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Episode 189: Mike Wronski chats the top 5 Social Media platforms in SA.

Date: 22 Sep 2016
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Genevieve Nash joins Vicinity Media
Genevieve Nash joins Vicinity Media

Vicinity Media has announced that digital specialist and industry leader Genevieve Nash has joined the fast-growing location-based mobile advertising network...

Issued by Vicinity Media 3 days ago

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Google's bid for smarter messaging hits market

US internet giant Google launched Wednesday a smart messaging app aimed at muscling into a busy market with popular rivals...

22 Sep 2016

Check out the latest JSE-listed results and win a R20,000 trading account with Sharebox
Check out the latest JSE-listed results and win a R20,000 trading account with Sharebox

Sharebox is an online investor information platform which delivers the latest news of all JSE-listed companies to an audience of qualified investors...

Issued by Analytix BI 16 Sep 2016

Spree develops app-first mobile shopping experience
Spree develops app-first mobile shopping experience

Understanding that the future of online shopping lies in mobile devices, and seeing a constant increase in the contribution of mobile traffic to total traffic, Spree recently implemented a mobile app-first approach to improve the overall mobile user experience...

15 Sep 2016

Ad formats affect campaign results
Ad formats affect campaign results

Not all ad formats are made equal. Some perform better than others and this leads to exceptional campaign results...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 14 Sep 2016

Ideco strengthens security with two-factor authentication
Ideco strengthens security with two-factor authentication

To keep abreast of the latest technologies and the ever-evolving security environment, local biometrics solutions provider Ideco has announced enhanced features to its Electronic Visitor Identity Management (EVIM) solution...

Issued by Ideco 12 Sep 2016

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Apple eliminates headphone jacks in new waterproof iPhones

Apple is out to make a splash with new waterproof iPhones and a smartphone game starring Nintendo's beloved "Mario", but it has raised eyebrows by eliminating headphone jacks in a push for wireless...

8 Sep 2016

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#InnovationMonth: Richelieu revitalises virtual brand engagement

The next best thing to jetting off to France and savouring the finer things in life when you're glued to your desk? Experiencing a virtual version of what you're craving. Here's what early adopters already know about virtual online campaign interaction, the next big business trend to watch...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Sep 2016

MMA EMEA Smarties shortlist announced
MMA EMEA Smarties shortlist announced

Campaigns exhibiting creativity and effectiveness, along with technical sophistication and consumer relevance from around the EMEA region compete to win coveted MMA EMEA Smarties Awards...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 7 Sep 2016

Eight key industries' leaders indicate impact of 5G
Eight key industries' leaders indicate impact of 5G

A new global report from Ericsson examines how key industries expect to apply 5G, what specific uses of the new technology are likely to dominate in their industry and what business reasons will drive them to move to 5G...

7 Sep 2016

Washington Post to roll out speedy mobile news site
Washington Post to roll out speedy mobile news site

The Washington Post announced on Tuesday it was rolling out a "lightning-fast" mobile news site that would provide near-instant load times for both articles and advertising...

7 Sep 2016

Sharebox: JSE-listed's positive results and your chance to win a R20,000 trading account
Sharebox: JSE-listed's positive results and your chance to win a R20,000 trading account

Positive results continue to be released by JSE-listed companies. Sharebox provides a short summary and update on last month's announcements...

Issued by Analytix BI 6 Sep 2016

Jupiter CT takes home a Smartie
Jupiter CT takes home a Smartie

They say everyone has a favourite colour Smartie. Some go for blue, some prefer red, some even opt for the green Smartie. But if you're The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, you go for something more precious, a Silver Smartie Award...

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 2 Sep 2016

Adclick Africa launches its SME Marketing Services business unit at Leaderex 2016
Adclick Africa launches its SME Marketing Services business unit at Leaderex 2016

Adclick Africa, a leading provider of digital advertising solutions to brands seeking relevant audiences in Africa, launched its business unit that offers affordable digital marketing services to SMMEs in South Africa...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 1 Sep 2016

Domestly extends professional cleaning services app to Johannesburg
Domestly extends professional cleaning services app to Johannesburg

Domestly, founded by Berno Potgieter and Thatoyaona Marumo, utilises app technology to connect homeowners to a professional on-demand cleaning service, at affordable rates...

