Vodacom's claim to be SA's best network is justified - ad authority

2017-07-21 15:09

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a competitor complaint lodged by MTN against advertising in which Vodacom claims to be "SA's Best Network".

Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

2017-05-24 14:07

Google says its new tool will track how much money people spend in merchants' brick-and-mortar stores after clicking on their digital ads.

Beware of advertising price without VAT - expert

2016-11-27 18:15

When advertising the price of a product, businesses must be mindful of the provisions of the Value-Added Tax Act, warns Louis Botha, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

Advertising watchdog heads for business rescue

2016-11-15 18:25

The board of the Advertising Standards Authority has voluntarily commenced business rescue proceedings and will be placed under supervision.

Facebook projects more costs with slower ad sales

2016-11-03 10:35

Facebook Inc. reported a quarter that blew past expectations. But its shares fell in extended trading after executives suggested they won’t be able to repeat the performance.

Global advertising spend - the winners and losers

2016-09-11 16:47

Digital advertising spend, which is driven by cellphones, online video, social media and programmatic, is significantly outpacing the growth of all other media.

How much did it cost the ANC to advertise at airports?

2016-08-29 16:57

How much did the ANC pay to advertise at South Africa's major airports in the build up to the local government elections? Between R15 000 to R150 000 per site, per month, Acsa says.

Digital agency programmers earn 26% less than ICT sector - survey

2016-07-25 16:16

Computer programmers who work for digital advertising agencies earn, on average, 26% less than their counterparts in the ICT sector, according to a survey.

Digital advertising opportunities in Africa

2016-02-15 11:00

In contrast to the rest of the world, African consumers do not view digital advertising negatively. We look at the "unique" opportunity for digital marketers in Africa.

The future of advertising: Reaching consumers where they are

2015-11-04 15:58

Traditional advertising methods have had to adapt to reach consumers where they are and create engagement. We look at how out-of-home and digital media is shifting advertising.


Beware: Fake Life Healthcare jobs advertised

2017-07-11 18:34

Life Healthcare warns of fraudulent jobs being advertised, using the brand.

Ogilvy scoops 9 Prism awards

2017-05-08 15:11

The Prism awards are presented to public relations and communication professionals who have successfully incorporated strategy, creativity and professionalism.

TV ads make preschoolers snack more

2016-11-23 12:54

Researchers found that 'young children remain highly exposed to TV advertisements for foods that may contribute to unhealthy dietary patterns'.

Irvine Bartlett rebrands

2016-11-10 17:05

Public relations agency Irvine Bartlett has rebranded and expanded to offer integrated marketing services.

Jaguar SA to unleash its new F-Type SVR in 4D

Jaguar Land Rover SA will run the country’s first 4DX-fueled campaign in September; unleashing its new 322km/h F-Type SVR in cinemas.

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Another SA car ad pulled: Renault taken to task over fine print

2016-08-31 12:30

A new complaint has been lodged with the Advertising Standards Agency this time Renault SA has been taken to task for the tiny print used in its Kadjar TV ad.

Pinterest starts selling video advertising

2016-08-17 16:53

Pinterest is starting to offer video advertising on its image-based social network, seeking to catch up in a fast-growing market.

Sanral runs up R177m advertising bill

2016-06-03 09:21

Sanral spent R177m of taxpayer money on advertising in the 2015-16 financial year, much of it to explain its rationale behind tolling Western Cape national roads.

Twitter expands ads to reach users who don't log in

2015-12-11 08:43

Twitter said it was expanding its advertising to allow marketers to reach people who use the messaging platform without logging in.

Ad-blockers threaten websites' revenue streams

2015-10-12 07:37

Internet sites face a new threat as millions download ad-blockers to their phones and tablets.

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