MARKETING & MEDIA

(c) Vadim Ginzburg -
What the Zuck? How to adjust your digital marketing strategy after Facebook's announcement

The shockwaves of Mark Zuckerberg's recent announcement regarding the impending change to Facebook's algorithm reverberated across the world. My timeline and inbox filled up with doomsday headlines like "Latest Facebook announcement spells disaster for marketers!". Social Media communities are abuzz with conversation and so-called gurus are bandying about all sorts of (ridiculous) hacks to help you prepare for 'the end' of brand pages as we know it.

By Shelley Finch 2 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The Voëlvlei dam project has been sped up to help Cape Town cope with the drought. Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks
What national government is doing about Cape Town's water crisis

Plans to increase water supply to the Voëlvlei Dam, scheduled to come on stream in 2024, have been fast-tracked to 2019 to help with Cape Town's water crisis.

By Suné Payne 3 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Cape Town's 'green' map reveals water usage per household
Cape Town's 'green' map reveals water usage per household

The City of Cape Town has this week made spying on friends, family or even neighbours' water usage habits even easier.

By Andy Walker 3 days ago

TOURISM

What travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change
What travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change

In your dual role as travel marketer and Facebook consumer, the news that Facebook is going to 'clean-up' your News Feed will likely be met with a mix of joy and despair.

By Natalia Rosa 16 Jan 2018

FINANCE

Bitcoin Cash may spell end of Bitcoin
Bitcoin Cash may spell end of Bitcoin

Digital currency Bitcoin will "die a horrible death" in 2018, killed by its rival sister, Bitcoin Cash, says Lorien Gamaroff, CEO and founder of Centbee, a Bitcoin Cash wallet.

16 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer in SA
Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer in SA

In the age of technology, the digital marketing and media industry continues to evolve at breakneck speed and consumers are becoming more and more technologically advanced.

Issued by Boo-Yah! 16 Jan 2018

RETAIL

Image credit: Jessica Levitt via Times Live
EFF storms H&M at Mall of Africa yet again

Just as many South Africans were recovering from the drama caused by the Economic Freedom Fighters over the weekend, the red berets yet again stormed one of the biggest malls in the country, Mall of Africa in Midrand north of Johannesburg.

By Neo Goba 16 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Colin Cullis, product owner for Primedia Broadcasting's talk stations, 702 and CapeTalk.
#BizTrends2018: Radio trends for the year ahead - podcasts, streams and subscriptions

Here are three predictions for what will become more significant for radio broadcasters in 2018: Podcasts, streams and subscriptions.

By Colin Cullis 16 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

(c) Stefan Holm -
H&M 'racist' ad adds to company's woes

STOCKHOLM - A racism scandal at H&M is the latest indication of management problems at the Swedish clothing giant, once the darling of shoppers but now struggling to make the switch to e-commerce, analysts say.

15 Jan 2018

EDUCATION

Unisa to reopen 2018 applications
Unisa to reopen 2018 applications

The University of South Africa (Unisa) will reopen its applications for the 2018 academic year for first-time entering undergraduate students.

15 Jan 2018

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Sanral offering bursary opportunities to study civil engineering
Sanral offering bursary opportunities to study civil engineering

As one of the oldest professions in the world, civil engineering uses design to improve the lives of communities and contributes to the well-being of the economy. It combines a variety of skills and expertise to create infrastructure such as roads, bridges, buildings, and energy and water facilities like dams and power stations that add value to society.

15 Jan 2018

RETAIL

Malema must pay for damages incurred by H&M stores: DA
Malema must pay for damages incurred by H&M stores: DA

The Economic Freedom Fighters must be held accountable for all the damages incurred as a result of vandalism at a number of H&M stores, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.

15 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Janine Lloyd, CEO of PR Expert.
#BizTrends2018: The low-down on 2018 PR and marketing trends

This year is going to continue to be a tough journey for all businesses as they grapple for market share and growth during a difficult economy.

By Janine Lloyd 15 Jan 2018