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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

GraphicMail launches transactional email application TransSend - GraphicMail
GraphicMail launches transactional email application TransSend

GraphicMail has recently launched the Beta version of its transactional email platform, TransSend. This platform enables existing as well as new clients to send out transactional communication to their clients automatically and efficiently...

Issued by GraphicMail 30 Sep 2014 12:24

Eric Edelstein
Three tips to inculcate a connected tech startup culture

Mind-set, connectedness and government support are everything when it comes to building and sustaining a far reaching tech culture set to breed innovations across the globe...

By Eric Edelstein 30 Sep 2014 11:49

Results on tablet penetration survey
Results on tablet penetration survey

The IAB SA and Automated Publishing Services (APS) have released the results of tablet penetration in the South African digital...

30 Sep 2014 10:32

Andrea Mitchell
DigiChat with Andrea: Search engine marketing

Search results are vitally important for businesses with an online presence. Studies also show that people tend to give their business to the ads that appear near the top of the page, whether paid or organic...

By Andrea Mitchell 29 Sep 2014 07:57

Dave Duarte sheds light on dark social media at Heavy Chef: view the presentation - World Wide Creative
Dave Duarte sheds light on dark social media at Heavy Chef: view the presentation

Lifting the veil off the digital phenomenon known as "dark social media", Dave Duarte headlined the Heavy Chef event in Cape Town at World Wide Creative's brand-new event space on 28 August...

Issued by World Wide Creative 26 Sep 2014 13:26

Livity Africa calls for support of digital bootcamp
Livity Africa calls for support of digital bootcamp

Livity Africa is calling on digital agencies, brands and companies to support the second installment of the new Google and IAB SA-backed digital bootcamp, Digify which commenced in Braamfontein earlier this month.

26 Sep 2014 10:00

Digify bootcamp ready for more applicants
Digify bootcamp ready for more applicants

Youth agency Livity Africa is calling on digital agencies, brands and companies to come out and support the second instalment of the new Google and IAB SA-backed digital bootcamp, Digify...

26 Sep 2014 08:37

Are machines seizing control of language?
Are machines seizing control of language?

Technological innovation in translation is rapid and ongoing, and recent developments have again raised the spectre of a future in where machines reign supreme...

By Ian Henderson 25 Sep 2014 14:30

Commercial property made easy! - iShack Digital Consultancy
Commercial property made easy!

iShack Digital Consultancy has introduced a disruptive technology platform for the Instant Property SA website...

Issued by iShack Digital Consultancy 25 Sep 2014 12:22

Michael Walker
Don't be in a hurry to dump Google Analytics

As your online platforms mature and expand, you'll inevitably arrive at a point when you will want to implement a web analytics solution that is richer in functionality than the free Google Analytics toolset...

By Michael Walker 25 Sep 2014 12:07

All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners
All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners

The Clio awards winners have been announced and South African agencies walked away with three Gold, six Silver and eleven Bronze...

25 Sep 2014 10:26

BizTakeouts TV at the 2014 Loeries Expo & DSTV Seminar of Creativity
BizTakeouts TV at the 2014 Loeries Expo & DSTV Seminar of Creativity

The highly anticipated DSTV Seminar of Creativity, took place at Cape Town's City Hall. Bizcommunity's BizTakeouts TV crew was on hand to catch up with some of the events speakers...(video)

25 Sep 2014 08:26

Matthew Arnold
Five digital myths around performance media

Digital media has been around for over 20 years, but with the rapid pace at which platforms, technology and opportunities move, you will be hard pressed to find a marketer who knows everything about digital media...

By Matthew Arnold 25 Sep 2014 08:04

Richard Firth
Developers need to gear up for a multi-device world

In 2012, Google published the results of its Multi-Screen World Study, which showed 90% of all media interactions are screen-based. More importantly, the research showed that users are learning to use multiple devices...

