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DigitLab in the finals of the IAB Bookmark Awards
DigitLab in the finals of the IAB Bookmark Awards

DigitLab's work on The Grainfather e-commerce site has earned them a spot in the finals at the 2017 IAB Bookmark Awards...

Issued by DigitLab 4 hours ago

Leave The Couch blog wins three SA Blog Awards, including Overall Best Blog
Leave The Couch blog wins three SA Blog Awards, including Overall Best Blog

Leave The Couch blog won the Overall category at the 2016 South African Blog Awards, as well as Best Lifestyle Blog and Best Sport Blog...

5 hours ago

Online gaming offers new markets to brands
Online gaming offers new markets to brands

As more gamers play sports online, major brands, such as Gillette, are capitalising on this multi-million dollar industry...

5 hours ago

Why agencies like to keep their clients dumb – It's nicer to work with smarter clients
Why agencies like to keep their clients dumb – It's nicer to work with smarter clients

Whilst your client's preconceived misconceptions may not align with your understanding of the digital world, they do know one thing, they are there to make a profit...

Issued by Firewater Group 1 day ago

News24 Edge
Redesigning 24-hour news for a changing world

News24 has had an innovative start to the year. Here, editor Adriaan Basson lets us in on their new app Edge, as well as their Project Rise initiative and how they provide more than just the standard packaged news...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Roed in action.
Getting heavy-handed on fintech community disruption with Heavy Chef Tours

Heavy Chef founder and CEO Fred Roed shares why he resigned from agency WWC at the end of last year to take the Heavy Chef ‘side project' community to the doers, globally…

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Soccer Laduma, then and now...
#DesignMonth: Soccer Laduma proves print's not dead

Soccer Laduma newspaper has just celebrated its second decade of printing the continent's most popular sport news. CEO and founder Peter du Toit explains the digital design touchpoints that have extended the publication's longevity.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Brands tune into music streaming networks
Brands tune into music streaming networks

Brands can benefit from tuning into the trend of music streaming networks to differentiate themselves from their competition, as consumers change they way they listen and acquire music...

3 days ago

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Digital marketing trends for 2017 (part 3)

In part three of my exploration of digital marketing in 2017, I delve into subjects I haven't covered yet, such as apps, B2B and tracking ROI digital marketing trends, and share more insight into other trends...

By Stephen Sandmann 3 days ago

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The digital revolution is futile without a customer focus

As the digital industry, we are the custodians of change. We introduce the tools that have the potential to bring exponential levels of growth, efficiency and engagement to our businesses. However, digital alone is not the cure-all for every business problem. In order for digital to succeed in today's climate, it has to be keenly focused on consumer and employee needs...

By John Sanei 17 Feb 2017

Techsys Digital awarded strategic Diageo project
Techsys Digital awarded strategic Diageo project

To enable effective e-CRM, Diageo South Africa has partnered with industry expert Techsys Digital across Captain Morgan, Smirnoff, J&B and Johnnie Walker...

Issued by Techsys Digital 17 Feb 2017

Get better results - know where your customers are
Get better results - know where your customers are

You can only get better results if you know exactly where your customers are. Accurate, geomapped addresses provide better data quality and results...

Issued by AfriGIS 17 Feb 2017

The first South African 360-degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!
The first South African 360-degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!

Double Cross, a 360-degree short film created by Global Access, explores a fictitious moment during World War II, where the viewer can see and engage with two storylines at the same time...

By Carla Harris, Issued by Global Access 17 Feb 2017

Data is the ‘new oil' and everyone needs to know what they're leaking
Data is the ‘new oil' and everyone needs to know what they're leaking

F-Secure's Chief Research Officer, Mikko Hypponen, warns about the growing intrusiveness of social media and internet-connected devices...

