What do you get when you combine a graffiti artist, a canvas and social media? Converse and Tractor Outdoor have implemented South Africa's first live graffiti exhibition with creative suggestions being spurred on via the #clashwall and #CT Twitter hashtags.
Issued by Tractor Outdoor 10 Mar 2014 12:22
A recent survey by The SpaceStation into the habits of the SuperSport.com readers reveal that they are highly engaged sporting fans across multiple technology platforms.
Issued by The SpaceStation 10 Mar 2014 10:22
Speculation continues about the real reasons Naspers CEO Koos Bekker stepped down last month...
By Maarten Mittner 10 Mar 2014 09:24
Acquisition by international firms of South African founded companies is killing marketing in the country. Yes I said it!...well most of them, not all.
By Sanele Mgaga 7 Mar 2014 14:45
Every day millions of users are logged into several social media platforms be it Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. In this whirlpool of options and buzz it's easy to lose control and understanding. This rapid wave within the digital marketing realm has created yet further need for digital innovation.
Issued by iShack Digital Consultancy 7 Mar 2014 11:40
Brand inc Sport (part of the Brand inc Creative Group, an integrated brand services agency) has been working on SARU's Vodacom SupeRugby campaign and subsequently partnered with SuperSport to explode the campaign idea across various platforms.
Issued by Brand inc 7 Mar 2014 11:22
The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.
7 Mar 2014 10:13
The eighth in the trendtalk series will be held at the Plascon Auditorium in Cape Town, from 3.30-5pm on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.
7 Mar 2014 08:28
As you can imagine, SXSW Interactive attracts "digital natives" from all over the world that essentially wouldn't be able to survive without their mobile apps. Here is my list of top apps for SXSW Interactive 2014...
By Mark Schefermann 7 Mar 2014 07:52
There are a number of specialists who all contribute to analysing and interpreting big data. We'd like to add a less obvious specialisation into the mix, namely animation and gaming.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
Having recently returned to South Africa from a 15 year tenure in London, I am constantly amazed at the number of small, local businesses that don't have their own websites.
By Grant Bushby 6 Mar 2014 14:49
Selfies are on the rise. And we're all guilty of taking a few of our own and exposing them to the social networking world.
By Daphney Mngomeni 6 Mar 2014 11:33
Zappar is an app that brings brands to life by using augmented reality to turn one-dimensional communications into vibrant, animated, three-dimensional brand experiences via mobile or tablet.
6 Mar 2014 11:16
Toshiba uses simultaneous shipment (simship) to release 50,000 pages in 20 days for the Windows 8 launch, through its language and localisation partner Rubric.
6 Mar 2014 10:46
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council has released a report indicating that the auto industry ecosystem should do more to leverage social media as a platform for driving business leads into sales pipelines.
6 Mar 2014 09:30
A new collaborative agency, we are BOB, has launched to offer clients independent specialists that collaborate rather than compete against each other to deliver better business results than the conventional lead agency model.
6 Mar 2014 09:02
Most companies have heard about big data, and are vaguely aware of the benefits. Unfortunately, it remains a 'nice idea' but one whose benefits are not well understood.
By Gerald Naidoo 6 Mar 2014 07:10
For better or worse, technology has changed how we engage with media. And despite the 'print is dead' argument, clients of public relations firms still expect to get their column centimetres. So how is technology shaping the lives of media professionals?
By Jaco Pienaar 6 Mar 2014 06:30
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says progress has been made in the last nine months since the signing of the Youth Employment Accord.
6 Mar 2014 06:14
mapIT, a leading international digital mapping provider, has announced the adoption of an international standard for representing any location, a Mapcode. This revolutionary addressing system will affect businesses operating in SA and across Africa.
Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 5 Mar 2014 11:17
deCarta has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with TomTom Africa that through its location based solutions (LBS) technology will add mapping, routing and local search functionality to company's services.
5 Mar 2014 11:16
South by Southwest Interactive is one of the largest digital festivals in the world. Anyone who is in the advertising or digital industry should definitely have this event on their bucket list. This is the 21st festival and it takes place from 7-11 March in Austin, Texas. (video)
By Mark Schefermann 5 Mar 2014 10:36
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 6 March from 9am-10am as we chat to Michael Carney of Harley Davidson Africa, Natasha Pendleton from The Entertainer and Rich Simmonds about his new book. [twitterfall]
5 Mar 2014 10:10
Socialytics by Avanade, a global business technology solutions and managed services provider, delivers real-time sentiment analysis in the cloud.
5 Mar 2014 08:23
Two things happened in the ad industry in the last few months that would have made David Ogilvy cringe in his grave.
By Suhana Gordhan, Issued by NATIVE VML 5 Mar 2014 07:33
Platinum Seed Digital Marketing is excited to announce the renewal of two of their accounts, Rémy Martin and Cointreau.
Issued by Platinum Seed 4 Mar 2014 13:18
MyBroadband is continuing its rapid growth, and to support this growth the company has employed two new professionals.
Issued by MyBroadband 4 Mar 2014 13:01
Credit providers will from June this year have to change risk models as the credit amnesty by government will mean that credit histories have been wiped out, say lawyers.
By Amanda Visser 4 Mar 2014 08:49
Oakley has launched its 'Disruptive by Design' global brand campaign at Red Studios in Hollywood, attended by South African athletes, Bryan Habana and Greg Minnaar and launched locally at Design Indaba.
4 Mar 2014 07:43
Government needs to review its policies and legislation on Information Communications Technology (ICT) to ensure that all South Africans have universal affordability and access to communications services.
4 Mar 2014 06:15
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