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Episode 183: The rapid evolution of Customer Experience Management and the CEM Africa Summit.

Date: 28 Jul 2016
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First speakers announced for MMA SA Forum
First speakers announced for MMA SA Forum

Attend the Mobile Marketing Association of South Africa's one-of-a-kind forum on Thursday, 18 August, and speak with top experts on how to build creativity and innovation in mobile...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 4 hours ago

Cwele to fight Icasa spectrum decision
Cwele to fight Icasa spectrum decision

Telecommunications Minister Siyabonga Cwele is taking the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to court to challenge its decision to invite applications for spectrum licences from companies...

By Genevieve Quintal 3 days ago

New Protea Hotels campaign showcases the fun in travel planning
New Protea Hotels campaign showcases the fun in travel planning

Protea Hotels by Marriott is launching a series of...

25 Jul 2016

Varsity Sports: Beyond the pitch, field and stage
Varsity Sports: Beyond the pitch, field and stage

Supporting your team just got easier, thanks to the newly minted, improved Varsity Sports mobile application...

Issued by 4i Mobile 22 Jul 2016

Vicinity Media launches interactive rich media - A wealth of location targeting
Vicinity Media launches interactive rich media - A wealth of location targeting

Hot on the heels of adding the 300 x 600 full screen mobile unit to its creative arsenal, Vicinity Media now brings you the world's most engaging rich media creative solutions - all with precise location targeting...

Issued by Vicinity Media 21 Jul 2016

MomConnect available as chatbot on Messenger
MomConnect available as chatbot on Messenger

At the International Aids Conference 2016, currently being held in Durban, the Praekelt Foundation will launch a new chatbot for Messenger, integrated into the South African Department of Health's MomConnect...

20 Jul 2016

Ad blockers vs publishers - The war rages on
Ad blockers vs publishers - The war rages on

It cannot be ignored that advertising is what made the World Wide Web what it is today right from the humble beginnings...

Issued by DQ&A Media Group 15 Jul 2016

Messaging app Line rockets 40% in opening US trade
Messaging app Line rockets 40% in opening US trade

Shares in the messaging app Line, a hit in Asia, surged 40 percent in opening trade in New York on Thursday in a market hungry for the newest technology IPO...

15 Jul 2016

MMA SA Smarties shortlist announced
MMA SA Smarties shortlist announced

The much-anticipated shortlist for the MMA SA Smarties has been announced. With the highest number of entries to date, the MMA SA Smarties is fast becoming the defining award for innovation in mobile...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 15 Jul 2016

Gorilla scoops 20 MMA Smarties shortlists
Gorilla scoops 20 MMA Smarties shortlists

With a total of 20 shortlisted entries across nine categories, it's the biggest recognition yet for Gorilla - an agency that is increasingly focused on mobile-based content, creativity and innovation...

Issued by Gorilla 14 Jul 2016

MMA SA forum workshop and Smarties dates and tickets here
MMA SA forum workshop and Smarties dates and tickets here

Join the MMA and mobile innovators on Friday, 19 August, in Durban - as they celebrate excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mobile Marketing at the 2016 Smarties Awards...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 14 Jul 2016

From an idea to an app - how not to fail
From an idea to an app - how not to fail

Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonising if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it's even worse if you are both...

By Vikrant Singh 14 Jul 2016

Google wins extra time to fight EU Android probe
Google wins extra time to fight EU Android probe

Google won more time on Wednesday to answer accusations by the European Commission that the US tech giant abuses the dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system...

14 Jul 2016

South Africa currently ranks as one of the top entrepreneurial countries in emerging markets
South Africa currently ranks as one of the top entrepreneurial countries in emerging markets

Emerging markets have long been hotbeds of activity for entrepreneurial-minded people. In countries where big business only employs a percentage of the population, industry is not widespread and people have little access to many of the luxuries or even essentials that people in developed nations have...

Issued by Global Data Intelligence Limited 13 Jul 2016

Pokemon-mania vindicates Nintendo's mobile game shift
Pokemon-mania vindicates Nintendo's mobile game shift

With Pokemon-mania sweeping the planet, Nintendo's nascent shift into mobile gaming has proved a massive hit, vindicating the Japanese videogame giant's decision...

