You're the proud owner of a brand-spanking new business. You're all geared up with a killer idea and a sheaf of registration papers hot off the press. So what's next?
By Linda Botha 11 Dec 2013 09:41
I chatted to Homecoming Revolution founder and CEO, Angel Jones and newly appointed managing partner, Bruce Mubayiwa to find out more about his new role as well as where the company is heading.
By Ilse van den Berg 9 Dec 2013 12:58
'2D is the opportunity to use data to communicate with the consumer on their smart phone. It is now viewed as part of our lives, mobility.'
By Danette Breitenbach 9 Dec 2013 10:10
Social media and the proliferation of smart devices are sweeping in a new era in HR management, offering businesses an opportunity to engage with the market.
By James McKerrell 5 Dec 2013 14:36
Many a retailer will sing to the tune of "The customer is always right", but not a lot actually live the phrase, much less invest any time or innovation in it. Luckily for you and I, this age of short-term vision is drawing to a close.
By Sindy Peters 5 Dec 2013 10:35
The African market for satellite communications has experienced a feeding frenzy over the last few years as international players vie for the lion's share of a market that is attracting massive interest from investors.
By Arie Vered 4 Dec 2013 11:28
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
At the time of writing this article there were 34 days to go, before the end of 2013. This is a time during which we should start a paradigm shift, to seeing 2013 for what it is: The year that's gone by. Right? Wrong!
By Catherine Milward-Bridges 29 Nov 2013 07:51
In the category of lifestyle PR, ask not how big your slice of the proverbial editorial pie is, but rather just how tasty. Let's face it, the media landscape has changed, the market has changed and surely now too should the measurement of editorial.
By Lorrianne Cloete 28 Nov 2013 08:35
If you've heard the term 'Content Marketing Matters Most' and felt your jaw slack with the lack of enthusiasm, you are not alone. If you felt this way because of how this content generally inundates your day and leaves you overcome with an acute case of the discombobulations - you are not alone.
By Dylan Balkind 27 Nov 2013 06:04
I always thought that you were either creative or not. I also felt that I had an uncanny ability to determine whether an applicant would be a good planner or not. Either you had it or you didn't. Boy was I wrong.
By Sid Peimer 22 Nov 2013 06:40
Have you ever wondered why your emails are no longer getting to the inbox, despite all your best practice efforts? Have a look at what the ISPs consider before allowing your mail to reach the inbox...
By Lindani Tshabangu 21 Nov 2013 07:38
Do your customers and staff struggle to find the 'funny bone' in your biz? Is humour a taboo in your business culture?
By Catherine Milward-Bridges 20 Nov 2013 09:20
Nigeria is not "business as usual" for new entrants to the market - but for global e-commerce providers there are many opportunities...
By Robin Philip 19 Nov 2013 14:50
The retail and service industry across Africa is constantly under pressure to not only increase their customer base, while meeting profit targets, but to do so whilst satisfying its consumers' needs.
By Michael Fletcher 19 Nov 2013 08:39
Emerging markets is the now and the future. 70% of the world's internet population is in emerging markets and the adspend is starting to move to these markets.
By Danette Breitenbach 18 Nov 2013 12:05
Brett St Clair, head of new products sub-Saharan Africa for Google, talked at AfricaCom's day two AfricaCast session about understanding the role YouTube can play in Africa.
By Ilse van den Berg 15 Nov 2013 07:50
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
Mobile marketing is near the top of everyone's priority list right now, but knowing you should be doing something is not the same as knowing what to do - and with the medium being so new, there are no clear best practice guidelines yet.
By Bevan Ducasse 13 Nov 2013 08:52
Search engine optimisation (SEO) is very important for the success of any website. Here are some tips which will help you attract more visitors, and thus boost the ranking of your WordPress site.
By Charles Mburugu 11 Nov 2013 09:25
Consumers becoming content creators is nothing new. In the digital age, we encourage consumers to contribute through comments, blogs and sharing.
By Desiree Gullan 9 Nov 2013 10:25
NEWSWATCH: There's good and bad news out of Angola: Mail & Guardian reports that an Angolan journalist has won a top award recognising his fight against graft and human rights abuses, and speaking of the latter... a 17-year-old has been imprisoned for allegedly insulting the country's president.
By Rod Baker 8 Nov 2013 06:53
"Strategy" is a word bandied around by businesses on a daily basis. Fundamentally, it's become a simple term, part of the "business jargon brigade".
By Mike Taberner 8 Nov 2013 06:07
A question I've asked myself personally - the Society team started as two people in 2011, it's now 12, so we ask this in one way or another pretty regularly. This is also a question clients wanting to build their own teams have regularly asked us.
By Daniel Pinch 5 Nov 2013 05:50
Africa is characterised by huge diversity in payment methods and preferences, which means every region or country needs to be approached as a distinct market. Anybody who tries to do e-commerce in Africa offering only global payment methods is setting up for failure.
By Peter Harvey 31 Oct 2013 12:11
The realisation that web users are looking for insight and education - not just product catalogues - is changing the nature of website copywriting.
By Daryn Smith 29 Oct 2013 08:41
When it comes to finding a suitable host for your site, web hosting reviews can be very important in helping you make the right decision. There are literally hundreds of web hosting reviews which can be found online.
By Charles Mburugu 24 Oct 2013 13:57
We at Help For Hemorrhoids hope you're sitting happy in the traffic. Like our page and tell us about the worst sit-in you've ever sat-in. This is not social media. This is stupid.
By Dylan Balkind 24 Oct 2013 06:04
The essence of human behaviour is relativity - humans compare - whether consciously or subconsciously. Perception is the tool which enables the brain to more efficiently create a fit between us and an environment by interpreting context in a relative way.
By Werner van Zyl 23 Oct 2013 10:49
When I hold media release writing courses I always ask the delegates to send me examples of their work beforehand for 'workshopping' during the course.
By Marion Scher 23 Oct 2013 08:13
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