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#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing
#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries; but we also know that challenges tend to be the greatest drivers of innovation. Nigerian ride sharing platform GoMyWay...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism
#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism

Observing that children in his community displayed a disinterest in their African culture, Adebayo Adegbembo - along with his team at Genii Games - created the Asa brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 13 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: Integrated transport systems key to successfully operating in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Integrated transport systems key to successfully operating in Africa

With a growing logistics network between SADC countries, it's important to keep mind of the requirements to operate successfully in a diverse and often challenging African environment...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 day ago

Kayoola Solar Bus
#AfricaMonth: Driving Ugandan vehicle manufacturing

Kiira Motors Corporation is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful vehicle prototypes under its belt, including Africa's first solar bus...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Simon Andys
#AfricaMonth: Adopting a new mentality to small-scale farming

It's necessary for smallholder farmers in Africa to innovate and form partnerships with organisations that can help them do so. In this, the farmers of Nakuru county has...

By Cari Van Wyk 23 May 2016

Catterbox
#TRENDING: Best new products this year

I think I've discovered my Best New Product of the Year for 2016 already: a cat collar that makes your cat 'talk' back...

By Louise Marsland 23 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Building real awareness of the situation in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Building real awareness of the situation in Africa

With more and more of Africa's fauna and flora under threat, many of the stories that came out of We Are Africa was the importance of conservation...

By Cari Van Wyk 19 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Umlilo the post-kwaito pop prince(ss)
#AfricaMonth: Umlilo the post-kwaito pop prince(ss)

Musician and artist Umlilo is awe-ing local and international markets with his unique post-kwaito electronica, socially conscious lyrics and gender-bending avant garde style.

By Ruth Cooper 18 May 2016

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#TRENDING: Will a robot take your job?

The disruption of work - from hiring, to new industries and the new skills required to remain relevant in the future - is going to be massive, says trend guru Dion Chang...

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2016

#AfricaMonth Newsmaker: Amanda Louw joins AdJoin Media
#AfricaMonth Newsmaker: Amanda Louw joins AdJoin Media

AdJoin Media has appointed Amanda Louw as head of publisher relations. Louw was formerly at AdClick Africa working with agencies, publishers, ad networks and ad-serving technologies...

By Beverley Klein 16 May 2016

How to grow your blog traffic in six easy steps
How to grow your blog traffic in six easy steps

Quick question: Do you have a blog on your website? Are you struggling with driving traffic to your blog? Do you want to grow your blog so that you can in turn use it to grow your corporate website...

By Adegboye Adeniyi 13 May 2016

Increased recognition for communications campaigns executed in Africa
Increased recognition for communications campaigns executed in Africa

The economic surge in Africa has increased the need for world-class communications across the continent and has in turn been mirrored by the increased recognition for communications campaigns executed across Africa.

By Kelli Knutsen 10 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Data collection software to reach the hard-to-reach
#AfricaMonth: Data collection software to reach the hard-to-reach

Al Ismaili, Shehzad Tejani and Faiz Hirani make up the formidable 'triforce' of Bamba Group, a Kenyan tech startup that has modernised data collection...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 May 2016

Truworths Mother's Day advert - Image via Truworths
Dear Truworths, this is what mothers really want

A controversial Mother's Day ad has moms defining 'motherhood' for the advertising industry and telling us what they really want...

By Louise Marsland 6 May 2016

What makes great advertising?
What makes great advertising?

Millward Brown South Africa's Best Liked Ads list celebrates great advertising, but also shows marketers what works today...

By Louise Marsland 29 Apr 2016

And now my watch begins...
And now my watch begins...

#GameofThrones is trending globally, so if you are a fan and haven't seen the show yet, stay off the internet!

By Louise Marsland 25 Apr 2016

#TRENDING: Winter is coming... and you know nothing
#TRENDING: Winter is coming... and you know nothing

Game of Thrones viewing parties expected worldwide, as anticipation mounts for season 6 premiere this weekend...

By Louise Marsland 21 Apr 2016

Jean Sébastien Decaux
Making sense of the city

JCDecaux acquired Continental Outdoor Media in June last year. At a recent function at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Gauteng, Jean Sébastien Decaux...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Apr 2016

The state of start-up entrepreneurship for Africa in the 21st century
The state of start-up entrepreneurship for Africa in the 21st century

The market recession of 2007 created serious challenges by insufficiently providing jobs for people entering and leaving the formal job market due to retrenchments and slow market growth...

By Wendy Van Schalkwyk 7 Apr 2016

#Trending: Happy birthday Twitter!
#Trending: Happy birthday Twitter!

Twitter turned 10 yesterday, 21 March, and the hashtag #LoveTwitter trended. Of course. Brands, celebs, football teams, news media and Twitter itself, reminisced on the good times...

By Louise Marsland 22 Mar 2016

How to create shareable content in social media marketing
How to create shareable content in social media marketing

Individuals are faced with a blizzard of media messages on a daily basis. This can make it difficult for your brand to stand out in the crowd...

By AIMEÉ SERRÃO 22 Mar 2016

How long does SEO take to rank me at #1?
How long does SEO take to rank me at #1?

In essence the answer is not as simple as one might think, as the question is seriously misguided. That question and the SEO rank practice has long out dated that kind of mind set...

By Dee Stephens 14 Mar 2016

Empowering your client is key to a sustainable partnership
Empowering your client is key to a sustainable partnership

The manner in which performance marketing channels are being used to drive client acquisition strategies is changing rapidly; especially now that it's becoming very important for clients to measure the exact return...

By Gareth Mountain 11 Mar 2016

Jason Levin
[Secrets of success] Good old-fashioned values and service deliver winning formula

At last years' Financial Mail Annual Ad Focus Awards, HDI Youth Marketeers were awarded the Partnership Award for their work with Pick n Pay...

By Ann Nurock 10 Mar 2016

Three motivational tips for Nigerian startup founders new to the game
Three motivational tips for Nigerian startup founders new to the game

Launching a startup is one of the most arduous endeavors any entrepreneur can pursue as he/she would have to endure the difficult path of innovation, product market fit, team cohesion, and scaling...

By Nkem Ndem V 10 Mar 2016

Tips for maximising social commerce
Tips for maximising social commerce

Social media has become an increasingly vital element of e-commerce. With the millions of people using social media on daily basis, many companies are realising the power of sites...

By Charles Mburugu 9 Mar 2016

Focusing on Africa
Focusing on Africa

Ad spend online is well below the percentage of consumer attention online. The internet is fragmented, from devices to content, so understanding what people are accessing is key...

By Danette Breitenbach 7 Mar 2016

Top three free video editing apps for smartphones
Top three free video editing apps for smartphones

With the fast development of smartphones with impressive processing power, solid cameras, and varied internal storage capacities in the Nigerian tech market today, you do not need to be certified or have professional cameras shoot a video...

By Nkem Ndem V 2 Mar 2016

Guidelines for using images in blog posts
Guidelines for using images in blog posts

The phrase 'A picture is worth a thousand words' is very true when it comes to blogging. Nowadays, people are bombarded with tons of content on a daily basis...

By Charles Mburugu 29 Feb 2016

10 low-down, dirty SEO hacks
10 low-down, dirty SEO hacks

There are many articles and info hubs online that offer you all the very best advice on SEO, the on page, the off page, the H1, the user journey, the meta this, meta that, oh, blah blah fish paste..!

By Dee Stephens 25 Feb 2016

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