Grey Adventures rolls out to SA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

The Grey Group's Grey Adventures start-up incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg, Singapore and American offices as it continues to roll out across the global network.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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#Mandela100: Using the spirit of Ubuntu to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018, held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time from 18 to 22 July 2018, highlighted clear links to Nelson Mandela's legacy and how we can all help put African knowledge on top as Wikipedia aims to create greater knowledge equity into 2030.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

'South Africa Matters' in the spotlight at 2018 In Good Company Conference
'South Africa Matters' in the spotlight at 2018 In Good Company Conference

The annual In Good Company Conference will take place 21 August at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria under the theme, 'South Africa Matters'. The conference speaker lineup features leaders in social innovation and impact investment.

2 days ago

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The summer of your smile

Malta International Airport (MIA) has published its traffic results for June 2018. Passenger movements were up by 14.6% over the previous June. It proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that summer here is a thing.

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 days ago

#DigitalMarketing: How to get your business found online in local search
#DigitalMarketing: How to get your business found online in local search

Mobile takes the lead in local store marketing (LSM) and for this reason, investing in quality local SEO is key.

By Graham van der Merwe 2 days ago

#MobileCommerce: From search to checkout, the top 5 features likely to make your user tap "buy now"
#MobileCommerce: From search to checkout, the top 5 features likely to make your user tap "buy now"

Mobile, and increasingly apps, are core to the success of any retailer's strategy through all stages of the path to purchase or shopping customer's experience, from initial research through to completing their purchase.

By Lynette Hundermark 2 days ago

Tim Harris from Wesgro and Drakenstein Councillor, Conrad Poole, signing the agreement. Image supplied.
Drakenstein Municipality signs agreement to promote film and media sector

Wesgro (Cape Town and the Western Cape's Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency) and the Drakenstein Municipality has signed an agreement tasked with promoting film, media and gaming opportunities in the municipality.

2 days ago

The Cannes Lions Design Lions jury 2018. Image supplied by Mavumengwana.
Vumile Mavumengwana on the power of creative work that resonates universally

Having dusted off the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity cobwebs, VM DSGN's designer and creative director Vumile Mavumengwana talks us through his experience on this year's design awarding jury and what it's really like being a South African in Cannes.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

The digital landscape of South Africa
The digital landscape of South Africa

South Africa has 28.5 million internet users. This equates to 52% of the population being online this year. Of these online users, 74% are using mobile phones.

By Ellen De Matos Silva 3 days ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: KFC makes a meal of it but Maroon 5's Three Little Words give me ad indigestion

One of the things to be thankful for about the FIFA Football World Cup 2018 (Trade Mark registered) is that it was not held here... if only for the fact we wouldn't have to put up with God-awful Budweiser beer.

By Brendan Seery 17 Jul 2018

Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy
Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy

What is your company doing to increase its revenue? Tweeting a few times, a day? Doing promotions? Improving your product? All of this is important and can contribute to increasing your company's revenue. However, if it is not complemented by a coordinated digital marketing strategy it is unlikely to generate the results you are looking for.

By Roy Morrison 17 Jul 2018

Hoorah CSO and co-founder Jay Thomson and Tenzing Agency co-founder Jason Liebenberg.
#NewBiz: Hoorah acquires Tenzing Agency

Digital media consultancy, Hoorah plans to ramp up its e-commerce capabilities with the acquisition of Durban-based design and development agency, Tenzing.

16 Jul 2018

Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names
Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names

The .africa (dotAfrica) gTLD offers a unique opportunity to individuals, governments, companies and others to associate their products, services and information with the continent and people of Africa. As major brands like Absa register, use and promote .africa (dotAfrica) domain names, the effect on commerce, education, health and other sectors will no doubt be profound as Africans use their new domain to unite the continent's internet community.

16 Jul 2018