By Richard Firth 23 Sep 2014 15:21

Craig Utermark
Getting the most out of programmatic media buying

Programmatic media marketing is one of the most effective and exciting means for clients to get the most value for their marketing buck - provided their agencies take a client-centred approach...

By Craig Utermark 23 Sep 2014 15:00

NATIVE VML soars at the Loeries - NATIVE VML
NATIVE VML soars at the Loeries

NATIVE VML's promise to produce work that has a meaningful impact in people's lives is bearing fruit, with some of the agency's most ambitious projects of the past year winning awards at the 2014 Loeries. The agency was honoured with eight Loeries and one Craft Certificate.

Issued by NATIVE VML 23 Sep 2014 13:37

Chemory Gunko
How the internet is changing the world

Language pretty much defines everything we do - especially what we do online. What we use the internet to do is to distribute and absorb words, whether that distribution is audio, video, written or graphic designed...

By Chemory Gunko 23 Sep 2014 08:37

Andrew Lanning
Here's why nobody is downloading your app and how to fix this

So you've got your app, you're proud of the design, the app works on every device you've tested it on, and there seems to be no competition in the market your app is playing in. Nothing can go wrong, right?

By Andrew Lanning 23 Sep 2014 06:04

Louise Marsland
'Doing good, is good business'

Brands that do work that does 'good', will also do well in today's marketplace. This was the core message from Loeries 2014 - not only from the great talks, but it was also reflected in the work that won the top accolades...

By Louise Marsland 22 Sep 2014 13:20

Loeries 2014: "F*ck the formula" because there is no formula
Loeries 2014: "F*ck the formula" because there is no formula

With an impressive CV read out to attendees by outgoing Loeries chairman Xolisa Dyeshana, Patrick Baron, ECD of McCann Melbourne took to the stage at the DStv Seminar of Creativity on Friday, September 2014, dubbing his talk "F*ck the formula"... (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 22 Sep 2014 12:08

Loeries 2014: Facebook's Rob Newlan shares vision of an open, connected world
Loeries 2014: Facebook's Rob Newlan shares vision of an open, connected world

Rob Newlan, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa: Facebook Creative Shop presented a thought-provoking talk at the DStv Seminar of Creativity 2014 on an open and connected world and what this would mean for the creative industry...

By Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014 09:10

Google releases YouTube Ads Leaderboard
Google releases YouTube Ads Leaderboard

Google released its YouTube Loeries-to-Loeries Ads Leaderboard on Saturday 20 September 2014, providing a glimpse into the people's choice of their favourite ads...

22 Sep 2014 08:09

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke about online retail with Spree and Gert-Johan Coetzee, an entrepreneurial business focus with Trutrepreneur and the Loerie Awards with Liquorice...

19 Sep 2014 15:52

The Loeries 2014: All the finalists
The Loeries 2014: All the finalists

The finalists have now been announced for the 2014 Loerie Awards. All the winners will be announced at the ceremonies on 20 and 21 September at the CTICC in Cape Town...

19 Sep 2014 06:30

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover - Hummingbird Group
Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover

For Gaschette Magazine's 13th issue, entitled "Narcisse", the online publication partnered with creative media house, @Pollencreative and web development agency, Telamenta, to create a different kind of magazine cover...

Issued by Hummingbird Group 18 Sep 2014 12:56

How digital strategies are changing company culture - Amorphous
How digital strategies are changing company culture

Company culture is a significant consideration for prospective talented employees. People aren't clamouring to work at a company known for its non-existent sense of humour or lack of employee benefits, including smaller, in-office, incentives...

By Alexis Azzie, Issued by Amorphous 18 Sep 2014 11:38

Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA
Schoolboy builds website into most viewed YouTube channel in SA

Nadav Ossendryver has been named South Africa's Social Media Star of 2014. He founded the Kruger Sightings website and was presented with the award for the most viewed YouTube channel based in South Africa...

18 Sep 2014 10:09

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