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Date: 4 Feb 2016
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IAB Digital Summit set to demystify digital - IAB South Africa
IAB Digital Summit set to demystify digital

With a line-up of industry heavyweights and personal interaction sessions with digital's leading thinkers, the 2016 IAB Digital Summit and Bookmark Awards, hosted in Johannesburg on 3 March, is a hot ticket for online marketers, publishers and agencies...

Issued by IAB South Africa 5 Feb 2016 12:04

GfK becomes newest member of IAB South Africa - GfK South Africa
GfK becomes newest member of IAB South Africa

German-owned global research giant, GfK, joins IAB South Africa in support of the local digital industry...

Issued by GfK South Africa 5 Feb 2016 12:17

Lianne Godfrey
How small changes can make a big difference

Ad exchanges are the go-to platform for selling remnant inventory in an effortless, effective and highly profitable manner...

By Lianne Godfrey, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 5 Feb 2016 11:39

VML makes Ad Age's Agency A-List - NATIVE VML
VML makes Ad Age's Agency A-List

VML recently celebrated 9th spot on the prestigious annual Ad Age Agency A-list. The Advertising Age Agency A-List is a celebration of the globes best agencies in the advertising and marketing business...

Issued by NATIVE VML 5 Feb 2016 10:25

#WeAreTimeOne - Public-Ideas part of TimeOne Group - Public-Ideas
#WeAreTimeOne - Public-Ideas part of TimeOne Group

By bringing together the business and technological expertise of Public-Ideas and Place des Leads / Khing, TimeOne will offer you even more ways to monetise your spaces and traffic...

Issued by Public-Ideas 5 Feb 2016 10:08

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Digital media: What's going to be big in 2016?

So here we are - 2016, with yet another year under our belts. 2015 held some interesting developments in the digital space...

By Richard Lord 4 Feb 2016 15:00

Wayne Bishop on Dubai Lynx Media jury
Wayne Bishop on Dubai Lynx Media jury

As the Middle East and the North African (MENA) creative community come together at Dubai Lynx on 6-8 March 2016, South Africa's Wayne Bishop will attend the festival and sit on the Media Jury...

4 Feb 2016 09:20

Simplifyd software for small businesses arrives in South Africa
Simplifyd software for small businesses arrives in South Africa

Simplifyd business software, built for freelancers, small teams and everyone in between, has officially launched in South Africa, allowing small teams and entrepreneurs to invoice faster, get paid quicker...

4 Feb 2016 09:02

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 161: A look at BizTrends 2016
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 161: A look at BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show in 2016, host Warren Harding focused on the recently launched BizTrends 2016...

4 Feb 2016 14:26

Five tricks digital content producers can't live without
Five tricks digital content producers can't live without

It is not always necessary to reinvent the wheel. One must, however, be constantly willing to interrogate if it is serving its purpose and can't be improved upon; and if so how...

By Phindiwe Nkosi 3 Feb 2016 12:28

One log-in. One basket. 25 stores - NATIVE VML
One log-in. One basket. 25 stores

NATIVE VML has transformed The Foschini Group's retail offering into a consolidated and unique online shopping experience, where customers visiting any of the group's individual e-commerce sites can cross-shop multiple stores...

Issued by NATIVE VML 3 Feb 2016 10:44

Launching Midcomp's new unified corporate identity - Midcomp
Launching Midcomp's new unified corporate identity

Midcomp experienced impressive growth in a number of industries and as a result new divisions and partnerships evolved, broadening their service offering to the market...

Issued by Midcomp 3 Feb 2016 09:35

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 4 February 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the trends and opportunities affecting you in 2016.

3 Feb 2016 10:53

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Why digital won't save you from disruption

There is a lot of hype in the market about the omnipresent innovation imperative. Every second company uses the word "innovation" in their slogan in an effort to position themselves...

By Paige dos Santos 2 Feb 2016 09:38

Alphabet vaults past Apple as most valuable firm
Alphabet vaults past Apple as most valuable firm

SAN FRANCISCO: Google-parent Alphabet snatched Apple's crown late on Monday as the world's most valuable firm based on the value of shares that leapt with better-than-expected earnings...

