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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 ...
 
"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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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This week on the Doc and Guru podcast we continue our chat with radio icon and MTN Radio Awards Hall of Inductee Stan Katz about his ongoing journey from Stan the Man to Stan the Manager. Stan continues to take us on a radio ride through the early days of 702 and the emergence of true local radio in South Africa - not only as a viable advertising m…
 
In celebration of Women’s month in SA, I will be chatting to some kick-ass awe-inspiring female digital leaders within the advertising industry in the coming weeks to share their incredible stories with us – their challenges, victories, & their journey to success. This series is being sponsored by Futuretech Media providing next generation technolo…
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Khensani Mkhombo: Brand Manager, Castle Milk Stout.An award-winning marketer, Khensani is a marketing professional driven to elevate the building of brands with a purpose, brands that challenge the status quo and make a real difference in the word.We chat about the importance of shared values when choosing…
 
This week on the Doc and Guru podcast we chat with radio icon and MTN Radio Awards Hall of Fame Inductee - Stan “the Man” Katz. Always true to the radio man’s mantra that you should never say in one word what can be said in two – especially if you’re being paid by the word – we’ve decided to split this podcast into 2 parts.Stan takes us on a rollic…
 
On this week’s The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we chat with the multi-talented Odette van der Haar. So in a very interesting episode that ranges from the start of her entrepreneurial journey selling fried fish bones as a little school girl, all the way to running the Association for Communications and Advertising (ACA), then 2 massive advertising agenc…
 
Welcome back to Anne On Influence! In this episode we’re in conversation with Lesley-Ann Gallant, Digital Marketing Manager at Sanlam Credit Solutions.She is an incredibly passionate digital marketer, and you will hear this come through in this episode. At Sanlam Lesley-Ann is the strategic lead in planning and executing targeted data-driven acquis…
 
This week, The DOC & The GURU Podcast is renamed to The 2 PROFS & The GURU as we are joined in studio by Prof. Madele Tait, a Professor in Marketing Management at the Nelson Mandela University’s beautiful George campus. So, in another very engaging episode, we chat about a host of interesting topics as the world of academia and marketing practice i…
 
Our guest in this week’s podcast is Tymon Pinto, Creative Strategist at Ad Dynamo, talking to us about the Metaverse, Web 3.0, Blockchain, AR & VR and all things digital. He also covers some of the ways brands can start to tap into this space to start building a presence and learn to understand the metaverse. Last year we saw the launch of Africa’s…
 
This is part 2 of my conversation with Dr. Doug Mattheus and Gordon Muller aka The Doc and The Guru. So, if you haven’t watched to part 1 yet, I encourage you to do so. Today’s episode is filled with interesting insights. We look at the accessibility to smartphones with good cameras and internet connectivity as one of the reasons for the growth of …
 
In another fantastic episode that celebrates finalists in the Marketer of the Year category for this year’s Marketing Achievement Awards, The DOC & The GURU chat with Tinyiko Mageza, the Executive Head of Marketing at the V & A Waterfront.Listen is, as Tinyiko chats passionately and authentically about her love of her job and how her precinct (with…
 
In our 2nd episode that celebrates finalists in the Marketer of the Year category for this year’s Marketing Achievement Awards, The DOC & The GURU chat with Firoze Bhorat, the Chief Marketing Officer at the Discovery Group.In an extremely insightful episode, Firoze discusses some of what makes Discovery such a successful company; centralised market…
 
In our 1st episode that celebrates finalists in the Marketer of the Year category for this year’s Marketing Achievement Awards, The DOC & The GURU chat with Asha Patel, the Head of Marketing at Google South Africa and Head of B2B marketing for Sub-Saharan Africa.In a not-to-miss episode, Asha takes us on her fascinating journey; from growing up in …
 
In our 4th episode that celebrates finalists in the Rising Stars category (top young SA marketers) for this year’s Marketing Achievement Awards, The DOC & The GURU chat with Neliswa Mncube, the Head of Marketing at LexisNexis South Africa. In a very interesting episode, she leads the marketing discussion with the concept of growth, seeing her role …
 
In our third episode that celebrates finalists in the Rising Stars category (top young SA marketers) for this year’s Marketing Achievement Awards, The DOC & The GURU chat with Fanelwa Xhiphu, a Brand Manager at the Prestige Cosmetics Group. A self-described all-rounder, Fanelwa shares her marketing story with us that encompasses multiple markets ac…
 
In our second episode that celebrates finalists in the Rising Stars category (top young SA marketers) for this year’s Marketing Achievement Awards, The DOC & The GURU chat with Taryn Jankes, a Social Media Specialist at Discovery Ltd. In a very interesting half-hour, she shares about her ‘always-on’ journey at Discovery and how there’s ‘never a bor…
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Dr. Doug Mattheus and Gordon Muller aka The Doc and The Guru, acclaimed marketing professionals. Both have been in the industry for decades and share their experience and knowledge with us. This is a two-part podcast episode because we covered so many topics. In this episode we touch on the shift over the …
 
This week on The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we begin a series on the Marketing Achievement Awards and recognise finalists in the Rising Stars category (top young SA marketers), with our first guest being Jared Patel - Head of Marketing at the Sea Harvest Group.In chatting with us, Jared shares how he started his journey aboard a fishing vessel in orde…
 
After watching 3 really bad TV ads in a row in 2007 Gillian Rightford - our guest on the Doc and Guru Podcast this week - resolved to help rid the world of bad advertising. Founded by Gillian that same year, Adtherapy offers a range of advertising and marketing services from consulting and skills development, to coaching and mentoring. All designed…
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Beatrix Fourie. At the time of recording, she was Operational Specialist at Telkom Business ZA. She describes herself as a result focused Digital Marketing ops specialist with an understanding of the digital ecosystem (owned, earned and paid). She has a proven ability to drive sales through quality lead ge…
 
We chat partnership, collaboration, synergy and a respect for time on this week’s The DOC & The GURU Podcast, as we welcome Wendy Bergsteedt, Group Head of Marketing at Coronation Fund Managers, and Independent Creative Consultant at Number 10, Ahmed Tilly. In another very insightful episode, we examine Coronation’s latest campaign – a nostalgic th…
 
Our guest this week on the Doc and Guru podcast is Nombini Mehlomakulu who is a director of Ebony & Ivory Advertising Agency. Nombini is also the Managing Director of Lwazi Investment Capital - a Women’s Investment Holding Company which had made its first investment in the communications sector by taking a stake in Ebony & Ivory just before the Cov…
 
In this episode we’re in conversation with Bradley Hall, MD at PHD South Africa. Having worked in a wide range of industries, he looks at most things marketing and media with varied lenses. He tells us about a big rugby star that influenced his clothing choices as a teen; how without resonance influencer marketing is just another brand ad, and how …
 
This week we have a BONUS episode of The DOC & The GURU Podcast, as we welcome back one of our first, and very specials guests...Napoleon Napsta Masinga.As a talented multi-potentialite, we look at what he has been up to with his creative journey, in both comedy and the advertising agency - with a specific emphasis on authentic thinking, creation a…
 
This week on The DOC & The GURU Podcast, we chat with Shanaaz Nel, Media Host Group CEO, about a host of interesting marketing and media matters, including the recent acquisition of PEAR by Media Host.So, listen in to hear about Shanaaz’s journey from founder and CEO of the first black woman-owned media monitoring company in SA, to her new and expa…
 
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…
 
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