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Episode 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution.

Date: 4 Sep 2015
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Frost & Sullivan offer free webinar on mobile money
Frost & Sullivan offer free webinar on mobile money

Frost & Sullivan will host a complimentary webinar on transactional innovations driving service uptake beyond remittances on 17 September 2015 at 5pm (CAT)...

4 Sep 2015 09:38

The 'so what' marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa
The 'so what' marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa

It's an obvious truth that South African mobile penetration is at an all-time high, but many still question what mobile can do for their brand - here are four pointers...

By Ben Evans 2 Sep 2015 14:00



Business transformation: The value of human capital - Mortimer Harvey
Business transformation: The value of human capital

The telecommunications industry, particularly mobile telecoms, has been under severe pressure in the last few years, leading to consolidation in the independent service provider niche...

By Yule Edwards, Issued by Mortimer Harvey 2 Sep 2015 13:43

This JMPD officer is on her way to becoming a viral star
This JMPD officer is on her way to becoming a viral star

When Clive Naidoo was pulled over by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and started filming, he would probably never have guessed that he'd turn one of the officers into a viral star.

By Stuart Thomas 2 Sep 2015 13:20

We mobile, we digital, WeChat - AAT - Always Active Technologies
We mobile, we digital, WeChat

If you love solving problems, you'll love WeChat, the instant messaging and social media app, as it allows brands to interact with followers through "Official Accounts" or OAs...

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 1 Sep 2015 13:11

Sponsored call marketing opens the door to measurable marketing campaigns - JustPalm
Sponsored call marketing opens the door to measurable marketing campaigns

One of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to advertising is "What does success look like?" closely followed by: "How do we measure it?"

Issued by JustPalm 1 Sep 2015 09:31

Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way
Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way

Content managed system or CMS websites like Wordpress and Joomla have become very popular over the last few years. This makes perfect sense...

By Chemory Gunko 31 Aug 2015 12:17

TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media
TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media

TuYu, the mobile rewards platform that allows users to receive and redeem rewards in a secure and convenient manner by using their mobile phones, has sold 25% of the company to Tritech Media...

28 Aug 2015 09:13

Top apps to help your business
Top apps to help your business

There is a mobile application for everything nowadays, from monitoring the amount of steps you take and perfecting your photos to tracking loadshedding and getting the latest news...

By Roane Swindon 27 Aug 2015 13:09

AAT scoops two mobile marketing awards after a year of mobile innovation - AAT - Always Active Technologies
AAT scoops two mobile marketing awards after a year of mobile innovation

At the recent Mobile Marketing Association Smarties Awards held in Durban, Always Active Technologies and the Independent Media Group won two prestigious awards for their Isolezwe Asidlale USSD campaign...

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 27 Aug 2015 09:55

Mxit Africa's best web app ever, says ex-boss
Mxit Africa's best web app ever, says ex-boss

Instant messaging service Mxit is the best web application ever to be created in Africa, according to Alan Knott-Craig Jnr...

By Gareth van Zyl 26 Aug 2015 08:47

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 27 August 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Graham Plant...

26 Aug 2015 08:32

Craig Lowe
Today's travelers are lost (literally) without mobile connectivity

Whether you are traveling for business or for pleasure, mobile connectivity is now a must-have...

By Craig Lowe 25 Aug 2015 06:21

Vicinity Offers introduces the digital evolution of the printed insert - Vicinity Media
Vicinity Offers introduces the digital evolution of the printed insert

Leading retailers have built their businesses with printed inserts delivered primarily in community newspapers. However as print readership migrates to digital, the insert industry has been left in need of innovation...

Issued by Vicinity Media 24 Aug 2015 10:48

Sold on mobile
Sold on mobile

Here's something for brand champions to think about as they consult their placement schedules this week: if one considers that 91% of mobile phone owners keep their phone within a one metre radius, 24 hours out of every day, why then do marketers bother with any other type of media?...

By Mike Laws 21 Aug 2015 12:40

Mobile marketing, know how - Channel Mobile
Mobile marketing, know how

At Channel Mobile knowing what mobile marketing platforms are available to you is a crucial part of setting out your mobile marketing strategy...

Issued by Channel Mobile 20 Aug 2015 11:03

Mobile marketing, know why - Channel Mobile
Mobile marketing, know why

Many people might wonder what mobile marketing is, or what it can do for you. Channel Mobile would like to get you up to date with modern mobile marketing...

Issued by Channel Mobile 19 Aug 2015 11:26

Engaging customers through apps
Engaging customers through apps

"We're in the middle of an app revolution and the implications for business are huge, even if you don't think of yourself as an app business," says Quinton Pienaar, CEO of Agilitude...

18 Aug 2015 10:06

The changing media and marketing landscape
The changing media and marketing landscape

Get ready for five trends set to shake-up the marketing and media landscape as we know it, says Vision Critical...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Aug 2015 14:00

Transforming the news experience
Transforming the news experience

In a country as dynamic as South Africa we are surrounded by constant reminders that life never stands still. Innovation is in our nature as human beings and nothing epitomises this more than the rapid ascent of all things digital...

By Jim Egan 17 Aug 2015 11:36

Howard Moodycliffe
Mobile transacting is here to stay

Whether you are walking through the Hout Bay Market, or popping into your local convenience store, or buying a coffee at vida - you are likely to see a sign informing you that 'mobile payments are welcome here'...

By Howard Moodycliffe, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 17 Aug 2015 10:17

Here's why your business needs its own mobile app
Here's why your business needs its own mobile app

Today's customers are on the move, and they are taking their mobile devices with them. Mobile devices are undoubtedly important in the lives of millions of people across the world...

By Charles Mburugu 13 Aug 2015 13:05

ZAZOO expands virtual card reach in partnership with UK's Funifi - Mobile Marketing Association
ZAZOO expands virtual card reach in partnership with UK's Funifi

ZAZOO has partnered with Funifi, a startup based in the UK and Cyprus, to enhance their service by adding a secure payment mechanism to the Funifi DO (chore) app using Mobile Virtual Card technology...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 13 Aug 2015 11:38

Is your smartphone infected?
Is your smartphone infected?

Mobile malware is posing an increasing threat to smartphone users. It is spreading at an alarming pace, becoming more sophisticated and...

13 Aug 2015 07:20

Content marketing does not exist
Content marketing does not exist

After 17 years in the internet industry, you get accustomed to the crowds chasing the next latest 'best thing' in digital. It is an industry where people like catchy sayings...

By Steve Liversedge 12 Aug 2015 14:15

How to keep your battery going while on the move
How to keep your battery going while on the move

It's always annoying to run out of battery power when you're not near a charger and a power point...

12 Aug 2015 14:10

Ornico launches BrandLand podcast - Ornico
Ornico launches BrandLand podcast

Brand research company, Ornico, has launched its new foray into netcasting with a monthly marketing intelligence podcast called 'BrandLand'...

Issued by Ornico 12 Aug 2015 12:05

Cook With Clover: the app to make your cooking, meal planning and grocery shopping Way Better - Clover
Cook With Clover: the app to make your cooking, meal planning and grocery shopping Way Better

Inspired by the Clover Little Big Cook Off reality television show, Clover's new app is an interactive space for consumers to search for new recipes, build shopping lists for desired meals and share favourite recipes with friends and family...

Issued by Clover 7 Aug 2015 10:25

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 6 August 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Gordon Laws, Louis Raubenheimer and John Bowles...

5 Aug 2015 12:05

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