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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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[Digital Marketing] The next digital generation

Digital experts are starting to warn of a skills shortage in digital marketing implementation and strategy in South Africa due to the speed with which the local industry has evolved...

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2015 07:00

Diving over the Digital Edge: Lucia Maseko, John Gevisser & Glenn Gillis

This year's Digital Edge speaker line-up is impressive. We spoke to three of this year's speakers, each inspiring in their own way...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Aug 2015 12:00

Don't let the touch screen replace the personal touch

In this always-connected world where anyone is just a click of a button away, too many of us are concentrating on the button instead of the customer...

By Scott Cundill 28 Aug 2015 06:31

[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live

In this ultra-connected, real time world, death was streamed live this week in two significant game changing events: via Periscope from the Bangkok bomb blast by an eyewitness; and by the murderer who killed two journalists live on breakfast TV in the US...

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2015 11:52

The 17th annual Sunday Times Top Brands

The 17th annual Sunday Times Top Brands awards took place on Tuesday, 25 August. TNS is proud to have conducted the research on behalf of Times Media in a partnership which is in its seventh year...

Issued by TNS South Africa 31 Aug 2015 10:06

Joint statement on accusation of 2015 Loerie Awards judging irregularities

The ACA and Creative Circle have issued a response to the accusation of irregular judging activity at the 2015 Loerie Awards and a breach of the Loeries rules pertaining to the eligibility of entries from pan-African and Middle East agencies...

31 Aug 2015 08:46

School soccer coach wins top women's sports award

Tsogo Sun Soccer Academy Coach Londiwe Hlatswayo has taken her winning streak up a notch and won the gsport Volunteer of the Year Award...

31 Aug 2015 09:11

President Bongo launches Gabon

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

Local HubSpot User Group reports on US HubSpot Inbound Conference

The Cape Town and Johannesburg HubSpot User Group (HUG) will report back on the annual HubSpot Inbound Conference, taking place from 8-11 September this year in Boston, US...

31 Aug 2015 08:30

Sanef condemns sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has express shock at the sentencing on Saturday of three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court sitting in Cairo...

31 Aug 2015 08:02

Aloha, not goodbye

"I am starting again and I love it," says Ken Varejes, commenting on the recent announcement that he is leaving Primedia Unlimited to pursue other opportunities within the media and marketing industry...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Aug 2015 11:04

Marketing is great, when it makes financial sense

I am a marketer, as oppose to a financial guy. So I know that I will never be a CFO in my life, but I have come to understand in my experience of working with global businesses, that marketing combined with financial numbers produces great efforts in delivering work...

By Bryan Ndlovu 28 Aug 2015 13:43

TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media

TuYu, the mobile rewards platform that allows users to receive and redeem rewards in a secure and convenient manner by using their mobile phones, has sold 25% of the company to Tritech Media...

28 Aug 2015 09:13

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity...

28 Aug 2015 12:46

Social media strategy is more than tweets and a Facebook post

Mark Zuckerberg famously said that "People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend... it is more influential than the best broadcast message"...

28 Aug 2015 13:09

Independent Media launches African Independent

Independent Media today launched the print edition of its African multimedia publication, African Independent, a new generation media offering that seeks to change the narrative on the African continent...

Issued by Independent Media 28 Aug 2015 09:06

Scan Display goes 'green' with solar power

The Johannesburg office of Scan Display has decreased its reliance on South Africa's electrical grid by installing a Smart Grid solar system...

Issued by Scan Display 28 Aug 2015 09:26

Online Tuesday #3 South Africa - What is your craft?

On Tuesday, 8 September, the third edition of Online Tuesday South Africa will be held at the Upper East Side Hotel (DoubleTree by Hilton), in Cape Town...

Issued by DQ&A Media Group 28 Aug 2015 08:54

How to build an effective newsletter signup page

One of the most effective ways of connecting with your customers and prospects online is by creating a newsletter. Engaging with them on a regular basis will help you build strong relationships, and subsequently enhance your sales...

By Charles Mburugu 28 Aug 2015 13:08

A modern classic for reportage - the new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM

Canon has introduced the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM, a new wide angle L-series lens designed for professional photographers wanting to capture their world with a natural perspective...

Issued by Canon SA 28 Aug 2015 10:11

Ask Afrika Icon Brands shows preference for local brands

The Ask Afrika Icon Brands survey, which identifies brands that are used across the South Africa demographic irrespective of race, culture, income, education or lifestyle, found that South African consumers have an affinity for local brands...

28 Aug 2015 11:02

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President Bongo launches Gabon

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

New job titles, old job descriptions

Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court has handed down a three-year prison sentence at the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

31 Aug 2015 07:54

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WPP develops networks in fast-growth markets through Australian acquisition

J. Walter Thompson has acquired a majority stake in Webling in Australia, an award-winning independent digital agency based in Sydney.

31 Aug 2015 08:27

2016 DSE Annual Apex Awards open for nominations

The DSE Annual Apex Awards for 2016 recognise and honour achievement in the installation of digital displays and interactive technology and the creation of compelling viewer content...

31 Aug 2015 08:21

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