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Episode 102: Cosmopolitan Millennials Research and Agency Focus on Utopian Advertising.

Date: 22 Aug 2014
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Episode 101: Groupon SA’s new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Episode 100: Our 100th episode with Helen Zille, TEDx Cape Town

Date: 7 Aug 2014
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The "NOW Project 2014" gets a digital plugin - Quirk
The "NOW Project 2014" gets a digital plugin

Ethnographic consumer research agency, "The CIA" (a.k.a. The Consumer Insight Agency) has released their much-anticipated 2014 update to the "NOW Project"...

By Scott Gray, Issued by Quirk 29 Aug 2014 12:40

Andre Steenekamp
Talent management is a vital edge in digital agency world

With the digital agency environment being characterised by high levels of staff turnover and burn-out, it is important for agencies to start thinking about talent management as a strategic priority, says Andre Steenekamp, CEO of 25AM.

By Andre Steenekamp, Issued by 25AM 29 Aug 2014 11:51

Cape Argus to relaunch, revamped
Cape Argus to relaunch, revamped

The Cape Argus to relaunch in bigger, more user-friendly format along with the launch of its mobile news app.

29 Aug 2014 07:26

Amanda James
Why responsive websites are a must have

Websites are marketing tools and about enhancing user experience when users interact with your content - regardless of where or how they are viewing it.

By Amanda James 29 Aug 2014 06:03

GraphicMail Category Partner for The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2014 - GraphicMail
GraphicMail Category Partner for The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2014

GraphicMail is always looking for ways to contribute to the digital community and this year decided to be part of The Nedbank Digital Edge Live - SA's largest digital marketing show...

Issued by GraphicMail 28 Aug 2014 14:35

City of Virginia Beach achieves rapid paperless adoption rate with Striata eBilling - Striata SA
City of Virginia Beach achieves rapid paperless adoption rate with Striata eBilling

City of Virginia Beach is achieving a rapid paperless adoption rate with Striata's PUSH eBilling solution. The public utility has already achieved 13.79% adoption in only one year...

Issued by Striata SA 28 Aug 2014 13:12

Catherine Milward-Bridges
How to use social media to get your next event noticed

Why not use social media to take some of the schlep out of pulling off an event? Use its "social" element to leverage relationships to ask for support, no matter how small your next event...

By Catherine Milward-Bridges 28 Aug 2014 09:58

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow from 9am-10am. We chat to Vera Robertson from Everlytic, then later in the show we speak to Janine de Waal from Ukusela Ekapa...

27 Aug 2014 15:19

Spikes Asia ready for up-and-coming talent
Spikes Asia ready for up-and-coming talent

Spikes Asia once again offers young professionals and students the opportunity to make their mark within the industry...

27 Aug 2014 15:13

New appointments and roles at HoneyKome - Olé! Media Group
New appointments and roles at HoneyKome

HoneyKome, the digital agency launched by the Olé Media Group earlier this year, is rapidly expanding...

Issued by Olé! Media Group 27 Aug 2014 13:51

Between the lines of traditional and digital channels - Gloo
Between the lines of traditional and digital channels

Every marketer knows that digital channels need to be a critical part of the marketing mix. Something that is less commonly understood however, is how to weave digital technologies and traditional channels into integrated experiences...

By Pete Case, Issued by Gloo 27 Aug 2014 11:45

[NewsMaker:] Josephine Buys
[NewsMaker:] Josephine Buys

An involved and committed digital industry is a strong industry, according to Josephine Buys, the first country manager of the IAB South Africa.

By Louise Marsland 27 Aug 2014 11:27

Hobbies play a role in the workplace success - NATIVE VML
Hobbies play a role in the workplace success

Tech companies are renowned for their work hard/play hard approach, and a recent study shows that creative activities and hobbies help employees perform better in the workplace...

Issued by NATIVE VML 27 Aug 2014 11:03

Chris Anderson
Big Data: Big Business or Big Brother?

There is a crazy amount of information floating around the world today, thanks to the marvel of ubiquitous data-driven technology, but it brings concerns around privacy with it.

By Chris Anderson 27 Aug 2014 10:40

Creatives going mobile
Creatives going mobile

A survey entitled The New Creatives Report undertaken by Adobe earlier this year, reflects on some of the changes that have transformed the face of creativity and design...

