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Evolving in-store digital media networks - Woolworths Rosebank - One Digital Media
Evolving in-store digital media networks - Woolworths Rosebank

One Digital Media (ODM) has been working with Woolworths over the last several years to enhance their in-store digital media network...

Issued by One Digital Media 2 Mar 2015 12:03

German video-on-demand launches in South Africa
German video-on-demand launches in South Africa

ProSiebenSat.1 Welt has announced the launch of a video-on-demand mobile app and website that allows German expats based in South Africa and 15 other countries to view German produced shows around the clock...

2 Mar 2015 11:56

Oracle Innovation Day - Book your free ticket now
Oracle Innovation Day - Book your free ticket now

Don't miss the opportunity to be one of the executives at this free event!..

Issued by 4 Dimensions Advertising 2 Mar 2015 10:30

KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa - DigitLab
KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa

DigitLab is the app development partner on the KPMG Africa Business App - a dynamic new platform providing businesses and investors with seamless access to the latest information about doing business across the continent...

Issued by DigitLab 2 Mar 2015 09:32

Are SMEs maturing in their use of IT?
Are SMEs maturing in their use of IT?

Key questions in SME Survey 2015 are, 'how well are SMEs coping with technology and what mechanisms are they using?'...

28 Feb 2015 08:17

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Koo Govender and Jaco Van Zyl...

27 Feb 2015 12:57

Would Maslow have included Wi-Fi into his hierarchy of needs? - Amorphous
Would Maslow have included Wi-Fi into his hierarchy of needs?

Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology which ranks the importance of human needs and wants. My question is... surely in this day and age, Wi-Fi, as an enabler, is just as important as belonging and self-actualisation?

By Carryl Harvey, Issued by Amorphous 27 Feb 2015 12:34

Chris Midgley
Digital. Different? Yes, but mostly no.

Chris Midgley, Strategist with Blast Brand Catalysts, on what is really different in the new digital age...

By Chris Midgley, Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 27 Feb 2015 11:41

Promise achieves Level 2 BBBEE rating - Promise Brand Specialists
Promise achieves Level 2 BBBEE rating

Promise has invested a great deal of time and capital into the implementation of best BEE practice...

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 27 Feb 2015 10:35

Digital agency demand increases, but SA needs to meet international best practice
Digital agency demand increases, but SA needs to meet international best practice

This year's inaugural IAB Digital Summit highlighted the rapid advances made by digital agencies in South Africa, but underlined that they need to conform more to international standards and industry best practices...

27 Feb 2015 08:55

Martin Walshaw
Time to dump passwords for good?

It's conceivable that one day biometrics may replace passwords completely, across many different services...

By Martin Walshaw 27 Feb 2015 06:20

Public Ideas conference at the IAB Summit 2015 - Public-Ideas
Public Ideas conference at the IAB Summit 2015

Last Thursday, Public-Ideas had the pleasure of organising a think-tank session during the annual IAB Bookmark Awards...

Issued by Public-Ideas 26 Feb 2015 11:30

Amanda Sevasti
Hiring for social media

A social media manager is not a glorified typist. They are at the coal face of your brand, talking to your consumers every day, representing your organisation far more often and more loudly than your CEO's interview on 702. But what do you look out for and what do you need?...

By Amanda Sevasti, Issued by NATIVE VML 25 Feb 2015 13:29

The death of SEO and the rise of Optimisation - Knowledge Resources
The death of SEO and the rise of Optimisation

The SEO services we all understand and offer are evolving radically and will not leave us unscathed. The true measurement of success in 2015 is Optimisation...

By Ryan Sauer, Issued by Knowledge Resources 25 Feb 2015 12:57

Gloo tops the tables at Bookmarks 2015 - Gloo
Gloo tops the tables at Bookmarks 2015

Gloo has once again achieved an outstanding result at the annual IAB Bookmarks Awards, the country's premier digital marketing effectiveness awards, held last week at Turbine Hall, Newtown...

