WeDesign2016 Conference to change urban thinking radically
WeDesign2016 Conference to change urban thinking radically

The WeDesign2016 Conference, taking place in Durban on 8 July 2016, features Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan as one of the keynote speakers, joined by international speakers, Felipe Leal, immediate past Minister of Urbanism for Mexico City and Kelvin Campbell, chair of Smart Urbanism in London.

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[Shopper Marketing] Customers gravitate to the 'Third Place'
[Shopper Marketing] Customers gravitate to the 'Third Place'

Shopper marketing is being driven by a shopper revolution powered by our digital world. It is one of the few advertising channels showing growth globally; and has led a "seismic change in marketing".

By Louise Marsland 1 hour ago

Engage customers with mobile apps that provide wanted services
Engage customers with mobile apps that provide wanted services

With growing competition for mobile subscribers' attention, organisations need to offer their customers personalised and valuable services to keep them returning to their mobile apps. To get a return on investment on the mobile apps, companies need to think carefully about how they will build value into their applications to ensure they create traction.

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Nigeria's CcHub makes co-working free

Nigerian tech and innovation space Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced free access to its co-working space from 13 June, as the flagship Lagos incubator looks to further develop the local tech startup ecosystem.

By Tom Jackson 1 hour ago

AFDA Experimental Festival - live and online
AFDA Experimental Festival - live and online

The annual AFDA Experimental Festival will take place live at its Johannesburg campus (17-18 June), Cape Town campus (15-19 June) and Durban campus (16 June) and online from 21 June to 21 July 2016.

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[Shopper Marketing] Mystery Shopper Europe adds Africa to basket

MSPA (Mystery Shopping Providers Association) Europe is targeting Africa to expand its membership base, following a successful first conference in the region. Held in Casablanca, Morocco, earlier this year, the conference attracted delegates from 15 countries, including Gabon, Côte d'Ivoire, Algeria, Morocco and South Africa.

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Social media for change
Social media for change

Although we loudly profess that we share a collective mind-set while embracing what's unique about others, it's become quiet cliché of our generation to continue a legacy of category creation that seeks to define and mostly vilify groups of people who are considered the 'abnormal'.

By Rebone Masemola 2 hours ago

Shoprite and Checkers launch fund to fight winter hunger
Shoprite and Checkers launch fund to fight winter hunger

The Shoprite Group is helping to fight hunger in vulnerable communities this winter by its surplus food donation programme and mobile soup kitchens, through which the retailer is providing relief to thousands of hungry people across the country every day.

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eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal
eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal

Media company eMedia Holdings was in talks to renew its contract with DStv for its 24-hour news channel, which had been on the payTV platform for more than seven years, it said on Friday. eMedia is the holding company of assets such as eSat.tv, e.tv, radio station Yfm and Sasani Africa.

By Thabiso Mochiko 2 hours ago

SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses
SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has said its ban on staff from making political comments or posting pictures of themselves wearing party regalia on social media is merely a reiteration of its existing policy on social media conduct.

By Pericles Anetos 2 hours ago

Change vs. transformational management
Change vs. transformational management

Forget about change management, we are squarely in the transformation age and with it we need to apply transformational management.

By John Sanei 25 May 2016

Five major social media benefits for your business
Five major social media benefits for your business

Social media has become an indispensable part of everyday life and has altered the way people interact with one another. Entrepreneurs have come to rely on social media marketing practices as well as social media management tools in order to promote their products and services. There are numerous benefits to using social media as a marketing tool for your business. The five major social media benefits include:

By AIMEÉ SERRÃO 25 May 2016

Dear SA radio stations
Dear SA radio stations

I've been working in radio for 26 years and I love the medium today as much as I did when I first stumbled across it back in 1990.

By Simon Parkinson 24 May 2016