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An in-depth insight into Marketing and Media in South Africa featuring Hosts, Dr. DOUG MATTHEUS and GORDON MULLER and proudly brought to you by NFINITY MEDIA who are incubating innovative businesses in the media industry. For more info on Nfinity Media, visit www.nfinity.co.za. . #Marketing #Media #Advertising #SouthAfrica #Podcast
 
Our mission is to close the gap of digital knowledge in South Africa with real conversations. We are passionate about all things and want to reach as many people as possible to spread the word. As you embark on your digital transformation journey, you need to be equipped with the right information to make the right decisions for your business as well as your clients. This podcast should enable you find the answers you have been seeking. Follow our Instagram (https://bit.ly/2LIhxez) and Linke ...
 
Society’s Super Heroes is a podcast series celebrating the men, women and organisations who have dedicated their lives to empowering communities, and who work tirelessly to improve the lives of others. Each sector commemorates an annual day. The days are occasions to educate and to reinforce achievements in humanity. These days are the perfect springboard for awareness raising actions. We will be curating conversations with Super Heroes to explore what their day means to them and shine a spo ...
 
"Ad infinitum" is a Latin phrase meaning "to infinity" or "forevermore". That's how long it feels listening to these occasional podcast episodes around the continual evolution that happens within the Nfinity Group of Companies. In them we cover everything from our extraordinary achievements and new developments, through to interviews with some of the remarkable people that come to our offices to share their life stories and wisdom with us and our clients. That and a whole lot of banter in-be ...
 
Urban Farming is emerging as one of the most sustainable ways to combat the growing food shortage and rising food costs. No more so than in South Africa. Join host, Chris Luyt, and guests as they share tips and tricks on how to start your own Urban Farm... and to have a lekker time doing it! You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following link: http://bit.ly/GreenFBGroup #UrbanFarming #UrbanAgriculture #Podcast
 
Work has changed drastically in the past few months. A tiny virus has got us all asking, "what should we do with an office, do we need an office and what does an office represent?" This series, sponsored by Giant Leap and hosted by Linda Trim, tackles many of the issues we are facing in the world of work at present and how we can make work and work life better for leaders and their employees. Tapping into the minds of great leaders and professionals to explore the question that has everyone ...
 
Ever considered a Safari in Africa? We bet you have more questions than answers... Well that's where this Podcast will assist! A 6-Episode Podcast covering everything you need to know about an African Safari, including medical precautions and the best time of the year to travel to Africa. We also look at the different experiences available... Photographic Safaris, Game Drives and Luxury Game Lodges and speak to Ranger Buck himself. For more info, check out www.rangerbucksafaris.com and follo ...
 
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This week, we stay with our global theme on The DOC & The GURU Podcast, as we chat with Dr. Matteo Tassi, Head of Executive Education at CIES in Switzerland (International Centre for Sports Studies). In another very interesting and far-reaching episode, we start with the important, wider societal role that Matteo and his team are playing in sports …
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Rose Choeu; Campaign co-ordinator at Webfluential. Rose is one of the people who works hard behind the scenes to ensure that influencer campaigns run smoothly. Grab a coffee and listen as we discuss: • All things behind the scenes of prepping and implementing influencer campaigns• The importance of the hum…
 
We welcome back onto the Doc and Guru Podcast The Brandfather – Jeremy Sampson – Managing Director of Brand Finance SA.It has been over 100 weeks since the start of the pandemic and it is encouraging to note the performance of SA’s top brands. During the first half of the pandemic SA’s top brands declined an overall -2% in value. After the second 5…
 
On this week’s episode of The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we continue with our theme of destination marketing and discuss Hofbrau beer and the world-famous Hofbrahaus in Munich, where Dr. Michael Moller, the brewery director, shares his insights over 22 years. This is again a story of how a commercial enterprise gets so tightly interwoven with society …
 
Our guest this week is Larina Glorioso Erasmus, Sales Manager for Twitter talking to us about the latest buzz around Elon Musk and the recent purpose of Twitter for a whooping R44bn and what this means for the future of Twitter. Twitter recently conducted research on Cultural trends recently and several trends which affect us globally:1) Well-being…
 
