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#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Hellocomputer

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from David Moffatt, group MD at Hellocomputer...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Nona Creative

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Nona Creative's founder, Gordon Angus and UX strategist, Kerry Beetge-Schutte...

By Leigh Andrews 23 hours ago

Call for public comment on Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law

From today, Monday 27 March 2017, the public can participate in the second round of comments on the City of Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law. Comments close on 9 April 2017...

19 hours ago

President appoints interim SABC board

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)...

18 hours ago

#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Spree

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Spree's marketing manager, Kim Hawkins...

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

Google ad boycott could aim ire at ad-serving software

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google's money-making foundation is strong enough to endure a current boycott by advertisers, but the movement could rattle the practice of software "programmed" ad placement...

22 hours ago

2017: The year of taking your business from Gen X to Gen CX

On the day of love, Tuesday, 14 February, BrandLove fittingly held the much-loved Cape Town version of its CX trends update for 2017 at 360 Business Parks in Paarden Eiland...

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

Red Bull TV releases Waves for Water documentary

On World Water Day 2017, Red Bull TV released a new feature-length documentary that captures the story of former pro surfer Jon Rose and his mission to bring clean water access to those in need...

By Sindy Peters 16 hours ago

Inside the NYF Radio Program Awards with Rose Anderson

A Q&A with Rose Anderson, VP and executive director of New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards on how the World's Best Radio Programs competition has transformed over the past few years, the return on investment for entering, and how technology has changed radio and its impact on content...

20 hours ago

Six simple tips to improve conversions rates in digital marketing

Naive entrepreneurs often mistakenly believe that all they have to do to reach their internet marketing goals is drive enough targeted traffic to their websites...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 hours ago

Too many agencies go over budget

Daniel Marcus, CEO of Magnetic Software warns local agencies against letting bad budgeting habits trickle into their business operations and eat into profit margins...

20 hours ago

Nedbank is working to turn transformation challenges into opportunities for all South Africans

Thulani Sibeko will present a case study at the 2017 Oliver Top Empowerment Conference, taking place in Johannesburg from 29-30 March, unpacking how Nedbank is taking on the important journey of transformation in SA...

Issued by Topco Media 18 hours ago

Rand Show 2017 will inspire writers at new Authors' Day

Are you an aspiring author? Are you hungry for tips and advice on how to get published? Then join four local authors at Authors' Day, the Rand Show's new half-day literary event...

Issued by Rand Show 18 hours ago

The importance of correct spelling in you're integrated report

If you're on your toes today the error in the headline will have jumped right out at you. But don't just gasp in horror, ensure it doesn't happen to you...

Issued by Blue Apple 19 hours ago

Golf TV in full swing

Golf TV by Golf Ads is a fully fledged digital television channel broadcasting within 90 of South Africa's top golf clubs. The place-based television network flights niche content and advertising to the affluent golfing community...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 20 hours ago

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions' ‘Baby Browser' stimulates babies' brains

Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Solutions has launched the ‘Baby Browser', in partnership with Poland's leading parenting website Rodzice.pl. This free Chrome extension widget allows parents to read content online, while simultaneously stimulating their child's brain...

21 hours ago

Live sports broadcasting in US braces for disruption

NEW YORK - The business of live sports, seen as perhaps the last great firewall for traditional US broadcasters, is facing deepening challenges in the era of mobile and live streaming options...

17 hours ago

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

WASHINGTON - Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields...

18 hours ago

Important factors to consider before setting up a marketing business in the UK

Would you like to set up a marketing business in the UK? Many people who are considering a move into this industry already understand that many opportunities exist in the UK that are not available elsewhere...

Issued by Monetary Library 13 hours ago

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Africa news

Africa's demand for fibre surges in 2017

The priority for the telecoms industry in Africa should be to accelerate deployment of true broadband services so that African users can benefit from the full power of the internet...

17 hours ago

Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds

Kenya has began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects...

20 hours ago

Too many agencies go over budget

Daniel Marcus, CEO of Magnetic Software warns local agencies against letting bad budgeting habits trickle into their business operations and eat into profit margins...

20 hours ago

Creating transparency in outdoor in Africa

The importance of using data and being transparent in the outdoor media planning and buying process...

22 hours ago

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International

Live sports broadcasting in US braces for disruption

NEW YORK - The business of live sports, seen as perhaps the last great firewall for traditional US broadcasters, is facing deepening challenges in the era of mobile and live streaming options...

17 hours ago

Africa's demand for fibre surges in 2017

The priority for the telecoms industry in Africa should be to accelerate deployment of true broadband services so that African users can benefit from the full power of the internet...

17 hours ago

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

WASHINGTON - Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields...

18 hours ago

Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds

Kenya has began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects...

20 hours ago

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