I have seen this on numerous occasions during my career... companies decide that they can do a better job, and cheaper, than an agency.
By Rolf Akermann 4 Dec 2013 15:39
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 30 November 2013.
4 Dec 2013 14:30
Your content marketing campaign is one element of your business that you won't have to put to bed during the silly season.
By Colleen Lewis 3 Dec 2013 08:47
Video footage of the presentations from the Loeries International Seminar of Creativity, which was held on Friday 20 September 2013 at Cape Town's City Hall, is now on the Loeries website. (Videos)
2 Dec 2013 08:33
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
When you are planning an online marketing campaign, your first thought usually has nothing to do with the host your company is with. Although it may not seem to be that big of a deal, it is extremely important.
By Ness Garcia 29 Nov 2013 06:45
Publicis Groupe has announced the 100% acquisition of South African digital search marketing company, Synergize.
Issued by Saatchi & Saatchi 4 Dec 2013 09:45
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimed‚ companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
By Amanda Visser 4 Dec 2013 06:48
The Mr Price Home online shopping platform launch, which was recently held in Durban at the Quays on Timeball, was a huge success. Liquid lemon was called upon to help connect their event with social media.
Issued by Liquid Lemon 3 Dec 2013 12:05
According to a recent survey, South African lecturers must adapt to the changing environment of their students by meeting them where they are most comfortable - in the social media space.
By Natasha Madhav 3 Dec 2013 09:54
Gloo was recently recognised as South Africa's best-performing digital agency at this year's Assegai Awards, winning eight statues on the night.
Issued by Gloo 3 Dec 2013 09:40
Widely regarded as one of South Africa's best rugby players ever, YOU and sister magazine Huisgenoot pay tribute to Joost van der Westhuizen in a special iPad app about his life.
Issued by Media24 Digital Magazines 2 Dec 2013 10:42
There is some good in this concept of analysing big data, but based on various experiences with large organisations, it is difficult to see much usefulness in this concept.
By Aki Kalliatakis 2 Dec 2013 10:13
Zomato.com is a successful restaurant listing website which launched in SA recently.
2 Dec 2013 09:05
Continuing WPP's strategy of developing its services in fast-growing and important markets and sectors and strengthening its capabilities in digital media, it has purchased a majority stake in Cerebra.
30 Nov 2013 10:27
Technology innovation company AfriGIS's navigation tools offer free logbook functionality with tolling components.
Issued by AfriGIS 29 Nov 2013 12:53
Last week saw PlanetF1.com walk away with a Bookmarks award in the Specialist Publisher Sites category.
Issued by Ole! Media 29 Nov 2013 10:00
MWeb says it will increase data speeds at no extra cost to customers once Telkom has upgraded its line speeds.
29 Nov 2013 08:48
If a brand tells the story of a company's products or services then the "author" ought to have the story-telling skills of a best-selling writer.
By Claudio Milo 29 Nov 2013 08:45
To launch its new variants, Pink Pomegranate and Black Espresso, Ola Magnum hosted South Africa's first 'live' Twitter Auction.
29 Nov 2013 08:17
Andre Steenekamp, a media veteran with more than a dozen years of digital experience, has been appointed as the new CEO of strategic digital media consultancy, Acceleration Media. This follows the acquisition of a 50% stake in the business by Times Media Limited subsidiary, Amorphous New Media.
Issued by Acceleration Media 28 Nov 2013 12:30
Tuesday, 26 November, marked an exciting day for the Artifact team as the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards kicked off in the evening with a prestigious gala event at the Sandton Convention Centre, hosted by Lavello Marketing Solutions.
Issued by Artifact Advertising 28 Nov 2013 12:18
The Global ESP takes a gander into the new year, with key industry tips from its CEO and marketing director, as well as retrospective "un-predictions".
Issued by GraphicMail 28 Nov 2013 11:45
On 21 November bookly, a Mxit e-reader app created by NATIVE VML, received the prestigious Best Start-up award at the annual FutureBook Innovation Awards in London.
Issued by NATIVE VML 28 Nov 2013 11:04
Tasked with creating an innovative and engaging gift for the attendees of the annual Habari Media Tuongee symposium, MACHINE produced a bespoke gift box that was not only useful and beautiful but that also heightened anticipation surrounding the exclusive networking weekend.
Issued by MACHINE 28 Nov 2013 10:38
Added Value has released its analysis of the South African marketing industry. During July, August and September 2013, its management team engaged in conversation with some of South Africa's leading marketing directors.
28 Nov 2013 09:26
The Mobility 2014 research study shows that a tipping point in mobile apps use was reached in 2013, with more than half of urban cellphone users - 51% - now using these tools.
28 Nov 2013 09:06
The first social media hub in South Africa has been developed with Zoomph in Washington DC to create dialogue across South Africa with the release of the autobiographical movie, 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' on 28 November 2013.
28 Nov 2013 08:42
The growth in the use of banking apps and cellphone banking has reportedly been "meteoric" as more consumers trust the services and more service providers enter the market.
28 Nov 2013 06:30
Samsung Electronics South Africa has collaborated with education company, Pearson to equip students studying at Pearson CTI and Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) with tablets from 2014.
27 Nov 2013 12:35
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