Building a connection with customers In today’s episode we’re in conversation with Nicole Olivier, Nicole Olivier; General Manager - Digital Mortgages at WeApply. Her career started in the Mortgage Software division at Comcorp , working closely with mortgage origination channels, property developers, estate agents and major banks of South Africa. S…
 
This week, The DOC & The GURU Podcast comes to you from one of our most spectacular locations ever – the 007 Elements Cinematic Installation, 3 000 metres up in the Austrian Alps at the summit of the Gaislachkogl, as we walk in the footsteps of James Bond.We always say it, as we always have fantastic guests, but don’t miss this episode as Andreas Z…
 
On this week’s episode of The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we chat with Devashni Murugan, the Integrated Marketing and Communications Director for Accenture in Africa.As always, we cover a host of interesting topics as Devashni takes us through her career journey, with numerous valuable lessons along the way. Amongst other things, we chat about the role…
 
Today we are talking to Nicolas Duminy, Director Digital & eCommerce: KFC South Africa at Yum! Restaurants International. KFC have ramped up on their transformation strategy that has grown more pressing due to needs driven by the coronavirus pandemic. The key focus point for Yum Brands is the continued acceleration of their digital and technology i…
 
This week on the Doc and Guru Podcast we chat with Managing Director of Edelman South Africa – Karena Crerar – about the recently released Edelman Trust Barometer Report 2022. Founded by Daniel Edelman in 1952, Edelman is one of the largest communication groups in the world and for the past 22 years Edelman Trust Barometer reports have become a bea…
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Santoni Engelbrecht, the former Creative Director of eNCA, Survivor SA castaway and Owner of Kwaito Koeksister.After being retrenched at the news channel, Santoni put her focus on her passion, her online clothing store, Kwaito Koeksister. The online store has become a favourite with the quirky dressers out…
 
On this week’s episode of The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we chat true-blue marketing with Sydney Mbhele, the Group Executive – Brand at Sanlam, who shares his valuable knowledge and views on a range of issues.We often say it (as we have such fantastic guests on our show), and we’ll say it again - if you want to hear an action-packed and highly informa…
 
Our guest today is Matthys Esterhuysen Co-founder of Luminate, a digital consultancy focusing on evidence-based digital strategy and creative intelligence. And we will be delving into the use of intelligent data to drive brand goals. The approach to strategically manage brands has changed significantly in the last five years as online consumer beha…
 
For 2022 we have decided to change direction. We are still celebrating Super Heroes but our focus will be on parents, guardians, teachers, mental health care workers - all Super Heroes playing a role in raising our children. Episode 1 is an intro to 2022 - Raising children in times of crises. We give you an overview of what you can expect from our …
 
On this week’s episode of The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we chat about the recent 6 Nations Rugby Tournament and celebrate the success achieved by SA kicking coach, Vlok Cilliers, in playing such an integral part in France’s triumph.And this show is not just about rugby; it’s a show about the parallels in life and the lessons that are all around us – …
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Kirsten Wiggill, Social Lead at Mediacom South Africa. She’s an experienced head of department with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in Digital Strategy, Corporate Communications, Digital Marketing, Social Media, and Integrated Marketing.Grab a coffee and…
 
This week on the Doc and Guru Podcast we chat with well-known media executive Mauro Black - Director: Content Sales & Distribution at MultiChoice Group.MultiChoice Group entertainment platforms like DStv, GOtv, Showmax & DStv Now are a hub for more than 19 million viewers across 50 countries. But to many of us planning and buying within the South A…
 
There is a perception that that elderly people and technology do not mix well. However, rising life expectancy, delaying retirement age, and active aging are redefining this demographic and their role in an increasingly digitalized society. My two guests on the podcast today is Marilyn Hallet Social entrepreneur and Founder/Director of You’ve Earne…
 
