September 26, 2018
In the midst of South Africa’s technical recession, the automotive industry showed a 2,2% drop in the second quarter of 2018 according to Statistics South Africa. Data reveals that in 2017 the automotive sector spent over R328-million on TV ads which increased to over R412-million in 2018.
August 29, 2018
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks have transformed how the way we connect with family, friends and prospective employers. Access to information for both business and individuals is much easier to find than ever before, which enables recruiters to conduct background checks potential candidates.
July 26, 2018
Participate in the SA Social Media Landscape 2019 Survey, shape the future of social media and digital marketing and get R2 000 in discounts for insights. As a respondent you will receive a free copy of the executive summary of the 2019 Social Media Landscape.
July 19, 2018
SA’s telecommunications sector is regarded as one of the most advanced in Africa, with high mobile penetration, growing internet penetration and significant growth in connectivity infrastructure in the past decade. However, the sector faces numerous challenges, including the high cost of data, as evidenced by the #DataMustFall movement.
July 11, 2018
Technological advancements, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are at the forefront of job disruption. What are some of these key developments and how could it affect your job?
June 20, 2018
Financial services is one of the most competitive industries in SA, with players across the board working to win a share of voice from their peers. Join Ornico and the FM on June 22 as they investigate the most recently flighted financial services advertising and discuss marketing trends in the sector at the Financial Mail AdForum event in Parktown, Johannesburg.
February 13, 2018
In 2011 recorded errors ranged between 5% - 15%, depending on specific mainstream television channels. By 2016 the average error rate recorded was around 5%, marginally improving to 4% for 2017 – once again campaign and channel dependent. The proliferation of media channels have certainly made it extremely difficult for brands to keep track of all their advertising spend but it becomes clear that major marketing budgets are still being wasted.
November 13, 2017
Multiple device usage when engaging with content has caused increased pressure on traditional media, where traditional platforms now need to innovate and gather insights faster than ever.
November 2, 2017
Cutting adspend may bring short-term savings, but research shows that good marketing campaigns can have results that linger for up to five years. The long-term impact of cutting back on advertising could result in a longer recovery time when the economy starts to grow.
October 17, 2017
Retail advertising was under the spotlight at the Financial Mail and Ornico AdForum. A series of print, radio and television adverts were critiqued by a panel consisting of Havas CEO Lynn Madeley, Joe Public’s Xolisa Dyeshana, TBWA’s Sean Donovan and Ornico’s Mongezi Mtati.
October 3, 2017
Recent retail TV advertising, says Mtati, shows a slight shift from the traditionally price-sensitive model of communicating savings to now creating a narrative with visually appealing work. “Checkers, for instance, has been talking about its Gordon Ramsay food range for parents and children."