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Media Relations

We provide strategic advice relating to all aspects of communication and your business. We have great relationships with the advertising trade and business media and can tackle most genres of publicity.

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Generate Content

For maximum exposure, regular, newsworthy and interesting press releases, comments on topical issues, thought leadership pieces etc are essential, and these should be accompanied by top quality visuals and video where required.

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Social Media

- Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pintrest, You Tube and Instagram posting and maintenance <br> - Online Reputation Management – managing and responding to criticisms or negative feedback<br> - Proactive content management <br> - Facebook advertising and competition generation with competition reporting<br> - Creation of Facebook applications which can be linked to lead generation and database growth

Hive Digital Media announces management structure

Newly formed specialist digital media agency, Hive Digital Media, formerly the digital sales unit of SPARK Media, has announced the appointments of its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) Parmeshan Moodliar, Chief Operations Officer (COO) Kristin Louw and Group Programmatic and Data Manager Ashleigh Footit. “It gives me great pleasure to announce changes in the management structure […]

Get Breezy on the wine route!

The annual Vaal River Meander Wine Route is back for its 16th iteration and kicks off on the 23rd June 2019. Emerald Resort & Casino’s Breeze restaurant is once again a participating venue where wine experts, connoisseurs, enthusiasts and amateurs can pair selected items from the wine list. “We’re excited that one of our popular […]

Countdown To Launch: The Lucky Listener Radio Show A New Broadcast Innovation From Nfinity And Mediamark

The Nfinity Group, in partnership with Mediamark, is gearing up to launch episodes of The Lucky Listener Radio Show on Jacaranda FM and East Coast Radio to air seven days a week. “The show is an exciting and groundbreaking product partnership with radio trailblazers Mediamark, forging a new way of thinking to provide another level […]

AI won’t lead to better consumer engagement but machine learning will

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, Head of Digital at The MediaShop Science fiction movies and novels did an amazing job of creating and dramatizing encounters with Artificial Intelligence – but did it prepare us for the real world of AI? Unfortunately not… Most people probably still envision AI in the form a robot straight out of The Jetsons if you […]

IDG exclusively appoints Turn Left Media in Sub-Saharan Africa

Founded in 1964 by Patrick McGovern. IDG, (International Data Group) have become the undisputed leaders in technology media, data and marketing services worldwide. From January 2019, Turn Left Media have been granted exclusive representation of IDG’s product portfolio across South Africa as well as the greater Sub-Saharan African region. With more than 217 million global unique […]

Announcing a global first in the marketing field

In the Mckinsey and Company report on ’The coming era of on-demand marketing’, Peter Dahlstrom states that ‘digital marketing is about to enter more challenging territory. Building on the vast increase in consumer power brought on by the digital age, marketing is headed toward being on-demand – not just ‘always on’, but also always relevant, […]

The value of published media, an ironic lesson from Netflix

Over the past few years much has been said about the demise of print and the perception that the traditional printed word is no longer the force it used to be. However, it seems that we may be coming full circle as once again the written word is being used to entertain, promote and educate. […]

The dilemma of leadership in the advertising and media industry

Chris Botha, Group Managing Director of Park Advertising Maria Ramos appointed CEO of Park Advertising Group (NOT REALLY…) A similar news headline recently caught my eye: “Maria Ramos tipped to head up Eskom unbundling”. WHAT? I naively thought to myself. A bank CEO is going to manage the unbundling of a state owned enterprise? What […]

It’s here! MAPS goes into the field!

The Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA) and the Marketing Research Foundation (MRF) are delighted to announce that MAPS, the long-awaited products and brands replacement survey for AMPS, will officially start collecting valuable consumer insights from July 2019.  MAPS is a modernised, updated and enhanced survey focused on consumer insights. Built on the legacy of […]

Suzuki South Africa confirms Penquin as partner agency again

In a partnership that has already enjoyed an impressive 19 years together, Suzuki South Africa has once again affirmed Penquin, the full-service results-based communications agency, as its preferred supplier. Veronica Wainstein, Managing Director at Penquin says: “We are an agency that relies heavily on tangible results and measureable outcomes. During our 19 year partnership with […]