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Team Native VML at Bookmarks 2017.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Native VML & Joe Public

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Native VML strategist Donovan White and ECD Ryan McManus, as well as Pepe Marais, Group CCO at Joe Public United...

By Leigh Andrews 15 hours ago

The AR gallery at the IAB Digital Summit.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital(ly augmented) download with... Clicks2Customers

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Germé Scott, head of SEO at Clicks2Customers with input from Johan Walters, head of C2C Labs on how the Blippar Augmented Reality app took things to another level for IAB Digital Summit attendees...

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers
Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue...

By Prashil Gareeb 13 hours ago

What your business can learn from the #NerdNation
What your business can learn from the #NerdNation

They wear black hoodies, live in California, write code and give quirky and inspiring TED Talks. Some build annoyingly addictive social media networks and have movies made about them...

By Gary Willmott 1 day ago

Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network
Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network

ACCRA, Ghana - Insel Communications has announced its new affiliation with leading global advertising network Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 2 days ago

The MediaShop moves offices
The MediaShop moves offices

The MediaShop's Johannesburg office moved premises Wednesday, 22 March after 20 years at its previous location in Morningside. The new address is Building B, The Main Straight Office Park, corner of Main and Portman Roads in Bryanston...

2 days ago

DigitLab hosts yet another successful Digital Swarm
DigitLab hosts yet another successful Digital Swarm

With all 120 tickets to DigitLab's first Digital Swarm of the year selling out in three days, creatives and brand managers from around Durban gathered at The Hardy Boys' offices to share their ideas and gain knowledge...

Issued by DigitLab 2 days ago

Hellocomputer ‘sees' Pixels at the 2017 Bookmark Awards
Hellocomputer ‘sees' Pixels at the 2017 Bookmark Awards

With 19 Bookmark Awards nominations in total, the Hellocomputer team stepped into the Galleria in Sandton last week with fingers and toes crossed and a desire to bring home another round of Pixel trophies to line the office walls...

Issued by Hellocomputer 2 days ago

Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns
Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns

Facebook says it has met with some of SA's banking and insurance groups to explore how the social network can help them market and distribute their products to the right customers...

2 days ago

The SpaceStation's News24 wins prestigious publisher award
The SpaceStation's News24 wins prestigious publisher award

24.com's digital news platform, News24, one of the platforms proudly represented by The SpaceStation, was recognised as Best Publisher at the annual Bookmarks Awards, held in Johannesburg last week...

Issued by The SpaceStation 2 days ago

Doug Woolley
#BrandManagerMonth: Dell's Doug Woolley on managing a multinational at a local level

At the recent Dell EMC Forum, I had the opportunity to chat to Doug Woolley about his ups and downs, challenges and experiences as South African general manager for the Dell EMC brand...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Mangsaab © –
The five biggest advances in media and marketing today

The media world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Keep up...

By Ross Sergeant 20 Mar 2017

Ogilvy dominant at Bookmarks
Ogilvy dominant at Bookmarks

Ogilvy South Africa was recognised as Best Performing Agency of the year at the 2017 IAB Bookmark Awards, where one of its major long-standing clients, KFC, was also named Brand of the Year...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 20 Mar 2017

Net#work BBDO #GivesASh!t about fighting colon cancer
Net#work BBDO #GivesASh!t about fighting colon cancer

Net#work BBDO was tasked with creating a campaign for UDoTest, a revolutionary no-fuss, no-mess way of testing for colon cancer – essential, as it is one of the top five killers in South Africa...

17 Mar 2017

Vega School's digital stars Bernard Cloete, Julia Smith and De Wet Cilliers.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Vega School

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Darren Meltz, copywriting and digital strategy lecturer at Vega School of Brand Leadership…

By Leigh Andrews 17 Mar 2017

World Wide Creative appoints new leadership to drive its vision into Africa
World Wide Creative appoints new leadership to drive its vision into Africa

One of South Africa's most established digital agencies, WWC, has appointed Louis Janse van Rensburg as its Managing Director for Johannesburg and Africa...

Issued by World Wide Creative 17 Mar 2017

Team Liquorice at the IAB Bookmarks 2017.
#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... Liquorice

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Liquorice founder and CEO Miles Murphy…

By Leigh Andrews 17 Mar 2017

#IABDigitalSummit2017: The art of knowing me - moving towards personalisation
#IABDigitalSummit2017: The art of knowing me - moving towards personalisation

The scene is being set for an era where personalisation is back in customer service...

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Mar 2017

Digital Skills for Africa, The Fact Foundry is making headway
Digital Skills for Africa, The Fact Foundry is making headway

The Fact Foundry has been part of Google's Digital Skills for Africa initiative since August 2016 and is making strong headway in achieving their target...

Issued by OneAfrica.Online 16 Mar 2017

DigitLab Academy update
DigitLab Academy update

The DigitLab Academy was launched last year in 2016 and they've been very busy adding value to the digital marketing industry...

Issued by DigitLab 16 Mar 2017

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Google Family Link lets you monitor kids' mobile usage

Apple's Family Sharing functionality has been one of the better features for parents, allowing them to approve family members' purchases and more. Now, Google has stepped things up in a big way thanks to the Family Link app...

By Hadlee Simons 16 Mar 2017

#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with Leonel Silva
#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with Leonel Silva

Leonel Silva, media partnerships director EMEA at Celtra, is one of the international speakers at today's IAB Digital Summit. He lets us in on the rise of creative programmatic advertising and mobile video…

By Leigh Andrews 16 Mar 2017

AutoTrader and Liquorice launch Twitter's first-ever virtual drag race
AutoTrader and Liquorice launch Twitter's first-ever virtual drag race

AutoTrader and Liquorice have launched #COTYDragRace, Twitter's first-ever virtual drag race...

15 Mar 2017

John Sanei.
#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with John Sanei

IAB Digital Summit speaker and trend specialist or ‘trenovator' John Sanei shares a peek into the world of gamification…

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2017

Adclick Africa launches its full-service digital agency
Adclick Africa launches its full-service digital agency

Adclick Africa Media & Marketing Group recently launched its full-service digital marketing agency, Guerilla Marketing, at the just-ended Business Day TV SME Summit at The Maslow in Sandton...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 14 Mar 2017

#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with CSA's Davin Phillips
#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with CSA's Davin Phillips

IAB Digital Summit speaker Davin Phillips is Celebrity Services Africa's executive director. Here, he shares his digital business perspective…

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2017

Durban's Digital Swarm event ‘Storytelling' unlocks vital information on marketing
Durban's Digital Swarm event ‘Storytelling' unlocks vital information on marketing

I attended my first Digital Swarm event, hosted by DigitLab at the Hardy Boys' offices in Durban North on 8 March 2017, with this year's focus on ‘Storytelling'...

By Vanessa Davies 13 Mar 2017

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Apps: The holy grail of content marketing

Business book author Tony Schwartz wrote, “Nearly everyone I know is addicted in some measure to the internet..."

By Julia Rhodes 10 Mar 2017

Buys
Josephine Buys on bookmarking SA's digital summit

IAB SA CEO, Josephine Buys talks us through the IAB's involvement in the third Digital Summit and ninth Bookmark Awards, both taking place on Thursday, 16 March...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Mar 2017

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