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Why Influencer Strategy Should Be Approached With 'Serious Cynicism'

Why Influencer Strategy Should Be Approached With 'Serious Cynicism'

Craig Rodney is in a unique position of being both an influencer and a consultant on influencer strategy. In this interview for the Heavy Chef Show, brought to you by Xero Cloud Accounting, Rodney talks candidly about his doubts and pessimism around this trendy topic and provides some rock-solid advice for anyone aiming to use influencer marketing to grow their brand value.

Tim Willis: How Agritech Is Changing The World

Tim Willis: How Agritech Is Changing The World

Tim Willis gave a fascinating insight into Aerobotics, nominated one of SA's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups in 2018, and how they are changing the world. With a presentation that spoke the power of big data and AI, Tim explained how company is creating a flywheel of agricultural data. This data is allowing Aerobotics to make more informed decisions in real time, and ultimately change the world of farmers everywhere.

Cancer Dojo Founder Conn Bertish Explains Why He Is So Remarkably Hard To Kill

Cancer Dojo Founder Conn Bertish Explains Why He Is So Remarkably Hard To Kill

Conn Bertish is our second speaker at Tuesday's Heavy Chef event, focusing on Grit, and he is remarkably hard to kill. Conn is one of the country’s top creative thinkers, having worked with some of the leading creative agencies in Africa.  In 2006, Conn was diagnosed with a form of adult malignant brain cancer, leaving him at the mercy of the world's most feared disease. Using a very creative approach - and a truckload of grit - Conn finally beat cancer in 2013 - and then started building a tool, to help others do the same. Read how he did it, here. This week, Heavy Chef CO Fred Roed spoke to him about the journey - read the interview here.

Survey To Lift The Lid On SA Retail Ecommerce

Survey To Lift The Lid On SA Retail Ecommerce

Online Retail in SA 2018 sees World Wide Worx, Visa and Platinum Seed partner to deliver groundbreaking insights on local digital shopping, and shoppers. This groundbreaking report will be revealed for the first time at a Heavy Chef event at Workshop17 in Johannesburg, 31st October, and at Workshop17 in Cape Town, 1st November.

Heavy Chef Venue Partner Workshop17 Launches Stunning New Co-Working Space: Tabakhuis

Heavy Chef Venue Partner Workshop17 Launches Stunning New Co-Working Space: Tabakhuis

Heavy Chef venue partner for seminars and events is the Workshop17 group of workspaces. Following on from Workshop17’s nationwide rebrand, this week Workshop17 announced the opening of their latest co-working space in Paarl, Western Cape: Tabakhuis.