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YouTube's Ad Controversy And How It Affects You

Published on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 by Kevin Ndinguri in Marketing
YouTube and Google hit with controversy and advertisers are not happy Kevin Ndinguri, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop YouTube was recently hit with major controversy. Advertisers noticed that their ads were shown alongside inappropriate videos, this included content that…

Traditional media not dead YET for Millennials!

Published on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 by Laiza Zikalala in Marketing
Traditional media is not dead for Millennials - yet! Laiza Zikalala, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop According to Consumer Barometer, Millennials don't go online, they LIVE online. Some 90% of 16 to 34 year-olds go online daily. What do…

Did your friend make you buy that?

Published on Thursday, 06 October 2016 by Craig Wallis in Marketing
Operating in the media arena, I have been privileged enough to have been exposed to a lot of ground breaking and innovative media types, in fact we have an abundance of entrepreneurial media owners in South Africa, but just how…

The only consistent thing about research is....Nothing

Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 by Isla Prentis in Marketing
AMPS is effectively gone. LSMs are no longer relevant and the Establishment Survey is launching in 2017. What's a media planner to do asks Isla Prentis, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop. The way I see it, we each have…

The Goldfish Generation

Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 by Louise Hefer in Marketing
For some of you this might be new news and others might have heard this before and forgotten it already, but its official – our attention span is now shorter than that of a goldfish. Whereas a goldfish has an…

Facebook is not a social media platform

Published on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 by Richard Lord in Marketing
I have an agenda and I am not ashamed to admit it. Let me start out by saying that I am a Facebook fan! My agenda is to convince you why you should be buying ads on Facebook. I do…

It's a love story in the making

Published on Thursday, 02 June 2016 by Katharine Liese in Marketing
They say that the eye is the window to the soul – a portal into the understanding of the mystical, the unknown and the deepest truth. A study done a few years back by psychologist Arthur Aron discovered that there…

Understanding a brand and connecting it digitally

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 by Jarred Mailer-Lyons in Marketing
Brands have been around as long as there have been things to sell. The term ‘brand’ originated from the stamp carved onto a product to certify its purity, authenticity and origin. Branding in the modern sense only began to play…
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