27 Aug 2014 10:34

Smartphone app from Corobrik offers specification, application of bricks and pavers
Smartphone app from Corobrik offers specification, application of bricks and pavers

Corobrik has joined the digital generation by launching its smart app, which allows users to access the expertise of the company with a dedicated app for the specification and application... (video)

26 Aug 2014 11:43

DigitasLBi acquires African agency, Liquorice
DigitasLBi acquires African agency, Liquorice

African digital marketing agency, Liquorice, has been acquired by global marketing and technology agency Digitas LBi, part of Publicis Groupe...

26 Aug 2014 11:10

The shift towards digital video ads
The shift towards digital video ads

The idea of primetime is somewhat dead. People are still consuming content, but the desire to consume it and pay for it on their own terms based on individual wants and needs has caused a massive shift in behaviour. With the ability to target and track ads at a low price point with online video ads...

By Estiaan Robbetze 26 Aug 2014 09:51

Sentech to test digital radio pilot
Sentech to test digital radio pilot

The state-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech will test digital radio technologies from October...

26 Aug 2014 09:00

Top speaker reveals all at cloud computing summit - ITWeb
Top speaker reveals all at cloud computing summit

Vusi Thembekwayo, world-renowned public speaker and new SA Dragon, is set to inspire 'light bulb' moments among top IT and business decision-makers at the upcoming ITWeb Cloud Computing event...

Issued by ITWeb 25 Aug 2014 12:56

Celebrating failure - Andy Hadfield - Tech4Africa 2014
Celebrating failure - Andy Hadfield - Tech4Africa 2014

At this year's Tech4Africa Cape Town and Johannesburg the charismatic Andy Hadfield will be presenting the lessons he learnt as a failed start-up...

Issued by Tech4Africa 25 Aug 2014 10:41

Kauai loyalty mobile app offers rewards
Kauai loyalty mobile app offers rewards

Kauai has recently launched its free loyalty mobile app, designed by Swarm Loyalty Apps, that incentivises customers for making healthy choices. The app instantly rewards customers with a free smoothie...

25 Aug 2014 09:14

Stephen Sandmann
Social media optimisation - what you need to know

South Africa's top brands invest heavily in social media. Research conducted by Fuseware and World Wide Worx this year revealed...

By Stephen Sandmann 22 Aug 2014 10:48

SMS service for pregnant women
SMS service for pregnant women

A new cellphone application, MomConnect, allows all pregnant women in the country to sign up for a free SMS service, which provides information and advice on pregnancy, and can be used to notify the Department of Health about poor services at clinics.

22 Aug 2014 09:24

Discussing the future of Africa at the GIL Conference 2014
Discussing the future of Africa at the GIL Conference 2014

Last week saw the convergence of leaders in various industries at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town for the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Conference hosted by Frost & Sullivan.

By Cari Van Wyk 21 Aug 2014 10:06

Chemory Gunko
There's no such thing as a 10-page website

Come to think of it, there's no such thing as a 1-page website... or for that matter a R1000 website either. I do marketing for a living and the...

By Chemory Gunko 21 Aug 2014 08:25

Donovan White
Rise of the content zombie

When considering the way we consume content, I couldn't help but think that there is actually no difference between our content consuming habits and that of a "walker"...

By Donovan White, Issued by NATIVE VML 20 Aug 2014 11:25

Heavy Chef events returns to Cape Town with Dave Duarte on dark social media - book now! - World Wide Creative
Heavy Chef events returns to Cape Town with Dave Duarte on dark social media - book now!

On 28 August, Heavy Chef, the practical learning initiative by digital agency, World Wide Creative, will host online marketing expert, Dave Duarte, talking on dark social media...

Issued by World Wide Creative 20 Aug 2014 11:06

Connect ZA Creative Futures opens in Jozi next month
Connect ZA Creative Futures opens in Jozi next month

The British Council Connect ZA initiative, Connect ZA Creative Futures, opens in Johannesburg in September 2014, linking up 16 young innovators and practitioners from the design, music, digital, performance and photography fields...

20 Aug 2014 10:50

Bluegrass Digital and Sitecore partner to deliver a more personalised e-commerce experience for South African brands - Bluegrass Digital
Bluegrass Digital and Sitecore partner to deliver a more personalised e-commerce experience for South African brands

Bluegrass Digital, a London-based digital production agency with hubs in Cape Town and Johannesburg, is now a certified solution partner for Sitecore, a respected customer experience management platform...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 19 Aug 2014 10:22

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