Get a Brand Profile

Rate card 2017: Brands.MarkLives + company newsroom in association with Brands & Branding

Become a more-visible part of our dynamic industry!

Brand marketers, this is your opportunity to engage directly with industry stakeholders, fellow marketers and senior ad execs.

What is Brands.MarkLives?

Launched in 2017 as a partnership between Brands & Branding and, Brands.MarkLives offers brand marketing departments broader industry visibility and more-active participation in discussions through the online dissemination of brand case studies, marketing news and top-line thinking. We extend the lifetime and audience of your Brands & Branding print profile to a wider online audience of marketers and ad-agency personnel. logoAll brands participating in the Brands & Branding print annual automatically qualify for a brand profile. To upgrade your profile to include our company newsroom only costs R5950. Brands not in Brand & Branding may acquire a profile plus company newsroom for R11 900 (costs included). We already offer a similar, highly successful service to ad agencies and suppliers through our service.

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What is a company newsroom?

A company news office allows you to promote current campaign launches, new appointees and other brand news in your profile. Headlines are featured on the front page of, the MarkLives email newsletter sent every Monday and Thursday, putting your news headlines in front of a niche audience of marketing and advertising personnel across South Africa, Africa and beyond.

What is

MarkLives covers adland and marketing without fear or favour. It’s a fresh, independent and investigative view of southern Africa’s changing comms landscape and a must-read for top-level advertising, marketing and media execs.

What do I get?

  1. A company newsroom for highlighting your current campaign launches, new appointees and other company news.
  2. Search engine optimisation (SEO) advantages for your corporate site
  3. The ability to showcase your brand and share case studies and best practice with an audience of peers
  4. Exposure through the publication of and links to your newsroom content via (30 000 unique visitors a month) and the MarkLives newsletter (+3 000 subscribers)
  5. Free industry specific job ads (unlimited) via our MarkLives Careers site – access top marketing talent!

The stats

Unique visitor sessions monthly avg 30 562
Unique users (annual) 234 574
Pages served (annual) 993 312 Largest country markets

South Africa (77.71%)

Demographic overview:

A business magazine with a majority millennial and Gen Y readership!




18–24: 16.5% Female: 52.8% Desktop: 80%
25–34: 43.1% Male: 47.2% Mobile: 18%
35–44: 27.4% Tablet: 2%
45–54: 8.78%
55–65: 2.65%


Brands & Branding: All brands participating in the print annual automatically qualify for a free brand profile. To add a company newsroom costs R5950, which includes setup and 36 press releases a year.

Non-Brands & Branding: The once-off fee is R11 900 per annum, which includes a brand profile, a company newsroom, setup and 36 press releases a year.

Contact us now to get a brand profile and a company newsroom!