1 Sep 2016

New social media platform links hardcore music fans
New social media platform links hardcore music fans

Passionate about a band but too shy to share it on Facebook? A new site is hoping to carve out a niche in the crowded social media world by reaching the inner geek of hard-core music fans...

1 Sep 2016

New Ericsson report on consumers' need for speed outweighs network coverage
New Ericsson report on consumers' need for speed outweighs network coverage

A new report from Ericsson ConsumerLab, Experience shapes mobile customer loyalty, says that the widely used customer loyalty measurements in the telecom industry have not changed as much consumer behaviour has...

30 Aug 2016

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WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday announced it would begin sharing subscriber data with parent Facebook, giving advertisers better access to information on WhatsApp's one billion-strong user base...

26 Aug 2016

The new competitive advantage in mobile is content
The new competitive advantage in mobile is content

The primary source of competitive advantage in mobile is content, said Enver Groenewald, CCM director Africa, Unilever...

By Enver Groenewald 25 Aug 2016

123RF
The lofty view keeps us grounded in mobile fundamentals

With mobile marketing so focused on the usual metrics so integral to campaigns, sometimes it's worthwhile to take a step back and focus on the bigger picture...

By Mike Laws 25 Aug 2016

Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the Mobile Marketing Association's Smarties Awards
Gorilla named Agency of the Year at the Mobile Marketing Association's Smarties Awards

The digital creative agency walked away with seven awards at the Smarties and wrapped up the weekend with two Loeries...

Issued by Gorilla 24 Aug 2016

Digital communication is leading channel for customer engagement
Digital communication is leading channel for customer engagement

From social media to virtual reality and email to chat, digital communication is the leading channel for customer engagement, lead by the millennial generation...

23 Aug 2016

MTN Zakhele Futhi scheme opens to public offers in September
MTN Zakhele Futhi scheme opens to public offers in September

As the MTN special purpose empowerment vehicle, MTN Zakhele, contractually unwinds on 24 November 2016, the group will launch a R9bn MTN Zakhele Futhi scheme for public offer on 12 September...

23 Aug 2016

MMA SA unveils Smarties 2016 winners
MMA SA unveils Smarties 2016 winners

The Mobile Marketing Association South Africa celebrated creativity, innovation and talent across mobile marketing at the MMA SA Smarties Awards 2016, held at Elangeni Hotel in Durban...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 22 Aug 2016

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MMA Smarties Awards: Rewarding creativity in mobile & winners list

The MMA SA (Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa) Smarties Awards 2016 took place at the beautiful Sky Bar at the Maharani Elangeni Hotel... (list of winners)

By Beverley Klein 19 Aug 2016

Sarah Personette, VP global business marketing, Facebook. Source: Gallo Images.
#Loeries2016: Creating thumb-stopping creative in the mobile revolution

If you had any doubt about the mobile revolution, you should know this: research shows that the next billion people are going to come online through mobile...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Aug 2016

#Loeries2016: Africa to lead the mobile creative revolution
#Loeries2016: Africa to lead the mobile creative revolution

This year's DStv Seminar of Creativity started off with an inspirational bang, delivered in the form of Sarah Personette, VP global business marketing at Facebook...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Aug 2016

From Mona Lisa to McDonald's: How AR is altering the playing field for savvy brands
From Mona Lisa to McDonald's: How AR is altering the playing field for savvy brands

In 2011, artist Amir Baradaran shocked and delighted French citizens by creating an augmented reality (AR) app that transformed their beloved Mona Lisa painting...

By Jason Ried 19 Aug 2016

#Loeries2016: MMA Forum sheds light on mobile marketing
#Loeries2016: MMA Forum sheds light on mobile marketing

The Mobile Marketing Association South Africa (MMASA) held a forum titled 'The art of the possible: building businesses on innovation and creativity through mobile' during Loeries Creative Week 2016...

By Pasqua Heard 18 Aug 2016

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