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Vserv and XL partner to fuel the mobile entertainment ecosystem in Indonesia - Vserv
Vserv and XL partner to fuel the mobile entertainment ecosystem in Indonesia

Vserv, a leading smart data-led mobile marketing platform across emerging markets, has announced a partnership with PT XL Axiata Tbk (XL), the second largest telecom service operator in Indonesia...

Issued by Vserv 18 Dec 2014 14:09

Looking at 2014 in the rearview mirror - Mobile Marketing Association
Looking at 2014 in the rearview mirror

It's great to see the growth in awareness of the importance of mobile with regards to communication strategies. There seems to be a real buzz building about mobile and 2015 will hold really exciting progress both for the industry and MMA SA...

By Nicolle Harding, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 18 Dec 2014 13:38

New app for field photographers
New app for field photographers

The newly launched NewsPics app allows them to load the images onto their smart device, put the camera away, edit in Photoshop express or similar and then send high res images, fully captioned, immediately from their position...

18 Dec 2014 08:08

Why a translation app isn't the answer for your business
Why a translation app isn't the answer for your business

Every few weeks, another innovative new translation app is announced to help people around the world communicate. Waygo and Google's Word Lens let you hold your smartphone up to a sign or menu and get a real-time translation...

By Ian Henderson 17 Dec 2014 07:24

Doogee DG900 hands-on review - Doogee South Africa
Doogee DG900 hands-on review

In this era of technology, there is an ever-increasing number of tech-lovers who desire smartphones with larger displays, tablets and "phablets". Doogee's DG900 Turbo2 is set to surprise with superb features...

Issued by Doogee South Africa 15 Dec 2014 11:29

Orange retail store set for 2015 launch

Following the success of the Orange Online Store, introduced to South Africa earlier this year, telecommunications services provider Orange will launch its first branded retail store in South Africa...

12 Dec 2014 14:23

Does your holiday marketing campaign feature on mobile? - Vicinity Media
Does your holiday marketing campaign feature on mobile?

The festive season is upon us and if your holiday and back to school marketing plans are not yet finalised and ready to be executed, then read on...

By Neil Clarence, Issued by Vicinity Media 9 Dec 2014 12:17

Singing out the packages - Virgin Mobile V2V
Singing out the packages - Virgin Mobile V2V

To promote its latest product proposition V2V, free Virgin-to-Virgin on-nett calls, to potential customers within the retail environment, the company 'sings' the information with top end South African musicians...

7 Dec 2014 12:48

Africa leads the world into the future of market research - Millward Brown
Africa leads the world into the future of market research

As the growth in mobile communications brings about a revolution in market research, it is the vast continent of Africa that is leading the way...

By John-William Awbrey, Issued by Millward Brown 4 Dec 2014 12:24

New mobile app travels N4 to Botswana
New mobile app travels N4 to Botswana

The Platinum Road is a mobile phone application for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices. Made by Tourism Radio in Cape Town, the app has achieved thousands of downloads since its launch...

3 Dec 2014 09:35

[DMX 2014] App-ification: finding lasting success in mobile
[DMX 2014] App-ification: finding lasting success in mobile

If you're still asking 'Does my business need to be mobile', Steve Gardner of DigitLab suggests changing your thinking to 'How does my business find success with mobile', stat...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Dec 2014 08:00

David Alves
Eight things to consider when plotting your 2015 digital marketing strategy

As consumers feel the Christmas pinch, so marketers begin their planning for 2015...

By David Alves 2 Dec 2014 14:05

Opera Mediaworks buys AdVine, expands Africa reach
Opera Mediaworks buys AdVine, expands Africa reach

South African premium mobile-advertising network, AdVine, has been acquired by Opera Mediaworks, enabling global and local advertisers to reach millions of consumers in Africa...

2 Dec 2014 10:06

[DMX 2014] Is that really a responsive mobile newsletter design?
[DMX 2014] Is that really a responsive mobile newsletter design?

It's fair and well sending out email newsletters, but are they just frustrating your consumers who choose to open them on mobile? Andrew Glenister of GraphicMail gave examples of how to optimise them at DMX 2014...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Dec 2014 08:00

Huawei Culture Club connects music fans to world's top entertainers
Huawei Culture Club connects music fans to world's top entertainers

The smartphone provider, Huawei Consumer Business Group, has launched Huawei Culture Club (HCC), creating a platform that is expected to connect millions of music fans to some of the world's top entertainers...

1 Dec 2014 11:08

[DMX 2014] The secret to getting your website to stand out from the rest
[DMX 2014] The secret to getting your website to stand out from the rest

Your business is missing out on key conversions if you don't have a contact form showing on every single web page, says Leon Lategan, CEO of LeonLategan.co.za at the DMX Conference...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Dec 2014 08:00

In-depth research on information consumption
In-depth research on information consumption

We know that different platforms appeal to different consumers at different times, irrespective of LSMs or any other classification criteria, but knowing what accounts for the differences that exist is crucial to any marketer...

