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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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#YouthMonth: Apps taking the youth by storm [Infographic]
#YouthMonth: Apps taking the youth by storm [Infographic]

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are the apps everyone knows, but there are some apps out there that are more appealing to the youth today...

By Beverley Klein 3 days ago

How much response from a QR code on pack?
How much response from a QR code on pack?

You can expect anywhere from 1% to 80%, and this all depends on what you are offering on-pack. You need to make the offer intriguing and something that your consumer wants to be involved with...

Issued by Surveway 23 Jun 2016

Five ways the MMA Smarties SA Mobile Awards bring you mobile marketing recognition and rewards
Five ways the MMA Smarties SA Mobile Awards bring you mobile marketing recognition and rewards

Haven't entered the Smarties yet? Here are five excellent reasons why you should, as well as some tips to help you craft a winning entry...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 23 Jun 2016

South Africans can enter BBM Everyday Competition
South Africans can enter BBM Everyday Competition

BBM is inviting the freshest everyday photographers from all around South Africa to enter the #BBMEveryday competition by sharing their photographs...

20 Jun 2016

Calling South Africa's mobile marketing talent - under two weeks left to enter the MMA SA Smarties Awards
Calling South Africa's mobile marketing talent - under two weeks left to enter the MMA SA Smarties Awards

If you are a marketer or an agency that has created a compelling and successful mobile campaign, a Smarties Award will set you apart in the industry, affirming your experience in a rapidly growing marketing sphere...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 17 Jun 2016

App Store changes should shift ad campaign strategies
App Store changes should shift ad campaign strategies

Apple's announcement that it would be introducing paid search to its App Store did not completely take the market by surprise...

By Andrew Smit and Tich Savanhu 14 Jun 2016

[Newsmaker] Hannes Prinsloo from Shazam
[Newsmaker] Hannes Prinsloo from Shazam

The popular mobile app, Shazam, which connects users and artists, has appointed Hannes Prinsloo as country representative for South Africa...

By Beverley Klein 13 Jun 2016

Free presentation on product development
Free presentation on product development

Wim Morris, COO of mobile product development company Polymorph, will give a free presentation on 'Product Development for SMEs - Does your business need an App?' on Tuesday 14 June 2016...

10 Jun 2016

BBM Everyday competition: A chance to show your potential
BBM Everyday competition: A chance to show your potential

BBM wants to cast a light on South Africa's lesser-known treasures, and invites the freshest everyday photographers from all around South Africa to enter the #BBMEveryday competition by sharing their awe-inspiring photographs...

Issued by SoulProviders 8 Jun 2016

PwC and IAB SA launch third digital adspend study
PwC and IAB SA launch third digital adspend study

IAB SA, in collaboration with PwC, has launched its third study on digital adspend in South Africa. This study is the definitive resource on online and mobile advertising locally and internationally...

Issued by IAB South Africa 8 Jun 2016

Best App Marketing Practices ebook now available
Best App Marketing Practices ebook now available

Fiksu has launched an ebook, Best App Marketing Practices, which has key tactics and tips on getting consumers to use your app in a tough market...

8 Jun 2016

AtHoc enhances its rapid response crisis communications
AtHoc enhances its rapid response crisis communications

AtHoc has announced new capabilities focus on automation tools, rules engine and alert flow to reduce labour-intensive activities, while accelerating response...

7 Jun 2016

Embracing the mobile world
Embracing the mobile world

Companies are converging on using the mobile phone as a central platform for delivery. In fact, mobile technology has become the central point of tying once disparate industries together...

By Eddie Carpenter 7 Jun 2016

The June 2016 cover, displayed on iPad.
#YouthMonth: Exposing Edgars' 100,000 download magic

With everyone and their grandma reading content on their phones these days, digital magazine apps are by no means just the realm of the youth. Here's how Edgars Club Magazine is repeatedly delighting its downloaders...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jun 2016

Holding your phone hostage - how ransomware went mobile
Holding your phone hostage - how ransomware went mobile

Imitation is a quick way to learn, which is why mobile malware is evolving so rapidly - it frequently imitates attack behaviours and trends that were first trialled and proven to work in the PC...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 6 Jun 2016

Unpacking Africa's first mobile DSP
Unpacking Africa's first mobile DSP

Adclick Mobile DSP is Africa's first homegrown mobile DSP platform that offers self-serve or managed programmatic advertising services...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 3 Jun 2016

Uber introduces UberPaws, in parternship with the SA Guide Dogs Association
Uber introduces UberPaws, in parternship with the SA Guide Dogs Association

Uber, has partnered with The South African Guide Dogs Association (GDA) to bring Joburgers guide dogs in training on demand, to raise money and awareness for guide dogs...

2 Jun 2016

Jones and Young.
#YouthMonth: Tipping the tide of youth unemployment with EvenMe

'Screenagers' are in their natural habitat when interacting with content on their phones, so why not make it entrepreneurially educational? That's exactly what the new EvenMe portal and app have in mind...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Jun 2016

Integrated advertising solutions taken to a new level by The SpaceStation
Integrated advertising solutions taken to a new level by The SpaceStation

In a pioneering move, The SpaceStation has become the first South African digital media sales company to offer in-stream mobile advertising as part of its already extensive standard and rich media mobile product offering...

Issued by The SpaceStation 2 Jun 2016

2016 Mobile 360 Series - Africa conference announces speaker line-up
2016 Mobile 360 Series - Africa conference announces speaker line-up

The GSMA, which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, has announced the key speakers for the 2016 Mobile 360 Series - Africa conference...

2 Jun 2016

Netnuus - a new Afrikaans app that delivers streamlined news highlights in a flash
Netnuus - a new Afrikaans app that delivers streamlined news highlights in a flash

Launched this week, Netnuus is a powerful new Afrikaans news app that delivers the most important news highlights of the day in a reactive native format...

Issued by 24.com 2 Jun 2016

Smartphone growth slows to a trickle in 2016: survey
Smartphone growth slows to a trickle in 2016: survey

The global smartphone market is sputtering in 2016, with Apple likely to see its first "down" year for the iPhone, a research report said on Wednesday...

2 Jun 2016

First Pan-African OOH measurement product
First Pan-African OOH measurement product

GeoPoll, Kantar Media, and Cuende announce first Pan-African Out of Home measurement product...

2 Jun 2016

Internet of Things to overtake mobile phones by 2018
Internet of Things to overtake mobile phones by 2018

The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake mobile phones...

1 Jun 2016

Progressive web apps - Why brands might want to get progressive
Progressive web apps - Why brands might want to get progressive

No, not politically. The progressive we're talking about here might be the game-changer that bridges the divide between mobile web and mobile apps...

By Nicole Sobotker, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 1 Jun 2016

Engage customers with mobile apps that provide wanted services
Engage customers with mobile apps that provide wanted services

With growing competition for mobile subscribers' attention, organisations need to offer their customers personalised and valuable services to keep them returning to their mobile apps...

31 May 2016

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Mobile money aid for humanitarian disasters

Ericsson reveals 'Emergency Wallet' to support humanitarian responses...

31 May 2016

Mobile is the SME's best friend
Mobile is the SME's best friend

Most of us still tend to think of mobile marketing as the territory of large corporations...

By herman cremer 30 May 2016

Locally developed cashback app hits 130,000 downloads
Locally developed cashback app hits 130,000 downloads

SNAPnSAVE, a Cape Town based start-up that gives shoppers cash back on everyday shopping items, simply for snapping their till slip, has grown to 130,000 users and paid back over R500,000 in cash.

27 May 2016

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