Issued by Gloo 25 Feb 2015 12:22

Sizmek Floating Trophy awarded to Ninety9Cents - Sizmek
Sizmek Floating Trophy awarded to Ninety9Cents

In selecting a winner of their quarterly Rich Media award, Sizmek evaluates a number of crucial factors that ultimately result in the winning ad being greater than the sum of its parts...

Issued by Sizmek 25 Feb 2015 12:06

Promise Digital wins Brutal Fruit - Promise Digital
Promise Digital wins Brutal Fruit

SAB-Miller has appointed Promise Digital as Brutal Fruit's sole digital agency, effective 1 April...

Issued by Promise Digital 25 Feb 2015 11:18

Is South Africa ready for B2B e-commerce? - Digital Planet
Is South Africa ready for B2B e-commerce?

E-commerce in South Africa is still in its infancy compared to the rest of the world, especially when it comes to B2B e-commerce...

By Neil Watson, Issued by Digital Planet 25 Feb 2015 09:14

[NewsMaker] Dylan McLean
[NewsMaker] Dylan McLean

Joe Public has appointed Dylan McLean as executive creative director and managing partner of their new Johannesburg-based digital offering, Connect Joe Public...

By Louise Marsland 25 Feb 2015 06:48

James White
How to create a landing page that converts

Whether you're trying to sell a new product or you want to convince customers to stick around and get to know your company and services better, there's a lot to consider when constructing the perfect landing page...

By James White 24 Feb 2015 14:54

Bluegrass partners with Veeva platform - Bluegrass Digital
Bluegrass partners with Veeva platform

Bluegrass Digital has been named an official solution partner of Veeva. Bluegrass was recognised by Veeva for their ongoing digital expertise in the fields of mobile applications and content management...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 24 Feb 2015 13:34

Five reasons why explainer videos are the business
Five reasons why explainer videos are the business

Being able to describe and explain your complex product or service, with the additional support of sound and video, gives your consumers a better understanding of what you do...

By Jessica Hopley 24 Feb 2015 11:12

NATIVE VML's bookly and Chocnology campaigns awarded at Bookmarks - NATIVE VML
NATIVE VML's bookly and Chocnology campaigns awarded at Bookmarks

NATIVE VML received four awards at the Bookmarks, including Gold for its bookly campaign in the Mobile Applications category...

Issued by NATIVE VML 23 Feb 2015 13:16

Arcade Content wins only Gold for Branded Content at Bookmarks - Arcade Content
Arcade Content wins only Gold for Branded Content at Bookmarks

Arcade Content's Rob Smith won the only Gold for Branded Content at last week's Bookmarks, South Africa's premier digital awards...

Issued by Arcade Content 23 Feb 2015 12:21

KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa - KPMG South Africa
KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa

The KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched their new Africa Business App, which provides businesses and investors with seamless access to the very latest Africa information about doing business across the continent...

Issued by KPMG South Africa 23 Feb 2015 10:20

Cannes appoints eight South African judges
Cannes appoints eight South African judges

Eight South African judges have been appointed to the Cannes Lions 2015 judging panel...

23 Feb 2015 09:37

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 123: Is design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 123: Is design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Liné van der Merwe from Life is Awesome...

23 Feb 2015 08:38

Making its (Book)mark
Making its (Book)mark

Last week a total of 13 gold and 34 silver awarded on stage (the 44 bronze winners were announced but not called onto the stage), at the 7th Bookmarks Awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Feb 2015 13:30

Three strikes and you're out: Can data insights predict best picture three years in a row? - Exponential
Three strikes and you're out: Can data insights predict best picture three years in a row?

Our audience data and insights accurately predicted the best picture Oscar winner in 2013 and 2014. So whilst it is potentially foolhardy to put our neck on the line again, I'm here to tell you that Birdman will win. And this is why...

By Bryan Melmed, Issued by Exponential 20 Feb 2015 12:45

Mark Eardley
Challenges facing B2B enterprises

It's a double train smash for B2B sales and profits...

By Mark Eardley 20 Feb 2015 09:23

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