28 Nov 2014 14:55

Brandigniter - a tried and tested South African solution to drive brand engagement and data building on Facebook - Brand In Motion
Brandigniter - a tried and tested South African solution to drive brand engagement and data building on Facebook

Have you ever looked at creating an engaging Facebook app that doesn't cost an arm and a leg, and actually drives brand metrics as well as building a database? Not always that easy...

Issued by Brand In Motion 28 Nov 2014 11:34

Gemalto's African mobile marketing win-win plan
Gemalto's African mobile marketing win-win plan

If your African mobile marketing plan comprises mass messages not tailored to specific areas, people or times, you're off to a poor start. Nadia Gonzalez, vice president of mobile marketing for Gemalto, reveals the secrets to getting it right...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Nov 2014 14:00

Doogee Dagger DG550 - full review - Doogee South Africa
Doogee Dagger DG550 - full review

The Doogee phone brand is becoming quite prolific on Chinese wholesale websites. I have now managed to get hold of a Doogee Dagger DG550...

By Gary Sims, Issued by Doogee South Africa 27 Nov 2014 12:27

Layar Augmented Reality adds a touch of magic this festive season - Digital Narrative
Layar Augmented Reality adds a touch of magic this festive season

The December 2014 issue of Food & Home Entertaining magazine is lights, camera, action! Connecting the online and offline worlds of its readers, Caxton Magazines has added Layar Augmented Reality to the magazine's content.

Issued by Digital Narrative 27 Nov 2014 09:44

Solving the omni-channel retail dilemma - PriceCheck
Solving the omni-channel retail dilemma

Maintaining multiple touchpoints from responsive sites to native apps is labour intensive and expensive and often reserved for the larger retailers with matching budgets. As a result, smaller retailers and shoppers alike are losing out...

Issued by PriceCheck 26 Nov 2014 11:43

Zwipit offers cash for old mobile devices
Zwipit offers cash for old mobile devices

Zwipit, a global mobile buyback service provider founded in Spain in 2011, has launched in South Africa. It specialises in the acquisition of used mobile devices...

26 Nov 2014 09:51

Vserv powers Indian e-commerce growth with 'Vserv Smart RT' - Vserv
Vserv powers Indian e-commerce growth with 'Vserv Smart RT'

In yet another move to augment the smart data revolution, Vserv, a leading mobile marketing platform, today announced the launch of a unique re-targeting product, Vserv Smart RT.

Issued by Vserv 25 Nov 2014 13:14

South Africa's Pondering Panda presents in Belgium
South Africa's Pondering Panda presents in Belgium

The South African consumer insights company, Pondering Panda, will be presenting mobile research insights at the 2014 BAQMaR conference being held in Ghent in Belgium on Wednesday 26 November 2014, as an invited speaker...

25 Nov 2014 11:04

South Africa wins Meffy Award for GoMetro
South Africa wins Meffy Award for GoMetro

At the annual Meffys, held in San Francisco last week, South Africa won an 'Innovation in a Growth Market Award' for 'GoMetro' for the GoMetro mobile website...

24 Nov 2014 10:30

ChiChi makes Unilever SA's Shield Deo Drive campaign go viral - Justpalm
ChiChi makes Unilever SA's Shield Deo Drive campaign go viral

The South African market recently saw groundbreaking innovation from the popular Shield deodorant brand as it gave away free talk time to consumers...

Issued by Justpalm 21 Nov 2014 08:08

Distracted driving is a lethal risk on SA's roads - Cellfind
Distracted driving is a lethal risk on SA's roads

Driver distraction as a result of texting and talking on mobile devices is one of the leading causes of car accidents in South Africa. That's the word from Werner Vermaak, Communication Manager at ER24...

Issued by Cellfind 20 Nov 2014 13:01

USSD, a knockout for mobile in Africa =O - Mobitainment
USSD, a knockout for mobile in Africa =O

USSD, a South African-born marketing technology, has proved to be a "knockout" for marketers in Africa, especially for Boxer Superstores, SA's well-known grocery store servicing low to mid income shoppers, which created the Boxer Super Shopper Show...

Issued by Mobitainment 20 Nov 2014 11:03

Vodacom and Zappar bring the iPhone 6 to life with Augmented Reality
Vodacom and Zappar bring the iPhone 6 to life with Augmented Reality

Well-known Augmented Reality app, Zappar (represented locally by Integrat Mobile | Digital | Media), has joined forces with Vodacom to bring the joy of animation to customers too excited to wait for their own device...

Issued by Integrat 20 Nov 2014 10:04

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