13 Jul 2016

Discount-based media buying #mustfall
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Media buying (online in particular) is evolving. Believe it or not, your target audience is smart. It's no longer about placing an advert during the 8pm news or a banner ad on a news website...

By Jacques du Bruyn 12 Jul 2016

Pokemon Go more popular than Tinder in US, on track to beat Twitter
Pokemon Go more popular than Tinder in US, on track to beat Twitter

Say what you will about the game, but Pokemon Go has become an almost unprecedented phenomenon in recent days...

By Hadlee Simons 11 Jul 2016

Creative mobile marketing agency, JustPalm.com, now brings karaoke to mobile and social networks
Creative mobile marketing agency, JustPalm.com, now brings karaoke to mobile and social networks

The innovative mobile marketing agency, JustPalm.com, has launched #miBeats music competition - an interesting service that allows users to play karaoke linked to social networks via their mobile phone...

Issued by JustPalm 8 Jul 2016

MMA SA Smarties judges announced
MMA SA Smarties judges announced

Led by jury chair, Tim Bishop, the diverse list of judges for the 2016 Mobile Marketing South Africa (MMA) Smarties Awards brings a range of perspectives to judge South Africa's greatest mobile talent...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 8 Jul 2016

Digicape markets SA-developed micro tracker - Sensor Smart Tracker
Digicape markets SA-developed micro tracker - Sensor Smart Tracker

Tech start-up, Sensor Networks, has partnered with Digicape to distribute their latest product, a nifty personal micro tracker device called Sensor Smart Tracker...

Issued by Digicape 7 Jul 2016

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Five mobile development pitfalls - and how to avoid them

The mobile web is going through an exciting growth phase as consumers and businesses shift their interests toward the 'second screen'...

By Sven Hammar 6 Jul 2016

20 tips for exploiting ICT for your company
20 tips for exploiting ICT for your company

Whether you're in the enterprise or consumer space, you need to know how people (customers and staff) want to use the mobile web...

By Alan Knott-Craig 4 Jul 2016

Vicinity's premium publisher network hits 30-plus
Vicinity's premium publisher network hits 30-plus

Vicinity Media has announced a number of additions to its premium publisher network, taking the number of active premium publishers in the network into the mid-30's...

Issued by Vicinity Media 4 Jul 2016

Naspers increasingly mobile
Naspers increasingly mobile

Naspers is further transforming itself into a mobile-first applications business as people, particularly in emerging markets, use smartphones to make transactions...

By Thabiso Mochiko 1 Jul 2016

Kids' wearables offer new opportunities
Kids' wearables offer new opportunities

New categories, such as wearable computers for children are starting to emerge and existing form factors, such as smartwatches, are beginning to mature in the global wearable computer market...

1 Jul 2016

Last chance to enter the MMA Smarties - extended deadline 30 June 2016
Last chance to enter the MMA Smarties - extended deadline 30 June 2016

With hundreds of campaigns already submitted, the 2016 Smarties is set to surpass last year's entries. The deadline has been extended to ensure that all mobile creatives have time to submit and be counted...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 30 Jun 2016

Carmen Murray
The three H's of brand purpose

How times have changed for marketing? Not too long ago, reaching out to customers was easy and accessible. All you had to do was to take your product to advertising platforms like TV, radio and print and our job was done..

By Carmen Murray, Issued by Mobitainment 30 Jun 2016

Bringing bricks and clicks together
Bringing bricks and clicks together

It's not known how online channels can influence the movement of products off retailers' shelves. What is known is the amount of product that moves off a retailer's shelf. What if the two could be married...

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Jun 2016

InSite shifts mobile retirement into gear
InSite shifts mobile retirement into gear

Planning for your financial future can now be done from the palm of your hand. The InSite team has been hard at work, developing a first-of-its-kind retirement fund mobile app for the Vodacom Group Pension Fund...

Issued by inSite Education 29 Jun 2016

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