Defying tradition: Defy appoints Liquorice as digital and social agency
Defying tradition: Defy appoints Liquorice as digital and social agency

Digital agency Liquorice, a DigitasLBi company, has been appointed as Defy Appliances' digital and social media agency of record.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

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Has the digital era changed the luxury game for good?

The digital age poses challenges for all brands in every sector, and yet for the luxury market, the conundrum is a particularly tricky one.

By Megan Bowman 2 days ago

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Get better return from your advertising spend

Independent Online provides a Brand Safe Environment for advertisers and agencies.

By Riaan Sunny, Issued by Independent Media 2 days ago

Optimise your website for voice search in 2018
Optimise your website for voice search in 2018

There is an increasing number of voice recognition tools being made available. After numerous updates, Siri and Cortana, are becoming more user-friendly and tech giants like Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home, use voice recognition integrated to numerous makes of television sets and can be used for apps such as ordering an Uber using voice activation. In 2018, Google voice search queries are estimated to increase by 35% and a quarter of 16- to 24-year-olds already use voice search every day.

Issued by CharlesSmithAssociates/Sha-Izwe Communications 2 days ago

Pitfalls of in-house digital location management
Pitfalls of in-house digital location management

At BPS we often encounter clients who initially believe they can handle their digital location management in-house, not fully appreciating the complexity of combining hundreds (or thousands) of locations with a multitude of platforms, each with a variety of standards and technologies.

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 2 days ago

Dark days for e-commerce
Dark days for e-commerce

Dan Matthews, technical architect at Episerver, has been announced as one of the speakers at the Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Conference 2018 to be held at Vodaworld on 8 February. He shares his insights on e-commerce and inbound marketing.

Issued by IMC Conference 2 days ago

Brendah Nyakudya-Dandala, founder of Content Candy.
Content Candy expands to Zimbabwe

South African digital and content marketing studio, Content Candy, is expanding its operations to Zimbabwe.

3 days ago

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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 17 Jan 2018

IAB SA announces Bookmarks 2018 jury president, chairs
IAB SA announces Bookmarks 2018 jury president, chairs

The IAB SA today announced M&C Saatchi Abel chairman Jerry Mpufane as jury president as well as the jury chairs for the 10th annual Bookmark Awards taking place 1 March in Johannesburg.

17 Jan 2018

Indian Spice consolidates its growth
Indian Spice consolidates its growth

Twenty Seventeen bows out, capping the most successful year yet for Indian community website Indian Spice. The publication (indianspice.co.za) has gone from niche publication to mainstream news site, breaking news of interest to the southern African Indian community and international Indian Diaspora network.

Issued by ACME Digital 17 Jan 2018

The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme
The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme

The internet is an odd and confusing place, and the gaming world's latest meme is solid proof of this.

By Andy Walker 16 Jan 2018

Promise reflects on 2017's successes
Promise reflects on 2017's successes

"We began 2017 with a clear strategy and achieved all of the metrics we set our sights on. Various industry wins and exceptional clients helped us to achieve our greatest year yet. We believe the year was successful due to a combination of our diverse competencies and our clients' belief in these qualities," says James Moffatt, CEO of Promise.

Issued by Promise 16 Jan 2018

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