Podcasting is flourishing, not just globally, but in South Africa. There is no other audio medium that can reach an audience as highly engaged as podcast listeners. Loyalty and influence come with a highly engaged podcast audience and as a result, the people who make up this audience are an attractive target for brands. In CliffCentral's six-year pioneering journey, these are just three of the lessons we have learned...

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Is the traditional media industry collapsing... or is it just changing radically? How has the global pandemic affected an already struggling sector? In a world of influencers and social media boycotts, where should one even spend their marketing budget? Reg speaks to the CEO of OMD Africa, Josh Dovey, to get his take on where things are going.

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Is D.I.Y marketing the way of the future? How much of your target turnover should you spend on marketing your business? There is a wide spectrum of audiences across multiple platforms, how do you ensure that you cut through the noise in a content saturated world to engage them? Can consumption trends be tracked, and what value does that have in business? CliffCentral Creative is here to be your North Star in the marketing landscape in the post-Covid economy... and into the future. Gareth Cliff speaks to Tim Culley to find out more.

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30.06.20 Pt 2 - The party is always in your own mind, just keep believing it... who needs real clubs and other humans? Was Lou Pearlman the biggest creep ever? The CliffCentral family is growing! Tim Culley joins us to detail the launch of CliffCentral Creative - and Mbulelo speaks about CliffCentral Sport, our new YouTube sports content platform.

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How are you doing in this madness? ‘Vasbyt', as the Afrikaans people say... I write one of these blogs every week and normally they’re not as controversial as the last two, but they might interest you if you’re thinking about what happens next. Just like any other mammal, I don’t have any special powers to predict the future, but I think it’s becoming clear that the lockdown will have far-reaching ramifications. The Coronavirus pandemic has swept across the planet, leading to global chaos and extraordinary changes to all our lives. We’re all spending almost all our time at home and consuming media very differently. There are many confusing messages, and not many sources you can completely trust...

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How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting the advertising and marketing worlds? That's what Gareth discusses with Sean Donovan. As the President in Asia for TBWA - known for disruptive ideas that locate and involve brands in culture, giving them a larger share of the future - Sean definitely knows more than a thing or two about this.

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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is impacting every part of our lives... from the places we can go, to the way we spend our time, to the priorities we have and the way we spend our money. So, how will this change how brands communicate with us? To give his take on how the marketing world will change, legendary ad man Reg Lascaris speaks to Gareth. As the Co-Founder of TBWA Hunt Lascaris and best-selling author, Reg has many pearls of wisdom to share.

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28.02.20 Pt 2 - STIs and fashion have been linked for a long long time. Charles II was not shy to throw his sexual prowess. Spielberg’s daughter is becoming a porn star now. Is your kidney a brewery without you knowing it? Leigh-Ann shares the ultimate walk of shame story... there’s a bug involved. Pete Khoury and Karabo Denalane, the CCO and CEO of TBWA\SA, join us to detail the great 2019 they’ve had and what the future of marketing looks like. George Mienie pops in and Gareth lets him know what he thinks of ads.

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Is it possible to plan your financial future while also doing good for the community and environment? In this episode Gareth Cliff looks at social impact investing to help you learn more about Section 12J. For this information-filled segment, he is joined by Malcolm Segal, Non-Executive Director for Grovest Corporate Advisory and the Director for Mdluli Safari Lodge Limited. Brought to you by Grovest.

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Are you ready for the best decade in humanity’s history? No matter how much the news media, politicians, celebrities and climate change activists tell you we’re about to enter the gates of hell, we’re not. Things are pretty fantastic for humans...

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