On this week’s The DOC & The GURU Podcast, it’s just the two of us, as we chat about a host of topical issues. Again, don’t miss out if you want to hear our views on the state of marketing and media education / curriculum design, transformation - from ‘stereotype reduction’ 30 years ago to DEI today, some clever marketing and great company results,…
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Nathan Molefe and Hallebberry, 2 of South Africa’s most successful TikTok creators; and Greg Bailie, Head of Growth at Webfluential. We discuss TikTok from a creator’s point of view and how brands can use TikTok to reach their audiences effectively. Grab a coffee and listen as we discuss: • The power of fi…
 
This week on the Doc and Guru Podcast we chat with Kelvin Watt – Director Nielsen Sports SA about the state of sports marketing globally. We’ve always been told that nobody is bigger than the game but does that still hold true for sports marketing? As stadiums around the world start to fill up, we have all become excited about the prospect of watch…
 
Our guest today is Precious Nduli Marketing Executive for Discovery Insure, a challenger brand in South Africa and she is going to be talking us about their digital transformation journey, and the progress made to date. One of the core values within Discovery is Innovation coupled with a fast innovation cycle. Build. Test. Iterate. The true test of…
 
This week on The Doc and The Guru Podcast we chat with one of South Africa’s most evenly balanced #media executives. Kgaugelo Maphai. Managing Director of Magnia Investments and Chairman of the Matrix Group. A man who has worked all sides of the media fence over the past 21 years, Kgaugelo shares some of his insights on building a successful 100% l…
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Claire Bowen, Senior Brand Manager Shower to Shower at AMKA. She’s been with the company for 5 years and has over 20 years’ experience in FMCG, B2B and telecoms marketing.Grab a coffee and listen as we discuss: • How Claire’s perception of influencer marketing has changed over the last couple years and why…
 
This week the Doc and Guru Podcast ventures out on what we hope will be the first of many Pan African adventures in 2022 as we chat with Tamara Ojeaga – Chief Client Officer Kantar Nigeria.Kantar’s recently released report 2022 in Africa. The Good. The Tough. The Growth. offers some really great insights – and applications - for marketers in Africa…
 
Our guest today is Sadika Fakir, Integrated Media & Digital Director at Tiger Brands sharing her experience and thoughts around Integrated Marketing within Digital Transformation. According to AC Nielsen and the Interactive Advertising Bureau, total adspend for SA in 2020 was just over R41bn, with a 18% y/y growth in digital media. Due to COVID and…
 
This week in The Doc and The Guru Podcast we chat with Zibusiso Mkhwanazi (Executive Chairperson of M&N Brands) and Chris Botha (Group Managing Director of Park Advertising) about the launch of AMA. A 100% black owned disrupter media agency. Go on! AMA. #AskMeAnything. What’s in a name you say? AMA. You got it Avatar Media Agency. So what prompted …
 
Today we’re in conversation with Ntsika Msuthu, the sponsorship, PR and Brand engagement manager at MultiChoice. He is a seasoned communications and sponsorship professional with over 15 years of experience in crisis management, media liaison, sponsorship, and campaign management, reputation management, and communications strategy development. Grab…
 
When it comes to dealing with SABC most of us are either in the glass half-full or a glass half-empty category. Or should that be half-switched off and half-switched on?In this week’s episode of The Doc and The Guru podcast we chat with SABC Group Executive: Sales – Reggie Nxumalo about what is probably the most important issue facing broadcasters …
 
On today’s podcast we are talking to Daniel Courtenay, Executive Head of Group Digital Marketing at MultiChoice. He started working in digital when ad networks was still a thing, with extensive experience across programmatic and media platforms. He joined Multichoice in 2020 and has been leading the DMT journey ever since. Today we are going to loo…
 
On this week’s episode of The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we go Global as we chat with two South Africans making their mark abroad; Sue Rooney from Canada (via Zoom) and we welcome Sven Boermeester from the USA into our studio to discuss their exciting INNOVATE Series. What started out as one book (INNOVATE Tampa Bay) 4 years ago has now grown into 50 …
 
The importance of brands adapting to the timesIt’s 2022 and this is season 3 of the podcast. As always, thank you for listening, sharing and supporting. This season is set to be another good one with great guests from the influencer marketing industry. Our first conversation of the year is with Leandre Kark, Head of Brand and Brand Marketing Lead a…
 