Issued by Maximizer Software 16 Feb 2017

BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages
BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages

Today, BusinessLIVE launches its digital subscription packages, BL Premium and BL Premium Plus, providing access to its premium online content. Readers can now access premium, exclusive news and content from Business Day, Financial Mail, Sunday Times Business Times, and Rand Daily Mail, and international news from the Wall Street Journal and FT.com, as well as Morningstar data.

15 Feb 2017

ShowMax launches its expansion into Europe
ShowMax launches its expansion into Europe

Naspers' internet TV service ShowMax has officially launched in Poland as of today. The Warsaw-based team responsible for the expansion is led by former YouTube and Polish TV executive Maciej Sojka. This new service is closely tailored to local needs with a strong focus on Polish content including original productions commissioned by ShowMax...

15 Feb 2017

Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge
Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

15 Feb 2017

The Newsroom launches Amplify - helping brands use the value of their earned media
The Newsroom launches Amplify - helping brands use the value of their earned media

The Newsroom, a global digital experience delivery platform, has announced the launch of NWS Amplify in South Africa, a product that allows brands and advertisers to extend the readership of their earned media...

Issued by The Newsroom 15 Feb 2017

How to capitalise on Valentine's Day as a marketer
How to capitalise on Valentine's Day as a marketer

Some want flowers, others want followers – here we provide a number of tips and hints to implement into your digital marketing strategy to really feel the love this Valentine's Day...

By Philippa Dods 14 Feb 2017

Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign
Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign

Can data tell your whole story? To find out, Investec Private Banking presented three 'out of the ordinary' individuals with how data sees them...

14 Feb 2017

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Turner International invests in Bigballs Media

Turner International's new Digital Ventures & Innovation Group has taken an equity investment in Bigballs Media (BBM), parent company of one of the world's fastest-growing digital video platforms for football content, Copa90...

13 Feb 2017

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IAB Digital Summit announces diverse speaker lineup

The IAB SA champions diversity in digital, which is apparent in the IAB Digital Summit's programme and speaker lineup including female digital leaders and experts of all ethnicities...

10 Feb 2017

ShowMax, Vodacom offer internet TV service
ShowMax, Vodacom offer internet TV service

ShowMax has launched a mobile-first product with a strong focus on local South African content. It is available exclusively to Vodacom customers on an add-to-bill basis...

10 Feb 2017

Effectiveness in the Digital Age report indicates renewed focus on reach will drive sales
Effectiveness in the Digital Age report indicates renewed focus on reach will drive sales

Warc has released its trend report Effectiveness in the Digital Age, indicating that marketing effectiveness in the digital age requires striking the right balance between close targeting and mass reach...

10 Feb 2017

Pinterest is a virtual bulletin board platform, with users decorating their boards with pictures showcasing interests in a variety of areas, including food, fashion and travel ()
Pinterest lets phones spy eye-catching items

SAN FRANCISCO - Pinterest on Wednesday infused more machine smarts into its online bulletin boards, pushing harder into e-commerce by enabling people to use smartphones to identify products they might wish to pursue...

9 Feb 2017

The top five key trends in business intelligence in 2017
The top five key trends in business intelligence in 2017

As we launch into 2017, it is clear that data will be one of the prevalent assets which a business or a corporation can possess...

9 Feb 2017

The New York Times and Spotify new subscription service will cost users $5 a week in the US ()
NY Times teams with Spotify for music-news offering

NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"...

9 Feb 2017

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#DesignIndaba2017: Luis von Ahn announced as speaker

The guy who co-invented CAPTCHAs, who co-founded the ingenious language-learning app, Duolingo, and who sold two projects to Google in his 20s, is going to be speaking at Design Indaba next month...

9 Feb 2017

Who is winning in Africa, and is Africa winning?
Who is winning in Africa, and is Africa winning?

Africa Forum 2017 will see the launch of the much anticipated African Market Research Association (AMRA) and will set the African agenda for market research, including social research, opinion polling and data analytics...

Issued by African Market Research Association 8 Feb 2017

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