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Episode 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action

Date: 27 Nov 2014
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Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Date: 13 Nov 2014
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Phenomenal response for ooba's finance app in first week of launch - Realmdigital
Phenomenal response for ooba's finance app in first week of launch

Just one week into the launch of their free mobile app, home finance experts, Ooba, gained over 600 downloads and more than 60 positive reviews and ratings in the Android and iOS mobile stores...

Issued by Realmdigital 27 Nov 2014 22:14

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action and Kilowatt AV
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action and Kilowatt AV

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Misha Teasdale and Lauren O'Donnell from Greenpop, and Kilowatt AV CEO, Dillon Jearey...

27 Nov 2014 15:05

Bridging the gap between IT and marketing - Gloo
Bridging the gap between IT and marketing

The most successful businesses of the near future will be those that succeed in digitising their marketing processes to deliver more personalised and seamless experiences to their customers...

Issued by Gloo 27 Nov 2014 13:52

Increase relevance with dynamic ads - Sizmek
Increase relevance with dynamic ads

As marketers we all strive to deliver engaging ads that resonate with users, whatever the channel. In digital, 'engagement' and 'analytics' are both well matured, so where does 'dynamic' stand?...

Issued by Sizmek 27 Nov 2014 13:16

AdFocus Awards 2014: Twice as nice for Joe Public
AdFocus Awards 2014: Twice as nice for Joe Public

The AdFocus Awards took place on 26 November 2014 at the The Fifth Room in Rivonia, Johannesburg, with Joe Public walking away with two big awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Nov 2014 10:43

Ivanna Granelli
Cloud computing brings agility to corporate learning environment

Cloud computing and mobile business solutions are clearing the way for companies to be more agile and efficient in the way that they use technology to support their training efforts...

By Ivanna Granelli 27 Nov 2014 10:18

Layar Augmented Reality adds a touch of magic this festive season - Digital Narrative
Layar Augmented Reality adds a touch of magic this festive season

The December 2014 issue of Food & Home Entertaining magazine is lights, camera, action! Connecting the online and offline worlds of its readers, Caxton Magazines has added Layar Augmented Reality to the magazine's content.

Issued by Digital Narrative 27 Nov 2014 09:44

Social media can answer deep business questions
Social media can answer deep business questions

African Influence Exchange is hosting the first social analytics conference in Africa, titled 'Smart Social Media Analytics 2015'...

27 Nov 2014 09:15

New Lions category gets jury president
New Lions category gets jury president

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, being held 21-27 June 2015 in Cannes, France, has added a new award category, expanded the Innovation Lions and named the jury presidents...

27 Nov 2014 08:54

[NewsMaker] Melissa Attree
[NewsMaker] Melissa Attree

Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town's new director of content strategy and digital marketing expert, Melissa Attree, took up her new position this week at the agency...

By Louise Marsland 26 Nov 2014 13:04

Smartphones and smart cars - Changing the way we drive - NATIVE VML
Smartphones and smart cars - Changing the way we drive

Whether it's through smartphones or smart vehicles, new technology has the potential to help us become better, safer and smarter drivers...

Issued by NATIVE VML 26 Nov 2014 12:50

Paula Hulley steps up as Gloostad MD - Gloo
Paula Hulley steps up as Gloostad MD

Gloo has appointed Paula Hulley as Managing Director of its Cape Town business. Her previous role was Deputy MD, which she held for two years...

Issued by Gloo 26 Nov 2014 12:36

Mindshare digital POV: Facebook at Work - Mindshare South Africa
Mindshare digital POV: Facebook at Work

The Financial Times 'broke' a story last week that Facebook is working on a new service called "Facebook at Work" - a potential LinkedIn killer that would allow you to create a work orientated social profile on the platform...

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 26 Nov 2014 12:17

Millennials - are online marketers missing the mark? - Amorphous
Millennials - are online marketers missing the mark?

Millennials are an enigmatic target market. As a group, they carry much economic power, but are difficult to define, despite being constantly and actively pursued by both local and international marketers...

By Alexis Azzie, Issued by Amorphous 26 Nov 2014 11:41

Creative Circle results for September/October 2014
Creative Circle results for September/October 2014

The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for September/October 2014 have been announced.

