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Episode 185: Online retail with the CTO of Emerce Commerce.

Date: 18 Aug 2016
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WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday announced it would begin sharing subscriber data with parent Facebook, giving advertisers better access to information on WhatsApp's one billion-strong user base...

1 hour ago

The importance of brand internalisation

Sadly, for many organisations, marketing is not evident from the inside out; the brand strategy is not internalised and employees are not adequately empowered or educated as to how important a role they actually play...

By Clive Evans 2 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Putting your clients first

Blowtorch Advertising were recently appointed as the lead creative agency for Accordian Investments, distributors for Tata vehicles...

By Beverley Klein 3 hours ago

The business of 'designing better'

The design-boosting power of collaboration, moving beyond fear of data to implementing insights that create better user experience and using digital disruption to your own business benefit were all hot topics on the first day of #BODCT...

By Leigh Andrews 22 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Property industry predominantly manned by women

Over the past four decades, several highly successful women have made it to the top in the real estate industry in South Africa...

20 hours ago

For photographers in pursuit of the perfect shot - the EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon has debuted the eagerly-anticipated EOS 5D Mark IV, the newest addition to the legendary EOS 5D family, designed for photographers on a quest to capture the perfect shot...

Issued by Canon SA 30 minutes ago

John Brown Media appointed as content agency for Leisure Books/Leserskring

John Brown Media is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as the content agency to produce the catalogues for the iconic Leserskring/Leisure Books audience of book lovers...

Issued by John Brown 55 minutes ago

Gender gap closing in South African SMEs

Local SME risk financier, Business/Partners is showing an encouraging cultural and empowerment shift in the country, as female entrepreneurs play an increasingly significant role in the South African economy...

19 minutes ago

CareerJunction bridging the skills gaps in SA

CareerJunction, one of the country's top job boards, recently partnered with Shaw Academy - the world's largest online live educator - to assist job seekers in developing their careers...

Issued by Career Junction 1 hour ago

Plusnet's ads acknowledge intrusion of online advertising

UK based Plusnet, a broadband provider, has launched an online video campaign as part of its direct response activity, aimed at targeting people in the market for renewing their broadband...

1 hour ago

How to engage customers in a technologically-veiled marketplace

While some would argue that today's world is more personalised than ever - thanks to new technologies and the ubiquitous access to social media platforms - the truth is that our society is becoming less and less engaged...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 hour ago

Kyle Lewis directs Caster Semenya tribute for Nike

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed Unlimited Fight, Nike's tribute to South Africa's 2016 Olympic Gold medallist, Caster Semenya...

Issued by Arcade Content 21 hours ago

Sunu captures energy of Africa in new Standard Bank spot

Egg Films' Sunu directed Never Stop Moving Forward, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris' new pan-African campaign for Standard Bank...

Issued by Egg Films 21 hours ago

Celebrating women at the Loeries

There was a strong line-up of talented and accomplished female speakers at the DStv Seminar of Creativity and women featured prominently in the Loeries judges and award-winners...

By Josephine Buys, Issued by IAB South Africa 20 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Business can be pretty

One of South Africa's top lifestyle bloggers, Christine Meintjes is a determined businesswoman and founder of the internationally acclaimed Pretty Blog, which has over 80,000 followers on Facebook alone. But Meintjes' ambitions don't stop there...

By Pasqua Heard 18 hours ago

Meltwater Outside Insight - Growth-hacking your marketing strategy

Meltwater invites you to join industry experts from Barclays Africa, Vodacom, Sasol and NATIVE VML, as they share their insights on how you can growth-hack your marketing strategy...

Issued by Meltwater 19 hours ago

Spitfire helps Ogilvy shake things up - and bag a bird with KFC!

Massive congratulations to the whole Ogilvy team for bagging two Loeries for KFC's Shakin' Shakin'! Spitfire Films and director AK are honoured and proud to have been involved in this exciting project...

By Eliot Powell, Issued by Spitfire Films 20 hours ago

Pour Your Heart Out: Woodland Dairy's campaign to share its goodness

The First Choice Custard 'Pour Your Heart Out' initiative is one way Woodlands Dairy showcases its brand ethos, and how important it views giving back to communities...

Issued by Boomtown 22 hours ago

Talking film with AFDA at the Jozi Film Festival

The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are partnering for a weekend of film industry talks as part of this year's Jozi Film Festival programme...

14 hours ago

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Africa news

5 African music-on-demand startups to watch

Disrupt Africa showcases five African music-on-demand startups to keep an eye on...

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 minutes ago

DRC economy: "The giant awakens"

Despite conflict, investors continue to pour money into the Great Lakes region and the Democratic Republic of Congo's economy is performing almost unscathed, explains Franck Kuwonu...

By Franck Kuwonu 3 hours ago

Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia

The United States announced nearly US$35 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ethiopia face the impacts of the worst drought in 50 years...

3 hours ago

Facebook adds new features to Slideshow ads

Facebook simplifies Slideshow and adds new features to enable advertisers to tell brand stories...

4 hours ago

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Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

12 Aug 2016

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...

5 Aug 2016

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