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WhatsApp launches business app

NEWSWATCH: WhatsApp has launched WhatsApp Business - a free-to-download Android app for small businesses which allows them to chat with users...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

#LoeriesRanking with... Black Bean Productions

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with Black Bean Productions...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Content Candy expands to Zimbabwe

South African digital and content marketing studio, Content Candy, is expanding its operations to Zimbabwe...

1 day ago

Top five trends for convenience retail in 2018

According to Joe Boyle, director at FreshStop, these are the trends that will continue to strategically shape the future of convenience retailing...

1 day ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The culture of connection

Valletta, the baroque cityscape on the island fortress of Malta, is making global headlines this month - indeed this year - as it assumes the mantle of European Capital of Culture 2018. Last year, after having fallen in love with this little corner of the Mediterranean, I relocated to the archipelago for a sabbatical to take a front row seat for the programme of the next 12 months...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 1 day ago

Dark days for e-commerce

Dan Matthews, technical architect at Episerver and one of the speakers at the upcoming Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Conference, shares his insights on e-commerce and inbound marketing...

Issued by IMC Conference 1 day ago

Has the digital era changed the luxury game for good?

The digital age poses challenges for all brands in every sector, and yet for the luxury market, the conundrum is a particularly tricky one...

By Megan Bowman 1 day ago Craft Awards December 2017: Yet another visual spectacular for Absolut

IDidTht's December SA Film Reel Monthly Craft Awards were judged by Cameron Watson, creative director at King James, who selected Absolut's 'One Source Live - Africa on Fire' by Sunu from Egg Films for Best of Reel for Direction Craft...

1 day ago

In-the-moment-marketing: The lucrative hunting grounds for hoteliers

Let's face it. Traditional marketing methods are increasingly becoming obsolete at the speed of the internet revolution. On the other hand, smart technologies are creating immense opportunities that hotel brands can leverage for more cost-efficient guest acquisition...

By Joseph Neusu 1 day ago

iDidTht releases Craft Awards Rankings 2017

iDidTht has released its Craft Awards Rankings for 2017, celebrating the best craft of the year by production companies in SA...

1 day ago

Inspiring entrepreneurs to share their vision

In recognising the value and importance of small to medium enterprises (SME) in the South African economy, Retail Capital is partnering with SMEs to help them achieve business growth...

Issued by Tag 8 / Social Media Now / Dais 1 day ago

Simple things that will boost your customer experience

When customers have a pleasant, positive experience as they interact with your business and your products or services, it is easier to boost their lifetime value...

Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Get better return from your advertising spend

Independent Online provides a brand safe environment for advertisers and agencies...

By Riaan Sunny, Issued by Independent Media 1 day ago

New trends in MENA 'rebranding sexual wellness', 'mingling with the machine' and 'halal space food'

J. Walter Thompson Middle East and Africa's Innovation Group has released its sixth annual consumer trends report, covering the MENA region for 2018...

Issued by JWT 1 day ago

Optimise your website for voice search in 2018

There is an increasing number of voice recognition tools being made available. In 2018, Google voice search queries are estimated to increase by 35% and a quarter of 16- to 24-year-olds already use voice search every day...

Issued by CharlesSmithAssociates/Sha-Izwe Communications 1 day ago

Pitfalls of in-house digital location management

Often clients initially believe they can handle their digital location management in-house, not fully appreciating the complexity involved...

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 1 day ago

Facebook agrees to widen probe of Brexit vote fake news

LONDON - British lawmakers probing possible Russian interference in the Brexit referendum revealed on Wednesday that Facebook had agreed to broaden its own investigation into fake news around the vote, after the social media platform's initial efforts drew criticism...

1 day ago

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

WASHINGTON - Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard on Wednesday...

1 day ago

ADC Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft juries announced

NEW YORK - The One Club for Creativity today announced full juries for the Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft categories of the ADC 97th Annual Awards...

2 days ago

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DHL announces title partnership of Africa's largest e-commerce and fintech event

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has announced that the company has signed on as title sponsor for the 2018 DHL eCommerce Money Africa Conference & Exhibition, which will be hosted at the new East Wing of the Cape Town International Convention Center on 14 and 15 March...

Issued by Kinetic Events 3 days ago

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Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer in SA

In the age of technology, the digital marketing and media industry continues to evolve at breakneck speed and consumers are becoming more and more technologically advanced...

Issued by Boo-Yah! 16 Jan 2018

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Africa news

African Union finally speaks out about Trump

The African Union's anger at Trump's derogatory remarks on Africa is unusual for an organisation that rarely speaks out, according to the Institute for Security Studies...

1 day ago

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