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  • Practical tips for marketing in times like these

    By Herman Degener, The MediaShop If your daily grind is remotely related to the marketing segment, you’ll probably agree that there is more ‘how to market in a recession’ research around than you can shake a stick at! Who does one turn to in times like these for advice, especially when there’s a cacophony of […]

  • HaveYouHeard’s Ryan McFadyen to return to DNA Paris – virtually

    HaveYouHeard Co-Founder and Head of Strategy, Ryan McFadyen, who was the only South Africa invited to judge at the inaugural DNA Paris last year, will return as a judge this year – virtually. DNA Paris, an award show and design conference, was founded to discover, progress and celebrate fresh and remarkable design thinking across a multitude of […]

  • We’re facing a new way of connecting with consumers

    By: Victor Koaho, Business Unit Manager, The MediaShop The world is currently experiencing the worst pandemic and economic downturn seen in the past 75 years. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused serious economic ramifications not only for South Africa but for the world at large. This has been exacerbated by the fact that governments around the […]

  • Here’s a list of charities to support during lockdown

    South Africa’s Good Things Guy Brent Lindeque and his team have been hard at work compiling a comprehensive list of charities across different spectrums that are looking for donations and assistance during Lockdown. “We have been inundated with hundreds of requests from fellow citizens asking where they can help and which charities are most in […]

  • MetropolitanRepublic lives up to its reputation, produces industry acclaimed campaign for SA Tourism under lockdown

    Refusing to compromise the speed, agility and commitment to quality on which it has built its reputation, MetropolitanRepublic has delivered five inspiring and empathetic television commercials for South African Tourism (SA Tourism) in as many weeks, all of them under lockdown. The campaign has been lauded by many industry commentators as well as the domestic […]

  • Weber Shandwick’s Tankiso Motsoeneng named Best Up-and-Coming Public Relations Professional

    Weber Shandwick’s Tankiso Motsoeneng has been named Best Up-and-Coming Public Relations Professional at the 23rd edition of the PRISM Awards, one of Africa’s most prestigious public relations and communications programmes. Judged by 67 seasoned industry professionals and 10 associated judges (young newcomers to the industry), the PRISMs recognise the successful fusion of strategy with creativity […]

  • Toyota SA dips toe in esports arena with new activation from Brand Inc

    Toyota South Africa is dipping its toe in the esports arena with the launch of the Toyota Esports Challenge, an activation conceptualised and implemented by the vehicle manufacturer’s newly appointed activation and sponsorship agency, Brand Inc. Part of the HaveYouHeard group, Brand Inc is a collaboration with GGWP (Good Game Well Played) to create a […]

  • The local newspaper footprint is evolving

    In a bid to give local and national advertisers the most effective reach and a more effective solution for readers and brands, Caxton Local Media is evolving and adapting some of its local newspapers’ footprints. The recent decision was made due to the current tough economic climate coupled with the company’s solution-driven response to these […]

  • South Africans want brands to keep being active in their lives during lockdown

    A study conducted by marketing communications agency HaveYouHeard has found that South Africans want brands to being active in their lives advertising during lockdown. According to the agency’s Head of Strategy, Ryan McFadyen, the overall expectation of the 780 respondents to the survey is that brands should be active and should be useful, whether to […]

  • Caxton Local Newspapers return to SA homes

    After a tumultuous couple of weeks, SPARK Media and Caxton’s Local Media division has been hard at work to ensure that all its local publications are once again being delivered to South African homes. “Our local editors, journalists and support staff have been working around the clock to cover the stories and source relevant Covid-19 […]


  • Award-Winning FCB is back in a new campaign for CANSA
    Award-Winning FCB is back in a new campaign for CANSA
    Currently airing in South Africa, “Back to Normal” features Jabu’s left testicle and Darryl’s right testicle.
  • Toyota Hilux Kipling-Inspired Commercial
    Toyota Hilux Kipling-Inspired Commercial
  • Put a little F1 in your Tank
    Put a little F1 in your Tank
    The fast-paced and impactful TVC, conceptualised by FCB Cape Town
  • TBWA Hunt Lascaris's new Nissan advert
    TBWA Hunt Lascaris's new Nissan advert
    TBWA Hunt Lascaris brings Nissan’s latest ICC Champions Trophy ad to life
  • Taste Never Goes Out Of Style
    Taste Never Goes Out Of Style
    Weylandts has launched its new advertising campaign for 2017


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