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An SA first: Fresh Living magazine now in Braille

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Content Summit 2019 – What’s Great Content Marketing?

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Feed your soul
with Fresh Living

Snuggle up on the couch with the sumptuous July 2019 issue. A tale of two curries One of the great allures of winter is an aromatic curry, not to mention the...

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Taking the corporate blog to the next level

Blogs have been around for a long time. The world’s first post was written in 1994, with the first corporate blog following less than a year later....

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How Can Great Content Lead to Lifelong Brand Relat...

What can content do for brands and, more importantly, for their customers? We delved deeply into this at our recent John Brown Media content summit. Let's...

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Cosy up with Fresh Living

The June 2019 issue is sure to keep the winter chill at bay… Souper-stars What could be more comforting on a cold evening than a steaming bowl of soup and...

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Leading from the heart

Good leadership is about far more than profit. Lani Carstens, Managing Director at John Brown Media South Africa and part-time executive coach, shares her top...

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John Brown Media SA shortlisted for 2019 World Ret...

John Brown Media South Africa is delighted to announce it has been nominated for Best Integrated Marketing Campaign of the Year in the 2019 World Retail Awards...

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Easter feasting with
Fresh Living magazine

The May 2019 issue is all about celebratory food to share... Your most delicious Easter yet Gather friends and family for a celebration of life this April...

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Eat well for less with
Fresh Living magazine

The April 2019 issue is all about weeknight meals that tick the boxes: delicious, quick, easy and affordable. Dining on a dime Feast on our bumper feature of...

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New year, new you
with Fresh Living magazine

Make 2019 a brand new start with the January/February issue of Fresh Living… Just genius Happy 2019! A new year is a new opportunity and even if we can’t...

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Two CMA Award wins for John Brown Media

We've very proud to announce two more award wins for John Brown Media this year. Last night, at the 2018 Content Marketing Association (CMA) Awards in London,...

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Our content director scoops international award

John Brown Media South Africa is thrilled to announce that Fresh Living editor and head of content for John Brown Media South Africa, Justine Drake, has won...

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Toast Christmas with
Fresh Living’s Decembe...

The December 2018 issue of Fresh Living magazine is packed to the rafters with inspired recipes for every conceivable occasion. Festive feasting Look no...

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It’s party time with Fresh Living’s Novemb...

As the weather heats up and winter fades from memory, the desire to celebrate with loved ones comes reeling round again. Happily, the November issue of Fresh...

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John Brown Media kicks off 2018 awards season with...

The 2018 awards season got off to a fantastic start at the SA Publication Forum Awards on 14 September when two John Brown South Africa publications took home...

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Say hello to summer with Fresh Living magazine’s...

The October issue of Fresh Living magazine is chockful of inspiration for a braai bonanza this Heritage Day, 24 September. Braai goes global Take a whirl...

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Facebook Lite is no lightweight

Three years ago, Facebook debuted its ‘lightweight’ app as the answer to poor data connectivity in developing countries. Now, with space on phones coming...

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Is Facebook organic reach dead?

You’re not alone in asking whether there is any point to organic content on Facebook. On average, organic posts get a mere 2-4% reach, a drop in the ocean...

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YouTube grows while Facebook stumbles

It’s been a catastrophic year for Facebook on a number of levels, including market tumbles, election meddling, and now … YouTube is set to overtake...

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Celebrate spring with Fresh Living’s September i...

The September issue of Fresh Living magazine is bursting with inspiration for a fresh start and a delicious feast of bright and beautiful fare for the season...

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Are you listening?

It was a lucky coincidence when, in 2014, the launch of Serial coincided with iOS 8’s update that placed Apple’s podcast app on all devices, spurring a new...

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Snuggle up with Fresh Living’s August issue

As we head through the final days of winter and begin to yearn for spring, take advantage of the last opportunity to whip up all the slow-cooked, one-pot...

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Savour hearty fare in Fresh Living’s July Issue

Baby, it’s cold outside! So it’s a good thing the July issue of Fresh Living is packed with hearty winter fare. Low ‘n slow With a pot simmering away,...

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Warming winter meals in Fresh Living’s June issu...

As we head into the depths of winter, the June issue of Fresh Living brings you all manner of warming, nourishing dishes for you and your family to feast...

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Taste your way around Asia in the April issue of F...

Welcome to the Asian issue! Autumn is a funny old time of year for eating – you’re not quite ready for cosying up with robust stews and rib-sticking...

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Get the March issue of Fresh Living for oodles of ...

The first break of the year is almost here! Sometimes the lead up to Easter is more exciting than Christmas. For one, you’re less frazzled and exhausted,...

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DionWired Shares the Joy of Technology

They say it’s better to give than it is to receive… but either way is good when the box contains one of this season’s hottest gadgets or...

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Shine with the latest issue of Fresh Living

Happy New Year, one and all! Many of you are probably still on holiday, eating, drinking, relaxing and being merry. Good on you, and enjoy every moment because...

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John Brown wins five international Pearl Awards

John Brown South Africa made somewhat of a splash at The Content Council’s international Pearl Awards last week, winning five awards at the ceremony in New...

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Slick new Spur Sauces website

John Brown South Africa is proud to have launched the updated Spur Sauces website. The main aim of this project was to give the Spur Sauces site a unique...

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Revamping Life Healthcare’s corporate websit...

In March 2017, John Brown Media was awarded the opportunity to redesign and re-imagine Life Healthcare Group’s corporate website. In just eight short months,...

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Have a festive Fresh Living affair this December

The holidays are in sight, there’s a festive buzz in the air and the Fresh Living December issue has hit shelves! Take your pick The beautiful new issue...

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The launch of My Stokvel magazine

John Brown Media is the proud publisher of the new My Stokvel magazine, an extension of Pick n Pay’s Fresh Living magazine. The new title is available now...

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John Brown SA nominated for 8 international awards

Following a highly successful 2016 Awards Season, John Brown Media South Africa is proud to announce nominations for no fewer than 8 international content...

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Justine Drake is ‘Just Cooking’

After two long runs on BBC Lifestyle – which ranked second in popularity only to Rick Stein – Justine Drake’s fabulously down-to-earth and user-friendly...

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Celebrate the good life with Fresh Living’s Octo...

Before we all get completely caught up in the ‘devil-may-care’ frenzy of the party season – as highly anticipated as it may be – October is a good time...

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Spur Secret Tribe’s Chief Cook

Creating unique flavour combinations, experimenting with different ingredients and most of all family fun, were the aim of the Secret Tribe Chief Cook...

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Three more international awards

Barely a week after winning three awards at the Pearl Awards in New York, we’re delighted to announce that John Brown Media SA has won an additional three...

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What are the key Content Marketing trends for 2017...

Lani Carstens, Managing Director of John Brown Media, explores some content marketing trends we can expect in the year ahead. Content Intelligence Pivotal to...

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John Brown Media bags two Golds at the prestigious...

Last night, Pick n Pay’s Fresh Living publishers, John Brown Media South Africa, won three awards at the 14th annual Pearl Awards in New York. Over and...

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