26 Nov 2014 09:59

Integration - the one truism that should underpin all businesses
Integration - the one truism that should underpin all businesses

With the explosion and exponential growth of marketing technology, businesses are spending billions to acquire the tools and capabilities to better connect with and service their customers...

By Scott Cundill 25 Nov 2014 15:13

South Africa's Pondering Panda presents in Belgium
South Africa's Pondering Panda presents in Belgium

The South African consumer insights company, Pondering Panda, will be presenting mobile research insights at the 2014 BAQMaR conference being held in Ghent in Belgium on Wednesday 26 November 2014, as an invited speaker...

25 Nov 2014 11:04

GraphicMail's top three digital marketing trends for 2015 - GraphicMail
GraphicMail's top three digital marketing trends for 2015

Due to the intense competition of the online world, it is important to predict possible new developments in the industry. GraphicMail looks at what 2015 will have in store for the online marketing community...

Issued by GraphicMail 25 Nov 2014 10:42

Rolf Akermann
Our industry needs a "Hellopeter"

Do you remember the days when there were plenty of functions where clients, agencies, freelancers, production houses and the media got together and picked up on all the "skinner"?...

By Rolf Akermann 25 Nov 2014 10:27

Brent Lees
Internet of Things - when problems can be hidden in a billion places

The promise of the Internet of Things era is that all things can be connected and so all things can be efficiently tracked and controlled...

By Brent Lees 24 Nov 2014 14:07

Email newsletters: Keep customers informed to get repeat business
Email newsletters: Keep customers informed to get repeat business

Email newsletters are the medium most commonly used by companies to communicate with prospective customers and current customers. The goal of this communication is to educate, inform and persuade customers to visit them again...

By Dries Badenhorst 24 Nov 2014 14:00

Interruptive marketing is dead - Gloo
Interruptive marketing is dead

Marketing directors and CMOs have experienced a decade of rapid change, thanks in part to the explosion of digital media and digital technology...

By Pete Case, Issued by Gloo 24 Nov 2014 09:54

South African digital disruption model pays consumers to provide feedback
South African digital disruption model pays consumers to provide feedback

Digital disruption is often spoken about but very seldom emulated, though companies such as Wikipedia, Uber, AirBnB, Bitcoin, and eLance are often cited as digital disruptors.

23 Nov 2014 09:03

The fantastical myth of the good-looking DIY haircut
The fantastical myth of the good-looking DIY haircut

It is a scenario that is all too familiar. A company wants to use a new and innovative marketing tactic to win some new customers or retain their existing ones...

22 Nov 2014 12:18

Three areas of User Experience Design you need to get right
Three areas of User Experience Design you need to get right

User Experience Design (UXD) is defined as the process of enhancing customer satisfaction and loyalty by improving the usability, ease of use and pleasure provided in the interaction between the customer and the product...

By Matthew Arnold 21 Nov 2014 15:45

IAB extends Bookmarks deadline to 28 November 2014
IAB extends Bookmarks deadline to 28 November 2014

If you need just a little bit more time to enter the 2015 IAB Bookmarks, you're in luck. The deadline has been extended to Friday, 28 November 2014...

21 Nov 2014 11:12

Tips for improved targeting - DQ&A Media Group
Tips for improved targeting

For a display ad to be successful, it has to be personalised and speak to a specific person like a potential buyer, with a specific need, at a specific point in his or her buyer journey. Put another way, your ad has to be relevant...

By Saskia Delfgaauw, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 21 Nov 2014 09:38

POV: Yahoo acquires BrightRoll - Mindshare South Africa
POV: Yahoo acquires BrightRoll

Yahoo has acquired BrightRoll for a reported $640m. The deal will combine Yahoo's premium desktop and mobile video advertising inventory with BrightRoll's programmatic video platform and publisher relationships...

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 21 Nov 2014 07:46

Judges announced for the 2015 IAB Bookmarks
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The judging panel has been announced for the upcoming IAB Bookmarks. The annual awards continue to entrench digital as a recognised medium with a panel of industry experts in online publishing, marketing and building categories...

20 Nov 2014 15:09

Seven ways small businesses can use technology to boost sales
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Small business owners are always looking for an edge to help them maximise their profits. One way to do that is by using technology to your company's full advantage...

By James White 20 Nov 2014 14:07

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