2 Feb 2016 14:55

Atiyya Karodia
Power to the hashtag

2015 saw the birth of a hashtag that would define our rhetoric long after it stopped trending. The #FeesMustFall and subsequent #ZumaMustFall and #RacismMustFall movements relied heavily on social media support...

By Atiyya Karodia, Issued by NATIVE VML 2 Feb 2016 09:15

Why it's time to prioritise video marketing in 2016
Why it's time to prioritise video marketing in 2016

Millennials of today prefer convenience and getting downright straight to the point. Time is of the essence and with an attention span of about two seconds I'd say...

By Charl Vollmer 1 Feb 2016 07:16

How can brands win in these trying times? Xolisa Dyeshana will tell us at Heavy Chef - World Wide Creative
How can brands win in these trying times? Xolisa Dyeshana will tell us at Heavy Chef

Ad blocking, programmatic buying, virtual reality, marketing automation - these evolutionary progressions are making it ever more crucial for brands to find innovative ways to get ahead in this new environment. But how?...

Issued by World Wide Creative 29 Jan 2016 10:59

Web design predictions for 2016 - 360eight
Web design predictions for 2016

Thanks to the ever-evolving world around us, the primary objective of digital designers is not only to design fluid experiences but also to allow visual consistency to flow into multiple device interfaces. Sounds pretty straightforward right?...

Issued by 360eight 29 Jan 2016 14:12

Atiyya Karodia
Telling stories through tweets

There was a time when fitting your thoughts into 140 characters seemed virtually impossible, especially if you wanted to squeeze in a hashtag or five...

By Atiyya Karodia, Issued by NATIVE VML 29 Jan 2016 10:41

SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications
SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications

A first in South Africa, BookBeak is a digital marketing solution for book and magazine publishers and retailers...

Issued by Atheneum 28 Jan 2016 09:23

Vicinity Media releases a 300 x 250 ad unit (with distance window) - Vicinity Media
Vicinity Media releases a 300 x 250 ad unit (with distance window)

Vicinity Media has added the 300 x 250 rectangle ad unit to their range of mobile ad inventory. The larger unit has been developed to take advantage of larger smartphone screens and thus increases performance...

Issued by Vicinity Media 28 Jan 2016 10:29

Six trends communications professionals shouldn't ignore in 2016
Six trends communications professionals shouldn't ignore in 2016

As we settle into the new year, communication specialists traditionally take the time to evaluate the biggest trends that affected the profession in 2015...

27 Jan 2016 06:38

PDT rolls out a no software and licensing fees digital signage network - PDT
PDT rolls out a no software and licensing fees digital signage network

Delivering a world-class customer experience and managing large-scale digital signage networks has just become a lot simpler with the launch of Public Display Technologies' Switch and Save...

Issued by PDT 27 Jan 2016 10:05

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Spotify readies to launch video

Spotify said Monday it will imminently launch video content as the music streaming leader seeks ways to build an audience in the increasingly competitive sector.

27 Jan 2016 07:46

Are marketers missing out on the micro-moment opportunity? (Part 1)
Are marketers missing out on the micro-moment opportunity? (Part 1)

Smartphones and other mobile devices are radically reshaping their customers' behaviour by giving them access to personalised services and information wherever they are...

By Bianca Quinn-Diavastos 26 Jan 2016 13:20

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2016: The year of the user experience

Ad blockers are to become even more of a reality for marketers and consumers in 2016. This will see the emergence of a new breed of online sales people, focused on creating an all round 360 degree "user experience"...

By Patrick Mungai 26 Jan 2016 08:03

Publicis Groupe 90th anniversary benefits 90 digital start-ups
Publicis Groupe 90th anniversary benefits 90 digital start-ups

To celebrate its 90th anniversary, its roots as a small start-up and its entrepreneurial spirit, the Publicis Groupe will provide mentoring, support and funding to 90 entrepreneurial projects in the digital field...

26 Jan 2016 13:39

The televised revolution continues - Twitter introduces skippable pre-roll ads - DQ&A Media Group
The televised revolution continues - Twitter introduces skippable pre-roll ads

Video was a rising feature in digital marketing activity for most of 2015. Now, opportunities have opened up even further with Twitter rolling out a new feature - skippable pre-roll ads...

By Nicole Sobotker, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 26 Jan 2016 11:19

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