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Issue 113 | Week 2 - August 2011

 
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ANOTHER RANK TV SITE GETS A FACELIFT
Denneboom Taxi Rank in Mamelodi has been upgraded. Advertisers are able to engage a massive audience through the superior LED and sound technology of the latest Rank TV units, as more than 9.6million commuters pass through the Denneboom Rank monthly.
ABSA PARTNERS WITH COMUTANET FOR FIVE MONTH CAMPAIGN
The bank has partnered with ComutaNet, leaders in commuter marketing, to execute a five month campaign promoting the MyHome Home Loan, which sees colourful artwork splashed on a fleet of full service Mega Buses.
PROVANTAGE DRIVES JACOBS KRONUNG WITH JACOBS CONNECT CAFÉ VEHICLES
Jacobs Connect Café vehicles have taken to the streets of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, stopping at schools, malls, intersections, events and retail areas to distribute steaming cups of Jacobs Kronung coffee to the public.
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KIWI TAKKIE BRITE ‘BE THE BOZZA’ CAMPAIGN TOUCHES HEARTS OF SA’S LUCRATIVE COMMUTER MARKET
The campaign, which was conceptualised by Kiwi’s advertising agency, Ogilvy Cape Town, boldly took the new-look Takkie Brite brand into an uncharted brand territory by creating an entirely new industry; the sneaker-cleaning industry. To truly execute this campaign to its maximum effect, Ogilvy employed the services of ComutaNet as an experienced hands-on taxi rank activation partner.
JAGERMEISTER RENEWS CONTRACT WITH TLC FOR FOURTH YEAR
The company has again taken a year’s ownership of a vast majority of the TLC Nightlife washrooms advertising space. The renewed contract sees them dominating TLC’s Washroom Frames, Talking Frames and the highly sought after Mirror Media platform for popular shooter brand until the end of 2010. This national contract renewal comes on the back of a highly successful media partnership between DGB and TLC since 2006.
PRIMEDIA OUTDOOR GIVES BACK FOR MANDELA DAY
Not one to miss out on an opportunity to flaunt their giving spirit, Primedia teamed up with the Member of the Mayoral office of Johannesburg, MMC Ruby Mathang and Orlando Ward councillors to contribute to this humbling initiative.
THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE QUOTE

Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them. - Salvador Dali

DSTV PARTNERS WITH COMUTANET FOR MOBILE CAMPAIGN
DStv Compact has recently appointed ComutaNet to brand a large fleet of busses and Quantums with mega wraps. It will enjoy coverage across several regions over the next eight months.
PRIMEDIA OUTDOOR WALKS THE TALK WITH RADIO 702
Primedia took part in the Talk Radio 702 Walk The Talk at Emmerentia’s Marks Park. Since the walk’s inception in 2000, the number of walkers has increased rapidly, with 50 000 people registered for this year’s walk – and an estimated 55 000 total of people who attended the actual event, with huge support from corporates who provide hospitality tents for their guests and staff members.
BUSI MAHLABA JOINS PRIMEDIA LIFESTYLE AS NATIONAL MARKETING EXECUTIVE
Mahlaba, Former editor of True Love Magazine and Market Development Manager at Media24 Women’s Magazines, takes up her new role at the Unlimited subsidiary where she’ll be at the helm of marketing Primedia Lifestyle’s Old Mutual Property Portfolio.

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FASHION MEDIA SECURES IN-STORE ADVERTISING RIGHTS FOR EDGARS DEPARTMENT STORES
Unlimited’s latest subsidiary, Fashion Media, has successfully been launched and has secured the national in-store advertising rights for Edgars department stores nationwide. The subsidiary is evolving Edgars Department Store window display areas into 3D industrial brand theatres and offers brands prominent advertising space on in-store escalators, hanging banners, lifts, gondola ends and bleepa sleeves.
KRISTA MOORE CAMPUS MEDIA'S NEW SALES MANAGER

With a BA Degree in Business Communications under her belt, Moore is set to outshine the competition in the student marketing arena. Having gathered international experience in-between annual sales stints at both Campus Media and ComutaNet, Moore has returned to a new role which will enable her to utilise her strategic and creative mind to the fullest.

CLASSIC PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL: CREATING A SPECTACULAR GRASS TEXT EFFECT

In this week's tutorial Envato founder, Collis Ta'eed demonstrates how to create a spectacular grass text effect in Photoshop! Get your creative caps on and enjoy!

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