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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 87: How mobile technology can boost sales for retailers

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 24 April from 9am-10am as we chat to Pete Case from GLOO and Duncan Wares from Hg80. [twitterfall]

23 Apr 2014 10:28

Samsung, Mxit partnership keeps users always on

Samsung has partnered with local mobile social network Mxit to take to market its 'always-on' content strategy and drive awareness around its Wifi, BBM, Idols and retail initiatives.

22 Apr 2014 14:39

Mxit is not dead

The bulk of Mxit's user base has always been people using feature phones. Now it's upped the ante by introducing smarter, prettier features.

By Cari Van Wyk 19 Apr 2014 10:41

Food & Home Entertaining launches app for Top 10 Bakes 2014

Food & Home Entertaining has launched a free app for Top 10 Bakes 2014, available from the iTunes or Google Play Store accounts, reportedly the first in South Africa.

18 Apr 2014 12:13

Performance Based Marketing is showing business a real bang for their buck

With 2014 well underway, it is an ideal time to look ahead to some of the trends guiding digital marketing in 2014.

By Yaron Assabi 17 Apr 2014 14:00

Mark Tomlinson joins Cannes' judges

Mark Tomlinson, co-founder of Hellocomputer, has been selected as the judge for the Mobile jury at the Cannes Lions international festival, which takes place from 15-21 June 2014.

17 Apr 2014 12:42

South African Elections Hub launched online

Google has launched an online portal where voters, journalists and campaigners can easily track all the latest news, trends and information related to the 2014 elections.

17 Apr 2014 08:26

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 17 April from 9am-10am as we chat to DK Badenhorst from Y&R Cape Town and directors of MaxAxion, Daniel Courtenay and Nicolle Harding. [twitterfall]

16 Apr 2014 09:53

App maps creative industry in Cape Town

A free mobile app to map Cape Town's creativity has been launched by Creative Cape Town, a programme of the Cape Town Partnership, as part of nine official World Design Capital 2014 projects.

16 Apr 2014 08:59

Mobile Marketing Association South Africa Internship Programme

The Education and Training Committee would like to use the Internship Programme to attract (and possibly retain) diligent and enthusiastic educated talent to the Mobile Marketing Association Members.

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 15 Apr 2014 15:08

New product features from Mxit

Mxit is rolling out a marketing campaign, fronted by recently appointed brand ambassador and local 'King of Dance Music', Zakes Bantwini, for its new releases of Chat Cards (only available for Android and iOS devices), a newsfeed and a new interface design for iOS.

15 Apr 2014 11:25

VoIP puts consumers at centre

Switching to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for South African telecommunications needs can slash phone bills significantly, in some instances by as much as 40%. More to the point is that these service providers put consumers first.

15 Apr 2014 09:46

Now is the time for SMS marketing

In South Africa 92.8% of the population owns a mobile phone, so the short message service (SMS) is fast becoming a powerful tool for businesses to interact with new and existing clients.

By Craig Rossouw 15 Apr 2014 06:38

How I believe mobile could have saved FHM

In the wake of household name magazine, FHM, closing down this week, it's gotten me thinking... how is it that such a strong print publication has seen its demise over a short six-year period?

By Nicolle Harding, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 14 Apr 2014 12:57

Will Telkom's turnaround work?

It seems Telkom's Chief Executive Sipho Maseko has let slip its turnaround strategy but the big question is whether it can work.

By Gugu Lourie 14 Apr 2014 09:40

CliffCentral to have Official Account on WeChat

Latest reports on CliffCentral.com, which is set to launch on 1 May 2014, states that apart from it being available online it will also have its own Official Account (OA) on WeChat. (video)

14 Apr 2014 09:14

Telkom's Maseko baulks at order to attend course

Telkom has instructed its lawyers to write a letter to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) demanding clarity on its decision that the group's Chief Executive‚ Sipho Maseko‚ attend a corporate governance and director's duties course.

By Thabiso Mochiko 11 Apr 2014 11:07

SAARF AMPS December 2013 Topline results

SAARF AMPS Dec 13 is the picture of stability, with few significant changes coming through in the data.

11 Apr 2014 10:47

March 2014 Mobile Report from Native VML

Native VML has released its March 2014 news on innovations and trends in the mobile and social media space.

11 Apr 2014 08:46

Facebook and Pinterest: The online word-of-mouth way to promote your business

The oldest and still most powerful way to promote any business is through word of mouth. Nothing resonates stronger than a recommendation from a friend, family member or colleague.

By Paige Calahan 11 Apr 2014 07:58

Digital Narrative makes Layar Augmented Reality accessible in South Africa

New media agency, Digital Narrative, is a Layar Certified Partner in South Africa. Making Augmented Reality accessible to both advertisers and publishers and ultimately, a part of everyday life for SA's second screen users.

Issued by Digital Narrative 10 Apr 2014 12:24

Using mobile keywords in marketing

Mobile keywords are a powerful and essential tool in building a successful mobile marketing campaign.

10 Apr 2014 11:20

Business Positioning Systems (BPS) launches Vicinity Mobile Ad Network with true proximity targeting

The days of blind mobile networks cornering the SA mobile media landscape are finally over. Business Positioning Systems (BPS), co-founded by Neil Clarence and Daryl Van Arkel, has announced the launch of Vicinity, a mobile advertising network that offers true proximity targeting to advertisers.

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 9 Apr 2014 11:21

MediaCom deal with Medialets delivers mobile advertising tracking

MediaCom, one of the world's leading media communications specialists, has signed a deal with mobile advertising server Medialets as part of its drive to simplify mobile tracking for advertisers.

9 Apr 2014 08:37

Mxit Brand Index: 31 March 2014

The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the Top 40 South African brands on Mxit on 31 March 2014.

8 Apr 2014 11:30

Vserv.mobi launches RTB on its mobile ad exchange to lead the programmatic wave across emerging markets

Award-winning mobile ad exchange, Vserv.mobi, has announced the launch of its data augmented mobile Real Time Bidding (RTB) platform. With this, Vserv.mobi bridges a value gap across emerging markets as it enables RTB for its customers on both the demand and supply side of its exchange.

Issued by Vserv.mobi 8 Apr 2014 11:00

Ericsson launches Media Vision 2020

Ericsson's Media Vision 2020 project is based on more than six months of research and brings together the concerted efforts of hundreds of people from across the global Ericsson organisation to map out the future of TV and the media industry.

8 Apr 2014 10:06

Brand lessons from Flappy Bird

As user engagement increasingly becomes the holy grail of social and digital marketing, gamification and understanding what motivates people is integral. The runaway success of addictive games like Flappy Bird and Candy Crush are prime examples of human-based design at work.

By Desiree Gullan, Issued by Gullan&Gullan 8 Apr 2014 09:10

MobiMedia grows to meet Africa's demands

As the African continent moves towards a more mobile lifestyle, so too are advertisers and marketers realising the importance of reaching their target markets in the mobile space. MobiMedia, a mobile marketing agency which implements and manages strategic integrated mobile marketing campaigns for corporate clients and brands, is meeting this need by growing its team.

Issued by Ole! Media 7 Apr 2014 09:31

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