On this week’s episode of The DOC & GURU Podcast, we chat Influencer Marketing with a very special expert guest, Kevin Kirby, from Nfinity Media, our long-time sponsor. As always, we promise an action-packed episode, looking at the hype around influencers and are they really any different to the brand ambassadors/endorsers (of yesteryear) or is it …
 
My guest today is Nivasha Pillay, Head of Digital & Systems Acceleration Mediacom South Africa and we are talking about digital transformation within Media Agencies. Nivasha gives us the inside scoop of Mediacom. The relationship between brands and agencies is ever changing. Throw in a pandemic, seismic disruptions in marketing strategy, plus urgen…
 
In this week’s Doc and Guru Podcast we chat with Trish Guildford the General Manager of the OMC (Out of Home Measurement Council) in her State of the Out Of Home Nation Address (SOOHNA).SOOHNA. It’s like SONA but with an “H”. In this episode we review the increasing importance of an effective and reliable OOH audience currency measurement which wil…
 
If this is your year to finally get a tattoo – something powerful and motivating that talks to you every day - then you can’t do better than the title of the recently released memoirs of that iconic South African entertainment duo Des and Dawn Lindberg. Every day is an opening night. Now, while Dr. Doug Mattheus and Gordon Muller aren’t exactly the…
 
Our guest today is Kelvin Jonck, CEO of YOUKNOW Digital and our topic for conversation is The Data Revolution. We are all on a data maturity journey and brands need to be thinking about the transaction value exchange with customers.What is the value of data? How can data be unified to drive intelligent decision making and what technology is being u…
 
In this final wrap-up episode of The Doc and The Guru Podcast we reflect back on 2021 and some of the key events that have shaped the marketing and advertising narrative in our basket of 55 podcasts this year. So with apologies to Charles Dickens “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the pandemic of …
 
The 10th December is Human Right’s Day and officially marks the end of the #16DaysOfActivism. We are in conversation with Matthew du Plessis, Matthew is a Human Right’s Attorney who has been trying to find effective ways to uphold rights in both the private and public sector. Matthew is a senior legal officer at the South African Human Right’s Comm…
 
This week on The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we chat with Radio Royalty as we have Dave Tiltmann, the CEO of Africa Media Entertainment (AME) in studio with us. As a SA Radio Awards Hall of Fame inductee, there are few people better-qualified to chat radio and the future of audio, as Dave takes us on an interesting journey.We look at the well-known sub…
 
In this episode, host, Anne Dolinschek, looks back on the insight and lessons learned from podcast guests in 2021. From the meteoric rise of TikTok in lockdown and millennials becoming a big part of the platform, to the importance of data and the debate around the rules and regulations and everything in between. 2021 was certainly an interesting ye…
 
Marketers face a landscape disrupted by a pandemic, new business models, new applications of tech, and the fallout of regulatory changes. As we prepare for 2022, we need to lead with insights and have a proper plan of action to drive growth and enhanced customer experience which is the ultimate end goal.Today we will talking to Musa Kalenga, Chief …
 
Using her many words to tell children’s stories, for education about what affects them most, and to motivate for changes in policy, Robyn Wolfson Vorster joins us in conversation about her four part series featured in the Daily Maverick on Missing Children. Robyn is a dedicated wordsmith, child right’s activist and the woman behind – For the Voicel…
 
On another great episode of The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we catch up with one of SA’s top marketers, Nontokozo Madonsela, the Group Chief Marketing Officer Momentum Metropolitan Holdings. And in true style, we really cover a lot, so once again - this is an episode not to be missed!We chat about her Honorary Doctorate and important social impact work…
 
We are in conversation with Kate Shand, the topic: Teen Suicide. After the suicide of her son in 2011, Kate started writing as a lifeline – her words became a book and in 2013 BOY was published. We speak about giving children the language and the words, that suicide shouldn’t be a secret. “We cannot measure the value of life cut short by suicide. W…
 
The Gender Unicorn - what is gender in the bigger context and what does it really mean? We are in conversation with Kaleb Lachenicht. Kaleb is transgender, born female he has been exploring his true self and engaging with his gender actively for 4 years. He is learning how privileged he is to have been socialized as a female through his formative y…
 
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