Stassen with 'Blades' - part of the Hero Exhibition that takes place at Open Design.
#DesignMonth: The importance of design education with Suné Stassen

Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Reasons why your business needs an online presence

In the world that we currently live in, it is vital for all businesses to have a strong online presence, in order to stay relevant, build the brand and gain more customers, an internet profile is vital. Whether you are a firm of lawyers, a fashion retailer or a clinic offering treatment for varicose veins, a strong presence online is going to be vital to your success and here are just a few reasons why.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

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Social media tips for businesses

Here, Jared Koning, CSO at Fatality, shares ten social media tips for businesses.

By Jared Koning 24 Feb 2017

Mark Ritson at CRA Conference October 2016
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Radio and digital: a one-night-stand or a meaningful relationship?

There's a certain twilight zone feel about life these days. All of our absolutes are no longer absolute.

By John Walls 24 Feb 2017

Thought leadership programme Gurus premieres on CNBC Africa
Thought leadership programme Gurus premieres on CNBC Africa

CNBC Africa will premiere Gurus, a series of high-impact interviews with premier league business thought leaders, filmed in South Africa on Thursday 2 March 2017 at 9.15pm.

24 Feb 2017

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Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party.

By Tarryn Giebelmann 23 Feb 2017

Custom media the way of the future
Custom media the way of the future

Content that is of value and authentic will continue to grow as readers demand it, and it is custom media that is delivering this.

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Feb 2017

IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017
IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017

The IAB SA has announced the Bookmark Awards finalists for 2017. Following several weeks of judging, the panel has narrowed down a record number of entries into a shortlist of official finalists (full list below), each demonstrating talent and digital innovation in their respective categories.

22 Feb 2017

D&AD Pencils.
The value of a pencil

I apologise in advance for the unnecessary use of nostalgia and being a little romantic about it all. Actually, I don't.

By Damon Stapleton 22 Feb 2017

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Digital marketing trends for 2017 (part 3)

In part three of my exploration of digital marketing in 2017, I delve into subjects I haven't covered yet, such as apps, B2B and tracking ROI digital marketing trends, and share more insight into other trends.

By Stephen Sandmann 20 Feb 2017

Eight ways to avoid social media blunders
Eight ways to avoid social media blunders

Many factors influence the success of a startup, amongst them is the effective use of social media in creating brand awareness. While marketing on social media can boost the growth of your startup significantly, it could also have detrimental effects on the profitability and reputation of your business if not done properly.

By Charles Mburugu 2 Feb 2017

A guide to Instagram for SA brands
A guide to Instagram for SA brands

Although one of the younger social media platforms amongst the giants, Instagram is steadily making its way to the front of the line in capturing audiences of varying ages and interests.

By Jennifer Human 25 Jan 2017

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The role of social in the marketer's mix

It's hard to understand why brands wouldn't be using social for business growth.

By Lisa Steingold 24 Jan 2017

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