Newspapers ABC Q2 2019: Newspapers' declining circulation trend continues

Following the trend set in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) Q1 2019 total newspaper circulation in Q2 2019 declined by 1.4% on the previous quarter and by 6.9% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 8 Aug 2019

Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures
Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures

All Magazine categories declined on the previous quarter and the prior year in Q2 2019. Once again, the B2B category was the only category to show an increase on the prior year, as it did in Q1 2019...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Aug 2019

Refilwe Maluleke, MD Yellowwood on stage. © .
#ApexAwards2019: Creating a sustainable future

The golden thread at the recent Apex Awards Masterclass 2019 was to create a sustainable future. This was the overriding message from the presentations on the days that ranged from gender diversity, creating a culture of trust, identifying as an African, balancing media channels or marketing to the township...

Danette Breitenbach 16 Jul 2019

From left-right: Natalie Otte, Kantar; Jake Johnstone, Nando’s; Su-Lise Tessendorf, Nando’s; Adam Weber, M&C Saatchi Abel; Kgabo Kganyago, M&C Saatchi Abel; Nomaswazi Phumo, M&C Saatchi Abel; Nadine Govender, M&C Saatchi Abel.
Kantar's Best Liked Ads: Cracking the enjoyment code

It's the ultimate acid test: did the consumer enjoy your ad? Nando's, Nike and Bernini along with 17 other brands cracked the enjoyment code, featuring in Kantar's recently released Top 20 best liked local ads by South Africans...

Danette Breitenbach 15 Jul 2019

Final Apex Awards are done and dusted
Final Apex Awards are done and dusted

The winners of the final instalment of the Apex Awards were recently announced in Johannesburg. Ogilvy South Africa and Kimberly-Clark received the Gold Apex and the Grand Prix for their 'Making them Move to Huggies' campaign.

12 Jul 2019

All the winners at the 2019 Apex Awards. Image supplied.
#ApexAwards2019: Ending an era with magic

Ending a run of 24 Apex Awards, last night saw DDB Africa awarded the first ever and only Lifetime Grand Prix Award for their client First National Bank for the 'FNB Switch - Beating the Beep out of Beep Bank'...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Jul 2019

Bizcommunity's Danette Breitenbach to chair Apex Next Level Masterclass
Bizcommunity's Danette Breitenbach to chair Apex Next Level Masterclass

Hosted by the ACA, the Apex Next Level of Thinking Masterclass will take place at a brand new venue, The Houghton in Johannesburg on 11 July...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Jun 2019

Minerals & Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe. Photo: Twitter
Let's work together, then we can mine

To make a difference to the mining industry's fortunes, all the stakeholders in South Africa would need to work together...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Jun 2019

Spark Media, CEO, Gill Randall. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Local is lekker

An effective media plan targets the mental availability of the consumer to get their attention and nudge them into action, otherwise, it is just a wasted pair of eyeballs...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Jun 2019

Debbie McIntyre, marketing and research director at Spark Media. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Brand loyalty is dead

Brands like to think that everyone loves their brand, but the harsh reality is that while they use your brand, they also use everyone else's brands...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Jun 2019

Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect, Mongezi Mtati, MD at WordStart, Dali Tembo, CEO Instant Grass International, Kirigo Kamore, content manager McCann1886, Danette Breitenbach, Bizcommunity freelance journalist.
#IABSummit19: Balancing the power of the new now

The IAB #BizTrends19 panel at the IAB Summit taking place Thursday, 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, will be discussing 'Balancing the Power of the New Now'...

Jessica Tennant 27 May 2019

Ashish Williams, CEO of Mediacom and IAB SA Research Council lead, Nicole Gundelfinger, group marketing manager, Cash Converters, Candice Goodman, MD Mobitainment and IAB Education Council, Johan Walters, managing consultant at DQ&A and Mongezi Mtati, Ornico's marketing manager. © .
IAB Insight Series: Customer key to digital success

Digital is often viewed by organisations as a silver bullet to leapfrog into the 21st Century and meet their customers' needs, but with a plethora of channels and technology types, as well as an overwhelming amount of data, is it really that simple?...

Danette Breitenbach 14 May 2019

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