Some SEO mistakes you need to not make
Some SEO mistakes you need to not make

Applying proper search engine optimisation to your site is like arriving early at the craft market to secure the best, most visible spot for your stall: it takes a little extra effort, and sure, it's only a start, but it gives you some highly valuable visibility amidst a sea of competition, and, while nothing is ever certain in business, it could well be the difference between your business taking off or dying in its cradle.

Issued by Ripple Digital 1 hour ago

Provantage Media Group: 100% South African and black-owned with BEE Level 1 status
Provantage Media Group: 100% South African and black-owned with BEE Level 1 status

Leading out-of-home company Provantage Media Group is proud to announce that they have just been awarded a Level 1 B-BBEE rating by Grant Thornton - the highest BEE rating achievable. This makes Provantage one of the largest OOH media companies to have achieved a Level 1 rating and one of a small group of enterprise organisations within the Marketing and Communication sector to qualify as being truly empowered within the context of South African legislation. In addition to the level 1 B-BBEE rating, Provantage recently completed an equity transaction, which has resulted in the company becoming Black-owned.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 1 hour ago

What you can expect to see at Mediatech Africa 2017
What you can expect to see at Mediatech Africa 2017

Where creativity comes to life with technology

Issued by Mediatech Africa 1 hour ago

National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism
National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism

A blueprint for Africa: If national mobilisation of entrepreneurialism across a country is a solid possibility, what's stopping it and who is blocking it? When will a nation start singing the joys of global exportability with super talented entrepreneurial powers and embrace the future? Why not start today?

By Naseem Javed 2 hours ago

Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront
Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront

Mobile commerce (m-commerce) app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice their customers directly. Unlike business promotion on sites such as Facebook, stores and service providers on the app can promote for free, with their posts popping up on the feeds of people within a 24km radius.

3 hours ago

Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs
Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs

The Creative Business Cup, a global challenge for entrepreneurs working in creative fields, will be staged at the Small Business Expo from Monday, 31 August to Saturday, 2 September at the TicketPro Dome; giving budding creatives an opportunity to pitch their businesses, network with potential partners and investors, and stand a chance of winning a trip to compete in the international Creative Business Cup finals staged by Global Entrepreneurship Network (Gen) in Denmark in November this year.

1 day ago

The new normal
The new normal

My ramblings about ego must be getting really quite curious, but as I do my best to understand the importance of ego in advertising and as long as you all continue to email me with your opinion and thoughts, I'm going to continue to share my findings with you. This is becoming a conversation of agency practice and personal exploration.

By Dale Ferreira 2 days ago

The M&C Saatchi Group SA announces two key digital appointments
The M&C Saatchi Group SA announces two key digital appointments

The M&C Saatchi Group in South Africa has appointed Dallas du Toit as Creative Partner: Digital. His primary task will be to continue to grow a world-class digital capability within the SA Group by partnering with Founding Partner and Executive Creative Director (CPT) Gordon Ray as well as Neo Mashigo, Creative Partner: Group

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 2 days ago

Consumers will abandon brands that don't provide a flawless customer experience
Consumers will abandon brands that don't provide a flawless customer experience

Almost half of North American and European consumers surveyed by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council say they will abandon a brand and take their money elsewhere if they continuously encounter a poor, impersonal or frustrating customer experience across channels of engagement.

2 days ago

GAWK revamps Liquor City logo
GAWK revamps Liquor City logo

Liquor City's branding has been synonymous among the South African public for more than 20 years. The decision for a rejuvenated brand was made to keep up with changing market trends as well as to carry the brand to its full potential. GAWK Visual Engineers was bestowed the honours and took on the job with great gusto.

Issued by Gawk 14 Jul 2017

Is it time to regulate the PR industry?
Is it time to regulate the PR industry?

It has become more important than ever to address the current lack of regulation in the public relations industry, and explore the best options in promoting ethical conduct across the profession. For several years, the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa, Prisa, has been consulting with industry and government stakeholders on Legislated Self-Regulation for the Communication Management Profession. Now, the role of ethics in public relations has come into question in light of the ongoing Bell Pottinger saga, and has once again put regulation high on the agenda.

By Daniel Munslow 14 Jul 2017

Journalists inside the G20 media centre in Hamburg.
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German media groups furious after 32 reporters barred from G20

BERLIN - German media groups protested Wednesday after government authorities at last week's G20 summit suddenly withdrew the accreditations of 32 journalists on unspecified security grounds.

13 Jul 2017

Facebook launches Developer Circles Harare
Facebook launches Developer Circles Harare

Facebook Africa is hosting a series of training events and workshops designed to help local entrepreneurs understand how to use digital platforms to grow their businesses.

13 Jul 2017